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  • The history of PorschesThe history of Porsches

    Kingston, Seth.

    Text and photographs explore the history of the Porsche automobile.

  • The history of Alfa RomeosThe history of Alfa Romeos

    Kingston, Seth.

    Explores the history of the Alfa Romeo automobile and its impact on the automobile industry.

  • Secret of the water dragonSecret of the water dragon

    West, Tracey, 1965-

    When Drake discovers that his friend and fellow Dragon Master, Bo, is trying to steal the Dragon Stone, he wonders if the dark wizard might be behind it, and he must try to find a way to protect the stone while keeping Bo's family out of danger.

  • The Pittsburgh Steelers storyThe Pittsburgh Steelers story

    Morey, Allan.

    "Engaging images accompany information about the Pittsburgh Steelers. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

  • Baxter is missingBaxter is missing

    Elliott, Rebecca.

    A famous author is coming to visit and Eva and her classmates are assigned to write a story--but Eva Wingdale is totally distracted because her pet bat, Baxter, has gone missing, and she suspects that the sneaky squirrels have something to do with her missing pet.

  • Max and MarlaMax and Marla

    Boiger, Alexandra.

    "Max and Marla are best friends. And aspiring Olympians! With their eyes on the prize, they know exactly what it'll take to reach sledding success: preparation, practice and perseverance"--Provided by publisher.

  • 4x4 trucks4x4 trucks

    London, Martha.

    An introduction to 4x4 trucks.

  • Venomous snakesVenomous snakes

    Photographs, text, and fact boxes answer questions and provide information about venomous snakes, discussing physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats.

  • The whispering oakThe whispering oak

    Charman, Katrina.

    Tag the owl, Skyla the squirrel, and Blaze the young firehawk continue their hazardous journey to find and reunite the pieces of the Ember Stone, the only power which can defeat the evil vulture Thorn, and save Perodia.

  • Jabari jumpsJabari jumps

    Cornwall, Gaia.

    "Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He's finished his swimming lessons. He's passed his swim test. It's just... maybe he should do some stretches first. 'Looks easy,' says Jabari, watching the other kids take their turns. But when his dad squeezes his hand, Jabari squeezes back"--Provided by publisher.

  • The history of LamborghinisThe history of Lamborghinis

    Kingston, Seth.

    Text and photographs explore the history of the Lamborghini automobile.

  • Wings of fireWings of fire : the graphic novel

    Sutherland, Tui, 1978-, author.

    "The Dragonet Prophecy didn't call for a RainWing dragonet, but Glory knows she's far more powerful than she gets credit for. So it's devastating when she finally finds the rest of her tribe and discovers that RainWings do seem a little lazy. They nap every day, no one really wants to be queen, and worst of all, only a few have noticed that RainWings are disappearing--mysteriously vanishing from the safety of the rain forest without a trace. Glory is determined to find the missing dragons, even if it means dragging her peaceful tribe where they never wanted to be: right into the middle of the war."--Book jacket.

  • The austere academyThe austere academy

    Snicket, Lemony.

    As their outrageous misfortune continues, the Baudelaire orphans are shipped off to a miserable boarding school, where they befriend the two Quagmire triplets and find that they have been followed by the dreaded Count Olaf.

  • Warm Hearts DayWarm Hearts Day

    Elliott, Rebecca.

    Warm Hearts Day is approaching and Eva has been making lots of fun gifts and treats for her friends, but as the big party at the Old Oak Tree nears, she realizes that she has neglected to make any gifts for her family.

  • Eva and the new owlEva and the new owl

    Elliott, Rebecca.

    Eva wants to be friends with Hailey, the new owl in her class, but when Hailey seems to prefer Lucy's company, Eva starts to feel left out, and even a little jealous of her best friend.

  • The Baby-Sitters ClubThe Baby-Sitters Club : Boy-Crazy Stacey

    Galligan, Gale.

  • Big Nate blasts offBig Nate blasts off

    Peirce, Lincoln.

    "After his fight with Randy Betancourt makes headlines in the school paper, Big Nate has a problem worse than detention on his hands."--Provided by publisher.

  • LlamasLlamas

    Bodden, Valerie.

    A basic exploration of the appearance, behavior, life cycle, and habitat of llamas. Includes a folk story that people have used to help explain how llamas came to be.

  • The EgyptiansThe Egyptians

    Malam, John, 1957-

    An illustrated introduction to the ancient Egyptian civilization, examining archaeological evidence that shows how the ancient Egyptians lived, with fact boxes that encourage the reader to use critical thinking skills and a ten-question quiz.

  • Do you want to be a medieval knight?Do you want to be a medieval knight?

    Macdonald, Fiona, 1958-

    Contains an introduction to what it would be like to be a medieval knight, in simple text with illustrations, including information on armor, weapons, skills, and duties.

  • Don't call me Bear!Don't call me Bear!

    Blabey, Aaron.

    Warren, a feisty little koala, is frustrated and annoyed because since the days of Captain Cook, people have called koalas bears, and he really wants everyone to know that koalas are NOT BEARS--unfortunately even Kangaroo and Platypus are not impressed by his argument.

  • The map challengeThe map challenge : a book about dyslexia

    Alloway, Tracy Packiam.

    "Sammy [who is dyslexic] finds map-reading hard. But when his group loses their map during a flag hunt at scout camp, it's up to Sammy to use his SEN superpowers and find another way to lead them back to the campsite!"--Back cover.

  • Beverly, right hereBeverly, right here

    DiCamillo, Kate.

    "Beverly Tapinski has run away from home plenty of times, but that was when she was just a kid. Now that she's fourteen years old, she figures, it's not running away. It's leaving. Determined to make it on her own, Beverly finds a job and a place to live and tries to forget about her dog, Buddy, now buried underneath the orange trees back home; her friend Raymie, whom she left without a word; and her mom, Rhonda, who has never cared about anyone but herself. Beverly doesn't want to depend on anyone, and she definitely doesn't want anyone to depend on her. But despite her best efforts, she can't help forming connections with the people around her--and gradually, she learns to see herself through their eyes"--Provided by publisher.

  • Lily the thiefLily the thief

    Kukkonen, Janne, 1983- author.

    "Lily is a young novice who dreams of being a master thief. That's not easy when the Guildmaster of Thieves only assigns you the lowliest jobs: pickpocketing, trespassing, and petty theft. But on one of these meager quests, Lily unearths a plot involving a mysterious cult and long-forgotten gods--a secret that could destroy the whole world. Lily must fight to save the same people who have branded her an outcast. Can she use her cunning to put an ancient evil to rest?"--Provided by the publisher.

  • The space we're inThe space we're in

    Balen, Katya, author.

    Ten-year-old Frank's life revolves around his autistic brother, five-year-old Max, but after many changes over the course of a year, he discovers that he loves Max and is proud of him.

  • The year we fell from spaceThe year we fell from space

    King, A S., (Amy Sarig), 1970- author.

    Middle schooler Liberty likes to make her own maps of the stars, in fact she is obsessed with them, especially since her family is falling apart; her parents are getting divorced, her nine-year-old sister will barely leave the house and carries a stuffed tiger at all times, her father is suffering from depression, but will not talk about it, and the brothers down the street, once friends, have turned into bullies--so when a tiny meteorite literally falls in her lap it is like a sign, but a sign of what?

  • A collection of math lessonsA collection of math lessons : from grades 1 through 3

    Burns, Marilyn, 1941-

    Offers inspiring, practical, classroom-tested ideas for helping students learn mathematics through problem solving.

  • Mighty MoeMighty Moe : the true story of a thirteen-year-old women's running revolutionary

    Swaby, Rachel, author.

    "The untold true story of runner Maureen Wilton, whose world record-breaking marathon time at age thirteen was met first with misogyny and controversy, but ultimately with triumph"--Provided by the publisher.

  • Ra the mightyRa the mighty : the great tomb robbery

    Greenfield, Amy Butler, 1968- author.

    The pharaoh's pampered cat Ra and his scarab beetle sidekick solve the mystery of a ransacked tomb in ancient Egypt.

  • The intergalactic petting zooThe intergalactic petting zoo : and other stories

    Lubar, David, author.

    A selection of twelve stories about aliens, a community pool filled with bullies, a surprising start to the Fourth of July fireworks, and other peculiar things, with comic-book style illustrations.

  • Penny and her sledPenny and her sled

    Henkes, Kevin, author, illustrator.

    Penny has a new sled, but will it ever snow?

  • StargazingStargazing

    Wang, Jen, 1984- author.

    "Moon is everything Christine isn't. She's confident, impulsive, artistic...and though they both grew up in the same Chinese-American suburb, Moon is somehow unlike anyone Christine has ever known. But after Moon moves in next door, these unlikely friends are soon best friends, sharing their favorite music videos and painting their toenails when Christine's strict parents aren't around. Moon even tells Christine her deepest secret: that she has visions, sometimes, of celestial beings who speak to her from the stars. Who reassure her that earth isn't where she really belongs. Moon's visions have an all-too-earthly root, however, and soon Christine's best friend is in the hospital, fighting for her life. Can Christine be the friend Moon needs, now, when the sky is falling? Jen Wang draws on her childhood to paint a deeply personal yet wholly relatable friendship story that's at turns joyful, heart-wrenching, and full of hope"--From the publisher's web site.

  • Diary of a wimpy kidDiary of a wimpy kid : wrecking ball

    Kinney, Jeff, author.

    "Once the walls come down, all sorts of problems start to crop up. Rotten wood, toxic mold, unwelcome critters, and something even more sinister all make Greg and his family wonder if the renovations are worth the trouble. When the dust finally settles, will the Heffleys be able to stay...or will they need to get out of town?"--Provided by the publisher.

  • The forty thievesThe forty thieves : Marjana's tale

    Lenzi, Christy, author.

    A loose retelling of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, set in tenth-century Baghdad, in which twelve-year-old Marjana tries to keep her brother, Jamal, from joining a gang while helping Ali Baba, their cruel master's brother.

  • Whack of the P-rexWhack of the P-rex

    Cummings, Troy, author.

    When Alexander and his friends find a very large footprint and piles of candy everywhere, they realize the school is being threatened by a Piñata-saurus Rex, a sweet-tasting monster who likes to smash things--and they find that the solution may be as near as a broken ant farm.

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  • Zombies don't eat veggies!Zombies don't eat veggies!

    Lacera, Megan, author.

    Although Mo's parents insist he eat zombie cuisine, Mo craves vegetables and strives to get them to taste recipes made from his hidden garden. Includes recipes.

  • Sunny rolls the diceSunny rolls the dice

    Holm, Jennifer L., author.

    "Sunny's just made it to middle school...and it's making her life very confusing. All her best friend Deb wants to talk about is fashion, boys, makeup, boys, and being cool. Sunny's not against any of these things, but she also doesn't understand why suddenly everything revolves around them. She's much more comfortable when she's in her basement, playing Dungeons & Dragons with a bunch of new friends. Because when you're swordfighting and spider-slaying, it's hard to worry about whether you look cool or not. Especially when it's your turn to roll the 20-sided die." --Provided by publisher.

  • Dog Man: Brawl of the WildDog Man: Brawl of the Wild : brawl of the wild

    Pilkey, Dav.

  • Best friendsBest friends

    Hale, Shannon.

    "Sixth grade is supposed to be perfect. Shannon's got a sure spot in the in-crowd called The Group, and her best friend is their leader. Jen, the most popular girl in school. But the rules are always changing, and Shannon has to scramble to keep up. She never knows which TV shows are cool, what songs to listen to, and which boys she's allowed to talk to. Who makes these rules, anyway? And does Shannon have to follow them?"--Provided by publisher.

  • Dog manDog man

    Pilkey, Dav, 1966-, author.

    When a new bunch of baddies bust up the town, Dog Man is called into action -- and this time he isn't alone. With a cute kitten and a remarkable robot by his side, our heroes must save the day by joining forces with an unlikely ally: Petey, the World's Most Evil Cat. But can the villainous Petey avoid vengeance and venture into virtue?.

  • The Baby-sitters ClubThe Baby-sitters Club

    Martin, Ann M., 1955-, author.

    Kristy's mom is getting married, and Kristy is going to be a bridesmaid! The only problem? Fourteen kids are coming to town for the wedding!.

  • The Los Angeles Rams storyThe Los Angeles Rams story

    Morey, Allan.

    "Engaging images accompany information about the Los Angeles Rams. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

  • The Detroit Lions storyThe Detroit Lions story

    Morey, Allan.

    "Engaging images accompany information about the Detroit Lions. The combination of high-interest subject matter and light text is intended for students in grades 3 through 7"--

  • GhostsGhosts

    Telgemeier, Raina.

    Catrina and her family have moved to the coast of Northern California for the sake of her little sister, Maya, who has cystic fibrosis--and Cat is even less happy about the move when she is told that her new town is inhabited by ghosts, and Maya sets her heart on meeting one.

  • The Baby-sitters clubThe Baby-sitters club

    Telgemeier, Raina.

    A graphic novel adaptation that follows the adventures of Kristy and the other members of the Baby-sitters Club as they deal with crank calls, uncontrollable two-year-olds, wild pets, and parents who do not always tell the truth.

  • Mary Anne saves the dayMary Anne saves the day

    Martin, Ann M., 1955-

    When a fight breaks out among the members of the Baby-sitters Club, timid Mary Anne finds herself becoming more assertive as a babysitter and in her relationships with her father and friends.

  • Piranhas don't eat bananasPiranhas don't eat bananas

    Blabey, Aaron.

    Told in rhyming text, Brian tries to get his fellow piranhas to try his fruit and vegetable platter, but they all prefer meat--like those human feet dangling in the water.

  • TogoTogo

    Klimo, Kate.

    "Sled dog Togo--the true hero of the 1925 Serum Run--narrates the story of his life working with musher Leonard Seppala"--Provided by publisher.

  • Diary of a wimpy kidDiary of a wimpy kid : the long haul

    Kinney, Jeff.

    The Heffley family road trip starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns--with everything from a fender bender to crazed seagulls--but even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure, and this is one the Heffleys will not soon forget.

  • Beginning PearlsBeginning Pearls

    Pastis, Stephan.

    A collection of "Pearls Before Swine" comic strips specifically chosen for younger readers, featuring the adventures of mean-spirited Rat, good-natured and simple-minded Pig, and their other animal friends.

  • AmuletAmulet

    Kibuishi, Kazu, 1978-

    Emily, Navin and their crew of resistance fighters charter an airship and set off in search of the lost city of Cielis. there they hope to find held from the Guardian Council's powerful Stonekeepers. It's a mission that Alledia's survival depends on, and time is running out -- Emily's got to find Cielis before the Elf King finds her.

  • AmuletAmulet

    Kibuishi, Kazu, 1978-

    Emily and her brother Navin head for Kanalis to find an antidote for the poison that is killing their mother.

  • AmuletAmulet

    Kibuishi, Kazu, 1978-

    After moving to their ancestral home, Emily and Navin's mother is kidnapped by a tentacled creature in the basement that leads the children on a deadly chase into the magical world below their home.

  • InventionInvention

    Bender, Lionel.

    Presents an illustrated guide to the most noteworthy and significant inventions since the prehistory of man, in chronological order, and includes information on stone tools, the wheel, lighting, the steam engine, the telephone, flight, and the silicon ship. Includes time line.

  • The Baby-Sitters ClubThe Baby-Sitters Club : Boy-Crazy Stacey

    Galligan, Gale.

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