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Beast Quest: 81: Tikron the Jungle Master

Adam Blade · Orchard
Pages: 120
Format: Paperback

A great monkey-beast stands in Tom's way as he searches the Dark Jungle for the next potion ingredient. Will Tom prevail against the might of the Jungle Master?
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The Rebellious Colonists and the Causes of the American Revolution

Christopher Forest · Capstone Press
Format: Book

The 13 American Colonies had many reasons to begin the Revolutionary War. From the Boston Tea Party to the Interolarable Acts, they felt it was time for independence. Read more about the conflict between the colonists and Great Britain and the events that led up to the American Revolution.
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Totally Wacky Facts About Exploring Space

Emma Carlson Berne · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Do you know which astronaut played golf on the moon? Ever wondered how much a space suit weighs? Have you thought about what astronauts do with their dirty underwear? Out-of-this-world facts and a bright, bold design will keep struggling and reluctant readers wanting more!
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The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond

MAX BRALLIER · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The newest installment in this New York Times bestselling series introduces new monsters, new bad guys, and tons of new laughs!It's the first winter after the Monster Apocalypse. For Jack and his buddies, that means sled catapults, epic snowball battles, and one monstrous Christmas celebration....
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The Book of Wildly Spectacular Sports Science: 54 All-Star Experiments

Sean Connolly · Workman Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

No dry, boring science lectures here: Physics is exciting when it helps you throw a perfect spiral! Sean Connolly, author of the bestselling and award-winning The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science, The Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science, and The Book of Perfectly Perilous Math,...
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Lights, Camera, Middle School!

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

It's a new kind of book for Babymouse! Fans of Dork Diaries, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and James Patterson's Middle School books, this is going to be epic. . . . For Babymouse, middle school is like a monster movie. You can never be sure who's a friend and who's an enemy, and the halls are filled...
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Writing With Rosie: You Can Write a Story Too

Patricia Reilly Giff · Holiday House
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

In a humorous and entertaining guide, two-time Newbery Honor-winning author Patricia Reilly Giff breaks down the process of writing fiction into steps, all while trying to cope with the constant distractions from her exuberant seventy-pound golden retriever puppy, Rosie. Citing examples...
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Can You Survive a Global Blackout?: An Interactive Doomsday Adventure

Matt Doeden
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

No computers. No lights. No phones. No running water. The world plunged into darkness and chaos. Could you survive a global blackout? When YOU CHOOSE what to do next, the choices you make could mean the difference between life and death.
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Strudel's Forever Home

Martha Freeman · Holiday House
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Strudel, a homeless dachshund, loves listening to Jake read from Chief, Dog of the Old West at the animal shelter. When Jake decides to adopt him, Strudel vows to be as brave and loyal as Chief. Only trying to fend off danger in his new home leads to trouble when Strudel makes mistakes...
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Canada Year by Year

Elizabeth MacLeod · Kids Can Press
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Elizabeth MacLeod has written many children's books, including nine titles in the Snapshots Biography series, numerous titles in the Kids Can Read, Kids Books Of and Kids Can Do It series, Why Do Horses Have Manes?, What Did Dinosaurs Eat?, and Monster Fliers. She lives in Toronto.Sydney...
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National Geographic Kids Quiz Whiz 2: 1,000 Super Fun Mind-bending Totally Awesome Trivia Questions

National Geographic · National Geographic Children's Books
Format: Print book

Trivia competition? What could be more fun! The second installment in this successful series gives fact-hungry kids more of what they love. Kids love to quiz friends and family and show off newfound knowledge. Packed with photos, and with a colorful, high-energy design, National Geographic...
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How Things Work: Inside Out: Discover Secrets and Science Behind Trick Candles, 3D Printers, Penguin Propulsions, and Everything in Between

Tamara J Resler · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

This is a book for all the curious kids whose parents won't let them take apart the family's brand new digital camera. The stuff around us has some pretty cool insides that we don't usually get to see. That's why National Geographic Kids is dissecting all kinds of things...
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Iran

Barbara A. Somervill · Childrens Pr
Format: Book

Take a trip around the world with the latest from the Enchantment of the World series! In each book: Colourful photos provide breathtaking views of foreign cities and landscapes Sidebars highlight especially interesting people, places, and events Delicious, easy recipes give readers...
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Defending the Line: The David Luiz Story

Alex Carpenter · Zonderkidz
Format: Print book

"Everything in life belongs to God. Our purpose has already been mapped out." —David Luiz One of the rising stars in international soccer, David Luiz has been impressing crowds since he was a boy. But it is his faith, not his fame, that drives him to greater success and keeps...
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Adapted to Survive: Animals that Run

Angela Royston · Read Me!
Format: Book

Each book in the Adapted to Survive series looks at a selection of high-interest animals that share a common skill, examining how each animal has adapted to survive in its own particular environment. This book looks at animals that run, and includes chapters on horses, cheetahs, gazelles,...
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