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A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero

Grade 3 - Grade 6

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

A Secret Keeps

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Before a weekend visit to his grandparents' farm, a little boy discovers that his grandpa has a secret waiting for him. "Grampa, what's the secret," he asks, but all Grampa will say is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2018

A Side of Sabotage: A Quinnie Boyd Mystery

Grade 4 - Grade 8

For decades, Gusty's Café has been a beloved staple in Maiden Rock, Maine. Quinnie Boyd's dad runs the café, just like Quinnie's granddad before him. But the family business has new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Told for the first time in picture book form is the true story of James Lafayette--a slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution. But while America celebrated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 973.3'85092

A Style All Her Own

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Isabelle Ashley Parker McBride has a style all her own. She wears special outfits for every event, from going to the dentist to having tea, and everyone admires her unique sense of style… Read More →

  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [E]

A Summer of Sundays

Grade 3 - Grade 6

A sweet middle-grade title about getting lost in a big family and unlikely friendship… Almost-twelve-year-old Sunday Fowler is a middle-of-the-middle child, and it's the absolute worst. Her Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

All Year Long

Kindergarten - Grade 3

When robins sing, you know its spring. When summer's come, campfires light the dark of night. When days grow short and cool, and leaves turn gold, it must be fall. When winter's welcomed… Read More →

  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Almost to Freedom

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Lindy and her doll Sally are best friends - wherever Lindy goes, Sally stays right by her side. They eat together, sleep together, and even pick cotton together. So, on the night Lindy and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

An Unspeakable Crime: The Prosecution and Persecution of Leo Frank

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Was an innocent man wrongly accused of murder? On April 26, 1913, thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan planned to meet friends at a parade in Atlanta, Georgia. But first she stopped at the pencil… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1210
  • ATOS: 8.8
  • Dewey: 364.152'3092

Annie Quinn in America

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Annie Quinn knows that a new life in America is her only chance. In 1847, the only sure way to survive the potato famine is to leave Ireland. With her younger brother Thomas, twelve-year-old… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Anywhere but Paradise

Grade 5 - Grade 12

Moving from Texas to Hawaii in 1960, 12-year-old Peggy Sue faces a difficult transition when she is bulled as one of the few haole (white) students in her school. This lyrical debut novel is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Arnie Goes to Camp

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Arnie is sure that he won't survive summer sleepaway camp; but when he arrives he is surprised to find that camp is not at all what he expected. Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Arnie and the Skateboard Gang

Kindergarten - Grade 2

When Arnie is challenged to skateboard down a dangerous hill, he has to decide how far he is willing to go to be "cool." Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2017

Auma's Long Run

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Auma loves to run. In her small Kenyan village, she's a track star with big dreams. A track scholarship could allow her to attend high school and maybe even become a doctor. But a strange new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Back-to-School Rules

Kindergarten - Grade 3

School's in session! When it comes to surviving school, Percy's at the head of the class. If you can follow his ten simple rules, making the grade will be a piece of cake (and school will be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [E]

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Sitting tall in the saddle, with a wide-brimmed black hat and twin Colt pistols on his belt, Bass Reeves seemed bigger than life. Outlaws feared him. Law-abiding citizens respected him. As a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 363.28'2092

Battle Cry

Grade 6 - Grade 12

Two boys, best friends, are torn between opposing sides of bloody war in 1862. Johnny is white, and Chaska is part Dakota. The boys have seen whites treat the Dakota with injustice and… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Beep and Bah

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Beep is a robot who hungers for adventure. Bah is a goat who wants to stay out of trouble. When Bah discovers a single sock, Beep knows there's only one thing to do: find its match! Together… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 1.2
  • Dewey: [E]

Between the Dragon and the Eagle

Grade 4 - Grade 8

The author takes readers on a fascinating journey back to A.D. 100, where a bolt of sky blue silk is carried by successive caravans from China to Rome along the ancient Silk Road. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Big Birthday

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Annabelle is determined to have a birthday party that stands out from the rest. The moon seems like the perfect spot! But wearing spacesuits and partying in a place with no air create some… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Big Bouffant

Kindergarten - Grade 2

"Ponytails and braids! Ponytails and braids! I don't see anything but ponytails and braids! This class needs some fashion. This class needs some fun. I'll find a hairdo to impress… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: [E]

Birthday Rules

Kindergarten - Grade 3

When it comes to birthdays, no one knows how to party like Percy! Just follow his simple rules--like #2 "Happy times call for happy measures" and #9 "Be careful what you wish for"--to make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • ATOS: 2.7
  • Dewey: [E]

Blackberry Stew

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Hope is sad and angry that her Grandpa Jack has passed away. As she and Aunt Poogee sit on the porch sharing memories of the special times they shared with Grandpa Jack, Hope learns one of… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [E]

Blast from the North

Grade 3 - Grade 6

After saving his clan from saber-toothed tigers, Lug the caveboy has become a hero. The only problem: between the nightmares and his sudden skittishness around animals, he doesn't feel like… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]