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Spring 2019

The Spacesuit: How a Seamstress Helped Put Man on the Moon

There is a competition to make the spacesuit for the first moon landing! Ellie, an ordinary woman, is asked to lead a team of other talented seamstresses. No one believes they can win, but… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Dibs!

Teaching your little brother his first word—dibs—is funny. Until he starts calling dibs on everything, from your parents' bed to a real airplane to the White House. What's next? Calling dibs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Everyone Walks Away

Everyone Walks Away is a beautiful, multi-layered book about loneliness, exclusion, and belonging. Frank feels lonely when everyone walks away. It's the same as always. But once home, he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Hamster Sitter Wanted

Marco and Polo simply love adventures, but disaster hits when they are left in charge of Marco's numerous cousins! They brainstorm the perfect solution: Find a hamster sitter! An ad in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Lion of the Sky: Haiku for All Seasons

you gasp as I… my mane exploding, sizzling— lion of the sky! Haiku meet riddles in this wonderful collection from Laura Purdie Salas. The poems celebrate the seasons and describe everyth Read More →

  • Dewey: 811/.6
Spring 2019

Undercover Ostrich

Animals can be sneaky. But do you know who is especially sneaky? Undercover ostriches! They're everywhere, and they're masters at going undetected. You've probably seen one and just assumed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Beastly Biomes

What kinds of animals live in the different environments Earth supports? This book shows how animals, birds, and fish all have a distinctive place to thrive, creating homes in unexpected places. Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 577.8/2
Spring 2019

Beware the Mighty Bitey

Deep in the jungle, in the still waters of the Nippy Pool, listening, lurking, waiting, live the Mighty Bitey Piranhas! Mouse, Goat, and Bear are on their way to Cougar's party and offer to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

I Am So Clever

The big bad wolf is hungry and on today's menu is Grandma, with Red Riding Hood for dessert. But no one is home at Grandma's house, only a nightdress lying on the bed. The wolf puts on the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Mira's Curly Hair

Mira doesn't like her hair. It curls at the front. It curls at the back. It curls everywhere! She wants it to be straight and smooth, just like her Mama's. But then something unpredictable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Stubby: A True Story of Friendship

Stubby was a brave soldier, a loyal friend . . . and a dog. From an army training camp to the trenches in France, this is the incredible true story of Sergeant Stubby, the dog who served… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Sweet Dreams, Sarah

Sarah E. Goode was one of the first African-American women to get a US patent. Working in her furniture store, she recognized a need for a multi-use bed and through hard work, ingenuity, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 684.1/5--dc23
Spring 2019

Mitzvah Pizza

Missy loves Saturdays with her dad. Every week they do something special together. Usually, Dad brings the funds and Missy brings the fun, but this week, it's Missy's turn to treat with her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Raisins and Almonds: A Yiddish Lullaby

Scribble-scrabble. Scribble-scrabble. What is the noise coming from under Annie's bed? It's a little white goat, says her mother. Together mother and child create a fantastical adventure in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Be a Maker

How many things can you make in a day? A tower, a friend, a change? Rhyme, repetition, and a few seemingly straightforward questions engage young readers in a discussion about the many things… Read More →

  • Lexile: 340
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Flower Talk: How Plants Use Color to Communicate

This new book from Sara Levine features a cantankerous talking cactus as a narrator, revealing to readers the significance of different colors of flowers in terms of which pollinators (bees… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: 579/.178
Spring 2019

Aleph

A modern and beautiful, large-format first book of words and pictures, Aleph is a book to share with the very young. Through its instantly appealing big graphic images and contrasting colors… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Bears Don't Eat Egg Sandwiches

Jack has a rather grizzly visitor arrive for lunch but they don't want to eat any of Jack's egg sandwiches. So what do bears eat for lunch? Through quirky illustrations and funny dialogue… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

Don't Go There!

Lid up, pants down, bottom on the seat!… They must not have toilets in outer space, because this baby Martian keeps going in the wrong place: a bird bath, a bin, an up-turned hat. Perhaps if h Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

It's a Girl Thing!: Smart, Fierce, and Leading the Way

What do girls like to do? What can they be? This fun and inspiring book answers those questions and stands as a reminder to girls that they are strong and capable. Illustrated with adorable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 331.4/024/055
Spring 2019

Maisie's Scrapbook

As the seasons turn, Maisie rides her bull in and out of Dada's tall tales. Her Mama wears linen and plays the viola. Her Dada wears kente cloth and plays the marimba.They come from different… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank

Anne Frank and Martin Luther King Jr. were born the same year a world apart. Both faced ugly prejudices and violence, which both answered with words of love and faith in humanity. This is the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 323.092/2 B
Spring 2019

Monkey on the Run

Papa Monkey and Little Monkey are on their way. But the street is very busy and they are moving so slowly! Little Monkey loses patience and jumps onto the fire engine. Up the ladder from… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2019

Nests

Every bird's nest is unique! There are big nests and small nests. There are nests in high spots and nests in low spots. But no matter what, each bird family can call its nest "home." This… Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: 598