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Fuzzy's Great Escape

BRUCE HALE · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Fuzzy is the ambitious and unfortunately named guinea pig of class 5B. He has big plans for this year -- namely, to be president of the Class Pets Club. Then the cutest, most charming new bunny shows up and spins Fuzzy's plan like a hamster wheel. There's only one way to topple...
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Pugs of the Frozen North

Philip Reeve · Random House
Pages: 211
Format: Print book

With a little luck and a pack of pugs, anything is paws-ible! When True Winter comes, it's time for the Great Northern Race! The best sled teams in the world must reach a mysterious man called the Snowfather. He will grant one wish to the winners. Young racers Sika and Shen want to win more...
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Medical Robots

Elizabeth Noll · Bellwether Media
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

No surgeon can boast the steady hands of da Vinci. This surgical robot was built for careful cutting, and that is why it has helped with more than three million medical operations to date! This high-interest childrens read introduces robots dedicated to saving lives and caregiving.
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GOTY Leads the Way.

Lisa Yee; Sarah Davis
Pages: 152
Format:  Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

Lea Clark is all set for an animal-discovery adventure! She's never been to a rainforest before, and her mind is filled with exciting thoughts about the animals she'll get to see and the pictures she'll get to take deep in the jungle. During a hike with her brother through the Amazon rainforest,...
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Mabel Opal Pear and the Rules for Spying

Amanda Hosch · Capstone Young Readers
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A young spy gets entangled in an action-filled, whodunit mystery! When Mabel's parents leave town without warning, she isn't worried. They're spies, after all. But when her beloved Aunt Gertie is arrested for leading a smuggling ring, then her obnoxious Uncle Frank and Aunt Stella show...
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Baby Horses

Bethany Olson · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces baby horses to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--
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Writing Radar: Using Your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories

JACK GANTOS · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 203
Format: Hardcover

The Newbery Award-winning author of Dead End in Norvelt shares advice for how to be the best brilliant writer in this funny and practical creative writing guide perfect for all kids who dream of seeing their name on the spine of a book.With the signature wit and humor that have garnered...
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The Denver Broncos Story

Allan Morey · Bellwether Media
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Since the AFL and NFL merged, the Denver Broncos have won several championships including back-to-back Super Bowl games. This team has come a long way since the 1950s, when they wore second-hand uniforms! Tens of thousands of fans are on the season-ticket waiting list so they can see them...
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All's Faire in Middle School

Victoria Jamieson · Dial Books
Pages: 248
Format: Paperback

Calling all Raina Telgemeier fans! The Newbery Honor-winning author of Roller Girl is back with a heartwarming graphic novel about starting middle school, surviving your embarrassing family, and the Renaissance Faire. Eleven-year-old Imogene (Impy) has grown up with two parents working...
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Frank Einstein and the EvoBlaster Belt

Jon Scieszka · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 199
Format: Hardcover

More clever science experiments, funny jokes, and robot hijinks await readers in book four of the New York Times bestselling Frank Einstein chapter book series from the mad scientist team of Jon Scieszka and Brian Biggs. The perfect combination to engage and entertain readers, the series...
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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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Soof

SARAH WEEKS · Scholastic Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

All her life, Aurora has heard stories about Heidi and all the good luck she brought Aurora's family. Aurora, though, doesn't feel very lucky. The kids at school think she's weird. And she's starting to think her mom thinks she's weird, too. Especially compared to Heidi.On the eve of a visit...
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The Book of Boy

CATHERINE GILBERT MURDOCK · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A young outcast is swept up into a thrilling and perilous medieval treasure hunt in this literary page-turner by acclaimed bestselling author Catherine Gilbert Murdock.This epic and engrossing quest story is for fans of Adam Gidwitz's The Inquisitor's Tale and Grace Lin's Where the Mountain...
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The Caldera

JOHN FLANAGAN · Philomel Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The Herons take to the high seas to fend off pirates and rescue the heir to an empire in the newest adventure from John Flanagan, author of the worldwide bestselling Ranger's Apprentice!Includes BONUS content--a brand-new Ranger's Apprentice short story featuring fan-favorites Will and Maddie!In...
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5 Worlds Book 1: The Sand Warrior

Mark Siegel · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling creator of Amulet, Kazu Kibuishi, hails this first book in this groundbreaking sci-fi/fantasy adventure series as "a magical journey, as fun as it is beautiful!" Think Star Wars meets Avatar: The Last Airbender! The Five Worlds are on the brink...
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