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Endangered and Threatened Animals

Abbie Dunne · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Simple text and bright photographs explain the concept of endangered and threatened animals for beginning readers. The book concludes with a simple, kid-friendly activity.
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Adrift: An Odd Couple of Polar Bears

Jessica Olien · Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Perfect for fans of Goodnight, Already! and You Will Be My Friend, this is a classic and quirky story of finding friendship where you least expect it, from the author/illustrator of The Blobfish Book and Shark Detective. Karl and Hazel are polar bears. They are not friends.Until . . . CRAAACCKKK!Of...
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The Word Collector

Peter H Reynolds · Orchard Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Some people collect stamps. Some people collect coins. Some people collect art. And Jerome? Jerome collected words . . . In this extraordinary new tale from Peter H. Reynolds, Jerome discovers the magic of the words all around him -- short and sweet words, two-syllable treats, and multisyllable...
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Can You Tell a Stegosaurus from an Ankylosaurus?

Buffy Silverman · Lerner Publications
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

A dinosaur with an armored back chomps on plants. It swings its tail at a hungry meat eater. Was that a Stegosaurus? Or was it an Ankylosaurus? These dinosaurs looked similar, but they were very different. Read this book to become an expert at telling these look-alikes apart!
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Tawny Scrawny Lion

Kristen L Depken · Random House
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The Tawny Scrawny Lion stars in his first Step into Reading book! Fans of the Tawny Scrawny Lion, star of one of the bestselling Little Golden Books of all time, will now be able to read about him all on their own! This Step 1 Step into Reading title has been adapted from the original...
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How to Defend Your Dragon

Ellie O'Ryan · Simon Spotlight
Format: Print book

Join Hiccup in a race against time when lightning strikes in Berk are blamed on Toothless in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read based on a popular episode of DreamWorks Dragons Defenders of Berk! When a series of lightning storms strike Berk, the Vikings start to wonder if Thor is angry with them...
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The Amazing Stardust Friends #2: Be a Star!

Heather Alexander · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Hardcover

The circus is going to Hollywood!This series is part of Scholastics early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence...
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Mr. Goat's Valentine

Eve Bunting · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

After reading in the newspaper that it's Valentine's Day, Mr. Goat sets out in search of very special gifts for his first love. But just what would a goat choose as the perfect gifts to show how he feels? Readers will be in for a surprise at Mr. Goat's nontraditional selections. From acclaimed...
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The Berenstain Bears and the Bad Influence

Stan & Jan Berenstain. · HarperFestival
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Sister Bear and her new friend, Miranda, make a lot of bad decisions - riding down Dead Bear's Hill, eating Ben's apples, running through Mizz McGrizz's tulips. When Mama Bear finds out about these things, she wants Sister to stop playing with their new neighbor. But is it really...
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Kingfisher Readers L2: Combine Harvesters

Hannah Wilson · Kingfisher
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This irresistible reading series is sure to fire the imagination of young readers with its exciting range of high-interest topics and its great-looking, easy-to-follow design.Developed with literacy experts, this five-level graded reading series will guide young readers as they build confidence...
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Trains

Nikole Brooks Bethea · Jump!, Inc.
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

In Trains, early fluent readers learn about the science, engineering, and physics behind locomotives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about these exciting machines.
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I Want to Drive a Police Car

Henry Abbot · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Police cars are one of the most important vehicles around. They bring police officers where they need to go. In this fiction title, a relatable narrator gets the chance to drive a police car all over town. Readers are invited to come along for the ride as the narrator learns all about how to drive...
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Henry's Track and Field Day: The Tortoise and the Hare Remixed

Connie Colwell Miller · Amicus Illustrated
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

"In this modern-day re-telling of Aesop's fable 'The Tortoise and the Hare,' Henry races against Michael, the fastest runner in school"
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Shhh! I'm Sleeping

Dorothee de Monfreid · Gecko Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

All of the dogs are sound asleep...until one of them starts snoring! One dog wants a story, another wants to switch beds, and yet another wants a drink of water.... Will anyone sleep tonight? A fresh, comical take on trying to sleep while, in an eye-catching tall board book format.
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