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Our Earth Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Caves, volcanoes, and other Earth delights.
By Anne Rockwell
(1998)
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The Fifth of March Book Poster Image
age 13+
So-so historical fiction mixed with romance.
By Ann Rinaldi
(1993)
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Swimmy Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Simple, life-affirming book about relationships.
By Leo Lionni
(1973)
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The Tale of Peter Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 3+
Beatrix Potter's first and one of her best.
By Beatrix Potter
(1902)
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The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales Book Poster Image
age 9+
A farcical re-working of 10 familiar fairy tales.
By Jon Scieszka
(1992)
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The Ugly Duckling Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kids will sympathize with ugly duckling's plight.
By Hans Christian Andersen
(1999)
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Penguin Dreams Book Poster Image
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age 2+
A good read-aloud.
By Vivian Walsh
(1999)
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Mouton's Impossible Dream Book Poster Image
age 2+
One-of-a-kind story of a dream fulfilled.
By Anik McGrory
(2000)
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Snowflake Bentley Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lyrical prose explores a fascinating life.
By Jacqueline Briggs Martin
(1998)
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Plenty of Pockets Book Poster Image
age 4+
The ultimate messy-room story.
By Ann Braybrooks
(2000)
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Why Don't You Get a Horse, Sam Adams? Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun story about quirky patriot's quest.
By Jean Fritz
(1974)
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Snow Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Brings alive the pure wonder of snow.
By Uri Shulevitz
(1998)
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And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? Book Poster Image
age 9+
Adventure and humor mix with history.
By Jean Fritz
(1973)
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The Wind in the Willows Book Poster Image
age 7+
Timeless classic about Toad's adventures and his friends.
By Kenneth Grahame
(1908)
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Tales From Africa Book Poster Image
age 9+
These tales educate, entertain, and entrance.
By Mary Medlicott
(1995)
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Album of Horses Book Poster Image
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age 9+
An informational book for horse lovers of any age.
By Marguerite Henry
(1993)
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Anastasia's Album Book Poster Image
age 9+
Amazing photos, but skimpy context.
By Shelley Tanaka
(1996)
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A Helpful Alphabet of Friendly Objects: Poems Book Poster Image
age 4+
Poetry collection could become a kids' classic.
By John Updike
(1995)
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Avalanche Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Snowball journeys through alphabet in fun book.
By Michael J. Rosen
(1998)
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jazzy, inventive take on West African folktale.
By Verna Aardema
(1975)
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