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When You Reach Me

Rebecca Stead · Yearling
Pages: 199
Format: Paperback

This remarkable novel holds a fantastic puzzle at its heart. By sixth grade, Miranda and her best friend, Sal, know how to navigate their New York City neighborhood. They know where it's safe to go, and they know who to avoid. Like the crazy guy on the corner.But things start to unravel....
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A Good Night for Shooting Zombies

Jaco Jacobs · Oneworld Publications
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Martin's life changes the day his dad is killed in a car accident. No one talks about it, his mom refuses to leave the house, and his only consolation through the sleepless nights is solving difficult maths problems. Until he forms an unlikely friendship with his neighbor Vusi who dreams...
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Archimedes

Claire O'Neal · Mitchell Lane Publishers
Format: Print book

Book by ONeal, Claire,
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Liquid Planet: Exploring Water on Earth with Science Projects

Tammy Enz · Capstone Press
Format: Print book

Illustrated instructions guide readers through Earth Science experiments pertaining to water on Earth, including the water cylce, evaporation, transpiration, and precipitation. An engaging way to support the Next Generation Science Standards. Experiments are simple, accessible, and something...
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Native Americans and the U.S. Government

Joanne Mattern · Mitchell Lane Publishers,
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Issues in the Native American community with regard to the U.S. Government in the 21st century are examined for the teen reader. The challenges of preserving land, regulations, business, and other issues are explored in this look at Native Aamericans.
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Side-by-Side Football Stars: Comparing Pro Football's Greatest Players

Shane Frederick · Capstone Press
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Which quarterback would you rather have running your offense, Peyton Manning or Dan Marino? Does Adrian Peterson have the moves to keep up with the legendary Walter Payton? Who is the more fearsome player from the defensive line, J.J. Watt or Reggie White? See how the players match up in this...
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India

Jenny Vaughan · Smart Apple Media
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

India is home to one of the worlds fastest growing economies. But it also has a booming population challenged by poverty and inequality. Indias ability to balance the needs of its people with rapid development will determine whether it continues to evolve as a world power. Includes focuses...
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Planets

Aaron DeYoe · Abdo Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Planets explores the science of what we see in the night sky. Kids will find out which planet in our solar system could float in a bathtub, learn how Neptune was discovered by math, explore the rocky surface of Mars and more. Engaging photos, exciting graphics, and a fun quiz at the end of each...
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Who Is the Dalai Lama?

Dana Meachen Rau · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Get to know the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader and one of the most popular world leaders today.Two-year-old Lhamo Thondup never imagined he would be anything other than an ordinary child, but after undergoing a series of tests, he was proclaimed the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet. By age 15, he found...
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The Quest of the Missing Map

Caroline Keene · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 178
Format: Print book

Prompted by the concerns of a young child, Nancy investigates a small studio on the Chatham estate. She discovers that there is a connection between the mysterious occurrences at Ship Cottage and her search for a treasure island. With only half of a map, Nancy sets out to find the man who possess...
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The Incredible Magic of Being

Kathryn Erskine · Scholastic Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Some might say Julian is sheltered. But he lives large, and his eternal optimism allows him to see infinite possibilities wherever he looks. Despite his optimism, he is anxious about his stressed family falling apart. Even his ability to "uni-sense" what's happening with his sister...
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Totally Wacky Facts About Sea Animals

Cari Meister · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Did you know that a mantis shrimp can punch with the force of a 22-caliber bullet? Ever wonder hiw big a newborn blue whale is? Curious to know how long a whale shark actually is? Wacky, wild facts and a bright, bold design will keep struggling and reluctant readers wanting more!
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Rebel Wilson: From Stand-up Laughs to Box-office Smash

Heather E. Schwartz · Lerner Publications
Format: Print book

You may know that Rebel Wilson cracks fans up in Pitch Perfect and other hilarious big-screen comedies But did you know that she bull grew up traveling to dog shows every weekend with her parents who worked as professional dog handlers bull was really shy as a teen and took acting classes...
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Moons

Aaron DeYoe · Abdo Publishing
Pages: 24
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

Moons explores the science of what we see in the night sky. Kids will learn how moons are made, find out which moon might have its own ocean of water, explore the moons that help keep Saturns rings in place and more. Engaging photos, exciting graphics, and a fun quiz at the end of each...
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Take a Closer Look at Your Eyes

Janet Slike · Child's World
Format: Print book

Book by Slike, Janet
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