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P.S. Be Eleven

Rita Williams-Garcia · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 274
Format: Book

In this Coretta Scott King Award-winning novel and sequel to the New York Times bestseller and Newbery Honor Book One Crazy Summer, the Gaither sisters return to Brooklyn and find that changes large and small have come to their home. After spending the summer in Oakland, California,...

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Ruby Redfort Feel the Fear

Lauren Child · Candlewick Press (MA)
Pages: 528
Format: Book

How do you catch a thief who isn't there? Ruby discovers the perils of throwing caution to the wind as she embarks on her fourth adventure. Ruby Redfort has a lot of reasons to feel confident. Undercover agent, code cracker, thirteen-year-old genius - she's one fearless kid,...

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West of the Moon

Margi Preus · Harry N Abrams Inc
Pages: 213
Format: Book

In West of the Moon, award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Margi Preus expertly weaves original fiction with myth and folktale to tell the story of Astri, a young Norwegian girl desperate to join her father in America. After being separated from her sister and sold to a cruel...

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Maker Lab: Outdoors: 25 Super Cool Projects

Jack Challoner · DK Children
Pages: 160
Format: Book

Twenty-five science projects and experiments to be done outside, will spark kids' creativity and help them develop science skills through hands-on learning.

 

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What Was Pompeii?

Jim O'Connor · Grosset & Dunlap an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC.
Pages: 105
Format: Book

The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead, and Pompeii was no more than a memory...

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Opossums After Dark

Heather Moore Niver · Enslow Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Book

There is much more to opossums than just their well-known ability to play dead. Opossums are great climbers and scavengers, as well as protective mothers. They have a well-developed sense of smell and strong jaws. Through fact-filled text and color photos, readers will learn all about...

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Spaced Out

Stuart Gibbs · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Book

The moon base commander has gone missing and Dash Gibson is on the case in the second mind-boggling mystery of the Moon Base Alpha.  There's nowhere to hide on the world s first moon base. After all, it's only the size of a soccer field. So when Nina Stack, the commander...

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Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's library

Chris Grabenstein · Random House
Pages: 291
Format: Book

Kyle Keeley is the class clown and a huge fan of all games - board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most notorious and creative gamemaker in the world, just so happens to be the genius behind the construction of the new town library. Lucky...

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Young Fredle

Cynthia Voigt · Knopf Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Fredle is an earnest young fellow suddenly cast out of his cozy home behind the kitchen cabinets—into the outside. Its a new world of color and texture and grass and sky. But with all that comes snakes and rain and lawnmowers and raccoons and a different sort of mouse - field mice. ...

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