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Women Who Broke the Rules: Dolley Madison
Women Who Broke the Rules: Dolley Madison

Kathleen Krull · Bloomsbury/Walker
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

"Well-behaved women seldom make history." -Laurel Thatcher UlrichMany awe-inspiring women have changed the course of history. From fighting for social justice and women's rights to discovering and shaping our amazing country, women have left an indelible mark on our past,...
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The Word Wizard's Book of Adverbs
The Word Wizard's Book of Adverbs

Robin Johnson · Crabtree Publishing Company
Format: Print book

The Word Wizard explains that adverbs answer the How? When? and Why? questions in our world. Clearly written text and photographs cast their spell on readers so they understand how adverbs work with other parts of speech, the functions of adverbs, and how to identify adverbs in sentences....
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Polka Dots for Poppy
Polka Dots for Poppy

Amy Schwartz · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A New York Times best illustrated picture book winner, Amy Schwartz has created an endearing picture book about sisters working together. Four strong-minded sisters go shopping, each hoping to create a distinctive look. Charlie Ann wants to dress like a cowgirl, Ava a princess, and Isabell...
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LEGO Ninjago #10: The Phantom Ninja
LEGO Ninjago #10: The Phantom Ninja

Greg Farshtey · Papercutz; First Edition edition
Format: Paperback

A factory in Ninjago Village is under siege by an unstoppable new menace, with the beloved mayor and his daughter held hostage! Only Nya, Jay, Cole, and Kai -- the Masters of Spinjitzu -- can save the day . . . or are they? Much to the brave warriors astonishment, a new gray ninja is on the scene!...
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Cheetahs
Cheetahs

Sally Morgan · Quarry - Quarto Library
Format: Library Binding

Do you know where the word "cheetah" comes from? That they can reach a top speed of 60 miles per hour when running? Or that the Ancient Egyptians used to keep cheetahs as pets?
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Aardvarks
Aardvarks

Megan Borgert-spaniol · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

"Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces aardvarks to young readers through leveled text and related photos"--
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National Geographic Readers: Mars
National Geographic Readers: Mars

Elizabeth Carney · National Geographic Children's Books
Format: Book

Discover the fascinating world of Mars in this colorful book packed with amazing imagery. In this inviting and entertaining format, kids will learn about the newest information on Mars, the Mars Rover, and our ongoing exploration of the Red Planet. This Level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp...
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Not This Turkey!
Not This Turkey!

Jessica Steinberg · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Although Mel and his family have lived in America for several years, they have never celebrated Thanksgiving, just the Jewish holidays. But this year, after Papa wins a live turkey at work and brings it home on the subway, Mama invites all their relatives to their Brooklyn tenement for dinner....
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Maybelle Goes to School
Maybelle Goes to School

Katie Speck · Henry Holt
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

If there's one thing Maybelle the cockroach can't resist, it's cake. So when Mrs. Peabody bakes her famous Ten Layer Tower of Taste for the school bake sale, Maybelle finds herself in the school lunchroom -- and chaos ensues!Food fights, tarantulas, and the requisite car chase scene complete...
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The Lost Puppy
The Lost Puppy

Holly Webb · Tiger Tales
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Christy is thrilled when her aunt's dachshund has puppies. And her parents have a wonderful surprise-she is going to get to keep one! Christy knows exactly who to pick-the beautiful puppy she's already named Lucky. Christy loves playing with Lucky and can't wait to take him for walks....
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The Glass Mountain: Tales from Poland
The Glass Mountain: Tales from Poland

David Walser · Candlewick; RAGBK edition
Format: Hardcover

Jan Pienkowski brings traditional Polish fairy tales to life with vibrant and witty paper-cut illustrations.Dragons and kings, frogs and spells, witches and mermaids — all the hallmark characters of traditional Polish fairy tales are found in this magical collection. Jan Pienkowski draws...
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Please, Louise
Please, Louise

Toni Morrison · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A library card unlocks a new life for a young girl in this picture book about the power of imagination, from the Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison.On one gray afternoon, Louise makes a fateful trip to the library. With the help of a new library card and through the transformative...
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Amazing Pop-up Human Body
Amazing Pop-up Human Body

Marie Greenwood · DK Publishing
Pages: 33
Format: Print book

Amazing Pop-Up Human Body takes young readers on an extraordinary interactive journey through the human body with the help of a spectacular 3-D pop-up skeleton, amazing illustrations, fantastic pull-out pages, fun quizzes, and tons of fascinating facts.This book explores each organ in the body,...
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Otto the Owl Who Loved Poetry
Otto the Owl Who Loved Poetry

Vern Kousky · Nancy Paulsen Books
Format: Hardcover

An owl with an unusual passion learns to shine in this fresh, funny debut picture book introducing a poetry-loving owl whom kids will cheer for. Otto loves poetry—Keats, Rossetti, Dickinson, even T. S. Eliot. He prefers reading to roosting and reciting to hunting. Ordinarily, this wouldnt...
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Happy Easter, Dear Dragon
Happy Easter, Dear Dragon

Margaret Hillert · Norwood House Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A boy and his pet dragon enjoy spring activities and prepare for an Easter celebration. Now re-illustrated with a fresh and modern look, these timeless beginning readers foster independent reading and comprehension. Using high frequency words and repetition, readers gain confidence while...
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