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The Spy Who Played Baseball

Carrie Jones · Kar-Ben Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Moe Berg is not a typical baseball player. He's Jewishvery unusual for the major leagues in the 1930shas a law degree, speaks several languages, and loves traveling the world. He also happens to be a spy for the U.S. government. When World War II begins, Moe trades his baseball career...
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Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids

Carol McCloud · Bucket Fillers
Pages: 31
Format: Print book

For more information on bucket filling and free downloadables and resources, visit bucketfillers101.com.This heartwarming book encourages positive behavior by using the concept of an invisible bucket to show children how easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation and love...
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Warthog

Grace Hansen · Abdo Kids Jumbo
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

These tough pigs with tusks are named for the large bumps (or warts) on their faces. However, they look tougher than they are and would rather run and hide in their burrow homes than fight. Readers will learn a lot more awesome facts with simple sentences and exciting photographs. Aligned...
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A Visit to the Vet

Aubre Andrus · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

This Level 2 nonfiction reader will show kids what happens to their pet during a trip to the vet's office. Visit to the Vet includes all original photos featuring all kinds of pets during an appointment with the vet. These photos show the animals throughout their entire vet visit, from...
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National Geographic Readers: Ibn al-Haytham: The Man Who Discovered How We See

Libby Romero · National Geographic
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Celebrated in a film featuring Omar Sharif in his final role, meet the scientist known as the "Father of Optics," Ibn al-Haytham!During the golden age of science, knowledge, and invention in Muslim civilization -- also known as the "Dark Ages" in Western Europe -- this...
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Double or Nothing with the Two and Only Kelly Twins

Johanna Hurwitz · Candlewick Press
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

What's the same about identical twins - and what's different? Sleepovers, poetry projects, and new haircuts are in play as seven-year-old Arlene and Ilene start coming into their own.Arlene and Ilene love so many things about being identical twins. They like sharing a room, sharing friends,...
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Tai Ji Dancing for Kids: Five Moving Forces

Al Chung-liang Huang · Singing Dragon
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

With simple and evocative words, calligraphy, and home photos of the words in action, grandfather and granddaughter team Chungliang and Sylvia bring the spirit of Tai Ji to life.Written and conceived by Master Chungliang Al Huang, in collaboration with his granddaughter, Sylvie, it brings...
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When Penny Met POTUS

Rachel Ruiz · Picture Window Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

From debut author Rachel Ruiz, When Penny Met POTUS is a unique and clever picture book about a young girl whose mother works for the president of the United States. Penny has heard the term POTUS over and over but doesn't know what it means - and her imagination runs wild! When she spends...
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Big Red Barn Big Book

Margaret Wise Brown · HarperFestival; Big edition
Format: Paperback

By the big red barnIn the great green field,There was a pink pigWho was learning to squeal.There were horses and sheep and goats and geese--and a jaunty old scarecrow leaning on his hoe. And they all lived together by the big red barn. In joyous and exuberantPictures, Felicia Bond lovingly...
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The Stranded Whale

Jane Yolen · Candlewick Press, 2015.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Tender and heartrending, Jane Yolen's clear-eyed tale of a child's effort to rescue a beached whale evokes a fierce love of wildlife and a universal sense of loss.Sally and her brothers are walking home from school along the dunes in their Maine town when they come upon an enormous whale....
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What's That I See?

Adam Bellamy · Enslow Pub Inc
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Colors, lights, and movement all attract our attention. Seeing is one of the senses that is used most. Through easy-to-follow text and brightly colored photos, early readers will learn about different sights and why sight is important. Words to Know helps readers understand new vocabulary,...
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Bear's Winter Party

Deborah Hodge · Groundwood Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Bear loves his forest home, but sometimes he gets lonely. It's hard being the biggest animal around. As the days grow shorter and autumn turns to winter, Bear springs into action and comes up with a festive plan to make friends with all the other forest creatures.Bear makes invitations...
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Taylor Swift

K C Kelley · Bearport Publishing
Format: Print book

Taylor Swift is a pop music icon. So how did this incredible talent rise to the top? In this fascinating introduction, young readers will learn about Taylor?s early life and her many musical achievements. Each 24-page book in this series of introductory biographies features controlled...
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The Library Book

TOM CHAPIN · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

What's the best way to cure a gloomy day? A trip to the library! Based on the hit song by Tom Chapin and Michael Mark, here is an affectionate, exuberant, uproarious celebration of books, reading, and - SHHH! - libraries!The rain is pouring, Dad is snoring, and the same old stuff is on TV - boring....
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The Gender Identity Workbook for Kids: A Guide to Exploring Who You Are

KELLY SHERMAN STORCK · Instant Help
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

"A sensitive and empowering exploration of identity and expression that both educates and celebrates." - School Library JournalThe Gender Identity Workbook for Kids offers fun, age-appropriate activities to help your child explore their identity and discover unique ways to navigate...
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