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Walking for Water

How One Boy Stood Up for Gender Equality

by Susan Hughes, illustrated by Nicole Miles
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 10
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: girls & women, africa, siblings

In this inspiring story of individual activism, a boy recognizes gender inequality when his sister must stop attending school --- and decides to do something about it.

Victor is very close to his twin sister, Linesi. But now that they have turned eight years old, she no longer goes to school with him. Instead, Linesi, like the other older girls in t …

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C'est petit ici!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Dave Whamond
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: siblings, non-classifiable, humorous stories

 

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Jamaal a la plus petite chambre de la maison et il n’est PAS content. Ses parents, et même ses petits frères, ont une chambre plus grande que la sienne. Jamaal trouve ça très injuste. Après tout, c’est lui le plus âgé de la famille! Lorsqu’il en parle à ses parents, ces derniers lui répondent simple …

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Think Big 12-Copy Counter Display

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Dave Whamond
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: siblings

 

Contains 12 paperback copies of Think Big.

 

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Think Big!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Dave Whamond
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: siblings, non-classifiable, humorous stories

 

A new laugh-out-loud tale about the trials and tribulations of an oldest sibling!

 

Jamaal may be the oldest kid in his family, but he somehow got stuck with the smallest room. His parents agree that it isn’t fair, but that is just how it is. But Jamaal isn’t satisfied by the answer – if his parents aren’t going to fix the house, he will use …

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Hare B&B

by Bill Richardson, illustrated by Bill Pechet
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: humorous stories, rabbits, siblings

After her parents are duped by a coyote who is a master of disguise, Harriet ("Harry" for short) and her seven younger siblings are left to fend for themselves. Their only resource is their parents' now-empty bedroom, so Harry and her brothers and sisters open a "hare bed and breakfast." It is a great success. Then, the coyote comes calling again, …

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Slow Moe

by Deborah Kerbel, contributions by Kelly Nakatsuka
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: siblings, humorous stories, imagination & play

Life moves oh-so-slow when your little brother is a snail. It takes forever to do anything! Really, it’s enough to test the patience of even the most understanding big sister. But is Moe just slow or is there something else going on? With charming illustrations by Marianne Ferrer, award-winning author Deborah Kerbel has written a delightful story …

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Lent Roland

by Deborah Kerbel, illustrated by Marianne Ferrer, translated by Rachel Martinez
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: siblings, imagination & play, humorous stories

La vie va tellement lentement avec un petit frère escargot! Ça prend une éternité pour faire quelque chose. La lenteur met à l’épreuve les grandes sœurs les plus compréhensives. Roland est-il lent ou bien se passe-t-il autre chose — Cette ravissante histoire d’amour, de soutien et de tolérance au sein d’une relation frère-sœur pa …

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