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  • All Pigs Are Beautiful with Audio: Read, Listen, & Wonder

    All Pigs Are Beautiful with Audio: Read, Listen, & Wonder

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dick King-Smith
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Candlewick; Pap/Com edition (2008, Aug 12th).
    Pages:   32

    A great resource for teachers!Introducing READ, LISTEN, & WONDER!This vibrant book-and-CD series brings the best of our Read and Wonder nature stories to life.Each paperback title in the series includes a CD that features:* an engaging read-aloud with sound effects* a read-along opportunity guided by prompts* a segment focusing on fascinating factsOink! Oink! Pigs...beautiful? Who'd have guessed? more

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  • Pokémon Adventures: Diamond and Pearl/Platinum, Vol. 1

    Pokémon Adventures: Diamond and Pearl/Platinum, Vol. 1

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Hidenori Kusaka
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   VIZ Media LLC; Original edition (2011, Mar 1st).
    Pages:   208

    All your favorite Pokémon game characters jump out of the screen into the pages of this action-packed manga!Reads R to L (Japanese Style). All your favorite Pokémon game characters jump out of the screen into the pages of this action-packed manga! more

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  • Giant Tortoise Adventure (Ready-To-Read Dora & Diego - Level 1)

    Giant Tortoise Adventure (Ready-To-Read Dora & Diego - Level 1)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Tina Gallo
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon (2011, Sep 20th).
    Pages:   24

    Tina Gallo is an award-winning author who has worked in children's publishing for twenty years. She has written over sixty children's books and currently resides in Throggs Neck, New York. more

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  • Claude Debussy (First Discovery: Music)

    Claude Debussy (First Discovery: Music)

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Pierre Babin
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Moonlight Publishing (2008, May 1st).
    Pages:   28

    As a boy, Debussy wanted to be a sailor. At music college in Paris he used to shock his teachers with the sounds he made on the piano. Children who want to know how to make a glass sing or hear the sound of the sea in a teacup will learn much from Debussy. more

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  • Who What Wear: The Allegra Biscotti Collection

    Who What Wear: The Allegra Biscotti Collection

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Olivia Bennett
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Sourcebooks Jabberwocky (2011, Jun 1st).
    Pages:   240

    Emma Rose is SO not famous So how did she score inside information on the most talked-about party of the year? Because Emma is secretly the hottest new fashion designer-Allegra Biscotti-and hired to whip up a Sweet Sixteen dress for the guest of honor. Wait...fashion emergency! How can she create a fiercely fashionable dress and keep her secret? There's only one solution: Emma must go undercover-as her own intern! But when Emma feels the pressure by her BFF to explain how she got an invite from the in-crowd and an ultra-fabulous fashion internship-just when Jackson finally starts paying attention to her-she knows she has to make it work... ...or will it all come apart at the seams? more

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  • On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!: A "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Boys

    On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!: A "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Boys

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Lynda Madaras
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Newmarket Press (2008, Feb 15th).
    Pages:   123

    Recognizing a need for puberty education books for younger children, award-winning author Lynda Madaras published Ready, Set, Grow!: A "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Girls in 2003 to widespread acclaim. Now, in her uniquely straightforward, warm, and funny style, Madaras introduces On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow!: A "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Younger Boys.Responding to real-life questions and concerns from younger boys about their changing bodies, Madaras covers a wide range of topics at a reading and understanding level that's just right for them: the growth of sex organs, body hair, and facial hair; weight and height spurts; the unwelcome appearance of acne and body odor; shaving; circumcision; erections and ejaculation; feelings about puberty; and bullying. more

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  • Scholastic Reader Level 2: Starry, Starry Night

    Scholastic Reader Level 2: Starry, Starry Night

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Wade Cooper
    Format:   Hardcover
    Publisher:   Cartwheel Books; 1 edition (2009, May 1st).
    Pages:   32

    Fabulous photographs, eye-catching design, and simple text constitute this Level 2 reader about our solar system! A $3.99 POB with foil on the cover!Learn fun facts about the Milky Way, and read about the sun, moon, planets, stars, and more! This hardcover nonfiction easy reader has simple text and exciting photographs of outer space! Three pages of fun learning activities are designed to both challenge and entertain new readers. more

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  • Human Footprint: Everything You Will Eat, Use, Wear, Buy, and Throw Out in Your Lifetime

    Human Footprint: Everything You Will Eat, Use, Wear, Buy, and Throw Out in Your Lifetime

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ellen Kirk
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Human Footprint: Everything You Will Eat, Use, Wear, Buy, and Throw... (2000, Jan 1st).
    Pages:   32

    What is your human footprint? Well, it's 13,056 pints of milk, 28,433 showers, 12,888 oranges, 14,518 candy bars, and $52,972 worth of clothes, all in one lifetime. Makes you want to step more lightly on the planet! Perfectly timed for Earth Day, this book doesn't preach or judge, but simply shows kids—in an exciting, visual way—how humans interact with the environment and how we can lessen our impact. Astonishing photography captures the full picture of consumption, documenting all the diapers you wore as a baby, the bread you'll eat in a lifetime, and the cans you'll recycle, based on national averages. Tying in with a National Geographic Channel production, Human Footprint is colorful and fun—yet also manages to be a powerful tool for kids to visualize the dimensions of consumption. more

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  • Raja, Story of a Racehorse

    Raja, Story of a Racehorse

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Margaret Kauffman
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Old Bow Publishing (2011, Nov 21st).
    Pages:   272

    IPPY Award Bronze Medalist for Juvenile FictionBenjamin Franklin Award Finalist for Young Readers Fiction (8-12)Winner of Mom's Choice Gold MedalKirkus 2012 Best of Indie Selection Written from the horse’s point of view and filled with authentic details, this young adult novel chronicles the life of a well-bred Thoroughbred racehorse destined for greatness. After a promising—and winning—start on the path to the Triple Crown, a series of bad-luck events end Raja’s racing career, and he finds himself pulled into the random world of off-the-track Thoroughbreds. His odyssey takes him from the breeding farms of Ocala, Florida, to the stakes races on the Kentucky Derby trail; from competing as a show jumper on the “A” show circuit to becoming a member of the New York City Mounted Police and witnessing the horrors of the livestock auction. more

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  • Scholastic Discover More: The Elements

    Scholastic Discover More: The Elements

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Dan Green
    Format:   Paperback
    Publisher:   Scholastic Reference (2012, Jan 1st).
    Pages:   112

    Scholastic Discover More is a revolutionary new nonfiction line pairing stunning print books with corresponding interactive digital books that extend the learning online.THE ELEMENTS unlocks a free 64-page digital companion book, ELEMENTS COLLECTOR, offering even more information, photos, and videos!Discovering the elements is discovering life itself. What are we made of? What keeps us and our universe in motion? Everything we are, and see around us, and create, is made up of a little over 90 elements, many of which have existed since the beginning of time and space. This book is more than a walk through the periodic table. It explains the tremendous forces of star birth and death that create elements. It chronicles the history of their discovery and the impact of their science on every aspect of our daily lives, from medicine to technology, architecture to the environment. more

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