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Manta Ray

Pamela McDowell - AV2 by Weigl
Format:  Book : Juvenile audience : English

"Did you know manta rays cannot stop swimming? Manta ray skeletons are made entirely of cartilage, which bends easily so the manta ray can flap and curl its pectoral fins. Discover more about this intriguing underwater dweller in Manta Rays, a Giants of the Ocean book."--
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The Great Greene Heist

Varian Johnson - Scholastic
Format: Hardcover

Jackson Greene swears he's given up scheming. Then school bully Keith Sinclair announces he's running for Student Council president, against Jackson's former friend Gaby de la Cruz. Gaby wants Jackson to stay out of it -- but he knows Keith has "connections" to the principal,...
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Inside Your Insides: A Guide to the Microbes That Call You Home

Claire Eamer - Kids Can Press
Format: Print book

?Wherever you go, tiny hitchhikers tag along for the ride,? this intriguing illustrated nonfiction book begins. ?The hitchhikers are actually microbes --- tiny living things so small that you need a microscope to see them. And every person carries around trillions and trillions of these...
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Batting Order

Mike Lupica - Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed author of the Home Team Mike Lupica comes a brand-new novel about the heart and soul of baseball.On or off the field, Matt and Ben couldn't be more different. Ben Roberson is an all-or-nothing player: he's big, he's bold, and he's brash. Ben's swing can hit a ball right out of the park...
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The Emperor's Riddle

Kat Zhang - Aladdin
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed author Kat Zhang comes her debut middle grade novel about a girl who embarks on a hunt for a long-lost treasure while on a summer trip to China.Mia Chen is on what her mother calls a Grand Adventure. She's not sure what to make of this family trip to China, and didn't...
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Baby Camels

Megan Borgert-Spaniol - Bellwether Media
Format: Print book

Three feet tall at birth, baby camels are nearly all legs! Learning to walk is a days hard work for a camel calf. With silly smiles and curly wool coats, these babies are an adorable venture in learning for young and early readers.
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Wish Upon a Sleepover

Suzanne Selfors - Imprint
Format: Hardcover

Five misfits. One magical wish. Bestselling author Suzanne Selfors brings heart and humor to this middle grade novel about a group of misfits who find true friendship where they least expect it.Leilani dreams of being friends with the most popular girls in her class -- the Haileys -- who are always...
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Michael Phelps

NOT AVAILABLE. - BIG BUDDY BOOKS
Format: Print book

Meet Olympic swimmerMichael Phelps Phelps's life story is examined from his childhood in Maryland where he began swimming at age eleven on his way to five world championships. Learn aboutPhelps's Olympic career in the Sydney, Athens, Beijing, London, and Rio de Janeiro games throughout...
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Green Anacondas

Emily Rose Oachs - Bellwether Media
Format: Library Binding

"Engaging images accompany information about green anacondas. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 2 through 7"--
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Obstructed

Tracy Deebs - Spellbound
Format: Library Binding

The coalition All One has been formed to support the integration of superheroes and villains. Villain Mateo suspects a group of superheroes and villains are working against the coalition's success. Superhero Zoe believes him. But is he right?Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated...
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