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The Tooth Book: A Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums
The Tooth Book: A Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums

Edward Miller · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Every child studies dental care in school and this lively picture book makes learning how to care for your teeth fun. Taking good care of your teeth and gums is an important part of maintaining overall health. After all, you need your pearly whites to eat, smile, and talk. But what should...
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The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie
The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie

Chris Van Allsburg · Harcourt Brace and Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From two-time Caldecott winner Chris Van Allsburg, creator of Jumanji and The Polar Express, comes a poignant story of one hamster's struggle with destiny. Being a pet store hamster isn't much fun for Sweetie Pie, but life in human homes proves downright perilous. As Sweetie Pie longingly...
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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

Helen Ward · Templar; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeously illustrated and poetically written classic, set in a 1930s-era city at ChristmastimeRediscover the tale of the simple country mouse, magically retold by Helen Ward. Beguiled by his cousin's amazing tales, the country mouse visits the electric city. Unfortunately the town...
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Alien Encounter
Alien Encounter

Charise Mericle Harper · Henry Holt & Company
Pages: 203
Format: Paperback

Nine-year-old Morgan is fascinated with aliens. He lives in the Pacific Northwest, land of the sasquatch, and naturally is fascinated with those as well. When he meets new kid Lewis, whose parents own a motel named the Stay On Inn, the adventures begin with slingshots, underpants, annoying...
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Wild Berries
Wild Berries

Julie Flett · Simply Read Books; Bilingual edition
Format: Hardcover

Tch, tch, sh, sh, tup, tup.Spend the day picking wild blueberries with Clarence and his grandmother. Meet ant, spider, and fox in a beautiful woodland andscape, the ancestral home of author and illustrator Julie Flett. This book is written in both Enlglish and Cree, in particular the n-dialect,...
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Blueberries for the Queen
Blueberries for the Queen

Katherine Paterson · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In 1942 Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, living in exile after theNazi invasion of her country, spent the summer in Lee, Massachusetts,with her daughter and granddaughters. The following is based on a truestory....It's summertime in New England during World War II, and a boy namedWilliam...
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Kids' Baking: 60 Delicious Recipes For Children To Make
Kids' Baking: 60 Delicious Recipes For Children To Make

Sarah Lewis · Hamlyn; Reprint edition
Format: Book

60 sweet and savory recipes that kids will love to bake. Choose from cookies, teatime treats, cakes to impress and breads, Includes really easy recipes that are perfect for younger children.
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Rules of Summer
Rules of Summer

Shaun Tan · Scholastic, Incorporated
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of THE ARRIVALNever be late for a parade.Never forget the password.Never ruin a perfect plan.It's all about the rules. But what if the rules feel completely arbitrary? What if your older brother is the only one who gets to make them up all summer...
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Ling & Ting: Twice as Silly
Ling & Ting: Twice as Silly

Grace Lin · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Ling & Ting are twins. They like to be silly. They like to tell jokes. Most of all, they like to laugh together. Laugh with Ling & Ting!
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The Mighty Lalouche
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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Just So Stories, Volume 1
Just So Stories, Volume 1

Rudyard Kipling · Groundwood Books; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories is one of the best-loved story collections ever written for children. Now Ian Wallace, one of Canada’s most accomplished children’s book illustrators, reinterprets the famous tales with his vibrant art, bringing Kipling to a whole new generation...
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Super Simple Salad Gardens:: A Kid's Guide to Gardening
Super Simple Salad Gardens:: A Kid's Guide to Gardening

Alex Kuskowski · Super Sandcastle; Nov edition
Format: Hardcover

32 pages : color illustrations ; 19 x 24 cm.
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Earmuffs for everyone! : how Chester Greenwood became known as the inventor of earmuffs
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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The Kindness Quilt
The Kindness Quilt

Nancy Elizabeth Wallace · Marshall Cavendish
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Random acts of kindness pictured on a paper quiltMinna and her classmates have been asked by their teacher, Mrs. Bloom, to work on a Kindness Project. Mrs. Bloom wants them to do and draw and share an act of kindness. Minna and her family do lots of kind things, but Minna can't decide...
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