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Madeline's rescue  by Ludwig Bemelmans

Madeline's rescue

Ludwig Bemelmans

Picture book

A hound rescues a schoolgirl from the Seine, becomes a beloved school pet, is chased away by the trustees, and returns with a surprise.

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像爸爸一样  by David Melling

像爸爸一样

David Melling

Picture book

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北京雨燕的新家  by 保冬妮

北京雨燕的新家

保冬妮

Picture book

北京雨燕的四个脚趾都朝前,不能站立在地上,也不能抓牢树枝,它们只能住在高大的建筑里,只有从高处跃下,才能飞起来。春天,它们从遥远的非洲飞回了北京,可古建筑里安装了防护网,城楼、寺庙、高塔也越来越少,哪里才是.

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丹顶鹤的旅程  by 保冬妮

丹顶鹤的旅程

保冬妮

Picture book

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寻找绿孔雀  by 保冬妮

寻找绿孔雀

保冬妮

Picture book

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揭秘牙齿健康  by Tim Cooke

揭秘牙齿健康

Tim Cooke

Picture book

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揭秘医院  by Catherine Ard

揭秘医院

Catherine Ard

Picture book

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像妈妈一样  by David Melling

像妈妈一样

David Melling

Picture book

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好大好大的驼鹿  by Catherine Rayner

好大好大的驼鹿

Catherine Rayner

Picture book

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空城计

空城计

Picture book

根据中国古典名著《三十六计》中的兵法策略,以精美的皮影风绘本形式,浅显而生动地讲述了历史故事,展现了我国古代军事谋略家们高超的谋略与智慧。

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让我们学习友好的词语 = Let's learn kind words : written in Chinese, Pinyin and English  by Kristin Yu

让我们学习友好的词语 = Let's learn kind words : written in Chinese, Pinyin and English

Kristin Yu

Picture book

Let's Learn Kind Words is a bilingual children's book that focuses on thirty kind words. It is never too early to introduce Chinese characters to children. Through short, simple sentences and with beautiful illustrations, children will soon learn basic...

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让我们学习基本对话 = Let's learn basic conversation : written in Chinese, Pinyin and English  by Kristin Yu

让我们学习基本对话 = Let's learn basic conversation : written in Chinese, Pinyin and English

Kristin Yu

Picture book

Let's Learn Basic Conversation is a bilingual children's book that focuses on basic conversation. This book introduces 15 basic conversations we often have with our children. Through short and sweet conversations, this book will add over 100 words to...

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朱鹮回故乡  by 保冬妮

朱鹮回故乡

保冬妮

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鹅妈妈童谣  by Scott Gustafson

鹅妈妈童谣

Scott Gustafson

Picture book

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鸟! 鸟! 鸟!  by Nicola Davies

鸟! 鸟! 鸟!

Nicola Davies

Picture book

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哇!吓一跳  by Nicola Davies

哇!吓一跳

Nicola Davies

Picture book

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去看海  by Nicola Davies

去看海

Nicola Davies

Picture book

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Tengo un amigo y se llama Flamenco = I have a friend whose name is Flamenco  by Mª Patricia Torres Echevarría

Tengo un amigo y se llama Flamenco = I have a friend whose name is Flamenco

Mª Patricia Torres Echevarría

Book

Lucía is a 5-year-old girl who travels with her parents through Andalusia, where she will discover what flamenco is.

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The lucky bottle  by Christopher Wormell

The lucky bottle

Christopher Wormell

Book

"Ten-year-old Jack is stranded on a desert island with no way to get home. He's been very lucky: he's survived a terrible storm and the mysterious island he has found himself on has a kindly if unusual inhabitant, fresh water and plenty of food. But Jack needs...

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The spell tailors  by James (James E.) Nicol

The spell tailors

James (James E.) Nicol

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"Hen dreams of becoming a spell tailor, stitching magic into clothing like his beloved Nana. But thanks to new factories, spell tailors are struggling. His Uncle Bertie's fancy shop has shut down, and when he, Aunt Lucia and stuck-up cousin Connie move in,...

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The girl with the golden gran  by Maz Evans

The girl with the golden gran

Maz Evans

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"Vi has tried to save the Earth before ... and failed. Now, her world faces a terrible threat: her Gran is seriously ill. Time is not on their side. And with the world's number one enemy laughing at them from space, she and her family blast off on an adventure...

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The red sledge  by Mick Jackson

The red sledge

Mick Jackson

Picture book

"Mabel Taylor has a new red sledge. Just look at it! It has a rope for pulling it round and a shiny bottom to make it go extra-fast... When Mabel Taylor receives a shiny red sledge for Christmas, she can't wait to try it out! But ... oh. No snow. No snow at...

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Climb on!  by Baptiste Paul

Climb on!

Baptiste Paul

Picture book

"When a young child reminds her dad about the hike they planned, her father is hesitant --To the tippy top? It's a great day to watch futbol (soccer). But as the two climb on, her enthusiasm is contagious. Filled with setbacks, surprises, and stunning views,...

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I am me  by Trace Moroney

I am me

Trace Moroney

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"There is no one else who is exactly like you! It's important to feel good about who you are - on the inside and the outside. Self-esteem is what we think, feel, and believe about ourselves. It plays an essential role in our achievements, relationships,...

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Moonlight Mission  by Laura Shallcrass

Moonlight Mission

Laura Shallcrass

Picture book

"Kunekune knows something is up, food is going missing. Hare wants to mount a defense to protect the precious food that remains, but is that the right approach? Sometimes the answer lies next to the problem, and this community learns the power of coming...

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How a helicopter works  by Lara Bryan

How a helicopter works

Lara Bryan

Picture book

"Peep inside a helicopter cockpit to see how the controls work, then use flaps to help it take off, and find and rescue a hiker from a mountain. Emergency vehicles are a talking point for many young children, and this reassuring story of how a helicopter flies...

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Brand-new bubbe  by Sarah Aronson

Brand-new bubbe

Sarah Aronson

Picture book

"Jillian does not want another grandmother, after all she already has a Noni and a Gram, so when her mother marries Michael she is distinctly cool to her new bubbe--but her mother convinces her to give Bubbe a chance, and Jillian and all her grandmothers come...

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The mystery of the missing masterpiece  by Helen Moss

The mystery of the missing masterpiece

Helen Moss

Book

"When thieves raid the house of a neighbour, Emily, Jack and Scott are ready to investigate. But, strangely, the neighbour doesn't seem to want the thieves to be caught! The burglars didn't escape with much this time but could the raid be connected to a much...

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The mystery of the dinosaur discovery  by Helen Moss

The mystery of the dinosaur discovery

Helen Moss

Book

"When Scott, Jack and Emily stumble upon some bones in the quarry above Castle Key, they're convinced they've discovered the gruesome remains of a murder victim! But the bones turn out to be much, much older than that - could they be dinosaur bones Or are they...

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I like this poem

I like this poem

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"Highwaymen and naughty children, sharks and baboons, the Snitterjipe and the Jabberwocky, all have their part to play. Each and every poem in this treasure chest of family favourites was chosen by a child for other children. With poems from William Wordsworth...

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Tennis  by Clive Gifford

Tennis

Clive Gifford

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"Build your tennis skills with the Sports Academy series. Looking to take up a new sport? Or just thinking about ways to keep fit and healthy? This book is a great introduction to all the important tennis skills you'll need. Full of skills tips and...

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Churchill's spy  by Sufiya Ahmed

Churchill's spy

Sufiya Ahmed

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"Rosie Raja has always lived in India, so when Rosie and her father move to England (where it rains all the time) she is miserable. But her life changes forever when she discovers that her father is actually a spy for the British government, about to leave for...

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My mum is a lioness  by Swapna Haddow

My mum is a lioness

Swapna Haddow

Picture book

"Who pounces for cuddles and kisses? Who thinks I'm cute enough to gobble up, and has the loudest, proudest roar? ...My mum, the lioness! She loves showing me off to her friends, and she fusses over me a little too much, but I know she's the perfect mum for...

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Kalderon the iron bear  by Adam Blade

Kalderon the iron bear

Adam Blade

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"Four young adventurers are joining Tom and Elenna in their Quest to protect their kingdoms against the forces of Evil. The Evil Wizard Malvel has returned and summoned four deadly new Beasts. Worse still, he has put a magical curse on Tom, leaving him...

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Garox the coral giant  by Adam Blade

Garox the coral giant

Adam Blade

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"Four young adventurers are joining Tom and Elenna in their Quest to protect their kingdoms against the forces of Evil. Malvel is back, and the Evil Wizard has raised four deadly new Beasts. To make matters worse, he has cursed Tom into a magical coma and now...

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Knight Owl  by Christopher Denise

Knight Owl

Christopher Denise

Picture book

"Since the day he hatched, Owl dreamed of becoming a real knight. He may not be the biggest or the strongest, but his sharp nocturnal instincts can help protect the castle, especially since many knights have recently gone missing. While holding guard during...

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Fight + flight  by Jules Machias

Fight + flight

Jules Machias

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"Avery Hart lives for the thrill and speed of her dirt bike, but after she's diagnosed with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a disease that affects her joints, her time is spent between endless physical therapy and worrying that her fun and independence are...

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Cosmic spider attack  by Adam Blade

Cosmic spider attack

Adam Blade

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"The community aboard the massive space station Vantia1 is in danger once again - and now their enemy Vellis has stolen the technology that could allow him to escape the Void and attack the station himself! When a massive space spider is spotted, armed with...

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Catastrophe  by Sherri Winston

Catastrophe

Sherri Winston

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"Wednesday and her service dog, Woof, are the best detectives in the whole world--or at least their neighborhood. But can they find Mrs. Winters's missing cat before her big trip? Or will the case of the cat-napped kitty be their first unsolved...

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Wishing upon the same stars  by Jacquetta Nammar Feldman

Wishing upon the same stars

Jacquetta Nammar Feldman

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"Twelve-year-old Yasmeen Khoury is unhappy that her family has moved from Detroit to San Antonio, Texas, leaving her friends and Arab Christian community behind; from the very first day at school Yasmeen feels completely isolated and out of place, but she...

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The Keeper  by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

The Keeper

Guadalupe Garcia McCall

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"James always knew moving from Texas to Oregon was going to be horrible. But no sooner have he and his family arrived ... than he starts getting mysterious letters from someone called the Keeper. Someone who claims to be watching him ... James and his sister,...

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True grit  by Bear Grylls

True grit

Bear Grylls

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"Who are the people that inspired Bear Grylls to become one of the world's toughest adventurers? From famous explorers whose never-say-die attitude led them to achieve astonishing feats, to everyday people unexpectedly caught up in life-threatening situations,...

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Space  by Rob Lloyd. Jones

Space

Rob Lloyd. Jones

Book

"A fun flap book packed with interesting information about space, and the amazing things that float through it - stars, moons, comets, and the planets of our solar system"--Publisher's description.

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Lulu's loo  by Camilla Reid

Lulu's loo

Camilla Reid

Picture book

"Lulu does potty-training! Join in with Lulu's toilet adventures as she learns how to use potties and proper loos. Lulu is given a special present by Mummy - her very own potty. Lulu does her first wee-wee in the potty. Soon she's sitting on her potty...

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Meg at sea  by Helen Nicoll

Meg at sea

Helen Nicoll

Picture book

"Meg, Mog and Owl are shipwrecked and have to be rescued from a desert island"--Publisher's description.

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Theo Tan and the fox spirit  by Jesse Q. Sutanto

Theo Tan and the fox spirit

Jesse Q. Sutanto

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"A twelve-year-old Chinese American boy must learn to embrace his heritage and accept his beloved older brother's spirit companion--a mystical fox named Kai--to solve the mystery of Jamie's death"--Publisher's description.

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The book of dirt  by Monika Utnik-Strugała

The book of dirt

Monika Utnik-Strugała

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"A deep dive into the history and science of dirt. Millions of people on Earth start their day the same way: we get out of bed, go to the loo and wash ourselves. But this hasn't always been the standard routine. Ancient Greeks and Romans were happy to splash...

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Miles Morales. Stranger tides by Justin A. Reynolds

Miles Morales. Stranger tides

Justin A. Reynolds

Graphic novel

"Miles Morales has just about gotten used to this Spider-Man thing. But when he attends the launch party for a new video game, things quickly go sideways thanks to a villain named the Stranger. Now all of humanity is in trouble, and it will take more than...

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Why, Daddy? Why?  by Tamara Girardi

Why, Daddy? Why?

Tamara Girardi

Picture book

"From bear hugs to bubble baths and storytime snuggles, this daddy answers every question with the answer to why parents do, well, everything: love"--Publisher's description.

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Sapphire's summer disguise  by Daisy Sunshine

Sapphire's summer disguise

Daisy Sunshine

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"Sapphire is ready to make friends at Camp Explore, but has a hard time connecting to the other unicorn campers since they are all convinced she she is Princess Nova in disguise"--Publisher's description.

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If the world were 100 animals  by Miranda (Children's nonfiction author) Smith

If the world were 100 animals

Miranda (Children's nonfiction author)...

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"With around 20 quintillion animals on Earth, it's impossible to know everything about them all! However, if we shrink that number down to 100, we can picture a global park that lets us learn about our fellow living creatures"--Publisher's description.

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Hello, Bee  by Sophie Ledesma

Hello, Bee

Sophie Ledesma

Picture book

"Join Bee on a search for the hive and meet some friendly bugs along the way. Packed with touch-and-feels, flaps and peek-through holes, this is a search-and-find adventure with a difference!"--Publisher's description.

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Turn the tide  by Elaine Dimopoulos

Turn the tide

Elaine Dimopoulos

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"The Laskarises' relocation to Wilford Island, Florida, is a big key change for Mimi ... Then her science teacher, Ms. Miller, shows her class a TED Talk by Melati and Isabel Wijsen. At ages twelve and ten, they lobbied to ban single-use plastic bags on their...

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Avengers assembly. X-change students 101 by Preeti Chhibber

Avengers assembly. X-change students 101

Preeti Chhibber

Graphic novel

"The Avengers Assembly team takes a trip upstate to Charles Xavier's Academy in their newest adventure! After training with the Avengers, Kamala, Doreen, and Miles are ready to branch out and expand their horizons. This semester, that means a trip north to...

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The mystery of the drowning man  by Helen Moss

The mystery of the drowning man

Helen Moss

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"When Scott, Jack and Emily rescue a drowning man from the waves they are keen to hear his story, but their new friend can't remember his own name, let alone how he came to be stranded at sea! Who is the mystery man? Why did he come to Castle Key? And was his...

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New Zealand hall of fame  by Maria Gill

New Zealand hall of fame

Maria Gill

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Collection of biographies which celebrates the lives of 50 famous New Zealanders. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

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Eat your woolly mammoths!  by James Solheim

Eat your woolly mammoths!

James Solheim

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"Would you like a plate of woolly mammoth? Or perhaps a sample of fresh tuna eyeballs? From scorpions on sticks and llama salami to oysters and chocolate chip cookies, you’ll travel through the centuries and around the world and discover the amazing foods that...

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Captain Awesome vs. the evil ice cream jingle  by Stan Kirby

Captain Awesome vs. the evil ice cream jingle

Stan Kirby

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"When Bob shows up in his ice cream truck something is different about him, and Captain Awesome and the Sunnyview Superhero Squad are convinced that this can only mean one thing--Bob has an evil Ice Cream Clone"--Publisher's description.

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I'm up  by Antoinette Portis

I'm up

Antoinette Portis

Picture book

"The sun is up, the birds are up, and so are busy babies everywhere (if only parents had as much up)! Funny and sweet, this celebration of our daily routines with family is perfect for every day and especially on early mornings"--Publisher's description.

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I'm still up!  by Antoinette Portis

I'm still up!

Antoinette Portis

Picture book

"The sun is down. But the moon is UP, and so are busy babies everywhere! Just right for toddlers who are not ready to say good night--and for their parents who are--this funny and sweet bedtime book is the perfect "one more" read"--Publisher's description.

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Rocks & minerals  by Michael Burgan

Rocks & minerals

Michael Burgan

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"Impress your friends and family with all these weird but true facts about everything rock and mineral"--Publisher's description.

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Louisa June and the Nazis in the waves  by Laura Elliott

Louisa June and the Nazis in the waves

Laura Elliott

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"In 1941, after Hitler declares war on the United States, unleashing U-boat submarines to attack American ships, Louisa June, with the waves outside her house carrying dangerous enemies, must help her mother after her father and brother are caught in the...

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Lemurs  by Alli Brydon

Lemurs

Alli Brydon

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"Explore the rainforests, mountains, and swamps of Madagascar to discover bouncy, pouncy lemurs! Swing through trees, slurp juicy fruits, and hang out with the troop. Learn all about these amazing animals--including what people are doing to help protect...

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Elephants  by Margie Markarian

Elephants

Margie Markarian

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"Stomp, tromp, and clomp through jungles and savannas to meet the world's nose-iest animal, the elephant! Learn all about their families, homes, and special body parts, and discover how people are working to save these gentle giants"--Publisher's description.

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Case file: Pangolin Pop Star  by Eliot Schrefer

Case file: Pangolin Pop Star

Eliot Schrefer

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"After a frigid arctic rescue, Esquire and Mr. Pepper get the perfect opportunity to warm up an invitation to Beatle the Pangolin's private island concert. Sun and sand await! But when Esquire and Mr. Pepper arrive, the island is in chaos. Field agent Alphonse...

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Just Harriet  by Elana K. Arnold

Just Harriet

Elana K. Arnold

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"Harriet Wermer is unhappy about having to spend her summer with her grandmother on Marble island until she discovers a mystery involving her Dad from when he was a boy living on the island"--Publisher's description.

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Super Fun World  by Alan Katz

Super Fun World

Alan Katz

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"It's Spring Break! Milton Worthy and his family are off on a vacation to Super Fun World. It's a week filled with roller coasters, rides, and fried food--and no super-sub missions for seven whole days. Everything is going according to plan until Milton gets...

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Revenge of the sequel  by John (John M.) Cusick

Revenge of the sequel

John (John M.) Cusick

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"Phineas T. Fogg and Lola Ray may have just saved the universe without really trying, but it's going to take a lot of work to get Lola back home to the twenty-first century. Their only hope is to find Dimension Why. Good thing Lola's father left her a map...

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The circus at the end of the sea  by Lori R. Snyder

The circus at the end of the sea

Lori R. Snyder

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"Maddy Adriana knows that magic is real. All her life, her heart has pulled her toward things too perfect to be ordinary, things no one else can see. And then there's the bracelet she's worn since she was a baby; a bracelet that grows as she grows and doesn't...

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I don't like chocolate  by Jackie Walter

I don't like chocolate

Jackie Walter

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"The animals just don't like the same food as Holly"--Publisher's description.

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Cat on the magic mat  by Karen Wallace

Cat on the magic mat

Karen Wallace

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"When Cat sits on the mat, she has a big surprise!"--Publisher's description.

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Thank you, Spot!

Thank you, Spot!

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"Say "thank you" with Spot"--Publisher's description.

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Complete book of chess  by Elizabeth Dalby

Complete book of chess

Elizabeth Dalby

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"This guide to the world of chess covers all the essentials of the game, including a guide to each individual piece and tactics. It also looks at the history and politics of chess throughout the ages"--Publisher's description.

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Seed  by Caryl Lewis

Seed

Caryl Lewis

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"Marty doesn't have much. Unlike his mum, who has billions of things: newspapers, holey shoes, rusty lawnmowers, broken picture frames she keeps everything! It's hard to leave the house. Marty does his best to look after her and wonders if anything will ever...

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Loyalty  by 1937- author. Avi

Loyalty

1937- author. Avi

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"When his father is killed by rebel vigilantes, Noah flees with his family to Boston. Intent on avenging his father, Noah becomes a spy for the British and firsthand witness to the power of partisan rumor to distort facts, the hypocrisy of men who demand...

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A comb of wishes  by Lisa Stringfellow

A comb of wishes

Lisa Stringfellow

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"Twelve-year-old Kela is still mourning her mother when she finds a mermaid's comb while she and her friend are looking for sea glass on her Caribbean island; such combs have magic in them, and touching it opens a connection to the mermaid Ophidia who can...

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Candidly Cline  by Kathryn Ormsbee

Candidly Cline

Kathryn Ormsbee

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"Born in Paris, Kentucky, and raised on her gram’s favorite country music, Cline Alden is a girl with big dreams and a heart full of song. When she finds out about a young musicians’ workshop a few towns over, Cline sweet-talks, saves, and maybe fibs her...

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Where is Bella?  by Jackie Walter

Where is Bella?

Jackie Walter

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"Where is Bella the puppy hiding? Can Ana find her?"--Publisher's description.

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Moana  by Laura Hitchcock

Moana

Laura Hitchcock

Picture book

"In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, to traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage. They...

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Chess openings for kids  by John Watson

Chess openings for kids

John Watson

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"Introduces readers to the names and starting moves of the main chess openings, while highlighting several devastating opening traps"--Publisher's description.

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Minecraft hacks  by Megan Miller

Minecraft hacks

Megan Miller

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"With Minecraft Hacks: Combat Edition, kids will learn how to defend their property and fight off hostile mobs and monsters like zombies, spiders, and skeletons! Other tips include: updated enchanting for armor, weapons, and more ; how to deal with new...

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Warriors  by Erin Hunter

Warriors

Erin Hunter

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""A comprehensive view into the lives of the animals from Erin Hunter's Warriors series"--"--Publisher's description.

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Bad Kitty school daze  by Nick Bruel

Bad Kitty school daze

Nick Bruel

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"When Kitty's owners have finally had enough of her bad behavior, it's time to ship her off to obedience school"--Publisher's description.

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Who was King Tut?  by Roberta Edwards

Who was King Tut?

Roberta Edwards

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Who was Albert Einstein?  by Jess M. Brallier

Who was Albert Einstein?

Jess M. Brallier

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"Traces the life and work of the famous physicist, from his childhood in Germany through the development of his theories of relativity to his campaign for peace after World War II"--Publisher's description.

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Foxspell  by Gillian Rubinstein

Foxspell

Gillian Rubinstein

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"Twelve-year-old Tod's mystical links with a spirit, half man and half fox, and with the natural world surrounding his grandmother's house in the Australian countryside challenge his attempt to adjust to the real world"--Publisher's description.

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The super cup face-off  by Geronimo Stilton

The super cup face-off

Geronimo Stilton

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"Every mouse on Mouse Island was squeaking about The Super Cup! My two favourite soccer teams, the Squeakers and the Turbo Cheese, had made it to the finals. But something suspicious was happening on the field. The Mighty Mice and the Sewer Rats seemed to be...

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The shrieking serpent  by Kris Humphrey

The shrieking serpent

Kris Humphrey

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"As the Apprentice Guardian, Leo Wilder's duty is to protect his village from the monsters that lurk in the surrounding forest. To do that, he needs magical stones that can only be found in the depths of the Endless Mines. When the stones run out, Leo will...

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What are sisters for?  by Anya Glazer

What are sisters for?

Anya Glazer

Picture book

"Lucky for her, big sister Ada always has an answer ready. But as Bea's questions get harder, Ada takes to inventing some answers. And when one of her responses takes them into a forest full of unknowns, the way through becomes much less clear. How will Ada...

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Looking for a jumbie  by Tracey Baptiste

Looking for a jumbie

Tracey Baptiste

Picture book

"Mama says jumbies exist only in stories. So Naya sets out on a nighttime adventure to find out for herself. Naya is sure that jumbies are real. Some have big mouths. Or thick fur. Or glowing skin. Or sharp teeth. Kind of like her new friends"--Publisher's...

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Skyclan's destiny  by Erin Hunter

Skyclan's destiny

Erin Hunter

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"Leafstar struggles to maintain control of her Clan as she figures out how Skyclan can survive in the gorge"--Publisher's description.

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Making faces

Making faces

Picture book

"After images of baby faces introduce six facial expressions: happy, angry, surprised, silly, and sleepy, the reader is asked to make the same face and then find that baby among several other faces. Includes a mirror for babies to watch themselves make...

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Feather and fang  by Ali Sparkes

Feather and fang

Ali Sparkes

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"Dax Jones will not be tamed. The Children of Limitless Ability can do all sorts of amazing things. Terrifying things too. Some can move things with their minds. Some can make themselves vanish. Dax Jones can change his form; can hurtle through the sky at...

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The night gardener  by Terry Fan

The night gardener

Terry Fan

Picture book

"Everyone on Grimloch Lane enjoys the trees and shrubs clipped into animal masterpieces after dark by the Night Gardener, but William, a lonely boy, spots the artist, follows him, and helps with his special work"--Publisher's description.

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Destination earth  by Ali Sparkes

Destination earth

Ali Sparkes

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"Imagine you are the only survivor from another planet. You've spent ten years on a spaceship learning how to be human, and now the end of your journey is in sight ...All you have to do is land safely, convince the earthlings that you're a real teenager, and...

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The crooked banister  by Carolyn Keene

The crooked banister

Carolyn Keene

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"While helping the police find the owner of a mysterious house with a crooked staircase and an unpredictable robot, Nancy Drew, girl detective, also helps capture a swindler"--Publisher's description.

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The mitten  by Jan Brett

The mitten

Jan Brett

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"Several animals sleep snugly in Nicki's lost mitten until the bear sneezes"--Publisher's description.

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Curious George flies a kite  by Margret Rey

Curious George flies a kite

Margret Rey

Picture book

"A little monkey needs to rescued when he tries to fly a kite"--Publisher's description.

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Curious George gets a medal  by H. A. (Hans Augusto) Rey

Curious George gets a medal

H. A. (Hans Augusto) Rey

Picture book

"Following a day of misadventures Curious George becomes the first space monkey"--Publisher's description.

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