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Baby Bears

Kari Schuetz · Bellwether Media
Format: Hardcover

It's no surprise that teddy bears are favorite stuffed animals. They look just as huggable as real baby bears! Take a peek inside this book for beginning readers to find bear cubs being adorable in the wild. When you reach the end, you just might want a bear hug!
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Seals

Josh Gregory · C. Press/F. Watts Trade
Format: Paperback

Discover the most fascinating animals in the world. Learn how they survive in the wild, raise their young and relate to other animals.
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Bad Kitty Joins the Team

Nick Bruel · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

See Kitty as you've never seen her before: EXERCISING (reluctantly) in Bad Kitty Joins the Team, the latest installment of Nick Bruel's phenomenally successful New York Times bestselling series.

Kitty is terribly out of shape -- she can barely torment Puppy...

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A Talent for Trouble

Natasha Farrant · Clarion Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A girl determined to follow her dream persuades two friends to join her for an off-the-grid adventure that becomes a survival story as they confront storms, illness, injury, and a gang of international jewel thieves.

Desperate to meet up with her unpredictable father, quiet Alice...
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Different States of Matter

Charlotte Deschermeier · PowerKids Press
Format: Book

If liquids, solids, and gases are all matter, why are these states of matter so different from one another? Set forth in simple language, this volume explains how matter is formed, how it can change states, and how its states are unique. It will leave students with a better understanding...
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The Littlest Train

Chris Gall · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 33
Format: Hardcover

In this endearing story of a tiny toy train, the creator of the hit series Dinotrux now breathes life into more than a half-dozen trains that climb, haul, chug, zip, and zoom.

In a small room, down a short flight of stairs, there lives a little toy train...about to have a BIG adventure!...
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Irish Wolfhounds

Paige V. Polinsky · Blastoff Reader
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Did you know Irish Wolfhounds stand 7 feet tall on their back legs? They are the tallest dogs in the world! Once ancient war dogs, these loving hounds now make affectionate family pets. Beginning readers will learn all about the long history of these gentle giants in this book featuring...
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Ice: Chilling Stories from a Disappearing World

DK · DK Children
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

From the mighty mammoths and deserts of ice to early explorers and polar survival, come face to face with one of Earth's greatest resources: ice.

With captivating CGIs, illustrations, and photography, DK's Ice will take readers on an epic journey from the ice age to modern day, exploring...
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Shadows at Predator Reef

Franklin W. Dixon · Aladdin
Format: Print book

Frank and Joe might be in over their heads when they discover an aquatic smuggling operation in this chilling Hardy Boys adventure—a fresh approach to a classic series.When Frank wins an internship at the Bayport Aquarium, he’s stoked at the chance to not only earn school credit,...
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Ohio: The Buckeye State

Amy Rechner · Bellwether Media
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Ohio"--Provided by publisher.
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Super Jake and the King of Chaos

Naomi Milliner · Running Press Kids
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A debut contemporary novel about 11-year-old aspiring magician Ethan, who discovers that heroes come in all sizes, and real magic can be found in the most unexpected places.When life revolves around stressed-out parents and ER visits for his special needs little brother Jake, eleven-year-old...
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Sunlight and Shadows: A Josefina Classic Volume 1

Valerie Tripp · American Girl; Reprint edition

A special surprise brings a lot of newness to the rancho, including learning how to read, play the piano, and weave. But how will these new skills help her family and keep memories of Mamá close? Then, Josefina is grateful for a new idea that helps save their ranch after a devastating...
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The Penderwicks at Last

JEANNE BIRDSALL · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The finale you've all been waiting for: The Penderwicks at Last is the final, flawless installment in the modern classic series from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author Jeanne Birdsall!

Nine years, five older siblings, a few beloved dogs,...
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The Land of Stories: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales

Chris Colfer · Little
Pages: 323
Format: Print book

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer comes a gorgeous, full-color fairy-tale treasury. Dear Reader, you hold in your hands a very special book that contains more than thirty-five classic fairy tales and nursery rhymes, plus your very own survival guide to the Land of Stories....
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Ancient Rome

Emily Rose Oachs · Bellwether Media
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Ancient Rome still influences our world! The civilizations architecture, language, and government were preserved by the societies that followed, all the way up to the modern day! This title introduces readers life for the people of ancient Rome, focusing on their beliefs, work, government,...
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