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The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles

Michelle Cuevas · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A message in a bottle holds the promise of surprise and wonder, as told in this enthralling picture book by Caldecott Medalist Erin E. Stead The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles, who lives alone atop a hill, has a job of the utmost importance. It is his task to open any bottles found at sea and make...
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When Otis Courted Mama

Kathi Appelt · HMH Books for Young Readers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Apart from sticker burrs and sand fleas, Cardells life is mostly wonderful. He knows hes loved through and through by his perfectly good mama and his perfectly good daddy. They live in different parts of the desert, but thats okay—Cardell is mostly used to it. Then Otis comes calling,...
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Tiptop Cat

Roger Mader · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A curious cat plus a big fall leads to squashed confidence. How this cat bounces back will encourage readers everywhere to try, try again. Eye-catching art and crisp graphic paneling invite even the youngest of children to get back on their feet to explore the city alongside TipTop Cat.
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Judy Moody and Friends: Judy Moody, Tooth Fairy

Megan McDonald · Candlewick
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

By popular demand, Judy Moody herself steps into the spotlight in a story that is sure to have kids grinning - and believing.Judy and her friends are on the playground when Jessica Finch overhears a fifth-grader talking. What!? There's no such thing as the Tooth Fairy? Can that big kid be right?...
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The Bossier Baby

Marla Frazee · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Two-time Caldecott Honor recipient Marla Frazee's Boss Baby is back - but this time there's a new baby sister CEO in town!Change is in the air - the Boss Baby's staff has stopped taking his direction! It seems that there is a new CEO in town; from the moment she comes home, Boss Baby's...
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One Minute till Bedtime: 60-Second Poems to Send You off to Sleep

Kenn Nesbitt · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 168
Format: Hardcover

Just one more before bedtime? Please??
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Tabbed Board Books: My First Playtime: Let's Get Busy!

DK Publishing · DK Preschool; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

The toddler-tough tabbed pages of My First Playtime: Let's Make Learning Fun! are filled with familiar playthings that little ones love to look at. Inviting picture tabs lead children to 13 fun-filled, activity-themed spreads. The spreads include categories such as soft toys and things...
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The Magical Crafts Fairies #7: Roxie the Baking Fairy

Daisy Meadows · Scholastic Paperbacks

These fairies are crafty!Rainspell Island is hosting an Arts and Crafts Week. Rachel and Kirsty can't wait to try all the different creative activities! But Jack Frost has other plans. He likes making chaos more than making art.Rachel and Kirsty only have Roxie the Baking Fairy's...
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The Music of Life: Bartolomeo Cristofori & the Invention of the Piano

Elizabeth Rusch · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Award-winning biographer Elizabeth Rusch and two-time Caldecott Honor-recipient Marjorie Priceman team up to tell the inspiring story of the invention of the world's most popular instrument: the piano.Bartolomeo Cristofori coaxes just the right sounds from the musical instruments he makes....
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Before Morning

Joyce Sidman · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

There are planes to fly and buses to catch, but a child uses the power of words, in the form of an invocation, to persuade fate to bring her family a snow day - a day slow and unhurried enough to spend at home together. In a spare text that reads as pure song and illustrations...
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Elena of Avalor Feliz Navidad: A Royal Christmas

Disney Book Group · Disney Press
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Elena decides to host one big Navidad celebration in the park so everyone can celebrate together. But each community is trying to prove that their traditions are the best. Can Elena help her subjects see what the holidays are really about?
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A Voyage in the Clouds: The

Matthew Olshan · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In the year and a half since the flight of the first manned balloon in 1783, an Italian has flown, a Scot has flown, a woman has flown, even a sheep has flown. But no one has flown from one country to another. John Jeffries, an Englishman, and his pilot, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, a Frenchman,...
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Attack of the Toyman!

Art Baltazar · Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint, 2014.
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Who is the Terrible TOYMAN? What does he want? Where does he get all those cool toys? And why can't he let the Super Family have a Tooth Fairy Party in peace?
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Shapes in Sports

Oona Gaarder-Juntti · ABDO Co.
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Shapes in Sports (Shapes Everywhere) by Oona Gaarder-Juntti
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American Longhairs

Ruth Owen · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

From School Library Journal Gr 2-4-In this set, the histories of six breeds of cats are covered, and fur coloring and body types are fully explained. The abundant color photographs tend to be adorable. For example, pictures show a hapless Persian kitten accepting its bath-time...
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