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Life: The First Four Billion Years: The Story of Life from the Big Bang to the Evolution of Humans

Jenkins, Martin · Candlewick Studio
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning children's book creators Martin Jenkins and Grahame Baker-Smith team up for a large-scale look at our planet, from the big bang to the dinosaurs and beyond.Before humans took their first steps, there were billions of years of vibrant and varied life-forms on Earth. Discover...
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Anya and the Dragon

Pasternack, Sofiya · Versify
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

This lush tale of magic and dragons is a gem for any adventure-seeking middle grader and perfect for fans of Aru Shah and the End of Time.Anya and the Dragon is the story of fantasy and mayhem in tenth century Eastern Europe, where headstrong eleven-year-old Anya is a daughter of the only...
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The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Riddle of Ages

Trenton Lee Stewart · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The brilliant and beloved gang from the New York Times bestselling series is back! The Mysterious Benedict Society is a modern classic, drawing comparisons to J.K. Rowling and Roald Dahl, named a Time magazine "Best Young Adult Book of All Time," and selling over three million...
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Telgemeier, Raina · Graphix
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A true story from Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, Sisters, Drama, and Ghosts!Raina wakes up one night with a terrible upset stomach. Her mom has one, too, so it's probably just a bug. Raina eventually returns to school,...
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The Beast

Condie, Ally · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Thrilling, intense, with pulse-pounding chills . . . Everything you could want in a series." --Soman Chainani, New York Times bestselling author of The School for Good and Evil New York Times bestselling authors Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs co-author another edge-of-your-seat...
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Absolute Expert: Pandas: All the Latest Facts From the Field With National Geographic Explorer Mark Brody

Strother, Ruth · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

From adorable giant panda cubs to saving bamboo forests in China, get the latest giant panda insights and intel straight from the field from National Geographic explorer and conservationist Marc Brody.Ready to go on a search for giant pandas in mountainous bamboo forests? Travel to China...
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Adventures of a Slime: An Unofficial Minecraft Diary

Kid, Books · Silver Dolphin Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Read this humorous, illustrated chapter-book diary to discover how one determined little Minecraft slime cube overcomes all obstacles to realize his greatest dream!What does Minecraft slime cube Slibertius - known as Bert - dream of becoming? The best fashion designer in the entire Overworld!...
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Dragon Curse

Lisa McMann · Aladdin
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Ten years after Alex and Aaron Stowe brought peace to Quill and Artimé, their younger twin sisters journey beyond Artimé in the fourth novel in the New York Times bestselling sequel series to The Unwanteds, which Kirkus Reviews called "The Hunger Games meets Harry Potter."At...
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Wildfire: A Novel

Rodman Philbrick · The Blue Sky Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Newbery Honor author Rodman Philbrick sends readers straight into the nightmare of a raging wildfire as 12-year-old Sam is trapped by explosive flames and deadly smoke that threaten to take his life. Can he survive?Flames race toward Sam Castine's summer camp as evacuation buses are loading,...
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Tangled in Time: The Portal

Kathryn Lasky · HarperCollins
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"Kathryn Lasky's latest is a sleight-of-hand that will have you clapping your hands. With the brio and big-heart that characterizes all of Lasky's work, this opening salvo of a new series can be heralded with trumpet fanfares and clouds of rose petals." - Gregory Maguire,...
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