Titles in this list were recommended by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh staff. Ask your neighborhood librarian for additional suggestions.
After encountering a Jersey Devil while on a field trip to the Pine Barrens, Elliot and his new friend Uchenna help their weird teacher Professor Fauna rescue the mythological creature from a pair of greedy billionaire brothers. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby.
Takes a look at odd words in the English language and demonstrates how to pronounce them. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.
Polly loves writing stories, so when a magic book appears on her doorstep that can make everything she writes happen in real life, she is certain that all of her dreams are about to come true–but Polly soon realizes that what you write and what you mean are not always the same thing. You can also check out this title as eBook on Hoopla.
Follows the daily lives of seven children from around the world, including such places as Japan, India, Uganda, and Italy, and discusses how schools, meals, and play can be different or similar in different places in the world. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eBook on Hoopla.
From a very young age, Sue Hendrickson was meant to find things: lost coins, perfume bottles, even hidden treasure. Her endless curiosity eventually led to her career in diving and paleontology, where she would continue to find things big and small. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eBook on Hoopla.