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Click, Clack, Quack to School

DOREEN CRONIN · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 40
Format: Book

They can stand in line (sort of) , use indoor voices (perhaps) , and are capable of sharing (rumor has it) , so the Click Clack critters are ready for school ... but is school ready for them? A charming addition to the award-winning Click, Clack series from the New York Times bestselling...
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Caroline's Comets: A True Story

Emily Arnold McCully · Holiday House
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) was not only one of the greatest astronomers who ever lived but also the first woman to be paid for her scientific work. Born the youngest daughter of a poor family in Hanover, Germany, she was scarred from smallpox, stunted from typhus and used by her parents...
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Mr. Crum's Potato Predicament

Anne Renaud · Kids Can Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

When Filbert P. Horsefeathers walks into George Crum's restaurant, he tells the waitress, ?I have a hankering for a heaping helping of potatoes.? Fine cook that he is, George prepares a serving of his most scrumptious, succulent and sublime potato wedges, only to have Filbert send them...
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Monster Trucks

Ian Graham · Firefly Books
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Monster trucks are noisy, roaring monsters! They crush cars, jump in the air, ride over ramps, and do wheelies and spin. But there are more monster trucks. Road giants haul the biggest, heaviest and longest loads, like a house or an airplane. Monster miners are the biggest trucks in the world,...
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When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Poems for All Seasons

Julie Fogliano · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover

december 29and i woke to a morningthat was quiet and whitethe first snow(just like magic) came on tip toesovernightFlowers blooming in sheets of snow make way for happy frogs dancing in the rain. Summer swims move over for autumn sweaters until the snow comes back again. In Julie...
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Zap! Nikola Tesla Takes Charge

Monica Kulling · Tundra Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Growing up in Smiljan, Croatia, Nikola Tesla dreamed about harnessing the power of Niagara Falls. In 1884, he walked down the gangplank into the New York Harbor with four cents in his pocket, a book of poems, a drawing of a flying machine, and a letter of introduction to Thomas Edison,...
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Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon

Torben Kuhlmann · North South
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

A long time ago a mouse learned to fly . . . and crossed the Atlantic. But what happened next? Torben Kuhlmann's stunning new book transports readers to the moon and beyond! On the heels of Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse comes Armstrong: A Mouse on the Moon - where dreams are determined...
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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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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 Poet's Dog

Patricia Maclachlan · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 88
Format: Print book

From Newbery Medal winner Patricia MacLachlan comes a poignant story about two children, a poet, and a dog and how they help one another survive loss and recapture love. "Just what I needed," raves Brightly.com. "It's a heart-warming story of loss and love that filled me with...
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Islandborn

Junot Di?az · Dial Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory and the infinite power of the imagination. Every kid in Lola's school was from somewhere else. Hers was a school of faraway places. So when Lola's teacher asks...
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Princess Cora and the Crocodile

Laura Amy Schlitz · Candlewick Press
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

A Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Medalist join forces to give an overscheduled princess a day off - and a deliciously wicked crocodile a day on.Princess Cora is sick of boring lessons. She's sick of running in circles around the dungeon gym. She's sick, sick, sick of taking three baths...
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Rocket the Brave!

Tad Hills

Kids are learning to read with Rocket! Tad Hills, the #1 New York Times bestselling author, is back with another easy-to-read story featuring the beloved dog Rocket, this time about overcoming fear and being brave.Rocket, the star of the New York Times bestse
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