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Sounder Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sharecropper boy finds hope, dignity amid racism, hardship.
By William H. Armstrong
(1969)
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Rocket Writes a Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dog gets excellent writing lesson from wise bird teacher.
By Tad Hills
(2012)
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Extra Yarn Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Fanciful story of generosity has a classic folk-tale feel.
By Mac Barnett
(2012)
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Dog Loves Counting Book Poster Image
age 4+
Whimsical tale shows how books can help you get to sleep.
By Louise Yates
(2013)
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Mr. Wuffles! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Highly original, very visual tale of cat vs. tiny aliens.
By David Wiesner
(2013)
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Daisy Gets Lost Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Charming, relatable tale shows what being lost feels like.
By Chris Raschka
(2013)
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Shoe Dog Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Adorable shelter dog learns house rules in charming story.
By Megan McDonald
(2014)
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A Piece of Cake Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Clever friendship story models creative problem solving.
By LeUyen Pham
(2014)
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Part-time Princess Book Poster Image
age 4+
Regular girl turns princess at night in delightful fantasy.
By Deborah Underwood
(2013)
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If You Plant a Seed Book Poster Image
age 4+
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
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Little Elliot, Big Family Book Poster Image
age 4+
Elliot joins the mouse family in big-hearted tale.
By Mike Curato
(2015)
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Frank and Lucky Get Schooled Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playful intro to academic subjects via curious boy and pup.
By Lynne Rae Perkins
(2016)
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Little Elliot, Big Fun Book Poster Image
age 4+
Friendship soothes fears in charming amusement park tale.
By Mike Curato
(2016)
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Bad Kitty Scaredy-Cat Book Poster Image
age 4+
Halloween alphabet book is a howlingly funny treat.
By Nick Bruel
(2016)
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Christmas in the Barn Book Poster Image
age 4+
Evocative new art enlivens poetic telling of Nativity story.
By Margaret Wise Brown
(2016)
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Antoinette Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Fun with pups in Paris as girl pooch saves the day.
By Kelly DiPucchio
(2017)
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The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse Book Poster Image
age 4+
Quirky and drily witty tale of animals swallowed by wolf.
By Mac Barnett
(2017)
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Sometimes You Fly Book Poster Image
age 4+
Joyous celebration of the trial and error of growing up.
By Katherine Applegate
(2018)
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Merry Christmas, Little Elliot Book Poster Image
age 4+
Elliot and Mouse bring a lonely girl cheer in warm tale.
By Mike Curato
(2018)
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The Full Moon at the Napping House Book Poster Image
age 4+
A rhythmic, snappy charmer of a bedtime book.
By Audrey Wood
(2015)
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