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The Night Box

LOUISE GREIG · Clarion Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Soothing bedtime reading, this reassuring and magical evocation of nighttime encourages imaginative exploration and marks the debut of a talented poet and illustrator picture-book pair.

When a little boy opens the Night Box, darkness swoops out, a fox uncurls, and a thousand stars...
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My Weirder School #12: Mrs. Lane Is a Pain!

Dan Gutman · Harpercollins Childrens Books
Pages: 106
Format: Paperback

With more than 7 million books sold, the My Weird School series really gets kids reading!For A.J. and the gang at Ella Mentry School, weirdness and fun are all part of the routine. In this twelfth book in the outrageously funny My Weirder School series, Principal Klutz hires a talent coach,...
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Hannah's Tall Order: An A to Z Sandwich

Linda Vander Heyden · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Hannah is feeling just a bit peckish and knows exactly what she wants to eat: an A to Z sandwich on thick whole wheat bread! From avocado to zucchini, Hannah's whims throw Mr. McDougal at the cafe into a sandwich-building frenzy. But what happens when Hannah discovers the towering sandwich...
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Find a Book!

Shannon Miller · Cantata Learning
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Finding the right book in a large library can be intimidating. But tips from a friendly librarian, along with catchy lyrics and colorful illustrations, present basic library search functions in a simple, kid-friendly manner. This hardcover book comes with a CD and online music access.
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The Secret Life of the Red Fox

Laurence Pringle · Boyds Mills Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This gorgeous and lyrical picture book from renowned science author Laurence Pringle and debut illustrator Kate Garchinsky follows a year in the life of a red fox named Vixen as she finds food, hunts, escapes threats, finds a mate, and raises her kits - all the way to the day that she and her mate...
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Alaska: The Last Frontier

Emily Rose Oachs · Bellwether Media, Inc., 2014.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When we think of Alaska, we often think of snow. The state is home to Glacier Bay, the Juneau Ice Field, skijoring, and the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. In this book, discover how the chilled landscapes, abundant wildlife, and native traditions influence life in our nations northernmost...
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TV Remotes

Robin Koontz · Rourke Pub Group
Format: Book

Can you imagine having to actually get up to change the channel on your TV? Well, before the remote control was invented, that s exactly what you had to do. This book talks about all kinds of remote controls used on TVs, video games, smartphones, and remote controlled toys. A remote control...
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Brown

Amanda F Doering · Cantata Learning
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Where is Brown? What brown things can you find? Hunt for this wild color as you Sing Your Colors! This hardcover book comes with CD and online music access.
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Maps, Maps, Maps!

Kelly Boswell · Capstone Press
Format: Paperback

Maps are everywhere! What can they tell you? Find out all about maps and the great ways they can help you find places and information.
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Babies Ruin Everything

Matthew Swanson · Imprint
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Meet the baby who ruins everything, and the big sister who learns to love him. Together, they make this laugh out loud picture book the perfect gift for new siblings and baby showers! The baby can't stand on one foot.He can't throw a Frisbee. And he can't whistle! Even big-head...
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Carlos Santana: Sound of the Heart, Song of the World

Gary Golio · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Discover the childhood story of Carlos Santana in Gary Golio's Sound of the Heart, Song of the World, featuring illustrations by Rudy Gutierrez, the internationally celebrated artist who created the iconic Carlos Santana Shaman CD cover.Carlos Santana grew up surrounded by music. His father,...
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Andrew Luck

Ryan Nagelhout · Gareth Stevens Publishing
Format: Library Binding

2012 was a great year for young quarterbacks in the National Football League. Andrew Luck went from first overall draft pick to a playoff performer for the Indianapolis Colts. Learn more about this young gunslinger, including his football family and his love of soccer! With accessible text...
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Little Squirrel, Little Squirrel, Noisy as Can Be!

Charles Ghigna · Cantata Learning
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

The forest can be a noisy place! What sounds do you hear? Children interact with animals at a nature preserve in this original rhyme set to music. Let's explore at the nature preserve! Each title in the Father Goose: Animal Rhymes series is aligned with Early Learning Science Standards....
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The Cool Bean

Jory John · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The "too-cool-for-school" third picture book from the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of The Bad Seed and The Good Egg, Jory John and Pete Oswald

Everyone knows the cool beans. They're sooooo cool.

And then there's the uncool has-bean . . .

Always on the sidelines,...

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Anaconda vs. Jaguar

Thomas K Adamson · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Jaguars prowl through the rain forest while anacondas lurk in the waters of the famed Amazon River. Both of these animals are feared by animals and humans alike, but do they fear one another? In this high-interest title, readers will learn why weapons like sharp teeth and spotted bodies...
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