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Children's Picture Books

Stella Bring the Family by Miriam Schiffer

stella brings the family

Stella brings her two fathers to school to celebrate Mother's Day.

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Pool by Jihyeon Lee


Two shy children meet at a noisy pool and dive beneath the crowd into a magical undersea land, where they explore a fantastical landscape and meet various creatures.

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Little Kids First Big Book of Who by Jill Esbaum

Little kids first big book of who

Read amazing stories about Martin Luther King, Jr., Amelia Earhart, Mohandas Gandhi, and many other fascinating and inspiring people from all over the world. These colorful and kid-friendly pages introduce younger readers to more than 50 people and their interesting lives.

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I Wish you More by Amy Krous Rosenthal

I wish you more

Some books are about a single wish. Some books are about three wishes. The infallible team of Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld have combined their extraordinary talents to create this exuberant book of endless good wishes. Wishes for curiosity and wonder, for friendship and strength, laughter and peace. Whether celebrating life's joyous milestones, sharing words of encouragement, or observing the wonder of everyday moments, this sweet and uplifting book is perfect for wishers of every age.

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Boats for Papa by Jessica Bagley

boats for papa

Buckley and his mother cope with the loss of their father/husband by sending small wooden boats, built by Buckley, off into the ocean.

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The Blue Whale by Jenni Desmond

the blue whale

This is a gorgeously illustrated nonfiction picture book about the blue whale. It is full of relatable facts from every day life that help to make the size and habits of the blue whale easily comprehensible and engaging.

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Bear Counts by Karma Wilson

Bear Counts

As friends Bear and Mouse share a day together, Bear counts various objects, from one to five, and the reader is invited to do the same.

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The Flying Hand of Marco B by Richard Leiter

The flying hand of Marco B

Marco is riding in the backseat of a car driven by his parents. Being bored, he puts his hand out the window and fantasizes about flying. As he does so, his fantasy takes him on a wild ride up in the sky.

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The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton

The princess and the pony

Princess Pinecone would like a real war horse for her birthday, instead of which she gets a plump, cute pony--but sometimes cuteness can be a kind of weapon, especially in a fight with dodgeballs and spitballs and hairballs and squareballs.

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REd by Jan De Kinder


Torn between her fear of the bully on the school playground and her sympathy for her classmate, a girl must make a difficult choice.

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See You Next Year by Andrew Larsen

See you next year

Summer vacations can be magical. Especially when you go back to the same place every year. A place where you can learn to dive under the waves. A place where digging a hole to the center of the earth seems possible. A place where nothing ever changes and where each long, lazy day unfolds just as it did the year before. Only this year, something does change. And sometimes, change turns out to be a good thing.

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Sheep Go To Sleep by Nancy Shaw

sheep go to sleep

At the end of the day, tired sheep return to their shed but none can sleep until the collie arrives, giving a hug, a drink of water, and more until all have begun to snore.

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