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  • 1. Teri Lesesne’s Tween List IL=Interest Level, RL=Reading LevelRoots and blues : a celebration How Lamars bad prank won a Bubba-sizedBy Adoff, Arnold Dewey: 811 trophyLyrical text explores how Blues have been part of By Allen, Crystal Dewey: -Fic-everyday life throughout history, from its origins in When thirteen-year-old, bowling-obsessed Lamarthe sounds of the earth, through slaves voices Washington finds out that his idol is coming to Page | 1singing of freedom, to todays greatest performers-- town, he finds himself involved in some unsavoryand listeners. activities as he tries to change his image toLexile: NP impress people.____#0385KD1 2011 IL:5-8 RL:4.4 $15.34 AR: 3.5 MG 7.0 142575EN Lexile: 550 ____#0410UH1 2011 IL:5-8 RL:3.5 $14.49Americapedia : taking the dumb out of freedom ChainsBy Anderson, Jodi Lynn Dewey: 320.6 By Anderson, Laurie Halse Dewey: -Fic-Blends humor and facts in a look at events in After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City,America and the world, providing information about a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels duringthe electoral system in the U.S., the world the Revolutionary War.economy, the role of religion in conflict, Americas AR: 5.2 MG 11.0 125530EN Lexile: 780place in the world, and other topics, and including ____#13249XX 2008 IL:5-8 RL:5.2 $15.34advice on how to get involved.____#0447TM6 2011 IL:YA $21.29Independent dames : what you never knew Wintergirlsabout the women and girls of the American By Anderson, Laurie Halse Dewey: -Fic-Revolution Eighteen-year-old Lia comes to terms with her bestBy Anderson, Laurie Halse Dewey: 973.3 friends death from anorexia as she struggles withDescribes the role women and young girls played the same the American Revolution, highlighting the AR: 4.1 UG 9.0 128927EN Lexile: 730contributions and exploits of women who had a ____#05738Y7 2009 IL:YA $6.50significant impact on the colonists fight forfreedom.AR: 6.1 LG 1.0 123474EN____#06535X0 2008 IL:3-6 RL:6.1 $15.34Darth Paper strikes back : an Origami Yoda Fake mustache, or, How Jodie ORodeo and herbook wonder horse (and some nerdy kid) saved theBy Angleberger, Tom Dewey: -Fic- U.S. Presidential election from a mad geniusAfter several Origami Yoda-related incidences, criminal mastermindDwight is suspended for being a troublemaker and By Angleberger, Tom Dewey: -Fic-Yoda asks Tommy and Kellen to save Dwight by Lenny Flem Jr. is the only one standing betweencreating a case file that proves Dwight is an asset his evil-genius best friend Casper and worldto Ralph McQuarrie Middle School. domination as Casper uses a spectacularlyAR: 4.6 MG 3.0 145596EN convincing fake mustache and the ability to____#0490BN6 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.6 $11.06 hypnotize to rob banks, amass a vast fortune, and run for president. AR: 4.6 MG 4.0 152069EN Lexile: 710 ____#0236PW8 2012 IL:3-6 RL:4.6 $11.91Horton Halfpott, or, The fiendish mystery of The secret of the Fortune Wookiee : an OrigamiSmugwick Manor, or, The loosening of Yoda bookMLadyLuggertucks corset By Angleberger, Tom Dewey: -Fic-By Angleberger, Tom Dewey: -Fic- McQuarrie Middle Schools students miss OrigamiHorton, an upstanding kitchen boy in a castle in Yoda when Dwight leaves for Tippett Academy, but
  • 2. Teri Lesesne’s Tween Listnineteenth-century England, becomes embroiled in he sends Sara a paper Fortune Wookiee thata mystery surrounding a series of thefts, which is seems to give advice just as good as Yodas--evenalso connected to the pursuit of a very eligible and if, in the hands of girls, it seems preoccupied withwealthy young ladys affections. romance.AR: 5.8 MG 5.0 144410EN Lexile: 880 AR: 4.6 MG 4.0 153478EN Lexile: 680____#0002VK2 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5.8 $12.76 ____#0812JA5 2012 IL:3-6 RL:4.6 $11.06 Page | 2The one and only Ivan Geek : fantasy novelBy Applegate, Katherine Dewey: -Fic- By Archer, E., 1978- Dewey: -Fic-When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a While spending the summer at his relatives Britishdown-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a manor house, Ralph finds himself transported to ababy elephant that has been added to the mall, he fantasy world where he must battle knights,decides that he must find her a better life. dragons, and dark magic.AR: 3.6 MG 4.0 150437EN Lexile: 570 AR: 6.2 MG 11.0 143126EN Lexile: 940____#0368NU0 2012 IL:3-6 RL:4 $14.49 ____#0353WH2 2011 IL:YA $15.34The future of us Borrowed names : poems about Laura IngallsBy Asher, Jay, 1975- Dewey: -Fic- Wilder, Madam C.J. Walker, Marie Curie, andEmma gets her first computer and an America their daughtersOnline CD-ROM in 1996, and when her best friend By Atkins, Jeannine, 1953- Dewey: 811Josh visits and they log on, they discover A collection of poems that retell the histories ofthemselves on Facebook fifteen years in the future. author Laura Ingalls Wilder, cosmeticsAR: 4.4 UG 10.0 148252EN entrepreneur Madam C. J. Walker, and Nobel____#0423NS5 2011 IL:YA $16.19 Prize-winning scientist Marie Curie and their daughters. AR: 5.5 MG 3.0 136722EN Lexile: 910 ____#29509J7 2010 IL:YA $16.24The mostly true story of Jack Timeless Thomas : how Thomas EdisonBy Barnhill, Kelly Regan Dewey: -Fic- changed our livesJack is practically invisible at home, but when his By Barretta, Gene Dewey: 621.3parents send him to Hazelwood, Iowa, to spend a Looks at the ideas of inventor, Thomas Edison andsummer with his odd aunt and uncle, he suddenly shows some of his inventions such as recordmakes friends, is beaten up by the town bully, and players, batteries, and movie plotted against by the richest man in town. AR: 5.5 LG 0.5 152836EN Lexile: 900AR: 5.0 MG 10.0 145484EN Lexile: 740 ____#0359KX4 2012 IL:K-3 RL:5.1 $15.34____#0200VM5 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5.5 $14.49Can I see your I.D.? : true stories of false Almost homeidentities By Bauer, Joan, 1951- Dewey: -Fic-By Barton, Chris Dewey: 001.9 Sixth-grader Sugar and her mother lose theirContains ten stories of true crime, fraud, and beloved house and experience the harsh world ofadventure, including accounts of a fake Asian homelessness.princess, master thief Frank Abagnale, and a teen AR: 3.7 MG 6.0 154885EN Lexile: 590who "stole" a subway in 1993. ____#0777UB3 2012 IL:5-8 RL:4.5 $14.49AR: 6.8 MG 3.0 143033EN Lexile: 980____#0292GH7 2011 IL:YA $14.49Almost home F in exams : the very best totally wrong testBy Bauer, Joan, 1951- Dewey: -Fic- answersSixth-grader Sugar and her mother lose their By Benson, Richard, 1962- Dewey: 371.26beloved house and experience the harsh world of Collects creative ways students have answeredhomelessness. difficult exam questions.AR: 3.7 MG 6.0 154885EN Lexile: 590 ____#0440VL8 2011 IL:AD $6.46
  • 3. Teri Lesesne’s Tween List____#0777UB3 2012 IL:5-8 RL:4.5 $14.49A scary scene in a scary movie Noah Barleywater runs away : a fairytaleBy Blackstone, Matt Dewey: -Fic- By Boyne, John, 1971- Dewey: -Fic-Rene, a high school freshman with obsessive- When life at home becomes too difficult, eight-compulsive disorder, finds life to be like a scary year-old Noah sets out to see the world and have Page | 3movie, and even after he makes friends with the an adventure, and in the forest he meets aultra-cool Giovanni he still feels responsible for toymaker who has a story and some advice tosaving his favorite teacher, dealing with his missing share.father, courting the beautiful Ariel, and trying to AR: 5.6 MG 7.0 144115EN Lexile: 960pretend to be normal for the school psychologist. ____#0327KM5 2010 IL:3-6 RL:5.6 $14.49AR: 4.8 MG 9.0 145189EN Lexile: 850____#0448FM0 2011 IL:YA $14.49How they croaked : the awful ends of the How they croaked : the awful ends of theawfully famous awfully famousBy Bragg, Georgia Dewey: 920 By Bragg, Georgia Dewey: 920Shares the sometimes gruesome details of the Shares the sometimes gruesome details of thedeaths of nineteen famous historical figures, deaths of nineteen famous historical figures,including King Tut, Pocahontas, George including King Tut, Pocahontas, GeorgeWashington, Edgar Allan Poe, and Marie Curie. Washington, Edgar Allan Poe, and Marie Curie.AR: 6.8 MG 4.0 144939EN Lexile: 950 AR: 6.8 MG 4.0 144939EN Lexile: 950____#0235JJ1 2011 IL:5-8 RL:7 $15.34 ____#0235JJ1 2011 IL:5-8 RL:7 $15.34Im in love with a big blue frog Anyas ghostBy Braunstein, Les Dewey: 782.42 By Brosgol, Vera Dewey: 741.5A picture book version of a song made popular by Anya, embarrassed by her family and lackingthe singing group Peter, Paul, and Mary in which a confidence in her body and her social skills, finallygirl proclaims her love for a 64" frog, whose finds a friend after falling down a well, but quicklymother is from Philadelphia and whose father is an learns there are drawbacks to having a ghost for aenchanted prince. friend.Lexile: 890, AD AR: 2.3 MG 1.0 145071EN Lexile: 300, GN____#0819WF5 1967 IL:K-3 RL:3.6 $15.31 ____#0175WLX 2011 IL:YA $13.64America is under attack : September 11, 2001 : Bad Kitty for presidentthe day the towers fell By Bruel, Nick Dewey: -Fic-By Brown, Don, 1949- Dewey: 973.931 Kitty decides to run for President of theProvides a chronological account of September 11, Neighborhood Cat Association.2001, and the terrorist attacks on the World Trade AR: 4.5 LG 1.0 148796EN Lexile: 690Center in New York and the Pentagon in ____#0148EV3 2012 IL:K-3 RL:4.3 $11.94Washington, D.C., and the hijacking of a plane thatcrashed in Pennsylvania.AR: 5.8 MG 1.0 136799EN Lexile: 840____#0335WPX 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5.6 $14.49The adventures of Mark Twain Citizen scientists : be a part of scientificBy Burleigh, Robert Dewey: 818 discovery from your own backyardAn illustrated biography of American author Mark By Burns, Loree Griffin Dewey: 590.72Twain, presented from the perspective of the Text, tips, and photographs explain how to observeTwains famous literary character Huckleberry and gather data about backyard insects andFinn. animals.AR: 4.3 MG 0.5 143591EN Lexile: 750, AD AR: 6.8 LG 2.0 149378EN Lexile: 1050____#0143LD5 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5.1 $15.34 ____#0146JV7 2012 IL:3-6 RL:6.8 $18.04
  • 4. Teri Lesesne’s Tween ListKnights of the lunch table. 3,The battling bands First day on EarthBy Cammuso, Frank Dewey: 741.5 By Castellucci, Cecil, 1969- Dewey: -Fic-Artie, Wayne, and Percy enter the Battle of the Mal, a high school outcast, meets Hopper, whoBands, hoping for fame and fortune, but since claims he is an alien, and, through his relationshipnone of them can sing or play an instrument, their with him, Mal begins to see himself and the worldonly hope of winning is finding the fabled Singing in a new light.Sword. AR: 3.7 MG 4.0 147587EN Lexile: 540, HL Page | 4AR: 2.4 LG 1.0 146168EN Lexile: 260, GN ____#0001LR0 2011 IL:YA $15.34____#0205HN3 2011 IL:3-6 RL:2.3 $9.39Romans vs.Dinosaurs on Mars / (Mega Mash- Duke Ellingtons Nutcracker SuiteUp, book #2 - Draw Your Own Adventure!) By Celenza, Anna Harwell Dewey: -E-By Catlow, Nikalas Dewey: -Fic- Tells the story of how jazz composer and musicianContains a story in which Romans and dinosaurs, Duke Ellington, along with Billy Strayhorn, createdwho all live on Mars, try to prevent an asteroid from his jazz composition based on Tchaikovskyscrashing into the planet, and asks readers to famous Nutcracker Suite ballet. Includes a CD.complete the related illustrations. AR: 3.8 LG 0.5 145815EN Lexile: 620____#0490CQ8 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5.7 $5.99 ____#0292JP4 2011 IL:K-3 RL:3.4 $17.01Leo Geo and his miraculous journey through No passengers beyond this pointthe center of the earth By Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957- Dewey: -Fic-By Chad, Jon Dewey: 741.5 With their house in foreclosure, sisters India andArmed with scientific knowledge and a magic Mouse and brother Finn are sent to stay with andagger, Leo is determined to outwit man-eating uncle in Colorado until their mother can join them,Quadclops giants and Malvisors and travel to the but when the plane lands, the children arecenter of the earth. welcomed by cheering crowds to a strange placeAR: 3.8 MG 0.5 150438EN where each of them has a perfect house and a____#0148AV4 2012 IL:3-6 RL:4.9 $13.64 clock that is ticking down the time. AR: 3.9 MG 7.0 142995EN Lexile: 620 ____#0048LB6 2011 IL:5-8 RL:4.3 $14.49100 scariest things on the planet Artemis Fowl : the last guardianBy Claybourne, Anna Dewey: 031 By Colfer, Eoin Dewey: -Fic-An illustrated guide to one hundred scary things on Opal Koboi after reanimating fairy warriors fromthe planet, including sharks, spiders, snakes, thousands of years in the past, plans to destroy allblizzards, lightning, giant hail, the Loch Ness human life on Earth, unless Artemis Fowl teenmonster, the Tower of London, alien abductions, genius, can stop her, and the Fowl Estate isblack holes, cliff diving, white-water rafting, ground zero for the battle.motorbike jumping, storm chasing, and more. AR: 6.6 MG 12.0 153067EN Lexile: 930Lexile: 1010, IG ____#0390ZX8 2012 IL:5-8 RL:7.2 $16.19____#0442MV7 2011 IL:3-6 RL:6 $13.41Catching Fire Secrets from the sleeping bagBy Collins, Suzanne Dewey: -Fic- By Cooper, Rose (Barbara Rose), 1978- Dewey: -AR: 5.3 MG 16.0 132824EN Lexile: 820 Fic-____#0884FG6 2013 IL:YA $11.09 During four weeks of summer camp Sofia Becker Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for writes all the juciest information in her notebook, so release on October 8, 2013. she can continue her blog when she returns home. AR: 4.5 MG 2.0 152643EN ____#0466LX2 2012 IL:5-8 RL:6.4 $11.09Chitty Chitty Bang Bang flies again The unforgotten coatBy Cottrell Boyce, Frank Dewey: -Fic- By Cottrell Boyce, Frank Dewey: -Fic-The Tooting family fits an old engine they find into Julies life becomes more complicated after the two
  • 5. Teri Lesesne’s Tween Listtheir camper van, unaware that the engine once Mongolian brothers in her Year Six class declarebelonged to an extraordinary car and sends the her to be their "Good Guide," which means she isfamily on an adventure across the world to rebuild responsible for welcoming the brothers to their newthe original Chitty. home, helping them with school uniforms, andAR: 4.5 MG 6.0 149855EN Lexile: 710 explaining British slang; meanwhile, Julie tries to____#0063GW0 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.4 $13.64 win the attention of a boy and gain an invitation to Mimis house. Page | 5 AR: 4.4 MG 2.0 145775EN Lexile: 710 ____#0278TS9 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.6 $13.64Benjamin Bear in Fuzzy thinking : a Toon book The mighty Miss MaloneBy Coudray, Philippe Dewey: 741.5 By Curtis, Christopher Paul Dewey: -Fic-Readers are challenged to think and solve puzzles Deza Malone, the smartest girl in her class in Gary,as they try to follow the fuzzy thinking and antics of Indiana, accompanies her mother and olderBenjamin, a bear who does everything in his own brother on a trip to find her father, an Africanfunny way. American man who left to find work after the GreatAR: 1.3 LG 0.5 144844EN Lexile: 20, GN Depression hit. They end up in a Hooverville____#0144EQ7 2011 IL:K-3 RL:1.4 $11.06 outside of Flint, Michigan, and her brother attempts to be a performer while Deza and her mother search for a home. AR: 4.7 MG 10.0 148755EN Lexile: 750 ____#0048BV7 2012 IL:3-6 RL:4.4 $16.19My friend Dahmer : a graphic novel EntwinedBy Derf Dewey: 364.152 By Dixon, Heather, 1982- Dewey: -Fic-Derf describes his classmate Jeffrey Dahmers Confined to their dreary castle while mourning theirteenage years as a lonely oddball. Dahmer would mothers death, Princess Azalea and her elevengo on to become one of the United States most sisters join The Keeper, who is trapped in a magicnotorious serial killers. passageway, in a nightly dance that soon becomes____#0013WX8 2012 IL:AD $21.26 nightmarish. AR: 5.0 MG 14.0 143503EN Lexile: 740 ____#0446VH3 2011 IL:YA $15.34OyMG The flying beaver brothers and the evil penguinBy Dominy, Amy Fellner Dewey: -Fic- planFourteen-year-old Ellie will do almost anything to By Eaton, Maxwell Dewey: 741.5win a scholarship to the best speech school in the Ace and Bub, the flying beaver brothers, are fondcountry, but must decide if she is willing to hide her of extreme sports and put their skills to good use toJewish heritage while at a Phoenix, Arizona, thwart an evil plot by penguins who plan to turnsummer camp that could help her reach her goal. their tropical Beaver Island into a frosty resort.AR: 3.9 MG 8.0 144943EN AR: 2.1 LG 0.5 148692EN Lexile: 290, GN____#0448TM2 2011 IL:YA $14.49 ____#0443GU1 2012 IL:K-3 RL:1.9 $11.09Hurricane dancers : the first Caribbean pirate The wild bookshipwreck By Engle, Margarita Dewey: -Fic-By Engle, Margarita Dewey: 811 In early twentieth-century Cuba, bandits terrorizeQuebrado has been a slave on captain Bernadino the countryside as a young farm girl struggles withde Talaveras pirate ship for years, but when a dyslexia. Based on the life of the authorshurricane sinks the ship and kills most of the crew, grandmother.Quebrado escapes to safety and finds acceptance AR: 5.7 MG 1.0 150161ENand refuge in a nearby village. ____#0172YX3 2012 IL:5-8 RL:5.5 $14.49AR: 6.6 MG 1.0 143562EN Lexile: 1170____#0232FJ3 2011 IL:YA $15.34
  • 6. Teri Lesesne’s Tween ListHaunted histories : creepy castles, dark Earthling!dungeons, and powerful palaces By Fearing, Mark Dewey: 741.5By Everett, J. H. (Juan Huckleberry), 1970- When Bud gets on the wrong school bus and finds Dewey: 133.1 himself at Cosmos Academy on another planet,Discusses facts and events throughout history, where Earthlings are considered extremelyexploring castles, palaces and dungeons and dangerous, he must conceal his identity as a nativethose infamous figures associated with each. of Earth. Page | 6AR: 6.3 MG 2.0 153422EN Lexile: 950 AR: 2.6 MG 1.0 149384EN____#0320VX0 2012 IL:5-8 RL:6.6 $13.54 ____#0316WX0 2012 IL:3-6 RL:2.6 $19.59The last dragonslayer IncarceronBy Fforde, Jasper Dewey: -Fic- By Fisher, Catherine, 1957- Dewey: -Fic-"Fifteen-year-old Jennifer Strange runs an agency To free herself from an upcoming arrangedfor underemployed magicians in a world where marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden ofmagic is fading away, but when visions of the Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of itsdeath of the worlds last dragon begin, all signs own, decides to help a young prisoner escape.point to Jennifer--and Big Magic"--Provided by ____#0342LT9 2010 IL:YA $20.99publisher.AR: 5.8 MG 9.0 154112EN Lexile: 850____#0575RA1 2012 IL:YA $14.49Bunheads : a novel CloakedBy Flack, Sophie Dewey: -Fic- By Flinn, Alex Dewey: -Fic-Hannah Ward, nineteen, revels in the competition, Seventeen-year-old Johnny is approached at hisintense rehearsals, and dazzling performances that familys struggling shoe repair shop in a Miami,come with being a member of Manhattan Ballet Florida, hotel by Alorian Princess Victoriana, whoCompanys corps de ballet, but after meeting asks him to find her brother who was turned into ahandsome musician Jacob she begins to realize frog.there could be more to her life. AR: 3.5 MG 9.0 142571EN Lexile: 540, HLAR: 5.1 UG 10.0 147610EN ____#0398BH3 2011 IL:YA $14.49____#0101DS5 2011 IL:YA $15.34Stickman Odyssey : an epic doodle.Book one MuncleTroggBy Ford, Christopher, 1981- Dewey: 741.5 By Foxley, Janet Dewey: -Fic-A humorous take on the Odyssey in which Bullied and despised for being human-sized, aZozimos, banished from his country by his evil young giant demonstrates his bravery andstepmother, has many adventures as he prepares cleverness in a series of return home to reclaim the throne that is AR: 4.4 MG 5.0 150588EN Lexile: 680rightfully his. ____#0420AU8 2012 IL:3-6 RL:4.8 $12.79AR: 2.7 MG 1.0 150636EN Lexile: 370____#0221NM4 2011 IL:5-8 RL:3.6 $11.09A dazzling display of dogs : concrete poems Brendan Buckleys sixth-grade experimentBy Franco, Betsy Dewey: 811 By Frazier, Sundee Tucker, 1968- Dewey: -Fic-A collection of visual poems by American writer Biracial Brendan Buckley faces new challengesBetsy Franco, centered on the strange behaviors when he enters middle school and, while he dealsof dogs, including descriptions of obedience with issues with his African American father, a newschool, backyard escapes, and indiscriminate girl at school, and his changing friendship with hisappetites. best friend, Brendan must decide on an experimentLexile: NP for the national science competition.____#0266ZJ0 2011 IL:3-6 RL:3.9 $14.49 AR: 4.3 MG 8.0 148752EN ____#0439TU9 2012 IL:3-6 RL:4.3 $14.49Hidden Beholding Bee
  • 7. Teri Lesesne’s Tween ListBy Frost, Helen, 1949- Dewey: -Fic- By Fusco, Kimberly Newton Dewey: -Fic-Years after Darra Monsons father stole a minivan In 1942, when life turns sour at the carnival thatwith Wren Abbott hiding in the back, the girls come has always been her home, eleven-year-old Beeface to face at summer camp and together they try takes her dog, Peabody, and piglet, Cordelia, andto work through what happened to them and the sets out to find a real home, aided by two womenimpact it had on their lives. only Bee and her pets can see.AR: 3.9 MG 3.0 144298EN Lexile: 670, HL ____#0564EE8 2013 IL:3-6 RL:4.5 $21.64 Page | 7____#0443DM4 2011 IL:5-8 RL:4.2 $14.49Dead end in Norvelt Olivia Bean, trivia queen : a novelBy Gantos, Jack Dewey: -Fic- By Gephart, Donna Dewey: -Fic-In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, After overcoming a number of obstacles, especiallytwelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer in the subject of geography, Olivia is on her way toof 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is Hollywood to appear on Jeopardy! and, she hopes,assigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most to reunite with her father who left the family twounusual chore involving the newly dead, molten years ago.wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, AR: 4.0 MG 7.0 150381EN Lexile: 680underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting, ____#0051PVX 2012 IL:3-6 RL:4 $14.49and countless bloody noses.AR: 5.7 MG 12.0 146010EN Lexile: 920____#0438VQ4 2011 IL:5-8 RL:6 $13.64In a glass Grimmly : companion to A tale dark When Bob met Woody& Grimm By Golio, Gary Dewey: 782.42164By Gidwitz, Adam Dewey: -Fic- Illustrations and lyrical text follows a kid from ruralFrog joins cousins Jack and Jill in leaving their own Minnesota who grows up, changes his name tostories to seek a magic mirror, encountering such Bob Dylan, and leaves home to pursue his love forcreatures as giants, mermaids, and goblins along music in New York City.the way. Based in part on fairy tales from the AR: 5.3 LG 0.5 143816ENBrothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. ____#0200JM8 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5.6 $15.34AR: 4.4 MG 8.0 154815EN Lexile: 630____#0775CBX 2012 IL:5-8 RL:4.8 $14.49Alienology : the complete book of Charlie Joe Jacksons guide to not readingextraterrestrials By Greenwald, Tom Dewey: -Fic-By Gray, Allen Dewey: 001.942 Middle schooler Charlie Joe is proud of hisA fictional compendium of information about aliens success at avoiding reading, but eventually histhat discusses their planets, biology, physiology, schemes go too far.forms, technology, settlements, and other topics. AR: 5.4 MG 5.0 145114EN Lexile: 830Includes brainteasers. ____#0443GM6 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5.4 $12.79____#0062CC1 2010 IL:3-6 RL:7.6 $17.04Charlie Joe Jacksons guide to extra credit What body part is that?By Greenwald, Tommy Dewey: -Fic- By Griffiths, Andy, 1961- Dewey: 611AR: 4.3 MG 6.0 153421EN Lexile: 630 Humorous text and illustrations describe different____#0857CE0 2013 IL:5-8 RL:4.7 $12.51 parts of the body and for what they are used. Lexile: 1060 ____#0604GBX 2012 IL:3-6 RL:6.6 $12.99Page by Paige The faerie ringBy Gulledge, Laura Lee Dewey: 741.5 By Hamilton, Kiki Dewey: -Fic-Paige Turner, who has just moved to New York Tiki, living with her family of orphans in a desertedwith her family, uses her sketchbook to try to make hideaway in 1871 London, steals a ring belongingsense of her new life, and she finds the process of to Queen Victoria that binds the rulers of England
  • 8. Teri Lesesne’s Tween Listsharing her artwork and identity with others both and the realm of Faerie to peace, and when a rebelscary and rewarding. group of faeries hopes to break the treaty with darkAR: 3.0 MG 1.0 147931EN magic and Tikis blood, Rieker secretly watches____#0003DK8 2011 IL:YA $16.16 and protects her. AR: 4.9 MG 13.0 147388EN ____#0203TR0 2011 IL:YA $17.99 Page | 8My super sweet sixteenth century How to rock braces and glasses : a novelBy Harris, Rachel, 1980- Dewey: -Fic- By Haston, Meg Dewey: -Fic-About-to-be-sixteen Cat Crawford is expecting an When popular middle schoolerKacey Simon getsextravagant party thrown by her soon-to-be glasses and braces and is rejected by her crowd,stepmother and well-meaning father, however, her she befriends a boy who is in a punk rock bandexpectations take a backseat when she time and discovers some things about friendship,travels to sixteenth-century Italy and falls for a relationships, and herself.gorgeous aspiring artist named Lorenzo. AR: 4.4 MG 9.0 147865EN Lexile: 690____#0583RD9 2012 IL:YA $8.54 ____#0101LS3 2011 IL:5-8 $14.49The coyote under the table = El coyote debajo With a name like Lovede la mesa : folktales told in Spanish and By Hilmo, Tess Dewey: -Fic-English Thirteen-year-old Olivene Love gets tangled up inBy Hayes, Joe Dewey: 398.2 a murder mystery when her itinerant preachingA collection of ten classic childrens tales from family arrives in the small town of Binder, ArkansasNorthern New Mexico, retold in Spanish and in 1957.English. AR: 4.6 MG 7.0 147247EN Lexile: 710AR: 4.3 LG 2.0 148459SP Lexile: 780 ____#0440NQ0 2011 IL:YA $14.49____#0218QY3 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.8 $17.01Babymouse. 15,A very Babymouse Christmas Squish. No. 2,Brave new pondBy Holm, Jennifer L Dewey: 741.5 By Holm, Jennifer L Dewey: 741.5Babymouse approaches the holidays with a single- Starting a new school year, Squish, a meekminded determination to get the presents she amoeba who loves the comic book exploits of hiswants. favorite hero, Super Amoeba, is determined to getAR: 2.1 LG 0.5 146322EN picked for kickball and hang out with the cool kids.____#0466JR9 2011 IL:3-6 RL:3.3 $11.09 AR: 2.2 LG 0.5 146334EN Lexile: 290, GN ____#0041QS7 2011 IL:3-6 RL:2.6 $11.09Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice Annie and HelenBy Hoose, Phillip M., 1947- Dewey: 323 By Hopkinson, Deborah Dewey: 362.4Presents an account of fifteen-year-old Claudette Describes the relationship between Helen KellerColvin, an African-American girl who refused to and her teacher, Annie Sullivan, and includesgive up her seat to a white woman on a segregated excerpts from letters written by Annie about herbus in Montgomery, Alabama, nine months before work with Helen.Rosa Parks, and covers her role in a crucial civil AR: 5.4 LG 0.5 153621EN Lexile: 940rights case. ____#0621LB8 2012 IL:K-3 RL:3.9 $15.34AR: 6.8 MG 5.0 129138EN Lexile: 1000____#07207Z0 2009 IL:YA $17.01Mr. and Mrs. Bunny-- detectives extraordinaire! Addie on the insideBy Horvath, Polly Dewey: -Fic- By Howe, James, 1946- Dewey: -Fic-Middle-schooler Madelines hippy parents have Outspoken thirteen-year-old Addie Carle learnsbeen kidnapped from Hornby Island, Canada, by about love, loss, and staying true to herself as shefoxes and Madeline, upon discovering that she can navigates seventh grade, enjoys a visit from herunderstand animal languages, hires two rabbit grandmother, fights with her boyfriend, anddetectives to find them. endures gossip and meanness from her former
  • 9. Teri Lesesne’s Tween ListAR: 4.8 MG 6.0 149930EN Lexile: 730 best friend.____#0050KV7 2012 IL:3-6 RL:5.9 $14.49 AR: 5.0 MG 3.0 145072EN Lexile: NP ____#0275WM2 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5 $14.49My people One for the MurphysBy Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 Dewey: 811 By Hunt, Lynda Mullaly Dewey: -Fic- Page | 9Sepia toned photographs by Charles R. Smith, Jr. Carley struggles with being open to love after sheaccompany Langston Hughes classic poem "My suffers a betrayal that forces her to move in with aPeople" and celebrate the glory, beauty, and soul foster family.of the African-American community. AR: 3.4 MG 6.0 152684EN Lexile: 520____#11422Z4 2009 IL:K-3 RL:1.4 $15.34 ____#0471HX7 2012 IL:5-8 RL:3.5 $14.49Small as an elephant Reading poetry in the middle grades : 20By Jacobson, Jennifer, 1958- Dewey: -Fic- poems and activities that meet the commonAbandoned by his mother in an Acadia National core standards and cultivate a passion forPark campground, Jack tries to make his way back poetryto Boston before anyone figures out what is going By Janeczko, Paul B Dewey: 808.1on, with only a small toy elephant for company. Presents twenty poems and activities designed toAR: 5.3 MG 7.0 143083EN Lexile: 790 help middle school students develop a love for____#0457DK9 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5.3 $13.64 poetry and learn how to understand what they are reading. ____#0062WN7 2011 IL:PF $29.75Dangerous pumpkins Invisible InklingBy Jenkins, Emily, 1967- Dewey: -Fic- By Jenkins, Emily, 1967- Dewey: -Fic-When Hank Wolowitz runs into trouble in the form When Hank Wolowitz runs into trouble in the formof a lunch-stealing bully, he finds an unlikely ally in a of lunch-stealing bully, he finds an unlikely ally inan invisible refugee pumpkin-loving bandapat an invisible refugee pumpkin-loving bandapatnamed Inkling. named Inkling.AR: 3.5 LG 3.0 152751EN Lexile: 520 AR: 3.6 LG 3.0 147899EN Lexile: 570____#0023GY5 2012 IL:3-6 RL:5.6 $12.79 ____#0172QM5 2011 IL:3-6 RL:3.6 $12.79This girl is different Golden domes and silver lanterns : a MuslimBy Johnson, J. J., 1973- Dewey: -Fic- book of colorsHaving always been home schooled by her By Khan, Hena Dewey: -E-counter-culture mother, Evie has decided to spend In simple rhyming text a young Muslim girl and herher senior year at the local public high school, an family guide the reader through the traditions andexperience that challenges her preconceptions colors of Islam.about friendship, boundaries, and power. ____#0302PX9 2012 IL:K-3 RL:2.5 $15.34AR: 3.8 UG 9.0 143827EN Lexile: 530, HL____#0391LL4 2011 IL:YA $14.46Amulet. Book one,Thestonekeeper Everybody sees the ants : a novelBy Kibuishi, Kazu, 1978- Dewey: 741.5 By King, A. S. (Amy Sarig), 1970- Dewey: -Fic-After moving to their ancestral home, Emily and Overburdened by his parents bickering and aNavins mother is kidnapped by a tentacled bullys attacks, fifteen-year-old Lucky Lindermancreature in the basement that leads the children on begins dreaming of being with his grandfather, whoa deadly chase into the magical world below their went missing during the Vietnam War, but during ahome. visit to Arizona, his aunt and uncle and theirAR: 2.0 MG 1.0 121996EN Lexile: 310, GN beautiful neighbor, Ginny, help him find a new____#28630W8 2008 IL:3-6 RL:2.5 $17.51 perspective. AR: 4.2 UG 9.0 147218EN Lexile: 710, HL ____#0101QSX 2011 IL:YA $15.34
  • 10. Teri Lesesne’s Tween ListSee You at Harrys PearlBy Knowles, Jo Dewey: -Fic- By Knowles, Johanna, 1970- Dewey: -Fic-____#0704MJ3 2013 IL:5-8 $6.84 After fifteen-year-old Beans beloved grandfather Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for Gus dies, she discovers uncomfortable secrets release on August 6, 2013. about him, her mother, and the father she has never known. AR: 3.7 UG 6.0 145197EN Lexile: 610, HL Page | 10 ____#0448NM9 2011 IL:YA $15.34Showoff Lunch Lady and the field trip fiascoBy Korman, Gordon Dewey: -Fic- By Krosoczka, Jarrett Dewey: 741.5After acting out at a mall dog show, Luthor is While the Lunch Lady and the Breakfast Bunch areaccused of ruining the career of a three-time best- on a field trip to a local art museum, the Breakfastin-show beagle, and Griffin springs him from the Bunch realizes that some of the artwork has beenpound with a plan involving the dog, New York replaced with fakes and set out to find the thiefCity, and a sinister saboteur. responsible.AR: 5.1 MG 6.0 148737EN Lexile: 740 AR: 2.5 LG 0.5 146218EN Lexile: 320, GN____#0420HU9 2012 IL:3-6 RL:5.4 $14.49 ____#0042CS1 2011 IL:3-6 RL:2.5 $11.09A wrinkle in time : the graphic novel The friendship dollBy Larson, Hope Dewey: 741.5 By Larson, Kirby Dewey: -Fic-A graphic novel adaptation of "A Wrinkle in Time" Follows the adventures of Miss Kanagawa, a dollin which Meg Murry, her brother Charles, and their made to serve as an ambassadors from Japan tofriend Calvin, embark on a journey through space the United States, as she makes friends and learnsand time, assisted by three otherworldly women, about love during the twentieth century.when they set out to find Megs father, a physicist AR: 5.0 MG 7.0 143789EN Lexile: 760who disappeared while experimenting with time ____#0066CN7 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5.2 $13.64travel.AR: 2.7 MG 2.0 152742EN Lexile: 740____#0609EB7 2012 IL:5-8 RL:4.4 $17.04Forgive me, I meant to do it : false apology The lions of Little Rockpoems By Levine, Kristin (Kristin Sims), 1974- Dewey: -By Levine, Gail Carson Dewey: 811 Fic-A collection of poems with false apologies from Twelve-year-old Marlee develops a strongauthor Gail Carson Levine. friendship with Liz, the new girl in school, but whenLexile: NP Liz suddenly stops attending school and Marlee____#0302VW4 2012 IL:K-3 RL:5 $16.89 hears a rumor that her friend is actually an African American girl passing herself off as white, the two young girls must decide whether their friendship is worth taking on integration and the dangers it could bring to their families. AR: 4.1 MG 10.0 150159EN Lexile: 630 ____#0087YVX 2012 IL:5-8 RL:3.9 $14.49The lions of Little Rock Bless this mouseBy Levine, Kristin (Kristin Sims), 1974- Dewey: - By Lowry, Lois Dewey: -Fic-Fic- Mouse Mistress Hildegarde musters all herTwelve-year-old Marlee develops a strong ingenuity to keep a large colony of church micefriendship with Liz, the new girl in school, but when safe from the exterminator and to see that theyLiz suddenly stops attending school and Marlee make it through the dangerous Blessing of thehears a rumor that her friend is actually an African Animals.American girl passing herself off as white, the two AR: 4.5 LG 3.0 143326EN Lexile: 690young girls must decide whether their friendship is ____#0324YLX 2011 IL:3-6 RL:6 $13.64
  • 11. Teri Lesesne’s Tween Listworth taking on integration and the dangers it couldbring to their families.AR: 4.1 MG 10.0 150159EN Lexile: 630____#0087YVX 2012 IL:5-8 RL:3.9 $14.49Attack of the vampire weenies and other Beware the ninja weenies and other warped Page | 11warped and creepy tales and creepy talesBy Lubar, David Dewey: -Fic- By Lubar, David Dewey: -Fic-Contains over thirty stories of vampires, ghosts, Contains thirty-three stories about stranded aliens,middle school teachers, and other scary things. a horrifying cheesemaker, a boy with the power toAR: 4.0 MG 5.0 143920EN Lexile: 580 make stars vanish, and other frightening things.____#0099UM5 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.4 $15.99 Includes notes on how the author got his ideas for these stories. AR: 4.1 MG 5.0 151857EN Lexile: 590 ____#0140UY3 2012 IL:3-6 RL:5 $15.99Jeremy Bender vs. the Cupcake Cadets MangamanBy Luper, Eric Dewey: -Fic- By Lyga, Barry Dewey: 741.5When sixth-grader Jeremy Bender damages his Ryoko, a character from the manga world, fallsfathers prized boat and needs to come up with a through a rip in pages into the real world, where helot of money to get it repaired, he and his best struggles to survive as an outsider in a typicalfriend dress up as girls and infiltrate the Cupcake American high school. Things like his chibiCadet troop in an attempt to win the Windjammer character, thought balloons, and motion lines makeWhirl model sailboat contest, and the prize money that difficult, especially after he meets and falls forthat comes with it. Marissa Montaigne.AR: 4.7 MG 6.0 144412EN Lexile: 720 AR: 2.0 UG 1.0 148861EN____#0181PM7 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.1 $13.64 ____#0470LR0 2011 IL:YA $17.04Angry young man Which side are you on? : the story of a songBy Lynch, Chris Dewey: -Fic- By Lyon, George Ella, 1949- Dewey: 782.42A boy reaches an unimaginable conclusion when A woman defends her children and writes a songhe takes a journey of self-discovery. as men hired by the coal company for which herAR: 4.9 UG 6.0 143574EN Lexile: 770 husband works shoot bullets through the windows____#0185AH2 2011 IL:YA $14.49 and walls in retaliation for his fight for the rights of workers. AR: 2.9 LG 0.5 147314EN ____#0436DLX 2011 IL:3-6 RL:3.8 $15.31Kindred souls Wheels of change : how women rode theBy MacLachlan, Patricia Dewey: -Fic- bicycle to freedom : (with a few flat tires alongTen year-old Jake shares a special bond with his the way)grandfather, Billy, but when Billy asks Jake to build By Macy, Sue Dewey: 796.6him a sod house, Jake is not sure he wants to do Combines text with vintage photographs,it. advertisements, cartoons, and songs to examineAR: 3.0 LG 1.0 149379EN Lexile: 460 how women have used bicycles throughout history____#0298KW7 2012 IL:3-6 RL:3.5 $17.89 to improve their lives. AR: 8.5 MG 3.0 141594EN Lexile: 1280 ____#0113YK0 2011 IL:5-8 RL:8.5 $16.16The great cake mystery : Precious Ramotswes Under the mesquitevery first case By McCall, Guadalupe Garcia Dewey: -Fic-By McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948- Dewey: -Fic- Throughout her high school years, as her motherBefore becoming the first female private battles cancer, Lupita takes on more responsibilityinvestigator in Botswana, eight-year-old Precious for her house and seven younger siblings, while
  • 12. Teri Lesesne’s Tween ListRamotswe tracks down a thief who has been finding refuge in acting and writing poetry. Includesstealing her classmates snacks. glossary of Spanish terms.AR: 4.5 LG 1.0 151753EN Lexile: 720 AR: 5.7 MG 3.0 106917EN Lexile: 990____#0115YV3 2012 IL:3-6 RL:5.6 $11.09 ____#0475MA0 2011 IL:YA $17.95Best shot in the West : the adventures of Nat Never forgotten Page | 12Love By McKissack, Pat, 1944- Dewey: -Fic-By McKissack, Pat, 1944- Dewey: 978 A lyrical story-in-verse that details the experiencesA graphic novel portrayal of the life of African- of an African boy who was kidnapped and sold intoAmerican cowboy Nat Love, also known as slavery.Deadwood Dick. AR: 4.1 MG 0.5 145769ENAR: 3.8 MG 1.0 149043EN Lexile: 650, GN ____#0464TR9 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.1 $16.19____#0058BT6 2012 IL:YA $17.04How many jelly beans? Capture the flagBy Menotti, Andrea Dewey: 513.2 By Messner, Kate Dewey: -Fic-Aiden and Emma debate how many jelly beans are When the original Star Spangled Banner is stolen,enough and how many are too many. seventh-graders Anne, Jose, and Henry, allAR: 1.5 LG 0.5 154452EN descendants of the Silver Jaguar Society, pursue____#0301ZX5 2012 IL:K-3 RL:1.4 $16.19 suspects on airport carts and through baggage handling tunnels while stranded at a Washington, D.C., airport during a snowstorm. AR: 4.5 MG 6.0 151859EN Lexile: 700 ____#0289ZY3 2012 IL:3-6 RL:4.9 $14.49Over and under the snow CinderBy Messner, Kate Dewey: 591.4 By Meyer, Marissa Dewey: -Fic-During a cross country ski trip through the winter Cinder, a gifted mechanic and a cyborg with awoods, adventurers can discover all sorts of mysterious past, is blamed by her stepmother foranimals living under the snow. her stepsisters illness while a deadly plagueAR: 3.2 LG 0.5 148146EN Lexile: 700, AD decimates the population of New Beijing, but when____#0055LTX 2011 IL:K-3 RL:3 $14.49 Cinders life gets intertwined with Prince Kais, she finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle. AR: 5.8 MG 14.0 148727EN Lexile: 790 ____#0152AV1 2012 IL:YA $17.99Fairest of all The HopBy Mlynowski, Sarah Dewey: -Fic- By Moranville, SharelleByars Dewey: -Fic-After moving to a new house, ten-year-old Abby Tad, a small toad, has been called upon by hisand her younger brother Jonah discover an antique fellow toads to save their home from a monstrousmirror that transports them into the Snow White earth-eating machine and it has been fortold that iffairy tale. a toad kisses a human girl they will be able to saveAR: 2.8 MG 4.0 151886EN Lexile: 400 their home. Meanwhile, a girl named Taylor is____#0456QX3 2012 IL:3-6 RL:2.8 $12.79 determined to stop her favorite place, her grandmothers pond, from being paved over and turned into a strip mall. AR: 4.4 MG 6.0 150785EN Lexile: 700 ____#0409ZX0 2012 IL:3-6 RL:4.1 $14.49Archie : goodbye forever The adventures of Sir Gawain the TrueBy Morgan, Melanie J Dewey: 741.5 By Morris, Gerald, 1963- Dewey: -Fic-Archie and his family are moving away from Relates the adventures of Sir Gawain, the onlyRiverdale after his Dad is given a big promotion, undefeated knight in King Arthurs court, who
  • 13. Teri Lesesne’s Tween Listand as Betty prepares to tell Archie that she has eventually learns the value of friendship,feelings for him, Veronica has plans that could get courtliness, and courtesy after a challenge from thein the way. Green Knight.____#0085ELX 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.7 $9.36 AR: 5.0 MG 2.0 143319EN Lexile: 770 ____#0324KL8 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.7 $12.79 Page | 13The name game! The vampire dare!By Moss, Marissa Dewey: -Fic- By Moss, Marissa Dewey: -Fic-In her diary, Daphne Davis doodles, draws, and In her diary, fourth-grader Daphne Davis drawsdocuments a series of disasters on her first two and writes about her attempt to stop classmatesdays of fourth grade, most of which result from her from thinking she has cooties after what shenew teacher accidentally calling her Daffy. thought would be a "cool" vampire outfit makes herAR: 3.1 MG 1.0 147929EN the laughingstock of costume day.____#0005YN8 2011 IL:K-3 RL:3 $8.54 AR: 3.4 MG 1.0 147930EN ____#0006ANX 2011 IL:K-3 RL:3.6 $8.54The giant and how he humbugged America Truce : the day the soldiers stopped fightingBy Murphy, Jim, 1947- Dewey: 974.7 By Murphy, Jim, 1947- Dewey: 940.4A description of the Cardiff Giant mystery in which Tells the story of the December 25, 1914 trucea man in upstate New York buried a ten-foot-tall, between German and British soldiers as they laidpetrified model of a man, which was discovered by down their weapons and met in No Mans Land towell diggers a year later, and set into motion a celebrate spectacle. AR: 8.2 MG 2.0 133623EN Lexile: 1160, NCAR: 8.7 MG 4.0 154476EN Lexile: 1210 ____#00838T9 2009 IL:5-8 RL:8.2 $17.04____#0883UAX 2012 IL:3-6 RL:6.9 $17.04A monster calls : a novel The book of blood : from legends and leechesBy Ness, Patrick, 1971- Dewey: -Fic- to vampires and veinsThirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find By Newquist, H. P. (Harvey P.) Dewey: 612.1a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the "A thrilling and lively tour of the world of blood,one from the recurring nightmare that began when from ancient history to modern science, to darkhis mother became ill--an ancient, wild creature and often gruesome legends of vampires andthat wants him to face truth and loss. plague, this book informs readers about the mostAR: 4.8 MG 5.0 147163EN Lexile: 730 important tissue in the body"--Provided by____#0145NQ9 2011 IL:YA $14.49 publisher. ____#0172SXX 2012 IL:5-8 RL:8.9 $15.34Matthew meets The Man There is no long distance now : very shortBy Nichols, Travis Dewey: -Fic- storiesAs fifteen-year-old Matt copes with freshman year By Nye, Naomi Shihab Dewey: -Fic-in a Texas high school, his first girlfriend, and the Presents forty extremely short stories by award-quest to become a drummer in a band, he winning author and poet, Naomi Shihab Nye.continually confronts authority figures who slow his Lexile: 770progress. ____#0056TR8 2011 IL:YA $14.49AR: 4.7 MG 4.0 150587EN Lexile: 770____#0148GV8 2011 IL:5-8 RL:6.4 $13.64Olympians. 3,Hera, the goddess and her glory Olympians. 4,Hades, lord of the deadBy OConnor, George Dewey: 741.5 By OConnor, George Dewey: 741.5Recounts the stories of the many heroes who A fictionalized account, in graphic novel format, ofsought and won the approval and patronage of the Greek myth of Hades, God of the Underworld,Hera, the Queen of the Gods, including the story of and his abduction of the goddess DemetersHeracles. daughter, Persephone, to make her his wife, andAR: 3.7 MG 1.0 144847EN Lexile: 650, GN the chaos that ensued.
  • 14. Teri Lesesne’s Tween List____#0442GMX 2011 IL:5-8 RL:3.7 $14.49 AR: 4.0 MG 1.0 148131EN Lexile: 710, GN ____#0227PV0 2012 IL:5-8 RL:4 $14.49Feynman The flint heart : a fairy storyBy Ottaviani, Jim Dewey: 530 By Paterson, John (John Barstow) Dewey: -Fic-A graphic novel overview of the life and A magical amulet, created by a Stone Age magic Page | 14accomplishments of Nobel-winning quantum man for an ambitious individual wishing to takephysicist, adventurer, and musician Richard control of his tribe, brings power and despair toFeynman. those who touch it, and when the amuletAR: 4.4 UG 4.0 146531EN Lexile: 620, GN reemerges, Charles and his sister Unity must find a____#0175ZL1 2011 IL:AD $25.54 way to rescue the humans, fairies, and animals from the mysterious object. AR: 6.4 MG 5.0 146506EN Lexile: 1030 ____#0144WQ8 2011 IL:3-6 RL:6.4 $17.04The worst years of my life Paintings from the cave : three novellasBy Patterson, James, 1947- Dewey: -Fic- By Paulsen, Gary Dewey: -Fic-When Rafe Kane enters middle school, he teams A collection of three novellas by Gary Paulsen thatup with his best friend, "Leo the Silent," to create a explores the diverse meanings of to make school more fun by trying to break AR: 4.9 MG 5.0 146230EN Lexile: 880every rule in the schools code of conduct. ____#0072SS4 2011 IL:5-8 RL:4.5 $13.64AR: 4.5 MG 4.0 144983EN Lexile: 700____#0494ZLX 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.5 $13.64Secrets at sea : a novel When life gives you O.J.By Peck, Richard, 1934- Dewey: -Fic- By Perl, Erica S Dewey: -Fic-In 1887, the social-climbing Cranstons voyage Ten-year-old Zelly Fried considers going along withfrom New York to London, where they hope to find her grandfathers crazy plan to convince hera husband for their awkward older daughter, parents to buy her a dog which involves a "practicesecretly accompanied by Helena and her mouse dog" named OJ.siblings, for whom the journey is both terrifying and AR: 4.3 MG 6.0 144259EN Lexile: 710wondrous as they meet an array of titled humans ____#0497GM9 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.7 $20.56despite their best efforts at remaining hidden.AR: 4.2 MG 5.0 147581EN Lexile: 600____#0005BS1 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.4 $14.49Around the world : three remarkable journeys El Superbebepanal. 2,La invasion de losBy Phelan, Matt Dewey: 741.5 ladrones de inodorosFictionalized accounts of the true stories of three By Pilkey, Dav, 1966- Dewey: 741.5people who made separate attempts to travel George and Harold get into trouble with theiraround the world in the late nineteenth century, principal, Mr. Krupp, who is fed up with theirincluding Thomas Stevens, who made the journey comics, but they decide to retaliate by creating aon a bicycle, reporter Nellie Bly, who used novel on a subject they have never covered before.conventional methods of travel, and sea captain AR: 2.5 MG 0.5 144671SPJoshua Slocum, the first person to sail around the ____#0461NV9 2012 IL:K-3 $11.41world alone.AR: 4.6 MG 1.0 146321EN Lexile: 710, GN____#0143DQ3 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5 $21.29The pull of gravity The humming roomBy Polisner, Gae Dewey: -Fic- By Potter, Ellen, 1963- Dewey: -Fic-When their friend Scooter dies of a rare disease, Twelve-year-old RooFanshaw, who has a talent forteenagers Nick Gardner and Jaycee Amato set out hiding, is sent to live with his estranged uncle in hison a secret journey to find the father who on Cough Rock Island, where he discovers the
  • 15. Teri Lesesne’s Tween Listabandoned "The Scoot" when he was an infant, secrets of the largely uninhabited house and itsand give him a signed first edition of "Of Mice and hidden garden.Men." AR: 5.2 MG 6.0 149862EN Lexile: 800AR: 4.1 MG 6.0 144356EN Lexile: 690, HL ____#0151MV2 2012 IL:5-8 RL:4.9 $16.99____#0448DM6 2011 IL:YA $14.49 Page | 15Ive lost my hippopotamus : more than 100 Winterlingpoems By Prineas, Sarah Dewey: -Fic-By Prelutsky, Jack Dewey: 811 Spirited young Fer travels through the Way to aA collection of more than one hundred childrens magical world in which beings part human and partpoems by Jack Prelutksy, accompanied by black- animal serve an evil ruler known as the Lady, andand-white illustrations. where she hopes to learn about her long-lost____#0426HU7 2012 IL:K-3 RL:3 $16.19 parents and her own identity. AR: 4.9 MG 8.0 150837EN Lexile: 720 ____#0291GW3 2012 IL:5-8 RL:4.9 $17.89Billions of years, amazing changes : the story Happy endings : a story about suffixesof evolution By Pulver, Robin Dewey: -E-By Pringle, Laurence P Dewey: 576.8 When Mr. Wright makes his students study wordDescribes evolution and the history of the study of endings on the last day of school, even the suffixesevolution. rebel.AR: 7.5 MG 2.0 147806EN Lexile: 1000 AR: 2.9 LG 0.5 142396EN Lexile: 430, AD____#0405YT5 2011 IL:3-6 RL:7.6 $15.31 ____#0057TL5 2011 IL:K-3 RL:3 $15.31Take what you can carry Lemonade : and other poems squeezed from aBy Pyle, Kevin C Dewey: 741.5 single wordThe lives of two boys--one teen growing up in 1977 By Raczka, Bob Dewey: 811suburban Chicago who has a habit of shoplifting A collection of poems based on a childs day-to-from the convenience store and another living in day experiences that includes a puzzle at the end1941 Berkeley whose family is forced into a of each poem.Japanese American internment camp--intersect as Lexile: NPthey learn about compassion and loyalty. ____#0233RJ7 2011 IL:3-6 RL:6.1 $14.49____#0146VV4 2012 IL:YA $8.44Americus IllegalBy Reed, M. K Dewey: 741.5 By Restrepo, Bettina Dewey: -Fic-Oklahoma teen Neal Barton stands up for his Nora, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl, faces thefavorite fantasy series, The Chronicles of challenges of being an illegal immigrant in TexasApatheaRavenchilde, when conservative when she and her mother cross the border inChristians try to bully the town of Americus into search of Noras father.banning it from the public library. AR: 3.8 MG 6.0 143376EN Lexile: 540, HLAR: 3.3 UG 2.0 144843EN Lexile: 550, GN ____#0419YH8 2011 IL:YA $14.49____#0351BT5 2011 IL:YA $16.19Creepy carrots! Last olympianBy Reynolds, Aaron, 1970- Dewey: -E- By Riordan, Rick Dewey: -Fic-The carrots that grow in Crackenhopper Field are The long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percythe fattest and crispiest around and Jasper Rabbit Jacksons sixteenth birthday unfolds as he leadscannot resist pulling some to eat each time he an army of young demigods to stop Kronos in hispasses by, until he begins hearing and seeing advance on New York City, while the Olympianscreepy carrots wherever he goes. struggle to contain the rampaging monster,AR: 2.3 LG 0.5 151429EN Lexile: 410, AD Typhon.____#0267WY8 2012 IL:K-3 RL:2.3 $15.34 ____#0354GDX 2010 IL:5-8 $27.16
  • 16. Teri Lesesne’s Tween ListChicagoland Detective Agency. No. 2,The Astronaut Academy : zero gravityMaltese mummy By Roman, Dave Dewey: 741.5By Robbins, Trina Dewey: 741.5 Hakata struggles to get by at Astronaut AcademyAs the founders of the Chicagoland Detective after he becomes the target of the schools mostAgency, a haiku-writing girl and a boy with a talking popular girl. Meanwhile, his best friend stopsdog have more than enough cases on their hands returning Hakatas phone calls and Hakatas new(and paws) when a friend vanishes, a mummys roommate is a Fireball-obsessed jock. Page | 16amulet disappears, and an evil scientist stalks AR: 3.6 MG 2.0 143705EN Lexile: 700human brains and hearts. ____#0273GP8 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5.8 $15.31AR: 3.4 MG 1.0 142512EN Lexile: 580, GN____#0472KH4 2011 IL:5-8 RL:3.4 $22.00TeenBoat! : the angst of being a teen, the thrill The hound dogs haiku : and other poems forof being a boat! dog loversBy Roman, Dave Dewey: 741.5 By Rosen, Michael J., 1954- Dewey: 811Follows the adventures of Teen Boat!, a teenage An illustrated haiku collection that explores theboy who can transform into a small yacht, as he charming characteristics of dogs and providesnavigates the waters of adolesence. facts about numerous dog breeds.AR: 3.1 MG 1.0 150775EN Lexile: 570, GN ____#0141GQ2 2011 IL:3-6 RL:3 $15.34____#0173PX4 2012 IL:YA $12.79Running with trains : a novel in poetry and two Insurgentvoices By Roth, Veronica Dewey: -Fic-By Rosen, Michael J., 1954- Dewey: -Fic- Tris Prior survives the Erudite simulation attacksThe stories of two different boys told in alternating that occur during the time she expected to bepoems, one in which Perry, whos father is missing celebrating her achievement of being ranked firstin action in Vietnam and sister wont reply to his among the initiate class of her chosen faction,letters, lives with his Gran and takes the train to Dauntless. Even though the Dauntless have beensee his mom on the weekends and during his train freed from Erudite mind control, a war developsrides he notices a young boy racing the train and and secrets emerge.dreams of a farm life and a close-knit family; In the AR: 5.0 UG 16.0 151402EN Lexile: 710, HLsecond, Steve, who loves the train that cuts across ____#0045JX2 2012 IL:YA $15.34his farm and dreams of a life not weighed down byfarm chores and his parents rules.AR: 5.5 MG 2.0 151901EN Lexile: 960____#0066BX1 2012 IL:5-8 RL:5.1 $13.61The fourth stall Dancing with the devil and other tales fromBy Rylander, Chris Dewey: -Fic- beyondSixth-graders Mac and Vince operate a business By Saldana, Rene Dewey: -Fic-charging schoolmates for protection from bullies A collection of stories based on Mexican Americanand for help to negotiate conflicts peacefully, with lore, including the title selection in which Joeysamazing challenges and results. date to the school dance, Marlen, is distracted by aAR: 5.1 MG 11.0 143085EN Lexile: 760 well-dressed stranger who literally burns up the____#0397DH1 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5.1 $14.49 dance floor. Presented in English and Spanish. ____#0155BX4 2012 IL:YA $8.51The lemon tree caper : a Mickey Rangel Drawing from memorymystery By Say, Allen Dewey: 741.6By Saldana, Rene Dewey: -Fic- Caldecott medalist Allen Say chronicles hisWhen his scary neighbor, Senorita Andrade, finds experiences as an artist during World War II, andall the lemons from her prize-winning lemon tree describes his relationship with his mentormissing one day, Mickey Rangel vows to NoroShinpei, Japans leading cartoonist.determine what happened. AR: 4.1 MG 1.0 146341EN Lexile: 560, HL
  • 17. Teri Lesesne’s Tween ListAR: 5.5 MG 1.0 150745EN ____#0001RR4 2011 IL:5-8 RL:4.1 $15.34____#0480WR6 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5.4 $6.46Glory be Witches! : the absolutely true tale of disaster inBy Scattergood, Augusta Dewey: -Fic- SalemGloriana faces her twelfth birthday in 1964 and By Schanzer, Rosalyn Dewey: 133.4 Page | 17struggles with the changes she sees happening An illustrated history of the witch hunts that tookaround her, but while she struggles to understand place in colonial-era Salem, Massachusetts,the shift in her relationships with her sister--who is featuring primary source accounts, and describingabout to enter high school--and her best friend, the victims, accused witches, corrupt officials, andFrankie, Gloriana witnesses tempers rise in a impact of the events on society.debate over a segregated public pool. AR: 7.8 MG 4.0 146048EN Lexile: 1190, NCAR: 4.3 MG 5.0 148998EN Lexile: 680 ____#0415RR3 2011 IL:5-8 RL:7.8 $14.46____#0419ZU1 2012 IL:3-6 RL:4.3 $14.49Okay for now Ghosts in the fog : the untold story of AlaskasBy Schmidt, Gary D Dewey: -Fic- WWII invasionFourteen-year-old Doug Swieteck faces many By Seiple, Samantha Dewey: 940.54challenges, including an abusive father, a brother A narrative, nonfiction account of the Japanesetraumatized by Vietnam, suspicious teachers and invasion and occupation of the Aleutian Islandspolice officers, and isolation, but when he meets a during World War II, told from the perspectives ofgirl known as Lil Spicer, he develops a close an American civilian and soldiers from both sidesrelationship with her and finds a safe place at the of the conflict. Includes more than eightylocal library. photographs.AR: 4.9 MG 11.0 143203EN Lexile: 850 AR: 7.8 MG 6.0 146325EN Lexile: 1110____#0110TJ7 2011 IL:5-8 RL:4.9 $14.49 ____#0003ER2 2011 IL:YA $15.34Wonderstruck : a novel in words and pictures Between shades of grayBy Selznick, Brian Dewey: -Fic- By Sepetys, Ruta Dewey: -Fic-Relates the stories of twelve-year-old Ben, who In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, andloses his mother and his hearing in a short time brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home byframe and decides to leave his Minnesota home in Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father1977 to seek the father he has never known in is sentenced to death in a prison camp while sheNew York City; and Rose, who lives with her father fights for her life, vowing to honor her family andbut feels compelled to search for what is missing in the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jarher life. Bens story is told in words; Roses in on Lithuanian soil. Based on the authors family,pictures. includes a historical note.AR: 5.4 MG 4.0 146551EN Lexile: 830 AR: 3.6 MG 9.0 142569EN Lexile: 490, HL____#0202SN4 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5 $25.54 ____#0312LH4 2011 IL:YA $15.34The Bippolo Seed and other lost stories The great wall of Lucy WuBy Seuss, Dr Dewey: -E- By Shang, Wendy Wan Long Dewey: -Fic-Contains seven rare stories by Dr. Seuss which Eleven-year-old aspiring basketball star andwere first published in magazines between 1948 interior designer Lucy Wu is excited about finallyand 1959, featuring "The Bear, the Rabbit, and the having her own bedroom, until she learns that herZinnigo- Zanniga," "Gustav the Goldfish," "Todd great-aunt is coming to visit and Lucy will have toand Todd," "Steak for Supper," "The BippoloSeed," share a room with her for several months,"The Strange Shirt Spot," and others, and including shattering her plans for a perfect sixth-grade introduction and commentary on each story. AR: 4.6 MG 8.0 141653EN Lexile: 710AR: 3.6 LG 1.0 146336EN Lexile: 590, AD ____#0338FHX 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.6 $15.34____#0481MB9 2011 IL:K-3 RL:3.1 $15.35The downside of being up Nerd girls : the rise of the dorkasaurusBy Sitomer, Alan Lawrence Dewey: -Fic- By Sitomer, Alan Lawrence Dewey: -Fic-
  • 18. Teri Lesesne’s Tween ListAll Bobby Connor wants is to survive middle Three misfit middle school students team up to tryschool, but puberty is making that difficult for him to beat out the catty and mean "ThreePees"--as his body conspires against him. pretty, popular, and perfect girls--at the schoolAR: 4.0 MG 5.0 146630EN Lexile: 620 talent show.____#0056KS0 2011 IL:5-8 RL:4.2 $14.49 AR: 4.3 MG 7.0 145461EN Lexile: 660 ____#0117LM8 2011 IL:5-8 RL:4.7 $14.49 Page | 18Potterwookiee WonkensteinBy Skye, Obert Dewey: -Fic- By Skye, Obert Dewey: -Fic-"The latest creature to emerge from Robs closet is Twelve-year-old Rob does not like to read anda cross between Chewbacca from "Star Wars" and stuffs most of the books his parents give him into"Harry Potter." Rob names him Potterwookiee his closet with the rest of his junk, but when he(Hairy for short) and soon Rob finds himself finds a funny little creature behind the door thattreading water as he tries to figure out how to care seems to be a cross between Willy Wonka andfor his mixed-up friend"--Provided by publisher. Frankenstein, he begins to see that reading can beAR: 4.7 MG 3.0 153964EN Lexile: 820 an adventure.____#0604JB1 2012 IL:5-8 RL:5.5 $11.74 AR: 5.3 MG 3.0 146704EN Lexile: 860 ____#0438ZQ3 2011 IL:5-8 RL:6 $11.74Stitches : a memoir-- Tantalize : Kierens storyBy Small, David, 1945- Dewey: 818 By Smith, Cynthia Leitich Dewey: 741.5A graphic novel that chronicles the life of American Werewolf-in-training Kieren is torn between joiningauthor and illustrator David Small, detailing his an urban wolf pack and staying to protect hissickly childhood and teenage years, relationship human best friend--and love interest--Quincie,with his parents, his cancer, and more. whose restaurant is in danger of morphing into aAR: 3.2 UG 1.0 137305EN vampire lair.____#03050Y4 2009 IL:AD $23.81 AR: 2.9 UG 1.0 154952EN ____#0145KQ7 2011 IL:YA $17.04The Chronal engine Storm runnersBy Smith, Greg Leitich Dewey: -Fic- By Smith, Roland, 1951- Dewey: -Fic-Eighth-grader Max, his older brother Kyle, and twin Twelve-year-old Chase Masters travels the countrysister Emma are sent to live with their reclusive with his father, a "storm runner," but he is tested ingrandfather on his Texas ranch and discover their ways he never could have imagined when he andgrandfathers stories about the Chronal engine in a new friend are caught in a hurricane near St.the basement are true when Emma is kidnapped-- Petersburg, Florida.just as predicted--and the boys, along with their AR: 4.5 MG 4.0 142519EN Lexile: 700new friend Petra, must travel back in time to the ____#0359PC9 2011 IL:5-8 RL:4.5 $14.49Cretaceous period to rescue Emma.AR: 4.8 MG 5.0 149983EN Lexile: 750____#0172ZX0 2012 IL:5-8 RL:6.4 $14.49Bigger than a bread box Bigger than a bread boxBy Snyder, Laurel Dewey: -Fic- By Snyder, Laurel Dewey: -Fic-Devastated when her parents separate, twelve- Devastated when her parents separate, twelve-year-old Rebecca must move with her mother from year-old Rebecca must move with her mother fromBaltimore to Grans house in Atlanta, where Baltimore to Grans house in Atlanta, whereRebecca discovers an old breadbox with the power Rebecca discovers an old breadbox with the powerto grant any wish--so long as the wished-for thing to grant any wish--so long as the wished-for thingfits in the breadbox. fits in the breadbox.AR: 4.3 MG 8.0 146588EN Lexile: 680 AR: 4.3 MG 8.0 146588EN Lexile: 680____#0496MR7 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.3 $14.49 ____#0496MR7 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.3 $14.49Alex the Parrot Bird with a Big Brain Liar & spy
  • 19. Teri Lesesne’s Tween ListBy Spinner, Stephanie By Stead, Rebecca Dewey: -Fic-____#0206SF4 2010 IL:3-6 $3.44 Seventh-grader Georges adjusts to moving from a house to an apartment, his fathers efforts to start a new business, his mothers extra shifts as a nurse, being picked on at school, and Safer, a boy who wants his help spying on another resident of their building. Page | 19 AR: 3.8 MG 5.0 152752EN Lexile: 670 ____#0627BB3 2012 IL:5-8 RL:4.2 $13.64The spaghetti detectives The emerald atlasBy Steinhofel, Andreas Dewey: -Fic- By Stephens, John Dewey: -Fic-Living with his mother in a Berlin apartment house, Kate, Michael, and Emma have passed from oneRico, a young boy with ADHD, enjoys playing orphanage to another in the ten years since theirdetective games but when his friend Oskar parents disappeared to protect them, but now theysuddenly disappears, possibly taken by a serial learn that they have special powers--and akidnapper, Rico determines to use his skills to find fearsome enemy--and embark on a prophesiedhis friend. quest to find a magical book.AR: 4.9 MG 6.0 144813EN Lexile: 740 AR: 4.9 MG 15.0 143205EN Lexile: 720____#0222RN8 2010 IL:3-6 RL:4.4 $14.49 ____#0468EJX 2011 IL:5-8 RL:4.9 $15.34Dotter of her fathers eyes Lost and found : 3By Talbot, Mary M., 1954- Dewey: 306.874 By Tan, Shaun Dewey: -Fic-A graphic novel portrayal of the coming-of-age Collects three stories by Shaun Tan that explorenarratives of the lives of James Joyces daughter how people lose and find what matters most toLucia and Joycean scholar James S. Athertons them, as a girl finds a bright spot in a dark world, adaughter Mary Talbot, relating their experiences boy leads a strange, lost being home, and a groupwith social expectations, gender politics, thwarted of peaceful creatures loses its home to cruelambitions, and personal tragedy. invaders.____#0096GX4 2012 IL:AD $12.79 AR: 5.6 MG 0.5 142878EN Lexile: 580 ____#0352VH9 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5.4 $18.74Amelia Earhart : this broad ocean DramaBy Taylor, Sarah Stewart Dewey: 629.13 By Telgemeier, Raina Dewey: 741.5A biographical depiction, in graphic novel format, of Callie rides an emotional roller coaster whilethe life of aviator Amelia Earhart, focusing on her serving on the stage crew for a middle schoolcrossing of the Atlantic Ocean in 1928. production of Moon over Mississippi as variousAR: 3.7 MG 1.0 135013EN Lexile: 1080, GN relationships start and end, and others never quite____#39500E4 2010 IL:5-8 RL:3.2 $15.34 get going. AR: 2.3 MG 1.0 153879EN Lexile: 400, GN ____#0869LA1 2012 IL:5-8 RL:5.2 $20.44Bad island CardboardBy TenNapel, Doug Dewey: 741.5 By TenNapel, Doug Dewey: 741.5Reese, forced to go on vacation with his family, Cam gets a cardboard box for a birthday presentfinds himself shipwrecked with them on a strange that he makes into a man which comes to life, butisland full of weird plants and animals, and pursued when his neighbor Marcus takes the cardboardby an unknown entity on the hunt. box, he creates his own evil creations that threatenAR: 2.3 MG 1.0 145213EN Lexile: 340, GN to destroy them all.____#0205PN1 2011 IL:5-8 RL:4.2 $21.29 AR: 2.2 MG 1.0 153017EN Lexile: 300, GN ____#0291BY3 2012 IL:5-8 RL:2.6 $21.29Jinx : Little Jinx grows up The book with a holeBy Torres, J., 1969- Dewey: 741.5 By Tullet, Herve Dewey: 153.3
  • 20. Teri Lesesne’s Tween ListHaving been a tomboy most of her life, Jinx As each page is turned, the hole in the center ofHolliday is suprised to find that life in high school is the book becomes a space for different things,a lot more complicated than middle school. questions and activities encourage children to____#0126CU7 2012 IL:3-6 RL:4.5 $14.49 imagine the various possibilities. ____#0498PJ6 2011 IL:K-3 RL:2.1 $12.38 Page | 20Hound dog true BreadcrumbsBy Urban, Linda Dewey: -Fic- By Ursu, Anne Dewey: -Fic-Mattie, a shy fifth grader, wants to hide out at her Hazel and Jack are best friends until an accidentnew school by acting as apprentice to her Uncle with a magical mirror and a run-in with a villainousPotluck, the custodian, but her plan falls apart queen leaves Hazel on her own at the threshold ofwhen she summons the courage to speak about an enchanted wood with hope to save Jacks life.what matters most and finds a true friend. AR: 4.8 MG 9.0 146485EN Lexile: 720AR: 4.1 MG 3.0 145878EN Lexile: 710 ____#0029VR5 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5.2 $14.49____#0469QR9 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.1 $13.64The girl who circumnavigated Fairyland in a Navigating Earlyship of her own making By Vanderpool, Clare Dewey: -Fic-By Valente, Catherynne M., 1979- Dewey: -Fic- "Odyssey-like adventure of two boys incredibleA young girl named September finds herself quest on the Appalachian Trail where they dealtransported from her home in Omaha to Fairyland, with pirates, buried secrets, and extraordinarywhere she must battle the mysterious Marquess encounters"--Provided by publisher.alongside her creature-friends. AR: 5.2 MG 11.0 156085EN Lexile: 790AR: 5.8 MG 11.0 144583EN Lexile: 870 ____#0565LE5 2013 IL:5-8 RL:6.2 $21.64____#0442ZM8 2011 IL:5-8 RL:6.2 $16.99Bake sale Bake saleBy Varon, Sara Dewey: 741.5 By Varon, Sara Dewey: 741.5Cupcake runs a successful bakery with help from Cupcake runs a successful bakery with help fromhis best friend, Eggplant, but dreams of going his best friend, Eggplant, but dreams of goingabroad to meet his idol, Turkish Delight, who is the abroad to meet his idol, Turkish Delight, who is themost famous pastry chef in the world. most famous pastry chef in the world.AR: 2.7 MG 0.5 144857EN Lexile: 650, GN AR: 2.7 MG 0.5 144857EN Lexile: 650, GN____#0438LQ1 2011 IL:3-6 RL:2.9 $14.49 ____#0438KQ4 2011 IL:3-6 RL:2.9 $17.04The list The Other NormalsBy Vivian, Siobhan Dewey: -Fic- By Vizzini, Ned, 1981- Dewey: -Fic-Emily and seven other high school girls struggle "A boy is sent to camp to become a man--but endswith the way they see themselves and the way up on a fantastical journey that will change his lifeothers see them after a list ranking the prettiest forever"--Provided by publisher.and ugliest girls is posted. AR: 4.1 UG 10.0 154030EN Lexile: 640AR: 4.8 UG 12.0 150085EN Lexile: 750 ____#0768DB0 2012 IL:YA $15.34____#0422FU7 2012 IL:YA $15.34Harlems little blackbird PieBy Watson, Renee Dewey: 782.42165 By Weeks, Sarah Dewey: -Fic-Illustrations and text relate the life story of Florence Alices Aunt Polly passes away and entrusts theMills, touching on her family history, and describing recipe for her world-famous pie crust to her cat,her accomplishments as a singer during the which she leaves in Alices care, and as everyone,Harlem Renaissance. including Alice, tries to discover the secretAR: 4.4 LG 0.5 155069EN ingredients, Alice learns some important lessons____#0619YB8 2012 IL:K-3 RL:3.5 $15.34 about faith, love, and family. AR: 5.6 MG 5.0 146961EN Lexile: 930 ____#0496FQ8 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5.6 $14.49
  • 21. Teri Lesesne’s Tween ListCode name Verity The Templeton twins have an ideaBy Wein, Elizabeth Dewey: -Fic- By Weiner, Ellis Dewey: -Fic-In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi- Abigail and John, the Templeton twins, and theiroccupied France and the survivor tells a tale of dog Cassie, foil a pair of inept kidnappers intent onfriendship, war, espionage, and great courage as stealing one of their fathers newest inventions.she relates what she must to survive while keeping AR: 5.3 MG 5.0 154819EN Lexile: 850secret all that she can. ____#0655VA4 2012 IL:3-6 RL:4.7 $14.49 Page | 21AR: 6.5 UG 15.0 151635EN Lexile: 1020____#0024CY2 2012 IL:YA $14.49The three pigs Goldilocks and the three dinosaursBy Wiesner, David Dewey: -E- By Willems, Mo Dewey: -E-The three pigs escape the wolf by going into A spin on the traditional tale with dinosaurs whoanother world where they meet the cat and the visit Norway as the main characters.fiddle, the cow that jumped over the moon, and a AR: 4.2 LG 0.5 153629EN Lexile: 910, ADdragon. ____#0741SB4 2012 IL:K-3 RL:5.9 $15.34____#00224R4 2008 IL:K-3 $21.11The hidden gallery The eternal smile : three storiesBy Wood, Maryrose Dewey: -Fic- By Yang, Gene Luen Dewey: 741.5The three Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place A collection of three graphic stories featuringlearn they are under a curse after traveling to Duncan, a charming prince hoping to win theLondon in the company of fifteen-year-old princesss hand; GranpaGreenbax, a greedy oldgoverness Miss Penelope Lumley. frog who longs to find true happiness; and Janet, aAR: 6.5 MG 10.0 142582EN Lexile: 960 busy working woman who thinks she has found____#0120NH2 2011 IL:3-6 RL:6.7 $13.64 true love with a Nigerian prince who contacts her through an email asking for her help in liberating his family. AR: 3.3 UG 1.0 130876EN ____#01567Q4 2009 IL:YA $21.61Breaking Stalins nose The house Baba built : an artists childhood inBy Yelchin, Eugene Dewey: -Fic- ChinaIn the Stalinist era of the Soviet Union, ten-year-old By Young, Ed Dewey: 741.6Sasha idolizes his father, a devoted Communist, Ed Young describes his childhood home, whichbut when police take his father away and leave was built by his father in Shanghai, and reflects onSasha homeless, he is forced to examine his own his fond memories of playing in the home whileperceptions, values, and beliefs. guests moved in to seek safety from the warAR: 4.6 MG 2.0 146486EN Lexile: 670 affecting China.____#0438YQ6 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5.7 $14.44 AR: 5.6 LG 1.0 146042EN Lexile: 900 ____#0100US2 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5.5 $15.34The chronicles of Harris Burdick : 14 amazing The Exquisite Corpse Adventure : aauthors tell the tales progressive story game playedDewey: -Fic- Dewey: -Fic-Presents fourteen short stories from award-winning Twins Joe and Nancy were raised in a circus butauthors based on the illustrations in Chris Van on their eleventh birthday they learn their parentsAllsburgs "The Mysteries of Harris Burdick". are still alive and need their help, so they set outAR: 5.4 MG 8.0 146840EN Lexile: 840 on an quest filled with many extraordinary beings____#0469VR5 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5.4 $21.29 and adventures. Consists of twenty-seven episodes by nineteen authors and pictures by five illustrators. AR: 5.8 MG 7.0 146259EN ____#0053YS3 2011 IL:3-6 RL:5.9 $15.34
  • 22. Teri Lesesne’s Tween ListNaked reading : uncovering what tweens need Thrillerto become lifelong readers Dewey: -Fic-Dewey: 372.4 A collection of short fiction mysteries and thrillers,Examines the ways in which teachers can help with selections by GenniferCholdenko, Jarrett J.interest pre-teens in books, and offers advice on Krosoczka, Matt de la Pena, and to keep them reading. AR: 4.9 MG 8.0 146328EN Lexile: 760____#11688SX 2006 IL:PF $18.41 ____#0004BR7 2011 IL:5-8 RL:5.1 $14.49 Page | 22Weird but true! 3 : 300 outrageous facts. The wonderful Wizard of OzDewey: 031 By Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-Collects three hundred quirky and fun facts from 1919. Dewey: -Fic-articles featured in the magazine "National After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz,Geographic Kids," covering science, animals, food, Dorothy seeks out the great wizard in order topop culture, weather, geography, and more. return to her home in Kansas.Lexile: 760 ____#4ED3ET8 2012 IL:3-6 $30.00____#0215HK4 2011 IL:3-6 RL:4.7 $5.16Dead end in Norvelt Charles and Emma : the Darwins leap of faithBy Gantos, Jack. Dewey: -Fic- By Heiligman, Deborah. Dewey: 576.8In the historic town of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, A biography of English naturalist Charles Darwintwelve-year-old Jack Gantos spends the summer that provides an account of the personality behindof 1962 grounded for various offenses until he is evolutionary theory and the affect of his work onassigned to help an elderly neighbor with a most his personal life, such as his relationship with hisunusual chore involving the newly dead, molten religious wife.wax, twisted promises, Girl Scout cookies, ____#5095AIX 2012 IL:5-8 $42.50underage driving, lessons from history, typewriting,and countless bloody noses.____#497F3T9 2011 IL:5-8 $29.99Becoming Naomi Leon [electronic resource] The notorious Benedict Arnold : a true story ofBy Ryan, Pam Munoz. Dewey: -Fic- adventure, heroism, & treacheryFifth-grader Naomi Leon, living happily with her By Sheinkin, Steve. Dewey: 973.3younger brother and great-grandmother at An introduction to the life of Benedict Arnold thatAvocado Acres Trailer Rancho in Lemon Tree, highlights not only the traitorous actions that madeCalifornia, is forced into a journey of self-discovery him legendary, but also his heroic involvement inwhen her mother makes a reappearance after a the American absence and tries to take her away. ____#421F0Y3 2012 IL:5-8 $45.00____#5094SE1 2012 IL:3-6 $32.30 Titlewave Questions: Contact our Library Service Consultants at or 888.511.5114 ext. 1164 or 815.759.1700 or use our Online Help Order Questions: Contact your Customer Care Consultant at or 888.511.5114 ext. 3546 Copyright © 2013 Follett Library Resources, Inc. – 1340 Ridgeview Drive – McHenry, Illinois 60050 Phone: 888.511.5114 or 815.759.1700 – Fax: 800.852.5458 or 815.759.9831