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Warriors: Power of Three #1: The Sight

Erin Hunter · HarperTrophy
Pages: 10
Format: Paperback

The time has come for three kits of ThunderClan - Hollypaw, Jaypaw, and Lionpaw - to become apprentices. Grandchildren of the great leader Firestar, all three possess unusual power and talent. But dark secrets surround them, and a mysterious prophecy hints at trouble to come. The warrior...
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Are Dragons Real?

Portia Summers · Enslow Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Delving deep into mythology of dragons from across the globe, this narrative text will inform readers about different cultures and present possible scientific explanations. A glossary strengthens vocabulary, while full-color images and a bright design will keep even the most reluctant readers...
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Growth and Development: Cells and DNA

Thomas Canavan · PowerKids Press, 2016.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Information about how human beings grow and develop, the things which make us different from each other, and the things humans all have in common.
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Big Nate Goes for Broke

Lincoln Peirce · Harper
Pages: 216
Format: Book

Big Nate is going for broke in the fourth novel in the hilarious New York Times bestselling series by Lincoln Peirce! Includes a sneak peek to Big Nate Flips Out!Mighty Jefferson Middle School always wins. Then Nate decides it's time to go from zeroes to heroes! Will Nate crack under the pressure...
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Rocket and Groot: Stranded on Planet Stripmall!

Tom Angleberger · Marvel, 2016.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

After battling deadly space piranhas in Sector 7 of the Cosmos, Rocket and Groot crash-land on a planet made up of strip malls, maniacal robots bent on customer service, and killer toilets - yes, killer toilets! Told through the eyes of Rocket, the Adventures of Rocket and Groot will feature...
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Lost Skeleton

Michael Dahl · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Jason wishes he were taller. He wishes his arms were longer. He wishes his nose were shorter. So when Jason discovers a bottle of so-called Skeleton Lotion in a strange shop, he buys it in the hopes that it ll give him a killer bod. Sure enough the stuff works But after a few days of using...
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I Got This: To Gold and Beyond

NOT AVAILABLE. · HarperCollins
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestseller!Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast and Dancing with the Stars champion Laurie Hernandez shares her story in her own words in this debut book for fans of all ages - with never-before-seen photos!At sixteen years old, Laurie Hernandez...
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Super Scary Monsters

Megan Cooley Peterson · First Facts are published by Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Scary monster stories have been told since ancient times. Some of these monsters are from ancient myths. Others are said to be on the prowl today. Whatever the case, theyre all scary! Give beginning readersl the details about the hairy bunyip said to live in Australian swamps, the minotaur...
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New Hampshire

Jordan Mills · Next Page
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Welcome to the Granite State! Learn about New Hampshire's history, geography, weather, people, and more in this book that's all about our 9th state.
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Soccer Stand-off

Jake Maddox · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 96
Format: Library Binding

Milak must learn about personal responsibility when a new soccer coach challenges his worldview and his work ethic.
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The Children's Interactive Story of Art: The Essential Guide to the World's Most Famous Artists and Paintings

Susie Hodge · Carlton Books
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Showcasing the world-famous collection of paintings housed in London's National Gallery, this engaging introductory guide provides a first look at art, as well as an unprecedented interactive experience through a free app that allows kids to create their own virtual gallery at home. Although...
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Lin-Manuel Miranda: Award-Winning Actor, Rapper, Writer, and Composer

Theresa Morlock · Powerkids Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Jettisoned into the public eye for his extensive involvement with the musical "Into the Heights" in 2008, which won him a Tony Award for Best Original Score, Lin-Manuel Miranda has become a household name. Most recently, Miranda has received awards and media attention for writing...
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Arctic Foxes

Julie Murray · Big Buddy Books
Format: Hardcover

Young readers learn about the Arctic fox, including its appearance, life cycle, habitat, threats to its survival, and more. Includes backckground information about the Arctic.
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Snapchat

Madeleine R Spalding · Checkerboard Library
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

This title examines Snapchat, the photo and video sharing website. Readers will learn about company history and development, how Snapchat operates, issues the company faces such as inappropriate content, and its impact on society. Key components such as Snapcodes and Lenses are also explored....
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