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Fall 2018

A Valentine for Frankenstein

Kindergarten - Grade 3

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
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Girls on the Line

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Sixteen-year-old Luli has just aged out of the orphanage where she grew up, and her childhood friend Yun helps her get a job at the factory where Yun works. Both girls enjoy the freedom of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Lessons from Underground

Grade 5 - Grade 8

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]
Fall 2018

The Vast Wonder of the World: Biologist Ernest Everett Just

Grade 1 - Grade 4

Ernest Everett Just was not like other scientists of his time. He saw the whole, where others saw only parts. He noticed details others failed to see. He persisted in his research despite the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 570.92 [B]
Fall 2018

I, Claudia

Grade 8 - Grade 12

Disaffected teen historian Claudia McCarthy never expected to be in charge of Imperial Day Academy, but by accident, design, or scheme, she is pulled into the tumultuous and high-profile… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Love, Agnes: Postcards from an Octopus

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Agnes has a beak that can crush bones and arms and stretch wide as a car--but that doesn't make her a monster! After she comes across a postcard, Agnes, a giant Pacific octopus, strikes up a… Read More →

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

The Flight of Swans

Grade 4 - Grade 8

Based on the Brothers Grimm's fairy tale Six Swans, The Flight of Swans follows Ryn's journey to save her family and their… Princess Andaryn's six older brothers have always been her Read More →

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

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

Grade 2 - Grade 5

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

Kindergarten - Grade 3

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

I Was Made For You

Preschool - Grade 3

Cat was knitted out of the softest, fluffiest wool and wrapped in shiny paper and a big pink ribbon, but why was he made? In order to find out, he embarks on a journey that unravels him bit… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Not Just A Book

Preschool - Grade 3

A book is not just a book. It can be so many things: a hat or a building block, a flower press or a fly-swatter! But books are so much more than that. They can make you feel and can take you… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Rivers: A Visual History from River to Sea

Grade 2 - Grade 6

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… Our seas and river Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
Fall 2018

Rooster Wore Skinny Jeans

Preschool - Grade 3

Rooster is so excited when his new skinny jeans arrive: the sparkling stitching, a striking gold hue, and the indigo denim, a dazzling blue! But what will the other animals think of his… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Sing to the Moon

Kindergarten - Grade 2

For one little Ugandan boy, no wish is too big. First he dreams of reaching the stars and then of riding a supernova straight to Mars. But on a rainy day at his grandfather's house, he is… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Snowflake Mistake

Preschool - Grade 3

In a palace high above the clouds, a magical machine chugs and churns, making beautiful, identical snowflakes. When the Snow Queen leaves her daughter, Princess Ellie, in charge everything… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

You're Snug With Me

Kindergarten - Grade 2

At the start of winter, two bear cubs are born, deep in their den in the frozen north. "Mama, what lies beyond here?" they ask. "'Above us is a land of ice and snow." "What lies beyond the… Read More →

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

A Dog Named Haku: A Holiday Story from Nepal

Kindergarten - Grade 3

It's the Festival of Lights in Nepal, and today is the day to honor dogs! Brothers Alu and Bhalu wander the streets of Kathmandu, passing by twirling kites and bamboo swings, looking for a… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

A Fall Ball for All

Kindergarten - Grade 2

On the verge of winter, the autumn wind issues an invitation: "Come one, come all to the annual windfall ball!" Join all the animals in this beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book as… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Dino-Christmas

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Have yourself a merry Dino-Christmas! Dinos big and small deck the halls and enjoy snowball fights, hot cocoa, a parade, and more. Share in the dinosaurs' delight as they eagerly await the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

Open Mic Night at Westminster Cemetery

Grade 8 - Grade 12

When Lacy wakes up dead in Westminster Cemetery, final resting place of Edgar Allan Poe, she's confused. It's the job of Sam, a young soldier who died in 1865, to teach her the rules of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

The Magic of Melwick Orchard

Grade 4 - Grade 8

After more moves than they can count, Isa's family finally puts down roots. People in town are afraid of the abandoned orchard behind their home, but Isa and her sister Junie are happy to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Way to Be with Disney: From Mindfulness with Donald Duck to Kindness with Dory

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Get ready to explore feelings with Disney friends in this collection of four books for the price of one! A $30… We all have a lot of feelings. Sometimes they can be tough to handle, but Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]
Fall 2018

An Anty-War Story

Grade 2 - Grade 5

This anti-war story is told through the eyes of Douglas, the only ant in Antworld who has a name. He dreams of joining the beautiful line that delivers food, but he's been enlisted to be a… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2018

Elmer's Walk

Preschool - Grade 3

As Elmer strolls through the jungle, appreciating the beautiful smell of the flowers or watching the butterflies dance, his friends rush past, far too busy to stop and enjoy it with him. Can… Read More →

  • Dewey: [E]