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Jedi Academy book cover

Jedi Academy by Jeffrey Brown

Roan’s life is over. He is never going to leave Tatooine. He didn’t get accepted into the Pilot Academy like is father and big brother and is now going to have to go to plant school. However, that changes when he receives an acceptance letter to go to the Jedi Academy. Roan doesn’t think he…

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Vulture Verses: Love Poems for the Unloved by Diane Lang

This poetry book starts out with a boy deciding to write friendship notes to all his friends, especially those who probably would never get a note like vultures, moles, snakes, etc.  Each page is a note written in poetic form to a forgotten, somewhat disliked, animal or insect.  Underneath each poem is a fact or…

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Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon

Introducing Dory, better known as Rascal. This six year old has an imagination like no other and it can drive her older brother and sister crazy. Luke and Violet think Dory acts like a baby and won’t play with her. To get her to shape up, they tell her a story about a pretend Mrs.…

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The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents: Macbeth by Ian Lendler

Maybe you've heard of Shakespeare from plays like Romeo and Juliet--sappy--or Othello:  boring!  But I promise you, this Shakespeare play is not like anything you've ever read before.  The animals are putting on the play MacBeth at the zoo.  There will be yummy snacks--peanuts, bananas, and even earthworms.  You'll want to make sure you get a good seat--not behind the…

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The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak

This book really does not have a single picture in it! A gimmick? Maybe. But the concept is executed so well. Quite often we are drawn to books because of the pictures or the cover. What’s amazing about this book is that it proves that words have their own power. And that words in the…

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Tornado in a Bottle book cover

How to Build a Tornado in a Bottle by Lori Shores

Calling all scientists!  Do you like to build things and learn how they work?  This series is for you!  The Hands-On Science Fun series includes titles about making slime, fizzy rockets, mystery smell balloons and….TORNADOs in a bottle! In How to Build a Tornado in a Bottle by Lori Shores, 1st and 2nd graders are given clear directions on how to…

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