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The Branch

Mireille Messier · Kids Can Press, Ltd.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When an ice storm snaps a small girl's favorite branch from the tree in her yard, she's crestfallen. The girl's mom says it's just a branch. But not to her! ?That was the branch I sat on, jumped from, played under. It was my castle, my spy base, my ship . . .? Luckily, her neighbor Mr. Frank...
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Monster Boogie

Laurie Berkner · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Laurie Berkner, "the queen of children's music" (People) , pairs the lyrics of her infectious hit song with Ben Clanton's whimsical illustrations in this groovy and adorable picture book - a must-have for fans of Laurie, dancing, and all things monstrous!I'm the biggest monster...
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Steamboat School

Deborah Hopkinson · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Missouri, 1847When James first started school, his sister practically had to drag him there. The classroom was dark and dreary, and James knew everything outside was more exciting than anything he'd find inside.But his teacher taught him otherwise. "We make our own light here,"...
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The Race Against Time

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

I, Geronimo Stilton, was so excited to travel on my third journey through time! Professor Paws von Volt had invented a portal to take my family and me to the past.On this trip, we visited the Ice Age, ancient Greece, and the Renaissance. I encountered wooly mammoths and enormouse bears,...
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Warm Hearts Day

Rebecca Elliott · Branches/Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 72
Format: Print book

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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A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love

Michelle Edwards · Schwartz & Wade Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

"[A] celebration of winter mitzvahs, or kind deeds. Karas's adorable, radiant art adds to the heartwarming mood. " - The New York Times A 2017 Sydney Taylor Honor Book for Younger Readers Here's a heartwarming winter picture book that's sure to appeal to families who love knitting....
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This Is Me

Jamie Lee Curtis · Workman Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Library-friendly edition. From the #1" New York Times" bestselling creative team of Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell comes a timely picture book about immigration. Raising important identity issues like Where did we come from? and Who are we? "This Is Me" is as delightful...
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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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National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Things That Go

KAREN DE SEVE · NATL GEOGRAPHIC
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

This charming reference book takes a closer look at the different ways people move from place to place, whether it is in a car, subway, hang glider, or submarine. More than 100 colorful photos are paired with age-appropriate text that explains how racecars, bicycles, rockets, and so many...
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Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! We Are Growing!

Mo Willems · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Walt and his friends are growing up fast! Everyone is the something-est. But . . . what about Walt? He is not the tallest, or the curliest, or the silliest. He is not the anything-est! As a BIG surprise inches closer, Walt discovers something special of his own!
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Over and Under the Pond

Kate Messner · Chronicle Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

In this gorgeous companion to the acclaimed Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal bring to life a secret underwater world. In this book, readers will discover the plants and animals that make up the rich, interconnected...
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