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  • The underground abductorThe underground abductor : an abolitionist tale

    Hale, Nathan, 1976-

    A graphically illustrated introduction to the life and achievements of Harriet Tubman depicts her escape from slavery in the mid-19th century and her life-risking dedication to helping runaway slaves find freedom north of the Mason-Dixon line.

  • Treaties, trenches, mud, and bloodTreaties, trenches, mud, and blood

    Hale, Nathan, 1976-

    Presents a history of World War I in graphic novel format, describing the circumstances leading up to the war, major campaigns and battles, and military strategy and tactics.

  • Doll bonesDoll bones

    Black, Holly.

    Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl.

  • Doll bonesDoll bones

    Black, Holly.

    Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl.

  • CardboardCardboard

    TenNapel, Doug.

    When cardboard creatures come magically to life, a boy must save his town from disaster.

  • I funnyI funny

    Patterson, James, 1947-

    Resolving to become the world's greatest stand-up comedian despite less-than-funny challenges in his life, wheelchair-bound middle school student Jamie Grimm endures bullying from his mean-spirited cousin and hopes he will be fairly judged when he enters a local comedy contest.

  • The phantom menaceThe phantom menace

    Dolan, Hannah.

    "Who has brought the LEGO Star Wars galaxy to the brink of war? Can the Jedi stop them?"--P. [4] of cover.

  • The legend of the werewolfThe legend of the werewolf

    Troupe, Thomas Kingsley.

    Describes the legends of werewolves, including how they started and what the legend says about the monster.

  • Cork & FuzzCork & Fuzz : the swimming lesson

    Chaconas, Dori, 1938-

    Cork the muskrat wants his best friend Fuzz, a possum, to visit his home, but first he must teach Fuzz to swim and not be afraid of the water.

  • Skeleton Creek Book 4Skeleton Creek Book 4 / The Raven

    Carman, Patrick.

    Ryan writes about the strange things he notices in Skeleton Creek while Sarah videotapes them, and when they think they have found their answers, they discover that there is still more to uncover and someone is trying to keep them from finding out the rest.

  • Shark vs. penguinShark vs. penguin

    Meinking, Mary.

    Provides information about the habitat and physical features of a shark and a penguin and describes what usually happens when a shark attacks a penguin.

  • Pigs make me sneeze!Pigs make me sneeze!

    Willems, Mo.

    Gerald, a cautious and pessimistic elephant, believes he is allergic to his best friend, the optimistic and occasionally reckless Piggie, and is concerned that he will need to stay away from his pal forever.

  • SpidersSpiders

    Bishop, Nic, 1955-

    Text and photographs introduce readers to different types of spiders and their behavior.

  • Bone #6: Old Man's CaveBone #6: Old Man's Cave : Old Man's Cave

    Smith, Jeff.

  • Cork & FuzzCork & Fuzz

    Chaconas, Dori, 1938-

    A possum and a muskrat become friends despite their many differences.

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IB Independence

  • Exclamation markExclamation mark

    Rosenthal, Amy Krouse.

    An exclamation mark, who does not look like the periods around him, learns to embrace what makes him stand out.

  • Big red lollipopBig red lollipop

    Khan, Rukhsana, 1962-

    Having to take her younger sister along the first time she is invited to a birthday party spoils Rubina's fun, and later when that sister is asked to a party and baby sister wants to come, Rubina must decide whether to help.

  • Grace for presidentGrace for president

    DiPucchio, Kelly S.

    When Grace discovers that there has never been a female U.S. president, she decides to run for school president.

  • Duck for PresidentDuck for President

    Cronin, Doreen.

    When Duck gets tired of working for Farmer Brown, his politicial ambition eventually leads to his being elected President.

  • Stand tall, Molly Lou MelonStand tall, Molly Lou Melon

    Lovell, Patty, 1964-

    Even when the class bully at her new school makes fun of her, Molly remembers what her grandmother told her and she feels good about herself.

  • WeslandiaWeslandia

    Fleischman, Paul.

    Wesley's garden produces a crop of huge, strange plants which provide him with clothing, shelter, food, and drink, thus helping him create his own civilization and changing his life.

  • A bad case of stripesA bad case of stripes

    Shannon, David, 1959-

    In order to ensure her popularity, Camilla Cream always does what is expected, until the day arrives when she no longer recognizes herself.

  • A bad case of stripesA bad case of stripes

    Shannon, David, 1959-

    In order to ensure her popularity, Camilla Cream always does what is expected, until the day arrives when she no longer recognizes herself.

  • OwenOwen

    Henkes, Kevin.

    Owen's parents try to get him to give up his favorite blanket before he starts school, but when their efforts fail, they come up with a solution that makes everyone happy.

  • Ruby the copycatRuby the copycat

    Rathmann, Peggy.

    Ruby insists on copying Angela, until her teacher helps her discover her own creative resources.

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IB Cooperation

  • Today I will fly!Today I will fly!

    Willems, Mo.

    While Piggie is determined to fly, Elephant is skeptical, but when Piggie gets a little help from others, amazing things happen.

  • The pigeon finds a hot dog!The pigeon finds a hot dog!

    Willems, Mo.

    Pigeon learns about sharing when a curious duckling keeps asking questions about the hot dog Pigeon has found.

  • The pigeon finds a hot dog!The pigeon finds a hot dog!

    Willems, Mo.

    Pigeon learns about sharing when a curious duckling keeps asking questions about the hot dog Pigeon has found.

  • Stone soupStone soup

    Muth, Jon J.

    Three wise monks trick a frightened community into finding happiness by teaching them the magic of generosity.

  • One duck stuckOne duck stuck

    Root, Phyllis.

    In this counting book, increasingly larger groups of animals try to help a duck that is stuck in the sleepy, slimy marsh.

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