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I Used to Be Afraid

Laura Vaccaro Seeger · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

There are a lot of things to be afraid of in this world: spiders, the dark, being alone. In this simple, beautifully-crafted picture book, acclaimed author/illustrator Laura Vaccaro Seeger shows that what seems scary at first, can become magical. It all depends on perspective. Using...
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3, 2, 1, Go!

Emily Arnold McCully · Holiday House
Format: Hardcover

Told she cannot step over the line to play school with the older girls, Min builds a catapult and flies over it, instead.
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How the Meteorite Got to the Museum

Jessie Hartland · Blue Apple Books
Format: Hardcover

It came from outer space and crashed onto bookshelves! This third entry in the award-winning Got to the Museum series traces how a rock broke from its billion-year orbit to fall from space onto the trunk of a teenagers car, then to several natural history museums.,
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The Spelling Bee Before Recess

Deborah Lee Rose · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Book

The students were squirming but none made a sound, as the spelling bee entered its championship round. It’s right before recess, and the annual school spelling bee is down to just three spellers: Cornelius the Genius, Smart Ruby, and The Slugger, who never strikes out. Round...
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The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Peter Sís · Frances Foster Books - Farrar Straus Giroux, 2014.
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry was born in France in 1900, when airplanes were just being invented. Antoine dreamed of flying and grew up to be a pilot -- and that was when his adventures began. He found a job delivering mail by plane, which had never been done before. He and his fellow pilots...
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Dance Your Pants Off! #9

Aaron Blecha · Grosset & Dunlap; George Brown, Class Clown edition
Format: Paperback

In the newest installment of Nancy Krulik's popular series, George Brown, Class Clown, George's very own teacher is competing in a televised dance competition. Of course, her students get to watch the taping in the studio. And who happens to make a guest appearance? You guessed...
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Daisy Girls Guide to Girl Scouting

Girl Scouts of the USA · Girl Scouts of the USA

2011 Daisy guide binder,
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Swimming

Aaron Carr · Av2 by Weigl
Format: Hardcover

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Argentina

Julie Murray · Big Buddy Books
Pages: 40
Format: Library Binding

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Making Noise!: Making Sounds

Louise Spilsbury · Raintree Perspectives
Format: Paperback

This engaging book explains how sounds are made through a variety of easy-to-understand examples and hands-on, fun experiments.,
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It Is Not Time for Sleeping

Lisa Graff · Clarion Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

As the day comes to an end, bedtime draws near. But the little boy in this book is quite sure it is NOT time for sleeping. As each piece of his evening routine is completed - helping with the dishes, playing with the dog, getting into pajamas, brushing teeth with Dad, being tucked in by Mom,...
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Operation Bunny: Book One

Sally Gardner · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

When Emily Vole inherits an abandoned shop, she discovers a magical world she never knew existed. And a fairy-hating witch, a mischievous set of golden keys, and a train full of brightly colored bunnies are just a few of the surprises that come with it.With the help of a talking cat called...
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Grumbles from the Forest: Fairy-Tale Voices with a Twist

Jane Yolen · WordSong
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

What were all those fairy-tale characters thinking? Jane Yolen and Rebecca Kai Dotlich answer this question in paired poems, with sometimes startling results. The Princess claims all those mattresses kept her awakenot a silly peawhile the poor pea complains that the princess snores. One Snow...
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Halloween and Thanksgiving

Dustin Nguyen · DC Comics
Format: Hardcover

On Halloween night, will Robin be able to tell the difference between all the costumed children and the real evildoers, or will the kids get clobbered while the villains escape?! Then, on Thanksgiving, Batman and Robin join the families of Gotham in gathering around the table for a big holiday...
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The Mighty Lalouche

Matthew Olshan · Schwartz & Wade; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

"A bona fide knockout. C'est formidable!" declares Publishers Weekly in a starred review.In Paris, France, there lived a humble postman named Lalouche. He was small, but his hands were nimble, his legs were fast, and his arms were strong. When his job was replaced by an electric...
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