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The Shadow Throne: Book 3 of The Ascendance Trilogy

Jennifer A. Nielsen - Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

Jennifer A. Nielsen takes readers on an extraordinary journey in this final installment of the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling Ascendance Trilogy.War is coming. . . . Join Jaron as he embarks on his final adventure!,
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Mail Carriers

CHRISTINA LEAF - Bellwether Media Inc.
Format: Library Binding

Rain or shine, it is the duty of mail carriers to pick up and deliver letters, packages, and more. Mail carriers are often seen driving down streets in small trucks or hauling full mail from door to door. This informative title for young readers delivers facts about the important work of mail...
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Dams

Chris Bowman - Blastoff! Readers
Format: Hardcover

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to dams. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--
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National Geographic Kids Almanac 2015

National Geographic Kids - National Geographic Children's Books
Format: Hardcover

The world's best-selling almanac for kids is back! This New York Times bestseller is packed with incredible photos, tons of fun facts, crafts, activities, and fascinating articles about animals, science, nature, technology, and more. New features include a special section on cute animals;...
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The Unofficial Guide to Raising Animals in Minecraft

Jill Keppeler - Powerkids Pr
Format: Library Binding

Many creatures wander through the world of Minecraft and, just like in the real world, many of them can be helpful or dangerous. This book shows young Minecraft fans more about how the game's critters compare to the real-life animals they know. Through intriguing illustrations and real-world...
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Nick and Tesla's Robot Army Rampage: A Mystery with Hoverbots, Bristle Bots, and Other Robots You Can Build Yourself

Bob Pflugfelder - Quirk Books
Format: Hardcover

Nick and Tesla return in an all-new, robot-filled adventure! When a rash of robberies hits the town of Half Moon Bay, 11-year-old sleuths Nick and Tesla are determined to catch the criminals - but to do so, they'll have to build a host of new gadgets and gizmos! In this robot-themed...
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The Stone Girl's Story

Sarah Beth Durst - Clarion Books
Format: Hardcover

Exploring the power of stories and storytelling, Sarah Beth Durst presents the mesmerizing adventure of a girl made of living stone who braves unforeseen dangers and magical consequences on a crucial quest to save her family. Mayka and her stone family were brought to life by the stories...
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The Wolf Wilder

Katherine Rundell - Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A girl and the wolves who love her embark on a rescue mission through Russian wilderness in this lyrical tale from the author of the acclaimed Rooftoppers and Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms.Feo's life is extraordinary. Her mother trains domesticated wolves to be able to fend...
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Explore South America

Veronica B Wilkins - Jump!, Inc.
Format: Library Binding

"In this book, early fluent readers will learn about the unique and defining characteristics of South America. Young readers will learn about this continent's landscape, biomes, climate, wildlife, culture, and more. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present...
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Far Away

Lisa Graff - Philomel Books
Format: Hardcover

A book about life, loss, and the secrets families keep, reminiscent of Sharon Creech's Walk Two Moons, by National Book Award nominee Lisa Graff.CJ's Aunt Nic is a psychic medium who tours the country speaking to spirits from Far Away, passing on messages from the dearly departed....
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