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Awkward

Svetlana Chmakova · Yen Press
Pages: 224
Format: Book

Cardinal rule #1 for surviving school: Don't get noticed by the mean kids. Cardinal rule #2 for surviving school: Seek out groups with similar interests and join them. On her first day at her new school, Penelope--Peppi--Torres reminds herself of these basics. But when she trips into...
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Tools and Treasures of Ancient Greece

Matt Doeden · Lerner Publications
Format: Book

Have you ever watched the Olympic Games? Voted in a class election? Used an alphabet with twenty-six letters? All these things came from ancient Greece. More than two thousand years ago, the ancient Greeks invented tools and treasures that still shape our lives. Find out where the ancient...
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School Days According to Humphrey

Betty G. Birney · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 151
Format: eBook

Humphrey is excited to get back to Room 26 and see all his old classmates. But on the first day of school, a bunch of strange kids arrive and no matter how loudly he squeaks up, they don't realize they're in the wrong room! Once Humphrey gets over the shock of being with a whole new group...
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Charlotte's Web

E. B. White · Harper & Brothers; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

This beloved book by E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, is a classic of children's literature that is "just about perfect."Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's...
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Geysers and Hot Springs

Therese Shea · Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Water that lurks beneath the Earths surface is usually far easier to ignore than the water that covers it, until that water bursts forth above ground as geysers and hot springs. This engaging volume explains to young readers where this water comes from and its relationship to volcanic activity...
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Mark Zuckerberg:: Creator of Facebook

Jamie Weil · Core Library
Format: Hardcover

Mark Zuckerberg's story is an interesting one: who knew that a quiet, code-writing nerd would be the creator of what we call social media, the Chairman and CEO of Facebook Inc., and the youngest self-made billionaire. Primary sources with accompanying questions, multiple prompts, timeline,...
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The Penderwicks in Spring

Jeanne Birdsall · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 339
Format: Print book

With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family, from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall, is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager. Springtime is finally arriving on Gardam Street,...
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Everest Book Three: The Summit

Gordon Korman · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Paperback

A thrilling adventure trilogy from Gordon Korman about a number of kids competing to be the youngest person to ever reach the top of Mt. Everest Four kids. One mountain. Four kids are prepared to go into thin air in order to become the youngest person ever to climb Everest. But they are not prepared...
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Futuristic Homes

Saranne Taylor · Crabtree Publishing Company
Format: Hardcover

What will houses look like in the future? From space stations to pod living, this innovative title examines how architects design and plan for the world of tomorrow. Readers put concepts to work when they design their own home based around a unique shape.,
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You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Clean Water

Roger Canavan · Childrens Pr
Format: Print book

What would life be like if you had to do without modern inventions? How would you cope without a toilet or live without electricity? Starting from these thought-provoking questions, each title takes us on a historical journey to see how people coped in the past, and how they...
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Multiplication Meltdown

Lisa Arias · Rourke Pub Group
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From School Library Journal Gr 4-8-Jocular titles and rhyming text aside, these slim volumes each provide short, straightforward definitions, explanations, and plentiful demonstration problems set in large print numerals. Photographs and small pictorial elements are used...
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Scrumptious Statistics

Lisa Arias · Rourke Pub Group
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From School Library Journal Gr 4-8-Jocular titles and rhyming text aside, these slim volumes each provide short, straightforward definitions, explanations, and plentiful demonstration problems set in large print numerals. Photographs and small pictorial elements are used...
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