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Gabby Garcia's Ultimate Playbook

IVA MARIE PALMER · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Dear fans of Dork Diaries and Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life - meet your new favorite kid-next-door hero! Gabby Garcia an overly confident baseball-obsessed sport nut who's going to win your heart.If life were a baseball game, all-star pitcher Gabby Garcia would be having her Best....
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Brazil

Susie Brooks · Gareth Stevens Pub
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Brazil is a truly vibrant country. Not only does it have gorgeous rainforests and mighty rivers, it has exciting cities full of people from many cultures. This wide-ranging book takes readers on a tour of the fascinating South American nation. Theyll learn Brazils history, discover what...
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The Book that Dripped Blood: 10th Anniversary Edition

Michael Dahl · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 39
Format: Library Binding

A shopkeeper comes across a strange book with fur on the cover. The book's title, CLAWS, is a clue to just how dangerious it is. Will the Librarian come to the rescue before more damage is done? With eight pages of never-before-published content, the 10th Anniversary edition offers...
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Awkward

Svetlana Chmakova · Yen Press
Pages: 210
Format: Hardcover

Cardinal rule #1 for surviving school: Don't get noticed by the mean kids.Cardinal rule #2 for surviving school: Seek out groups with similar interests and join them.On her first day at her new school, Penelope--Peppi--Torres reminds herself of these basics. But when she trips into a quiet...
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Woolly Mammoth

Harold T Rober · Lerner Publications
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

What if elephants were covered with thick hair? Such a creature existed until about 4,000 years ago! Learn more about the giant, tusked woolly mammoth, which coexisted with humans until it went extinct. Full-color photographs, diagrams, and other resources make this title interesting and accessible...
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Freaky animal stories

Therese Shea · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Animals are a wild and wonderful part of our world. However, some animals and their stories are a little wilder than others! This fascinating book explores some of the animal kingdoms freakiest specimens and strangest scenarioslike the true tale of a two-headed housecat named Frankenlouie,...
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Extreme Volcanoes

John Farndon · Hungry Tomato
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Learn more about the destructive force of volcanoes through powerful images and stories. Clear text emphasizes scientific efforts to better understand how to prepare for volcanic eruptions, while appropriately high-impact visuals keep readers engaged.
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Flu

Ann Squire · Children's Press
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Influenza, more commonly called the flu, is a contagious virus that targets the nose, throat, and lungs. While many types of flu are easily treated, others can be extremely dangerous. Readers will discover how the flu is spread and how the body works to fight infection. They will also learn...
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The Rise of the Jim Crow Era

Maria Hussey · Britannica Educational Publishing, 2015.
Pages: 80
Format: eBook

Starting in the 1870s, Jim Crow laws began to appear across the South. Their aim was to enforce racial segregation, consolidating power in the hands of whites. This book examines the impact of these laws and other challenges that African Americans faced between the Reconstruction period...
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The Prince Warriors and the Swords of Rhema

Priscilla Shirer · B & H Kids
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

In this third book of The Prince Warriors trilogy, the Prince Warriors finally receive their last piece of armor - the swords they were promised when they began their adventure in the unseen realm of Ahoratos. And none too soon, for they must face the ultimate enemy, one who is gathering...
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Laugh Out Loud

James Patterson · jimmy patterson
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Get ready to Laugh Out Loud (a lot!) with James Patterson's newest illustrated middle grade story!Jimmy loves reading so much that he's inspired to start a book company for kids--run by kids. It's a big dream for a twelve-year-old boy--some would even say it's laugh-out-loud ridiculous!...
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The presidential election process

Holly Lynn Anderson · Eldorado Ink
Pages: 64
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : English

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Rotten School #3: The Good, the Bad and the Very Slimy

R.L. Stine · HarperCollins; Reprint edition
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

April-May June Loves Bernie Bridges . . . she just doesn't know it yet.She's the coolest hottest girl in the school and Bernie thinks she should go to the dance with him.April-May won't even be seen with Bernie because he's such a troublemaker.So Bernie makes her a promise—a...
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10 Things You Can Do to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Elizabeth Weitzman · Childrens Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

It doesnt take a lot to reduce the amount of trash we create. Taking action can be as simple as recycling bottles and cans or bringing reusable bags to the grocery store. Kids learn this and more about what they can do to help in 10 Things I Can Do to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.
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I Love Dogs

Tessa Kenan · Lerner Publications
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about dogs as pets. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build nonfiction learning skills.
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