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Sammy the Shy Kitten

Holly Webb · Tiger Tales
Pages: 128
Format: Library Binding

Emma loves the stray cats at the riding school stables, especially a kitten she names Sammy. She wants to take Sammy home, but can she talk her parents into adopting a half-wild kitten?
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Audrey

Dan Bar-el · Tundra Books
Format: Hardcover

Audrey is a cow with poetry in her blood, who yearns for the greener pastures beyond Bittersweet Farms. But when Roy the horse tells this bovine dreamer that she is headed for Abbot's War, the slaughter house, Audrey knows that she must leave her home and friends sooner than she ever...
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Andrew Luck

Claire O'Neal · Mitchell Lane Pub Inc
Format: Book

This full color contemporary biography of Indianapolis Colts football star Andrew Luck is intended for elementary students. Abundant full-color action photos in this biography bring the popular personality to life for the reader.
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Magical Mermaids!

Random House. · Random House
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Leah's day at the petting zoo becomes a magical adventure when Nickelodeon's Shimmer and Shine lend a hand. Children ages 4 to 6 will love this deluxe Step 1 Step into Reading leveled reader, which features more than 30 shiny stickers! Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes...
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A Home in the Barn

MARGARET WISE BROWN · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of Goodnight Moon, The Runaway Bunny, and Big Red Barn, this never-before-published picture book from beloved children's book author Margaret Wise Brown tells the comforting, snowy story of animals seeking shelter from the cold in a big warm barn.Brought to beautiful life...
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Earth

Susan Ring · AV2 by Weigl
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

The Our Solar System series takes readers on an exciting journey through space to discover the unique characteristics of each planet. This compelling series explores each planets orbit, life forms, name origin, and physical features, along with a map showing its location in space, a timeline...
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The fifolet

Johnette Downing; Jennifer Lindsley · Pelican Publishing Company
Format: Hardcover

A Cajun Re-telling of the "Will-o'-the-Wisp" Tale! "Johnette Downing thinks like a kid but writes like a magician. This Cajun tall tale is a little bit scary and a lot of fun." -- Julie Kane, former Louisiana Poet Laureate Legend says, if you follow a fifolet,...
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Rest: A board book about bedtime

Elizabeth Verdick · Free Spirit Publishing; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

Calming and restful, this book highlights the quiet moments of baby's day. Fussy baby, take a break. You'll feel better when you wake. Tired baby, close your eyes. Mommy sings a lullaby. The appealing black-and-white photos and captivating illustrations of sleepy and sleeping babies...
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Good Night Sleep Tight: Eleven-and-a-Half Good Night Stories With Fox and Rabbit

Kristina Andres · Gecko Pr
Pages: 59
Format: Hardcover

This beautiful read-aloud story book for all ages features 111/2 goodnight stories with friends Fox and Rabbit, who help each other get to sleep--sometimes. Fox and Rabbit live quite far away, in a bright little house beyond the mole hills. When they wish each other a good night, the rustling...
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The Constellation Cassiopeia: The Story of the Queen

Lisa Owings · Child's World
Format: Hardcover

Retells the story of Cassiopeia and her daughter Andromeda, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Cassiopeia, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture.
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Frankenbunny

Jill Esbaum · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

"You know monsters aren't real, right?"Brave is easy in the sunshine. Brave is easy near Papa. But can Spencer the Bunny learn to be brave ALL the time - even when his big brothers try their best to scare him? Spencer the Bunny's big brothers ALWAYS frighten him with scary...
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Graphs

Sara Pistoia · Child's World
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Learn what graphs are and how we use them in everyday life.
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Backhoes

Chris Bowman · Blastoff Reader
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

"Simple text and full-color photography introduce beginning readers to backhoes. Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through third grade"--
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Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems

Paul B. Janeczko · Candlewick Pr
Pages: 47
Format: Book

Celebrated poet and anthologist Paul B. Janeczko pairs with Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet for a collection of short poems to sample and savor. It only takes a few words, if they're the right words, to create a strong image. Whether listened to in the comfort of a cozy lap or read independently,...
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