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That's Mine! Cover
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Who's on first? Cover
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The Odd Squad : Bully Bait Cover
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Domenica More Gordon
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Bob Raczka
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Megan McDonald
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Karma Wilson
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Geronimo Stilton
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L. A. Campbell
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Jan Thomas
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Stephanie Calmenson
Sachiko Yoshikawa
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Adam Mansbach
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James Patterson
Lisa Papademetriou
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Michel van Zeveren
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Jake Tashjian
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Mike Lowery
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Liesl Shurtliff
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Adam Rubin
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Alan Silberberg
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