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My First Book of Knots
My First Book of Knots

Berndt Sundsten · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Hardcover

What is more memorable than a child first learning to tie his shoes? Or wrapping his first Christmas presents? Knots arent easy to learn, but they are very helpful—whether you are five years old, ten years old, or even fifty years old. Here is a childrens picture book that will help parent...
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Alpha, Bravo, Charlie: The Complete Book of Nautical Codes
Alpha, Bravo, Charlie: The Complete Book of Nautical Codes

Sara Gillingham · Phaidon
Pages: 120
Format: Print book

A graphically stunning, first-ever volume of nautical codes for childrenThis stunning visual refence is an introduction to maritime communication through nautical flags, along with morse code, the phonetic alphabet, and semaphore signaling.Today's system of international maritime signal...
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A Ticket Around the World
A Ticket Around the World

Natalia Diaz · Owlkids Books
Format: Hardcover

Join a young boy as he hops around the globe, visiting friends in 13 different countries spanning all six populated continents. Along the way, he introduces us to each friend's environment and customs, and shares interesting facts about each country's culture, language, food, geography,...
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The Promise
The Promise

Nicola Davies · Candlewick Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

An allegorical tale of hope takes on new life in this stirring, gorgeously illustrated story.On a mean street in a mean, broken city, a young girl tries to snatch an old woman's bag. But the frail old woman, holding on with the strength of heroes, says the thief can't have it without...
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Animals Helping with Healing
Animals Helping with Healing

Ann Squire · Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2015.
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

A fully trained rat can screen 100 or more tuberculosis samples in 15 to 20 minutes. For thousands of years, animals have lived side by side with people, helping humans to achieve incredible things. In this exciting new True Book series, readers will find out what role animals such as dogs,...
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Gingerbread Man Superhero!
Gingerbread Man Superhero!

Dotti Enderle · Pelican Publishing
Format: Hardcover

One day, a little old lady decides to bake a Gingerbread Man. But he turns out to be not just any Gingerbread Man--this one has special powers, like the ability to fly. He flies to a bakery and helps save the other baked goods from a crazed macaroon, in this hilarious picture book for young...
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Best in Snow
Best in Snow

April Pulley Sayre · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Discover the wonderful world of snow with this companion to the celebrated Raindrops Roll!With gorgeous photo illustrations, award-winning author April Pulley Sayre sheds sparkly new light on the wonders of snow. From the beauty of snow blanketing the forest and falling on animals' fur and feathers...
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Emily's Blue Period
Emily's Blue Period

Cathleen Daly · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 55
Format: Print book

Emily wants to be an artist. She likes painting and loves the way artists like Pablo Picasso mixed things up.Emily's life is a little mixed up right now. Her dad doesn't live at home anymore, and it feels like everything around her is changing. "When Picasso was sad for a while,"...
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How to Read a Story
How to Read a Story

Kate Messner · Chronicle Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Step One: Find a story. (A good one.) Step Two: Find a reading buddy. (Someone nice.) Step Three: Find a reading spot. (Couches are cozy.) Now: Begin.Accomplished storytellers Kate Messner and Mark Siegel chronicle the process of becoming a reader: from pulling a book off the shelf...
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Judy Moody Goes to College
Judy Moody Goes to College

Megan McDonald · Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

Its her funniest adventure yet A few sessions with a college-age math tutor turn Judy into a jargon-spouting polygon princess CrucialJudy Moody is in a mood Not a good mood And definitely NOT a math mood The substitute teacher in Class T thinks Judys math skills need improving So Judy has to start...
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The 26-Story Treehouse
The 26-Story Treehouse

Andy Griffiths · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 345
Format: Hardcover

Andy and Terry live in a 26-story treehouse. (It used to be 13 stories, but they've expanded.) It has a bumper car rink, a skate ramp, an antigravity chamber, an ice cream parlor with 78 flavors, and the Maze of Doom--a maze so complicated that nobody who has gone in has ever come...
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Excellent Ed
Excellent Ed

Stacy McAnulty · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Dog lovers will adore this imperfect yet endearing mutt and his quest for excellence! Everyone in the Ellis family is excellent--except Ed. Ed wonders if this is why he isn't allowed to eat at the table or sit on the couch with the other children. So he's determined to find his own thing...
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On My Leaf
On My Leaf

Sara Gillingham · Chronicle Books; Ina Nov Br edition
Format: Board book

Turn the colorful die-cut pages of these irresistible board books to discover just what makes little horses barn and little ladybugs leaf so cozy. Is it the soft hay? Is it the colorful flowers? No, its their loving families! Bright pictures, sweet reassuring messages, unique layered pages,...
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Mariella Mystery Investigates The Spaghetti Yeti
Mariella Mystery Investigates The Spaghetti Yeti

Kate Pankhurst · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Everyone's favorite super sleuth, age 9 and a bit, is back to solve another mysterious mystery. In The Spaghetti Yeti, Mariella wonders: is there really a spaghetti-loving yeti stalking the woods next to Limpet Rocks Campsite? Mariella and the Mystery Girls are determined to find out....
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