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The Big Field

Mike Lupica · Puffin Books
Pages: 243
Format: Paperback

Playing shortstop is a way of life for Hutch?not only is his hero, Derek Jeter, a shortstop, but so was his father, a former local legend turned pro. Which is why having to play second base feels like demotion to second team. Yet that?s where Hutch ends up after Darryl ?D-Will? Williams,...
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Family Tree Book Three: Best Kept Secret

Ann M. Martin · Scholastic Press; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Four girls. Four generations. One family.The third installment of the exquisite new series from Newbery Honor winner Ann M. Martin follows Francie, Danas daughter, to Princeton, NJ, in the 1980s.,
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Life in a Tundra

Kari Schuetz · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Offering a stark contrast to hot, sandy deserts and tropical rain forests, the tundra is buried in snow and ice most of the year. However, life finds a way to flourish. During the short summer, flowers bloom and animals roam the land even though temperatures rarely reach 50 degrees Fahrenheit!...
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The Case of the Cheese Thief

J.E. Bright · Stone Arch Books
Format: Paperback

The secret recipe for a million-dollar mozzarella is stolen aboard a European train trip. Should Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang investigate or end their vacation early? Will the gang stick together or split up? Does Scooby find the missing cheese or eat the evidence? In this interactive...
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Ocean animals : who's who in the deep blue

Johnna Rizzo · National Geographic
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Fans of Disney Pixar's Finding Dory and Finding Nemo movies will love meeting the real underwater critters behind the film in this colorful, fact-filled nonfiction book. From life in coral reefs, to sharks and rays, to sea birds, kids will meet incredible sea-based animals in action, including...
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Whatever After #2: If the Shoe Fits

Sarah Mlynowski · Scholastic Press

Tonight the mirror swept us into Cinderellas fairy tale. Now, we are NOT messing this story up. No way. Cinderella is going to marry her prince just like shes supposed to. Uh-oh.  Cinderella broke her foot and theres massive swelling. The glass slipper wont fit, the prince wont know shes...
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Maddie's Dream

Catherine Hapka · Aladdin
Format: Book

Maddie is desperate to keep her favorite horse from being sold in this first book in a contemporary middle grade series in the tradition of Marguerite Henrys Misty of Chincoteague. Madison Maddie Martinez loves her weekly riding lessons, and she loves working with her favorite horse, Cloudy,...
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National Geographic Kids Chapters: Diving With Sharks!: And More True Stories of Extreme Adventures!

Margaret Gurevich · National Geographic Society
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

Fans of Shark Week, Sharknado, and all things shark-related will want to sink their teeth into this exciting shark-infested chapter book. Join real-life cave divers, extreme photographers, and researchers as they brave thrilling undersea adventures! Kids who are familiar with the popular...
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The Secret of the Sea Creature

Laurie S Sutton · Stone Arch Books
Format: Paperback

A sea creature is on the loose at Wild-World Beach! Will the gang stick together or split up? Should Shaggy and Scooby tackle their fears or their hunger first? Does Scooby-Doo deserve a Scooby Snack? In this interactive story, YOU CHOOSE the path the gang should take. With your help, theyll...
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If the Magic Fits

Susan Maupin Schmid · Random House
Pages: 298
Format: Print book

Try on a little magic with this lighthearted fantasy adventure! For fans of Liesl Shurtliff, Jessica Day George, E. D. Baker, and Gail Carson Levine. "A charming new fairy tale! Readers won't want this adventure to end!" - Jessica Day George, New York Times bestselling author...
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Expanding a Nation: Causes and Effects of the Louisiana Purchase

Elizabeth Raum · Capstone Press
Format: Paperback

Should the United States stay a small country or expand across the continent of North America? That was the question in 1804, when the United States had a chance to buy the huge Louisiana Territory from France. Who would make this big decision? And how would it change the United States?
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Daring Play: How a Courageous Jackie Robinson Transformed Baseball

Michael Burgan · Capstone Press
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

On and off the field, Jackie Robinson never backed down from a challenge. The baseball legend broke Major League Baseballs color barrier in 1947, changing the sport forever. It was eight years later that a photo of him stealing home during the 1955 World Series became one of the most famous...
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I Survived The Battle Of Gettysburg, 1863

Lauren Tarshis · Turtleback; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Witnessing the harrowing events of the Civil War from the Pennsylvania sidelines, 11-year-old Henry endures the most grueling challenges of his life throughout a hot July week when he becomes inadvertently involved in the historic battle.
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Seven and a Half Tons of Steel

Janet Nolan · Peachtree Publishers
Pages: 36
Format: Print book

There is a ship, a navy ship. It is called the USS New York. It is big like other navy ships, and it sails like other navy ships, but there is something special about the USS New York. Following the events of September 11, 2001, the governor of New York gave the Navy a steel beam that was once...
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