Find out more about the 2017-2018 Intermediate (Grades 3-5) books and resources below:
Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina. Candlewick Press, 2016 Juana is a little girl living in Bogotá, Colombia. Lucas is Read more.
Book Uncle and Me by Uma Krishnaswami. Illustrated by Julianna Swaney. Groundwood, 2016 Nine-year-old Yasmin visits Book Uncle’s Lending Library, Read more.
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall. Amulet/Abrams, 2015 Jimmy McLean is self-conscious about his blue eyes, fair Read more.
I Am Not a Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer. Illustrated by Gillian Newland. Second Story Press, 2016 Read more.
The Sound of All Things by Myron Uhlberg. Illustrated by Ted Papoulas. Peachtree, 2016 Both of the young narrator’s parents Read more.
Esquivel! Space–Age Sound Artist by Susan Wood. Illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh. Charlesbridge, 2016 Juan Garcia Esquivel was an avant garde Read more.
Shadows of Sherwood (A Robyn Hoodlum Adventure) by Kekla Magoon. Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 2016 The night her parents disappear, twelve-year-old Read more.
A Boy Named Queen by Sara Cassidy. Groundwood, 2016 Most of the kids in Evelyn’s grade 5 class don’t know Read more.
A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day by Andrea Davis Read more.
Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan. A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book / Read more.
Catching a Storyfish by Janice N. Harrington. WordSong / Highlights, 2016 Katheren, called Keet by her family—short for Parakeet, because Read more.
Some Writer! The Story of E. B. White by Melissa Sweet. Afterword by Martha White. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016 Elwyn Read more.
When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin. Little, Brown, 2016 A historical fantasy weaves retellings of traditional Chinese Read more.
Giant Squid by Candace Fleming. Illustrated by Eric Rohmann. A Neal Porter Book / Roaring Brook Press, 2016 Giant squids Read more.
Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer by Diane Stanley. Illustrated by Jessie Hartland. Simon & Schuster, 2016 Read more.
Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems by Bob Raczka. Roaring Brook Press, 2016 “I like to think of poems Read more.
Garvey’s Choice by Nikki Grimes. WordSong / Highlights, 2016 Garvey is often teased at school for his weight, while his Read more.
One Half from the East by Nadia Hashimi. HarperCollins, 2016 After Obayda’s family moves from Kabul to the village where Read more.
Summer 2018 titles coming soon!
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