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Sherlock: A Police Dog Story

Meish Goldish · Bearport Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

"Get her!" the police officer shouted. Sherlock the police dog took off at full speed in the parking lot of the Hound Town Mall. The thief was about to get into her car when she saw the dog running toward her. She pushed a shopping cart directly at the German shepherd. Whoosh!...
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The Sign in the Smoke

Carolyn Keene · Aladdin Books, 2016.
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Nancy and her friends are faced with another chilling mystery in this twelfth book of the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh approach to the classic mystery series.When Bess asks Nancy and George to be counselors at her old camp, they're a little wary. After all, running around after a bunch...
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Iraq War: 12 Things to Know

Jon Westmark · 12-Story Library
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Takes readers on a historical journey with 12 engaging chapters about the Iraq War. With colorful spreads featuring the wars critical moments, key players, and lasting effects paired with interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and a timeline, the book provides a holistic view of the event.
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National Geographic Kids National Parks Guide USA Centennial Edition: The Most Amazing Sights, Scenes, and Cool Activities from Coast to Coast!

è?®è¦? é¦?è?çµµ · National Geographic Society
Pages: 176
Format: Article

Happy 100th Birthday, National Parks! Join the centennial celebration by reading all about these greatest of American treasures -- from Acadia to Zion -- in preparation for a parks visit sometime soon. Filled with color photos, information on animals, fascinating lists, fun facts, maps,...
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Granted

JOHN DAVID ANDERSON · Walden Pond Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the author of beloved novels Ms. Bixby's Last Day and Posted comes a hilarious, heartfelt, and unforgettable novel about a fairy-in-training.Everyone who wishes upon a star, or a candle, or a penny thrown into a fountain knows that you're not allowed to tell anyone what you've wished...
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Thunder and shadow.

Erin Hunter · HarperCollins
Pages: 376
Format: Hardcover

Erin Hunter's #1 bestselling Warriors series continues in A Vision of Shadows #2: Thunder and Shadow. Includes a double-sided jacket with a bonus poster!Nearly a moon has passed since Alderpaw returned from his journey to SkyClan's gorge, where he found the territory taken over by rogues....
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Frostborn

Lou Anders · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Fantasy fans of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and John Flanagan's Ranger's Apprentice series will embrace this first novel in an adventure-filled, Viking-inspired series by a debut author. Meet Karn. He is destined to take over the family farm in Norrøngard. His only problem? He'd rather...
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El Greco

Mike Venezia · C. Press/F. Watts Trade
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Clever illustrations and story lines, together with full-color reproductions of El Greco's actual works, give children a light yet realistic overview of this artist's life and style.
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Winnie-the-Pooh

A. A. Milne
Format: Print book

"Winnie-the-Pooh is a joy; full of solemn idiocies and the sort of jokes one weeps over helplessly, not even knowing why they are so funny, and with it all the real wit and tenderness which alone could create a priceless little masterpiece." Saturday Review1926 Show...
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Vietnam War Heroes

Allan Zullo · Scholastic (Us) , 2016.
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Twenty-eight soldiers--all but five badly wounded or dead in the first few minutes of a devastating ambush--are fending off 200 North Vietnamese soldiers. US platoon leader Lieutenant Hal Fritz shouts to his comrades, "We will never give up!"Dozens of severely wounded soldiers...
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Wild West: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #10: Ghost Town at Sundown

Mary Pope Osborne · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Track the facts about cowboys, ghost towns, outlaws, and more!When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #10: Ghost Town at Sundown, they had lots of questions. What is a ghost town? Why do we call the Old West wild? What are cowboys? Who was Billy the Kid? Find...
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McDonald's

Sara Green · Pilot
Format: Hardcover

"Engaging images accompany information about the McDonald's Corporation. The combination of high-interest subject matter and narrative text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"-- Provided by publisher.
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The Tin Snail

Cameron McAllister · Delacorte Press, 2016.
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Get ready for a wild ride with this classic and fun World War II adventure about a boy who helps invent a car the Nazis would love to get their hands on! Thirteen-year-old Angelo knows that his father's job is in jeopardy. Only one thing can save it: inventing a car the world has never...
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The World of Angry Birds

Heather E Schwartz · Lerner Pub Group
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Do you know the names of the most famous Angry Birds characters? Or why they are so angry? Read on to learn more about the Angry Birds games, movies, and TV shows, and find out the scientific reason that Angry Birds games are so popular. With fun photos and captions, you'll have more...
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Israel

Jill DuBois · Cavendish Square Publishing, 2015.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

From School Library Journal Gr 7 Up-Previously published under the Benchmark imprint, these third editions are comprehensive geographic profiles with chapters about each country's physical features, history, ethnic groups, culture, religion and languages, economic development,...
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