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Scholastic Reader Level 2: Rainbow Magic: The Fairy Treasure Hunt

Daisy Meadows · Cartwheel Books; Original edition
Format: Paperback

The Jewel Fairies are going on a treasure hunt!Time for a treasure hunt! The Jewel Fairies are searching Fairyland for the magical jewels that give all fairies their special powers. If they can find them all, they will be granted a very special gift-- beautiful jeweled pendants! After...
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I am Gandhi

Brad Meltzer · Dial Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Gandhi's peaceful revolution is the focus of this picture book, part of the inspiring New York Times bestselling biography series about heroes.

As a young man in India, Gandhi saw firsthand how people were treated unfairly. Refusing to accept injustice, he came up with a brilliant...
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Samson in the Snow

Philip C Stead · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

One sunny day Samson, a large and friendly woolly mammoth, encounters a little red bird who is looking for yellow flowers for her mouse friend (whose favorite color is yellow) . As she flies off with the flowers, Samson wonders what it must be like to have a friend. He wonders this...
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Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race

Margot Lee Shetterly · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award-nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and illustrator Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers!

Dorothy Vaughan,...

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Hide!

Steve Henry · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

An easy-to-read book with fun characters, visual humor, and an important theme--the joy of helping others

Two friends, Mike, an elephant, and Pat, a fish in a fishbowl, are in a rowboat. While Mike naps, Pat jumps into the ocean, where he meets other fish. When a shark appears, Pat and his new fish...
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One Snowy Day

Diana Murray · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The snow coats the treetops
and covers the grass
as THREE happy faces
peer out through the glass.

When millions of snowflakes blanket the town in white, ONE energetic puppy and TWO children set out for some snowy day fun -- full of friends, sledding, snowballs, puppy...

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Chasma Knights

KATE REED PETTY · First Second
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Beryl lives in a world full of toys. But these aren't your ordinary toys -- they're mechanical marvels that almost seem alive! And at the slightest touch, these toys "catalyze," that is, they merge with their owner and give them special abilities.

But not Beryl. She's...

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My Family Four Floors Up

Caroline Stutson · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This friendly, rhyming story follows a child and her father--as well as their cute pets, a puppy and a cat--through the day. From morning ritual to bedtime story (and all the fun in between!) , life in the fourth floor walk up and on the city streets and parks below is sweet and filled...
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After the Fall

DAN SANTAT · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times-bestselling creator of The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend comes the inspiring epilogue to the beloved classic nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty.

Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what...

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A Stone for Sascha

AARON BECKER · Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

A girl grieves the loss of her dog in an achingly beautiful wordless epic from the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Journey.

This year's summer vacation will be very different for a young girl and her family without Sascha, the beloved family dog, along for the ride. But a wistful...
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I'm Done!

Gretchen Brandenburg McLellan · Holiday House
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A little beaver with a slapdash approach to dam-building comes to appreciate the satisfaction of a job well done in this sweet tale that's perfect for storytime.Nibble, nibble, snap. When Little Beaver sets a single twig across the stream, he figures that should be good enough for a dam....
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Digging for Dinos: A Branches Book

Jessica Young · Branches/Scholastic Inc., 2016.
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches...
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Ben Franklin Thinks Big

SHEILA KEENAN · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The life of Ben Franklin, a key leader in the founding of the United States, is introduced in this early reader biography.Ben Franklin was a famous inventor, statesman, and writer who helped the thirteen colonies become the United States. From inventing the lightning rod to helping write...
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Doll-E 1.0

Shanda McCloskey · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A STEM-friendly tale of a girl and the doll she upgrades to be her new friend, for fans of The Most Magnificent Thing and Rosie Revere, Engineer.

Charlotte's world is fully charged! With her dog at her side, she's always tinkering, coding, clicking, and downloading. She's got a knack...
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