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  1. 1. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry Books FLR# Author : Title -- Publisher : Year Bnd Qty1stPrice Extended 0520QK7 Adler, David A -- A picture book of Daniel Boone [ KIR+ ] {IL K-3, 976.9} -- Holiday House, 2013., RL 3.9, 32p An illustrated biography of American frontiersman and adventurer Daniel Boone. AR: 4.6 LG 0.5 161180EN Lexile: 820 HRD 1 16.2116.21 0321BX1 Alko, Selina -- B is for Brooklyn [ KIR+ LMC+ PWK* SLJ+ ] {IL K-3, 974.7} -- Henry Holt, 2012., 40p An alphabet book of places and things in Brooklyn, from Atlantic Avenue to lox and bagels, and more. HRD 1 14.4914.49 15174U1 Asher, Jay -- Thirteen reasons why : a novel [ BKL+ HRN+ KIR* PWK+ SLJ+ VOY+ WMJ+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Razorbill, c2007., 288p High school student Clay Jensen receives a box in the mail containing seven cassette tapes recorded by his crush, Hannah Baker, who committed suicide, and spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death. AR: 3.9 MG 9.0 119218EN Lexile: 550 HRD 1 15.3415.34 0951YJ8 Aston, Dianna Hutts -- A rock is lively [ LMC+ SLJ* ] {IL 3-6, 552} -- Amicus, 2014., RL 5.4, 32p "From dazzling blue lapis lazuli to volcanic snowflake obsidian, this poetic illustrated book describes the incredible variety of rocks on Earth and how they move through the rock cycle"--Provided by publisher. AR: 5.4 LG 0.5 153497EN Lexile: 1110, IG HRD 1 21.4321.43 0815QG4 Bacigalupi, Paolo -- The drowned cities [ BKL* BUL+ HRN* HRN+ KIR* LMC+ PWK* SLJ+ VOY+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Little, Brown and Company, 2013., 434p In a dark future America that has devolved into unending civil wars, orphans Mahlia and Mouse barely escape the war-torn lands of the Drowned Cities, but their fragile safety is soon threatened and Mahlia will have to risk everything if she is to save Mouse, as he once saved her. AR: 4.6 UG 13.0 151051EN Lexile: 690, HL PAP 1 7.14 7.14 0998MCXBacigalupi, Paolo -- Ship breaker [ BKL* BUL+ HRN* HRN+ KIR+ LMC* MLPW NBKL PWK* SLJ+ VOY+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Little, FBG 1 13.4113.41
  2. 2. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry Brown, 2011, c2010., 326p In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl. AR: 4.4 MG 11.0 137055EN Lexile: 690, HL 0894SH4 Bascomb, Neal -- The Nazi hunters : how a team of spies and survivors captured the world's most notorious Nazi [ BKL+ BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ SLJ+ YNFW ] {IL YA, 364.15} -- Arthur A. Levine Books, 2013., 245p Presents the history of the group of spies, Holocaust survivors, and lawyers who persued Adolf Eichmann, a Nazi war criminal, for fifteen years in order to bring him to justice for his leadership role in the killing of thousands of Jews during World War II. AR: 7.4 UG 8.0 160444EN Lexile: 1000 HRD 1 14.4914.49 0292PM3 Baylor, Byrd -- Everybody needs a rock {IL K-3, -E-} -- Kawade, 2010., 36p Describes the qualities to consider in selecting the perfect rock for play and pleasure. HRD 1 60.7560.75 30555W9Baylor, Byrd -- Everybody needs a rock [ BKK+ BKL+ BUL+ KIR+ LBJ+ SLJ+ ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Aladdin Paperbacks, 1985, c1974., RL 3.3, 32p Describes the qualities to consider in selecting the perfect rock for play and pleasure. AR: 3.3 LG 0.5 43730EN Lexile: 430, AD FBS 1 12.7112.71 0872WJ6 Beaty, Daniel -- Knock knock : my dad's dream for me [ BKL+ BUL+ CKIW HRN+ PWK* SLJ+ ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Little, Brown and Company, 2013., RL 2.2, 40p "A boy wakes up one morning to find his father gone. At first, he feels lost. But his father has left him a letter filled with advice to guide him through the times he cannot be there"--Provided by publisher. Lexile: 780, AD HRD 1 15.3515.35 0677YJ3 Becker, Aaron -- Journey [ BKL* CALH HRN+ KIR* NYT+ PWK* SLJ* ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Candlewick Press, 2013., 40p A young girl, having escaped from her loneliness through a door she drew on her bedroom wall, is captured by an evil emperor and must find a way to escape. HRD 1 13.6413.64 0824YB0 Bickle, Laura -- The hallowed ones [ KIR+ LMC+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Graphia, 2012., 311p Amish teen Katie smuggles a gravely injured young man, an FBG 1 13.0113.01
  3. 3. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry outsider, into her family's barn despite the elders' ruling that no one can come in or out of the community while some mysterious and massive unrest is wreaking havoc in the "English" world. AR: 4.8 MG 12.0 156924EN 0955CJ3 Bickle, Laura -- The outside [ KIR* ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013., 313p Kicked out of the safety of her Amish community, teenaged Katie must face the dangerous vampire-infested outside world. AR: 4.8 MG 12.0 161169EN HRD 1 14.4914.49 0426KU9 Bingham, Kelly L -- Z is for Moose [ BKL* BUL* CLW+ HRN* HRN+ KIR* NYT+ PWK* SLJ* WCC+ ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Greenwillow Books, 2012., RL .8, 32p Moose is terribly eager to play his part in Zebra's alphabet book, but when his letter passes him by, Moose behaves rather badly until Zebra finds a spot for him. AR: 0.8 LG 0.5 158594EN Lexile: BR HRD 1 14.4914.49 0426KU9 Bingham, Kelly L -- Z is for Moose [ BKL* BUL* CLW+ HRN* HRN+ KIR* NYT+ PWK* SLJ* WCC+ ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Greenwillow Books, 2012., RL .8, 32p Moose is terribly eager to play his part in Zebra's alphabet book, but when his letter passes him by, Moose behaves rather badly until Zebra finds a spot for him. AR: 0.8 LG 0.5 158594EN Lexile: BR HRD 1 14.4914.49 0943LN3 Black, Holly -- Doll Bones / illustrated by Eliza Wheeler [ BKL* BUL* HRN+ KIR* NEWH NYT+ PWK* SLJ* ] {IL 5-8, -Fic-} -- Margaret K. McElderry, 2014. AR: 5.4 MG 7.0 158353EN Lexile: 840 PAP 1 4.53 4.53 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on April 4, 2015. 0737VN7 Bragg, Georgia -- How They Choked {IL 5-8, 920} -- Walker Childrens, c2014. HRD 1 15.3415.34 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on May 6, 2014. 0954KE4 Bragg, Georgia -- How they croaked : the awful ends of the awfully famous [ BKL* KIR+ LMC+ NBKL SLJ+ WCC+ WMJ+ ] {IL 5-8, 920} -- Walker & Co., 2012, c2011., RL 7, 184p Shares the sometimes gruesome details of the deaths of nineteen famous historical figures, including King Tut, Pocahontas, George Washington, Edgar Allan Poe, and Marie Curie. FBG 1 15.3115.31
  4. 4. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry AR: 6.8 MG 4.0 144939EN Lexile: 950 0562BP3 Brashares, Ann -- The Here and Now [ BKL+ KIR+ LBJ+ PWK+ SLJ+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Delacourte, 2014. HRD 1 23.8023.80 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on April 8, 2014. 37416V9 Bray, Libba -- Rebel angels [ BKL+ BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ KLI+ LMC+ PWK+ SLJ+ VOY* VOY+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Delacorte, c2005., 548p Gemma and her friends from the Spence Academy return to the realms to defeat her foe, Circe, and to bind the magic that has been released. AR: 4.6 UG 19.0 100508EN Lexile: 680 FBG 1 15.1415.14 0867GHX Britt, Fanny -- Jane, the fox & me [ BKL+ BUL* HRN* KIR+ NYT+ PWK+ SLJ* ] {IL 5-8, 741.5} -- Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2013., RL 4.1, 101p Helene seeks solace in the pages of "Jane Eyre" while the kids at school ostracize her, but she finally finds friendship on a school camping trip. AR: 4.1 MG 0.5 160435EN Lexile: 800, GN HRD 1 17.0117.01 0572WK0Brown, Don -- The great American dust bowl [ BKL* BUL* HRN* KIR* PWK+ ] {IL YA, 978} -- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013., 80p Describes, in graphic novel format, the Dust Bowl era of the 1930s when dust storms raged across the heartland of the United States. AR: 5.1 MG 0.5 160794EN Lexile: 860, GN HRD 1 16.1916.19 0988QN3 Brown, Jeffrey -- Star Wars Jedi Academy #2 {IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- Scholastic Inc, c2014. HRD 1 11.0911.09 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on July 29, 2014. 0562CE0 Bryant, Jennifer -- A splash of red : the life and art of Horace Pippin [ BKL* BUL+ HRN+ KIR* LMC+ NYT+ PWX* RFSH SFBW SLJ* ] {IL K-3, 759.13} -- Alfred A. Knopf, c2013., RL 4.1, 34p An illustrated biography of African American painter, Horace Pippin. AR: 4.1 LG 0.5 156052EN Lexile: 610 HRD 1 22.7222.72 0749RM8Charbonneau, Joelle -- Graduation day / (The Testing Book 3) {IL YA, -Fic-} -- HMH BFYR, 2014. HRD 1 15.3415.34 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on June 1, 2014.
  5. 5. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry 0409TD3 Chwast, Seymour -- Dante's Divine comedy [ BKL+ KIR* PWK* ] {IL YA, 741.5} -- Bloomsbury, 2010., 127p A graphic adaptation of Dante's "Divine Comedy," a poetic tour through Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise. HRD 1 17.0517.05 08972T2 Claybourne, Anna -- 100 Most disgusting things on the planet {IL 3- 6, 031.02} -- Marshall Editions, c2010., RL 7.8, 112p Contains descriptions of a wealth of disgusting, gross, and repulsive things, grouped in the categories of people, animals, food, inventions, plants, and others, each with a Yuck Factor rating. Includes illustrations and sidebars. Lexile: 1050, IG PAP 1 5.19 5.19 0546BM3Cline-Ransome, Lesa -- Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson : taking the stage as the first black-and-white jazz band in history [ HRN+ PWK+ SLJ+ ] {IL 3-6, 781.65} -- Holiday House, 2014., RL 6.1, 32p Describes how Benny Goodman and Teddy Wilson came together and became the first black and white jazz band and helped create the style known as swing. HRD 1 15.3115.31 0583GF5 Crump, Martha L -- The mystery of Darwin's frog [ BKL+ BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ PWK+ SLJ* ] {IL 3-6, 597.8} -- Boyds Mills Press, c2013., RL 5.5, 39p In 1840, Charles Darwin found a new and strange species of frog in Chile that shocked and stumped scientists, scientists continued to study the frog through the years, and today scientists are working to save Darwin's frog from extinction. AR: 6.1 LG 1.0 157680EN Lexile: 980 HRD 1 14.4614.46 0017FZ6 Cusick, John (John M.) -- Girl parts [ BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ LMC+ PWK+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Candlewick Press, 2012, c2010., 218p The lives of David, wealthy and popular but still lonely, and Charlie, a soulful outsider, intersect when Rose, the female Companion bot David's parents buy to treat his dissociative disorder, forms a bond with Charlie. AR: 3.9 MG 6.0 138403EN Lexile: 590, HL FBG 1 12.7112.71 0013WX8Derf -- My friend Dahmer : a graphic novel [ ALEW BKL+ BUL+ KIR* LBJ+ PWK* VOY+ ] {IL AD, 364.152} -- Abrams ComicArts, 2012., 221p Derf describes his classmate Jeffrey Dahmer's teenage years as a lonely oddball. Dahmer would go on to become one of the United States' most notorious serial killers. AR: 3.6 UG 1.0 157427EN HRD 1 21.2621.26
  6. 6. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry 0748PH6 DiCamillo, Kate -- Flora &Ulysses : the illuminated adventures [ BKL* HRN+ KIR* NEWW NYT+ PWK* SLJ* ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- Candlewick Press, 2013., RL 4.3, 231p A girl named Flora and a squirrel named Ulysses, whose life was saved by Flora after he was involved in an incident with a vacuum cleaner, team up to use Ulysses' superpowers to conquer villains and protect the weak. AR: 4.3 MG 5.0 160221EN Lexile: 520 HRD 1 15.3415.34 26022V6 DiCamillo, Kate -- The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread [ HRN+ NEWW ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- Candlewick Press, 2008, c2003., RL 4.7, 267p The adventures of Despereaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin. AR: 4.7 MG 5.0 70401EN HRD 1 25.5425.54 0601JH1 Dominguez, Angela N -- Maria had a little llama = Maria teniaunallamita [ BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ PBIH PWK+ ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Henry Holt and Company, 2013., RL 1.9, 26p In this bilingual version of the classic rhyme, Maria takes her llama to school one day. AR: 1.8 LG 0.5 160736SP HRD 1 14.4914.49 0443DUX Eaton, Maxwell -- The flying beaver brothers and the fishy business [ HRN+ LMC+ SLJ+ ] {IL K-3, 741.5} -- A.A. Knopf, c2012., RL 1.7 Beavers Bub and Ace battle the Fish Stix corporation in an attempt to save their island's trees. AR: 2.1 LG 0.5 148693EN Lexile: 260, GN PAP 1 4.54 4.54 0576CFX Engle, Margarita -- The lightning dreamer : Cuba's greatest abolitionist [ BKL* BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ PBAH SLJ+ VOY+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} - - Harcourt, 2013., 182p In free verse, evokes the voice of Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda, a book-loving writer, feminist, and abolitionist who courageously fought injustice in nineteenth-century Cuba. Includes historical notes, excerpts from her writings, biographical information, and source notes. AR: 6.7 MG 2.0 158122EN HRD 1 14.4914.49 18947KX Etchemendy, Nancy -- The power of Un [ BKL+ BRT+ BUL+ KIR+ SLJ+ VOY+ WCC+ ] {IL 5-8, -Fic-} -- Front Street/Cricket Books, 2000., RL 6.6, 148p When he is given a device that will allow him to "undo" what has HRD 1 14.4614.46
  7. 7. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry happened in the past, Gib Finney is not sure what event from the worst day in his life he should change in order to keep his sister from being hit by a truck. AR: 4.8 MG 5.0 48512EN Lexile: 720 14136Y9 Fantaskey, Beth -- Jessica's guide to dating on the dark side [ BKL+ BUL+ HRN+ JLA+ PWK* SLJ+ VOY* VOY+ WMJ+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Harcourt, 2009., 354p Seventeen-year-old Jessica, adopted and raised in Pennsylvania, learns that she is descended from a royal line of Romanian vampires and that she is betrothed to a vampire prince, who poses as a foreign exchange student while courting her. AR: 4.9 UG 14.0 130472EN Lexile: 700 HRD 1 14.5014.50 17030V9 Faulkner, Matt -- A taste of colored water [ BKK+ BKL+ HRN+ KIR* PWK+ SLJ+ WCC+ ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2008., RL 3.5, 42p Young cousins Lulu and Jelly, inspired by stories told by a classmate, hitch a ride into the city hoping to take a gulp of what they imagine must be some pretty special water that comes from the "colored" drinking fountain. AR: 3.6 LG 0.5 120255EN Lexile: 670, AD HRD 1 15.3415.34 0342LT9 Fisher, Catherine, 1957- -- Incarceron {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Molino, 2011, c2010., 510p To free herself from an upcoming arranged marriage, Claudia, the daughter of the Warden of Incarceron, a futuristic prison with a mind of its own, decides to help a young prisoner escape. PAP 1 20.9920.99 0879DN5 Floca, Brian -- Locomotive [ BKL* BUL* CALW HRN* KIR* NYT+ PWK* RFSH SLJ* ] {IL 3-6, 385} -- A Richard Jackson book/At, 2013., RL 4.5, 56p Details what the first passengers experienced as they traveled West on the transcontinental railroad in the summer of 1869. AR: 4.7 LG 0.5 160657EN Lexile: 840 FBG 1 19.0119.01 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on April 21, 2014. 33505X9 Gantos, Jack -- Jack on the tracks : four seasons of fifth grade [ BKL+ BUL+ HRN+ SLJ+ VOY+ WMJ+ ] {IL 5-8, -Fic-} -- Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001, c1999., RL 5, 182p Moving with his unbearable sister to Miami, Florida, Jack tries to break some of his bad habits but finds himself irresistibly drawn to things disgusting, gross, and weird. FBG 1 13.4113.41
  8. 8. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry AR: 5.1 MG 6.0 34710EN Lexile: 740 0579VF7 Gardner, Sally -- Maggot moon [ BKL* BUL+ HRN* HRN+ KIR+ MLPH PWK* SLJ+ VOY+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Candlewick Press, 2013, c2012., 279p Friendship and trust inspire Standish to rise up against an oppressive regime and expose the truth about a planned moon landing. AR: 4.5 MG 5.0 157172EN Lexile: 690 HRD 1 14.4914.49 0404MUXGill, David Macinnis -- Black hole sun [ BKL* BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ PWK+ SLJ* VOY+ WMJ+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Greenwillow Books, 2012, c2010., 362p Sixteen-year-old Durango and his crew of mercenaries are hired by the settlers of a mining community on Mars to protect their most valuable resource from a feral band of marauders. AR: 4.1 UG 10.0 139870EN Lexile: 610, HL PAP 1 5.84 5.84 0811BE3 Gill, David Macinnis -- Invisible sun [ BKL+ HRN+ SLJ+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} - - Greenwillow Books, 2013. Sixteen-year-old Durango and his lieutenant--and girlfriend-- continue their adventures as mercenaries on Mars. AR: 4.5 UG 12.0 156728EN FBG 1 15.3115.31 0746DE1 Gill, David Macinnis -- Shadow on the sun [ BKL+ HRN+ KIR+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Greenwillow Books, c2013., 424p "Durango hasn't always despised his father. But he does now. Lyme wants Durango to be the Prince of Mars, and he'll stop at nothing to realize that dream. He'll sacrifice anything and anyone in the name of domination. Even Mimi. Especially Vienne."--Dust jacket. HRD 1 15.3415.34 0977SJ3 Greenberg, Jan -- The mad potter : George E. Ohr, eccentric genius [ BKL* BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ PWK+ RFSH SLJ* ] {IL 3-6, 738} -- Roaring Brook Press, 2013., RL 6.7, 53p Looks at the life of potter George E. Ohr, known for his unique designs, whose work did not become widely successful until after his death. AR: 6.9 MG 1.0 162301EN HRD 1 15.3415.34 0583RF5 Grimes, Nikki -- Words with wings [ BKL* BUL+ CKAH KIR* PWK+ SLJ+ ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- WordSong, an imprint of Highlights, 2013., RL 4.3, 84p Gabby daydreams to tune out her parents' arguments, but when her parents' divorce, and she begins a new school, daydreaming gets her into trouble. Her mother scolds her for it, her teacher keeps telling her to pay attention, and the other kids tease her. HRD 1 13.6113.61
  9. 9. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry Until she finds a friend who also daydreams and her teacher decides to work a daydreaming-writing session into every school day. With a notebook "thick with daydreams," Gabby grows more confident about herself and her future. AR: 4.3 MG 1.0 160815EN Lexile: 850 0981LD0 Haddix, Margaret Peterson -- Turnabout [ BKL+ BRT+ BUL+ KIR+ KLI+ PWK+ SLJ+ VOY+ WMJ+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Simon & Schuster BFYR, 2012, c2000., 200p Melly and Anny Beth agree to participate in Project Turnabout, a scientific experiment in which they are given a shot that will make them grow younger, until they receive a second injection that will stop the aging process, but when other participants die after receiving the second shot, Melly and Anny Beth refuse to have the shot and set out to find someone to care for them when they are too young to do it themselves. AR: 5.3 UG 7.0 47143EN Lexile: 690 FBG 1 13.5113.51 0743WL8 Hale, Kathleen -- No one else can have you [ BKL+ BUL* KIR* PWK+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2014., 382p As sixteen-year-old Kippy of Friendship, Wisconsin, reads her best friend Ruth's diary, she is shocked at what she learns and spurred to solve Ruth's murder, certain that the boy who was arrested is innocent. AR: 5.6 UG 13.0 163437EN HRD 1 15.3415.34 0566AE1 Halliday, Ayun -- Peanut [ BKL+ BUL+ HRN+ LMC+ PWK* SLJ* VOY+ ] {IL 5-8, 741.5} -- Schwartz & Wade Books, c2013., RL 3.8, 206p Nervous about starting her sophomore year at a new high school, Sadie decides to make herself more interesting by claiming to be allergic to peanuts, but her lie quickly spirals out of control. AR: 3.1 MG 1.0 156000EN Lexile: 470, HL HRD 1 20.5620.56 0249EC9 Hamilton, Tim -- Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 : the authorized adaptation [ BKL+ SLJ+ WSH+ ] {IL AD, 741.5} -- Hill and Wang, 2009., 148p A graphic novel adaptation of Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" about Guy Montag, a career fireman, who realizes the evils of government-controlled thoughts and sets about to change society. AR: 3.5 UG 2.0 155625EN FBG 1 21.6121.61 0598GH9 Heiligman, Deborah -- The boy who loved math : the improbable life of Paul Erdos [ BKL* BUL+ HRN+ KIR* NYT+ PWK* SLJ+ ] {IL K-3, 510.92} -- Roaring Brook Press, 2013., RL 1.8, 37p HRD 1 15.3415.34
  10. 10. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry Presents a brief biography of mathematician Paul Erdos. AR: 3.4 LG 0.5 159015EN Lexile: 550, AD 0745SE4 Henkes, Kevin -- Penny and her marble [ BKL* BUL+ HRN* HRN+ KIR* PWK* SLJ* TSGH ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Greenwillow Books, c2013., RL 1.5, 48p Penny feels guilty after taking a beautiful blue marble that she sees in Mrs. Goodwin's grass, but gets a pleasant surprise when she goes to return it the next day. AR: 2.5 LG 0.5 156814EN Lexile: 350 HRD 1 11.0911.09 0733DH1 Henkes, Kevin -- The year of Billy Miller [ BKL+ BUL+ HRN* KIR* NEWH NYT+ PWK+ SLJ* ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2013., RL 4.6, 229p Seven-year-old Billy Miller starts second grade with a bump on his head and a lot of worries, but by the end of the year he has developed good relationships with his teacher, his little sister, and his parents and learned many important lessons. AR: 4.2 LG 3.0 161077EN Lexile: 620 HRD 1 14.4914.49 0600FH6 Hill, Laban Carrick -- When the beat was born : DJ Kool Herc and the creation of hip hop [ BKL+ BUL+ JSIW KIR* NYT+ PWK+ SLJ+ ] {IL 3-6, 782.421649} -- Roaring Brook Press, 2013., RL 4.6, 32p A biography of Dj Kool Herc, discussing his childhood in Jamaica and New York, and his career as a hip hop DJ. AR: 4.2 LG 0.5 160233EN Lexile: 910, AD HRD 1 15.3415.34 0465AX6 Holm, Jennifer L -- Eighth grade is making me sick : Ginny Davis's year in stuff [ BKL+ HRN+ KIR+ SLJ+ ] {IL 5-8, -Fic-} -- Random House, c2012., RL 5.3, 121p Eighth grade turns out to be an eventful year for Ginny and her family, as notes, lists, report cards, doctor bills, and other "stuff" reveal that the family moves to a big new house, Brian starts to be more than just a friend, Ginny's mother has a baby, and her stepfather loses his job. AR: 4.0 MG 1.0 157831EN HRD 1 13.6413.64 0581MF6 Idle, Molly Schaar -- Flora and the flamingo [ CALH HRN* HRN+ KIR+ PWK* SLJ* ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Chronicle Books, c2013., 34p In this wordless book, a friendship develops between a girl named Flora and a graceful flamingo, as they learn to dance together. MOV1 14.4914.49 0873ZN7 Jay, Stacey -- Of Beast and Beauty {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Ember, c2014. PAP 1 8.54 8.54 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on December 9, 2014.
  11. 11. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry 0554ZL2 Kerley, Barbara -- A home for Mr. Emerson [ BKL+ KIR+ PWK* SLJ+ ] {IL 3-6, 814} -- Scholastic Press, 2014., RL 4.9, 46p A biography of American author Ralph Waldo Emerson. HRD 1 16.1916.19 0968CK6 Kidd, Chip -- Go : a Kidd's guide to graphic design [ BKL* HRN+ KIR+ LBJ+ PWK+ SLJ* ] {IL YA, 740} -- Workman Publishing, 2013., 150p Graphic designer Chip Kidd describes the elements of graphic design, including form, function, color, and typography. Lexile: 1100 HRD 1 15.3115.31 0006HF5 Kim, Susan Chongmi -- Brain camp [ BKL+ BUL+ KIR+ LMC+ SLJ+ VOY+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, 741.5} -- First Second, 2010., 151p Problem children Jenna and Lucas find themselves invited to Camp Fielding, where they are surrounded by other misfits whose parents hope will be changed into prodigies. When strange things begin happening around them, Jenna and Lucas team up to investigate, but what they discover is beyond anything they could have imagined. AR: 2.4 MG 1.0 136703EN Lexile: 250, GN FBG 1 22.6122.61 0852VE7 Knisley, Lucy -- Relish : my life in the kitchen [ ALEW BKL+ BUL+ NYT+ PWK* VOY+ ] {IL YA, 741.5} -- First Second, 2013., 173p Presents a graphic novel memoir of cartoonist Lucy Knisley and her obsession with cooking and food. AR: 6.2 UG 2.0 156967EN Lexile: 970 FBG 1 22.6122.61 0886BN7 Kuehn, Stephanie -- Charm & strange [ BKL+ HRN+ PWX+ SLJ+ WMYW ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- St. Martin's Griffin, c2014. AR: 4.1 UG 7.0 164372EN FBG 1 15.3115.31 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on June 10, 2014. 0173QX1 LaFevers, Robin -- Grave mercy [ BKL* BUL+ HRN+ KIR* LMC* NYT+ PWK* SLJ* TEL+ VOY+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Houghton Mifflin, 2012., 549p Seventeen-year-old Ismae avoids an arranged marriage by making a place for herself at the convent of St. Martin, where she learns of her unique gifts and must determine whether she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death. AR: 5.9 UG 20.0 150408EN Lexile: 850 HRD 1 15.3415.34 07616J0 Larbalestier, Justine -- How to ditch your fairy [ BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ PWK+ SLJ+ VOY+ WMJ+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Bloomsbury, 2009, c2008., 309p In a world in which everyone has a personal fairy who tends to one FBG 1 14.4114.41
  12. 12. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry aspect of daily life, fourteen-year-old Charlie decides she does not want hers--a parking fairy--and embarks on a series of misadventures designed to rid herself of the invisible sprite and replace it with a better one, like her friend Rochelle's shopping fairy. AR: 4.1 MG 9.0 124691EN Lexile: 580 0609EB7 Larson, Hope -- A wrinkle in time : the graphic novel [ BKL* BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ LMC+ PWK+ SLJ+ TEL+ ] {IL 5-8, 741.5} -- Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012., RL 4.4, 392p A graphic novel adaptation of "A Wrinkle in Time" in which Meg Murry, her brother Charles, and their friend Calvin, embark on a journey through space and time, assisted by three otherworldly women, when they set out to find Meg's father, a physicist who disappeared while experimenting with time travel. AR: 2.7 MG 2.0 152742EN Lexile: 740 HRD 1 17.0417.04 0701TJ5 Leveen, Tom -- Sick [ BKL+ KIR+ PWK+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Amulet Books, 2013., 271p "Brian and his friends are not part of the cool crowd. They're the misfits, the troublemakers--the ones who jump their high school's electrified fence to skip school regularly. So when the virus breaks out, they're the only ones with a chance of surviving"--Provided by publisher. AR: 4.3 UG 8.0 163736EN HRD 1 14.4614.46 0752NN8 Levithan, David -- Two Boys Kissing [ BKL+ BUL* PWK* SLJ+ STWH ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Random House Children's B. AR: 5.0 UG 8.0 160230EN Lexile: 780 PAP 1 9.99 9.99 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on May 12, 2015. 0774QH4 Lewis, John -- March. Book one [ BKL* CKAH HRN* KIR* LBJ* NYT+ PWK* SLJ* TEL+ ] {IL YA, 323.1} -- Top Shelf Productions, 2013., 121p Presents in graphic novel format the life of Georgia congressman John Lewis, focusing on his youth in rural Alabama, his meeting with Martin Luther King Jr., and the birth of the Nashville Student Movement. PAP 1 12.7612.76 0593FG1 Lieberman, A. J -- The Silver Six [ KIR+ PWK+ SLJ+ ] {IL 3-6, 741.5} -- Graphix, 2013., RL 4.8, 188p "When a group of orphans are thrown together under mysterious circumstances, Phoebe and her pal Oliver lead them in a daring escape from their orphanage to an uninhabited moon. But their HRD 1 19.5919.59
  13. 13. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry idyllic paradise is shattered when the powerful corporate boss who ordered the deaths of their parents sends a relentless henchman to track them down. With nowhere left to turn and time running out, Phoebe and her friends decide there's only on thing left to do: fight back!"--Dust jacket flap. AR: 2.6 MG 1.0 159403EN Lexile: 330, GN 0711VG0 Look, Lenore -- Brush of the gods [ BKL* BUL+ HRN+ KIR* NYT+ PWK* SLJ* ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Schwartz & Wade Books, 2013., RL 3, 34p During the Tang dynasty, master painter Wu Daozi creates an extraordinary mural for the emperor. AR: 4.1 LG 0.5 159379EN Lexile: 580 HRD 1 22.7222.72 0590AL7 Matson, Lynne -- Nil {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Henry Holt and Company, 2014., 376p Transported through a "gate" to the mysterious island of Nil, seventeen-year-old Charley has 365 days to escape--or she will die. Lexile: 570, HL HRD 1 15.3415.34 0451NXX McCafferty, Megan -- Bumped [ BKL+ HRN+ KIR+ LMC+ PWK+ SLJ+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Balzer + Bray, 2012, c2011., 323p In 2036 New Jersey, when teens are expected to become fanatically religious wives and mothers or high-priced Surrogettes for couples made infertile by a widespread virus, sixteen-year-old identical twins Melody and Harmony find in one another the courage to believe they have choices. AR: 5.2 UG 9.0 146507EN FBG 1 15.3115.31 0212FFX McDonald, Megan -- Rule of three [ HRN+ KIR+ SLJ+ ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} - - Candlewick Press, 2010, c2009., RL 3.8, 234p In Acton, Oregon, sisters Alex, Stevie, and Joey take turns telling about their lives, including auditioning for the same part in the school musical, baking contest-worthy cupcakes, and becoming obsessed with "Little Women." AR: 3.8 MG 4.0 131925EN Lexile: 690 FBG 1 11.0411.04 0578NF2 Medina, Meg -- Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass [ BKL+ BUL* HRN* HRN+ KIR* PBAW PWX+ SLJ* TEL+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Candlewick Press, 2013., 260p Piddy Sanchez deals with bullying at her new school, and as the harassment escalates, she struggles to survive and to discover who she really is. AR: 4.3 UG 8.0 157469EN Lexile: 670, HL HRD 1 14.4914.49 0363YU9 Michaelis, Antonia -- Tiger moon [ BKL* BUL+ HRN+ KIR* KLI+ MLBH NBKL PWK+ SLJ* WMJ+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Amulet Books, FBG 1 13.4113.41
  14. 14. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry 2009, c2008., 453p Sold to be the eighth wife of a rich and cruel merchant, Safia, also called Raka, tries to escape her fate by telling stories of Farhad the thief, his companion Nitish the white tiger, and their travels across India to retrieve a famous jewel that will save a kidnapped princess from becoming the bride of a demon king. AR: 6.0 UG 15.0 127227EN Lexile: 820 0601PH5 Morales, Yuyi -- Nino wrestles the world [ BUL+ HRN* HRN+ KIR+ PBIW PWK* SLJ+ ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Roaring Brook Press, 2013., RL 2.3, 32p LuchaLibre champion Nino has no trouble fending off monstrous opponents, but when his little sisters awaken from their naps, he is in for a no-holds-barred wrestling match that will truly test his skills. HRD 1 14.4914.49 0605JN6 Myers, Walter Dean -- Darius & Twig [ BKL* BUL+ CKAH KIR* PWX* SLJ+ VOY+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Amistad, c2014. AR: 4.6 UG 5.0 158092EN PAP 1 8.54 8.54 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on April 22, 2014. 0741YB8 Nelson, Kadir -- Nelson Mandela [ BKL+ BUL+ CKIH HRN+ KIR* PWK* SLJ+ ] {IL K-3, 968.06} -- Katherine Tegen Books, c2013., RL 4.8, 40p Text and illustrations presents a biography of the former South African president best known for his political activism and fight to end apartheid. AR: 4.8 LG 0.5 156060EN Lexile: 960 HRD 1 15.3415.34 33763W5Nixon, Joan Lowery -- Whispers from the dead [ BKL+ SLJ* VOY+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, 1991, c1989., RL 5.2, 180p Sarah's contact with the spirit world during a near-death experience leaves her open to otherworldly messages about a murder committed in her new home in Houston. AR: 4.4 UG 6.0 6995EN Lexile: 680 FBG 1 12.5112.51 0973YM6 Parker, C -- Gated [ KIR* PWK+ SLJ+ VOY+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Ember, 2014. AR: 5.0 UG 13.0 162673EN Lexile: 750, HL PAP 1 8.54 8.54 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on May 27, 2014.
  15. 15. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry 0858KE5 Pearson, Mary -- The Fox inheritance [ BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ PWK* VOY+ WMJ+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Square Fish, 2013, c2011., 294p Friends Jenna, Locke, and Kara suffer a terrible accident that destroys their bodies, but their minds are preserved in a digital netherworld, allowing the friends to remain connected, until the day Jenna disappears, and then, decades later, Locke and Kara are given new bodies and discover everyone they knew and loved-- except Jenna--are dead and gone. AR: 4.2 UG 12.0 145896EN Lexile: 660 FBG 1 15.3115.31 0885UHX Peck, Richard -- The mouse with the question mark tail [ BKL* HRN+ KIR+ PWK* SLJ* ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- Dial Books for Young Readers, 2013., RL 4.6, 223p A very small mouse of unknown origins runs away from school in the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace shortly before the celebration of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee, celebrating her sixty years on the British throne. AR: 5.0 MG 4.0 160154EN Lexile: 680 HRD 1 14.4914.49 0677QJ5 Phelan, Matt -- Bluffton : my summers with Buster [ BKL* BUL+ HRN* KIR* SLJ* ] {IL 3-6, 741.5} -- Candlewick Press, 2013., RL 4, 223p The year is 1908 and a troupe of vaudeville performers has arrived in sleepy Muskegon, Michigan, to spend the summer. Young Henry Harrison is fascinated with the animals and performers, but mostly with a slapstick performer his own age named Buster Keaton, who is also a master prankster and loves to play baseball. AR: 2.5 MG 0.5 159783EN Lexile: 370, GN HRD 1 19.5919.59 0991GH2 Polacco, Patricia -- The blessing cup [ BKL+ BUL+ HRN+ KIR* NYT+ PWK+ SLJ+ ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2013., RL 3.9, 40p A single china cup from a tea set left behind when Jews were forced to leave Russia helps hold a family together through generations of living in America, reminding them of the most important things in life. AR: 4.2 LG 0.5 160746EN Lexile: 740 HRD 1 15.3415.34 0553YL9 Polacco, Patricia -- Clara and Davie : the true story of Young Clara Barton, founder of the Red Cross [ BKL+ PWK+ SLJ+ ] {IL K-3, 361.7} -- Scholastic Press, 2014., RL 3.6, 32p Relates the story of the special relationship between young Clara Barton, who would one day establish the Red Cross, and her older brother Davie, including Davie's encouragement of Clara's loving, HRD 1 15.3415.34
  16. 16. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry healing nature, and Clara's healing touch that saved Davie's life. 0598HL9 Prahin, Andrew -- Brimsby's hats [ BKL* BUL+ KIR* PWK+ ] {IL K-3, - E-} -- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2014., RL 3.3, 40p When the friend with whom he has enjoyed tea and conversation each day goes off to sea, a talented hat maker devises a creative way to make new friends. AR: 3.4 LG 0.5 163837EN HRD 1 13.6413.64 0631UE3 Prelutsky, Jack -- Stardines swim high across the sky and other poems [ BKL+ BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ PWK* SLJ+ ] {IL K-3, 811} -- Greenwillow Books, c2012., RL 4.5, 35p A collection of poems describing imaginary creatures such as Bluffaloes, Swapitis, and Stardines. AR: 5.1 LG 0.5 163766EN HRD 1 18.8918.89 0865LE9 Price, Lissa -- Starters [ BKL+ HRN+ KIR+ LMC+ PWX+ SLJ+ VOY+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Ember, 2013., 336p Sixteen-year-old Callie, having lost every family member besides her little brother when a genocide spore killed all of those who were not vaccinated, thinks she has found a way to support them by renting her body to seniors who want to be young again, but after a neurochip malfunction results in her being stuck in the life of her rich renter, she uncovers the horrible plan of her boss and must race against time to stop it. AR: 3.9 MG 12.0 150246EN Lexile: 550, HL FBG 1 14.4114.41 0351BT5 Reed, M. K -- Americus [ BKL+ BUL+ LMC* PWK+ SLJ+ WMJ+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, 741.5} -- First Second, 2011., 215p Oklahoma teen Neal Barton stands up for his favorite fantasy series, The Chronicles of ApatheaRavenchilde, when conservative Christians try to bully the town of Americus into banning it from the public library. AR: 3.3 UG 2.0 144843EN Lexile: 550, GN HRD 1 16.1916.19 0032QJ4 Reeve, Philip -- Fever Crumb [ BKL* BUL* HRN+ KIR* LMC* NBKL PWK* SLJ* VOY* VOY+ WMJ+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Scholastic, 2011, c2009., 325p Foundling Fever Crumb has been raised as an engineer although females in the future London, England, are not believed capable of rational thought, but at age fourteen she leaves her sheltered world and begins to learn startling truths about her past while facing danger in the present. AR: 6.7 MG 13.0 136800EN Lexile: 1000 FBG 1 14.9114.91
  17. 17. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry 0540NE7 Rosenthal, Amy Krouse -- Exclamation mark [ BKL* BUL+ HRN+ KIR* NYT+ PWK+ SLJ* ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Scholastic Press, 2013., RL 2 An exclamation mark, who does not look like the periods around him, learns to embrace what makes him stand out. Lexile: 90 HRD 1 15.3415.34 0920EJX Roth, Susan L -- Parrots over Puerto Rico [ BKL* BUL+ HRN* KIR* PWK* RFSW SLJ* ] {IL K-3, 597} -- Lee & Low Books Inc., 2013., RL 5.4, 42p "A combined history of the Puerto Rican parrot and the island of Puerto Rico, highlighting current efforts to save the Puerto Rican parrot by protecting and managing this endangered species"-- Provided by publisher. AR: 5.7 LG 0.5 163052EN HRD 1 19.9519.95 0838TN3 Rowell, Rainbow -- Eleanor & Park [ BKL* HRN* HRN+ KIR* MLPH NYT+ PWK* SLJ* TEL+ VOY+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- St. Martin's Griffin, 2014. AR: 3.8 UG 11.0 157569EN Lexile: 580, HL FBG 1 15.3115.31 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on September 1, 2014. 0580BFX Rubin, Susan Goldman -- Diego Rivera : an artist for the people [ BKL* BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ SLJ* ] {IL 5-8, 759.972} -- Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2013., RL 5.3, 56p A brief biography of Mexican artist Diego Rivera, who was best known for his public mural paintings depicting the culture and struggles of the Mexican working class. AR: 7.1 MG 1.0 156520EN Lexile: 980 HRD 1 18.7118.71 0915EG1 Sandler, Martin W -- Imprisoned : the betrayal of Japanese Americans during World War II [ BKL* BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ SLJ* VOY+ ] {IL 5-8, 940.53} -- Walker Books for Young Readers, 2013., RL 6.3, 176p Examines the American internment of Japanese Americans and immigrants in concentration camps during World War II, and the struggle of internees to rebuild their lives after they were freed at the end of the war. AR: 9.4 MG 6.0 160434EN Lexile: 1240 HRD 1 19.5919.59 22025P0 Satrapi, Marjane -- Persepolis 2 [ BKL+ KLI* LBJ* NYT+ PWK* SLJ+ TEL+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, 741.5} -- Pantheon, c2004., 187p Contains black-and-white comic strip images in which the author continues the story of her life, discussing her move from Iran to Vienna in 1984, her feelings of alienation in the foreign country, HRD 1 15.3115.31
  18. 18. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry and her return home where she starts college, falls in love, and questions whether she can continue to live in the repressive society. AR: 3.9 UG 4.0 85377EN Lexile: 500, NC 0805EK4 Scieszka, Jon -- Battle Bunny [ BKL* BUL* HRN+ KIR* PWK* SLJ* ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2013., RL 2.8, 32p Alex, whose birthday it is, hijacks a story about Birthday Bunny on his special day and turns it into a battle between a supervillain and his enemies in the forest--who, in the original story, are simply planning a surprise party. HRD 1 12.7912.79 0784CM9Sedgwick, Marcus -- Midwinter Blood [ BKL* BUL* HRN+ KIR* MLPW NYT+ PWK* ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Square Fish, 2014. AR: 5.0 MG 7.0 156568EN Lexile: 770 FBG 1 15.3115.31 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on April 22, 2014. 0669GH3 Shen, Prudence -- Nothing can possibly go wrong [ BKL* BUL+ KIR+ PWK* SLJ* ] {IL YA, 741.5} -- First Second, 2013., 279p Captain of the basketball team Charlie and president of the robotics club Nate battle it out in a school class election campaign for funding to cover a robotics competition or new cheerleading uniforms. AR: 3.1 UG 1.0 157461EN FBG 1 21.7121.71 06205M5 Shusterman, Neal -- Unwind [ BKK+ BKL+ BUL+ HRN+ NYT+ PWK* SLJ* VOY+ WMJ+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2009, c2007., 335p Three teens embark upon a cross-country journey in order to escape from a society that salvages body parts from children ages thirteen to eighteen. AR: 5.0 UG 14.0 120008EN Lexile: 740, HL FBG 1 14.4114.41 0955ME5 Simmons, Kristen -- Article 5 [ BKL+ HRN+ LMC+ SLJ+ VOY+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Tor Teen, 2013, c2012., 380p Seventeen-year-old Ember Miller, living in a world in which the Bill of Rights has been revoked, is able to keep a low profile until her mother is arrested for noncompliance and she realizes the officer responsible is her first love, Chase Jennings. AR: 4.8 UG 14.0 150569EN Lexile: 660, HL FBG 1 15.3115.31 0573HC2 Singer, Marilyn -- A strange place to call home : the world's most dangerous habitats & the animals that call them home [ BKL+ HRN+ HRD 1 14.4914.49
  19. 19. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry KIR+ PWK+ SLJ+ ] {IL 5-8, 571.1} -- Chronicle Books, c2012., RL 3.5, 37p Discusses dangerous habitats and the animals that live there. AR: 6.3 MG 0.5 155201EN 0726YN7 Sis, Peter -- The Pilot and the Little Prince {IL K-3, 800} -- Frances Foster Books, c2014. HRD 1 16.1916.19 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on May 27, 2014. 0741VL8 Smith, Andrew -- Grasshopper jungle : a history [ BKL+ KIR* NYT+ PWK* SLJ* ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Dutton Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), LLC, 2014., 388p "Austin Szerba narrates the end of humanity as he and his best friend Robby accidentally unleash an army of giant, unstoppable bugs and uncover the secrets of a decades-old experiment gone terribly wrong"--Provided by publisher. HRD 1 16.1916.19 0545JM5 Smith-Ready, Jeri -- This side of salvation [ BKL* KIR+ PWK+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Simon Pulse, 2014. HRD 1 15.3415.34 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on April 1, 2014. 0705CNX Snicket, Lemony -- 29 myths on the Swinster Pharmacy [ BKL+ KIR+ ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- McSweeney'sMcMullens , 2014., RL 5.1, 32p A brother and sister wonder about the mysterious establishment in the next town, the Swinster Pharmacy. HRD 1 12.7612.76 0817HG1 Snicket, Lemony -- The dark [ BKL* BUL* HRN* HRN+ KIR+ NYT+ PWK* SLJ* ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Little, Brown, 2013., RL 3.4, 34p Laszlo is afraid of the dark which lives in the same big, creaky house as him, until one night the dark pays him a visit. AR: 3.1 LG 0.5 157787EN Lexile: 660, AD HRD 1 14.4914.49 35677V6 Soto, Gary -- Neighborhood odes [ BKK+ HRN* SLJ* WCC+ WMJ+ ] {IL 3-6, 811} -- Harcourt, Inc., 2005, c1992., RL 4.9, 68p Presents a collection of poems in which Gary Soto celebrates the joys of life in his Mexican American neighborhood. AR: 4.9 MG 1.0 70375EN Lexile: NP FBS 1 11.0111.01 10956X9 St. James, James -- Freak show [ BUL+ KIR* MTR+ PWK* SLJ* VOY+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Speak, 2008, c2007., 297p Having faced teasing that turned into a brutal attack, Christianity expressed as persecution, and the loss of his only real friend when he could no longer keep his crush under wraps, seventeen-year-old PAP 1 5.84 5.84
  20. 20. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry Billy Bloom, a drag queen, decides the only way to become fabulous again is to run for Homecoming Queen at his elite, private school near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. AR: 4.2 UG 10.0 114755EN Lexile: 660 0577ZF3 Stone, Tanya Lee -- Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first black paratroopers [ BKL* BUL+ HRN+ KIR* LMC+ PWK* SLJ* VOY+ ] {IL 5-8, 940.54} -- Candlewick Press, 2013., RL 8, 147p Tells the story of America's first black paratroopers during World War II. AR: 8.0 MG 5.0 156351EN Lexile: 1090 HRD 1 21.2921.29 0253SR0 Stork, Francisco X -- Marcelo in the real world [ BKL* BUL+ HRN* HRN+ KIR* PWK* SFBW SLJ* VOY* VOY+ WMJ+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Scholastic, 2011, c2009., 312p Marcelo Sandoval, a seventeen-year-old boy on the high- functioning end of the autistic spectrum, faces new challenges, including romance and injustice, when he goes to work for his father in the mailroom of a corporate law firm. AR: 4.6 UG 12.0 129386EN Lexile: 700, HL FBG 1 14.0114.01 0575ZF0 Sullivan, Mary -- Ball [ BKL+ BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ PWK* SLJ+ TSGH ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Children, 2013. While searching for someone to play ball with him, a dog dreams of fantastical adventures he could have with his ball. Lexile: NP HRD 1 11.0911.09 0894JH9 Swanson, James L -- "The president has been shot!" : the assassination of John F. Kennedy [ BKL+ HRN+ PWK* SLJ+ ] {IL YA, 973.922} -- Scholastic Press, 2013., 270p Looks at the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and related events, including his funeral and the apprehension of his killer. AR: 8.0 MG 6.0 161817EN Lexile: 1080 HRD 1 16.1916.19 0532UN9 Timberlake, Amy -- One came home [ BKL+ BUL* HRN* HRN+ KIR* LMC+ NEWH SLJ* TEL+ VOY+ ] {IL 5-8, -Fic-} -- A Yearling book, 2014., RL 4.8, 257p In 1871 Wisconsin, thirteen-year-old Georgia sets out to find her sister Agatha, presumed dead when remains are found wearing the dress she was last seen in, and before the end of the year gains fame as a sharpshooter and foiler of counterfeiters. AR: 4.8 MG 9.0 156090EN Lexile: 690 FBG 1 12.5112.51 0580TF0 Tonatiuh, Duncan -- Pancho Rabbit and the coyote : a migrant's tale [ BKL+ BUL+ KIR* PBAH PBIH PWK* SLJ+ ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Abrams HRD 1 14.4614.46
  21. 21. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry Books for Young Readers, 2013., RL 3.3, 32p When Papa Rabbit does not return home as expected from many seasons of working in the great carrot and lettuce fields of El Norte, his son Pancho sets out on a dangerous trek to find him, guided by a coyote. Includes author's note. AR: 3.8 LG 0.5 158860EN 0747VL6 Vanderpool, Clare -- Navigating Early [ BKL* HRN+ KIR* LMC+ MLPH NYT+ PWK* SLJ* TEL+ ] {IL 5-8, -Fic-} -- Yearling, c2014., RL 5.2 AR: 5.2 MG 11.0 156085EN Lexile: 790 FBG 1 12.7112.71 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on April 22, 2014. 0791GN2 Vawter, Vince -- Paperboy [ BKL* HRN+ KIR+ NEWH PWK* SLJ+ TEL+ ] {IL 5-8, -Fic-} -- Yearling, c2014., RL 5.5 AR: 5.1 MG 8.0 158356EN Lexile: 940 FBG 1 11.9111.91 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on September 8, 2015. 16069Z1 Waters, Dan -- Generation dead [ BUL+ HRN+ KIR* NYT+ PWK+ SLJ+ VOY+ WMJ+ WSH+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Disney/Hyperion Books, 2009, c2008., 392p When dead teenagers who have come back to life start showing up at her high school, Phoebe, a goth girl, becomes interested in the phenomenon, and when she starts dating a "living impaired" boy, they encounter prejudice, fear, and hatred. AR: 5.4 UG 14.0 121939EN Lexile: 820 PAP 1 5.84 5.84 0926CLX Whaley, John Corey -- Noggin / (by the author of "Where Things Come Back") [ BKL* HRN+ KIR+ PWK* ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Atheneum BFYR, 2014. HRD 1 15.3415.34 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on April 8, 2014. 0955UJ4 Wiesner, David -- Mr. Wuffles! [ BKL* CALH HRN* KIR* NYT+ PWK* SLJ* ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013., 32p "Mr. Wuffles ignores all his cat toys but one, which turns out to be a spaceship piloted by small green aliens. When Mr. Wuffles plays rough with the little ship, the aliens must venture into the cat's territory to make emergency repairs"--Provided by publisher. HRD 1 15.3415.34 0629HH9 Willems, Mo -- A big guy took my ball! [ BKL+ BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ SLJ+ TSGH ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Hyperion Books for Children, 2013., RL .9, 56p HRD 1 7.69 7.69
  22. 22. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry Piggie is upset because a whale took the ball she found, but Gerald finds a solution that pleases all of them. AR: 1.0 LG 0.5 158336EN Lexile: 80, AD 0741SB4 Willems, Mo -- Goldilocks and the three dinosaurs [ BKL* BUL+ HRN* HRN+ KIR+ PWK* SLJ* ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Balzer + Bray, c2012., RL 5.9, 34p A spin on the traditional tale with dinosaurs who visit Norway as the main characters. AR: 4.2 LG 0.5 153629EN Lexile: 910, AD HRD 1 15.3415.34 0887MG6Williams-Garcia, Rita -- P.S. be eleven [ BKL* BUL+ CKAW HRN* HRN+ KIR* PWK* SLJ* ] {IL 5-8, -Fic-} -- Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2013., RL 4.6, 274p After spending the Summer of 1968 with their mother and the Black Panthers, Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern return home to Brooklyn with a new feeling of independence, but they discover their father has a new girlfriend, Uncle Darnell has come home from Vietnam a changed man, and Big Ma still expects Delphine to take care of everything. Feeling overwhelmed, Delphine writes to her mother, who reminds her to enjoy being eleven and not grow up too fast. AR: 4.6 MG 8.0 158513EN Lexile: 770 HRD 1 14.4914.49 0703GLX Wilson, N.D -- Boys of Blur [ BKL+ HRN+ KIR* LMC+ NBKL PWK+ SLJ+ TSGW ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- Random House BFYR, c2014. HRD 1 21.6421.64 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on April 8, 2014. 0537GB0 Woodson, Jacqueline -- Each kindness [ BKL* CKAH HRN+ KIR+ LMC+ NYT+ PWK* SLJ* TEL+ ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Nancy Paulsen Books, c2012., RL 3.1, 32p When Ms. Albert teaches a lesson on kindness, Chloe realizes that she and her friends have been wrong in making fun of new student Maya's shabby clothes and refusing to play with her. AR: 3.4 LG 0.5 153501EN Lexile: 640, AD HRD 1 14.4914.49 0578YF2 Woolston, Blythe -- Black helicopters [ BKL+ BUL+ KIR* PWK* SLJ+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Candlewick Press, 2013., 166p Fifteen-year-old Valkyrie White has spent her life hiding from the government that wants to kill her family, and now with her father missing and her home gone, Valkyrie and her older brother must bring their message to the outside world. AR: 3.9 UG 5.0 157455EN Lexile: 580, HL HRD 1 13.6413.64
  23. 23. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry 0453SRX -- Nursery rhyme comics : 50 timeless rhymes from 50 celebrated cartoonists [ BKL* HRN+ KIR* NBKL PWK+ SLJ+ WCC+ ] {IL K-3, 741.5} -- First Second, 2011., RL 3.8, 119p Presents fifty traditional nursery rhymes in comic book format, with illustrations by well-known cartoonists. AR: 3.8 LG 1.0 145595EN HRD 1 16.1916.19 129 titles (qty 129) Total Guaranteed Title Price: $1,969.56 eBooks & Digital FLR# Author : Title -- Publisher : Year Bnd Qty1stPrice Extended 5124BBX Idle, Molly Schaar -- Flora and the flamingo [ CALH HRN* HRN+ KIR+ PWK* SLJ* ] {IL K-3, -E-} -- Chronicle Books, c2013. In this wordless book, a friendship develops between a girl named Flora and a graceful flamingo, as they learn to dance together. EBK 1 15.5915.59 5012XA9 Ness, Patrick -- Chaos walking the complete trilogy {IL AD, -Fic-} -- Candlewick Press, 2011., 1607p Presents a trio of novels that follow Todd Hewitt and Viola Eade, from their first meeting to their attempt to find the best way to achieve peace on the New World. EBK 1 29.9729.97 5066AD9 Rosenthal, Amy Krouse -- Wumbers it's a word cr8ed with a number! [ BKL+ BUL+ HRN+ KIR+ PWK+ SLJ+ ] {IL K-3, 793.73} -- Chronicle Books, c2012., RL 2.2, 34p A picture book with sentences made up of words containing numbers in place of letters with similar sounds. Lexile: NP EBK 1 14.2914.29 5339KJ7 Ryan, Amy Kathleen -- Glow [ BKL+ HRN+ KIR+ SLJ* ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- St. Martin's Griffin, 2012, c2011. Fifteen-year-old Waverly, part of the first generation of children born in deep space after her world was destroyed, questions her upcoming marriage to Kieran even though she knows she must marry and have children young in order to help populate New Earth, and, after she is taken hostage by the leaders of a sister ship who want to rule the planet and separated from Kieran, she finds herself at the helm of a dangerous mission. AR: 5.2 UG 13.0 146651EN EBR 1 15.0015.00 5030IL8 Schutt, Craig -- Things Not Seen! {IL 3-6} -- Influence Resources, c2012. In the sleepy town of Holsom...something just woke up! Everyone EBK 1 1.00 1.00
  24. 24. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry always thought ol Horatio Holsom was a little crazy. But no one suspected the truth until four kids accidentally discover Horatio's secret underground laboratory-complete with a 12-foot tall guardian robot! 5 titles (qty 5) Total Guaranteed eBooks & Digital Price: $75.85 Audiovisual FLR# Author : Title -- Publisher : Year Fmt Qty1stPrice Extended 488D3Y8 Dahl, Roald -- Matilda [ BKL* ODYH SLJ* ] {IL 3-6, -Fic-} -- Penquin Audio, New York, NY : 2013. Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security; and includes a student worksheet and teacher's guide. CD 1 29.9529.95 432F7E0 Floca, Brian -- Locomotive {IL K-3, -E-} -- Dreamscape Media LLC, 2014. It is the summer of 1869, and trains, crews, and family a re traveling together, riding America's brand-new transcontinental railroad. Text and illustrations by Brian Floca; 2 014 Caldecott Medal Winner; 2014 Sibert Honor. DVD 1 38.9938.99 Available for pre-order: This item is scheduled for release on April 29, 2014. 4817FY9 Kaufman, Amie -- These broken stars {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Listening Library, an imprint of the Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, New York, New York : 2013. "Two star-crossed lovers must fight for survival when they crash land on a seemingly uninhabited planet"--Provided by publisher. CD 1 50.0050.00 450B7M9Kontis, Alethea -- Enchanted [ BKL+ SLJ+ ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Brilliance Audio, Grand Haven, Michigan : 2013. When Sunday Woodcutter, the youngest sibling to sisters named for the other six days of the week, kisses an enchanted frog, he transforms back into Rumbold, the crown prince of Arilland--a man Sunday's family despises. MP3 1 9.99 9.99 5175OG9 Kraus, Daniel -- Scowler[ ODYW ] {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Findaway World, Solon, Ohio : 2013. In the midst of a 1981 meteor shower in Iowa, a homicidal maniac escapes from prison and returns to the farm where his nineteen- DDA 1 69.0069.00
  25. 25. REGION X TITLES 2014 Teri Lesesne and Karin Perry @professornana and @kperry year-old son, Ry, must summon three childhood toys--Mr. Furrington, Jesus Christ, and Scowler--to protect himself, his eleven-year-old sister, Sarah, and their mother. 5060BU7 Westerfeld, Scott. -- Leviathan {IL YA, -Fic-} -- Findaway World, Solon, OH : c2012. In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically-engineered beasts. DDA 1 34.9934.99 6 titles (qty 6) Total Guaranteed A/V Media Price: $232.92