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Tape Measures

Katie Marsico · Cherry Lake Publishing
Format: Library Binding

Tape measures are among the most commonly used tools in any handyman's or handywoman's arsenal. This book will help students develop word recognition and reading skills while discovering what these incredible tools can do and how they do it. They will also find out how tape measures can be used...
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Spindle

E K Johnston · Hyperion
Pages: 355
Format: Print book

"The most powerful stories encompass a paradox. Spindle is both mythic and true, old beyond reckoning and dazzlingly, gloriously new. You've known this story all your life; you have never heard its like before. The Storyteller Queen lives, and her name is E. K. Johnston." - Rachel...
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Finland

Chung Lee Tan · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Library Binding

Finland is a vast, sparsely populated country known for its natural wonders like the northern lights and breathtaking landscapes. In this book, readers will discover the unique culture of the Finns, including their language, customs, foods, and rich history. They will also explore the countrys...
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Honeybees

Christina Leaf · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Honeybees are in the honey-making business. These insects turn nectar collected from plants into honey and then store it in honeycombs. In this book, young kids will job-shadow honeybees working hard in their hives. Readers will see how busy bees make productivity look fascinating.
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Nelson Cruz

Josh Leventhal · Black Rabbit Books/Bolt
Pages: 31
Format: Hardcover

Explores the baseball career of Nelson Cruz and his place in the rich history of Latino MLB players: With stats, charts, infographics, timelines, and strongly controlled text.
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Jazz Dance

Candice F Ransom · Focus Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Introduces the history and basic concepts of jazz dance. Easy-to-read text, vibrant photos, and dance tips will make readers want to get up and dance.
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Cancer

Ann O Squire · C. Press/F. Watts Trade
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

About 12.5 percent of all deaths in the world are caused by cancer, making it deadlier than AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined. Readers will discover how this common, yet deadly disease is diagnosed and treated. They will also learn how different kinds of cancer affect the body differently...
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ADHD

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

"Learn all about ADHD, from what causes it and how it affects people to how it is diagnosed and treated"--
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Boys R Us

Lisi Harrison · Little, Brown
Pages: 263
Format: Paperback

Massie Block: After disbanding the Pretty Committee, Massie takes charge like Visa, forming OCD's hawtest clique yet: Massie And Crew. Even though money can't buy love, it can buy new friends . . . or at least model-actresses who will act like your besties until you get real ones....
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Worms for Breakfast: How to Feed a Zoo

Helaine Becker · Owlkids Books Inc.
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Feeding time is one of the most popular events at zoos. It also prompts a smorgasbord of questions: what do different animals eat? How much food do they need to stay healthy? Where do zookeepers get all that chow? And what constitutes a special treat?Worms for Breakfast answers all these...
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Mysteries of Easter Island

Laura Hamilton Waxman · Lerner Publications
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

On Easter in 1722, a fleet of Dutch ships exploring the southeastern Pacific Ocean came across a small island that at first seemed uninhabited. Instead, the sailors found a community of people and hundreds of giant stone statues. Easter Island and its statues have long been a source of mystery...
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Zacktastic

Courtney Sheinmel · Sleeping Bear Press
Format: Hardcover

Upon the occasion of his tenth birthday, Zack learns from his uncle that Zack is descended from a line of genies. Before his uncle has time to fully explain the genie world, Zack is whisked through a bottle portal and sent on his first genie assignment. But he doesn't have a clue as to what...
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The Crims

KATE DAVIES · HarperCollins
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The Addams Family meets Despicable Me in the first book of this new trilogy, perfect for fans of Lemony Snicket and Pseudonymous Bosch!The Crim family is full of notorious criminals. Notoriously inept, that is. Uncle Knuckles once tried to steal a carnival. Great-Uncle Bernard held himself...
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Attack of the Paper Bats: 10th Anniversary Edition

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

When a boy loses a book out of his backpack, he has no idea the pages of the book will become razor sharp paper bats. Only the Librarian put a stop to the bats' destruction. Only in this 10th Anniversary edition, readers are treated to a prologue and an epilogue along with the reading...
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The Complete Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids: A 4-in-1 Collection

Rob Elliott · Revell
Pages: 253
Format: Print book

Now everyone's favorite joke books from Rob Elliott can be found in one economical volume! Combining his bestselling Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids, More Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids, Laugh-Out-Loud Animal Jokes for Kids, and Knock-Knock Jokes for Kids, Elliott will have kids of all ages...
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