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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Catherine Saunders
Publisher: DK CHILDREN (2012, Jan 16th).
The DK Star Wars Readers series provides a wonderful opportunity for parents and teachers to promote development of young children's reading skills and motivation to read. We want young children to WANT to read! Star Wars has become a familiar part of our culture with children instantly recognizing the characters on book covers, TV and in the movies. Now they can add more Star Wars action to their collections! Star Wars: Darth Maul Sith Apprentice introduces older readers to the sinister secrets of the Sith warrior, Darth Maul. They will learn about his mission to defeat Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi, and his deadly array of vehicles and weapons like his Sith speeder bike. Watch out for his double-bladed lightsaber! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Suzy Kline
Publisher: Puffin (2012, Mar 15th).
Another fun mystery starring Horrible Harry, and this time he's calling the shots!Harry has always loved solving mysteries, and now his friends in Room 3B have learned to love it, too. So Harry challenges them to figure out what he has hidden in his giant, old suitcase. Led by a very determined Mary, the kids take turns solving clues and piecing the mystery together. Their hunt leads them from the classroom to the library, and even to Harry's grandfather's nursing home. Will they be able to solve Harry's mystery? Or will things go horribly wrong for the novice detectives? moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Frank Berrios
Publisher: Golden Books (2012, Apr 10th).
Swing into the action with the Amazing Spider-Man! Boys ages 2-5 will love learning all about this wall-crawling super hero's incredible powers and his fearsome foes in the first-ever Spider-Man Little Golden Book! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Simon Rose
Format: With Web Access] (Ocean Life)
Publisher: Weigl Publishers (2011, Jul 1st).
24 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm. more
More Info | Google Books | Check AvailabilityAuthor/Actors/Director/etc.: Heather Adamson
Format: Library Binding
Publisher: Amicus (2011, Jul 1st).
"Discusses the dangers of hurricanes, how to prepare for them, and how to stay safe during and after a hurricane"--Provided by publisher. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Pamela Hall
Format: Library Binding
Publisher: Child's World, Inc. (2011, Aug 1st).
Provides five-step instructions for drawing farm animals, including chickens, sheep, and horses. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability