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Eye-Popping 3-D Bugs - Barry Rothstein
Call Number: 595.7 R8475e 2011 Juvenile Collection in Basement
Publication Date: 2011
"3-D Phantogram bugs you can practically touch!". Comes with 2 pairs of 3-D glasses.

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The Manatee Scientists: Saving Vulnerable Species - Peter Lourie
Call Number: Basement: J 599.55 L892 2011
Highlights the work scientists are doing to protect the manatee, an endangered species.

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Emma Dilemma: Big Sister Poems - Kristine O'Connell George
Call Number: Basement: J 811 G348e 2011
"[The] sibling relationship is insightfully evoked in short and simple poems, some funny, some touching, and all resonant with emotional truth. Every child with a younger sibling will recognize Jess's dilemma and the combination of ambivalence and deep loyalty that is built into the sibling relationship." ~publisher

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The Lemonade Crime - Jacqueline Davies
Call Number: Basement: J 813 D2563l 2011
"When money disappears from fourth-grader Evan's pocket and everyone thinks that his annoying classmate Scott stole it, Evan's younger sister stages a trial involving the entire class, trying to prove what happened."~publisher

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The Adventures of Sir Gawain the True - Gerald Morris
Call Number: Basement: J 813 M8755a 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Third book in the Knights' Tales series of transitional readers. Humorous adventure of an undefeated knight faced with a challenge from The Green Knight.

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Kimonos - Annelore Parot
Call Number: Basement: J 843.92 P2573k 2011
"Inspired by traditional Japanese dolls, this story introduces readers to the Kokeshis' kimonos and hair-dos as well as Japanese culture."~publisher

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Tweak, Tweak - Eve Bunting
Call Number: Basement/Juvenile Easy: JE B942t 2011
"Little Elephant and Mama Elephant are going for a walk. “Hold on to my tail,” says Mama. “If you want to ask me a question, tweak twice.”
Tweak, tweak! “Mama, what is that?” Little Elephant is curious about the frog, the monkey, the songbird, the butterfly, and the crocodile—and especially about what a little elephant can do."~publisher

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Loon Baby - Molly Beth Griffin
Call Number: Basement/Juvenile Easy: JE G8525lb 2011
"A baby loon, afraid that his mother will not return, sets out on his own to find his way across a stormy lake to their home in the great north woods." ~publisher

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