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Into the Lion's Den

Linda A Fairstein · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 312
Format: Print book

Watch out, Nancy Drew - Devlin Quick is smart, strong, and she will DEFINITELY close the case in this thrilling new mystery series for girls and boys from New York Times bestselling author Linda FairsteinSomeone has stolen a page from a rare book in the New York Public Library. At least,...
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Sky Raiders

Brandon Mull · Aladdin
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Adventure awaits in the Five Kingdoms - come and claim it in this start to a new series from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series.Cole Randolph was just trying to have a fun time with his friends on Halloween (and maybe get to know Jenna Hunt a little...
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Penguins

Gail Terp · Black Rabbit Books/Bolt
Pages: 31
Format: Hardcover

Diagrams, graphs, and other infographics give readers visual literacy practice while also digging into the penguins' appearances, daily lives, and homes. This hi/lo series is perfect for cause/effect studies and exploring the lives of animals and their place in their food web and biome.
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Quest for the Golden Apple: An Unofficial Graphic Novel for Minecrafters

Megan Miller · Sky Pony Press
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Phoenix dreams of seeing the world outside the high walls of her village. One day, she takes a risk - a quick hop over the walls - just to see the dark forest she's heard tales of. It is a magical forest, but Phoenix's forbidden trip unleashes a monster that attacks her brother, Xander....
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Cells

Shirley Duke · Abdo Publishing Company
Format: Book

From School Library Journal Gr 5-8 - This series examines the incredible diversity of life through a variety of disciplines. Many informational sidebars, explanatory diagrams, and stunning full-page photos with captions are integrated into the text and bring the concepts...
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The Doll Graveyard:

Lois Ruby · Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Print book

This graveyard hides buried dolls...and buried secrets!The house at Cinder Creek hides many secrets. Shelby and Brian Tate have heard heated voices crying out in the night. They've noticed the unsettling way things move around on their own. But the most chilling thing about their new home...
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Maine

Ann Heinrichs · C. Press/F. Watts Trade
Pages: 144
Format: Book

America the Beautiful, Third Series is bursting with fascinating facts, up-to-date statistics, glorious full-color photographs, and unusual lists guaranteed to elicit at least one WOW! with the turn of every page. America the Beautiful's new dynamic design and editorial approach to the geography,...
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The Mummy Makers of Egypt

Tamara Bower · Triangle Square
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeously illustrated story about a family of Egyptian embalmers that will enthrall kids with its mummy-making details and brilliantly painted pages.From artist and Egypt specialist Tamara Bower comes her third, gorgeous book about Ancient Egypt. Using the classic style of Egyptian art,...
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The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans

Elizabeth Rusch · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Journey to the wave-battered coast of the Pacific Northwest to meet some of the engineers and scientists working to harness the punishing force of our oceans, one of the natures powerful and renewable energy sources. With an array of amazing devices that cling to the bottom of the sea floor...
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Climatologists and Meteorologists

Ruth Owen · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

From School Library Journal Gr 3-6-This attractive series will engage young science fans and broaden their horizons about daring careers. Each book defines its featured vocation(s), provides examples of scientists in the field, offers information about the topic being researched...
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Careers in Forensic Science

Adam Woog · Cavendish Square Publishing
Format: Print book

Recent television shows such as the CSI series have glamorized the work of forensic criminalists. In reality, the work these experts in ballistics, blood spatter, DNA analysis, fingerprints, and chemistry do in the field and in the lab is instrumental to solving crimes and convicting suspects....
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Jellaby: The Lost Monster

Kean Soo · stone arch
Format: Paperback

Quiet but bright Portia has just moved to a new neighborhood with her mom. Adjusting to life without a father is hard enough, but school is boring and her classmates are standoffish -- and even Portia's mom is sort of distant. But things start to get better when Portia mounts a midnight...
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Aquicorn Cove

KATIE O'NEILL · Oni Press
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

Unable to rely on the adults in her storm-ravaged seaside town, a young girl must protect a colony of magical seahorse-like creatures she discovers in the coral reef.From the award-winning author of PRINCESS PRINCESS EVER AFTER and THE TEA DRAGON SOCIETY comes AQUICORN COVE, a heartfelt...
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The Best MLB Outfielders of All Time

Bo Smolka · Sportszone
Format: Book

Looks at some of the best outfielders in baseball history, including Joe DiMaggio, Hank Aaron, Rickie Henderson, and Ichiro Suzuki.
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Annie B., Made for TV

AMY DIXON · Running Press Kids
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

For every kid who's ever come in second place, this is a middle grade story about chasing your dreams.Eleven-year-old Annie Brown is used to being on the losing end of comparisons to her almost-always best friend Savannah. Savannah is MVP of the track team, has straight As, and, predictably,...
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