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Birthdays in Many Cultures

Martha E H Rustad · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

From homes and clothes to school and family, life is different all around the world. Culture makes us who we are. Grass-roofed huts, blue jeans, and ceremonial clothing are all a part of culture. Each striking photograph is accompanied by a world map that shows where it was taken.
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Frankie

Mary Sullivan · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Frankie is EXCITED! A new home? A new bed? A new ball? But wait. Nico is already here. Nico's home. Nico's bed. Nico's ball. Sharing is hard . . . Will Frankie find a place here too? The latest book from the Geisel Honor-winning author-illustrator Mary...
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Where's Waldo? Destination: Everywhere!: 12 classic scenes as you've never seen them before!

MARTIN HANDFORD · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Have you ever wondered which of his many adventures Waldo loved best?Everyone's favorite bespectacled explorer has been many places - the land of dragon flyers, a Jurassic arena of sports-loving dinosaurs, the set of black-and-white movies in Hollywood. Join Waldo as he handpicks...
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Billy Bloo is Stuck in Goo

Jennifer Hamburg · Scholastic Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Billy Bloo is stuck in goo.
Who will help him, tell me who?
Who'll unstick him from this goo?
Would you?


With madcap mania,
a troupe of merry volunteers
attempt to rescue poor Billy Bloo,
only to find themselves stuck in goo too!
Oh, what to do?
This...
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Pies from Nowhere: How Georgia Gilmore Sustained the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Dee Romito · little bee books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

This stunning picture book looks into the life of Georgia Gilmore, a hidden figure of history who played a critical role in the civil rights movement and used her passion for baking to help the Montgomery Bus Boycott achieve its goal.

Georgia decided to help the best way she knew...
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World of Reading Falcon: This is Falcon: Level 1

Clarissa S. Wong · Marvel Press
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

The Marvel Heroes of Reading line of early readers is designed to offer reluctant readers, specifically boys, books that they will want to read by featuring characters they love.The series is broken into three levels that invoke the rigorous training courses their favorite Marvel heroes...
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Thanksgiving on Thursday

Mary Pope Osborne · Random House
Pages: 73
Format: Audiobook

Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series - the Magic Tree House! It's a time for giving thanks . . .when the Magic Tree House whisks Jack and Annie back to 1621 on the first Thanksgiving Day. The Pilgrims ask them to help get things...
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I Love You Like a Pig

Mac Barnett · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed bestselling author of Extra Yarn and Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, Mac Barnett, and award-winning illustrator Greg Pizzoli comes a new classic picture book that celebrates the tender and silly moments of our lives.

I like you like a tree.

You're funny like...

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Ocean Meets Sky

Terry Fan · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From the creators of the gorgeous bestseller The Night Gardener, comes a stunning new picture book about a young boy who sets sail to find a place his grandfather told him about ... the spot where the ocean meets the sky.

It's a good day for sailing.

Finn lives...
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Chuck's Truck

Peggy Perry Anderson · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

When farmer Chuck gets ready to go to town, his barnyard pals gather round. Everyone want to ride along. But the duck Luck, Nip and Tuck, the burro Buck and work horse Huck, and six more critters may prove to be too much cargo for Chuck's Truck. Beginning readers will enjoy the bumps...
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Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines

Jeanne Walker Harvey · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

You may be familiar with the iconic Vietnam Veterans Memorial. But do you know about the artist-architect who created this landmark?

As a child, Maya Lin loved to study the spaces around her. She explored the forest in her backyard, observing woodland creatures, and used her house...

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Anybody's Game: The Story of the First Girl to Play Little League Baseball

HEATHER LANG · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In 1950, Kathryn Johnston wanted to play Little League, but an unwritten rule kept girls from trying out. So she cut off her hair and tried out as a boy under the nickname "Tubby." She made the team -- and changed Little League forever. A great story about what it means to want...
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Stink: Hamlet and Cheese

MEGAN MCDONALD · Candlewick
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Hie thee to Shakespeare camp with Stink to learn fake sword-fighting, spout silly curses, and prithee try to escape a kiss . . . BLUCK!

It's spring break, and Stink is faced with a difficult choice: hang out at home with his sister, Judy, or become a Shakespeare Sprite with...
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Disney Storybook Collection

Disney Book Group · Disney Press
Format: Hardcover

Featuring your favorite Disney characters, these bestselling storybook collections have been completely redesigned with all new covers, gilded pages, newly edited text, and a classic new look with over 250 illustrations-including full-page artwork from the Disney archives.
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Big Foot and Little Foot

ELLEN POTTER · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Hugo is a young Sasquatch who longs for adventure. Boone is young boy who longs to see a Sasquatch. When their worlds collide, they become the unlikeliest pair of best friends.

At the Academy for Curious Squidges, Hugo learns all manner of Sneaking - after all, the most important...
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