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The Big Case

Bill Scollon · Random House, 2016.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it's a melting pot where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when optimistic...
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Rocks and Minerals

Ellen Lawrence · Bearport Publishing
Format: Print book

"In this book, readers are taken through experiments to learn more about the properties of rocks and minerals"--
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A New Friend

Wiley Blevins · Penguin Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Meet two unlikely - and adorable - friends! Dogs and cats aren't supposed to be friends. Dogs chase and bark at cats. But this dog and cat know real friendship when they feel it, and nothing will keep them apart! This simple Level 1 reader will give young children a sweet introduction...
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The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles

Michelle Cuevas · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A message in a bottle holds the promise of surprise and wonder, as told in this enthralling picture book by Caldecott Medalist Erin E. Stead The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles, who lives alone atop a hill, has a job of the utmost importance. It is his task to open any bottles found at sea and make...
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Fancy Nancy and the Missing Easter Bunny

Jane O'Connor · Harperfestival
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Join Fancy Nancy in a fabulous 8x8 storybook adventure, complete with fancy stickers!Fancy Nancy can't wait for Easter. And this year, JoJo's class pet, Nibbles the bunny, is staying at the Clancys' house for the weekend. But when Bree and Freddy come over to begin an Easter egg hunt, Nibbles...
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What Makes The Weather - Pbk (Nik) (Now I Know)

Palazzo · Troll Communications
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

"Now I Know" series From dinosaurs, to seeds, and what makes the weather -- this acclaimed science series offers the first topics beginning readers find fascinating and love to explore. "Now I Know" is a beautifully illustrated series that introduces children...
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Gravity

Jason Chin · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

What keeps objects from floating out of your hand?What if your feet drifted away from the ground?What stops everything from floating into space?Gravity.As in his previous books, Redwoods, Coral Reefs, and Island, Jason Chin has taken a complex subject and made it brilliantly accessible...
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Splish, Splash, ZooBorns!

Andrew Bleiman · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Beat the heat - and the bathtime blues - with this splashtastic Level 1 Ready-to-Read about baby zoo animals that's perfect for emerging readers!How do adorable baby zoo animals handle the summer heat? Baby hippos splish and splash; baby elephants take baths; and baby dolphins dive...
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Crops on the Farm

Teddy Borth · Abdo Kids
Format: Book

This title introduces little readers to crops they might find on the farm. Complete with a More Facts section and bolded glossary terms. Readers will gather basic information about farm crops through easy-to-read, simple text alongside beautiful full-bleed photographs. Aligned to Common...
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5-Minute Minnie Tales

Disney Book Group · Disney Press
Format: Hardcover

Join Minnie as she goes for a sail, plans a picnic, has a sleepover, and more! With 12 Minnie Mouse-themed stories that can each be read in 5 minutes, this padded storybook is the perfect fit for bedtime, storytime, or anytime!
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Winter Is Coming

Tony Johnston · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Format: Hardcover

Witness the changing of a season through a watchful child's eyes in this story of nature and discovery from award-winning author Tony Johnston and New York Times Best Illustrated artist Jim La Marche.Day after day, a girl goes to her favorite place in the woods and quietly watches from...
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Pinkalicious and Planet Pink

Victoria Kann · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When Pinkalicious learns about Planet Pink, she has fun imagining life as a Pinktonian alien living on the pinkest planet in the universe! But what would happen if the Pinktonians paid her a visit?Beginning readers will love the close encounters in this space-themed Pinkalicious I Can Read...
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The Really Rotten Princess and the Cupcake Catastrophe (Ready-to-Reads)

Lady Cecily Snodgrass · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When she has the chance to ruin a bake sale, Princess Regina is anything but sweet in this Level 2 Ready-to-Read story.The princesses at Miss Prunerot's school are planning a bake sale featuring Regina's special cupcakes. But when Regina finds out the bake sale will take place at a wizard's...
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