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The King of Sting

Coyote Peterson · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px Calibri; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Wildlife expert Coyote Peterson brings his 12.5 million YouTube subscribers and legions of kid fans a highly designed, full-color exploration of his "Sting Zone"...
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Persuading Miss Doover

Robin Pulver · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Miss Doover struggles to teach her students how to write persuasive essays--with hilarious results--in this picture book filled with laughter and helpful tips. Samir and Jack are in the doghouse after an incident involving a whoopee cushion and an unflattering drawing of the principal....
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Buried Lives: The Enslaved People of George Washington's Mount Vernon

Carla Killough McClafferty · Holiday House
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

An illuminating look at the complex relationships between George Washington and the enslaved people of Mount Vernon, and the history still being uncovered there.When he was eleven years old, George Washington inherited ten human beings. His own life has been well chronicled, but the lives...
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The Secrets of Winterhouse

Ben Guterson · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Bookish puzzles, phantom mysteries, and evil curses await as Elizabeth returns to Winterhouse in Book 2 of this magical series.Back at the Winterhouse hotel for another holiday season, Elizabeth and Freddy dig deeper into the mystery surrounding Riley S. Granger, a hotel guest who left...
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Click

Kayla Miller · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

For fans of Smile and Real Friends comes a debut graphic novel about friendship and finding where you "click" in middle school.Olive wants to get in on the act . . .. . . Any act! Olive "clicks" with everyone in the fifth grade - until one day she doesn't. When a school...
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The Impossible Crime

MAC BARNETT · Orchard Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The Crown Jewels are in danger... again! When the jewels go missing from inside a locked room, Mac's spy skills are put to the test. How did the thief break in? Where did the jewels go? And will Mac be able to solve this locked room mystery before the thief escapes? This mystery isn't just...
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Geronimo On Ice!

GERONIMO STILTON · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Mouse Island was getting ready for the winter Ice Skating Championships! The prize for this year's champions was a pair of antique silver skates that were said to contain clues to a hidden treasure! Just before the championships, we learn someone wants to steal the Silver Skates to search...
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Cotton Candy Wishes: A Swirl Novel

Kristina Springer · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Taylor wishes she were popular. It's not like she doesn't have any friends, but when she tries to throw a giant cotton candy-themed birthday bash, it ends up a huge flop -- no one shows up. So when her dad gets a new job and they have to move, Taylor sees it as an opportunity to reinvent...
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Ellie May on Presidents' Day

Hillary Homzie · Charlesbridge
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Just how far will Ellie May go to be chosen as class flag leader during the exciting week leading up to Presidents' Day?Quirky and funny, second-grader Ellie May enjoys learning about US presidents. But she absolutely loves the idea of being class flag leader during the week before...
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Art Smart, Science Detective: The Case of the Sliding Spaceship

Melinda Long · University of South Carolina Press
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

When Art and his friends--Robbie, Jason, and Amy--are having a sleepover, they decide to use Art's telescope for some stargazing. They are shocked to see a purple spaceship hurtling toward Earth. While his parents think his imagination is getting the best of him, Art thinks Earth is at risk...
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