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The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius

Jan Greenberg · Roaring Brook Press
Format: Hardcover

When George Ohrs trove of pottery was discovered in 1967, years after his death, his true genius was discovered with it. The world could finally see how unique this artist really was!Born in 1856 in Biloxi, Mississippi, George grew up to the sounds of the civil war and political unrest....
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Tap the Magic Tree

Christie Matheson · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Every book needs you to turn the pages. But not every book needs you to tap it, shake it, jiggle it, or even blow it a kiss. Innovative and timeless, Tap the Magic Tree asks you to help one lonely tree change with the seasons. Now that's interactive - and magical!It begins with a bare brown...
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Alligators All Around Board Book: An Alphabet

Maurice Sendak · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Alligators All Around, along with the other three classic Nutshell Library titles (Chicken Soup with Rice, One Was Johnny, and Pierre) , is the first board book edition of Maurice Sendak's original work! You loved Nutshell Library as a miniature collection, and these large board books...
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Who Would Win?: Battle Royale

Jerry Pallotta · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Which dangerous animals would win in a fight? Find out in this awesome bind-up of five books in the popular Who Would Win? series! The collection features a range of mammals, sea creatures, reptiles, and dinosaurs to satisfy all kinds of animal fans, including Wolverine vs. Tasmanian Devil,...
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Chu's Day

Neil Gaiman · Harper
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A New York Times bestselling picture book from Newbery Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman and acclaimed illustrator Adam Rex!Chu is a little panda with a big sneeze. When Chu sneezes, bad things happen. But as Chu and his parents visit the library, the diner, and the circus, will anyone hear...
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Ben's Flying Flowers

Maria Bogade · Magination Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Ben's Flying Flowers follows Emily as she tries to overcome her grief following her brother's death. As time passes, Emily finds a way to remember her brother and grows to understand that although Ben has died, her happy memories of him can continue to live on.
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Salam Alaikum: A Message of Peace

Harris J · Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From "the Muslim Justin Bieber" (NPR) Harris J comes a picture book that celebrates spreading peace, love, and happiness throughout the world, using the lyrics of his international YouTube hit of the same name.Salam Alaikum means "Peace be upon you." It is the greeting...
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Super Turbo vs. the Flying Ninja Squirrels

Jack Lee · Little Simon
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

He's not just the class pet hamster, he's SUPER TURBO! In this second book, Super Turbo battles flying ninja squirrels who threaten to take over the school!You know Turbo as the crime-fighting hamster from the Captain Awesome books. But ever wonder what actually goes on when the last...
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Rock 'n' Roll Soul

Susan Verde · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

With the school talent show coming up, a young music lover spends most of her time daydreaming about the perfect act. She notices the sounds around her, like the brrrrring of the school bell or the rappa-tappa-tap of rain on the windowpane. But the talent show is the place to reveal her own voice....
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There's a Pest in the Garden!

Jan Thomas · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

There's a pest in the garden and he's eating all the vegetables! But Duck has a plan to save the day (well, sort of) . Featuring Jan Thomas's wonderfully wacky humor, rowdy repetitions, and hilarious characters, this book is sure to have young readers laughing out loud!
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Fancy Nancy: Fanciest Doll in the Universe

Jane O'Connor · HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Fancy Nancy's sister, Jojo, has done something really bad and Nancy is livid. Jojo drew a tattoo on Nancy's precious doll. When Mom suggests a fancy doll party to make Nancy feel better, Nancy is excited to accept, but what if the doll drama isn't over?
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Magic Tree House Super Edition #1: Danger in the Darkest Hour

Mary Pope Osborne · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

Introducing the first Magic Tree House Super Edition—and Jack and Annies most dangerous mission ever! With a longer story and additional facts and photographs, this thrilling, first Super Edition in the Magic Tree House series is an adventure no reader will want to miss!   The magic...
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I Am Strong

SUZY CAPOZZI · Rodale Kids
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

I Am Strong follows a young boy on a fun-filled day as he learns what it means to be strong. Despite his small size, he surprises his teammates and himself when he demonstrates mental, emotional, and physical strength to become the Field Day champion! This third title in the Positive Power...
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Tallulah's Toe Shoes

Marilyn Singer · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Tallulah is back in ballet class and now she wants to go en pointe - to dance up on the tips of her toes in pink satin toe shoes, like a real ballerina. But going en pointe is not good for growing feet, and her ballet teacher says her feet aren't ready yet. Oh, yes, they are, Tallulah...
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Skyler the Fireworks Fairy

Daisy Meadows · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

The sparkliest Rainbow Magic Fairy yet -- celebrate the magic of fireworks with Skyler the Fireworks Fairy! Rachel and Kirsty are spending a week with their parents at a beautiful lakeside village. The village is celebrating its bicentennial and there are a ton of fun activities planned....
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