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Alien in My Pocket #8: Space Invaders

Nate Ball · HarperCollins
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

It's the thrilling conclusion to the Alien in My Pocket series! With a page-turning plot, plenty of fun science facts, illustrations throughout, and a do-it-yourself, hands-on experiment at the end, this is an appealing chapter book series for young readers. And it's all from the amazing...
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A Fall Ball for All

Jamie A Swenson · Millbrook Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

On the verge of winter, the autumn wind issues an invitation: "Come one, come all to the annual windfall ball!" Join all the animals in this beautifully illustrated rhyming picture book as they gather for the autumn wind's harvest in preparation for the long winter.
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Trailblazer: The Story of Ballerina Raven Wilkinson

Leda Schubert · little bee books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

This beautiful picture book tells the little-known story of Raven Wilkinson, the first African American woman to dance for a major classical ballet company and an inspiration to Misty Copeland.When she was only five years old, her parents took her to see the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo....
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Early Sunday Morning

Denene Millner · Agate Bolden
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Early Sunday Morning is the first offering from Denene Millner Books, the new children's line published under Agate's Bolden imprint in partnership with Denene Millner, the noted parenting authority, editor, and New York Times bestselling author.Love and family. These are the things that...
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How Airports Work

Lonely Planet Kids · Lonely Planet Kids
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Where does luggage go after check in? What happens in the control tower? How do planes actually fly? This interactive, lift-the-flap book takes you behind-the-scenes to uncover the hidden secrets of the airport -- from a peek inside the cockpit to the hustle and bustle of departures. In this...
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I Like the Farm

Shelley Rotner · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Children share their love for farm animals in a hard-to-find Level A nonfiction reader from an award-winning photographer."I like the pig . . . I like the piglet." Simple, joyful text accompanies Shelley Rotner's vibrant and heartwarming photographs of children and animals...
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Hello Ruby: Journey Inside the Computer

Linda Liukas · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

What exactly is a computer? How does it work? What is it made of? Learn all this and more with Ruby!In Ruby's world anything is possible if you put your mind to it -- even fixing her father's broken computer! Join Ruby and her new friend, Mouse, on an imaginative journey through...
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Bear & Hare -- Where's Bear?

Emily Gravett · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Two animal friends play a game of hide and seek in this third picture book in a charming series from Emily Gravett.Bear and Hare are playing hide and seek! Hare counts to ten. Bear hides, but Hare finds him quickly. Again. And then again! But when Bear counts - 1 ... 2 ... 3 all the way to 10 - Hare...
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Mickey Mantle: The Commerce Comet

Jonah Winter · schwartz & Wade books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

The ONLY nonfiction picture book about New York Yankee Mickey Mantle, one of the greatest baseball players of all time. From award-winning author Jonah Winter and #1 New York Times bestselling artist C. F. Payne comes this extraordinary picture-book biography that traces Mickey Mantle's...
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Ghosts Don't Ride Bikes, Do They?

Andres Miedoso · Little Simon
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Desmond and Andres are in for a bike-riding adventure in the second book of the Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol chapter book series!Welcome to Kersville, a town with a spooky history and a collection of ghosts and spirits who are major mischief-makers. Most kids spend their days without ever...
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Cleonardo, the Little Inventor

Mary GrandPré · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Cleonardo's father is an inventor. So was her grandfather, her great-grandfather, and all the great-greats before them. Cleo wants to be an inventor too. She tries to help her father in his workshop, but he never uses her great ideas. Can Cleo invent something big and important and perfect...
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Don't Call Me Grandma

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson · Carolrhoda Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Great-grandmother Nell eats fish for breakfast, she doesn't hug or kiss, and she does NOT want to be called grandma. Her great-granddaughter isn't sure what to think about her. As she slowly learns more about Nell's life and experiences, the girl finds ways to connect with her prickly great-grandmother.
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Nimoshom and His Bus

Penny Thomas · HighWater Press
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Nimoshom loved to drive the school bus. Every day, on the way to and from school, he had something to say. Sometimes, he told the kids silly stories. Sometimes, he taught the kids a new word in Cree.Nimoshom and His Bus introduces basic Cree words. A glossary is included in the back of the book.
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The Shadow in the Moon

Christina Matula · Charlesbridge
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A unique blend of traditional folklore and contemporary customs brings the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival to life.Two sisters and their grandmother celebrate a popular Chinese holiday with family. Their favorite part? Mooncakes, of course--along with Ah-ma's story of the ancient Chinese...
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