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Baby Can

illustrated by Thalita Dol
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: new baby, infants & toddlers, imagination & play

Get to know a Baby's World with this bright and humorous board book series.

Baby is growing every day, learning so many new things. Baby can do so much!
Baby can sit and crawl and walk... Can baby also fly?
This whimsical little book goes through a baby's basic milestones while also celebrating other joys in a baby's life, helping babies name the ac …

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Kawwa

by Paola Opal
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: baby animals, birds, beginner

Kawwa wants to open a walnut all by himself—like big brother. Will he find a way? Bold and bright, the Simply Small books are perfect for little ones with growing minds. Meet all these cute baby animals that find clever ways to solve their not-so-small problems.

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The Atheneum

by Trevor Newland
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 18
  • Grade: 1 to 12
tagged: fantasy, books & libraries

In the Atheneum, everyone has an adventure waiting.

And so when young Jack, voiceless, alone and lost in a storm, seeks shelter there one night, he finds himself wandering its winding corridors under the guidance of a mysterious old man who has made a most peculiar offer: Jack must find a voice of his own among the dusty old books that line its endl …

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Oliver Bounces Back!

by Alison Hughes, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: emotions & feelings, self-esteem & self-reliance

 

Oliver’s day has started out lousy — can he turn his luck around?

 

Eyewitness testimony confirms that Oliver is having a pretty lousy day. By the time he gets to school (late), he’s tangled with the hairbrush, stepped in dog drool, burnt his toast, and been hit in the head by his little sister’s gooey banana. At school, the pile-on of bad …

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Girlvana

Self-Love, Yoga, and Making a Better World--A Handbook

by Ally Maz
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: yoga, self-esteem

A handbook for the self--a compassionate, honest, and personal guide to empowering yourself, and others, for a safer and more inclusive world.

BEING A TEENAGER can be a beautiful time in your life. But it can also be one filled with self-doubt, worries, and complicated relationships. Focusing on school and activities, friendship and family, feeling …

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Sloth Went

by Adam Lehrhaupt, illustrated by Benson Shum
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: jungle animals

This hilarious board book is about a sloth on thego. A sloth who is . . . very slowly . . . making his way to a major milestone: potty training!
Today is Sloth's big day.
He's excited.
But he's also nervous.
What if something happens?
What if NOTHING happens?
Sloth Went is a book about poop. But it's also an adventure story about facing your fears, …

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Dinosaur Countdown

illustrated by Nicholas Oldland
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: counting & numbers, dinosaurs & prehistoric creatures

In this simple and clever picture book from Nicholas Oldland, small children will have fun counting backward, as they're introduced to different dinosaurs grouped from ten to two, and a final, single dinosaur. Then, in a unique twist, the book goes on to “zero” dinosaurs as well (because “they're extinct, silly!”). Each number gets its own …

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Different? Same!

by Heather Tekavec, illustrated by Pippa Curnick
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: opposites

This clever picture book introduces the concept of animal characteristics by highlighting how there can be both differences and similarities within a group. For example, the zebra gallops, the bumblebee flies, the lemur leaps and the tiger prowls --- “But look closer now ... We all have STRIPES!” And so it goes. Again and again, readers will be …

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Oddbird

by Derek Desierto
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: bullying

A picture book from Derek Desierto about a bird who doesn’t fit in…at first!
It’s SO hot outside. All the fancy birds are gathered around the water, wishing they could cool off. But they don’t want to get wet and ruin their fine feathers.
Oddbird isn’t worried about his feathers; he wants to go for a refreshing dip. But he doesn’t fit …

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Ne lâche pas, Olivier!

by Alison Hughes, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: emotions & feelings, beginner

 

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Avez-vous déjà vécu une journée où tout va mal? C’est exactement ce que vit Olivier! Sa journée commence très mal : sa brosse à cheveux reste coincée dans ses cheveux, sa chemise préférée est encore humide du lavage, et les choses ne font qu’empirer. Olivier est de très mauvaise humeur. Il doit bi …