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Turk and Runt: A Thanksgiving Comedy

Lisa Wheeler · Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books; 1st edition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Turk's parents are proud of him, the biggest, strongest, most graceful bird at Wishbone Farm. "He's a dancer," says his mother. "He's an athlete," says his father. "He's a goner," says his little brother, Runt. But no one ever listens to Runt...
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A Good Night for Freedom

Barbara Olenyik Morrow · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Hallie discovers two runaway slaves hiding in Levi Coffin's house and must choose between protecting herself and her family or helping the two strangers she's only just met.
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The Gingerbread Man

Bonnie Rutherford · Golden Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A freshly baked gingerbread man escapes when he is taken out of the oven and eludes his pursuers until he meets a clever fox.
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Tissue, Please!

Lisa Kopelke · Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

"Schnorrrkle!" Frog and his friends can't stop sniffling. What's worse, they wipe their noses on their arms. Frog's runny nose is making it hard to concentrate in dance class, and it's disgusting his teacher, Miss Tutu. What Frog and his friends need are tissues!...
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Houdini: World's Greatest Mystery Man and Escape King

Kathleen Krull · Walker & Co.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Introducing the astonishing, the unforgettable ... HOUDINI!He made himself a living legend and became the most famous name in magic. But Harry Houdini, like his acts, was fascinating and mysterious. As a child, he was often on the edge of homelessness, so he would charge crowds to watch...
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Anacondas

Joanne Mattern · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Quick and slithery, snakes are fascinating examples of adaptation. Discover the bodies, homes, and life cycles of these reptiles through close-up photos. Get closer than youve ever been to snakes!
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The Random House Book of Poetry for Children

Arnold Lobel · Random House
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

"A generous collection with a distinctly upbeat tone, this gives a taste of the best poets writing for children over the last several decades. Lobel's drawings imbue the whole with action and graphic images as inventive as the verse. Successfully geared to meet home, school, and library...
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The Gifts

Regina Fackelmayer · NorthSouth
Format: Print book

Mia was all set for Christmas. She had the turkey and the cranberry sauce, a big bone for Murphy and a juicy herring for Mopp, the mistletoe and the decorations. All she needed now was a tree. But on her way to get one, she stopped to help an old man who had slipped on the ice. Then she stopped...
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Sharks

Gail Gibbons · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Sharks first lived more than 400 million years ago, 200 million years before dinosaurs walked the earth. From the dwarf shark to the great white shark, here is information on the physical characteristics of these animals, how they differ from other fish, how they are born (some hatch from...
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Lily's New Home

Paula Yoo · Lee & Low Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

In this early chapter book for beginning readers, Lily and her parents move from their suburban neighborhood to New York City. Lily is used to living in a house on a quiet street. When they arrive at their new apartment, Lily notices the amount of activity all around. Kids play jump rope...
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Animal Planet Chapter Books: Farm Friends Escape!

Animal Planet · Liberty Street
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

During summer vacations, cousins Luke and Sarah help out at their grandparents' petting zoo. But what happens when the animals get loose overnight? Can Luke and Sarah use their knowledge of animals and their awesome problem-solving skills to get the animals back to safety?Perfect for reluctant,...
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