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Flip, Flop, to the Beach We Go

by Ellen DeLange, illustrated by Anna Lindsten
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 9
  • Grade: p to 4
tagged: friendship

A sweet story in rhyme about enjoying a day at the sea. For little starfish and other water rats ages 4 years and up.

The sun is shining, cheerful, and bright. It tickles me awake with its happy light. Do you know where we’re going today? To the sea! Little doggy, will you come with me?

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Wildflower

by Melanie Brown, illustrated by Sara Gillingham
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, diversity & multicultural, friendship, bullying

The Rainbow Fish for kids who love the garden.

A moving picture book for ages 3 to 8 about a daisy who is told she’s “just a weed”—and embarks on a journey to find her place in the garden.

Daisy is new to the garden and just opening her petals to the sun when Rose tells her that she's just a weed. What’s a weed? Daisy asks. Weeds aren't pla …

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See You Soon, Tuktu!

Bilingual Inuktitut and English Edition

by Nadia Sammurtok & Rachel Rupke, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: native canadian, emotions & feelings, friendship, polar regions

It's a beautiful fall day, but Tuktu feels sad. Tomorrow his family will travel to a place where there is more food for the winter. Tuktu will miss his friends! See how Tuktu's friends cheer him up by planning a special day for him. Tuktu and his friends make wonderful memories to last until they can meet again in the spring.

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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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It’s Me, Henry!

by Stéphanie Deslauriers, illustrated by Geneviève Després, translated by Charles Simard
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: special needs, friendship, school & education

Henry marches to the beat of his own green thumb in this gentle picture book about a boy on the autism spectrum.

Henry doesn't remember to raise his hand and he prefers to call plants by their proper Latin names, much to the frustration of his classmates. Most days, Henry doesn't notice how different he is from the other kids in his grade, but some …

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I’m Not Sydney!

illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: imagination & play, friendship

Sydney and his friends gather outside to play, transforming one by one to climb, leap, lumber and soar into a shared jungle of their imagination.

Hanging upside down in a tree, Sydney imagines he is a sleepy, sun-bathing sloth. And that's where Sami finds him. Sami thinks sloths are too slow, so she scampers up the tree and becomes a spider monkey. …

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Rodney Was a Tortoise

by Nan Forler, illustrated by Yong Ling Kang
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: death & dying, friendship, turtles

This comforting and gently humorous picture book about bereavement and the strength of friendship shows how a child overcomes the sadness of her beloved pet's death.

Bernadette and Rodney are the best of friends. Rodney's not so good at playing cards, but he's great at staring contests. His favorite food is lettuce, though he eats it VERRRRRRY SLOO …

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The Story of My Life Ongoing, by C.S. Cobb

by Candas Jane Dorsey
edition: eBook
tagged: friendship, coming of age, lgbt

It's not easy "choosing not to choose," especially for a nonbinary teen in 2007.

Corey was born intersex, but their father and stepmother didn’t make a big deal about it. Then Corey’s dad dies suddenly. Now Corey’s disapproving mother wants Corey to "pick a side". Corey’s old enough to say no to medical intervention—but not old enough to av …

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