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There Is a Tribe of Kids

Lane Smith · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

When a young boy embarks on a journey alone . . .he trails a colony of penguins, undulates in a smack of jellyfish,clasps hands with a constellation of stars, naps for a night in a bed of clams,and follows a trail of shells, home to his tribe of friends.If Lane Smith's Caldecott Honor...
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Emu

Claire Saxby · Candlewick Press (MA)
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Did you know it's the emu father who protects the chicks? Follow a doting dad as he keeps his brood safe - from when they're granite-green eggs until they're all grown up.In the open eucalyptus forest of Australia, an emu as tall as a human settles down on his nest to warm and protect...
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In a Village by the Sea

Muon Van · Creston Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Written in a spare, lyrical style using fresh, evocative imagery, In a Village by the Sea tells the story of longing for the comforts of home. A perfect book for teaching about diverse cultures and lifestyles through rich pictures and words, moving from the wide world to the snugness of home...
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The Crane Girl

Curtis Manley · Shen's Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

While gathering firewood, Yasuhiro comes upon an injured crane hidden in the snow. He rescues and comforts the bird, then watches it fly away. The next night, a mysterious young girl arrives at his home seeking shelter from the cold. The boy and his father welcome the girl, named Hiroko,...
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Rescuing Rialto: A Baby Sea Otter's Story

Lynda V. Mapes · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

"Calling all sea otter fans!" - KirkusOn a sunny August morning in 2016, a baby sea otter was found washed up on the sand. Orphaned and sick, Rialto was taken to the Seattle Aquarium, where his dedicated caretakers nursed him back to health and taught him how to be an otter. Soon,...
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The Golden Glow

Benjamin Flouw · Tundra Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Wes Anderson's Fantastic Mr. Fox meets Richard Scarry's Best Word Book Ever in this stylish picture book about a quest for a rare and mysterious plant.Fox loves nature. There's nothing he enjoys more than reading about and picking flowers. One evening, he comes across a rare...
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When I Grow Up: Misty Copeland

Lexi Ryals · Scholastic Nonfiction
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Misty Copeland is one of the most famous dancers in the world. But before she was dancing for millions of fans, Misty was just a young girl who loved ballet, even though she didn't look like the typical ballerina. Learn how she made it all the way to the top in this exciting level 3 biography!
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Very Little Red Riding Hood

Teresa Heapy · HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

This is the story of the Very Little Red Riding Hood. Very Little Red Riding Hood is little. Very little. She's off to her Grandmama's for a sleepover, and she won't let anything stand in her way. Not even a Wolf. Join Very Little Red Riding Hood on a very BIG adventure...
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A Letter for Leo

Sergio Ruzzier · Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

When Leo, a weasel mailman, rescues a young bird that was separated from his flock, the two become friends and Leo's dream of one day receiving a letter of his own may finally come true.
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There Are No Bears in This Bakery

Julia Sarcone-Roach · Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The creator of the New York Times bestselling The Bear Ate Your Sandwich brings us another sly story of a hungry bear and a smooth-talking narrator.A tough gumshoe of a cat--the name's Muffin--protects his territory: The Little Bear Bakery. But there are no bears here. Not on Muffin's watch.One...
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Unstoppable: How Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Defeated the Army

Art Coulson · Capstone Editions
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In the autumn of 1912, the football team from Carlisle Indian Industrial School took the field at the U.S. Military Academy, home to the bigger, stronger, and better-equipped West Points Cadets. Sportswriters billed the game as a sort of rematch, pitting against each other the descendants...
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Stonehenge: Who Built This Stone Formation?

Megan Cooley Peterson · Black Rabbit Books
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

The past is full of mysterious events. How did ancient people build pyramids. What is Stonehenge for? Maybe the explanations for these events are simple ... or maybe there's something strange going on. Explore history's mysteries through closely level text, dynamic imagery, and visual...
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Trains

Nikole Brooks Bethea · Jump!, Inc.
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

In Trains, early fluent readers learn about the science, engineering, and physics behind locomotives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about these exciting machines.
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The Year of the Fortune Cookie

Andrea Cheng · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 155
Format: Hardcover

Eleven-year-old Anna heads off to sixth grade, leaving the comfort and familiarity of elementary school behind and entering the larger, more complex world of middle school. Surrounded by classmates who have their roots all in America, Anna begins to feel out of place and wonders where she really...
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I Got It!

David Wiesner · Clarion Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Three-time Caldecott winner and bestseller David Wiesner works his visual magic in this near-wordless account of the most suspenseful, nerve-wracking few seconds in a baseball game.David Wiesner brings his trademark artistry and rich imagination to the iconic American game of baseball....
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