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All kids new titles

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Find out what's new and cool! Fun and fascinating fiction and nonfiction for pre-school and school age kids. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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The naming of Tishkin Silk  by Glenda Millard

The naming of Tishkin Silk

Glenda Millard

Book

"Griffin Silk is an uncommon sort of boy, from an uncommon sort of family. The warm, loving home he shares with his father, grandmother and five big sisters (The Rainbow Girls) is marked by the aching absence of his mother and baby sister. Where have...

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Unbelievable football 2  by Matt Oldfield

Unbelievable football 2

Matt Oldfield

Book

"This inspiring collection shows young readers that football has the power to change the world, and so do they! The ultimate gift for every football-obsessed child. Did you know that football can change the world? Well, have you heard of: The children...

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Myths and legends  by Mary Frances Budzik

Myths and legends

Mary Frances Budzik

Book

"Discover the myths and legends of the ancient world in this fascinating guide for young history fans! Stories of gods and goddesses have a timeless appeal that captures the attention of generation after generation of children. Basher History: Mythology...

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Legendary creatures  by Mary Frances Budzik

Legendary creatures

Mary Frances Budzik

Book

"From the deepest, darkest depths of the Atlantic Ocean to the cacophonous canopies of the Amazon rainforest, Basher History Legendary Creatures lets you uncover some of the weirdest, creepiest, and most amazing beasts rumoured to have roamed the pla...

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Scream Street

Scream Street

Book

"Get ready to laugh out loud at this frightfully funny joke book, based on the animated series of Scream Street. How can you tell that Resus has a cold? He starts coffin. What kind of music does Cleo like best? Wrap music. Why did Luke get upset with...

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This is how we make friends

This is how we make friends

Picture book

"Learn all the super-important skills you need to learn about making friends with this title all about preparing little ones for school. No matter what grown-ups tell you, being little is hard work; there's so much to learn - from sharing your toys and...

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Rise of the world eater  by Jamie Littler

Rise of the world eater

Jamie Littler

Book

"Ash faces his greatest challenge yet as the evil Wraith leader Shaard unleashes the dreaded Devourer from its centuries-long imprisonment. Only by uniting can the peoples of the Snow Sea hope to stand against the monster's wrath, but as the Devourer...

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Big number 2  by Richard Higgins

Big number 2

Richard Higgins

Book

"Rich and Matt are off to the toilet for a Number 2... a second Teleportaloo adventure, that is! The evil Nanasis has gone really bananas this time and wants her stuff back or the world is doomed (again). Worst of all, she's holding Nan's beloved pet...

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Pablo Picasso  by Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara

Pablo Picasso

Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Ve...

Book

"Little Pablo grew up in an artistic household and after drawing his first painting at nine years old, he went on to becoming one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. His artistic style inspired many movements in art, music and litera...

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The Great Wall through time  by Fei (Illustrator) Du

The Great Wall through time

Fei (Illustrator) Du

Book

"Embark on an unforgettable time-travelling journey along one of the world's greatest landmarks: the Great Wall of China. Spanning 2,700 years and over 21,000km (13,000 miles), this beautifully illustrated children's book reveals the fascinating story...

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1000 words  by Jules Pottle

1000 words

Jules Pottle

Book

"This colourful picture book is perfect for helping children build up a vocabulary and interest in Earth science, wildlife, and the environment. This picture book helps children build up a vocabulary of 1000 nature words about the environment, wildlife,...

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The fire fox  by Alexandra Page

The fire fox

Alexandra Page

Picture book

"Freya and her mum have gone to a little cabin to get away for a while. The light has gone out of their lives since Freya's dad passed away. Freya isn't sure about going sledging, but when she meets a magical fox in the snow, she can't help but follow...

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How to win a slime war  by Mae Respicio

How to win a slime war

Mae Respicio

Book

"After moving to Sacramento to take over his grandparent's Filipino market, sixth-grader Alex seeks popularity by selling homemade slime at school, while his father insists he join a soccer team"--Publisher's description.

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Legacy and the double  by Annie Matthew

Legacy and the double

Annie Matthew

Book

"Kobe Bryant's legacy of uplifting and inspiring young athletes continues in this highly anticipated follow-up to the #1 New York Times bestseller Legacy and the Queen. Legacy Petrin is a national tennis champion, but she doesn't feel like one. At th...

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Worst-case Collin  by Rebecca Caprara

Worst-case Collin

Rebecca Caprara

Book

"In the two years since his mother was killed in an automobile crash, Colin has been anticipating further disasters, writing down what to do in the event of an avalanche or mentally practicing the Heimlich maneuver just in case--but the real trouble is...

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Wiggle, walk, wash!  by Elliot Kruszynski

Wiggle, walk, wash!

Elliot Kruszynski

Picture book

"Meet seven goofy animals--and one very cute baby--in a fun board book with a final mirror surprise"--Publisher's description.

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The puffin portal  by Vashti Hardy

The puffin portal

Vashti Hardy

Book

"Grace's family are wardens of the incredible Griffin Map, using its teleport technology to fight crime across Moreland. Right now it's all systems go at Griffin HQ, where Grace, her mum and her brother have their hands full answering a huge number of...

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The invisible mix-up  by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

The invisible mix-up

Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

Book

"Mermicorns Serena and Lily try to use simple invisibility magic while doing a school project about magical mistakes, and learn a powerful lesson about using magic responsibly"--Publisher's description.

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Annabel Karmel's fun, fast & easy children's cookbook  by Annabel Karmel

Annabel Karmel's fun, fast & easy children's cookbook

Annabel Karmel

Book

"This practical cookbook is filled with fun, tasty recipes that will help parents inspire young children with a love of cooking, food and healthy eating. Inside, you'll find everything from Hidden Vegetable Bolognese to Teddy Bear Burgers, as well as...

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Summer games  by Lauren Holowaty

Summer games

Lauren Holowaty

Picture book

"When the Browns discover a box of garden games in the shed Paddington can't wait to have a go. Mr Brown is determined to win every game but who will be the summer games champion? A delightful new Paddington picture book that teaches children that taking...

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The lurking lima bean  by Joe McGee

The lurking lima bean

Joe McGee

Book

"In this second installment in the spooky and silly series that's perfect for fans of Goosebumps and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, a girl's dinner comes back to haunt her! Wolver Hollow is not a normal town. The adults are too busy shuffling off...

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The haunted mustache  by Joe McGee

The haunted mustache

Joe McGee

Book

"Lukas and Parker are on the hunt for a haunted mustache that is avenging the passing of his unfortunate owner from over a century ago"--Publisher's description.

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Vivo  by Ximena Hastings

Vivo

Ximena Hastings

Book

"Meet Vivo and experience his passion for music. Join him as he travels from Havana to Miami on a musical journey"--Publisher's description.

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Mindy Kim and the big pizza challenge  by Lyla Lee

Mindy Kim and the big pizza challenge

Lyla Lee

Book

"Mindy Kim loves food...When a local pizza place advertises a trivia competition, Mindy can't believe that the big prize is unlimited pizza for a whole year! Mindy is confident she and her dad can take the top spot. But Dad is worried he might not un...

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Save our seas!  by Lucy Courtenay

Save our seas!

Lucy Courtenay

Book

"Marnie Blue is shocked when lots of plastic rubbish gets swept into Mermaid Lagoon. It is making a big mess and even harming the underwater animals. Marnie and her friends decide enough is enough and they must have a big green clean-up. But just where...

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Lightning Falls  by Amy (Amy J.) Wilson

Lightning Falls

Amy (Amy J.) Wilson

Book

"The Ghost House is all Valerie has ever known. She's perfectly happy helping Meg and the rest of her beloved ghost family to haunt the guests who come to stay. But then she meets Joe, the boy up at the top of the bridge, who tells her he's from another...

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Journey beyond the burrow  by Rina Heisel

Journey beyond the burrow

Rina Heisel

Book

"When young mouse Tobin has his baby brother snatched from his burrow by monstrous spiders, Tobin and his friends must embark on a dangerous journey deep into their forest home to save him, encountering new friends along the way"--Publisher's descrip...

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First snow  by Lauren Holowaty

First snow

Lauren Holowaty

Picture book

"It's snowing in Windsor Gardens and Paddington has lost the woolly hat given to him by Aunt Lucy. Will the brave polar explorers Jonathan, Judy and Paddington be able to find it in the snow? And will they encounter a Yeti along the way?"--Publisher'...

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Escape from Camp Boring  by Tom (Author at HarperCollins Children's Books) Mitchell

Escape from Camp Boring

Tom (Author at HarperCollins Children's...

Book

"After Will is caught listening to music on his phone in class again, his mum has had enough. Will is sent to a 'rewilding' camp in the middle of the woods for kids addicted to tech... Disaster. Not only is the camp a screen-free snooze-fest, Will realises...

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Back-to-school blitz  by Jennifer Torres

Back-to-school blitz

Jennifer Torres

Book

"The Romero twins have always ruled David's school. But when a set of trickster triplets moves to town, David gets stuck in the middle of a full-on prank war! Can he stop the scuffle before the playground becomes off-limits for the whole year?"--Publ...

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Adam-2  by Alastair (Children's author) Chisholm

Adam-2

Alastair (Children's author) Chisho...

Book

"Adam-2 has been locked in the basement of a lost building for over two hundred years - until he emerges into a world ruined by a civil war between humans and advanced intelligence. Hunted by both sides, Adam discovers that he holds the key to the war,...

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Peppa goes to Hollywood  by Rebecca Gerlings

Peppa goes to Hollywood

Rebecca Gerlings

Picture book

"Peppa and her family have won a trip to Hollywood to star in a film, Vegetables in Space! On their way, they go to New York and the Grand Canyon before finally arriving at the film studio in Hollywood. In the film, hundreds of carrots are zooming down...

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Henry Heckelbeck, dinosaur hunter  by Wanda Coven

Henry Heckelbeck, dinosaur hunter

Wanda Coven

Book

"On a class field trip, Henry hopes to dig up a dinosaur bone with his lucky shovel"--Publisher's description.

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Fangs for having us!  by Nancy E. Krulik

Fangs for having us!

Nancy E. Krulik

Book

"While on a field trip to Romania, Ms. Frogbottom's class visits Dracula's castle, where they encounter vampires, garlic, bats, and even the legendary Count himself!"--Publisher's description.

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We will remember them  by S. Williams

We will remember them

S. Williams

Book

"This beautifully illustrated book explains to children why it's important to remember the service and sacrifice of so many men and women from every background, who ensured our freedoms and way of life. The sensitively written text tells of the world...

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The whispers in the walls  by Sophie Cleverly

The whispers in the walls

Sophie Cleverly

Book

"Scarlet and Ivy return to Rookwood School - in their second spine-tingling mystery adventure! The twins have been reunited, but are definitely not out of danger... Evil Miss Fox may have fled the scene, but headmaster Mr Bartholomew is back, imposing...

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My headteacher is a vampire rat!  by Pamela Butchart

My headteacher is a vampire rat!

Pamela Butchart

Book

"Izzy and her friends are SHOCKED when they meet their new headteacher. He has black hair, wears a cape and has funny, wormy lips. One time, they even hear him hissing in his office, and sunlight makes him go bright red! But it's when he bans garlic bread...

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Enid Blyton's Christmas stories. by Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton's Christmas stories.

Enid Blyton

Book

"From Santa Claus and his helpers to a family putting up their tree, the characters in these stories embrace the Christmas spirit. There is mystery and magic, laughter and mischief, the joy of shared times and plenty of delicious food - many of the i...

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Archie celebrates Diwali  by Mitali Banerjee Ruths

Archie celebrates Diwali

Mitali Banerjee Ruths

Picture book

"It's Archie's favorite holiday, Diwali. And this year she gets to share it with her friends and introduce them to the festival of lights! Archana loves her family's annual Diwali (deh-vah-lee) party, and this year she gets to share it with all her f...

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Elvis and the world as it stands  by Lisa Frenkel Riddiough

Elvis and the world as it stands

Lisa Frenkel Riddiough

Book

"After being sadly brought home from the animal shelter Elvis learns to appreciate his new family, especially ten-year-old Georgina Pemberton who builds skyscraper buildings in her bedroom, and Elvis realizes that both humans and animals can build a world...

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Tally Tuttle turns into a turtle  by Kathryn Holmes

Tally Tuttle turns into a turtle

Kathryn Holmes

Book

"It's Tally Tuttle's first day of second grade, and she's so nervous that she feels like she ate butterflies for breakfast! On top of moving to a new town and new school where she doesn't know anyone, everyone starts teasing her when her full name, T...

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Bella the brave  by Rebel Wilson

Bella the brave

Rebel Wilson

Picture book

"Bella is brave, Bella is bold. She just doesn't know it yet. An empowering picture book about finding your voice from one of Australia's best-loved stars, Rebel Wilson. Bella, be brave. Time to make a choice. Bella, be bold. Time to find your voice....

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One sheep, two sheep  by Tammi Sauer

One sheep, two sheep

Tammi Sauer

Picture book

"In this hilarious barnyard picture book, Rooster is trying to count sheep but keeps getting interrupted by all of the animals on the farm. They're ruffling his feathers-and they don't look the slightest bit sheepish! Featuring bright, commercial ill...

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Food fight!  by Alan Katz

Food fight!

Alan Katz

Book

"Oh, no! Noah, the classroom's evil pet ferret, has stolen everyone's lunch--and worse yet, he's done it on a day when Milton's mom, the class's go-to super-sub, is off on another assignment. Will Milton be able to foil Noah's most fiendish plot yet or...

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Love was inside  by Andrew (Illustrator) Joyner

Love was inside

Andrew (Illustrator) Joyner

Picture book

"A little girl grows stronger as she finds ways to stay connected to the people she loves during the pandemic"--Publisher's description.

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Make it fashion  by Ava McClure

Make it fashion

Ava McClure

Picture book

"When twins Ava and Alexis don't agree on what to wear for their fashion show, they remember their twinship pinky promise to "strut together and make it fashion" as they mix and match their unique styles to create one twintastic outfit, in a picture book...

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Little Ghoul goes to school  by Jef Czekaj

Little Ghoul goes to school

Jef Czekaj

Picture book

"Little Ghoul is nervous about her first day of school. Her mom assures her that it will be great: The teachers will be scary. The lunch will be revolting! And the other classmates will be spine-tingling and creepy. But what if Little Ghoul's greatest...

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Miss Aker is a maker!  by Dan Gutman

Miss Aker is a maker!

Dan Gutman

Book

"Principal Klutz has invited a special guest to Ella Mentry School. Her name is Miss Aker, and she's going to show A.J. and his friends how to create cool things out of materials like balloons, straws, and even Popsicle sticks! But what happens when they...

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Otter  by Sam Garton

Otter

Sam Garton

Book

"When Otter bakes the perfect birthday cake for her best friend Teddy, the cake is so delicious that she might eat it all herself!"--Publisher's description.

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The birthday party  by Camilla Reid

The birthday party

Camilla Reid

Picture book

"It's Posy's birthday and Pip has kindly baked her a beautiful cake. But just as Pip is bringing the cake to the table, disaster strikes and he trips! Oh dear! This is a funny story about making the best of a sticky situation"--Publisher's descriptio...

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Make a splash  by Jackie Walter

Make a splash

Jackie Walter

Book

"Make a Splash is a non-fiction text exploring how different people can make a splash in water. The repeated sentence structure offers readers the opportunity for a very first independent reading experience with the support of the illustrations"--Pub...

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Space  by Claire Philip

Space

Claire Philip

Book

"Are there aliens on Mars? How fast do comets fly? Why do astronauts float in space? This book answers all these questions and more! Filled with mind-boggling information on everything from dwarf planets and satellites to meteors and the Big Bang, Bi...

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Deepest, darkest  by William Ritter

Deepest, darkest

William Ritter

Book

"Brothers Cole and Tinn one human, one a goblin changeling are determined to solve a mystery almost as old as they are: What happened to their long-missing father? Joseph Burton vanished without a trace, leaving the baby boys' mother to raise them alone....

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Stanley the farmer  by William Bee

Stanley the farmer

William Bee

Picture book

"Down on the farm, there's seeds to be sown. Stanley has to get on his tractor and plough the field. There's lots to be done, and friends to help him out, but will the seeds grow? Join Stanley and friends for an out-of-doors adventure in this colourful...

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George saves the world by lunchtime  by Jo Readman

George saves the world by lunchtime

Jo Readman

Picture book

"George is determined to save the world by lunchtime, but he's not quite sure how. Grandpa suggests they start by recycling the yoghurt pot from his breakfast, putting his banana peel in the compost pile, and hanging the washing to dry in the sun. A bike...

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Vivi loves science  by Kimberly Derting

Vivi loves science

Kimberly Derting

Picture book

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Step by step  by Alice B. McGinty

Step by step

Alice B. McGinty

Picture book

"On the morning he is to start school, a nervous little boy is reassured by his father's advice to handle problems step by step"--Publisher's description.

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Jayda the snowboarding fairy  by Daisy Meadows

Jayda the snowboarding fairy

Daisy Meadows

Book

"Jayda the snowboarding fairy's special magic helps keep snowboarders safe from danger. But when Jack Frost steals her magical object, snowboarders everywhere forget how to ride. Jayda needs Rachel and Kristy's help fast!"--Publisher's description.

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When Grandfather flew  by Patricia MacLachlan

When Grandfather flew

Patricia MacLachlan

Picture book

"As Emma grieves the loss of her grandfather, she reflects on their shared love of birdwatching"--Publisher's description.

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Family fun day  by Katharine Holabird

Family fun day

Katharine Holabird

Picture book

"It's a beautiful Saturday afternoon. Angelina's dad announces it's too nice out to stay indoors, so they take a family trip to the park! At first, Angelina and her sister, Polly, have a great time riding the carousel, flying a kite, and playing on the...

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Tiny T. Rex and the tricks of treating  by Jonathan Stutzman

Tiny T. Rex and the tricks of treating

Jonathan Stutzman

Picture book

"Tiny T. Rex shares the six secrets of Halloween treating that allowed Tiny and his friend Pointy to become Treat-masters"--Publisher's description.

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Scribbly  by Ged Adamson

Scribbly

Ged Adamson

Picture book

"Maude moves to a new town and needs to make friends. With a scribble here, and a scribble there, and some imagination, she makes a scribbnificent new pal"--Publisher's description.

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Q & U call it quits  by Stef Wade

Q & U call it quits

Stef Wade

Picture book

"What happens when best friends Q and U quarrel? It's a real quandary, since they have always been quality friends-a true squad. But sometimes, U wants some time to herself-even though Q is lonely because he doesn't always fit in with the other letters...

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Hardly haunted  by Jessie Sima

Hardly haunted

Jessie Sima

Picture book

"When a house believes she is haunted, she tries everything in her power to stop it in order to get people to move in--until she realizes that she is fine just the way she is"--Publisher's description.

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The good, the bad, and the spooky  by Jory John

The good, the bad, and the spooky

Jory John

Picture book

"Halloween is the Bad Seed's favorite holiday of the year. But what's a seed to do when he can't find a show-stopping costume for the big night Postpone trick-or-treating for everyone, of course! Can he get a costume together in time or will this seed...

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Ruby's reunion day dinner  by Angela Dalton

Ruby's reunion day dinner

Angela Dalton

Picture book

"Inspired by the rich tradition of African American reunions, a multigenerational story follows the experiences of young Ruby, who helps loved ones prepare the foods they are bringing while trying to think of a signature dish of her own"--Publisher's...

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The foggy, foggy forest  by Nick Sharratt

The foggy, foggy forest

Nick Sharratt

Picture book

"Who's lurking in the foggy forest? This title lets children to look through the trees and guess the shapes to find out whether it's a fairy queen on a trampoline, three brown bears on picnic chairs, or an ogre doing yoga."--Provided by publisher.

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Oliver's fruit salad  by Vivian French

Oliver's fruit salad

Vivian French

Picture book

"Although he loves to help Grandpa pick fresh fruit, Oliver will not eat any until one day Mom prepares something very special in a big glass bowl"--Publisher's description.

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The Loud House. Love out loud

The Loud House. Love out loud

Graphic novel

"Who doesn't love THE LOUD HOUSE? That chaotic household of Lincoln Loud and his 10 sisters - Lori, Leni, Luna, Lynn, Luan, Lucy, Lola, Lana, Lisa, and Lily? They certainly love each other, even if they seem to be driving each other crazy. See for yourself...

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Louie and Bear in the land of anything goes by Brady Smith

Louie and Bear in the land of anything goes

Brady Smith

Graphic novel

"Welcome to the Land of Anything Goes! It's a world filled with wild creatures, absurd chicken-boy hybrids, and oh, did we mention the giant, winged, kid-eating monster called a Cacapoop? When Louie and his pet hamster get sucked through a portal into...

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Baking machine  by Dusti Bowling

Baking machine

Dusti Bowling

Book

"Aven knows she's an expert baker of cakes and cookies since she's been baking with her mom for a really long time. Plus no one bakes quite like her. She cracks eggs with her feet and measures sugar and flour with her feet (plus measuring cups) since...

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I am courage  by Susan Verde

I am courage

Susan Verde

Picture book

"Celebrates everyday courage, including believing in ourselves, speaking out, trying new things, asking for help, and getting back up no matter how many times we may fall. Includes information on how to let go of fear by practicing yoga poses and min...

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Atlas of amazing migrations  by Megan Lee

Atlas of amazing migrations

Megan Lee

Book

"Matt Sewell is back with a sumptuous celebration of our planet's most extreme journeys. This is his own personal selection of the most amazing mammals, birds, reptiles, fish and insects that battle through the Earth's toughest conditions in order to...

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Mystery on Magnolia Circle  by Kate Klise

Mystery on Magnolia Circle

Kate Klise

Book

"Rear Window meets Nancy Drew in this middle-grade novel by Kate Klise about a girl who believes she has witnessed a crime. What happens when two best friends take on the world's worst summer? On the first day of vacation, ten-year-old Ivy Crowden falls...

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Star Wars. Episode II, Attack of the clones by Alessandro Ferrari

Star Wars. Episode II, Attack of the clones

Alessandro Ferrari

Graphic novel

"In the midst of galactic unrest from the growing Seperatist movement, Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and his Padawan, Anakin Skywalker, are dispatched to protect Senator Padmé Amidala after a failed attempt on her life. What follows is a mission stretching...

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The wolf in unicorn's clothing by Katie Schenkel

The wolf in unicorn's clothing

Katie Schenkel

Graphic novel

"A young wolf named Daisy has just spotted new neighbours moving into the glen, and they're magical unicorns! But she's sure the majestic creatures would never want to be friends with a mangy wolf. So Daisy comes up with a foolproof plan. She'll use ...

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Tom and Jerry. Computer mouse by Christopher L. Harbo

Tom and Jerry. Computer mouse

Christopher L. Harbo

Graphic novel

"When Jerry buys a super battle suit to help him sneak a snack, Tom strikes back with a battle suit of his own. Now the chase is on to see whose mechanical muscles will ultimately take the cake. Join the fun with this action-packed wordless graphic novel...

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Chicken little saves the moon base by Benjamin Harper

Chicken little saves the moon base

Benjamin Harper

Graphic novel

"Chicken Little and her friends are part of the final frontier, living on the moon base. One day, Chicken Little notices a small dip in the oxygen levels. She's afraid the moon base may be in big trouble. Back when they lived on Earth, Chicken Little...

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Tom and Jerry. The purr-fect getaway by Christopher L. Harbo

Tom and Jerry. The purr-fect getaway

Christopher L. Harbo

Graphic novel

"Tom's dream Hawaiian holiday is at risk when he discovers Jerry hitching a ride in the carry-on luggage. Now the chase is on to see who will get a ticket to paradise and who will be sent packing to parts unknown. Join the fun with this action-packed...

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Adventure Kingdom. 1 by Steve Foxe

Adventure Kingdom. 1

Steve Foxe

Graphic novel

"When Clark sneaks into Adventure Kingdom, all he wants is a peek at the remains of the once-magical theme park he loved as a kid--plus a cool livestream for his fans. But then he meets Karoline, the granddaughter of the park's creator, and the two of...

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It's raining tacos!  by Parry Gripp

It's raining tacos!

Parry Gripp

Picture book

"Taco-bout irresistible! Jam out to the catchy, toe-tapping tune "Raining Tacos" from YouTube sensation Parry Gripp, featuring everyone's favorite treat!"--Publisher's description.

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Animal rhymes  by Ashley Selby

Animal rhymes

Ashley Selby

Picture book

"Join Mary and her little lamb, sit next to Miss Muffet on her tuffet and follow the mouse up and down the clock in Animal Rhymes.Toddlers will love using the chunky push, pull and slide mechanisms to bring these classic animal rhymes to life. Scan the...

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Action rhymes  by Joel Selby

Action rhymes

Joel Selby

Picture book

"With push, pull and slide mechanisms, Action Rhymes will help toddlers bring their favourite nursery rhymes to life! Join in and go round and round the garden, help Incy Wincy Spider climb up and down the spout and wind the bobbin up! Scan the QR code...

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Plants vs. zombies. Dream a little scheme by Paul Tobin

Plants vs. zombies. Dream a little scheme

Paul Tobin

Graphic novel

"When the evil Dr. Zomboss hears of the plants' plan to destroy the zombies he comes up with a plan of his own, a plan which the plants, Crazy Dave, and Nate and Patrice, must now try and counter."--Provided by publisher.

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Geronimo Stilton, reporter. #9, Mask of the rat-jitsu by Geronimo Stilton

Geronimo Stilton, reporter. #9, Mask of the rat-jitsu

Geronimo Stilton

Graphic novel

"Geronimo Stilton is invited to a rat-jitsu martial arts championship in a snowy faraway land, much to the famouse reporter's surprise. With his helpful relatives, Thea, Trap and Benjamin, Geronimo goes to cover the event for the Rodent's Gazette. Bu...

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A forest divided  by Erin Hunter

A forest divided

Erin Hunter

Book

"As a cold, harsh winter approaches, the cats from the mountains prepare to divide into several camps, requiring each cat to decide where his or her allegiances lie"--Publisher's description.

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Pancakes, pancakes!  by Eric Carle

Pancakes, pancakes!

Eric Carle

Picture book

"By cutting and grinding the wheat for flour, Jack starts from scratch to help make his breakfast pancake"--Publisher's description.

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Heroes  by Jen Calonita

Heroes

Jen Calonita

Book

"Princess Devin didn't come to Royal Academy for fame, glory, or a crown. All she's ever wanted is to be a Magical Creature Caretaker. Just when Devin gets up the courage to ask about following her passion, disaster strikes. The evil Rumplestiltskin and...

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Fergus and Zeke and the 100th day of school  by Kate Messner

Fergus and Zeke and the 100th day of school

Kate Messner

Book

"Fergus and Zeke love being the class pets in Miss Maxwell's classroom, and they do everything the students do. But when the kids start collecting items and doing gym challenges and making projects to celebrate the one hundredth day of school, the mice...

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The pout-pout fish and the mad, mad day  by Deborah Diesen

The pout-pout fish and the mad, mad day

Deborah Diesen

Picture book

"With the help of his friends, Mr. Fish is able to overcome his anger"--Publisher's description.

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Mood science  by Jim Benton

Mood science

Jim Benton

Book

"Franny is having a tough time managing because her feelings are getting in the way. So she physically removes them with the help of one of her machines. But it turns out that not having feelings can make things even worse, especially when you've acc...

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5 more sleeps 'til Christmas  by Jimmy Fallon

5 more sleeps 'til Christmas

Jimmy Fallon

Picture book

"Everyone who grew up celebrating Christmas remembers the excitement that built up to the most magical day of the year. But why not make the last week until Christmas more fun by counting how many sleeps until the arrival of Santa and his...

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We want our books  by Jake Alexander

We want our books

Jake Alexander

Picture book

"Rosa wants a book. But when she gets to the library, she finds it is closed. What could be the end of the story is just the beginning, as Rosa and her sister Maria try everything they can think of to bring their community together and fight to get back...

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The ultimate art museum  by Ferren Gipson

The ultimate art museum

Ferren Gipson

Book

"This imaginary art museum is an educational and inspiring experience without the constraints of space and time. Discover beautiful reproductions from pre-history to the present, arranged in easy-to-navigate, colour-coded wings, galleries, and rooms,...

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The stars of Whistling Ridge  by Cindy Baldwin

The stars of Whistling Ridge

Cindy Baldwin

Book

"Ivy Mae Bloom is almost thirteen years old, her name is almost a complete sentence, and her family's RV is almost a home. Ivy desperately wants a place to put down roots, but it's her mama's job as a fallen star to tend the magic underpinning the world--a...

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Secondhand dogs  by Carolyn Crimi

Secondhand dogs

Carolyn Crimi

Book

"When a new dog named Decker arrives in Miss Lottie's home and convinces Moon Pie to embark on an impossible journey, Gus, the insecure pack leader, must gather his courage to bring Moon Pie home"--Publisher's description.

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The Orpheus plot  by Christopher Swiedler

The Orpheus plot

Christopher Swiedler

Book

"The Navy has never accepted a Belter cadet before, but Lucas' skills secure him a place on the training ship, the Orpheus. Life in the Navy couldn't be more different than life in the Belt, and Lucas struggles to find his place. As a Belter, he's an...

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Dragons vs. robots  by Mari Mancusi

Dragons vs. robots

Mari Mancusi

Book

"In this sequel to Dragon Ops, beloved author Mari Mancusi takes readers on another thrilling and heart-pounding adventure through a high stakes video game world. Now safely back at home, Ian and Lilly are free to return to normal life. Except there's...

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Ahmed Aziz's epic year  by Nina Hamza

Ahmed Aziz's epic year

Nina Hamza

Book

"This hilarious and poignant tween debut about dealing with bullies, making friends, and the power of good books. Ahmed Aziz is having an epic year - epically bad. After his dad gets sick, the family moves from Hawaii to Minnesota for his dad's treatment....

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Banksy  by Fausto Gilberti

Banksy

Fausto Gilberti

Book

"Banksy is a world-famous graffiti artist who secretly spray paints pictures on streets and walls while no one is watching! His works are often about politics, war, and other important things, but he also likes to paint rats. Rats scurry around and hide,...

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