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How Electricity Gets from Power Plants to Homes

Megan Cooley Peterson · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Book

Curious readers want to know how things work. Easy-to-understand text explains how electricity travels from power plants to homes and describes the role of the community workers who make it all possible.

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I'll Love You Till the Cows Come Home

KATHRYN CRISTALDI · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

I will love you
till the cows come home
from a trip to Mars
through skies unknown
in a rocket ship
made of glass and stone.
I will love you
till the cows come home.

Love knows no bounds in this lyrical, gentle lullaby, a tender tribute to the depths of family...

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The Very Very Very Long Dog

Julia Patton · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Bartelby is a very long and lovable dachshund who lives in a bookstore. He has a lovely set of friends who take him for walks through the city, but he has no idea that his bumbling backside leaves a trail of destruction and accidents behind him. Embarrassed that he has no control over...

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Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix

JACQUELINE BRIGGS MARTIN · Readers to Eaters
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Chef Roy Choi calls himself a "street cook."
He wants outsiders, low-riders,
kids, teens, shufflers and skateboarders,
to have food cooked with care, with love,
with sohn maash.

"Sohn maash" is the flavors in our fingertips. It is the love...

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This Is the Rope: A Story From the Great Migration

Jacqueline Woodson · Nancy Paulsen Books
Pages: 32
Format: Book

The story of one family's journey north during the Great Migration starts with a little girl in South Carolina who finds a rope under a tree one summer. She has no idea the rope will become part of her family's history. But for three generations, that rope is passed down, used...

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Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems

Paul B. Janeczko · Candlewick Pr
Pages: 47
Format: Book

Celebrated poet and anthologist Paul B. Janeczko pairs with Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet for a collection of short poems to sample and savor.

It only takes a few words, if they're the right words, to create a strong image. Whether listened to in the comfort of a cozy...

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Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon

Torben Kuhlmann · NorthSouth Books
Pages: 128
Format: Book

A long time ago a mouse learned to fly . . . and crossed the Atlantic.

But what happened next? Torben Kuhlmann's stunning new book transports readers to the moon and beyond! On the heels of Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse comes Armstrong: A Mouse on the Moon...

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Adventures with Barefoot Critters

Teagan White · Tundra Books
Format: Book

Join an adorable cast of animal characters as they explore the alphabet through the seasons. From gathering honey in spring to building cozy campfires in fall, the friends make the most of each season, both enjoying the great outdoors and staying snug inside. Learning the alphabet is fun when...

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I Broke My Trunk! (Elephant and Piggie Series)

· Hyperion Books for Children
Pages: 64
Format: Book


Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.
Gerald and Piggie are best friends.
In I Broke My Trunk! Gerald tells Piggie the long, crazy story about breaking his trunk....

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