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Bravelands #2: Code of Honor

ERIN HUNTER · HarperCollins
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Heed the call of the wild ... discover the second book in this action-packed animal fantasy series from the #1 bestselling author of Warriors! "Deep characters, a complex plot, rich mythology, and a stunning setting. Wild and wonderful." - Kirkus ReviewsSet in the African savannah...
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Legends of the clans

Erin Hunter · Harper
Pages: 309

"Three novellas featuring the cats of Erin Hunter's...Warrior series... Spottedleaf's Heart: Young apprentice Spottedpaw is determined to become a warrior...until she realizes that to save her Clan, she must become its next medicine cat. Pinestar's Choice: Discover what...
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Who Was Paul Revere?

Roberta Edwards · Grosset & Dunlap; Original edition
Format: Paperback

In 1775, Paul Revere of Boston made his now-famous horseback ride warning colonists of an impending attack by the British. This event went largely unnoticed in history until Longfellow celebrated it in a poem in 1861. So who was Paul Revere? In addition to being an American patriot, he was a skilled...
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The Way of the Samurai

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks; Original edition
Format: Print book

Each Geronimo book is fast-paced, with lively full-color art and a unique format kids 7-10 will love.When Wild Willie showed up at my door and invited me to travel with him to Japan, I jumped at the chance. We were in search of an ancient, legendary samurai scroll that holds the secret...
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Stick Dog

Tom Watson · HarperCollins
Pages: 189
Format: Hardcover

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One Half from the East

Nadia Hashimi · Harpercollins
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Perfect for fans of Rita Williams-Garcia, Thanhha Lai, and Rebecca Stead, internationally bestselling author Nadia Hashimi's first novel for young readers is a coming-of-age journey set in modern-day Afghanistan that explores life as a bacha posh - a preteen girl dressed as a boy.Obayda's...
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Older than The Stars

Karen C. Fox · Charlesbridge
Format: Hardcover

How old are you?--Older than you think.In a way, we are all as old as the universe itself. In fact, every bit of every one of us was created in the Big Bang, billions of years ago.Stunning illustrations and lively verse tell the story of the cosmic connections that tie human beings to the beginning...
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Dog Days

Jeff Kinney · Amulet Books
Pages: 214
Format: Print book

The latest addition to Diary Of A Wimpy Kid series reveals more of the hazards of growing up before you're ready through the words and drawings in Greg Heffley's diary.
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Bad Kitty School Daze

Nick Bruel · Square Fish
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Bad Kitty faces her toughest challenge yet, in Bad Kitty School Daze from Nick Bruel.Kitty and Puppy are out of control! They're screaming, fighting, hissing, and drooling all over the house, and all of the commotion is upsetting Baby. Time for school--obedience school, that is. Can Kitty...
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Flashback Four #1: The Lincoln Project

Dan Gutman · Harpercollins Childrens B
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

"History can be hilarious, at least in the hands of author Dan Gutman." - Washington PostIn New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman's all-new series, which blends fascinating real history with an action-packed and hilarious adventure, four very different kids are picked...
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National Geographic Kids Just Joking 2: 300 Hilarious Jokes About Everything, Including Tongue Twisters, Riddles, and More!

National Geographic Kids · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 208
Format: Library Binding

Q: What sound to porcupines make when they kiss?A: Ouch!Q: What do you get from a cow after an earthquake?A: A milk shake!Q: Why did the golfer wear two pairs of pants?A: In case he got a hole in one.Packed with even more of the silly jokes that kids love, including knock-knocks, tongue...
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The Baby-Sitters Club #1: Kristy's Great Idea

Ann M. Martin · Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Paperback

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Kristy and her friends all love taking care of kids, so starting a club is clearly a fantastic idea! They'll have fun and make money--but no one counted on prank phone calls, wild toddlers, and out-of-control pets. --This text refers to the Library...
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Wildwood: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book I

Colin Meloy · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 541
Format: Hardcover

When her baby brother is kidnapped by crows, Prue McKeel begins an adventure that will take her and her friend Curtis way beyond her hometown and deep into the Impassable Wilderness. There they uncover a secret world in the midst of violent upheaval, a world full of warring creatures, peace-loving...
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The Ear, the Eye, and the Arm

Nancy Farmer · Scholastic Paperbacks; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

This Newbery Honor book by award-winning, bestselling author Nancy Farmer is being reissued in paperback and as an e-book! The year is 2174. The place is Zimbabwe, Africa. Three adventurous children escape their parents' heavily guarded mansion to explore the dangerous world outside....
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Kangaroo to the Rescue!: And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Heroes

Moira Rose Donohue · National Geographic Children's Books
Format: eBook

National Geographic Kids is back with another installment in the Animal Heroes line of National Geographic Chapters books. Get ready to meet more amazing, medal-worthy critters in this action-packed collection, including a kangaroo to the rescue! Filled with engaging photos, fast facts,...
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