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Champion: The Story of Muhammad Ali

James Haskins · Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

"I am the greatest! I am the king!" Muhammad Ali was one of the most electrifying, inspiring, and confrontational athletes of his generation. At the height of his boxing career, Ali was as despised as he was adored. Loud and aggressive as well as confident and dedicated, he was the quintessential...
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Margaret and the Moon

Dean Robbins · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Margaret Hamilton loved numbers as a young girl. She knew how many miles it was to the moon (and how many back) . She loved studying algebra and geometry and calculus and using math to solve problems in the outside world.

Soon math led her to MIT and then to helping NASA put a man on the moon!...
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Duck Stays in the Truck

Doreen Cronin · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

From Caldecott Honor-winning and New York Times bestselling duo Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin comes an all-new, laugh-out-loud original Level 2 Ready-to-Read about Duck not wanting to join in on camping fun!Farmer Brown wants to go camping. He packs up the animals. He packs up his brother,...
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A Plan for Pops

Heather Smith · Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Lou spends every Saturday with Grandad and Pops. They walk to the library hand in  hand, like a chain of paper dolls. Grandad reads books about science and design, Pops listens to rock and roll, and Lou bounces from lap to lap. But everything changes one Saturday. Pops has a fall....
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Dream March: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the March on Washington

VAUNDA MICHEAUX NELSON · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

An inspiring biography introducing children to the civil rights movement, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the historic march on Washington.Young readers can now learn about one of the greatest civil rights leaders of all time, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in this Level 3 Step into Reading...
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Little Blue Truck Leads the Way big book

Alice Schertle · Sandpiper
Pages: 40
Format: Paperback

Zooom! Wooeeee . . . ! "Make way!" The big city sure is a speedy, noisy place for a country truck like Blue. Everywhere Blue looks, he sees buses, police cars, taxis, vans, a street sweeper, and even the mayor's limousine. With everyone pushing to be first, soon there's...
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Hillary Clinton: The Life of a Leader

Shana Corey · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

Just in time for the presidential election, trace Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's life of service in this Step 3 Biography Reader! After volunteering as a young child, she became a leader in school and college, championed women's and children's causes as a young lawyer...
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The Great Pasta Escape

Miranda Paul · little bee books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Join a ragtag group of pasta as they complete the greatest escape of their lives in this hilarious new book by Miranda Paul!Since the beginning of their lives (which was earlier that morning) , the pasta at the factory followed the rules. They stuck to their own kind. They...
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You Made Me a Mother

Laurenne Sala · Harpercollins
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

In this beautiful celebration of motherhood, the universal message of unconditional love for a child shines through. Laurenne Sala's heartwarming text, accompanied by New York Times bestselling artist Robin Preiss Glasser's charming illustrations, creates a firsthand look at the powerful...
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Holes in the Sky

Patricia Polacco · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Miss Eula is back! In this heartwarming companion to Chicken Sunday, young Trisha is devastated when her grandmother passes away, but finds joy in bonds with a new friend, her new California neighborhood--and the invincible Miss Eula.

There will never be anyone like her grandmother,...
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How to Read Graphs

Rachel Hamby · Childs World Inc
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Introduces readers to the basic features of a graph, such as legends, labels, and scales. Readers will learn how to use these features to read bar graphs, line graphs, and many other kinds of graphs. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, labeled diagrams,...
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The X-Files: Earth Children Are Weird: A Picture Book

Kim Smith · Quirk Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

One the most beloved TV shows of all time is now a sweet, silly, sci-fi bedtime story! In The X Files: Earth Children Are Weird, best pals Dana (Scully) and Fox (Mulder) have pitched a tent in the backyard for a sleepover. But the night is full of strange sounds, lights, and shadows....
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Supergirl Takes Off!

Courtney Carbone · Random House
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

SUPERGIRL and the DC SUPER FRIENDSâ„¢ star in this all-new Step into Reading book. Girls and boys ages 4 to 6 will love learning about this high-flying super heroine in an easy to read Step 1 leveled reader!
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How to Put an Octopus to Bed:

Sherri Duskey Rinker · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A new instant bedtime classic from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site!It's time for bed and this little octopus is more than happy to volunteer! He's all ready to put his parents to bed! Bath time, putting on pajamas, brushing...
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Carter Reads the Newspaper

Deborah Hopkinson · Peachtree Publishers
Pages: 36
Format: Hardcover

"Carter G. Woodson didn't just read history. He changed it." As the father of Black History Month, he spent his life introducing others to the history of his people.Carter G. Woodson was born to two formerly enslaved people ten years after the end of the Civil War. Though...
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