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Waking the Rainbow Dragon: A Branches Book

West, Tracey · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina....
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Lost and Found

JiWon Beck · Peter Pauper Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In the snowy Alaskan landscape, a young indigenous girl crosses paths with a weak and hungry polar bear. But rather than retreating in fear, she chooses to approach the bear with tenderness by giving him all that she has to offer -- a blanket and fish from her morning excursion. And although...
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Ruby Valentine Saves the Day

Friedman, Laurie · Carolrhoda Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

It's Valentine's Day and Ruby won't let anything spoil the celebration! In this follow-up to the popular Love, Ruby Valentine, Ruby's favorite day of the year rolls around again, and she and Lovebird work feverishly to plan the perfect party for everyone in Heartland. But when...
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Smarts! Everybody's Got Them

Thomas Armstrong · Free Spirit Publishing
Pages: 44
Format: Paperback

An imaginative picture book that defines eight ways everyone is smart and shows how to get smarter in each way.​ It's easy for kids to get dejected and believe they're not as smart as the people around them. Maybe they got a low grade on their math test last week, or maybe they...
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Tallulah Plays the Tuba

Tiffany Stone · Annick Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Tallulah is tiny, but the TUBA is not!Tallulah isn't big, but the instrument she dreams of playing sure is. Try as she might, tiny Tallulah keeps coming up short on how she can play the tuba in her school band. But with some perseverance and a lot of creativity, Tallulah hatches a plan...
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Wild Honey from the Moon

Kraegel, Kenneth · Candlewick
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

In an epic adventure like no other, an unflappable mother will stop at nothing to find a cure for her ailing young son - even if it means traveling to the moon itself."Where are you going?""To the moon. A quick trip.""But you can't fly.""Darling,...
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Everybody Says Meow

Constance Lombardo · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

"The messages of inclusion and acceptance are welcome. An enjoyable addition to noisy storytimes." - Kirkus"This readaloud swiftly becomes a read-along, and little ones will quickly join in with the various animal sounds. A final comic punch will leave listeners giggling...
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Hey Grandude!

Paul McCartney · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

From Paul McCartney--an action-packed picture-book adventure celebrating the fun that grandparents and grandkids can get up to.See the compass needle spin, let the magic fun begin!Meet Grandude--a super-cool grandfather who is an intrepid explorer with some amazing tricks up his sleeve....
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Chick and Brain: Smell My Foot!

Cece Bell · Candlewick
Pages: 72
Format: Hardcover

From Newbery Honor winner Cece Bell comes an offbeat, pitch-perfect storybook for beginning readers that will have them in fits of giggles."Maybe your foot smells good. Maybe your foot smells great. But I will not smell your foot until you say PLEASE."Meet Chick and Brain. And their...
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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle

Shannon Hale · Candlewick
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Something smells like trouble! Can five princess heroes and one Goat Avenger pool their talents to vanquish a monstrous stink?The Princess in Black is in a very stinky situation. A foul cloud is plaguing the goat pasture, and it smells worse than a pile of dirty diapers or a trash can on a hot summer...
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