Charles Henry Turner couldn’t stop studying animals, bugs and crustaceans, pursuing his love of science even in the face of racial prejudice. Read about this remarkable scientist’s life in words and pictures.
Titles in this list were recommended by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh staff. Ask your neighborhood librarian for additional suggestions.
Eager to do something her big sister has not done first, Jasmine Toguchi, eight, decides to pound mochi with the men and boys when her family gets together for New Year’s.
Otto and Sheed don’t want summer to end – but when a mysterious man appears and freezes time, they realize that they have to fix things. Luckily, they are experienced detectives and get right on the case of saving time as they know it. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby, as eAudio on Hoopla or as eBook on Hoopla.
Ten-year-old Liam and his two younger sisters, precocious third-grader Dakota and second-grader Izzy, who has Down syndrome, face the possibility of losing their beloved dog, Cupcake, who keeps urinating on their apartment’s carpet.
The AstroNuts – AstroWolf, LaserShark, SmartHawk and StinkBug – are traveling from the ruined Earth to the Plant Planet to see if it will support human life. What will the inhabitants of the Plant Planet think of their plan? You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.
Stella Díaz wants to be friends with the new boy in class, but sometimes she accidentally speaks Spanish instead of English and pronounces words wrong, which makes her turn roja. In addition, she has to get over her fear of speaking in front of the class. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.
When Jilly’s sister is born deaf, Jilly worries about how the world will treat her. She connects with a fellow fantasy reader online who is Deaf and Black to find out more about his experience and learns lessons in communication and friendship. You can also check out this title as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby or as eAudio on Hoopla.