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Martha Speaks: Teacher's Pet

Susan Meddaugh · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Book

This chapter book based on PBS's popular TV show Martha Speaks features two back-to-school stories, plus a glossary and activities. In the first story, T. D. adds Martha's name to the substitute teacher list at Wagstaff Elementary, but not even he expects a talking dog to actually...
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The Traveling Circus

Marie-Louise Gay · Groundwood Books
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Charlie and his family are about to embark on another trip, to another out-of-the-way place off the beaten path. This time they are heading to an island in Croatia - an incredibly beautiful country that lives in the shadow of war and conflict. Even for a seasoned traveler like Charlie,...
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Science Experiments with Liquid

Alex Kuskowski · ABDO Co.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Offers instructions for carrying out simple experiments at home that demonstrate scientific principles of liquids.
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Curious George Discovers Plants

H A Rey · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

George's friend Chef Pisghetti makes the most delicious vegetable soup! When the chef is running low on fresh vegetables, George wants to lend a hand in the rooftop garden--but he has a lot to learn about greenery. Come along as George discovers all about gardening, plants, what makes...
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B. Bear and Lolly: Catch That Cookie!

A. A. Livingston · HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Best friends B. Bear (formerly known as Baby Bear) and Lolly (short for Goldilocks) are hard at work inventing a Porridge Perfecter, but the Gingerbread Man races by and smashes their machine into pieces. With their hopes of the perfect porridge dashed, B. Bear and Lolly cook up a plan...
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Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #10: Showdown at the Alamo

Jeff Brown · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 98
Format: Hardcover

Just in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Flat Stanley, our favorite flat hero, Stanley Lambchop, heads to Texas, where a showdown at the Alamo will make this the most exciting of all his Worldwide Adventures! In this tenth installment of Jeff Brown's humorous Flat Stanley's...
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Let the Celebrations Begin

Margaret Wild · Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

Amid rumors of liberation, inmates at Germanys Belsen camp create toys for a celebration in a moving story of hope, based on a true account.Miriam lives in hut 18, bed 22. She has little to eat and nothing to play with, but she can remember what it was like before, when she had her own food,...
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The Frog Prince Saves Sleeping Beauty

Charlotte Guillain · Capstone
Pages: 23
Format: Print book

Sleeping Beauty has been cursed to sleep until a prince kisses her. There are no princes in sight, but there is a frog in the palace garden. Can he help?
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Fancy Nancy: JoJo and the Magic Trick

Jane O'Connor · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Fancy Nancy's little sister, JoJo, stars in her My First I Can Read debut!From bestselling author-illustrator team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser comes JoJo, Fancy Nancy's little sister. JoJo wants to do magic. She has both her magic wand and her magic cape ready to go. But how can she make...
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My Life in France

Patience Coster · Cavendish Square Publishing
Format: Hardcover

From School Library Journal Gr 2-5 - Featuring a charming, scrapbook-style layout with bright color photos and captions, each book follows a middle school age girl (or boy, in the case of India) through a typical day. Middle-class children describe their daily routines,...
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Gabriel Gets a Great Deal

Lisa Bullard · Millbrook Press
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Gabriel really wants to buy some fancy Fast Kids shoes. But his mom says they can spend no more than thirty dollars. Gabriel searches for a great deal on the shoes. He looks online, goes to the shoe store, and checks a discount store too. Will he find the shoes at a price he can afford?...
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Disney Fairies: The Pirate Fairy: Wake Up, Croc!

Kirsten Mayer · LB Kids; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

Tinker Bell, Rosetta, Fawn and the other fairies make a new friend--a baby crocodile! Count to five as the baby croc meets the fairies in this adorable board book.
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Did You Know That I Love You?

Christa Pierce · Harpercollins Childrens Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Did you know that I love you? Could you feel it in my hugs? From her soft kisses and soothing hugs to her tasty tea and warming mug, Bird sweetly expresses her love to Fox so he knows that no matter how big he gets or where he goes, her love is always with him.With delightfully endearing...
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The Story of the Okapi

Anita Ganeri · Heinemann Educational Books
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

This series describes animals that were once thought to be myths or hoaxes. This book looks at the okapi: the first time it was reported to the Western world, the public and scientific community's reaction to it, the search for evidence, how the animal was finally recognised as a real...
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