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Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words

Karen Leggett Abouraya · Lee & Low Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The inspiring, true story of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani girl who stands up and speaks out for every child's right to education. Though she and two of her schoolmates were targeted by a Taliban gunman, a life-threatening injury only strengthened her resolve.
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The Philippines

Holly Longworth · Bearport Publishing
Format: Print book

Beautiful. Busy. Friendly. Welcome to the Philippines! In this bright, exciting book, young readers will travel to this amazing country without ever leaving their homes or classrooms. During their journey, they will learn all about the cities, food, holidays, history, and wildlife of the Philippines....
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That Neighbor Kid

Daniel Miyares · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed author/illustrator Daniel Miyares returns to the sweet, nostalgic tone of his beloved illustrated book, Float, in this gorgeous, spare picture book about making a new friend.There's a new boy in the neighborhood, and he's up to something very curious. His next door neighbor,...
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Africa: A 4D Book

Christine Juarez · Pebble
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Come along and investigate the continent of Africa. What are its biggest cities? Where is its tallest mountain? What languages do people speak there? Bring augmented reality to your students by downloading the free Capstone 4D app and scanning for access to an online article, video, and discussion...
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My Washington, DC

Kathy Jakobsen · Little
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Welcome to My Washington, DC Vibrant, lush paintings full of elaborate detail bring the capital city to life A young girl and her friend explore all their favorite places in Washington, DC, from the White House to the Lincoln Memorial. They peek inside the National Air and Space Museum,...
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The Lincoln Memorial

Barbara M. Linde · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Abraham Lincoln was a giant of a president, so it befits him to have a 19 x 19-feet marble statue enclosed in an enormous building on the mall in Washington, D.C. Each spread in this book is packed with interesting, accessible text and photographs that bring the story of Abraham Lincoln's...
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The Cranky Ballerina

Elise Gravel · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Ada hates everything about ballet class, yet she still has to go! Arabesques? Grotesque! And then one Saturday, Ada pliés right out the door and into the hallway, smacking into someone who thinks her ungraceful moves are great!

In the tradition of Kevin Henkes's Lilly books...

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When Sue Found Sue: Sue Hendrickson Discovers Her T. Rex

Toni Buzzeo · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From a very young age, Sue Hendrickson was meant to find things: lost coins, perfume bottles, even hidden treasure. Her endless curiosity eventually led to her career in diving and paleontology, where she would continue to find things big and small. In 1990, at a dig in South Dakota, Sue made...
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Fall

Cynthia Amoroso · Child's World
Format: Library Binding

Simple text describes the season of autumn, the changes the Earth goes through, and the effects that can be seen on plants, animals, and people.,
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Kwanzaa

Rebecca Pettiford · Jump!
Format: Hardcover

In Kwanzaa, early readers will learn about the African-American holiday of Kwanzaa and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday.
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Gekko Saves the City

May Nakamura (Adapted by) · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When Gekko's pet lizard is turned into a monster, he must spring into action to save the city in this Level 1 Ready-to-Read based on PJ Masks, the hit preschool series airing on Disney Junior!Romeo has turned Gekko's pet lizard, Lionel, into a huge monster! Lionel starts to destroy...
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Misunderstood Shark

AME DYCKMAN · Orchard Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Every beachgoer knows that there's nothing more terrifying than a... SHARRRK! But this shark is just misunderstood, or is he? In a wholly original, sidesplittingly funny story, New York Times bestselling author Ame Dyckman and illustrator Scott Magoon take this perennial theme and turn...
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Colors and Patterns!: A Spot-It, Learn-It Challenge

Sarah L. Schuette · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Where are the purple galoshes? How many striped fish do you see? What color is the biggest sunflower? Test your spot-it skills with Colors and Patterns.
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How Do We Listen?

Jenna Laffin · Cantata Learning, 2016.
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Listening is a skill we all need. An original song paired with a picture books helps students learn how to listen and why it is important. Includes hardcover book, music CD plus online music access.
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Hats Can Help: The Sound of H

Alice K Flanagan · The Child's World
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Simple text and repetition of the letter 'h' help readers learn how to use this sound. Additional features to aid comprehension include a word list for review, a note to parents and educators, and an introduction to the author. This item is Non-Returnable.
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