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If You Plant a Seed

Kadir Nelson · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Kadir Nelson, acclaimed author of Baby Bear and winner of the Caldecott Honor and the Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Awards, presents a resonant, gently humorous story about the power of even the smallest acts and the rewards of compassion and generosity.With spare text and breathtaking...
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Gandhi: A March to the Sea

Alice B. McGinty · Two Lions
Format: Hardcover

Mohandas Gandhixs -day March to the Sea from March to April was a pivotal moment in Indiaxs quest to become an independent country no longer ruled by Great Britain With over marchers Gandhi walked from his hometown near Ahmedabad to the seacoast near Dandi The march was a non-violent...
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If Kids Ran the World

Leo & Diane Dillon · The Blue Sky Press
Format: Hardcover

Two-time Caldecott Medalists Leo and Diane Dillon show children playfully creating a more generous, peaceful world where everyone shares with others.All roads lead to kindness in this powerful final collaboration between Leo and Diane Dillon. In a colorful tree house, a rainbow of children...
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The Enchanted Wood

Ruth Sanderson · Crocodile Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Winner of the Young Hoosier Award and the Bank Street College Award.Three princes go on a quest to the Heart of the World to save their drought-ravaged kingdom.A widowed and grief-stricken king calls on his three sons to end the drought that has ravaged the kingdom. The princes eagerly...
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Beauty and the Beast

Cynthia Rylant · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Beauty asks for little, finding joy in simple things and the company of her father. The Beast, shut away from the world in his great stone castle, knows only loneliness. Brought together by a stolen rose, each finds that love may call for sacrifice, but true love can bloom in even the darkest...
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I'll Hug You More

Laura Duksta · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

I'll hug you as we swing together in the old oak tree I'll hug you on a stormy night and keep you safe with meHugs can say a lot of things like "hello," "thank you," and "I'm sorry." But underneath it all, every hug says "I love you."...
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The Shady Tree

Demi · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A beautiful companion to Demi's classic The Empty Pot.In this new Chinese fable, Ping returns and deals with the selfish and greedy Tan Tan,who owns a beautiful house and a beautiful shady tree, but who does not share. Ping turns Tan Tan's greed into his own gain, but even with...
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Peterrific

VICTORIA KANN · HARPERCOLLINS
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times bestselling author-artist of the Pinkalicious series, Victoria Kann, is back with an imagination-sparking new book starring Pinka's brother, Peter. In Peterrific, readers can follow Peter's own adventures as he builds a tower of blocks all the way to the moon.Peter...
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Priscilla Gorilla

Barbara Bottner · Atheneum Children'S Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

When a whole class goes gorilla, they learn the importance of balancing passion and creativity with cooperation in this charmer of a picture book from the New York Times bestselling duo, Barbara Bottner and Michael Emberley.The day Priscilla gets a book about gorillas, she instantly becomes...
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Dad and the Dinosaur

Gennifer Choldenko · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A heartwarming father-son story about bravery and facing fears. Nicholas was afraid of the dark outside his door, the bushes where the giant bugs live, and the underside of manhole covers. His dad was not afraid of anything. Nicholas wants to be as brave as his dad, but he needs help....
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Spunky Little Monkey

Bill Martin · Scholastic Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Sleepy little monkey won't get out of bed. Mama called the Doctor and the Doctor said:"Apple Juice, Orange Juice, Gooseberry Pies --Monkey needs some exercise!"Sleepy little monkeys everywhere will clap, stomp, shake, and cheer -- while chanting this rhythmic, energetic dance...
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Glitter

Stella J Jones · Tiger Tales
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Gloria the rhino LOVES glitter. She has glitter slippers and a glitter scooter, and she spreads her sparkles wherever she goes; here, there, and everywhere! The townsfolk, though, are tired of it. No more glitter, Gloria! they tell her. But soon, the entire town is covered in glitter. What...
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Beep Beep Beep Time for Sleep!

Claire Freedman · Aladdin
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Dinosaurs Love Underpants comes a charming picture book that follows a group of tired trucks and machines as they get ready for bedtime after a long day at the building site."Beep, beep, beep!" called the sleepy machines after a busy day on the building site....
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Monkey Truck

Michael H Slack · Henry Holt
Format: Print book

Monkey Truck comes racing to the rescue anytime there is trouble in the jungle.
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Bulldozer's Big Day

Candace Fleming · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Big trucks and a birthday surprise make this construction site treat an irresistible read-aloud, illustrated by a Caldecott Medalist!It's Bulldozer's big day - his birthday! But around the construction site, it seems like everyone is too busy to remember. Bulldozer wheels around...
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Bear's House of Books

POPPY BISHOP · TIGER TALES
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Friends Fox, Rabbit, Hedgehog, and Mouse all love to read. One day, they find a book in the woods and set off to return it to its owner, Bear. When they arrive at Bears house, they discover shelves and shelves of books. A dream come true as they read story after story until Bear comes home!
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Goldfish Ghost

Lemony Snicket · Roaring Brook
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Goldfish Ghost was born on the surface of the water in the bowl on a dresser in a boy's room. The boy's room was pleasant and familiar, but Goldfish Ghost wanted company, so he set out to find a friend.He floats over the neighborhood, past the pier, and let the breeze carry him into...
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A Perfect Day

Lane Smith · Roaring Brook
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Today is a perfect day for Cat, Dog, Chickadee, and Squirrel.Cat is lounging among the daffodils. Dog is sitting in the wading pool, deep in the cool water. Chickadee is eating fresh seed from the birdfeeder. Squirrel is munching on his very own corncob. Today is a perfect day in Bert's...
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The Lost Kitten

LEE. · GECKO PR
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

When a tiny stray kitten turns up on the doorstep, Hina and her mother take the kitten in. Hina makes a home for her and learns all about caring for a living creature. Then one day the kitten goes missing.
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We Are the Dinosaurs

Laurie Berkner · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Laurie Berkner, "the queen of children's music," (People) pairs the lyrics of her beloved hit with Ben Clanton's whimsical illustrations in this winning, adorable picture book - a must-have for fans of Laurie, dinosaurs, and all things cute.We are the dinosaurs Marching,...
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I'm Big Now!

Anthea Simmons · Andersen Press USA
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

When you are big, you're not the baby anymore, but sometimes you want to do the baby things you used to do before! In this funny journey of discovery, one little girl decides to try out being a baby again, but discovers it is more fun being the big sister of the family.
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Love Is a Truck

Amy Novesky · Cameron & Co
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Graphically appealing two-color illustrations pair perfectly with a spare, rhythmic ode to beloved trucks of all kinds - from fire trucks to dump trucks to ice cream trucks, the sweetest trucks of all - and to the kid who loves and collects them, Love Is a Truck follows Love Is a Tutu (our...
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Me Tall, You Small

Lilli L'Arronge · Owlkids Books
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Me Tall, You Small is a series of playful vignettes in the daily life of a pair of weasels, parent and child. Whether they are having a bubble bath, kicking a soccer ball, or eating ice cream together, simple paired phrases showcase their loving - and amusingly realistic - relationship....
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Wish

Matthew Cordell · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

As an elephant couple embark on a life together, thoughts of children are far away-at first. But as the desire for a child grows, so do unexpected challenges. And it's only after thwarted plans and bitter disappointment that their deepest wish miraculously comes true.
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Dream

Matthew Cordell · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

With new life comes infinite possibility, and as a gorilla family delights in their young child, they dream of everything their baby will encounter and who he will become. A companion to Matthew Cordell's stunning Wish, this picturebook picks up with a new animal family celebrating...
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Will You Help Doug Find His Dog?

Jane Caston · Barefoot Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Help Doug find his dog by patting, tickling, and calling to the correct dogs based on Dougs clues! As the reader selects dogs, the pool narrows until a surprise ending reveals Dougs dogand why he went missing. Featuring hilarious illustrations of funny dogs galore, this text is perfect...
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Stanley's Store

William Bee · Peachtree Publishers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Welcome to Stanleys Store! Can Stanley help his friends find everything they need? Stanley has fresh fruits and veggies to be unloaded, Myrtle needs help at the cheese counter, Shamus and Little Woos groceries must be rung up, andoh no! Charlie just knocked over Stanleys produce display....
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Georgie's Best Bad Day

Ruth Chan · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

In Georgie's Best Bad Day, Georgie and Friends are all having a bad day. So this cat and his crew of adorable animals decide to do their favorite things to turn their day around. They make pickles . . . They try knitting . . . They even bake a cake . . . and their bad day only gets...
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Touch the Earth

Julian Lennon · Sky Pony Pr
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Jump aboard the White Feather Flier, a magical plane that can go wherever you want. Just press a button printed on the page, and point the plane up in the air to fly, or down to land it.The Flier's mission is to transport readers around the world, to engage them in helping to save the environment,...
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BE QUIET!

Ryan T Higgins · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

All Rupert the mouse wants is to star in a beautiful, wordless picturebook. One that's visually stimulating! With scenic pictures! And style! He has plenty of ideas about what makes a great book, but his friends just WON'T. STOP. TALKING.
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Prince Ribbit

Jonathan Emmett · Peachtree Publishers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Enchanted prince or just a plain old frog? Pucker up, princesses! Theres only one way to find out Fairy tales are just storiesor so Princess Martha believes. But when her sisters meet a talking frog, theyre convinced that giving him the royal treatment will turn him into Prince Charming....
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Ellie

Mike Wu · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The zoo is closing!Ellie and her friends want to save their home, but Ellie's just a baby elephant, and she doesn't know what she can do to help.While the other animals are busy working, Ellie finds a brush and some paints, and gives the zoo a big splash of color! Will her bright...
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Dogs In Cars

Felix Massie · Flying Eye Books
Pages: 62
Format: Print book

Join these canine critters as they zoom around town in their dogmobiles. Count to one hundred through the many breeds of dogs from French bulldogs to great danes, while they wreak havoc on the streets in some pretty recognizable locomotives!Felix Massie is a London-based artist and director...
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Flowers for Sarajevo

John McCutcheon · Peachtree Publishers
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The moving story of a young boy who discovers the power of beauty and kindness during a time of war. Drasko helps his father sell flowers in Sarajevo, but when war threatens and his father is called to the battlefront, Drasko must take over the flower stall. One morning the boy's familiar...
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Ellie in Concert

Mike Wu · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Since Ellie saved her home with her wonderful paintings, the zoo is back in business and the animals are more energetic than ever. All except for Lucy the giraffe, who hasn't been able to sleep with all the noise. Determined to help her friend, Ellie tries to tone down the ruckus and organizes...
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I Want a Friend!

Tony Ross · ANDERSEN PR USA
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The Little Princess can't wait to start school! At first, she finds it difficult to make friends and she is left all alone. But she soon finds there are other children with no friends, and before she knows it she has more friends than she can count!
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Turtle Tug to the Rescue

Michael H Slack · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Turtle Tug is on the lookout! This chugging, tugging turtle powers through gusty winds and treacherous tides, combing the seas to protect his friends from a dangerous storm. From panicking puffins to entangled sperm whales, Turtle Tug is out to rescue all his sea-dwelling friends. He's...
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Bulldozer Helps Out

Candace Fleming · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A very little bulldozer learns that taking care of kittens is a very big job in this darling follow-up to Bulldozer's Big Day from award-winning author Candace Fleming and Caldecott Medalist Eric Rohmann.The construction site bustled. Cement Truck was stirring ... stirring ... stirring....
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The Giant Jumperee

Julia Donaldson · Dial Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Two of the world's most celebrated picture book creators, Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury, team up for the first time in this jaunty animal fable for fans of Room on the Broom and We're Going on a Bear HuntRabbit arrives home one day to hear a loud voice coming from inside his burrow:"I'm...
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Olivia the Spy

Ian Falconer · Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Everyone's favorite pig is about to have a birthday ... but will her penchant for eavesdropping lead to more than presents?Olivia's birthday is days away. Plans must be made. Who makes plans? Moms! Who simply must know the plans? Olivia, who is NOT above eavesdropping. But when she not-so-accidentally-but-kinda...
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All Ears, All Eyes

Richard Jackson · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Shh ... look ... listen ... to the sounds of the dark say Goodnight!What sails? What flies? Those ... these, Down low, nearby, far off, up high. Who listens? Who looks? Who hears? Who sees? An homage to the melodies of nighttime, to each critter that sings, hoots, or glows, All Ears, All Eyes...
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What's Your Favorite Color?

Eric Carle · Henry Holt
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Everybody has a favorite color. Some like blue balloons or brown buildings or mint green ice cream cones. Others prefer sunshine yellow, Maine morning gray, or Mexican pink.In this book, fifteen beloved children's book artists draw their favorite colors and explain why they love them....
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Pass It On

Sophy Henn · Philomel Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Here's a fun idea: When you laugh or smile--pass it on! A story about giving, sharing, and joy.When you see something terrific, smile a smile and pass it on! If you chance upon a chuckle, hee hee hee and pass it on. Should you spot a thing of wonder, jump for joy and pass it on!So begins...
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Wonderful You: An Adoption Story

Lauren McLaughlin · Random House
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A lyrical adoption story that tenderly addresses a baby's transition from the care of her birth mother to that of her adoptive parents. This lovely poem illuminates the role of an adopted child's birth mother, respecting her choice to give her child to a loving family. We follow...
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The Unexpected Love Story of Alfred Fiddleduckling

Timothy Basil Ering · Candlewick Press
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Expect something unexpected when a duckling lost at sea adopts a musical new friend in a whimsical, heart-lifting story from Timothy Basil Ering.Captain Alfred is sailing home with new ducks for his farm when his little boat is caught in an unexpected and mighty storm. Everything aboard...
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