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The body under the piano

The body under the piano

Jocelyn, Marthe, author.
2020


Dino-Basketball

Dino-Basketball

Wheeler, Lisa
2011

When the carnivorous Meat face the herbivorous Grass Clippers, rims are sure to rattle! Ally-oops and rejections are the orders of the day as the dinos play a fast-paced full-court game. No one can establish a lead as the final seconds tick by. The fans are getting tense, and there's a championship on the line. Which dino will step up and take it to the hoop? This exciting follow-up to Dino-Hockey, Dino-Soccer, and Dino-Baseball is sure to thrill dinosaur and sports lovers alike.

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The Fowl twins

The Fowl twins

Colfer, Eoin, author.
2019

Eleven-year-old twins Myles and Beckett Fowl enjoy adventure and mayhem while helping a troll escape nefarious forces that want his magic.

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My Pet Book

My Pet Book

Staake, Bob.
2014

Award-winning author-illustrator Bob Staake has created a rollicking picture book about a boy and his most unusual pet!   Most pets are cats and dogs, but what happens when a boy wants a different kind of pet, one that doesn’t meow or bark? Bob Staake’s exuberant tale of a little boy and the pet of his dreams will appeal to anyone whose best friends are . . . books! Books make the perfect pets, the boy decides, and chooses a bright red one. When it goes missing, a lively adventure is in store for readers who love a happy ending. Soon kids everywhere will wish for a pet book of their very own.

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Origami Activities for Children

Origami Activities for Children

Araki,Chiyo
2012

Make simple origami-for-kids projects with this easy origami book. Ideal for home or school use, Origami Activities for Children is a classic origami paper craft book that includes fun projects organized by seasons and U.S. holidays and offers varying levels of difficulty so that every child—from the origami beginner to the experienced paper folder—will find something of interest. Teachers will also find this origami book to be a great help in their classroom. Colorful examples, suggested grade levels, time requirement, and necessary materials have been included as teaching aids. There are a total of 20 fun-to-do projects including three types of boats for Columbus Day, Jack–O–Lanterns for Halloween, Old Saint Nick and much more! Each project has clear step-by-step instructions and fully colored, easy-to-follow diagrams making this affordable origami book a great way to learn origami! This origami book contains: 64 page, full-color book 20 fun children's origami projects Step-by-step instructions Detailed diagrams and drawings Origami brings out the creative and imaginative skills of young children, while requiring only the simplest materials. Kids will love showing their friends and family all their new origami creations. Origami projects include: Jack O'Lantern Santa Claus Box with Valentine Clown Carnation Flower And many more...

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Red

Red

Hall, Michael
2015

A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times–bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo and It's an Orange Aardvark! Funny, insightful, and colorful, Red: A Crayon's Story, by Michael Hall, is about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may come your way. Red will appeal to fans of Lois Ehlert, Eric Carle, and The Day the Crayons Quit, and makes a great gift for readers of any age! Red has a bright red label, but he is, in fact, blue. His teacher tries to help him be red (let's draw strawberries!), his mother tries to help him be red by sending him out on a playdate with a yellow classmate (go draw a nice orange!), and the scissors try to help him be red by snipping his label so that he has room to breathe. But Red is miserable. He just can't be red, no matter how hard he tries! Finally, a brand-new friend offers a brand-new perspective, and Red discovers what readers have known all along. He's blue! This funny, heartwarming, colorful picture book about finding the courage to be true to your inner self can be read on multiple levels, and it offers something for everyone.

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Remy and Lulu

Remy and Lulu

Hawkes, Kevin.
2014

-- voilà!   With art from both beloved children’s book illustrator Kevin Hawkes and award-winning miniatures artist Hannah Harrison, this funny and heartwarming story about friendship and creativity shows that there are many ways to be good at the same thing . . . and that a true friend is always there for you.

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Slime 101

Slime 101

Wright, Natalie
2017

Slime flies when you're having fun! It's time for kids to grab their partners in slime and have a goo-reat time. Easy instructions and helpful color photos show how to create glitter, glow-in-the-dark, bubble, neon, chalkboard, stress ball, metallic, and other types of slime. All that's needed are ordinary household items like glue, food coloring, and liquid starch. The book even includes a bonus recipe for oobleck inspired by Dr. Seuss! It's perfect for parties, sleepovers, and any other time boys and girls ages 7 to 12 feel the need to get slimey! Adult supervision suggested.

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Spork

Spork

Maclear, Kyo
2010

A humorous "multi-cutlery" tale about how Spork — half spoon, half fork — finally finds his place at the table. A charming story for anyone who has ever wondered about their place in the world.

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Word Nerd

Word Nerd

Nielsen, Susin.
2010

Twelve-year-old Ambrose is a glass-half-full kind of guy. A self-described “friendless nerd,” he moves from place to place every couple of years with his overprotective mother, Irene. When some bullies at his new school almost kill him by slipping a peanut into his sandwich — even though they know he has a deathly allergy — Ambrose is philosophical. Irene, however, is not and decides that Ambrose will be home-schooled. Alone in the evenings when Irene goes to work, Ambrose pesters Cosmo, the twenty-five-year-old son of the Greek landlords who live upstairs. Cosmo has just been released from jail for breaking and entering to support a drug habit. Quite by accident, Ambrose discovers that they share a love of Scrabble and coerces Cosmo into taking him to the West Side Scrabble Club, where Cosmo falls for Amanda, the club director. Posing as Ambrose’s Big Brother to impress her, Cosmo is motivated to take Ambrose to the weekly meetings and to give him lessons in self-defense. Cosmo, Amanda, and Ambrose soon form an unlikely alliance and, for the first time in his life, Ambrose blossoms. The characters at the Scrabble Club come to embrace Ambrose for who he is and for their shared love of words. There’s only one problem: Irene has no idea what Ambrose is up to. In this brilliantly observed novel, author Susin Nielsen transports the reader to the world of competitive Scrabble as seen from the honest yet funny viewpoint of a boy who’s searching for acceptance and for a place to call home. From the Hardcover edition.

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A wrinkle in time

A wrinkle in time

L'Engle, Madeleine, author.
1962


Zebras

Zebras

London, Martha
2019

This series introduces readers to some of the most exceptional creatures of the animal kingdom. Includes fun facts and what makes them unique and interesting from other animals. Features informative sidebars, detailed infographics, vivid photos, and a glossary.

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