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The Legendary Miss Lena Horne

Carole Boston Weatherford · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Celebrate the life of Lena Horne, the pioneering African American actress and civil rights activist, with this inspiring and powerful picture book from award-winning author Carole Boston Weatherford.You have to be taught to be second class; you're not born that way. Lena Horne was born...
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Giraffe and Bird Together Again

REBECCA BENDER · Pajama Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Bird lives for adventure. He wants to swoop, soar, and explore. Giraffe is perfectly happy right where he is, thank you very much. He never worries when Bird flits off for a while. But one afternoon his friend fails to return. Giraffe has a bad feeling that something has happened to Bird....
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Three's a crowd!

Ray O'Ryan · Little Simon
Pages: 120
Format: Print book

"Zack is thrilled when his best friend on Earth, Bert Jones, visits for the weekend. But when Zack introduces Bert to Drake, his best friend on Nebulon, trouble begins!"--
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Call Me Tree / Llamame arbol

Maya Christina Gonzalez · Children's Book Press (CA)
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

In this spare, lyrically written story, we join a child on a journey of self-discovery. Finding a way to grow from the inside out, just like a tree, the child develops as an individual comfortable in the natural world and in relationships with others. The child begins Within / The deep...
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Nurses

Quinn M Arnold · Creative Education

"A kindergarten-level introduction to nurses, covering their job description, the places where they work, and how they help the community by using their healthcare skills"--
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Sonia Sotomayor

Erika L Shores · Capstone Press
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Engaging text, authentic photographs, and a timeline illustrate the life of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
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A Year in Our New Garden

Gerda Muller · Floris Books
Pages: 36
Format: Print book

Anna and Benjamin's family has just moved into their dream house and even though it's in the middle of a busy town, it has a beautiful big garden for them all to enjoy. Soon the family has made plans for their perfect garden -- Mum wants a lawn and a terrace, Dad wants to help the birds...
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Pete the Cat: The Petes Go Marching

James Dean · HarperCollins
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times bestseller James Dean puts a groovy spin to the classic children's song "The Ants Go Marching" with everyone's favorite cool cat. Join Pete the Cat as he rocks out to this classic tune with a supercool twist in this paper-over-board picture book.Your child, or even...
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Seashells: More Than a Home

Melissa Stewart · Charlesbridge
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Prolific, award-winning nonfiction author Melissa Stewart reveals the surprising ways seashells provide more than shelter to the mollusks that inhabit them.Young naturalists discover thirteen seashells in this elegant introduction to the remarkable versatility of shells. Dual-layered text...
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Tucky Jo and Little Heart

Patricia Polacco · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Friendship, loyalty, and kindness stand the test of time in this heartwarming World War II-era picture book based on a true story from the beloved author-illustrator of Pink and Say and The Keeping Quilt.Tucky Jo was known as the "kid from Kentucky" when he enlisted in the army...
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Thunder Boy Jr.

Sherman Alexie · Little
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Thunder Boy Jr. is named after his dad, but he wants a name that's all his own. Just because people call his dad Big Thunder doesn't mean he wants to be Little Thunder. He wants a name that celebrates something cool he's done, like Touch the Clouds, Not Afraid of Ten Thousand...
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The Earth Fairies #3: Edie the Garden Fairy

Daisy Meadows · Scholastic Paperbacks
Format: Print book

The fairies are going green!The fairy king and queen have just put together a new team of seven fairies for a very special mission. They are the Earth Fairies! Together, they're going to work their magic to clean up the environment. But they can't do it alone. Luckily, Rachel and Kirsty...
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A Royal Spring

Kristen L. Depken · RH/Disney
Pages: 23
Format: Library Binding

Rapunzel, Tiana, Belle, and Merida celebrate springtime in this Step 2 Step into Reading book! Perfect for kids ages 4 to 6, Step 2 readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. Children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help will love...
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The Lost Gift: A Christmas Story

Kallie George · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 33
Format: Hardcover

In this charming Christmas-themed picture book that feels like a classic, four animals deliver a lost package for Santa. It's Christmas Eve, and Bird, Rabbit, Deer, and Squirrel are eagerly waiting for Santa to fly overhead. When he does, a gift tumbles out of his sleigh, landing in the woods....
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