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Mongooses

Megan Borgert-Spaniol · Bellwether Media Inc.
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces mongooses to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--
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The Bear and the Piano

David Litchfield · Clarion Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

One day, a bear cub finds something strange and wonderful in the forest. When he touches the keys, they make a horrible noise. Yet he is drawn back again and again. Eventually, he learns to play beautiful sounds, delighting his woodland friends. Then the bear is invited...
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Environmental Engineer

R J Bailey · Jump!, Inc.
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

In Environmental Engineer, carefully leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs take early fluent readers on an informational interview with a scientist. Readers learn about the day-to-day responsibilities and challenges of this career and the things they can do now to prepare for work...
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The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop

CAROLE BOSTON WEATHERFORD · little bee books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Explore the roots of rap in this stunning, rhyming, triple-timing picture book!

A generation voicing

stories, hopes, and fears

founds a hip-hop nation.

Say holler if you hear.

The roots of rap and the history of hip-hop...
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Drop It, Rocket!

Tad Hills · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Book

Rocket, the beloved dog from the New York Times bestselling picture books How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes a Story, is back in a Step 1 leveled reader. Rocket is ready to find new words for his word tree with his teacher, the little yellow bird. He finds a leaf, a hat, and a star...
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Amazing Animals: Whales

Kate Riggs · Creative Paperbacks
Format: Print book

A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, and habitat of whales, the large ocean animals. Also included is a story from folklore explaining why New Zealanders traditionally rode whales. From humpbacked camels to drumming woodpeckers, and from fast-flying hummingbirds to slow-moving...
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Judy Moody and Friends: Frank Pearl in The Awful Waffle Kerfuffle

Megan McDonald · Candlewick Press
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

Frank Pearl is chasing a prize in this Judy Moody® story for newly independent readers.Just once, Frank Pearl would like to win at something! He is going to win a prize if it's the last thing he does. Could an amazing yo-yo trick or Cookie the parrot land him a prize? Could a blue...
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Love

Stacy McAnulty · Running Press Kids
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning author Stacy McAnulty comes a sweet story about love and what it's really all about.


What is love? Can you only express it in fancy meals, greeting cards, and heart-shaped chocolates? Kids will find love everywhere in this delightful book. It can be found...
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My Weirdest School #10: Miss Newman Isn't Human!

DAN GUTMAN · HarperCollins
Pages: 112
Format: Library Binding

With more than 12 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!

In this tenth book in the new My Weirdest School series, Sprinkles Newman, the local TV meteorologist, is coming to Ella Mentry School! She's going to teach A.J. and the gang all about the weather....

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Heartwood Hotel, Book 1 A True Home

Kallie George · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

When Mona the Mouse stumbles across the wondrous world of the Heartwood Hotel in the middle of a storm, she desperately hopes they'll let her stay. As it turns out, Mona is precisely the maid they need at the grandest hotel in Fernwood Forest, where animals come from far and wide for safety,...
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California Sea Lion: Fast & Smart!

Natalie Lunis · Bearport Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Book

Describes the anatomical features that make the California sea lion the fastest animal in the water, includes fascinating facts about its habits and behavior, and compares its speed to that of other animals.Title: California Sea LionAuthor: Lunis, NataliePublisher: Bearport Pub Co IncPublication...
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Sleeping Beauty Step into Reading

Mary Man-Kong · RH/Disney
Format: Book

A retelling of the Disney animated classic tells the tale of Princess Aurora, who pricks her finger on a spindle and falls into an enchanted sleep.
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Stories of the Night

KITTY CROWTHER · Gecko Pr
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

"Tell me three good night stories, please, please, please," says Little Bear."Three!?" says her mother."Yes?I said please three times!"First, Little Bear hears the story of the Night Guardian, who lives in the woods and makes sure all animals go to bed. But who tells...
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Counting in the City (Math Around Us)

Tracey Steffora · Heinemann
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

This title uses simple text and vivid images to give readers concrete examples through which they can further develop number sense from zero to ten.
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You Are Home: An Ode to the National Parks

Evan Turk · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning author and illustrator Evan Turk showcases the beauty and importance of the National Parks in this gorgeous picture book that takes readers on an amazing tour across the United States.

Beneath the soaring doorways of stone,
and peaks that pierce the ceiling of clouds,
...
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