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Zoology: Cool Women Who Work With Animals

Jennifer Swanson · Nomad Press
Pages: 106
Format: Paperback

Love to work with animals? Zoology is the study of everything having to do with animals, including how and why they look, act, and behave in their environments and with other animals. As a zoologist, you might study how elephants solve problems or take care of tigers at a zoo.Zoology: Cool...
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Who Are the Rolling Stones?

Dana Meachen Rau · Grosset & Dunlap
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

Follow the bad boys of rock and roll from their beginnings in London to their unparalleled success around the world.Starting out over fifty years ago, the Rolling Stones took the music of the blues and blended it into rock and roll to create their own unique sound. Decades later, they are still...
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Sticks & Stones

Sarah Mlynowski · Scholastic Press
Pages: 193
Format: Hardcover

Nory, Bax, and their friends are in a special class at Dunwiddle Magic School, a class for children whose magic is unpredictable--and while Nory is finding an outlet for her dritten-self (a combination of a kitten and dragon) , in the kittenball team, Bax is worried because all he can do is turn...
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Life in motion : an unlikely ballerina

Misty Copeland · Aladdin

Determination meets dance in this middle grade adaptation of the New York Times bestselling memoir by the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history, Misty Copeland. Determination meets dance in this middle grade adaptation of the New York Times bestselling...
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Waste of Space

Stuart Gibbs · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling series Tensions are running high when multi-billionaire Lars Sjoburg is poisoned and demands to go home and everyone is looking to Dash Gibson to solve the case in this third and final book in the New York Times bestselling Moon Base Alpha series.Moon Base Alpha...
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Frazzled #2: Ordinary Mishaps and Inevitable Catastrophes

BOOKI VIVAT · HarperCollins
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling Frazzled series continuesThings are looking up for Abbie Wu: this year she'll run for class president and get a brand-new shiny locker. Until - she doesn't ... In her second tumultuous misadventure, Abbie Wu tackles more unbelievably unfair and calamitous...
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The Candy Smash

Jacqueline Davies · HMH Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition
Format: Kindle Edition

Jessie and Evan Treski have waged a lemonade war, sought justice in a class trial, and even unmasked a bell thief. Now they are at opposite ends over the right to keep secrets. Evan believes some things such as his poetry are private. Jessie believes scandal makes good news. When anonymously...
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Edgar Degas

Mike Venezia · Children's Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Clever illustrations and story lines, together with full-color reproductions of Edgar Degas' actual works, give children a light yet realistic overview of this artist's life and style.
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Took: A Ghost Story

Mary Downing Hahn · Clarion Books
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

"Folks say Old Auntie takes a girl and keeps her fifty years - then lets her go and takes another one." Thirteen-year-old Daniel Anderson doesn't believe Brody Mason's crazy stories about the ghost witch who lives up on Brewster's Hill with Bloody Bones, her man-eating razorback...
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Understanding Our Organs

Lucy Beevor · Raintree
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Heart, lungs, kidneys, stomach -- all these organs keep our bodies working, but what really goes on inside them? This book explores beneath the surface to find out how our organs work.
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Hamster Princess: Giant Trouble

URSULA VERNON · Dial Books
Pages: 211
Format: Hardcover

A magical beanstalk leads to a GIANT surprise in book four of the series that's chock-full of girl power and perfect for fans of Princess in Black and Babymouse Princess Harriet Hamsterbone doesn't go looking for trouble. She prefers to think of it as looking for adventure. But when she climbs...
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How to Be an Elephant

Katherine Roy · David Macaulay Studio
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

The savanna is not an easy place to live, even for African elephants, the largest land animals on earth. If it's a challenge for these 7,000-pound giants, what's it like for their newborn babies?An infant elephant has precious little time to learn the incredible array of skills that are necessary...
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Magic Tree House #55: Night of the Ninth Dragon

Mary Pope Osborne · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 121
Format: Library Binding

Please come to Camelot. The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie through space and time to find that the castle of Camelot has been attacked and King Arthur has been gravely wounded. To save the kingdom - and the king - Jack and Annie have only one day to solve a riddle that...
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Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library

CAROLE BOSTON WEATHERFORD · Candlewick
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

In luminous paintings and arresting poems, two of children's literature's top African-American scholars track Arturo Schomburg's quest to correct history.Where is our historian to give us our side? Arturo asked. Amid the scholars, poets, authors, and artists of the Harlem Renaissance stood...
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Lily and Dunkin

Donna Gephart · Delacorte Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

"Gephart has written a story that will speak not just to one specific community, but to humanity as a whole."--VOYAAward-winning author Donna Gephart crafts a compelling dual narrative about two remarkable young people: Lily, a transgender girl, and Dunkin, a boy dealing with...
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