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Teacup

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

A stunning picture book that addresses life's big journeys with hope, beauty, and reassuranceSchool Library Journal [STARRED REVIEW!] "[A] moving, allegorical tale ... inspiring reflection and empathy" Kirkus Reviews [STARRED REVIEW!] "A potent discussion starter ... Enchanting,...
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Mr. Putter & Tabby Hit the Slope

Cynthia Rylant · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, like winter. But when the snow is deep outside and there's nothing to do inside, even a cozy winter day can be a little slow. Not for long! When Mrs. Teaberry and her good dog, Zeke, pull two sleds out of the garage, the four friends head for the sledding...
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The On-Again, Off-Again Friend: Standing Up for Friends

Wiley Blevins · Red Chair Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Grace was excited about the first day of school and seeing her best friend Jade from last year. But when Grace finally saw Jade, she was sitting with a new girl who teased and ignored Grace. Because Jade didn't stand up for her friend, Grace was sad and felt hurt. Grace's Nana tells...
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Cockroaches

Lisa J. Amstutz · Capstone Press
Format: Print book

Learn about Cockroaches, including how and where they live and how these creepy creatures are important parts of their world.
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Mulan: A Story in Chinese and English

Li Jian · Reader's Digest Association
Pages: 42
Format: Hardcover

The legend of Mulan and her bravery is captured in this beautifully illustrated Chinese children's book.Mulan is a folk story from China's Northern Dynasty (439u589) about the unusual tale of an ordinary girl named Fa Mulan. This book is illustrated based on the original ballad,...
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Star Wars Rebels Chopper Saves the Day

Elizabeth A. Schaefer · Disney Lucasfilm Press; Nov edition
Format: Book

When TIE fighters attack the Ghost, it's up to the cranky astromech droid, Chopper, to keep the ship together. If only his crewmates would decide whether they want him to repair the shields or the intercom . . . or the shields . . . or the intercom.
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Before You

Rebecca Doughty · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

I was a flower with no pot I was a polka with no dot What did I do before you came along and changed the tune? Through simple, yet lively text and whimsical illustration, the love from parent to child, or lover to lover, or friend to friend, is celebrated. The perfect gift for baby...
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The Best Summer Ever

Eve Bunting; Jose?e Masse · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 45
Format: Print book

Welcome to Frog and his world. He enjoys nothing better than spending time floating in his pond or visiting with his friends. He appreciates the simpler things in life and would prefer that things stay just the way they are--nice and peaceful. From acclaimed children's writer Eve Bunting...
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Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century

Carole Boston Weatherford · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A stunning picture-book biography of iconic African American opera star Leontyne Price. Born in a small town in Mississippi in 1927, the daughter of a midwife and a sawmill worker, Leontyne Price might have grown up singing the blues. But Leontyne had big dreams - and plenty to be thankful...
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Eels

Cari Meister · Bullfrog Books
Format: Book

In Eels, early readers will learn about how eels escape from predators and hunt their own prey. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they discover the fascinating underwater world of eels.,
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A Short Tale About a Long Dog #2

Henry Winkler · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 122
Format: Paperback

Here's Hank stars the same Hank as in the bestselling Hank Zipzer series, only this time he's in 2nd grade! Hank is a kid who doesn't try to be funny, but he somehow always makes the kids in his class laugh. He's pretty bad at memorizing stuff, and spelling is his worst...
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Snowy Blast

Michele Jakubowski · Picture Window Books
Format: Paperback

Its the first big snow of the season and everyone is excited to get out and play except for Poppy. Shed like nothing more than to hunker down in front of the fireplace with a good book or watch TV. At the urging of her friends, and insistence of her mom, Poppy makes her way outside and is pleasantly...
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Snacks: Healthy Food Choices

Vic Parker · Heinemann
Format: Print book

Read Snacks to learn how to make healthy food choices at snack time. Different photos show healthy and unhealthy snack options, while simple text explains why some choices are better than others. A snack foods quiz concludes the book.
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Jabari Jumps

GAIA CORNWALL · CANDLEWICK Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Working up the courage to take a big, important leap is hard, but Jabari is almost absolutely ready to make a giant splash.Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He's finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he's a great jumper, so he's not scared at all....
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Magic School Bus Presents: Insects: A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series

Tom Jackson · Scholastic Paperback Nonfiction
Format: Print book

THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS PRESENTS INSECTS is a photographic nonfiction companion book to the original bestselling title, THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS INSIDE A BEEHIVE.INSIDE A BEEHIVE from the bestselling Magic School Bus series taught thousands of kids about bees. MAGIC SCHOOL BUS PRESENTS INSECTS...
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