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Farmyard Security: A Readers' Theater Script and Guide

Nancy K Wallace · Magic Wagon,
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The show must go on! Farmyard Security is a fractured fairy tale based on the story of Chicken Little. Follow Henrietta Hen as she calls in Farmyard Security when the sky begins to fall on her! This book provides information on putting on a production including tips on sets, props, and costumes....
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Understanding Your Role in Elections

Jessica Gunderson · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

When election season starts, the race is on! But what do campaigns, candidates, polls, and the Electoral College have to do with voting for our nation's leaders? Using engaging, age-appropriate language and colorful photos, readers decipher the complex electoral process and learn how to get involved...
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She Did It!: 21 Women Who Changed the Way We Think

Emily Arnold McCully · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Prepare to discover new heroes among these twenty-one women who challenged the status quo, championed others, and made their voices heard. From Jane Addams to Alice Waters, from groundbreaking artists and social justice advocates to scientific pioneers and business innovators, a strong...
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Volcanologists and Seismologists

Ruth Owen · PowerKids Press, 2014.
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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Mischief Season

John Bemelmans Marciano · Viking Children'S Books
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

The first book in an exciting new chapter book series by John Bemelmans Marciano and Caldecott medalist Sophie Blackall. Welcome to Benevento, an ancient town famous for its witches!The children of Benevento have to be careful and clever to evade the clutches of such witches as the Manalonga,...
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J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World: A Pop-up Gallery of Curiosities

James Diaz · Candlewick Press (MA)
Pages: 10
Format: Hardcover

J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World is full of magical curiosities: a flying car, a hat that sings, an enchanted case, and so much more. This small, deluxe pop-up book showcases three-dimensional renderings of some of the beloved curiosities from the Harry Potter films, including two pops...
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My Little Pony: Friends Forever Volume 4

Jeremy Whitley · IDW Publishing
Format: Print book

Rarity visits Babs Seed in Manehattan. Luna and Spike have to work together to fix a dragon problem. Applejack heads to City Hall and gets wrapped up in Mayor Mares bureaucracy. And, finally, Diamond Tiara and Silver Spoon go up against the Cutie Mark Crusaders! All in the latest volume...
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Creation Stories in Greek Mythology

Don Nardo · ReferencePoint Press
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Like peoples throughout history, the ancient Greeks maintained largely fanciful stories about how the world, animals, and humans came to be. At the core of those tales were descriptions of the origins of the gods. Unlike many societies, which envisioned gods fashioning the universe, the Greeks...
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Brainless Birthday Jokes to Tickle Your Funny Bone

Felicia Lowenstein Niven · Enslow Elementary
Format: Print book

Why was the birthday cake as hard as a rock? Because it was marble cake! Author Felicia Lowenstein Niven explores the world of corny birthday jokes in BRAINLESS BIRTHDAY JOKES TO TICKLE YOUR FUNNY BONE. Jokes, limericks, knock-knock jokes and tongue twisters abound in this addition to the FUNNIER...
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September 11 Through the Eyes of George W. Bush

Emily O'Keefe · Core Library, 2016.
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Go inside the Oval Office during the September 11th terrorist attacks to see the challenges faced by President George W. Bush, how he responded to difficult issues, and how he shaped the country during this pressing time in office.
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The Smurfs #24: "The Smurf Reporter"

PEYO. · Papercutz
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

The SMURFS have a fake news problem! Stop the presses! Blue Journalism is coming to the Smurfs Village. When word of mouth stories get distorted being passed along from Smurf to Smurf, Reporter Smurf is on the scene to get the scoop and report the facts! But what happens when the newspaper...
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Dreamer, Wisher, Liar

Charise Mericle Harper · Balzer + Bray
Format: Hardcover

Dreamer, Wisher, Liar is a heartwarming story about one girls transformative summer full of friendship, secret magic, and family. Fans of Rebecca Stead will enjoy Charise Mericle Harpers funny and poignant novel.When her best friend is moving away and her mom has arranged for some strange...
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Mini Sweets

Helen Perelman · Aladdin Books
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Join the Candy Fairies for one last delicious adventure in this final book of the Candy Fairies series.The latest sugartastic story brings a new baby to the Candy Kingdom. Princess Mini is Princess Lolli and Prince Scoop's new baby, and Berry the Fruit Fairy is the lucky one who's...
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Damselflies

Christina Leaf · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Damselflies could very well be part of the inspiration for the term bug-eyed. Their compound eyes are huge and protruding! Young readers will look with amazement at damselflies flying, eating, molting, and more in this insect close-up. A staring contest is on!
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