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Marvel Absolutely Everything You Need To Know

DK · DK Children
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Packed with fun facts, bizarre-but-true tales, and quirky insights into everyone's favorite Marvel comic characters, including The Avengers, Spider-Man, and Daredevil.Discover why the Hulk comes in three different varieties--green, gray, and red--and how a frog once gained Thor's...
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A Place to Land

Wittenstein, Barry · Neal Porter Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Much has been written about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the 1963 March on Washington. But there's little on his legendary speech and how he came to write it. Find out more in this gripping book with illustrations by Caldecott Medalist Jerry Pinkney.Martin Luther King, Jr. was once asked...
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Raising a Screen-Smart Kid: Embrace the Good and Avoid the Bad in the Digital Age

Miner, Julianna · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

For parents who didn't grow up with smartphones but can't let go of them now, expert advice on raising kids in our constantly connected worldMost kids get their first smartphone at the same time that they're experiencing major developmental changes. Making mistakes has always...
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The Cryptid Keeper

Fisher, Lija · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Clivo and the Myth Blasters are back on the trail of the immortal cryptid in this conclusion to a monstrously funny middle-grade duology by Lija Fisher. Life has gotten complicated for thirteen-year-old Clivo Wren. After taking up his deceased father's mission to find the extraordinary...
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Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Last Olympian: The Graphic Novel

Riordan, Rick
Format: Hardcover

All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Krono's army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging...
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Cutting-Edge Black Holes Research

Kevin Kurtz
Format: Library Binding

Take a deep look into some of the most mysterious objects in the universe -- black holes. Readers will explore the most up-to-date information available and be encouraged think critically about space discoveries in this STEM-focused title!
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Dare Ya!: The Laugh-Out-Loud, Just-Slightly-Embarrassing Book of Truth or Dare

Carbone, Courtney · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 408
Format: Paperback

"Truth - or dare?" Those three little words have inspired raucous giggling in generations of kids. Capturing all of the ridiculous, interactive fun of the classic sleepover game, Dare Ya! challenges readers with 200 truths and 200 dares, in the same delightfully chunky fun-and-games...
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For Black Girls Like Me

Lockington, Mariama J. · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

I am a girl but most days I feel like a question mark.Makeda June Kirkland is eleven-years-old, adopted, and black. Her parents and big sister are white, and even though she loves her family very much, Makeda often feels left out. When Makeda's family moves from Maryland to New Mexico,...
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Not If I Can Help It

Carolyn Mackler · Scholastic Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning Carolyn Mackler, the story of Willa, who has been living with Sensory Processing Disorder but is thrown for a BIG loop when her dad announces he's dating Willa's best friend's mom.Willa likes certain things to be certain ways. Her socks have to be soft . . . and definitely...
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The Very Short, Entirely True History of Unicorns

Laskow, Sarah · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

From cuddly pool floats to rainbow-colored toast toppings, unicorns--the darlings of Instagram--have never been more exciting or more popular.Are unicorns real? Their popularity and enduring role in human culture certainly is. How can you win a fight against a unicorn? Why do some unicorns...
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