State Street 2019/2020 Battle of the Books by Lexile
Hate that Catby Sharon Creech Lexile NP
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Jack is studying poetry again in school, and he continues to write poems reflecting his understanding of famous poems and how they relate to his life.
The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate Lexile 570
When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.
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Max Einstein by James Patterson Lexile 700
Max Einstein and a group of international geniuses use their creativity and curiosity to help solve some of the world's toughest problems with science.
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Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia Lord Lexile 660
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On the last night of summer, Emma and her Maine game warden father rescue a small domestic rabbit stuck in a fence; the very next day Emma starts fifth grade after years of being home schooled, excited and apprehensive about making new friends, but she is paired with Jack, a hyperactive boy, who does not seem to fit in with anyone--except that they share a love of animals, which draws them together, because of the rabbit.
Maxi's Secrets by Lynn Plourde Lexile 650
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Fifth-grader Timminy, who's small for his age and new in town, isn't eager to start middle school--but he gets a great consolation prize in Maxi, a big, deaf, lovable dog
NightBooks by J.A. White Lexile 660
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Alex's original hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping the witch Natacha happy, but soon he'll run out of pages to read from and be trapped forever. He's loved scary stories his whole life, and he knows most don't have a happily ever after. Now that Alex is trapped in a true terrifying tale, he's desperate for a different ending--and a way out of this twisted place. This modern spin on the Scheherazade story is perfect for fans of Coraline and A Tale Dark and Grimm. With interwoven tips on writing with suspense, adding in plot twists, hooks, interior logic, and dealing with writer's block, this is the ideal book for budding writers and all readers of delightfully just-dark-enough tales
Knights vs. Dinosaurs by Matt Phelan Lexile 710
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With the realm at peace and few dragons about, the Knights of the Round Table are bored, so Merlin sends them to face the most terrible lizards of all--dinosaurs.
Save me a Seat by Sarah Weeks Lexile 780
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Ravi has just moved to the United States from India and has always been at the top of his class; Joe has lived in the same town his whole life and has learning problems--but when their lives intersect in the first week of fifth grade they are brought together by a common enemy (the biggest bully in their class) and the need to take control of their lives.
Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews Lexile 760
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Hailing from the Tremé neighborhood in New Orleans, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews got his nickname by wielding a trombone twice as long as he was high. A prodigy, he was leading his own band by age six, and today this Grammy-nominated artist headlines the legendary New Orleans Jazz Fest
Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers Lexile 800
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In this fascinating, fun take on nonfiction, uniquely American in its frank tone and honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the powerful message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation
Just Like Jackie by Lindsey Stoddard Lexile 900
Fifth grader Robbie is determined to stay out of trouble so that she does not worry her grandfather whose memory is failing and to make sure that she and her grandfather stay together as he is the only family she has left.
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She Persisted: 13 American Women who Changed the World by Chelsea Clinton Lexile NC1170
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A nonfiction picture book compilation of the stories of 13 American women who persisted in overcoming obstacles and changing the world.