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Avalanche!

Terry Lynn Johnson · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 112
Format: Hardcover

A high-stakes adventure series perfect for fans of the I Survived series and Hatchet. Twelve-year-old twins Ashley and Ryan are skiing with their parents in Wyoming's Grand Teton Mountains where there is a ground-shaking rumble. Unstable snow rushes downhill and buries them in icy white....
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The Last Battle

Justin LaRocca Hansen · Dial Books
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Two ordinary objects turned a pair of brothers into superheroes. Now they're banding together with their neighbors to take down the evil Trench once and for all in the final volume of this graphic novel trilogy.Tuck and Hudson have figured out how to wield the superpowers they got when...
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Insect Superpowers: 18 Real Bugs that Smash, Zap, Hypnotize, Sting, and Devour!

Kate Messner · Chronicle Books
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

Head-to-head combat! Astounding weapons! Extraordinary skills! Within the pages of this book, 18 awesomely real superheroes and supervillains come to life, each possessing powers far beyond the average insect. Meet the Malevolent Mimic, who wickedly disguises itself as a harmless pink orchid,...
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How High the Moon

Karyn Parsons · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

To Kill a Mockingbird meets One Crazy Summer in this powerful, bittersweet debut about one girl's journey to reconnect with her mother and learn the truth about her father in the tumultuous times of the Jim Crow South. In the small town of Alcolu, South Carolina, in 1944, 12-year-old...
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Recon

Nelson Yomtov · Bellwether Media
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Secrecy is of the utmost importance in completing reconnaissance missions. Soldiers must be experts with binoculars. They move swiftly and silently to gather information about enemy weapons, territories, and operations. Learn more about the speed and intelligence of these stealthy men and women...
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Energy Lab for Kids: 40 Exciting Experiments to Explore, Create, Harness, and Unleash Energy

Emily Hawbacker · Quarry Books
Pages: 142
Format: Flexibound

Energy Lab for Kids offers 40 discovery-filled and thought-provoking energy projects by Emily Hawbaker, a science educator from the NEED (National Energy Education Development) project. Each chapter contains scientific explanations, discoveries, and hands-on knowledge that...

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Beast Quest: New Blood: Book 1

Adam Blade · Orchard Books
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Meet three new heroes with the power to tame the Beasts! Amy, Charlie and Sam - three children from our world - are about to discover the powerful legacy that binds them together. They are descendants of the Guardians of Avantia, an elite group of heroes trained by Tom - the star of Beast...
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A Girl Named Misty: The True Story of Misty Copeland

Kelly Starling Lyons · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Misty Copeland became the first African American Female Principal Dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, but how did she get there? A Girl Named Misty describes the defining...
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Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas

Gwendolyn Hooks · Lee & Low Books Inc.
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Vivien Thomas's greatest dream was to attend college to study medicine. But after the stock market crashed in 1929, Vivien lost all his savings. Then he heard about a job opening at the Vanderbilt University medical school under the supervision of Dr. Alfred Blalock. Vivien knew that...
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DK Readers L4: Amazing Women

Dk. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

From world leaders to explorers to writers, artists, and performers, discover more than 40 women who changed the world in Amazing Women.

This Level 4 DK Reader will build reading skills while teaching vocabulary and telling the stories of influential women like Rosa Parks,...

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Clash At Fatal Fields: An Unofficial Fortnite Adventure Novel

· Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 112


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Ever After High: Epic Winter: The Junior Novel

Mattel. · Little
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

When the rebellious Jackie Frost and her brother, Northwind, plot to take control of the Winter Palace and curse the Royal Winter Family, a treacherous storm threatens all of Ever After! Under Jackie's chilly curse, the Snow King freezes out everyone in the palace, including his daughter:...
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Gris Grimly's Tales from the Brothers Grimm

Jacob Grimm · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

The Brothers Grimm's fairy tales are brought to life for a new generation of readers in their original, uncut form by the modern master of gothic horror, Gris Grimly.

Grimm. The name alone is enough to call to mind any number of the timeless fairy tales collected by brothers Jacob...

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Cleveland Browns

Matt Tustison · Sportszone
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

This title introduces readers to the Cleveland Browns, providing exciting details about today's stars and going deep inside the key moments of the team's history. The title also features informative "fast facts," a timeline, and a glossary. Aligned to Common Core Standards...
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Journey Through: Russia

Anita Ganeri · Franklin Watts
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Journey Through Russia offers a look at the geography landscape, culture and people of this country that makes up a huge part of the Asian continent. Experience the exciting buzz of St Petersburg and Moscow, mountains and plateaus, and the amazing tundras as you explore this fascinating...
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