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Strong as Sandow: How Eugen Sandow Became the Strongest Man on Earth

Don Tate · Charlesbridge
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Little Friedrich Müller was a puny weakling who longed to be athletic and strong like the ancient Roman gladiators. He exercised and exercised. But he to no avail. As a young man, he found himself under the tutelage of a professional body builder. Friedrich worked and worked. He changed...
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The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles

Michelle Cuevas · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A message in a bottle holds the promise of surprise and wonder, as told in this enthralling picture book by Caldecott Medalist Erin E. Stead The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles, who lives alone atop a hill, has a job of the utmost importance. It is his task to open any bottles found at sea and make...
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Rhino in the House: The Story of Saving Samia

Daniel Kirk · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

From the award-winning author of the bestselling Library Mouse series comes a biographical picture book about the true story of rhino champion Anna Merz and the black rhinoceros Samia. With a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Lewa Downs Conservancy, this engaging story is perfect...
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Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! The Cookie Fiasco

Mo Willems · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 51
Format: Hardcover

Four friends. Three cookies. One problem.
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Crash! the Cat

David McPhail · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The family cat destroys everything in his path, and the two girls who love him worry that he may be sick or blind in this story of unconditional pet love. Crash destroys Kait's drum set, Krissie's doll, Mom's cake and Dad's paint job. The family takes Crash to the vet who says...
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Space Shuttle Blasts Off!

Peter Bently · QEB Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Space Shuttle is preparing in the launchpad to launch into space and to replace an old satellite. The shuttle engines and booster rockets roar into the sky and the shuttle enters space! Will Panda and his crew be able to replace the satellite? Who will they meet along their way? It's...
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Lance's Story

CALA SPINNER · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Get to know Lance in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read based on the new Netflix original series, Voltron Legendary Defender from DreamWorks Animation!Get to know Lance, in his own words - from his days growing up in Cuba, to his time as a pilot at Galaxy Garrison on Earth, to his adventures as a Paladin....
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The Tiniest Puppy

HOLLY WEBB · TIGER TALES
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Lauren cant wait for her dog, Baylee, to have her puppies. But when theyre born, one is so tiny that Mom and Dad arent sure it will survive. Can Lauren save the tiniest puppy?
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The Science Behind Batman's Flying Machines

Tammy Enz · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Batman often takes to the skies to fight crime in Gotham City. But are the high-flying features in his aircraft real? The answer may surprise you. Look inside to explore how the features in the Batplane and Batcopter are rooted in real-world science and engineering.
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That's My Book! And Other Stories

SALINA YOON · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

The third Duck, Duck, Porcupine book has a new trio of stories featuring loud and in-charge Big Duck, quiet and clever Little Duck, and friendly and gentle Porcupine. They use books in a whole new way, decide to throw a talent show, and play doctor. No matter what problems they get themselves...
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Super Slug of Doom: A Super Happy Magic Forest Story

Matty Long · Scholastic Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The Super Happy Magic Forest is once again thrown into disruption and chaos when Blossom the unicorn accidentally releases the super slug of doom from his hibernation beneath an ordinary rock. Can our five reluctant heroes -- Hoofius, Blossom, Twinkle, Trevor, and Herbert -- once again...
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Sikhism

Harriet Brundle · Book Life
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Ideal for introducing young learners to the concept of religion, this exciting series explores places of worship, festivals, celebrations and religious ceremonies through accessible text and engaging illustrations.
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The Misadventures of Salem Hyde: Book Five: Frozen Fiasco

Frank Cammuso · Amulet Books
Pages: 94
Format: Print book

When Salem's school puts on an ice pageant during winter break, our reluctant witch is determined to be a snow angel. But there's one problem: Salem doesn't know how to skate. So instead of preparing for the Frosty Follies, she's stuck babysitting her neighbor's son, Fergus. Just when Salem...
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The Half-Court Hero

Mike Lupica · Puffin Books
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

#1 New York Times bestseller Mike Lupica begins an exciting new chapter book series, perfect for fans of Cam Jansen, featuring his trademark sports action and heart, and a lovable twin brother-sister duo who solve sports-related mysteries.There's nothing eight-year-old twins Zach and Zoe Walker...
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Otis and The Kittens

Loren Long · Philomel Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

The #1 bestselling creator of Otis and Little Tree presents an homage to firefighters everywhere - and to the many boys and girls who dream big of being heroes!On the farm where Otis the tractor lives, it hasn't rained in a long time and farmers all over the valley have grown anxious with...
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