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Just for Kicks 600 JokesOrder JUST FOR KICKS: 600 KNOCK-OUT JOKES, PUNS & RIDDLES ABOUT SPORTS today! If your young reader loves to play ball and have a ball, this is the joke book for them!

How does Santa Claus kick a football? With his mistletoe.

Which race gives the winner bike shorts? The Tour de Pants.

Keep ’em laughing on the field and off with this collection of game-winning jokes!

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“One of the best preschool and elementary school books of 2016”Atlanta Parent magazine Order your copy today!

“Sure to be a storytime favorite!”—Booklist

(Available in paperback as Don’t Leap, Larry!)

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Mary Dyer

Mary Dyer, Friend of Freedom is the first children’s book about the Boston martyr who gave her life for her beliefs. Find out how this quiet Quaker woman and strong-willed civil rights leader inspired religious freedom in America.

This is a great book for anyone who wants to know more about the Colonial Era, the First Amendment, religious freedom or American women’s history.

Grades 3-7.

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Judy Garland Front Cover FinalJudy Garland: Little Woman, Big Talent is the first biography of the legendary performer written specifically for young readers. It follows Judy’s life from small-town Minnesota to her rise to fame as Kansas farmgirl Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz and beyond. Help your children and grandchildren find out why Judy Garland has been called “the greatest entertainer who ever lived.”

Grades: 3-7.

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Pete Seeger Front Cover 96dpiPete Seeger, The People’s Singer is the first children’s book about the legendary folk singer and civil rights activist. Pete hoped to bring people of all types together through the music he loved. The man who, alongside Woody Guthrie, launched modern folk music and taught Martin Luther King, Jr., We Shall Overcome. If your young reader loves civil rights heroes, pick up a copy and help him or her understand how Pete’s support for struggling people everywhere made him the people’s singer!

Grades: 3-7

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