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American Girl Baking: Recipes for Cookies, Cupcakes & More
American Girl Baking: Recipes for Cookies, Cupcakes & More

Williams-Sonoma · Weldon Owen
Pages: 119
Format: Print book

Bake Like You Mean it! Williams-Sonoma and American Girl have partnered to bring you American Girl Baking - the perfect book for the girl in your family. It's packed with 40+ delicious, easy-to-follow recipes fit for any occasion, or just because you wanted to bake something! It's easy...
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Animal Planet Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia
Animal Planet Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia

James Buckley Jr. · Liberty Street, an imprint of Time Inc. Books
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

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Half a Chance
Half a Chance

Cynthia Lord · Scholastic Press
Pages: 218
Format: Hardcover

A moving new middle-grade novel from the Newbery Honor author of RULES.When Lucy's family moves to an old house on a lake, Lucy tries to see her new home through her camera's lens, as her father has taught her -- he's a famous photographer, away on a shoot. Will her photos ever meet his high...
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Hundred Percent
Hundred Percent

Karen Romano Young · Chronicle Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The last year of elementary school is big for every kid. In this novel, equal parts funny and crushing, utterly honest and perfect for boys and girls alike, Christine Gouda faces change at every turn, starting with her own nickname - Tink - which just doesn't fit anymore. Readers will relate...
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Underwater Claymation
Underwater Claymation

Emily Reid · Windmill Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Take a dive to the bottom of the sea. This Claymation guide allows readers to create their own underwater worlds. Using both armature and subtractive sculpting techniques, readers will build their own sea animals, from sharks to turtles to colorful clown fish. Instructions are clear and easy...
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Tom Gates: Excellent Excuses
Tom Gates: Excellent Excuses

Liz Pichon · Candlewick Press, 2015.
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

Middle-school comedian, homework dodger, rock-star wannabe, master doodler - Tom Gates is back with two more episodes full of visual humor and kid appeal.No school for two whole weeks! Now Tom has plenty of time for the good stuff, like finding new ways (so many!) to annoy his big sister,...
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Game Design
Game Design

Greg Austic · Cherry Lake Publishing
Format: Paperback

Book by Austic, Greg,
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Cool Beans: The Further Adventures of Beanboy
Cool Beans: The Further Adventures of Beanboy

Lisa Harkrader · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

For fans of Captain Underpants and Diary of a Wimpy Kid, this sequel to The Adventures of Beanboy combines comic illustrations, a small-town bully facing off against a budding artist, and a rousing, decisive game of dodge ball. Perfect for kids transitioning between graphic novel and traditional...
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Hidden in the Haunted School
Hidden in the Haunted School

Gertrude Chandler Warner · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

The old abandoned school in Silver City is being fixed up as an art center and the Boxcar Children volunteer to help clean up the place. But the other volunteers are scared by the spooky goings-on in the school -- doors lock by themselves, and chalkboard messages appear out of nowhere!...
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Miniature Dogs
Miniature Dogs

Alix Wood · Windmill Books
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Dachshunds, pugs, and Chihuahuas are all popular dogs. Theyre also all miniature dogs. Readers discover fascinating facts about these and other lovable miniature dogs through engaging main text and eye-catching fact boxes. They explore the differences between miniature working dogs, assistance...
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The Boston Celtics
The Boston Celtics

Mark Stewart · Norwood House Press
Format: Book

The Boston Celtics Team Spirit,
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If You Find This
If You Find This

Matthew Baker · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Mixing mystery and adventure in the tradition of Louis Sachar, Avi, and E.L. Konigsburg, If You Find This is the story of unlikely friendships, unexpected bravery and eleven-year-old Nicholas Funes's quest to prove his grandfather's treasure is real.
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A Riddle in Ruby: The Changer's Key
A Riddle in Ruby: The Changer's Key

Kent Davis · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

The Riddle in Ruby trilogy takes readers on a rip-roaring adventure through an alternate version of colonial America, where magic and science meet, and where one young thief carries a secret everyone wants. In this second volume, Ruby Teach has become the enemy's prisoner. She bargained...
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Animals on the Verge of Extinction
Animals on the Verge of Extinction

Karen O'Connor · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

48 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
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Sophie Flufftail's Brave Plan
Sophie Flufftail's Brave Plan

Daisy Meadows · Scholastic (Us) , 2016.
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Best friends Jess and Lily visit Friendship Forest, where animals can talk and magic exists!The girls are thrilled to be back in Friendship Forest, but Grizelda is up to her old tricks with some new helpers -- dragons! When Grizelda's ice dragon casts a spell on the Flufftail family,...
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