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Jack And The Beanstalk

Parragon Books · Parragon
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This clear, simple retelling of the classic children's story of Jack and the Beanstalk helps with children's speech and language skills as they learn first words. Ideal for ages 3 and over, this beautiful picture book with vibrant, fun illustrations is the perfect way to get children...
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Nerdy Birdy

Aaron Reynolds · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Nerdy Birdy likes reading, video games, and reading about video games, which immediately disqualifies him for membership in the cool crowd. One thing is clear: being a nerdy birdy is a lonely lifestyle.When he's at his lowest point, Nerdy Birdy meets a flock just like him. He has friends...
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No Lie, I Acted Like a Beast!: The Story of Beauty and the Beast as Told by the Beast

Nancy Loewen · Picture Window Books
Format: Paperback

Inside every beast beats the heart of an actor or so the Beast would have you believe in No Lie, I Acted Like a Beast! This retelling of the classic story Beauty and the Beast, told from the Beasts point of view, paints a picture of a kind-hearted prince who wants nothing more than his turn...
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Christmas Traditions Around the World

Ann Ingalls · Child's World
Format: Book

An introduction to Christmas traditions around the world explains the origins of the holiday and describes how it is celebrated in the United States, the Netherlands, Egypt, and other countries.Title: Christmas Traditions Around the WorldAuthor: Ingalls, Ann/ Chavarri, Elisa (ILT)Publisher:...
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Just Keep Swimming (Step-into-Reading, Step 1)

Melissa Lagonegro · Random House
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Disney/Pixar Finding Nemo returns to theaters in September 2012--in Disney Digital 3-D! Nemo the clownfish is worried that he's not a strong enough swimmer to compete on his school's swim team. But when his friend Dory encourages him to just keep swimming, Nemo realizes that he can do anything...
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Disney Fairies Graphic Novel #10: Tinker Bell and the Lucky Rainbow

Paola Mulazzi · Papercutz
Format: Hardcover

Stories featuring Tinker Bell and other fairies in Pixie Hollow.
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The Ghosts at the Movie Theater #9

Dori Hillestad Butler · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Edgar Award Winner Dori Hillestad Butler gives us the ninth title in her not-too-scary chapter book mystery series, The Haunted Library.Kaz are Claire are on the case again - this time, they're looking for Kaz's long-lost uncle! Their search takes them to a bakery and a movie theater....
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Captain America

Rich Thomas · Marvel
Pages: 1
Format: Print book

Relates the earliest adventures of Captain America, based on the original comics, describing the life of Steve Rogers, from attempting to join the Army at the start of World War II, failing the physical examination, to being recommended for the classified Project: Rebirth, being injected...
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Superstar Fairies #1: Jessie the Lyrics Fairy: A Rainbow Magic Book

Daisy Meadows · Scholastic Paperbacks; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

The Superstar Fairies take center stage for a brand-new, magical fairy adventure!Rachel and Kirsty are thrilled when their fairy friends whisk them away to the Fairyland Music Festival! But the festival is one big mess, because Jack Frost has stolen the Superstar Fairies' magic music...
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Farm Babies

H A Rey · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

A mother hen counts her chicks from one to ten and a mother cow makes her calf laugh in this rhyming book by Curious George creator H. A. Rey. Each spread features a four line poem and an image of a mother farm animal with a big, sturdy flap to lift to reveal her babies! It's all saturated...
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Paddington: Meet Paddington

Annie Auerbach · HarperCollins; Mti edition
Format: Print book

Meet Paddington, the extraordinary bear from Peru, and his many friends who help him out of lots of curious situations—as well as a few characters who lead him into trouble! Filled with full-color images from the film Paddington, this I Can Read storybook is an exciting introduction to this...
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Lulu Goes to Witch School

Jane O'Connor · Harper
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover - Revised Ed.

Jane O'Connor's classic story for beginning readers Lulu Goes to Witch School has been given fresh illustrations by Bella Sinclair in this beautiful new edition. Lulu the witch girl is a little nervous about her first day of school, but she heads off with her broom and Dracula lunch...
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Otis and The Kittens

Loren Long · Philomel Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

The #1 bestselling creator of Otis and Little Tree presents an homage to firefighters everywhere - and to the many boys and girls who dream big of being heroes!On the farm where Otis the tractor lives, it hasn't rained in a long time and farmers all over the valley have grown anxious with...
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Little Pig Joins the Band

David Hyde Costello · Charlesbridge; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Little Pig has trouble keeping up with his older--and bigger--brothers and sisters. When they get out Grandpa's old marching-band instruments, Little Pig is too little to play any of them. But when the disorganized band has a pig-pile mishap, Little Pig has a BIG idea: They could use a leader.
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I Am Peter

Penguin Young Readers · Penguin Young Readers
Format: Paperback

Meet the newly animated Peter Rabbit! Donned in his father's blue coat, Peter is as frisky and adventurous as ever. His mother has given him his father's old journal--full of adventure stories, secret escape routes, and empty pages for Peter to fill in himself. This classic rabbit,...
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