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Yoda: The Story of a Cat and His Kittens
Yoda: The Story of a Cat and His Kittens

Beth Ostrosky Stern · Aladdin Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

From the author of the "New York Times "bestselling "Oh My Dog" comes the true story of Yoda, a very special cat and adorable Instagram sensation rescued by Beth and Howard Stern. When Beth first met Yoda at the animal shelter, he was skinny and his fur was matted. He hid in the back...
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Gaston
Gaston

Kelly DiPucchio · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A bulldog and a poodle learn that family is about love, not appearances in this adorable doggy tale from New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Christian Robinson.This is the story of four puppies: Fi-Fi, Foo-Foo, Ooh-La-La, and Gaston. Gaston works the hardest...
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Mogie: The Heart of the House
Mogie: The Heart of the House

Kathi Appelt · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Mogie is a real-life Labradoodle with a special talent: he always knows just what a sick kid needs! Get to know this passionate pup with this story by a Newbery Honoree.Give that dog a puddle and he'd splash. Give him a whistle and he'd roll over. Give him a rule and he'd break it. One day a passel...
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The Tooth Fairy Wars
The Tooth Fairy Wars

Kate Coombs · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

It's the Tooth Fairy against Nathan, a boy who'd rather keep his tooth than get the cash, thank you very much!Nathan's lost his first tooth! And he's thinking he'll hold on to it, so thanks-but-no-thanks, Tooth Fairy. This is one tooth that is staying with its owner. Except the Tooth Fairy...
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Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla
Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

Katherine Applegate · Clarion Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In a spare, powerful text and evocative illustrations, the Newbery medalist Katherine Applegate and the artist G. Brian Karas present the extraordinary real story of a special gorilla. Captured as a baby, Ivan was brought to a Tacoma, Washington, mall to attract shoppers. Gradually,...
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A Mom for Umande
A Mom for Umande

Maria Faulconer · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The heart-tugging true story of how a baby gorilla found love in the arms of a surrogate mom When Umande was born, his mother didn't know how to take care of him. So, he was hand-reared by keepers at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs. For eight months, the keepers crawled on the ground...
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Ninja Red Riding Hood
Ninja Red Riding Hood

Corey Rosen Schwartz · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Companion to the hit The Three Ninja Pigs, this fractured fairy tale is a sure-fire storytime hit.Wolf just can't catch a break! Ever since the three little pigs started teaching everyone Ninja skills, huffing and puffing just hasn't been enough to scare up a good meal. His craving for meat...
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Strongheart: The World's First Movie Star Dog
Strongheart: The World's First Movie Star Dog

Emily Arnold McCully · Henry Holt
Pages: 40
Format: Book

Strongheart may have been a movie star, but he wasn't always famous. He started out as a police dog who could sniff out criminals and march like a soldier, but he didn't know how to have fun. Larry Trimble was a Hollywood director who wanted to put Strongheart in his movies -- not just...
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Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

Lynne Cox · Schwartz & Wade Books
Pages: 48
Format: Book

World-renowned swimmer and bestselling author Lynne Cox and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Brian Floca team up to bring us this inspiring story of an elephant seal who knew exactly where she belonged. Here is the incredible story of Elizabeth, a real-life elephant seal who made her home...
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I Love You Just Enough
I Love You Just Enough

Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 36
Format: Print book

While pulling weeds and planting seeds with her dad on Hazel Ridge Farm's prairie, Heather discovers a wood duckling alone in the grass. Worried for the duckling's safety, Heather asks her dad if she can care for him. "You have to keep him safe and warm and fed. You have to teach him how to be a duck--to...
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