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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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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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Frog and Toad Together (Frog and Toad, #2)
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Frog and Toad are best friends—they do everything together. When Toad admires the flowers in Frog's garden, Frog gives him seeds to grow a garden of his own. When Toad bakes cookies, Frog helps him ea…
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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 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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The Adventures of Robin Hood (Usborne Graphic Legends)
England 1194. The poor folk of Nottingham find themselves at the mercy of the heartless money-grabbing Sheriff. But deep in Sherwood Forest, rebellion is brewing. Join brave Robin Hood and his band of…
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Owl at Home (I Can Read, Level 2)
4.20 avg. rating
· 6089 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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The Fire Cat
4.15 avg. rating
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Pickles the fire cat to the rescue! 

Pickles is a young cat with big paws who wishes to do big things with them! When he's adopted by the local firehouse, Pickles works hard to be a good fire cat. He l…
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Vacation Under the Volcano (Magic Tree House, #13)
Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House!

Who wants to vacation next to a volcano?

Jack and Annie are about to find out when…
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Helen Keller: Courage in the Dark (Step Into Reading)
When a childhood illness leaves her blind and deaf, Helen Keller's life seems hopeless indeed. But her indomitable will and the help of a devoted teacher empower Helen to triumph over incredible adver…
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Mouse Tales
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When Papa's seven little mouse boys ask for a bedtime story, Papa does even better than that—he tells seven stories, one for each boy!

This Level Two I Can Read is geared toward kids who read on their …
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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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Discovery in the Cave
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This amazing true adventure story about the discovery of the Lascaux Cave will have young readers feeling that they've discovered something pretty special, too!

 

In 1940, four teenage boys and a dog dr…
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Bravest Dog Ever: Story of Balto
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· 3252 Ratings
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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Hill of Fire
3.90 avg. rating
· 598 Ratings
"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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I am Going! (Elephant and Piggie, #11)
4.31 avg. rating
· 3612 Ratings
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
3.88 avg. rating
· 2740 Ratings
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!

Litt…
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Captain Nobody
3.91 avg. rating
· 2319 Ratings
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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Ballerina Dreams: From Orphan to Dancer (Step Into Reading, Step 4)
Perfect for newly independent readers—the amazing true story of Michaela DePrince, one of America’s top ballerinas.
 
At the age of three, Michaela DePrince found a photo of a ballerina that changed h…
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Greg's Microscope
3.92 avg. rating
· 840 Ratings
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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The Year of Miss Agnes
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A year they'll never forget
Ten-year-old Frederika (Fred for short) doesn't have much faith that the new teacher in town will last very long. After all, they never do. Most teachers who come to their…
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How Not to Start Third Grade
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· 134 Ratings
Will should be excited to start third grade. But his little brother, Steve, is starting kindergarten. The same laugh-out-loud writing and hilarious illustrations that brought us How Not to Babysit You…
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The Big Balloon Race
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· 926 Ratings
This Level 3 I Can Read book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 5 to 7 who are ready to read independently. It’s a fun way to keep your child engaged…
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The Long Way to a New Land
3.90 avg. rating
· 361 Ratings
"We will go to America!" This classic early reader tells an exciting story and is also a good launching pad for classroom and home discussions.

Here is a realistic account of the struggles of European …
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Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968
This historical fiction picture book presents the story of nine-year-old Lorraine Jackson, who in 1968 witnessed the Memphis sanitation strike--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final stand for justice bef…
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Owls in the Family
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· 4356 Ratings
Farley Mowat's funniest book tells the adventures of Wol and Weeps, two owls from Saskatchewan who shape up a whole neighbourhood, turn a house topsy-turvy, and outsmart Mutt, the dog hero of The Dog …
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The Adventures of Sir Lancelot the Great (Knights' Tales, #1)
Many years ago, the storytellers say, the great King Arthur brought justice to England with the help of his gallant Knights of the Round Table. Of these worthy knights, there was never one so fearless…
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Little Bear (Little Bear, #1)
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· 55808 Ratings
Enter the world of Little Bear. Children will be entranced by Little Bear's trip to the moon, his birthday party, and his wishes and adventures.

This is the first of the five classic books about Little…

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Prairie School
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· 575 Ratings
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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