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John Cena

Matt Scheff · Sportszone

An introduction to the life and career of pro wrestler John Cena.
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Tin

Pádraig Kenny · Chicken House
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Robots never seemed so human. One of a kind and utterly fantastic." -- Eoin ColferIn an alternative England of the 1930s where the laws of mechanics govern even the most talented engineers, a mismatched group of mechanicals want nothing more than to feel human. Under the guardianship...
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Solids

Charlotte Deschermeier · Powerkids Pr
Format: Book

Why do anchors sink but corks float? Is it magic? No! It's physical science! By combining clear overviews with enlightening photography and diagrams, this volume will ensure that students understand the basic properties and variability of solid matter.
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The Unspeakable Unknown

Eliot Sappingfield · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Guardians of the Galaxy meets The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy in this wild, warm-hearted, and hilarious sci-fi companion to A Problematic Paradox.Nikola Kross has battled aliens and won. But her father, who was kidnapped by evil extraterrestrials, is still missing, and now it's...
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Silver Meadows Summer

Emma Otheguy · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

"Beautiful and wise, [this] is a gem of a book." --Adam Gidwitz, Newbery Honor-winning author of The Inquisitor's TaleJust right for fans of Pam Muñoz Ryan, this story of moving out and moving on is a touching portrayal of the experience of leaving one's home country and making...
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The Great Jeff

Tony Abbott · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

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Molly & Pim and the Millions of Stars

Martine Murray · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

For fans of Katherine Rundell's Rooftoppers comes a story about mothers and daughters and magical trees that Rebecca Stead calls "an utter delight." All Molly wants is to be normal like her friend Ellen Palmer. Ellen, with her neat braids and a tidy house and a mother and father...
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Darkstalker

Tui Sutherland · Scholastic Press
Pages: 366
Format: Print book

Three dragons. One unavoidable, unpredictable destiny. This is the beginning... of the end. In the SeaWing kingdom, a young prince learns he is an animus -- capable of wonderful magic that comes with a terrible price. In the mind of a NightWing dragonet, a thousand futures unfold -- and almost...
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I Survived The Great Chicago Fire, 1871

Lauren Tarshis · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

In a national contest, readers voted and decided that the next I SURVIVED topic will be the Great Chicago Fire, 1871!In the next book of the I SURVIVED series, one boy will struggle to stay alive as the great city of Chicago burns.
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Rise of the Jumbies

TRACEY BAPTISTE · Algonquin Young Readers
Pages: 266
Format: Hardcover

Deep beneath the waves, a great enemy awakens . . . Corinne LaMer defeated the wicked jumbie Severine months ago, but things haven't exactly gone back to normal in her Caribbean island home. Everyone knows Corinne is half-jumbie, and many of her neighbors treat her with mistrust. When local...
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American Girl: The Story of America

Dk. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Discover history with American Girl®.Step into key moments from America's history with the American Girl BeForever™ characters in American Girl: The Story of America. Travel back in time-from the 1750s to the groovy '70s. Find out how the Nez Perce tribe lived, what it was like...
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Winter Sky

Patricia Reilly Giff · Wendy Lamb Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Sirens! A scary sound, especially to Siria, whose brave pop is a firefighter. Siria loves everyone at Pop's city firehouse. She also loves to study the stars. Her mother named her after the brightest start in the winter sky. When Siria hears sirens, she sneaks out to chase the trucks,...
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Branching Out: How Trees Are Part of Our World

Joan Marie Galat · Owlkids Books
Format: Hardcover

Trees have been around for nearly 400 million years, and today about 25,000 species of trees have been identified. Weve relied on trees for everything from fuel, food, and medicine to building houses and railways. Today, trees still touch our lives in countless ways. But what do we really...
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Spirit's Key

Edith Cohn · Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

By now, twelve-year-old Spirit Holden should have inherited the family gift: the ability to see the future. But when she holds a house key in her hand like her dad does to read its owner's destiny, she can't see anything. Maybe it's because she can't get over the loss of her beloved...
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Florida: The Sunshine State

Debra Hess · Cavendish Square Publishing; 3 edition

It's My State! Florida gives readers a comprehensive look at the geography, history, people, government, economy, and culture of the Sunshine State.
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