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Fry Bread Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lyrical tale shows role of special food in family, culture.
By Kevin Noble Maillard
(2019)
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Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship Book Poster Image
age 3+
Upbeat pro-tidying tale shows how mess can intrude on fun.
By Marie Kondo
(2019)
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Madam C.J. Walker Builds a Business Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring bio of wealthy Black female entrepreneur in 1800s.
By Rebel Girls
(2019)
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Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border Book Poster Image
age 3+
Heartwarming Christmas story set at the U.S.-Mexico border.
By Mitali Perkins
(2019)
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Across the Bay Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Emotional but unlikely journey of boy in Old San Juan.
By Carlos Aponte
(2019)
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Three Cheers for Kid McGear! Book Poster Image
age 3+
New girl truck saves boy trucks in exciting rescue tale.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2019)
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Dr. Seuss's Horse Museum Book Poster Image
age 7+
Horse guides kids on fun trip through art history.
By Dr. Seuss
(2019)
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Llama Llama Mess, Mess, Mess Book Poster Image
age 3+
Llama gets a fun lesson in keeping things tidy at home.
By Anna Dewdney, Reed Duncan
(2019)
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The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fresh, wacky take on first-day-of school jitters.
By Mo Willems
(2019)
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Señorita Mariposa Book Poster Image
age 3+
Beautiful bilingual rhyming book about a monarch's journey.
By Ben Gundersheimer
(2019)
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The King of Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 3+
Fun tale pictures a kid's royally good first day of school.
By Derrick Barnes
(2019)
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The Sad Little Fact Book Poster Image
age 3+
Wry, whimsical story of "facts" and their fake counterparts.
By Jonah Winter
(2019)
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Hair Love Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lively, loving celebration of a dad, daughter, and her hair.
By Matthew A. Cherry
(2019)
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The Boy Who Touched the Stars / El Niño Que Alcanzó las Estrellas Book Poster Image
age 7+
Inspiring memoir of migrants' son who became astronaut.
By José M. Hernández
(2019)
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High Five Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Uneven rhymes make silly hand-slapping contest less fun.
By Adam Rubin
(2019)
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No More Poems! A Book in Verse That Just Gets Worse Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny, mostly realistic poems include some edgy humor.
By Rhett Miller
(2019)
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Tomorrow Most Likely Book Poster Image
age 3+
Boy predicts next day's adventures in offbeat bedtime book.
By Dave Eggers
(2019)
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Hush, Little Bunny Book Poster Image
age 3+
Papa bunny protects his little one in sweet spring tale.
By David Ezra Stein
(2019)
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A Piglet Named Mercy Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute picture book origin story of popular series pig.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2019)
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Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet tale of small-armed dino striving to cheer up friend.
By Jonathan Stutzman
(2019)
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