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All The Way Home

Debi Gliori · Bloomsbury Childrens
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Daddy Penguin has to look after the egg while Mummy is finding fish. But he wanders away from the Dad Huddle and he and the egg are whisked up into the air by a gust of wind, landing in the Arctic. Brave Daddy must find out where he is and how to get home. But the Arctic creatures aren't...

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Take the Mummy and Run: The Riot Brothers Are on a Roll

MARY AMATO · Holiday House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Orville and Wilbur Riot are back in the hilarious fourth book of the Riot Brothers adventures. Whether hunting for lost mummies or creating their own water park, there's never a dull moment. A companion to "Snarf Attack", "Underfoodle", and the "Secret of Life:...
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Aaron is Cool

P D Eastman · Random House
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Aaron the Alligator chills out in this Step 1 Step into Reading early reader by P. D. Eastman (Go, Dog. Go! and Are You My Mother?) . Accident-prone Aaron is no match for runaway snowballs and thin ice in this silly, wintry book. Young readers will giggle along as they tackle...
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Sea Prayer

KHALED HOSSEINI · Riverhead Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns, and And the Mountains Echoed responds to the heartbreak of the current refugee crisis with this deeply moving, beautifully illustrated short work of fiction for people of all ages,...
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Malala: Activist for Girls' Education

Raphae?le Frier · Charlesbridge
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Malala Yousafzai stood up to the Taliban and fought for the right for all girls to receive an education. When she was just fifteen-years old, the Taliban attempted to kill Malala, but even this did not stop her activism. At age eighteen Malala became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel...
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A to Z Mysteries Super Edition #9: April Fools' Fiasco

Ronald Roy · Random House
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Celebrate 20 years of A to Z Mysteries! No foolin'! It's the first of April in Green Lawn! Mr. Paskey, owner of the Book Nook, plays an April Fools' Day prank on Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose. They hatch a plan to get back at him, but then the bookstore is robbed - no joke! Can the kids...
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The Only Child

Guojing · Schwartz & Wade Books,
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

A New York Times Best Illustrated BookLike Shaun Tan's The Arrival and Raymond Briggs's The Snowman, this gorgeous and imaginative 100-page graphic picture book is utterly transporting and original. A little girl - lost and alone - follows a mysterious stag deep into the woods,...
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Pizza pig

Diana Murray · Random House Children's Books
Format: Library Binding

Pig enjoys making just the right pizza to delight each of his customers, so when Turtle will not eat he must figure out why.
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Somebunny Loves Me

Parry Gripp · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This adorable new title from Emmy Award-winning singer-songwriter (and animal lover) Parry Gripp shows us the magical world of furry friendship and teaches young readers to be kind to animals of all shapes and sizes.

Through adorable, uplifting photographs, and sweet, silly text,...
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The Darkest Dark

Chris Hadfield · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

"Inspired by astronaut Chris Hadfield's own childhood experiences, The Darkest Dark is a beautiful and inspiring picture book for older readers about overcoming our fears and reaching for the stars." - Seira Wilson, Amazon Editor

Inspired by the childhood of real-life...
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Teddy Bear Subtraction

Barbara Barbieri McGrath · Charlesbridge
Pages: 32
Format: Book

As the McGrath Math series continues, the cute and bouncy teddies introduce subtraction to young readers. Great for in-class use with popular bear manipulatives, simple verse and bright colors make math and subtraction as easy as 3-2-1!
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The Bard and the Beast

Robert McPhillips · Little Simon
Format: Paperback

Prince Lucas discovers that sometimes music is the only way to defeat a savage beast in this newest adventure from the fantastical Kingdom of Wrenly series.Prince Lucas does not want to learn to play the lute. He would much rather be outside exploring with his best friend Clara. When a traveling...
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The Perfect Kitten

Holly Webb · Tiger Tales
Pages: 128
Format: Library Binding

Abi has always wanted a kitten, but the street she lives on is too busy to have one. Luckily, the local rescue center is looking to find a home for a deaf kitten who must stay indoors. Flower is so happy to have found a family who will take extra-special care of her, and she loves cuddling...
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My Journey to the Stars

Scott Kelly · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly makes his Step into Reading debut in this engaging and easy-to-read autobiography that takes readers on his awe-inspiring journey from childhood to his record-breaking year among the stars.

A Step 3 Biography Reader of American hero, Astronaut Scott Kelly!...
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Galápagos Girl / Galapagueña

Marsha Diane Arnold · Lee & Low Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Valentina was born on an island formed by fire, surrounded by blue-green sea.

As a Galapagueña, Valentina spends her days observing the natural world around her. She greets sea lions splashing on the shore, scampers over lava rocks with Sally-lightfoot crabs, and swims with...

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