Childrens

The Curse of the Werepenguin by Allan Woodrow

The Curse of the Werepenguin by Allan Woodrow

Orphaned as a toddler by parents who disappeared under suspicious circumstances, all Bolt Wattle has ever wanted was to find his true family. When a mysterious baron in far-off Brugaria abruptly sends for Bolt, he wonders if he’s getting closer to finding his parents. But Baron Chordata appears to be a twelve-year-old boy who wears

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The Magic Flute by Christopher Raschka

The Magic Flute by Christopher Raschka

Retells the story of the Mozart opera, in which the noble Prince Tamino seeks the fair Pamina against a backdrop of the battle between darkness and light.

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Best Friends by Shannon Hale

Best Friends by Shannon Hale

Best Friends is the vividly honest follow-up to the runaway bestselling graphic memoir Real Friends. Sixth grade is supposed to be perfect. Shannon’s got a sure spot in the in-crowd called The Group, and her best friend is their leader, Jen, the most popular girl in school. But the rules are always changing, and Shannon

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Stormy by Guojing

Stormy by Guojing

In this heartwarming, wordless picture book that’s perfect for dog lovers, a woman visits a park and discovers a pup hiding under a bench–scruffy, scared, and alone. With gentle coaxing, the woman tries to befriend the animal, but the dog is too scared to let her near. Day after day, the woman tries–and day after

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Just Like Beverly by Vicki Conrad

Just Like Beverly: A Biography of Beverly Cleary by Vicki Conrad

“A beautifully illustrated children’s biography of Beverly Cleary, from her roots in Portland to her years as a librarian and an eventual children’s book writer. The debut book in Little Bigfoot’s new Growing to Greatness series of notable people from the Pacific Northwest”-

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Manhattan: Mapping the Story of An Island

Manhattan: Mapping the Story of An Island by Jennifer Thermes

“An innovative look back through time, Manhattan Maps follows the history of Manhattan Island from its natural formation to the bustling city today. It explores the ways in which nature and people are connected, tracking the people who lived on Manhattan from the Lenape Indians to Dutch settlers hunting for beaver pelts to early Americans

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Intersection Allies

Intersection Allies: We Make Room For All by Chelsea Johnson

The nine interconnected characters proudly describe themselves and their backgrounds, involving topics that range from a physical disability to language brokering, offering an opportunity to take pride in a personal story and connect to collective struggle for justice.

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Grandpa Cacao

Grandpa Cacao: A Tale of Chocolate, from Farm to Family by Elizabeth Zunon

As a little girl and her father work together to make her birthday cake, he tells the story of her Grandpa Cacao, a farmer from the Ivory Coast. Includes author’s note and a cake recipe.

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Pete the Kitty's First Day of School

Pete the Kitty’s First Day of School by James Dean

Join Pete the Kitty on his first day of preschool!

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Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein

Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein by Linda Bailey

A riveting and atmospheric picture book about the young woman who wrote one of the greatest horror novels ever written and one of the first works of science fiction, Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein is an exploration of the process of artistic inspiration that will galvanize readers and writers of all ages. 

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