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Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court

KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In his first memoir written especially for young readers, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will focus on his relationships with several important coaches in his life - including his father, his high-school coach and Coach Wooden - as he tells the story of his life and career. Like many kids in elementary...
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The City of Sand

Tianxia Bachang · Delacorte Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Excerpt. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.
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Heather Camlot · Red Deer Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

It is 1946 in a poor Jewish neighborhood in Montreal where a few dollars equals a fortune, and no matter where you go you will find the best home cooking anywhere on Earth. It is also a million miles away from the posh mansions on the other side of town. But a 12-year-old boy can still...
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The Crystal Caverns: A Branches Book

Katrina Charman · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 96
Format: Library Binding

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches...
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Charlie Numbers and the Man in the Moon

Ben Mezrich · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Charlie is recruited to use his mathematical prowess to discover what happened to a box of stolen moon rocks in this follow up to Bringing Down the Mouse.Charlie Lewis is really good at math. So good, that he's approached by a mysterious woman who needs his help. The woman is carrying...
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Tamba Hali

David Seigerman · Aladdin
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Long before he was sacking quarterbacks, Tamba Hali was facing bigger challenges. Learn about his life in this second book in a brand-new nonfiction series about the childhoods of your favorite athletes.Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali's story seems almost unbelievable. He and his seven...
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Chewie and the Porgs

KEVIN SHINICK · Disney Lucasfilm Press
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From Emmy award-winning writer Kevin Shinick comes a lovable tale of Chewbacca the Wookiee and the pesky porgs of Ahch-To Island. Featuring adorable illustrations by artist Fiona Hsieh.
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How to Be a Ninja

CHRIS CONTI · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

I am Master Splinter. For many years now, I have been sensei to the greatest team of warriors I have ever known: the Ninja Turtles. Being their teacher in these ancient skills -- and guiding them as they have come of age -- has been the greatest honor of my life. If my great students, the Ninja...
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From Hot Lava to a Spy Rocket: A Journey Through Transportation

Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Follow The Link takes the reader on a journey through a network of knowledge. The route they take highlights how the inspiration behind new ideas is often surprising, always unpredictable and sometimes rather bizarre.Step inside the network of time to see how lightning led to communication...
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I Always Wondered About That: 101 Questions and Answers about Science and Other Stuff

LARRY SCHECKEL · Tumblehome Learning, Inc.
Pages: 220
Format: Hardcover

Larry Scheckel is an award-winning science teacher and lecturer who makes complex topics simple to understand. Here you'll find entertaining answers to 101 questions you didn't even know you had, such as, "Why does glue stick?" "Why do batteries die?" "What...
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