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Spring 2020

The Big Bang Book

The Big Bang presents the mystery of how the universe began in a way we can all understand. Written by an astrophysicist, the pages describe what we know—and what we don't—in a compelling… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
Spring 2020

Wishes, Dares, and How to Stand Up to a Bully

In this poignant novel, Jack is worried about his father, missing in action in Vietnam. His family, new best friend, and a bully unexpectedly all help Jack find the courage to do the right… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

No Steps Behind: Beate Sirota Gordon's Battle for Women's Rights in Japan

Discover the unlikely story of Beate Sirota Gordon, a young woman who grew up in Japan and returned as a translator working for the American military after WWII. Fluent in Japanese language… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
Spring 2020

Numbers in Motion: Sophie Kowalevski, Queen of Mathematics

Sophie Kowalevski was both a brilliant mathematician and a talented writer. Creative work nurtured her mathematical research, giving her a flexibility of thought she treasured. A wonderful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
Spring 2020

Beautiful Shades of Brown: The Art of Laura Wheeler Waring

Growing up in the late 19th century, Laura Wheeler Waring didn't see any artists who looked like her. She didn't see any paintings of people who looked like her, either. As a young woman… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
Fall 2019

Hello

Some stories don't need words to make their meaning clear—and some friendships can transcend barriers. A wordless picture book shows that the power of friendship and communicating can span… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Monkey & Robot: Friends and Neighbors

Using plays on words and humorous misunderstandings, Monkey & Robot tells stories that will delight the most reluctant reader. Catalanotto has created an unforgettable pair with the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 2.5
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Lola Goes to Work

From the Series Lola

Meet Lola, a little terrier with a big job. Children will identify with the feisty Lola as she struggles going to school, passing tests, and finally achieving her Big Dog dream. If Lola can… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: [E]

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
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 577.8/2

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
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 684.1/5

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
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 323.092/2 B

Animal Antipodes

A fun science book that introduces animals and places around the world that happen to be exactly opposite each other on the globe, with pages that literally have to be turned upside-down… Read More →

  • Dewey: 577

Lola's Teddy Bear

From the Series Lola

Lola and her teddy bear do everything together from the time they wake up to when they go to bed. When Bear gets lost, Lola has to sleep without her cuddly friend. Despite her worries, she… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

The Absolutely, Positively No Princesses Book

Some kids like frills and sparkles and bows and lots of pink. And some don't. The girl who started "The Absolutely, Positively No Princess Book" is sure that she wants a story full of nature… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Enough is Enough!

Every brother and sister has "enough is enough" moments. Saltzberg, the author of Beautiful Oops!, offers a creative solution for how to stop a fight by exploring space, time, and the… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

Irving Berlin: The Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing

Irving Berlin came to the United States as a refugee from Tsarist Russia, escaping a pogrom that destroyed his village. Growing up on the streets of the lower East Side, the rhythms of jazz… Read More →

  • Dewey: 782.42164092

The Manic Panic

Some grown-ups have so much screen time that they just can't cope when the wifi goes out. Luckily the grown-ups in Manic Panic live with a smart kid who loves to read and an adventurous… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]

All Out of Pretty

Andrea knows what it's like to be pretty. Thanks to her gorgeous, drug-addicted mother, she also knows where pretty can lead... At 16, Andrea is yanked from the safety of her Gram's home and… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Lovely

Big, small, curly, straight, loud, quiet, smooth, wrinkly. Lovely explores a world of differences that all add up to the same thing: we are all lovely! Read More →

  • Lexile: 70
  • Dewey: [E]

Manjhi Moves a Mountain

Dashrath Manjhi used a hammer and chisel, grit, determination, and twenty years to carve a path through the mountain separating his poor village from the nearby village with schools, markets… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 625.7092

The Chilly Adventures of Mr. Small

Mr. Small, a little hamster who encounters adventure whenever he leaves his cage, meets a snowflake and together they explore a winter wonderland and make many new friends. Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5/973

Kate Warne, Pinkerton Detective

When Kate Warne applied for a job with the Pinkerton Agency, Pinkerton assumed she wanted to cook or clean, but he agreed to try her out as an agent. Assigned to a tough case with high… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 363.28/9092

The Case of the Poached Egg: A Wilcox & Griswold Mystery

From the Series Wilcox & Griswold Mysteries

When Penny goes missing from the nest, Wilcox and Griswold are called in to track her down. Was the egg stolen by a rival for The Most Round in the Spring Egg-stravaganza? Was she used in a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Rumors

When Russell makes a deal with the Ms. Krunchensnap, the muscle-flexing principal, that he'll find her stolen wrestling trophy, provide her with a worthy opponent for the bout of the century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]