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How to Hide a Lion

Helen Stephens · Henry Holt
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

How does a very small girl hide a very large lion? It's not easy, but Iris has to do her best, because moms and dads can be funny about having a lion in the house. Luckily, there are lots of good places to hide a lion -- behind the shower curtain, in your bed, and even up a tree. But can Iris...
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Piper Green and the Fairy Tree

Ellen Potter · Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

From award-winning author Ellen Potter comes a charming new chapter book series where kids, lobster boats, and a hint of magic are part of everyday life. There are three things you should know about Piper Green: 1. She always says what's on her mind (even when she probably shouldn't)...
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A Squiggly Story

Andrew Larsen · Kids Can Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A young boy wants to write a story, just like his big sister. But there's a problem, he tells her. Though he knows his letters, he doesn't know many words. ?Every story starts with a single word and every word starts with a single letter,? his sister explains patiently. ?Why don't...
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The Little Mouse Santi

David Eugene Ray · Bienville Ray LLC
Format: Hardcover

Meet the little mouse Santi - he may be small, but he has a big dream! This beautifully illustrated story explores one of the most important aspects of a child's life, the search for identity. Santi wants to be a cat, and even though all the other mice laugh at him, he follows his dream....
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Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies

Carmen Oliver · Capstone Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

All the students in the class are assigned reading buddies. Except for Adelaide. She already has one. A bear! And Adelaide is quite persuasive as she explains to her language arts teacher, Mrs. Fitz-Pea, and the reader, that bears really do make the best reading buddies. They sniff out good...
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Water Can Be . . .

Laura Purdie Salas · Millbrook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

"Water can be a ... * Thirst quencher * Kid drencher * Cloud fluffer * Fire snuffer Find out about the many roles water plays in this poetic exploration of water throughout the year."
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All About Ellie

Callie Barkley · Little Simon
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

The Critter Club has baby bunnies to care for - but is Ellie too busy aiming for showstopper status to help out her friends?The Critter Club is up and running, and so are the girls - especially Ellie! She's wanted to perform her entire life, so when she lands the lead role in Santa Vista...
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Woodpecker Wham!

April Pulley Sayre · Henry Holt & Company
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Swoop and land. Hitch and hop. Shred a tree stump. Chop, chip, chop! Enter woodpecker world and get a bird's eye view of everyday life: hiding from hawks, feeding hungry chicks, and drilling holes to build homes. Woodpeckers are nature's home builders, creating holes that many other animals...
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Full of Fall

April Pulley Sayre · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Discover the magic - and the science - behind fall leaves with this companion to the celebrated Raindrops Roll and Best in Snow.With gorgeous photo illustrations, award-winning author April Pulley Sayre explores the transformation trees undergo in fall. The book takes readers through the leaves'...
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King & Kayla and the Case of the Secret Code

Dori Hillestad Butler · Peachtree Publishers
Pages: 46
Format: Hardcover

A lovable dog helps his human girl solve a mystery. Kayla and Mason both got mysterious letters, written in code. What does Kayla know? The same person left both letters. It's someone she and Mason both know. The two letters are the same, except for the second word. What does King know?...
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Dark Shadows: Yes, Another Misadventure

Doreen Cronin · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 115
Format: Hardcover

The Chicken Squad is back for their fourth (mis) adventure, and this time they're facing their darkest mystery yet: shadows! A hilarious, "easy to read" (BOOKLIST ) chapter book from the bestselling author of Click, Clack, Moo and The Trouble with Chickens.There's a big,...
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