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Spring 2020

Out on a Limb: Book 2

From the Series Cassandra: Animal Psychic

Cassandra's life keeps changing, and she's learning that her unusual gift can't fix everything. Her first dates with her maybe-boyfriend Tristan weren't exactly what she dreamed they would… Read More →

  • Lexile: 420
  • Dewey: 741.5/944
Spring 2020

Second Dad Summer

Jeremiah just wants a normal summer with his dad. But his dad has moved in with his new boyfriend Michael who serves weird organic food and is constantly nagging him. Worst of all, Michael… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Garfield's ® Guide to Lasagna: Cooking Nature's Perfect Food

Dive into this delicious exploration of a truly flawless food—lasagna! Learn the art of cooking with step-by-step recipes for all types of lasagna, from a classic red sauce version to very… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 641.5945
Spring 2020

Play Like an Animal!: Why Critters Splash, Race, Twirl, and Chase

Dash! Hide! Splash! Ride! Exuberant text celebrates all the different ways animals play, from rhinos taking mud baths and parrots somersaulting through the air to kangaroos boxing and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: 591.56/3
Spring 2020

Arlo, Mrs. Ogg, and the Dinosaur Zoo

From the Series Class X

Things aren't looking good for Class X. With another teacher running away screaming (literally), Arlo wonders how long the new substitute teacher will survive. When Mrs. Ogg takes the class… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Hattie

Hattie is a street-smart country girl in her first year of school. She lives just outside of nowhere, right next to no one at all. Luckily she's starting school and that brings new… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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

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 the Dear Little Animals

"One summer's day we started a business called Funerals Ltd., to help all the poor dead animals in the world. Esther did the digging, I wrote the poems, and Esther's little brother, Puttie… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

If I Go Missing

If I Go Missing is derived from excerpts of a letter that went viral and was also the basis of a documentary film. In her letter, Jonnie calls out the authorities for neglecting to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
Spring 2020

Letter to Pluto

From the Series Penpals on Pluto

"Mrs. Hall says we have to keep writing, it is a dying art. 'Good, let it die,' I said, and then she said, 'You are staying in at break Jon Fisher.'" Jon's teacher has started an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • 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

Pop Flies, Robo-Pets, and Other Disasters

Thirteen-year-old Satoshi Matsumoto spent the last three years living in Atlanta where he was the star of his middle-school baseball team—a slugger with pro potential, according to his coach… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

Tell Me: What Children Really Want to Know about Bodies, Sex, and Emotions

How much sex education do children need? As much as they ask for, say the experts. And exactly what do children want to know? Ask them! This book collects real questions asked by children… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • Dewey: 306.7
Spring 2020

A Girl Like Me

"Once I dreamed I swam / the ocean / and saw everything deep, cool / and was part of the waves. / I swam on by the people / onshore / hollering, / 'A girl like you needs to / stay out of the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: 811/.54
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

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
Spring 2020

Powwow Summer

River is teased about her Indigenous heritage as a young girl, and she struggles with her identity. When she travels to spend the summer with her Indigenous father and grandmother, she finds… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]
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 Garfield ® Guide to Online "Friends": Not the Same as Real Friends!

From the Series Garfield's ® Guide to Digital Citizenship

Nermal is determined to beat Cheesequest 7: Attack of the Cheddar Zombies no matter what. But when an online friend offers to help Nermal win in exchange for his user info and password… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • Dewey: 004.67/8083
Spring 2020

A Garfield ® Guide to Online Etiquette: Be Kind Online

From the Series Garfield's ® Guide to Digital Citizenship

Nermal is bored, so he decides to post a funny photo of his friend Otto. He thinks he is just joking, but as more people comment, Nermal begins to worry that he has accidentally become a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • Dewey: 395.5
Spring 2020

A Garfield ® Guide to Posting Online: Pause Before You Post

From the Series Garfield's ® Guide to Digital Citizenship

Nermal uses social media to show what he's doing all the time, from what he's eating for breakfast to how he's celebrating the good grade he got on his giraffe report. But how much… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • Dewey: 004.67/8083
Spring 2020

A Garfield ® Guide to Safe Downloading: Downloading Disaster!

From the Series Garfield's ® Guide to Digital Citizenship

Nermal is sick and can't go see the new Zombie Cats movie with his friends. Instead, he finds a website where he can download the new movie for free. But Nermal learns the hard way that some… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • Dewey: 004.67/8083