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Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library

CAROLE BOSTON WEATHERFORD · Candlewick
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

In luminous paintings and arresting poems, two of children's literature's top African-American scholars track Arturo Schomburg's quest to correct history.Where is our historian to give us our side? Arturo asked. Amid the scholars, poets, authors, and artists of the Harlem Renaissance stood...
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Meet Kirsten: An American Girl

Janet Beeler Shaw · American Girl Publishing Inc
Pages: 61
Format: Hardcover

Kirsten Larson and her family arrive in America in 1854, after a long sea voyage. Everything looks so different from the life Kirsten knew back in Sweden--the ways people talk and dress seem strange! Getting lost in a big city and parting with her best friend only add to Kirsten's worry....
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Saving Endangered Species

Todd Kortemeier · 12-Story Library
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

"Saving Endangered Species offers a cutting-edge, comprehensive look at one of science's biggest challenges. Includes a look at the history of the topic, recent breakthroughs, key facts to consider, and questions that remain unanswered."--
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Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire (Book 4)

J.K. Rowling · Scholastic Press
Pages: 752
Format: Hardcover

It's the pivotal fourth novel in the seven-part saga of a young wizard's coming of age. The thickest. The juiciest yet. Harry Potter turns fourteen. But will all his friends? Rumors have persisted that one of the characters may not see the conclusion of this novel, something the author...
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Theodore Boone: The Scandal

John Grisham · Dutton Children's Books
Pages: 212
Format: Print book

Thirteen-year-old Theodore Boone knows every judge, police officer, and court clerk in Strattenburg. He has even helped bring a fugitive to justice. But even a future star lawyer like Theo has to deal with statewide standardized testing. When an anonymous tip leads the school board to investigate...
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Miracles on Maple Hill

Virginia Sorensen · Full Cast Audio
Pages: 232
Format: Audiobook on CD

Marly and her family share many adventures when they move from the city to a farmhouse on Maple Hill.
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Mary the Sharing Fairy

DAISY MEADOWS · SCHOLASTIC (US)
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Best friends forever!Rachel and Kirsty know a thing or two about how to be a good friend. So do the Friendship Fairies. But there's one resident of Fairyland who definitely doesn't: Jack Frost!Rachel and Kirsty are on the lookout for Mary the Sharing Fairy's magic yin-yang charm....
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Astronauts

Ryan Nagelhout · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Astronauts have chosen one of the most extreme science careers imaginable! Readers explore the training necessary before astronauts can go into space, and they also discover the stories of real astronauts. The engaging and informative main text is accompanied by a detailed graphic organizer,...
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The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie

Kirsty Murray · Allen & Unwin
Format: Print book

A fascinating timeslip adventure set in a hidden valley where an 11-year-old girl travels across the river of time to fight fires, battle floodwaters, and discover the meaning of true friendshipLucy can't wait for Christmas, especially as her big sister Claire is coming home from France...
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Dinosaur Myths, Busted!

Arnold Ringstad · 12-Story Library
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

"Exposes 12 of the most enduring myths about dinosaurs. Full-color spreads give readers essential information about each myth, including why it exists, the key players who proved it wrong, and what the truth really is."--
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House of Robots

James Patterson · jimmy patterson
Pages: 316
Format: Hardcover

In this new highly-illustrated series from James Patterson, an extraordinary robot signs up for an ordinary fifth grade class... and elementary school will never be the same! It was never easy for Sammy Hayes-Rodriguez to fit in, so he's dreading the day when his genius mom insists he bring...
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The 12 Most Amazing American Battles

Anita Yasuda · 12-Story
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Grades 3-8.Includes facts on U.S. battlefield history including the American Revolution, the Texas Revolution, the Plains Wars, the American Civil War, and World War II.
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