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Forensic Investigations of the Ancient Egyptians

James Bow · Crabtree Pub Co
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Can modern forensic tools help us uncover new clues about who built the Great Pyramid at Giza? What can mummy forensics teach us about the mummified remains of Egyptian royals? How does the forensic analysis of Egyptian coffins help identify an unknown cause of death? Curious readers will...
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Word of Mouse

James Patterson · Little
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

James Patterson's newest illustrated middle grade story follows the illuminating journey of a very special mouse, and the unexpected friendships that he makes along the way. What makes Isaiah so unique? First, his fur is as blue as the sky--which until recently was something he'd never...
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Sticker Girl Rules the School: Stickers Included!

Janet Tashjian · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Jump into Book 2 of this magical middle grade adventure series with Sticker Girl Martina Rivera! Bonus feature: Sticker sheet featuring the magic stickers from Book 2 packaged with the book.A Chipmunk Ballerina. A Treasure Chest Full of Jewels. A Zombie DJ. These are just a few of the many...
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Aquicorn Cove

KATIE O'NEILL · Oni Press
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Unable to rely on the adults in her storm-ravaged seaside town, a young girl must protect a colony of magical seahorse-like creatures she discovers in the coral reef.From the award-winning author of PRINCESS PRINCESS EVER AFTER and THE TEA DRAGON SOCIETY comes AQUICORN COVE, a heartfelt...
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The Secret Puppy

Holly Webb · Tiger Tales, 2016.
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

When Daisy arrives at the farm campsite where her family is spending their vacation, she knows she's going to have the best time ever - especially when she finds out that the farm dog has just had puppies! Daisy can't help falling in love with one puppy in particular, which she secretly...
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The Shores Beyond Time

Kevin Emerson · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

The conclusion to Kevin Emerson's epic, which Tui Sutherland, New York Times bestselling author of the Wings of Fire series, has called "perfect science fiction."It is Earth year 2256 - but the fate of the few who even remember Earth is perilously in doubt. Mina Saunders-Chang...
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Cracking the Magikarp Code: Unofficial Adventures for Pokémon GO Players, Book Four

Alex Polan · SKY PONY PR
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Ethan and Devin have finally gotten the puppy of their dreams! Even better, taking their new pup to the dog park near the lake means the chance to explore a new Pokémon GO habitat!But the energetic puppy chews on everything in sight, including a map she pulled down from a PokéStop. When...
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Will Puberty Last My Whole Life?: REAL Answers to REAL Questions from Preteens About Body Changes, Sex, and Other Growing-Up Stuff

Julie Giesy Metzger · Little Bigfoot
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

An expanded and revised edition of the popular flip book for preteens. One half of the book is filled with questions commonly asked by girls entering puberty, and the other half with questions asked by boys. "If you can only afford one book on puberty for this age group, this is the one to have."--School...
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Be Prepared

Vera Brosgol · First Second
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

All Vera wants to do is fit in -- but that's not easy for a Russian girl in the suburbs. Her friends live in fancy houses and their parents can afford to send them to the best summer camps. Vera's single mother can't afford that sort of luxury, but there's one summer camp in her price range...
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Freya & Zoose

Emily Butler · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Fans of Katherine Applegate's The One and Only Ivan will treasure this timeless tale about a magnificent adventure to the North Pole and the even more astounding feat of true friendship. A perfect purchase for animal and adventure lovers alike.Freya has always craved--and feared--adventure....
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The Prince Problem

VIVIAN VANDE VELDE · Scholastic Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Telmund is a prince who loves fables. But when a hasty witch mistakes him for bully in need of paranormal punishment, he's cursed to transform into a new animal every time he falls asleep. With his shape constantly changing, Telmund discovers that actually living in a fairy tale has its drawbacks....
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Survivors: Extraordinary Tales from the Wild and Beyond

David Long · Faber & Faber
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

Beautifully presented in a large, hardback format, and fully illustrated in color throughout, this wonderful anthology is a treat for all the family. Be shocked and amazed by these incredible real-life stories of extreme survival, including... The Man Who Sucked Blood from a Shark, a sailor...
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Bad Princess: True Tales from Behind the Tiara

Kris Waldherr · Scholastic Nonfiction
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Forget everything you thought you knew about princesses... Welcome to Bad Princess by Kris Waldherr (author of Doomed Queens) , where you'll discover what really happens after "Happily Ever After." From the war-torn Dark Ages of Medieval Europe to America's Gilded Age,...
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How Does Congress Work?

Cathleen Small · Lucent Books
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

How many parts of Congress are there? What does Congress have the power to do? These questions and more are addressed in this educational and engaging text on the U.S. Congress. Young readers are introduced to the specifics of the Senate and the House of Representatives, the structure and powers...
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