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Washington, D.C.

Bridget Parker · Next Page
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Visit the Nation's Capital! Learn about Washington, D.C.'s history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that's all about our nation's capital.
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Disaster Strikes #2: Tornado Alley

Marlane Kennedy · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 113
Format: Paperback

When disaster strikes, the only thing you can count on is yourself!Wyatt Anderson isn't thrilled that his prissy cousin is visiting his family's Oklahoma ranch. But it turns out Wyatt has bigger problems to deal with when a pair of dueling tornadoes lock the prairie in their sights....Wyatt,...
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 1

Jeff Kinney · Amulet Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Boys don't keep diaries -- or do they?The launch of an exciting and innovatively illustrated new series narrated by an unforgettable kid every family can relate toIt's a new school year, and Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into middle school, where undersized weaklings share the hallways...
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The Cloud Castle: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure

Thea Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

What is the secret of the clouds?The Thea Sisters have received an urgent message from their friend Will Mystery. The magical Land of Clouds is in danger. The mouselets must find out why the clouds are disappearing!Once they enter the kingdom through Mount Everest, the mice meet fairies,...
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Expedition to the Arctic

Alex Woolf · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Format: Book

Follow a traveller's diary of an expedition to the frozen North Pole! Find out how to gear yourself up for the trip, about the animals and plants that thrive in extreme conditions, landscape features, ecology, climate, industry and people. Discover how animals such as whales and polar...
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Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery · Puffin
Format: Hardcover

Anne, an eleven-year-old orphan, is sent by mistake to live with a lonely, middle-aged brother and sister on a Prince Edward Island farm and proceeds to make an indelible impression on everyone around her.,
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The Time Fetch

Amy Herrick · Algonquin Young Readers
Format: Book

"The Time Fetch is a remarkable testament to the power of true friendship and a thrilling fantasy adventure about the unseen world all around us." --R. J. Palacio, #1 New York Times bestselling author ofWonderEdward picks up what he thinks is a rock. He doesn't know it is a sleeping...
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Tunnels

Robyn Hardyman · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

In this informative book, readers dig into the history of tunnels and expand their cultural awareness as they explore famous tunnels across the globe. Theyll also discover other technologies that play a role in tunnels, such as the invention of dynamite and ancient aqueducts! Record-breaking...
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Projekt 1065: A Novel of World War II

Alan Gratz · Scholastic Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Infiltrate. Befriend. Sabotage.World War II is raging. Michael O'Shaunessey, originally from Ireland, now lives in Nazi Germany with his parents. Like the other boys in his school, Michael is a member of the Hitler Youth.But Michael has a secret. He and his parents are spies. Michael despises...
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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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Wisconsin

Bridget Parker · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Visit the Badger State! Learn about Wisconsin's history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that's all about our 30th state.
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The Octopus Scientists

Sy Montgomery · Harcourt Brace and Company
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

With three hearts and blue blood, its gelatinous body unconstrained by jointed limbs or gravity, the octopus seems to be an alien, an inhabitant of another world. It's baggy, boneless body sprouts eight arms covered with thousands of suckers - suckers that can taste as well as feel....
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Club Dread

Carolyn Keene · Aladdin Paperbacks
Pages: 162
Format: Paperback

Sometimes, being an ATAC agent doesn't seem so bad. When Frank and Joe are sent to a tropical island resort in paradise to investigate a string of thefts, they're not complaining. But once they get there, something seems off about the mission. . . . Soon the brothers feel like missing...
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Wildlife Photographer

Barbara A. Somervill · Cherry Lake Publishing
Format: Hardcover

"Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a wildlife photographer. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter...
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The People Behind Murderous Crime Sprees

John Albert Torres · Enslow Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

In the area of Washington, DC, the beltway snipers caused widespread fear just a year after the World Trade Center attacks. The pair of killers targeted random people doing everyday things, such as pumping gas or going shopping, and ultimately killed ten people. Psychology students will...
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Stick Dog

Tom Watson · HarperCollins
Pages: 189
Format: Hardcover

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Hamster Princess: Harriet the Invincible

Ursula Vernon · Dial Books
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Sleeping Beauty gets a feisty, furry twist in this hilarious new comic series from the creator of DragonbreathHarriet Hamsterbone is not your typical princess. She may be quite stunning in the rodent realm (you'll have to trust her on this one) , but she is not so great at trailing around...
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Luz Sees the Light

Claudia Davila · Kids Can Press
Format: Hardcover

Change is in the air. Power outages are increasing, and gas prices are soaring. At first, 12-year-old Luz balks, hardly thrilled by the prospect of actually having to walk to the mall. But Luz doesnt mope for long. After all, her name -- pronounced loose -- means light. Soon, this intelligent...
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Forever, or a Long, Long Time

Caela Carter · HarperCollins
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

3 starred reviews * A Kirkus Best Book of 2017 * A New York Public Library Top Ten Books for Kids pick * An ALA Notable Book * 2018 NCTE Charlotte Huck Honor BookFrom rising star Caela Carter, author of My Life with the Liars, comes a captivating and heartfelt story about siblings who learn...
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Guide to Pokemon Legends

Pikachu Press · Pokémon Company International
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Illustrated title including a a 3 foot removable pop up created from the final spread.From Arceus to Zekrom, you'll discover dozens of the most renowned Pokémon of all time in the Guide to Pokémon Legends! Their mighty powers and their mysterious backgrounds are all here - and as an added...
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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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Warriors: A Vision of Shadows #2: Thunder and Shadow

Erin Hunter · HarperCollins
Pages: 352
Format: Library Binding

Erin Hunter's #1 bestselling Warriors series continues in A Vision of Shadows #2: Thunder and Shadow.Nearly a moon has passed since Alderpaw returned from his journey to SkyClan's gorge, where he found the territory taken over by rogues. Now the same vicious cats that drove out SkyClan...
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What Was the First Thanksgiving?

Joan Holub · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 105
Format: Paperback

The history of the feast! After their first harvest in 1621, the Pilgrims at Plymouth shared a three-day feast with their Native American neighbors. Of course, the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag didn't know it at the time, but they were making history, celebrating what would become a national...
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Unleashed

Gordon Korman · Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

The seventh installment in #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Gordon Korman's Swindle series! UNLEASHED: freed from restraint, running wild, not being held back by anyone or anything . . . Luthor, a former attack dog, is supposed to be on his best behavior now that he's in the care...
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Harry Houdini #4: Prince of Air

Scott Altmann · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

The secrets of Elm Medona thicken . . . with Harry Houdini! When Great-Uncle Thorne arrives at Elm Medona, Maisie and Felix's lives get shaken up again. Uncle Thorne moves the family into the mansion proper. One night, Great-Aunt Maisie arranges for Thorne, Maisie, and Felix to rendezvous...
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Who Was Neil Armstrong?

Roberta Edwards · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 105
Format: Paperback

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and, to an audience of over 450 million people, proclaimed his step a ?giant leap for mankind.? This Eagle Scout built his own model planes as a little boy and then grew up to be a test pilot for experimental aircraft before becoming...
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Theodore Boone: the Abduction

John Grisham · Dutton Books for Young Readers
Pages: 217
Format: Hardcover

Theodore Boone is back in a new adventure, and the stakes are higher than ever. When his best friend, April, disappears from her bedroom in the middle of the night, no one, not even Theo Boone--who knows April better than anyone--has answers. As fear ripples through his small hometown and the police...
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Science: A Visual Encyclopedia

Chris Woodford · Dk Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The essential reference book for today's young scientists from ages 7-12, Science: A Visual Encyclopedia tackles key curriculum topics including biology, chemistry, and physics, and introduces children to the world of science around them. Explaining the principles of science in a lively...
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Queen Liliuokalani #6: Royal Prisoner

Ann Hood · Grosset & Dunlap
Format: Print book

In Book 6 of The Treasure Chest, Felix and Maisie take a trip to New York City to visit their father and meet his new girlfriend. While there, Maisie reveals to Felix that she has a jeweled crown she took from The Treasure Chest. The twins travel to Hawaii in the late 1800s, where they...
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Emergency medical technician

Louise Spilsbury · PowerKids Press
Format: Library Binding

Emergency medical technicians are heroes on the move. As first responders, they have to stay calm and act quickly. They also need to operate complex equipment and do everything they can to save lives, all while under extreme pressure. Readers will get a glimpse at the exhilarating life...
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Zany Eats With Andrew Zimmern

Jill C. Wheeler · Checkerboard
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Details the life of the television host, including his early love of food and culture, his struggles with addiction, and his success as a television personality.
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Queen Liliuokalani #6: Royal Prisoner

Ann Hood · Grosset & Dunlap
Format: Paperback

In Book 6 of The Treasure Chest, Felix and Maisie take a trip to New York City to visit their father and meet his new girlfriend. While there, Maisie reveals to Felix that she has a jeweled crown she took from The Treasure Chest. The twins travel to Hawaii in the late 1800s, where they...
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Jacky Ha-Ha

James Patterson · Jimmy Patterson Books / Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 363
Format: Hardcover

In his new middle grade novel that debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list, James Patterson introduces his hilarious new heroine, Jacky Ha-Ha, a class clown who makes people laugh with her so they can't laugh at her.With her irresistible urge to tell a joke in every situation--even...
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A curious tale of the in-between

Lauren DeStefano · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Lauren DeStefano comes a delightful tale of a girl who can talk to ghosts that's perfect for fans of Neil Gaiman and Holly Black.Pram Bellamy is special--she can talk to ghosts. She doesn't have too many friends amongst the living, but that's all right....
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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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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Squirrel Meets World

Shannon Hale · Marvel Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

WHO RUNS THE WORLD? SQUIRRELS! Fourteen-year-old Doreen Green moved from sunny California to the suburbs of New Jersey. She must start at a new school, make new friends, and continue to hide her tail. Yep, Doreen has the powers of . . . a squirrel! After failing at several attempts to find...
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Rapunzel: A Fairy Tale Adventure

Francesca Rossi · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair! That's what the witch says whenever she wants to climb up to the tower where she's imprisoned the beautiful girl. But one day, someone else climbs up - and changes Rapunzel's life forever.
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Space Penguins Galaxy Race!

Lucy Courtenay · Stone Arch Books; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Rocky's reputation for death-defying aerial acrobatics gains him an invitation to participate in the galaxy's notorious Superchase Space Race. But will this turn out to be a race to the death?
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The universe

Kelly Doudna · Abdo Publishing
Pages: 24
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Universe explores the science of what we see in the night sky. Kids will learn about the life cycle of a star, find out how our universe was created, explore nebulae, galaxies, black holes, giant stars and more. Engaging photos, exciting graphics, and a fun quiz at the end of each book...
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Hero

Sarah Lean · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 198
Format: Hardcover

From the author of A Dog Called Homeless, winner of the Schneider Family Book Award, comes an action-filled adventure about friendship, imagination, and what it means to be a hero, perfect for fans of classic dog and friendship stories like Because of Winn-Dixie and Shiloh.The short length...
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Tyme #1: Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel

Megan Morrison · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 374
Format: Hardcover

In all of Tyme, from the Redlands to the Grey, no one is as lucky as Rapunzel. She lives in a magic tower that obeys her every wish; she reads wonderful books starring herself as the heroine; her hair is the longest, most glorious thing in the world. And she knows this because Witch tells...
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Emerald City of Oz: Vol. 5

Eric Shanower · Spotlight (MN)
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

Dorothy's aunt and uncle get acquainted with Oz after they lose their farm and Ozma invites them to live with her.
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Shailene Woodley

Rebecca Sjonger · Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Born in California, Shailene Woodley almost became an interior designer before landing a starring role in the TV series The Secret Life of the American Teenager. This book follows the intriguing story of her rise to fame, from her breakout movie role in The Descendants to her star-making...
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Ford

Sara Green · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

In 1908, Henry Ford changed the automobile industry with his Model T. It was simple, affordable, and revolutionary! Two years later, Ford launched a moving assembly line that transformed manufacturing. Creative designs and innovations have made the company a successful household name. Eager...
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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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Eden's Wish

M. Tara Crowl · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

All twelve years of Eden's life have been spent in an antique oil lamp. She lives like a princess inside her tiny, luxurious home, but to Eden, the lamp is nothing but a prison. She hates being a genie. All she wants, more than anything, is freedom.When Eden finds a gateway to Earth...
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Colonial America

Enzo George · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

A collection of primary sources, including letters, speeches, paintings, quotes, illustrations, and newspaper clippings explore the events of Colonial America.
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The One and Only Ivan

Katherine Applegate · Harper
Pages: 305
Format: Book

Winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller, this stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated...
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Minecraft: Enchanting and Potion Brewing

James Zeiger · Cherry Lake Pub.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Find out how you can create and use potions to provide a varity of useful effects in the world of Minecraft.
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Monsters and Other Mythical Creatures

Rochelle Baltzer · Looking Glass Library
Format: Hardcover

Do you know students who like to draw monsters and other mythical creatures? In this fun-filled title, kids will build on basic shapes to draw ten monsters and mythical creatures in six easy steps. They'll learn about each one along the way. Features include table of contents, art tips...
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Visual Dictionary

Pablo Hidalgo · DK Publishing
Pages: 79
Format: Print book

The definitive guide to the characters, droids, aliens, and creatures of Star Wars: The Force Awakensâ„¢. Beautiful photography and clear, authoritative text by Lucasfilm insider Pablo Hidalgo names and explains all the details of costumes, weapons, and accessories. Includes three exclusive,...
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About Average

Andrew Clements · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 120
Format: Book

Can average be amazing? A girl challenges herself to become extraordinary in the latest from bestselling author Andrew Clements.Jordan Johnston is average. Not short, not tall. Not plump, not slim. Not blond, not brunette. Not gifted, not flunking out. Even her shoe size is average. She's...
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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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Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures

Margot Channing · Book House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

With its striking illustrations and mind-boggling facts, Dinosaurs And Other Prehistoric Creatures takes you straight to the very heart of the most fascinating and fearsome beasts in history. Find out why the stomach of a Brachiosaurus was full of pebbles and stones, and look inside the complex...
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The Story of Inventions

Anna Claybourne · Usborne Pub Ltd
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

96 pages. Recommended for ages 9 years and up. Paperback.
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House of Robots: Robots Go Wild!

James Patterson · Little
Pages: 316
Format: Print book

In book two of the House of Robots series, it's 'bot brains versus 'bot brawn in an all-out war Sammy Hayes-Rodriguez and his "bro-bot" E are making new friends every day as E works as his bedridden sister Maddie's school proxy. But disaster strikes when E malfunctions just in time...
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The Return of Zita the Spacegirl

Ben Hatke · First Second Books
Pages: 222
Format: Hardcover

Ben Hatke brings back our intrepid space heroine for another delightful sci-fi/fantasy adventure in this New York Times-Bestselling graphic novel trilogy for middle grade readers.Zita the Spacegirl has saved planets, battled monsters, and wrestled with interplanetary fame. But she faces...
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Welcome to Wonderland #1: Home Sweet Motel

Chris Grabenstein · Random House
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

From Chris Grabenstein, the bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library and co-author with James Patterson of I Funny, House of Robots, and Treasure Hunters, comes a hilarious illustrated series about all the wacky things that happen when you live in a motel! Eleven-year-old...
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Key Discoveries in Physical Science

Katie Marsico · Lerner Publications
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

How did our knowledge of matter, gravity, and electricity develop over time? Who first studied these concepts and why? And who used those early findings to expand and even change our understanding? Readers will trace the history of key discoveries in physical science as they investigate...
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The Trap

Steven Arntson · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

It's the summer of 1963, and something strange is afoot in the quiet town of Farro, Iowa. The school district's most notorious bully has gone missing without a trace, and furthermore, seventh grader Henry Nilsson and his friends have just found an odd book stashed in the woods by Longbelly...
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Ears

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst · AV2 by Weigl

The All About Your series introduces young readers to human anatomy. With engaging text, fun facts, and helpful diagrams, each book explores the appearance and function of a featured body part and its role in a healthy, working body.
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Jack and the Beanstalk: An Interactive Fairy Tale Adventure

Blake Hoena · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Admit ityou've always wanted to know: WHAT was Jack thinking? Magic beans? Come on! Get into Jack's headand the mother's, and the giant's!as You Choose your path through three new versions of the famous fairy tale, with delightful (or disastrous!) consequences.
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You're Bacon Me Crazy

Suzanne Nelson · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

"Tessa loves working at the trendy food truck her aunt runs in their native San Francisco. Serving yummy BLTs to her classmates after school, Tessa feels like she's living the dream. Then the dream turns into a nightmare. Popular, arrogant Asher starts working at the truck! He can't...
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Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood

Liesl Shurtliff · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Beauty and the Beast fans: satisfy your fairy tale cravings with the New York Times bestseller RED, a spellbinding adventure that features a brave heroine, plenty of pixies, a beast like no other, and a beauty too! Red is not afraid of the big bad wolf. She's not afraid of anything . . . except...
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Insects and Other Invertebrates (World of Animals)

Rod Preston-Mafham · Grolier Academic Reference
Format: Hardcover

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Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

J. K. Rowling · Scholastic Paperbacks; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

The Dursleys were so mean that hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he's packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter...
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Adventure according to Humphrey

Betty G Birney · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 120

Humphrey the classroom hamster has adventures going to the library, learning about the ocean, and sailing across a pond on a sailboat.
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The Scourge

Jennifer A Nielsen · Scholastic Press
Pages: 353
Format: Print book

As a lethal plague sweeps through the land, Ani Mells is shocked when she is unexpectedly captured by the governor's wardens and forced to submit to a test for the deadly Scourge. She is even more surprised when the test results come back positive, and she is sent to Attic Island, a former...
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Snow White: A Graphic Novel

Matt Phelan · Candlewick Press (MA)
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

Award-winning graphic novelist Matt Phelan delivers a darkly stylized noir Snow White set against the backdrop of Depression-era Manhattan.The scene: New York City. The dazzling lights cast shadows that grow ever darker as the glitzy prosperity of the Roaring Twenties screeches to a halt....
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Earth in 30 Seconds

Anita Ganeri · Ivy Press Limited
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

In this exciting title, every inch of our planet is explored and explained, from the air in the atmosphere to the molten magma beneath our feet. 30 key topics from deserts to oceans are covered.
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Lincoln's Spymaster: Allan Pinkerton, America's First Private Eye

Samantha Seiple · Scholastic Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From Samantha Seiple, the award winning author of Ghosts in the Fog, comes the first book for young adults to tell the story of Allan Pinkerton, America's first private eye.Lincoln's Spymaster tells the dangerous and action-packed adventures of Allan Pinkerton, America's first...
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Absolutely Almost

Lisa Graff · Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), 2015. ©2014
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From the author of the National Book Award nominee A TANGLE OF KNOTS comes an inspiring novel about figuring out who you are and doing what you love.Albie has never been the smartest kid in his class. He has never been the tallest. Or the best at gym. Or the greatest artist. Or the most...
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Droughts

Cari Meister · Pogo Books
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

In Droughts, early fluent readers learn about the conditions that lead to and result from catastrophic water shortage. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn about the deadliest droughts and how to help prevent them.
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The Water Cycle

Nancy Dickmann · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Explains what the water cycle is and defines such concepts as evaporation, transpiration, and condensation.
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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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Summer According to Humphrey

Betty G. Birney · Putnam Juvenile; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In his sixth adventure, Humphrey heads off for the great outdoors. When Humphrey hears that school is ending, he panics. School ends? What?s a classroom hamster to do if he?s not in school? But as it turns out, there?s something thrilling in store for Humphrey and Og the frog: going to Camp...
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The Crossover

Kwame Alexander · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

2015 Newbery Medal Winner2015 Coretta Scott King Honor Award WinnerNew York Times Bestseller "With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I'm delivering," announces dread-locked, 12-year old Josh...
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Edible Science: Experiments You Can Eat

Jodi Wheeler-Toppen · National Geographic Society
Pages: 80
Format: Library Binding

Grab a beaker, pick up your whisk, and get ready to cook up some solid science. Using food as our tools (or ingredients!) curious kids become saucy scientists that measure, weigh, combine, and craft their way through the kitchen. Discover dozens of thoroughly-tested, fun, edible experiments,...
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Weather in 30 Seconds

Jen Green · Ivy Press Limited
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

This book takes readers on a whirlwind tour of our planet's weather and climate, with explanatory artworks, exciting mini-missions and quick, bite-sized summaries to guide and inform them.
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Cat Commander

J.E. Bright · Stone Arch Books
Format: Book

CATWOMAN has stolen an ancient flute that calls all of GOTHAM CITY'S cats to her command. When BATMAN swoops in to stop the kitty kidnapper, he's overwhelmed by hundreds of cross cats under CATWOMAN'S command!
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Wild Boars

Harper Avett · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

The wild boar is one of the most adaptable animals, and it has a voracious appetite. Readers will enjoy learning about this wild pig, which lives in forest habitats in Europe, Asia, and Africa, and acts as an invasive species in North America. This book will focus on the wild boar's...
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Fog

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst · Jump!
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

In Fog, vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text introduce young readers to the formation and characteristics of fog.
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Collect Your Thoughts: Organizing Information

Jennifer Fandel · Capstone Press
Format: Paperback

Youve got your topic and explored all kinds of sources. Now what do you do? Organize your information! The more organized your information is, the easier the writing process will be. Discover ways you can organize information as youre doing your research. Learn how to take good notes, how to use quotes,...
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What Is Motion?

Laura L Sullivan · Cavendish Square
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

What Is Motion? introduces readers to the science behind that question, explaining the physics behind the phenomenon through graphs and activities. Easy-to-understand summaries following each chapter highlights the most important points for review.
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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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Gertie's Leap to Greatness

Kate Beasley · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Meet the new Ramona Quimby!" -- Entertainment WeeklyGertie Reece Foy is 100% Not-From-Concentrate awesome. She has a daddy who works on an oil rig, a great-aunt who always finds the lowest prices at the Piggly Wiggly, and two loyal best friends. So when her absent mother decides...
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Be an Explorer

Chris Oxlade · Lerner Publishing Group
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Do you want to experience what it's like to chart new territory and survive the unexpected? Discover the unknown as you find your way in fog, follow the stars, find fossils and bones, predict rain, and lots more. Devised and tested by an expert in outdoor activities, these exciting projects...
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How Quick Is Quick?: Science Projects With Time

Robert Gardner · Enslow Elementary
Format: Print book

How quickly does your hair grow? How long does it take to react to a command? Can you measure time with water? There are so many things to measure in the world around you. The concepts introduced in this book will help you perform exciting and fun experiments. Some will even give you ideas...
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Quinn's Truth

Aleesah Darlison · Picture Window Books
Pages: 111
Format: Print book

When the Regal Conch is stolen, the Riders must find it before it's lost forever. Quinn soon discovers the thief is her evil twin sister Maram. Will the Riders be able to find Maram before she gives the conch to Lord Valerian?
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Who Was Milton Hershey?

James Buckley · Grosset & Dunlap

Discover the man behind the chocolate bar! Milton Hershey's life was filled with invention and innovation. As a young man, he was not afraid to dream big and work hard. Eventually, he learned the secret to mass-producing milk chocolate and the recipe that gave it a longer, more stable...
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Naples! #1

Giada De Laurentiis · Grosset & Dunlap; Har/Crds edition
Format: Hardcover

When Zia Dontella come to live with the Bertolizzi family, little do Alfie and his older sister Emilia know what's in store for them. Zia Donatella is determined to show the kids how a home-cooked meal is better than even the best take-out pizza or burrito. And when Zia's plan actually...
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The Tell-Tale Start

Gordon McAlpine · Viking
Pages: 178
Format: Hardcover

Meet Edgar and Allan Poe -- twelve-year-old identical twins, the great-great-great-great-grandnephews of Edgar Allan Poe. They look and act so much alike that they're almost one mischievous, prank-playing boy in two bodies. When their beloved black cat, Roderick Usher, is kidnapped and transported...
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Why Does Democracy Matter?

Jessica Pegis · Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Appealing text and supportive images introduce young readers to democratic principles, including fairness, equality, and respect for legitimate authority and rules. Young readers will also learn the basic concepts of how a democracy works.
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Midnight Without a Moon

Linda Williams Jackson · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

It's Mississippi in the summer of 1955, and thirteen-year-old Rose Lee Carter can't wait to move north. But for now, she's living with her sharecropper grandparents on a white man's cotton plantation.       Then, one town over, a fourteen-year-old African American boy, Emmett...
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Masterminds

Gordon Korman · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 323
Format: Hardcover

The first book in the action-packed series from New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman is perfect for young fans of James Patterson and John Grisham. Eli Frieden lives in the most perfect town in the world: Serenity, New Mexico. Honesty and integrity are valued above all else....
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The Glass Voice

Olivia Snowe · Stone Arch Books
Format: Paperback

When Chantellas mother died, she thought it couldnt get much worse. But now she is bullied by her stepfamily, and her dad has done nothing about it! Her one chance out is a singing competition. Chantella has a beautiful singing voice, but her stepsiblings are jealous. In this modern retelling...
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Clouds

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst · Jump!
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

In Clouds, vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text introduce young readers to the formation and characteristics of clouds.
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Human Rights and Liberty

Charlie Ogden · Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

As people, we are all born with certain rights, called human rights, that are not given to us by laws. This book explains that no matter where we live in the world or under what government, our human rights protect our claim to live with freedom, equality, justice, and peace. Case studies...
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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 Does Cloud Computing Work?

Leon Gray · Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2014.
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Explains what cloud computing is, how it works, the services it provides, and its advantages and disadvantages.
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How Gems Are Formed

Jill Keppeler · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Theyre sparkly with varied hues. You might see them in a beautiful necklace, a breathtaking ring, or even in a computer. Theyre gems. Gems are some of Earths most precious resources, and some of them are millions, or even billions, of years in the making. This detailed text, accompanied...
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The Willow Queen's Gate

Beth Bracken · Stone Arch Books
Format: Print book

Lucy, in the faerie ground, and Soli, searching for her, examine their friendship and themselves.
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Fort

Cynthia DeFelice · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 199
Format: Hardcover

In this boys-will-be-boys summer story about friendship and revenge, eleven-year-old Wyatt and his friend Augie aren't looking for a fight. They're having the best summer of their lives hanging out in the fort they built in the woods, fishing and hunting, cooking over a campfire, and sleeping...
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Ice Hockey

Ellen Labrecque · Cherry Lake Pub
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, Ice Hockey in the Global Citizens: Olympic Sports series explores the sport through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. Text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of ice hockey. As they...
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How Political Parties Work

Stephanie Finne · Core Library
Format: Hardcover

This title provides a broad overview of the historical development and role of political parties.
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Death By Toilet Paper

Donna Gephart · Turtleback Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Fans of How to Survive Middle School will welcome the adventures of a contest-crazed seventh grader who uses his wits and way with words in hopes of winning a big cash prize to help his family avoid eviction. Dear Royal-T Toilet Paper Company, You guys...
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Money math

Katie Marsico · Lerner Publications
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

"All the kids in this book are earning or spending money, and they all need math to plan their savings and big purchases. Join the fun as these kids discover that math is everywhere!"--
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Bad Days in Sports

Jon Marthaler · Raintree
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Everyone makes mistakes, but they're not often on display for the whole world to see. These blunders in sports have gone down in history and will never be forgotten.
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Drama

Raina Telgemeier · Graphix/Scholastic
Pages: 233
Format: Hardcover

From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile and Sisters! Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of Moon over Mississippi, she can't really sing. Instead she's the set designer...
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Heart

Janet Slike · AV2 by Weigl

The All About Your series introduces young readers to human anatomy. With engaging text, fun facts, and helpful diagrams, each book explores the appearance and function of a featured body part and its role in a healthy, working body.
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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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Baseball World Series

Matt Christopher · Little, Brown
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

The final book in the series has Liam and Carter's teams on the verge of winning the greatest championship of all: the Little League Baseball® World Series. Cousins and best friends who grew up playing baseball together, Liam and Carter must now play against each other to achieve their...
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Of Enemies and Endings

Shelby Bach · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Rory and her friends are determined to stop the Snow Queen once and for all in this thrilling conclusion to the Ever Afters series, which Kirkus Reviews calls a "fast-paced combination of middle school realism and fairy-tale fantasy."How will this tale end? The whole fairy-tale...
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Geronimo Stilton Spacemice #1: Alien Escape

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

An all-new Geronimo Stilton series spin-off, set in outer space!Meet Geronimo Stiltonix:He is a spacemouse -- the Geronimo Stilton of a parallel universe! He is captain of the spaceship MouseStar 1. While flying through the cosmos he visits distant planets and meets crazy aliens. His adventures...
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Trapped Behind Nazi Lines: The Story of the U.S. Army Air Force 807th Medical Evacuation Squadron

Eric Braun · Capstone Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

In the midst of World War II, a group of Army Air Force medical workers found themselves trapped behind enemy lines after surviving a plane crash. What followed were two months of sheer terror. Vivid details bring to light how they survived and the emotions they faced on a daily basis....
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Jungle Puzzles

Gareth Moore · Hungry Tomato
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Oh no! You've fallen from your mountain path, and now you're lost in the rain forest! You must solve a chain of puzzles to plot your escape route. Devised by an expert on brain training, these mental gymnastics will help you uncover the secret of the jungle temple! You can't...
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Scout (The Puppy Place, No. 7)

Ellen Miles · Scholastic
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

Welcome to the Puppy Place! This Little Apple series stars a lovable new puppy in every book! And it's Charles and Lizzie Pererson's job to find every puppy the perfect home.Even after Charles and Lizzie Peterson finally have their own puppy, they still foster other dogs and help...
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Where Is Mount Rushmore?

True Kelley · Grosset & Dunlap; DGS edition
Format: Print book

It was world-famous sculptor Gutzon Borglum's dream to carve sixty-foot-high likenesses of four presidents on a granite cliff in South Dakota. Does that sound like a wacky idea? Many at the time thought so. Borglum faced a lot of opposition and problems at every turn; the blasting and carving...
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Your Money

Gerry Bailey · Norwood House Press,
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

"Presents an introduction to financial literacy and the economic factors that affect an individual's wealth, such as earning, saving, spending, and sharing money. Discusses ways to manage finances by creating income, budgeting, and saving. Includes index, glossary, and discussion...
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Fabulous things!

Carolyn Franklin
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

"Art doodling stimulates creativity and develops drawing and artistic skills. Discover the thrill of transforming mundane objects into exciting, patterned works of art! Step-by-step guides lead you through from initial ideas to finished art. Learn about collage, origami, and other...
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Olive and the Backstage Ghost

Michelle Schusterman · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 209
Format: Hardcover

A ghost story with a literary heart for fans of Neil Gaiman's Coraline and The Graveyard Book. Theater kids and ghost-story readers alike will find new meaning in the term stage fright. All great theaters have their ghosts. . . . After Olive Preiss freezes during a theater camp audition,...
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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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Floating a Paper Clip

Brooke Rowe · Cherry Lake Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Each book in the My Science Fun series includes a simple experiment for the earliest readers. This book features step-by-step instructions on floating a paperclip while encouraging further exploration on surface tension. Simple sentence structure and word usage help children develop word...
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United Arab Emirates

Barbara A Somervill · Children's Press
Pages: 144
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : English

A desert land located along the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula, the area now known as the United Arab Emirates was once occupied mainly by groups of roaming nomads. Today, it is home to sprawling modern cityscapes, with luxurious accommodations that draw tourists and businesspeople...
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What Does Gravity Do?

Alix Wood · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

What is gravity and how does it work? Could Earth ever stop spinning, and what would happen if it did? How do astronauts prepare for a life with zero gravity? This book introduces readers to scintillating science topics using easy-to-understand diagrams and fun fact boxes. This book explores...
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Petlandia

Peter Hannan · Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

A houseful of pets has declared their independence--but now theyre fighting like cats and dogs!In Peter Hannans delightfully absurd, illustrated chapter book PETLANDIA, a family of pets has kicked their snoring, sniveling humans to the curb, and declared the house an independent nation....
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Sisters

Raina Telgemeier · Graphix
Pages: 197
Format: Book

Raina Telgemeier's #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning companion to Smile! Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself....
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Scorpions

Therese Shea · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

To many, the curved tail of a scorpion is a scary sight. Though it uses a deadly poison to subdue prey and protect itself from predators, only 25 species of scorpion have a venom very harmful to people. Readers learn the particulars of the scorpion stinger as well as the arachnids diet...
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The King of Scotland's Sword #3

Steve Stevenson · Grosset & Dunlap
Format: Paperback

Rumors of ancient curses and mischievous ghosts surround the disappearance of a priceless sword said to belong to the legendary Scottish King, Robert the Bruce. Determined to solve the case of this missing relic, Agatha packs her kit and heads to the Highlands!,
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus

Merriam-Webster · Merriam-Webster; Rev Upd edition
Format: Paperback

Two Essential References in One!- Nearly 60,000 dictionary entries with nearly 500 new thesaurus entries added.- More than 13,500 thesaurus entries including extensive synonym and antonym lists- Dictionary and thesaurus entries combined alphabetically- Clear and concise word guidance including...
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My Rotten Stepbrother Ruined Snow White

Jerry Mahoney · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 152
Format: Library Binding

Holden, you have sunk to a new low. Making fun of Maddie's beloved Snow White has changed the story and led to the Wicked Queen triumphing. If you and Maddie don't stop arguing, the prince will never marry Snow White and, more importantly, you'll never go home to the real world!...
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Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia

Dorling Kindersley Inc. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Dive into Sharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia to discover everything there is to know about the ocean's biggest predators.Brought to life with cutting-edge CGI technology, more than 200 sharks and fierce fish are featured in highly visual profiles. From great white...
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The Owl and the Pussycat and Other Poems

Tig Thomas · Gareth Stevens Pub
Format: Print book

Part of poetrys fun is the combination of an absurd tale with a definite structure. There Was an Old Lady tells of a woman swallowing a great many things to rid herself of a fly with a singsong rhyme and rhythm readers of all ages can find entertaining. More than a dozen other poems offer...
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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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Alexander Graham Bell #7: Master of Sound

Ann Hood · Grosset & Dunlap
Format: Paperback

In Book 7 of The Treasure Chest, Maisie and Felix meet a young Alexander Graham Bell (the inventor of the telephone) in Edinborough, Scotland, just as he leaves for a year with his grandfather, an elocutionist, in London. When the twins get separated from Alexander, they join the thousands...
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Bloodfate

Beth Bracken · Stone Arch Books
Format: Print book

When Soli enters the faerie ground, she learns hard truths.
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Dinosaur!

John Woodward · Dk Pub
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution and packed with fun facts on fossils, amphibians, sea creatures, woolly mammoths, Neanderthals, insects and more, Dinosaur! will intrigue readers and provide an experience that will redefine natural history for kids. The lost world...
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A Bird Watcher's Guide to Cardinals

Therese Shea · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Cardinals are some of the most recognizable birds. Males are a vibrant red, and both males and females sport feathered crests on their head. Theres a lot to discover about these small songbirds. Their urge to nourish their young is so strong that theyve been observed feeding other birds...
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Making a Telephone

Brooke Rowe · Cherry Lake Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Each book in the My Science Fun series includes a simple experiment for the earliest readers. This book features step-by-step instructions on making a paper cup telephone while encouraging further exploration on sound. Simple sentence structure and word usage help children develop word...
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Patches (The Puppy Place, No. 8)

Ellen Miles · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

Welcome to the Puppy Place! This Little Apple series stars a lovable new puppy in every book. And it's Charles and Lizzie Peterson's job to find every puppy the perfect home.Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. They have a puppy of their own named Buddy, but they also foster...
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Razzle Dazzle Unicorn

Dana Simpson · Andrews Mcmeel Pub
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

Get ready to be bedazzled!Phoebe and Her Unicorn is back with more sparkles than ever! In this fourth volume, join in the adventure as Phoebe and Marigold confront messy rooms, trouble at school, and a nasty case of "Sparkle Fever." Follow the pair back to Camp Wolfgang, where...
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How Iron Ore Forms

Caroline Kennon · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Without iron ore, we wouldnt have steel, and without steel, we wouldnt have the magnificent skyscrapers, bridges, and many other structures that demand building materials of considerable strength. In fact, about 98 percent of all mined iron ore is used in the production of steel. Future...
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Michaelangelo

Brian And Walz Lynch · Spotlight
Format: Hardcover

"Michelangelo explores New York City and finds even more mysteries"--
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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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Basher Basics: Creative Writing

Simon Basher · Kingfisher
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling illustrator whose friendly take on science has revolutionized our understanding of everything from the periodic table to the universe, comes a fresh take on creative writing as only Basher can do it. Meet Plot, one of the many 'Schemers and Dreamers' who keeps...
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Blackfire's Back!

Larry Stucker · DC Comics
Format: Hardcover

Starfires big sister Blackfire is back with a vengeance! Will the rest of the Teen Titans become victims of this super-sibling rivalry? Follow Robin, Beast Boy, Cyborg, Raven, and Starfire as these teenage super heroes team up to take down super-villains and schoolwork alike. Each book...
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A bird watcher's guide to robins

Rebecca Carey Rohan · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Winter-weary people everywhere rejoice when they finally spy robins, an early sign of spring. These cheery birds can be seen hopping on lawns, tugging worms out of the ground. This delightful account of a young bird watchers discoveries about robins will both entertain and educate future...
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Drug Use and the Family

Michael Centore · Mason Crest
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

We often think of drug addiction as something that happens to an individual. Thats true, but addiction is also something that happens to an entire family. Sometimes its parents who are emotionally and financially drained by looking after a young drug user. Other times, kids are forced to grow...
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Frozen Olaf's Night Before Christmas Book & CD

Disney Book Group. · Disney Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring . . . until a sound awakens Olaf. Read along as Olaf has the adventure of a lifetime with a mysterious stranger in red. This beautifully illustrated 32-page paper-over-board picture book comes with...
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The Lost Track of Time

Paige Britt · Scholastic Press
Pages: 306
Format: Print book

Penelope is an imaginative girl, whose every day has been rigidly scheduled by her mother--until one day she falls through a hole in her calendar and lands in the Realm of Possibility, where she discovers that it, too, is stuck in a track of time, and only she can save it.
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Classic Goosebumps #21: Vampire Breath

R L Stine · Scholastic
Pages: 114
Format: Print book

Get Goosebumps with the startling repackage of a bestselling classic. Now with bonus materials!Tough. That's Freddy Martinez and his friend, Cara. They're not afraid of anything. But that was before they went exploring in Freddy's basement. Before they found the secret room. Before they...
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Plants That Eat

Keisha Jones · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

From a distance, plants may seem harmless. But that doesnt mean all of them are. Welcome to the world of carnivorous plants, where the beautiful foliage and attractive appearance belie these plants true intentions. Readers learn about Venus fly traps, pitcher plants, and more, as well as the mechanisms...
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The Pet and the Pendulum

Gordon McAlpine · Viking Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

In The Tell-Tale Start, twins Edgar and Allan Poe foiled the nefarious Professor Perry, who wanted to use them in his deadly quantum entanglement experiment. In Once Upon a Midnight Eerie, they took on his equally evil mother and daughter. Now, in The Pet and the Pendulum, it's time...
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Echo

Pam MunÌ?oz Ryan · Scholastic Press
Pages: 592
Format: Hardcover

Winner of a 2016 Newbery Honor, ECHO pushes the boundaries of genre, form, and storytelling innovation. Lost and alone in a forbidden forest, Otto meets three mysterious sisters and suddenly finds himself entwined in a puzzling quest involving a prophecy, a promise, and a harmonica. Decades...
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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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Nelson Mandela: South African Revolutionary

Beatrice Gormley · Aladdin
Pages: 247
Format: Print book

Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to change the world in this comprehensive biography that tells the complete life story of internationally renowned peacemaker Nelson Mandela.Civil rights activist. World leader. Philanthropist. Writer. Throughout his life, Nelson Mandela...
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Return to Augie Hobble

Lane Smith · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Augie Hobble lives in a fairy tale -- or at least Fairy Tale Place, the down-on-its-luck amusement park managed by his father. Yet his life is turning into a nightmare: he's failed creative arts and has to take summer school, the girl he has a crush on won't acknowledge him, and Hogg Wills...
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Freedom of Speech

Jenny Mason · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Sometimes, citizens believe having freedom of speech means they can say anything with no consequences. But over time, laws and Supreme Court rulings have limited the full freedom of this right to exclude hate speech and other potentially harmful expressions. Through examples, historical...
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Ever After High: The Storybook of Legends

Shannon Hale · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 307
Format: Hardcover

At Ever After High, an enchanting boarding school, the children of fairytale legends prepare themselves to fulfill their destinies as the next generation of Snow Whites, Prince Charmings and Evil Queens...whether they want to or not. Each year on Legacy Day, students sign the Storybook...
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Ocean Puzzles

Gareth Moore · Hungry Tomato
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Ahoy! You're an accidental pilot aboard a submarine that's sinking fast! Solve the puzzles to take control and navigate safely back to land. Devised by an expert on brain training, these mental gymnastics - and a friendly dolphin - will see you through your ocean adventure! You can't...
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Seed Power: Discovering How Plants Grow

Anna Prokos · Red Chair Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Have you ever swallowed a seed? If you've eaten a strawberry or a tomato, the answer is, yes! But why didn't a new plant grow inside your stomach? In this book, readers discover what a seed needs to grow into a fruit-bearing plant.
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The Boy Who Fell Off the Mayflower, or John Howland's Good Fortune

P. J. Lynch · Candlewick Press (MA)
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

In the first book he has both written and illustrated, master artist P.J. Lynch brings a Mayflower voyager's story to vivid life. Catalogue Text158At a young age, John Howland learned what it meant to take advantage of an opportunity. Leaving the docks of London on the Mayflower as an indentured...
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York: The Shadow Cipher

LAURA RUBY · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 476
Format: Hardcover

"The pleasures of the novel go far beyond the crackling, breathless plot and the satisfaction of watching the puzzle fall into place. The book is shot through with humor, both laugh-out-loud and subtle." - New York Times Book ReviewFrom National Book Award finalist and Printz...
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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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America's Oddest Holidays

Erika Edwards · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Every day is a holiday if someone wants it to be. No, really. Americas calendar is always adding new holidays, and some of them are truly odd. People from all over the world have moved to America, bringing unique traditions with them along the way. Other traditions are just silly and fun,...
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Freedom of Religion

Stephanie Hoover · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

The freedom to practice religion without government interference predates the founding of the United States. The Puritans and other religions came to the New World partly so they could openly worship without persecution. While persecution certainly still existed, this idea became a big part...
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Ninja-rella: A Graphic Novel

Joey Comeau · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 33
Format: Print book

Cinderella's stepmother and two stepsisters treat her like dirt. Each and every day, they force her to clean their clothes, cook their meals, and only give her rags to wear and crumbs to eat. But each night, in secret and in shadows, Cinderella trains to be a ninja! More than anything,...
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