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Katie Ledecky

MATT SCHEFF · SPORTSZONE
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

This title introduces readers to Katie Ledecky, providing exciting details about her life and going deep inside the key moments of her swimming career. The title also features informative "fast facts, " a timeline, and a glossary. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing Company....
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Florida's Burmese Pythons: Squeezing the Everglades

Miriam Aronin · Bearport Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

"In this book, readers learn how the Burmese Python is an invasive species in the state of Florida."--
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It Wasn't Me

Dana Alison Levy · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

THE BREAKFAST CLUB meets middle school with a prank twist in this hilarious and heartwarming story about six very different seventh graders who are forced to band together after a vandalism incident.When Theo's photography project is mysteriously vandalized at school there are five suspected...
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Wings of Fire, Book 12

Tui T. Sutherland · Scholastic Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Growing up in the hives, Cricket has always had a million questions. Why are trees forbidden, even in art? Why do her parents seem to hate her? And the biggest, most dangerous and secret question of all: why is Cricket immune to Queen Wasp's powers? Whenever the queen takes control of all the HiveWings,...
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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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Thea Stilton and the Tropical Treasure: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure

Thea Stilton
Pages: 176

While the Thea Sisters are on a tropical vacation in the Bahamas, they stumble upon an old pirate map! It's related to a local legend. Could it lead to treasure?! The five mice venture onto the sparkling Caribbean Sea to follow the map... but someone else is trying to find the treasure...
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I Survived the Joplin Tornado, 2011

Lauren Tarshis · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

A destructive force is about to hit the city of Joplin... Eleven-year-old Dexter has always wanted to see a tornado. So when he gets the incredible opportunity to go storm chasing with the famous Dr. Norman Rays, he has to say yes!  Dr. Rays is the host of Tornado Mysteries, the show...
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Portugal

Jay Heale · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Portugal is a country full of rich architecture, natural beauty, and history. Today, Portugal is also known for its culture, food, and its attraction as a tourist destination. This book highlights the beauty of the country and discusses its progress as a nation, from ancient times to present...
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The Truth About Stacey: Full-Color Edition

Ann M. Martin · Graphix
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

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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You Don't Know Everything, Jilly P!

ALEX GINO · Scholastic Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Jilly thinks she's figured out how life works. But when her sister Emma is born Deaf, she realizes how much she still has to learn. A big fantasy reader, Jilly connects with another fan, Derek, who is a Deaf Black ASL user. She goes to Derek for advice but doesn't always know the best way to ask for it and makes...
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Make and Upload Your Own Videos

Karen Latchana Kenney · Lerner Pub Group
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Maybe you love baking or doing martial arts--or perhaps soccer is more your thing. You can make a video about all these interests and more! Share your passions with the world by recording them and posting them online. Learn the first steps involved in capturing what you love on film, and find...
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Dazzling Diamonds

Lorraine Harrison · Kidhaven
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

How are diamonds formed? Where do they come from? The answers to these questions and more can be found in this exciting look at a popular gemstone. The science and technology involved in creating a sparkling gem from an uncut diamond is fully explored, giving readers an in-depth look at how diamond...
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DK Eyewitness Books: Islam

Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff. · DK Children
Pages: 72
Format: Hardcover

Discover Islam--the faith, culture, and history that have shaped the Islamic world.Explore the world's fastest-growing religion--from the Prophet Muhammad to Ramadan and the Qu'ran. Learn about traditional Islamic dress, feasts, and Islam's rich tradition of design.Why do Muslims...
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You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Writing!

Roger Canavan · Franklin Watts
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

How would you know what time it was without clocks? How would you buy things without money? It's hard to imagine what life would be like today without the inventions and discoveries that we take for granted, from the humble bar of soap to the fantastic complexity of the Internet. Combining...
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The Burning Tide

Jonathan Auxier · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 181
Format: Print book

A jaw-dropping adventure from the New York Times bestselling series is here.Long before humans walked the land, it came to Erdas. Wicked, patient, and hungry, it has slept beneath the surface of the world.Now the Wyrm is awakening.Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan are four heroes who are split...
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