Picture Books & Easy Readers

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Field Trip to the Ocean Deep

Author: John Hare

ISBN: 0823446301

Students dressed in deep sea helmets travel to the ocean deep in a yellow school-bus submarine. When they get there, they frolic with fish, chase luminescent squid, and discover an old shipwreck. But when it's time to return to the submarine bus, one student lingers to tak

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Sun Flower Lion

Author: Kevin Henkes

ISBN: 9780062866103

On a warm morning, a little lion sleeps under a sun that shines so brightly, it looks like a flower. He dreams the flower is as big as the sun. He dreams the flower is a cookie. He lets his imagination soar.

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Escape Goat

Author: Ann Patchett

ISBN: 9780062883391

From the international bestselling author of Bel Canto and The Dutch House, Ann Patchett, and the bestselling illustrator of the Fancy Nancy series, Robin Preiss Glasser, comes a hilarious children's story about a scapegoat who escapes blame just in time. The Farmer family has a big problem! Every day their...

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The Alphabet's Alphabet

Author: Chris Harris

ISBN: 9780316266628

For fans of P is for Pterodactyl comes this groundbreaking spin on the ABCs from an acclaimed, bestselling author and artist pairing!Here's a totally twisted take on the alphabet that invites readers to look at it in a whole new way: An A is an H that just won't stand...

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The Suitcase

Author: Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

ISBN: 9780358329602

When a weary stranger arrives one day, with only a suitcase, everyone is full of questions: To learn the answers, they can either trust the newcomer or discover what they risk by not believing him. A story about hope and kindness, truth and perception - and most importantly, about how...

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Author: Misty Copeland

ISBN: 9780399547645

From prima ballerina and New York Times bestselling author Misty Copeland comes the story of a young Misty, who discovers her love of dance through the ballet Coppélia--a story about a toymaker who devises a villainous plan to bring a doll to life. Misty is so captivated by the tale...

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Emergency Monster Squad

Author: Dave Horowitz

ISBN: 9780399548505

Meet Sally and Gus--the crackerjack emergency medical services team who come to help when someone is sick or injured. But the someones in their world are a little unearthly--which means they're on the Emergency Monster Squad! Ride along with these everyday heroes as they drive their amboolance to answer the...

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Nothing in Common

Author: Kate Hoefler

ISBN: 9780544774780

Two neighbors both love to watch the old man and his dog from their windows, but they never wave to each other. After all, they have nothing in common. But everything changes when they are the only ones who notice that one day is different - there is the old...

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Imogene Comes Back!

Author: David Small

ISBN: 9780593123744

35 years after Imogene woke up with antlers, she's back! The follow up to the classic, Imogene's Antlers by Caldecott Award winning David Small.One day, Imogene woke up to discover that she had sprouted antlers overnight. Her family was confused, her mother was distraught and there was no explanation. Then...

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The Invisible Alphabet

Author: Joshua David Stein

ISBN: 9780593222775

An ABC of things unseen: from Air to Zero, and Nothing in between.A is for AirB is for Bare C is for ClearThere is nothing to see in this A to Z, other than clues to what was once or may soon be there. The 26 alphabetical scenarios are conceptual...

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I Talk Like a River

Author: Jordan Scott

ISBN: 9780823445592

What if words got stuck in the back of your mouth whenever you tried to speak? What if they never came out the way you wanted them to? Sometimes it takes a change of perspective to get the words flowing.I wake up each morning with the sounds of words all...

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Just a Story

Author: Jeff Mack

ISBN: 9780823446636

Reading is wild, dangerous... fantastic! The possibilities are endless, the perils enormous--good thing it's just a story.A boy happens upon a discarded book that transforms a library into an escalating series of near misses and close encounters with dastardly pirates, a herd of scooter-riding elephants, a big blue whale, and...

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Red Shoes

Author: Karen English

ISBN: 9781338114607

Red shoes glowing-Perched on a pedestal in the shop windowas if on a throne."I want those, Nana," Malika says, as they pass the shop."We'll see," Nana says with a wink. "Looks like you could use a new pair.Malika is delighted when Nana surprises her with a beautiful new pair of...

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All Because You Matter

Author: Tami Charles

ISBN: 9781338574852

A lyrical, heart-lifting love letter to black and brown children everywhere: reminding them how much they matter, that they have always mattered, and they always will, from powerhouse rising star author Tami Charles and esteemed, award-winning illustrator Bryan Collier.Discover this poignant, timely, and emotionally stirring picture book, an ode to...

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I Am One: A Book of Action

Author: Susan Verde

ISBN: 9781419742385

Discover the power of activism in this companion to New York Times bestsellers I Am Human and I Am Love! One seed to start a garden, one note to start a melody, one brick to start breaking down walls: Every movement and moment of change starts with purpose, with intention...

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Short & Sweet

Author: Josh Funk

ISBN: 9781454934271

Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast are back with a twist: they've been transformed into small children. Now it's a race against the clock to turn our favorite duo into grown-ups again! Lady Pancake is aching; Sir French Toast's looking pale. Could they be going . . . STALE? Maybe...

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When We Are Kind

Author: Monique Gray Smith

ISBN: 9781459825222

When We Are Kind celebrates simple acts of everyday kindness and encourages children to explore how they feel when they initiate and receive acts of kindness in their lives. Celebrated author Monique Gray Smith has written many books on the topics of resilience and reconciliation and communicates an important message...

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In the City

Author: Chris Raschka

ISBN: 9781481486279

From Caldecott Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Chris Raschka, this tender and fun-filled picture book celebrates unexpected friendship and city life from the perspective of pigeons!How do two friends find each other? Why choose this one, not another? Are two friends just meant to be - I for...

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Catching Thoughts

Author: Bonnie Clark

ISBN: 9781506464169

Have you ever had an unwelcome thought that you just couldn't get rid of, no matter how hard you tried to push it away?In Catching Thoughts, a girl is plagued by an unwanted thought. No matter what she does--ignore it, yell at it, cry about it--the thought won't go away...

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Click, Clack, Good Night

Author: Doreen Cronin

ISBN: 9781534451087

From Caldecott Honor-winning and New York Times bestselling duo Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin comes a hilarious tale about Duck who can't, just can't, fall asleep.It's bedtime on the farm. The cows, sheep, and chickens are all tucked in and snoozing away. Escerpt for ... Duck. So Farmer Brown sings...

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Unicorns Are the Worst!

Author: Alex Willan

ISBN: 9781534453838

It's an undeniable fact that unicorns are the worst! Magic is serious business, but all unicorns do is frolic around, have tea parties, and leave glitter all over the place! They're nothing like goblins - practical and hard-working, who can put magic to good use! Unicorns aren't helpful at all...

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See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog

Author: David LaRochelle

ISBN: 9781536204278

Move over, Spot. . . . Spoofing classic primers, Max the Dog talks back to the book in a twist that will have fans of funny early readers howling.See Max. Max is not a cat - Max is a dog. But much to Max's dismay, the book keeps instructing readers...

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This Old Dog

Author: Martha Brockenbrough

ISBN: 9781646140107

When so much of the world is new, you want to go slowly. to stop and enjoy everything; hills to roll down, perfect-sized rocks, trees that seem to whisper their thoughts. It's the same when you're much, much older, and every time 'round the seasons seems precious. Yet the folks...

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Madeline Finn and the Therapy Dog

Author: Lisa Papp

ISBN: 9781682631492

Madeline Finn and Star are back -- and now Star is old enough to become a therapy dog. Will our beloved team be able to pass the test? Madeline Finn and Star are off to Walker Oaks, a retirement community where Star will take his tests to become a therapy...

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Your Name Is a Song

Author: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

ISBN: 9781943147724

Frustrated by a day full of teachers and classmates mispronouncing her beautiful name, a little girl tells her mother she never wants to come back to school. In response, the girl's mother teaches her about the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx, and Middle Eastern names on their lyrical walk...

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Donut Feed the Squirrels

Author: Mika Song

ISBN: 9781984895837

Norma and Belly plan to start the day with some pancakes, but when Norma accidentally burns them, these two best friends set out to find a new treat. Chestnuts might be nice . . . but what is that delicious smell in the distance? A new food truck has parked...

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