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Fall 2019

Cornelia and the Jungle Machine

Cornelia and her parents move in to a new house. Bored, she is sent to play "outside." She discovers a hidden treehouse and a boy her own age. "Do you really live here all alone?" she asks… Read More →

  • Lexile: 370
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Otto Goes North

Far up in the north is a blueberry-blue house with a grass roof, where Lisa and Nils live. One day a tourist arrives: Otto has cycled for months, maybe years, to visit his friends. Otto… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Zanzibar

Achille LeBlab, special correspondent, knocks at Zanzibar’s door. He wants to write an article about an exceptional character. Is Zanzibar exceptional? The lizard seems to doubt it. “Aside… Read More →

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

Encyclopedia of Grannies

Why do grannies always tell us to speak up? Why do they have creases on their faces? Are grannies flexible? How do you cheer up a sad granny? How old are grannies, actually? Eric Veillé… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Jump!

A frog jumps. Boing! A kitten jumps. Boi-ing! A dog jumps. Boi-oi-oi-oi-oing! . . . "And I jump too—BOING!" This joyful book gets children joining in the fun of each animal's jump—sharing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 140
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2019

Song of the River

In this resonant story, Cam the mountain boy follows the river from its trickling source in the mountain snow all the way to the coast. The river leads him through forest, farms, and towns to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Two for Me, One for You

Bear finds three tasty mushrooms on her way home through the woods. Her friend Weasel cooks them up in the frying pan. But the friends have a problem: how to share three between two? Bear… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

Harsu and the Werestoat

Except for five godlet-drops that run in his blood, Harsu is human. His mother is Daama, the forty-first daughter of the fifty-ninth daughter of one of the Wind God's nine thousand or so… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

Oink

A comical story akin to Five Minutes' Peace about a very busy bath. Pig is having a lovely bath. In come Sheep, Cow, Horse....They are very noisy! What can Pig do to make them go away? Pig… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Spring 2019

The Runaways

The Runaways is an inter-generational adventure filled with warmth and humor from one of the world's great writers for children. Grandpa hates being in hospital. He thinks only of the place… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

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

Where Dani Goes, Happy Follows

From the Series My Happy Life

What do you do if your best friend lives in another city and the adults can't keep their promises about when you'll see her? You have to sort it out for yourself! Dani's father is away and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Cook's Cook: The Cook Who Cooked for Captain Cook

Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
Fall 2018

Dear Professor Whale

Now that Professor Whale has retired, he writes many letters to "You, Whoever You Are, Who Lives on the Other Side of the Horizon". Seal and Pelican are busy delivering the letters and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Rivers: A Visual History from River to Sea

This breathtaking journey along the most important rivers in the world takes us from the Nile to the Amazon, the Mekong Delta to the Mississippi, the Murray to the Waikato. Our seas and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
Fall 2018

Inside the Villains

An extraordinary lift-the-flaps book that reveals the secrets of the most famous fairy-tale villains—the giant, the wolf and the witch—with interactive flaps, a twist on well-known tales, and… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Sports Are Fantastic Fun!

Cycling, ice hockey, athletics, tennis . . .There are so many sports and they're all fabulous! Soccer is great, except when your team keeps shooting and missing. Horse-riding is wonderful—so… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Stories of the Night

"Tell me three good night stories, please, please, please," says Little Bear. "Three!?" says her mother. "Yes—I said please three times!" First, Little Bear hears the story of the Night… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Detective Gordon: A Case for Buffy

From the Series Detective Gordon

The final story in this big-hearted series takes on the most important case ever investigated in Detective Gordon's forest—where is Buffy's mother? Gordon faces his old nemesis, the fox, in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Poor Little Rabbit

From the Series Little Rabbit

Oh no, Little Rabbit has hurt his arm. And there's blood! Can you help him? Blow gently three times, try a bandage, a rhyme, but he's still crying... Let's give his ears a stroke and wipe his… Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Mapmakers' Race

Five children find a route through the wilderness in this exciting mountain-race adventure for middle grade readers. Sal, Joe, Francie and Humphrey misplace their famous mapmaker mother as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • Dewey: [Fic]