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Pompeii . . . Buried Alive!
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Illus. in full color. "The drama of natural disasters provides prime material to entice young independent readers. In this volume, the account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius describes village life …
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The Titanic: Lost and Found
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Titanic. Just the name evokes tales of the doomed ship that have captivated people of all ages for more than 100 years. 
Early readers will enjoy this exciting account of the world's most famous disast…
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Tut's Mummy: Lost...And Found (Step-Into-Reading, Step 4)
Describes the burial of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen and the discovery of his long-lost tomb by archaeologists more than 3000 years later.
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Nate the Great
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Nate the Great has a new case! His friend Annie has lost a picture. She wants Nate to help her find it. Nate the Great must get all the facts, ask the right questions, and narrow the list of suspects …
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The Beginner's Bible: Timeless Children's Stories
Introduce children to the stories and characters of the Bible with this best-loved Bible storybook. With vibrant art and compelling text, more than 90 Bible stories come to life. Kids ages 6 and under…
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The Sword in the Tree
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Best-selling author Clyde Robert Bulla's classic, finely-crafted Arthurian tale with its sword fights, dark and dangerous dungeon, roguish knaves, action-packed showdowns and tales of dangerous feats,…
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The Trojan Horse: How the Greeks Won the War (Step Into Reading)
Illus. in full color. "An ancient history lesson emerges from this account of the way the Greeks tricked the Trojans and rescued Helen of Troy. The book is well tailored to younger readers with carefu…
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Frog and Toad All Year (Frog and Toad, #3)
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Friends all year.
In winter, spring, summer, and fall, Frog and Toad are always together. Here is a wise and wonderful story for each season of the year-and one for Christmas, too.

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Hill of Fire
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"El Monstruo!"

Every day is the same for Pablo's father. Then one afternoon the ground growls, hisses smoke, and swallows up his plow. A volcano is erupting in the middle of his cornfield!
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Prairie School
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Reading the prairieIt's the 1880s, Noah works hard on the family farm and roams free on the Colorado prairie. One day his Aunt Dora arrives to give him some schooling. Noah doesn't think he needs it. …
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Captain Nobody
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Growing up in the shadow of his football star brother, Chris, Newt Newman has never felt particularly special. When Chris is knocked into a coma, Newt's two best friends decide that taking him out for…
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Hungry Plants
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This book offers readers a bug’s-eye view into the strange and fascinating world of carnivorous plants. From the “jaws” of the Venus flytrap to the pretty sundew plant whose delicate tentacles entrap …
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I am Going! (Elephant and Piggie, #11)
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Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

In I Am Going!, Piggie ruins a perfectly good day by telling Gerald she is going. If Piggie …
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Little Pear
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Little Pear is a young boy who lives in a small village in China. Although his story takes place long ago, he is much like any little boy today--always on the lookout for excitement and adventure!

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Tales of Robin Hood
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Moonwalk: The First Trip to the Moon
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The story of Apollo II's historic flight, from lift-off, through 'The Eagle has landed,' to splashdown and quarantine.
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Greg's Microscope
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Greg makes fascinating discoveries about things he finds at home when he looks at them through his new microscope. ‘An accurate and entertaining book for beginning independent readers.' 'BL.
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There's a Wocket in My Pocket!
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With a host of crazy crackpot creatures, from wockets in pockets to waskets in baskets, this hilarious books helps young children set off on the road to reading.


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The Trail of Tears
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After losing the fight to keep their land in the 19th century, the Cherokee Nation is led on the heartbreaking and torturous Trail of Tears by Chief John Ross. Young readers learn about this epic true…
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Dolphins at Daybreak (Magic Tree House, #9)
The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system!

It's sink or swim for Jack and Annie when the Magic Tree House whisks the…
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First Flight: The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers
This Level Four I Can Read book is a perfect bridge to chapter books for elementary-grade kids—and it introduces the thrilling story of the Wright Brothers, flight pioneers. It's also an excellent cho…
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Living Long Ago
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Picture information books to help answer young children's questions about the world around them
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Owl at Home (I Can Read ~ Level 2)
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· 5879 Ratings
Welcome to Owl's house!

Owl lives all by himself in a cozy little house. But whether he's inviting Winter in on a cold and snowy night, or welcoming a new friend he meets while on a stroll, Owl always …
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Father and I Were Ranchers (Little Britches, #1)
Ralph was eight years old in 1906 when his family moved from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. Through his eyes, the pleasures and perils of ranching in the early twentieth century are experienced...…
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The Chocolate Touch
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In this zany twist on the legend of King Midas and his golden touch, a boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate! Kids will eat this up for summer reading or anyt…
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Bravest Dog Ever: Story of Balto
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Balto has a quiet life as a sled dog - until tragedy strikes. Dozens of children in Nome become sick with diphtheria. Without antitoxin serum, they will perish - and the closest supply is 650 miles aw…
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Time Traveler
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A one-volume edition of four time-travelling accounts which shed light on the life of typical families in ancient Egypt, Rome, medieval times and during the age of the Vikings. With full colour illust…
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Frog and Toad Are Friends (Frog and Toad, #1)
Celebrate the power of friendship in these five adventurous stories starring Frog and Toad—a Caldecott Honor Book!

From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog …
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Book Uncle and Me
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· 414 Ratings
Nine-year-old Yasmin intends to read a book a day for the rest of her life. Book Uncle, who runs a free lending library on the street corner, always has the perfect book for her. But when Book Uncle s…
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The Twenty-One Balloons
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Professor William Waterman Sherman intends to fly across the Pacific Ocean. But through a twist of fate, he lands on the secret island of Krakatoa where he discovers a world of unimaginable wealth, ec…
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Gooney Bird Greene
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Two-time Newbery Medalist Lois Lowry introduces a new girl in class who loves being the center of attention and tells the most entertaining “absolutely true” stories.

There’s never been anyone like Go…
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