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How Come?: Every Kid's Science Questions Explained

Kathy Wollard · Workman Publishing Company
Format: Print book

Fact-filled, fun-filled, as interesting to parents as it is to kids, the How Come? series is the trusted source for lively, clear answers to kids science queries. Now the best questions and answers from all three booksHow Come? How Come? Planet Earth and How Come? In the Neighborhoodhave...
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Unicorn On A Roll

Dana Simpson · Turtleback
Format: Print book

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The magical friendship of Phoebe and her best friend, unicorn Marigold Heavenly Nostrils, is back in this second adventure of a girl and her mythical creature! One year has passed since Phoebe skipped a rock across a pond, accidentally hit a unicorn...
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Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Jacob Grimm · Knickerbocker
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm collects fifty-nine of the essential bedtime stories for children worldwide for the better part of two centuries, and features all of your favorite classics, including "Hansel and Gretel," "Cinderella," "The Frog Prince," "Rapunzel,"...
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Battleships

Peter Mavrikis · PowerKids Press
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

In this engaging volume, readers discover the amazing world of battleships, the biggest and most powerful military ships around. Detailed diagrams and vibrant images give a birds-eye view of all the parts and complex weaponry used on battleships, from early battleships that ran on steam...
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What Was Pearl Harbor?

Patricia Brennan Demuth · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 108
Format: Print book

A terrifying attack On December 7, 1941, Japanese war planes appeared out of nowhere to bomb the American base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. It was a highly secretive and devastating attack: four battleships sunk, more than two thousand servicemen died, and the United States was propelled...
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Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood

Liesl Shurtliff · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 243
Format: Print book

"Red is the most wonder-filled fairy tale of them all!" - Chris Grabenstein, New York Times Bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library. Red is not afraid of the big bad wolf. She's not afraid of anything . . . except magic. But when Red's granny falls ill, it seems...
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The Tapper Twins Tear Up New York

Geoff Rodkey · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The Tapper twins' scavenger hunt takes cutthroat competition to hilarious new heights! In the follow up to The Tapper Twins Go to War, Geoff Rodkey delivers another ultra-modern comedy told as oral history with texts, screenshots and smartphone photos. When Claudia initiates a citywide...
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Punishing Bullies: Zero Tolerance vs. Working Together

Lisa Owings · Compass Point Books
Pages: 30
Format: Library Binding

Bullying is common in schools across the country, but what can we do to stop it? Are school punishments and new laws the answer? Or can other responses stop bullying? Perspectives Flip Books are like two books in one: Start from one end and learn why some people argue bullies need to be harshly...
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Rat with the Human Face: The Qwikpick Papers

Tom Angleberger · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

Lyle Hertzog and his friends Marilla and Dave are the Qwikpick Adventure Society, three kids who seek out adventure in their seemingly quiet hometown of Crickenburg. On the hunt for their next big adventure - something to top the Fountain of Poop, if that's even possible - the kids...
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How Batteries Work

Victoria G Christensen · Lerner Publications
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Have you ever wondered how a set of batteries power the remote for your TV? Or have you ever wanted to examine the battery inside a car? Without batteries, we would not be able to power many of the electronics we use every day. But how does a battery store energy and provide electricity...
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DK Eyewitness Books: Energy

Jack Challoner · Dk Publishing
Pages: 72
Format: Print book

From the sun to wind power, from nuclear plants to electricity, energy is an amazing resource that powers our world. Discover the fascinating story of energy and what it is with DK Eyewitness Books: Energy.Applying the award-winning Eyewitness formula to one of the most compelling subjects...
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Fox Family Adventures

Bobbie Kalman · Crabtree Pub Co
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Students will love learning about the way of life of foxes and the challenges they face as babies and adults. There are gray foxes, arctic foxes, fennec foxes, cape foxes, swift foxes, kit foxes, and red foxes. An exciting narrative format supported by fun facts, questions, and activities,...
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Hereville: How Mirka Caught a Fish

Barry Deutsch · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 140
Format: Hardcover

Welcome back to Hereville, where Mirka, the world's first time-traveling, monster-fighting Orthodox Jewish girl, faces her greatest challenge yet: babysitting! Mirka just wants to find new adventures, but instead she's stuck babysitting her disapproving little sister, Layele. When Mirka...
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Spirit Animals Book 7: The Evertree - Library Edition

Marie Lu · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Hardcover

Everything comes to a head in this seventh book in the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series. The world of Erdas will be changed forever.Confidential until April 2015!
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Paths & Portals

Gene Luen Yang · First Second Books
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature.There's something lurking beneath the surface of Stately Academy -- literally. In a secret underground classroom Hopper, Eni, and Josh discover that the campus was once home to the Bee School, an institute where...
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