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  • Typhoon holidaysTyphoon holidays

    Hsu, Yi Ling.

    "Tyhoon holidays is about the times school are shut because of severe typhoons in Taiwan. Every summer there are usually three or four typhoons in the country"--Page 4 of cover. Includes factual information about typhoons in Taiwan.

  • Vivo cerca de un Desierto/ There's a desert in my backyard!Vivo cerca de un Desierto/ There's a desert in my backyard!

    LaPlante, Walter.

  • Los caballos =Los caballos = : Horses

    Gibbs, Maddie, author.

    Presents general information about horses, looking at their characteristics, where they are raised, different kinds of horses, and why people raise them.--

  • Las cuevasLas cuevas

    Siemens, Jared.

  • Five trucksFive trucks

    Floca, Brian.

    Five different trucks do five different jobs to get an airplane ready for takeoff.

  • Insults aren't funnyInsults aren't funny : what to do about verbal bullying

    Doering, Amanda F., 1980-

    "Sensitive, narrative text from illustrated animal characters shows readers what verbal bullying is and provides possible solutions to stop it"--

  • Heads up!Heads up! : concussion awareness

    Rose, Simon, 1961-, author.

    "Using evidence-based research and best practices, this informative title provides a thorough introduction to concussions. Content includes causes of concussion, physical, cognitive, and emotional, symptoms, treatments, and the recovery process. Case studies, personal accounts from people who have sustained concussions, and injury-prevention tips encourage readers to advocate for their own health and safety as well as for others."--

  • PennsylvaniaPennsylvania

    Heinrichs, Ann, author.

    "From exploring historic Philadelphia to hiking in Pine Creek Gorge, there's lots to see and do in Pennsylvania! Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the things that make Pennsylvania special"--Publisher's website.

  • A different pondA different pond

    Phi, Bao, 1975-, author.

    "As a young boy, Bao Phi awoke early, hours before his father's long workday began, to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recreation. Between hope-filled casts, Bao's father told him about a different pond in their homeland of Vietnam"--

  • Star WarsStar Wars

    Liu, Marjorie M., author.

    "With all three informants aboard the Falcon, Han must discover the identity of the spy while completing the race, but the traitor has already started killing, and the Empire has returned for another close run-in."--Amazon.com.

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  • Harry Potter and the cursed childHarry Potter and the cursed child : Parts one and two

    Rowling, J. K.

    As an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and a father, Harry Potter struggles with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs while his youngest son, Albus, finds the weight of the family legacy difficult to bear.

  • The midwife's revoltThe midwife's revolt

    Daynard, Jodi.

    "On a dark night in 1775, Lizzie Boylston is awakened by the sound of cannons. From a hill south of Boston, she watches as fires burn in Charlestown, in a battle that she soon discovers has claimed her husband's life. Alone in a new town. Soon, word spreads of Lizzie's extraordinary midwifery and healing skills, and she begins to channel her grief into caring for those who need her." -- back cover.

  • Les MiserablesLes Miserables

    Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, this is the story of ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's young daughter Cosette, their lives change forever.

  • ShiverShiver

    Stiefvater, Maggie, 1981-

    In all the years she has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house, Grace has been particularly drawn to an unusual yellow-eyed wolf who, in his turn, has been watching her with increasing intensity.

  • Night at the MuseumNight at the Museum

    When the Museum of Natural History is closed for renovations, the museum pieces are moved into federal storage at the famous Smithsonian Institution. It houses the world's largest museum complex with more than 136 million items in its collections. These range from the plane Amelia Earhart flew on her non-stop solo flight across the Atlantic and Al Capone's rap sheet and mug shot to Dorothy's ruby slippers. From Fonzie's leather jacket to Archie Bunker's lounge chair. After stealing a security guard's ID badge, Larry Daley slips into the Archives of the Smithsonian, where Kahmunrah, an evil Pharaoh, comes to life with the reestablishing of The Tablet as a magical force in the museum. It brings the old exhibits and new exhibits to life, and in conflict with each other. Larry enlists the help of Amelia Earheart.

  • Yes manYes man

    Carl Allen decides to lift himself out of feeling blue by embracing life and saying "Yes" to everything for one year.

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Lord Voldemort has returned, but the ministry of Magic is doing everything it can to keep the wizarding world from knowing the truth. They appoint Ministry official Dolores Umbridge as the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts. When Umbridge refuses to teach practical defensive magic, Ron and Hermione convince Harry to secretly train a select group of students for the wizarding war that lies ahead.

  • RatatouilleRatatouille

    A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unwanted visitor in the kitchen of one of Paris' most exclusive restaurants, Remy forms an unlikely partnership with Linguini, the garbage boy, who inadvertently discovers Remy's amazing talents. They strike a deal, ultimately setting into motion a chain of extraordinary events that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down.

  • Failure to LaunchFailure to Launch

    Tripp is a thirtysomething slacker, but that doesn't mean that he is ready to give up the many benefits of living at home with his mom and dad. His desperate parents have had enough though, and after years of gentle nudging they soon realize that it is going to take a concerted effort to get Tripp out so they can enjoy their twilight years in peace. Realizing that their only hope for riding themselves of their reluctant-to-leave son, Al and Sue hope that on the off-chance Tripp will meet the woman of his dreams, the two enlist the help of a beautiful and talented woman in providing the romantic incentive needed to finally get their son out of the family home.

  • The IncrediblesThe Incredibles

    Bob and his wife Helen used to be among the world's greatest crime fighters, saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. Fifteen years later, they have been forced to adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs where they live "normal" lives with their three kids, Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack. Itching to get back into action, Bob gets his chance when a mysterious communication summons him to a remote island for a top secret assignment. He soon discovers that it will take a super family effort to rescue the world from total destruction.

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