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The Sword in the Tree

Clyde Robert Bulla · Crowell
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

In the days of King Arthur there stood a mighty oak tree within the walls of a castle. Peace reigned in the castle until the fearsome night when Lionel, longlost brother of Lord Weldon, returned to cause trouble and unhappiness.It was then that Shan, the son of Lord Weldon, took on the duties...
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Dandelions

Eve Bunting · Harcourt Brace
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Embarking on a new life in a new place, Zoe and her family journey west to the Nebraska Territory in the 1800s. They build their soddie, but in the endless miles of prairie it can't be seen from any distance. Zoe finds some dandelions and replants them on their soddie as a surprise for her mother--a...
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The Enormous Egg

Oliver Butterworth · The Enormous Egg [Library Binding]
Pages: 187
Format: Paperback

Twelve-year-old Nate Twitchell tells of the preposterous events that occurred after his pet chicken hatched a dinosaur egg. --This text refers to an alternate Library Binding edition.

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Henry Huggins

Beverly Cleary · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 11
Format: Paperback

In the first novel from Newbery Award-winning author Beverly Cleary, boys and girls alike will instantly be charmed by an average boy whose life is turned upside down when he meets a lovable puppy with a nose for mischief.

Just as Henry Huggins is complaining that nothing exciting...

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Jake Drake, Bully Buster

Andrew Clements · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 80
Format: Book

Meet Jake Drake. He's not the toughest kid in fourth grade or the fastest kid or the funniest. But he's got ideas -- big ideas, and boy, does he have stories to tell about what really goes on in school. Like bullies, for instance. Jake wants to know "if everybody who works...

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Honus & Me: A Baseball Card Adventure (Baseball Card Adventures)

Dan Gutman
Format: Hardcover

Joe Stoshack is beginning to think life can't get much worse. The thing he likes best in the whole world is baseball. He knows everything there is to know about the game...except how to hit home runs. His specialty seems to be striking out. But Joe's life is about to change in the most...
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Bunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Mystery

Deborah Howe · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

THIS book is written by Harold. His full time occupation is dog. He lives with Mr. and Mrs. X (here called Monroe) and their sons Toby and Pete. Also sharing the home are a cat named Chester and a rabbit named Bunnicula. It is because of Bunnicula that Harold turned to writing. Someone...
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Invisible Inkling

Emily Jenkins · Balzer + Bray
Format: Hardcover

The thing about Hanks new friend Inkling is, hes invisible.No, not imaginary. Inkling is an invisible bandapat, a creature native only to the Peruvian Woods of Mystery. Or maybe it is the Ukrainian glaciers. Inkling hardly ever gets his stories straight.Now Inkling has found his way to Brooklyn...
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ORPHAN TRAIN GIRL

CHRISTINA BAKER KLINE · HarperCollins
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

This young readers' edition of Christina Baker Kline's #1 New York Times bestselling novel Orphan Train follows a young foster girl who forms an unlikely bond with a ninety-one-year-old woman. Adapted and condensed for a young audience, Orphan Train Girl includes an author's note and archival...

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From The Mixed-up Files Of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

E.L. Konigsburg
Format: Print book

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Rabbit Hill

Robert Lawson · Puffin Books
Pages: 27
Format: Paperback

It has been a while since Folks lived in the Big House, and an even longer time has passed since there has been a garden at the House. All the animals of the Hill are very excited about the new Folks moving in, and they wonder how things are going to change. It s only a matter of time before...
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Judy Moody Gets Famous! (Book #2)

Megan McDonald · Candlewick; 1st edition
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Good moods, bad moods, can't-stand-Jessica-Finch moods. Judy Moody is back with her many hilarious moods.Fans of JUDY MOODY already know that Judy has a mood for every occasion - and this time Judy is in a jealous mood. Jealous of classmate Jessica Finch, that is, who gets her picture...
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The Superlative A. Lincoln: Poems About Our 16th President

Eileen R. Meyer · Charlesbridge
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Tallest, wisest, most studious--Lincoln was simply superlative!Get to know the personal side of Honest Abe (his LEAST FAVORITE nickname) through fresh and funny poems expressing his superlative nature. Abraham Lincoln is famous for many extremes: he was the TALLEST president, who gave...
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Dinosaurs Before Dark

Mary Pope Osborne · Random House
Pages: 68
Format: Paperback

Jack and Annie's very first fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series - the Magic Tree House!

Where did the tree house come from?

Before Jack and Annie can find out, the mysterious tree house whisks them to the prehistoric past. Now they have to figure out how to get home....
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My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother

Patricia Polacco · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books; First Edition edition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

There's nothing worse than a rotten redheaded older brother who can do everything you can do better! Patricia's brother Richard could run the fastest, climb the highest, and spit the farthest and still smile his extra-rotten, greeny-toothed, weasel-eyed grin. But when little Patricia...
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May B.

Caroline Starr Rose · Schwartz & Wade
Format: Hardcover

Ive known it since last nightIts been too long to expect them to return. Somethings happened.If May is a brave, stubborn fighter, the short, free-verse lines are one-two punches in this Laura Ingalls Wilder-inspired ode to the human spirit, raved Kirkus Reviews in a starred review. May is helping...
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How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning

Rosalyn Schanzer · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Ben Franklin was the most famous American in the entire world during colonial times. No wonder! After all, the man could do just about anything. Why, he was an author and an athlete and a patriot and a scientist and an inventor to boot. He even found a way to steal the lightning right out of the sky....
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The Cricket in Times Square

George Selden · Farrar
Pages: 151
Format: Book

After Chester lands, in the Times Square subway station, he makes himself comfortable in a nearby newsstand. There, he has the good fortune to make three new friends: Mario, a little boy whose parents run the falling newsstand, Tucker, a fast-talking Broadway mouse, and Tucker's...

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Stuart Little

E. B. White · Listening Library
Pages: 131
Format: Paperback

A paperback edition of E.B. White's classic novel about one small mouse on a very big adventure! With black and white illustrations.

Stuart Little is no ordinary mouse. Born to a family of humans, he lives in New York City with his parents, his older brother George, and Snowbell...

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Christopher Mouse: The Tale of a Small Traveler

William Wise · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 152
Format: Print book

Though his life begins "in a commonplace way," Christopher Mouse is not the least bit common. Born in an ordinary wire cage, he endures various young owners who range from bad to worse before narrowly escaping death by taxidermy. His adventures continue in the Metropolitan Museum...
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