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Magic Tree House #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!

Mary Pope Osborne · Random House
Pages: 114
Format: Hardcover

Jack and Annie are ready for their next adventure in the New York Times bestselling middle-grade series - the Magic Tree House! Are you ready for a presidential adventure? Jack and Annie are! They are trying to get a special feather that will help save Merlin's baby penguin, Penny....
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Star wars.

Ryder Windham · Scholastic
Pages: 188
Format: Paperback

Luke Skywalker and his friends in the Rebel Alliance formulate a daring plan to defeat the Empire and its evil leaders, Darth Vader and the Emperor.
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The Isle of the Lost: A Descendants Novel

Melissa De la Cruz · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 311
Format: Hardcover

Evil tree. Bad Apple?

Twenty years ago, all the evil villains were banished from the kingdom of Auradon to the Isle of the Lost--a dark and dreary place protected by a force field that makes it impossible for them to leave. Stripped of their magical powers, the villains now live...
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Secret of the Haunted Cave

Matthew K Manning · Stone Arch Books
Pages: 76
Format: Print book

Follow Scooby, Shaggy, Velma, Daphne, and Fred into a bottomless cavern, which is haunted by the ghosts of Civil War soldiers. Or is it? The Mystery Inc. gang must uncover the secret of the haunted cave while taking care of another bottomless pit: Scoobys stomach! Action-packed text and comics-style...
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Astronomy in the real world

Susan E Hamen · Core Library
Pages: 48
Format:  Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

Take a look into the fascinating world of astronomy, why it is an intriguing STEM career, and the amazing work scientists in this field have accomplished throughout the years.
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Inkling

KENNETH OPPEL · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed author of The Nest, The Boundless, and Airborn comes a brilliantly funny, breakout book about a boy who discovers an ink blot that's come to life! Perfect for those who love Hoot and Frindle and sure to be a hit with kids everywhere!

The...
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Space Travel

Aaron DeYoe · Super Sandcastle
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Offers basic information about space travel, looking at what it is, ways it can be achieved, its history, several vehicles and objects that have been sent into space, and the outlook for the future of space travel.
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Saving Winslow

SHARON CREECH · HarperCollins
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

"A winning tale of love." - Kirkus (starred review)

Perfect for fans of Charlotte's Web and The One and Only Ivan, Saving Winslow is an uplifting modern classic in the making about a young boy who befriends an ailing newborn donkey and nurses him back to health,...

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Basher: Rocks & Minerals: A Gem of a Book

Dan Green · Kingfisher
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Simon Basher is back with another zany primer to science! Following his 3 successful titles on the basics of chemistry, physics, and biology, BASHER SCIENCE: ROCKS AND MINERALS is an in-depth look at the ground beneath our feet. Like his other titles, Basher presents these topics through...

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Rise of the Rebels

Michael Kogge · Abdo Group, 2016.
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Kanan, Hera, and trusty old Chopper battle TIE fighters while Sabine uses her artistic talents to outsmart Stormtroopers. Zeb never misses an opportunity to take down troopers, and Ezra scores a special souvenir at the crash site of an Imperial fighter.
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Stay

Bobbie Pyron · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Fans of Pax and A Dog's Way Home will love this heartwarming story of a girl living in a shelter and the homeless dog she's determined to reunite with his family.

Piper's life is turned upside down when her family moves into a shelter in a whole new city. She misses her house,...

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Hazy Bloom and the Tomorrow Power

Jennifer Hamburg · Farrar
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

One perfectly ordinary afternoon, a vision flashes through third-grader Hazel "Hazy" Bloom's mind -- of flying peas. The next day in the school cafeteria, a food fight erupts that involves the very same airborne veggie. After one or two more seemingly silly visions come true in unexpected...
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Megabat and Fancy Cat

Anna Humphrey · Tundra Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A sweet and hilarious chapter book about a boy and a bat, two unlikely friends who bond over loneliness, jellyrolls and Darth Vader.Daniel Misumi has just moved to a new house. It's big and old and far away from his friends and his life before. AND it's haunted . . . or is it?Megabat...
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Deadliest Snakes

Kris Hirschmann · ReferencePoint Press
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

Deadly snakes abound in the world. They rely on sight, sound, speed, and venom to capture and kill their prey. Six deadly snakes, including the black mamba and king cobra, are profiled.
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Basher Science: Chemistry: Getting a Big Reaction

Simon Basher · Kingfisher; Pap/Pstr edition
Format: Paperback

Basher Science: Chemistry, Getting a Big Reaction created and illustrated by Simon Basher, Written by Dan Green: Discover the secrets of chemistry, and learn about the properties of matter and the ways in which they interact, combine and change. Chemistry is a compelling guide to a community...
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