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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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A Big Guy Took My Ball! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sweet, funny story spotlights the trouble with assumptions.
By Mo Willems
(2013)
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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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Grandmother Fish: A Child's First Book of Evolution Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sound science made simple in kid-friendly book on evolution.
By Jonathan Tweet
(2016)
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Julián Is a Mermaid Book Poster Image
age 4+
In touching story and art, boy imagines he's a mermaid.
By Jessica Love
(2018)
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Galapagos Girl / Galapagueña Book Poster Image
age 4+
Colorful bilingual book about the Galápagos Islands.
By Marsha Diane Arnold
(2018)
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I'll Love You Till the Cows Come Home Book Poster Image
age 4+
Animals go to extremes in fun book about love.
By Kathryn Cristaldi
(2019)
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The Old Man and the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Man vs. marlin story a challenging, introspective read.
By Ernest Hemingway
(2011)
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Classic undersea adventure with science-fiction flair.
By Jules Verne
(1996)
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Ten Creepy Monsters Book Poster Image
age 4+
Not-too-scary counting book with a friendly twist.
By Carey F. Armstrong-Ellis
(2012)
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If You Want to See a Whale Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gentle, lyrical glimpse of a boy waiting to spot a whale.
By Julie Fogliano
(2013)
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Chu's Day at the Beach Book Poster Image
age 4+
Charming sneezing panda learns how to fix mistakes.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
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The Abyss Surrounds Us Book Poster Image
age 12+
Futuristic pirates and sea monsters offer high-seas thrills.
By Emily Skrutskie
(2016)
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President Squid Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Silly underwater tale pokes fun at boastful wannabe leaders.
By Aaron Reynolds
(2016)
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Not Quite Narwhal Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sparkly, fanciful unicorn story about being different.
By Jessie Sima
(2017)
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The Mermaid Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Delightful retelling of Goldilocks as undersea mermaid tale.
By Jan Brett
(2017)
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Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years: Our Universe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Our planet tells its own history in fun, kid-friendly way.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2017)
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Harriet Gets Carried Away Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fanciful story of birthday girl spirited away by penguins.
By Jessie Sima
(2018)
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