Book List:12 titles
  • Decades of commercial whaling nearly decimated a variety of whales considered a keystone species. Keystone species are indicators of the overall health of Earth's habitats. While whales have made a comeback through an international ban on commercial ...


  • Who needs bones to swim the seven seas? Learn all about marine invertebrates, the ocean's amazing boneless animals in this cool Smithsonian reader.Octopuses, clams, sea worms, even coral: they're all marine invertebrates. Having no internal skeleton ...


  • The last year of elementary school is big for every kid. In this novel, equal parts funny and crushing, utterly honest and perfect for boys and girls alike, Christine Gouda faces change at every turn, starting with her own nickname -- Tink -- which j...


  • What would you do if your country was counting on you to deliver a message? That's sixteen-year-old Sybil Ludington’s urgent mission. In 1777, Sybil and her family believe the American colonies should be free from British control. Sybil’s fath...


  • Once, coyotes only lived in the country. Now, they’ve moved into cities, where they go hunting at night.• Green/Band 5 books offer early readers patterned language and varied characters• Text type: An information book• Curriculum links: Scien...


  • Find out what happens on a whale watch, why whales are important and what different types of whales can be seen in this beautifully-illustrated graphic novel by Karen Romano Young. • Collins Big Cat Progress books are specifically designed for chil...


  • She doesn't just love doodling, she needs it. . . . Moving is tough. Being the new kid in school is even tougher. But the hardest thing of all about the move that Doreen "Dodo" Bussey's family is making is that she suspects it might be because of her...


  • A girl walks across the Brooklyn Bridge, a backpack full of knitting slung over her shoulder, a green fish kite in her hand. A boy balances on the bridge's crisscross webbing, waiting for the girl to pass. Are they angels? Spiders? In love? Or ...


  • Cherie Witkowski is twelve, and she doesn't want to turn thirteen this year. This is the year, 1968, that everything--absolutely everything--seems to be changing. At home her parents are expecting a new baby, her mother is fixing up the house so they...






  • Moving is tough. Being the new kid in school is even tougher. But the hardest thing of all about the move that Doreen “Dodo” Bussey’s family is making is that she suspects it might be because of her. She got into trouble at her last school. ...


  • Fifteen-year-old Daisy Pandolfi wants more than anything to rebuild her parents '57 Volkswagon Beetle.For Daisy the Beetle has always been special, almost magical. It must run again, and it will be her very own set of wheels if it does. But she's det...