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1. The Curious Garden

Peter Brown · Little
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

One boy's quest for a greener world... one garden at a time.While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it. As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world. This...
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2. 14 Cows for America

Carmen Agra Deedy · Peachtree Publishers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In June of 2002, a very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya.An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people. A gift is about to be bestowed on the American men, women, and children, and he is there to accept it. The gift is as unsought and unexpected...
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3. Once Upon a Twice

Denise Doyen · Random House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A cautionary tale for mice reminiscent of Carroll's Jabberwocky!Out in the open, in the clear,Where any wisenmouse would fear,Jam licks his paw, he grooms an ear,And never hears approaching hisssss . . .What will happen to the brave mouse Jam when he breaks the rules and goes for a moonlit...
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4. Princess Hyacinth

Florence Parry Heide · Schwartz & Wade Books
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Bestselling Caldecott Honor artist Lane Smith and legendary author Florence Parry Heide have teamed up to create an unforgettable princess sure to charm and delight young readers. Princess Hyacinth has a problem: she floats. And so the king and queen have pebbles sewn into the tops of her socks,...
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5. The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z.

Kate Messner · Walker Childrens
Format: Hardcover

Gianna Z has less than one week to collect, identify, and creatively display 25 leaves for her science project--or else she wont be able to compete in the upcoming cross-country race. As the deadline for her leaf project draws near, life keeps getting in the way. Some things are within...
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6. Leaving the Bellweathers

Kristin Clark Venuti · EgmontUSA; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The young Bellweathers–fourteen-year-old Spider, thirteen-year-old Ninda, and the ten-year-old triplets, Brick, Spike, and Sassy–and their equally peculiar parents have brought constant chaos to the once-peaceful village of Eel-Smack-by-the-Bay. Still, no one has suffered more...
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7. Tumtum & Nutmeg: Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall

Emily Bearn · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Deep inside the broom cupboard of Rose Cottage, two mice live in great style. Tumtum and Nutmeg lead cozy and quiet lives, secretly looking after Arthur and Lucy, the disheveled human children of the cottage, never dreaming that so many exciting adventures will soon find them. But when...
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8. Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

Grace Lin · Routledge
Pages: 550
Format: Hardcover

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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