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Mindy Kim and the Birthday Puppy

Lyla Lee · Aladdin
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

All Mindy Kim has ever wanted is a puppy of her very own. After all, having all the toy dog plushies in the world isn't quite the same thing as a real one! She wants a dog to take on walks, teach tricks, and cuddle with. She knows she has what it takes to be the perfect pet owner, and she thinks...
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The Ice Cream Caper

Steve Korté · Picture Window Books
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Batman and his crime-fighting dog detective, Ace, investigate a robbery at the Gotham City Zoo. Will the caped crusader and the Bat-Dog find out who is behind the ice cream caper?
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Solar System: By The Numbers

Steve Jenkins · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

-Through infographics and illustrations readers will learn about the unfathomably huge and fascinating topic of solar systems. Explore the galaxy that surrounds our planet through astounding numbers, facts, and figures. With Steve Jenkins's signature art style, his By the Numbers reader...
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Ocean Speaks: How Marie Tharp Revealed the Ocean's Biggest Secret

Jess Keating · Tundra Books
Pages: 34
Format: Hardcover

From a young age, Marie Tharp loved watching the world. She loved solving problems. And she loved pushing the limits of what girls and women were expected to do and be. In the mid-twentieth century, women were not welcome in the sciences, but Marie was tenacious. She got a job at a laboratory...
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Mindy Kim and the Lunar New Year Parade

Lyla Lee · Aladdin
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Mindy is excited to celebrate the Lunar New Year! Even though it's the first one without her mom, Mindy is determined to enjoy the day. She decides to make traditional Korean New Year food, a rice cake soup that's her favorite. But things aren't going quite to plan, and the celebration...
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My Pet Rat

Paige V. Polinsky · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Rats are friendly pets that love to chew. They happily nibble snacks. Then they give themselves baths! These critters make great pets, and this title proves it. The book is a guide for pet rat care, including what they eat, where they live, and how they play. The fun text combines with...
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A New Kind of Wild

Zara Gonzalez Hoang · Dial Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

For Ren, home is his grandmother's little house, and the lush forest that surrounds it. Home is a place of magic and wonder, filled with all the fantastical friends that Ren dreams up. Home is where his imagination can run wild. For Ava, home is a brick and cement city, where there's...
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Playing Possum

Jennifer Black Reinhardt · CLARION BOOKS
Format: Hardcover

In this winsome tale, Alfred, who plays dead, and Sophia, who rolls up in a ball, stand in for shy or anxious humans whose discomfort keeps them from fitting in. Jennifer Black Reinhardt has cast animals with defense mechanisms as characters to tell an imaginative, endearing story about...
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Play in the Wild: How Baby Animals Like to Have Fun

Lita Judge · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Why do animals play?With thoughtful text and sweetly realistic watercolor art, author and illustrator Lita Judge explores the importance of play in the animal kingdom. She shows how play teaches animals to defend themselves and survive in the wild. More adorably, Judge highlights how animals...
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Crime-Fighting Cat

Steve Korté · Picture Window Books
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Midvale is under attack, and who better to protect the city than Supergirl and Streaky? Will the super-pair be able to out-think a magical imp from the Fifth Dimension?
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