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Making Friends

Kristen Gudsnuk · Graphix
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Sometimes making a friend is a lot easier than keeping one!Sixth grade was SO much easier for Danny. All her friends were in the same room and she knew exactly what to expect out of life. Now that she's in seventh grade, she's in a new middle school, her friends are in different classes...
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Because of an Acorn

Lola M Schaefer · Chronicle Books
Pages: 36
Format: Hardcover

Because of an acorn, a tree grows, a bird nests, a seed becomes a flower. Enchanting die-cuts illustrate the vital connections between the layers of an ecosystem in this magical book. Wander down the forest path to learn how every tree, flower, plant, and animal connect to one another in spiraling...
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The Celebrity Cat Caper

Gertrude Chandler Warner · Albert Whitman
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

The Aldens are excited to meet their favorite celebrity--Walter the Cat, who makes the funniest videos on the Internet! And when this celebrity cat inherits a million dollars from his owner, he becomes even more famous! But someone seems to be angry about the will and is stealing things...
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The Ugly Dino Hatchling: A Graphic Novel

Stephanie True Peters · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 33
Format: Paperback

There once was an ugly duckling . . . who was actually a baby dinosaur! A dino egg tumbled through a time vortex into a duck nest, but it's clear the hatchling Rex doesn't fit in with his duckling family. So the lost dino leaves the nest on a quest to find his place among the barnyard...
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Crystals

Rebecca E. Hirsch · Core Library
Format: Book

This title covers key curriculum Earth science topics, and explores the natural processes, how geologists study crystals, and how crystals relate to the reader's daily life.
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The Bolds on Vacation

Julian Clary · Carolrhoda Books
Pages: 310
Format: Hardcover

The Bolds, a family of hyenas masquerading as humans, have problems during a camping vacation at the beach, including stopping a dognapper.
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Sonic The Hedgehog, Vol. 1: Fallout!

IAN FLYNN · IDW Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Join the Blue Blur for brand-new adventures as he and his friends race around the world to defeat the evil Dr. Eggman's robotic forces!The evil genius Dr. Eggman has been foiled--but the work of Sonic the Hedgehog isn't over yet! In the aftermath of the latest epic battle, rogue...
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Have Sword, Will Travel

Garth Nix · Scholastic Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

It is strange enough that Odo and Eleanor have stumbled upon a sword in a dried-up river outside their village. It is even stranger that Odo is able to remove it from where it's buried. And it's REMARKABLY strange when the sword starts to talk.Odo and Eleanor have unearthed Biter, a famous...
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Bad Kitty Takes the Test

Nick Bruel · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 136
Format: Print book

It's something everyone has to do at least once. Kitty is no different. In this new edition of the beloved, bestselling Bad Kitty series, Bad Kitty faces . . . a test!Based on her previous bad behavior, the Society of Cat Aptitude has determined that Kitty is not only a bad kitty but a bad cat....
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Denver Broncos

Patrick Kelley M.a · Sportszone
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

This title introduces readers to the Denver Broncos, 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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Don't Read This Book Before Bed: Thrills, Chills, and Hauntingly True Stories

ANNA CLAYBOURNE · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Love to tell scary stories around the camp fire? Like to solve mysteries? Brave enough to hear the truth about some pretty freaky phenomena? Then cuddle up with this spooky spine-tingler, filled with delightfully frightful true stories of real-life monsters, doomed domains, menacing mysteries,...
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Rain Forests

Susie Brooks · Powerkids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Deep within the rain forest are trees that could cure diseases, venomous spiders, and a whole lot of rain. From the Amazon to Costa Rica, the worlds rain forests are fascinating places to learn about. Readers explore life under the canopy in this book, discovering the many amazing plants...
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Marvelous Monster Jokes

Sally Lindley · Windmill Books
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Monsters can be scary, but they can also be silly. Readers will enjoy learning fun new jokes about monsters to share with their friends. The simple text allows readers at a variety of levels to appreciate and remember the charming monster jokes they learn. These jokes are presented in a captivating...
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Celebrate Chinese New Year With Paper Crafts

Randel McGee · Enslow Elementary
Format: Print book

Explains the significance of Chinese New Year and how to make Chinese New Year-themed crafts out of paper.
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My Secret Guide to Paris: A Wish Novel

Lisa Schroeder · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

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