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Gerald Ford

Megan M Gunderson · Big Buddy Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

- Historic Photographs- Primary Source Documents- Timeline- Fast Facts- Benefits and Perks- Chart of All Presidents' Terms
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Star Wars Lightsabers: A Guide to Weapons of the Force

Pablo Hidalgo · becker&mayer! kids
Pages: 68
Format: Hardcover

Not as clumsy as a blaster; an elegant weapon, for a more civilized age - lightsabers are the agents of the Force, the chosen weapon of both the Jedi and the Sith. This new and updated version of Star Wars Lightsabers: A Guide to Weapons of the Force explores these powerful weapons from...
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Dinosaurs of the Triassic

David West · Smart Apple Media
Format: Hardcover

This dynamic series takes readers into the thrilling and frightening world of prehistoric Earth. This volume, focused on dinosaurs of the Triassic era, is filled with lush, vivid illustrations that portray the unusual and captivating creatures that once roamed the planet, accompanied by a lively...
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Snowy Owl Invasion!: Tracking an Unusual Migration

Sandra Markle · Millbrook Pr
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

In late 2013, snowy owls started showing up in places no one expected to find themincluding Florida. What caused these majestic birds to leave their Arctic home? Sandra Markle engagingly explains the story behind this unusual behavior by snowy owls in the winter of 20132014, and she presents...
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The Kindness Club

Courtney Sheinmel · Bloomsbury
Pages: 206
Format: Print book

Chloe Silver has always been good at looking on the bright side. Even though her parents got divorced and she's moved to a new town, she knows that she will make great friends at her new school. So when she is assigned a science project with offbeat Lucy Tanaka and nerdy Theo Barnes, they...
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The Burning Tide

Jonathan Auxier · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 181
Format: Print book

A jaw-dropping adventure from the New York Times bestselling series is here.Long before humans walked the land, it came to Erdas. Wicked, patient, and hungry, it has slept beneath the surface of the world.Now the Wyrm is awakening.Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan are four heroes who are split...
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Writing and Staging Funny Plays

Charlotte Guillain · Heinemann Raintree
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

What makes people laugh? How can you write a funny play? How can you turn a hilarious script into a side-splitting production?
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Hero

Sarah Lean · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 198
Format: Hardcover

From the author of A Dog Called Homeless, winner of the Schneider Family Book Award, comes an action-filled adventure about friendship, imagination, and what it means to be a hero, perfect for fans of classic dog and friendship stories like Because of Winn-Dixie and Shiloh.The short length...
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A Kids' Guide to America's First Ladies

Kathleen Krull · HarperCollins
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award-winner Kathleen Krull is an expert at bringing history to life in her engaging titles and series, including Women Who Broke the Rules, Lives of . . . , Giants of Science, and A Kid's Guide to America's Bill of Rights. This time, she introduces...
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Spark

Evan Angler · Thomas Nelson
Format: Paperback

In a future United States under the power of a charismatic leader, everyone gets the Mark at age thirteen. The Mark lets citizen shop, go to school, and even get medical care - but without it, you're on your own. Few refuse to get the Mark. Those who do . . . disappear. Parents are looking...
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Jurassic Park 5: Aftershocks!

Walter Simonson · Spotlight
Pages: 30
Format: Print book

Relive the magic and majesty of JURASSIC PARK in this re-presentation of the classic movie. On Isla Nublar, strange work is being done to create an amusement park like none the world has seen before. But before work can continue, an inspection must be conducted. John Hammond must persuade...
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Saint Philomene's Infirmary for Magical Creatures

BILL COTTER · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In this madcap adventure, a brother and sister find themselves in the underground hospital for magical creatures where they must save the lives of millions of magical creatures . . . and themselves.Deep below ground, there is a secret hospital for magical creatures. At Saint Philomene's...
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Ohio

Joyce Hart · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Explore the geography, climate, history, people, government, and economy of Ohio. The third edition of this popular series provides lists of key people, sites, cities, plants and animals, political figures, industries, and events in the Buckeye State.
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Cars and Trucks

KATIE LAJINESS · BIG BUDDY BOOKS
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

This book introduces aspiring artists to basic drawing concepts and describes in step-by-step instructions how to turn simple shapes into cars and trucks. Young readers will learn to draw a dump truck, a monster truck, a semitruck, a race car and a Volkswagen Beetle. Aligned to Common Core...
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A Feast of Fun

Lisa Mullarkey · Magic Wagon
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Khadija is missing her family who are in Pakistan, but when Aunt Jane announces that she is marrying her long time boyfriend, Clyde, Khadija assumes the role of wedding planner--but counselor Layla is behaving strangely and Khadija is convinced that she is planning to sabotage the wedding.
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