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The Beetle Book

Steve Jenkins · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Beetles squeak and beetles glow. Beetles stink, beetles sprint, beetles walk on water. With legs, antennae, horns, beautiful shells, knobs, and other oddities—what’s not to like about beetles? The beetle world is vast: one out of every four living things on earth is a beetle....
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Ox-Cart Man

Donald Hall · Puffin Books; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

A lyrical journey through the seasons and passing years of one New Englander's family evokes the feeling of historical America.
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Frog Song

Brenda Z Guiberson · Henry Holt
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Since the time of the dinosaurs, frogs have added their birrups and bellows to the music of the earth. Frogs are astonishing in their variety and crucial to ecosystems. Onomatopoeic text and stunning illustrations introduce young readers to these fascinating and important creatures, from...
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Barnum's Bones: How Barnum Brown Discovered the Most Famous Dinosaur in the World

Tracey E Fern · Farrar Straus Giroux
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Barnum Brown's (1873-1963) parents named him after the circus icon P.T. Barnum, hoping that he would do something extraordinary--and he did! As a paleontologist for the American Museum of Natural History, he discovered the first documented skeleton of the Tyrannosaurus Rex, as well as most...
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Bird Talk: What Birds Are Saying and Why

Lita Judge · Flash Point
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeously illustrated tribute to birds of all kinds and the fantastic, funny, fascinating things that they do.Birds have lots of ways of communicating: They sing and talk, dance and drum, cuddle and fight. But what does all of the bird talk mean?Filled with gorgeous illustrations, this...
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A Ladybug's Life

John Himmelman · Childrens Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Strikingly original watercolors depict each creature's world from its unique perspective. Simple text describes the creatures' movements and activities.
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My Name Is James Madison Hemings

Jonah Winter · Schwartz & Wade Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A New York Times Notable Book A powerful historical picture book about the child of founding father Thomas Jefferson and the enslaved Sally Hemings.In an evocative first-person account accompanied by exquisite artwork, Winter and Widener tell the story of James Madison Hemings's childhood...
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26 Letters and 99 Cents

Tana Hoban · Greenwillow Books; 1 edition
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

If you know the 26 letters of the alphabet, can count to 99, and understand that there is more than one way to make 25 cents out of coins, you have obviously just finished reading Tana Hoban's brilliant 26 Letters and 99 Cents. Whichever end you start at is only the beginning!This...
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Fabulous Frogs

Martin Jenkins · Candlewick Press, 2016.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

There are so many kinds of frogs in the world - more than 5,000! - and all of them are fabulous.Huge frogs, tiny frogs, hairy frogs, and flying frogs hop through the pages of this colorful nonfiction book. Discover the Goliath frog, biggest in the world, and the Darwin's frog, which...
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26 Letters and 99 Cents

Tana Hoban · Greenwillow Books; 1 edition
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

If you know the 26 letters of the alphabet, can count to 99, and understand that there is more than one way to make 25 cents out of coins, you have obviously just finished reading Tana Hoban's brilliant 26 Letters and 99 Cents. Whichever end you start at is only the beginning!This...
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She Persisted

ANONYMOUS. · Philomel Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Chelsea Clinton introduces tiny feminists, mini activists and little kids who are ready to take on the world to thirteen inspirational women who never took no for an answer, and who always, inevitably and without fail, persisted. Throughout American history, there have always been women...
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Lot at the End of My Block: Picture Book

Kevin Lewis · Hyperion; 1st edition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Chock-full of dump trucks and bulldozers, kids will recognize their favorite construction vehicles and machinery as a new addition is welcomed to the neighborhood.
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A Rock Can Be

Laura Purdie Salas · Millbrook Press
Format: Print book

Rocks may seem like boring, static objects—until you discover that a rock can spark a fire, glow in the dark, and provide shelters of all shapes and sizes. Laura Purdie Salass lyrical rhyming text and Violeta Dabijas glowing illustrations show how rocks decorate and strengthen the world...
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Ocean animals from head to tail

Stacey Roderick · Kids Can Press
Pages: 36
Format: Print book

This nonfiction picture book uses a playful guessing game to introduce eight different ocean animals and some unique aspects of their bodies. First, readers are shown a close-up illustration of an unusual part of an animal's body and asked to guess its owner: ? What ocean animal has a head...
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Malala's Magic Pencil

Malala Yousafzai · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Malala's first picture book will inspire young readers everywhere to find the magic all around them.As a child in Pakistan, Malala made a wish for a magic pencil. She would use it to make everyone happy, to erase the smell of garbage from her city, to sleep an extra hour in the morning....
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