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DK Readers L3: Star Wars: The Story of Darth Vader

Catherine Saunders · DK Publishing, 2015.
Pages: 63
Format: Print book

With a fresh new look and added content, DK Reader Level 3: Star Wars®: The Story of Darth Vader follows the life of one of the greatest villains as he rises to power.Level 3 is for children able to read on their own. The stories are exciting and captivating in order to develop the child's...
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Stand up for yourself : the kids' book of courage

Anders Hanson · An imprint of Abdo Publishing
Format: Library Binding

Explains courage and describes ways to be courageous in everyday life, including trying new things, asking for help, and telling the truth.
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Spring for Sophie

Yael Werber · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

From snowy days to gray skies, a little girl watches and waits and wonders, will spring ever come? And then one day ... Sophie listens and watches for the signs of spring. Day after day, the same snow is frozen outside her window and the skies above are as gray as the day before. And then...
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Nate the Great and the Missing Birthday Snake

Andrew Sharmat · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Join the world's greatest detective, Nate the Great, as he solves the mystery of his friend's missing pet snake! Perfect for beginning readers and the Common Core, this long-running chapter book series will encourage children to problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries!...
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Disney Zootopia: The Essential Guide

DK · DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Zootopia is in theater March 4, 2016!Explore the exciting new world from the new Disney movie, Zootopia, with DK's DIsney Zootopia: The Essential Guide, a perfect partner to the humorous new action-comedy movie, set in an animal world where humans never existed!Disney Zootopia: The Essential...
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Hermelin the Detective Mouse

Mini Grey · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Ratatouille meets Sherlock Holmes in this heartwarming story of mystery and adventure, acceptance and friendship, by the acclaimed creator of Traction Man and Toys in Space. Hermelin is a special little mouse. He was born in a box of cheese and lives in an attic at 33 Offley Street. He can read...
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Pinkalicious and Planet Pink

Victoria Kann · HarperCollins
Format: Print book

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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Be who you are

Todd Parr · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In a brand-new companion to his beloved classic It's Okay to Be Different, New York Times bestselling author Todd Parr encourages kids to be proud of who they are inside. Be who you are!Be proud of where you're from.Be a different color. Speak your language.Wear everything you need to be you....
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Seeing into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright

Richard Wright · Millbrook Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From walking a dog to watching a sunset to finding a beetle, Richard Wright's haiku puts everyday moments into focus. Now, more than fifty years after they were written, these poems continue to reflect our everyday experiences. Paired with the photo-collage artwork of Nina Crews, Seeing...
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Piper Green and the Fairy Tree

Ellen Potter · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

"Piper's older brother leaves Peek-A-Book Island and Piper refuses to take off his old earmuffs, no matter what! Things are going from bad to worse... until she discovers The Fairy Tree"--
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The Truth About Dolphins: Seriously Funny Facts About Your Favorite Animals

MAXWELL III EATON · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Following The Truth About Bears and The Truth About Hippos comes Maxwell Eaton III's The Truth About Dolphins, a lighthearted nonfiction book filled with useful facts about dolphins that will make you laugh so hard you won't even realize you're learning something!
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I Drive a Dump Truck (Working Wheels)

Sarah Bridges · Picture Window Books
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Load the dirt into the bucket were off to a work site. Lively illustrations display the many different things a dump truck can haul. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Moana Finds the Way

Susan Amerikaner · RH/Disney
Pages: 23
Format: Library Binding

Walt Disney Animation Studios' Moana is a sweeping, CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors' quest. In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her incredible...
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River Rose and the Magical Christmas

NOT AVAILABLE. · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The original Idol, Grammy Award-winning singing sensation Kelly Clarkson, is back with another enchanting picture book inspired by her own daughter, River Rose - River Rose and the Magical Christmas.River Rose's favorite night was always Christmas Eve.She knew Santa would stop by because...
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Pass Go and Collect $200: The Real Story of How Monopoly Was Invented

Tanya Lee Stone · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Boldness, imagination, and ruthless competition combine in this riveting picture book history of Monopoly, one of the world's most famous games.In the late 1800s lived Lizzie Magie, a clever and charismatic woman with a strong sense of justice. Waves of urban migration drew Lizzie's attention...
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