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Sometimes People March

Tessa Allen · Balzer Bray
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

With a spare, inspiring text and gorgeous watercolor illustrations, this is a timeless and important book for activists of all ages. This hardcover picture book is perfect for sharing and for gifting. Sometimes people march to resist injustice, to stand in solidarity, to inspire hope....
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Noodleheads Lucky Day

Tedd Arnold

Twin brothers Mac and Mac are soooo lucky. How lucky are they?

When they get hit on the head with an acorn, they're lucky that little acorns and not big watermelons grow on trees.
When their frenemy Meatball gives them a bag full of bees, they're lucky that Mom
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I Am Every Good Thing

Derrick Barnes · Nancy Paulsen Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

An upbeat, empowering, important picture book from the team that created the award-winning Crown: An Ode to the Fresh CutI ama nonstop ball of energy.Powerful and full of light.I am a go-getter. A difference maker. A leader.The confident Black narrator of this book is proud of everything...
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The Tiny Baker

Hayley Barrett · Barefoot Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Enter a whimsical world, created in vivid detail with stunning illustrations by Alison Jay and clever, lyrical rhymes. Insect customers clamor to dine at the Tiny Baker€™s cafe, but when the ladybug chefs fly off and upend the pristine bakery€™s kitchen, the Tiny Baker learns an important...
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A Story About Afiya

James Berry

Some people have dresses for every occasion but Afiya needs only one. Her dress records the memories of her childhood, from roses in bloom to pigeons in flight, from tigers at the zoo to October leaves falling. A joyful celebration of a young girl's childhood, written by the la

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Joey: A Baby Koala and His Mother

Nic Bishop

High above the ground, in the shade of a eucalyptus tree, Joey the baby koala wakes up hungry! Crawling over his sleeping mom, Joey goes exploring... only to find that his mother's arms is where he's supposed to be after all.

In this book featuring simple text and stunning
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If You Come to Earth

Sophie Blackall · Chronicle Books
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

From two-time Caldecott Winner author-illustrator Sophie Blackall!If You Came to Earth is a glorious guide to our home planet, and a call for us to take care of both Earth and each other.This stunning book is inspired by the thousands of children Sophie Blackall has met during her travels...
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Wild Symphony

Dan Brown

#1 New York Times bestselling author Dan Brown makes his picture book debut with this mindful, humorous musical, and uniquely entertaining book!

Travel through the trees and across the seas with Maestro Mouse and his musical friends! Young readers will meet a big bl
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Me & Mama

Cozbi A. Cabrera · Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Mama's love is brighter than the sun, even on the rainiest of days. This celebration of a mother-daughter relationship is perfect for sharing with little ones!On a rainy day when the house smells like cinnamon and Papa and Luca are still asleep, when the clouds are wearing shadows and the wind...
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Your Place in the Universe

Jason Chin · Neal Porter Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

With crisp illustration and intriguing science, Your Place in the Universe introduces readers to the mind-boggling scale of the known Universe.Most eight-year-olds are about five times as tall as this book . . . but only half as tall as an ostrich, which is half as tall as a giraffe . . . twenty...
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Jabari Tries

Gaia Cornwall

Jabari is making a flying machine in his backyard! "It'll be easy. I don't need any help," he declares. But it doesn't work! Jabari is frustrated. Good thing Dad is there for a pep talk and his little sister, Nika, is there to assist, fairy wings and all. With the endear
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The Barnabus Project

Terry Fan

Deep underground beneath Perfect Pets, where children can buy genetically engineered "perfect" creatures, there is a secret lab. Barnabus and his friends live in this lab, but none of them is perfect. They are all Failed Projects. Barnabus has never been outside his tiny
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Harlem Grown: How One Big Idea Transformed a Neighborhood

Tony Hillery · Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

"An inspiring picture book for youngsters with meaningful ties to the environment, sustainability, and community engagement." - BOOKLIST "Hartland's gouache illustrations wobble endearingly, colorfully capturing the children's triumph, and the kinetic energy and colorful...
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Brown

Nancy Johnson James · Cameron Kids
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Mama's brown is chocolate, clear, dark, and sweet. Daddy's brown is autumn leaf, or like a field of wheat. Granny's brown is like honey, and Papa's like caramel. In this loving and lovely ode to the color brown, a boy describes the many beautiful hues of his family, including...
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Every Night Is Pizza Night

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt

Best-selling author J. Kenji López-Alt introduces Pipo, a girl on a quest to prove that pizza is the best food in the world.

Pipo thinks that pizza is the best. No, Pipo knows that pizza is the best. It is scientific fact. But when she sets out on a neighborhood-s

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Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away

Meg Medina

A big truck with its mouth wide open is parked at the curb, ready to gobble up Evelyn's mirror with the stickers around the edge . . . and the sofa that we bounce on to get to the moon.

Evelyn Del Rey is Daniela's best friend. They do everything together and even liv
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Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story of the Oldest Person to Ever Run a Marathon

Simran Jeet Singh · Kokila
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

The inspiring true story of Fauja Singh, who broke world records to become the first one hundred-year-old to run a marathon, shares valuable lessons on the source of his grit, determination to overcome obstacles, and commitment to positive representation of the Sikh community.Every step...
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Solid, Liquid, Gassy!

Ashley Spires · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

When a pond dries up, fairy scientist Esther doesn't freeze under the pressure. She and her friends go full steam ahead for to make a scientific discovery! Bestselling author Ashley Spires (The Most Magnificent Thing) creates a charming primer to the water cycle. Includes an at-home...
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A Gift for Amma: Market Day in India

Meera Sriram · Barefoot Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this #OwnVoices book inspired by the author's hometown of Chennai, India, a girl explores the vibrant rainbow of delights in a southern Indian street market as she searches for a gift for her amma (mother) . Endnotes explain all the items on sale and introduce readers to markets...
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Little Fox and the Wild Imagination

Jorma Taccone

BEWARE!

This is a tale of great caution, terror, and destruction . . .

of bath time, and bedtime, and the battle in between.

This is the story of Little Fox and one VERY BIG imagination.

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Feathered Serpent and the Five Suns: A Mesoamerican Creation Myth

Duncan Tonatiuh · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Long ago, the gods of Mesoamerica set out to create humans. They tried many times during each sun, or age. When all their attempts failed and the gods grew tired, only one did not give up: Quetzalcóatl - the Feathered Serpent. To continue, he first had to retrieve the sacred bones of creation...
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Everyone Gets a Say

Jill Twiss · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From Jill Twiss and EG Keller, the #1 New York Times bestselling team behind Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents: A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo and The Someone New, comes a new picture book about voting, just in time for the 2020 election season! Pudding the snail and his friends...
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Robobaby

David Wiesner

In this hilarious gem from triple Caldecott winner David Wiesner, it's big sister to the rescue when a new baby is delivered to a family of robots and the adults are flummoxed by technical difficulties.

A new baby's arrival is a big moment in any family, even a family of r
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Interrupting Cow

Jane Yolen · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

From critically acclaimed and prolific author Jane Yolen comes a delightfully funny Level 2 Ready-to-Read story that puts a twist on a classic a knock-knock joke!Knock, knock... Who's there? It's Interrupting Cow. Interrupting Cow wh - ! Well, you know how the joke goes ... or do you?...
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