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Puritan Girl, Mohawk Girl: A Novel

John Demos · Amulet Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

In this riveting historical fiction narrative, National Book Award Finalist John Demos shares the story of a young Puritan girl and her life-changing experience with the Mohawk people. Inspired by Demos's award-winning novel The Unredeemed Captive, Puritan Girl, Mohawk Girl will captivate...
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Red Butterfly

A.L. Sonnichsen · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A young orphaned girl in modern-day China discovers the meaning of family in this heartbreaking heartwarming and impressive debut Publishers Weekly starred review told in verse in the tradition of Inside Out and Back Again and SoldKara never met her birth mother Abandoned as an infant she was taken...
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Click'd, Book 1 Click'd

Tamara Ireland Stone · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Allie Navarro can't wait to show her best friends the app she built at CodeGirls summer camp. Click'd pairs users based on common interests and sends them on a fun (and occasionally rule-breaking) scavenger hunt to find each other. And it's a hit. By the second day of school, everyone...
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What's It Like to Be the President's Pet?

Kathleen Connors · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Format: Book

24 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Demigods & Magicians: Percy and Annabeth Meet the Kanes

Rick Riordan · Disney/Hyperion
Pages: 187
Format: Print book

Magic, monsters, and mayhem abound when Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase meet Carter and Sadie Kane for the first time. Weird creatures are appearing in unexpected places, and the demigods and magicians have to team up to take them down. As they battle with Celestial Bronze and glowing...
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Immortal Guardians

Eliot Schrefer · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

A heart-pounding new adventure from the New York Times bestselling series. In the world of Erdas, every child must discover if they will summon a spirit animal, a rare and incredible gift. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan were rare even among those few. They summoned legendary animals--brave...
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Girls' Hockey

Chris Peters · Sportszone
Format: Print book

On the court, on the field, on the course, or in the gym, female athletes are getting it done. This title highlights the stars who rule girls hockey today and the skills theyve mastered on the way. You will find informative chapters that help readers better understand the skills of each...
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The Great Penguin Rescue: Saving the African Penguins

Sandra Markle · Millbrook Pr
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

African Penguins are in trouble, and many people are trying to help. Scientists and volunteers are working together in South Africa to create a hopeful future for these birds, one fluffy chick at a time.
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Mission to Pluto: The First Visit to an Ice Dwarf and the Kuiper Belt

Mary Kay Carson · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 85
Format: Hardcover

In July of 2015 a robotic spacecraft reached Pluto after a nine-and-half-year journey. New Horizons is the first spacecraft mission to Pluto and revealed its five moons as never before seen. Images from the mission show a reddish surface covered in ice-water mountains, moving glaciers,...
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George

Alex Gino · Scholastic Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

When people look at George, they think they see a boy. But she knows she's not a boy. She knows she's a girl.George thinks she'll have to keep this a secret forever. Then her teacher announces that their class play is going to be Charlotte's Web. George really, really, REALLY wants to play...
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The Cardboard Kingdom

Chad Sell · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier, Awkward, and All's Faire in Middle School, this graphic novel follows a neighborhood of kids who transform ordinary cardboard into fantastical homemade costumes as they explore conflicts with friends, family, and their own identity."A breath of fresh...
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Snap It!: Snapchat Projects for the Real World

Carolyn Bernhardt · Checkerboard Library
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Snap It! Snapchat Projects for the Real World is packed with projects inspired by the features and functions of the popular social media site. Young crafters will create geofilter frames, paint on printed photos, and more! An introduction to Snapchat, vibrant photos, and step-by-step directions...
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The Littles And Their Amazing New Friend

John Peterson · Scholastic
Pages: 102
Format: Print book

On a hill above the Big Valley, the Littles make a discovery that changes their world - tiny people are living in the forest up there!
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