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Dr. Jo

How Sara Josephine Baker Saved the Lives of America's Children

by Monica Kulling, illustrated by Julianna Swaney
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: united states, diseases, illnesses & injuries, girls & women

This thoughtful and beautifully illustrated picture book shares the story of a trailblazer who has inspired generations of girls to change the world.

Sara Josephine Baker was a strong girl who loved adventure. Growing up in New York in the late 1800s was not easy. When she lost her brother and father to typhoid fever, she became determined to pursue …

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Going for a Sea Bath

by Andrée Poulin, illustrated by Anne-Claire Delisle, translated by Erin Woods
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: humorous stories, marine life, parents, daily activities

The silliest father-daughter seaside bath time book is now a quality board book with tactile elements.

Leanne's bath time is TOO boring. Luckily, her father has some excellent, terrific, and spectacular ideas to make it more interesting. He runs down to the sea and brings back one turtle. Then two eels. Then three clown fish. Soon Leanne’s bath ti …

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When Mom's Away

by Layla Ahmad & Farida Zaman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: parents, diseases, illnesses & injuries, daily activities

Things are changing for one little girl whose mom is a busy doctor. When her mom has to be in quarantine—sleeping on a cot in their garage to keep the family safe from the virus—the girl does her best to be brave. She and her dad spend time together, she goes to school online, and she helps her grandparents too…making sure to wave so they kno …

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The Sun Will Come Out

by Joanne Levy
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, theater, diseases, illnesses & injuries, jewish

Twelve-year-old Bea Gelman and her best friend Frankie are planning the BEST SUMMER EVER at Camp Shalom—a sleep-away camp. But at the last minute, Frankie bows out, leaving painfully shy Bea on her own. Just talking to strangers causes Bea to break out into ugly, blotchy hives. As if the hives weren't bad enough, Bea gets pranked by a couple of …

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Présentoir de comptoir : OLLIE : Un livre sur la pleine conscience

illustrated by Elise Gravel
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: dogs, emotions & feelings, daily activities

 

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J’ai un chien qui court dans ma tête. Il s’appelle Ollie. Parfois, mon chien est tranquille, curieux ou effrayé. Et parfois, il est excité… un peu trop, même!

Quand ça arrive, c’est difficile à supporter. Alors, qu’est-ce qu’un chien — ou un enfant anxieux — peut faire dans ce cas? Et toi, as- …

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OLLIE : Un livre sur la pleine conscience

illustrated by Elise Gravel
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: dogs, daily activities, emotions & feelings

 

See below for English description.

J’ai un chien qui court dans ma tête. Il s’appelle Ollie. Parfois, mon chien est tranquille, curieux ou effrayé. Et parfois, il est excité… un peu trop, même!

Quand ça arrive, c’est difficile à supporter. Alors, qu’est-ce qu’un chien — ou un enfant anxieux — peut faire dans ce cas? Et toi, as- …

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We Wear Masks

by Marla Lesage
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries, daily activities, humorous stories, clothing & dress

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many children have been introduced to wearing face masks and seeing others in masks. Author and illustrator Marla Lesage normalizes mask-wearing by introducing young readers to artists, ranchers, pilots, welders, scientists and many more people who already wear masks in their day-to-day lives. This delightful, rhyming …

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Cancer is a C Word

by Sunita Pal, by (artist) Cody Andreasen
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries, emotions & feelings, non-classifiable

Teaching tough and scary topics to children, especially to the very young, is not easy. Dealing with Cancer is a sad reality that many families have to face and explaining it to little children can be very difficult--and hard to do without creating a Monster of Fear.Cancer is a C Word will help families and schools introduce the concept of Cancer t …

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