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Celebrate the season by checking out these spring-themed titles.
 
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A Dog's Life: The Autobiography of a Stray
by Ann M. Martin , Lee Ann Martin

Newbery Honor author Ann Martin's "heartwrenching and heartwarming" (Kirkus) dog story, now in paperback, with After Words bonus material.

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Paperbacks : $6.99

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Charlotte's Web
by E. B. White Illustrated by Garth Williams

American prose stylist E.B. White presents one of the best-loved stories of all time. And a heartwarming portrait of one of the best-loved pigs of all time.

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Paperbacks : $7.19

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Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together With Children
by Sharon Lovejoy

Plant a pumpkinseed with a child, and cultivate wonder. This simple act of reconnecting with children with nature is Sharon Lovejoy's purpose and joy and gift.

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The Big Bug Book: Discover the Amazing World of Beetles, Bugs, Butterflies, Moths, Insects, and Spiders
by Barbara Taylor , Jen Green , John Farndon

Stunning picture sequences zoom in even closer revealing the metamorphosis of a butterfly, how a spider spins its web, and a wasp community building their nest.

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The Wind in the Willows
by Kenneth Grahame Illustrated by Tim Raglin

When Mole and Rat visit Badger in the Wild Wood, they tell Badger about Toad's problem with buying and smashing up cars.  After Badger decides the friends must lock Toad in his room, an adventure begins for Toad that should change his ways for sure.

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Three Rotten Eggs
by Gregory Maguire

Spring has come to sleepy Hamlet, Vermont, and trouble is in the air. The students in Miss Earth's class are supposed to be concentrating on the charity egg hunt, but instead they're fighting with each other. The hunt is a near disaster.

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The Things with Wings
by Gregory J. Holch , Greg Holch
Every year the Emerald Rainbow butterflies return to Angel Falls, and children disappear. Newton and Vanessa want to know why. When they discover the secret -- that they can become butterflies -- they face an awesome decision.
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Seedfolks
by Paul Fleischman Illustrated by Judy Pedersen

An old man seeking renewal, a young girl connecting to a father she never knew, a pregnant teenager dreading motherhood, are just a few of the 13 voices that tell one story of the flowering of a vacant city lot into a neighborhood garden. Old, young, Haitian, Korean, Hispanic, tough, haunted, and hopeful.

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The Secret Garden
by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Wonderful. Magical. Secret.

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Paperbacks : $4.99

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Rabbit Hill
by Robert Lawson Illustrated by Robert Lawson
It has been a while since Folks lived in the Big House, and an even longer time has passed since there has been a garden at the House. All the animals of the Hill are very excited about the new Folks moving in, and they wonder how things are going to change.
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The Prince of the Pond: Otherwise Known as de Fawg Pin
by Donna Jo Napoli Illustrated by Judith Byron Schachner

Having been turned into a frog by a hag, a frog-prince makes the best of his new life as he mates, raises a family, and instills a new kind of thinking into his frog family.

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Sketching Outdoors in Spring
by Jim Arnosky

Another lovely book in which the artist-naturalist shares his pleasure in sketching the world around him.

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A Kid's Spring Ecojournal
by Toni Albert Illustrated by Margaret Brandt
Use this entertaining activity book to explore nature and participate in enriching springtime projects.
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Fun With Nature
by Mel Boring

"Fun With Nature" helps kids discover the incredible world in their backyards.

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Bird Songs
by Les Beletsky

Drawing from the collection of the world-renowned Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Bird Songs presents the most notable North American birds including the rediscovered Ivory-billed Woodpecker in a stunning new format.

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The American Robin
by Roland Wauer

In this book, Roland Wauer offers a complete natural history of the American robin for a popular audience.

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Spring Moon
by Jean Craighead George

Newbery Medal-winning author Jean Craighead George takes readers on a wondrous journey through the seasons of the year in these newly formatted editions of her classics, Thirteen Moons.

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