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All Kinds of Kisses

Heather Swain · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A grasshopper mouth opens east-west but not south. They're like scissors for chopping up leaves. "Don't try to hide from a kiss on its side," says grandpa grasshopper to nymphs. How would a grasshopper kiss?Whichever it is, this much is true. When we say goodnight, I love...
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Mogie: The Heart of the House

Kathi Appelt · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Mogie is a real-life Labradoodle with a special talent: he always knows just what a sick kid needs! Get to know this passionate pup with this story by a Newbery Honoree.Give that dog a puddle and he'd splash. Give him a whistle and he'd roll over. Give him a rule and he'd break it. One day a passel...
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Irene's Wish

Jerdine Nolen · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A young girl wants her father to be home more, but her wish takes an unexpected turn in this story of enduring love between parent and child from an award-winning author and illustrator.Irene loves her family, especially when her father is home. But Papa is gone a lot, and so Irene makes...
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The Great Aaa-Ooo!

Jonny Lambert · Tiger Tales
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

On his way home through the woods, Mouse hears a loud AAA-OOO! He thinks it's Owl, and Owl thinks it's Mouse. Bear grumbles, "Which one of you made that awful AAA-OOO?" Then Moose, Duck, and other animals hear it, too, and they're all afraid. Could it be a monster...
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Exoplanets

SEYMOUR SIMON · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explores the farthest reaches of space in the brand-new Exoplanets!There are thousands of exoplanets scattered throughout the Milky Way galaxy, and scientists are on a constant quest to find one just like Earth. In Exoplanets, Simon examines the planets...
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Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot

Dav Pilkey · Scholastic Inc.; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

From Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants, and acclaimed artist Dan Santat, an out-of-this-world friendship adventure with all-new full-color illustrations!Getting picked on by creeps at your school? Wish you had a special friend? Meet Ricky Ricotta and his giant flying Robot! Young...
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If I Had a Little Dream

Nina Laden · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A Spring 2017 Indie Next Selection Nina Laden's warm and lyrical picture book sees and appreciates through a child's eyes how fortunate we are to live in the world we do.Celebrate the wonder of the world in this reassuring picture book about the joy, love, and beauty that is part of each...
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Boats Are Busy

Sara Gillingham · Phaidon Press
Pages: 30
Format: Board book

A first book of boats for the youngest enthusiasts, featuring 15 different boats and a bonus nautical flag per vesselFrom sailboats to ferry boats, tankers to clippers, young readers will learn to identify and define a range of floating crafts. Each of 15 boats and ships are presented by name,...
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Pumpkin

Jackie Lee · Bearport Publishing Company, Inc., 2016. ©2016.
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

In the fall, pumpkins are everywhere. They are heavy, round, and orange. How did they get that way? Beginning readers will discover how a little pumpkin seed turns into a vine that forms flowers and then pumpkins in clear, simple steps in this basic introduction to plant development. Each...
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The Storm Whale in Winter

Benji Davies · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

In this sequel to The Storm Whale, the boy, Noi, is caught in a storm at sea and his whale friend comes to his rescue.When Noi's dad sails out on one last fishing trip before winter, Noi waits for him at home. But as the storm worsens and his dad does not return, Noi decides to go looking...
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A to Z Mysteries Super Edition #9: April Fools' Fiasco

Ronald Roy · Random House
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Celebrate 20 years of A to Z Mysteries! No foolin'! It's the first of April in Green Lawn! Mr. Paskey, owner of the Book Nook, plays an April Fools' Day prank on Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose. They hatch a plan to get back at him, but then the bookstore is robbed - no joke! Can the kids...
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Magic Tree House #52: Soccer on Sunday

Mary Pope Osborne · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Just in time for the Fifa World Cup Magic Tree House Soccer on Sunday will take Jack and Annie to a soccer field in Mexico where they must find the final secret of greatness for Merlin On the field theyll meet a young soccer player who dreams of one day playing in the World Cup just like...
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Super Special: Two Tales, One Dog

Nancy Krulik · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Sparky kabooms into TWO adventures in this 2-in-1 Magic Bone Super Special!One bite of his bone lands Sparky in Tanzania, where he meets a pack of African wild dogs. But when a pack member runs away, it's up to Sparky to lead the search party through the Serengeti. But when Sparky is ready...
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Tarantula VS. Scorpion

Jerry Pallotta · Scholastic
Pages: 32
Format: Book

This nonfiction Reader compares and contrasts two ferocious small creatures. Kids learn about the tarantula and scorpion's anatomy, behavior, and more. Book is packed with photos, charts, illustrations, and amazing facts.
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