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Kitty's Magic 1: Misty the Scared Kitten

Ella Moonheart · Bloomsbury UK
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Kitty always wanted a cat of her very own, even though they make her eyes puffy and her nose tickly. When her best friend's new kitten, Misty, causes Kitty to have a sneezing fit in the middle of their sleepover, something magical happens--Kitty turns into a cat Being cat and human...
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Ragweed and Poppy

Avi · HarperCollins
Pages: 272
Format: Library Binding

The first new book about Poppy in more than ten years, from Newbery Medal-winning author Avi with illustrations throughout by Caldecott Medal-winning artist Brian Floca. How did Ragweed and Poppy meet and become friends? This book tells their hilarious story! Adventurous golden mouse Ragweed...
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Bears Hibernate

Susan Heinrichs Gray · Cherry Lake Publishing
Format: Print book

Young children are naturally curious about animals. Tell Me Why Bears Hibernate offers answers to their most compelling questions about why bears sleep all winter. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text...
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Speed Skating

Ellen Labrecque · Cherry Lake Pub
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Using the new C3 Framework for Social Studies Standards, Skating in the Global Citizens: Olympic Sports series explores the sport through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. Text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of speed skating. Content...
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Jinxed

Amy McCulloch · Sourcebooks Young Readers
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The Golden Compass for the digital age in this story of a coding star and her robotic companion that isn't what it seems.Lacey Chu has always dreamed of working as an engineer for MONCHA, the biggest tech firm in the world and the company behind the "baku" -- a customizable...
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Eventown

Corey Ann Haydu · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"Beautiful, mysterious and deeply satisfying." - Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning author of When You Reach Me and Goodbye Stranger

The world tilted for Elodee this year, and now it's impossible for her to be the same as she was before. Not when her feelings have...

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Cats in the Crater: My FANGtastically Evil Vampire Pet

Mo O'Hara · Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

In Cats in the Crater: My FANGtastically Evil Vampire Pet, the third in the spin-off series to Mo O'Hara's New York Times bestselling My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish chapter books, an aspiring evil scientist and his mostly evil (and totally forbidden) vampire kitten must face a trap-filled...
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Album of Horses

Marguerite Henry · Aladdin Books, 2015.
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

This majestic collection of horses from Newbery Medalist Marguerite Henry is strikingly illustrated and makes a great gift for horse lovers of all ages.How did the Morgan horse get its name? What are the differences between a Belgian and a Clydesdale? Why are the Byerly Turk, Darley Arabian,...
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Jetpack Attack

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Join Carmen Sandiego and decide where in the world to go next in this globe-trotting, daring caper! Stop VILE from stealing the superior jetpack technology you've developed and using it for nefarious deeds. With 20 possible endings, your adventures can take you all over the world - or out of the game....
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The Whispers in the Walls

Sophie Cleverly · HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Scarlet and Ivy return to Rookwood School - in their second spine-tingling mystery adventure!The twins have been reunited, but are definitely not out of danger ... Evil Miss Fox may have fled the scene, but headmaster Mr Bartholomew is back, imposing a reign of terror with his threats of epic...
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