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Spy Ski School

Stuart Gibbs · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 350
Format: Print book

Ben Ripley enrolls in ski school, where the slopes, and the stakes, get really steep in this follow-up to the Edgar Award-nominated Spy School, Spy Camp, and Evil Spy School.Thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley is not exactly the best student spy school has ever seen--he keeps flunking Advanced...
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The Truth About Twinkie Pie

Kat Yeh · Little
Pages: 342
Format: Hardcover

There's something about asking for Impossible Things. For one little second, they feel Possible. Take two sisters making it on their own: brainy twelve-year-old GiGi and junior-high-dropout-turned-hairstylist DiDi. Add a million dollars in prize money from a national cooking contest and a move...
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The Quest: A Novel

Nelson DeMille · Center Street; Unabridged edition
Format: Audio CD

AUTHORS NOTEAn earlier, shorter version of The Quest was published in paperback in 1975. In 2013, I rewrote The Quest and doubled its length, making it, I hope, a far better story than the original, without deviating from the elements that made the story so powerful and compelling when...
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Storyworlds: Nature

Thomas Hegbrook · 360 Degrees
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Explore the beauty and wonder of nature in this wordless picture book-and let your imagination bring everything to life! Stunning artwork captures the lives of a variety of animals and bugs in their natural surroundings and the changes that occur as they endure the passage of time, from...
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101 Secrets from a Pokémon Master

JUSTIN RYAN · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 126
Format: Print book

Simply put, this book has 101 tips from a professional Pokémon player, in an easy-to-read format. These tips are much more advanced than the typical hack books and are current with all the new updates to the game. 101 Secrets from a Pokémon Master includes tips and techniques on battling,...
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We need bacteria

Katie Kawa · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

Bacteriayuck! The thought of bacteria may make people squirm, but this book will introduce readers to bacterias many benefits. Readers will learn what bacteria are and where theyre found, as well as the different kinds that exist. This book focuses on how bacteria help us, from the bacteria...
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How Do I Find Information Online?

Tricia Yearling · Enslow Publishing, 2016. ©2016
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

"Discusses how kids can conduct research online"--
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The Cheese Experiment

Geronimo Stilton · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 103
Format: Print book

When the quest to find a cure to an epidemic targeting the citizens of New Mouse City is sabotaged, Geronimo Stilton must figure out who's behind it all before he ends up covered in blue spots too.
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The Lonely Lion Cub

Amelia Cobb · Scholastic Inc
Pages: 120
Format: Print book

Her special talent comes in handy at her great uncle's animal rescue zoo. At the rescue zoo, injured or endangered animals have a safe place to live. When a very lonely lion cub arrives, Zoe has a plan to help him, but it means taking a big risk!"
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The Return of the Manatee

Tanya Dellaccio · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Weighing up to 1,300 pounds, the gentle manatee looks far more daunting than it truly is. How can we protect this peaceful "sea cow," which has been endangered by habitat loss and watercraft collisions? Thankfully, legal action has ensured that manatee populations are beginning...
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Saving Lucas Biggs

Marisa De los Santos · Harpercollins Childrens Books
Pages: 279
Format: Print book

Perfect for fans of Margaret Peterson Haddix, When You Reach Me, and Savvy, this charming time-travel story from husband-and-wife team Marisa de los Santos and David Teague follows one girl's race to change the past in order to save her father's future.Thirteen-year-old Margaret knows her father...
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Aliens

Andrew Coddington · Cavendish Square Publishing
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

For as long as humans have been on Earth, they have wondered if other intelligent life exists in the universe. If so, what would these extraterrestrial beings look like? Today, there are true alien believers as well as skeptics. Some people have claimed aliens exist and have been responsible...
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Cool Stuff to Photograph

Stephanie Turnbull · Smart Apple Media
Format: Hardcover

From School Library Journal Gr 4-8-Packed with useful tips and interesting projects, these attractive books introduce readers to new pastimes and take experienced hobbyists to the next level. Activities range from neat tricks to try on a whim, such as sprouting a sweet...
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Catch You Later, Traitor

Avi · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Brooklyn, New York, 1951. Twelve-year-old Pete Collison is a regular kid who loves Sam Spade detective books and radio crime dramas, but when an FBI agent shows up at Pete's doorstep accusing his father of being a Communist, Pete finds himself caught in a real-life mystery. Could there...
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