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The Berenstain Bears Bears on Wheels

Stan Berenstain · Random House Books for Young Readers

A Step 1 Step into Reading Math Reader offers a hilarious and unique approach to addition and subtraction, courtesy of the Berenstains. The gradually increasing number of bears on wheels--unicycles, bikes, and trikes--engage in silly antics that will make beginning readers giggle as they...
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In Your Hands

Carole Boston Weatherford · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A black mother expresses the many hopes and dreams she has for her child in this powerful picture book masterpiece that's perfect for gift-giving.When you are a newborn, I hold your hand and study your face. I cradle you as you drift to sleep. But I know that I will not always hold your...
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Go, Shapes, Go!

Denise Fleming · Beach Lane Books
Format: Hardcover

Join a group of fun-loving shapes as they collaborate and create in this picture book from a Caldecott Honoree.Come along on a creative adventure with a gang of saucy shapes - and a mischievous mouse who wants to play too. Meet circles, rectangles, ovals, arcs, and a triangle and a square...
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Everybunny Count!

Ellie Sandall · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Bunnies and foxes learn to count as they play hide-and-seek in this delightful picture book from the author of Everybunny Dance! and Follow Me!, which School Library Journal called "a winsome selection suitable for storytime."Take your places, everyone. Ready or not, here we come!...
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Squish #3: The Power of the Parasite

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Introducing Squish—a hilarious, action packed graphic novel series from the award-winning creators of Babymouse! Filled with superheroes, comics within comics, and gross-out science, Squish is perfect for fans of Dav Pilkey's Captain Underpants, Dan Gutman's Weird School,...
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Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat

Javaka Steptoe · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal and the Coretta Scott King Illustrator AwardJean-Michel Basquiat and his unique, collage-style paintings rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. But before that, he was a little boy who saw art everywhere:...
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Captain Awesome vs. the Evil Babysitter

Stan Kirby · Little Simon
Format: Hardcover

Captain Awesome is up against his greatest villain yet when he’s stuck with a babysitter for an entire weekend. Will the Sunnyview Superhero Squad prevail?Eugene McGillicudy’s parents are going away for the weekend, and they have just said the most horrible, ear-splitting words...
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Robins!: How They Grow Up

Eileen Christelow · Clarion Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Robins are the most familiar and beloved of all birds, found throughout North America and celebrated as one of the first signs of spring. But there's a lot about them that most people don't know! In this visually stunning picture book that features comic-book panels combined with painterly...
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Blue Whales

Grace Hansen · Abdo Kids
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Meet the biggest animal in the entire world - the blue whale! Everything about this title is big, from the full-bleed photographs to the content. Readers will learn all that is super-sized about this amazing ocean mammal. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards....
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Game Time, Mallory!

Laurie B Friedman · Darby Creek
Pages: 159
Format: Hardcover

Mallory can't wait to play in her town's new girls' basketball league! What could be more fun than trying something new and being on a team? But Mallory's basketball career gets off to a rocky start. None of her friends are on her team. And no matter how much she tries, she can't make a basket....
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Fancy Nancy: Bubbles, Bubbles, and More Bubbles!

Angela Dyer · HarperCollins
Pages: 92
Format: Hardcover

Fancy Nancy and her class are going to see The Big Bubble Show!Nancy and Bree can't wait to go. But when Bree gets sick and has to miss the show, Nancy decides to put on a bubble show of her own. Will Nancy and her classmates be able to put on the best bubble show ever?From the beloved...
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A Very Hairy Christmas

Susan Lowell · Rio Nuevo Publishers; first edition
Format: Hardcover

The javelinas are back and full of holiday cheer! Inside their cozy home, they bake gingerbread cookies, string lights, and set their boots out for Santa to fill with presents. Meanwhile, someone is devising a plan to ruin their Christmas festivities! Who is coming down the chimney? Will...
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Forest Biome

Grace Hansen · Abdo Kids
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Readers will learn about the three major forest biomes, which are temperate, boreal, and rain forests. The text will focus on the climate, plants, and animals that are found in forests around the world. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division...
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Pass the Ball, Mo!

DAVID A ADLER · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The third installment in this adorable Level 2 Geisel Award-winning series from a classroom favorite!Mo's latest obsession is basketball. He's determined to learn how to pass, but as the shortest member of the team, he can't seem to launch the ball high enough. Can Mo learn to pass in time...
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