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Blobfish Throws a Party

Miranda Paul · little bee books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Introducing Blobfish Throws a Party, a wild and hilarious story from award-winning author Miranda Paul!Blobfish lives at the bottom of the ocean with no lights, no friends, and no delicious treats. The only two ways he can think to change this would be to 1) throw a party, or 2) save...
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The New Ocean: The Fate of Life in a Changing Sea

Bryn Barnard · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A fascinating look at the future of our oceans - and how human actions may change them. The Earth - our home - is covered mostly with water: the wide, deep, salty, and very blue ocean. It regulates our climate in a way that makes life as we know it possible. This huge ocean is full of an amazing...
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A Pattern Scavenger Hunt

Kerry Dinmont · Childs World Inc
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Informs readers about different types of patterns, such as an ABAB pattern, through simple text, photographs, and matching activities. Additional features to aid comprehension include a phonetic glossary, an index, an answer key, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.
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Dooby Dooby Moo

Doreen Cronin · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

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Zap! Nikola Tesla Takes Charge

Monica Kulling · Tundra Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Growing up in Smiljan, Croatia, Nikola Tesla dreamed about harnessing the power of Niagara Falls. In 1884, he walked down the gangplank into the New York Harbor with four cents in his pocket, a book of poems, a drawing of a flying machine, and a letter of introduction to Thomas Edison,...
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Dear Girl,

Amy Krouse Rosenthal · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of I Wish You More, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, and her daughter Paris Rosenthal comes the heartwarming and inspiring Dear Girl,Dear Girl, is a remarkable love letter written for the special girl in your life. Through Amy and Paris's charming text and Holly...
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Buster the Very Shy Dog and the Great Bone Game

Lisze Bechtold · Harcourt Brace and Company
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

When Buster comes to live at Roger's house as a shy puppy, he has a lot to learn. Thank goodness Phoebe, an older and wiser dog, is there to teach him a few tricks. Top dog Phoebe has a plan to teach Buster how to collect and train bones to stay. Why then are Buster's bones mysteriously...
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Yasmin the Explorer

Saadia Faruqi · Picture Window Books
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Every explorer needs a map! Baba encourages Yasmin to make one of her own. But when Yasmin loses sight of Mama at the farmer's market, can her map bring them back together?
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Giggle, Giggle, Quack

Doreen Cronin · Simon & Schuster Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The sequel to the New York Times and Caldecott Honor-winning Click, Clack, Moo is now available as a Level 2 Ready-to-Read!Farmer Brown is going on vacation. He asks his brother, Bob, to take care of the animals. "But keep an eye on Duck. He's trouble." Bob follows the instructions...
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Martin Luther King Jr.: A Peaceful Leader

SARAH ALBEE · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The life of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is introduced in this early reader biography.Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed it was possible to change the world with peaceful protest. His powerful words and actions helped the civil rights movement achieve many great changes....
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The Car of Many Colors

Patricia Harris · Powerkids Pr
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

This vividly illustrated narrative accompanies the HABA game Monza. The story follows a little boy named Henry who goes on adventures around his neighborhood to gain inspiration for which color to paint his new toy car. Readers will learn to identify colors by sight and name. The accessible...
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Good Day, Good Night

MARGARET WISE BROWN · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A never-before-published picture book from Margaret Wise Brown, the bestselling author of Goodnight Moon, brought to life by Loren Long, #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of President Barack Obama's Of Thee I Sing. When the sun comes up and the day begins, the little bunny says...
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The Bad Guys

The Bad Guys, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Piranha, want to be heroes, and they decide that the way to do it is free the 200 dogs in the city dog pound--but their plan soon goes awry.
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The Disappearing Magician

Kate Egan · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Mike's magic tricks have helped him learn how to focus, improve his reputation, and stand up for himself. But his new confidence is about to face its biggest challenge yet-the school talent show! Mike signs up immediately. After all, what magician would pass up the chance to perform...
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