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Anonymouse

by Vikki VanSickle, illustrated by Anna Pirolli
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: art & architecture, city & town life

Animal-friendly street art is popping up all over the city, but who is creating these masterpieces? There is no explanation, only a name: Anonymouse. For fans of Sidewalk Flowers and Art & Max.

Art for the birds.
Art for the ants.
Art for the dogs, cats and raccoons.
Art to make them laugh, make them think, make them feel at home.
But who is cr …

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We Adopted a Baby Lamb

by Lori Joy Smith
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: farm animals, pets, farm & ranch life

An adorable and rascally lamb is the latest addition to the family in this sweet picture book based on a true story. An irresistible and unique twist on the pet story and for fans of cute baby animals.

Ila is excited about her family's move to the country -- mostly because it means she can have more pets! But no one expected their next addition to b …

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Raven, Rabbit, Deer

by Sue Farrell Holler, illustrated by Jennifer Faria
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: multigenerational, native american, deer, moose & caribou, non-classifiable, country life, native canadian

In an intergenerational winter’s story full of quiet wonder, a little boy takes his grandfather for a walk down a forest trail. The boy shows Grandpa how to jump in the snow and how to make it splash into the creek. Grandpa shows the boy rabbit tracks and deer hiding among the trees. They greet their animal neighbors by name: Raven, Rabbit, Deer, …

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Pasture Bedtime

by Sigmund Brouwer, illustrated by Sabrina Gendron
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: farm animals, friendship, farm & ranch life

Eleven-year-old Charlie Dembinski likes to keep his life organized and quiet. This is a challenge when you live on a farm where your mother runs a veterinary clinic for the local livestock, neighbors’ pets and sometimes rescued wildlife. To complicate Charlie’s orderly life even further, his mother hires a bookkeeper to live on the farm who br …

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Your House, My House

illustrated by Marianne Dubuc
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: city & town life, imagination & play

There's no neighborhood like a Marianne Dubuc neighborhood --- this time in an apartment building!

It's a special day at 3 Maple Street. It's Little Rabbit's birthday! His mother makes him his favorite breakfast. His sister has drawn him a picture. And, best of all, he's having a birthday party! His friends are invited, his father is decorating, and …

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AAAlligator!

by Judith Henderson, illustrated by Andrea Stegmaier
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: prejudice & racism, alligators & crocodiles, city & town life

When a hungry alligator moves to their town, the residents want him out . . . until they get to know him (and learn what he's actually hungry for!). A timely tale about empathy, acceptance and a community's response to injustice.

Though he's scared at first, a boy who encounters an alligator in the woods soon realizes that all the alligator wants is …

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The One with the Scraggly Beard

by Elizabeth Withey, illustrated by Lynn Scurfield
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover Audiobook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: homelessness & poverty, emotions & feelings, city & town life

A child tries to understand the life of a man he has seen sleeping under a bridge. The boy’s mother patiently answers his questions and explains how people’s life paths can be so different. The child observes the things he has in common with the man and wonders where his own path will lead.
The One With the Scraggly Beard is defined by a simpl …

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L’Homme à la barbe hirsute

by Elizabeth Withey, illustrated by Lynn Scurfield, translated by Rachel Martinez
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: homelessness & poverty, emotions & feelings, city & town life

Un enfant essaie de comprendre la vie d’un homme qui vit sous un pont. Sa mère répond patiemment à ses questions et lui explique comment des personnes peuvent suivre des parcours si différents. Le garçon remarque les similarités entre l’homme et lui, et se demande où le mènera son propre parcours de vie.
Dans le récit simple de L’Ho …

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