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The Heart of a Whale

Anna Pignataro · Philomel Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In this beautiful story of kindness and empathy, loneliness and love, one creature finds that the help he needs is just a song and a sigh away.

Whale's beautiful song winds its way through the ocean, reaching the farthest of faraways. His song is one of happiness and hope, magic...
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Birdsong

Julie Flett · Greystone Kids
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

A tender, luminous portrait of art, nature, and connecting across generations.

When a young girl moves from the country to a small town, she feels lonely and out of place. But soon she meets an elderly woman next door, who shares her love of arts and crafts. Can the girl navigate...

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The Perfectly Perfect Wish

Lisa Mantchev · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Strictly No Elephants comes a sweet picture book that explores themes of selflessness and empathy when a girl has the chance to make just one wish.In the grass, a girl finds an extraordinary thing that gives her ... just ... one ... wish. She asks her those around her what...
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My Snowman, Paul

Yossi Lapid · Yosef Lapid
Pages: 44
Format: Paperback

Friendship and Fun in a Winter Wonderland!My three-year-old's review, "Buy this book! Cuz. People love to buy a snowman book. It is about snowmen and people and kids and doggies and snowman and house and beds. I have read this book lots of times." - D. Lieberman (Amazon Customer,...
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Lawrence: The Bunny Who Wanted to Be Naked

Vern Kousky · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In this funny, charming, and oh-so-relatable picture book, meet a young bunny named Lawrence who is determined to decide what he wears--or doesn't wear.Ever since he was a tiny bunny, Lawrence's mother has dressed him up in all the most fashionable clothes--the brightest colors...
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The Perfect Birthday Recipe

Katy Hudson · Capstone Editions
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Summer birthdays can be lonely, but not when you have great friends like Beavers! This year Tortoise, Bird, Rabbit, and Squirrel insist on baking Beaver's birthday cake, but Beaver isn't so sure. He is the ultimate perfectionist and would rather do it himself, following the recipe...
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Ruby Red Shoes

Kate Knapp · Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Are you ready for the coziest book of the year, with the charm of a modern-day Beatrix Potter? Pull up your comfiest chair, snuggle under a warm blanket, and discover the peaceful, enchanting world of Ruby Red Shoes and her grandmother, where friends are always welcome.Ruby Red Shoes is a thoughtful...
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Are Your Stars Like My Stars?

Leslie Helakoski
Format: Hardcover


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Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration

Samara Cole Doyon · Tilbury House Publishers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Magnificent Homespun Brown is an exploration of the natural world and family bonds through the eyes of a young, mixed-race narrator -- a living, breathing, dazzlingly multi-faceted, exuberant masterpiece, firmly grounded in her sense of self-worth and belonging. This is a story -- a poem,...
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Welcoming Elijah: A Passover Tale with a Tail

Leslea Newman · Charlesbridge
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Celebrated author Lesléa Newman unites a young boy and a stray kitten in a warm, lyrical story about Passover, family, and friendship.

Inside, a boy and his family sit around the dinner table to embrace the many traditions of their Passover Seder around the dinner table. Outside,...
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Teddy Bear of the Year

Vikki VanSickle · Tundra Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The teddy bears' picnic gets a modern twist in this warm and fuzzy picture book about a young teddy bear who learns that small acts of kindness can make a big difference.Ollie is a regular bear with a regular job. He listens to his girl's stories about her days, he snuggles her to sleep...
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Boxitects

Kim Smith · Clarion Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A STEAM-centered, adorably illustrated picture book about Meg, a brilliant and creative boxitect who creates extraordinary things out of ordinary cardboard boxes.Meg is a brilliant and creative boxitect. She loves impressing her teacher and classmates with what she makes out of boxes. But there's...
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Cowie

Elizabeth Rose Stanton · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Cowie is a donkey who feels like a cow on the inside. Will his friends help him make his dream come true? Find out in this sweetly told story about discovering your true self.

Cowie was born a donkey but he knows he's meant to be a cow. He wants to be a cow. Cows can graze in the meadow...
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Around the Table That Grandad Built

Melanie Heuiser Hill · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully illustrated celebration of bounty and gratitude, family and friendship, perfect for the holidays and every day.

This is the table that Grandad built.
These are the sunflowers picked by my cousins,
set on the table that Grandad built.

In...
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Bodega Cat

Louie Chin · POW!
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Bodega Cat is an ode to New York's iconic feline friends, and the communities they call home.Bodega is a Spanish word for "grocery store," but they are so much more than that. Bodegas are often a community cornerstone, a welcoming neighborhood haven, and in New York, an emblem...
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Emergency Kittens!

Jensen Shaffer, Jody · Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Got a problem? Having a tough day? Maybe you need . . . EMERGENCY KITTENS!!!!!

Who needs boring ol' superheroes who leap giant buildings and run faster than locomotives when your day can be saved by the cuddly, super-cute, full-on feline charm of Mimi, Twee-Twee, and Adorbs,...
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Numenia and the Hurricane: Inspired by a True Migration Story

Fiona Halliday · Page Street Kids
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

When the autumnal equinox arrives, Numenia takes off with her two sisters and thousands of other birds to begin their long migration from the Arctic to the islands of the Caribbean. But there is a dangerous storm brewing on the horizon. When the hurricane hits, fierce winds rip Numenia...
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The Truly Brave Princesses

Dolores Brown · NubeOcho
Pages: 44
Format: Hardcover

Princess Nin is a firefighter, Princess Gilda is a supermarket cashier, Princess Agnes is retired, and Princess Liang is in a wheel chair. This gallery of princesses gives visibility to lot of women who do not fit with the traditional conception of a princess. Maybe it's time to realize...
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The President of the Jungle

Andre Rodrigues · Nancy Paulsen Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In this fabulous and funny introduction to how elections work, the animals decide they are tired of their king and that it is time to vote for a president.Lion may be King of the jungle, but lately he only seems to care about himself. His subjects are fed up, so they decide to try something...
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Imagine

Juan Felipe Herrera · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A buoyant, breathtaking poem from Juan Felipe Herrera - brilliantly illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Lauren Castillo - speaks to every dreaming heart.

Have you ever imagined what you might be when you grow up? When he was very young, Juan Felipe Herrera picked chamomile flowers...
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Cherry Blossom and Paper Planes

Jef Aerts · Floris Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Adin and Dina are best friends. They live in the beautiful countryside surrounded by cherry trees. Their favorite game is to plant cherry pits around their little village - in the cracks in the sidewalk and in the flowerbeds outside the post office. Then one day Adin and his family move...
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Mr. Tempkin Climbs a Tree

· Lerner Publishing Group
Pages: 32


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Bedtime for Sweet Creatures

Nikki Grimes · Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Nikki Grimes, Coretta Scott King Award winning author, and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon's latest children's masterpiece creates an imagination-fueled and animal-filled journey to bedtime.

"[A] rhythmic, playful romp through a restless child's bedtime routine... a loving,...

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Little Mole Finds Hope

Glenys Nellist · Beaming Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When Little Mole is feeling sad in his dark, underground home, his mother shows him how to look for hope. He finds that signs of spring are everywhere, from the daffodil bulbs under the soil to the tiny buds on the branches above. Hope can be found--even in the darkest places.In Little...
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No More Naps!: A Story for When You're Wide-Awake and Definitely NOT Tired

Chris Grabenstein · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling powerhouse author of the Mr. Lemoncello books brings his wit and humor to a pint-sized audience in this picture book debut that turns the universal dilemma of getting kids to sleep on its head.

It's time for a nap but, just like stubborn toddlers...
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