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Peekity Boo--What You Can Do!

Heidi Bee Roemer · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A charming preschool picture book that flows through the motions of a toddler's bedtime routine.

There are ears to nuzzle.
Towel to snuggle.
Jammies to slip in.
Chair to sit in.

This sweet rhyming picture book flows smoothly...

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Poetree

Shauna LaVoy Reynolds · Dial Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A girl writes a poem to a tree, but then is surprised when the tree writes back in this wondrous and warm picture book about friendship, nature, and the power of poetry.

The snow has melted, the buttercups are blooming, and Sylvia celebrates winter's end by writing a poem. She ties...
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How To Two

David Soman · Dial Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

From the co-creator of the New York Times bestselling Ladybug Girl series comes a joyful counting book about inclusivity, play, and the thrill of making new friends--from one to ten and back again.

A quiet day at the playground turns into a boisterous park-wide adventure as one boy on the slide...
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The First Men Who Went to the Moon

Rhonda Gowler Greene · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy issued a challenge to the nation: land astronauts on the moon by the end of the decade. The Apollo program was designed by NASA to meet that challenge, and on July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 lifted off from Kennedy Space Center carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong,...
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Clackety Track: Poems about Trains

Skila Brown · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Queue up for a whistle-stop tour of trains of all kinds, narrated in lively verse and featuring dynamic retro artwork.Rows of grooves, cables, and bars.Graffiti rockin' out the cars.A badge of rust. A proud oil stain.There's nothin' plain about a train.Trains of all shapes and sizes...
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A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon

Suzanne Slade · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The inspiring true story of mathematician Katherine Johnson--made famous by the award-winning film Hidden Figures--who counted and computed her way to NASA and helped put a man on the moon!
Katherine knew it was wrong that African Americans didn't have the same rights as others--as...
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A Good Kind of Trouble

Lisa Moore Ramée · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From debut author Lisa Moore Ramée comes this funny and big-hearted debut middle grade novel about friendship, family, and standing up for what's right, perfect for fans of Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give and the novels of Renée Watson and Jason Reynolds.

Twelve-year-old Shayla...

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One Is a Piñata: A Book of Numbers

Roseanne Greenfield Thong · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

One is a rainbow. One is a cake. One is a piñata that's ready to break! In this lively picture book, a companion to the Pura Belpré-honored Green Is a Chile Pepper, children discover a fiesta of numbers in the world around them, all the way from one to ten: Two are maracas and cold...
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