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The Heart and the Bottle

Oliver Jeffers · Philomel Books
Format: Hardcover

There is a wonder and magic to childhood. We dont realize it at the time, of course . . . yet the adults in our lives do. They encourage us to see things in the stars, to find joy in colors and laughter as we play. But what happens when that special someone who encourages such wonder and magic...
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Me & Dog

Gene Weingarten · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

This endearing friendship story about a boy and his dog from a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer gently explores a timeless question: who's really in charge?Meet Sid. He's an ordinary kid. He's far from perfect. But to Murphy, Sid's faithful dog, Sid is the whole world. Murphy...
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Gravity

Jason Chin · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What keeps objects from floating out of your hand?What if your feet drifted away from the ground?What stops everything from floating into space?Gravity.As in his previous books, Redwoods, Coral Reefs, and Island, Jason Chin has taken a complex subject and made it brilliantly accessible...
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Cat and Mouse in a Haunted House (Geronimo Stilton, No. 3)

Geronimo Stilton
Format: Book

Enter the world of Geronimo Stilton, where another funny adventure is always right around the corner. Each book is a fast-paced adventure with lively art and a unique format kids 7-10 will love.Who Is Geronimo Stilton?That's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales...
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Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay

Susan Hood · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning author Susan Hood and illustrator Sally Wern Comport comes the extraordinary true tale of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay, an orchestra made up of children playing instruments built from recycled trash.Ada Ríos grew up in Cateura, a small town in Paraguay built...
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Clap, Clap!

Madalena Matoso · Flying Eye Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A book of sounds where your hands make the noise!Flap, flap, flap and a butterfly flaps its wings.Knock, knock, knock - who is at the door?Boom, boom, boom... a boy plays a drum with all his energy!Help tell a story of noise and sound - no batteries required, just your hands on each side...
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Dragon Was Terrible

Kelly DiPucchio · Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

We all know dragons are terrible, but this one is especially terrible. He scribbles in books. He steals candy from baby unicorns. He even burps in church. Seriously, who does that? Dragon, that's who. The king, the knights, and the villagers are desperate to take down this beast once...
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Starting with Alice

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor · Atheneum; 1st edition
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

This is where it all started! Eight-year-old Alice McKinley wants pierced ears, really long hair, a pet, and, most of all, a mother. Oh, and some friends would be nice. As the new girl in third grade, Alice doesn't know a single person in Takoma Park, Maryland, except for her next-door...
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As an Oak Tree Grows

G. Brian Karas · Nancy Paulsen Books
Format: Hardcover

This inventive picture book relays the events of two hundred years from the unique perspective of a magnificent oak tree, showing how much the world can transform from a single vantage point. From 1775 to the present day, this fascinating framing device lets readers watch as human and animal...
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Frog and Toad Together

Arnold Lobel · HarperCollins
Pages: 64
Format: Library Binding

The beloved classic about friendship - a Newbery Honor Book!Frog and Toad are best friends - they do everything together. When Toad admires the flowers in Frog's garden, Frog gives him seeds to grow a garden of his own. When Toad bakes cookies, Frog helps him eat them. And when both...
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Peggy: A Brave Chicken on a Big Adventure

Anna Walker · Clarion Books
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Peggy the hen is contented with her quiet existence and daily routine. When a powerful gust of wind sweeps her up and deposits her in the midst of a busy city, she explores her new surroundings, makes new friends, and cleverly figures out how to get home - with a newly kindled appetite...
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White Fur Flying

Patricia MacLachlan · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

A young boy tries to find his voice with the help of some four-legged friends in this novel from the Newbery-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall.Zoe's family rescues dogs in need. There is always the sweet smell of dog and a warm body looking to cuddle or play. There is always a new dog to be saved...
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Two Mice

Sergio Ruzzier · Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

One house, two mice, three cookies . . . and the adventure begins. In gorgeously illustrated spreads and two-word phrases, this picture book takes two mice through their exciting and eventful day. Funny, lively, and easy to follow, the book offers the youngest readers the chance to count...
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Junie B. Jones Is Not A Crook

Barbara Park · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 67
Format: Library Binding

Meet the World's Funniest Kindergartner - Junie B. Jones! With over 50 million books in print, Barbara Park's New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing - and reading - for over 20 years! In the 9th Junie...
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