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The Land of Forgotten Girls

Erin Entrada Kelly · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Erin Entrada Kelly, the author of the acclaimed Blackbird Fly, writes with grace, imagination, and deepest heart about family, sisters, and friendship, and about finding and holding on to hope in difficult times.Two sisters from the Philippines, abandoned by their father and living with...
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Bravo!: Poems About Amazing Hispanics

Margarita Engle · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Musician, botanist, baseball player, pilot -- the Latinos featured in this collection come from many different countries and from many different backgrounds. Celebrate their accomplishments and their contributions to a collective history and a community that continues to evolve and thrive...
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Dreidels on the Brain

Joel ben Izzy · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

At last a great American Hanukkah story! This very funny, very touching novel of growing up Jewish has the makings of a holiday classic.One lousy miracle. Is that too much to ask?Evidently so for Joel, as he tries to survive Hannukah, 1971 in the suburbs of the suburbs of Los Angeles (or,...
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I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980

Lauren Tarshis · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 94
Format: Print book

On May 18, 1980, eleven-year-old Jessie Marlowe and her best friends, Eddie and Sam, are in a forest near Mount St. Helens when the months of wondering whether the volcano will erupt are finally answered--all three are badly burned, but it is up to Jessie to protect the boys as best she can and hope...
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Remy Sneakers and the Lost Treasure

KEVIN SHERRY · Scholastic Press
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Someone has ransacked Remy's home and stolen his prized possession, a book of Raccoon Family stories. But anyone could have done the dirty deed. Was it a sneaky pack of alley cats out for a quick buck? Or maybe Big Al, the notorious king of the sewers? Or could it be the work of a mysterious...
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Ranger Rick Kids' Guide to Fishing: The young angler's guide to catching more and bigger fish

WALTER FOSTER JR. CREATIVE TEAM. · Walter Foster Jr
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

If you're like most young anglers, you don't care what kind of fish you catch as long as you get something. After all, while it's fun just to be outside spending time away from home (chores) and school (tests) , fishing is the most fun when you catch fish. By reading Ranger Rick Kids'...
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Who Was Selena?

Kate Bisantz · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Discover why Selena, the Queen of Tejano music, became one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the twentieth century!As a young girl, Selena Quintanilla sang in a band called Selena y Los Dinos with her brother and sister. The family performed at fairs, weddings, quincea├▒eras,...
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Zombies Ate My Homework: Redstone Junior High #1

Cara Stevens · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

This story kicks off a new full-color series of unofficial graphic novels for Minecrafters! When quiet farm girl Pixel receives an acceptance letter from the prestigious academy for gifted students, Redstone Junior High, she is thrilled! And she works up the courage to leave her family...
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Freya and the Magic Jewel

Joan Holub · Aladdin
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the authors of the Goddess Girls series comes the first book in a brand-new series steeped in Norse mythology, magic, adventure, and friendship."Gold and Gullveig I cannot see. But here is a vision that comes to me; Adventure for you is about to start. Near Asgard you must find...
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