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  • You Wouldn't Want to Sail on the Titanic!: One Voyage You'd Rather Not Make

    You Wouldn't Want to Sail on the Titanic!: One Voyage You'd Rather Not Make

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   David Stewart
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   Franklin Watts; Revised edition (2013, Jan 15th).
    Pages:   32

    This best-selling series engages readers of all levels by making them part of the story. Readers will become the main character and can revel in the gory and dark sides of life throughout important moments in history. Key Features: Perfect resource for reluctant readers with: humor and history tied to curriculum entertaining sidebars to pique reader's curiosity comprehensive glossary to support content index to make navigating subject matter easier more

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  • What Is Taste?

    What Is Taste?

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Molly Aloian
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   Crabtree Pub Co (2013, May 1st).
    Pages:   24

    Taste buds on our tongue let us taste foods that are salty, sweet, sour, or bitter. This vibrant title explores the sense of tastefrom how our taste buds work to the different types of tastes. Readers also discover how our sense of taste is closely related to our sense of smell. --This text refers to the Paperback edition. more

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  • The War within These Walls

    The War within These Walls

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Aline Sax
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Eerdmans Books for Young Readers (2013, Oct 1st).
    Pages:   176

    It's World War II, and Misha's family, like the rest of the Jews living in Warsaw, has been moved by the Nazis into a single crowded ghetto. Conditions are appalling: every day more people die from disease, starvation, and deportations. Misha does his best to help his family survive, even crawling through the sewers to smuggle food. When conditions worsen, Misha joins a handful of other Jews who decide to make a final, desperate stand against the Nazis.Heavily illustrated with sober blue-and-white drawings, this powerful novel dramatically captures the brutal reality of a tragic historical event. more

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  • Spirit Animals Book 1: Wild Born

    Spirit Animals Book 1: Wild Born

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Brandon Mull
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Scholastic Inc. (2013, Sep 10th).
    Pages:   224

    #1 New York Times bestseller Brandon Mull launches Scholastic's brand-new multiplatform phenomenon.Four children separated by vast distances all undergo the same ritual, watched by cloaked strangers. Four flashes of light erupt, and from them emerge the unmistakable shapes of incredible beasts - a wolf, a leopard, a panda, a falcon. Suddenly the paths of these children - and the world - have been changed forever.Enter the world of Erdas, where every child who comes of age must discover if they have a spirit animal, a rare bond between human and beast that bestows great powers to both. A dark force has risen from distant and long-forgotten lands, and has begun an onslaught that will ravage the world. Now the fate of Erdas has fallen on the shoulders of four young strangers . more

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  • Olé! Cinco de Mayo!

    Olé! Cinco de Mayo!

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   David Harrington
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Pelican Publishing (2013, Feb 27th).
    Pages:   32

    Learn about Cinco de Mayo through song-olé! This fifth of May, join Pablo as he takes his calf, Rodeo, to school for the Cinco de Mayo celebration. When Rodeo wreaks havoc in the building, the students must find the magic charm to calm him down. Vibrant illustrations, along with musical narration, fill this Latino-flavored version of the classic "B-I-N-G-O" round song. This charming book will have you singing and dancing along! more

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  • Independence Day Origami

    Independence Day Origami

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ruth Owen
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   PowerKids Press (2012, Aug 15th).
    Pages:   32

    Book annotation not available for this title.Title: Independence Day OrigamiAuthor: Owen, RuthPublisher: Rosen Pub GroupPublication Date: 2012/08/10Number of Pages: 32Binding Type: LIBRARYLibrary of Congress: 2012009645 more

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  • Hello Kitty: Easter Bonnet Surprise

    Hello Kitty: Easter Bonnet Surprise

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sanrio
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Abrams Books for Young Readers (2013, Feb 5th).
    Pages:   24

    It’s Easter morning and Hello Kitty is getting ready for the big Easter Day parade with all her friends, but she cannot find her Easter bonnet. She enlists the help of her sister, Mimmy, as well as friends Fifi, Tracy, Joey, and Thomas. They look everywhere—in Grandpa’s garden, at school, and in the park—but they can’t find it. Will Hello Kitty uncover her Easter bonnet in time for the parade? more

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  • Easter Origami

    Easter Origami

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ruth Owen
    Format:   Library Binding
    Publisher:   Powerkids Pr (2012, Aug 10th).
    Pages:   32

    Book annotation not available for this title.Title: Easter OrigamiAuthor: Owen, RuthPublisher: Rosen Pub GroupPublication Date: 2012/08/10Number of Pages: 32Binding Type: LIBRARYLibrary of Congress: 2012009640 more

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  • The Cat, the Rat, and the Baseball Bat

    The Cat, the Rat, and the Baseball Bat

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Andy Griffiths
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Square Fish; 1 edition (2013, May 21st).
    Pages:   32

    This book may cause a laugh attack! Cats and rats are natural-born enemies—but throw a baseball bat into the mix, and the situation is sure to explode. The title story from Griffiths' popular and hilarious book The Cat on the Mat is Flat is now formatted as a stand-alone for beginning readers. more

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  • A Butterfly Called Hope

    A Butterfly Called Hope

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Mary Alice Monroe
    Format:   
    Publisher:   Sylvan Dell Publishing (2013, Sep 10th).
    Pages:   

    The colorful flowers in Mama's garden reveal a strange-looking creature. "What is it? Does it sting, does it bite?" Join in this photographic journey as the young girl and her mother care for the caterpillar. Watch as it transforms into a chrysalis and then emerges as a beautiful monarch butterfly. How can the young girl "claim" the butterfly as her own but still let it go free? more

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