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Prince Fly Guy

Tedd Arnold · Cartwheel Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Once upon a time, Buzz writes a fairy tale for a class assignment and Fly Guy becomes a handsome prince!In the latest installment of Tedd Arnold's NEW YORK TIMES bestselling Fly Guy series, Buzz has a homework assignment to write a fairy tale and he asks Fly Guy to help. Fly Guy doesn't...
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Wonderfall

Michael Hall · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

In this book you will discover1 colorful tree,2 scurrying squirrels,and 15 blended wordscreated to celebrate the wonder of fall!
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Planes Fly!

George Ella Lyon · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Trucks Roll!, an up-in-the-clouds exploration of all things airplane.World's mighty bigbut there's just one skyand it's yours to travel.Planes fly! Take to the skies with this fun, rhyming book about all that planes do! From jet planes to puddle jumpers, from the cockpit...
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Happy Birthday, Sophie Hartley

Stephanie Greene · Clarion Books; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Sophie Hartley is almost sure that her dad said okay when she asked for a baby gorilla for her birthday. Soon the kids at school want to know every detail about the gorilla, and dealing with her enthusiastic classmates gets harder as the big day approaches. When teenage sister Nora leaves...
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Buckle and Squash: The Perilous Princess Plot

Sarah Courtauld · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

This funny fairy-tale adventure is the story of two very different sisters-Eliza, who longs to ride into battle against villains and dragons, and Lavender, who would give anything to be a pampered princess. Before the end of the story both of them have had a chance to fulfill their dreams,...
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Nana in the City

Lauren Castillo · Clarion Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book
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Classic Starts: Anne of Green Gables (Classic Starts Series)

Kathleen Olmstead · Sterling
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children)...
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Possum and the Peeper

Anne Hunter · HMH Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Peep! Peep! Peep! Possum opened one small eye. What was that noise? Snug and warm in the midst of his winter's nap, Possum is roused by a small peep, peep, peep. In cranky morning fashion he is determined to find out who has so rudely awakened him. He and his friends, a bear, a muskrat,...
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Creature Features: Twenty-Five Animals Explain Why They Look the Way They Do

Steve Jenkins · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Dear axolotl: Why do you have feathers growing out of your head?
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The Mighty Lalouche

Matthew Olshan · Schwartz & Wade; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

"A bona fide knockout. C'est formidable!" declares Publishers Weekly in a starred review.In Paris, France, there lived a humble postman named Lalouche. He was small, but his hands were nimble, his legs were fast, and his arms were strong. When his job was replaced by an electric...
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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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My New Friend Is So Fun!

Mo Willems · Hyperion Books for Children
Pages: 57
Format: Hardcover

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.Gerald and Piggie are best friends.In My New Friend Is So Fun!, Piggie has found a new friend! But is Gerald ready to share?
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Rescue on the Oregon Trail

Kate Messner · Scholastic Press
Pages: 125
Format: Print book

Meet Ranger! He's a time-traveling golden retriever who has a nose for trouble . . . and always saves the day!Ranger has been trained as a search-and-rescue dog, but can't officially pass the test because he's always getting distracted by squirrels during exercises. One day, he finds a mysterious...
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The Mystery of the Missing Lion: A Precious Ramotswe Mystery for Young Readers

Alexander McCall Smith · Anchor
Format: Book

A detective in the wild. Young Precious gets a very special treat.  She gets a trip to visit her Aunty Bee at a safari camp.  While there she makes a new friend, a boy named Khumo, and meets an actor-lion named Teddy, who is starring in a film.  When Teddy disappears,...
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This Is the Rope: A Story From the Great Migration

Jacqueline Woodson · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The story of one family's journey north during the Great Migration starts with a little girl in South Carolina who finds a rope under a tree one summer. She has no idea the rope will become part of her family's history. But for three generations, that rope is passed down, used for everything...
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