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Book Cover: Struttin' with Some Barbecue: Lil Hardin Armstrong Becomes the First Lady of Jazz

Struttin' with Some Barbecue: Lil Hardin Armstrong Becomes the First Lady of Jazz

Author: Patricia Hruby Powell

ISBN: 1580897401

Lil Hardin and her man, Louis Armstrong, were musical royalty--inventing a new kind of sound--makin' jazz. Believe it, baby!This is the true story of Lil Hardin Armstrong: pianist, composer, and bandleader in the early days of jazz. Ahead of her time, Lil made a career for

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Book Cover: I'll Love You Till the Cows Come Home

I'll Love You Till the Cows Come Home

Author: KATHRYN CRISTALDI

ISBN: 9780062574206

I will love you till the cows come homefrom a trip to Mars through skies unknownin a rocket ship made of glass and stone.I will love you till the cows come home. Love knows no bounds in this lyrical, gentle lullaby, a tender tribute to the depths of family love...

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Book Cover: Stewart's Best Pen

Stewart's Best Pen

Author: Stephen W. Martin

ISBN: 9780544867734

Boy meets pen in this funny, concise, and touching picture book about maintaining friendship across great distances.Stewart may be a boy, and Craig may be a pen, but they are definitely best friends. The kind of friends who do everything together, who rely on each other, and who feel lost...

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Book Cover: Beavers

Beavers

Author: Rachel Poliquin

ISBN: 9780544949874

Beavers, the first book in the new middle-grade nonfiction Superhero Field Guide series by Rachel Poliquin and award-winning illustrator Nicholas John Frith, is a delightfully informative, laugh-out-loud full-color look at the most unsuspecting of animal heroes, perfect for readers who like their facts served with a large dose of humor...

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Book Cover: Little Owl's Snow

Little Owl's Snow

Author: Divya Srinivasan

ISBN: 9780670016518

Little Owl experiences his first snow and first winter in this perfect follow-up to Little Owl's Night and Little Owl's Day!"Winter's almost here!" says Little Owl, as he observes leaves falling, animal friends hibernating, and a chill from his feathers to his feet. And just as he and his friend...

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Book Cover: Is That You, Eleanor Sue?

Is That You, Eleanor Sue?

Author: TRICIA TUSA

ISBN: 9781250143235

Saturdays are dress-up days when Eleanor SueClimbs out the window . . .Tiptoes over to the front door . . .And rings the doorbell. Ding dong.When her mother answers, she doesn't see Eleanor Sue. She sees A cranky old neighbor. Or a hungry witch.Or a white-bearded wizard.Eleanor Sue is a...

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Book Cover: A Stitch in Time

A Stitch in Time

Author: Daphne Kalmar

ISBN: 9781250154989

An orphan grapples with her unpleasant aunt and the even more unpleasant idea of moving to Boston in this poignant middle-grade debut that handles loss and renewal."Heartbreaking and heartwarming at the same time, Donut's story is gritty, hopeful and ultimately all about the various ways that love shows up. I...

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Book Cover: Harold Loves His Woolly Hat

Harold Loves His Woolly Hat

Author: Vern Kousky

ISBN: 9781524764678

In this sweet picture book that celebrates selflessness and the joy of helping others, a little bear named Harold loses his beloved woolly hat--only to discover that others need it more.What makes a bear special? For Harold, it is his beloved striped woolly hat. He wears it when he sleeps...

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Book Cover: The Rhino in Right Field

The Rhino in Right Field

Author: Stacy DeKeyser

ISBN: 9781534406261

A boy who loves baseball must get past his hard-working immigrant parents - and the rhino in the outfield - to become a batboy in this laugh-out-loud middle grade novel in the tradition of The Sandlot.Nick wants to change his life. For twelve whole years, he's done what his hard-working...

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Book Cover: I Wish It Would Snow!

I Wish It Would Snow!

Author: Sarah Dillard

ISBN: 9781534406766

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! A little rabbit's wish comes true when the world becomes a winter wonderland in this witty, wistful picture book from the author of Extraordinary Warren.Winter has just begun, and one little bunny wants it to snow, hopes it will snow, and...

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Book Cover: Mia Mayhem Is a Superhero!

Mia Mayhem Is a Superhero!

Author: Kara West

ISBN: 9781534432697

Meet Mia Macarooney, an ordinary eight-year-old who finds out she has an extraordinary super-secret in this first chapter book in the brand-new Mia Mayhem series!Mia Macarooney is a regular eight-year-old girl who finds out that she's A SUPERHERO! Her life literally goes from totally ordinary to totally super when she's...

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Book Cover: Herstory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook Up the World

Herstory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook Up the World

Author: Katherine Halligan

ISBN: 9781534436640

Move aside history - it's time for herstory. Celebrate fifty inspiring and powerful women who changed the world and left their mark in this lavishly illustrated biography compilation that's perfect for fans of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls and She Persisted. Throughout history, girls have often been discussed in...

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Book Cover: Spectacularly Beautiful: A Refugee's Story

Spectacularly Beautiful: A Refugee's Story

Author: Lisa Lucas

ISBN: 9781576878910

A young refugee living in America learns to see herself as beautiful, in spite of physical and emotional scars from her troubled homeland, thanks to a gifted teacher.Spectacularly Beautiful tells the story of Shahad, a refugee who has moved to a new country and started at a new school with...

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Book Cover: Girls' Home Spa Lab: All-Natural Recipes, Healthy Habits, and Feel-Good Activities to Make You Glow

Girls' Home Spa Lab: All-Natural Recipes, Healthy Habits, and Feel-Good Activities to Make You Glow

Author: Maya Pagan

ISBN: 9781612129648

For today's active, plugged-in girls ages 9 to 13, finding healthy ways to unwind and de-stress is an important part of well-being. Girls' Home Spa Lab is packed with all-natural recipes, activities, and tips for self-care and relaxation specially designed for tweens. From homemade facial steams and hair masks to...

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Book Cover: 101 Kids Activities that are the Ooey, Gooey-est Ever!: Nonstop Fun with DIY Slimes, Doughs and Moldables

101 Kids Activities that are the Ooey, Gooey-est Ever!: Nonstop Fun with DIY Slimes, Doughs and Moldables

Author: Jamie Harrington

ISBN: 9781624146619

Squishy, Stretchy, Sticky, Smelly and Sparkly Ways to Play with Slime, Doughs and Other Squeezable Concoctions!Let your creativity and your imagination soar with these colorful, crazy-fun recipes for slime, dough, clay, foam, mud and more. Create amazing concoctions like Fake Snow, Color-Changing Slime and Glow-in-the-Dark Dough. Dig your fngers into...

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