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Miss Nelson Is Missing!

Harry G. Allard Jr. - Book & Cassette Favorites/Houghton Mifflin/Brilliance Corp.
Format: Book

The kids in Room 207 were misbehaving again. Spitballs stuck to the ceiling. Paper planes whizzing through the air. They were the worst-behaved class in the whole school. So begins this quirky classic, first published in 1977 and still relevant today as a lighthearted reminder...
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Hi! Fly Guy

Tedd Arnold - Cartwheel Books
Format: Paperback

Tedd Arnold's hilarious HI! FLY GUY, originally published in 2005, is now available in paperback with foil on the cover!Boy and fly meet and so begins a beautiful friendship. Er, and so begins a very funny friendship. Using hyperbole, puns, slapstick, and silly drawings, bestselling author/illustrator...
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Extra Yarn

Mac Barnett - Balzer + Bray; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Extra Yarn, a Caldecott Honor Book, Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner, and a New York Times bestseller, is the story of how a young girl and her box of magical yarn transform a community.With spare, gently humorous illustrations and a palette that moves from black-and-white to a range...
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I Yam a Donkey!

Cece Bell - Clarion Books
Format: Hardcover

Even frustrated grammarians will giggle at the who's-on-first routine that begins with a donkey's excited announcement, "I yam a donkey!" Unfortunately the donkey's audience happens to be a yam, and one who is particular about sloppy pronunciation and poor grammar. An escalating...
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I'm Worried

Michael Ian Black - Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A girl, a flamingo, and a worried potato star in the third book in New York Times bestselling author Michael Ian Black and illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi's series about feelings - and why they're good, even when they feel bad.Potato is worried. About everything. Because anything...
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Hello Lighthouse

Sophie Blackall - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A lavish new picture book from Caldecott-winner Sophie Blackall that will transport readers to the seaside in timeless, nautical splendor!Watch the days and seasons pass as the wind blows, the fog rolls in, and icebergs drift by. Outside, there is water all around. Inside, the daily life...
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Hair Love

Matthew A. Cherry - Kokila
Format: Hardcover

It's up to Daddy to give his daughter an extra-special hair style in this ode to self-confidence and the love between fathers and daughters, from former NFL wide receiver Matthew A. Cherry and New York Times bestselling illustrator Vashti Harrison.Zuri's hair has a mind of its own....
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When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree

Jamie L.B. Deenihan - Sterling Children's Books
Format: Hardcover

When Grandma gives you a lemon tree, definitely don't make a face! Care for the tree, and you might be surprised at how new things, and new ideas, bloom. "Charms from cover to cover." - Kirkus (Starred review) "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." In this...
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The Rabbit Listened

Cori Doerrfeld - Dial Books
Format: Hardcover

A universal, deeply moving exploration of grief and empathyWith its spare, poignant text and irresistibly sweet illustrations, The Rabbit Listened is a tender meditation on loss.When something terrible happens, Taylor doesn't know where to turn. All the animals are sure they have...
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Wolfie the Bunny

Ame Dyckman - Little
Format: Print book

Families of all kinds will delight in this sweet tale of new babies, sibling rivalry, bravery, unconditional love...and veggies!
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Go, Dog Go

P.D. Eastman - Random House/Beginner Books; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Reading goes to the dogs in this timeless Beginner Book edited by Dr. Seuss. From big dogs and little dogs to red, green, and blue dogs, dogs going up and dogs going fast . . . who knew dogs were so busy? And laughter will ensue at the repeated question “Do you like my hat?”...
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Planting a Rainbow

Lois Ehlert - HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

This educational and enjoyable book helps children understand how to plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings, and nurture their growth. "The stylized representations of flower species are labeled throughout, allowing young children to get an idea of how each flower type contributes to the rainbow...
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La Princesa and the Pea

Susan Middleton Elya - G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

The Princess and the Pea gets a fresh twist in this charming bilingual retelling. El prncipe knows this girl is the one for him, but, as usual, his mother doesn't agree. The queen has a secret test in mind to see if this girl is really a princesa. But the prince might just have a sneaky...
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Go Away, Big Green Monster!

Ed Emberley - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Caldecott Award-winning author-artist Ed Emberley has created an ingenious way for children to chase away their nighttime fears. Kids can turn the pages of this die-cut book and watch the Big Green Monster grow. Then, when they're ready to show him who's in charge, they'll turn the remaining...
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This Is the Nest That Robin Built

Denise Fleming - Beach Lane Books
Format: Hardcover

A robin's animal friends help build her nest in this cumulative collage picture book from Caldecott Honor recipient Denise Fleming.Robin is building a nest, and her friends are ready to help! The squirrel trims the twigs. The dog brings the string. The horse shares his straw. And then a surprise...
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Red House, Tree House, Little Bitty Brown Mouse

Jane Godwin - Dial Books
Format: Hardcover

A bit Each Peach Pear Plum, a bit Go, Dog, Go!, this read-aloud joy is deceptively simple yet packed with delights for the very young--a preschool standout deserving of modern-classic status.A little mouse makes her way around the world, and invites preschoolers along as she sets...
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Kitten's First Full Moon

Kevin Henkes - Greenwillow Books
Format: Hardcover

The nationally bestselling picture book about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk, written by the celebrated author and illustrator Kevin Henkes, was awarded a Caldecott Medal.From one of the most celebrated and beloved picture book creators working in the field today comes a memorable...
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Come On, Rain!

Karen Hesse - Scholastic Press
Format: Book

Newbery Medalist Karen Hesse recreates the body and soul-renewing experience of a summer downpour after a sweltering city heat wave.
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Eyes That Kiss in the Corners

Joanna Ho

This lyrical and stunning picture book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the of spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers'. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She realizes...
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The Bad Seed

JORY JOHN - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

An Amazon Best Children's Book of the Month selectionFrom the New York Times bestselling author of the Goodnight Already! seriesThis is a book about a bad seed. A baaaaaaaaaad seed. How bad? Do you really want to know? He has a bad temper, bad manners, and a bad attitude. He's been...
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Lift

Minh Le - Disney-Hyperion
Format: Hardcover

When Iris's elevator button-pushing is disrupted by a new member of the family, she's pretty put out.That is, until the sudden appearance of a mysterious new button opens up entire realms of possibility, places where she can escape and explore on her own. But when it becomes a question...
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Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

Ellen Levine - Scholastic Press
Format: Hardcover

A stirring, dramatic story of a slave who mails himself to freedom by a Jane Addams Peace Award-winning author and a Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist.Henry Brown doesn't know how old he is. Nobody keeps records of slaves' birthdays. All the time he dreams about freedom, but that...
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We Are Water Protectors

Carole Lindstrom - Roaring Brook Press
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, Carole Lindstrom's bold and lyrical picture book We Are Water Protectors issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguarding the Earth's water from harm and corruption.Water is the first medicine.It affects and connects...
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Alma and How She Got Her Name

JUANA MARTINEZ-NEAL - Candlewick
Format: Hardcover

What's in a name For one little girl, her very long name tells the vibrant story of where she came from - and who she may one day be.If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza Jos Pura Candela has way too many names: six! How did such a small person wind up with such a large name Alma turns...
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Everybody Says Meow

Constance Lombardo - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

"The messages of inclusion and acceptance are welcome. An enjoyable addition to noisy storytimes." - Kirkus"This readaloud swiftly becomes a read-along, and little ones will quickly join in with the various animal sounds. A final comic punch will leave listeners giggling...
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Froggy Gets Dressed

Jonathan London - Puffin Books
Format: Book

Rambunctious Froggy hops out into the snow for a winter frolic but is called back by his mother to put on some necessary articles of clothing.
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Pop!: The Invention of Bubble Gum

Meghan McCarthy - Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Format: Hardcover

Gum. It's been around for centuries - from the ancient Greeks to the American Indians, everyone's chewed it. But the best kind of gum - bubble gum! - wasn't invented until 1928, when an enterprising young accountant at Fleer Gum and Candy used his spare time to experiment with...
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Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story

Kevin Noble Maillard - Roaring Brook Press
Format: Hardcover

Told in lively and powerful verse by debut author Kevin Noble Maillard, Fry Bread is an evocative depiction of a modern Native American family, vibrantly illustrated by Pura Belpre Award winner and Caldecott Honoree Juana Martinez-Neal.Fry bread is food.It is warm and delicious,...
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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Bill Martin Jr. - Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Format: Book

In this lively alphabet rhyme, the letters of the alphabet race up the cocunut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no - Chicka Chicka Boom! Boom!

A told B, and B told C, I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree.

In this lively alphabet rhyme, all the letters...
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Thank You, Omu!

Oge Mora - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

In this remarkable author-illustrator debut that's perfect for fans of Last Stop on Market Street and Extra Yarn as well as for the Thanksgiving season, a generous woman is rewarded by her community.Everyone in the neighborhood dreams of a taste of Omu's delicious stew! One by one,...
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Bear Came Along

Richard T. Morris - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A cheerful and action-packed adventure about the importance of friendship and community from a successful author and illustrator duo!Once there was a river flowing through a forest. The river didn't know it was capable of adventures until a big bear came along. But adventures aren't any fun by yourself,...
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The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family

Ibtihaj Muhammad - Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A powerful, vibrantly illustrated story about the first day of school--and two sisters on one's first day of hijab--by Olympic medalist and social justice activist Ibtihaj Muhammad. With her new backpack and light-up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special. It's...
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The Paper Bag Princess

ROBERT MUNSCH - Annick Press
Format: Hardcover

Over five million copies in print When the fiercest dragon in the whole world smashes Princess Elizabeth's castle, burns all her clothes, and captures her fiance, Prince Ronald, Elizabeth takes matters into her own hands. With her wits alone and nothing but a paper bag to wear, the princess...
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Dog Breath: The Horrible Trouble with Hally Tosis

Dav Pilkey - Scholastic Inc.
Format: Hardcover

From Dav Pilkey, creator of the New York Times bestselling Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, comes Hally Tosis, the adorable dog that will take your breath away!Hally Tosis is a great family dog, but there is one rotten thing about her: her breath! It is so smelly, Hally's pet parents...
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The Old Truck

Jerome Pumphrey - Norton Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

A young girl turns her imagination into action in this beautifully crafted and intricately designed debut picture book.When is an old truck something more? On a small, bustling farm, a resilient and steadfast pickup works tirelessly alongside the family that lives there, and becomes a part...
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My Papi Has a Motorcycle

Isabel Quintero - Kokila
Format: Hardcover

A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo.When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees...
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Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Doreen Rappaport - Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children
Format: Hardcover

This picture book biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. brings his life and the profound nature of his message to young children through his own words.Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of the most influential and gifted speakers of all time. Doreen Rappaport uses quotes from some of his most...
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Vamos! Let's Go Eat

Raul the Third - Versify
Format: Hardcover

Little Lobo returns to share his love of food and wrestling in this delicious follow-up to Vamos! Let'sGo to the Market from Pura Belpr Medal-winning illustrator Raul the Third.In this new Vamos! title, Let's Go Eat, Little Lobo is excited to take in a show with...
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Truman

Jean Reidy - Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

After his best friend Sarah leaves for her first day of school, a tortoise named Truman goes on an adventure across the living room and learns to be brave in this thoughtful and heartwarming twist on a first experience story.Truman the tortoise lives with his Sarah, high above the taxis...
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Unstoppable:

Adam Rex - Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover

A read-aloud gem about teamwork and togetherness from New York Times bestselling author Adam Rex!If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Well, what if the answer was: ALL OF THEM! When a bird narrowly escapes the clutches of a hungry cat, a nearby crab admires the bird's...
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Those Darn Squirrels!

Adam Rubin - Sandpiper
Format: Paperback

The story of what happens when a grumpy old man and some mischievous squirrels match wits - with hilarious results. Old Man Fookwire is a grump who only likes to paint pictures of birds that visit his backyard. The problem is, they fly south every winter, leaving him sad and lonely. So he decides...
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Henry And Mudge First Book

Cynthia Rylant - National Braille Press
Format: Book

The first book in the acclaimed Ready-to-Read series from Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant featuring Henry and his lovable 180-pound dog, Mudge.

Henry, feeling lonely on a street without any other children, finds companionship and love in a big dog named Mudge.
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The Most Magnificent Thing

Ashley Spires - Kids Can Press
Format: Print book

Award-winning author and illustrator Ashley Spires has created a charming picture book about an unnamed girl and her very best friend, who happens to be a dog. The girl has a wonderful idea. ?She is going to make the most MAGNIFICENT thing! She knows just how it will look. She knows just...
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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

John Steptoe - Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books
Format: Hardcover

With beautiful illustrations, Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters Big Book, a Caldecott Honor picture book, is perfect for introducing children to the Cinderella fairytale as well as the history, culture, and geography of the African nation of Zimbabwe. This oversize edition (14 3/4 by 17 5/8 inches)...
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Mel Fell

Corey R. Tabor
Format: Hardcover

A charming and innovative tale about a plucky little bird, from the award-winning author-illustrator of Fox the Tiger.Readers will delight in turning their book sideways and upside down to follow Mel on her journey from downward fall to triumphant flight in this tale of self-confidence...
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Rhyming Dust Bunnies

Jan Thomas - Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Format: Book

Bug! Rug! Mug! Hug! These dust bunnies love to rhyme. Well, except for Bob. Much to the other bunnies' frustration, Bob can never get the rhythm right. Then he saves everyone from a big, scary monster wielding - gasp! - a broom, and they all breathe a sigh of relief. But can Bob save them...
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Tuesday

David Wiesner - Clarion Books
Format: Book

As the unpredictable events of a particular Tuesday unroll before the reader with the precision and clarity of a silent movie, every detail contributes to a perfectly convincing vision of a scenario so outlandish it might just be true. Full-color illustrations. Caldecott Medal Book.
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Pigs Make Me Sneeze!

Mo Willems - Hyperion Books for Children
Format: Hardcover

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.Gerald and Piggie are best friends.In Pigs Make Me Sneeze!, Gerald believes he is allergic to his best friend! Will he have to stay away from Piggie forever?
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The Day You Begin

Jacqueline Woodson - Nancy Paulsen Books
Format: Hardcover

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's LiteratureNational Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpr Illustrator Award winner Rafael Lpez have teamed up to create a poignant, yet heartening book about finding courage to connect, even...
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What Do You Do With an Idea?

Kobi Yamada - Compendium Kids
Format: Book

A New York Times Best Seller and award-winning book, What Do You Do With an Idea? is for anyone who's ever had a big idea.This is the story of one brilliant idea and the child who helps to bring it into the world. As the child's confidence grows, so does the idea itself. And then,...
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