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Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation

Cokie Roberts · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

In this eye-opening companion volume to her acclaimed history Founding Mothers, number-one New York Times bestselling author and renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts brings to life the extraordinary accomplishments of women who laid the groundwork for a better society. Recounted...
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Muskrat

Ellen Lawrence · Bearport Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

It's a spring day in a swamp. A small brown animal is busy swimming back and forth across a pond. The animal is hard at work collecting plants to build its home. Finally, the hungry creature takes a break from its construction work to munch on cattail stems at the edge of the water....
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Who Wants a Tortoise?

David Keane · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

"A sweet read-aloud for first-time tortoise owners." --Kirkus, starred reviewCould there be any better pet than a puppy? One young girl is about to find out. From beloved author Dave Keane and acclaimed illustrator K.G. Campbell, a laugh-out-loud story of unexpected friendship!...
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Gum

NANCY WILLARD · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In a timeless tale of small moments and big victories, two boys' singular obsession with an elusive prize pays off in a most surprising way.James has five quarters and Danny has four. That means nine whole tries to get the little silver race car out of the gumball machine at Mr. Wright's...
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Simone Biles

Jon M Fishman · Lerner Publications
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Simone Biles joined the US women's gymnastics team to compete at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2016. Along with her teammates, she sailed through her events to claim the gold medal in the team competition for the United States. She also took home three golds...
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Italy

Wiley Blevins · Childrens Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

In the southern European nation of Italy, people live la dolce vita, the sweet life. Meet up with Fausto, your tour guide, as he takes readers on an incredible trip across Italy. He will show off his favorite landmarks and give readers an insiders view of modern Italian culture, from what...
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Are We Still Friends?

Ruth Horowitz · Scholastic Press
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Beatrice and Abel are the finest of friends. Beatrice raises bees. Abel grows apples. In summer, they gather sticky, sweet honey together, and in fall, they harvest ripe, red fruit. They make a perfect pair in every season, and so do the bees and the trees.Until one spring morning, Abel...
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Trucks Galore

PETER STEIN · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Strap in for a rousing, rumbling ode to trucks of all stripes, loaded with high-energy verse and whimsical illustrations. Trucks and MORE trucks!Open-door trucks!Heavy-load trucks!Shake-the-road trucks!Whether hauling dirt or carrying treats, hurrying to put out a fire or hailing from outer...
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The Secrets of Crayola's Cool Colors and Hot Hues

Bonnie Williams · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Now beginning readers can learn all about the science behind Crayola crayons in this nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read about how colors are selected, how crayons are made, and get a bird's eye view of the whole cool and hot process!Did you ever wonder how Crayola crayons are made? Or how colors...
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Malala: Activist for Girls' Education

Raphae?le Frier · Charlesbridge
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Malala Yousafzai stood up to the Taliban and fought for the right for all girls to receive an education. When she was just fifteen-years old, the Taliban attempted to kill Malala, but even this did not stop her activism. At age eighteen Malala became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel...
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The Little Pig, the Bicycle, and the Moon

Pierrette Dube · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Rosie the little pig is determined to learn how to ride a bike and see the world - no matter how many times she has to pick herself up and start over - in this whimsical story about following your dreams and never giving up.Rosie is a little pig who has everything she needs right on the farm:...
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Yayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity!

Sarah Suzuki · Museum of Modern Art
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Growing up in the mountains of Japan, Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) dreamed of becoming an artist. One day, she had a vision in which the world and everything in it - the plants, the people, the sky - were covered in polka dots. She began to cover her paintings, drawings, sculptures, and even...
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Jasmine Toguchi, Super Sleuth

Debbi Michiko Florence · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

The second heartfelt story of friendship and sisterhood in this charming new chapter book series, starring a Japanese-American girl!It's a big weekend for Jasmine Toguchi! She's excited to celebrate Girl's Day -- a Japanese holiday honoring women and girls -- with her sister,...
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Blue vs. Yellow

TOM SULLIVAN · Balzer Bray
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From Tom Sullivan, author-illustrator of I Used to Be a Fish, comes a high-concept picture book about a battle between primary colors, for fans of The Day the Crayons Quit, Red: A Crayon's Story, and Mix It Up!Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to the Clash of the Colors!BLUE...
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Humphrey's Creepy-Crawly Camping Adventure

Betty G. Birney · Puffin Books; Dgs edition
Format: Print book

Everyones favorite classroom pet is now starring in chapter books!Humphrey has had lots of adventures as the classroom pet of Room 26, but never one like this. He is going on a campout in the backyard with Heidi and her friends! Theres stargazing, roasting marshmallows, searching for creepy-crawlies—and...
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