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Ninja Claus!

Arree Chung · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A young ninja has waited all year for Christmas Eve. He puts his skills to the test in the pursuit of one goal -- to catch a glimpse of Santa Claus. But does Santa have some super-special ninja tricks of his own?
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Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Car

Kate Dopirak · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A little red car beeps good night to all of his four-wheeled friends in this fresh take on the classic song, "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star."Twinkle, twinkle, little car, how you love to travel far. Now it's time to go to bed. But you want to drive instead. It's time for Little...
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Prudence the Part-Time Cow

Jody Jensen Shaffer · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Prudence looks like a full-time cow -- she wanders through pastures, she swats flies, and she lines up for supper. But Prudence is a part-time cow -- she is also a scientist, an architect, and an inventor, studying and building and dreaming and creating. To the other cows in the herd, Prudence...
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Light

Abbie Dunne · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Simple text and bright photographs explain the concept of light for beginning readers. The book concludes with a simple, kid-friendly activity.
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Moo Moo in a Tutu

Tim Miller · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In the classic tradition of George and Martha, Elephant and Piggie, and Frog and Toad comes Moo Moo and Mr. Quackers in their debut, Moo Moo in a Tutu.A cow who wants to be a ballerina? Are you for real? This is a hilarious, one-of-a-kind friendship story between an adventurous cow and a very...
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Strong as Sandow: How Eugen Sandow Became the Strongest Man on Earth

Don Tate · Charlesbridge
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Little Friedrich Müller was a puny weakling who longed to be athletic and strong like the ancient Roman gladiators. He exercised and exercised. But he to no avail. As a young man, he found himself under the tutelage of a professional body builder. Friedrich worked and worked. He changed...
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Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing

Judi Barrett · Turtleback
Format: Book

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Pictures of animals wearing clothes show why this would be a ridiculous custom for them to adopt.
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How Do I Love Thee?

Jennifer Adams · Balzer Bray
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeous reinvention of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's famous "Sonnet 43" from the bestselling author of the BabyLit board books and the acclaimed illustrator of Over and Under the Snow. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.Whether in soft sunlight or rain-drizzled night...
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The Sound of Spring

David Lewman · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

The Trolls experience the joys of spring in this leveled reader with stickers!Based on DreamWorks Animation's Trolls movie and the Netflix series Trolls: The Beat Goes On, Branch keeps hearing a sound that's driving him crazy. Can his friends Poppy and Cloud Guy help him figure...
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Manjhi Moves a Mountain

Nancy Churnin · Creston Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

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My Kite is Stuck! and Other Stories

Salina Yoon · Bloomsbury
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Continuing in this exciting paper over board reader format, award-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon's early readers are perfect for fans of bestselling series like Elephant & Piggie, Ballet Cat, and Pig in a Wig.Loud and in-charge Big Duck, quiet and clever Little Duck,...
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I Want to Win!: A book about being a good sport

SUE GRAVES · FREE SPIRIT PUBL
Pages: 28
Format: Print book

Bella always needs to win - no matter what. At summer Fun Club, she gets mad whenever someone beats her in a game. When she struggles during a tent-making competition, Bella would rather give up than keep trying. Can she learn to do her best and feel good about it, even if she's not the winner?...
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If You're Going to a March

MARTHA FREEMAN · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

"If you're going to a march, you're going to want a sign" - and this inspiring handbook, which introduces children to the world of action and activism. As more and more children attend the growing number of marches across the country, this cheerful guide serves as a great...
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Mary McScary

R L Stine · Orchard Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A Barnes and Noble Halloween National Storytime pick! Meet Mary McScary. Mary likes to be scary. She scares her mom, her dad, her pets, and even a balloon! But there's just one person Mary can't scare -- her cousin, Harry McScary. He's not afraid of the usual things, like spiders, snakes,...
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The Shy Little Kitten's Christmas

Kristen L Depken · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

The shy little kitten stars in her first-ever Christmas adventure, and her second Step into Reading book!Fans of the classic 1946 Little Golden Book The Shy Little Kitten (and its Step into Reading adaptation) will be thrilled to see Shy enjoying her first Christmas in this Step 1 Step...
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