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The Haunted Opera: A Marie-Grace Mystery

Sarah Masters Buckey · American Girl
Format: Paperback

Marie-Grace is excited that a well-known English opera company will perform in New Orleans--at the same theater where she takes singing lessons from Aunt Océane. Even better, her aunt has gotten a role in the opera! As Marie-Grace and her friend, Cécile, help out during rehearsals, they're...
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Great Danes

Sara Green · Bellwether Media
Format: Hardcover

Did you know that a Great Dane named George holds the record for the world's tallest dog? Great Danes are large, graceful dogs that sometimes work as service dogs, assisting people who need help walking or balancing. Children will learn about the breed's physical characteristics,...
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Lily's Mountain

Hannah Moderow · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Lily refuses to believe what everyone else accepts to be true: that her father has died while climbing Denali, the highest mountain in North America. Lily has grown up hiking in the Alaskan wilderness with her dad. He's an expert climber. There's no way he would let something like this...
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Modern-Day Pirates

LeeAnne Gelletly · Eldorado Ink
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

These books will take readers deep into modern criminal minds and activities that profoundly affect our world. Read about the country's ongoing war on drugs, study the habits of the world's most dangerous terrorists, examine high-profile mass murder cases, ride the waves with modern-day...
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It's the First Day of School...Forever!

R. L. Stine · Square Fish; Reprint edition
Format: Book

On the first day of school, Artie falls out of his bed and hits his head. Hard. He tells his mom he's dizzy and she says, "You're just worried about your first day in a new school."At breakfast, his little brother, Eddie, splashes syrup in his hair, and there's no time...
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Top 10 Worst Wicked Rulers

David Antram · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Book annotation not available for this title.Title: Top 10 Worst Wicked RulersAuthor: MacDonald, Fiona/ Antram, David (ILT) Publisher: Publication Date: 2012/01/01Number of Pages: 32Binding Type: LIBRARYLibrary of Congress: 2011022850
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Can You Survive the Desert?: An Interactive Survival Adventure

Matt Doeden · You Choose Books
Format: Paperback

The burning sun beats down on your skin. Endless hills of sand surround you. You are trying to survive in one of the most dangerous areas in the world the desert. Will you: Struggle to find help in Africas Sahara Desert after an airplane crash? Attempt to get out of the Sonoran Desert...
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Spirit Animals Book 6: Rise and Fall

Eliot Schrefer · Scholastic Inc.; Gift edition
Format: Hardcover

Deep in the desert there sits a beautiful oasis, ruled by a monarch unlike any other in Erdas. His name is Cabaro, the Great Lion, and he reigns over a kingdom of animals, jealously guarding his golden talisman. No human has ever set foot in the Great Beast's territory. The journey...
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Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty

Chris Colfer · Little

From bestselling author Chris Colfer comes a new book about a beloved character: Queen Red Riding Hood. The young queen gives us her take on politics, government, health, love, and of course, what it means to be royalty. A must-have for new and old fans alike.
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Hunting Rabbits

Hines Lambert · Powerkids Pr; 1 edition
Format: Book

Many hunters get their start by hunting rabbits. Which rabbit species live in North America, tips for finding and tracking rabbits, and what to wear and bring on a rabbit-hunting expedition are all discussed in this informative book. Also explained are topics such as how to use air rifles,...
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Jasmine. The missing coin

Sarah Nathan; Andrea Cagol; Iboix Estudi · Spotlight
Format:  Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Reinforced library bound ed

Jasmine is determined to find a rare coin to complete Aladdin's collection for his birthday, but her search leaves her stranded in the desert.
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Middle School: Escape to Australia

James Patterson · jimmy patterson
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In the newest installment of James Patterson's bestselling Middle School series, everyone's favorite underdog hero Rafe Khatchadorian is headed to the dangerous wilds of Australia! Rafe isn't exactly considered a winner in Hills Village Middle School to say the least, but everything's...
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House of Secrets: Battle of the Beasts

Chris Columbus · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 465
Format: Hardcover

The sequel to the New York Times bestselling House of Secrets - hailed by J. K. Rowling as "a breakneck, jam-packed roller coaster of an adventure" - this second installment by Hollywood director Chris Columbus (of Harry Potter fame) and bestselling author Ned Vizzini (It's...
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