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Sleepy, the Goodnight Buddy

Drew Daywalt · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

It is impossible not to crack up while reading this all-dialogue bedtime story by Drew Daywalt, the New York Times #1 best-selling author of THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT. Scott Campbell's expressive illustrations bring home the hilarity.Roderick hates going to bed, and the young boy has become...
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The National September 11 Memorial

Ellis M. Reed · Pop!
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

This book introduces readers to the events of September 11 and the monument created to commemorate it. Readers learn about the history of the National September 11 Memorial and what it represents. Vivid photographs and easy-to-read text aid comprehension for early readers. Features include...
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Talking About Immigration

Sarah Levete · Booklife
Pages: 29
Format: Hardcover

Talking About Immigration takes a unique look at immigrants all over the world, including how they contribute to a country's community and culture, and why they may choose to emigrate to another country. Learn to respect and understand others through an exploration of problems immigrants...
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Henny, Penny, Lenny, Denny, and Mike

CYNTHIA RYLANT · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From beloved author Cynthia Rylant and illustrator Mike Austin comes a colorful and quirky picture book about five fish who find unexpected friendship when some new additions to their tank shake things up!Henny, Penny, Lenny, Denny and Mike are five fish friends who love everything about...
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Super Rabbit Boy Blasts Off!: A Branches Book

Thomas Flintham · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 80
Format: Library Binding

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina....
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I Got a Chicken for My Birthday

Laura Gehl · Carolrhoda Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What a birthday girl wants more than anything from her Abuela are tickets to the amusement park. Instead she gets a chicken. But this chicken is no ordinary chicken; it has plans! With a lot of hard work, and help from lots of other animals, this chicken may just end up building the girl...
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Potatoes at Turtle Rock

Susan Schnur · Kar-Ben Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Annie leads her family on a nighttime journey around their farm to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah. At each stop along the way Annie uses riddles (and potatoes) to mark old traditions and start new ones.
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John Deere, That's Who!

Tracy Maurer · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Back in the 1830s, who was a young blacksmith from Vermont, about to make his mark on American history? John Deere, that's who!Who moved to Illinois, where farmers were struggling to plow through the thick, rich soil they called gumbo? Who tinkered and and tweaked and tested until he invented...
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Carter Reads the Newspaper

Deborah Hopkinson · Peachtree Publishers
Pages: 36
Format: Hardcover

"Carter G. Woodson didn't just read history. He changed it." As the father of Black History Month, he spent his life introducing others to the history of his people.Carter G. Woodson was born to two formerly enslaved people ten years after the end of the Civil War. Though...
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Rain Fish

Lois Ehlert · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Get to know the "rain fish" that come to life during rainstorms in this gorgeous exploration of nature with vibrant collage artwork from the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.When blue sky turns gray and it rains all day, sometimes rain fish come out and play....
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Bloom

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

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Doreen Cronin and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Small comes a picture book about how an extraordinary "ordinary" girl can save a kingdom with the help of a mud fairy.A glass kingdom is no place for a Mud Fairy. Bloom and her mud fairy...
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The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!

Carmen Agra Deedy · Scholastic Press
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

La Paz is a happy, but noisy village. A little peace and quiet would make it just right. So the villagers elect the bossy Don Pepe as their mayor. Before long, singing of any kind is outlawed. Even the teakettle is afraid to whistle!But there is one noisy rooster who doesn't give two mangos...
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Miracle on 34th Street: A Storybook Edition of the Christmas Classic

Valentine Davies Estate · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

For the First Time Ever in Picture Book Format!For a little girl named Susan, Christmas could be any other day. She doesn't believe in Santa Claus or magic or miracles of any kind. Then one day she meets Kriss Kringle. As she doubtfully tells him the gifts she most wishes for, deep...
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Dog Man Unleashed

Dav Pilkey · GRAPHIX
Pages: 220
Format: Hardcover

Dog Man, the newest hero from the creator of Captain Underpants, is still learning a few tricks of the trade. Petey the cat is out of the bag, and his criminal curiosity is taking the city by storm. Something fishy is going on! Can Dog Man unleash justice on this ruffian in time to save...
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Spring Hare

Eugene Yelchin · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

An adorable baby hare springs into an adventure, following his human friend up, up, and away in this flight of fancy. He follows his friend ever higher, flying through fluffy white clouds, chasing a red airplane through a flock of geese, and soaring into space on a rocket ship, before...
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