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Bird Count

Susan Edwards Richmond · Peachtree Publishing Company
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A young girl eagerly identifies and counts the birds she observes around her town during the New England Christmas Bird Count.
Young Ava and her mother prepare to participate as "citizen scientists" in the Christmas Bird Count. She is excited when Big Al, the leader of their...
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God's Love Is a Warm Cookie: Sharing with Others Is Sweet as Can Be

Susan Jones · Good Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Will Hedgehog have the courage to show God's love to a new neighbor in the forest? When a new creature moves into the friends' area of the forest, Hedgehog wants to do something special to welcome him. But Hedgehog is shy, and he's not sure if his gift is good enough. Despite...
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Doodle Cat Wears A Cape

Kat Patrick · Scribble
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

He can perform all kinds of superhero acts, like catching humans when they fall from trees and firing furballs at top speed. But will Doodle Cat's superpowers work when his friend is sad? Maybe he'll have to try something new.

Filled with Doodle Cat's signature exuberance and joy ...

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Naughty Ninja Takes a Bath

Todd Tarpley · Two Lions
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

After crossing raging rivers and tromping through the jungle, Naughty Ninja returns to his secret ninja training camp for lunch. But when he gets inside, his parents tell him he needs a bath. Before Naughty Ninja gets in the tub, he notices poisonous flies and an angry alligator circling...

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It's Okay to Be a Unicorn!

Jason Tharp · Imprint
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring picture book, Jason Tharp's It's Okay To Be A Unicorn features a unicorn pretending to be a horse -- until he learns to embrace his true self.Cornelius J. Sparklesteed is known among all the other horses in Hoofington for his beautiful and creative handmade hats. But Cornelius...
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Almost Time

Gary D. Schmidt
Format: Hardcover


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Grama's Hug

Amy Nielander · Page Street Kids
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

May and Grama are a team. They do everything together, from inventing creative projects to going birdwatching to preparing for the annual space fair. And they never, ever say goodbye without a hug. May's love of science takes her far as her inventions win year after year, helped...

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Grandpa's Stories

Joseph Coelho · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

One young girl reflects on a year with her beloved grandpa. She remembers the fields and parks they explored in the springtime and the old toys they fixed up in the summer. She remembers the handmade gifts they exchanged in the fall and the stories Grandpa told by the fi re each winter....
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Big Papa and the Time Machine

Daniel Bernstrom · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Discover the true meaning of being brave in this tender and whimsical picture book from Daniel Bernstrom (One Day in the Eucalytus, Eucalyptus Tree) and Shane Evans (Chocolate Me!) that follows a grandfather and grandson who travel through time in a beloved 1952 Ford.

A...

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Ravi's Roar

Tom Percival · Bloomsbury Children's Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover


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Hello, Baby Animals

Lorinda Bryan Cauley · Dial Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Each page turn is an animal guessing game in this darling picture book for the youngest of readers.

Who has cute orange feet and a fuzzy little tail? It's a dapper baby duck! And who has an adorable little nose and can roll up in a ball? Why, it's a sweet baby hedgehog!

One...
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Camilla, Cartographer

Julie Dillemuth PhD · Magination Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Camilla loves maps. Old ones, new ones, she loves them all! She often imagines what it must have been like to explore and discover a new path for the first time. One morning, Camilla wakes up to a huge snow storm. Her neighbor Parsley can't find the path to the creek. But Camilla has her old map - which...
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Tomorrow I'll Be Kind

Jessica Hische · Penguin Workshop
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In a follow-up to Tomorrow I'll Be Brave, award-winning illustrator Jessica Hische brings to life another series of inspirational words and scenes with her lovely hand-lettering and adorable illustrations. This uplifting and positive book encourages kids to promise that tomorrow,...
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I Am Goose!

Rohner, Dorothia · CLARION BOOKS


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Bonnie & Ben Rhyme Again

Mem Fox · Beach Lane Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Come along as a pair of rhyme-loving siblings take a walk and are inspired to recite their favorite nursery rhymes to the world around them in this sweet and funny read-aloud.Bonnie and Ben are two rambunctious siblings who love to rhyme. One day, on a walk with their friend Skinny Doug,...
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Such a Good Boy

Coppo, Marianna · Chronicle Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

The ultimate kids' book about dogs, being good, being bad, and being yourself!

From the award-winning, critically acclaimed author of Petra.

Meet Buzz the dog.

He's such a good boy.

Buzz seems to have a perfect life .. .

and a lot of very well-behaved...
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Dot Unplugged

Candlewick Press · CANDLEWICK BOOKS


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The Lost Kitten

Leyla Torres · Reycraft Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When a hidden kitten crawls out of Papas grocery bag, his daughter is determined to make it her own. But Papa knows they must find the real owner. The two walk around their neighborhood searching for the kittens home. Every door is a dead end, but each person offers something to help the kitten--a...
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The Tooth Fairy vs. the Easter Bunny

Deenihan, Jamie L. B. · PENGUIN WORKSHOP


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Vote for Our Future!

Margaret McNamara · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In this charming and powerful picture book about voting, the students of Stanton Elementary School learn how we can find--and use--our voices for change. Every two years, on the first Tuesday of November, Stanton Elementary School closes for the day. For vacation? Nope! For repairs? No way!...
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Up on Bob

Sullivan, Mary · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Geisel Honor winner Mary Sullivan humorously and deftly delivers a sweet spin on cat-and-dog rivalry. Perfect for fans of Kelly DiPucchio and Vera Brosgol.

Bob the dog doesn't mind hard work when it means he can reward himself with a nap. But Someone is watching him sleep!...
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Snail Crossing

Corey R. Tabor · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In a book that is as cheerful and charming as Snail himself, Corey Tabor tells a winning tale of slow but steady Snail, whose determination and kindness bring him the best reward of all: friendship.

When Snail spies a plump, crisp cabbage across the road, nothing will stop him - not a speeding...

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Pitter Pattern

Joyce Hesselberth · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Patterns are everywhere! How many can you find?

This gorgeously illustrated book from Joyce Hesselberth, the creator of the acclaimed Mapping Sam, expertly introduces readers to basic patterns in nature, music, sports, art, language, and math. Pitter Pattern is an exceptional mix of fiction...

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One Mean Ant

Arthur Yorinks · Candlewick
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

An astonishingly disagreeable ant meets his match in this pitch-perfect picture book comedy from Arthur Yorinks and Sergio Ruzzier.

Was there ever an ant as mean as this mean ant? Not likely. This ant is so mean that leaves fall off trees when he walks by. This ant is so mean that...
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The Bold, Brave Bunny

Beth Ferry · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

B is for brave.B is for bold.B is not only for . . .bunnies.After his brothers and sisters ruin his favorite alphabet book, Teetu the bunny has had enough of his big bunny family! When he sneaks off into the night, what he discovers is more marvelous than he ever dreamed . .
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Twinkle Thinks Pink!

Katharine Holabird
Format: Hardcover


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