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Nel Yomtov · Children's Press(CT)
Pages: 144
Format: Library Binding

Take a trip around the world with the latest entries in the Enchantment of the World series! Readers are transported to distant lands with the fascinating text and attention-grabbing photos in these books. Each country's culture, history, and geography are explored in detail, allowing...
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Nocturne: Creatures of the Night

Traer Scott · Princeton Architectural Press
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Whether fierce, cuddly, startling, mysterious, or some indefinable combination of all of the above, nocturnal animals never fail to fascinate. In Nocturne: Creatures of the Night, celebrated animal photographer Traer Scott takes the viewer on a journey through nighttime in the animal kingdom,...
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Dog Days

Jeff Kinney · Amulet Books
Pages: 214
Format: Print book

The latest addition to Diary Of A Wimpy Kid series reveals more of the hazards of growing up before you're ready through the words and drawings in Greg Heffley's diary.
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Platypus Police Squad: The Frog Who Croaked

Jarrett J. Krosoczka · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

Platypus Police Squad: The Frog Who Croaked is the first in a series of zany, action-packed middle-grade mysteries featuring platypus police detectives Rick Zengo and Corey O'Malley. When a call comes in about a crime down at the docks involving a missing schoolteacher and a duffle bag full...
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Fight for Freedom: The American Revolutionary War

Benson Bobrick · Atheneum Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Renowned historian Benson Bobrick has written a moving chronicle of the American Revolution for young readers. From the first stirrings of unrest under British rule at the Boston Tea Party, to the treachery of Benedict Arnold at West Point, to George Washington's Christmas Eve surprise...
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Twerp

Mark Goldblatt · Random House Children's Books
Pages: 275
Format: Hardcover

It's not like I meant for him to get hurt. . . .Julian Twerski isn't a bully. He's just made a big mistake. So when he returns to school after a weeklong suspension, his English teacher offers him a deal: if he keeps a journal and writes about the terrible incident that got him and his friends...
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Boston Red Sox

Lew Freedman · SportsZone
Format: Hardcover

Presents the history of the Red Sox, covering the beginnings of the franchise, the greatest and lowest moments of the team, and the best players and managers.
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Smek for President!

Adam Rex · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 245
Format: Hardcover

In this much anticipated sequel to The True Meaning of Smekday, Tip and J.Lo are back for another hilarious intergalactic adventure. And this time (and last time, and maybe next time) , they want to make things right with the Boov.After Tip and J.Lo banished the Gorg from Earth in a scheme...
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Star Wars Jedi Academy - Return of the Padawan

Jeffrey Brown · Scholastic, Inc.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Author/illustrator Jeffrey Brown returns in the highly anticipated sequel to the NY Times Bestseller Star Wars: Jedi Academy! It's time to return to middle school in a galaxy far, far away. . . . After surviving his first year at Jedi Academy, Roan Novachez thought his second year would...
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Gabriel Finley and the Raven's Riddle

George Hagen · Schwartz & Wade Books
Pages: 371
Format: Print book

"A first-rate fantasy for middle-grade readers," declares BOOKLIST in a starred review, comparing Gabriel Finley to Harry Potter, Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials series, and The Mysterious Benedict Society. A tangle of ingenious riddles, a malevolent necklace called a torc,...
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Pieces and Players

Blue Balliett · Scholastic Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author of CHASING VERMEER, THE WRIGHT 3, and HOLD FASTTHE PIECESThirteen extremely valuable pieces of art have been stolen from one of the most secretive museums in the world. A Vermeer has vanished. A Degas has disappeared. And nobody has any idea where...
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Frank O. Gehry: Outside

DK Publishing · DK CHILDREN
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Discover the story behind a visionary architect. "Life is chaotic. Buildings should reflect it." So says Frank O. Gehry, architect of one of the most acclaimed and influential buildings of the past century, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain. Winner of more than one hundred...
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Kayaking

Sara Green · Pilot
Format: Hardcover

''Engaging images accompany information about kayaking. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7''--Provided by publisher.Title: KayakingAuthor: Green, SaraPublisher: Bellwether MediaPublication Date:...
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Greek Mythology

Ken Jennings · Little Simon
Format: Paperback

Unleash your inner genius and become a master of mythology with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy! champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings. With this Junior Genius Guide to Greek mythology, youll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with all the best...
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13

JEFF KINNEY · Amulet Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

With millions of books sold around the world in 65 editions and 56 languages, Wimpy Kid has turned millions of kids into readers.
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