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Velociraptor and Other Raptors: The Need-to-Know Facts

Rebecca Rissman - Capstone Press
Format: Print book

Raptors like Velocirpator were small, deadly dinosaurs. These carnivores and omnivores may have looked like birds, but they couldn't get off the ground. Bold images, colourful maps, and interesting facts take readers back to a time when these deadly hunters walked the earth.
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Herbert's First Halloween

Cynthia Rylant - Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover

Herbert is deeply doubtful about his first Halloween - but with a little help from his dad and a special tiger costume, Herbert might just find confidence on Halloween night. Together, father and son practice roaring, carve a pumpkin, and venture out in search of candy. And by the end of the night,...
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The Princess in Black

Shannon Hale - Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

Who says princesses don't wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black!Princess Magnolia is having hot chocolate and scones with Duchess Wigtower when . . . Brring! Brring! The monster alarm!...
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People Don't Bite People

Lisa Wheeler - Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Lisa Wheeler and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator Molly Idle remind overeager little biters that biting is for food in this hysterical read-aloud picture book. Learning good behavior has never been so fun!It's good to bite a carrot. It's good to bite a steak. It's bad to...
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Six Little Chicks

Jez Alborough - Barron's Educational Series; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

"The sun looks down on a beautiful day. Five little chicks come out to play . . ."Sparkling rhythmic text, a clever plot, and adorably detailed illustration are the markers of award-winning children's author Jez Alborough's latest book, Six Little Chicks.Mother Hen has five...
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We Are Growing!

Mo Willems - Hyperion Books for Children
Format: Hardcover

Walt and his friends are growing up fast! Everyone is the something-est. But . . . what about Walt? He is not the tallest, or the curliest, or the silliest. He is not the anything-est! As a BIG surprise inches closer, Walt discovers something special of his own!
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We Live in a Suburb

Amy B Rogers - PowerKids Press
Format: Print book

What is a suburb, and how is it different from a city or rural community? Readers find the answers to these questions and more through accessible text that reflects early social studies curriculum topics. Suburban communities are common across the United States, and readers explore one such...
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Parachute

Danny Parker - Eerdmans Books For Ya, 2016.
Format: Print book

Toby doesn't like heights. That's why he always carries a parachute with him. His parachute makes him feel safe when he has to climb down from his bunk bed or when he's playing on the swings. But one day, Toby's cat gets stuck in a tree, and it's up to Toby to rescue...
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