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Bartholomew and the Oobleck

Dr. Seuss · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

In this Caldecott Honorwinning picture book, join Bartholomew Cubbins in Dr. Seusss classic tale of one kings magical mishap. Bored with rain, sun, fog, and snow, King Derwin of Didd summons his royal magicians to create something new and exciting to fall from the sky. What he gets is a storm...
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If You Were a Kid Docking at the International Space Station

Josh Gregory · Childrens Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

High above our planet in outer space, astronauts live and work aboard the International Space Station. Readers will join Tim and Lucy, whose cousin Marie is getting ready to blast off into space. They will find out how people travel to and from the space station, what life is like for astronauts...
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A Kiss for Akaraka

Richard Jackson · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A beautiful, lyrical picture book about a father, his daughter, and her imaginary friend raking leaves on a crisp fall day.

With gorgeous pictures by E. B. Goodale, the illustrator of the acclaimed Windows, this book about family, fatherhood, friendship, and imagination is perfect...

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Just Like Beverly: A Biography of Beverly Cleary

Vicki Conrad · Little Bigfoot
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Just Like Beverly follows the life of beloved children's author Beverly Cleary from her early years in Oregon to her career as a successful writer who wrote stories, including the wildly popular Ramona and Henry Huggins series, for kids just like her.

As a young girl, Beverly...
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Flood

Alvaro F. Villa · Capstone Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A beautiful wordless picture book about the effects of a flood on a family and their home.
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Dragon Masters #3: Secret of the Water Dragon

Tracey West · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Hardcover

Drake and the rest of the Dragon Masters are back for another adventure!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every...
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Moana Finds the Way

Susan Amerikaner · RH/Disney
Pages: 23
Format: Library Binding

Walt Disney Animation Studios' Moana is a sweeping, CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors' quest. In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During...
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Fox & Chick: The Quiet Boat Ride: and Other Stories

Sergio Ruzzier · Chronicle Books
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover

In the second book of this lauded series, Fox and Chick are off on three new adventures involving a boat ride, a mysterious box, and an early morning trip to see the sunrise. Despite the antics ensuing from their opposite personalities, the contradictory duo always manages to find a happy...
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Monkey Me #2: Monkey Me and the Pet Show

Timothy Roland · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Paperback

When Clyde gets excited, he brings a whole new meaning to "monkeying around!"This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations...
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The Wonderful Fluffy Little Squishy

Béatrice Alemagna · Enchanted Lion Books
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Eddie is five and a half, and thinks she is the only one in her family who isn't really good at something. So when she hears her little sister say "birthday - Mommy - fluffy - little - squishy," it's extra important for her to find this amazing present before anyone else does....

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Coyote Run

Gaëtan Dorémus · Enchanted Lion Books
Format: Hardcover

Following the success of his US debut, Bear Despair (a 2012 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book), Dorémus' Coyote Run is a humorous homage to the American West that elevates recognition of the other above the blindness of violence. Inspired by Spaghetti Westerns, this...
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Churchill's Tale of Tails

Anca Sandu · Peachtree Pub Ltd
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

When Churchill the pig loses his precious tail, his friends help him hunt for a new one. But trying new tails is so much fun that soon Churchill has forgotten his friends completely. Can Churchill learn to put friendship first, and solve the mystery of his missing tail?
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Mapping Sam

Joyce Hesselberth · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

An adventurous cat named Sam explores her neighborhood at night in this gorgeously illustrated book. Informational, beautiful, and deeply moving, Mapping Sam is both a book about how maps work and an engaging, character-driven story.

For fans of Brandon Wenzel's They All Saw a Cat and Sara...

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