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Ghosts of the Shadow Market
Ghosts of the Shadow Market

Cassandra Clare

From New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Cassandra Clare comes an exciting new short story collection that follows Jem Carstairs as he travels through the many Shadow Markets around the world. Ghosts of the Shadow Market is a Shadowhunters novel. The Shadow Market is a meeting...
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Moon Mission
Moon Mission

Sigmund Brouwer

A unique look at the successful—though nearly disastrous—Apollo 11 moon landing!In a riveting narrative told from the astronauts' points of view, readers get to relive every step of Apollo 11's 1969 mission—from ignition to moon walk to splashdown—including the nail-biting (and...
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Sandy Feet! Whose Feet?
Sandy Feet! Whose Feet?

Susan Wood

When a family spends a day at the beach, the children investigate various footprints to see what type of creatures live along the shoreline. Rhyming text turns a sandy beach into an outdoor classroom. The tracks and habits of local wildlife, including hopping sandpipers, scuttling crabs,...
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Summer of '69
Summer of '69

Todd Strasser

Drawing from his teenage years, Todd Strasser's novel revisits a tumultuous era and takes readers on a psychedelically tinged trip of a lifetime. With his girlfriend, Robin, away in Canada, eighteen-year-old Lucas Baker's only plans for the summer are to mellow out with his friends, smoke...
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Let 'Er Buck!
Let 'Er Buck!

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

"Nelson plaits her narrative with Western lingo and homespun similes. . . . James' painterly oils swirl with energy, visible daubs creating the dusty, monumental landscape and equally monumental horses and humans. . . . A champion indeed." —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) The true tale...
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Becoming an Astronaut
Becoming an Astronaut

Ellen Lawrence

What skills do you need to become an astronaut? Why do astronaut trainees spend time underwater and in dark caves? And how does it feel to experience zero gravity? In this new Science Slam! title, kids will discover what it takes to become an astronaut. Each book is expertly crafted to meet...
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Living on Mars
Living on Mars

Ellen Lawrence

How will astronauts survive the long journey to Mars? What will it take for humans to live on the freezing, dusty, airless planet? And what kinds of homes will people build? In this new Science Slam! title, kids will discover the answers to all these questions and many more fascinating...
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The Flight of Swans
The Flight of Swans

Sarah McGuire

Based on the Brothers Grimm's fairy tale Six Swans, The Flight of Swans follows Ryn's journey to save her family and their kingdom.Princess Andaryn's six older brothers have always been her protectors—until her father takes a new Queen, a frightening, mysterious woman who enchants the men in the royal...
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The Vast Wonder of the World
The Vast Wonder of the World

Mélina Mangal

"A must-purchase picture book biography of a figure sure to inspire awe and admiration among readers."—School Library Journal (starred review) Extraordinary illustrations and lyrical text present pioneering African American scientist Ernest Everett Just. Ernest Everett Just was not like...
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I, Claudia
I, Claudia

Mary McCoy

A 2019 Michael L. Printz Honor Book Disaffected teen historian Claudia McCarthy never expected to be in charge of Imperial Day Academy, but by accident, design, or scheme, she is pulled into the tumultuous and high-profile world of the Senate and Honor Council. Suddenly, Claudia is wielding...
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Aladdin Live Action Novelization
Aladdin Live Action Novelization

Various Authors

A beloved classic comes to life for a new generation in the upcoming Walt Disney Studios live action Aladdin film, and this thrilling novelization invites fans to revisit Aladdin's tale over and over again.
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Stars of Alabama
Stars of Alabama

Sean Dietrich

One child preacher traveling across the plains. One young woman with a mysterious touch. Two old friends, their baby, and their bloodhound. And all the stars that shine above them. When fifteen-year-old Marigold becomes pregnant amid the Great Depression, she is rejected by her family and forced...
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Toy Story 4 Movie Storybook
Toy Story 4 Movie Storybook

Various Authors

Join Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the gang from the Toy Story films in this Toy Story 4 Movie Storybook! Includes retellings of all four Toy Story filmes in just one book!
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The Enlightenment of Bees
The Enlightenment of Bees

Rachel Linden

Sometimes a shattered dream leads to an amazing journey. At twenty-six, apprentice baker Mia West has her entire life planned out: a Craftsman cottage in Seattle, a job baking at The Butter Emporium, and her first love-her boyfriend, Ethan-by her side. But when Ethan declares he "needs...
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The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone
The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone

Felicity McLean

2019'S PAGE-TURNING SUMMER READ "We lost all three girls that summer. Let them slip away like the words of some half-remembered song, and when one came back? She wasn't the one we were trying to recall to begin with. Spring slunk off too. Skulked away into the scrub and there, standing...
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Puppy Dog Pals
Puppy Dog Pals

Various Authors

Read along with Disney! Did you know that a dog's sense of smell can be more than 1 million times stronger than ours? Or that pugs are prone to catching colds because of their super short noses? Follow along with word-for-word narration with Bingo and Rolly on a barktastic mission and learn...
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