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Dan and Phil Go Outside: Enhanced Edition

By: Dan Howell and Phil Lester

YouTube sensations Dan Howell (danisnotonfire) and Phil Lester (AmazingPhil) were just two awkward guys who shared their lives on the Internet…until now.   This enhanced ebook edition is perfect...

Zayn

By: Zayn

The first and only official book from ZAYN. Global superstar ZAYN shares a photographic journey of his life since leaving One Direction."This book is my diary of a period that I would like to share with...

My Name Is James Madison Hemings

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Terry Widener

A New York Times Notable Book A powerful historical picture book about the child of founding father Thomas Jefferson and the enslaved Sally Hemings.In an evocative first-person account accompanied...


Dog on Board

By: Dorothy Hinshaw Patent and Jeffrey Young
illustrated by: William Munoz

Have you ever met a dog who could ride the bus all by herself? Eclipse can, and her story went viral, catapulting her to national stardom. Now see the world through her eyes in this delightful photographic...

Magic Tree House Incredible Fact Book

By: Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
illustrated by: Sal Murdocca

Jack and Annie’s biggest, most exciting book of facts is their greatest adventure outside the tree house!   Jack and Annie have been all over the world in their adventures in the magic tree...

Everything Is Awkward

By: Mike Bender and Doug Chernack

The authors of the New York Times bestselling Awkward Family Photos franchise shine a light on the awkwardness of childhood. Warning: May cause uncontrollable laughter, snorting, and milk-spewing awkward...


Trailblazers: 33 Women in Science Who Changed the World

By: Rachel Swaby

Virginia Apgar. Sally Ride. Rachel Carson. These names are etched in history and included here as part of this awe-inspiring collection of profiles of some of the world’s most influential women in...

School of Dragons #1: Volcano Escape! (DreamWorks Dragons)

By: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
illustrated by: Random House

An all-new nonfiction series featuring DreamWorks Dragons! Hiccup, Toothless, and other exciting characters from DreamWorks Dragons help readers discover the real-life science and history behind volcanoes!...

School of Dragons #2: Greatest Inventions (DreamWorks Dragons)

By: Nancy Castaldo
illustrated by: Random House

An all-new nonfiction series featuring DreamWorks Dragons! Hiccup, Toothless, and other exciting characters from DreamWorks Dragons help readers learn all about ancient and modern inventions--even some...


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Over in the Wetlands Activities (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Caroline Starr Rose

Publishing in time for the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, here is a beautiful read-aloud about animal families preparing for an impending storm in their bayou habitat.
 
Journey...

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Nonfiction Stepping Stones Educator Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Colleen Carroll, children's book author, curriculum writer-developer, and education consultant

Have you been looking for engaging chapter books that will
appeal to young readers and help them build the literacy
skills they need? Well, look no further—you’ve found Stepping
Stones!...

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Cause Educator Guide with CCSS tie-ins

By: Tonya Bolden

After the destruction of the Civil War, the United States faced the immense challenge of rebuilding a ravaged South and incorporating millions of freed slaves into the life of the nation. On April 11,...

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Youngifications Guide

By: Random House

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Outcasts United

By: Warren St. John

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Refugee families from countries such as Albania, Bosnia, Somali, Liberia, Burundi, and Sudan are being relocated to Clarkston, Georgia. The local citizens are not happy with the influx of...

Discovering Wes Moore

By: Wes Moore

BOOK TALK
How can two similar lives end up so differently? Wes Moore’s life started off well with two loving parents and a nice home. However, after the unexpected death of his father, Wes’s life...


Black Gold

By: Albert Marrin

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Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

By: Candace Fleming

From the acclaimed author of The Great and Only Barnum—as well as The Lincolns, Our Eleanor, and Ben Franklin's Almanac—comes the thrilling story of America's most celebrated flyer, Amelia...

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Magic Tree House Fact Trackers

By: Will Osborne and Mary Pope Osborne
illustrated by: Sal Murdocca

Track the facts with Jack and Annie!

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #1: Dinosaurs Before Dark, they had lots of questions. When did the dinosaurs...

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Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre World of Food: Brains, Bugs, and Blood Sausage

By: Andrew Zimmern

Book Talk
Are you hungry?  No, I mean really hungry?  Are you so hungry you’d eat just about anything put in front of you?  If so, I have just the meal for you.  How about some aged cheese from...

The Genius of Islam

By: Bryn Barnard

Book Talk
Do you know which society was the first to mass-produce paper?  What about who the first people to turn numbers into the symbols we use now?  By the sixteenth century, the Islamic religion...

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