BLOGS  >  MARCH 25, 2024

Spring into the new season with the most sought out titles!


Well-known librarian Shannon McClintock Miller has selected 13 elementary titles from Capstone Publishing as must-reads for your readers. Including fiction and nonfiction and a variety of genres, these books focus on interesting topics and subject matter that students want to read about. They’re great for both struggling and experienced readers alike and there’s something for everyone! 

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What You Never Knew About Taylor Swift

By Mandy Marx

Upper Elementary

Get a behind-the-scenes look into the life of musical icon Taylor Swift with bold photos and carefully leveled text that is perfect for a range of readers!

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Ali the Great and The Market Mishap

By Saadia Faruqi

Lower Elementary

When Ali’s brother goes missing at the market, he needs to rely on his quick thinking to save the day! Readers join Ali on his journey and learn how to use creative solutions to solve difficult problems. 

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Sonia’s Digital World

By Shannon Miller

Lower Elementary

Young readers will make discoveries and connections with young protagonist Sonia as they get a bird’s-eye view of her world using digital tools!

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The Mystery of the Box of Chocolates

By Fran Manushkin

Lower Elementary

Katie wants to surprise her mom with a box of chocolates for her birthday, but they’ve gone missing! Readers are invited to crack the case alongside Katie and Pedro for the success of the sweet surprise.

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Nellie Bly’s Daring Trip Around the World

By Agnieszka Biskup

Upper Elementary

Take a leap back in time! Readers are transported back to the late 1800s and get a chance to explore newspaper reporter Nellie Bly’s historic journey through the fun and engaging medium of the graphic novel. 

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Yasmin la bibliotecaria

By Saadia Faruqi

Lower Elementary

This Spanish translation of Yasmin the Librarian is a helpful tale that teaches readers how to calmly retrace their steps and locate missing items without panicking.

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What’s Cooking, Arlo? Happy Pudding

By Kimberly Gee

Lower Elementary

Arlo’s friends are feeling down after a big storm, so he decides to cheer them up with his special “happy pudding.” This colorful graphic novel’s tale of friendship is a perfect recipe for fun! 

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Stranded at Sea

By Jarred Lujan

Upper Elementary

This title collects remarkable true tales of survival on the sea that will keep readers on the edge of their seats from start to finish!

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Create Joy with Crafts

By Ruthie Van Oosbree

Upper Elementary

Get crafting and add more joy to the world! With crafts from fairy gardens to window warmers, there’s a project for all levels of readers and crafters. 

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The Story of Chocolate

By Gloria Koster

Lower Elementary

Chocolate is a very popular sweet treat, but how is it made? Where does it come from? Readers get a taste for the history of chocolate with this informative title.

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Blue-Ribbon Radishes

By Kimberly Derting

Lower Elementary

When Poppy’s potentially prize-winning cucumbers are all gobbled up by a goat, she must think on her feet and try to grow a vegetable faster than ever! This title also includes discussion questions and tips for growing your own vegetables.

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The Dr. Wu Brain Switcheroo! An Adventure with a Physics Phenom

By Jared Sams

Upper Elementary

Qianna creates a device to meet favorite historical figures, but her friend accidentally gets swapped in time with a genius doctor in the process! This light-hearted graphic novel gives science and engineering a fun hip-hop spin that readers will love. 

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Rosie Woods in Little Red Writing Hood

By Maya Myers

Lower Elementary

Rosie is a good writer, but for some reason, this time she can’t come up with the perfect twist! When her friend unwittingly provides her with a great idea, she must make the choice of using it for the story or losing her friendship with him.

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Don’t delay! Put a spring into your classroom’s library with this great selection of top titles from Capstone Publishing.

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About Shannon McClintock Miller
Teacher Librarian, Van Meter Community School, Iowa and Spokesperson of Future Ready Librarians®

Shannon McClintock Miller is an international speaker, consultant and author who has a passion for education, librarianship, advocacy, technology, social media and making a difference in the world and lives of others, especially children. 

Shannon serves as the Preschool-12th Grade District Teacher Librarian and innovation Director of Library Media and Instructional Technology at Van Meter Community School District in Iowa. She currently serves as the Future Ready Librarians Spokesperson and Future Ready Schools National Faculty Member working with librarians, educators, and students around the world every day.  She is a Follett Thought Leader and Capstone's Teacher Librarian Community Leader.

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