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Ask Me Anything

DK Publishing · DK
Pages: 303
Format: Hardcover

An inventive and informative collection of lists, Q-and-As, and trivia, Ask Me Anything offers hilarious, hip, and hysterical facts in an ultra-accessible format. Want to know who the cuddliest carnivores are? Need to find the opening lines to a myriad of national anthems? Find the answers...
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Face to Face With Wolves

Jim Brandenburg · National Geographic
Pages: 31
Format: Book

The Arctic wolf inches towards you. Like you, he is torn between fear and curiosity. His instinct leads him towards the scent of your leather boots. Your instinct is to reach out to this curious white canine. Suddenly, he snarls, and you're face to face with a wild animal. For years,...
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Eleven

Patricia Reilly Giff · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 164
Format: Print book

Sam is almost 11 when he discovers a locked box in the attic above his grandfather Mack's room, and a piece of paper that says he was kidnapped. There are lots of other words, but Sam has always had trouble reading. He's desperate to find out who he is, and if his beloved Mack is really...
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Words with Wings

Nikki Grimes · Boyds Mills Pr
Pages: 84
Format: Hardcover

Gabby's world is filled with daydreams. However, what began as an escape from her parents' arguments has now taken over her life. But with the help of a new teacher, Gabby the dreamer might just become Gabby the writer, and words that carried her away might allow her to soar. Written in vivid,...
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Babymouse #12: Burns Rubber

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House
Pages: 91
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal - BABYMOUSE!

With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print,...
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Mad Scientist

Matt · Random House
Pages: 91
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal - BABYMOUSE!

With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print,...
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Babymouse #16: Babymouse for President

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House
Pages: 89
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal - BABYMOUSE!

With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print,...
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Babymouse #17: Extreme Babymouse

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House
Pages: 91
Format: Print book

Grab your board! The powder's fresh and Babymouse is hitting the slopes in the 17th installment of the popular, award-winning graphic novel series by Matthew Holm and three-time Newbery Honor winner Jennifer L. Holm! (Uh, snowboarding, Babymouse? Is that really a good idea? You don't exactly...
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Face to Face With Cheetahs

Chris Johns · National Geographic
Pages: 31
Format: Book

Chris Johns, Editor-in-Chief of National Geographic magazine, brings you face to face with a family of cheetahs. The story begins in Okavango Delta in Botswana - as the cheetah mother hunts her prey and the photographer tracks the elusive cat. After watching the family for four months,...
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Face to Face with Polar Bears (Face to Face with Animals)

Norbert Rosing · National Geographic
Pages: 32
Format: Book

The ferocious, snarling beast closing in on you fast has a toothache. In the white wastelands of the Arctic, there is nowhere to hide. Where is that helicopter?

Despite surviving this nightmare, award-winning photographer Norbert Rosing loves the charming, playful side of the polar...
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Why Should I Get Off the Couch?: And Other Questions about Health and Exercise

Louise Spilsbury · Heinemann Library
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Contents include: Why should I get off the couch? Why is it bad to be unfit? What kind of exercise is best? Why should I do warm-ups? Why do cool-downs after exercise? How often should I exercise? Why should I wear sneakers? Should I eat special food? Why

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Gregor and the Code of Claw

Suzanne Collins · Scholastic Press
Pages: 412
Format: Hardcover

The stunning conclusion to the riveting Gregor the Overlander series.

Everyone in the Underland has been taking great pains to keep The Prophecy of Time from Gregor. Gregor knows it must say something awful but he never imagined just how awful: It calls for the warrior's death. Now,...
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Face to Face With Sharks

David Doubilet · National Geographic Children's Books
Format: Hardcover

It is mans greatest fearbeing eaten alive. And diving down here in the depths, the streamlined shark holds every advantage. How close do you want to get?Acclaimed underwater photographer David Doubilet takes you deep into their dangerous realm. Yet he points out that it is we who are the killers!...
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Bug-A-Licious

Meish Goldish · Bearport
Pages: 24
Format: Book

- High-interest topics that teach kids about cultures around the world
- Controlled text with an average of 90 words per two-page spread
- Large, full-color photos
- Fact boxes
- Map showing the countries where foods are eaten
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Babymouse #7: Skater Girl

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 96
Format: Library Binding

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appealmdashBABYMOUSE With multiple Childrens Choice awards and over million books in print kids parents...
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Babymouse #13: Cupcake Tycoon

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Book

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal—BABYMOUSE!   With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print,...
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Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

Ellen Levine · Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

A stirring, dramatic story of a slave who mails himself to freedom by a Jane Addams Peace Award-winning author and a Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist.Henry Brown doesn't know how old he is. Nobody keeps records of slaves' birthdays. All the time he dreams about freedom, but that...
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Chihuahua: Senor Tiny

Natalie Lunis · Bearport
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Chihuahuas are the worlds tiniest dogsbut that doesnt stop them from being some of the bravest and boldest canines around! Right off the bat, youll meet Zoey, a five-pound Chihuahua who saved her one-year-old companion from a rattlesnake biteby getting bitten herself! Where did this courage...
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Marty Mcguire.

Jere and Emilee Gettle · Paw Prints

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Barbaro: America's Horse

Shelley Fraser Mickle · Aladdin Paperbacks
Pages: 147
Format: Paperback

He was bred to be a champion. He was born to run. Everyone said he would be one of the greatest racehorses of all time. Everyone said he would take a place in history next to Triple Crown winners like the fabled Secretariat.

Then, in one sickening, heart-stopping moment, everything...
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Face to Face with Frogs

Mark W Moffett · National Geographic
Pages: 31
Format: Book

You're two inches away from a poison dart frog. You're lying on the rainforest floor as she hops toward you, utterly fearless. This deadly terribilis frog has nothing to fear; your fear is that any accidental contact with your skin could mean death! Let Mark W. Moffett, winner...
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Face to Face with Caterpillars

Darlyne Murawski · National Geographic
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Ever had an in-your-face encounter with a caterpillar? Darlyne Murawski came eye-to-eye with a spiny caterpillar in Costa Rica - and was severely stung by the harmless-looking creepy-crawly. But she still got the picture. It's one of many caterpillar close-ups which illustrate this extraordinary...
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Face to Face with Dolphins

Flip Nicklin · National Geographic
Pages: 32
Format: Book

You're 70 feet underwater - face to face with one of the sea's friendliest creatures. National Geographic photographer Flip Nicklin and his wife Linda, a naturalist and educator, invite you to study the amazing behavior of the beloved dolphin. Learn the difference between an orca and a bottlenose....
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Fly High!: The Story of Bessie Coleman

Louise Borden · Aladdin Paperbacks
Pages: 40
Format: Paperback

When Bessie Coleman was a child, she wanted to be in school -- not in the cotton fields of Texas, helping her family earn money. She wanted to be somebody significant in the world. So Bessie did everything she could to learn under the most challenging of circumstances. At the end of every...
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Freddy and the Bean Home News

Walter R Brooks · Puffin Books
Pages: 230
Format: Paperback

"The American version of the great English classics, such as the Pooh books or The Wind in the Willows."--The New York Times Book Review

When Freddy's friend Mr. Dimsey is ousted for publishing news of Bean Farm in the local newspaper, the animals decide to take...
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Freddy the Detective

Walter R Brooks · Puffin Books
Pages: 263
Format: Paperback

"The American version of the great English classics, such as the Pooh books or The Wind in the Willows." - The New York Times Book Review

There's trouble on the Bean farm. First a toy train disappears. Then Prinny the Dog's dinner is missing and Egbert the Rabbit...
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Just for Elephants

Carol Buckley · Tilbury House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Most elephants in America live in circuses and zoos, and their lives are very different from what they would be in the wild. But there's a very special place in Tennessee called the Elephant Sanctuary, where elephants can finally have the freedom to roam and have elephant friends. Why do elephants...
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Serafina's Promise

Ann E. Burg · Scholastic Press
Pages: 299
Format: Book

A luminous novel in verse from the author of the Jefferson Cup award winner ALL THE BROKEN PIECES.


Serafina has
a secret dream.

She wants to go to school
and become a doctor
with her best friend, Julie Marie.

But in their rural village
outside Port-au-Prince,...
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Persephone

Sally Pomme Clayton · Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Pages: 26
Format: Book

On a warm spring day, the beautiful young goddess Persephone is snatched from her home by Hades, god of the Underworld, and taken away to live underground and become his bride. Persephone's mother, Demeter, goddess of Earth, is so brokenhearted that she curses the land so nothing can grow...
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The Underland Chronicles #3: Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods

Suzanne Collins · Scholastic
Pages: 358
Format: Book

In the third installment of The Underland Chronicles, Gregor must stop a plague from spreading through the Underland.


Book Two left off with Gregor reading the Prophecy of Blood: a prophecy that calls for Gregor and Boots to return to the Underland to help ward off a plague....
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Gregor And The Marks Of Secret

Suzanne Collins · Scholastic Press
Pages: 343
Format: Book

Follow Gregor in the next highly anticipated adventure in Suzanne Collins' masterful Underland Chronicles!

It's only a few months since Gregor and Boots returned from the Underland, leaving their mother behind to heal from the plague. Though Gregor's family receives frequent updates...
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Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane

Suzanne Collins · Scholastic
Pages: 309
Format: Book

The action and adventure continue in this stunning fantasy from a rising literary star.

Gregor is summoned back to the Underland by the terms of a second prophecy. Spies have reported the sighting of a Rat King, a character who has been legendary since the Middle Ages. Recognizable...
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Gregor The Overlander

Suzanne Collins · Scholastic
Pages: 311
Format: Book

This irresistible first novel tells the story of a quiet boy who embarks on a dangerous quest in order to fulfill his destiny -- and find his father -- in a strange world beneath New York City.

When Gregor falls through a grate in the laundry room of his apartment building, he hurtles...
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Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses?

Stanley Coren · Kids Can Press
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Did you know that dogs can outrun an Olympic sprinter and ?speak? three languages? Or that they can tell when storms are coming and even predict earthquakes before they happen?

These are just a few of the doggone fascinating facts to discover in this ultimate companion book for young...
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Ballpark: The Story of America's Baseball Fields

Lynn Curlee · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Book

If you love baseball, chances are you love one particular ballpark. Boston fans wax poetic about Fenway Park. Cubs fans are adamant that Wrigley Field is the classic ballfield. Busch Stadium is a hit with folks from Missouri, and Yankee fans are passionate about the House That Ruth Built.......
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The Magician's Elephant

Kate DiCamillo · Candlewick Press
Pages: 201
Format: Hardcover

In a highly awaited new novel, Kate DiCamillo conjures a haunting fable about trusting the unexpected - and making the extraordinary come true.

What if? Why not? Could it be?

When a fortuneteller's tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese, orphan Peter...
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The Tiger Rising

Kate DiCamillo · Candlewick Press
Pages: 116
Format: Print book

An extraordinary new novel of friendship by Kate DiCamillo, author of the celebrated debut novel BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE.

Walking through the misty Florida woods one morning, twelve-year-old Rob Horton is stunned to encounter a tiger - a real-life, very large tiger - pacing...
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Face to Face With Sharks

David Doubilet · National Geographic
Pages: 31
Format: Book

It is man's greatest fear - being eaten alive. And diving down here in the depths, the streamlined shark holds every advantage. How close do you want to get?

Acclaimed underwater photographer David Doubilet takes you deep into their dangerous realm. Yet he points out that it is we...
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The City of Ember: The First Book of Ember

Jeanne DuPrau · Random House
Pages: 270
Format: Book

The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she's sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must decipher...
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The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish

Neil Gaiman · HarperCollins Children's Books
Pages: 64
Format: Kit

"I'll swap you my dad," I said.
"Oh-oh," said my little sister.

What if you wanted your best friend's two goldfish so much that you'd swap anything for them, even your father?

What if your mother came home and found out what you'd done?

The...

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Babymouse #1: Queen of the World!

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House
Pages: 96
Format: Book

With multiple Children's Choice Awards and over 1.8 million books sold, kids, parents, and teachers agree that Babymouse is perfect for fans of Junie B. Jones, Ivy and Bean, Bad Kitty, and Dork Diaries!

Meet Babymouse - Her dreams are big! Her imagination is wild! Her whiskers are ALWAYS...
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Our Hero

Matthew Holm · Random House Childrens Books
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal - BABYMOUSE!

With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print,...

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Beach Babe

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House Children's Books
Pages: 91
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal - BABYMOUSE!

With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print,...
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Babymouse #4: Rock Star

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House Children's Books
Pages: 91
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal - BABYMOUSE!

With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print,...
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Babymouse #5: Heartbreaker

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House
Pages: 91
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal - BABYMOUSE!

With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print,...

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Babymouse #6: Camp Babymouse

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House
Pages: 91
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal - BABYMOUSE!

With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print,...
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Babymouse #8: Puppy Love

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal - BABYMOUSE!

With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print,...
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Babymouse #9: Monster Mash

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House
Pages: 91
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal - BABYMOUSE!

With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print,...
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Babymouse #10: The Musical

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House Children's Books
Pages: 91
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal - BABYMOUSE!

With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print,...
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Babymouse #11: Dragonslayer

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House Children's Books
Pages: 91

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal BABYMOUSE With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1. 7 million books in print, kids, parents,...
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Babymouse #15: A Very Babymouse Christmas

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House
Pages: 89
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal - BABYMOUSE!

With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print,...
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Babymouse #18: Happy Birthday, Babymouse

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House
Pages: 90
Format: Paperback

New York Times bestselling, three-time Newbery Honor-winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated, award-winning graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal - BABYMOUSE! Winner of multiple Children's Choice awards and with over...
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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Grace Lin · Routledge
Pages: 550
Format: Print book

In the valley of Fruitless mountain, a young girl named Minli lives in a ramshackle hut with her parents. In the evenings, her father regales her with old folktales of the Jade Dragon and the Old Man on the Moon, who knows the answers to all of life's questions. Inspired by these stories,...
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Betsy and the Great World/Betsy's Wedding

Maud Hart Lovelace · HarperPerennial
Pages: 27
Format: Paperback

Betsy and the Great World Betsy Ray is twenty-one and on the adventure of a lifetime: a solo tour of Europe There's even a handsome Italian, Marco, who's going overboard for her if only she could stop thinking about her ex-sweetheart Joe Willard. Betsy's Wedding When Betsy's boat docks...
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Betsy-Tacy

Maud Hart Lovelace · HarperTrophy
Pages: 122
Format: Paperback

Best Friends Forever

There are lots of children on Hill Street, but no little girls Betsy's age. So when a new family moves into the house across the street, Betsy hopes they will have a little girl she can play with. Sure enough, they do - a little girl named Tacy. And from the moment...

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Betsy-Tacy and Tib

Maud Hart Lovelace · HarperTrophy
Pages: 140
Format: Print book

Three of a Kind

Betsy and Tacy are best friends. Then Tib moves into the neighborhood and the three of them start to play together. The grown-ups think they will quarrel, but they don't. Sometimes they quarrel with Betsy's and Tacy's bossy big sisters, but they never quarrel among...

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Betsy Was a Junior/Betsy and Joe

Maud Hart Lovelace · HarperPerennial
Pages: 21
Format: Print book

Betsy Was a Junior It's the best school year ever, especially now that charming, funny Tib Muller is back in Deep Valley. But when her crowd gets into trouble, Betsy's best year could turn out to be her worst. Betsy and Joe Betsy always thought she and Joe Willard were made for each other...
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Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown

Maud Hart Lovelace · Harper & Row
Pages: 180
Format: Print book

Betsy, Tacy, and Tib are twelve - old enough to do lots of things...even go downtown on their own. There they see their first horseless carriage, discover the joys of the public library, and see a real play at the Opera House. They even find themselves acting in one! Best of all, they...

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Heaven to Betsy/Betsy in Spite of Herself

Maud Hart Lovelace · HarperPerennial
Pages: 23
Format: Print book

Heaven to Betsy Betsy Ray is loving every minute of freshman year at Deep Valley High--with new and old friends all around her . . . not to mention boys But most intriguing of all is the one she and her best friend, Tacy, dub "the Tall Dark Stranger. "Betsy in Spite of Herself...
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Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill

Maud Hart Lovelace · HarperTrophy
Pages: 171
Format: Paperback

Betsy, Tacy, and Tib can't wait to be ten. After all, getting two numbers in your age is the beginning of growing up - exciting things are bound to happen. And they do! The girls fall in love with the King of Spain, perform in the School Entertainment, and for the first time, go all the way over...

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How to Improve at Swimming

Paul Mason · Crabtree
Pages: 48
Format: Book

For young athletes who want to learn how to improve their swimming skills and become an advanced swimmer, this exciting guide is the answer! Detailed photographs take readers through step-by-step drills on starts, turns, freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and more. Clear text...
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Coretta Scott

Ntozake Shange · Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic
Pages: 32
Format: Audiobook on CD

Walking many miles to school in the dusty road, young Coretta knew, too well, the unfairness of life in the segregated south.

A yearning for equality began to grow.

Together with Martin Luther King, Jr., she gave birth to a vision and a journey - with dreams of freedom...

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To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel

Siena Cherson Siegel · Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Dancers are young when they first dream of dance. Siena was six -- and her dreams kept skipping and leaping, circling and spinning, from airy runs along a beach near her home in Puerto Rico, to dance class in Boston, to her debut performance on stage with the New York City Ballet.
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Pie

Sarah Weeks · Scholastic Press
Pages: 183
Format: Paperback

From the award-winning author of SO B. IT, a story about family, friendship, and...pie! When Alice's Aunt Polly passes away, she takes with her the secret to her world-famous pie-crust recipe. Or does she? In her will, Polly leaves the recipe to her extraordinarily surly cat Lardo . . . and then...
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Max Disaster #3: Alien Eraser Reveals the Secrets of Evolution

Marissa Moss · Candlewick Press
Pages: 56
Format: Print book

Max grapples with the outrageousness of divorced parents beginning to date - and other mysteries of evolution - in his third quirky notebook.

Welcome to Max's book of inventions, experiments, comic strips, and random thoughts about school, the universe, evolution, and parents...
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Max Disaster #1: Alien Eraser to the Rescue

Marissa Moss · Candlewick Press
Pages: 56
Format: Paperback

Welcome to Max's secret collection of inventions, comic strips, and random thoughts about school, family breakups, and the power of Alien Eraser.

Pimply older brothers. Good parents who get into bad fi ghts. Lucky for Max, he has a place to jot down his mixed-up thoughts and brilliant...
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Max Disaster #2: Alien Eraser Unravels the Mystery of the Pyramids

Marissa Moss · Candlewick Press
Pages: 56
Format: Paperback

Did aliens build the pyramids? Will a magic love potion bring Mom and Dad back together? And what do school science, mummified apples, and alien erasers have to do with it? In a second zany, jam-packed graphic novel, Max jots down his worst fears and best brainstorms.
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Sugar

Jewell Parker Rhodes · Little
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Ten-year-old Sugar lives on the River Road sugar plantation along the banks of the Mississippi. Slavery is over, but laboring in the fields all day doesn't make her feel very free. Thankfully, Sugar has a knack for finding her own fun, especially when she joins forces with forbidden friend...
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Face to Face with Grizzlies

Joel Sartore · National Geographic
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Ever been face-to-face with a grizzly bear? Joel Sartore has - and he lived to tell this and other great tales in Face to Face with Grizzlies. Through stunning photography and engaging storytelling, this National Geographic expert takes you into the bears' world. Witness a mother...
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Starry Messenger

Peter Sís · Farrar Straus Giroux
Pages: 36
Format: Audiobook

"If they had seen what we see, they would have judged as we judge." -- Galileo Galilei

In every age there are courageous people who break with tradition to explore new ideas and challenge accepted truths. Galileo Galilei was just such a man--a genius--and the first...

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Why Should I Eat This Carrot?: And Other Questions about Healthy Eating

Louise Spilsbury · Heinemann Library
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Why is wheat bread healthier than white? What are calories? Why are vitamins important? Why is it so important to eat a healthy diet? Read this book to find out how your body uses the food you eat to give you energy, why water helps your body function prop

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Adventures in Cartooning: How to Turn Your Doodles Into Comics

James Sturm · First Second
Pages: 109
Format: Paperback

In this action-packed cartooning adventure, kids will have as much fun making comics as reading them!

Once upon a time . . . a princess tried to make a comic. And with the help of a magical cartooning elf, she learned how - well enough to draw her way out of an encounter with...

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You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!

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

In this striking picture book biography, an old-timer tells us what made Sandy Koufax such an amazing baseball player. We learn that the beginning of his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers was rocky, that he was shy with his teammates, and experienced discrimination as one of the only Jews...
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