Picture Books & Easy Readers

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Bubbles . . . Up!

Author: Jacqueline Davies

ISBN: 9780062836618

An everyday visit to the pool transforms into an unforgettable celebration of the water in this remarkable picture book from Jacqueline Davies, the award-winning author of children's classic The Lemonade War, and Sonia Sánchez, the illustrator of Meg Medina's Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away. A day at the community...

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Paletero Man

Author: Lucky Diaz

ISBN: 9780063014442

A vibrant picture book celebrating the strength of community and the tastes of summer from Latin Grammy-winning musician Lucky Diaz and celebrated artist Micah Player.Ring! Ring! Ring! Can you hear his call? Paletas for one! Paletas for all!What's the best way to cool off on a hot summer day? Run...

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Dear Librarian

Author: Lydia M. Sigwarth

ISBN: 9780374313906

When Lydia was five years old, she and her family had to leave their home. They hopped from Grandma's house to Aunt Linda's house to Cousin Alice's house, but no place was permanent. Then one day, everything changed. Lydia's mom took her to a new place -- not a house...

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Becoming Vanessa

Author: Vanessa Brantley-Newton

ISBN: 9780525582120

On Vanessa's first day of school, her parents tell her it will be easy to make friends. Vanessa isn't so sure. She wears her fanciest outfit so her new classmates will notice her right away. They notice, but the attention isn't what she'd hoped for. As the day goes on...

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It Began with Lemonade

Author: Gideon Sterer

ISBN: 9780735228283

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Lucas at the Paralympics

Author: Igor Plohl

ISBN: 9780823447657

Introduce your child to the Paralympics--where physically disabled world-class athletes exemplify strength, determination, and courage.Lucas and Eddie, two physically disabled friends, visit the Paralympics and cheer on blind and physically challenged athletes as they compete in running, swimming, sitting volleyball, para archery, wheelchair fencing, wheelchair basketball, and more. Readers learn...

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Dumplings for Lili

Author: Melissa Iwai

ISBN: 9781324003427

A heartfelt picture book celebration of food, community, and family -- and little dumpling treasures from around the world.Lili loves to cook baos, and Nai Nai has taught her all the secrets to making them, from kneading the dough lovingly and firmly to being thankful for the strong and healthy...

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How to Wear a Sari

Author: Darshana Khiani

ISBN: 9781328635204

Being a little kid isn't always fun and games. Sometimes, it's downright annoying. When a little girl tires of being treated like she's TOO little, she sets out to prove to her family that she can do ANYTHING she puts her mind to . . . . . . including...

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Nia and the New Free Library

Author: Ian Lendler

ISBN: 9781452166865

the builder wants there to be a new skyscraper, the grocer wants a new parking lot, but Nia just wants a new library . . . but how can one person build a whole library?* Explores the power of community and what a group can accomplish* Teaches the importance of...

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Halal Hot Dogs

Author: Susannah Aziz

ISBN: 9781499811575

Musa has the perfect idea for his special Jummah treat, but things don't go according to plan. Will Musa be able to get a yummy Jummah treat for his family?Every Friday after Jummah prayer at the masjid, Musa's family has a special Jummah treat. They take turns picking out what...

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Books by Horseback: A Librarian's Brave Journey to Deliver Books to Children

Author: Emma Carlson Berne

ISBN: 9781499811735

Deep into Appalachia, during the Great Depression food, education, and opportunities were scarce. Kentucky had fallen behind its neighboring states in electricity and highways, and the folks who lived in the craggy, mountainous region were struggling to survive. But courageous librarians were up to the challenge! Edith, a young Pack...

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Goat Wants to Eat

Author: Laura Gehl

ISBN: 9781534483606

Cat wants to nap, and Goat wants to eat. The problem is, every time Cat finds a cozy bed for napping, Goat eats it! When Goat feels sick from overeating and wants to take a nap himself, will Cat get revenge? Perfect for kids at the beginning of their reading...

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All Ketchup, No Mustard!: Ready-to-Read Graphics Level 2

Author: Jason Tharp

ISBN: 9781534484627

Nugget is a chicken nugget. Dog is a hot dog. They are friends, and they like ketchup. Their town of Gastropolis is a peaceful place...until a spicy mustard packet named Dijon Mustard tries to make everyone grumpy. Nugget and Dog want to help, so they start a K.E.T.C.H.U.P. club to...

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Atticus Caticus

Author: Sarah Maizes

ISBN: 9781536208405

Atticus Caticus,ears like a bat-tat-ticus!Snap your fingers to the beat as a boy introduces us to his beloved (and oh-so-recognizably feline) cat. Whether Atticus is lying in the sun or stealing a sip from a water glass, sharpening his nails on a favorite chair or settling in for the night...

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Tabitha and Fritz Trade Places

Author: Katie Frawley

ISBN: 9781542008549

Tabitha the cat is tired of her easy, coddled life. An adventure across the world might spice things up! Fritz the elephant dreams of celebrating his birthday with an exciting voyage to a faraway place. So after the two connect online via Lair-bnb, they pack their bags and head across...

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A Pizza with Everything on It

Author: Kyle Scheele

ISBN: 9781797202815

It's a tale as old as time: a kid wants to make a pizza with his dad, but not just any pizza . . . he wants a pizza with everything on it. That's right, everything. But as the toppings pile on, this father-son duo accidentally create a pizza so...

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