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The New Ocean: The Fate of Life in a Changing Sea

Bryn Barnard · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Library Binding

A fascinating look at the future of our oceans - and how human actions may change them. The Earth - our home - is covered mostly with water: the wide, deep, salty, and very blue ocean. It regulates our climate in a way that makes life as we know it possible. This huge ocean is full of an amazing...
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LMNO Pea-quel

Keith Baker · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Keith Baker's peas are back in this "pea-quel" to the New York Times bestselling LMNO Peas!The peas have rolled through the uppercase letters, numbers, colors, and the months of the year. Now they're back with all of their signature jaunty and joyful perfect-for-preschoolers energy...
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Fancy Nancy: JoJo and the Magic Trick

Jane O'Connor · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Fancy Nancy's little sister, JoJo, stars in her My First I Can Read debut!From bestselling author-illustrator team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser comes JoJo, Fancy Nancy's little sister. JoJo wants to do magic. She has both her magic wand and her magic cape ready to go. But how can she make...
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Good Morning, Superman!

Michael Dahl · Capstone Pr Inc
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Look, up in the sky! Its a bird. Its a plane. Its the . . . SUN! When morning comes, a young boy must prepare for his day, faster than a speeding bullet. Follow along as he leaps tall buildings (jumps out of bed) in a single bound, dons his heroic uniform (his clothes) , and faces...
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The Fog

Kyo Maclear · Tundra Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

A clever and whimsical environmental fable about a bird who is a human-watcher from a dynamic author-illustrator duo.Warble is a small yellow warbler who lives on the beautiful island of Icyland, where he pursues his hobby of human watching. But on a warm day, a deep fog rolls in and obscures...
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The Pickwicks' Picnic: A Counting Adventure

Carol Brendler · Clarion Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Community cooperation turns a traffic jam into an opportunity for fun in this inventive counting book starring a pair of clever canine siblings. In this highly original counting tale, the Pickwicks - Pip and Peach, Mom and Daddy - leave the hot hazy city for a picnic by the shore. Along...
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The Worm and the Bird

Coralie Bickford-Smith · Penguin Books
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning illustrator and author of The Fox and the Star, Coralie Bickford-Smith, a beautifully illustrated tale about a Worm, a Bird, and the importance of being present and appreciating what you have, where you are.Digging through the ground day in and day out, Worm dreams...
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Carrot and Pea: An Unlikely Friendship

Morag Hood · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Colin is tall. He's orange. He's a carrot! He's nothing like Lee, a round green pea. He can't do any of the things Lee and his pea pals can do. How can Colin and Lee ever be friends? A charming celebration of embracing differences and standing out in a crowd.
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Curious George Museum Mystery

H. A. Rey · Hmh Books for Young Readers
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

The science museum is unveiling a new dinosaur skeleton, but the skeleton is one bone short of being complete. Curious George and his friend the man with the yellow hat must use clues to retrace their path and solve the mystery of the missing bone - before it's too late! Based on Curious...
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Blue Ethel

Jennifer Black Reinhardt · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Ethel is old, she is fat, she is black, and she is white. She is also a cat who is very set in her ways...until the day she turns blue! BLUE ETHEL is an adorable story written and illustrated by Jennifer Black Reinhardt, showing readers that being different can be a good thing.A Margaret...
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Blue vs. Yellow

TOM SULLIVAN · Balzer Bray
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From Tom Sullivan, author-illustrator of I Used to Be a Fish, comes a high-concept picture book about a battle between primary colors, for fans of The Day the Crayons Quit, Red: A Crayon's Story, and Mix It Up!Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, welcome to the Clash of the Colors!BLUE...
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The Road Home

Katie Cotton · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Fierce and tender, this beautifully illustrated picture book depicts the journeys of woodland animals as they seek the safety of home in a wild, unpredictable world. Birds risk the elements to fly south for the winter. Rabbits flee wolves to find warm, safe havens in the burrows. Wolves...
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Choo Choo

VIRGINIA LEE BURTON · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

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That Is My Dream!: A picture book of Langston Hughes's "Dream Variation"

Langston Hughes · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

"Dream Variation," one of Langston Hughes's most celebrated poems, about the dream of a world free of discrimination and racial prejudice, is now a picture book stunningly illustrated by Daniel Miyares, the acclaimed creator of Float. To fling my arms wide In some place of the sun,...
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One Fun Day with Lewis Carroll: A Celebration of Wordplay and a Girl Named Alice

KATHLEEN KRULL · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The wordsmith Lewis Carroll is famed for the freewheeling world of Wonderland in his beloved classics Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. In this gloriously illustrated picture book, Carroll's childlike love of life is showcased alongside his brilliance at creating...
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