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Spring 2020

A Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story

In this deeply moving nonfiction picture book, award-winning author Caren Stelson brings Sachiko Yasui's story of surviving the atomic bombing of Nagasaki and her message of peace to a young… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: 940.54/252244092 [B]
Spring 2020

A Is for Another Rabbit

A rabbit-obsessed narrator makes an owl increasingly irate by refusing to play by the rules of a conventional alphabet book. Every entry is about bunnies, from "delightful, dynamic, daredevil… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Dads

Celebrate all that fathers do: building, fixing, cooking, cleaning, laughing, crying, hugging, playing and more! John Coy and Wing Young Huie—the author and photographer behind Their Great… Read More →

  • Lexile: 180
  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2020

Fly Back, Agnes

A heartfelt story that sensitively tackles the everyday inner turmoil of growing up and staying true to oneself. Twelve-year-old Agnes hates everything about her life: her name, her parents… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

All of a Sudden and Forever: Help and Healing after the Oklahoma City Bombing

A profoundly moving nonfiction picture book about tragedy, hope, and healing from award-winning author Chris Barton. Sometimes bad things happen, and you have to tell everyone. Sometimes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 363.325/140976638
Spring 2020

Dictionary for a Better World: Poems, Quotes, and Anecdotes from A to Z

How can we make the world a better place? This inspiring resource for middle-grade readers is organized as a dictionary; each entry presents a word related to creating a better world, such as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • Dewey: 170/.44
Spring 2020

Red Menace

A suspenseful and heartfelt story about an era whose uncertainties, controversies, and dangers will seem anything but distant to contemporary readers. If thirteen-year-old Marty Rafner had… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

A Map into the World

"Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness." —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

A Time Traveler's Theory of Relativity

He believes in science, but only magic can help his mom. Twelve-year-old Finn is used to people in his family disappearing. His twin sister, Faith, drowned when they were three years old. A… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Ella McKeen, Kickball Queen

In her debut picture book, Beth Mills offers a pitch-perfect look at recess, friendship, and being a good sport. First grader Ella McKeen is the undisputed kickball queen until a new girl… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.4
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters

Could Dr. Frankenstein's machine ever animate a body? Why should vampires drink from veins and not arteries? What body parts are best for zombies to eat? (It's not brains.) This fascinating… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 001.944
Fall 2019

Owl's Outstanding Donuts

Robin Yardi, author of The Midnight War of Mateo Martinez, tells a story full of mystery, feathers, and sprinkles. After Mattie Waters loses her mother, she goes to live with her aunt, the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Cardslinger

"An epic quest full of action and mystery. A big adventure with a big heart, Cardslinger is aces!" —Michael Northrop, New York Times bestselling author of the TombQuest series It's 1881, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Dino-Halloween

From the Series Dino-Holidays

Trick or treat! Join your favorite dinosaurs as they visit a haunted house, carve pumpkins, make costumes, and more! Lisa Wheeler and Barry Gott come together again to show how these… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]

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
  • ATOS: 2.0
  • Dewey: [E]

Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds

From the Series The Jane Doe Chronicles

John Doe and his infant daughter, Jane, appeared on the steps of the Manor the night the earthquakes started and the gateway to the Otherworlds closed. The people on the remote island of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Bolds in Trouble

From the Series The Bolds

For once, Teddington's wildest family have decided to stay at home and keep their heads down. It isn't always easy hiding tails and fur under clothes, and it's important not to raise… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660

Last of the Name

Twelve-year-old Danny O'Carolan and his sister, Kathleen, arrive in New York City in 1863. Kathleen refuses to be parted from her only remaining relative, so she finds a job in domestic… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: [E]

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]

Seventh Grade vs. the Galaxy

PSS 118 is just your typical school—except that it's a rickety old spaceship orbiting Jupiter. When the school is mysteriously attacked, thirteen-year-old Jack receives a cryptic message from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Let 'Er Buck!: George Fletcher, the People's Champion

"Nelson plaits her narrative with Western lingo and homespun similes. . . . James' painterly oils swirl with energy, visible daubs creating the dusty, monumental landscape and equally… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 791.8/4092 [B]

A Valentine for Frankenstein

Frankenstein isn't your typical monster. For starters, he only has one head, just two eyes, and no tail. And worst of all, he's sort of nice! Frankenstein quickly realizes his friendly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: [E]

Lessons from Underground

From the Series Master Diplexito and Mr. Scant

Young Oliver Diplexito and his family's trusted valet, Mr. Scant, live a comfortable life, thwarting robberies and getting home in time for tea. But when arch anarchist Aurelian Binns… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: [Fic]