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Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

DUSTI BOWLING · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Aven is a perky, hilarious, and inspiring protagonist whose attitude and humor will linger even after the last page has turned." - School Library Journal (Starred review) Chosen for the Autumn 2017 Kids' Indie Next List! Aven Green loves to tell people that she lost her arms...
The War I Finally Won

Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Like the classic heroines of Sarah, Plain and Tall and Little Women, Ada conquers the homefront as her World War II journey continues in this sequel to the Newbery Honor-winning The War that Saved My Life When Ada's clubfoot is surgically fixed at last, she knows for certain that she's...
Who Was Andrew Jackson?

Douglas Yacka · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Controversial in his day and still controversial now, President Andrew Jackson left his mark on American history.Seventh President Andrew Jackson was a man of contradictions: quick tempered and brash, he often seemed to look for fights, but he was so devoted to his wife, he quit Congress...
Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present

Andrea Pippins · Wide Eyed Editions
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Join us on a journey across borders, through time and even through space to meet 52 icons of color from the past and present in a celebration of achievement. Meet figureheads, leaders, and pioneers such as Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and Rosa Parks, as well as cultural trailblazers...
Noah and Link: A Comfort Dog Story

E Merwin · Bearport Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Noah turned his head as rain rolled down the window near his hospital bed. Then he suddenly felt something wet on the palm of his hand. It was a French bulldog burrowing under his hand. "That's Link's way of asking you to pet him!" said the dog's handler. Noah stroked...
Invisible Emmie

TERRI LIBENSON · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 185
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Jennifer L. Holm, Invisible Emmie is a humorous and surprising debut graphic novel by Terri Libenson, creator of the internationally syndicated, Reuben Award-winning comic strip The Pajama Diaries. This is the story of two totally different girls...
Donald Trump: Outspoken Personality and President

Jill Sherman · Lerner Publications
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

On June 16, 2015, Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president of the United States. The celebrity businessman and reality TV show host went on to win the presidency in 2016. Trump has led a varied career, from his many business enterprises to his role as host in the reality TV show...
The People and Culture of the Mandan

Tatiana Ryckman · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Library Binding

People have inhabited North America for centuries. Among their descendants are many Native American tribes. Today, one tribe with a rich history is the Mandan. The Mandan have a vibrant culture and past, filled with challenges and triumphs. This book discusses the Mandans beginnings, as well...
Mick Harte Was Here

Pages: 128
Format: Library Binding

An award-winning, heartrending young middle grade novel from Barbara Park - the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Junie B. Jones series - just right for readers of Frindle, Love That Dog, The Lemonade War, and other classic young middle grade favorites. Kids aren't supposed...
Unsung Heroes of Technology

Todd Kortemeier · 12-Story Library
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

"From early computer programmers to video game creators, this book introduces remarkable individuals whose contributions to technology were often overlooked. Colorful spreads full of photographs and sidebars support reader engagement and celebrate each hero's achievements."--
Pip Bartlett's Guide to Unicorn Training

Maggie Stiefvater · Scholastic Press
Pages: 190
Format: Hardcover

Some things Pip and Tomas will find when dealing with unicorns: SHOW-OFFS STAMPEDES MYSTERYA UNICORN WHO'S AFRAID OF EVERYTHING Some things Pip and Tomas will not find when dealing with unicorns: PEACE AND QUIET Pip Bartlett has a way with magical creatures. But even she's challenged by Regent...
Grump: The

LIESL SHURTLIFF · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Library Binding

From the New York Times bestselling author of Rump, comes the true story behind another unlikely hero: a grumpy dwarf who gets tangled up in Snow White's feud with the wicked queen.Ever since he was a dwarfling, Borlen (nicknamed "Grump") has dreamed of visiting The Surface,...
Dinosaur Detective's Search-and-Find Rescue Mission

SOPHIE GUERRIVE · Wide Eyed Editions
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

With his red airplane, the Dinosaur Detective travels the world in search of lost animals. A rich and whimsical "hide and seek" picture book, which takes the reader on a puzzle-packed tour of a dozen different destinations, including the jungle, the stormy sea and outerspace....

GORDON KORMAN · Scholastic Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

When 12-year-old Cooper Vega moves for the third time in five years, he receives a state-of-the-art smartphone to help him stay in touch with old friends. He's had phones before, but this one is buggy and unpredictable. When a boy named Roderick Northrop communicates with him through the phone,...

GORDON KORMAN · Scholastic Press
Pages: 243
Format: Hardcover

Chase's memory just went out the window. Chase doesn't remember falling off the roof. He doesn't remember hitting his head. He doesn't, in fact, remember anything. He wakes up in a hospital room and suddenly has to learn his whole life all over again . . . starting with his own name. He knows...