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Rex Zero and the End of the World

Tim Wynne-Jones · Farrar Straus Giroux
Pages: 186
Format: Hardcover

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Ghosts (The Unexplained)

John A. Guy · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 36
Format: Library Binding

As part of its ongoing, highly successful T ick Tock series, Barrons has just published The Unexplained which includes four new titles for children ten years of age and older. The series looks at mysteries fr om the past that can be explained by science today and recent events that remain...
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May Bird: Warrior Princess, Book #3

Jodi Lynn Anderson · Aladdin; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

At Hog Wallow Middle School, May Ellen Bird was always slightly invisible. Then she went on a long trip to the land of the dead, where ghost towns glowed blue in the dark dusk and spooky specters dwelled in cities on the Dead Sea. Back on Earth at last, May and her hairless cat, Somber...
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Ivy and Bean

Annie Barrows · Chronicle Books
Pages: 120
Format: Hardcover

The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldnt be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to hide, quick! Ivy comes to the rescue, proving that sometimes the best of friends are people never meant to like each other. Vibrant characters and lots...
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Nora Raleigh Baskin · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

An insightful exploration of middle school bullying from multiple perspectives, by the award-winning author of Anything But Typical.Elizabeth Moon grew up around dogs. Her mom runs a boarding kennel out of their home, so she’s seen how dogs behave to determine pack order. Her experience...
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It's Alive!: The Science of Plants and Living Things

Jay Hawkins · Windmill Books
Format: Paperback

The world around us is full of living things. Readers will be introduced to this branch of science through a multitude of different projects. Easy-to-follow text and vivid photographs make this an informative resource for any creative scientist.
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The Unusual Suspects

Michael Buckley · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

With the winning combination of Nancy Drew meets Shrek, this next book in the new Sisters Grimm series will entertain fans with the same hilarious mix of mysteries with fairy tale twists-plus some new, outrageous adventures. In the tradition of Lemony Snickets Series of Unfortunate Events...
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Return to the Willows

Jacqueline Kelly · Henry Holt
Pages: 281
Format: Hardcover

Mole, Ratty, Toad, and Badger are back for more rollicking adventures in this sequel to The Wind in the Willows. With lavish illustrations by Clint Young, Jacqueline Kelly masterfully evokes the magic of Kenneth Grahame's beloved children's classic and brings it to life for a whole...
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Maker Lab: Outdoors: 25 Super Cool Projects

Jack Challoner · DK Children
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Twenty-five science projects and experiments to be done outside will spark kids' creativity and help them develop science skills through hands-on learning.

Projects focus on Earth and the environment, plants and animals, weather, water, and physics, bringing science learning home...
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