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The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza

James Kochalka · First Second
Format: Hardcover

The Glorkian Warrior isn't the brightest bulb in the box, so it's good he's got his trusty talking backpack to advise him as they set out on a perilous journey to deliver a pizza. The pizza's got clams and peanut butter on it, so it's not clear who's going to want...
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Benny and Penny in Lost and Found!: TOON Level 2

Geoffrey Hayes · TOON Books
Format: Hardcover

Geoffrey Hayes, winner of the Geisel for Benny and Penny in the Big No-No!, tells the story of two tiny mice who learn what it takes to be a leader. School Library Journal declares, "Once again, Hayes has created a graphic novel that is inviting, relatable, but, most importantly, fun."
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Ariol #4: A Beautiful Cow

Emmanuel Guibert · Papercutz
Format: Print book

Petula is a beautiful cow who smells nice, has pretty hair, and makes Ariol tremble when she's around. And even though Ariol's story so far is almost 400 pages long, he still hasn't worked up the courage to tell Petula that he loves her! Instead, he keeps accidentally saying...
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Life of Zarf: The Trouble with Weasels

Rob Harrell · Dial Books
Format: Hardcover

Shrek meets Wimpy Kid in this epically funny tale of a troll trying to figure out how to be more popular It's not easy being Zarf. As a troll, he's stuck at the bottom of the middle school hierarchy, way below the prince and knights (populars), ogres and giants (jocks), and even...
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Anne of Green Gables: A Graphic Novel

MARIAH MARSDEN · Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

Schoolyard rivalries. Baking disasters. Puffed sleeves. Explore the violet vales and glorious green of Avonlea in this spirited adaptation.The spirit of Anne is alive and well in Mariah Marsden's crisp adaptation, and it's a thrill to watch as the beloved orphan rushes headlong through...
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Black Widow : forever red

Margaret Stohl · Marvel
Pages: 399
Format: Print book

Enter the world of the Avengers' iconic master spy Natasha Romanoff is one of the world's most lethal assassins. Trained from a young age in the arts of death and deception, Natasha was given the title of Black Widow by Ivan Somodorov, her brutal teacher at the Red Room, Moscow's infamous...
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Escape From Lucien

Kazu Kibuishi · Turtleback; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Kazu Kibuishis 1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series continues! Navin and his classmates journey to Lucien, a city ravaged by war and plagued by mysterious creatures, where they search for a beacon essential to their fight against the Elf King. Meanwhile,...
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Ariol #3: Happy as a Pig...

Emmanuel Guibert · Papercutz
Format: Paperback

Ariol's best friend, Ramono, is a pig. He's also loud, impulsive, irresponsible, and has a big snout that looks like a light socket. Sneaking into a parking garage to play with fuses, carting grandpa's dog around in a wheelbarrow, wrestling matches with his sister; you may have...
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Star Wars: Darth Vader Vol. 2: Shadows and Secrets

Kieron Gillen · Marvel Worldwide
Pages: 136
Format: Print book

Bounty Hunters on the attack--against the Empire! Vader has a new mission to do for the Empire. Unfortunately, it's completely at odds with his own mission. What's a Dark Lord to do? Plus: Who is Tagge's mysterious new agent? COLLECTING: Darth Vader 7-12
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The Hidden Doors

Kazu Kibuishi · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Book

A bullied boy discovers a door guarded by a sly monster . . . A painting of a door opens in a forgotten Egyptian tomb . . . A portal in the park promises to turn you into a much cooler version 2.0 - if you can just get the bugs out . . . Edited by New York Times bestselling comics creator...
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Hot Rod Hamster and the Wacky Whatever Race!

Cynthia Lord · Scholastic
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

A new early reader series from dynamic duo, Newbery Honor author Cynthia Lord and NEW YORK TIMES bestselling illustrator Derek Anderson, featuring Hot Rod Hamster!Hot Rod Hamster LOVES to drive superfast. And today he's building a box car from scratch to race downhill in the Wacky Whatever...
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The Phantom Bully

Jeffrey Brown · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning author/illustrator Jeffrey Brown returns for the third installation of the NY Times Bestseller Star Wars: Jedi Academy! It's hard to believe this is Roan's last year at Jedi Academy. He's been busier than ever learning to fly (and wash) starships, swimming in the Lake...
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The Mermaid and the Shoe

K G Campbell · Kids Can Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this delightful picture book, Minnow seems to be the only one of King Neptune's fifty mermaid daughters who has no particular skill or accomplishments. That is, except for her persistence in asking many, many questions. "Why don't crabs have fins"? "Where do bubbles go"?...
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Shaka Rising: A Legend of the Warrior Prince

Luke Molver · Story Press Africa
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

In a land beset by political turmoil and bloody conflict comes the epic saga of Shaka. Ousted by one of his chief father's jealous wives and raised in exile, his destiny is sealed through allegiance to a rival chief. Responding to threats from expanding slave trade in southern Africa,...
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Ms. Marvel Volume 2: Generation Why

G Willow Wilson · Marvel Worldwide, Inc., 2015.
Pages: 136
Format: Print book

Who is the Inventor, and what does he want with the all-new Ms. Marvel and all her friends? Maybe Wolverine can help! Kamala may be fan-girling out when her favorite (okay maybe Top Five) super hero shows up, but that won't stop her from protecting her hometown. Then, Kamala crosses...
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