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How I Became a Pirate

Melinda Long · Harcourt
Pages: 32
Format: Audio CD

Pirates have green teeth - when they have any teeth at all. I know about pirates, because one day, when I was at the beach building a sand castle and minding my own business, a pirate ship sailed into view.
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Waiting

Kevin Henkes · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Caldecott Honor and Geisel Honor BookWhat are you waiting for? An owl, a puppy, a bear, a rabbit, and a pig all toys arranged on a child s windowsill wait for marvelous things to happen in this irresistible picture book by the New York Times bestselling and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes....
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Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras

Duncan Tonatiuh · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A 2016 Sibert Award Winner, Pura Belpré (Illustrator) Honor Book, and a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2015. Funny Bones tells the story of how the amusing calaveras - skeletons performing various everyday or festive activities - came to be. They are the creation...
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First Grade Dropout

Audrey Vernick · Clarion Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The first grade narrator of this book has been lots of things: Hungry. Four years old. Crazy bored. Soaking wet. Pretty regular kid . . . until he makes a mistake so big that he's sure he will never be able to go back to Lakeview Elementary School. All readers, even those not in first...
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The Bear Report

Thyra Heder · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Sophie does not want to do her homework, a research report on polar bears. Bor-ing. They're big. They eat things. They're mean. What else is there to say about them anyway? As it turns out, plenty. And when a polar bear named Olafur swoops her away to the Arctic, she soon learns all about...
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Pirates Don't Change Diapers

Melinda Long · HMH Books for Young Readers; First edition, first printing
Pages: 44
Format: Hardcover

When the pirate crew turns up at Jeremy Jacob's house and accidentally wakes his baby sister, that wee scallywag howls louder than a storm on the high seas. Sure, there's buried treasure to be found, but nobody's digging up anything until Bonney Anne quits her caterwauling....
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At the Orchard

Bruce Esseltine · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Fruit farmers dont take care of animals, they take care of trees! These orchards are full of delicious treats like apples, oranges, cherries, and even pears. Early readers learn how farmers plant these trees in rows, then take care of them until the trees bear fruit. Through accessible...
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The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!

Carmen Agra Deedy · Scholastic Press
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

La Paz is a happy, but noisy village. A little peace and quiet would make it just right. So the villagers elect the bossy Don Pepe as their mayor. Before long, singing of any kind is outlawed. Even the teakettle is afraid to whistle!But there is one noisy rooster who doesn't give two mangos...
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CHRISTMAS FOR BEAR

BONNY BECKER · Candlewick
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Bear's minimalist holiday celebration has an eager Mouse feeling a bit anxious in this humorous and heartwarming story about the unlikely, lovable pair.One frosty night, Bear hears a tap, tap, tapping on his front door. "Merry Christmas!" cries Mouse. Mouse is there for a Christmas...
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Mr. Putter & Tabby Smell the Roses

Cynthia Rylant · Harcourt Brace and Company
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Mr. Putter wants Mrs. Teaberry's birthday to be extra special this year. So how about a trip to the Conservatory to see the beautiful trees and plants and flowers? It will be heavenly. And it is! Mr. Putter and Tabby and Mrs. Teaberry and Zeke sniff the air. They smell the roses. They...
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How Electricity Gets from Power Plants to Homes

Megan Cooley Peterson · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Curious readers want to know how things work. Easy-to-understand text explains how electricity travels from power plants to homes and describes the role of the community workers who make it all possible.
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GERTRUDE BULLDOG CL

Eileen Christelow · Clarion Books
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Mystery fan Gertrude B. Dog annoys her friends with her snooping and eavesdropping, until she stumbles upon a real crime and must use her investigative skills to solve the case.
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Surf's Up

Kwame Alexander · NorthSouth Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Surf's up! Not yet, Dude! Books are boring! Not this one! Bro and Dude have very different ideas about how to spend the day at the beach. But as Bro continues to gasp and cheer as he reads his book (Moby Dick) , Dude can't help but get curious. Before you can shout 'Surf's up!' both frogs...
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We Forgot Brock!: with audio recording

Carter Goodrich · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: eBook

The importance of imaginary friends is very real in this picture book adventure from the author of Say Hello to Zorro! and lead character designer for Despicable Me, Finding Nemo, and Monsters, Inc. Phillip and Brock are best friends. Everyone can see Phillip, but only Phillip can see Brock....
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Pete the Cat and the Lost Tooth

JAMES DEAN · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings readers along for a fun and surprising adventure with Pete the Cat!In Pete the Cat and the Lost Tooth, the tooth fairy asks Pete for some help. But it's not easy being the tooth fairy for Pete when a tooth goes missing - will...
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