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State Street 2019/2020 Battle of the Books by Lexile

 

Lexile NP

  • Hate that Catby Sharon Creech Lexile NP

E-book in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/249264

Audiobook in Overdrive:https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/192430

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.

 

Lexile 300-399

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Lexile 400-499

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Lexile 500-599

  • 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.

E-book in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/622307

Audiobooks in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/2394188

                    https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/1250500

https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/2201212

  • 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.

E-book in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/3900302

Audiobooks in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/4196991

Lexile 600-699

  • Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia Lord Lexile 660

E-book in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/4546708

Audiobook in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/4853052

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

E-book in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/2517110

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

E-book in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/3610202

Audiobook in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/3610099

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

 

Lexile 700-799

  • Knights vs. Dinosaurs by Matt Phelan Lexile 710

E-book in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/3759223

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

E-book in Overdrive:https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/2715147

Audiobook in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/2661519

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

E-book in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/2106318

Audiobook in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/3630890

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

Lexile 800-899

  • Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers Lexile 800

E-book in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/3444102

Audiobook in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/3583197

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

Lexile 900-999

  • 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.

E-book in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/3242346

Audiobook in Overdrive:https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/4489235

 

Lexile 1000-1099

  • She Persisted: 13 American Women who Changed the World by Chelsea Clinton Lexile NC1170

E-books in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/3205805

             https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/3619228

Audiobooks in Overdrive: https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/3217502

                          https://riezone.overdrive.com/media/3656510

A nonfiction picture book compilation of the stories of 13 American women who persisted in overcoming obstacles and changing the world.