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Unearthing Early Human Remains

REBECCA FELIX · Checkerboard Library
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Investigate famous excavations and the archaeologists and paleontologists who led them with Excavation Exploration. Through artifacts such as fossils, mummies, and bones, readers will discover how we learn about the past through fossils and burial sites. Full-color photos and infographics...
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Samantha Spinner and the super secret plans

Russell Ginns · Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Get ready for more round-the-world adventure with Samantha Spinner and her brother, Nipper, in the second book in this hilarious, puzzle-packed series filled with super-secret messages! Perfect for fans of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library and classics like Holes.

When...
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Serena Williams vs. Billie Jean King

Alex Monnig · Sportszone
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

This title compares classic star Billie Jean King and contemporary champion Serena Williams. From serving and volleying to forehand and backhand, chapters explore and compare each player's skills on the court. The title also features end-of-chapter fact boxes for side-by-side player...
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Awesome Animal Bodies

Robyn Hardyman · PowerKids Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Super strength, invisibility, and the power of flight these traits arent just for superheroes! Readers will discover incredible creatures with awesome abilities, from camouflage to constructing cocoons. Amazing photographs of these bizarre animals will fascinate readers, while fact boxes...
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Critical Thinking

Diane Lindsey Reeves · Cherry Lake Pub
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Students learn more about how excellent critical thinking can help them succeed in the classroom, socially, and in their future careers! The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of critical...
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Endling #2: The First

Katherine Applegate · HarperCollins
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Endling #2: The First is the second book in an epic middle grade animal fantasy series by Katherine Applegate, Newbery Medal-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The One and Only Ivan, Wishtree, and Crenshaw!

To learn if she truly is the last dairne in the world...

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Trees: A Rooted History

Piotr Socha · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

Part botany, part history, part cultural anthropology - Trees goes beyond the basics to tell readers everything they might want to know about this particular branch of the plant kingdom. Trees explores the important roles trees play in our ecosystem, takes an up-close-and-personal look...
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The Key of Lost Things

Sean Easley · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

With the help of a magical key, Cam searches for his missing friend--who just might be the Hotel's newest enemy--in this thrilling sequel to The Hotel Between, which New York Times bestselling author Lisa McMann calls a "rollicking magical adventure around the world."Ever...
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More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

ALVIN SCHWARTZ · HarperCollins
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a timeless collection of chillingly scary tales and legends. Folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time.In this paperback edition, Stephen Gammell's artwork...
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Imagine the Moon: A Primer of Full Moon Names

Gerald Fierst · Plum Street Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The moon holds fascination for kids of all ages, as it is one of the few celestial objects we can see with the naked eye. Students can easily observe its phases and rotation in order to understand the Earth-Sun-Moon system. In a two-tiered format designed for early learning, Gerald Fierst...
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