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Australia

Mason Crest Publishers · Mason Crest
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Take a trip Down Under . . . and into the past. Australia has one of the longest and richest histories of any place on the planet, dating back tens of thousands of years. Aboriginal people continue to have a large influence on Australian culture, even in the centuries since Europeans arrived....
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BONE #4: Dragonslayer

Jeff Smith · GRAPHIX; First Edition/First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

The forces of evil are growing stronger - but could our heroes worst enemy be Phoney Bone himself?Fone Bone confronts a host of dangers in Book 4 of the BONE saga, The Dragonslayer. He and Granma Ben and Thorn have a terrifying encounter with Kingdok, ruler of the rat creatures. The Hooded...
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100 Things to Be When You Grow Up

Lisa Gerry · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 255
Format: Library Binding

Who says adults can't have fun? This book explores 100 of the coolest, wackiest, and most amazing jobs and careers out there, from astronaut to zookeeper, ice cream taster to game maker. Jam-packed with inspiration, hands-on projects, advice from National Geographic explorers, interviews...
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Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song

Gary Golio · Millbrook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Library Binding

The audience was completely silent the first time Billie Holiday performed a song called "Strange Fruit." In the 1930s, Billie was known as a performer of jazz and blues music, but this song wasn't either of those things. It was a song about injustice, and it would change her life...
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World War II

Nancy Ohlin · little bee books
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Get ready to blast back to World War II and discover what life was like during that time!Discover what life was like throughout the world during World War II. This engaging nonfiction book, complete with black and white interior illustrations, will make readers feel like they've traveled...
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Ahimsa

SUPRIYA KELKAR · Tu Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In 1942, when Mahatma Gandhi asks Indians to give one family member to the freedom movement, ten-year-old Anjali is devastated to think of her father risking his life for the freedom struggle.But it turns out he isn't the one joining. Anjali's mother is. And with this change comes...
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Smile

Raina Telgemeier · Graphix
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Raina Telgemeier's #1 New York Times bestselling, Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir based on her childhood! Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth. What follows is a long and frustrating...
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Great Smoky Mountains

Josh Gregory · Childrens Pr
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

With about 9.5 million visitors per year, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most popular national park in the country. One look at the incredible scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains is all it takes to see why so many people travel here from around the world. Readers will tour...
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Producers, Consumers, and Decomposers

Dava Pressberg · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

How do animals interact within an ecosystem? What is an animals role within their food chain? This life science guide introduces readers to familiar and exotic producers, consumers, and decomposers to give them a well-rounded look at the flow of energy through the food chain. This important...
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NewsPrints

Ru Xu · Graphix
Pages: 198
Format: Print book

Blue is an orphan who disguises herself as a newsboy. There's a war going on, and girls are expected to help the struggling economy by selling cookies. But Blue loves living and working at the Bugle, the only paper in town that tells the truth. And what's printed in the newspapers now matters...
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27 Magic Words

Sharelle Byars Moranville · Holiday House
Pages: 199
Format: Hardcover

Although ten-year-old Kobi's parents sailed into a storm at sea five years ago, she knows they are alive. If she says "Avanti!" she can see them. Now that her life is being turned upside down again, she will need the magic words her mother left behind more than ever. Instead of living...
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Who Was Princess Diana?

Ellen Labrecque · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Learn how Lady Diana Spencer became the People's Princess as she takes her place in the ranks of the Who Was? series.A shy twenty-year-old girl stepped out of a horse-drawn coach and into the world spotlight, capturing the imagination of millions as a real life fairytale princess. Although...
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The Forbidden Power

Scholastic. · Scholastic (Us)
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

An all-new, original series from the mind of Galactic Hot Dogs and The Last Kids on Earth author Max Brallier! Life is tough for Fletcher Bowman. He's an orphan from the countryside who's just arrived at the prestigious NEXO KNIGHTS Academy, where he doesn't know anyone or anything...
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Battle for Amphibopolis, The

DOUG TENNAPEL · Graphix
Pages: 215
Format: Hardcover

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Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow

Jessica Townsend · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 465
Format: Hardcover

An instant New York Times bestseller!"Poignant....A Harry Potter-esque adventure." --Time Magazine A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world--but is then tested beyond her wildest...
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