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Giving Thanks: More than 100 ways to say thank you

Ellen Surrey · Frances Lincoln
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Discover one hundred ways to say thank you with this book, which explores the meaning of thankfulness. Join one boy as he thinks about the people in his life he'd like to thank, the many reasons to be grateful, and the different ways of showing affection and gratitude to the people...
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Stormspeaker (Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts, Book 7)

Christina Diaz Gonzalez · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 182
Format: Hardcover

Confidential until January 2018
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Everything Else in the Universe

Tracy Holczer · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In the midst of the Vietnam War, a young girl struggles to embrace change in this tender family story for fans of Cynthia Lord and Wendy MaasLucy is a practical, orderly person--just like her dad. He taught her to appreciate reason and good sense, instilling in her the same values he learned...
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Knock! Knock! Who Was There?

Brian Elling · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Over 300 side-splitting jokes based on the New York Times best-selling series.If you want to know exactly why Milton Hershey's wife married him, look no further. (Because she wanted lots of Hershey's Kisses!) This hilarious and original collection of jokes featuring all the subjects...
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My Life as a Ninja

Janet Tashjian · Henry Holt
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Book 6 in the bestselling My Life series! Derek Fallon has expanded his taste in cartoons to the world of manga and anime. Together with his friends Carly, Matt, and Umberto, Derek has fun learning about all the cool aspects of ninja culture. When someone starts vandalizing their school...
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50 Cities of the U.S.A.: Explore America's cities with 50 fact-filled maps

GABRIELLE BALKAN · Wide Eyed Editions
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

From the team that brought you The 50 States comes 50 Cities of the USA. Explore skycraper streets, museum miles, local food trucks and city parks from Anchorage to Washington D.C., and discover more than 2,000 facts that celebrate the people, culture, and diversity that have helped make...
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Wild Rescuers: Guardians of the Taiga

NOT AVAILABLE. · HarperCollins
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From StacyPlays, creator of the mega-popular YouTube series Dogcraft, comes a thrilling illustrated novel about a girl raised by a pack of wolves and her quest to protect their shared forest home. The first in a new Minecraft-inspired fantasy adventure series! Stacy was raised by wolves....
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Electrician

Ellen Labrecque · Cherry Lake Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as an electrician. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent...
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Levers in My Makerspace

Tim Miller · Crabtree Pub Co
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Children will enjoy this fun book which uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce them to the lever. Simple text describes the structure and uses of levers, and clear, step-by-step instructions show children how to make one. Readers are then provided with stategies to start their own creative...
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You Are Mighty: A Guide to Changing the World

CAROLINE PAUL · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Passionate about politics? Dedicated to saving the environment? Outspoken about animal rights? No matter the cause, kids can make a difference! This guide features change-maker tips as well as anecdotes of young activists around the globe and throughout history. The suggested activist tactics...
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Ghost Friends Forever #1

MONICA GALLAGHER · NBM/Papercutz
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

A new Charmz series featuring teenage ghostbusters learning about (after) life and love!Sophia Campos is only just getting used to her new life with her divorced dad and managing their business of helping ghosts, when she meets a ghost girl who changes everything. Not because she's...
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Desert ecosystems

Tammy Gagne · Core Library
Pages: 48
Format:  eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This title will introduce readers to desert ecosystems, the plants and animals that thrive there, its climate, its food web, any threats to it, and conservation efforts. Readers will also learn about the most well known deserts and their characteristics.
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The Super Life of Ben Braver

Marcus Emerson · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Packed with black-and-white art and comic strips throughout, The Super Life of Ben Braver is the first book in a hilarious adventure series about the greatness that lies within any middle schooler who dreams big from Marcus Emerson, the author of the smash hit Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja...
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Life in the Amazon Rainforest

Ginjer L Clarke · Penguin Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Journey through the jungle in this fact-packed leveled reader!Welcome to the largest rainforest in the world, a vast wonder just waiting for you to explore. Follow along as pink dolphins dart through the flooded river, vampire bats swoop down from the trees, and giant green anacondas slowly...
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MAX TILT

PETER LERANGIS · HarperCollins
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of the Seven Wonders series and of books in the 39 Clues series, Peter Lerangis, brings us the hair-raising, edge-of-your-seat second installment of the Max Tilt trilogy. When thirteen-year-old Max Tilt stumbled across his great-great-great-grandfather...
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