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Disaster Diaries: Spiders!

R McGeddon · Imprint
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

How do you survive an encounter with a 6-foot tall spider?1) Run away screaming2) Try to pet it 3) Ask it nicely to spin you a silk dressFind out in the fifth installment of this silly series, when Sam, Arty, and Emmie save the town of Sitting Duck from another disaster! New student...
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Finding Mighty

Sheela Chari · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 316
Format: Hardcover

Along the train lines north of New York City, twelve-year-old neighbors Myla and Peter search for the link between Myla's necklace and the disappearance of Peter's brother, Randall. Thrown into a world of parkour, graffiti, and diamond-smuggling, Myla and Peter encounter a band of thugs...
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The Losers Club

Andrew Clements · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The beloved New York Times bestselling author of the modern classic Frindle celebrates books and the joy of reading with a new school story to love! Sixth grader Alec can't put a good book down. So when Principal Vance lays down the law - pay attention in class, or else - Alec takes...
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Malala: Activist for Girls' Education

Raphae?le Frier · Charlesbridge
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Malala Yousafzai stood up to the Taliban and fought for the right for all girls to receive an education. When she was just fifteen-years old, the Taliban attempted to kill Malala, but even this did not stop her activism. At age eighteen Malala became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel...
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This Is Just a Test

Madelyn Rosenberg · Scholastic Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

David Da-Wei Horowitz has a lot on his plate. Preparing for his upcoming bar mitzvah would be enough work even if it didn't involve trying to please his Jewish and Chinese grandmothers, who argue about everything. But David just wants everyone to be happy.That includes his friend Scott,...
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50 Wacky Things Animals Do: Weird & amazing animal facts!

Tricia Martineau Wagner · Walter Foster Jr
Pages: 104
Format: Hardcover

Did you know that giraffes clean their ears with their tongues? Or that food passes through a giant squid's brain before going to its stomach?50 Wacky Things Animals Do describes 50 unbelievable animals and the things they do that seem too crazy to be true - but are! Whether incredible,...
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Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets

Kwame Alexander · Candlewick
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover

The instant New York Times bestseller!A Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Honoree offer a glorious, lyrical ode to poets who have sparked a sense of wonder.Out of gratitude for the poet's art form, Newbery Award-winning author and poet Kwame Alexander, along with Chris Colderley and Marjory...
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Manjhi Moves a Mountain

Nancy Churnin · Creston Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

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