SEL: A Self-Awareness

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Fall 2022

Whale Feels Worried

From the Series Emotion Ocean

Whale is worrying about her schoolwork. She wants it to be perfect, so she erases the paper until it rips! What can she do to feel better and stop worrying? This relatable story helps kids… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: [E]
  • Copyright: 2023

What About Neko?: A Story About Divorce

From the Series A Helping Hand

Becca's parents are getting a divorce. She's sad and confused, but more importantly, what will happen to Neko, their family dog? Neko doesn't understand what divorce is, and Neko isn't… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • Dewey: E
  • Copyright: 2020

What Makes You Beautiful

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Logan knows he likes boys, but has not come out, and no one knows that he likes to sometimes wear girls' clothes and makeup. Then Logan starts at a school for the arts. There he meets Kyle,… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2019

When I Am Happiest

From the Series My Happy Life

A standalone follow-up to the acclaimed and beloved chapter books My Happy Life and My Heart is Laughing. Dani is very happy—it's the last day of school, and summer is about to start. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2015

When Is It My Turn?: A Book about Fairness

From the Series Show Your Character

Is it fair for another kid to keep a pen you lost, since he's the one who found it? And is it fair for your mom to say you can't watch TV after school? Sometimes life can seem pretty unfair!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 3.4
  • Dewey: 179'.9
  • Copyright: 2014

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
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2019

Where I Belong

A Pura Belpré Honor Book An immigrant teen fights for her family, her future, and the place she calls home. In the spring of 2018, Guatemalan American high school senior Milagros "Millie"… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2021
Fall 2022

Where We Come From

In this unique collaboration, four authors lyrically explore where they each come from—literally and metaphorically—as well as what unites all of us as humans. Richly layered illustrations… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 811/.6
  • Copyright: 2022

Which Nose for Witch?

A fun rhyming book from award-winning author, David Crosby. The story has an important message about being happy with your own image and not giving into peer pressure. When a young witch… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [E]
  • Copyright: 2021

White Privilege: Deal with it in all fairness

From the Series Lorimer Deal With It

For some kids, ways they can help eliminate racial injustice might be hard to see. After all, they are taught that people in society are all equal under the law. So why then does racial… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • Dewey: 305.8
  • Copyright: 2021

Without Refuge

Thirteen-year-old Ghalib wishes his life could go back to normal. He wishes he could still hang out at the market with his friends, root for his favorite soccer team, even go to school. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2018

Worried

From the Series Everybody Feels . . .

Have you ever felt worried about doing well at school? Do you ever feel anxious at the thought of doing new things? Read about Ava and Noah and what they did when they felt worried. This book Read More →

  • Lexile: 520
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2020

Worth the Wait: A Growing-Up Story of Self-Esteem

From the Series Growing Up

"I wish I was taller." "I can't wait to be old enough to . . ." "If only I could dance like her." We've all had feelings like these. But in time it becomes clear our unique talents and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2017

Worthy of Love

Adrian Carter is a young mixed-race teen struggling with poor self-image, but he's tired of being bullied for his weight. Adrian decides to shed the pounds, no matter what it takes. When he… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • Dewey: [Fic]
  • Copyright: 2019

Yam Uas Zoo Nkauj Tshaj Plaws (The Most Beautiful Thing)

A warmhearted and tender true story about a young girl finding beauty where she never thought to look, now in Hmong. Drawn from author Kao Kalia Yang's childhood experiences as a Hmong… Read More →

  • Dewey: 305.8959/72073
  • Copyright: 2021

Yes I Can!: A Story of Grit

From the Series Cloverleaf Books ™ — Stories with Character

Jada's working on her science project. She's finding out whether plants grow best in water, milk, juice, or soda. There's just one problem—she keeps getting interrupted! From her cousin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 500
  • ATOS: 1.9
  • Dewey: 179/.9
  • Copyright: 2018

You Do You: Figuring Out Your Body, Dating, and Sexuality

Teen sex. STIs. Sexting. Rape. Sexual harassment. #MeToo and #YesAllWomen. Today's teens launch into their sexual lives facing challenging issues but with little if any formalized learning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 306.70835
  • Copyright: 2020