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Nelson Mandela:: South African President and Civil Rights Activist

Kris Woll · Core Library
Format: Hardcover

"Learn who Nelson Mandela was and how he made a difference in the lives of the people of South Africa and around the world."--Publisher's website.
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Animorphs #5: The Predator

K.A. Applegate · Scholastic Paperbacks; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

The wildly popular series by K.A. Applegate is back! The first six books of Animorphs return, with striking new lenticular covers that morph.Marco never wanted to be an Animorph. He didn't want the ability to change into any animal he touches. And he certainly didn't want to be one of a handful...
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Steampunk LEGO

Guy Himber · No Starch Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Filled with dirigibles and floating cities, penny-farthings and pirate ships, curiosities and robots galore, Steampunk LEGO is an illustrated collection of Victorian-era sci-fi treasures, all built from LEGO.Curated by award-winning LEGO builder and special effects master Guy Himber, this...
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The Titanic: An Interactive History Adventure

Pages: 112
Format: Print book

YOU are aboard the Titanic, the world's largest ocean liner. The ship is sinking, and the ocean water is freezing. Will you survive?
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Mari C Schuh · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

No more than 10 inches tall, Chihuahuas are a spunky breed of dog. They are often strongly devoted to one person in their family and always ready to go! They fit snugly in tote bags, making it easy to take them along on errands and trips. Spring into this lively read for young students...
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Jeff Kinney · Amulet Books
Pages: 217
Format: Print book

Greg Heffley and his family hit the road in author-illustrator Jeff Kinney's latest installment of the phenomenal bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
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The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963

Christopher Paul Curtis · Delacorte Press
Pages: 224
Format: eBook

A wonderful middle-grade novel narrated by Kenny, 9, about his middle-class black family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. When Kenny's 13-year-old brother, Byron, gets to be too much trouble, they head South to Birmingham to visit Grandma, the one person who can shape him up. And they...
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Gordon Korman · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman comes a hilarious and heartfelt novel in which one middle-school troublemaker accidentally moves into the gifted and talented program - and changes everything. For fans of Louis Sachar and Jack Gantos, this funny and touching underdog...
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Escape from the Lizzarks

Doug TenNapel · Graphix
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A little hero faces big challenges in the first book of this totally unique fantasy-adventure series.The first book in the Nnewts series follows the story of Herk, a lovable Nnewt who longs for stronger legs, something his mother and father wish they could give him. When his quaint village...
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Warriors: Code of the Clans

Erin Hunter · HarperCollins; 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

The secrets behind the warrior code will finally be revealed. An ominous sign from StarClan that signaled the need to patrol borders The unexpected help from a warrior ancestor that cemented the importance of elders A secret coup that led to a deputys new role A medicine cats pleas that...
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