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Big Nate Lives It Up

Lincoln Peirce · Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

For fans of the hilarious Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, here comes the seventh novel in the New York Times bestselling series Big Nate.BIG NATE IS LIVING IT UP!Principal Nichols wants Nate to be buddies with new kid Breckenridge Puffington III and show him around. But that's no easy...
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The Disney Book

Jim Fanning · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

The Disney Book is a beautiful, visual exploration of all things Disney from the animated and live-action movies to the theme parks and attractions that have made Disney the beloved brand it is today. This classic DK-style book is packed with stunning visuals including concept art, original...
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The Elements Book

Dk. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Kids can go on a visual tour of the 118 chemical elements of the periodic table, from argon to zinc, with The Elements Book.Cataloged by type, each element's properties and atomic structure is explained. More than 1,000 full-color photographs showcase the natural forms of each element,...
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How Cities Work

Lonely Planet Kids. · Lonely Planet
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Get ready to explore the city in a whole new way. This innovative book for younger readers is packed with city facts, loads of flaps to lift, and unfolding pages to see inside buildings and under the streets. Children aged 5+ can learn about skyscrapers, subway systems and stinky sewers....
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Scorpions!: Strange and Wonderful

Laurence Pringle · Boyds Mills Press
Format: Book

Everyone knows that scorpions are evil and deadly . . . right? But do they really deserve their bad reputation? In fact, scorpions come in a mind-boggling variety. There are at least two thousand species, but only a few dozen of these are deadly to humans. With clear, informative text and detailed,...
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Jack the Castaway

Lisa Doan · Lerner Publishing Group
Pages: 143
Format: Hardcover

Jack's parents have been chased out of Tokyo, gone broke in Greece, and hosted Nairobi's least successful safari. Next they're taking Jack to the Caribbean, whether Jack wants to go or not. The Berensons have devised their latest get-rich-quick scheme - a new sport called 'drift-snorkeling.'...
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Everybody Paints! The Lives and Art of the Wyeth Family

Susan Goldman Rubin · Chronicle Books
Pages: 105
Format: Print book

In this distinctive volume, acclaimed biographer Susan Goldman Rubin shares the fascinating story of the Wyeths - N.C., Andrew, and Jamie - three generations of painters and arguably the First Family of American Art. The accessible text traces the events that shaped their art and the ways...
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American Girl: Contemporary MG Series 1, Novel 3

KELLEN HERTZ · SCHOLASTIC (US)
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

A new middle grade series featuring contemporary characters!
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What to Do When It's Not Fair: A Kid's Guide to Handling Envy and Jealousy

Jacqueline B. Toner · Magination Press
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Envy and its cousin, jealousy, are feeling that adults and children confront on a regular basis. But adults are able to recognize what children cannot: desires and envy come and go. Some children can struggle with envy and react negatively to the good fortune of others. What To When It s Not Fair...
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Win or Lose

Alex Morgan · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 151
Format: Hardcover

The Kicks have the league championship within reach - but do they have what it takes to win it? Book three in the fun and empowering New York Times bestselling middle grade series from star soccer player and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan.Against all odds, the Kicks have made it to league...
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The Doll Graveyard:

Lois Ruby · Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Print book

This graveyard hides buried dolls...and buried secrets!The house at Cinder Creek hides many secrets. Shelby and Brian Tate have heard heated voices crying out in the night. They've noticed the unsettling way things move around on their own. But the most chilling thing about their new home...
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Mallory and Mary Ann Take New York

Laurie B. Friedman · Darby Creek
Pages: 159
Format: Hardcover

START SPREADING THE NEWS . . . Mallory and Mary Ann are headed to New York. They've got sights to see! The Empire State Building. The Statue of Liberty. Times Square. Central Park. But they also have a problem to solve. Only one of them is invited to appear on their favorite TV show, Fashion...
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Elon Musk and the Quest for a Fantastic Future Young Readers' Edition

Ashlee Vance · HarperCollins
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An in-depth look into the extraordinary life of the world's most important entrepreneur, Elon MuskThis fascinating and easily accessible young readers' adaptation of Ashlee Vance's New York Times bestselling Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future features...
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The Natural World

Jon Richards · Owlkids Books; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Be amazed by the real-life size of the world's largest spider; discover which animal can jump the equivalent of a human leaping over a skyscraper; measure the length of a blue whale in buses, people, and basketball courts; and more!From the animal classification system and DNA to reproduction,...
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