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Quirk's Quest: The Lost and the Found

ROBERT CHRISTIE · First Second
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Marooned in unknown and exceedingly hostile territory, Captain Quenterindy Quirk and his furry entourage continue their royal quest to explore the uncharted lands of Crutonia. And now they've made a most remarkable discovery: Amysterious and highly advanced civilization lies beneath the surface...
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Money and Trade

Tim Cooke · Cavendish Square
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

This title explores how throughout time societies have switched from basic bartering and trading to using money to exchange items of value. Topics such as the origins of trade and Europes trade routes will be touched upon and will provide readers with the tools necessary for further studying...
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Humpback Whales

Christina Leaf · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Nearly as large as a school bus, humpback whales are a sight to see! Near the surface, these giants will come up to breathe from their blowholes. They migrate to find food and may hunt in groups. Since these whales do not have teeth, they happily gulp prey with their enormous mouths. Deep...
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Modeling Clay Creations

Kathleen Petelinsek · Cherry Lake Publishing
Format: Book

Complete a variety of fun craft projects using modeling clay. Crafters practice reading comprehension as they follow the steps for each project. The easiest crafts are at the beginning, to allow the reader to practice scaffolding their knowledge as they learn the domain-specific vocabulary.
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The Ship of the Dead

Rick Riordan · Thorndike Press Large Print
Format: Hardcover

Magnus Chase, a once-homeless teen, is a resident of the Hotel Valhalla and one of Odin's chosen warriors. As the son of Frey, the god of summer, fertility, and health, Magnus isn't naturally inclined to fighting. But he has strong and steadfast friends, including Hearthstone the elf,...
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Homes Around the World

Moira Butterfield · Cavendish Square
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Some homes are huge, and some are very small. Learn about different types of homes all around the world.
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Mysterious Places

Don Rauf · Mason Crest
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

There are mysterious places and structures around the world that raise intriguing questions about their origins, construction, and effects. Who is responsible for the Great Pyramid in Egypt? Why have so many aircraft and boats disappeared while traveling through the Bermuda Triangle? Who built...
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June Sparrow and the Million-Dollar Penny

REBECCA CHACE · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 338
Format: Hardcover

A charming, classic middle grade debut perfect for fans of Three Times Lucky and Because of Winn-Dixie with the most lovable pig since Wilbur in Charlotte's Web. June Sparrow and her best friend - a miniature pig named Indigo Bunting - have always been just fine on their own. June is a wealthy...
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How Natural Gas Is Formed

Ryan Nagelhout · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Natural gas may heat our homes and help us cook, but rarely do people consider where it comes from, or even what its made of. Incredibly, this gaseous mix of mostly methane and ethane didnt become a major source of the worlds energy until the 1960s. It was thought to be an inconsequential...
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Drones

Kirsten W Larson · Amicus High Interest
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A photo-illustrated book for elementary readers about robots that work to make and package our goods. Describes the technological history that led to todays automated assembly machines. Explains their role today and possible future applications. Includes Q&A feature, glossary, index,...
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Ashes

Laurie Halse Anderson · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 298
Format: Hardcover

Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the bestselling National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued with Forge, which The New York Times called "a return not only to the colonial era but to historical accuracy."As the Revolutionary...
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Sonic the Hedgehog Archives 23

Sonic Scribes · Archie Comics
Format: Paperback

Its adventure and questing galore in this installment in the acclaimed Sonic Archives series! Sonic fights for his life against not one, but two robot doubles! Is the armor to Silver Sonic II really unbreakable? Is the latest Metal Sonic truly faster than the Blue Blur? Its up to Sonic...
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Wrath of the Storm

Jennifer A. Nielsen · Scholastic Press
Pages: 342
Format: Hardcover

Trouble has a way of seeking out Nicolas Calva, and it's not likely to leave him alone any time soon. With Caesar's magic bulla, the Malice of Mars, and the possibility of a Jupiter Stone in play, all the powers of Rome are circling Nic. He'll have to maneuver his way through scheming government...
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