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Creative Christmas Crafts: More Than 25 Fun Holiday Activities for Families

Karin Andersson · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Do you love Christmas and crafting? Then this book is for you. The author has collected her very best and most fun Christmas crafts that can be made right in the comfort of your home. Make festive decorations, candy cane treats, and cool photo masks for the perfect Christmas party. Projects...
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Seeing Stars: A Complete Guide to the 88 Constellations

Sara Gillingham · Phaidon Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

A graphically stunning, comprehensive introduction to the constellationsThis artful and accessible introduction to constellations equips readers with the information they need to locate, name, and explain all 88 internationally recognized constellations. Each cluster of stars is featured...
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Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon

Suzanne Slade · Peachtree Publishers
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Powerful free verse and stunning illustrations tell the true story of the American effort to land the first man on the Moon.In 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced that the United States would try to land a man on the Moon by the end of the decade. During the two thousand nine hundred...
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Hamster Princess: Little Red Rodent Hood

Ursula Vernon · Dial Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

It's Little Red Riding Hood as you've never seen her before in this funny, feminist spin on the fairy tale, from award-winning author Ursula VernonMost monsters know better than to mess with Princess Harriet Hamsterbone. She's a fearsome warrior, an accomplished jouster, and is so convincing...
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It Wasn't Me

Dana Alison Levy · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

THE BREAKFAST CLUB meets middle school with a prank twist in this hilarious and heartwarming story about six very different seventh graders who are forced to band together after a vandalism incident.When Theo's photography project is mysteriously vandalized at school there are five...
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald ― The Original Screenplay

JK Rowling · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured in New York with the help of Newt Scamander. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes custody and sets about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda:...
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The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone

Jaclyn Moriarty · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Bronte Mettlestone is ten years old when her parents are killed by pirates.This does not bother her particularly: her parents ran away to have adventures when she was a baby. She has been raised by her Aunt Isabelle, with assistance from the Butler, and has spent a pleasant childhood of afternoon...
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Wonderland: A Novel

Barbara O'Connor · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From Barbara O'Connor, the beloved author of Wish, comes a big-hearted story about the meaning of friendship, the challenges of growing up, and one lovable runaway dog.Mavis Jeeter is fearless and bold, but she has never lived in one place long enough to have a real best friend. Her flighty...
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Pickled Watermelon

Esty Schachter · Kar-Ben Publishing
Format: Paperback

In the summer of 1986, Molly visits her grandparents in mysterious Israel and worries about the language barrier.
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Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea

LYNNE RAE PERKINS · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From Newbery Medalist Lynne Rae Perkins, this effervescent story introduces two sisters - Alix and Jools - and takes readers on an unforgettable journey to the beach. In the style of the author's acclaimed Nuts to You, this joyful celebration of sisters, family, and the ocean contains...
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