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Play Day: The Sound of Long a

Alice K. Flanagan · The Child's World
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Simple text about playing and repetition of the letter 'a' help readers learn how to use the 'long a' sound. Large type, vivid full-page color photos, and a word list all aid in developing reading skills. An explanatory note to parents and educators, as well as an introduction to the author,...
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Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics

Chris Grabenstein · Random House
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

"Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first ever LIBRARY OLYMPICS...but someone is trying to censor what the kids are reading"--
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The Terrible Two Get Worse

Mac Barnett · Amulet Books
Pages: 214
Format: Print book

On their own, pranksters Miles and Niles were pretty devious. Now that they've formed a pranking duo, they're terrible! But their powers will be tested when their favorite nemesis, Principal Barkin, is replaced by his stern and cunning father, Former Principal Barkin. Now Miles and Niles...
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Magic Tree House #54: Balto of the Blue Dawn

Mary Pope Osborne · Random House Children's Books
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! The magic tree house has returned and it's taking Jack and Annie back in time to Alaska, 1925. There they meet Balto, a jet-black Siberian husky destined...
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Brambleheart: A Story About Finding Treasure and the Unexpected Magic of Friendship

Henry Cole · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 255
Format: Print book

From the beloved illustrator and author of A Nest for Celeste comes Brambleheart, a beautiful tale about nature, imagination, and how love is the greatest thing we build. With stunning black-and-white artwork and a gorgeous package, Henry Cole's animal fantasy adventure harkens back to Brian...
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Escaping Peril

Tui Sutherland · Scholastic Press
Pages: 288
Format: eBook

Peril is possibly the most dangerous dragon in Pyrrhia, because she has firescales that can kill an opponent with a touch, but now she has a mission--find her former queen, Scarlet, who is threatening the Jade Mountain Academy, and then stop her, and she is not sure if the persistent SeaWing,...
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Pax

Sara Pennypacker · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

National Book Award Longlist * New York Times Bestseller * An Amazon Best Book of the YearFrom bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox. Pax is destined to become...
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The Trials of Apollo Book One The Hidden Oracle

Rick Riordan · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 376
Format: Hardcover

"After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. He must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find a way to regain Zeus's favor"--
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The Cow Who Climbed a Tree

Gemma Merino · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Tina isn't like the other cows. She believes that the sky is the limit and that everything is possible. But her sisters aren't convinced -- and when Tina tells them she has climbed a tree and met a dragon, they decide that her nonsense has gone too far. Off they go into the woods to find...
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The Night Gardener

Terry Fan · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

In the spirit of Goodnight Moon and The Curious Garden comes a stunning debut picture book filled with whimsy and creativity from brothers Terry and Eric Fan.One day, William discovers that the tree outside his window has been sculpted into a wise owl. In the following days, more topiaries...
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Comics Squad #2: Lunch!

Matthew Holm · Random House Children's Books
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Calling all kidz! Do you like comics? Do you like laughing till milk comes out of your nose?! Look no further - do we have the book for you! All your favorite comic characters are right here in one book, including the Peanuts gang, Babymouse, and Lunch Lady. This all-star tribute to classic...
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Andy & Sandy's Anything Adventure

Tomie DePaola · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

From Caldecott and Newbery Honoree Tomie dePaola and Emmy Award-winning writer for the Muppets Jim Lewis comes the second book in a brand-new easy-to-read picture book series about friendship.Andy is small. Sandy is tall. Andy is quiet. Sandy is LOUD. Andy and Sandy may be opposites, but they're...
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When Andy Met Sandy

Tomie DePaola · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

From Caldecott and Newbery Honoree, Tomie dePaola, and Emmy Award-winning writer for the Muppets Jim Lewis comes the first book in a brand-new easy-to-read picture book series about friendship.Andy is small. Sandy is tall. Andy is quiet. Sandy is LOUD. But when these two seemingly opposites...
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Jacky Ha-Ha

James Patterson · Jimmy Patterson Books/Little
Pages: 363
Format: Print book

In his new middle grade novel that debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, James Patterson introduces his hilarious new heroine, Jacky Ha-Ha, a class clown who makes people laugh with her so they can't laugh at her.With her irresistible urge to tell a joke in every situation--even...
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Big Friends

Linda Sarah · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Birt and Etho are best friends. Together they play outside in big cardboard boxes. Sometimes they're kings, soldiers, astronauts. Sometimes they're pirates sailing wild seas and skies. But always, always they're Big friends. Then one day a new boy arrives, and he wants to join them. Can two become...
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When Spring Comes

Kevin Henkes · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

The award-winning, bestselling husband-and-wife team of Kevin Henkes and Laura Dronzek collaborate for the first time since their acclaimed picture book Birds. Before spring comes, the trees are dark sticks, the grass is brown, and the ground is covered in snow. But if you wait, leaves...
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#1 Believe Your Eyes

Cori Doerrfeld · Graphic Universe
Pages: 47
Format: Print book

"A lot is changing for Cici. Her parents are separating, her wacky abuela is moving in, and on her tenth birthday, she wakes up with fairy wings! Cici's new magical powers let her see people as they truly are. But what she learns about her friends and family isn't always easy to accept....
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The Underwater Planet

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

While at the beach, Geronimo Stiltonix stumbles upon a mysterious treasure map! The spacemice follow it and end up on Aquarix, a planet that's entirely underwater. During their exploration, they face fur-eating seaweed, ferocious piranha aliens, and . . . pirate spacecats! Squeak! Can the spacemice...
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Masterminds

Gordon Korman · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 13
Format: Print book

"A terrific page-turner, full of unexpected twists and revelations. Buckle up." - James PattersonThe first book in a new action-packed series from New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman is perfect for young fans of James Patterson and John Grisham. Eli Frieden lives in the most...
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Beware! Space Junk!

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 113
Format: Print book

MouseStar 1 is surrounded by floating space junk! It's yucky -- and dangerous. It's coming from a nearby planet, Cleanix. Geronimo Stiltonix goes to visit, and discovers that the aliens there are very wasteful. Even worse, robots that they've thrown in the trash have started to rebel! Can the spacemice...
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The Airport Book

Lisa Brown · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Follow a family and the youngest member's favorite sock monkey through all the inner and outer workings of an airport.In a book that is as intriguing as it is useful and entertaining, we follow a family on its way through the complexities of a modern-day airport. From checking bags and watching...
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Shhh! This Book is Sleeping

Cedric Ramadier · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 20
Format: Print book

Hold this book gently because it's very sleepy! A mouse inside the pages invites you to read the book a bedtime story, tuck it in with a cozy blanket, and give it a hug and a kiss. Oh, and don't forget to ask whether it brushed its teeth and went pee-pee! Then turn off the light. There....
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