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Great, Now We've Got Barbarians!

Jason Carter Eaton · Candlewick Press
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

An untidy kid sets off a pest invasion like no other in this boisterously fun picture book about the perils of messy habits.Playing and having fun is a kid's job, right? Cleaning up is a parent's job, right? Why do grown-ups make such a fuss about tidiness and cleanliness, anyway? What's...
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Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot vs. The Jurassic Jackrabbits From Jupiter

Dav Pilkey · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

From Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants, and acclaimed artist Dan Santat, an out-of-this-world friendship adventure with all-new full-color illustrations!Hooray! Today is Ricky Ricotta's birthday, and it is going to be the BEST day ever! As a special treat, Ricky's family...
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Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille

Jennifer Bryant · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring picture-book biography of Louis Braille - a blind boy so determined to read that he invented his own alphabet.**Winner of a Schneider Family Book Award!** Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else,...
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Never Girls #2: The Space Between

Kiki Thorpe · RH/Disney
Format: Paperback

The Disney Fairies star in a magical all-new early chapter book series for kids ages 6 to 10 - The Never Girls!Lainey dreams of talking to animals. Kate craves adventure and excitement.Mia loves dresses, roses, and anything beautiful.Gabby believes in fairies more than anyone.It's time...
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Star Wars

Art Mawhinney · Phoenix International
Format: Print book

In each of the eight full-spread scenes based on the first six Star Wars films, children look for six to eight 'find??ems. ? The last spread of the book contains bonus find??ems for each scene. Look and Find helps children develop searching and matching skills, while keeping...
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The Warrior's Road Series 13: Linka the Sky Conqueror

Adam Blade · Hodder & Stoughton; Pap/Crds C edition
Format: Paperback

Fourth in the Warrior's Road subseries
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The Marvelous Mud House: A Story of Finding Fullness and Joy

April Graney · B&H Kids
Pages: 31
Format: Hardcover

Ben and his American family live in a hungry ranch house where they are always wanting more. But then they travel far across the world to Kenya and visit the marvelous mud house where George and Mama George live. There, among the mango trees, they discover a marvelous lesson about what...
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Aquarium

Cynthia Alonso · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A girl ventures to the water's edge, dreaming of a new friend. And, just like that, a beguiling red fish leaps into her life. But is friendship a sea these two can navigate together? From debut Argentinian author-illustrator Cynthia Alonso comes a wordless picture book about the timeless...
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National Geographic Readers: Robots

Melissa Stewart · National Geographic Children's Books
Format: Paperback

Discover the coolest robots of today and tomorrow in this colorful, photo-packed book. In this inviting and entertaining format, kids will learn about the science behind these amazing machines. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists of tomorrow!National...
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My Happy Life

Rose Lagercrantz · Gecko Press
Pages: 134
Format: Book

A sweet, funny illustrated chapter book about a young girl with a lot of optimism, even if sometimes life makes it hard to be happy.
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Eerie Elementary #1: The School Is Alive!

Jack Chabert · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Print book

Eerie Elementary is one scary school!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading...
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Ankylosaurus

Susan H. Gray · Child's World
Format: Book

Imagine walking down the street and running into an Ankylosaurus. Its heavy, plated body and thick spines would surprise anybody! But despite its size and armor, this "stiff lizard" could move pretty quickly when it needed to. Discover how Ankylosaurus continues to surprise scientists—and...
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Typhon and the Winds of Destruction

Joan Holub · Aladdin; Heroes in Training edition
Format: Paperback

Twice the quests means twice the adventure for Zeus and his fellow Olympians. After battling fireball-throwing Titans, the young Olympians find themselves on a double quest Not only must they find more Olympians that Cronus has swallowed, but theyre also in search of magic seeds that will...
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DK Readers L3: LEGO Legends of Chima: Heroes' Quest

Heather Seabrook · DK Children
Format: Hardcover

DK Readers is a multi-level reading program guaranteed to capture childrens interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. With nine new exciting titles to choose from this season, kids ages 4-9 will find the perfect book at their appropriate reading level to help...
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Secrets of the Circus

Kate Klise · Algonquin Of Chapel Hill
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

The members of the world's friendliest circus must band together and save Gert's secret pen pal--a pig named Pablo!--in another zany adventure in the series reviewers call "fun,"* "inventive,"† and "entertaining."‡
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