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Basketball's Greatest Records
Basketball's Greatest Records

Ryan Nagelhout · PowerKids Press
Format: Hardcover

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scored 38,387 points during his professional basketball career! Readers discover this and many other fascinating facts as they explore the history of basketball and its most impressive records. From points to blocks, the fundamentals of the sport are explained in a creative...
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A Smart Girl's Guide: Staying Home Alone
A Smart Girl's Guide: Staying Home Alone

Dottie Raymer · American Girl Publishing Inc
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

This popular book is now updated with new illustrations and advice that will help you feel confident and in control when you're home alone. It includes boredom busters, fun-for-one ideas, quizzes, neighborhood know-how, snack recipes, safety tips, first-aid information, and sibling...
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Donny's Inferno
Donny's Inferno

P. W. Catanese · Aladdin
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning author P.W. Catanese comes a fascinating novel about a twelve-year-old boy who must prevent the new kinder, gentler underworld from returning to its previous terrifying incarnation.Twelve-year-old Donny Taylor was rescued from certain death in a burning building. His savior,...
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Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom
Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom

Booki Vivat · Harper
Pages: 225
Format: Print book

"Hilarious." (NPR's All Things Considered) "Honest, sweet, and laugh-out-loud funny. Fans of Smile and Diary of a Wimpy Kid will appreciate this debut." (Brightly.com) Meet Abbie Wu. Abbie is in crisis - and not just because she's starting middle school or because...
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Upside-Down Magic
Upside-Down Magic

Sarah Mlynowski · Scholastic Press
Pages: 196
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling authors Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins comes a new, offbeat series about a group of misfits who set out to prove that life on the other side of ordinary has its charms. It's never easy when your magic goes wonky. For Nory, this means...
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Sunny Sweet Is So Not Sorry
Sunny Sweet Is So Not Sorry

Jennifer Ann Mann · Bloomsbury USA Childrens; Reprint edition
Format: Book

We’ve all woken up on the wrong side of the bed. But have you ever woken up stuck to the bed? Masha Sweet has. And there’s only one possible reason: her little sister Sunny. Masha is used to Sunny’s evil genius ways, but the glue Sunny used to secure a bouquet of plastic...
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Catching a Storyfish
Catching a Storyfish

Janice Harrington · Wordsong
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Keet knows the only good thing about moving away from her Alabama home is that she'll live near her beloved grandfather. When Keet starts school, it's even worse than she expected, as the kids tease her about her southern accent. Now Keet, who can "talk the whiskers off a catfish,"...
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The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Extreme Junior Edition
The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Extreme Junior Edition

David Borgenicht · Smart Apple Media; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

It's the best of the worst! This hardcover, full-color edition of the popular series loved by parents and kids alike serves up a wild ride through mudslides, volcanos, shark-infested oceans, menacing mountains, and more. Seventy entries are packed with illuminating facts, eye-popping photos,...
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Mini But Mighty
Mini But Mighty

Ron Marz · ABDO Spotlight
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

When the students arrive at Skylanders Academy without their pilot, Tessa and Carli search for Flynn. Along the way, they rescue an academy student. Will the girls find Flynn? And what does the student have to do with Kaos?
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The Daring Book for Girls
The Daring Book for Girls

Andrea J. Buchanan · William Morrow
Format: Book

The Daring Book for Girls is the manual for everything that girls need to know—and that doesn't mean sewing buttonholes! Whether it's female heroes in history, secret note-passing skills, science projects, friendship bracelets, double dutch, cats cradle, the perfect cartwheel...
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Bluetick Coonhounds
Bluetick Coonhounds

Paige V Polinsky · Abdo Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

With a wag and a "woof," this book invites readers to meet the Bluetick Coonhound. Readers will examine the history, physical attributes, development, and behavior of the Bluetick Coonhound breed. Coat, color, size, and care instructions are also discussed. Full-color photos allow...
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Mysterious Creatures
Mysterious Creatures

Katie Dicker · Smart Apple Media
Format: Hardcover

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My Side of the Mountain
My Side of the Mountain

Jean Craighead George · Puffin Books; English Language edition
Format: Paperback

Terribly unhappy in his family's crowded New York City apartment, Sam Gribley runs away to the solitude-and danger-of the mountains, where he finds a side of himself he never knew.
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Frostborn
Frostborn

Lou Anders · Crown
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Fantasy fans of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and John Flanagan's Ranger's Apprentice series will embrace this first novel in an adventure-filled, Viking-inspired series by a debut author. Meet Karn. He is destined to take over the family farm in Norrøngard. His only problem?...
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