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Hammer and Nails

Josh Bledsoe · Flashlight Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Nominee: Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy CLEL Bell Award, TALK Darcy has plans. She and her friend are going to play dress up, do each other's hair, and polish their nails. Daddy has plans, too. He's going to read the paper, mow the lawn, and fix the fence. When Darcy's friend cancels...
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Goose Goes to the Zoo

Laura Wall · Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2016.
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Join Sophie and Goose in an all-new adventure! Sophie and Goose are best friends. But Sophie is worried that Goose gets lonely while she's at school. What if Sophie found Goose another friend to play with? The two take an exciting trip to the zoo to meet some new friends. But wait! What's...
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Baxter is Missing: A Branches Book

Rebecca Elliott · Branches/Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, 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....
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Newfoundlands

Allan Morey · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

"Simple text and full-color photographs describe Newfoundlands"--
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When Otis Courted Mama

Kathi Appelt · HMH Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Apart from sticker burrs and sand fleas, Cardells life is mostly wonderful. He knows hes loved through and through by his perfectly good mama and his perfectly good daddy. They live in different parts of the desert, but thats okay—Cardell is mostly used to it. Then Otis comes calling,...
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The Sheep Go on Strike

Jean-Francois Dumont · Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

When the sheep on a farm go on strike rather than having their warm coats sheared off, the other animals begin taking sides until, at last, a compromise can be reached.
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Drop It, Rocket!

Tad Hills · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Book

Rocket, the beloved dog from the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story, is back in a Step 1 leveled reader. Rocket is ready to find new words for his word tree with his teacher, the little yellow bird. He finds a leaf, a hat, and a star...
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Concrete Mixers

Charles Lennie · Abdo Kids
Format: Book

Simple text and color photographs introduce readers to concrete mixers.
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Derek Jeter Presents Night at the Stadium

Derek Jeter · Aladdin
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A baseball stadium comes to life in this magical picture book brought to you by legendary sports icon and role model Derek Jeter.Seven-year-old Gideon is overjoyed to be at Yankee Stadium watching his favorite team win! And when the game is over, he's going to get an autograph from...
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A Vacation for Pooch

Maryann Cocca-Leffler · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Meet Violet. She's going on vacation to sunny Florida. She packed her bag very carefully.Meet Pooch. He's going on vacation to Grandpa's snowy farm. Violet packed his bag very carefully, too.After they both leave, disaster strikes! When their bags get mixed up, Violet thinks Pooch's vacation...
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Alphabet School

Stephen Johnson · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Explore the ins and outs of A to Z in an educational setting in this innovative picture book from the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Alphabet City and A Is for Art.Imagine a school. Any school. Be it your school, one from memory, or even a dream school. Then enter and embark on a journey...
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President Lincoln : from log cabin to White House

Demi · Wisdom Tales, 2015. ©2016.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

From a small log cabin in Kentucky to the steps of the White House, Abraham Lincoln rose from humble beginnings to the very height of prominence and prestige. Leading America through the momentous events of the Civil War, the Emancipation Proclamation, and the abolition of slavery, the story...
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The Case of the Bug on the Run

Martha Freeman · Holiday House
Format: Hardcover

On a visit to the National Zoo, First Kids Cammie and Tessa find themselves taking home an unwanted Madagascan hissing cockroach. They name her Maddie, but before long Maddie goes missing! Once she is returned, the FBI realizes that the bug has been bugged. Someone wants access to top secret...
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Detective Gordon: The First Case

Ulf Nilsson · Gecko Press
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Someone's stealing nuts from the forest, and it's up to Detective Gordon to catch the thief! Unfortunately, solving this crime means standing in the snow and waiting for a long time... If only he had an assistant?someone small, fast, and clever?to help solve this terrible case....
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Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan

Ashley Bryan · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 56
Format: Print book

Newbery Honor Book Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, Ashley Bryan offers a moving and powerful picture book that contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life...
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