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Science No Fair!: Project Droid #1

Nancy Krulik · Sky Pony Pr
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

It's a pretty normal day for Logan Applebaum - until his inventor mother announces that she's built him a new robot cousin. And Java may be really smart, but he's also going to be a major handful. No one can know about his secret. This is going to be a long school year.With...
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I Am a Super Girl!: An Acorn Book

Kelly Greenawalt · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Princess Truly to the rescue!Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, plenty of humor, and full-color artwork on every page, these books will boost...
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Swan Lake

New York City Ballet
Format: Hardcover

In this stunning follow-up to the bestselling The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty, the New York City Ballet presents another timeless tale for a modern ballet lover with Swan Lake.

This lavishly illustrated book follows the storyline, choreography, costumes,...
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Bee Still: An Invitation to Meditation

Frank J Sileo · Magination Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Bentley is a lovable honeybee who does not participate in the frantic buzzing of other bees. Instead, he uses meditation to help calm himself and find inner peace. Soon the rest of the forest animals are joining along with Bentley as they sit, breathe, and "bee" still! Research...
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Under My Hijab

Hena Khan · Lee & Low Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Grandma wears it clasped under her chin. Aunty pins hers up with a beautiful brooch. Jenna puts it under a sun hat when she hikes. Zara styles hers to match her outfit. As a young girl observes six very different women in her life who each wear the hijab in a unique way, she also dreams...
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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, I Know Exactly What You Are

Julia Kregenow · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Do you know why stars twinkle? It's time to find out!

Written to the classic melody of "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" by an expert in astrophysics, this book is the perfect introduction to the real science behind the magic of stars. Discover how stars are created, what...

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Drive Along (Stone Arch Readers. Level 1)

Patrick Girouard · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Up and down and fast and slow. Two playful trucks put on a show!
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Stephen Hawking

Isabel Sanchez Vegara · Lincoln Children's Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

New in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Stephen Hawking, the genius physicist and author. When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to stare up at the stars and wonder about the universe. Although he was never top of the class, his curiosity took him to the best...
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Unicorn Day

Diana Murray · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Hooray! Hooray!
It's Unicorn Day!
When unicorns
come out to play.
The most important rule of Unicorn Day is to have fun, fun, fun!

The unicorns are celebrating their favorite day of the year, complete with rainbows, cupcakes, butterflies, and all sorts of joyful...

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Time for

Leslie Staub · Boyds Mills Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Click-Clack Waddle Dot Dewey Dew from Planet Eight Hundred Seventy-Two Point Nine does not want to go to school - not on his planet, and definitely not on Planet Earth at Mrs. Brightsun's School for Little Learners. Everything on Earth is different. His clothes don't fit right, his classmates...
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Merry Christmas, Little Pookie

Sandra Boynton · Little Simon
Pages: 18
Format: Board book

Pookie and Mom get ready to welcome Christmas, in this gentle and captivating board book from the beloved and bestselling Sandra Boynton.

It's Christmas Eve! Join Mom and her little Pookie as they prepare for the merriest of holidays. Together they happily walk through the falling...
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Bedtime Blessings

Marianne Richmond · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Dear God,It's the end of the dayand time for my prayerto say thanks for your blessingsand heavenly careBedtime Blessings offers a peaceful way to end the day with a special child, through this heartfelt prayer of gratitude and wish for God's blessings on others, too.Created to help...
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One Is a Piñata: A Book of Numbers

Roseanne Greenfield Thong · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

One is a rainbow. One is a cake. One is a piñata that's ready to break! In this lively picture book, a companion to the Pura Belpré-honored Green Is a Chile Pepper, children discover a fiesta of numbers in the world around them, all the way from one to ten: Two are maracas and cold...
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Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids: 50 Exciting STEAM Projects to Design and Build

Christina Schul · Rockridge Press
Pages: 198
Format: Paperback

Build Excitement for Engineering!Make engineering for kids fun and inspiring. From toothpick towers and marble runs to egg drops and water rockets, Awesome Engineering Activities for Kids is filled with exciting projects that will challenge and delight kids ages 5-10.Kids learn how and why things...
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Click, Clack, Quack to School

DOREEN CRONIN · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

They can stand in line (sort of) , use indoor voices (perhaps) , and are capable of sharing (rumor has it) , so the Click Clack critters are ready for school ... but is school ready for them? A charming addition to the award-winning Click, Clack series from the New York Times...
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