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Someone Like Me: How One Undocumented Girl Fought for Her American Dream

Julissa Arce · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 14.0px 0.0px; font: 13.0px Times} A remarkable true story from social justice advocate and national bestselling author Julissa Arce about her journey to belong in America while growing up undocumented in Texas.

Born in the picturesque town of Taxco, Mexico,...
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Sea Otters

Nathan Sommer · Blastoff! Readers
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to sea otters. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--
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Wings of Fire Book Five: The Brightest Night

Tui Sutherland · Scholastic, Incorporated
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

The dragonets struggle to fulfill the prophecy and -- somehow -- end the war in this thrilling new installment of the bestselling WINGS OF FIRE series!It all comes down to this: The Dragonets of Destiny must finally bring the epic war to an end, reconcile the seven tribes, and choose the next...
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Ghost Boys

Jewell Parker Rhodes · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

An instant New York Times bestsellerAn instant IndieBound bestsellerThe #1 Kids' Indie Next Pick
A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a police officer, drawing connections through history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes.
Only the living...
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Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles

Douglas Florian · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 154
Format: Hardcover

In the vein of Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky, this illustrated book of humorous poems will guarantee gigglesArtist, poet, and award-winning author Douglas Florian successfully captures the comedy of kids' everyday lives with this jam-packed volume of 170 nonsense poems. Meander...
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Who Was Princess Diana?

Ellen Labrecque · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Learn how Lady Diana Spencer became the People's Princess as she takes her place in the ranks of the Who Was? series.A shy twenty-year-old girl stepped out of a horse-drawn coach and into the world spotlight, capturing the imagination of millions as a real life fairytale princess. Although...
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Ghost Squad

Claribel Ortega · Scholastic Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Coco meets Stranger Things with a hint of Ghostbusters in this action-packed supernatural fantasy.For Lucely Luna, ghosts are more than just the family business.Shortly before Halloween, Lucely and her best friend, Syd, cast a spell that accidentally awakens malicious spirits, wreaking...
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Ready, Aim, Fire!

Ruth Owen · Powerkids Pr
Format: Paperback

Features projects for making toy shooters, including a paper ball slingshot, traditional bow and arrow, and rubber band gun.
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Goosebumps Most Wanted Special Edition #2: The 12 Screams of Christmas

R.L. Stine · Scholastic Paperbacks

The infamous, Most Wanted Goosebumps characters are out on the loose and after you. For the first time ever, it's a Goosebumps Christmas!Kate Welles doesn't want to be special. She just wants to play the lead in her school's Christmas play. Her annoying "friend" Courtney...
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Life in a Coral Reef

Kari Schuetz · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Coral reefs are home to thousands of living species, including some of the most vibrant plants and animals on the planet. Many reef inhabitants help each other survive. Sea anemones, for example, provide shelter for clownfish. In return, the striped fish bring tasty treats to the anemones...
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