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Alligators Are Not Pets!

Mark Harasymiw · Gareth Stevens
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Introduces alligators, describing their physical characteristics, habitat, behavior, discussing why these animals are unsuitable as pets, and state laws pertaining to owning and feeding them.
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Cinders

Kate Klimo · Random House
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

In this Dog Diaries-meets-Horse Diaries Special Crossover Edition, a horse with a bad reputation meets his match in a no-nonsense fire dog and the biggest, hottest flames Chicago has ever seen! In the 1800s, firefighters needed horses to pull the fire trucks. But horses spook easily and run away...
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Exciting Entertainment Inventions

Ryan Jacobson · Lerner Publishing Group
Format: Print book

Can you believe that the first tennis balls didnt bounce? Or that the worlds first basketball hoop was a peach crate? Get ready to learn the amazing stories behind inventions you use every day. From the Minnesota teen who invented water skis to the Missouri mechanic who came up with the idea...
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Life Science Through Infographics

Nadia Higgins · Lerner Publications
Pages: 32
Format: Book

"Absorbing facts about the 11.3 million species on Earth might cause your brain to burst! You need to take in huge timelines (the first life on Earth formed 3.8 billion years ago), huge numbers (your body is made up of trillions of cells), and even huger mysteries (why species go extinct)....
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Disney Princess Hairstyles: 40 Amazing Princess Hairstyles With Step by Step images

Theodóra MjoÌ?ll Skúladóttir Jack · Edda Usa
Pages: 114
Format: Book

Want to create hairstyles like Disney's most popular princesses? Whether your hair is long or somewhat shorter, curly or straight, the step-by-step instructions in the beautifully photographed book, Disney Princess Hairstyles: 40 Amazing Princess Hairstyles With Step by Step Images, will...
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Champ

Ellen Miles · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. Their family fosters these young dogs, giving them love and proper care, until they can find the perfect forever home. When Charles goes to his father's annual softball game, the last thing he expects is to find a puppy to foster. But when he meets...
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How Machines Work: Zoo Break!

David Macaulay · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning artist David Macaulay introduces readers to his hilarious new creations, Sloth and Sengi, in How Machines Work: Zoo Break!Complete with a unique jacket with an interactive compound machine incorporating several of the simple mechanisms featured in the book, How Machines Work:...
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Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere

Julie T Lamana · Chronicle Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Armani Curtis can think about only one thing: her tenth birthday. All her friends are coming to her party, her mama is making a big cake, and she has a good feeling about a certain wrapped box. Turning ten is a big deal to Armani. It means she's older, wiser, more responsible. But when...
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Chameleons

Melissa Gish · Creative Educ
Format: Hardcover

"A look at chameleons, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their color-changing skin, behaviors, relationships with humans, and fragile status in the world today"--Provided by publisher.
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The Last Cherry Blossom

Kathleen Burkinshaw · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Following the seventieth anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, this is a new, very personal story to join "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. " Yuriko was happy growing up in Hiroshima when it was just her and Papa. But her aunt Kimiko and her cousin Genji are living...
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Diary of a Minecraft Zombie Book 2: Bullies and Buddies

Zack Zombie · Zack Zombie
Pages: 136
Format: Print book

12 year old Zombie is back for another hilarious and exciting adventure. This time Zombie is up against some of the meanest and scariest mob bullies at school. Will he be able to stop the mob bullies from terrorizing him and his friends, and make it back in one piece? Get Your Copy...
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The 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 4: Flashpoint - Library Edition

Gordon Korman · Scholastic
Pages: 222
Format: Library Binding

FINAL HOURS. Tick tock. Fifteen-year-old Amy Cahill has only a few days to live. There's a poison coursing through her, and her only chance is to collect ingredients for an antidote. Too bad the antidote's ingredients are scattered around the world. And too bad that survival is by far Amy's...
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Bane on the Rampage!

Bill Matheny · DC Comics
Format: Book

The young Dark Knight faces a foe who is twice his size and has the wiles of ten men the mighty Bane!,
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Official Guide to Legendary and Mythical Pokémon

Simcha Whitehill · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Discover facts and stats about over 50 of the most amazing, intriguing Legendary and Mythical Pokémon, from Arceus to Zygarde. So what are you waiting for? Gotta catch 'em all!Includes one sheet of stickers and an exclusive pullout poster featuring Xerneas, Yveltal, and Zygarde!
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The Pudding Problem

JOE BERGER · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

A boy must untangle the web of lies he's created in order to prove his innocence when strange things start happening in this humorous and cheeky illustrated middle grade novel in the tradition of the Timmy Failure series.Sam Lyttle is prone to stretching the truth. Most of his lies are harmless;...
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