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Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever

Judith Viorst · Atheneum Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Alexander tries his hand at behaving in this hilarious companion to the bestselling classic Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.Last night somebody ate a whole box of jelly donuts. That somebody woke up with a terrible bellyache, and that somebody's mom found...
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In the Rainforest

Kate Duke · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 33
Format: Hardcover

The rainforest is home to millions of plant and animal species. Some animals live high up in the trees, some crawl across the forest floor, and some tunnel underground, but they all depend on one another and the rain to survive. With colorful illustrations and fascinating diagrams from...
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Rags: Hero Dog of WWI: A True Story

Margot Theis Raven · Sleeping Bear Press
Format: Hardcover

During World War I, while stationed overseas in France with the United States Army, Private James Donovan literally stumbles upon a small dog cowering on the streets of Paris. Named Rags for his disheveled appearance, the little stray quickly finds a home with Donovan and a place in his heart....
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In a Village by the Sea

Muon Van · Creston Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Written in a spare, lyrical style using fresh, evocative imagery, In a Village by the Sea tells the story of longing for the comforts of home. A perfect book for teaching about diverse cultures and lifestyles through rich pictures and words, moving from the wide world to the snugness of home...
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Magic Tree House Super Edition #1: Danger in the Darkest Hour

Mary Pope Osborne · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

Introducing the first Magic Tree House Super Edition—and Jack and Annies most dangerous mission ever! With a longer story and additional facts and photographs, this thrilling, first Super Edition in the Magic Tree House series is an adventure no reader will want to miss!   The magic...
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Earmuffs for everyone! : how Chester Greenwood became known as the inventor of earmuffs

Meghan McCarthy · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2015.
Format: Print book

"This picture book biography of Chester Greenwood explores the invention of the earmuffs and the patenting process"--
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Just Being Audrey

Margaret Cardillo · Balzer + Bray; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From Roman Holiday to Breakfast at Tiffany's, when Audrey Hepburn starred in a movie, she lit up the screen. Her unique sense of fashion, her grace, and, most important, her spirit made her beloved by generations. But her life offscreen was even more luminous. As a little girl growing...
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Sam and Dave Dig a Hole

Mac Barnett · Candlewick
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A 2015 Caldecott Honor BookWith perfect pacing, the multi-award-winning, New York Times best-selling team of Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen dig down for a deadpan tale full of visual humor.Sam and Dave are on a mission. A mission to find something spectacular. So they dig a hole. And they...
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The Official DC Super Hero Cookbook: 50+ Simple, Healthy, Tasty Recipes for Growing Super Heroes

Matthew Mead · Downtown Bookworks; Nov Spi edition
Format: Hardcover

The DC SUPER HERO COOKBOOK is packed with simple, fun recipes designed to evoke kids favorite super heroes and to enhance their super powers. DC Super Hero logo stencils and character cut-outs make for extra-fun food styling. More than fifty easy, tasty recipes inspired by beloved DC characters...
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Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

Lynne Cox · Schwartz & Wade Books
Pages: 48
Format: Book

World-renowned swimmer and bestselling author Lynne Cox and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Brian Floca team up to bring us this inspiring story of an elephant seal who knew exactly where she belonged. Here is the incredible story of Elizabeth, a real-life elephant seal who made her home...
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Get the Scoop on Animal Puke!: From Zombie Ants to Vampire Bats, 251 Cool Facts about Vomit, Regurgitation, & More!

Dawn Cusick · Imagine Pub Inc
Pages: 80
Format: Book

It sounds like cheap pandering to children's obsession with the gross and disgusting, but actually it's a fantastic way to learn a lot of science. Following in the footsteps of the bestselling Get the Scoop on Animal Poop!, animal puke serves many purposes in the natural world:...
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Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse

Torben Kuhlmann · NorthSouth (NY)
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

One small step for a mouse; one giant leap for aviation.
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Click, Clack, Ho! Ho! Ho!

Doreen Cronin · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Santa comes to the barnyard in this holiday addition to the award-winning Click, Clack series from the New York Times bestselling and Caldecott winning team who brought you Click, Clack, Moo and Click, Clack, Peep!It's the night before Christmas and all through the farm, not a creature...
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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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