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Give Bees a Chance

Bethany Barton · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From the author-illustrator of Children's Choice Book Award Winner I'm Trying to Love Spiders: a plea to please give bees a chance!Not sure whether to high-five bees or run away from them? Well, maybe you shouldn't high-five them, but you definitely don't have to run away from them. Give...
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The Puppy That No One Wanted

Anthony DeStefano · Servant
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author Anthony DeStefano teams up once again with renowned illustrator Richard Cowdrey to tell the tale of a scraggly, smelly little puppy who never loses hope that one day he will find a home of his own with a family to love. One rainy night, his dream comes true in an unexpected...
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Jigsaw Jones: The Case of the Million-Dollar Mystery

James Preller · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Featuring friendship, school, family, and a diverse community, these early illustrated chapter books from James Preller have it all. Got a mystery to solve? Jigsaw Jones is on the case. Eddie Becker has the idea of a lifetime, and creates plans for what he promises is going to be a million-dollar...
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Here To There and Me To You

Cheryl Keely · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Bridges are some of the most fascinating structures in our landscape, and they come in all forms. From towering suspension bridges to humble stone crossings, this book visits them all in sweet, bouncing text with expository sidebars. But while bridges can be quite grand, this reminds us that...
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5 Minute Christmas Stories

Julie Sykes · Tiger Tales
Format: Hardcover

A beautiful gift collection of ten favorite Christmas stories. Join Little Rabbit as he builds a magical snowman, Molly Mouse as she decorates the best Christmas tree ever, and Santas helpers as they rush to deliver all the Christmas presents on time!,
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Puss in Boots

Val Biro · Windmill Books
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

A talking cat, a beautiful princess, and a menacing giant are just some of the characters readers will meet as they follow along with the adventures of Puss in Boots, the cat that helped his poor master become royalty. The beloved tale is given new life in this fun retelling, which is presented...
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Ella's School Picture Day

Sheila Dinsmore · Penguin Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House,
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Ella and her friends are looking forward to picture day at school. It's so much fun to get your photo taken! Belinda thinks everyone should try new looks, so Tiki takes her glasses off, and Ella wears something more stylish than her red hat. But in the end, Ella realizes that being...
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Yum!: The Sound of y

Alice K Flanagan · The Child's World
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Simple text and repetition of the letter 'y' help readers learn how to use this sound. Additional features to aid comprehension include a word list for review, a note to parents and educators, and an introduction to the author.
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French Bulldogs

Mari C. Schuh · Blastoff! Readers Level 2
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

These small lap dogs will warm your heart. French Bulldogs are a charming and adaptable breed, demanding a little bit of love but a lot of air conditioning. Compared to their canine comrades, Frenchies cant take the heat due to their short snouts. Beginning readers will fall in love this...
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The Watcher

Nikki Grimes · Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Pages: 42
Format: Hardcover

A poetic story inspired by Psalm 121 Jordan lives in fear of Tanya, the class bully. But Tanya has worries of her own, no matter how much she tries to ignore them. It seems impossible that Jordan and Tanya could be anything other than enemies, but the Lord is watching over them, guiding...
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1-2-3 Peas

Keith Baker · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Book

The peas are back in this counting-themed follow-up to the New York Times bestselling LMNO Peas.Meet the peas - the 1-2-3 Peas! Come along as they count from one to one hundred in this pea-filled picture book that's packed with bright, bold numbers and playful number-themed scenes. These...
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The Bubble Who Would Not Pop!

SHELLY ROARK · Little Lamb Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Billy Bubble is ready to burst! The excitement of finally being out of his bottle on a beautiful, sunny day is everything he's hoped for. But someone else has bigger plans for Billy. The green-eyed girl with the bubble wand has a special message that needs to get to heaven pronto. Billy's...
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Not I, Not I

Margaret Hillert · Norwood House Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

An easy format retelling of the classic fairy tale, Little Red Hen who looks for help with her crop. Newly re-illustrated with a fresh and modern look, these Beginning-to-Read books foster independent reading and comprehension. Using high frequency words and repetition, readers gain confidence...
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You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Trees!

Jim Pipe · Franklin Watts
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Trees are among natures most remarkable achievements, growing from a seed you can hold in your hand into a green giant several stories high. They are rugged survivors. They can live in baking hot deserts or icy arctic regions, competing with other plants for water and nutrients, while fending...
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Fabulous Frogs

Martin Jenkins · Candlewick Press, 2016.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

There are so many kinds of frogs in the world - more than 5,000! - and all of them are fabulous.Huge frogs, tiny frogs, hairy frogs, and flying frogs hop through the pages of this colorful nonfiction book. Discover the Goliath frog, biggest in the world, and the Darwin's frog, which...
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