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The Carpenter

Michael Burgan · Benchmark Books
Format: Book

In Colonial People, the formative years of the United States come to life through the activities of its community members.
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Slappy Birthday to You

R.L. Stine · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 139
Format: Paperback

The evil dummy comes to life to tell his own twisted tales and scary stories!It's bad enough Ian Barker has to spend his twelfth birthday with his sister and their two annoying cousins. The four of them can't ever hang out without getting into trouble. Vinnie and Jonny always want to play...
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Ten for Dying: A John the Lord Chamberlain Mystery

Eric Mayer · Poisoned Pen Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Ambition, intrigue, treachery, murder—another Byzantine mystery…. 548 CE. It’s a hot summer night in Constantinople. Emperor Justinian is mourning his dead wife, Theodora. John, his Lord Chamberlain, has been exiled. And at the Church of the Holy Apostles, an Egyptian...
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Guinea Pigs

Katie Marsico · C. Press/F. Watts Trade
Format: Paperback

Discover some of the most fascinating animals in the world with the Nature's Children series. Readers will discover how these creatures survive in the wild, how they raise their young, and how they are related to other species. Each title also raises important ideas about conservation...
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Who Was Pete Seeger?

NOEL MACCARRY · GROSSET & DUNLAP
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Pete Seeger was an American folk musician and social activist whose outspoken songs about freedom and justice got him blacklisted from radio and TV for years.Pete Seeger was still singing and playing the banjo for tens of thousands of fans even when he was at the age of ninety-four. Born...
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The Elementia Chronicles #2: The New Order: An Unofficial Minecraft-Fan Adventure

Sean Fay Wolfe · HarperCollins Children's Books
Pages: 489
Format: Print book

An unofficial Minecraft-fan adventure series inspired by the bestselling game!Fans of the bestselling video game Minecraft, middle grade readers, and action-adventure story enthusiasts of all ages experience an exciting journey that will take them far beyond the world they know.President...
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The Long Haul

Jeff Kinney · Thorndike Press Large Print
Format: Hardcover

A family road trip is supposed to be a lot of fun . . . unless, of course, you re theHeffleys.The journey starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns.Gas station bathrooms, crazed seagulls, a fender bender, and a runaway pig not exactly Greg Heffley s idea of a good...
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Energy and Waves Through Infographics

Rebecca Rowell · Lerner Publications
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

"The supercharged facts about energy and waves can set your brain buzzing! You learn about huge rates of consumption (like the 35.3 quadrillion BTUs of petroleum used in the United States in 2011), huge timelines (it took 300 million years for our greatest source of energy, fossil...
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Kansas City Royals

Paul Bowker · Sportszone
Format: Hardcover

A profile of the Kansas City Royals, including history, high and low moments, famous players, anecdotes, and more.
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Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina Young Readers Edition

Misty Copeland · Aladdin
Pages: 186
Format: Print book

Determination meets dance in this middle grade adaptation of the New York Times bestselling memoir by the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history, Misty Copeland.As the first African-American principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland...
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Middle School: Ultimate Showdown

James Patterson · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Readers get a chance to participate in James Patterson's wildly successful Middle School series in this interactive book featuring more than 80 hilarious anecdotes from dueling siblings Rafe and Georgia Khatchadorian--plus dozens of fun-filled activities! The Khatchadorian kids are an opinionated...
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The Castle Behind Thorns

Merrie Haskell · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 327
Format: Hardcover

Amazon Editors recommend this book for readers who want books with more complexity and length (with content suitable for a pre-teen audience) .This magical adventure set in an enchanted castle surrounded by thorns tells a tale of the power of memory and story, forgiveness and strength,...
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Rocket Robinson and the Secret of the Saint

Sean O'Neill · Boilerroom Studios
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Rocket, Nuri, and Screech are in 1930's Paris where they are hot on the trail of a stolen painting. But naturally there's more to this story than just a missing artwork. The painting holds the key to discovering the greatest treasure in history, and a rogue's gallery of bumbling...
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125 Best Cupcake Recipes

Julie Hasson · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A hilarious and spunky new heroine in the vein of the heroines of such beloved books as Ramona the Pest, Ivy and Bean, and Clementine, from Crystal Allen - the acclaimed author of How Lamar's Bad Prank Won a Bubba-Sized Trophy. Nine-year-old Mya Tibbs is boot-scootin' excited for the best...
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Royal Icing: The Cupcake Club

Sheryl Berk · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 134
Format: Paperback

"Kids and cupcakes are the perfect recipe!" - Sophie and Katherine, stars of TLC's DC CupcakesJoin the Cupcake Club as they mix it together in London!As the founder and president of Peace, Love, and Cupcakes, Kylie's kept the club going through all kinds of stick situations....
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