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Cody and the Fountain of Happiness
Cody and the Fountain of Happiness

Tricia Springstubb · Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

Middle-grade readers drawn to Judy Moody or Clementine will find a funny and charismatic companion in Cody, star of this delightful new series.For whimsical Cody, many things are beautiful, especially ants who say hello by rubbing feelers. But nothing is as beautiful as the first day of summer...
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The Hole
The Hole

Øyvind Torseter · Enchanted Lion Books
Format: Hardcover

The protagonist of The Hole has discovered a hole in his apartment and tries to find an explanation for it. He seeks expert advice. But not everything can be explained. Perhaps he'll just have to accept that the hole is there? The Hole has simple, expressive drawings created by pen and computer,...
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Lord and Lady Bunny--Almost Royalty!
Lord and Lady Bunny--Almost Royalty!

Polly Horvath · Schwartz & Wade Books
Pages: 306
Format: eBook

In this hilarious sequel to Mr. and Mrs. Bunny - Detectives Extraordinaire! - that even includes a guest appearance by J. K. Rowling a.k.a. "Oldwhatshername" - Madeleine wants nothing more than to save money for college, but her impractical, ex-hippie parents are broke. When the family...
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Splat the Cat: Blow, Snow, Blow
Splat the Cat: Blow, Snow, Blow

Rob Scotton · HarperCollins; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Splat the Cat can’t wait for it to snow. All he wants to do is make a snowcat and throw snowballs! When he can’t wait any longer, Splat decides to take matters into his own paws.Splat the Cat: Blow, Snow, Blow is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for children...
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Henry And Mudge And The Happy Cat
Henry And Mudge And The Happy Cat

Cynthia Rylant · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever. And in this eighth book of their adventures, they make friends with a scruffy but lovable cat.
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Three Burps and You're Out #10
Three Burps and You're Out #10

Nancy E Krulik · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

George is the catcher for his school's baseball team, the Sugarman Sea Monkeys, and they are in the championships! Can George and his teammates defeat their archrivals, the Klockermeister Elementary Kangaroos? Or will the BURP steal the game?
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Little Roja Riding Hood
Little Roja Riding Hood

Susan Middleton Elya · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

While Roja picks flowers on the way to her grandma's, a mean wolf sneaks away with her cape to surprise Abuelita. But Grandma's no fool and Roja's no ordinary chica. They send that hungry lobo packing with a caliente surprise!This sassy retelling of Little Red Riding Hood has accessible...
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I Love Trucks!
I Love Trucks!

Philemon Sturges
Format: Print book

Vivid paintings by Shari Halpern and light verse by Philemon Sturges take readers through the roaring world of rumbling trucks and reveal each truck's special job. Show more Show less #outer_postBodyPS...
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Hello Mr. Hulot
Hello Mr. Hulot

David Merveille · NorthSouth; First American Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Meet Mr. Hulot—he's always in the middle of the action! Created and played by French comic actor and filmmaker Jacques Tati, Mr. Hulot is a beloved charater in France.  David Merveille’s comic strip style illustrations depict 23 captivating scenes with a page turn...
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Cicadas
Cicadas

Mari Schuh · Jump!
Format: Print book

In Cicadas, beginning readers will learn about the life cycle of a cicada and discover how this insect finds a mate. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they discover the world of cicadas.
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Fall Leaves
Fall Leaves

Loretta Holland · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Autumn is in the air: days grow shorter and nights are long. Birds leave, flowers, too. Apples and temperatures fall - then snow!
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Santa Clauses: Short Poems from the North Pole
Santa Clauses: Short Poems from the North Pole

Bob Raczka · Carolrhoda Books
Format: Hardcover

"December 1: White envelopes float / from my overfilled mailbox - / December's first storm." You know that Santa can fly a sleigh, squeeze down chimneys, and circle the globe in a night. But did you know that another of his talents is writing haiku? These twenty-five short...
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Fall Ball
Fall Ball

Peter McCarty · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Bobby and his friends wait all day for school to end and for their chance to play outdoors in the fall weather. Flying leaves, swirling colors, and crisp air make the perfect setting for a game of football with Sparky the dog. The kids are surprised by how quickly it gets dark, and even...
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