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Swimming with Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark

Heather Lang · Albert Whitman
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Before Eugenie Clark's groundbreaking research, most people thought sharks were vicious, blood-thirsty killers. From the first time she saw a shark in an aquarium, Japanese-American Eugenie was enthralled. Instead of frightening and ferocious eating machines, she saw sleek, graceful...
 
 
Garfield Vol. 2

Jim Davis · KaBOOM!; Original edition
Format: Paperback

Everyones favorite lasagna-scarfing cat opens the fridge to an all-new ongoing graphic novel series! The Big Kittys comic book extravaganza continues! Join Garfield, Jon, Odie, and the rest of the gang in this all-ages must-read from KaBOOM! THE GARFIELD SHOW writer and comics luminary...
 
 
What's the Big Deal About Elections

Ruby Shamir · Philomel Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From ballots to bonfires, from suffrage to stumping, this kid-friendly picture book filled with fun facts and historical trivia shows why voting is so important and why America gets to call its government a body of, by, and for the people.Did you know that Election Day is on Tuesday because...
 
 
These Seas Count!

Alison Formento · Albert Whitman & Company
Format: Hardcover

Mr. Tate's class helps clean up a local beach and listens to the sea as it tells them about all the wildlife that make it their home. One whale, two giant sea turtles, three marlins. . . and more. Of course, the class discovers that "this sea counts!" These Seas Count! explores...
 
 
The Road Home

Katie Cotton · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Fierce and tender, this beautifully illustrated picture book depicts the journeys of woodland animals as they seek the safety of home in a wild, unpredictable world. Birds risk the elements to fly south for the winter. Rabbits flee wolves to find warm, safe havens in the burrows. Wolves...
 
 
The Water Cycle

PENELOPE S NELSON · POP!
Format: Hardcover(Library Binding)

The Water Cycle introduces readers to water in its various states and to the water cycle. Vivid photographs and easy-to-read text aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, an infographic, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index....
 
 
The Princess and the Pony

Kate Beaton · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Introducing Kate Beaton, a major new picture book talent, and author/illustrator of #1 New York Times bestseller Hark! A Vagrant! Princess Pinecone knows exactly what she wants for her birthday this year. A BIG horse. A STRONG horse. A horse fit for a WARRIOR PRINCESS! But when the day arrives,...
 
 
Magic Spell

Julie Paschkis · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning author and illustrator Julie Paschkis casts a spell to transform word play into an entertaining and hilarious picture book that's perfect for reading aloud.With his trusty assistant, Zaza, by his side, magician the Great Aziz can turn a dish into a fish, a rose into a hose,...
 
 
We Are Brothers

Yves Nadon · Creative Editions
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Every summer, two brothers swim to the rock, and one jumps off. But this summer, it's time for both of them to take the leap. In this moving coming-of-age story, a younger brother discovers newfound strength, courage, and joy, thanks to the support of his older brother - and the persuasiveness...
 
 
Life Story of a Ladybug

Charlotte Guillain · Heinemann
Format: Book

This book tells the life story of a ladybug, using simple, concise text and stunning photographs. Read it to discover the unique life cycle and metamorphosis undergone by this fascinating insect as it changes from an egg to a larva to a colorful ladybug.
 
 
Chase is on the Case!

Random House · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Book

PAW Patrol is Nickelodeons new animated action-adventure series starring a pack of six heroic puppies led by a tech-savvy boy named Ryder. This Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader based on the series is perfect for boys and girls ages 4 to 6 who are just learning to read on their own....
 
 
Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family when a Loved One is Incarcerated

Becky Birtha · Albert Whitman
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Children can experience many emotions when a parent is in jail or prison. They may be angry, sad, lonely, or scared. Sometimes friends act differently toward them. Sometimes the children begin acting differently too. In this important book, young readers will learn that even when it feels...
 
 
What Floats in a Moat?

Lynne Berry · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A goat and a hen turn a playful exploration of physics into scientific fun that rises to the top! Archie the Goat has a delivery to make. He has several barrels of buttermilk that the queen needs, but in order to get them to her, he needs to cross the moat.Testing several different theories...
 
 
Snow Hens

Janet Morgan Stoeke · Penguin Young Readers Group
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The charming - but loopy - hens Midge, Pip, and Dot are back in their fourth easy-to-read adventure featuring Janet Morgan Stoeke's hallmark humor and simple yet bold illustrations.Midge, Pip, and Dot love the snow. When they decide to make a snow hen, the three friends fight over who gets...
 
 
National Geographic Readers: Pyramids

Laura Marsh · Natl Geographic
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Travel to ancient Egypt to learn all about its amazing pyramids in this new National Geographic Kids Reader. The Level 1 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for beginning readers about these amazing wonders of the world and their importance today.