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Gabby the Bubblegum Fairy

DAISY MEADOWS · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

Join Rachel and Kirsty on their sweetest-ever fairy adventure!Gabby's special magic means sweets and treats everywhere taste delicious. But when Jack Frost steals her magical item, her bubble is well and truly burst! Can Rachel and Kirsty defeat him and return the sweetness to Fairyland?
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Bus Drivers

Mari C Schuh · Blastoff! Readers
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces bus drivers to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--
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Weather or Not

SARAH MLYNOWSKI · Scholastic Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

When Willa's upside-down magic rains, it pours. Clouds form under ceilings. Classrooms get flooded. Umbrellas must always be nearby, just in case Willa has an outburst.Willa hates being the source of such sogginess. Even worse, the more she rains, the badder she feels . . . and the badder...
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Zenobia

Morten Durr · Triangle Square
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

A deeply moving and award-winning graphic novel about a young Syrian refugee.Zenobia was once a great warrior queen of Syria whose reign reached from Egypt to Turkey. She was courageous. No one gave her orders. Once she even went to war against the emperor of Rome.     ...
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Macy McMillan and the Rainbow Goddess

Shari Green · Pajama Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Sixth grade is coming to an end, and so is life as Macy McMillan knows it. Already a "For Sale" sign mars the front lawn of her beloved house. Soon her mother will upend their perfect little family, adding a stepfather and six-year-old twin stepsisters. To add insult to injury,...
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The Prince Problem

VIVIAN VANDE VELDE · Scholastic Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Telmund is a prince who loves fables. But when a hasty witch mistakes him for bully in need of paranormal punishment, he's cursed to transform into a new animal every time he falls asleep. With his shape constantly changing, Telmund discovers that actually living in a fairy tale has its drawbacks....
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Escape from Aleppo

N. H. Senzai · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Nadia's family is forced to flee their home in Aleppo, Syria, when the Arab Spring sparks a civil war in this timely coming-of-age novel from award-winning author N.H. Senzai.Silver and gold balloons. A birthday cake covered in pink roses. A new dress. Nadia stands at the center of attention...
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Franklin Pierce

BreAnn Rumsch · ABDO Publishing
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

- Historic Photographs- Primary Source Documents- Timeline- Fast Facts- Benefits and Perks- Chart of All Presidents' Terms
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Understanding the News

Pamela Jain Dell · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

It is more and more apparent that it is hard to tell the difference between real and fake news. If teachers flunk tests about it, how can they teach their students to understand what's what? Fake and real news items are thrown at us daily, on tv, on the internet, on the streets of our cities;...
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Turtle invasion

Jack Patton · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Secret weapon!When Max receives an especially urgent message from the Battle Bugs, he knows an epic fight is brewing.An old foe has returned and is more fearsome than ever. The reptile army is gathering strength-and only Max can stop it.
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The Haunting of Falcon House

Eugene Yelchin · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A long undisturbed bedroom. A startling likeness. A mysterious friend.When twelve-year-old Prince Lev Lvov goes to live with his aunt at Falcon House, he takes his rightful place as heir to the Lvov family estate. Prince Lev dreams of becoming a hero of Russia like his great ancestors....
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Welcome to the Jungle

Matt London · Razorbill
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

WHAT IF YOU BUILT A CONTINENT OF YOUR OWN? AND WHAT IF IT WAS ON A COLLISION COURSE WITH AUSTRALIA?Rick and Evie Lane have finally converted the Great Pacific Garbage Patch into an eighth continent. But their dream of a new homeland for their family turns out to be short-lived. Because...
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The Curse of the Were-Hyena

Bruce Hale · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

What do you do when your favorite teacher starts turning into a were-hyena? a) Flee in terror? b) Try to cure him? c) Bring him carrion snacks? Mr. Chu, the coolest teacher ever, has developed some very unusual habits, like laughing hysterically for no reason, sniffing people's...
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Marvel Universe Doctor Strange

Marvel Comics. · Marvel Comics
Pages: 104
Format: Print book

By the Vishanti! It's Doctor Stephen Strange in exciting adventures of magic and mysticism. And the Doctor is "in" for some of Marvel's other greatest heroes! But can Spider-Man and Iron Fist help him put a stop to the demon named Nightmare, before he puts the whole world...
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Some Kind of Happiness

Claire Legrand · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 374
Format: Print book

Reality and fantasy collide in this heartfelt and mysterious novel for fans of Counting by 7s and Bridge to Terabithia, about a girl who must save a magical make-believe world in order to save herself.Things Finley Hart doesn't want to talk about: -Her parents, who are having problems....
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