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The Return of Zita the Spacegirl

Ben Hatke · First Second
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Ben Hatke brings back our intrepid space heroine for another delightful sci-fi/fantasy adventure in this New York Times-Bestselling graphic novel trilogy for middle grade readers.Zita the Spacegirl has saved planets, battled monsters, and wrestled with interplanetary fame. But she faces...
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Bliss

Kathryn Littlewood · Katherine Tegen Books; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Rosemary Blisss family has a secret Its the Bliss Cookery Bookean ancient leather-bound volume of enchanted recipes like Stone Sleep Snickerdoodles and Singing Gingersnaps Rose and her siblings are supposed to keep the Cookery Booke under lock and whisk-shaped key while their parents are out of town...
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The Case of the Wandering Goats

John R. Erickson · Maverick Books
Pages: 115
Format: Hardcover

It's all fun and games until someone loses a goat When Deputy Kile calls in a favor and recruits Slim to help him round up some escaped goats that have made their way onto the ranch, a hilarious rodeo ensues!
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Dear Dumb Diary #8: It's Not My Fault I Know Everything

Jim Benton · Scholastic
Format: Paperback

New York Times Bestselling author Jamie Kelly is back with another hilarious, candid, and sometimes not-so-nice diary!Dear Dumb Diary,I went back and read some of my very oldest diaries. The entries say things like "I eated salad dressing" and "I got a Barbie shoe stuck in Stinker's...
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Bareback Riding

John Hamilton · Abdo Publishing Company

"This title introduces readers to bareback riding, a roughstock rodeo event. Readers will discover and the challenge of a full eight-second ride while learning the rules of competition, judging and scoring, such as marking out, spurring, and style for the rider, and powerful, high-kicking...
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Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph

Roxane Orgill · Candlewick Press
Pages: 55
Format: Print book

What happens when you invite as many jazz musicians as you can to pose for a photo in 1950s Harlem? Playful verse and glorious artwork capture an iconic moment for American jazz.When Esquire magazine planned an issue to salute the American jazz scene in 1958, graphic designer Art Kane pitched...
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Nate Frisch · Creative Education
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From School Library Journal Gr 4-7-This series delivers the next best thing to traveling to the national parks in person. Informative and visually stunning, each title provides a level of access report writers will appreciate. Features covered include each park's history,...
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U.S. Women's Soccer: Go for Gold!

Heather Alexander · Penguin Young Readers An Imprint of Penguin Random House
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Just in time for the 2016 Olympics, get to know the US Women's Soccer team!Ranked number one in the world by FIFA after their 2015 World Cup win, the US Women's national soccer team has a long history of firsts. Get to know the team that was the first women's team to have a ticker-tape...
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Curiosity House: The Shrunken Head

Lauren Oliver · Harper
Pages: 362
Format: Print book

The book is about, among other things: the strongest boy in the world, a talking cockatoo, a faulty mind reader, a beautiful bearded lady and a nervous magician, an old museum, and a shrunken head.Blessed with extraordinary abilities, orphans Philippa, Sam, and Thomas have grown up happily...
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Study Hall of Justice

Derek Fridolfs · Scholastic Inc., 2016. ©2016
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

The team behind DC Comics LIL' GOTHAM takes readers to the halls of Ducard Academy in Gotham City, where a young Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman start their very own Junior Detective Agency! Young Bruce Wayne is the new kid at Ducard Academy, a prep school for gifted middle school students....
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Me and Miranda Mullaly

Jake Gerhardt · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 246
Format: Hardcover

They each have 33% chance with her, but she's 0% interested.Meet Sam, the comedian; Duke, the intellectual; and Chollie, the athlete. Their fates converge at Penn Valley Middle as each falls desperately for the enigmatic Miranda Mullaly - the girl who smiles like she means it, the girl...
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Hansel & Gretel

Holly Hobbie · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Holly Hobbie brings to life a favorite spooky tale from childhood.
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