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The War that Saved My Life

Kimberly Brubaker Bradley · Dial Books
Pages: 316
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times Bestseller
Newbery Honor Book
Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award (Middle School)
Wall Street Journal Best Children's Books of 2015
New York Public Library's 100 Books for Reading and Sharing

An exceptionally moving story of triumph...

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My little pony, friendship is magic. Vol. 7

Heather Nuhfer; Amy Mebberson; Heather Breckel; Neil Uyetake · Spotlight
Format:  Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Reinforced library bound edition

The new Nightmare Moon has revealed herself and captured the stunned ponies. With time running short for Equestria before a full-scale invasion, the only hope lies with Spike?! And what role will Princess Luna play?
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Steve Jobs: Visionary of the Digital Revolution

Christine Honders · Britannica Educational Publishing, 2015.
Pages: 32
Format: eBook

Apple is a famous brand name, and the imagination and forward thinking behind its success owes a large debt to Steve Jobs. This informational biography offers insight into the life of Steve Jobs, beginning with his early curiosity about electronics and moving through his various innovations...
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Gabriel Finley and the Raven's Riddle

George Hagen · Schwartz & Wade
Format: Print book

"A first-rate fantasy for middle-grade readers. Like Harry Potter,... Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials series,... and Trenton Lee Stewart's Mysterious Benedict Society books." - BOOKLIST , Starred "A vivid, compelling fantasy that sends you off to a world you will...
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Combatting Toxic Online Communities

Amie Jane Leavitt · Rosen Publishing
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Today, we can find an online community to suit almost any interest we may have. And yet these communities carry an element of menace. The anonymity associated with online communities allows particularly vicious interplay, where people can pile on others with virtually zero consequences....
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Fishermen and Fisherwomen

Emma Jones · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Becoming a fisherman or fisherwoman isnt as easy as standing on a dock with a fishing pole, although thats a good place to start. Fishermen and fisherwomen have chosen an exciting and dangerous career path. Readers become immersed in the world of fishing as they learn incredible facts about...
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Where Is the Grand Canyon?

Jim O'Connor · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 108
Format: Print book

There are canyons all over the planet, and the Grand Canyon in Arizona is not the biggest. Yet because of the spectacular colors in the rock layers and fascinating formations of boulders, buttes, and mesas, it is known as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Starting with a brief...
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Claudia and Mean Janine

Ann M. Martin · Scholastic Press
Pages: 160
Format: Library Binding

America's favorite series returns with a new look and a Netflix tv show.Claudia's sister, Janine, is too busy being smart to be nice to anyone--even their grandmother, Mimi. But Claudia doesn't have to see Janine too much this summer, since the Baby-sitters Club is starting...
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Escaping Peril

TUI T SUTHERLAND · Scholastic Press
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Peril has been loyal to Queen Scarlet, who used her fatal firescales to kill countless dragons in the SkyWing arena. Now, Peril is loyal to Clay, the only dragonet who has ever been her friend. So when Scarlet threatens Jade Mountain Academy, Peril sets off to find her former queen, stop...
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