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Swim, Duck, Swim!

Susan Lurie · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 16
Format: Print book

It's time for Duckling to jump in the water and do what ducks do -- swim! But he doesn't want to get wet. He'd rather take a nap. And he's really, really mad that everyone keeps telling him what to do! Luckily, Mama and Papa Duck are very, very patient, and soon, Duckling...
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Ol' Clip-Clop: A Ghost Story

Pat McKissack · Holiday House
Format: Hardcover

Mounting his horse, cold-hearted John Leep smiles as he anticipates evicting the widow Mayes for nonpayment of rent. When she comes up with the rent after all, Leep, unwilling to be disappointed, knocks her coins to the floor and hides on of them in his boot. The widow is evicted; but as he departs,...
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Tooth & Claw: The Wild World of Big Predators

Jim Arnosky · Sterling Children's Books
Format: Hardcover

Lions and tigers and bears . . . and WOLVES - oh, my! Acclaimed nature writer and illustrator Jim Arnosky introduces awe-inspiring wild predators: carnivores that survive by tooth and claw. Follow the huge paw prints of big cats like the African lion and the speedy cheetah; of massive bears...
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Map My Country

Jennifer Boothroyd · Lerner Publishing Group
Format: Print book

See how a student creates a map of the United States. Simple text takes early readers step by step through the types of features a country map needs to have and how to find the information.
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Benny Goodman and Teddy Wilson: Taking the Stage As the First Black-and-white Jazz Band in History

Lesa Cline-Ransome · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Expressive poetry honors the first widely seen integrated jazz performance: the debut of the Benny Goodman Trio with Teddy Wilson in 1936 Chicago.
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Inside the Bees' Hive

Karen Ang · Bearport Publishing
Format: Book

Inside the Bees' Hive (Science Slam: Snug As a Bug-Where Bugs Live) by Karen Ang
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Drawing Pets: A Step-by-Step Sketchbook

Mari Bolte · Capstone Press
Format: Print book

Get creative!  Expand your artistic skill by exploring everyday animals and unusual pets. Learn to sketch the details that bring the petting zoo to life. It just takes a pencil and some furry friends!,
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The Inventor's Secret: What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford

Suzanne Slade · Charlesbridge
Pages: 47
Format: Book

Both Thomas Edison and Henry Ford started off as insatiably curious tinkerers. That curiosity led them to become inventors--with very different results. As Edison invented hit after commercial hit, gaining fame and fortune, Henry struggled to make a single invention (an affordable car)...
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Sofia the First S Is for Sofia

Disney Book Group · Disney Press
Pages: 26
Format: Hardcover

Get ready for some royal alphabet fun with this Sofia the First board book! On each page, Sofia and her friends introduce a new letter of the alphabet with a sturdy die-cut letter to trace and colorful flaps to explore! Beneath each flap is a new word that connects characters to the featured...
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Frogs

Seymour Simon · HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon takes readers on a journey through a frog's life cycle, from egg to tadpole to grown frog, with fascinating facts, stunning full-color photographs, and an underlying message of ecological preservation. Readers will learn about the different...
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Scooby-Doo Animal Jokes

Michael Dahl · Stone Arch Books

Looking for some monkey business? Scooby-Doo and friends are ready to make you laugh out loud with their hilarious animal jokes. Farm animals, pets, creepy-crawly bugs, underwater creatures, beasts from the wildest habitats, and many other critters are the stars of the show in this joke...
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Deep-Sea Treasury: Deep-Sea Disaster; Lights! Camera! Hammerhead!; Squid-napped; The Boy Who Cried Shark

Davy Ocean · Aladdin
Pages: 504
Format: Print book

The first four Shark School adventures are now available as one fin-credible book!Join Harry Hammer and his underwater pals as they visit a shipwreck, get in front of the camera, encounter a great white shark, and more! This book of fin-tastic adventures includes the first four stories...
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Blue Jays

Lisa J Amstutz · Keystone Press, 2016.
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Who s that singing in the backyard? It s a blue jay! Find out where blue jays live, what they eat, and how to identify the birds and their eggs."
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The Secret Project

Jonah Winter · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Mother-son team Jonah and Jeanette Winter bring to life one of the most secretive scientific projects in history - the creation of the atomic bomb - in this powerful and moving picture book.At a former boy's school in the remote desert of New Mexico, the world's greatest scientists...
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Invisible Inkling: The Whoopie Pie War

Emily Jenkins · Balzer + Bray
Format: Hardcover

The adventures of Brooklyn boy Hank Wolowitz and his invisible—but not imaginary—friend continue with The Whoopie Pie War, the third book in the Invisible Inkling series by Emily Jenkins. A truck selling ice-cream whoopie pies sets up right in front of the ice-cream shop...
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