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Inside a Speedboat

Collin MacArthur · Cavendish Square Publishing
Format: Book

From School Library Journal Gr 4-8-Attractive, competent offerings on a fun and appealing subject. Four chapters and colorful photographs cover history, design and mechanical features, operation and safety, and many aspects of racing, regulations, and organizations. Readers...
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Cultural Traditions in the United States

Molly Aloian · Crabtree Pub Co
Format: Book

Cultural Traditions in the United States
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Goliath Beetles

Rebecca Stefoff · Cavendish Square Publishing
Format:  Book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats

Goliath Beetles are among the largest insects on Earth at about the size an adult hand. Learn about their history, behavior, lifecycle, and the conservation efforts to protect these huge bugs.
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Thor, tales of Asgard: Balder the Brave

Stan Lee; Jack Kirby · Spotlight
Format:  Book : Picture : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English

Book by Lee, Stan,
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My Brother's Shadow

Tom Avery · Schwartz & Wade
Format: Hardcover

Fans of David Almond's Skellig and Patrick Ness's A Monster Calls will embrace this deeply affecting middle grade novel in which a girl suffering from terrible grief befriends a mysterious wild boy. When I saw him that first time I screamed - a small and silent scream, all inside,...
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Best Friend Next Door

Carolyn Mackler · Scholastic Press
Pages: 214
Format: Print book

Printz Honor and New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Mackler brings honesty and charm to this story of a friendship between two girls. Meet Hannah. Her name is a palindrome. Her birthday is on New Year's. She wishes she had a cat. She's medium height and a little awkward. Her life...
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My Autosaurus Will Win!

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

It's the start of an exciting cavemice contest: a race to Boulder Bay and back! It's a dangerous route, but it will supply the village cheese maker with rare hot lava peppers, and there's a big cash prize. Trap teams up with Geronimo -- who has a lazy, slow, city autosaurus (the cavemice...
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The 39 Clues: Doublecross Book 1: Mission Titanic

Jude Watson · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Hardcover

At only seventeen years old, Ian Kabra is head of the Cahills, the most powerful family in the world. He has presidents on speed dial, generals at his beck and call. Ian knows hes an ideal leader and the only man enough for the job. Theres just one small problem Hes already messed up big-time.A...
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Champions of Breakfast

Adam Rex · Balzer Bray
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

Fans of Artemis Fowl and Percy Jackson and the Olympians will definitely want to read Champions of Breakfast, the final book in Adam Rex's acclaimed Cold Cereal Saga, which Eoin Colfer called "totally original and wholly brilliant."When we last left our kid heroes, Emily had managed...
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All Four Stars

Tara Dairman · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An Amazon Best Book of the Month: July 2014An Amazon Editors' Pick for Middle Grade Summer Reading "A scrumptious gem of a story!" - Jennifer A. Nielsen, New York Times bestselling author of The False Prince Meet Gladys Gatsby: New York's toughest restaurant critic. (Just...
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Genetics

Christine Petersen · Abdo Publishing Company
Format: Book

Presents an overview of the study of genetics, looking at inherited traits, the role of cells and DNA, and how people make use of genetics.
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Sports Illustrated Kids Top Dogs: Babe Ruff and the Legendary Canines of Sports

Sports Illustrated Kids · Sports Illustrated for Kids; Ill edition
Format: Book

From the imagination of Sports Illustrated Kids' editors comes one of the most playful - and visually funny - sports titles ever produced. Top Dogs - Babe Ruff and the Legendary Canines of Sports promises to showcase some of the greatest stars and most memorable moments from sports...
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The Treasure Hunt

Rebecca Martin · Harvest House Publishers; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

The Yoder family packs up and moves once again--this time to join other Amish families in Colorado where inexpensive farmland is plentiful. Despite the drought, Mother's illness, and a raging wildfire, the family quickly adapts to life in their new homeland.Along the way young Joe,...
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The Lost Track of Time

Paige Britt · Scholastic Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A magical fantasy, an allegorical cautionary tale, a feast of language, a celebration of creativity--this dazzling debut novel is poised to become a story for the ages!Penelope is running out of time!She dreams of being a writer, but how can she pursue her passion when her mother schedules...
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Shouldn't You Be in School?

Lemony Snicket · Little, Brown Books and Company, 2014.
Pages: 325
Format: Print book

Is Lemony Snicket a detective or a smoke detector?
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