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Thierry Lenain · Enchanted Lion Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What if it was the child who decided to be born? Here, from the belly of his mother, now round like an island, the child looks out at the world. Despite all of the trouble and heartache, he decides to be born, strong in his belief that he can help make the world a better place.Stunningly...
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Mother Teresa

ISABEL SANCHEZ VEGARA · Lincoln Children's Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Mother Teresa, in this true story of her life. With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From...
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Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs

Susan Hughes · Kids Can Press
Pages: 36
Format: Hardcover

From the time she was a young girl, Jane Jacobs' curious mind made her a keen observer of everything around her. When she grew up, she moved to New York City, a place full of new wonders for her to explore. It was there she realized that, just like in nature, a city is an ecosystem....
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Phonics Reading Program

QUINLAN B LEE · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Paperback

Learn to read with help from your favorite Pokémon! This boxed set of twelve easy-to-read books is designed just for kids learning their letter sounds. The fun, action-packed stories in each book feature beloved Pokémon like Pikachu, Piplup. Totodile, Meowth, Shuckle, Sandile, and many...
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Bitter and Sweet

Sandra V. Feder · Groundwood Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When Hannah's family has to move, her grandmother tells her how she felt leaving the old country -- it was both bitter and sweet. As Hannah leaves her friends behind and tries to get used to a new house, she only feels bitterness. Was her grandmother wrong about the sweetness? Hannah...
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Yasmin the Superhero

Saadia Faruqi · Picture Window Books
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Superhero Yasmin! She's got the cape. She's got the mask. Now she just needs a villain to defeat! While she's looking for one, she meets lots of friends and neighbors who need her help, but no villains. Then Yasmin discovers that she might not need a villain to wield her super...
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A Friend Is Someone Who Likes You

Joan Walsh Anglund · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A little book with a lot of heart. A modern take on a beloved classic, now in full-color!A Friend Is Someone Who Likes You is a little book that has warmed the hearts of children - and adults - for generations. Joan Walsh Anglund showcases her signature line drawings - now in full-color...
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A Trapezoid Is Not a Dinosaur!

Suzanne Morris · Charlesbridge
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this wildly amusing, unconventional shape concept book, Trapezoid is here to declare that he's a shape, too. He's NOT a type of dinosaur!Shape up, shapes! Triangle is hosting auditions for all the best shapes to be in his play. Circle, Square, and Star each get a part. But Trapezoid...
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5-Minute Stories for Fearless Girls

Sarah Howden · Collins
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Meet smart, fearless and inspiring women from around the world.5-Minute Stories for Fearless Girls features women who have pursued their dreams, changed our world, and shown everyone what women can do. From aviation pioneers to leading scientists and gold-medal athletes to princesses, these...
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Titan and the Wild Boars: The True Cave Rescue of the Thai Soccer Team

Susan Hood · HarperCollins
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Don't miss the breathtaking true story of the international rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand!

One afternoon, eleven-year-old Titan, his friends from the Wild Boars soccer team, and their coach rode their bikes to explore local caves. They crawled...

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Alexander Graham Bell Answers the Call

Mary Ann Fraser · Charlesbridge
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Well before Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, Aleck (as his family called him) was a curious boy, interested in how and why he was able to hear the world all around him. His father was a speech therapist who invented the Visible Alphabet and his mother was hearing impaired,...
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Lucy Maud Montgomery: My First L. M. Montgomery

Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara · Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Pages: 24
Format: Board book

This board book version of L. M. Montgomery - from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series - introduces the youngest dreamers to the creator of Anne of Green Gables. As a young girl, Lucy Maud Montgomery found comfort in reading, writing, and her imagination. When she grew...
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Oil Energy Projects: Easy Energy Activities for Future Engineers!

MEGAN BORGERT-SPANIOL · Super Sandcastle
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Kids will explore one of Earth's important energy resources with Oil Energy Projects from the history of oil, where it comes from, and how we use it. They'll make an oil well in a jar, practice core sampling with a cupcake, and more. Each project includes color photos and easy to follow...
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Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris

Megan Hess · Hardie Grant
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

An infectious rhyming tale about courage, compassion and a stylish little mouse, from international fashion illustrator Megan Hess.Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris follows an adorable mouse who dreams of moving to Paris to follow her fashion dreams. One day, she bravely takes the leap...
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Olivia the Spy

Ian Falconer · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Everyone's favorite pig is about to have a birthday ... but will her penchant for eavesdropping lead to more than presents?

Olivia's birthday is days away. Plans must be made. Who makes plans? Moms! Who simply must know the plans? Olivia, who is NOT above eavesdropping. But when...
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