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Begone the Raggedy Witches

CELINE KIERNAN · Candlewick
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

When witches kidnap her dad, Mup is swept up in a wild tide of magic that carries her to another world. Can she reunite her family and find her way back?On the night that Aunty dies, the raggedy witches come for Mup's family. Pale, cold, and relentless, the witches will do anything...
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The Third Mushroom

Jennifer L Holm · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

"Believe in the unexpected" with this hilarious, heartwarming, and much-anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestseller The Fourteenth Goldfish!

Ellie's grandpa Melvin is a world-renowned scientist . . . in the body of a fourteen-year-old boy. His feet...
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1,000 Facts About the Bible

National Geographic Kids · National Geographic Society
Pages: 96
Format: Library Binding

This beautifully illustrated, easy to follow reference inspires kids to discover more about the Bible, with its unique presentation of historical stories and facts. Packed with features like "25 Facts about Music and Poetry" and "35 Facts about Ancient Rulers," and dozens...
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Wicked's Way

Anna Fienberg · Allen & Unwin
Pages: 274
Format: Print book

Will could walk a tightrope and juggle bananas as he went. "One day you'll be the star of a circus," his mother told him. "But until then, you must be a secret." For each year pirates came to the islands to steal young boys for their crew. And if that happened to you,...
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Powwow: A Celebration through Song and Dance

Karen Pheasant-Neganigwane · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 88
Format: Hardcover

"Clearly organized and educational -- an incredibly useful tool for both school and public libraries." -- School Library Journal, starred review Powwow is a celebration of Indigenous song and dance. Journey through the history of powwow culture in North America, from its origins...
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Gabby Duran and the Unsittables

Elise Allen · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Case File: The First Unsittable

Summary: The Association Linking Intergalatics and Earthlings (hereby known as A.L.I.E.N.) has a new member. After months of investigation, Gabby Duran, Associate 4118-25125A, has proven herself to be a babysitter extraordinaire. Her celebrity clients...
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The Great Shark Rescue: Saving the Whale Sharks

Sandra Markle · Millbrook Press TM
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Top-selling science author Sandra Markle presents the story of whale sharks -- the largest fish on the planet. Facing threats from commercial fishing as well as climate change, they were categorized as endangered in 2016. Find out how scientists are working to study and protect these gentle...
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The Unofficial Guide to Crafting the World of Harry Potter: 30 Magical Crafts for Muggles, Witches, and Wizards Alike

Jamie Harrington · Adams Media
Pages: 190
Format: Paperback

Charming crafts even Muggles can make!

You won't need alchemy or a magic wand to make these magical projects inspired by the world of Harry Potter. With a little Hogwarts creativity and the step-by-step guidance of this spellbinding book, you'll be able to transfigurate simple supplies...
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Let's Celebrate Thanksgiving

J Patrick Lewis · Childrens Pr
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

From setting the table to sharing a meal with family, this book helps readers celebrate the joys of Thanksgiving. Theyll even learn a turkeys fondest Thanksgiving wish!
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The Wishmakers

Tyler Whitesides · HarperCollins
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

"Looking for a fantastically fast-paced and funny read? Your wish is granted!" - Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Twelve-year-old Ace's life is about to change in the most unexpected and magical ways - all because...
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