List: Picture Books For Older Readers
Young Abe Lincoln learns the meaning of selflessness and freedom when he encounters a soldier on a c... More
A humorous story about the absurd excuses for not doing homework. ... More
Carbone, Elisa Lynn.
When the huge steamship on which they are traveling runs aground off the New Jersey coast in 1882, t... More
"Theodora is a perfectly normal duck. She may swim with a teacup balanced on her head and stay ... More
A young girl helps her father, the captain of a whale boat, on a whale-watching trip and relates how... More
In this wordless picture book, a young Southern farm girl discovers a runaway slave hiding behind th... More
Cole, Tom Clohosy.
Follows a small boy and his family as they try to reunite with his father after the Berlin Wall is b... More
Presents a tale of a child who arrives in America on the slave ship Amistad describing her capture, ... More
Elvgren, Jennifer Riesmeyer.
In Denmark during World War II, young Annet, her parents, and their neighbors help a Jewish family h... More
Junkyard, Einstein, Wheels, Pencil, Spider, Hollywood, Spitball, Clips, and Google-Eyes team up to t... More
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. In 1914 France, a British soldier writes to his mother about... More
Dr. Zooper answers questions about life's ordinary puzzles, such as why homework disappears or ... More
In a country far away, a new invention--the mechanical mousetrap--has caused all the mice but one to... More
McKissack, Patricia C.
One October night in 1745, John Leep, a mean and stingy lawyer, sets out to evict a widow from one o... More
Also available in Hoopla. "Two friends try to outdo each other on the basketball court in an ou... More
Based on actual events, tells the story of Homan Walsh, who dreamed of flying his kite across the wi... More
Young Yazul's love for making kites with his grandfather meets with disapproval from his father... More
Sixth-grade friends Lyla and Jamie, both new to their school, stand up for each other when a clique ... More
Also available in Hoopla. In a future when deforestation and other environmental factors have caused... More
Two readers compare print to digital media, and learn books are still valuable. ... More
Marcel, an old elephant who is writing an encyclopedia, reminisces about his memorable world travels... More
Based on a true story about a young Kenyan boy whose mother left him but had named him Muthini which... More
Weatherford, Carole Boston.
Also available in Hoopla. Rhyming text celebrates the Harlem neighborhood that successful African Am... More
While trying to escape with her family from the Nazis, a young Jewish French girl feels protected by... More