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The Harlem Charade
The Harlem Charade

Natasha Tarpley · Scholastic Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

WATCHER. SHADOW. FUGITIVE.Harlem is home to all kinds of kids. Jin sees life passing her by from the window of her family's bodega. Alex wants to help the needy one shelter at a time, but can't tell anyone who she really is. Elvin's living on Harlem's cold, lonely streets,...
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The Castle in the Mist
The Castle in the Mist

Amy Ephron · Philomel Books
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

In the tradition of Edward Eager and E.L. Konigsburg, a novel about the excitement - and the dangers - of wishing.Tess and her brother, Max, are sent for the summer to their aunt's sleepy village in the English countryside, where excitement is as rare as a good wifi signal. So when...
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James K. Polk
James K. Polk

BreAnn Rumsch · Big Buddy Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

This biography introduces readers to James K. Polk including his early political career and key events from Polk's administration, including the Oregon Treaty, the Mexican War, and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo. Information about his childhood, family, personal life, and retirement...
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George Washington's Spies
George Washington's Spies

Claudia Friddell · Random House
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Think you know everything about Washington? Think again. During the Revolutionary War, General George Washington (AKA "Agent 711") was the leader of a ring of spies! The group - called the Culper Ring - used secret names, codes, invisible ink, and more to spy on the British...
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Commander in Cheese #4: The Birthday Suit
Commander in Cheese #4: The Birthday Suit

Lindsey Leavitt · Random House
Pages: 92
Format: Print book

It's President's Day and the Squeakerton mice have BIG plans to celebrate our nation's leaders...and their favorite mouse! When a human has a birthday, mice get to eat a BIG cake! When a mouse has a birthday, mice get to throw a BIG party! Ava and Dean can't wait to surprise...
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How to Avoid Extinction
How to Avoid Extinction

Paul Acampora · Scholastic Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Since the death of his grandfather, Leo's number one chore has been to chase after his grandmother who seems to wander away from home every few days. Now, Gram's decided to roam farther than ever. And despite his misgivings, Leo's going along for the ride. With his seventeen-year-old...
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Diwali: Festival of Lights
Diwali: Festival of Lights

Rina Singh · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 93
Format: Print book

During Diwali, Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrate the legends and stories that describe the triumph of good over evil and justice over oppression. Critically acclaimed author Rina Singh explores her Indian roots as she tells the Diwali stories, which remind us that eventually light will...
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Jack Death
Jack Death

ML Windsor · Creston Books
Pages: 163
Format: Print book

Jack is an ordinary boy except that his father happens to be Death. Nadine is a perfectly normal girl except that her Mother is - oh well, that's a Secret and not to be carelessly revealed on the back cover of a book. The important thing is that together, these two incredibly average...
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The Journey That Saved Curious George Young Readers Edition: The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H. A. Rey
The Journey That Saved Curious George Young Readers Edition: The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H. A. Rey

Louise Borden · Harcourt
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

In 1940, Hans and Margret Rey fled their Paris home as the German army advanced. They began their harrowing journey on bicycles, pedaling to Southern France with children s book manuscripts, including what would become the international sensation"Curious George, "among their few possessions....
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Poop Detectives: Working Dogs in the Field
Poop Detectives: Working Dogs in the Field

Ginger Wadsworth · Charlesbridge
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

How can dogs that sniff for excrement, urine, vomit, and mucus help protect animals from extinction? Scat-detection dogs like Wicket, Tucker, and Orbee are conservation heroes and pioneers in a cutting-edge field of science. Canine detec-tives use their super sense of smell to locate the scat...
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