After Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005, people traveled from far and wide to rescue and care for thousands of animals, including dogs, horses, and dolphins. Glossary. Bibliography. Further reading. Index. Full-color photographs.
From JLG - Reading Level - Independent Readers (Grades 2-4)
See Me Run by Paul Meisel
“See me run. I run and I run.” A dog soon attracts more dogs, and they begin to chase him. They’re having fun until something else chases them! Full-color illustrations created with pen and ink, acrylic ink, and colored pencil.
From JLG - Reading Level : Primary (Grades K-2)
Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea: A Fairly Fabricated Story of a Pair of Pants
by Tony Johnston illustrations by Stacy Innerst
“Gold!” Miners rush to find it, but their flimsy pants fall apart. Luckily, Levi Strauss has an idea for pants as “tough as buffalo hides!” Author’s note. Full-color illustrations in acrylic on blue jeans.
From JLG - Reading Level : Easy (Grades 1-3)
Lunch Lady and the Field Trip Fiasco by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
On a trip to a museum, the Breakfast Bunch notices some that some of the artwork looks fake. When the forgers catch the kids snooping, it’s Lunch Lady to the rescue. Two-color graphic novel created using ink on paper and digital coloring.
From JLG - Reading Level : Independent Readers (Grades 2-4)
Wilma Tenderfoot : The Case of the Frozen Hearts
by Emma Kennedy illustrations by Sylvain Marc
Wilma has just moved in next door to her hero, Detective Theodore P. Goodman. With all the recent murders in town, surely he’ll want an apprentice.
From JLG - Reading Level : Mystery/Adventure Elementary (Grades 2-6)
If You Lived Here : Houses of the World by Giles Laroche
Imagine living in a house on stilts, where you could catch fish from your bedroom window! Explore fifteen kinds of homes found around the world through history. Map of the world showing locations of different dwellings. Full-color bas-relief cut-paper collage illustrations.
From JLG - Reading Level : Nonfiction Elementary (Grades 2-6)
From JLG - Reading Level : Sports Elementary (Grades 2-6)
Never Forgotten by Patricia C. McKissack illustrations by Leo Dillon
Dinga’s son is taken from West Africa and sold into slavery. Dinga asks the Mother Elements to find him, but even Earth, Fire, Water, and Wind can’t bring him back. Full-color illustrations rendered in acrylic and watercolor.
From JLG - Reading Level : Intermediate Readers (Grades 3-5)
Wild Women of the Wild West by Jonah Winter illustrations
by Susan Guevara