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This or That?: The Wacky Book of Choices to Reveal the Hidden You

Crispin Boyer · National Geographic Children's Books
Format: Paperback

Would you rather walk on hot coals or swim in the Arctic Ocean? Learn to fly a helicopter or learn to perform open-heart surgery? Be frozen and then thawed out in the future at the age you are now or live forever?Welcome to the Book of Choices, where every answer brings you one step closer...
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Madagascar

Tamra Orr · Children's Press
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

The world's fourth-largest island, Madagascar, lies off the southeastern coast of Africa. This island nation is home to many plant and animal species that are found nowhere else on Earth. It also has a long history of human settlement. As they tour its beautiful landscapes and busiest...
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Hanukkah Delight!

Lesle?a Newman · Kar-Ben Publishing
Pages: 12
Format: Print book

Whimsical bunnies celebrate Hanukkah in this charming rhyming board book describing all the Hanukkah rituals beloved by Jewish kids.
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Shadow of a Pug

CASEY LYALL · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"My partner scanned the message and a slow grin took over her face as she said our four favorite words: 'We have a case.'" HOWARD WALLACE IS BACK! Middle-school detectives Howard Wallace and Ivy Mason are itching for a juicy case. But when their friend and cohort Marvin...
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Faith: Five Religions and What They Share

Richard Steckel · Kids Can Press, Ltd.
Format: Hardcover

This kid-friendly exploration of faith provides a superb overview of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism. Young readers will learn about different aspects of each religion, including historical origins and beliefs, holy texts, religious clothing and places of worship. They...
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Monster Tractors

Chris Bowman · Bellwether Media
Format: Hardcover

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces tractors to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--
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Dogs on patrol

Beth Landis Hester · Mason Crest
Pages: 48
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

Dogs are mans best friend, but the special animals featured in this book are more than friends they are partners in saving the day. Dogs help law enforcement by sniffing for bombs and drugs, by helping take down suspects, and by helping search for victims in disasters. These dogs...
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Bravelands #1: Broken Pride

Erin Hunter · HarperCollins
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Heed the call of the wild with this brand-new, action-packed animal fantasy series from the #1 nationally bestselling author of Warriors. Enter the Bravelands ... and discover the Erin Hunter series you've been waiting for.A lion cast out from his pride.An elephant who can read the bones...
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The Popularity Papers: Book Seven: The Less-Than-Hidden Secrets and Final Revelations of Lydia Goldblatt and Julie Graham-Chang

Amy Ignatow · Harry N. Abrams
Format: Hardcover

Lydia and Julie have been through many adventures as they navigated junior high, popularity, families, and friendship. In the final adventure in the series, the peaceful world of Hamlin Junior High is rocked when Lydia and Julie learn that they're going to have to play host to new students...
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition

J K ROWLING · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

For twelve long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing thirteen people with a single curse, he was said to be the heir apparent to the Dark Lord, Voldemort. Now he has escaped, leaving only two clues as to where he might...
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Rain Forest Habitats

Andrew Einspruch · Powerkids Pr

Rain forests cover a mere seven percent of Earths total land, yet they contain more than half of the worlds plant species. This colorful, visually appealing book explores the wealth of animal and plant life that can be found in this diverse habitat. Beautiful illustrations will charm readers,...
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President Donald Trump

JOANNE MATTERN · Children's Press
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

In 2016, Donald J. Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States. Readers will learn all about Trumps life, from his childhood and education to his career as a real estate mogul and television star. They will also get to know his family and find out why his presidential campaign...
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Story Thieves

James Riley · Aladdin; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

This "clever opener likely to leave readers breathless both with laughter and anticipation" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) is the first in a new series from the bestselling author of the Half Upon a Time trilogy.Life is boring when you live in the real world, instead of starring...
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Brain Works

Andrew Einspruch · PowerKids Press
Format:  Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

As the control center of the body, the brain is constantly functioning?even during sleep. Readers will begin to understand the intricacies of this essential organ and a multitude of its functions. Covering a wide scope of topics, this book is sure to capture the interest of young scientists.
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