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Friday Barnes, under suspicion

R A Spratt; Phil Gosier · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 279
Format: Print book

Friday Barnes, girl detective, is... under arrest?!Getting arrested was the last thing Friday expected after solving the swamp-yeti mystery at her boarding school. But she better clear her name fast! She's got new cases to investigate, like a scandalous quiche bake-off, a decades old mystery...
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Turning Things Around: A Kit Classic Volume 2

Valerie Tripp · American Girl; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Kit is delighted when Aunt Millie comes to visit! Aunt Millie has a special way of turning ugly things into beautiful useful ones, and she has ideas for helping the whole Kittredge family. But what will Kit and her friends think of Aunt Millies penny-pincher birthday party? Then, a train-hopping...
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The Green Teen Cookbook

Pam McElroy · Zest Books
Format: Book

Going green is hard to doespecially when it comes to food. There are acronyms to learn, labels to decipher, seasons to accommodate, and grocery stores to navigateand thats before you even turn on the stove! The Green Teen Cookbook cuts through the chaos and shows teens how to shop smarter,...
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The Ship of Secrets

GERONIMO STILTON · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

I, Geronimo Stilton, was called to the Kingdom of Fantasy for the tenth time! A fairy princess had called me there. She needed my help: The most powerful and dangerous wizard in the realm wanted to capture her -- and conquer the entire kingdom!The wizard was hunting for special magical...
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Curiosity House: The Fearsome Firebird

Lauren Oliver · Harpercollins
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

In this third book in the exceptional Curiosity House mystery series by bestselling author Lauren Oliver and mysterious recluse H. C. Chester, four children must uncover the evil Nicholas Rattigan's newest dastardly scheme, wage war with a rival freak show, and deal with a spy who may have...
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Buddhism

Katie Marsico · Cherry Lake Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, these books explore the six most popular world religions through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. In Buddhism, the text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of this religion, as well...
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Recess Warriors: Hero Is a Four-Letter Word

Marcus Emerson · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 133
Format: Paperback

Saving the world... one playground at a time.When imaginations go wild in the schoolyard, anything can happen. Normal kids become world-saving heroes, girls become power-hungry pirates, and zombies take over the school after being infected by the dreaded epidemic -- cooties! It's up to Scrap,...
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Bowfishing

Jason Porterfield · Rosen Pub Group
Format: Book

This book on bowfishing presents information on equipment, licensing, clothing, gear, safety precautions, and specialized techniques and strategies necessary for a successful day.
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Anti-Semitism: Jewish Immigrants Seek Safety in America

Dava Pressberg · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

This book takes readers from Russia to America as it covers the wave of Jewish immigration that occurred from 1881 to 1914. Readers will gain a deep understanding of the injustices the Jews faced in Russia, from unfair laws to pogroms. Theyll follow Russian Jews on their journey to the United...
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A Night Divided

Jennifer A. Nielsen · Scholastic Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From NYT bestselling author Jennifer A. Nielsen comes a stunning thriller about a girl who must escape to freedom after the Berlin Wall divides her family between east and west.With the rise of the Berlin Wall, twelve-year-old Gerta finds her family suddenly divided. She, her mother, and her brother...
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Where Is the Eiffel Tower?

Dina Anastasio · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 108
Format: Paperback

Learn about the Eiffel Tower, beloved and iconic symbol of Paris, France, and one of the most recognizable structures in the world!When the plans for the Eiffel Tower were first announced, many people hated the design of the future landmark, calling it ungainly and out of step with the beautiful...
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Ashes

Laurie Halse Anderson · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 298
Format: Hardcover

Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued with Forge, which The New York Times called "a return not only to the colonial era but to historical accuracy."As the Revolutionary...
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Mathematics in the real world

Christine Zuchora-Walske · Core Library
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Take a look into the fascinating world of mathematics, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the amazing work scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years.
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Cool Nut-Free Recipes: Delicious & Fun Foods Without Nuts

Nancy Tuminelly · Checkerboard Library
Format: Hardcover

Presents kid-friendly recipes for nut-free dishes such as bold bean goulash and pretzel chocolate bark, and covers basic baking techniques, tools, and ingredients.Title Cool Nut-Free RecipesAuthor Tuminelly, NancyPublisher Abdo GroupPublication Date 20130101Number of Pages 32Binding Type...
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Norway

Sakina Kagda · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Norway is a country with a rich history, diverse culture, and unique customs. Today, it is one of the most successful countries in the world, and its citizens are among the happiest on Earth. This book explores Norways evolution from ancient times to the Vikings and finally to the present...
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