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Palazzo Inverso

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Mauk, mischievous apprentice to the master architect, must not draw on the plans for the new Palazzo. But by turning the plans a bit each day, he finds a way to alter them, turning the master's creation onto its head! Discover what mystery and excitement a small change of perspective has brought to the Palazzo.

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AD450L
Palazzo Inverso

Emma Dilemma: Big Sister Poems

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Emma is Jess's little sister . . . and her dilemma. How can one small girl be sweet, funny, imaginative, playful, and affectionate as well as a clinging vine, brat, tattletale, and nuisance–all at the same time? Why is Jess supposed to be a good big sister while Emma doesn't have to be a good little sister? The highlights and low points of this sibling relationship are insightfully evoked in short and simple poems, some funny, some touching, and all resonant with emotional truth.

Emma Dilemma: Big Sister Poems

Happy Endings

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Yikes! When the suffixes hear that the students will tackle word endings after lunch, they head to the gym and prepare to defend themselves. Meanwhile, Mr. Wright discovers the lesson has disappeared. He threatens the kids with no summer vacation unless they find the word endings. The class scrambles to track down the endings, quickly hanging up (suffix-less) wanted posters all over the school. Relived to know the kids' true intentions, the suffixes leave clues around the school that help save summer vacation and teach the kids a lesson they'll never forget — a very happy ending!

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AD430L
Happy Endings

Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!

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6½ stories about 2 surprising friends. Having a stuffed alligator for a best friend can be surprising. Sometimes Amanda surprises her alligator with books. Sometimes Alligator surprises Amanda by eating them. But what happens when Amanda brings home a special---and not entirely welcome---surprise? The result might be unexpected indeed. Beloved author-illustrator Mo Willems has created a funny and tender portrait of friendship that readers of any age will love.

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AD360L
Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!

The Mighty Mars Rovers

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On June 10, 2003, a little rover named Spirit blasted off on a rocket headed for Mars. On July 7, 2003, a twin rover named Opportunity soared through the solar system with the same mission: to find out if Mars ever had water that could have supported life.A thrilling addition to the acclaimed Scientists in the Field series, The Mighty Mars Rovers tells the greatest space robot adventure of all time through the eyes—and heart—of Steven Squyres, professor of astronomy at Cornell University and lead scientist on the mission.

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950L
The Mighty Mars Rovers

Cecil the Pet Glacier

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Award-winning poet Matthea Harvey and illustrator extraordinaire Giselle Potter team up to create an indescribably unique picture book about wanting to be normal, then coming to appreciate being different. Ruby would love to be like everyone else—not easy when you have a tiara-wearing mother and a father who spends his time trimming outrageous topiary. She'd also like to get a nice normal pet, maybe a dog. Then, on a family vacation to Norway, she finds herself adopted by a small, affectionate glacier.

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AD820L
Cecil the Pet Glacier

Moonbird

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Meet rufa red knot B95. Scientists call him the Moonbird because, in the course of his astoundingly long lifetime, this robin-sized shorebird has flown the distance to the moon — and halfway back! Each February he joins a flock that lifts off from Tierra del Fuego, headed for breeding grounds in the Canadian Arctic, nine thousand miles away. Late in the summer, he begins the return journey. B95 can fly for days, but eventually he must descend to refuel and rest.

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1150L
Moonbird

Penny and Her Doll

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Penny loves her new doll. The doll is absolutely perfect, from her head to her toes. But Penny's doll needs a name. What should Penny call her?

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AD200L
Penny and Her Doll

Palace of Stone

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When the king's priests declared Miri's village the home of the future princess, Miri, Britta, and the village's other girls attended the Princess Academy to learn how to be princesses. In the end, the prince chose Britta to be his bride.

Now Miri and five of her fellow graduates are leaving their mountain town to spend several months at the palace helping Britta prepare for the royal wedding. Miri's excited to help her friend, and to get a chance to study at the grandest school in the kingdom!

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740L
Palace of Stone

The Tooth Mouse

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When the old Tooth Mouse announces that it is time to name her successor, Sophie, the small mouse who would NOT go to bed, desperately hopes to be chosen. The three tasks she is assigned are difficult and dangerous, and some of the other mice believe that she is just too little to succeed. At times, Sophie even doubts herself. But sometimes, the wisest answer really is the simplest one -- and sometimes the best mouse for the job just might be the very smallest one.

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AD580L
The Tooth Mouse

Applewhites at Wit's End

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Jack Semple and E.D. Applewhite are back, in this middle-grade sequel to Stephanie S. Tolan’s Newbery Honor Book Surviving the Applewhites.

Teenager E.D., the not so artistic, not at all eccentric member of the unconventional Applewhite clan, can't believe the plan her father has hatched to save the family from financial disaster. He’s decided to transform their rural North Carolina farm into a summer camp for creative children.

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840L
Applewhites at Wit's End

Kids of Kabul

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Since its publication in 2000, hundreds of thousands of children all over the world have read and loved The Breadwinner. By reading the story of eleven-year-old Parvana and her struggles living under the terror of the Taliban, young readers came to know the plight of children in Afghanistan.

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800L
Kids of Kabul

Dinosaurs

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THIS BOOK IS PART OF THE DINOSAURS CURRICULUM KIT

Meet all your favorite dinosaurs. Find out what Tyrannosaurus Rex ate for dinner, why Apatosaurus had such a long neck, how a baby dinosaur was born, and much more. There's something to discover on every page of this exciting new series of entertaining, fact-filled books. Puzzles. Jokes. Cartoons. Amazing Facts. Learning has never been so much fun!

Dinosaurs

Curious George and the Dinosaur

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THIS IS PART OF THE DINOSAURS CURRICULUM KIT

Curious George visits a museum with a class of schoolchildren and causes much excitement by climbing up onto a dinosaur skeleton.

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340L
Curious George and the Dinosaur

Wee Sing Dinosaurs

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THIS IS PART OF THE DINOSAURS CURRICULUM KIT

Anyone who loves dinosaurs will delight in this collection of original, fact-filled dinosaur songs and poems. Let your imagination carry you back 100 million years to a time filled with the most exciting creatures that ever roamed the earth—DINOSAURS!

Wee Sing Dinosaurs

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