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Suzie's Surprise!: Out Loud Book 3

by Popular Book Company
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: activity books

Out Loud provides the best books for children aged 0+, sturdy board books with rhyming text and attractive mind-expanding illustrations. The books keep kids entertained as they learn by scanning QR codes to listen to stories and chant! Trust Out Loud series for your children's outstanding performance! 

Allow the Out Loud series to provide your child …

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Dig It! Dump It! Build It!

illustrated by Tommy Doyle, edited by Cottage Door Press
edition: Mixed media
  • age: 2 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: business, careers, occupations, sounds

Let's all sing along with this sound book as we explore construction work, tools, and machines! Explore the construction site to learn about the tools and each kind of truck used to build, from bulldozers and dump trucks to jack-hammers and cement mixers. Push the audio buttons that correspond with the icons on the page - pushing buttons on books w …

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Pugs Cause Traffic Jams

by Jennifer McGrath, illustrated by Kathryn Durst
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: dogs, new experience

Mayhem abounds in this romp of a story about a girl's search for her missing dog --- and about the dog who's just chasing a wild adventure!

A girl races all over town looking for her lost pug, Kirby. As she asks one dog owner in town after another if they've seen her missing pet, readers are treated to poetically succinct depictions of every dog bre …

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Up and Adam

by Debbie Zapata, illustrated by Yong Ling Kang
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: new experience, friendship, manners & etiquette

A winning, uplifting story about a boy with Down syndrome who helps his neighbors in the aftermath of a storm in a way only he can.

It's the morning after the big storm. Adam and his dog, Up, are finishing breakfast when Adam sees the mayor on TV asking everyone to pitch in with the cleanup. She says, “Now, it's time to get to work. Up and at 'em! …

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Pascal le poil

by Élisabeth Brisset des Nos, illustrated by Julien Roudaut
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: body, daily activities, humorous stories

Pascal est sociable et ouvert d'esprit; Pascal est aussi un poil, un poil d'avant-bras! Il aime discuter philosophie et comprendre la réalité des poils qui l'entourent. Quand un poil de dos pique sa curiosité, Pascal met tout en oeuvre pour le rencontrer. Un poil aussi vigoureux et inattendu a sans doute plein d'idées et d'expériences à parta …

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La surprise de Malaika

by Nadia L. Hohn, illustrated by Irene Luxbacher
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: new baby, new experience, friendship

 

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Lorsque Malaika découvre que sa mère attend un bébé, elle est submergée par les émotions. Que va-t-il se passer quand le bébé sera là? Sa mère va-t-elle oublier Malaika? Il y a aussi un nouvel élève dans sa classe qui vient de loin et qui parle un peu différemment, comme elle. Malaika compte sur cette …

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In My Anaana's Amautik

by Nadia Sammurtok, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: bedtime & dreams, native canadian, stories in verse, polar regions

Starred reviews from Kirkus, SLJ, and The Horn Book Magazine!

Nadia Sammurtok lovingly invites the reader into the amautik—the pouch in the back of a mother’s parka used to carry a child—to experience everything through the eyes of the baby nestled inside, from the cloudlike softness of the pouch to the glistening sound of Anaana’s laughter. …

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Pruett and Soo

by Nancy Viau, illustrated by Jorge Lacera
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: friendship, new experience, emotions & feelings

Pruett is from Planet Monochrome, where everything is black, white, or gray; everyone follows the rules and walks in straight lines; and they never, ever ask or answer questions. But then Soo arrives from Planet Prismatic. She’s bursting with brilliant colors! She zigs and zags all over the place! When she asks Pruett questions, he finds he wants …

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Wildlife of the Rockies for Kids

photographs by Wayne Lynch
edition: Paperback
tagged: travel

Wayne Lynch's Wildlife of the Rockies for Kids will take you on an entertaining, informative and visually beautiful trip to the Rocky Mountains. Learn about grizzly bears, moose, bighorn sheep, wolves and many other fascinating mountain mammals, as well as interesting facts about charismatic eagles and owls, loons, grouse, woodpeckers, chickadees, …

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Caramba

illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook Hardcover Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 6
  • Grade: k to 1
tagged: cats, new experience, self-esteem & self-reliance

Caramba is a sweet, shy cat who bravely accepts that he is different, and then discovers his own special talent.

Award-winning author and illustrator Marie-Louise Gay, best known for her Stella and Sam books, brings us an endearing character in Caramba, a sweet, shy cat who bravely accepts that he is different, and then discovers his own special tal …