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Fall 2018

A Fall Ball for All

Kindergarten - Grade 2

On the verge of winter, the autumn wind issues an invitation: "Come one, come all to the annual windfall ball!" Join all the animals in this beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book as… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

A Matter of Souls

Grade 6 - Grade 12

From the shores of Africa to the bowels of a transatlantic ship to a voting booth in Mississippi to the jungles of Vietnam, all human connection is a matter of souls… In this stirring collec Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Astrophysicist and Space Advocate Neil deGrasse Tyson

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Have you ever stared into the night sky, full of stars and planets? As a kid, Neil deGrasse Tyson was star-struck when he first visited a planetarium. The universe was calling him… Tyson pur Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: 523.01092
Fall 2018

Coming Up Clutch: The Greatest Upsets, Comebacks, and Finishes in Sports History

Grade 5 - Grade 12

The sports world is full of epic comebacks, upsets, chokes, and clutch performances. The most memorable buzzer-beating baskets, double-digit comebacks, and unexpected meltdowns are all here… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 796.0973
Spring 2018

Crayola ® Art of Color

Preschool - Grade 3

Shiny gold, bright yellow, soft green, and dark blue--artists use many different colors to create beautiful paintings. What do the colors mean? How do they make you feel? What stories do… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 752
Spring 2018

Crayola ® Color in Culture

Preschool - Grade 3

We can see colors all around the world! People everywhere use colors to decorate and to celebrate. Some colors even have special meanings. Encourage readers to explore the colors of the world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: 535.6
Spring 2018

Crayola ® Color in Nature

Preschool - Grade 3

Bright blue, bold red, and pure white--plants and animals use many colors to help them survive. Sometimes they need to hide, and sometimes they need to stand out. Encourage readers to notice… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 591.47/2
Spring 2018

Crayola ® Science of Color

Preschool - Grade 3

The world is full of color--but what exactly is color? Where does it come from, and why can we see so many different colors? Learn all about light and color. Science colors your world!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 535.6
Fall 2018

Death Eaters: Meet Nature's Scavengers

Grade 4 - Grade 8

What happens to the bodies of animals and humans after death? Nature's army of death eaters steps in to take care of clean up. Without these masters of decomposition, our planet would be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 591.7/14

Discover Cryobiology

Grade 3 - Grade 5

Cryobiologists study how cold affects living things. This research has many amazing uses, but what do icy temperatures have to do with organ transplants? And how can researchers use a freezer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 571.4/645

Duck, Duck, Goose

Preschool - Grade 1

Mimi is on a field trip to a farm. There are so many animals. Young readers will help Mimi discover patterns as she encounters all the animals on the farm. Read More →

  • Lexile: 240
  • ATOS: 1.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Eavesdropping on Elephants: How Listening Helps Conservation

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Can understanding how forest elephants communicate help scientists find ways to protect this vulnerable species? Researcher Katy Pane and others involved with Cornell University's Elephant… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • Dewey: 599.67/4
Fall 2018

Extreme Longevity: Discovering Earth's Oldest Organisms

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Meet the science experts who study specimens of extreme longevity in both the plant and animal kingdoms, such as the 80,000-year-old root system of Pando (a colony of male quaking aspens)… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 571.8/79
Fall 2017

Feeling Angry

Preschool - Grade 1

Do you ever get so frustrated that you want to yell? Sometimes things in life will make you mad, but how you deal with emotions is up to you. Find out what it means to feel angry and how to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 330
  • Dewey: 152.4/7
Fall 2017

Feeling Happy

Preschool - Grade 1

Have you ever found yourself smiling or laughing with a friend or family member? Chances are, you were feeling happy! Young readers can learn more about their feelings and why they matter… Read More →

  • Lexile: 320
  • Dewey: 152.4/2
Fall 2017

Feeling Sad

Preschool - Grade 1

Sometimes you just need to cry! Feeling sad is a normal part of life, and acknowledging your feelings is important. Young readers can learn more about what it means to feel sad and why their… Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • Dewey: 155.4/124
Fall 2017

Feeling Scared

Preschool - Grade 1

Yikes! What made that noise in your closet? If you've ever felt your heart beating fast and your palms sweating, chances are you were feeling scared! Find out what it means to feel scared and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 430
  • Dewey: 155.4/1246
Fall 2017

Genius Physicist Albert Einstein

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Have you ever used your imagination to solve a problem? When Albert Einstein was young, he was fascinated by the way magnetism made a compass work. As an adult, he used thought experiments to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]

Kenya

Grade 2 - Grade 4

Pack your bags! We're headed to Kenya. On this whirlwind tour, you'll learn all about the country's landscape, culture, people, and more. We'll explore Kenya's tall mountains and sandy coasts; Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 967.62
Fall 2018

Little Kitchen of Horrors: Hideously Delicious Recipes That Disgust and Delight

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Would you like Maggot Burgers for dinner? How about some Crispy Fried Mice for appetizers and Gooey Alien Limbs for dessert? You'll squeal with happy horror at the disgusting, terrifying (and… Read More →

  • Dewey: 641.86
Fall 2017

Mallory Makes a Difference

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Mallory has just had the worst Halloween ever, and she's determined to make the next holiday better. She decides the best way to make Thanksgiving a success is to do something that makes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Minecraft Creator Markus "Notch" Persson

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Do you play computer games? If you do, you've probably played Minecraft. When Minecraft creator Markus Persson was young, he wasn't very interested in the games themselves. He was more… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 794.8092
Fall 2017

NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson

Grade 2 - Grade 5

What do you want to be when you grow up? When Katherine Johnson was young, women weren't expected to go into the math and science fields. Johnson loved math, but she never thought she could… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 510.92 [B]
Fall 2018

Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery

Grade 8 - Grade 12

When Lacy wakes up dead in Westminster Cemetery, final resting place of Edgar Allan Poe, she's confused. It's the job of Sam, a young soldier who died in 1865, to teach her the rules of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]