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The Monsterator
The Monsterator

Keith Graves · Roaring Brook Press
Format: Hardcover

When he entered a dusty costume store,one that he hadnt seen beforeHe got what hed bargained for . . . and more.Enter the Monsterator if you dare.Put a coin in the slot . . . but beware! Join Master Edgar Dreadbury as he discovers the Monsterator, a machine that changes people into monsters...
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A Crash of Rhinos: and other wild animal groups
A Crash of Rhinos: and other wild animal groups

Greg Danylyshyn · Little Simon,
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Welcome to the wacky world of animal group names in this rollicking new picture book that's perfect for anyone who ever wondered what to call a group of giraffes.A group of rhinos is called a crash, which happens sometimes in a flash. Honking their horns, always hurrying to arrive,...
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Cronus and the Threads of Dread
Cronus and the Threads of Dread

Joan Holub · Aladdin Books
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Zeus and the Olympians must deal with monstrous spiders and dangerous webs in this Heroes in Training adventure.A giant spiderweb in the sky with the words "Surrender Olympians" shows Zeus and his friends that they are in for another battle. Dodging the silky and sticky webs,...
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Elvis: The Story of the Rock and Roll King
Elvis: The Story of the Rock and Roll King

Bonnie Christensen · Henry Holt
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

An only child, a mama's boy--Elvis was a shy kid who struggled to make friends and found comfort singing in church and learning guitar. While in high school, he continued his music but was often ridiculed by students. On a whim, he recorded a song for his mom's birthday at Sun Record...
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Discover Magnets
Discover Magnets

Julia Vogel · Child's World
Format: Book

Amazing magnets are everywhere--on the refrigerator and inside machines and toys. Even Earth is a giant magnet! A magnet can be strong enough to lift a car. But magnets work only in a certain way. This simple, colorful book explores the attractive power of magnets.
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Rumpled Stilton Skin
Rumpled Stilton Skin

Daniel Postgate · Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this new twist on the traditional fairy tale a funny little man named Rumpled Stilton Skin appears when the poor cheese-maker's daughter needs his help. He makes her beautiful for a ball, but what will he ask for in return? The carefully controlled text level and beautiful illustrations...
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Shoe Dog
Shoe Dog

Megan McDonald · Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Shoe Dog loves to chew ... well, shoes! But when his choice of chewables leads to trouble, a feline friend has a purr-fect solution.Shoe Dog likes to chew. And chew and chew. But he doesn't chew a boring old bone. Not a squeaky old toy. Not a smelly old sock. Nope. Shoe Dogs chews ... well,...
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Baby Seals at the Zoo
Baby Seals at the Zoo

Cecelia H Brannon · Enslow Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Large, easy-to-read text and full-page color photos show readers what life is like for a baby orangutan at the zoo, including what it eats, how it spends its time, and how it communicates. An illustrated Words to Know section at the beginning of the book prepares readers to understand the vocabulary...
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Salsa: Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem
Salsa: Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem

Jorge Argueta · Groundwood Books; Tra Blg edition
Format: Hardcover

In this new cooking poem, Jorge Argueta brings us a fun and easy recipe for a yummy salsa. A young boy and his sister gather the ingredients and grind them up in a molcajete, just like their ancestors used to do, singing and dancing all the while. The children imagine that their ingredients...
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Danny and the Dinosaur and the Girl Next Door
Danny and the Dinosaur and the Girl Next Door

Syd Hoff · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Betty is Danny's new neighbor, and Danny has a big, big surprise for her: He wants her to meet his best buddy - the dinosaur! Will Betty like the dinosaur as much as Danny does? Readers first fell in love with Danny and his prehistoric pal in the I Can Read classic Danny and the Dinosaur,...
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Types of Maps (True Books: Information Literacy)
Types of Maps (True Books: Information Literacy)

Kevin Cunningham · Children's Press
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

Being able to extract information from maps, tables, charts, diagrams, and graphs is an essential skill—and this series makes it easy to learn! Packed with engaging text and eye-catching visuals, these titles will help you gather and present the information you need!
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Marvel's The Avengers Reading Adventures
Marvel's The Avengers Reading Adventures

Marvel · LB Kids
Format: Print book

Read six awesome Super Hero stories in this Marvel's Avengers leveled reader collection. Join the action with Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Hawkeye, Black Widow, and Nick Fury as they fight against evil and protect humankind! © 2015 MARVEL
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Spring Cleaning
Spring Cleaning

Dori Chaconas · Penguin Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Cork is a short muskrat who likes to clean. Fuzz is a tall possum who would rather play than tidy. When Cork tells Fuzz to help with chores, Fuzz says, "You are not the boss of me!" Can the two friends find a way to have fun and clean up? The tenth book in this easy-to-read...
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Flamingos
Flamingos

Megan Borgert-spaniol · Bellwether Media

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces flamingos to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--
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Monster Knows I'm Sorry
Monster Knows I'm Sorry

Connie Colwell Miller · Picture Window Books
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Monsters are at Plooble School. Theres time for work and play. Monsters make mistakes at times. Im sorry is easy to say.
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