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You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Fairy Tales to Read Together Book Poster Image
age 5+
Play-acting aspect will engage young readers.
By Mary Ann Hoberman
(2004)
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Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom Book Poster Image
age 5+
Award-winning picture-book treatment of Tubman.
By Carole Boston Weatherford
(2006)
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Fly, Bessie, Fly Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Inspiring story; kids will root for the heroine.
By Lynn Joseph
(1998)
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Regards to the Man in the Moon Book Poster Image
age 5+
A revitalizing dose of imagination, inspiration.
By Ezra Jack Keats
(1981)
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Felix, What Time Is It? Book Poster Image
age 5+
The presentation of time-telling is confusing.
By Annette Langen
(1999)
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Miss Spider's Wedding Book Poster Image
age 5+
Beautiful art shines over sometimes dark read-aloud.
By David Kirk
(1995)
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Cookies:  Bite-Size Life Lessons Book Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet lessons are easy to digest.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2006)
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Jackie and the Shadow Snatcher Book Poster Image
age 5+
Retro illustrations draw kids to fun adventure.
By Larry Di Fiori
(2006)
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Sidewalk Circus Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Waiting kids see circus acts with imaginations.
By Paul Fleischman
(2007)
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Museum Trip Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Boy dives into mazes in wordless, imaginative adventure.
By Barbara Lehman
(2006)
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Mommy? Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Spooky pop-up isn't for the very young.
By Maurice Sendak
(2006)
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The Boy Who Loved Words Book Poster Image
age 5+
Word-loving boy spreads the wealth in fun tale.
By Roni Schotter
(2006)
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Good Enough to Eat Book Poster Image
age 5+
Good enough to become a classic fairy tale.
By Brock Cole
(2007)
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Zen Ties Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Zen lessons that take on new meaning as kids grow.
By Jon J Muth
(2008)
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Jabberwocky Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Classic poem played out on the basketball court.
By Lewis Carroll
(2007)
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Wolves Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Witty with incredible art, but too scary for some.
By Emily Gravett
(2006)
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The Champ: The Story of Muhammad Ali Book Poster Image
age 5+
Terrific, kid-friendly bio on a sports great.
By Tonya Bolden
(2004)
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The Scrambled States of America Talent Show Book Poster Image
age 5+
Wacky intro to the 50 states and their talents.
By Laurie Keller
(2008)
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Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope Book Poster Image
age 5+
Inspirational message perfect for inaugural celebration.
By Nikki Grimes
(2008)
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Mama Says Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Elegant art, loving lessons, tender words for moms and sons.
By Rob D. Walker
(2009)
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