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Who Was Milton Hershey?

James Buckley · Grosset & Dunlap
Format: Book

Discover the man behind the chocolate bar! Milton Hershey's life was filled with invention and innovation. As a young man, he was not afraid to dream big and work hard. Eventually, he learned the secret to mass-producing milk chocolate and the recipe that gave it a longer, more stable...

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The Left Behinds: The iPhone that Saved George Washington

David Potter · Crown Books for Young Readers
Format: Book

Percy Jackson fans will embrace this humorous time travel adventure, the first in a series, about an iPhone malfunction that sends three kids back to 1776 in time to rescue George Washington. On Christmas Day, Mel finds General George Washington lying dead as a doornail in a stable....

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The Haunted Opera: A Marie-Grace Mystery

Sarah Masters Buckey · American Girl
Format: Paperback

Marie-Grace is excited that a well-known English opera company will perform in New Orleans--at the same theater where she takes singing lessons from Aunt Océane. Even better, her aunt has gotten a role in the opera! As Marie-Grace and her friend, Cécile, help out during...

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Bearded Dragons

Marco Andres · Powerkids Pr
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Explains how to take care of a bearded dragon, including what they eat, how big their tank should be, and how to keep them healthy.

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The Summer Before Boys

Nora Raleigh Baskin · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Book

Julia and Eliza are best friends, spending the summer together. Julias mother is serving in the National Guard and Julia spends all of her time trying not to think about what could happen. So the girls lose themselves in their summer, hanging out at the resort where Elizas father works....

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The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill

Megan Frazer Blakemore · Bloomsbury
Pages: 312
Format: Book

Hazel Kaplansky is a firm believer in the pursuit of knowledge and truth--and she also happens to love a good mystery. When suspicions swirl that a Russian spy has infiltrated her small town of Maple Hill, Vermont, amidst the fervor of Cold War era McCarthyism. Hazel knows it's up to her to find...

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Kubla Khan: The Emperor of Everything

Kathleen Krull · Viking Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Always cast in a supporting role in the many books about Marco Polo, the great Kubla Khan now takes center stage in a splendid picture-book biography. He is a wonderful subject-a man who liked to live large, building the imperial city of Beijing from scratch, siring a hundred children,...

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Princess Juniper of the Hourglass

Ammi-Joan Paquette · Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA)
Pages: 275
Format: Book

In this royal adventure, Princess Juniper learns what it means to rule a kingdom-at least for the summer. For her thirteenth nameday all Princess Juniper wants is a country of her own. So when rumblings of unrest start in his kingdom, Juniper's father decides to grant his daughter's...

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