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There Was An Old Astronaut Who Swallowed the Moon!

Lucille Colandro · Cartwheel Books
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

There was an old astronaut who swallowed the moon. I don't know why she swallowed the moon. It happened at noon.Scholastic's bestselling OLD LADY returns in this adventure series with a nonfiction twist that will make you laugh AND learn! In this spin-off, the OLD LADY turns into...
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Marty Frye, Private Eye: The Case of the Busted Video Games

Janet Tashjian · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Book 3 in the Marty Frye young chapter book mystery series by bestselling author-illustrator team Janet Tashjian and Laurie Keller!In this new collection of mysteries, everyone's favorite poet detective is back in action. When a prankster tangles all the school jump ropes into knots...
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Home Is a Window

Stephanie Ledyard · Neal Porter Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A family learns what home really means, as they leave one beloved residence and make a new home in another.Home can be many things--a window, a doorway, a rug . . . or a hug. At home, everything always feels the same: comfortable and safe. But sometimes things change, and a home must be left...
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Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug

Jonathan Stutzman · Chronicle Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Tiny T. Rex has a HUGE problem. His friend Pointy needs cheering up and only a hug will do. But with his short stature and teeny T. Rex arms, is a hug impossible? Not if Tiny has anything to say about it! Join this plucky little dinosaur in his very first adventure - a warm and funny tale...
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Hedy Lamarr's Double Life: Hollywood Legend and Brilliant Inventor

Laurie Wallmark · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Movie star by day, ace inventor at night: learn about the hidden life of actress Hedy Lamarr! To her adoring public, Hedy Lamarr was a glamorous movie star, widely considered the most beautiful woman in the world. But in private, she was something more: a brilliant inventor. And for many...
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Daring Dozen: The Twelve Who Walked on the Moon

Suzanne Slade · Charlesbridge
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeous introduction to the twelve brave men who have left footprints on the moon, just in time to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing.On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took one small step and made history. Over the course of the next three-and-a-half years,...
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The Donkey Egg

Janet Stevens · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Featuring Bear and Hare from their Caldecott-Honor winning Tops & Bottoms, the Stevens sisters celebrate perseverance and teamwork in this laugh-out-loud story of triumph over trickery.Bear would rather sleep all day than work on his farm, and Fox knows just the kind of help he needs...
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How to Catch a Mermaid

Adam Wallace · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

New in the New York Times and USA Today bestselling series comes a mermaid tale! Many claim to have caught a mermaid, but can YOU? How do you catch a mermaid? You must be very clever. With mirrors, crowns, and pearls galore, this quest can't last forever!
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How to Catch a Unicorn

Adam Wallace · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

This newest book in the New York Times bestselling How to Catch series features one of the world's most elusive mythical creatures — the unicorn! Filled with zany traps and lots of rainbow unicorn fun, this is the unicorn book of the year!Can you catch the unicorn? You'll have...
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Poppy and Sam and the Leaf Thief

Cathon · Owlkids
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

It's a beautiful day in the garden when Poppy and her panda friend, Sam, hear a commotion. Their friend Basil -- who has always been known for his elegance -- is in tears, because somebody nibbled his leaves last night!Poppy puts her detective skills to work, with help from Sam, and together...
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