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Donald Duck: The Big Sneeze

Freddy Milton · IDW Publishing
Pages: 124
Format: Print book

Here be dragons! Hold onto your swords and shields ... Donald and his naughty nephews are meeting mythic menaces by the megaton! First, set sail for dragon-ravaged Kooka Boola Island, where a fractious Fountain of Youth turns sailors into babies -- and Don and the boys into geezers! Next,...
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What Is Weather?

Louise Spilsbury · Rosen Education Service
Format: Book

This book takes a wide range of meteorological phenomena--including clouds, rain, snow, and fog--and examines their relationship to each other to explain how weather works. Scientific concepts such as energy, temperature, and electricity are described in the context of the weather cycle...
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Weird but True! 2: 300 Outrageous Facts

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

Did you know that a great white shark can weigh as much as 15 gorillas? That meteorites the size of basketballs land on Earth about once a month? Kids will devour more than 300 wacky facts in Weird but True! 2—the second installment in a lively new spin-off series from the award-winning...
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Justice League vs. Bizarro League

J. E. Bright · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Print book

The first-ever LEGO DC chapter book! Includes full-color art.An all-new adventure starring the biggest LEGO DC superheroes and villains!What happens when the Justice League joins forces with the Bizarro League, a team of mixed-up, bizarre clone versions of themselves? When Bizarro's...
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The Story of Perseus

Blanche Roesser · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

Perseus the constellation is named for the legendary hero of many Greek myths. Not only does Perseus kill the Gorgon Medusa but he rescues the princess Andromeda from being eaten by a horrible monster. And these are just two of Perseus's adventures. Readers will find out how Perseus acquired...
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VIP : I'm with the band

Jen Calonita · Little
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

"Twelve-year-old Mackenzie Lowell goes on the road with her favorite boy band when her mom gets a job as the band's tour manager"--
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Sonic the Hedgehog Archives 20

Sonic Scribes · Archie Comics
Format: Paperback

Sonics greatest adversary returns after 6 volumes! After battling the Freedom Fighters in space, Robotnik reveals his new form--the modern Eggman design that he is known for today. Featuring unlikely alliances, the debut of Eggmanss Shadowbot army, and the occupation of Mobotropolis by the forces...
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Outlaws, Spies, and Gangsters: Chasing Notorious Criminals

Laura Scandiffio · Annick Press
Format: Hardcover

Experience all the thrills and suspense of chasing down the world's highest-profile criminals. What does it take to catch a criminal? Not just any criminal, but one of the world's most wanted? In Outlaws, Spies, and Gangsters, Laura Scandiffio chronicles eight of history's...
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The Strange Case of Origami Yoda

Tom Angleberger · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

In this funny, uncannily wise portrait of the dynamics of a sixth-grade class and of the greatness that sometimes comes in unlikely packages, Dwight, a loser, talks to his classmates via an origami finger puppet of Yoda. If that weren't strange enough, the puppet is uncannily wise and prescient....
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Spirit Animals: Book 5: Against the Tide

Tui T. Sutherland · Scholastic
Pages: 180
Format: Hardcover

The adventure continues in this fifth book in the New York Times bestselling series.The sun is shining in the Hundred Isles, and yet the path forward seems crowded with shadows. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have traveled across the world, seeking a set of powerful talismans in order...
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The Rat Prince

Bridget Hodder · Margaret Ferguson Books/Farrar Straus Giroux
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A new take on the Cinderella story, told from her point of view as well as that of a royal rat turned coachman.
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From Egg to Ladybug

Lisa Owings · Lerner Publications
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

How does a small egg become a ladybug? Follow each step in the cycle from a long golden egg lying on a leaf to a bright red insect in this fascinating book!
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The Smart Kid's Guide to Manners

Christine Petersen · Childs World
Format: Book

"Discusses why manners are important, gives advice for behaving politely in many situations, and provides simple rules for good manners."--
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Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

Don Tate · Peachtree Publishers
Pages: 36
Format: Hardcover - Revised Ed.

In the nineteenth century, North Carolina slave George Moses Horton taught himself to read and earned money to purchase his time though not his freedom. Horton became the first African American to be published in the South, protesting slavery in the form of verse.
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Esther the Kindness Fairy

DAISY MEADOWS · SCHOLASTIC (US)
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Best friends forever!Rachel and Kirsty know a thing or two about how to be a good friend. So do the Friendship Fairies. But there's one resident of Fairyland who definitely doesn't: Jack Frost!The icy villain has stolen Esther's magic heart brooch, and now friends everywhere...
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