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Biggest Upsets in Sports

Ken Rappoport · ABDO Co.
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Identifies some of the greatest upsets in sports history, including America's victory over England in the 1950 World Cup and the Marlins' win over the Yankees in the 2003 World Series.
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Manners at a Restaurant

Bridget Heos · Amicus; Ill edition
Format: Print book

"A young monster with no manners goes out to eat with a human family and learns the manners he should use at a restaurant"--
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The War I Finally Won

KIMBERLY BRUBAKER BRADLEY · Dial Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Like the classic heroines of Sarah, Plain and Tall and Little Women, Ada conquers the homefront as her World War II journey continues in this sequel to the Newbery Honor-winning The War that Saved My Life When Ada's clubfoot is surgically fixed at last, she knows for certain that she's...
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The Lemonade War

Jacqueline Davies · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

For a full hour, he poured lemonade. The world is a thirsty place, he thought as he nearly emptied his fourth pitcher of the day. And I am the Lemonade King. Fourth-grader Evan Treski is people-smart. He's good at talking with people, even grownups. His younger sister, Jessie, on the other...
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The Wizards of Once

Cressida Cowell · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 373
Format: Hardcover

The instant New York Times and International Bestseller! In the first book of a new series by the bestselling author of How to Train Your Dragon, the warring worlds of Wizards and Warriors collide in a thrilling and enchanting adventure. Once there were Wizards, who were Magic, and Warriors,...
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Upside-Down Magic

Sarah Mlynowski · Scholastic Press
Pages: 196
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling authors Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and Emily Jenkins comes a new, offbeat series about a group of misfits who set out to prove that life on the other side of ordinary has its charms. It's never easy when your magic goes wonky. For Nory, this means...
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My Sister the Vampire, No. 1: Switched

Sienna Mercer · HarperCollins
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

When Olivia Abbott moves to town, she's excited to join the cheerleading team and make new friends. Then she meets Ivy Vega. At first, Ivy, pale and dressed all in black, looks like Olivia's opposite. Then the girls look beyond the glittery pink blush and thick black eyeliner to discover...
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Hamster Princess: Harriet the Invincible

Ursula Vernon · Dial Books
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Sleeping Beauty gets a feisty, furry twist in this hilarious new comic series from the creator of DragonbreathHarriet Hamsterbone is not your typical princess. She may be quite stunning in the rodent realm (you'll have to trust her on this one) , but she is not so great at trailing around...
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Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man

Tonya Bolden · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) is best known for the telling of his own emancipation. But there is much more to Douglass's story than his time spent enslaved and his famous autobiography. Facing Frederick captures the whole complicated, and at times perplexing, person that he was. Statesman,...
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Treasure Hunters: Quest for the City of Gold

James Patterson · jimmy patterson
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Gear up for an exciting new adventure with the thrill-seeking Kidds as they search for a missing city in South America made entirely of gold!When Bick and Beck Kidd find a hidden trove of pirate treasure, it includes a map with clues to an even bigger score: the lost Incan city of Paititi....
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The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's

Patrick McDonnell (Artist) · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling and award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell uses the ABC's to tell a hilarious, high-energy alphabetical adventure.It starts with an ALLIGATOR and a BEAR chasing a CAT. When a DRAGON (and a chicken and an egg!) join in pursuit, things start to get REALLY interesting. A wild...
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The 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 4: Flashpoint - Library Edition

Gordon Korman · Scholastic
Pages: 222
Format: Library Binding

FINAL HOURS. Tick tock. Fifteen-year-old Amy Cahill has only a few days to live. There's a poison coursing through her, and her only chance is to collect ingredients for an antidote. Too bad the antidote's ingredients are scattered around the world. And too bad that survival is by far Amy's...
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The Night Gardener

Jonathan Auxier · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

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