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Dealing with defeat.

Kelli L Hicks · Rourke Educational Media
Format:  Book : English

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Applesauce weather

Helen Frost · Candlewick Press
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

In a touching poetic novel, a fall apple ritual along with some inventive storytelling brings a family together as they grieve the loss of a beloved family member. When the first apple falls from the tree, Faith and Peter know that it s applesauce weather, even though Peter is getting a little...
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Beetle Busters

Loree Griffin Burns · HMH Books for Young Readers; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

The Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) has made news across the United States. These beetles came to America from China, living in wood turned into shipping material. At first the beetles invaded urban areas, where hardwood trees were in limited supply - Chicago was able to declare itself ALB-free...
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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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Western Diamondback Rattlesnakes

Chris Bowman · Bellwether Media
Format: Hardcover

"Engaging images accompany information about Western diamondback rattlesnakes. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--
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Goosebumps Most Wanted #7: A Nightmare on Clown Street

R.L. Stine · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

The infamous, Most Wanted Goosebumps characters are out on the loose and they're coming after you! Catch them all, undead or alive!Ray Gordon really likes the circus. His uncle, Theo, is a performer in Koko's Klown Academy and he invites Ray to come join him for the summer. At first,...
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Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes

Juan Felipe Herrera · Dial Books
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made a positive impact on the worldThis visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, humanitarianism, and athletics. Gorgeous...
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The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel: Volume 2

Neil Gaiman · Harpercollins Childrens Books
Pages: 164
Format: Hardcover

The second volume of a glorious two-volume, four-color graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman's #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery and Carnegie Medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book, adapted by P. Craig Russell and illustrated by an extraordinary team of renowned artists.Inventive,...
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Goblins in the Castle

Bruce Coville · Aladdin Paperbacks
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Discover this "shivery treat" (BOOKLIST ) , a funny, fantastical adventure from the bestselling author of My Teacher Is an Alien and the upcoming Diary of a Mad Brownie. Now available in hardcover!Toad-in-a-Cage Castle was filled with secrets. Secrets such as the hidden passages...
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Batgirl: New Hero of the Night

Matthew Manning · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Martial artist? Tech genius? Social media star?Barbara Gordon grew up idolizing Batman, the masked vigilante who protected her home of Gotham City. As she got older, she realized that one person wasn't enough to protect all the people of Gotham from the city's widespread crime-and...
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In Over Their Heads

Margaret Peterson Haddix · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 307
Format: Hardcover

Nick and Eryn must figure out a way to save the world without sacrificing their newly discovered family in this follow-up to Under Their Skin, which BOOKLIST called "crisp, intriguing, and thought-provoking" in a starred review.In Under Their Skin, twins Nick and Eryn successfully...
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Maria Beasley and Life Rafts

Ellen Labrecque · Cherry Lake Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

The 21st Century Junior Library Women Innovators series highlights the contributions of women to STEM fields. Maria Beasley and Life Rafts examines the life of this important woman and her contributions to ship safety. Sidebars encourage readers to engage in the material by asking deeper...
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Mechanical Engineering in the Real World

Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Mechanical engineers design machines to improve transportation, explore the solar system, and save lives. Mechanical Engineering in the Real Worldexamines the history of this branch of engineering, what mechanical engineers do today, and what's next for the field. Easy-to-read text,...
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The Great Good Summer

Liz Garton Scanlon · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Ivy and Paul hatch a secret plan to find Ivy's missing mom and say good-bye to the space shuttle in this evocative, heartfelt novel reminiscent of Each Little Bird that Sings and Because of Winn-Dixie.Ivy Green's mama has gone off with a charismatic preacher called Hallelujah Dave...
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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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