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The Genius Files #5: License to Thrill

Dan Gutman · Harpercollins
Pages: 251
Format: Print book

The wackiest road trip in history comes to an action-packed conclusion in book five of the New York Times bestselling Genius Files series.When we last left our heroes, twins Coke and Pepsi McDonald were in Roswell, New Mexico, and they had just seen a strange beam of light. Now their cross-country...
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Super Safari Jokes

Sally Lindley · Windmill Books
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

A safari can be a fun and funny experience. Jokes about safaris and the animals that can be seen on them are sure to delight even reluctant readers. Each joke is presented through text thats simple enough to remember and retell later, allowing readers to share the laughs with their friends....
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A Shiloh Christmas

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A rescued beagle and his boy owner seek love and understanding for their troubled small town in this holiday companion to the Newbery Medal-winning Shiloh, from Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.Christmas is coming and Marty and his rescued pup Shiloh are sure glad about that - for their town is sure...
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Emma's Not-So-Sweet Dilemma

Coco Simon · Simon Spotlight
Format: Book

Emma loses an important modeling job due to an injury she got while playing with her brothers. How will she pay for the beautiful holiday presents she planned for her family and friends? Emma is playing ball with her brothers on an unusually warm winter afternoon. But an errant toss from...
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Amazing Greek Myths of Wonder and Blunders

Michael Townsend · Puffin Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

"For fans of either comic books or Percy Jackson, or both." - School Library JournalFrom Hercules' snake assassin slippers to Arachne's wicked weaver rap songs, these are the mythic monsters and Hellenic heroes that have captured Western culture for centuries--but a whole...
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Owls

Wil Mara · Cavendish Square Publishing
Format: Book

Readers learn about the owl, its anatomy, special skills, habitats, and diet.
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Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles

Douglas Florian · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 154
Format: Hardcover

In the vein of Shel Silverstein and Jack Prelutsky, this illustrated book of humorous poems will guarantee gigglesArtist, poet, and award-winning author Douglas Florian successfully captures the comedy of kids' everyday lives with this jam-packed volume of 170 nonsense poems. Meander...
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Are Monsters Real?

Portia Summers · Enslow Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Delving into myths and legends from across many cultures, this narrative text presents classic legends side by side with possible scientific explanations. Vivid images and a dynamic design will keep even the most reluctant readers interested, while a glossary allows readers to build vocabulary....
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Maker Lab: Outdoors: 25 Super Cool Projects

Jack Challoner · DK Children
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Twenty-eight 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, rocks and minerals, and space, bringing science learning home and into...
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Haunted Halloween: Movie Novel

SCHOLASTIC. · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Slappy's back! The demented dummy and all his creepy pals are back for this sequel to the hit 2015 Goosebumps movie. Scholastic's junior novelization has all the chills, thrills, and laugh-out-loud horror of the new movie, due in theaters October 12, 2018. Includes eight pages of color...
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Anti-Semitism: Jewish Immigrants Seek Safety in America

Dava Pressberg · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

This book takes readers from Russia to America as it covers the wave of Jewish immigration that occurred from 1881 to 1914. Readers will gain a deep understanding of the injustices the Jews faced in Russia, from unfair laws to pogroms. Theyll follow Russian Jews on their journey to the United...
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Sitting Bull: Lakota Tribal Chief and Leader of Native American Resistance

Jeff Mapua · Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Sitting Bull is an iconic figure in the history of Native American resistance to white settlement. This thorough lower-elementary-level biography paints the story of the famous Lakota chief's life. Sitting Bull's chronicle is presented in clear language, highlighting special terminology...
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South Carolina

John Hamilton · ABDO & Daughters
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Welcome to South Carolina, the Palmetto State! Students will explore Hilton Head Island, tour Fort Sumter, attend a NASCAR race at the Darlington Raceway, and more as they learn about South Carolina's history, plants and animals, industries, sports, cities, famous people, and more in this...
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Planes

Andrew Langley · Amicus
Format: Book

Written and designed for the young reader, an introductory to Machines On the Move . This eight book series explores a wide range of fascinating machines through clear explanatory text supported by superb colour photographs and illustrations --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable...
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