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Seasons of the Bear: A Yosemite Story

Ginger Wadsworth · Yosemite Conservancy
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

This lovely picture book opens on a mother bear and her newborn cubs in their cozy den as a blanket of snow settles over Yosemite National Park. Her newborn cubs grow quickly and soon three furry, hungry black bears set out to experience their world.Spring turns to summer, and the bears...
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Tek: The Modern Cave Boy

Patrick McDonnell · Little
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Is it a book...or an electronic tablet? From bestselling author and Caldecott honoree Patrick McDonnell comes a timely tale in a tablet-shaped package that's perfect for today's legions of device-obsessed, digital-savvy children.Here is a hilarious (and heartfelt) reminder of how technology...
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This Orq.

David Elliott · Boyds Mills Press
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Cave boy Orq is back in his third book, as exuberant as ever. He's convinced that he's #1 - able to throw far, climb high, and run fast - until talented Torq and his pet giant sloth, Slomo, move into the cave next door. Torq throws farther, climbs higher, and runs faster. Suddenly everyone...
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How to Be a Hero

Florence Parry Heide · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Once upon a time, there was a nice boy and his name was Gideon. He lived in a nice house, and he had nice parents and lots of toys. But Gideon wasn't satisfied. He wanted to be a hero. You know, a hero, with his name on the front page of the newspaper. That sort of thing. So how does anyone...
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How to Track a Truck

Jason Carter Eaton · Candlewick Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

For kids who love trucks, here comes the definitive guide to catching and taming one of your own from the creators of the hit picture book How to Train a Train.Want a pet truck? Rumble up to this handy guidebook offering everything you need to know. Bone up on habitat: monster trucks like...
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Bedtime for Batman

Michael Dahl · Capstone Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

When a dark night comes to the big city, one little super hero prepares for a great adventure . . . bedtime! He dons his pajama uniform, speeds upstairs, cleans up the nightly grime, and keeps watch from his towering bunk bed. Written by award-winning author Michael Dahl (Goodnight Baseball,...
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Good-bye, Bumps!: Talking to What's Bugging You

Wayne W Dyer Dr. · Hay House Inc
Pages: 28
Format: Book

In "Good-bye, Bumps , " Dr. Wayne W. Dyer and his daughter Saje tell a remarkable story from her childhood in which she was able to overcome a physical condition in a very unique way. In the telling of this story Saje and Wayne teach children the important lesson that when something...
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Race Car Dreams

Sharon Chriscoe · RP Kids
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

After a day at the track of zipping and zooming, a race car is tired and ready for bed. He washes his rims, fills his tummy with oil, and chooses a book that is all about speed. All toasty and warm, he drifts off to sleep, he shifts into gear . . . and dreams of the race!
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Leave Me Alone

Vera Brosgol · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

An epic tale about one grandmother, a giant sack of yarn, and her ultimate quest to finish her knitting.One day, a grandmother shouts, "LEAVE ME ALONE!" and leaves her tiny home and her very big family to journey to the moon and beyond to find peace and quiet to finish her knitting....
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Libby and Pearl: The Best of Friends

Lindsey Bonnice · Harper
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Fans of photographic picture books like William Wegman's and Naptime with Theo and Beau will love this adorable look into the friendship of a little girl and her pet piglet!Follow the charming real-life adventures of two unlikely pals in Lindsey Bonnice's Libby and Pearl: The Best of Friends....
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Hap-Pea All Year

Keith Baker · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Keith Baker's New York Times bestselling peas are back for more fun - this time exploring the months of the year!Hap-pea January! Let's get going, grab your mittens - hooray, it's snowing! The peas have rolled through the letters, numbers, and colors. Now, they're back with all of their...
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The Magic Word

Mac Barnett · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A hilarious take on what a magic word really is from Mac Barnett, the award-winning, bestselling author of Sam and Dave Dig a Hole and Extra Yarn, and Elise Parsley, the bestselling author/illustrator of If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't! and If You Ever Want to Bring...
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Rescue Squad No. 9

Mike Austin · Random House
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

In this companion book to Fire Engine No. 9, Rescue Squad No. 9 must spring into action when a young sailor and her dog are stranded during a storm! Follow the crew as they scramble aboard their helicopter and speedboat, racing to the rescue through the waves and winds. The high action...
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The Mouse and the Moon

Alborozo · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

This is the story of a little mouse who lives in a dark and wild wood. He is all alone, except for his friend the moon. Each night the mouse tells the moon all of his news, his hopes, and his fears. But the moon never replies. So the little mouse ventures out to find his friend -- and finds...
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