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Captain Rosalie

Timothee de Fombelle · Candlewick
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Timothée de Fombelle and Isabelle Arsenault capture the heart-wrenching cost of war for one small girl in a delicately drawn, expertly told tale.

While her father is at war, five-year-old Rosalie is a captain on her own secret mission. She wears the disguise of a little girl and tracks...
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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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Mary Anne Saves the Day: Full-Color Edition

Ann M Martin · Graphix
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, and Stacey are best friends and founding members of The Baby-sitters Club. Whatever comes up -- cranky toddlers, huge dogs, scary neighbors, prank calls -- you can count on them to save the day. Baby-sitting isn't always easy, and neither is dealing with strict...
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The Unofficial Guide to Building Bridges in Minecraft

Ryan Nagelhout · PowerKids Press
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

People have been building bridges for centuries. Many bridges allow people to cross rivers and ravines. Others were constructed to bring water from distant mountains to city centers. Today, people recognize beautiful bridges from all over the world, such as the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco....
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School-Tripped

Jennifer L. Holm · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Watch out, Big City! Babymouse is on a field trip without a chaperone in the third book in the Babymousetastic, highly illustrated Babymouse: Tales from the Locker series.

Babymouse's art class is headed to a museum in the Big City. And now that they're middle schoolers, she and her friends...
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Sweden

Amy Rechner · Blastoff! Discovery
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

There are few places in the world to view the worlds most amazing light show. As fall moves into the frigid winter months, rural Sweden is the perfect place to view the Northern Lights! Curtains of color dance across the horizon and add even more beauty to this dazzling country. Readers...
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The World of Minecraft

Heather E. Schwartz · Lerner Publications
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Do you know all the different ways that video game fans can play Minecraft? Do you know where the inventor of Minecraft got the idea for the game? This book explores the history and culture surrounding the Minecraft games, books, toys, and more. You'll have more fun than a Minecraft...
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Backyard Meteorology Experiments

Alix Wood · Powerkids Pr
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Ever wondered what causes a storm, why clouds come in so many shapes, or how to predict the weather? This awesome book on meteorology puts the answers in the reader's hands. Readers will get firsthand experience with this epic branch of science through fun experiments they can do in their...
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CatStronauts: Race to Mars

Drew Brockington · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

In the sequel to CatStronauts: Mission Moon, your favorite elite group of cat astronauts are thrust into the space-race of the century!

Fresh off of their heroic mission to save the world, the CatStronauts--Major Meowser, Pom Pom, Blanket and Waffles--are taking a well deserved...
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