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List: OFB 2022--Early Readers

A photo of The case of the missing bicycles

The case of the missing bicycles

When bicycles go missing at Fairville Elementary School, it is up to nine-year-old Kim Webster to listen to witnesses and evidence presented by her friends and settle the case in her treehouse court.

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Sir Ladybug

Ladies and gentlebugs, presenting the duke of the dandelion patch, champion of truth and justice, the one, the only--Sir Ladybug! Sir Ladybug never shies away from a quest, even when he'd rather be playing a video game or baking a cake. So when a caterpillar needs rescuing from a "monster" (a hungry chickadee), Sir Ladybug and his trusty friends--his herald, a roly-poly named Pell, and his squire, a snail named Sterling--hatch the perfect (delicious) plan.


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The invisible whale

"Join Crab and Snail in the surf zone, where they think deep thoughts and have unforgettable seaside adventures, in this graphic early reader series debut by New York Times bestselling author Beth Ferry and beloved illustrator Jared Chapman. The never-ending rain is putting a damper on Crab and Snail's plans for a sunny, funny day. So when the BBFs (Best Beach Friends) realize that it's only raining on them, they put their heads together and consult one know-it-all gull (he really does know it all!) to get to the bottom of it. By the time the rain clears, the duo will have made a new friend and learned something new and wonderful about friendship!"--


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Bookstore bunnies

"What is more fun than bunnies reading? Reading about bunnies reading! Bookstore bunnies check the time. Their store opens right at nine. Bookstore bunnies have every book. Come inside and take a look!"--

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A photo of Reina Ramos works it out!

Reina Ramos works it out!

Reina Ramos is excited about dressing up as Frida Kahlo for the class wax museum. Frida was a strong person like her mami and abuela-plus Reina has the perfect headband for the costume! But when her best friend Nora picks Frida first, Reina doesn't know what to do. Who will she dress up as now?


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The flower garden

After planting a seed packet in the backyard, things don't go as expected for best friends Anna and Tess. They fall asleep in the sun and wake up to blooms as tall as buildings! Did the seeds really grow that fast? All is explained when Anna and Tess meet May, a little garden gnome whose magic is responsible for the transformation. The girls are May's size now, and they follow her through the flower garden and into May's underground gnome home--discovering new things about their world and themselves along the way.


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Shark princess

"Kitana, a self-proclaimed Shark Princess, and her best friend Mack go on an underwater adventure in an abandoned shipwreck"--

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Maddie and Mabel

Maddie is the big sister. Mabel is the little sister. But who is actually in charge? Mabel, who never stops asking questions? Or Maddie, who can be bossy and demanding? Readers will see that being in charge might not be as important as working together. The first book in this early chapter book series introduces two relatable characters who make mistakes as they learn important life lessons.


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Sharing the mound

J.C. is excited to join the new baseball team at the community center and show off his pitching skills, but his enthusiasm turns to disappointment when Vicky is chosen to take the mound first.

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Cornbread & Poppy

"Cornbread LOVES planning. Poppy does not. Cornbread ADORES preparing. Poppy does not. Cornbread IS ready for winter. not. But Cornbread and Poppy are the best of friends, so when Poppy is left without any food for the long winter, Cornbread volunteers to help her out. Their search leads them up, up, up Holler Mountain, where these mice might find a new friend...and an old one."--


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