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The Book with No Pictures

B.J. Novak · Dial Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

A #1 New York Times bestseller, this innovative and wildly funny read-aloud by award-winning humorist/actor B.J. Novak will turn any reader into a comedian.You might think a book with no pictures seems boring and serious. Except . . . here's how books work. Everything written on the page...
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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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Bad Bye, Good Bye

Deborah Underwood · Harcourt Brace and Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

"Bad truck, bad guy; bad wave, bad bye . . ." A boy and his family are packing up their old home, and the morning feels scary and sad. But when he arrives at his new home, an evening of good byes awaits: bye to new friends, bye to glowing fireflies, bye to climbing trees. The New York...
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The Animal Book: A Collection of the Fastest, Fiercest, Toughest, Cleverest, Shyest—and Most Surprising—Animals on Earth

Steve Jenkins · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Animals smooth and spiky, fast and slow, hop and waddle through the two hundred plus pages of the Caldecott Honor artist Steve Jenkins's most impressive nonfiction offering yet. Sections such as "Animal Senses," "Animal Extremes," and "The Story of Life"...
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Emily's Blue Period

Cathleen Daly · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 55
Format: Print book

Emily wants to be an artist. She likes painting and loves the way artists like Pablo Picasso mixed things up.Emily's life is a little mixed up right now. Her dad doesn't live at home anymore, and it feels like everything around her is changing. "When Picasso was sad for a while,"...
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Before We Eat: From Farm to Table

Pat Brisson · Tilbury House Publishers
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

Milk doesn't just appear in your refrigerator, or apples on your kitchen counter. Before we eat, many people must work very hard planting grain, catching fish, tending animals, and filling crates. In this book, vibrantly illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Mary Azarian, readers find out what...
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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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I Am Jazz

Jessica Herthel · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The story of a transgender child based on the real-life experience of Jazz Jennings, who has become a spokesperson for transkids everywhere"This is an essential tool for parents and teachers to share with children whether those kids identify as trans or not. I wish I had had a book...
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The Princess in Black

Shannon Hale · Candlewick
Pages: 89
Format: Hardcover

Who says princesses don't wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black!Princess Magnolia is having hot chocolate and scones with Duchess Wigtower when . . . Brring! Brring! The monster alarm! A big blue...
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Gaston

Kelly DiPucchio · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A bulldog and a poodle learn that family is about love, not appearances in this adorable doggy tale from New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator Christian Robinson.This is the story of four puppies: Fi-Fi, Foo-Foo, Ooh-La-La, and Gaston. Gaston works the hardest...
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Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh

Sally M Walker · Henry Holt
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

"When Harry Colebourn saw a baby bear at a train station, he knew he could care for it. Harry was a veterinarian. But he was also a soldier in training during World War I. Harry named the bear Winnie, short for Winnipeg, his company's home town, and he brought her along to the military...
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The Skunk

Mac Barnett · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: eBook

When a skunk first appears in the tuxedoed man's doorway, it's a strange but possibly harmless occurrence. But then the man finds the skunk following him, and the unlikely pair embark on an increasingly frantic chase through the city, from the streets to the opera house to the fairground....
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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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Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California's Farallon Islands

Katherine Roy · Roaring Brook
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Up close with the ocean's most fearsome and famous predator and the scientists who study them--just thirty miles from the Golden Gate Bridge!
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Pete the Cat: Pete at the Beach

James Dean · HarperCollins
Format: Paperback

Pete the Cat, coolest kitty ever, is ready for another adventure! In Pete the Cat Pete at the Beach, Pete is spending the day at the seashore. He has fun collecting shells and building a sand castle. But the beach is very hot. There is a whole ocean for Pete to cool off in, but it looks...
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