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Where Are You From?

Yamile Saied Méndez · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

This resonant picture book tells the story of one girl who constantly gets asked a simple question that doesn't have a simple answer. A great conversation starter in the home or classroom - a book to share, in the spirit of I Am Enough by Grace Byers and Keturah A. Bobo.

When a girl...

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Fly Guy Presents: Monster Trucks

Tedd Arnold · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Buzz introduces Fly Guy to one of the coolest vehicles around: monster trucks!

Buzz and Fly Guy learn about monster truck technology, tricks, events, world records, and safety. Aside from jumping over airplanes and crunching cars, monster trucks can be found saving people from floods...
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The Street Beneath My Feet

Charlotte Guillain · Words & Pictures
Pages: 20
Format: Print book

This double-sided foldout book takes you on a fascinating journey deep underground. One side of the foldout shows the ground beneath the city, whilst the other side of the foldout shows the ground beneath the countryside. The scenes in the book, by the widely acclaimed illustrator Yuval...
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The Octopus

Cynthia Rylant · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 57
Format: Paperback

Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant brings the peaceful sounds, sights, and characters of the coast vividly to life in the fifth book of the Lighthouse Family series, in which the family explores the shore with an octopus friend.Every once in a while, a full moon shines over the lighthouse...
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Birdsong

Julie Flett · Greystone Kids
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

A tender, luminous portrait of art, nature, and connecting across generations.

When a young girl moves from the country to a small town, she feels lonely and out of place. But soon she meets an elderly woman next door, who shares her love of arts and crafts. Can the girl navigate...

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Read the Book, Lemmings!

Ame Dyckman · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The team behind the New York Times bestselling Wolfie the Bunny and Horrible Bear! is back with with new Arctic characters in this hilarious learning-to-read adventure!

Aboard the S.S. Cliff, First Mate Foxy reads an interesting fact: "Lemmings don't jump off cliffs." But Foxy...
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King & Kayla and the Case of the Lost Tooth

Dori Hillestad Butler · Peachtree Publishers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

A lovable dog helps his human girl solve a mystery.
Kayla lost a tooth -- but now it's missing. Where did it go? King and Kayla must gather the clues to find Kayla's tooth.
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Reader #2

Tracey West · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A reader based on the animated film! Comes with one page of stickers.The LEGO Movie hit screens in February 2013 and went on to gross more than $450 million at the box office worldwide! That stunning success has spawned three follow-ups: The LEGO Batman Movie (Spring 2017) , The LEGO Ninjago...
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How to Hide a Lion at Christmas

Helen Stephens · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A charming holiday picture book about a girl, her pet lion, and a Christmas adventure.

Iris and her lion go everywhere together. But when Christmas comes and the family is going away, Mum says the lion must stay behind. After all, you can't take a lion on a train. Luckily the lion...

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National Geographic Readers: Gallop! 100 Fun Facts About Horses

KITSON JAZNYKA · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

Calling all pony lovers, horse fanatics, and bookworms! Trot through 100 enchanting equine facts in this new leveled reader, perfect for fluent readers.Packed with weird-but-true facts and tons of equestrian animal info, this Level 3 Reader gallops right into the world of horses--from wild...
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Delivery

Aaron Meshon · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

A grandmother goes to great lengths to send her grandson a care package in this heartwarming and playful picture book.

By truck ...
by train ...
by boat ...
by rocket ...
love can travel any road, ride any track, cross any ocean, and soar through any sky.
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We Came to America

Faith Ringgold · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A timely and beautiful look at America s rich history of diversity, from Faith Ringgold, the Coretta Scott King and Caldecot Honor winning creator of "Tar Beach" "" From the Native Americans who first called this land their home, to the millions of people who have flocked...
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Charlie & Mouse

Laurel Snyder · Chronicle Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Four hilarious stories, two inventive brothers, one irresistible book! Join Charlie and Mouse as they talk to lumps, take the neighborhood to a party, sell some rocks, and invent the bedtime banana. With imagination and humor, Laurel Snyder and Emily Hughes paint a lively picture of brotherhood...
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Ambulances on the Go

Kerry Dinmont · Lerner Publications
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about how ambulances work. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build nonfiction learning skills.
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The Very Last Castle

Travis Jonker · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A curious little girl watches the man who guards the last castle in town. Every time she passes by him, she tries to catch his eye. While the other townspeople fear what may be locked up inside the mysterious castle, the girl finally gets up the courage to knock on the door and find out what's...
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