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Who Was Michael Jackson?

Megan Stine · Grosset & Dunlap,
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Born in Gary, Indiana, on August 29, 1958, Michael Jackson was definitely not a regular kid. A superstar with The Jackson 5 before he was eight years old, he became the King of Pop as a solo artist. Michael was a creative--yet deeply troubled--genius who always remained devoted to his art right...
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A Suitcase Full of Ghosts: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic, 2015.
Pages: 110
Format: Print book

Breakout star Creepella von Cacklefur is back in another fur-raising adventure!Creepella is about to interview the famouse Hector Spector, who has come to Mysterious Valley with his Galloping Ghost Circus. But before she can, she has a mystery on her paws -- someone is playing tricks and making...
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TodHunter Moon, Book Two: SandRider

Angie Sage · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 461
Format: Print book

Tod's story races on in this second book in the TodHunter Moon trilogy, a spinoff of the popular Septimus Heap series. Fans of Septimus as well as fantasy readers new to the world of Magyk will enjoy this next installment in the series ALA BOOKLIST calls "warm and inventive."...
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Dog Diaries #6: Sweetie

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

George Washington's transformation from farmer to Father of Our Country - as told by his dog Sweetlips! Sweetie was the finest foxhound in George Washington's kennel. But Sweetie's idyllic days at Mount Vernon were cut short when her master was chosen to represent Virginia...
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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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Dog Diaries #8: Fala

Kate Klimo · Random House, 2016.
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Scottie dog Fala helps run a nation! As President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's nearly constant companion, Fala the Scottish terrier was in the unique position to witness the workings of the U.S. presidency. And now for the first time, the sassy...
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Return of the forgotten

Lisa Fiedler · Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2015.
Pages: 310
Format: Print book

Althought Felina the cat queen is gone, the subway tunnels are still dangerous, not only because of Hopper's rogue brother Pup and his arachnid companion Hacklemesh, but also due to a secret Firren has been hiding that worries her more than the disappearance of her daughter, Hope. Includes...
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Inside Biosphere 2: Earth Science Under Glass

Mary Kay Carson · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 79
Format: Print book

In the Arizona desert, scientists conduct studies and experiments aimed to help us better understand our environment and what sort of things are happening to it due to climate change. The location is Biosphere 2, an immense structure that contains a replica ocean, savannah, and rainforest,...
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Warriors: A Vision of Shadows #1: The Apprentice's Quest

Erin Hunter · HarperCollins
Pages: 352
Format: Library Binding

Erin Hunter's #1 bestselling Warriors series continues in Warriors: A Vision of Shadows!For many moons, ThunderClan, ShadowClan, RiverClan, and WindClan have lived in peace in their territories around the lake. But now they must decipher a mysterious prophecy - a message that will send...
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Seekers: Return to the Wild #6: The Longest Day

Erin Hunter · Harper
Pages: 306
Format: Print book

Erin Hunter's New York Times bestselling Seekers series comes to an epic conclusion in the sixth and final book in the Return to the Wild story arc! With its gripping blend of action and suspense, this animal fantasy is perfect for fans of the #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series.Lusa,...
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I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 1980

Lauren Tarshis · Scholastic Press
Pages: 94
Format: Print book

It was one the most beautiful mountains in America, Mount St. Helens, in Washington State. But what many didn't know was that this peaceful mountain had an explosive past. For more than a century, it had been quiet. But below ground, pressure had been building, and soon, Kaboom! Mount St. Helens...
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LEGO Ninjago: Breakout

Tracey West · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

The wisecracking ninja must figure out how to defeat Master Chen--without their powers! Cole has been eliminated from the Tournament of Elements, and Master Chen has stolen his powers. But the Ninja of Earth has gained something even more important--he has found Zane, who is now the Titanium...
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The Phoenix of Destiny: An Epic Kingdom of Fantasy Adventure

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 592
Format: Hardcover

An adventure of epic proportions!I, Geronimo Stilton, had returned to the Kingdom of Fantasy on the wings of the Phoenix of Destiny! Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, needed my help once again.But Blossom was behaving strangely. She sent me off on quest after magical quest, each one more bizarre...
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Really? Robots

Susan Hayes · Scholastic Nonfiction
Format: Print book

Learn firsthand, brand-new information about robots, delivered directly from scientists and engineers in the field.These days, if you want to look something up, you just turn on your computer. But are you really getting all the information you need? Is it correct and up to date? Is there...
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The Truth About Stacey: Full-Color Edition

Ann M. Martin · Graphix
Pages: 144
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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