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Anacondas

Melissa Higgins · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Big, burly anacondas coil around their prey then swallow it whole. Read about these water-loving giants.
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Boredom Busters

Caroline Fernandez · CICO Books
Format: Paperback

50+ activities to entertain kids at home, in the classroom and even on holiday! Let's get crafty! You will never be bored again with the brilliant things to make and do in Boredom Busters. The book is divided into five themed chapters: Art, Craft, Science, Food and Travel. Art Activities...
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Penny and the Magic Puffballs: The adventures of Penny and the Magic Puffballs.

Alonda Williams · Glori Publishing
Pages: 29
Format: Book

Penny wanted to wear her hair "down" like all of the other girls in her class. She wondered why her friends had long straight hair and she did not. Feeling different made her feel sad. Penny's mom assured her that her hair is perfect. Just because her hair is different from...
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Old Dog Baby Baby

Julie Fogliano · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

old doglazy lazylying on the kitchen floorhere comes babybabycrawling through the kitchen doorFollow the antics of a curious baby and his silly old dog in this funny, rhythmic, and joyful picture book from Julie Fogliano, illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka.
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Hands & Hearts: With 15 Words in American Sign Language

Donna Jo Napoli · Harry N Abrams Inc
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A mother and daughter spend a sunny day at the beach together where they swim, dance, build sandcastles, and, most importantly, communicate. But their communication is not spoken; rather, it is created by loving hands that use American Sign Language. Readers will learn how to sign 15 words...
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Cesar Millan

LAUREN KUKLA · SUPER SANDCASTLE
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. In this Cesar Millan book, kids will follow him on his journey to become an expert dog trainer. From his TV show The Dog Whispererto starting his PACK Project foundation, Millan works to improve the lives of dogs...
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I Can Be...A Baby Doctor

Kristen L. Depken · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Book

Girls ages 4 to 6 love babies, and they will love reading about Barbie as she learns all about a baby doctor in this Step Into Reading leveled reader.
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Jerry Pinkney

Lisa M B Simons · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Explore the life and career of writer and poet Jerry Pinkney, author of Soapstone Signs.
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Hippos Are Huge!

Jonathan London · Candlewick Press (MA)
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Hippos may make you laugh, but watch out! An acclaimed naturalist takes an exuberant look at these massive, swift, and super dangerous animals.What's the deadliest animal in Africa? It's not the lion or the crocodile - it's the hippopotamus! Hippos have razor-sharp tusks, weigh as much...
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I am Albert Einstein

Brad Meltzer · Dial Books
Format: Hardcover

We can all be heroes. That's the inspiring message of this New York Times Bestselling picture book biography series from historian and author Brad Meltzer.Even when he was a kid, Albert Einstein did things his own way. He thought in pictures instead of words, and his special way of thinking...
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Mocha Dick: The Legend and Fury

Brian Heinz · Creative Editions
Format: Hardcover

A tour de force of design, story and illustration. - Kirkus Starred ReviewIn 1839, Herman Melville was among the New Yorkers who thrilled to a magazine account of a white sperm whales attacks on whaling ships. That whale was named Mocha Dick, but 12 years later, he would be immortalized...
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Casey Jones and His Railroad Legacy

Christopher Alber; Richard Madison · Cavendish Square Publishing
Format:  Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English

An introduction to the life and career of railroad engine driver Casey Jones.
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Beastly babies

Ellen Jackson · Beach Lane Books
Format: Print book

From wriggling chicks to jumpy kangaroos, this hilarious rhyming picture book showcases different kinds of babies, all of which are perfectly, adorably beastly!Making mischief, having fun each is precious, every one. In a knoll, a hole, or nest, Mamas love their babies best.In this delightful...
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Diggers

Aaron Frisch · Creative Education
Format: Hardcover

"A kindergarten-level introduction to diggers, covering their size, movement, role in the process of construction, and such defining features as their arms and buckets"--
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The Life of Susan B. Anthony

Kathleen Connors · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Format: Book

Perhaps the best-known suffragist in US history, Susan B. Anthony was a great believer in equal rights for all. She grew up in an abolitionist family and carried those teachings throughout her life, advocating for equal labor laws, education, and, of course, womens right to vote. The details...
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