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The Doughnut Whodunit

GERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

A hip new doughnut shop known for its bizarre recipes is opening up in Greenfield. At first, the owners of the other doughnut shop in town, Delilah's, aren't worried. Their shop has been a fixture downtown since just after World War II. But when the new shop starts making doughnuts...
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You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Dirt!

Ian Graham · Franklin Watts
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

What if we didnt have any dirt or soil? Its hard to imagine. The ground would look different and many of the plants, trees and animals we know today would disappear. Dirt, and or soil, supplies a surprising variety of raw materials for making things. Learn about the ways dirt and soil have...
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The Arts: A Visual Encyclopedia

DK. · DK Children
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The most visual and comprehensive encyclopedia for children that charts the evolution of the world's greatest cultural achievements in painting, music, photography, and dance, supporting the arts in STEAM education.Kids can trace the development of painting, from prehistoric cave drawings...
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Higher, Steeper, Faster: The Daredevils Who Conquered the Skies

Lawrence Goldstone · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 243
Format: Hardcover

Discover the daring aviation pioneers who made the dream of powered flight a reality, forever changing the course of history. Aviator Lincoln Beachey broke countless records: he looped-the-loop, flew upside down and in corkscrews, and was the first to pull his aircraft out of what was a typically...
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More Girls Who Rocked the World: Heroines from Ada Lovelace to Misty Copeland

Michelle Roehm McCann · Aladdin/Beyond Words
Pages: 309
Format: Hardcover

From the inspiring author of Girls Who Rocked the World comes another comprehensive collection of true, inspiring profiles of successful young women throughout history who made their mark on the world before turning twenty.Young women today crave strong, independent role models to look...
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A Lady Has the Floor: Belva Lockwood Speaks Out for Women's Rights

KATE HANNIGAN · Calkins Creek
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Written in the same vein as the recent best-selling titles I DISSENT and SHE PERSISTED, here is a nonfiction picture book biography of Belva Lockwood, a lawyer, activist and presidential candidate who devoted her life to overcoming obstacles and demanding equality for women.Activist Belva...
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Life on Surtsey: Iceland's Upstart Island

Loree Griffin Burns · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

On November 14, 1963, a volcano fifteen miles off the shore of Iceland exploded under the sea, resulting in a brand-new island. Scientists immediately recognized Surtsey for what it was: an opportunity to observe the way life takes hold. Loree Griffin Burns follows entomologist Erling...
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Fred Korematsu Speaks Up

Laura Atkins · Heyday
Pages: 103
Format: Hardcover

The first book in the Fighting for Justice series Fred Korematsu liked listening to music on the radio, playing tennis, and hanging around with his friends - just like lots of other Americans. But everything changed when the United States went to war with Japan in 1941 and the government...
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The Book of Boy

CATHERINE GILBERT MURDOCK · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A young outcast is swept up into a thrilling and perilous medieval treasure hunt in this literary page-turner by acclaimed bestselling author Catherine Gilbert Murdock.This epic and engrossing quest story is for fans of Adam Gidwitz's The Inquisitor's Tale and Grace Lin's Where...
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The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle

Leslie Connor · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the critically acclaimed author of Waiting for Normal and All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook, Leslie Connor, comes a deeply poignant and beautifully crafted story about self-reliance, redemption, and hope.Mason Buttle is the biggest, sweatiest kid in his grade, and everyone knows...
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