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Unicorn Bowling

Dana Simpson · Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

The NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING series Phoebe and Her Unicorn is back with all-new sparkling tales of best friendship. Whether they're visiting Camp Shimmerhorn or fitting unicorn hooves for bowling shoes, Phoebe and Marigold find magic in every moment.A unicorn in bowling shoes is quite...
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The Doughnut King

Jessie Janowitz · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Superfudge meets The Lemonade War in the second book of this charming, funny, and heartwarming series about growing up, family, change, and as always, doughnuts. Tris Levin thought moving from New York City to middle-of-nowhere Petersville meant life would definitely get worse...only it actually...
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Papa Put a Man on the Moon

Kristy Dempsey · Dial Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In time for the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing, this father-daughter story celebrates a small community's big contribution to one of America's greatest accomplishments.Marthanne and her father sit side by side, looking out over their mill village as the moon glows in the sky....
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Birthday on Mars!

Sara Schonfeld · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Even robots have birthdays! Celebrate Curiosity and wish happy birthday to one of NASA's most famous Mars rovers in this beautiful picture book!I know we can't be on the same planet for my birthday, but we can still celebrate together. And what's better than celebrating curiosity?Mars...
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Moon! Earth's Best Friend

Stacy McAnulty · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From writer Stacy McAnulty and illustrator Stevie Lewis, Moon! Earth's Best Friend is a light-hearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the moon -- told from the perspective of the moon itself...
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Star Wars Meet the Heroes R2-D2

Emma Grange · DK Children
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Get to know R2-D2 and follow his many adventures across the galaxy in this new seriesWho is R2-D2? Who are his friends? What is R2-D2's bravest mission? Perfect for children who are new to Star Wars and also for young fans of the movies, this exciting guide answers all your questions...
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Beyoncé: Shine Your Light

Sarah Warren · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Powerful text and beautiful illustrations make this dazzling picture book biography the perfect read for everyone ready to get in touch with and shine their inner light like Beyoncé.Beyoncé was quiet. A push-an-empty-swing kind of quiet. That's how most of the world saw her, until...
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Fly Girls Young Readers' Edition: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History

Keith O'Brien · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From NPR correspondent Keith O' Brien comes this thrilling Young Readers' edition of the untold story about pioneering women, including Amelia Earhart, who fought to compete against men in the high-stakes national air races of the 1920s and 1930s - and won. In the years between World War I and World...
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TBH #4: TBH, IDK What's Next

Lisa Greenwald · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Three BFFs set out to have the BEST SUMMER EVER in the fourth book in this addictive series told entirely in text messages. BFFAEs Prianka, Cece, and Gabby are ready to have an unforgettable summer - but they don't agree on what that means.For Cece and Gabby, everything is CAMP, CAMP,...
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Lizzy McTizzy and the Busy Dizzy Day

Sarah Weeks · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From bestselling author Sarah Weeks and New York Times bestselling illustrator Lee Wildish comes an irresistibly fun picture book starring a girl who's on the lookout for her shoe.Lizzy McTizzy is late to a party and can't find her other shoe! She'll stop at nothing to find...
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York: The Clockwork Ghost

Laura Ruby · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

National Book Award finalist Laura Ruby returns with the middle chapter in her epic alternate-history adventure - a journey that will test Tess, Theo, and Jaime and change their lives forever. It was only a few weeks ago that the Biedermann twins, Tess and Theo, along with their friend...
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Chemistry You Can Chomp

Jessie Alkire · Super Sandcastle
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

With Chemistry You Can Chomp kids will learn about what chemists do and what they have discovered. Then they will explore chemistry further by making delicious science-themed snacks. Step-by-step instructions and full-color photos make the recipes easy for kids to prepare. Infographics...
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DK Life Stories: Alexander Hamilton

Jim Buckley · DK Children
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

In this kids' biography, discover the amazing life story of Alexander Hamilton, Founding Father of the United States whose work as an American statesman and strong personality made him an icon of history and popular culture.Alexander Hamilton is known not only for his political brilliance,...
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Muddy: The Raccoon Who Stole Dishes

Griffin Ondaatje · NorthSouth Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A Spring 2019 Junior Library Guild Selection! "A community of raccoons is happy catching their own food, but one dreams of something more gourmet." - Kirkus ReviewsMuddy the raccoon loves leftovers--and he likes to eat them on plates. "Our son's a picky eater,"...
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