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The Never Weres

Smyth, Fiona (Author/Illustrator)
Annick Press 2011. 256 pages
First published: 2011
Book type: Graphic Text
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: Late in the next century, the human race faces extinction from an incurable virus that prevents further births of humans, but three surviving teens stumble upon a way to save the world.

Keep On!: The Story of Matthew Henson, Co-Discoverer of the North Pole

Alcorn, Stephen (Illustrator)
Peachtree Publishers 2015. 36 pages
First published: 2009
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: This biography recounts the adventurous youth of Matt Henson and his significant (and obscured) contribution to Arctic exploration.

Ella’s Umbrellas

Lloyd, Jennifer (Author)
Spires, Ashley (Illustrator)
Simply Read Books 2009. 32 pages
First published: 2009
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: Aunt Stella is coming to visit and Ella must reduce her oversized collection of umbrellas. The rain gives Ella an idea.

Elliot

Pearson, Julie (Author)
Gauthier, Manon (Illustrator)
Pajama Press 2016. 32 pages
First published: 2016
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: Elliot’s parents don’t know how to take care of him. He moves from one foster home to another, feeling conflicted about where he really wants to live.

Once, in a Town Called Moth

Kent, Trilby (Author)
Tundra Books 2016. 220 pages
First published: 2016
Book type: Novel
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: A Mennonite Bolivian teen flees with her father to Toronto, where they search for her missing mother and struggle to survive in the unfamiliar, big-city environment.

Fraidyzoo

Heder, Thyra (Author/Illustrator)
Abrams 2013. 44 pages
First published: 2013
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: Little T’s family acts out an animal-themed alphabet to help her remember what frightened her on a previous visit to the zoo.

C Is for Canada: Celebrating Our Nation

Ulmer, Mike (Author)
Daigneault, Sylvie (Illustrator)
Sleeping Bear Press 2017. 32 pages
First published: 2017
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: This verse ABC book features 26 places, things and animals that typify Canada.

Stick and Stone

Ferry, Beth (Author)
Lichtenheld, Tom (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015. 44 pages
First published: 2015
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: In this light-hearted odd-couple story, a stick and a stone find friendship and help each other out of jams.

Ada’s Ideas: The Story of Ada Lovelace, the World’s First Computer Programmer

Robinson, Fiona (Author/Illustrator)
Abrams 2016. 36 pages
First published: 2016
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: A compelling portrait of Ada Lovelace shows readers how she saw the potential for numbers in science and art.

Brain Camp

Kim, Susan (Author)
Klavan, Laurence (Author)
Hicks, Faith Erin (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2015. 154 pages
First published: 2010.
Book type: Graphic Text
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: It’s up to Jenna and Lucas to save their fellow campers from some nefarious business at an elite summer camp.

George and the Dragon

Wormell, Christopher (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2003. 32 pages
First published: 2002
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: The dragon is fierce, yet George the mouse frightens him, so the terrorized inhabitants of the local castle invite George to move in.

Do You Know Which Ones Will Grow?

Shea, Susan A. (Author)
Slaughter, Tom (Illustrator)
Blue Apple Books 2011. 32 pages
First published: 2011
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: Poses rhyming questions on folded pages about what grows and what doesn’t.

I’ll Give You the Sun

Nelson, Jandy (Author)
Penguin Random House 2015. 380 pages
First published: 2014
Book type: Novel
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: Thirteen-year-old Noah and his twin sister Jude are close, but rivalry for their mother’s love, and competition over a boy, sours their relationship. Jude narrates the aftermath of a family crisis, three years later.

Follow the Line to School

Ljungkvist, Laura (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2011. 28 pages
First published: 2011
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: Readers follow a line as it travels through a typical school day, including storytime, recess, library time and show-and-tell.

Little Mouse’s Big Book of Fears

Gravett, Emily (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2008. 32 pages
First published: 2007
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: A little mouse recounts its many fears, but notes that even a big person has fears—such as fear of mice!

What Makes a Baby

Silverberg, Cory (Author)
Smyth, Fiona (Illustrator)
Seven Stories Press 2013. 40 pages
First published: 2012
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: This book describes the processes of conception, gestation and birth to young readers.

Loon

Reczuch, Karen (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2011. 44 pages
First published: 2011
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: An illustrated prose poem that follows two loon chicks through the first four years of life as they are born, learn to swim, fly, and find food, avoid predators, and make their own migration to the coast.

Cat Says Meow and Other Animalopoeia

Arndt, Michael (Author/Illustrator)
Chronicle Books 2014. 32 pages
First published: 2014
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: Illustrations cleverly embed the letter spellings of animal sounds in drawings of the animals themselves.

A Walk in Paris

Rubbino, Salvatore (Author/Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2014. 40 pages
First published: 2014
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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Summary: A little girl and her grandfather visit the markets, Métro and other landmarks of Paris.

Telephone

Barnett, Mac (Author)
Corace, Jen (Illustrator)
Chronicle Books 2014. 36 pages
First published: 2014
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: A variety of bird characters sitting on a telephone wire pass on Peter’s mom’s message about coming home for dinner, with mixed results.

A Bag of Marbles

Joffo, Joseph (Author)
Kris (Author)
Bailly, Vincent (Illustrator)
Lerner 2013. 128 pages
First published: 2013
Book type: Graphic Text
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: In 1941, 10-year-old Joseph and his brother Maurice must hide their Jewish heritage as they journey from Nazi-occupied Paris to their other brothers in the free zone.

A Leaf Can Be. . .

Dabija, Violeta (Illustrator)
Lerner 2012. 32 pages
First published: 2012
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: In rhyming text and illustrations explores some of the many things a leaf can be, from tree topper to rain stopper. Includes facts about leaves and a glossary.

The Lady of Shalott

Tennyson, Alfred (Author)
Côté, Geneviève (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2009. 48 pages
First published: 2005
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: The Lady, who is under a curse, can never visit the glorious kingdom of Camelot. Finally compelled to go out into the world, she does not survive.

Leviathan

Simon & Schuster 2010. 440 pages
First published: 2009
Book type: Novel
 
Cycle
Elementary
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Summary: In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically-engineered beasts.

Outfoxed

Twohy, Mike (Author/Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2013. 40 pages
First published: 2013
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: A thieving fox steals a duck for dinner. Duck convinces Fox she’s actually a dog, so he returns her to the farm.

Ivan: The Remarkable True Story of the Shopping Mall Gorilla

Karas, G. Brian (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014. 40 pages
First published: 2014
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: This is the true story of Ivan, the Shopping Mall Gorilla, who lived alone in a small cage for almost 30 years before relocation to a rescue habitat.

Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories

Hall, Megan Kelley (Editor)
Jones, Carrie (Editor)
HarperCollins 2011. 374 pages
First published: 2011
Book type: Anthology
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: This anthology of personal essays offers seventy ways of looking at bullies. If the book chronicles humans’ propensity for evil, it also highlights our capacity for good, and for resilience and recovery.

Wild Child

Plourde, Lynn (Author)
Couch, Greg (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2003. 32 pages
First published: 1999
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: Mother Earth tries to put her child Autumn to bed in this poem that features lush wordplay and images.

Where on Earth?

Houston, Rob (Editor)
DK 2013. 192 pages
First published: 2013
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: Here is a comprehensive view of geography through physical, biological, historic and cultural lenses.

5 to 1

Bodger, Holly (Author)
Penguin Random House 2015. 250 pages
First published: 2015
Book type: Novel
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: In a future India, the practice of female infanticide has scarce girls valued over boys. Seventeen-year-old Sudasa’s marriage trial has five boys competing for her hand—and their own survival.

Rawr!

Doodler, Todd H. (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2013. 36 pages
First published: 2013
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: A friendly dinosaur describes the ups and downs of fitting in at school.

Every Single Night

Debon, Nicolas (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2006. 32 pages
First published: 2006
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: Every night, Simon gets ready for bed, but he can’t fall asleep until his father puts every part of the world to bed, too.

Peck, Peck, Peck

Cousins, Lucy (Author/Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2013. 28 pages
First published: 2013
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: An intrepid woodpecker busily taps on a rhyming sequence of indoor objects.

A Time to Dance

Penguin Random House 2015. 312 pages
First published: 2014
Book type: Novel
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: This verse novel traces the physical and psychological healing of a classical Indian dancer who loses a leg in a car accident.

Mountains Inside Out

Bow, James (Author)
Crabtree 2015. 32 pages
First published: 2015
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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Summary: This book about mountains describes the diverse ecosystems that flourish in foothills, ranges and plateaus.

Ticket to India

Senzai, N.H. (Author)
Simon & Schuster 2015. 276 pages
First published: 2015
Book type: Novel
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: Twelve-year-old Maya’s trip from Pakistan to India with her grandmother and big sister starts as an exploration of family history, but then things go wrong.

The Dragon’s Pearl

Lawson, Julie (Author)
Morin, Paul (Illustrator)
Fitzhenry & Whiteside 1995. 32 pages
First published: 1992
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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Summary: During a terrible drought, a son finds a magic pearl, which forever changes his life and that of his mother and neighbours.

Just the Right Size

Davies, Nicola (Author)
Layton, Neal (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2011. 64 pages
First published: 2009
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: Size determines many aspects of life, including evolution, nutrition and migration.

The Loon’s Necklace

Toye, William (Author)
Cleaver, Elizabeth (Illustrator)
Oxford University Press 1988. 24 pages
First published: 1977
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: According to a Canadian Indian legend, when an old man’s sight is restored by a loon, he rewards the bird with a shell necklace: hence the loon’s familiar white collar and speckles.

Old MacDonald Had Her Farm

Lawson, JonArno (Author)
Holdcroft, Tina (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2012. 32 pages
First published: 2012
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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Summary: Old MacDonald is a woman and the familiar farm is turned on its head in this wild, poetic ride through the barnyard.

Rookie Yearbook Four

Gevinson, Tavi (Editor)
Penguin Random House 2015. 354 pages
First published: 2015
Book type: Graphic Text
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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Summary: The fourth edition of this increasingly popular annual compilation for teenagers contains articles by and for adolescent girls on a range of personal, cultural, and academic topics.

Captain Cat

Moore, Inga (Author/Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2013. 48 pages
First published: 2013
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
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3
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ELA
K
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ESL
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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Summary: A ship captain sails to a rat-infested island where the Queen rewards him for keeping his many hungry cats.

Alice, I Think

Juby, Susan (Author)
HarperCollins 2007. 240 pages
First published: 2000
Book type: Novel
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
1
2
3
1
2
ELA
K
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5
6
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Summary: Alice, age 15, keeps a diary as she struggles with the trials of family, dating, school, work, small town life and a serious case of “outcastitis.”

The Woman Who Lived With Wolves & Other Stories From the Tipi

Goble, Paul (Author/Illustrator)
Wisdom Tales 2010. 48 pages
First published: 2010
Book type: Anthology
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
1
2
3
1
2
ELA
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
1
2
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ESL
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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Summary: Stories passed down from generations of Great Plains Native American peoples are retold and illustrated.

An Illustrated Timeline of Transportation

Doty, Eldon (Illustrator)
Capstone 2012. 32 pages
First published: 2012
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
1
2
3
1
2
ELA
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
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2
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ESL
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
5
6
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Summary: From the early sleds to satellites, this book provides an overview of the history of human transportation.

Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought)

Krull, Kathleen (Author)
Hewitt, Kathryn (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013. 96 pages
First published: 2000
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
1
2
3
1
2
ELA
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
1
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ESL
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
5
6
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5
Summary: This book profiles 20 women leaders throughout history, including their achievements, challenges, quirks and impact on the world.

Chicks & Chickens

Gibbons, Gail (Author/Illustrator)
Holiday House 2005. 32 pages
First published: 2003
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
1
2
3
1
2
ELA
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
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2
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ESL
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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6
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5
Summary: This fun little book offers information about the habits, breeds and life cycle of chickens.

Hooray for Inventors!

Williams, Marcia (Author/Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2013. 40 pages
First published: 2005
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
1
2
3
1
2
ELA
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
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2
3
4
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ESL
1
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6
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
5
6
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5
Summary: In comic-strip format, this book outlines the achievements of a variety of inventors—successful and otherwise.

Stop the Clock

Jackson, Tom (Author)
Penguin Random House 2013. 160 pages
First published: 2013
Book type: Non-Fiction
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
1
2
3
1
2
ELA
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
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2
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ESL
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
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Summary: This book of facts uses the framework of time to highlight amazing events, in our world and outer space.

My Life With the Wave

Cowan, Catherine (Author)
Paz, Octavio (Author)
Buehner, Mark (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2004. 32 pages
First published: 1997
Book type: Picture Book
 
Cycle
Elementary
Secondary
 
1
2
3
1
2
ELA
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
1
2
3
4
5
ESL
1
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6
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ESL Intensive & Enriched
5
6
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Summary: A child befriends a wave at the seashore and brings her home, although the experiment doesn’t work out so well.