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Louisa: The Life of Louisa May Alcott

Yona Zeldis McDonough - Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Print book

When Louisa May Alcott's Little Women was published in 1868 it was an instant success. Louisa drew on her experiences in writing the novel, but there's a lot more to her rags-to-riches story. Louisa came from a family that was poor but freethinking, and she started teaching when...
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No Kidding, Mermaids Are a Joke!: The Story of the Little Mermaid as Told by the Prince

Nancy Loewen - Picture Window Books
Format: Book

OF COURSE you think I was a lousy, no good guy for breaking the Little Mermaids heart. You don't know the other side of the story. Well, let me tell you.
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Rosie Revere, Engineer

Andrea Beaty - Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she's a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer. When her great-great-aunt Rose (Rosie the Riveter) comes for a visit and mentions her one unfinished...
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Pete the Cat: Old MacDonald Had a Farm

James Dean - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Join Pete, from New York Times bestselling author James Dean's Pete the Cat picture-book series, as he visits a farm in this groovy version of the classic children's song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm." Children will love singing along - e-i-e-i-o! - with Pete the Cat.
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Skulls!

Blair Thornburgh - Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Debut picture book author Blair Thornburgh and award-winning illustrator Scott Campbell put their heads together to celebrate one of the most important bones in your body: the skull!You probably don't think much about skulls. So what's the big deal about them? Well, every head of every...
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The Magic Mirror: A Branches Book

Anna Staniszewski - Scholastic Inc.
Format: Paperback

Magic, friendship, and adventure are the perfect ingredients for a new twisted fairy tales Branches series from Anna Staniszewski!Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text,...
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Frozen 2 Deluxe Step into Reading #1

RH Disney - RH/Disney
Format: Hardcover

This Step 3 Step into Reading leveled reader with more than 30 sparkly stickers is based on Disney Frozen 2--which is in theaters November 22, 2019!Directed by Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, and produced by Peter Del Vecho, Walt Disney Animation Studios' feature-length follow-up to 2013's...
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Princess Posey and the Crazy, Lazy Vacation

Stephanie Green - G. P. Putnam's Sons
Format: Print book

The beloved Princess Posey, First Grader, who has been called "the perfect fictional friend for any first-grade girl", is back in another heartwarming installment to the popular series.Posey is worried about her upcoming spring break: instead of going somewhere for their vacation,...
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Biscuit and the Big Parade!

ALYSSA SATIN CAPUCILLI - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

It's time for the big parade, Biscuit!The parade is here, and Biscuit can't wait to see the fire trucks, jugglers, and even clowns! But when will it be his turn to march?The sweet little yellow puppy proves that with a little might and a lot of heart, any dream - big or small - can come...
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A Galactic Easter!

Ray O'Ryan - Little Simon
Format: Paperback

Galaxy Zack has some "sweet" competition in this Easter-themed chapter book adventure!Zack and Drake venture to Gluco, the candy planet, for some Easter fun. Once there, the two friends decide to compete in activities, including an egg toss and a three-legged race. Zack remembers...
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