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Frankie's Magic Soccer Ball #1: Frankie vs. the Pirate Pillagers

Frank Lampard · Scholastic Paperbacks; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Frankie and his soccer team travel to fantastic lands to play some of the wildest soccer matches everFrankie and his teammates love playing soccer They can always find time for a game But when they win an old soccer ball at a carnival theyre transported to a magical world of soccer that...
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Pet's Revenge (Edgar & Ellen)

Charles Ogden · Aladdin; First Edition edition
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Two Twins, One Eyeball, No Surrender Pet has long endured the trickery of its mischievous masters, Edgar and Ellen, but no more! The one-eyed creature has newfound strength, willpower, and a plan that could tear the twins apart. Meanwhile, the Knightleighs have invaded the twins'...
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Drilling and Fracking

Ellen Labrecque · Cherry Lake Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print Length

Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, these books explore environmentalism through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. In Drilling and Fracking, the text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of this environmental issue....
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Miss Ellicott's School for the Magically Minded

Sage Blackwood · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 361
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the acclaimed Jinx trilogy comes a spellbinding fantasy, perfect for fans of the School for Good and Evil series, about a young heroine fighting to save a world that would dare to tame her.Chantel would much rather focus on her magic than on curtsying, which is why she often...
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The Haunter

R L Stine · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Most Wanted Goosebumps characters are out on the loose just in time for Halloween in a super special edition! Sammy Baker, 12, is a quiet kid who wishes he wasn't so shy and timid. He is frightened but eager to prove he can be brave. On Halloween night, he follows his friends to the Barlow...
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Late Edition

Rachel Wise · Simon Spotlight
Format: Paperback

Sam’s stress level is at an all-time high, and it’s affecting the quality of her Dear Know-It-All column—and her bedtime!Sam can’t sleep! She has two book reports to write, plus a big science test, an article for the Cherry Valley Voice newspaper, and her anonymous...
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The Biggest Story: How the Snake Crusher Brings Us Back to the Garden

Kevin DeYoung · Crossway
Format: Hardcover

Once upon a time there lived a man and a woman. They were the happiest people on the planet. True, they were the only people on the planet, but they were still terrifically happy. Unfortunately, things didn't stay happy and wonderful for long . . . The Bible is full of exciting stories...
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Sea Cucumbers

Wendy Perkins · Amicus
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

"A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about the many kinds of sea cucumbers, including sea apples. Readers learn about their ocean habitat, feeding habits, their role in keeping the sea clean, and modes of survival. Includes fun facts, table of contents, glossary, further...
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Charlie Bumpers vs. His Big Blabby Mouth

Bill Harley · Peachtree Publishers
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

When Charlie exaggerates about his dad's career and convinces his classmates that his dad would be the greatest Career Week speaker ever, what will happen if his dad actually does come and his friends find out the truth? When his classmates are boasting about their parents' jobs,...
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Art With Everyday Things

Susie Brooks · Powerkids Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Some of the best art projects can be made from simple supplies that are already lying around the house. This innovative book encourages readers to reuse and recycle by using easy-to-find supplies, such as coins, forks, and toilet paper rolls, to make stunning art. Simple, step-by-step instructions...
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Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Bonnie Bader · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 105
Format: Paperback

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was soon organizing black people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights. Maintaining nonviolent and peaceful tactics even when his life...
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The Kansas City Chiefs Story

Allan Morey · Bellwether Media
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Lamar Hunt, founder of the American Football League, was the first owner of the Kansas City Chiefs, previously known as the Dallas Texans. For the sake of the league, he moved the team to Kansas City in 1963 where the franchise has remained ever since. After a successful start followed...
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Missions of the U.S. Air Force Combat Controllers

Marcia Amidon LuÌ?sted · The Childs World Inc
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

"Through narrative nonfiction text, readers learn about the history of the U.S Air Force, how its combat controllers train, and how their missions save lives. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, an introductory fast-fact section, fact-filled captions...
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Toaff's Way

CYNTHIA VOIGT · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Meet Toaff: a lovable squirrel, and new standout character, searching for a place to call home in this gem of a story by a Newbery Medal-winning author. Toaff is a small squirrel full of big questions. Why must I stay away from the human's house? Why shouldn't I go beyond the pine trees?...
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