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Buddy and Earl Meet the Neighbors

MAUREEN FERGUS · Groundwood Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When Wonder Buddy and Super Earl learn that the Evil Doctor Stinker is planning to shut down the only hamburger factory in town, they know they have to find the supervillain's secret lair -- fast! Hopping into the Earl-mobile, they race into the yard next door where they come face-to-face...
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Good Night, Biscuit: A Padded Board Book

ALYSSA SATIN CAPUCILLI · HarperFestival
Pages: 24
Format: Board book

Snuggle up at bedtime or anytime with Biscuit, the very first book about everyone's favorite little yellow puppy. This version of the classic story is a padded board book with a soft, padded cover and rounded edges, perfect to share with the smallest readers. It's time for bed,...
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The Bad Guys

Aaron Blabey · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 138
Format: Print book

They sound like bad guys, they look like bad guys ... and they even smell like bad guys. But Mr. Wolf, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Shark are tired of being the villains. Mr. Wolf has a daring plan for the Bad Guys' first good mission. They are going to break two hundred dogs out of the Maximum...
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Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books

Michelle Markel · Chronicle Books
Pages: 44
Format: Hardcover

This rollicking and fascinating picture book biography chronicles the life of the first pioneer of children's books - John Newbery himself. While most children's books in the 18th century contained lessons and rules, John Newbery imagined them overflowing with entertaining stories,...
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Give Bees a Chance

Bethany Barton · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From the author-illustrator of Children's Choice Book Award Winner I'm Trying to Love Spiders: a plea to please give bees a chance!Not sure whether to high-five bees or run away from them? Well, maybe you shouldn't high-five them, but you definitely don't have to run away...
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Malala: Activist for Girls' Education

Raphaële Frier · Charlesbridge
Pages: 45
Format: Hardcover

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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Abracadabra!: The Magic of Trying

Maria Loretta Giraldo · Magination Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

All of the little birds have learned to fly ... except Little Owl. The others explain that it's easy: all he has to do is say "abracadabra!" At first, it doesn't work, and Little Owl thinks the "magic" word is broken! But as he gets better and better, he realizes...
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Saturday Is Swimming Day

HYEWON YUM · Candlewick
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

New things can be scary - but as one endearing little girl discovers, it's perfectly fine to take your time.Swimming lessons are on Saturdays, and every Saturday one little girl has a stomachache. When she gets to the pool it's loud, the floor is wet and slippery, and her swim...
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Splat the Cat Gets a Job!

Rob Scotton · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

You know Splat the Cat from his bestselling picture books and phonics fun in Level One readers. Now get ready to graduate with Splat into Level Two readers! This all-new I Can Read features splat-tastic inventions as Splat tries his paw at a new job - newspaper cat.Splat is so excited to be the new newspaper...
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Sam Battles the Machine!: A Branches Book

Jack Chabert · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 90
Format: Library Binding

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, 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 confidence and stamina....
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