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Happy Birthday!

Annie Auerbach · Scholastic Inc.
Format: Board book

Peppa celebrates her birthday in this adorable board book! Based on the hit TV show.It's Peppa Pig's birthday! Peppa invites her friends to a very special birthday party, complete with a magic show by The Amazing Mysterio -- also known as Daddy Pig. Find out what birthday surprises...
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Take a Hike, Snoopy!

Judy Katschke · Little Brown
Pages: 31
Format: Print book

Follow Snoopy, the world-famous Beagle Scout! He leads Woodstock and friends into the wilderness. together they hike through thunderstorms, cross tall bridges, and have other adventures in the great outdoors! Level 2 Ready-to-Read!
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Space Invaders

Davy Ocean · Aladdin
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Harry Hammer and Rick Reef travel to the mysterious surface world of Earth in this final Shark School (mis) adventure.Harry Hammer's latest hero 'Terranaut' Buzz Sharkfin is planning a mission to 'outer space,' which to a shark is planet Earth! Harry can't wait...
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Hu Wan and the Sleeping Dragon

Judy Young · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Outside Beijing, China, in the year 1572, nine-year-old Hu-Wan tends the vegetable garden with his grandfather. Their specialty is growing gourds that are made into ladles and bowls and sold in the marketplace. Each year, one special gourd is made into a cricket cage. This year, it is Hu-Wan's...
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One Dark Bird

Liz Garton Scanlon · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning author Liz Garton Scanlon and celebrated artist Frann Preston-Gannon comes a gorgeously illustrated, lyrical counting book that will have young readers' imaginations taking flight.

One dark bird is perched up high, with a view of the town and a taste of the sky....
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My Beautiful Hair

Ines Abassi · Windmill Books
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Feeling like they're different from others can sometimes be difficult for children. Sticking out because they're tall, or short, or simply have a different hair color can feel like a burden, but it shouldn't. This colorful illustrated non-fiction title shows readers how being...
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Hank and Gertie: A Pioneer Hansel and Gretel Story

Eric A Kimmel · WestWinds Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning author Eric A. Kimmel with gorgeous, brightly patterned illustrations from artist Mara Penny, Hank and Gertie brings a modern twist to the classic Hansel and Gretel folktale combined with the high-adventure landscape of the Oregon Trail. While taking a break from their...
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Dia de Los Muertos

Roseanne Thong · Albert Whitman & Company, 2015. ©2015
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

It's Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and children throughout the pueblo, or town, are getting ready to celebrate! They decorate with colored streamers, calaveras, or sugar skulls, and pan de muertos, or bread of the dead. There are altars draped in cloth and covered in marigolds...
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The Legend of Sea Glass

Trinka Hakes Noble · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Long, long ago there was a time when men did not venture into the deep ocean waters. It was believed that the world was flat and to sail beyond the horizon meant falling off the edge of the earth. So even though they were drawn to and fascinated by the ocean, men feared it. And as men lived...
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Snoopy: Flying Ace to the Rescue

Darice Bailer · Spotlight
Pages: 31
Format: Print book

Snoopy is the World War I Flying Ace who protects the world from the evil Red Baron. Level 2 Ready-to-Read!
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