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  • Meet Kit: An American Girl 1934 (The American Girls Collection, Book 1)

    Meet Kit: An American Girl 1934 (The American Girls Collection, Book 1)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Valerie Tripp
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   American Girl Publishing Inc (2000, Sep 1st).
    Pages:   70

    Kit's world turns upside down when Mother's friends come to stay with them and Dad loses his business. Will life ever be the same again? more

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  • 97 Ways to Train a Dragon #9

    97 Ways to Train a Dragon #9

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Kate McMullan
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Grosset & Dunlap (2003, Sep 15th).
    Pages:   112

    Wiglaf's supposed to be a dragon slayer, but he's more like a dragon babysitter when he finds a baby dragon and decides to keep it! Back in his first new adventure in four years, Wiglaf is as funny and appealing as ever. In keeping with the reissue of the original books in the series, the ninth book is 112 pages long and includes a hilarious bonus yearbook section that will have kids laughing out loud. more

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  • The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book III: The Unseen Guest

    The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book III: The Unseen Guest

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Maryrose Wood
    Format:   Deckle Edge]
    Publisher:   Balzer + Bray (2012, Feb 21st).
    Pages:   240

    Of especially naughty children it is sometimes said, "They must have been raised by wolves." The Incorrigible children actually were.Since returning from London, the three Incorrigible children and their plucky governess, Miss Penelope Lumley, have been exceedingly busy. Despite their wolfish upbringing, the children have taken up bird-watching, with no unfortunate consequences—yet. And a perplexing gift raises hard questions about how Penelope came to be left at the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females and why her parents never bothered to return for her.But hers is not the only family mystery to solve. When Lord Fredrick's long-absent mother arrives with the noted explorer Admiral Faucet, gruesome secrets tumble out of the Ashton family tree. more

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  • Basher Science: Oceans: Making Waves!

    Basher Science: Oceans: Making Waves!

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Simon Basher
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Kingfisher (2012, Mar 27th).
    Pages:   128

    From Basher, the illustrator who showed the periodic table in a whole new light and gave us his fresh spin on physics, biology, astronomy, rocks and minerals, planet earth and chemistry, comes a book that shines its light into our magical and mysterious oceans.  Not content to stay on dry land, Basher takes to the high seas in this friendly guide to everything above and below the oceans. Meet the members of the Shoreline Gang, the Deep-down Dandies, and the characters in the Open-water Crew. Encounter deep trenches, curious creatures, mountains taller than any you will find on land, and the mixers and stirrers that keep the water flowing. Throughout it all, Basher’s bold, cheerful artwork pairs with rock solid scientific information to personalize readers’ understanding of Earth’s mysterious underwater world. more

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  • I'll Save You Bobo!

    I'll Save You Bobo!

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Eileen Rosenthal
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Atheneum Books for Young Readers (2012, Apr 3rd).
    Pages:   40

    The irresistible stars of I Must Have Bobo! return in another everyday adventure in domestic disharmony!Willy wants to write a storybook starring Bobo—and act out revenge fantasies on Earl—but Earl keeps wrecking the story (hence the desire to act out revenge fantasies!). Quit it, Earl…and stop stealing Bobo!But sometimes it only takes a small thing to realize that even sworn enemies have something in common. For instance: Bobo and Earl both have very snakey tails! Is that a truce? Don’t count on it. more

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  • Hawaii (Rookie Read-About Geography)

    Hawaii (Rookie Read-About Geography)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Christine Taylor-Butler
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   Children's Press (2000, Jan 1st).
    Pages:   31

    The popular Rookie Books expand their horizons to all corners of the globe! With the Rookie Read-About Geography series, emergent readers will take off on adventures to cities, nations, waterways, and habitats around the world… and right in their own backyards! --This text refers to the Paperback edition. more

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  • Tiny Life on Your Body (Rookie Read-About Science)

    Tiny Life on Your Body (Rookie Read-About Science)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Christine Taylor-Butler
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   Children's Press (2000, Jan 1st).
    Pages:   31

    From friendly dolphins to giant pandas, from icebergs and glaciers to energy from the sun, from magnets to solids, liquids, and gases, Rookie Read-About Science is a natural addition to the primary-grade classroom with books that cover every part of the science curricula. Includes: animals, nature, scientific principles, the environment, weather, and much more! --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. more

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  • Creepy, Crawly Jokes About Spiders and Other Bugs: Laugh and Learn About Science (Super Silly Science Jokes)

    Creepy, Crawly Jokes About Spiders and Other Bugs: Laugh and Learn About Science (Super Silly Science Jokes)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Gerald Kelley
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   Enslow Elementary (2012, Apr 1st).
    Pages:   48


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  • Storm Runners Book 2: The Surge

    Storm Runners Book 2: The Surge

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Roland Smith
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Scholastic Paperbacks; Reprint edition (2012, Apr 1st).
    Pages:   144

    Master of middle-grade adventure Roland Smith returns with a second installment in this fast-paced action series.Chase and his friends Nicole and Rashawn have just survived Hurricane Emily, the storm of the century, but their troubles are just beginning. Although they've made it to the safety of Nicole's family's farm--the winter home of the Rossi Brothers' Circus--the floodwaters are rising and they need to reach higher ground. The circus's lions have escaped their cages, and a dangerous and unpredictable leopard is also on the loose. Have Chase and his friends lived through a terrifying night only to face a new disaster? more

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  • Storm Runners #3: Eruption

    Storm Runners #3: Eruption

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Roland Smith
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Scholastic Press (2012, Mar 1st).
    Pages:   160

    The explosive conclusion to Roland Smith's fast-paced action series!Chase Masters and his friends have made it through the longest night of their lives, but their adventures are far from over. Now they're headed south of the border to track down the missing Rossi Brothers' Circus. With a volcano about to erupt after a massive earthquake, Chase has never faced such a serious threat to his survival! more

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