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Incredible Me!

Kathi Appelt · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Join a rambunctious child as she exuberantly celebrates all the wonderful qualities that make her special -- her nose, her toes, her ears, herself!Award winners Kathi Appelt and G. Brian Karas team up to create this joyous tribute to the wonders of being ... ME!
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Counting Leopard's Spots: And Other Animal Stories

Hiawyn Oram · Little Tiger Pr
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

A collection of folktales from Africa, introducing a wide variety of animals
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Montanas / Mountains

Jagger Youssef · Gareth Stevens Pub
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Mountains are some of Earth's most arresting landforms. There's no need to scale Mount Everest to discover important facts about mountains. Budding geographers can use this eye-catching book to learn about animals and plants that live on mountains as well as how people use these...
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Mud is Cake

Pam Munoz Ryan · Hyperion; 1 edition
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Pam Munoz Ryan and David McPhail open the door to the imagination in this lyrical, rhyming picture book. Two young children act, pretend, sing, invent their way into wondrous realms with creativity, charm, and a little does of magic.
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Butterfly Story

Anca Hariton · Dutton Juvenile
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Breathtaking watercolor illustrations introduce children to one of nature's miracles, the development and hatching of a butterfly, following the process from the laying of eggs to the emergence of the butterfly from the cocoon.
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The Squatchicorns

Ellen Potter · Amulet Books
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

When a tribe of Sasquatches flee from a mysterious curse, they take refuge in Hugo's home, Widdershins Cavern. These new Sasquatches look a bit . . . odd. For example, they all have unicorn horns on their heads! Always open to meeting new creatures, Hugo befriends one of these strange...
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Do Not Lick This Book

IDAN BEN-BARAK · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Min is a microbe. She is small.
Very small.

In fact, so small that you'd need to look through a microscope to see her. Or you can simply open this book and take Min on an adventure to amazing places she's never seen before -- like the icy glaciers of your tooth or the twisted,...

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The Caterpillar and the Polliwog

Jack Kent · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Impressed by the proud caterpillar's boast that she will turn into a butterfly when she grows up, a polliwog determines to watch the caterpillar very carefully and turn into a butterfly too.
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Judy Moody Was in a Mood: #1

Megan McDonald · Spotlight
Pages: 152
Format: Library Binding

Judy Moody doesn't have high hopes for third grade, but when her teacher assigns a special class project, Judy finally gets the chance to express herself. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spotlight is a division of ABDO.
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Fly Away

Patricia MacLachlan · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 108
Format: Hardcover

From the Newbery Award-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall comes a story about one brave girl who saves her family from losing everything.Everyone in Lucy's family sings. Opera. Rap. Lullabies. Everyone, except Lucy. Lucy can't sing; her voice just won't come out. Just like...
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That's Not a Hippopotamus

Juliette Maciver · Lerner Publications
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

That's Not a Hippopotamus is a deft and delightful tale, packed with word play and madcap energyand with a whole different story to enjoy in the illustrations.
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The Dead Family Diaz

P.J. Bracegirdle · Dial Books
Format: Hardcover

A fresh, funny take on the Day of the Dead that's packed with kid appeal Every skeleton in the Land of the Dead is excited to celebrate el Día de los Muertos with the Living. But not Angelito. His big sister has told him all about their horrifying bulgy eyes and squishy skin. So when...
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How to Babysit a Grandma

Jean Reagan · Random House Children's Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestsellerWhen you babysit a grandma, if you're lucky . . . it's a sleepover at her house! And with the useful tips found in this book, you're guaranteed to become an expert grandma-sitter in no time. (Be sure to check out the sections on: How to keep a grandma...
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Junie B., First Grader: Boss of Lunch

Barbara Park · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 77
Format: Paperback

Barbara Park's New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing - and reading - for more than twenty years. Over 60 million copies in print and now with a bright new look for a new generation! Meet the World's...
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Grandaddy's Stars

Helen V Griffith · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

Janetta's Grandaddy lives on a farm with chickens and a mule, and when he comes to visit her in Baltimore, Janetta is worried that he'll find the city boring.
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