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Darlene R. Stille - C. Press/F. Watts Trade; Revised edition
Format: Print book

The third series of America the Beautiful is back in a revised edition. The books in this series are bursting with fascinating facts, updated statistics, and brand-new full-color photographs. America the Beautiful's dynamic design and editorial approach to the geography, history, people,...
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The Story That Cannot Be Told

J. Kasper Kramer - Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A powerful middle grade debut that weaves together folklore and history to tell the story of a girl finding her voice and the strength to use it during the final months of the Communist regime in Romania in 1989.Ileana has always collected stories. Some are about the past, before the leader...
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Hot and Cold

Erica Donner - Jump!, Inc.
Format: Board book

Hot and Cold helps emergent readers understand and differentiate between these opposites while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent...
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Skyscrapers

Chris Bowman - Blastoff! Readers
Format: Hardcover

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to skyscrapers. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--
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Rainforests

Jillian Powell - Powerkids Pr
Format: Book

What is a rainforest? Do you know the difference between a tropical rainforest and a temperate rainforest? Explore the amazing variety of plants and animals that call rainforests around the world home and find out how they are adapted to survive there. From giant trees and carnivorous...
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The Finders Keepers Rule: A Maryellen Mystery

Jacqueline Greene - American Girl Publishing Inc
Format: Print book

Maryellen takes a break from practicing for the big "Rock Around the Clock" holiday dance to go to the beach with her friend Davy. While playing in the waves, they find a barnacle-encrusted ring buried in the sand. They imagine that it's lost treasure from a sunken ship. But why do other...
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Bigfoot

Ray McClellan - Bellwether Media
Format: Hardcover

"Engaging images accompany information about Bigfoot. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--
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Jubilee

Patricia Reilly Giff - Wendy Lamb Books
Format: Hardcover

Newbery Honor-winning author Patricia Reilly Giff writes a tender, timeless story about a girl who stopped speaking long ago, and how she finds her way back to her voice. For fans of Listening for Lucca, Fish in a Tree, The Rules, and Mockingbird. Judith lives with her beloved...
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Extraordinary Birds

Sandy Stark-Mcginnis - Bloomsbury Children's Books
Format: Hardcover

For fans of The Thing About Jellyfish, Counting by 7s, and Fish in a Tree, a heartbreaking and hopeful debut novel about a unique young girl on a journey to find home.Eleven-year-old December knows everything about birds, and everything about getting kicked out of foster...
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Dog Diaries #8: Fala

Kate Klimo - Random House, 2016.
Format: Print book

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Scottie dog Fala helps run a nation! As President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's nearly constant companion, Fala the Scottish terrier was in the unique position to witness the workings of the U.S. presidency. And now for the first time, the sassy...
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