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The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist

Cynthia Levinson · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Meet the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963, in this moving picture book that proves you're never too little to make a difference.Nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks intended to go places and do things like anybody else. So when she heard...
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Mustafa

MARIE-LOUISE GAY · Groundwood Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Mustafa and his family traveled a long way to reach their new home. Some nights Mustafa dreams about the country he used to live in, and he wakes up not knowing where he is. Then his mother takes him out to the balcony to see the moon -- the same moon as in their old country. In the park,...
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Alma and How She Got Her Name

JUANA MARTINEZ-NEAL · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What's in a name? For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from - and who she may one day be.If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has way too many names: six! How did such a small person wind up with such a large name? Alma...
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The Founding Fathers!: Those Horse-Ridin', Fiddle-Playin', Book-Readin', Gun-Totin' Gentlemen Who Started America

Jonah Winter · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

In this eye-opening look at our Founding Fathers that is full of fun facts and lively artwork, it seems that Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and their cohorts sometimes agreed on NOTHING ... except the thing that mattered most: creating the finest constitution in world history, for the brand-new...
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Eli Manning: Football Superstar

Matt Scheff · Capstone
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Did you know that Eli Manning is only the fifth quarterback in NFL history to be named Super Bowl MVP at least twice? Discover how the star college player emerged as a successful quarterback in the NFL.
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My Teacher Is a Monster!

Peter Brown · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A young boy named Bobby has the worst teacher. She's loud, she yells, and if you throw paper airplanes, she won't allow you to enjoy recess. She is a monster! Luckily, Bobby can go to his favorite spot in the park on weekends to play. Until one day... he finds his teacher there!...
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Grow, Crow!

Marie Powell · Amicus
Pages: 16
Format: Hardcover

Young readers follow the trials of a young crow growing while learning new words in the ow word family.
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LEGO The LEGO Movie: Unikitty: A Cuckoo Adventure

Samantha Brooke · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

The LEGO(R) Movie continues to dazzle and delight children everywhere! Join UniKitty on her wild and wacky adventure through Cloud Cuckoo Land in this exciting storybook.Kids will adore this fun storybook featuring UniKitty's incredible LEGO(R) Movie adventure. Plus, this book features...
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Kylie Jean Rodeo Craft Queen

Mary Meinking · Picture Window Books
Format: Book

Howdy yall! Its Kylie Jean. Did I tell you that Im the Rodeo Queen? It took some mighty hard work to win that crown. Do you want to be the Rodeo Queen too? Well you wont have to work too hard to make a pink cowboy hat like mine. You can even make a  horse, just like my Star! Now get to work!,
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Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber

Sue Macy · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2014.
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

From beloved author Sue Macy comes an illustrated biography of Mary Garber, one of the first female sports journalists in American history!While sitting in the bleachers of a Soap Box Derby in the 1950s, Mary Garber overheard two African-American boys in the following exchange: "See...
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A Perfect Day

Lane Smith · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Today is a perfect day for Cat, Dog, Chickadee, and Squirrel.Cat is lounging among the daffodils. Dog is sitting in the wading pool, deep in the cool water. Chickadee is eating fresh seed from the birdfeeder. Squirrel is munching on his very own corncob. Today is a perfect day in Bert's...
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Turn On the Night

Geraldo Valerio · Groundwood Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A little girl falls asleep and in her dream becomes a huge gray wolf, like the one in her bedtime story. Out the window she leaps, and a marvelous nighttime adventure unfolds. She visits the rooster in his coop, and invites him to hop upon her back and together they run through the night....
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Thea Stilton and the Great Tulip Heist: A Geronimo Stilton Adventure

Thea Stilton · Scholastic, 2014. Â2013
Pages: 286
Format: Print book

Join Thea Stilton and the Thea Sisters on an adventure packed with mystery and friendship!While Violet is taking an art class in the Netherlands, her friend's father mysteriously disappears! The missing mouse is a renowned botanist -- and his disappearance is linked to the rare black...
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The Mummy Code

Ticktock · Ticktock Books, LTD

From the I Love Reading series a new range of first readers based on phonics. Ideal for those who prefer levelled content to help children progress toward independant reading. There are 7 levels within the I Love Reading series, each level has 8 books each with imaginative writing and delightful...
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