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Hope

Matthew Cordell · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

As a family grows, so does its capacity for love, for dreams, and for hope. Two lions celebrate their grandchild and express all the ways this new life has expanded their world, and the hope they hold for his future.A companion to Matthew Cordell's stunning Wish and Dream, this picturebook...
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Narwhal's Otter Friend

Ben Clanton · Tundra Books
Pages: 72
Format: Hardcover

"Hilarious and charming. The most lovable duo since Frog and Toad." - NYT-bestselling creator of the Dog Man and Captain Underpants series, Dav PilkeyNarwhal and Jelly . . . and Otty?! Exuberant Narwhal and skeptical Jelly test the waters of adding a new friend to their pod when...
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I Like My Bike

AG Ferrari · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

For readers just starting out! A bike can be faster than a car, a van, a bus and a truck! "I like my bike. I like my car. I like my big car. I like my truck."The text in this funny story is simple and repetitive--just right for new readers--but the pictures are wacky and imaginative....
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Penguin Flies Home

Lita Judge · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Penguin mastered his quest to soar with the eagles in Flight School - now he's heading home to teach his friends in this sweet and inspiring stand-alone companion story!Penguin loves everything about flying: the wind beneath his wings, the song that rises from his belly, and the sight...
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This Makes Me Jealous

Courtney Carbone · Rodale Kids
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A young girl is proud of being the star athlete at her school. But when a new kid moves to town and she suddenly has to share the spotlight, her jealousy gets the best of her. After getting to know the new kid, she learns that making new friends is more fun than being a green-eyed monster.While...
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This Makes Me Scared

Courtney Carbone · Rodale Kids
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A young boy is terrified about taking swim lessons. The water is cold, chlorine burns his eyes, and worst of all, everyone is watching him. He's scared that he'll never learn to swim and disappoint his parents -- or drown trying! When his instructor shows him how to calm his mind,...
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Chicken Talk

Patricia MacLachlan · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The chickens on the farm have a message for their farm owners! They're tired of arugula salad, how about putting a fan in their hot coop, and HEY - watch out for that snake in your tent.As the children walk around their beloved farm, they discover more and more chicken talk scratched...
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Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré

Anika Aldamuy Denise · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring picture book biography of storyteller, puppeteer, and New York City's first Puerto Rican librarian, who championed bilingual literature.When she came to America in 1921, Pura Belpré carried the cuentos folklóricos of her Puerto Rican homeland. Finding a new home at the New York...
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Best Kids' Jokes Ever! Volume 2

Highlights · Highlights Press
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Kids love learning new jokes--and telling old favorites again and again. Curated by the editors of Highlights(TM) , here is a brand-new collection of cream-of-the-crop jokes that have been making kids laugh for years, combined with plenty of new-to-them jokes that will soon become favorites....
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World of Reading LEGO Disney Princess: The Friendship Bridge

DISNEY BOOK GROUP. · Disney Press
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

The LEGO Princess series brings eight Disney Princesses together in one amazing castle, filled with magic and friendship. This World of Reading adventure begins with a stream that prevents the princesses from visiting the gardens they love. Using each other's many strengths, the princesses...
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