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Mary Man-Kong - Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Book

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The most popular fashion doll in the U.S. is starring in a direct-to-DVD moving releasing in the fall of 2012. Additionally, this year will mark the 50th anniversary of Random House publishing Barbie titles, so to celebrate these two events, several...
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A Year in Our New Garden

Gerda Muller - Floris Books
Format: Print book

Anna and Benjamin's family has just moved into their dream house and even though it's in the middle of a busy town, it has a beautiful big garden for them all to enjoy. Soon the family has made plans for their perfect garden -- Mum wants a lawn and a terrace, Dad wants to help the birds...
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Possum Magic

Mem Fox - Harcourt Children's Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Grandma Poss uses her best bush magic to make Hush invisible. But when Hush longs to be able to see herself again, the two possums must make their way across Australia to find the magic food that will make Hush visible once more. “Another treat from Mem Fox that is sure to be treasured....
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You Never Heard of Casey Stengel?!

Jonah Winter - Schwartz & Wade Books
Format: Print book

Legendary baseball manager Casey Stengel worked with such greats as Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle; he led the New York Yankees to a record-breaking TEN pennants and SEVEN World Series in twelve years; he invented "platooning," a way to use players that revolutionized the game;...
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On the Farm, At the Market

G Brian Karas - Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2016.
Format: Print book

On the farm, workers pick vegetables, collect eggs, and make cheese. At the market the next day, the workers set up their stands and prepare for shoppers to arrive. Amy, the baker at the Busy Bee Caf, has a very special meal in mind-and, of course, all the farmers show up at the caf to enjoy...
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Mr. Gumpy's Outing

John Burningham - Square Fish; First Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Its a pleasant day, so Mr. Gumpy decides to go for a boat ride. Each barnyard animal begs to join him, and Mr. Gumpy agrees-as long as each behaves! Two children join the fun, and as soon as the boat is launched, everyone does exactly what Mr. Gumpy asked them not to do. The result? Splash!...
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A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love

Michelle Edwards - Schwartz & Wade Books
Format: Print book

Here's a heartwarming winter picture book that's sure to appeal to families who love knitting. Mrs. Goldman always knits hats for everyone in the neighborhood, and Sophia, who thinks knitting is too hard, helps by making the pom-poms. But now winter is here, and Mrs. Goldman herself...
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Superman: The Ultimate Guide to the Man of Steel

Daniel Wallace - DK CHILDREN
Format: Hardcover

Readers can now get a comprehensive look at the complete Superman story from his birth on Krypton and arrival on Earth to his double life as a Daily Planet reporter and as one of the most famous super heroes ever in Superman The Ultimate Guide to the Man of Steel. Featuring beautiful comic...
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A Glittering Gallop #8

Sue Bentley - Grosset & Dunlap
Format: Paperback

Zoe is not happy that her mom has sent her away to spend the summer at her grandma's house--she wanted to spend it horseback-riding at home. But when magic calico-colored kitten Flame appears in the orchard behind the house, Zoe's summer begins to gallop by.
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