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Amazing Visual Math

DK · DK Children; Ltf edition
Format: Hardcover

Covering the essential math concepts learned in the first years of school, Amazing Visual Math brings a whole new dimension to learning. Amazing Visual Math is an interactive hands-on experience that makes math fun. Key curriculum subjects including shapes, patterns, telling time, lines...
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El Deafo

Cece Bell · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 233
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller A 2015 Newbery Honor Book Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers! In this funny, poignant graphic novel memoir, author/illustrator...
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Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls

Ann M. Martin · Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Paperback

The hit series returns to charm and inspire another generation of baby-sitters! The first three classic BSC books are back, along with a brand-new prequel, The Summer Before.Being a good baby-sitter isn't always easy, and the vice-president of the Baby-Sitters Club, Claudia Kishi, is learning...
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Shoot-Out

MIKE LUPICA · Puffin Books
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author if Heat and Travel Team! What happens when a star player ends up on the worst team? He either learns to lose or he stops playing the game he loves. These are the choices facing Jake, who has gone from champion to last place, testing his sportsmanship...
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Dork Diaries 7: Tales from a Not-So-Glam TV Star

Rachel Renée Russell · Aladdin Paperbacks
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Everyone's been rooting for Nikki Maxwell and her crush, Brandon - and fans will finally learn if they had their first kiss in this seventh book of the New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series!Nikki's juggling a lot this month. A reality TV crew is following Nikki and her friends...
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Secret of Platform 13 / Island of the Aunts Flip book

Eva Ibbotson · Puffin
Pages: 14
Format: Paperback

2 books in one: Island of the Aunts and Secret of Platform 13 -- both childrens' books.
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You Go First

ERIN ENTRADA KELLY · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed and award-winning author Erin Entrada Kelly's You Go First is an engaging exploration of family, bullying, spelling, art, and the ever-complicated world of middle school friendships. Her perfectly pitched tween voice will resonate with fans of Kate DiCamillo's Raymie Nightingale.Twelve-year-old...
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Legends of the clans

Erin Hunter · Harper
Pages: 309

"Three novellas featuring the cats of Erin Hunter's...Warrior series... Spottedleaf's Heart: Young apprentice Spottedpaw is determined to become a warrior...until she realizes that to save her Clan, she must become its next medicine cat. Pinestar's Choice: Discover what...
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In New York

Marc Brown · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Marc Brown now calls New York City home, and with In New York, he shares his love for all that the city has to offer and all that it stands for, including the way it's always changing and evolving. From its earliest days as New Amsterdam to the contemporary wonders of Central Park,...
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Thea Stilton and the Mountain of Fire

Thea Stilton · Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Paperback

Geronimo's adventurous sister Thea narrates this fabulous adventure that's packed with action, mystery, and friendship!Thea's friends the Thea Sisters take off for Australia to solve a mystery. A flock of sheep at Nicky's family's ranch is losing all its wool, and the ranch...
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Westing Game: Anniversary Edition

Ellen Raskin · Recorded Books, LLC
Format: Audiobook

As Samuel G. Westing's 16 heirs gather for the reading of his will, they are elated to find that one of them stands to inherit a cool $200 million. In order to collect it, all he or she has to do is expose Mr. Westing's murderer, who also happens to be one of the heirs. As they are paired...
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The Elements Book

Dk. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Kids can go on a visual tour of the 118 chemical elements of the periodic table, from argon to zinc, with The Elements Book.Cataloged by type, each element's properties and atomic structure is explained. More than 1,000 full-color photographs showcase the natural forms of each element,...
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The Heroes of Olympus - Book Three: Mark of Athena

Rick Riordan · Disney-Hyperion; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they number...
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The Boardwalk Mystery

Gertrude Chandler Warner · Albert Whitman
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

The Aldens are visiting the New Jersey shore and enjoying the beach and the boardwalk attractions. A family friend has just bought an amusement pier, and the children are excited to help out. But there are rumors that the rides aren't safe, and someone has stolen a zombie from the haunted...
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