An American story
by Alexander, Kwame, author.
"A picture book in verse that threads together past and present to explore the legacy of slavery during a classroom lesson"--
by Fox, Mem, 1946- author.
"What are two parents to do when their beloved little dragon keeps breathing fire all over the house?"--
Pearl of the sea
by Silverston, Anthony, author.
Publisher Annotation: Since her mother left, Pearl has spent more and more time in the ocean, fishing to help her father pay the bills. But when she gets mixed up with a group of illegal abalone poachers and starts diving near a restricted wreck, Pearl meets an ancient sea monster named Otto--who isn't quite as monstrous as she thought. And when Otto's enemies come back to finish what they started, Pearl is the only one who can save him, but only if she has the courage to let go of her past and open up to others--including the girl from class she's got a crush on. With her one-eyed pup sidekick and a whole lot of nerve, Pearl may just be able to save Otto and finally tell the truth to her father... and, more importantly, to herself. With vibrant full-color illustrations, Pearl of the Sea is a South African adventure story exploring how we are both bound to and freed by nature, seen through the eyes of a tough teen-aged heroine determined to live life by her own rules.
How are you feeling? : naming your emotions with Sesame Street
by Miller, Marie-Therese, author.
Everyone has big feelings. What situations might cause different feelings to happen? How can you recognize what others are feeling? Help show young readers how to identify and name their emotions alongside their friends from Sesame Street.
Search for a giant squid : pick your path
by Forrester, Amy Seto, author.
"A choose your own path style story that guides the reader through the very real job of being a teuthologist"--
by Ogle, Rex, author.
"When Rex finds out he needs glasses, he's beyond miserable. Dealing with the bullies at school, his family being broke, and an embarrassing lack of friends, he has way too much on his plate already"--
snakes : slither and hiss
by Lock, Fiona, author.
Watch out for some wild weather! Make reading your superpower with DK s beautiful, leveled nonfiction. Use your reading superpowers to learn all about slithering, scaly snakes - a high-quality, fun, nonfiction reader - carefully leveled to help children progress. Snakes Slither and Hiss is a beautifully designed reader all about different amazing snakes. The engaging text has been carefully leveled using Lexile so that children are set up to succeed. A motivating introduction to using essential nonfiction reading skills. Children will love to find out about snakes - hissing, biting, rattling, spitting, squeezing, and even flying!
Indigenous ingenuity : a celebration of traditional North American knowledge
by Havrelock, Deidre, author.
"A middle grade survey nonfiction work celebrating North American Indigenous knowledge and Native contributions to contemporary STEM"--
When clouds touch us
by Lai, Thanhhà, author.
Publisher Annotation: Inspired by the author's own childhood, this stunning novel in verse, sequel to the award-winning #1 bestseller Inside Out and Back Again, picks up two years after Hà and her family arrive in Alabama as refugees from the Vietnam War.
There flies the witch
by Paasewe-Valchev, Mayonn, author.
Red may not know who her true family is, but she is determined to find out where she truly belongs.
Cameron Battle and the escape trials
by Perry, Jamar J., author.
With his mother trapped and his father still missing, Cameron is desperate to return to Chidani, but when a nasty bully in his new school is possessed by a mmo, Cameron and his trusty friends Zion and Aliyah are transported to Chidani sooner than anticipated.
Have you seen my invisible dinosaur?
by Yoon, Helen, author, illustrator.
Publisher Annotation: The creator of Sheepish (Wolf Under Cover), Off-Limits, and I’m a Unicorn brings her original whimsy to the tale of a child’s special friend who goes missing after a bath—or does he?
Tiny T. Rex and the grand ta-da!
by Stutzman, Jonathan, author.
Tiny T. Rex and his friend Pointy work hard to master their magic act for the school talent show, and prove that you can overcome any problem as long as it is met with patience and understanding.
The pearl hunter
by Beck, Miya T., author.
"When Kai's twin sister, Kishi, is stolen and killed by the legendary Ghost Whale, Kai sets out a long and dangerous adventure to bring her back to life"--
100 mighty dragons all named broccoli
by LaRochelle, David, author.
Publisher Annotation: High on a mountain live 100 mighty dragons all named Broccoli. When a tremendous wind blows half the dragons away, ten others sail off to become professional surfers in Hawaii. The oldest and youngest dragons take a train to New York City to start their own heavy metal band. And a mysterious wizard turns four more into a unicorn, a werewolf, a zombie, and a tiny pink poodle. Now how many dragons are left? Young readers will delight in following each and every dragon as they leave their home for marvelous adventures, until there is but one dragon remaining. That's when this final dragon named Broccoli retreats to a cave for the winter and reappears in the spring with a surprise that will thrill and delight.
The ghosts of Rancho Espanto
by Cuevas, Adrianna, author.
Rafa goes to work on a Rancho Espanto as punishment for a prank gone wrong, where he discovers a mystery as inexplicable as it is familiar and ultimately leads to Rafa learning hard truths about himself.
Creatures of the in between
by Lin, Cindy, author.
"Twelve-year-old Crown Prince Jin must travel far beyond his palace home and find a mythical creature to bond with him, all before his thirteenth birthday--or risk his homeland falling into chaos"--
by Selznick, Brian, author, illustrator.
"Sycamore seed siblings Merwin and Louise must use their wits and imaginations to navigate a mysterious and often dangerous world, filled with talking plants, monsters, meteors, and the fear of never finding the right conditions to set down roots and become big trees"--