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The Music of Life: Bartolomeo Cristofori & the Invention of the Piano

Elizabeth Rusch · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Award-winning biographer Elizabeth Rusch and two-time Caldecott Honor-recipient Marjorie Priceman team up to tell the inspiring story of the invention of the world's most popular instrument: the piano.Bartolomeo Cristofori coaxes just the right sounds from the musical instruments he makes....
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Are You an Art Sleuth?: Look, Discover, Learn!

Brooke DiGiovanni Evans · Rockport Publishers
Pages: 104
Format: Print book

From Monet to Renoir and from Boston to Paris, kids search famous paintings to complete a checklist of things to find in each.Are You an Art Sleuth? You probably are.Each of the twenty full-page paintings, drawn from museums around the world, are fun, lively, and full of small details,...
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Red Light, Red Light, What Do You Say?

Nicholas Ian · Cantata Learning
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Red means stop, yellow means slow, green means go, go, go! With close text to illustration pairing, children will enjoy singing about what the different traffic lights mean in this twist on a classic song. This hardcover book comes with CD and online music access.
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Otter Loves Easter!

Sam Garton · Balzer Bray
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Otter - the irrepressible picture book character, sure to be adored by fans of Llama Llama - celebrates Easter with a little too much chocolate and a lot of creativity in this paper-over-board book. This year the Easter Bunny brought Otter lots of chocolate eggs - her favorite! Otter Keeper...
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Money

Sara Pistoia · Child's World
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Learn about coins and counting.
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Kid Amazing vs. the Blob

Josh Schneider · Clarion Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Kid Amazing's secret base is equipped with every gadget a superhero needs to defeat evil, but there is one villain who remains elusive - the Blob (a.k.a. his baby sister) . Will Kid discover the superpower needed to defeat her before the entire city succumbs to her stink and slime? From...
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The Illinois Chronicles: Unfold the history of Illinois?from the birth of the State 200 years ago to the present day!

Mark Skipworth · What on Earth Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Take a trip through the incredible history of Illinois with What on Earth Publishing's fascinating Timeline Chronicle that brings to life 200 years of the State's history to celebrate its official bicentenary in 2018. Beautifully-illustrated and hugely engaging, the 4.5-foot long...
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Tuesday Tucks Me In: The Loyal Bond between a Soldier and His Service Dog

Luis Carlos Montalván · Roaring Brook Press, 2014.
Pages: 39
Format: Print book

As narrated by Tuesday, Tuesday Tucks Me In is a day in the life of this service dog extraordinaire and tail-wagging ambassador for all things positive and uplifting in the world. The book takes us through a typical day of adventures, starting with Tuesday waking Luis in the morning and greeting...
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Firelight Friends #10

Sue Bentley · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 119
Format: Paperback

Kara Parkes is worried she is going to be lonely at summer camp. But when magic kitten Flame shows up, she seems to forget all her troubles!
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Baby Monkeys

Kari Schuetz · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Book by Schuetz, Kari
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Seven Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break If You Want to Survive the Cafeteria

John Grandits · Clarion Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Addressing kids' anxiety about unfamiliar situations, this irreverent book lists and explains the rules a kid must follow to survive the perilous world of the school cafeteria. Warnings about the pitfalls lurking in the lunchroom have Kyle imagining and fearing the worst, as the server,...
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NanoBots

Chris Gall · Little
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Introducing a team of robots powerful enough to change the world--and yet smaller than the dot at the end of this sentence!
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Civil Engineer

Nikole Brooks Bethea · Jump!
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

In Civil Engineer, carefully leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs take early fluent readers on an informational interview with a civil engineer. Readers learn about the day-to-day responsibilities and challenges of this career and the things they can do now to prepare for work...
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Stop, Drop, and Roll!

Charles Ghigna · Cantata Learning
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

What should you do if flames get on your clothes? Stop, drop, and roll! This sing-along picture book will make kids want to practice this life-saving skill over and over again. Young readers will feel like heroes as they sing along to this catchy song about fire safety. This hardcover book...
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