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Good Dog

Dan Gemeinhart · Scholastic Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Brodie was a good dog. And good dogs go to heaven.Except Brodie can't move on. Not just yet. As wonderful as his glimpse of the afterlife is, he can't forget the boy he left behind. The boy he loved, and who loved him in return.The boy who's still in danger.So Brodie breaks the rules of heaven....
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Carly the School Fairy

Daisy Meadows · Scholastic
Pages: 155
Format: Print book

"School is in session! Best friends Rachel Walker and Kirsty Tate are about to go head-to-head. Their schools are competing against each other in a big competition! There's going to be a spelling bee and a science fair, followed by a dance party for all the students. But Carly...
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Martin Rising: Requiem For a King

Andrea Davis Pinkney · Scholastic Press
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

In a rich embroidery of visions, musical cadence, and deep emotion, Andrea and Brian Pinkney convey the final months of Martin Luther King's life -- and of his assassination -- through metaphor, spirituality, and multilayers of meaning.Andrea's stunning poetic requiem, illustrated...
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Basher Science: Engineering: The Riveting World of Buildings and Machines

Simon Basher · Kingfisher Books
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

How does a 3D printer work? What stops a skyscraper from falling over? Where does a smart phone store information? Welcome to the world of engineering! Discover how the familiar machines and buildings in today's world are constructed, and how they function. How do scientists choose...
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Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure

Cecil Castellucci · Disney Lucasfilm Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Princess Leia returns for an all-new adventure in this thrilling upper middle grade novel. Set between Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi, the story follows the warrior princess as she leads a ragtag group of rebels on a dangerous mission against the evil...
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Quidditch Through the Ages

Kennilworthy Whisp · Arthur A Levine
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

If you have ever asked yourself where the Golden Snitch came from, how the Bludgers came into existence, or why the Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their robes, you need Quidditch Through the Ages. This invaluable volume is consulted by young Quidditch fans on an almost...
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Stick Dog Craves Candy

Tom Watson · HarperCollins
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and the previous Stick Dog books, Tom Watson's hilarious series continues with Stick Dog Craves Candy - a fun Halloween adventure!Stick Dog and the gang are on their usual hunt for food, but there is something unusual going on. Little...
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Mouse House Hunter

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

"When you're with me, Geronimo Stilton, it's always a fabu-mouse adventure! Sally Ratmousen broke some shocking news: The Rodent's Gazette was out of money and in danger of closing. Then Grandfather William broke even worse news to me: I needed to sell my comfy, cozy house...
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Sieur de La Salle: An Explorer of the Great West

Amie Hazleton · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Explore the life of Sieur de La Salle in this captivating biography. At the young age of 23, La Salle left France for the New World. La Salle was the first European to travel the entire length of the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico, claiming both the river and land for France. Follow...
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The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine

MARK TWAIN · Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

A never-before-published, previously unfinished Mark Twain children's story is brought to life by Caldecott Medal winners Philip Stead and Erin Stead. In a hotel in Paris one evening in 1879, Mark Twain sat with his young daughters, who begged their father for a story. Twain began telling...
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Full of Beans

Jennifer L Holm · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award Five Starred Reviews A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids, 2016 Grown-ups lie. That's one truth Beans knows for sure. He and his gang know how to spot a whopper a mile away, because they are the savviest bunch of barefoot conchs (that means "locals")...
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Deluxe Essential Handbook

Scholastic · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

This comprehensive guide book is an absolute must-have for Pokémon Trainers of all ages! It's got all the facts and figures you ever wanted to know about Pokémon in one convenient, easy-to-read format. And it's the perfect reference for Trainers looking to master the world of Pokémon...
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Zambia

Timothy Holmes · Cavendish Square
Pages: 144
Format: Library Binding

A culturally rich nation, Zambia has a history back to the twelfth century. Vivid storytellers, Zambians are known for passing on tradition and culture through word of mouth. This book contains vivid images, detailed sidebars, and informative references to engage and inform young readers.
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The Truth About Stacey: Full-Color Edition

Ann M. Martin · GRAPHIX
Pages: 141
Format: Paperback

This graphic novel adapted by Raina Telgemeier, the #1 New York Times bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of Smile, is now available in full color! Poor Stacey. She just moved to a new town, is still coming to terms with her diabetes, and is facing baby-sitting problems left...
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