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Totally Amazing Facts About Creepy-Crawlies

PENELOPE NELSON · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Curious kids will be enthralled with this dip-into and dip-out-of book loaded with quirky facts about creepy-crawlies. Even reluctant readers will be fascinated with the fun facts and eye-catching images and design on each page. Creepy-crawlies never looked so enticing!
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Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America

Teri Kanefield · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 203
Format: Hardcover

The America that Alexander Hamilton knew was largely agricultural and built on slave labor. He envisioned something else: a multi-racial, urbanized, capitalistic America with a strong central government. He believed that such an America would be a land of opportunity for the poor and the newcomers....
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The Girl in the Well Is Me

Karen Rivers · Algonquin Young Readers
Pages: 218
Format: Print book

Longing to be one of the popular girls in her new town, Kammie Summers has fallen into a well during a (fake) initiation into their club. Now Kammie's trapped in the dark, counting the hours, waiting to be rescued. (The Girls have gone for help, haven't they?) As hours pass, Kammie's...
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Persephone the Phony

Joan Holub · Aladdin
Format: Hardcover

Modern drama merges with ancient myths when Goddess Girl Persephone crushes on a boy her friends dont care for Persephone usually goes along with whatever everyone else wants instead of doing what makes her happy So when she meets Mount Olympus Academy bad-boy Hades she finally feels like...
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Japan

Susie Brooks · Gareth Stevens Pub
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Sleek skyscrapers, foreboding volcanoes, high-tech transportation systems, and a world-famous cuisine are all unforgettable aspects of a trip to Japan. If readers cant get there in person, this book, full of thought-provoking sidebars and fact boxes, is the next best thing. In fact, its comprehensive...
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How to Twist a Dragon's Tale: The Heroic Misadventures of Hiccup the Viking

Cressida Cowell · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 246
Format: Hardcover

Someone has stolen the Fire Stone. Now the volcano on Volcano Island has become active and the tremors are hatching the eggs of the Exterminator dragons. Can Viking hero Hiccup return the Fire Stone in time to save the Tribes from being wiped out by the Exterminators? Illustrations.
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Rescue on the Oregon Trail

Kate Messner · Scholastic Press

Meet Ranger! He's a time-traveling golden retriever who has a nose for trouble . . . and always saves the day!Ranger has been trained as a search-and-rescue dog, but can't officially pass the test because he's always getting distracted by squirrels during exercises. One day,...
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The Case of the Wandering Goats

John R. Erickson · Maverick Books
Pages: 115
Format: Hardcover

It's all fun and games until someone loses a goat When Deputy Kile calls in a favor and recruits Slim to help him round up some escaped goats that have made their way onto the ranch, a hilarious rodeo ensues!
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Middle School: From Hero to Zero

James Patterson · jimmy patterson
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

James Patterson's bestselling Middle School series is now a major motion picture! Catch up with everyone's favorite troublemaker Rafe Khatchadorian when he gets lost in London on the worst field trip EVER! After a mostly-successful stint at Hills Valley Middle School, Rafe is excited to visit...
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School of laughs

James Patterson · Little
Pages: 299

When a new principal threatens to close the school library, Jamie Grimm tries to save the day by teaching a comedy class for his fellow students.
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Allie, First at Last

Angela Cervantes · Scholastic Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Allie Velasco wants to be a trailblazer.A trendsetter.A winner.No better feeling exists in the world than stepping to the top of a winner's podium and hoisting a trophy high in the air. At least, that's what Allie thinks . . . she's never actually won anything before. Everyone in her family...
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Make It Yourself! Coloring & Doodling

Paige V. Polinsky · Checkerboard Library
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Learn about makerspaces with Make It Yourself! Coloring & Doodling! Young makers will discover what makerspaces are and how to hold maker events. Kids will decorate tennis shoes, design CD art, make reusable doodle tables, and more. Each project has color photos and easy-to-follow instructions....
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The Tapper Twins Go Viral

Geoff Rodkey · Little
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Told as a series of interviews, photos, texts, social media hits, and videogame screenshots, The Tapper Twins Go Viral is a laugh-a-page book with a serious lesson: never feed the internet trolls Claudia Tapper just doesn't get it: How is it possible that the video of the best breakup...
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Make It Yourself! Comics & Graphic Novels

Christa Schneider · Checkerboard Library
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Learn about makerspaces with Make It Yourself! Comics & Graphic Novels! Young makers will discover what makerspaces are and how to hold maker events. Kids will develop characters, write stories, create graphic novels, and more. Each project has color photos and easy-to-follow instructions....
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The Real McCoys

Matthew Swanson · Imprint
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Her name's Moxie. Moxie McCoy.Bold, opinionated, and haplessly self-confident, the world's greatest fourth-grade detective faces her biggest challenge! When someone kidnaps beloved school mascot Eddie the Owl, Moxie is on the case -- but she's forced to fly solo now that her best friend...
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