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Finland

Chung Lee Tan · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Library Binding

Finland is a vast, sparsely populated country known for its natural wonders like the northern lights and breathtaking landscapes. In this book, readers will discover the unique culture of the Finns, including their language, customs, foods, and rich history. They will also explore the countrys...
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Beetle Boy

M G Leonard · Chicken House/Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 270
Format: Print book

The glorious start to a middle grade trilogy about a brilliant boy, his loyal friends, and some amazingly intelligent beetles that's perfect for Roald Dahl fans Darkus Cuttle's dad mysteriously goes missing from his job as Director of Science at the Natural History Museum. Vanished without...
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Book you're not supposed to have.

Stephan Pastis · Candlewick Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Banishment from his life's calling can't keep a comically overconfident detective down in the latest episode by New York Times bestseller Stephan Pastis.This book was never meant to exist. No one needs to know the details. Just know this: there's a Merry, a Larry, a missing tooth, and a teachers'...
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Music and Video Streaming

Carla Mooney · Rosen Publishing
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

This succinct title breaks down the complex mechanisms behind audio and video streaming and explains them in terms a middle-school-aged audience can understand. This volume introduces the concept of streaming and then explains how it works and what its uses are. Along the way, important...
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Eastern Chipmunks

Chris Bowman · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Eastern chipmunks are nature's ultimate storage experts. Living in extensive burrows underground, they hoard food such as nuts, seeds, and fruit. Give young readers the opportunity to stuff their minds with fun-filled facts about Eastern chipmunks!
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Creepy Libraries

Troy Taylor · Bearport Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Libraries can be creepy places. They have silent rooms and long, dusty passageways with towering shelves. They are filled with dark shadows and quiet footsteps. You never know when someone may be lurking around a corner or watching you. Now imagine a library that's also filled with...
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Full of Beans

Jennifer L Holm · Random House
Pages: 195
Format: Print book

Return to the wonderful world of Newbery Honor Book Turtle in Paradise through the eyes of Turtle's cousin Beans! Five Starred Reviews!A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids, 2016Grown-ups lie. That's one truth Beans knows for sure. He and his gang know how to spot a whopper a mile...
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Bad Kitty goes to the vet.

Nick Bruel · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 149
Format: Hardcover

When Kitty is happy and healthy, everything is perfect. She jumps around, eats everything in sight, and has the energy to keep slobbering puppies in their place. But when she's sick, all she can do is lie in her bed. Looks like it's time for this sick kitty to go...to the vet.When Kitty's...
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Voyagers: Project Alpha

D J MacHale · Random House
Pages: 219
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times bestseller D. J. MacHale launches this part sci-fi, all action adventure, multiplatform series. Earth is about to go dark. Without a new power source, life as we know it will be toast. A global competition is under way to determine which four kids will join the secret...
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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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The Smashing Scroll (Library of Doom (Zone Hardcover))

Michael Dahl · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 40
Format: Library Binding

An ancient curse sends a stone silo crashing across the countryside. Houses, barns, and cars are crushed in its path. The silo contains a giant scroll, sent by the foul Spellbinder to imprison the entire earth within its vast, unrolling page. Even the mighty Librarian is overpowered...
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Dominican Republic

Erin Foley · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Readers will explore the tropical country of the Dominican Republic as they look through these beautiful pages. Everything from government, culture, geography, and trade is covered in these informative books. With a detailed table of contents and useful maps, Cultures of the World Dominican...
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Dog Diaries #5: Dash

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

A dog's-eye view of the Mayflower voyage and the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth Colony!English springer spaniel Dash and his furry friend Mercy--a mastiff--travel with their master, John Goodman, in search of the New World. Taken from the pages of history, this Dog Diary follows the story...
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Libya

Peter Malcolm · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Libya is an ancient country marked by expanses of desert inland and miles of sandy beaches along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Libya was occupied by Rome at the height of Libya's empire and by Turkey with the help of the Barbary Piratesin the sixteenth century. These invaders...
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Tyme #1: Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel

Megan Morrison · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 374
Format: Print book

In all of Tyme, from the Redlands to the Grey, no one is as lucky as Rapunzel. She lives in a magic tower that obeys her every wish; she reads wonderful books starring herself as the heroine; her hair is the longest, most glorious thing in the world. And she knows this because Witch tells...
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