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The Boundless

Kenneth Oppel · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 332
Format: Hardcover

All aboard for an action-packed escapade from the internationally bestselling author of Airborne and the Silverwing trilogy.

The Boundless, the greatest train ever built, is on its maiden voyage across the country, and first-class passenger Will Everett is about to embark...
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Bugs!

James Buckley, Jr. · Animal Planet
Pages: 111
Format: Hardcover

Animal Planet introduces information-packed nonfiction chapter books that are just right for pleasure reading and schoolwork.

Fly away on a fascinating journey to the world of Bugs!. Meet the fastest flyers and the long-distance travelers--from huge moths and colorful butterflies...
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Salamanders

Melissa Gish · Creative Education
Format: Print book

"A look at salamanders, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their smooth, permeable skin, behaviors, relationships with humans, and the remarkable adaptability of these widespread amphibians today"--
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Lucy & Andy Neanderthal

Jeffrey Brown · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the New York Times bestselling Jedi Academy books comes a hilarious graphic novel series about two young cave kids living 40,000 years ago.

"Lucy & Andy are Stone Age rock stars! I loved this book!" - Lincoln Peirce, author of the Big Nate...
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DK Readers L4: Spiders and other Deadly Animals

DK · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 96
Format: Library Binding

What are the most deadly animals in the world and where do they live? Find out in Spiders and Other Deadly Animals!Learn about the animals that can kill us through life-threatening true stories! Filled with amazing photography and clear text, Spiders and Other Deadly Animals is a fascinating...
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Machu Picchu: The Lost Civilization

Christina Leaf · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

The city in the clouds, Machu Picchu, has an air of mystery surrounding it. Historians know the site belonged to the Inca Empire, but they do not know much else. In this book, reluctant readers will explore possible reasons why Machu Picchu was first built and, in time, abandoned.
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Nevada

John Hamilton · ABDO & Daughters
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Welcome to Nevada, the Silver State! Students will explore Lake Tahoe, tour Hoover Dam, see the bright lights of Las Vegas, and more as they learn about Nevada's history, plants and animals, industries, sports, cities, famous people, and more in this fun, fact-filled title. Aligned...
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Pueblo

Linda Buellis · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Native American tribes have occupied the Southwestern United States long before record keeping began. Many of them are Pueblo, including the Hopi, Zuni, and Taos people. This title explores the history of the Pueblo people, from their contact with the Spanish in the 17th century through...
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Shadow Island

Nancy Deas · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

With nowhere left to live after losing his parents and working his way through a long list of relatives on the mainland, Ollie finds himself at his grandpa's house in Sueño Bay, "home of the supernatural." Miserable and intending to get away from the earthquake-prone, rain-soaked...
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The Sea Turtle Mystery

Gertrude Chandler Warner · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

The Aldens are spending spring break on a beach, but they aren't just soaking up the sun. They're protecting an endangered species! Their job is to mark sea turtle nests so they can be moved to a safe place to hatch, but someone is digging up the eggs without permission. Can the Boxcar...
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National Geographic Kids United States Atlas

National Geographic Kids · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 176
Format: Library Binding

Kids will have fun learning about every U.S. state in this amazing atlas, packed with maps, stats, facts, and pictures. National Geographic's world-renowned cartographers have paired up with education experts to create maps of the 50 states, U.S. territories, and Washington, D.C., that...
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Babysitting Nightmares: The Phantom Hour

Kat Shepherd · Imprint
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The supernatural never sleeps in the second book of this spooky middle grade series!

Clio has already had one brush with the paranormal, and she's dead set on making it her last.

But her new babysitting job is in a haunted house! At first, Clio's excited to work at the historical...

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Hug a Tree, Geronimo

GERONIMO STILTON · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Geronimo decides to buy his aunt's old farm where he used to spend the holidays. It's filled with memories from his childhood! There is a large oak tree in the yard that holds legendary secrets to unlock.
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Following Extreme Weather with a Storm Chaser

Joan Stoltman · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

There's so much we still don't know about tornados, hurricanes, snowstorms, and weather. The dangerous, on-the-edge life of a storm chaser on the hunt to discover how nature's fury works will surely engage any young reader. Filled with bold graphics, vivid full-color photography,...
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