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Animals by the Numbers: A Book of Infographics

Steve Jenkins

How many species are there across the globe? How much do all of the insects in the world collectively weigh? How far can animals travel? Steve Jenkins answers these questions and many more with numbers, images, innovation, and authoritative scientific research in his latest work of illustrated nonfiction that is sure to wow fans old and new. Ages 6 to 9.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down

Jeff Kinney

The pressure’s really piling up on Greg Heffley. His mom thinks video games are turning his brain to mush, so she wants her son to put down the controller and explore his “creative side.” When Greg discovers an old video camera in the basement, it sparks an idea. Can he get his mom off his back by making a scary movie...and will he become rich and famous in the process? Or will doubling down on this plan just double Greg’s troubles? Ages 8 to 12.

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Dinosaurs in Disguise

Stephen Krensky

From ancient Egypt to medieval jousts, from office jobs to grocery shopping, one boy reimagines the modern world with dinosaurs in hiding. This fun, light read will tickle readers’ funny bones while subtly introducing themes of conservation and stewardship, inspiring children to question the world around them. Ages 4 to 7.

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The Friendship Experiment

Erin Teagan

Future scientist Madeline Little is dreading the start of middle school. Nothing has been right since her grandfather died and her best friend changed schools. Maddie would rather help her father in his research lab or write Standard Operating Procedures in her lab notebook than hang out with a bunch of kids who aren’t even her friends. Despite Maddie’s reluctance, some new friends start coming her way—until they discover what she’s written in that secret notebook. And that’s just part of the trouble. Can this future scientific genius find the formula for straightening out her life? Ages 10 to 12.

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Hap-Pea All Year!

Keith Baker

The peas have rolled through the letters, numbers, and colors. Now, they’re back with all of their signature jaunty and joyful energy to take young readers through the calendar. With bouncy rhyming text and playful pea-packed illustrations, celebrating the months, the seasons, and holidays has never been so fun! Ages 2 to 8.

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