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Basketballogy

Sylvester · Annick Press
Pages: 92
Format: Paperback

For die-hard basketball fans and casual spectators alike, this collection of fascinating facts about the game will be a welcome addition to their library. From the origins of the game to how much players are paid, and the evolution of the basketball shoe, this book covers a wide range of topics....
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Cat Tales: True Stories of Kindness and Companionship With Kitties

Aline Alexander Newman · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 158
Format: Hardcover

We humans love our cats and these surprising true stories will prove our cats love us back! This collection of tales of playfulness, friendship, heroism, and inspiration is sure to touch the soul, tickle the funny bone, and inspire animal lovers everywhere to be the best kitty caretakers...
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Saving Winslow

SHARON CREECH · HarperCollins
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

"A winning tale of love." - Kirkus (starred review) Perfect for fans of Charlotte's Web and The One and Only Ivan, Saving Winslow is an uplifting modern classic in the making about a young boy who befriends an ailing newborn donkey and nurses him back to health, from New York...
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Nowhere Boy

KATHERINE MARSH · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Nowhere Boy is a timely, poignant tale of family, sacrifice and the friendship between a young Syrian refugee and an American boy living in Brussels.Fourteen-year-old Ahmed is stuck in a city that wants nothing to do with him. Newly arrived in Brussels, Belgium, Ahmed fled a life of uncertainty...
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The Bad Guys in Alien vs Bad Guys

AARON BLABEY · Scholastic Paperbacks
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

The Bad Guys are vanishing! A creature with TONS of teeth and WAY too many butts is stealing them, one by one. Is this the end for the Bad Guys? Maybe. Will it be funny? You bet your butts it will!
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Kunkush: The True Story of a Refugee Cat

Marne Ventura · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Uses Common Core narrative nonfiction approach to tell the true story of a cat that becomes separated from his family when they flee Iraq for refuge in Europe. Their reunion will bring tears to the coldest heart.
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Cat Pals

Pat Jacobs · Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

From where they sleep to what they eat and how you can make them feel safe and at home, this book gives you all the pet care advice you need to become a cats best pal. Learn the inside information on how cats communicate, what games they like to play, and how to understand their behavior,...
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Animals at Night: A Glow-in-the-Dark Book

Anne Jank√©liowitch · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 28
Format: Hardcover

What do animals do at night?For humans, the setting sun marks the end of the day and signals to us that it's time to go to sleep. But while people are quietly dreaming in their beds, there's a whole world of animals that's just waking up! Who are they, what do they do until...
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Astronauts: A Space Discovery Guide

Margaret J. Goldstein · Lerner Publications
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Did you know that astronauts work on Earth and in space to study places beyond our planet's atmosphere? But there's a lot more to space travel than just research. With no gravity, a wild schedule that includes sixteen sunrises and sixteen sunsets every twenty-four hours, and no fresh...
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Dog Pals

Pat Jacobs · Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

From where they sleep to what they eat and how you can make them feel safe and at home, this book gives you all the pet care advice you need to become a dogs best pal. Learn the inside information on how dogs communicate, what games they like to play, and how to understand their behavior,...
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