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Diary of a Worm Book Poster Image
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age 4+
First-person narrative from a funny boy worm.
By Doreen Cronin
(2003)
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The Dot Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Student gets inspired to unleash her creativity.
By Peter H. Reynolds
(2003)
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M Is for Music Book Poster Image
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age 4+
For the child who loves music, this is a must.
By Kathleen Krull
(2003)
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Brundibar Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Story will stay with the reader for years to come.
By Tony Kushner
(2003)
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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Book Poster Image
age 4+
A man's daring stunt atop the World Trade Center towers.
By Mordecai Gerstein
(2004)
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Beautiful Blackbird Book Poster Image
age 3+
Retelling of African tale will engage kids.
By Ashley Bryan
(2004)
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Kitten's First Full Moon Book Poster Image
age 3+
Kids will connect with Kitten and her dilemma.
By Kevin Henkes
(2004)
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Why Epossumondas Has No Hair on His Tail Book Poster Image
age 3+
Southern folktale is honed to perfection.
By Coleen Salley
(2004)
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Madeline Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Rhyming classic is a sure winner with kids.
By Ludwig Bemelmans
(1977)
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The Kissing Hand Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Huggably sweet story calms preschool fears.
By Audrey Penn
(1993)
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Yoon and the Christmas Mitten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautiful lesson on sharing holiday traditions.
By Helen Recorvits
(2006)
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Uptown Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Harlem is home in this jazzy award-winner.
By Bryan Collier
(2000)
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Flotsam Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Underwater fantasy world revealed in magical watercolors.
By David Wiesner
(2006)
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dr. Seuss subtly exposes greed and commercialism.
By Dr. Seuss
(1957)
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Frog and Toad Are Friends Book Poster Image
age 4+
Engaging stories spotlight charming, relatable characters.
By Arnold Lobel
(1970)
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The Gardener Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A tale of hope to treasure.
By Sarah Stewart
(1997)
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Whistle for Willie Book Poster Image
age 3+
In charming classic, a boy learns to whistle for his pup.
By Ezra Jack Keats
(1964)
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Tiffky Doofky Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Steig's trademark language play is in full swing.
By William Steig
(2000)
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Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gently addresses children's fear of abandonment.
By William Steig
(2000)
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The Story of Ferdinand Book Poster Image
age 3+
Warmhearted, well-told classic will charm readers.
By Munro Leaf
(1936)
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