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The Care and Keeping of You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls

Cara Natterson · American Girl
Pages: 102
Format: Paperback

This thoughtful advice book will guide you through the next steps of growing up. With illustrations and expert contributors, this book covers new questions about periods, your growing body, peer pressure, personal care, and more! Written by Dr. Cara Natterson for girls 10 and up, The Care...
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Big Nate: Thunka, Thunka, Thunka

Lincoln Peirce · Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages: 174
Format: Print book

There's never a dull moment with Nate Wright in the picture. Whether getting caught playing table football in the library or raiding the teachers' lounge, Nate's antics are always hilarious and detention worthy!Sixth grade can be a tension convention for Nate Wright. His baseball team's...
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Who Was Christopher Columbus?

Bonnie Bader · Grosset & Dunlap ; An Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
Pages: 106
Format: Paperback

Learn all about Christopher Columbus' early life at sea, which led him to seek fortune by sailing west in hopes of creating new trade routes with the Indies. Kids will read about why he called himself the "Great Admirald of the Seas" and learn of all his struggles to find finacial...
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Boy Talk

Caroline Plaisted · QEB Publishing
Format: Book

Full of fun artwork and enlivened with a modern, quirky design, these books offer essential information on the ups and downs of growing up. Written in a direct, yet informal way, these handy guides will be a useful aid for pre-teen readers.
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Little Red Riding Hood: An Interactive Fairy Tale Adventure

Eric Braun · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

In a battle of wits, who will win? Little Red or the Wolf? The epic struggle between the two takes some unexpected twists in this fractured retelling of the beloved fairy tale. Who do you trust? What do you do? When You Choose the path through three new versions of this fairy tale, the consequences...
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Home of the Brave

Katherine Applegate · Square Fish
Pages: 268
Format: Print book

A man I helped to settle heretaught me a saying from Africa.I'll bet you would like it:A cow is God with a wet nose.Kek comes from Africa where he lived with his mother, father, and brother. But only he and his mother have survived. Now she's missing, and Kek has been sent to a new home....
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Timothy Goes to School

Rosemary Wells · Viking Juvenile
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Timothy starts school happily, but then he meets Claude, the smartest kid and the best at everything, and Timothy is miserable until Violet becomes his friend, in a new edition of a title first published in 1981.
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One False Note

Gordon Korman · Scholastic Inc.; REI/CRDS edition
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The highly-anticipated Book 2 of the #1 bestselling The 39 Clues series.THIS JUST IN! Amy and Dan Cahill were spotted on a train, hot on the trail of one of 39 Clues hidden around the world. BUT WAIT! Police report a break-in at an elite hotel, and the suspects ALSO sound suspiciously like...
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Who Was Walt Disney?

Whitney Stewart · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 106
Format: Paperback

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the famous cartoonist who created Mickey Mouse, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and Bambi and was the owner of Walt Disney Studios and Disneyland.
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Bravelands #1: Broken Pride

ERIN HUNTER · HarperCollins
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Heed the call of the wild with this brand-new, action-packed animal fantasy series from the #1 nationally bestselling author of Warriors. Enter the Bravelands ... and discover the Erin Hunter series you've been waiting for.A lion cast out from his pride.An elephant who can read the bones...
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Encyclopedia Brown and the Case of the Secret Pitch

Donald J Sobol · Dutton Juvenile
Pages: 86
Format: Hardcover

A 10-year-old boy opens a private detective agency and solves 10 baffling cases
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Runaway Ralph

Beverly Cleary · Avon Books
Pages: 175
Format: Paperback

Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary ramps up the humor and adventure in the second book in the Mouse series. With a motorcycle to rev and the open road to see, Ralph S. Mouse is itching to run away from his overprotective family. But once he escapes to a summer campground nearby,...
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Big Nate Blasts Off

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

For fans of the hilarious Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, here comes the eighth novel in the New York Times bestselling series Big Nate.BIG NATE IS BLASTING OFF!Nate has a crush on Ruby. But after his scrap with Randy Betancourt makes headlines in the Weekly Bugle, he's got a problem WAY worse...
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Cam Jansen: the Mystery of the Gold Coins #5

David A Adler · Viking Press
Pages: 57
Format: Book

The Cam Jansen books are perfect for young readers who are making the transition to chapter books, and Cam is a spunky young heroine whom readers have loved for over two decades. Now the first ten books in the series have updated covers that bring new life to these perennial best-sellers....
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