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By: Chris Welles Feder
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company

Brain Quest is beloved by kids, trusted by parents, used and recommended by teachers. It’s the curriculum-based, fast-paced, question-and-answer game that challenges kids on the stuff they need to know, when they need to know it. It’s the brand that says “It’s fun to be smart!” And it delivers. For the fourth edition every deck is thoroughly revised and includes 20 percent new material. The content aligns with national and state standards and is overseen by the Brain Quest Advisory Board, a panel of award-winning educators, each …

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By: Deanna F. Cook
Publisher: Williamson Books

In this hands-on introduction to foods from around the world, children ages seven to fourteen will learn about other cultures through recipes for more than 75 ethnic dishes. They will also get an introduction to many diverse cultures by learning games, traditions and customs of children from around the world. All recipes include clear step-by-step instructions and no-fuss ingredients found in most grocery stores. The book is fully illustrated and also includes photos of children the author met on her travels while collecting these delicious recipes.

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By: DK Publishing
Publisher: DK CHILDREN

Building on the success of such titles as Toy Story: The Essential Guide and Dinosaur: The Essential Guide, the DK creative team has been given unlimited access to Disney’s considerable archives to chart the development of the Disney Company, from its early days in the 1920s to the present. Kids and collectors will treasure this sticker book filled with Disney facts and lovable characters. The more than 60 stickers include images of film cells, sketches, theme parks, and more.

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By: Sonia Nazario
Publisher: Ember

Adapted for young people, this edition of Enrique’s Journey is written by Sonia Nazario and based on the adult book of the same name. It is the true story of Enrique, a teenager from Honduras, who sets out on a journey, braving hardship and peril, to find his mother, who had no choice but to leave him when he was a child and go to the United States in search of work. Enrique’s story will bring to light the daily struggles of migrants, legal and otherwise, and the complicated choices …

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By: Judith Bloom Fradin
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap

Sacagawea was only sixteen when she made one of the most remarkable journeys in American history, traveling 4500 miles by foot, canoe, and horse-all while carrying a baby on her back! Without her, the Lewis and Clark expedition might have failed. Through this engaging book, kids will understand the reasons that today, 200 years later, she is still remembered and immortalized on a new golden dollar coin.

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By: Karen Leggett Abouraya
Publisher: StarWalk Kids Media

The inspiring, true story of Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani girl who stands up and speaks out for every child’s right to education. Though she and two of her schoolmates were targeted by a Taliban gunman, a life-threatening injury only strengthened her resolve. Malala spoke at the U.N. on her 16th birthday in 2013, nine months after she was shot. Author and journalist Karen Leggett Abouraya, author of Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books, brings Malala’s story to life for young readers. Malala’s story is more than a …

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By: Sandra Boynton
Publisher: Little Simon

Embrace identity with this brand-new board book from the beloved and bestselling Sandra Boynton!Are you a COW? Are you a DOG?Are you a DUCK?Are you a FROG?      A clever chicken narrates a playful inquiry in this charming and hilarious story perfect for Boynton fans new and old. As readers answer the chicken’s questions, they’ll gain animal recognition skills as well as an important understanding: No matter who we are, it’s great to just be ourselves.     From the author and illustrator of such bestselling classics as Moo, Baa, La La …

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By: Roger Priddy
Publisher: Priddy Books

Your little one will love to discover the amazing animals inside this bright board book. There are 100 animal photographs to look at and talk about, and 100 animal names to read and learn, too. The pages are made from tough board for hours of fun reading, and the cover is softly padded for little hands to hold.

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By: Megan Miller
Publisher: Sky Pony Press

From the author of Minecraft Hacks comes the most encompassing guide ever to the many amazing builds you can create in Minecraft! With more than 100 million registered Minecraft accounts and rights picked up by Warner Brothers for an action-adventure film in the style of The LEGO Movie, Minecraft is on its way to becoming the next big children’s brand. While there are several successful game guides on the market already, this book will be the first unofficial “hacker’s” guide dedicated to building and geared toward seven- to twelve-year-old Minecrafters.With …

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By: Minecraft Novels
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

An Adventurous Story Testing the Greatest Friendship of All! Minecraft is in an all out war between the humans and the Enderman. However, something peculiar happens. Steve, a human, befriends a special Enderman named End. End is not like the other Enderman, he does not hate the humankind. Steve and End have a strong friendship, which is shocking to many considering End is an Enderman and Steve is a human. One day, the two of them are kidnapped and held captive. Steve and End are forced to watch as …

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