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All kids new titles

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Cheetah unleashed  by Brandon T. Snider

Cheetah unleashed

Brandon T. Snider

Book

Cheetah's on the loose! After a desperate escape from prison, the feline felon uses a stolen map to track down Pandora's Box. While the villain thinks it has the power to make her human again, the Amazing Amazon knows better. Can Wonder Woman stop Ch...

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Earth  by Susan Martineau

Earth

Susan Martineau

Book

Explore the physical geography of Planet Earth! From volcanic eruptions to the water cycle, a curious world of fascinating facts and figures is now at your fingertips. Journey through different climates and discover what lies at the centre of the Earth...

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Humans  by Susan Martineau

Humans

Susan Martineau

Book

Explore the human geography of our world! From languages to population growth, a curious history of fascinating facts and figures is now at your fingertips. Discover why different countries work together, where our food comes from and how much rubbish...

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Animals  by Susan Martineau

Animals

Susan Martineau

Book

Explore the link between humans and the animal kingdom! From food chains to endangered species, a curious pack of fascinating facts and figures is now at your fingertips. Discover why isolated islands shelter unique species, where the fastest creatures...

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Mission fun  by Marsha Qualey

Mission fun

Marsha Qualey

Book

Beatrice "Bumble B." Flinn is funny, smart, and creative. Beatrice is also very clumsy and tends to bumble her way through life, which is how she got the nickname Bumble B. But clumsiness doesn't damper her confidence! Every day she tackles a self-as...

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The firework-maker's daughter by Philip Pullman

The firework-maker's daughter

Philip Pullman

Audio CD

In a country far to the east, Chulak and his talking white elephant Hamlet help Lila seek the Royal Sulphur from the sacred volcano so that she can become a master maker of fireworks like her father.

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The distance between me and the cherry tree by Paola Peretti

The distance between me and the cherry tree

Paola Peretti

Audio CD

"Mafalda is a nine-year-old girl who knows one thing: some time in the next six months her sight will fail completely. Can Mafalda find a way through a seemingly dark future and still go to school, play football and look after her beloved cat? With the...

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Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban. Hufflepuff  by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban. Hufflepuff

J. K. Rowling

Book

Let the magic of J.K. Rowling's classic Harry Potter series take you back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Issued to mark the 20th anniversary of first publication of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, this irresistible Hufflepuff...

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Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban. Slytherin  by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban. Slytherin

J. K. Rowling

Book

Let the magic of J.K. Rowling's classic Harry Potter series take you back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Issued to mark the 20th anniversary of first publication of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, this irresistible Slytherin...

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Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban. Ravenclaw  by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban. Ravenclaw

J. K. Rowling

Book

Let the magic of J.K. Rowling's classic Harry Potter series take you back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Issued to mark the 20th anniversary of first publication of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, this irresistible Ravenclaw...

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Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban. Gryffindor  by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban. Gryffindor

J. K. Rowling

Book

Let the magic of J.K. Rowling's classic Harry Potter series take you back to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Issued to mark the 20th anniversary of first publication of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, this irresistible Gryffindor...

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My best job  by Adam Hargreaves

My best job

Adam Hargreaves

Picture book

Molly realizes that finding the perfect job might be really hard work. She's too clumsy to work in the circus, and too hungry to work in a bakery--and definitely too noisy to work in a library! Will Molly ever find a job perfect for her?

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President of the whole sixth grade  by Sherri Winston

President of the whole sixth grade

Sherri Winston

Book

Working on an assignment for her journalism class, Brianna Justice learns about coding, and the difference between herself and a group of inner city girls.

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Hold hands  by Sara Varon

Hold hands

Sara Varon

Picture book

A rhyming story of friendship, connection, and the power of holding hands.

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Rabbit's hop  by Alex Rance

Rabbit's hop

Alex Rance

Picture book

Featuring one of the key characters from the bestselling Tiger's roar, Rabbit's hop is Rabbit's 'origin story' - a celebration of recognising your strengths, accepting help, encouraging others and enjoying friendships and sport.

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Anyone for strawberries?  by Davey Moore

Anyone for strawberries?

Davey Moore

Picture book

Claude and Sir Bobblysock are looking forward to a nice breakfast of delicious strawberries - but there are none to be found! Everyone has snapped them up to eat at the Pawhaven Tennis Championship. Claude has to win the championship to make sure Sir...

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Alphabreaths  by Christopher Willard

Alphabreaths

Christopher Willard

Book

In Alphabreaths, children will learn their ABCs and the basics of mindfulness through playful breathing exercises. Breaths like Mountain Breath and Redwood Breath will connect them with nature, while breaths like Heart Breath and Wish Breath will help...

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1000 things in nature  by Mar Ferrero

1000 things in nature

Mar Ferrero

Book

This beautifully illustrated reference book shows 1000 things found in nature, from familiar bugs and flowers to exotic birds of paradise and fascinating undersea creatures. Children can pore over topics such as 'In the jungle', 'Ice and snow' and 'F...

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Dingo  by Claire Saxby

Dingo

Claire Saxby

Book

Can you see her? There, deep in the stretching shadows, a dingo. Her pointed ears twitch. Her tawny eyes flash in the low-slung sun. Dingo listens. Dusk is a busy time. Dusk is the time for hunting.

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Lair of the beast  by Adam Jay Epstein

Lair of the beast

Adam Jay Epstein

Book

Clever trapsmith Wily Snare will need the help of friends, old and new, to find and capture the beast who hides in a lair more dangerous than the deadliest dungeon in the castle.

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Silver Batal and the water dragon races  by Kristin Halbrook

Silver Batal and the water dragon races

Kristin Halbrook

Book

Silver Batal, a young desert-dweller, dreams of becoming a water dragon racer, and when she befriends a rare dragon that can swim and fly, she may just get her chance.

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A box of bones  by Marina Cohen

A box of bones

Marina Cohen

Book

Twelve-year-old Kallie despises nonsense. She believes there's a rational explanation for everything, despite the good-natured prodding of her Grandpa Jess, who takes her to frivolous wastes of time like their town's local Festival of Fools. There, K...

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Most valuable players  by Phil Bildner

Most valuable players

Phil Bildner

Book

With their fifth grade graduation only weeks away, Rip, Red, and the rest of their classmates must decide if boycotting a test is worth forfeiting their graduation gala and the opportunity to play with Hoops Machine, a Harlem Globetrotters-like team.

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Twinchantment  by Elise Allen

Twinchantment

Elise Allen

Book

Princesses Flissa and Sara are even closer than most twins. In fact, most of the kingdom thinks they're the same person. When magic was outlawed in Kaloon generations ago, twins, black cats, and other potentially-magical beings were outlawed, too. Since...

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Seaman and the great northern adventure  by Helen Moss

Seaman and the great northern adventure

Helen Moss

Book

In this second adventure, Baxter, Trevor, Newton, Titch, and Maia -- the time dogs! -- find themselves transported through time and space to 1805 on the Missouri River. There, deep in the wilderness, the puppies must help Seaman, the dog of legendary...

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Night raiders  by Ali Sparkes

Night raiders

Ali Sparkes

Book

Since the 1.34 a.m. wake up calls began, Elena, Matt, and Tima had all had the power to talk to animals, birds and insects like no other human could. None of them would ever trade that for a full eight hours sleep. It was too amazing. But an amazing life...

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The girl with the shark's teeth  by Cerrie Burnell

The girl with the shark's teeth

Cerrie Burnell

Book

Minnow is different from the other girls in her town and there's plenty to set her apart: the blossom of pale scars which lie beneath Minnow's delicate ears, the fact that she has an affinity with the water which leaves people speechless, and that once...

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The closest thing to flying  by Gill Lewis

The closest thing to flying

Gill Lewis

Book

Present day: Samira doesn't know where to call home. She and her mother came to England when she was four years old, brought across the desert and the sea by a man who has complete control. Always moving on, always afraid of being caught, she longs f...

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Balto and the race against time  by Helen Moss

Balto and the race against time

Helen Moss

Book

Follow the dogs Baxter, Trevor, Newton, Maia and Titch as they are transported back in time to 1925 Alaska, now as puppies, and must help Balto complete his mission: deliver medicine during the diphtheria outbreak.

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Ogilvy  by Deborah Underwood

Ogilvy

Deborah Underwood

Picture book

When Ogilvy moves to a new town, he discovers that bunnies who wear dresses play ball and knit socks, and bunnies in sweaters make art and climb rocks, and Ogilvy must figure out a way to do it all.

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Play with me  by Barrie Wade

Play with me

Barrie Wade

Book

I want to play. Except everyone is too busy except... Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills.

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The lost treasure  by Abie Longstaff

The lost treasure

Abie Longstaff

Book

The final book in The Trapdoor Mysteries, a series about Tally, a code-breaking, animal-loving girl and her best friend, a squirrel named Squill, who solve mysteries with the help of a secret library... Tally was once a servant girl at Mollett Manor -...

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Space rap  by Steve Barlow

Space rap

Steve Barlow

Book

Join the intrepid Galaxy Warriors Jet, Tip and Boo Hoo on their quest to save the universe from destructive baddies Lord and Lady Evil and Dr Y. In Space rap the baddies detect the whereabouts of our heroes thanks to their loud rap music. When Jet and...

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Chewbacca  by Ruth Amos

Chewbacca

Ruth Amos

Book

Who is Chewbacca? Just how tall is he? What is his most dangerous adventure? Perfect for children who are new to Star Wars and also for young fans of the movies, this exciting guide will answer these questions and many more and teach children fun facts...

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Favourite stories of courageous girls.

Favourite stories of courageous girls.

Book

This wonderful anthology features the stories of some of the best-loved heroines in children's books. From Jo March who sells her hair to raise money for her family, to George's single-minded commitment to protecting her island in The Famous Five to ...

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David Bowie  by Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara

David Bowie

Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Ve...

Book

As a child, young David had a head full of songs and ideas. He was inspired by the pop and mod scenes in Britain to pick up the saxophone. After earning his stripes in some of the coolest bands in London, David splashed onto the solo scene. His songw...

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The Grerks at no. 55  by Kes Gray

The Grerks at no. 55

Kes Gray

Book

"Nelly isn't scared of monsters. In fact, she babysits for them. Ever played catch with a six-legged Gog, or made pancakes with an oozy orange Squurm? Every time Nelly rings on a new monster family's doorbell she's up for a new challenge. Join her for...

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The pirates' picnic  by Angela McAllister

The pirates' picnic

Angela McAllister

Book

"Jim the cabin boy decides that the pirates of the bad ship Scullywag need cheering up, so he suggests that they should go on a picnic. But he doesn't know that pirates' picnics are not like ordinary picnics at all. Can the Scullywag's crew avoid rain,...

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Emily Mouse's birthday party  by Vivian French

Emily Mouse's birthday party

Vivian French

Book

Yippee! Emily Mouse is on her way to buy LOTS of birthday presents. But she has forgotten something very important! A charming new blue Early Reader story.

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The magic sword  by James Mayhew

The magic sword

James Mayhew

Book

"Long ago, in the days of knights and castles and magic, there lived a wizard called Merlin. One night, in a churchyard in London, Merlin casts a spell on a sword. He pushes it into a stone and writes magic words, saying: He who pulls this sword out of...

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There's a king in the cupboard  by Margaret Mahy

There's a king in the cupboard

Margaret Mahy

Book

A family move into a new house. They are just a small family - a mum, a dad and a little girl called Sarah. It is a big old house full of space and echoes. And Sarah is sure there is something very magical indeed about the cupboard under the stairs.....

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Snow Bear Sanctuary  by Rosie (Children's fiction writer) Banks

Snow Bear Sanctuary

Rosie (Children's fiction writer) B...

Book

Wicked Queen Malice has cast a spell on Summer's storybook and unleashed all the fairytale baddies into the Secret Kingdom. Ellie, Summer and Jasmine are thrilled to visit the snow brownies' animal sanctuary and help look after all the cute animals. But...

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Sheila Rae, the brave  by Kevin Henkes

Sheila Rae, the brave

Kevin Henkes

Picture book

When brave Sheila Rae, who usually looks out for her sister Louise, becomes lost and scared one day, Louise comes to the rescue.

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Evie the mist fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Evie the mist fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

Evie the mist fairy is lost in the fog without her magic mist feather. Can a sparkly trail of fairy dust lead Rachel, Kirsty and the frightened fairy out of the shadowy forest?

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童年的味道  by 何文楠

童年的味道

何文楠

Picture book

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蚂蚁的新家  by 何文楠

蚂蚁的新家

何文楠

Picture book

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面包树上的小猴  by 何文楠

面包树上的小猴

何文楠

Picture book

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飞起来的蛋糕  by 何文楠

飞起来的蛋糕

何文楠

Picture book

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白天的月亮  by 远藤湖舟

白天的月亮

远藤湖舟

Picture book

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窗 = Window  by Julia Denos

窗 = Window

Julia Denos

Picture book

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乱涂乱画的小怪兽  by Justine Clarke

乱涂乱画的小怪兽

Justine Clarke

Picture book

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吃书的小怪兽  by Justine Clarke

吃书的小怪兽

Justine Clarke

Picture book

Something is coming. Can you see? It snuffles and gruffles. What can it be? Look! Look! It's a Gobbledygook! It's ripping up pages and eating a book!.

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梅西找工作  by John Churchman

梅西找工作

John Churchman

Picture book

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小花的午餐  by John Churchman

小花的午餐

John Churchman

Picture book

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小羊甜豆儿  by John Churchman

小羊甜豆儿

John Churchman

Picture book

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勇敢的小芬  by John Churchman

勇敢的小芬

John Churchman

Picture book

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愿星光洒落  by Jeremy Chatelain

愿星光洒落

Jeremy Chatelain

Picture book

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我要走在最前面  by Richard Byrne

我要走在最前面

Richard Byrne

Picture book

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嗨,披萨!  by Jon Burgerman

嗨,披萨!

Jon Burgerman

Picture book

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啪叽!  by Jon Burgerman

啪叽!

Jon Burgerman

Picture book

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圣诞老人来啦!  by A. (Annie) Bogie

圣诞老人来啦!

A. (Annie) Bogie

Picture book

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我们一起去看海!  by A. (Annie) Bogie

我们一起去看海!

A. (Annie) Bogie

Picture book

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小猪当大厨  by A. (Annie) Bogie

小猪当大厨

A. (Annie) Bogie

Picture book

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女巫的孩子  by Kelly Regan Barnhill

女巫的孩子

Kelly Regan Barnhill

Book

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袋鼠和鳄鱼  by Bronwyn Bancroft

袋鼠和鳄鱼

Bronwyn Bancroft

Picture book

"From eagles to echidnas, from geckos to crocodiles, these icons of Australia are gorgeously integrated into glorious patterned landscapes."--Back cover.

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孩子和貓  by Ingrid Bachér

孩子和貓

Ingrid Bachér

Picture book

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大阪城  by 青山邦彦

大阪城

青山邦彦

Picture book

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许愿树  by Katherine Applegate

许愿树

Katherine Applegate

Book

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妮基。圣法勒  by Sandrine Andrew

妮基。圣法勒

Sandrine Andrew

Book

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保罗。克利  by Sandrine Andrew

保罗。克利

Sandrine Andrew

Book

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我的火星探险  by Jon Agee

我的火星探险

Jon Agee

Picture book

"A young astronaut is trying to find life on Mars, but he's made a very big oversight"--.

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The Lion King  by Elizabeth Rudnick

The Lion King

Elizabeth Rudnick

Book

When a lion cub named Simba is born, his father, King Mufasa, introduces him to the beautiful Pride Lands he will one day rule. But when Mufasa is killed unexpectedly, young Simba blames himself. Unable to face his family, he runs away, leaving the Pride...

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Camp Cruddly  by P. (Paul) Crumble

Camp Cruddly

P. (Paul) Crumble

Book

Simon's having a bad day. An even worse day. Simon's class is heading off on their annual school trip to Camp Cruddly. This isn't just a bad day, this is a grade-A, category-five, send-in-the-navy-seal-black-op-ninjas Sidebottom emergency! You get to...

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The band  by Carles Porta

The band

Carles Porta

Book

"Hidden far away between tall mountains, there lies a secret valley. You could pass it a hundred times and still not see it, unless you knew just where to look... It's spring in the hidden valley and Ticky has just returned from his long winter away....

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Find Tom in time. Ancient Egypt  by Fatti Burke

Find Tom in time. Ancient Egypt

Fatti Burke

Book

"Tom's not only lost in time, he's lost his cat, too! Can you find Tom and his naughty cat, Digby, on every page? Packed with detailed artwork, fascinating ancient Egyptian facts and over 100 other things to find - from a sphinx missing a paw to a ch...

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Home is a window  by Stephanie Parsley Ledyard

Home is a window

Stephanie Parsley Ledyard

Book

"A family learns what home really means when they leave their beloved house and move to another"--

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Greatest animal stories

Greatest animal stories

Book

Offers seventeen classic stories about animals.

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Minecraft by Sfé R. Monster

Minecraft

Sfé R. Monster

Book

"Tyler is your everyday kid whose life is changed when his family has to move from the town he's always known. Thankfully, Tyler has a strong group of friends forever linked in the world of Minecraft! Tyler, along with Evan, Candace, Tobi, and Grace have...

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The falcon's feather  by Trudi Strain Trueit

The falcon's feather

Trudi Strain Trueit

Book

Cruz Coronado sets sail for the shores of Iceland and Norway aboard the Explorer Academy ship to continue his studies at sea. But, things take a turn while exploring the icy north, when he embarks on a dangerous mission to uncover the first piece of ...

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Motor Mouse  by Cynthia Rylant

Motor Mouse

Cynthia Rylant

Book

Follows a busy mouse as he drives a delivery car, enjoys Cake Day with friends, goes for a cab ride around town, and shares popcorn with his brother at the movies.

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Runaway robot  by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Runaway robot

Frank Cottrell Boyce

Book

Alfie likes hanging out at the airport everyone has someone waiting for them and they all seems so happy when they arrive back from their holidays. He wishes he had someone as excited to see him. So when he finds Eric, a one-legged robot in need of a...

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Potter's boy  by Tony Mitton

Potter's boy

Tony Mitton

Book

Ryo witnesses a lone warrior scare bandits away from the village in which he has grown up, and sets his heart on training to become like the hero he saw. He sets out on a journey to find his way in the world, and his encounters with the people he meets...

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DC super hero girls. Spaced out by Shea Fontana

DC super hero girls. Spaced out

Shea Fontana

Book

"Earth's new Green Lantern, Jessica Cruz, learns that she must report to Oa and introduce herself to the Green Lantern Corps. Luckily, some of her new friends accompany Jessica. While the spacefaring girls take on an intergalactic threat, the Earthbo...

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The meltdown by Jeff Kinney

The meltdown

Jeff Kinney

Audio CD

When snow shuts down Greg Heffley's middle school, his neighbourhood transforms into a wintry battlefield. Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights. And in the crosshairs are Greg and his trusty best...

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Marvel super hero adventures. Spider-Man

Marvel super hero adventures. Spider-Man

Book

"It's a Spider-tacular adventure when Spider-Man is visited by his fellow web-slingers! What wall-crawling, web-swinging trouble will Peter Parker get into when he's joined by Anya Corazon, Miles Morales and Spider-Gwen? There's only one way to find out!...

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Witches (un)welcome!  by Kaye Umansky

Witches (un)welcome!

Kaye Umansky

Book

It's summertime in Smallbridge, but, as always, nothing exciting is happening. Smallbridge doesn't do excitement. They do gossip, though. And now Elsie Pickles is the subject of the gossip as rumours spring up about her new magic skills. Things aren’t...

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Beach battle blowout  by Chris Grabenstein

Beach battle blowout

Chris Grabenstein

Book

Welcome to the Wonderland Motel, the funnest place on earth! Contestants, start your engines! The race to be the best on the beach is on, and this year the Wonderland is finally going to win! The competition is fierce! But who needs roller coasters and...

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Pokémon the movie. The power of us. by Kemon Kawamoto

Pokémon the movie. The power of us.

Kemon Kawamoto

Book

"Ash and Pikachu arrive in Fula City at the start of its renowned Wind Festival and meet Margo, the mayor’s daughter, and Dr. Hawthorn, a scientist. Through the magic of Dr. Hawthorn’s virtual reality technology, our friends experience the history of...

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The only living girl. 1, The island at the edge of infinity by David Gallaher

The only living girl. 1, The island at the edge of infinity

David Gallaher

Book

"Zandra 'Zee' Parfitt is one of the last human survivors of a cosmic disaster that merged hundreds of planets into the mysterious patchwork wasteland of Chimerika. After learning that the experiments of her late father, the diabolical Doctor Once, created...

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The gambling Smurfs  by author Peyo

The gambling Smurfs

author Peyo

Book

"It's all fun and games until someone loses a bet...and a ladder! It all starts when the Smurfs witness humans gambling and decide to try their little blue hands at games of chance. It's a fun harmless hobby at first, but soon the Smurfs fall into a ...

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My little pony. Nightmare knights by Jeremy Whitley

My little pony. Nightmare knights

Jeremy Whitley

Book

"When Equestria is threatened by a great evil, Princess Luna assembles a team of former villains--including Tempest Shadow, Trixie, and Stygian--to work together and find a way to save the land."--Provided by publisher.

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My little pony. 12, To where and back again by Josh Haber

My little pony. 12, To where and back again

Josh Haber

Book

"Starlight Glimmer, Trixie, Discord, and Thorax the Changeling take center stage when evil Queen Chrysalis enacts her plan to rule Equestria!"--Provided by publisher.

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Fuzzy baseball. 2, Ninja baseball blast by John Steven Gurney

Fuzzy baseball. 2, Ninja baseball blast

John Steven Gurney

Book

"Talk about away games! The Fernwood Valley Fuzzies will fly to the far side of the Foamy Sea to take the field against the Sashimi City Ninjas. This will be the first time any Big League Baseball team has faced a team from the mysterious Manga Baseb...

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长腿爸爸  by Nadine Brun-Cosme

长腿爸爸

Nadine Brun-Cosme

Picture book

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萝卜逃跑啦  by Francoise Morvan

萝卜逃跑啦

Francoise Morvan

Picture book

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The complete Brambly Hedge  by Jill Barklem

The complete Brambly Hedge

Jill Barklem

Book

In this collection, the mice have many adventures, but they always have time for fun and relaxation too. Whatever the season, and whether they are by the sea, in the High Hills, or simply at home by the fire, there is always someone ready to lend a h...

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The folk of the Faraway Tree  by Enid Blyton

The folk of the Faraway Tree

Enid Blyton

Book

Jo, Bessie and Fanny have a visit from snooty friend Connie. Connie won't believe in the Faraway Tree and the magical people who live there - Moon-face, Silky the fairy and Saucepan Man. There's only one way to prove her wrong - together the children...

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