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Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends

David Stabler · Quirk Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Hilarious childhood biographies and full-color illustrations show how Tiger Woods, Gabby Douglas, Bruce Lee, Bille Jean King, and other budding sports champions faced kid-sized challenges growing up. Forget the gold medals, the championships, and the undefeated seasons. When all-star...
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Ocean: A Visual Encyclopedia

DK Publishing · DK Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A stunning visual encyclopedia for kids, packed with stunning photography and amazing facts on every aspect of ocean life. From the Arctic to the Caribbean, tiny plankton to giant whales, sandy beaches to the deepest depths, our oceans are brought to life with astonishing images, simple,...
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Treasury of Norse Mythology: Stories of Intrigue, Trickery, Love, and Revenge

Donna Jo Napoli · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Coinciding with the new Rick Riordan Magnus Chase series and the Marvel Age of Ultron DVD, featuring Thor, comes a new look at Asgard and the timeless tales of ancient Scandinavia. Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters come to life in a stunning...
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Simon Thorn and the Viper's Pit

Aimée Carter · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 292
Format: Hardcover

Simon Thorn only recently discovered that he's an Animalgam--one of a secret race who can shift into animals. Now, for the first time in his life Simon has real friends to train and study with at the secret Animalgam Academy. The only missing part is his mother, held captive by his evil...
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Gone Crazy in Alabama

Rita Williams-Garcia · Amistad
Pages: 293
Format: Print book

"Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother, Big Ma, and her mother, Ma Charles. Across the way lives Ma Charles's half sister, Miss Trotter. The two half sisters haven't spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising...
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House of Robots: Robot Revolution

James Patterson · Jimmy Patterson
Pages: 316
Format: Hardcover

Robots on strike Sammy's underappreciated mechanical helpers are causing chaos in book 3 of the bestselling House of Robots series. After a few early glitches in their relationship, Sammy and his "bro-bot" E are now fast friends. In fact, E is such a valued member of the family...
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My Weirdest School #5: Miss Daisy Is Still Crazy!

Dan Gutman · HarperCollins
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

With more than 9.5 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!In this fifth book in the My Weirdest School series, the students of Ella Mentry School are in for a surprise. Mr. Cooper is sick, and that means A.J. and the gang are getting a substitute teacher...
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National Geographic Kids Guide to Photography: Tips & Tricks on How to Be a Great Photographer From the Pros & Your Pals at My Shot

Nancy Honovich · National Geographic Society
Pages: 160
Format: Library Binding

In the age of smartphones and selfies, why not learn from the pros how to take great photos to share with friends and family! Here's a fun, fact-filled, kid-friendly guide that is jam-packed with all the essentials for budding photographers. From how to set up a shot and stage the lighting...
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Change Is in the Air, Mallory

Laurie B Friedman · Darby Creek
Pages: 159
Format: Print book

Everything in Mallory McDonald's life is changing! Fourth grade is over and summer is off to a shaky start. The Winstons are moving from Wish Pond Road to a bigger house across town, so Mallory's best friends, Mary Ann and Joey, won't be living next door anymore. And her friend Chloe Jennifer...
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The Book of Shane: Complete Collection

Nick Eliopulos · Scholastic Inc., 2015.
Pages: 186
Format: Print book

Friend and traitor. Conqueror and king. Hero and villain. Shane is just a boy, but in order to free his people, he's resolved to do whatever -- to become whomever -- his mission requires. Throughout their journey to save the world, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have faced this dangerous...
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Gaming Live

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

More gamers than ever are watching others play games rather than playing the games themselves. Gaming Live will provide a complete guide to live streaming and gaming, taking advantage of the huge audiences across all live streaming platforms.Gaming Live presents exclusive interviews directly...
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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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Brave Little Finn

Jennifer Churchman · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Meet the adorable and resilient baby lamb Finn in this true story about friendship and courage -- a follow-up to the bestselling picture book phenomenon The SheepOver!Newborn lamb Finn, raised inside the farmhouse, isn't as big and strong as the other animals on the farm. He can't...
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What Is the Judicial Branch?

Laura Loria · Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services
Pages: 32
Format: eBook

A great introduction to the American justice system for young readers and a fascinating glimpse into the inner workings of courts. Readers experience the real-life drama of how laws and their application are debated, argued, tested, and decided upon. Topics include the concept of justice,...
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Jed and the Junkyard War

Steven Bohls · Disney Hyperion
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Jed is a regular kid with a normal, loving family . . . that is, if it's normal for a loving family to drop their child off in the middle of nowhere and expect him home in time for Sunday dinner. Luckily, Jed excels at being a regular kid who-armed with wit and determination-can make his way out of any situation....
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Ever After High: Kiss and Spell

Suzanne Selfors · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

What's a girl to do when she accidentally turns her crush into a frog? Ginger Breadhouse had a hard time growing up with the Candy Witch for a mom. It's not easy making friends if everyone believes your mom tried to cook Hansel and Gretel! But now that Ginger's attending Ever...
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The Wizard's Dog

Eric Kahn Gale · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

"A magical story full of humor and heart." - Katherine Applegate, Newbery-winning author of The One and Only Ivan For fans of The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom comes an offbeat, comedic spin on the Excalibur legend told from the point of view of a talking dog who wants...
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Outdoor Science Lab for Kids: 52 Family-Friendly Experiments for the Yard, Garden, Playground, and Park

Liz Lee Heinecke · Quarry Books
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Learn physics, chemistry and biology in your own backyard!At-home science provides an environment for freedom, creativity and invention that is not always possible in a school setting. In your own backyard, it's simple, inexpensive, and fun to whip up a number of amazing science experiments...
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Children's Book of the Movies

DK Publishing · DK Children
Pages: 144
Format: Book

Now kids can explore the magical, behind-the-scenes world of cinema in the Children's Book of the Movies. Exploring the glamorous world of the movies with child-friendly text and pictures, this definitive guide to cinema reveals how movies work: who makes them, the jobs they have, and the tools...
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Sleuth on Skates

Clémentine Beauvais · Holiday House
Format: Hardcover

In Book I of the hysterical Sesame Seade Mystery series, after eleven years, five months, and seventeen days of waiting, Sesame finally has the chance to prove what a brilliant supersleuth she can be!Sophie Margaret Catriona Seade aka Sesame has a penchant for roller skating, sophisticated...
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Animal Planet Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia

James Buckley Jr. · Animal Planet
Pages: 303
Format: Hardcover

Discover the many ways animals are surprisingly human! Meet more than 2,500 amazing animals in this comprehensive, family-fun, global reference guide from Animal Planet--your source for all things animals. Get up close and personal with the diverse species that share our world and discover...
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Star Wars Jedi Academy - Return of the Padawan

Jeffrey Brown · Scholastic, Inc.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away.....
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If You Were a Snake

Clare Hibbert · Smart Apple Media
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

"Describes the features, life, and habits of snakes, and contrasts them to human life"--
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Solving Real-World Problems With Environmental and Green Engineering

Kristi Lew · Rosen Education Service
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this instructive and accessible volume, readers discern how engineers safeguard the environment with their practices. They learn how green engineers cut down on waste and the use of natural resources by inventing new materials and techniques. This resource covers recycling, reuse, and renewable...
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: 40th Anniversary Special Edition

Penguin Random House. · Dial, 2016.
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A stunning repackage of Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning masterpiece with cover art by two-time Caldecott Honor Award winner Kadir Nelson and an introduction by Jacqueline Woodson, just in time for its 40th Anniversary! Set in Mississippi at the height of the Depression, this...
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1,000 Facts About the Bible

National Geographic Kids · National Geographic Children's Books
Format: Hardcover

This beautifully illustrated, easy to follow reference inspires kids to discover more about the Bible, with its unique presentation of historical stories and facts. Packed with features like "25 Facts about Music and Poetry" and "35 Facts about Ancient Rulers," and dozens...
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Hamster Princess: Ratpunzel

Ursula Vernon · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 227
Format: Print book

Rapunzel gets a rodent twist in book three of the critically acclaimed and uproariously funny series that's perfect for fans of Princess in Black and BabymousePrincess Harriet Hamsterbone does not like sitting around at home. How's a princess supposed to have any fun when her parents are constantly...
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Champions of Breakfast

Adam Rex · Balzer Bray
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

Fans of Artemis Fowl and Percy Jackson and the Olympians will definitely want to read Champions of Breakfast, the final book in Adam Rex's acclaimed Cold Cereal Saga, which Eoin Colfer called "totally original and wholly brilliant."When we last left our kid heroes, Emily had managed...
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Emily Windsnap and the Ship of Lost Souls

Liz Kessler · Candlewick Press, 2015.
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

Emily Windsnap finds herself caught between worlds in a dramatic new episode of the New York Times best-selling series.A field trip to a mysterious island quickly turns into an adventure when Emily Windsnap and Aaron discover a secret lookout point from which they spot a ghostly ship that...
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If You Were a Dolphin

Clare Hibbert · Smart Apple Media
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

"Describes the features, life, and habits of dolphins, in contrast to human life"--
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Disappearance at Hangman's Bluff

J. E. Thompson · Harpercollins Childrens Books
Pages: 326
Format: Hardcover

Abbey and her best friend, Bee, set out to solve another mystery with its roots deep in Southern history in this follow-up to J. E. Thompson's The Girl from Felony Bay. For the first time in a long time, things are looking up for Abbey Force. She lives on Reward Plantation with Bee,...
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Alien Abductions

Ray McClellan · Bellwether Media, Inc., 2014.
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Provides simple information about alien abductions, detailing notable cases and possible explanations.
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Big Nate Lives It Up

Lincoln Peirce · Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

For fans of the hilarious Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, here comes the seventh novel in the New York Times bestselling series Big Nate.BIG NATE IS LIVING IT UP!Principal Nichols wants Nate to be buddies with new kid Breckenridge Puffington III and show him around. But that's no easy...
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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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Friendship Bracelets

Lucy Hopping · CICO Books
Format: Book

Discover beautiful yet simple jewellery to make with and for your friends. You'll love these 35 stunning projects, all made with easy craft techniques such as braiding, macrame and weaving. Many of them use basic materials - embroidery thread, beads and ribbon, with the addition of leather,...
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Hoodoo

Ronald L. Smith · Clarion Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Twelve-year-old Hoodoo Hatcher was born into a family with a rich tradition of practicing folk magic: hoodoo, as most people call it. But even though his name is Hoodoo, he can't seem to cast a simple spell. When a mysterious man called the Stranger comes to town, Hoodoo starts...
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Be a Young Entrepreneur: Be Inspired to Be a Business Whiz

Adam Sutherland · Barron'S
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Calling all business-minded kids: this book is for you! If you've ever dreamed of starting your own business but have absolutely no idea where to begin, we've got good news for you. It's easy to succeed--as long as you've got a game plan. Be a Young Entrepreneur helps kids...
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DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Rome

Simon James · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 72
Format: Library Binding

In Eyewitness: Ancient Rome, travel back in time and discover one of history's most remarkable civilizations - from its vast empire and astounding engineering feats to the menu at a Roman dinner party. Explore the inside of the Colosseum and the battles that were fought within. Images...
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Living Green at Home

Molly Aloian · Crabtree Publishing Company, 2013.
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

This empowering title inspires readers to make their homes the ultimate green scene! This motivating book explains the importance of practicing environmental stewardship at home. Readers will discover how simple changes, such as using natural cleaning supplies and unplugging video game...
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The Howling Ghost

Christopher Pike · Aladdin; Reissue edition
Format: Print book

Go on a ghostly hunt for a missing boy in this second book in New York Times bestselling author Christopher Pike’s Spooksville series—now on TV!Cindy is playing by the ocean with her younger brother, Neil, when a ghost appears out of nowhere and grabs the little boy and carries...
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The School for Good and Evil #3: The Last Ever After

Soman Chainani · HarperCollins
Pages: 655
Format: Hardcover

In the riveting third installment of the New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil series, everything old is new again, as Sophie and Agatha fight the past as well as the present to find the perfect end to their fairy tale.Former best friends Sophie and Agatha thought their ending...
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Bad Magic

Pseudonymous Bosch · Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A magical new series from Pseudonymous Bosh, the bestselling author of the Secret Series
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A curious tale of the in-between

Lauren DeStefano · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Lauren DeStefano comes a delightful tale of a girl who can talk to ghosts that's perfect for fans of Neil Gaiman and Holly Black.Pram Bellamy is special--she can talk to ghosts. She doesn't have too many friends amongst the living, but that's all right....
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101 Ways to Gross Out Your Friends

Julie Huffman · Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Filled with science activities, jokes, and fun facts, 101 Ways to Gross Out Your Friends appeals to young scientists with an irreverent sense of humor. 101 Ways to Gross Out Your Friends features tons of gross-themed activities, jokes, and fun facts that not only entertain young readers,...
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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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Pope Francis:: Catholic Spiritual Leader

Kris Woll · Core Library
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

"Recognize the name Jorge Mario Bergoglio? He loves soccer and dancing the tango. He is also the pope of the largest religion in the world. He is Pope Francis. Learn about the pope's past, why people admire him, and what he may do for the Catholic Church in the future."--Publisher's...
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Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia

Dk Publishing. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 600
Format: Print book

Over three million copies and 25 years later, Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia is revised and updated with the latest facts, figures, and technologies.Covering more than 380 topics from dinosaurs to digital technology, this highly visual guide engages young readers with photographic...
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The Lightning Queen

Laura Resau · Scholastic Press, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 323
Format: Print book

Nothing exciting happens on the Hill of Dust, in the remote mountains of Mexico in the 1950s. There's no electricity, no plumbing, no cars, just day after day of pasturing goats. And now, without his sister and mother, eleven-year-old Teo's life feels even more barren. And then one day,...
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Journey Through Eclipses

Carolyn L. Hill · Powerkids Pr
Format: Print book

One of the most beautiful natural phenomena we can see here on Earth is that of solar and lunar eclipses. Through perfect orbital timing, these events can cause the Sun to disappear and darken the sky in the middle of the day or even to create an eerie red glow seemingly by magic. This...
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Web Design With HTML5

Colleen Van Lent · Cherry Lake Publishing
Format: Paperback

Web Design With Html5 (21st Century Skills Innovation Library: Makers As Innovators) by Colleen Van Lent
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Pathfinders: The Journeys of 16 Extraordinary Black Souls

Tonya Bolden · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 124
Format: Print book

Over the centuries, untold numbers of black men and women in America have achieved great things against the odds. Pathfinders is a collective biography of sixteen diverse American men and women of African descent who made their mark on American history in the 18th to 20th centuries. People...
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How Things Work

T J Resler · Natl Geographic
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Ever wanted to take apart the microwave to see how it works? Crack open your computer and peek inside? Intrigued by how things work? So are we! That's why we're dissecting all kinds of things from rubber erasers to tractor beams! Read along as National Geographic Kids unplugs, unravels,...
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Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery · Aladdin
Format: Hardcover

Anne Shirley is unforgettable, and this beautifully packaged edition of L.M. Montgomerys classic novel is as memorable as its heroine. When Anne Shirley arrives at Green Gables, she surprises everyone first of all, shes a girl, even though Marilla Cuthbert and her brother Matthew specifically...
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Lex Luthor's Power Grab!

Louise Simonson · Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint, 2015.
Pages: 76
Format: Print book

Superman has always been a thorn in Lex Luthor's side, and now Luthor wants the super hero out of the picture . . . once and for all! The evil super-genius busts the Parasite out of jail, and the two team up to make a wicked duo. When Luthor traps the Man of Steel and the Parasite drains...
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Monster Tractors

Chris Bowman · Bellwether Media
Format: Hardcover

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces tractors to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--
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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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To This Day: For the Bullied and Beautiful

Shane Koyczan · Annick Press
Format: Hardcover

An authentic rallying cry for anyone who has been affected by bullying. In February 2013, Shane Koyczan's passionate anti-bullying poem "To This Day" electrified the world. An animated video of the lyric narrative went viral, racking up over 12 million hits to date and inspiring...
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The Odd Squad, King Karl

Michael Fry · Hyperion Books for Children
Pages: 199
Format: Library Binding

Nick, Molly, and Karl have nowhere to turn but to each other in the latest Odd Squad adventure, and they'll need every ounce of wit, resourcefulness, and help they can get in order to rise above their biggest challenge yet.
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NASCAR Racing

Dustin Long · Sportszone
Format: Book

Second only to the National Football League, NASCAR is insanely popular among television viewers. NASCAR is also one of the most attended single-day sporting events in the world. This title takes a close look at the history, the vehicles, the events, and the stars who make NASCAR racing...
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Where I Belong

Mary Downing Hahn · Clarion Books
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

No one is kind to sixth-grader Brendan Doyle: his foster mother, his teachers, his classmates, and especially the thugs who bully him. He takes refuge in books, drawing, carving, and daydreaming. When Brendan stumbles upon an old man near his tree house in the Virginia woods, he is quick...
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The Magisterium

Holly Black · Scholastic Press
Pages: 249
Format: Hardcover

From Holly Black and Cassandra Clare comes the third installment in the New York Times bestselling series that defies what you think you know about the worlds of good and evil.
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Michael Jordan: Hall of Fame Basketball Superstar

Nathan Aaseng · Speeding Star
Format: Hardcover

There was nothing Michael Jordan could not do on the basketball court. He could soar through the lane and dunk over opponents, he could shoot from the outside with great accuracy, and he was one of the best defenders to ever play the game. Nathan Aaseng tells the story of how Michael Jordan...
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Legend of the Gator Man

Laurie S. Sutton · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 76
Format: Print book

Scooby-Doo and Mystery Inc. gang visit an archeological dig, but the camp is deserted, including Professor Cosmo Dinkley. The professors journal reports a series of frightening encounters with something called the Gator Man, and the gang is convinced that the creature has kidnapped the crew....
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The Last Dogs: Journey's End

Christopher Holt · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Canine heroes Max, Rocky, and Gizmo return in this exciting series finale! As the trio travel south, following a trail of beacons left by Dr. Lynn, they encounter a stampede of horses. The horses urge the dogs to turn back, warning about a silver wall of doom that lies ahead.But the warning...
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Absolutely Almost

Lisa Graff · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 7
Format: Book

From the author of the National Book Award nominee A Tangle of Knots comes an inspiring novel about figuring out who you are and doing what you love.Albie has never been the smartest kid in his class. He has never been the tallest. Or the best at gym. Or the greatest artist. Or the most...
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Brazil

Ann Heinrichs · Children's Press
Format:  Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

Take a trip around the world with the latest entries in the Enchantment of the World series! Readers are transported to distant lands with the fascinating text and attention-grabbing photos in these books. Each countrys culture, history, and geography are explored in detail, allowing readers...
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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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Mary Poppins: 80th Anniversary Collection

Mary Shepard · HMH Books for Young Readers; Anv edition
Format: Hardcover

Since the 1934 publication of Mary Poppins, stories of this magical nanny have delighted children and adults the world over. In honor of the books 80th anniversary comes this lush collection that includes the first four tales by P. L. Travers, illustrated by Mary Shepard Mary Poppins,...
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Saving Kabul Corner

N H Senzai · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 273
Format: Hardcover

From Afghanistan to America, family matters most in this companion to Shooting Kabul, which Kirkus Reviews called "an ambitious story with much to offer."A rough and tumble tomboy, twelve-year-old Ariana couldn't be more different from her cousin Laila, who just arrived from Afghanistan...
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Hit & Miss

Derek Jeter · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

The second book in the New York Times bestselling Jeter Publishing imprint, Hit & Miss is a middle grade baseball novel inspired by the youth of legendary sports icon and role model Derek Jeter."Just try to make solid contact, stay level and in control. Positive thoughts only,...
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If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't!

Elise Parsley · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The second book in the New York Times bestselling series that began with If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't! is another uproarious cautionary tale about things that DON'T belong together!If your mom says to get ready to play at the beach, she means with a boat, or a Frisbee,...
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If the Magic Fits

Susan Maupin Schmid · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Try on a little magic with this lighthearted fantasy adventure! For fans of the Land of Stories and the Descendants series. "A charming new fairy tale! Readers won't want this adventure to end!" - Jessica Day George, New York Times bestselling author of Tuesdays at the Castle...
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India

Kate Shoup · Cavendish Square
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

India is a country with many people and traditions. This book discusses many aspects of India, such as its history, the economy, the environment, the government, and different languages spoken. Using photographs, vocabulary, and key facts, it gives young readers a good understanding of the country...
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Iran

Julie Murray · ABDO Publishing Company
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Welcome to Iran home of mountains, deserts, the bustling city of Tehran, the ancient city of Persepolis, and a strong Muslim heritage. Informative, easy-to-read text and oversized scenic photos draw in readers as they learn about Irans history, government, major cities, land features, natural...
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The Best NBA Dunkers of All Time

Barry Wilner · Sportszone
Format: Book

Profiles the best dunkers throughout NBA history.
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Willie & Me

Dan Gutman · HarperCollins
Pages: 157
Format: Hardcover

With more than 1.5 million books sold, the Baseball Card Adventures series brings the greatest players in history to life. Featuring black-and-white photographs and stats throughout, plus back matter separating fact from fiction, Willie & Me is the perfect mix of history and action...
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Collies

Stephanie Finne · Checkerboard Library
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

"Shares information on the dog breed, including what they are like, their average size, and the kind of care they need."--Provided by Amazon.com.
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Change Up

Derek Jeter · Simon & Schuster Books
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

In the third book in the New York Times bestselling middle grade series inspired by the life of iconic New York Yankee Derek Jeter, Derek's father keeps his promise to coach his son's youth baseball team.Derek is sure this will be the best season yet! He has it all planned - his dad will...
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Timmy Failure: We Meet Again

Stephan Pastis · Candlewick Press
Pages: 258
Format: Print book

From the New York Times best-selling creator of Timmy Failure comes a third adventure about the comically overconfident sleuth.His name is Failure. Timmy Failure. And his detective agency is on the verge of global domination. Global riches. Global fame. And yet the gods keep throwing him curveballs:...
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Indy Cars

Matt Scheff · Sportszone
Format: Hardcover

32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Game Design

Greg Austic · Cherry Lake Publishing
Format: Paperback

Book by Austic, Greg,
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The Tapper Twins Tear Up New York

Geoff Rodkey · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The Tapper twins' scavenger hunt takes cutthroat competition to hilarious new heights! In the follow up to The Tapper Twins Go to War, Geoff Rodkey delivers another ultra-modern comedy told as oral history with texts, screenshots and smartphone photos. When Claudia initiates a citywide...
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I Like Golden Retrievers!

Linda Bozzo · Enslow Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Through simple yet informative text and full-color photos, author Linda Bozzo and the American Canine Association teach young readers all about one of the most popular breeds of dog, the golden retriever, including how to take care of one and what needs are specific to the breed.
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New England Patriots

Matt Scheff · SportsZone
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

This title introduces readers to the New England Patriots, providing exciting details about today's stars and going deep inside the key moments of the team's history. The title also features informative "fast facts," a timeline, and a glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards...
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Friendship Bracelets: 31 Original Bracelets

Michele Howarth · Tuva
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

This book includes advanced techniques, a wide range of patterns, tips for working with different materials, and enough of a foundation in knotting to allow readers to create their own bracelet designs!
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A Year in the Life of a Complete and Total Genius

Stacey Matson · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 267
Format: Print book

Arthur Bean is a genius-it's just that no one else realizes this quite yet. He's going to be a world-famous author, and the first step is to win this year's story-writing contest. What he writes is pretty funny, but it gets him into trouble too. Like with his English teacher. And the school...
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The Culture and Crafts of Japan

Miriam Coleman · PowerKids Press
Format: Print book

Colorful photographs and informative text introduce young readers to the culture of Japan, along with step-by-step instructions for related arts and crafts projects.
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The Summer Experiment

Cathie Pelletier · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

Are There Aliens in Allagash?Roberta is convinced she and her best friend Marilee can win the State Science Fair if only they can find an amazing project to showcase. And they've got the whole summer to work on it. But in order to win they'll need to defeat their chief competitor,...
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Puerto Rico: The Island of Enchantment

Ruth Bjorklund · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

This book explores the geography, history, people, government, and economy of the Island of Enchantment.
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Kids Top 10 Small Mammal Pets

Ann Graham Gaines · Enslow Elementary
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

What kind of small mammal should I choose? Rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and other small mammals may all be cute and fuzzy, but each animal is special. The American Humane Association has approved the top 10 small mammals, which are listed alphabetically.
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DK Eyewitness Books: Judaism

DK Publishing · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

DK Eyewitness Books: Judaism charts the spread of the Jewish people, from the time of the Hebrews in the Middle East to Jewish communities around the world today.Uncover the key events in the history of Judaism, where and how Jewish people worship, the day-to-day customs and festivals they...
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Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself

Judy Blume · Atheneum Books for Young Readers; Reissue edition
Format: Hardcover

Sally investigates post-WWII Florida with theatrical flair in this classic middle grade novel from Judy Blume. Now with a fresh new look! Sally J. Freedman was ten when she made herself a movie star. She would have been happy to reach stardom in New Jersey, but in 1947 her older brother...
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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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Bursting at the Seams

Chloe Taylor · Simon Spotlight
Format: Hardcover

Zoeys aunt is throwing a surprise wedding, and wants Zoey to make her dress! Can Zoey keep it a secret until the big day? Includes Sew Zoey blog posts and fashion illustrations. In the tenth book in the Sew Zoey series, Zoeys aunt lets Zoey in on a very big secret She and her fiancé are throwing...
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The Miracle in Music City

Natalie Grant · Zonderkidz
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

In this third title in the Faithgirlz Glimmer Girls series by Natalie Grant, Miracle in Music City, the Glimmer Girls are at it again - looking for a mystery to solve. Gloria wants her daughters to learn they aren't too young to make a difference, so she gets them involved in her annual...
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C S Lewis · Thorndike Press Large Print Press
Format: eBook

Four adventurous siblings-Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy Pevensie-step through a wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in eternal winter and enslaved by the power of the White Witch. But when almost all hope is lost, the return of the Great Lion, Aslan, signals a great...
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Law and Disorder

Ivan Cohen · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Anarky has struck the city of Gotham, but Bruce Wayne and his team have discovered the villain's plan: rid Gotham City of its laws and regulations, and let anarchy reign! But with a little help from the people of Gotham, Anarky could lose his chance to let chaos rule.
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Ball Pythons

Davy Sweazey · Bellwether Media
Format: Book

"Engaging images accompany information about ball pythons. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--
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#26 High Five, Mallory!

Laurie B Friedman · Darby Creek
Pages: 159
Format: Print book

Mallory is excited to start fifth grade. She just got a cell phone, and Mary Ann's in her class. What could go wrong? For one thing, she gets off on the wrong foot with her new teacher. For another, Mary Ann seems to be avoiding her and spending all her time with their classmate Zoe. And then...
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National Geographic Kids Why?: Over 1,111 Answers to Everything

Crispin Boyer · National Geographic
Pages: 223
Format: Print book

The concept is simple. Got a question? Well now you have an answer! 1,111 of them, in fact. Want to know why your snot is yellow? Flip to the human body chapter. What's on the inside of a turtle shell? The animal section's got you covered. What's in the deepest part of the ocean? Why doesn't...
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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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Indycar racing

P K Daniel · SportsZone
Format:  Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats

This introductory publication includes he ins-and-outs of being an indy car racer, along with famous drivers.
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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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Baseball World Series

Matt Christopher · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

The final book in the series has Liam and Carters teams on the verge of winning the greatest championship of all the Little League Baseball World Series. Cousins and best friends who grew up playing baseball together, Liam and Carter must now play against each other to achieve their dreams...
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Dyslexia

Ann Squire · Children's Press
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Dyslexia is a learning disability that makes it difficult for people to match written letters with the sounds they stand for. This can make reading and spelling a major challenge for even the smartest people. Readers will discover how dyslexia can impact people's lives and how many...
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Sonic / Mega Man: Worlds Collide 3

Sonic/Mega Man Scribes · Archie Comics
Format: Book

Dr. Eggman and Dr. Wily are locked inside their flying fortress—the Wily Egg!Inside are all manner of powerful defenses, including Metal Sonic and Bass! Outside is an army—almost every Robot Master ever made! Dr. Light's life is on the line, and two worlds teeter on the edge...
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Plant Reproduction

Shelly Buchanan · Teacher Created Materials
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

From a tiny seed to a towering tree, plants reproduce and carry on generations in the most amazing ways. Learn the how and why about plant reproduction in this intriguing book. Filled with engaging diagrams and interesting facts, students will get an in-depth look at how plant reproduction...
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Who's in Charge?

Dorling Kindersley Inc. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

From prime ministers and presidents to kings and queens, governments around the world are diverse and intricate. Who's in Charge? investigates the world's political systems and presents them to kids in a fun, appealing way.From the Sumerian Empire to modern governments, Who's...
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What is the constitution?

Jennifer Way · Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services
Pages: 32
Format:  eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
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DK Readers L1: Jungle Animals

Camilla Gersh · DK Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Introduces animals that live in the jungle, discussing how they move, find food, and different physical characteristics.
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Somebody Stop Ivy Pocket

Caleb Krisp · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Are you ready for Ivy Pocket? The wickedly funny, completely unreliable maid of no importance returns - this time as a coffin maker's daughter - in this action-packed sequel to Anyone but Ivy Pocket. School Library Journal says, "Fans of . . . Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate...
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The Quest for the Diamond Sword: An Unofficial Gamer's Adventure, Book One

Winter Morgan · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 105
Format: Paperback

Steve lives on a wheat farm. He has everything he needs to live in the Minecraft world: a bed, a house, and food. Steve likes to spend his mornings in the NCP village and trade his wheat for emeralds, armor, books, swords, and food. One morning, he finds that Zombies have attacked the villagers....
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TodHunter Moon, Book One: PathFinder

Angie Sage · Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
Pages: 460
Format: Print book

Introducing Alice TodHunter Moon, a Magykal addition to the world of Septimus Heap! Perfect for both established fans of the Septimus Heap series and readers coming to the world of Septimus Heap for the first time, PathFinder is the first book in the Septimus Heap spin-off series, TodHunter...
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Duck Pond Fun

Sharon Callen · Teacher Created Materials,
Pages: 12
Format: Print book

In this book, a little girl and her mother go to the park to watch the ducks. Vibrant illustrations and large easy-to-read font will help early readers with simple counting skills as they follow these silly ducks across the pond.
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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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Tibet

Liz Sonneborn · Children's Press
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Home to many mountains, including the highest point on the planet, Tibet is sometimes called "The Roof of the World." Despite Tibet's official status as a part of China, the country's people widely consider it to be an independent nation. Readers will trace Tibet's...
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Courage test

James Preller · Feiwel and Friends
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

Will has no choice. His father drags him along on a wilderness adventure in the footsteps of legendary explorers Lewis and Clark--whether he likes it or not. All the while, Will senses that something about this trip isn't quite right. Along the journey, Will meets fascinating strangers...
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Playing Pro Baseball

Brian Howell · Lerner Publications
Format: Book

Being a professional baseball player is no walk in the park—its a physically and mentally demanding job. When youre on the field, millions of people are expecting you to record base hits as a batter or strikeouts as a pitcher. And the work continues beyond game time you need to practice,...
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The Detective's Assistant

Kate Hannigan · Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
Pages: 359
Format: Hardcover

Based on the extraordinary true story of America's first-ever female detective, this fast-paced adventure recounts feats of daring and danger...including saving the life of Abraham Lincoln!
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Hacking Fashion: T-Shirts

Kristin Fontichiaro · Cherry Lake Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Learn how to recycle old clothes into brand-new fashions with these fun do-it-yourself activities. Readers can practice basic sewing skills to make their t-shirts more stylish and unique. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other...
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The Boston Celtics

Mark Stewart · Norwood House Press
Format: Book

The Boston Celtics Team Spirit,
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Scholastic Year in Sports 2015

James Buckley Jr. · Scholastic Paperback Nonfiction
Format: Book

The must-have book for sports fans of all ages!For sport fans everywhere, the 2015 edition of Year in Sports will feature full-color action photographs throughout, completely updated facts and stats,bright, colorful interior design, and new Top 10 and Wacky and Weird Moments lists from...
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Furthermore

Tahereh Mafi · Dutton Children's Books
Pages: 401
Format: Print book

The bestselling author of the Shatter Me series takes readers beyond the limits of their imagination in this captivating new middle grade adventure that reads like a modern day fairy tale. New York Times bestsellerRecently featured on "Late Night with Seth Meyers" Inspired by her childhood...
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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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Skeleton Island

Angie Sage · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Araminta and her best friend Wanda are going on a school trip to Skeleton Island, a place rumored to be the site of a scary ghost shipwreck. And when the pair is stranded overnight, they discover that there might be more truth to the island's name than they would have preferred.Now some...
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Left Behind

Laurie Halse Anderson · Puffin Books
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Another moving installment in Laurie Halse Anderson's award-winning Vet Volunteers series!When Sunita joins Dr. Gabe and another Vet Volunteer on a house call at a local horse farm, she is concerned to discover a lone lamb housed in one of the stalls. She knows that sheep are flock...
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Omega City: The Forbidden Fortress

Diana Peterfreund · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of The Goonies and Rick Riordan, The Forbidden Fortress is the thrilling sequel to Omega City, from acclaimed author Diana Peterfreund.Gillian Seagret is not having a great summer. Her mother's come back with plans to move Gillian and her brother across the country, and her father...
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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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Minecraft: Construction Handbook

Matthew Needler · Scholastic
Pages: 87
Format: Print book

Revised edition with the most up to date stats, info, and sixteen pages of brand-new material! You can make theme parks with incredible waterslide rides, or entire pirate coves complete with galleons! Is there nothing that can't be achieved in Minecraft? Here the experts talk you through...
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George Washington's Rules to Live By: How to Sit, Stand, Smile, and Be Cool! A Good Manners Guide From the Father of Our Country

K M Kostyal · National Geographic,
Pages: 127
Format: Print book

This innovative gift book allows kids to peek into the mind of George Washington and the more than 100 lessons by which he lived his life. Modern translations and hilarious caricature illustrations provide a lighthearted and fun way to learn about history and good manners at the same time....
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Cal Ripken, Jr.'s All-Stars Out at Home

Cal Ripken Jr. · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Mickey Labriogla is the best catcher in the league. He's got a cannon for an arm, calls a great game, and blocks the plate like a bulldozer with shin guards. But when a hotshot new pitcher joins the Dulaney Orioles, Mickey wonders if it isn't time to find another position--or maybe...
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Oklahoma: The Sooner State

Gerry Boehme · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

Surveys the state of Oklahoma, describing its history, geography, plants and animals, economy, cities, key industries, and people.
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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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President of the Whole Sixth Grade

Sherri Winston · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In this follow-up to President of the Whole Fifth Grade, Brianna navigates her toughest challenge yet: middle school!Brianna Justice is determined to raise enough money for the big class trip to Washington, D.C., but she's up against a lot: classmates who all pretend to be something they're...
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Monstrous

MarcyKate Connolly · Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Reminiscent of Frankenstein and tales by the Brothers Grimm, this debut novel stands out as a compelling, original story that has the feel of a classic.The city of Bryre suffers under the magic of an evil wizard. Because of his curse, girls sicken and disappear without a trace, and all live...
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Greenglass House

Kate Milford · Clarion Books
Pages: 376
Format: Book

National Book Award Nominee Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery Nebula/Andre Norton Award NomineeNew York Times Bestseller It's wintertime at Greenglass House. The creaky smuggler's inn is always quiet during this season, and twelve-year-old Milo, the innkeepers' adopted...
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