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Fearsome Forces

Mike Clark · Powerkids Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

The world is full of scientific pushes and pulls, some of which can be scary. This engaging book draws readers into the exciting and strange realm of forces. Colorful images and accessible text help reinforce and aid in the understanding of important scientific concepts and curricula. A detailed...
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Crenshaw

Katherine Applegate · Feiwel and Friends
Pages: 245
Format: Print book

Jackson and his family have fallen on hard times. There's no more money for rent, and not much for food, either. His parents, his little sister, and their dog may have to live in their minivan. Again. Crenshaw is a cat. He's large, he's outspoken, and he's imaginary. He's...
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Poodle

Rebecca Bayliss · Mason Crest
Pages: 128
Format: Library Binding

THE DOG LOVERS GUIDES14 titles96 pages eachIf you love dogs, then this series is for you. Each volume is written by a dog-care expert and covers a single breed. Topics include the breed s history, how to choose a puppy, tips on training and showing, and suggestions for health care. Packed...
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My Little Pony: Ponyville Reading Adventures

Hasbro · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Print book

Meet all the ponies and their friends in this magical collection of stories from My Little Pony Friendship is Magic! Best friends Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, Rarity, Rainbow Dash, and Applejack are ready for adventures around Ponyville! Celebrate holidays, meet their pets,...
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Weapons Technology: Science, Technology, and Engineering

Michael Burgan · Children's Press
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

War has been a fact of life ever since the dawn of civilization. But while armies once charged into battle with little more than wooden clubs or stone axes, centuries of innovation have led to a wide range of powerful and efficient weaponry. Trace the history of weapons and other military...
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Outside In

JENNIFER BRADBURY · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A twelve-year-old boy living on the streets of Chandigarh, India, stumbles across a secret garden full of sculptures and sees the possibility of another way of life as he bonds with the man who created them in this searingly beautiful novel based on a true story.Twelve-year-old Ram is a street...
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Good Dog

Dan Gemeinhart · Scholastic Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Brodie was a good dog. And good dogs go to heaven.Except Brodie can't move on. Not just yet. As wonderful as his glimpse of the afterlife is, he can't forget the boy he left behind. The boy he loved, and who loved him in return.The boy who's still in danger.So Brodie breaks the rules of heaven....
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Grand Canyon

Josh Gregory · Childrens Pr
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Offering some of the most breathtaking sights on the planet, the Grand Canyon is an immense chasm sculpted from many layers of colorful, ancient rock. Readers will explore this natural wonder and learn how it was formed. They will also find out what role the canyon has played in human history,...
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Interdependence of Species

Elliot Monroe · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

Living things depend on other living things in order to survive. This is called interdependence. This engaging book explores the symbiotic and competitive relationships that exist between interdependent organisms. The accessible text is perfect for young scientists. Beautiful, full-color...
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Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble

ANNA MERIANO · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"A charming and delectably sweet debut. Mischief, friendship, and a whole lot of heart - Love Sugar Magic has it all." - Zoraida Córdova, award-winning author of the Brooklyn Brujas seriesLeonora Logroño's family owns the most beloved bakery in Rose Hill, Texas, spending...
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Two Truths and a Lie: It's Alive!

AMMI-JOAN PAQUETTE · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Two Truths and a Lie is the first book in a fascinating new series that presents some of the most crazy-but-true stories about the living world as well as a handful of stories that are too crazy to be true - and asks readers to separate facts from the fakes! Did you know that there is a fungus...
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Libya

Terri Willis · Childrens Pr
Pages: 144
Format: Library Binding

An oil-rich nation in North Africa, Libya has seen a great deal of turmoil in recent years, with civil war continuing to affect the country today. Readers will explore Libyas history and find out what events have led its current situation. They will also find out what it is like to live...
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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Special Edition 2017

Scholastic. · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

This brand new, updated edition features all the craziest facts, newest discoveries, and weirdest wonders of the world!
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Plague!: Epidemics and Scourges Through the Ages

John Farndon · Hungry Tomato
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Being sick is horrible. But it used to be worse. Inside this book, you'll see evidence of the plagues of the past - rotting skin, dissolving lungs, and sinister swelling all over the body. Diseases like the Black Death wiped out whole towns and villages. Tuberculosis consumed young...
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The Bicycle Spy

Yona Zeldis McDonough · Scholastic Press
Pages: 197
Format: Hardcover

Marcel loves riding his bicycle, whether he's racing through the streets of his small town in France or making bread deliveries for his parents' bakery. He dreams of someday competing in the Tour de France, the greatest bicycle race. But ever since Germany's occupation of France began two years...
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