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      La Frontera: El viaje con papá / My Journey with Papa

      by Alfredo Alva

      Jun 2018

      Spanish Elementary

      When Alfredo's father can no longer feed his family in Mexico, he takes Alfredo on a daring journey to find a new life, across la frontera to Texas.

      La Fosa del Lobo (Wolf Hollow)

      by Lauren Wolk

      Jun 2018

      Spanish Middle

      Growing up in the shadows cast by two world wars, Annabelle has lived a mostly quiet, steady life in her small Pennsylvania town. Until the day new student Betty Glengarry walks into her class. Betty quickly reveals herself to be cruel and manipulative, and while her bullying seems isolated at first, things quickly escalate, and reclusive World War I veteran Toby becomes a target of her attacks. While others have always seen Toby s strangeness, Annabelle knows only kindness. She will soon need to find the courage to stand as a lone voice of justice as tensions mount.

      Nothing But Sky

      by Amy Trueblood

      Jun 2018

      Paperbacks High

      $12.00  $9.80  Member Price
      Grace Lafferty, an eighteen-year-old wing-walker, thrills crowds with barrel rolls andloop-the-loops in hopes of making enough money to get to the 1922 World AviationExpo.

      Different Abilities

      by Rebecca Pettiford

      May 2018

      Series Nonfiction
      Social Studies Grades K-2

      In Different Abilities, beginning readers will learn to celebrate diversity by appreciating the variety of abilities people have. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they draw inferences about how diversity makes our society stronger and more interesting. An infographic introduces readers to one of the abilities noted in the book, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary.

      The Amistad Revolt

      by Ellis Roxburgh

      May 2018

      Series Nonfiction
      History Grades 6-8

      The slave revolt on the ship Amistad in 1839 was a crucial event in the early abolitionist movement in the United States. When the vessel arrived in America, a fierce debate began about whether the Africans were free or enslaved and whether they should be allowed to return to Africa. The argument became a legal battle that eventually ended up in the US Supreme Court, with former president John Quincy Adams representing the Africans. This remarkable story and its repercussions are presented in this beautifully designed volume, replete with images to complement the narrative and a timeline that summarizes key events.

      Caves

      by Rebecca Pettiford

      May 2018

      Series Nonfiction
      Science Grades K-2

      In Caves, early fluent readers learn about the geologic processes that create caves, as well as the unique animals and formations inside. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about these fascinating landforms. An infographic illustrates how a cave column forms, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about caves using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Caves also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

      Mystery in the Morgue: Be a Pathologist

      by Alix Wood

      May 2018

      Series Nonfiction
      Science Grades 6-8

      Sometimes detectives get the glory of being the crime solvers, but the true heroes are the scientists who give them the information they need to do their job. Forensic pathologists are experts in determining a person's cause of death. This unique book is part narrative and part science text, explaining how pathologists use their knowledge of the human body to help solve mysteries. Readers will learn about the different aspects of this fascinating job while trailing a pathologist working on an exciting case. The clever and inviting design includes crime-scene photographs and Solve It! quiz boxes.

      Somali Immigrants: In Their Shoes

      by Patricia Hutchinson

      May 2018

      Series Nonfiction
      Social Studies Grades 6-8

      This book offers readers a compelling look into the lives, challenges, and successes of Somali immigrants. Additional features include a Fast Facts page, a timeline, informative photo captions, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, additional resources for further study, and an index.

      Singles Skating

      by Heather E. Schwartz

      May 2018

      Series Nonfiction
      Social Studies Grades 3-5

      From the athletic moves to the costumes and music, freestyle skating is a beautiful sport. Learn everything from the basics and the rules to the history of this breathtaking sport. It will have you wanting to lace up your skates!

      The Parker Inheritance

      by Varian Johnson

      May 2018

      Advanced Readers

      $16.99  $16.00  Member Price
      The letter waits in a book . . . in a box . . . in an attic . . . in an old house in Lambert, South Carolina. It's waiting for Candice Miller. Author’s note.

      Legends of the Lost Causes

      by Brad McLelland

      May 2018

      Mystery Middle Plus

      $16.99  $12.75  Member Price
      A band of orphan avengers. A cursed stone. A horde of zombie outlaws. This is Keech Blackwood's new life after Bad Whiskey Nelson descends upon the Home for Lost Causes and burns it to the ground. Black-and-white illustrations.

      The Ripple Kingdom: Cucumber Quest

      by Gigi D. G.

      May 2018

      Graphic Novels Middle Plus

      The journey to retrieve the Dream Sword and save the world from destruction continues! Map of the Ripple Kingdom. Full-color illustrations created in Photoshop.
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