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Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum

Dr. Seuss · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

A never-before-published Dr. Seuss book about creating and looking at art!

Based on a manuscript and sketches discovered in 2013, this book is like a visit to a museum - with a horse as your guide!

Explore how different artists have seen horses, and maybe even find...
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Science Comics: Trees: Kings of the Forest

Andy Hirsch · First Second
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic -- dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and many more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're...
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Pay Attention, Carter Jones

Gary D. Schmidt · Clarion Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author Gary D. Schmidt tells a coming-of-age story with the light touch of The Wednesday Wars, the heart of Okay for Now, and the unique presence of a wise and witty butler.

Carter Jones is astonished early one morning when he finds a real English butler,...
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Bad Bella

Ali Standish · HarperCollins
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

"Bella, Bella, Bella! A wonderful, funny, heartfelt tale of a very good 'bad' dog, and her enduring quest for that thing we all seek: a place to call home. I loved this book! I love Bella!" - Garth Stein, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of Racing in the Rain


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Dragons in a Bag

Zetta Elliott · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

The dragon's out of the bag in this diverse, young urban fantasy from an award-winning author!

When Jaxon is sent to spend the day with a mean old lady his mother calls Ma, he finds out she's not his grandmother--but she is a witch! She needs his help delivering baby...
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A Wolf Called Wander

Rosanne Parry · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"Don't miss this dazzling tour de force." - Katherine Applegate, Newbery Medal winning author of The One and Only IvanThis gripping novel about survival and family is based on the real story of one wolf's incredible journey to find a safe place to call home. Illustrated...
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The Ghost Road

CHARIS COTTER · Tundra Books (NY)
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Ghosts, a family curse, buried secrets -- and two girls who have to figure it all out. A new book from an acclaimed author, for fans of Coraline, Doll Bones and The Night Gardener. For the first time, Ruth is heading to Newfoundland to stay with family she's never met instead of spending...
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The Island at the End of Everything

Kiran Millwood Hargrave · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A poignant story filled with heart-warming courage as a young girl takes on a harrowing journey to be reunited with her mother.

Ami lives on Culion, an island in the Philippines for people who have leprosy. Her mother is among the infected. Ami loves her home: with its blue seas...
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J A WHITE · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A boy is imprisoned by a witch and must tell her a new scary story each night to stay alive. This thrilling contemporary fantasy from J. A. White, the acclaimed author of the Thickety series, brings to life the magic and craft of storytelling.

Alex's original hair-raising tales...

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This Promise of Change: One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality

Jo Ann Allen Boyce · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

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