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Big and Blubbery: Walrus

Felicia Macheske · Cherry Lake Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Young children are natural problem solvers and always looking for answers, especially when it involves animals. Guess What: Big and Blubbery: Walrus provides young curious readers with striking visual clues and simply written hints. Using the photos and text, readers rely on visual literacy...
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Madagascar

Tamra Orr · Children's Press
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

The world's fourth-largest island, Madagascar, lies off the southeastern coast of Africa. This island nation is home to many plant and animal species that are found nowhere else on Earth. It also has a long history of human settlement. As they tour its beautiful landscapes and busiest...
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Ruby and Olivia

RACHEL HAWKINS · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A spooky middle-grade story that's full of fun, friendship, and humor--perfect for fans of Ingrid Law and Lisa Graff.Ruby is best friends with Emma, but she and Emma's twin sister Olivia are definitely not friends. Unfortunately, Emma will be away for the summer, while Ruby and Olivia...
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Andrew Jackson

Rebecca Rissman · The Childs World Inc
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Take a look inside the life and presidency of Andrew Jackson. Learn all about how his military accomplishments and role as a frontier president shaped the country. This book includes engaging timelines, compelling photographs, a comprehensive phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further...
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Fairies

Virginia Loh-Hagan · 45th Parallel Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Books in the Magic, Myth, and Mystery series explore those strange creatures that go bump in the night, fill our dreams (or nightmares!) , and make us afraid of the dark. In Fairies you'll learn more about these whimsical creatures. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more...
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How to Train Your Dragon: How to Fight a Dragon's Fury

Cressida Cowell · Little
Pages: 472
Format: Print book

Book 12 is the epic finale to the New York Times bestselling How to Train Your Dragon series! The Doomsday of Yule has arrived, and the future of dragonkind lies in the hands of one boy with nothing to show, but everything to fight for. Hiccup's quest is clear... But can he end the rebellion?...
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Native Peoples of the Northwest

Krystyna Poray Goddu · Lerner Publications
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

A thin strip of land and islands along the Pacific Northwest coast of the United States and Canada has long been home to many groups of native peoples. These peoples spoke many different languages and had distinct cultural practices and forms of government. The Native Peoples of the Northwest...
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Goosebumps HorrorLand #4: The Scream of the Haunted Mask

R L Stine · Scholastic
Pages: 139
Format: Paperback

It's a whole new ride from master of fright and bestselling author R.L. Stine--with a story so fiendish that it can't be contained in just one book!After the worst Halloween ever, Carly Beth assumed that nothing could be scarier than a drooling rubber mask with a mind of its own....
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Mark Zuckerberg

Robin S. Doak · C. Press/F. Watts Trade
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Take a close look at the lives of remarkable people with this fascinating True Book series. From civil rights leaders to pioneering women, the subjects of these books are sure to inspire anyone who reads about them. Readers will follow the stories of these influential figures and learn...
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Thailand

Emily Rose Oachs · Blastoff! Discovery
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

In Thailand, history and beauty collide! Beyond its bustling cities, this scenic country features a lush landscape that houses many diverse wildlife species. At the center of it all, a rich cultural heritage lives on in Thailands many historic Buddhist temples. Young readers will be fascinated...
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Girls Play Field Hockey

David Anthony · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Playing field hockey can help girls grow stronger and more self-confident. However, before they can begin to play the game, they have to understand the game. This volume introduces readers to the basic rules of field hockey and the different levels this exciting sport is played at, from...
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The Colony of Maryland

Cecily Jobes · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

This volume introduces readers to Maryland, the colony that promised Catholics religious freedom and success. This engaging text takes readers back in time, as they learn about early life in the colony, the rise of industries, and the inevitable tension with the British. National and state...
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Let's Pretend We Never Met

MELISSA WALKER · HarperCollins
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The Thing About Jellyfish meets The Kind of Friends We Used to Be in this sweet, honest middle grade debut.If it were up to Mattie Markham, there would be a law that said your family wasn't allowed to move in the middle of the school year. After all, sixth grade is hard enough without wondering...
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Rovers

JENNY FRETLAND VANVOORST · POGO
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

In Rovers, early fluent readers learn about the construction and function of a variety of space rovers. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about the fascinating vehicles tasked with studying our universe.
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Artificial Eyes

Barbara Sheen · Norwood House Press
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Scientists have been perfecting artificial eyes for several centuries. From the most basic versions where artificial eyes were painted and worn over the eyelid, to todays versions that make it virtually impossible to tell a person has lost their eye. Correlates with STEM instruction. Includes...
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