Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring

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Scholastic Press #ad - Do they really want to return the ring, or are they after something else entirely? Finding the ring means a big reward -- and the thanks of all Mexico. She's hoping that spending time in Mexico will help her unlock memories of the too-brief time they spent together. A room locked for fifty years. A valuable peacock ring.

Me, Frida, and the Secret of the Peacock Ring #ad - A mysterious brother-sister duo. Paloma marquez is traveling to Mexico City, birthplace of her deceased father, for the very first time. What better way to honor her father than returning a priceless piece of jewelry that once belonged to his favorite artist! But the brother and sister have a secret. While in mexico, paloma meets lizzie and gael, who present her with an irresistible challenge: The siblings want her to help them find a valuable ring that once belonged to beloved Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

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Mr. Gedrick and Me

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Katherine Tegen Books #ad - Gedrick hiding behind his crooked grin? New york times bestselling author patrick carman delivers a modern reimagining of the classic Mary Poppins tale in this story about family, grief, and healing—with a dash of magic! Stanley Darrow isn’t sure what to expect when the mysterious Mr. Gedrick’s help: their lives—and their house—have been a mess since Stanley’s dad died.

Mr. Gedrick and Me #ad - The strange new nanny quickly helps them transform their cluttered home into a sparkling and spotless version of its former self, but it’s going to take more than a clean house to help the Darrow family learn to live and love again. Can Mr. Gedrick appears on his doorstep. Gedrick help stanley, fergus, his brother, his sister, Amelia, and his mom find their way back to each other? And what secrets of his own is Mr.

He is certain, however, that his family could use Mr.

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Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams

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Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books #ad - With vibrant mixed media art, nonfiction superstars Lesa Cline-Ransome and Coretta Scott King Honor winner James E. Some say they’re two of the greatest athletes of all time. It wasn’t easy. Sisters. They were unstoppable. But they didn’t let it stop them. Before they were world famous, they were little girls with big dreams.

Venus and Serena Williams. An ala notable book “this lovingly crafted picture book biography centers on the incredible bond between Venus and Serena Williams…An important selection for biography and sports collections. School library journal starred review “Will appeal to children and sports fans of all ages.

Game Changers: The Story of Venus and Serena Williams #ad - Booklist starred review “wife-and-husband team Cline-Ransome and Ransome celebrate tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams, focusing on their formative childhoods and the way their preparation and talent fundamentally changed the game. The horn book starred review “every page is splashed with vibrant color and eye-catching patterns, and the figures of the women themselves are full of energy, speed, and tension.

Shelf awareness starred review “a beautifully composed biography of the Williams sisters, Serena and Venus…This is one biography that will struggle to stay on the shelf. School library connection Venus and Serena Williams are two of the greatest tennis players of all time. Some tennis fans cheered for these two fresh faces, while those who were unhappy to see two black girls competing in a nearly all-white sport booed and taunted them.

Six days a week they awoke before the sun came up to practice their serves and returns, to learn to run faster and hit harder.

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The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle

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Margaret Ferguson Books #ad - Instead, bicycle takes off on a cross-country quest to meet her idol, a famous cyclist, most unexpectedly, and on her journey discovers much about herself and, friendship. Seira wilson, amazon editorselected for the 2019-2020 texas bluebonnet Award Master ListA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the YearA determined 12-year-old girl bikes across the country in this quirky and charming debut middle grade novel.

Introverted bicycle has lived most of her life at the Mostly Silent Monastery in Washington, D. C. Over the uphills and downhills of her journey, Bicycle discovers that friends are not such a bad thing to have after all, and that a dozen cookies really can solve most problems. A junior library Guild selection!

The Adventures of a Girl Called Bicycle #ad - Raised in a Washington D. C. When her guardian, sister wanda, announces that bicycle is going to attend a camp where she will learn to make friends, Bicycle says no way and sets off on her bike for San Francisco to meet her idol, a famous cyclist, certain he will be her first true friend. Who knew that a ghost would haunt her handlebars and that she would have to contend with bike-hating dogs, a bike-loving horse, bike-crushing pigs, and a mysterious lady dressed in black.

Monastery, bicycle is an unusual girl who absolutely does not want to go to camp and learn how to make friends.

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El Chupacabras

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Dial Books #ad - Only one creature could do that--el chupacabras, the goatsucker! Legend has it that El Chupacabras is a fearsome beast, but you can't believe everything you hear. And sometimes the truth is even more interesting. Told in equal parts english and spanish by bestselling author Adam Rubin, and cinematically illustrated by acclaimed Hollywood creature creator Crash McCreery, this lighthearted take on a modern legend is not told in the traditional bilingual style.

Each sentence is half-Spanish/half-English followed by a repetition of the same line translated the other way around. A fun and unique way to introduce either Spanish or English to new readers. From the bestselling author of dragons love tacos comes a whimsical re-telling of the chupacabra folktale, a girl named Carla lived on a goat farm with her father, written in a blend of English and SpanishA long time ago, Hector.

El Chupacabras #ad - This mirroring technique allows the languages to intermingle equally. A note from author adam rubin:"I decided to tell this story in an unusual way to explore the beauty of harmony. With so many people trumpeting divisiveness right now, it's more important than ever to teach kids that there is more than one way to understand the world.

". One night, a goat disappeared from the farm and turned up flat as a pancake. It's easy to dismiss the unfamiliar, but compassion takes a little more effort.

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The Boo-Boos That Changed the World: A True Story About an Accidental Invention Really!

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Charlesbridge #ad - Did you know band-aids were invented by accident?! and that they weren't mass-produced until the Boy Scouts gave their seal of approval?1920s cotton buyer Earle Dickson worked for Johnson & Johnson and had a klutzy wife who often cut herself. The son of a doctor, Earle set out to create an easier way for her to bandage her injuries.

Band-aids were born, but earle's bosses at the pharmaceutical giant weren't convinced, and it wasn't until the Boy Scouts of America tested Earle's prototype that this ubiquitous household staple was made available to the public. Soon band-aids were selling like hotcakes, and the rest is boo-boo history.

The Boo-Boos That Changed the World: A True Story About an Accidental Invention Really! #ad - Appealingly designed and illustrated, an engaging, fun story" — Kirkus Reviews STARRED REVIEW.

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Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School: Book 1

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School: Book 1 #ad - But they don't let dogs into school. They put on an old trench coat, and now everyone at Bea Arthur Elementary thinks they are a new student named Salty from Liver, Ohio. And they discover a whole other way to help out Stewart! Sassy and Waldo decide to save Stewart. Has a squirrel ever gotten inside? No! But every day their boy, Stewart, comes home from this terrible place called school smelling like anxiety and looseleaf paper.

So sassy and Waldo decide to get creative. A new york public library Best Book for 2018Sassy and Waldo are good dogs. Sassy and waldo love school! Everything smells like meat and dirty socks. Well, everyone except Stewart. They spend the day keeping their house safe.

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The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America: A TOON Graphic

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TOON Graphics #ad - Isabel campoy and alma flor ada, hernandez’s first book for young readers brings the sights and stories of Latin America to a new generation of graphic-novel fans around the world. How would a kitchen maid fare against a seven-headed dragon? what happens when a woman marries a mouse? And what can a young man learn from a thousand leaf cutter ants? Famed Love and Rockets creator Jaime Hernandez asks these questions and more as he transforms beloved myths into bold, stunning, and utterly contemporary comics.

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Watchdog

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Yearling #ad - Alba has more robot watchdogs, but none are as smart—or as faithful—as their Daisy. And they might just succeed! Sure, the evil Ms. Thirteen-year-old twins Vick and Tara have built an incredible machine—a loyal robotic watchdog named Daisy. But, when local crime boss Ms. Plus, if things get too dangerous, Tara could always upgrade their pet.

Watchdog #ad - Alba schemes to add daisy to her robot army, Vick and Tara must go to great lengths to protect their prized pet. Because daisy is more than just any robot—she’s their constant protector, and together the three make a great team. With her mechanical skills, stronger, and with nearly all the vivid fighting confined to robots, she could make Daisy bigger, suspenseful, and a lot more intimidating!A Junior Library Guild SelectionA 2019-2020 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List Selection"Engaging, this gritty tale is perfect for a younger audience than most post-apocalyptic stories.

Kirkus reviews"this compelling drama with cool tech themes and bad guys getting their comeuppance is a winner. Slj. Vick and tara are determined to stop the mob from tearing their little family apart.

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Captain Superlative

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Disney-Hyperion #ad - A cape? who would run through the halls of deerwood Park Middle School dressed like this? And why? Janey-quick to stay in the shadows-can't resist the urge to uncover the truth behind the mask. Puller delivers an inspirational story full of heart, humor, and breathtaking revelations. And a friend. Debut author J.

Captain Superlative #ad - S. The answer pulls invisible Janey into the spotlight and leads her to an unexpected friendship with a superhero like no other. Fearless even in the face of school bully extraordinaire, no good deed is too small for the incomparable Captain Superlative and her new sidekick, Dagmar Hagen, Janey. When janey unearths what's truly at stake, she's forced to face her own dark secrets and discover what it truly means to be a hero.

. But superheroes hold secrets and Captain Superlative is no exception. Have no fear, silver swimsuit, rubber gloves, torn tights, blue wig, citizens! Captain Superlative is here to make all troubles disappear!"Red mask, high top sneakers and.

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Saving Winslow

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HarperCollins #ad - But as louie's bond with winslow grows, surprising and life-altering events prove that this fragile donkey is stronger than anyone could have imagined. Written in the spirit of creech favorites Moo and Love That Dog, this standout tale about love and friendship and letting go will tug at the heartstrings.

This heartwarming story is sure to be a hit with fans of E. Indie next list pick · ala notable children’s Book · Texas Bluebonnet Award Winner“A winning tale of love. Kirkus starred reviewperfect for fans of charlotte’s web and the one and Only Ivan, Saving Winslow is an uplifting modern classic in the making about a young boy who befriends an ailing newborn donkey and nurses him back to health, from New York Times bestseller and Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech.

Saving Winslow #ad - Louie doesn't have the best luck when it comes to nurturing small creatures. B. Taking care of him helps louie feel closer to his brother, who is far, Gus, far away in the army. Everyone worries that winslow won't survive, especially Louie’s quirky new friend, Nora, who has experienced loss of her own. He names him Winslow.

So when his father brings home a sickly newborn mini donkey, he's determined to save him. White’s charlotte’s web and Kate DiCamillo’s Because of Winn-Dixie. School library journal starred review“Creech packs a tremendous amount of emotion between the lines of her understated prose.

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