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Roller Girl

Victoria Jamieson · Dial Books
Pages: 239
Format: Paperback

The Newbery Honor Award Winner and New York Times bestseller Roller Girl is a heartwarming graphic novel about friendship and surviving junior high through the power of roller derby - perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier's Smile! For most of her twelve years, Astrid has done everything...
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Botanicum: Welcome to the Museum

KJ Willis · Big Picture Press
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

Discover more than 160 exhibits in this virtual museum, open all hours.The 2017 offering from Big Picture Press's Welcome to the Museum series, Botanicum, is a brilliantly curated guide to plant life. With artwork from Katie Scott of Animalium fame, Botanicum gives readers the experience...
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Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation

Monique Gray Smith · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 159
Format: Hardcover

Canada's relationship with its Indigenous people has suffered as a result of both the residential school system and the lack of understanding of the historical and current impact of those schools. Healing and repairing that relationship requires education, awareness and increased understanding...
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Pelé: The King of Soccer

EDDY SIMON · First Second
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known to his schoolmates as Pelé, grew up in poverty in the Sao Paulo region of Brazil. He was too poor to afford a real soccer ball, so he played with a ball of newspaper tied together with string. Yet he dominated the youth leagues and signed his first professional...
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5 Worlds Book 1: The Sand Warrior

Mark Siegel · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling creator of Amulet, Kazu Kibuishi, hails this first book in this groundbreaking sci-fi/fantasy adventure series as "a magical journey, as fun as it is beautiful!" Think Star Wars meets Avatar: The Last Airbender! The Five Worlds are on the brink...
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The Quilts of Gee's Bend

Susan Goldman Rubin · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover

Since the early nineteenth century, the women of Gee's Bend in southern Alabama have created stunning, vibrant quilts. In the only photo-essay book about the quilts of Gee's Bend for children, award-winning author Susan Goldman Rubin explores the history and culture of this fascinating...
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Bolivar

Sean Rubin · Archaia
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

What would you do if your neighbor was a dinosaur? Sybil knows that there is something off about her next door neighbor, but she can't seem to get anyone to believe her. Everyone is so busy going about their days in the busy streets of New York City that they don't notice Bolivar....
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Bunk 9's Guide to Growing Up: Secrets, Tips, and Expert Advice on the Good, the Bad, and the Awkward

Adah Nuchi · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Welcome to Bunk 9 - and a new girl-powered puberty book girls will want to read. Based on the lively conceit that it's written by nine older girls at a fictional summer camp who share their collective been-there, done-that experiences, Bunk 9's Guide to Growing Up is a puberty book...
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Red Cloud: A Lakota Story of War and Surrender

SD Nelson · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover

The award-winning author and illustrator of Black Elk's Vision and Sitting Bull continues his picture-book biography series with Red Cloud, the story of one of the most controversial leaders in Native American history. A leader among the Lakota during the 1860s, Chief Red Cloud deeply...
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Soldier Song: A True Story of the Civil War

Debbie Levy · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 62
Format: Hardcover

Amid the fearsome battles of the Civil War, both Union and Confederate soldiers were urged onward by song. There were songs to wake them up and songs to call them to bed,Songs to ready them for battle and to signal their retreat,Songs to tell them that their side was right, and the other...
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