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Too Many Cats!

LISA ANN SCOTT · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

When Brooke rescues a fairy from the clutches of her cat, she is granted seven wishes. She can't wait to see what magic she can create -- but as everyone knows, you have to be careful what you wish for!
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Cowboy Up!: Ride the Navajo Rodeo

Nancy Bo Flood · Wordsong
Format: Book

It's morning at the rodeo. Riders are standing by. Horses are in the chutes. "Cowboy up!" the announcer calls. Then the excitement begins In this riveting collection, narrative poems give voice to the individual competitors, lively prose explains rodeo events, and evocative...
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Love, Ish

Karen Rivers · Algonquin Young Readers
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

My name is Mischa "Ish" Love, and I am twelve years old. I know quite a lot about Mars.

Mars is where I belong. Do you know how sometimes you just know a thing? My mom says that falling in love is like that, that the first time she saw Dad, she just knew. That's how I feel...
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Life Hacks for Kids

SUNNY KELLER · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Life Hacks for Kids, a top-rated YouTube show starring Sunny Keller, comes alive in the pages of this completely original and unique book. Packed with 35 popular "hacks" from the show, plenty of original photographs, and behind-the-scenes glimpses of the creation of the show,...
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The Apprentice Witch

JAMES NICOL · Chicken House
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A special middle grade debut of magic and courage in a world of witches, written with the charm and enchantment of Circus Mirandus and The Apothecary.Arianwyn has flunked her witch's assessment: She's doomed. Declared an apprentice and sent to the town of Lull in disgrace, she may never...
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A Drop of Hope

Keith Calabrese · Scholastic Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"A book that reminds us of the kindness we are all capable of." -- Gary D. Schmidt, Newbery Honor winner and author of Okay For Now

A well. A wish. And a little drop of hope.

Times are tough. Jobs are scarce and miracles are in short supply. But something...
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Cyber Attacks, Counterattacks, and Espionage

Daniel E Harmon · Rosen Young Adult
Pages: 64
Format: Library Binding

With constant headlines announcing the latest infiltration by hackers, it is more important than ever to be well informed on the topic. In this timely book, readers will learn about some of the approaches used by attackers, what they are looking for, and how the experts work to protect...
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Dodge Challenger Srt Hellcat

Emily Rose Oachs · Torque
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

"Engaging images accompany information about the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--
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Ahimsa

SUPRIYA KELKAR · Tu Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In 1942, when Mahatma Gandhi asks Indians to give one family member to the freedom movement, ten-year-old Anjali is devastated to think of her father risking his life for the freedom struggle.But it turns out he isn't the one joining. Anjali's mother is. And with this change comes...
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Mind-Blowing Modular Origami: The Art of Polyhedral Paper Folding

Byriah Loper · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Modular origami is the latest craze in paper folding!

These three-dimensional models are created from a number of small pieces of paper that are easily folded and then cleverly fit together to form a spectacular shape. They range from paper polyhedra to bristling buckyballs that...
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Ariel: The Shimmering Star Necklace

Gail Herman · Abdo Pub Co
Format: Book

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. When her young friend, Marina, mysteriously goes missing, Ariel reads Marina's diary entry about a secret new friend and is accompanied by Sebastian, Flounder and Scuttle while following clues.
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The Gadget Inventor Handbook

MIKE WARREN · STERLING PUB CO
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Hands-on projects for inventive kids! Gizmos, gadgets, circuits, and LEDs: this how-to book is packed with fun things for young inventors to make. From drawing a robot, and practicing on a breadboard, to building a racing machine, all the projects here have detailed step-by-step instructions...
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Threads of Blue

SUZANNE LAFLEUR · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The thrilling sequel to the acclaimed Beautiful Blue World follows a brave girl who must flee her country during wartime and work undercover to defeat the enemy. For fans of The War That Saved My Life and Wolf Hollow.

"A thoughtful, pellucid story . . . [that]...
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American Civil Rights Movement

Emily Jankowski Mahoney · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

The American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s marked a shift in how African Americans were treated in the United States. This volume highlights the important events and figures that made this movement successful. The book introduces readers to important activists who fought...
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Rabbit & Bear: Rabbit's Bad Habits

Julian Gough · Silver Dolphin Books
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Avalanches, snowmen, a hungry wolf ... and more!

When Bear wakes up early from her hibernation, she decides to build a snowman. Her grumpy neighbor, Rabbit, decides to build an even better one. Rabbit & Bear: Rabbit's Bad Habits is full of laugh-out-loud moments and chronicles...
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