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Get your beginner off to a good start with these popular series.
 
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Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas
by Cynthia Rylant Illustrated by Sucie Stevenson

Henry and Mudge love to visit Henry's great-grandfather. In fact, they love visiting all of the grandpas that live in the retirement home. Together with his dog Mudge and all of the grandpas, Henry explores the woods, swims in a secret pond, plays checkers, and enjoys the stories of each of these lively old men.

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Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl
Series: Fly Guy, Book #8
by Tedd Arnold Illustrated by Tedd Arnold

Fly Guy has met his match, and her name is Fly Girl.  Fly Guy can do fancy flying.  Fly Girl can do fancier flying.  Fly Guy can eat gross stuff.  Fly Girl can eat grosser stuff.  Fly Guy can say his boy's name: Buzzzzzz!  And Fly Girl can say her girl's name: Lizzzzzzz!  Fly Guy is totally impressed, and totally smit

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Eloise in Moscow
Series: Eloise
by Kay Thompson Illustrated by Hilary Knight
Six-year-old Eloise travels to Moscow as only Eloise can in the fourth book of the series. Hilary Knight's pictures are the perfect complement to Eloise's adventures.
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The All New Captain Underpants Extra-Crunchy Book o' Fun 2
by Dav Pilkey Illustrated by Dav Pilkey

You'll laugh! You'll cry! You'll wet your pants with joy when you read Dav Pilkey's The All New Captain Underpants Extra-Crunchy Book o' Fun 2.

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Paperback Graphic Novels : $4.99

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Arthur's Eyes
by Marc Brown

His friends tease Arthur when he gets glasses, but he soon learns to wear them with pride.

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On the Dog
by J. C. Greenburg Illustrated by Debbie Palen

When Andrew's latest invention, the Atom Sucker, goes haywire, Andrew and Judy are shrunk down to microscopic level! Andrew and Judy find themselves lost on their neighbor's dog, where they encounter everything from colossal fleas to crab-like eyelash mites.

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Amelia Bedelia, Bookworm
Series: Amelia Bedelia
by Herman Parish Illustrated by Lynn Sweat

Overdue for some fun?

If so, check out everyone's favorite-minded housekeeper, Amelia Bedelia. Nothing makes Amelia Bedelia happier than helping people and doing exactly as she's told. And what could be more satisfying than a day spent volunteering at the library?

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Get Ready for Second Grade, Amber Brown!: Amber Brown Reader
by Paula Danziger Illustrated by Tony Ross
Amber Brown is excited to be starting second grade--and a little nervous. She's worried that the new teacher might not be as nice as she hopes. Plus, Hannah Burton is going to be in her class, and Amber knows Hannah can be mean. But on the way to school with her best friend Justin, Amber makes a decision.
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Amanda Pig, First Grader
Series: Oliver and Amanda, Book #19
by Jean Van Leeuwen Illustrated by Ann Schweninger

It is time for first grade, and Amanda Pig is so excited. This year she won't have to take naps, she'll play on the big playground, and best of all, she will know how to read But something is wrong, because when Amanda looks at her book, she recognizes the letters but not the words. Will she ever be able to read?

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