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Have You Seen My Trumpet?

Michal Escoffier · Enchanted Lion Books
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

The final book in Michael Escoffier and Kris Di Giacomo's surprising, clever, and fun wordplay trilogy that includes Take Away the A and Where's the Baboon? Here you will find ridiculously delightful art, an engaging narrative, and wordplay that will keep even preschoolers deeply engaged.Michael...
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Russian Blues

Domini Brown · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

The intense gaze of a green-eyed Russian blue draws the attention of any cat admirer. Glistening, plush fur, a regal Russian history, and chosen loyalty to its owner give this cat a reputation of luxury. But the breed was not always so significant. Learn more about how the Russian blue...
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Winter Olympic Sports: Bobsled and Luge

Laura Hamilton Waxman · Amicus Ink
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about Olympic bobsled, luge, and skeleton events. Includes descriptions of each of these men's and women's sliding sports. Readers will get a primer to some rules and athletes that may participate in the 2018 PeyongChang, South Korea...
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Big Trucks: Packed full of cool photos and fascinating facts!

Honor Head · QEB Publishing
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

What is a truck? How fast can a truck go? Which trucks work on a building site? My Little Book of Big Trucks answers all these questions and more. Simple, easy-to-understand text combines with stunning photography to provide an excellent introduction to big trucks. Perfect for reluctant...
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The Little Doctor /El Doctorcito

Juan J. Guerra · Pinata Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Salvador raced home from school to share exciting news with his abuela: he made an A on his science test! But at home, he learns that his grandmother needs his help. She is going to the doctor and wants her grandson to interpret for her. Abuela is nervous because she has never been to a doctor...
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A Tattle-Tell Tale: A story about getting help

Kathryn Cole · Second Story Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Starting on Monday and working through all the days of the week, Joseph tries to deal with a lunchroom bully until he realizes he can't do it alone. A trip to the principal's office makes Friday the best day, after the principal explains that tattling and telling in order to get help are two different...
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Pro Sports Biographies: Bryce Harper

Elizabeth Raum · Amicus Ink
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

A photo-illustrated biography for early readers on Washington Nationals fielder Bryce Harper. Describes his childhood, when he started playing baseball, and how he got to be an MLB player. Includes a fact sheet with highlighted accomplishments, glossary, books, and websites.
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Eva and the New Owl: A Branches Book

Rebecca Elliott · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

There's a new owl in Eva's class. Will Eva make a new friend? In book #4, a new owl named Hailey starts in Eva's class at school. Eva is always happy to meet new people, and she's excited to make a new friend! But the new owl befriends Lucy instead of her. So Eva gets jealous. Lucy is Eva's...
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Max Speed

Stephen Shaskan · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Max, a tiny speed racer, is off on the adventure of a lifetime in this adorable new picture book that proves all you need for a big adventure is a little imagination.As soon as Max has finished cleaning his room, he's off racing his super-secret car at incredible speeds, soaring over rivers...
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All Ears, All Eyes

Richard Jackson · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Shh ... look ... listen ... to the sounds of the dark say Goodnight!What sails? What flies? Those ... these, Down low, nearby, far off, up high. Who listens? Who looks? Who hears? Who sees? An homage to the melodies of nighttime, to each critter that sings, hoots, or glows, All Ears, All Eyes...
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7 Days of Awesome: A Creation Tale

Shawn Byous · Zonderkidz
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

With a Dr. Seuss feel, 7 Days of Awesome rhymes its way through each day of creation and encourages children to ponder God's wisdom in creating this wonderful world. Accompanied by charming, animated illustrations by Colin Jack, this whimsical read-aloud book will be sure to delight...
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The Field

Baptiste Paul · NorthSouth Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A soccer story - for boy and girls alike - just in time for the World Cup!"Vini! Come! The field calls!" cries a girl as she and her younger brother rouse their community - family, friends, and the local fruit vendor - for a pickup soccer (futbol) game. Boys and girls, young...
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Birthdays Around the World

Margriet Ruurs · Kids Can Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Everyone in the world has a birthday. But birthdays are not celebrated in the same way everywhere. Meet Mercedes in Peru, who eats a cake and a purple pudding called mazamorra morada. Ieva in Latvia is raised in the birthday chair, one lift for each year. And rather than celebrating his own birthday,...
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Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas

Pamela Ehrenberg · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In this sweet and humorous picture book, a multi-cultural family (Mom's Indian; Dad's Jewish) celebrate Hanukkah while incorporating traditional Indian food. Instead of latkes, this family celebrates Hanukkah with tasty Indian dosas. To her brother's chagrin, little Sadie won't stop...
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Scout and the Sausage Thief

Gill Lewis · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Meet the students at Puppy Academy -- a team of plucky puppies learning to be working dogs.Scout wants nothing more than to be a police dog, just like her mom and dad. But when she fails her test, Scout isn't sure she'll ever earn her badge -- until, that is, a sausage thief strikes....
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