Amazon Launches First Summer Toy List

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Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that it has launched the first-ever summer toy list. Selections fall into the following six categories: Teachers' STEM Picks, toys focused on science, technology, engineering and math; travel and beach; rainy days; backyard adventures; toys with wheels; and epic play sets that contain things like rock walls and slides. Some expected best sellers include Power Wheels Batman Dune Racer by Mattel Inc. and the John Deere Pedal Tractor and Wagon . Amazon shares are up 0.5% in premarket trading and up 59.3% for the past year. The S&P 500 is down 1.8% for the last 12 months.

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