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Building the Great Wall of China : an interactive engineering adventure

Allison Lassieur · Capstone Press
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

"Explores various perspectives on the process of building the Great Wall of China. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--
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Starry Skies and Fireflies

Jenny Meyerhoff · Aladdin
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

The fifth book in the Friendship Garden series finds Anna and her friends sleeping under the stars in the garden's first-ever urban campout!Calling all campers! The Friendship Garden is having a summer sleepover under the stars! Get ready for: 1. Ooey, gooey s'mores 2. Toasty camp...
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Grimms' Fairy Tales

Don Daily · Applesauce Press
Format: Hardcover

Don Daily’s legacy continues as his lavish illustrations of five beloved tales make up the classic treasury of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, enchanting a new generation of readers.In 1812, brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published a collection of German fairy tales widely known as Grimm’s...
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Chinese New Year: A Celebration for Everyone

Jen Sookfong Lee · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 88
Format: Hardcover

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Dance Divas: Two to Tango

Sheryl Berk · Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
Pages: 146
Format: Paperback

Miss Toni decides to shake things up for an upcoming round of dance competitions. She wants to see Liberty and Rochelle perform duets--with the same boy! The girls must dance with Hayden, one of the cutest twelve-year-old boys in town. But things take a dramatic leap when both girls develop...
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Sea Star

Susan Heinrichs Gray · Cherry Lake Publishing
Format: Hardcover

From School Library Journal Gr 4-6-Solid, well-organized writing and effective use of photographs introduce some particularly unusual sea creatures. Physical features and behaviors of each animal are covered with a nice balance between straightforward information and engaging...
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Space Battle Lunchtime Volume 2: A Recipe for Disaster

Natalie Riess · Oni Press
Pages: 120
Format: Paperback

It's almost time for the season finale of Space Battle Lunchtime, and finalist Peony (the only Earth contestant) is nowhere to be found! That's because she's been kidnapped and taken to the set of Space Battle Lunchtime's biggest rival, Cannibal Coliseum, where chefs compete...
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Spy School Secret Service

Stuart Gibbs · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Ben goes undercover in the White House to take on a SPYDER operative determined to assassinate the president in this latest addition to the New York Times bestselling Spy School series.Thirteen-year-old Ben Ripley has had a lot of field success despite only just beginning his second year...
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The Professor and the Puzzle

CAROLYN KEENE · Aladdin
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Nancy and her friends are on an epic quest to discover the identity of a treacherous Greek scholar in this fifteenth book of the Nancy Drew Diaries, a fresh approach to the classic mystery series.Nancy, Bess, and George are excited to attend Oracle College's annual Greek mythology themed...
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The Principal's Underwear Is Missing

Holly Kowitt · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

When you're a sixth-grade nobody, the last person you want to accidentally zonk with a volleyball is Sloan "Selfie" St. Clair--the eighth-grade glamour queen of the school. But that's what happens to Becca Birnbaum, and it only gets worse when she tries to do Selfie a favor. She grabs...
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Pan's Realm

Christopher Pike · Aladdin; Reissue edition
Format: Hardcover

Small spirits cause big trouble in this eighth book in New York Times bestselling author Christopher Pike's Spooksville series.Are there such things as fairies and gnomes? Leprechauns and elves? Most people, including Adam, would say no. But one day a whole herd of magical creatures...
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MARVEL's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: The Junior Novel

MARVEL. · LITTLE
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

This is an exciting junior novel based on the epic new movie, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
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Pennsylvania

ANN HEINRICHS · Child's World
Pages: 40
Format: Library Binding

From BOOKLIST
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The Beast Boy Who Cried Wolf

J. Torres · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 26
Format: Library Binding

Having a sense of humor isn't always such a good thing... at least that's what Beast Boy's teammates think, since they tend to be the victims of his jokes.
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