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Rabbit & Bear: Rabbit's Bad Habits

Julian Gough · Silver Dolphin Books
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Avalanches, snowmen, a hungry wolf ... and more!When Bear wakes up early from her hibernation, she decides to build a snowman. Her grumpy neighbor, Rabbit, decides to build an even better one. Rabbit & Bear: Rabbit's Bad Habits is full of laugh-out-loud moments and chronicles the forming...
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The Bad Guys in Superbad

AARON BLABEY · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

The Bad Guys have strangely acquired SUPERPOWERS! But their powers might be, well, defective. They can only do things like blow their own pants off in public. Not exactly what you'd call hero-caliber skills. Defective or not, the Bad Guys have a job to do. With Marmalade ready to destroy...
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Junior Ninja Champion: The Fastest Finish

Catherine Hapka · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

The second book in this action-packed adventure series follows a team of young ninjas to the final round of the first-ever Junior Ninja competition - perfect for young ninjas and ninja fans everywhere!? When tweens Izzy, Ty, Kevin, JJ, and Mackenzie heard there was going to be a kids'...
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Dragon Pearl

Yoon Ha Lee · Rick Riordan Presents
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Rick Riordan Presents Yoon Ha Lee's space opera about thirteen-year-old Min, who comes from a long line of fox spirits. But you'd never know it by looking at her. To keep the family safe, Min's mother insists that none of them use any fox-magic, such as Charm or shape-shifting....
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MARVEL's Avengers: Infinity War: The Cosmic Quest Volume Two: Aftermath

Brandon T. Snider
Format: Hardcover

A threat has emerged from the cosmos--Thanos. A ruthless warlord who plans to collect all six Infinity Stones. Joined by his formidable allies, he will be near-unstoppable at achieving his goal. The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange and Spider-Man must join forces and fight...
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The End of the World and Beyond

Avi · Algonquin Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Convicted of thievery and transported from England to America, Oliver Cromwell Pitts, shackled to his fellow prisoners, endures inedible food, filthy conditions, and deadly storms on his voyage across the Atlantic. But the hazardous shipboard journey is nothing compared to the peril that...
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Biddy Mason Speaks Up

Arisa White · Heyday
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Building on the brilliance of Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, the newest installment in the Fighting for Justice series introduces young readers to another real-life champion for civil rights: Bridget "Biddy" Mason, an African American philanthropist, healer, and midwife who was born...
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World War II: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House Super Edition #1: World at War, 1944

Mary Pope Osborne · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 139
Format: Paperback

In the next Magic Tree House® Fact Tracker, track the facts about World War II - with Jack and Annie! When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House Super Edition #1: World at War, 1944, they had lots of questions. How did World War II begin? Why were so many...
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The Hive Queen (Wings of Fire, Book 12)

Tui T. Sutherland · Scholastic Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Growing up in the hives, Cricket has always had a million questions. Why are trees forbidden, even in art? Why do her parents seem to hate her? And the biggest, most dangerous and secret question of all: why is Cricket immune to Queen Wasp's powers? Whenever the queen takes control...
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The Unsung Hero of Birdsong, USA

Brenda Woods · Nancy Paulsen Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The Coretta Scott King Honor-winning author tells the moving story of the friendship between a young white boy and a Black WWII veteran who has recently returned to the unwelcoming Jim Crow South.On Gabriel's twelfth birthday, he gets a new bike--and is so excited that he accidentally...
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