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Goat in a Boat: An Acorn Book

Janee Trasler · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

Frog, Dog, and Goat find ways to stay dry in the rain, in this rhyming laugh-out-loud series for beginning readers!Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story...
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The Ninja Club Sleepover

Laura Gehl · Page Street Kids
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

We are ninjas and ninjas are brave!Willa and her best friends love ninjas. They have matching ninja backpacks and ninja t-shirts, and at school they even form a ninja club. But Willa has a secret: she's a werewolf! Worried that no one will understand, she hides the truth from her friends....
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How to Start First Grade

Catherine A. Hapka · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

It's back to school for Steve! Will his first day of first grade be ruined by the new kid? A hilarious Step 2 reader about self-confidence and friendship!Steve is so excited to start first grade with all his buddies from kindergarten! But then a new kid joins the class, and, boy, is she impressive!...
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Danbi Leads the School Parade

Anna Kim · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Meet Danbi, the new girl at school!Danbi is thrilled to start her new school in America. But a bit nervous too, for when she walks into the classroom, everything goes quiet. Everyone stares. Danbi wants to join in the dances and the games, but she doesn't know the rules and just can't...
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Wheels on the Road

Scott Emmons · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

The wacky robots from the award-winning StoryBots apps, videos, and Netflix show star in an all-new Step into Reading leveled reader!Take to the road with the robot stars of StoryBots as they learn about cars and trucks and things that zoom! Based on the popular videos "Cars, Cars,...
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Oops, I Dropped the Lemon Tart

An Swerts
Format: Hardcover

Lucy was always cheerful and adventurous, but one day she started worrying about everything. She didn't want to try new things because she didn't want to make mistakes. The only place she was happy was at her dad's restaurant, where she would work with her best friend, Evan....
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Desert Girl, Monsoon Boy

Tara Dairman · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Extreme weather affects two children's lives in very different ways and shows how the power of nature can bring us together.One girl. One boy. Their lives couldn't be more different.While she turns her shoulder to sandstorms and blistering winds, he cuffs his pants when heavy rains...
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Are You a Cat?

Coll Muir · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of Can Cat and Bird Be Friends comes a delightful story featuring an adorable cat and an inquisitive dog.Dogs chase cats. Everyone knows this, especially cats.When Dog wants to chase Cat, he politely asks, "are you a cat?"To outrun and outsmart Dog, Cat pretends...
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There's Something About Sam

Hannah Barnaby · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Despite his initial hesitation to invite the new kid, Sam, to his sleepover birthday party, Max quickly discovers that what makes us different makes us special, and new friends can come in all shapes, sizes, and species . . . Perfect as a birthday gift, and for fans of Vampirina Ballerina...
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Superheroes Don't Babysit

Amber Hendricks · Beaming Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Superheroes leap buildings, chase bad guys, and save the city from the evil Emperor Zog. Superheroes DON'T babysit. Except when their dad asks them to. In an epic battle of sibling rivalry, will this superhero finally meet her match? Or will she find exactly what she's been missing...
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The Little Rabbit

Nicola Killen · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From beloved author/illustrator Nicola Killen comes an enchanting spring story about a magical friendship between a little girl and her stuffed rabbit who comes to life, lovingly told and illustrated in limited color with lovely foil and interactive die cut pages.Ollie and her favorite...
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We Disagree

Bethanie Deeney Murguia · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A mouse and a squirrel can't seem to agree on anything. Can they possibly be friends? Find out in this energetic picture book about acceptance and friendship.Mouse likes figs. Squirrel prefers twigs. Mouse likes blue and polka dots. Squirrel likes red and does not like spots. It seems...
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My Best Friend, Sometimes

Danis, Naomi · POWERHOUSE BOOKS


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Smashy Town

Andrea Zimmerman · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

With a turn of his crane and a swing of his wrecking ball, Mr. Gilly knocks down the old buildings. He smashes through brick and wood. He crashes through stone and glass. Then, with a push from his bulldozer, Mr. Gilly cleans it all up to make room for something brand-new!

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Circus Girl

Jana Novotny Hunter · Childs Play Intl Ltd
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Sky lives, plays and learns in a circus; she even dreams about performing! In this picture book, the excitement of the circus influences every aspect of Sky's life. But who is the star of the show?
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The Same But Different Too

Karl Newson · Nosy Crow
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

I am me, you are you.We're the same, but different too.There's something about each of us that makes us special. But while everyone is unique, we all have many things in common as well. Explore the ways that we are all the same but different, too, in this joyful and simple celebration...
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A Book for Escargot

Dashka Slater · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In A Book for Escargot, the standalone sequel to Escargot--written by award-winning author Dashka Slater and illustrated by Sydney Hanson--we follow a funny and charming French snail through a library to find the book of his dreams.Bonjour! It is moi, Escargot, your favorite French snail.Today...
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Wild about Dads

Murray, Diana · IMPRINT


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Love by Sophia

Jim Averbeck · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The precocious Sophia and her pet giraffe Noodle learn how to look at life, love, and art in this latest installment of the series that Kirkus Reviews calls "fun, clever, and empowering."Sophia loves her family and her wonderful pet giraffe Noodle, so when she gets an assignment...
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Cactus and Flower: A Book About Life Cycles

Sarah Williamson · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

This bright, gentle, thoughtful picture book explores friendship and natural life cycles for readers young and old Cactus and Flower spend their days in the desert, side by side. They watch the sun come up; they watch the sun go down. They play with their animal friends. And they grow,...
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This Is Gus

Chris Chatterton · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Meet Gus. He is one grumpy dog who doesn't like much of anything, especially making new friends. So what will Gus do when a little puppy comes barking into his life?Readers are invited to giggle their grumps away with Gus and his adorable, new puppy friend in this hilarious picture...
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Library Books Are Not for Eating!

Todd Tarpley · Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A funny picture book about books...and eating them! Perfect for fans of We Don't Eat Our Classmates.It's time for school, but Ms. Bronte has one small problem...she really loves eating books. (Did I mention she's also a dinosaur?) Math books, cookbooks, old books, new books--she...
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Gracie's Garden

Lara Casey · B&H Kids
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Come play in the garden with Gracie! Join the garden tea party with her sister Sarah, taste tomatoes right off the vine with her crunchy munchy brother Joshua, and plant seeds! Some seeds, though, don't grow fast enough for Joshua. He wants to munch on tomatoes NOW. What will he do while...
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Ronan the Librarian

Luebbe, Tara · ROARING BROOK PR


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Outside In

Deborah Underwood · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times best-selling author behind The Quiet Book comes a mindful contemplation on the many ways nature affects our everyday lives, perfect for fans of Joyce Sidman and Julie Fogliano. Outside is waiting, the most patient playmate of all. The most generous friend. The most...
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