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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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Pete the Cat and the Cool Caterpillar

JAMES DEAN · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Pete the Cat meets a super-cool caterpillar in the first Pete the Cat Level 1 I Can Read tale from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator James Dean!Pete thinks he found a new best friend. But when his caterpillar goes missing, Pete has to find out what happened to his new friend....
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Can We Help?: Kids Volunteering to Help Their Communities

George Ancona · Candlewick Press (MA)
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Real kids make a real difference in their communities in this vibrantly photographed chronicle by George Ancona.George Ancona celebrates the joy of kids giving back. In one after-school program, middle-school students mentor and tutor younger children. Via a special partnership, schoolchildren...
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Who Are Immigrants?

Riley Lawrence · Kidhaven
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Immigration is a topic that is often debated on television shows, on social media, and even among family members and friends. Young people might only get a biased view of this topic through these channels, but as they explore this informative book, they're presented with a comprehensive...
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Buddy and Earl Go Exploring

Maureen Fergus · Groundwood
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Buddy and Earl are safely tucked in for the night; Buddy on his blanket and Earl in his cage. But just as Buddy settles in for a nice, long sleep, Earl says it's time to say "Bon voyage."Soon these mismatched pals are at it again, exploring the wilds of the kitchen and defending...
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Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy, Part 2: The Revenge of the Ridiculous Robo-Boogers

Dav Pilkey · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

George and Harold thought they were beyond boogers. Their new pet, Sulu the Bionic Hamster, had defeated the Bionic Booger Boy, and through the wonders of science, Melvin Sneedly had been brought back to normal (well, almost normal) . It looked like their last adventure was actually...
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More Caps for Sale: Another Tale of Mischievous Monkeys

Esphyr Slobodkina · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the perennial favorite Caps for Sale with this never-before-published sequel to the beloved classic! In this first posthumous book from Esphyr Slobodkina, those mischievous monkeys are at it again, bringing laughs to a new generation of readers. The sequel,...
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Firefighter Rescue

Trey King · Scholastic
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

There's never a dull moment in LEGO(R) City!In this new LEGO(R) CITY reader, Ricky has just started his new job as a firefighter. But being a firefighter means more than just fighting fires. Ricky has a lot to learn!
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Bookmarks Are People Too! #1

Henry Winkler · Penguin Group
Pages: 122
Format: Hardcover

Hank stars the same Hank as in the bestselling Hank Zipzer series, only this time he's in 2nd grade! Hank is a kid who doesn't try to be funny, but he somehow always makes the kids in his class laugh. He's pretty bad at memorizing stuff, and spelling is his worst subject. (But...
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Charlie & Mouse

Laurel Snyder · Chronicle Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Four hilarious stories, two inventive brothers, one irresistible book! Join Charlie and Mouse as they talk to lumps, take the neighborhood to a party, sell some rocks, and invent the bedtime banana. With imagination and humor, Laurel Snyder and Emily Hughes paint a lively picture of brotherhood...
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How Garbage Gets from Trash Cans to Landfills

Erika L Shores · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Where does the trash from last nights pizza party go after you take it to the curb? Easy-to-understand text explains how trash gets from homes to landfills or recycling centers and describes the role of the community workers who make it all possible.
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Caroline's Comets: A True Story

Emily Arnold McCully · Holiday House
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) was not only one of the greatest astronomers who ever lived but also the first woman to be paid for her scientific work. Born the youngest daughter of a poor family in Hanover, Germany, she was scarred from smallpox, stunted from typhus and used by her parents...
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Backhoes Dig!

Beth Bence Reinke · Lerner Publishing Group
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

What truck helps dig a big hole? A backhoe! With every scoop, backhoes help clear dirt and rocks out of the way. Vibrant photos and age-appropriate critical thinking questions help young readers build nonfiction learning skills and learn about backhoes.
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La La La: A Story of Hope

KATE DICAMILLO · Candlewick
Pages: 72
Format: Hardcover

Conceived by Kate DiCamillo and featuring enchanting illustrations by Jaime Kim, this nearly wordless graphic story follows a little girl in search of a friend."La la la . . . la." A little girl stands alone and sings, but hears no response. Gathering her courage and her curiosity,...
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MY GRANDFATHERS HAT

Melanie Scheller · Margaret K. McElderry
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

A boy recalls his special relationship with his grandfather by playing with his grandfather's old hat.
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