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Just Because

Mac Barnett · Candlewick
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Curious minds are rewarded with curious answers in a fantastical bedtime book by Mac Barnett and Isabelle Arsenault.

Why is the ocean blue? What is the rain? What happened to the dinosaurs? It might be time for bed, but one child is too full of questions about the world to go to sleep...
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River

Elisha Cooper · Orchard Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Caldecott Honor winner Elisha Cooper invites readers to grab their oars and board a canoe down a river exploration filled with adventure and beauty.A breathtaking adventure as a traveler and her canoe begin their trek down the Hudson River. In a mountain lake, the canoe gently enters the water's...
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The Truth About Grandparents

Elina Ellis · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this perfect gift for grandparents and grandchildren alike, a loving child reveals the truth behind assumptions that old people just aren't any fun.Grandparents are slow. Grandparents are scared of new things. And grandparents definitely don't dance -- right? A simple, playful...
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Birdsong

Julie Flett · Greystone Kids
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

A tender, luminous portrait of art, nature, and connecting across generations. When a young girl moves from the country to a small town, she feels lonely and out of place. But soon she meets an elderly woman next door, who shares her love of arts and crafts. Can the girl navigate the changing...
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Little Red Rhyming Hood

Sue Fliess · Albert Whitman & Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Because Little Red only speaks in verse, it's tough for her to make friends. The schoolyard bully, Big Brad Wolf, is always picking on her. One day, her grandma shows her a flyer for a poetry contest, and Little Red thinks it could be her big chance to make a friend. But on the day of the contest,...
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Just In Case You Want to Fly

Julie Fogliano · Neal Porter Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The creators of the award-winning When's My Birthday? team up again to create an inspirational book for anyone--parent or child--looking for support when facing a new challenge.just in case you want to flyhere's some windand here's the skyhere's a featherhere's up highand...
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I Am a Super Girl!: An Acorn Book

Greenawalt, Kelly

Princess Truly to the rescue!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!


This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, plenty of humor, and full-color artwork on every p
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The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh

Supriya Kelkar · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Harpreet Singh loves his colors - but when his family moves to a new city, everything just feels gray. Can he find a way to make life bright again?

Harpreet Singh has a different color for every mood and occasion, from pink for dancing to bhangra beats to red for courage. He especially...
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Roar Like a Dandelion

Ruth Krauss · HarperCollins
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From Ruth Krauss, the celebrated children's book author of The Carrot Seed and A Hole Is to Dig, comes this never-before-published book of witty one-liners - brought to life by Geisel Honor-winning artist Sergio Ruzzier.

Dance with a leaf.

Jump like a raindrop.

Sit...

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Saturday

Mora, Oge

In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: precious time together.

Today would be special. Today would be splendid
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Come Next Season

Kim Norman · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeous picture book that celebrates the magic of the seasons and the joys of family.Come next season . . . The lake will sparkle. The leaves will fall from the trees. We'll play all day in the snow. We'll visit the farm -- and maybe make a friend.Every season is full of its own magic,...
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Ruby Finds a Worry

Tom Percival · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of Perfectly Norman comes a sensitive and reassuring story about what to do when a worry won't leave you alone.

Meet Ruby--a happy, curious, imaginative girl. But one day, she finds something unexpected: a Worry.

It's not such a big Worry, at first....

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How Do You Feel?

Lizzy Rockwell · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Do you feel happy? Sad? Silly? Angry? This books helps children and parents talk about feelings! A Feelings Faces Poster is included!The playground is the perfect place to witness a wide range of emotions. A girl is happy when playing with a puppy. Another girl is angry when a boy knocks...
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The Knight Who Said "No!"

Lucy Rowland · Nosy Crow
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Ned the knight always does exactly what he's told. When his parents ask him to pick up his toys, dig up the cabbages, or go to bed on time, he does it all with a smile. And when the dragon swoops into town every night, Ned always runs inside just as he's asked. But one morning Ned says...
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Stretchy McHandsome

Schachner, Judy

A handsome and totally fetching street cat with a penchant for trouble stars in the new picture book by Judy Schachner, creator of the inimitable, irrepressible Skippyjon Jones

Stretchy McHandsome is not only good looking with his ginger fur, but he has personality that shi
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Knight Owls

Eric Seltzer · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Come along for a hilarious and hooting adventure in this tale of knight owls. This Pre-Level 1 Ready-to-Read is perfect for beginning readers who like a side of silly with their stories!In this sweet, silly, rhyming story, a troop of knight owls is on a mission. Can they find the dragon,...
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Hungry Jim

Laurel Snyder · Chronicle Books
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover

When Jim wakes up one Tuesday morning, he doesn't feel like eating his pancakes. In fact, Jim doesn't feel like Jim. He feels rather, well, beastly. But he is hungry. Very hungry....This clever and relatable tale of moods from Laurel Snyder and Chuck Groenink offers a lighthearted...
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Fairy Science

Ashley Spires · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

An enchanting STEM-and-fairy-filled picture book from the award-winning author-illustrator of The Most Magnificent Thing!

All the fairies in Pixieville believe in magic--except Esther. She believes in science.

When a forest tree stops growing, all the fairies...
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Octopus Stew

Eric Velasquez · Holiday House
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

What do you do when an octopus captures Grandma? Put on your superhero cape and rescue her! Two stories in one from award-winning Afro-Latino artist Eric Velasquez.The octopus Grandma is cooking has grown to titanic proportions. "¬°Tenga cuidado!" Ramsey shouts. "Be careful!"...
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Home in The Woods

Wheeler, Eliza

This stunningly beautiful picture book from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Eliza Wheeler is based on her grandmother's childhood and pays homage to a family's fortitude as they discover the meaning of home.

Eliza Wheeler's gorgeously illustrated book t
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