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Is Anybody Out There?

Jack Gabolinscy · Red Rocket Readers
Pages: 24
Format: Book

Theo, like girls and boys all over the world, is fascinated by astronomy. He dreams of making contact with intelligent beings from outer space. He has modified his old computer to send messages throughout the universe for this purpose. In this, his latest attempt to make contact, he has surprisingly...
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Little Elliot, Big Family

Mike Curato · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

When Mouse heads off to a family reunion, Little Elliot decides go for a walk. As he explores each busy street, he sees families in all shapes and sizes. In a city of millions, Little Elliot feels very much alone-until he finds he has a family of his own!
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Bearhead: A Russian Folktale

Eric A. Kimmel · Holiday House; 1st edition
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

Bearhead succeeds in outwitting the witch Madame Hexaba and a frog-headed goblin.
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The Angry Birds Movie: Big Trouble on Bird Island

Sarah Stephens · HarperFestival
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

Someone damaged the statue of Mighty Eagle, Bird Island's most beloved hero! Finch, a local reporter, is hot on the trail of the bird who did it. But when the facts don't quite add up, can Finch still crack the case and break her first big story? Readers can follow Finch's lead...
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Dr. Seuss: The Great Doodler

Kate Klimo · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Paperback

"How Ted Geisel became Dr. Seuss"--
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Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3

Bill Martin Jr. · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

1 told 2
and 2 told 3,
"I'll race you to the top
of the apple tree."
One hundred and one numbers climb the apple tree in this bright, rollicking, joyous book for young children. As the numerals pile up and bumblebees threaten, what's...
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It's Raining!

Gail Gibbons · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What makes rain? From drizzle to downpour, here s information on the different kinds of rain and how to prepare if a storm is approaching.
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Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude

Kevin O'Malley · Walker Childrens; 1St Edition edition
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Once upon a time there was ... a princess who loved all her beautiful ponies, a cool muscle dude who rode an awesome motorcycle. But a giant came and started stealing them! The dude came to fight the ugly, smelly giant with his mighty sword. She turned gold into thread while she cried...

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No Lie, Pigs

Jessica Gunderson · Picture Window Books
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Of course you think we were evil, spiteful fairies, cursing the poor princess with a forever sleep. You don't know the other side of the story. Well, let us tell you.
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Little Critter: Just Fishing with Grandma

Mercer Mayer · HarperFestival; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Little Critter® wakes up one morning ready to go fishing. But no one will take him . . . until his grandma volunteers! It doesn't matter how many fish they catch - Little Critter and Grandma know how to make the most of their day together. Starring Mercer Mayer's classic, loveable...
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LEGO Ninjago: Techno Strike!

Kate Howard · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

LEGO(R) Ninjago: Rebooted! The beloved, wise-cracking ninja are back with all-new adventures.

Cole, Jay, Kai, Lloyd, and Zane are five ninja on the run. The Masters of Spinjitzu have escaped the Overlord and his henchman, Cyrus Borg. But now Sensei Wu is the Overlord's captive,...
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Samson in the Snow

Philip C Stead · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

One sunny day Samson, a large and friendly woolly mammoth, encounters a little red bird who is looking for yellow flowers for her mouse friend (whose favorite color is yellow) . As she flies off with the flowers, Samson wonders what it must be like to have a friend. He wonders this...
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When Spring Comes

Kevin Henkes · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

The award-winning, bestselling husband-and-wife team of Kevin Henkes and Laura Dronzek collaborate for the first time since their acclaimed picture book Birds. Before spring comes, the trees are dark sticks, the grass is brown, and the ground is covered in snow. But if you wait, leaves...

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Are We There Yet?

Dan Santat · Little
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat takes readers on the road trip of a lifetime!
"Are we there yet?" Every parent has heard this classic kid question on a long car ride--and after reading this astonishingly inventive new book (that even turns upside down for several...
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LEGO Ninjago: The Rescue Mission

Kate Howard · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Ninjago(TM): Rebooted! The wise-cracking ninja reunite for a tournament--which could turn into a dangerous rescue mission. Wanted: Zane, The Titanium Ninja! This new LEGO(R) Ninjago(TM) reader is based on the hit, animated Cartoon Network show. Nothing's been the same since Zane sacrificed...
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