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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

Young Nate Twitchell is surprised when one of the hens on his family farm lays a giant egg. After a painstaking wait, Nate is even more surprised when it hatches and out pops a dinosaur! A baby triceratops whom he names Uncle Beazley. But when Nate decides to keep the dino and raise it on his own,...
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Henry Huggins

Beverly Cleary · HarperCollins; Reissue edition
Format: Print book

When Henry adopts Ribsy, a dog of no particular breed, humorous adventures follow.
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Jake Drake, Bully Buster

Andrew Clements

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 at school...
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Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices

Paul Fleischman · Harper & Row
Pages: 44
Format: Print book

Written to be read aloud by two voices - sometimes alternating, sometimes simultaneous--here is a collection of irresistible poems that celebrate the insect world, from the short life of the mayfly to the love song of the book louse. Funny, sad, loud, and quiet, each of these poems resounds...
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Honus & Me: A Baseball Card Adventure

Dan Gutman · HarperCollins; 1st edition
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; 1st edition
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.
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Invisible Inkling

Emily Jenkins · Balzer + Bray

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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Paul Bunyan

Steven Kellogg · William Morrow & Co; First edition edition
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Recounts the life of the extraordinary lumberjack whose unusual size and strength brought him many fantastic adventures.
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Orphan Train Girl

CHRISTINA BAKER KLINE

This young readers' edition of Christina Baker Kline's #1 New York Times bestselling novel Orphan Train follows a twelve-year-old foster girl who forms an unlikely bond with a ninety-one-year old woman.This paperback includes:author's notearchival photographs from th
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From The Mixed-up Files Of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

E.L. Konigsburg

Synopsis: "Having run away with her younger brother to live in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, twelve-year-old Claudia strives to keep things in order in their new home and to become a changed person and a heroine to herself." E.L. Konigsburg is the only author to have won the Newbery...
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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!

Megan McDonald · Candlewick
Pages: 126
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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Dinosaurs Before Dark

Mary Pope Osborne · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 68
Format: Paperback

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! 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...
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My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother

Patricia Polacco · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Audio CD

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 wishes...
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How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning

Rosalyn Schanzer

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 lightnin
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The Cricket in Times Square

George Selden · Sundance Publishers & Distributors
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

After Chester, a cricket, arrives in the Times Square subway station, he takes up residence in a newsstand. Between escapades in New York City, Chester and four new friends manage to bring success to the almost bankrupt newsstand.
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Stuart Little

E. B. White · Harper & Row
Pages: 131

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 the cat....
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Christopher Mouse: The Tale of a Small Traveler

William Wise
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 of Art as he encounters...
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