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The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Idea Book: 181 Simple Machines and Clever Contraptions

Yoshihito Isogawa · No Starch Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 Idea Book explores dozens of creative ways to build amazing mechanisms with the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 set. Each model includes a list of the required parts, minimal text, and colorful photographs from multiple angles so you can re-create it without the need for step-by-step...
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Geronimo Stilton Spacemice #3: Ice Planet Adventure

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Print book

Friends of the spacemice have disappeared on a strange ice planet, Polarix! Geronimo Stiltonix and his crew are called to search for them. When the spacemice arrive on Polarix, they're surprised at the inhabitants -- cute little aliens that look like colorful fuzz balls! But are these...
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Ever After High: Fairy's Got Talent

Suzanne Selfors · Little
Pages: 215
Format: Print book

The fourth hexciting book in Suzanne Selfors' Ever After High: A School Story series. Keeping up evil appearances is hexhausting work for Faybelle Thorn. But as the daughter of the legendary Dark Fairy, it's all part of her story. So when Justine Dancer is looking for a fairy to audition...
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Genevieve's War

Patricia Reilly Giff · Holiday House
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Thirteen-year-old American girl Genevieve has spent the summer of 1939 at her grandmother's farm in Alsace, France. Then she makes an impulsive choice: to stay in France. It proves to be a dangerous decision. World War II erupts. The Nazis conquer Alsace and deport the Jews and others....
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Battle Lines: A Graphic History of the Civil War

Jonathan Fetter-Vorm · Hill and Wang
Format: Hardcover

Featuring breathtaking panoramas and revelatory, unforgettable images, Battle Lines is an utterly original graphic history of the Civil War. A collaboration between the award-winning historian Ari Kelman and the acclaimed graphic novelist Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, Battle Lines showcases various...
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Full of Beans

Jennifer L Holm · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Winner of the Scott O'Dell Award Five Starred Reviews A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids, 2016 Grown-ups lie. That's one truth Beans knows for sure. He and his gang know how to spot a whopper a mile away, because they are the savviest bunch of barefoot conchs (that means "locals")...
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Seven Wild Sisters: A Modern Fairy Tale

Charles De Lint · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

This full-color, illustrated companion novel to The Cats of Tanglewood Forest includes "beautiful bookmaking, lovely storytelling, and wondrous illustrations....Readers will be enchanted" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) . This captivating adventure from two masters of modern...
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Billy the Kid : a notorious gunfighter of the wild west

Tim Cooke · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Format:  Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

Though born in Manhattan in 1859, William Henry McCarty, Jr.also known as Billy the Kidbecame a legend of the Wild West. Focusing on Billy as a horse thief, cattle rustler, and gunfighter, this stirring biography examines both the hard facts and what may be fiction about the infamous outlaw....
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Who Was Winston Churchill?

Ellen Labrecque · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Born into aristocracy, Churchill cut his teeth as a young army officer in British India, the Sudan, and the Second Boer War. He rose in the ranks to First Lord of the Admiralty and was a staunch opponent of the encroaching German Nazis. Churchill served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom...
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The List

Patricia Forde · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Originally published in 2014 in Ireland by Little Island Books."
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DREAM JUMPER BOOK 2: CURSE OF THE HARVESTER

Greg Grunberg · Graphix
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Ben and Jake are back for more! With the Dream Jumper business making them some serious money, all seems to be going great. But Ben is put to the test in a way in he never saw coming when a new and formidable foe invades his nightmares. With Jake backing him up and a mysterious newcomer...
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Stick Dog Slurps Spaghetti

Tom Watson · HarperCollins
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

It's slippery. It's slurpable. It's spaghetti!Perfect for fans of Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and the previous Stick Dog books, Tom Watson's hilarious Stick Dog Slurps Spaghetti is not to be missed.Stick Dog and his gang of hungry hounds want to play tug-of-war. Their search for rope...
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Collies

Mari C Schuh · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Few dogs can claim the celebrity status of Lassie. This collie is a movie and television icon and actually has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! So what makes a herding dog fit for show biz? This childrens title answers that question by telling the robust history of the collie breed.
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Smarty Marty Steps up Her Game

AMY GUTIERREZ · CAMERON & CO
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Smarty Marty, and her little brother Mikey, are back in the first in a series of illustrated chapter books, about a girl who loves baseball, written by San Francisco Giants in-game reporter Amy Gutierrez. Smarty Marty is the official scorekeeper for her little brother's Little League team....
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Les Misérables

Marcia Williams · Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

Victor Hugo's epic masterpiece is retold and illustrated by Marcia Williams in her signature comic-book style.Travel back to nineteenth-century France with ex-convict Jean Valjean as he tries to put his criminal past behind him and his fate intertwines with the ruthless Inspector Javert,...
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