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Eye to Eye: How Animals See The World

Steve Jenkins · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

In his latest eye-popping work of picture book nonfiction, the Caldecott Honor-winning author-illustrator Steve Jenkins explains how for most animals, eyes are the most important source of information about the world in a biological sense. The simplest eyes - clusters of light-sensitive...
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La naturaleza recicla ¿Lo haces tú? / Nature Recycles - How About You?

Michelle Lord · Sylvan Dell Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Desde los erizos de mar en el océano Atlántico hasta los bandicuts en la savana Australiana, los animales reciclan en todo el mundo. Explora cómo diferentes animales en diferentes habitats utilizan material reciclable para construir casas, protegerse a sí mismos, y obtener...
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The Spooky Box

Mark Gonyea · Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

Theres a KNOCK at the door. A box shows up on the front step. A SPOOKY black box. What could be inside? With fun, dramatic designs, Mark Gonyea shows the scary things that might slither, slice, or slide their way out, from a ton of toads to a bunch of old bones to a robot with laser...
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Olivia the Spy

Ian Falconer · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Everyone's favorite pig is about to have a birthday ... but will her penchant for eavesdropping lead to more than presents?Olivia's birthday is days away. Plans must be made. Who makes plans? Moms! Who simply must know the plans? Olivia, who is NOT above eavesdropping. But when she not-so-accidentally-but-kinda...
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Take the Time: Mindfulness for Kids

Maud Roegiers · Magination Press; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

What do you notice when you take the time to stop, listen, and experience? This pensive and peaceful book encourages children to slow down and become deliberate with their day-to-day actions and thoughts. With gentle rhythms and soothing imagery, kids may be guided toward a quiet self-awareness...
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The Nowhere Box

Sam Zuppardi · Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

Could Georges escape from his pesky brothers be a bit too successful? An ode to imagination —and annoying but indispensable siblings.Georges little brothers wreck his toys and his games and trail after him wherever he goes. Try as he might, theres just no hiding from them. George has had enough!...
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Reader #2

Tracey West · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A reader based on the animated film! Comes with one page of stickers.The LEGO Movie hit screens in February 2013 and went on to gross more than $450 million at the box office worldwide! That stunning success has spawned three follow-ups: The LEGO Batman Movie (Spring 2017) , The LEGO Ninjago...
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Clark the Shark and the Big Book Report

BRUCE HALE · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Be bold, be smart, and speak from the heart! Clark the Shark is ready to present his book report to the class. But at the last minute, Clark gets stage fright and clams up in front of everybody. With a little help from his teacher, Mrs. Inkydink, will Clark be able to overcome his fears?With...
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Down by the River

Andrew Weiner · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

One beautiful autumn day, Art sets out with his mother and grandfather for a fishing trip. Fishing days are Art's favorite. He loves learning the ropes from Grandpa - the different kinds of flies and tackle and the trout that frequent their favorite river. Art especially appreciates Grandpa's...
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Way Past Bedtime

Tara Lazar · Aladdin
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Little Joseph turns into a bedtime super-sleuth as he tries to solve the mystery of what happens after the lights go out in this fun spin on classic bedtime stories.Bedtime is Joseph's least favorite time of day. When his parents tuck him in at night, Joseph imagines all kinds of things...
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On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty

Jillian Roberts · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural, social and environmental issues in a straightforward and accessible way. These illustrated nonfiction picture books tackle global concerns and initiate conversations about subjects that are difficult, sad or overwhelming...
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DK Readers L2: Great Explorers

INC DORLING KINDERSLEY · DK Children
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Discover the stories of explorers--the most ancient to the modern day, from the deepest depths of the ocean to the highest mountains in the world.In this book you'll find true stories about Marco Polo's Silk Road, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's conquest of Everest, and Buzz...
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Pandora

Victoria Turnbull · Clarion Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Pandora lives alone, in a world of broken things. She makes herself a handsome home, but no one ever comes to visit. Then one day something falls from the sky . . . a bird with a broken wing. Little by little, Pandora helps the bird grow stronger. Little by little, the bird helps...
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World Rat Day: Poems About Real Holidays You've Never Heard Of

J. Patrick Lewis · Candlewick Press
Pages: 34
Format: Hardcover

From the Children's Poet Laureate comes a year-round ode to wacky holidays just begging to be celebrated.Nobody should ever forget Ewe on Ohio Sheep Day (July 14). No mata mata how hard they may try on World Turtle Day (May 23). If you've never heard of Dragon Appreciation Day,...
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Thomas the Toadilly Terrible Bully

Janice Levy · Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Thomas hates being ignored. But when his attempts to impress everyone don’t make him any friends, he decides to be a bully instead. There’s just one problem: he makes a terrible bully. A toadilly terrible one, in fact.It turns out, though, that there’s an even bigger bully...
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