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Babies loves pictures of babies—we all like to see ourselves reflected in literature—and this board book has a pleasant, realistic, diverse, group of toddlers and their families; the accompanying text is in both English and Spanish. Special sale price of $2.50. 

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My Family/Mi Familia Cover Image
By Scott Burridge (Designed by)
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ISBN: 9780989893466
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Published: Adirondack Books - October 1st, 2014

A beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture book, now in paperback. . Life in the Boreal Forest chronicles the crackling, screeching, buzzing life of the world’s largest northern forest. Grades 1–4.  —Tera

 

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Life in the Boreal Forest Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250073235
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Published: Square Fish - February 23rd, 2016

A beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture book, now in paperback. Can We Save the Tiger? is a stunning visual plea to preserve endangered species like the Asian elephant, the kakapo, and the sloth bear. Grades 1–4.  —Tera

 

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Can We Save the Tiger? Cover Image
By Martin Jenkins, Vicky White (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763673789
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Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - September 9th, 2014

“In a sequel every bit as delightful as its predecessor, Hanlon follows the wildly imaginative star of Dory Fantasmagory to school, where Dory attempts to make a ‘real’ friend (as opposed to the monsters she plays with at home). She is immediately drawn to a princess-loving girl named Rosabelle, but Dory’s overtures of friendship don’t initially hit their mark…. Once again, Hanlon’s hilarious narration and cartooning reveal an uncanny talent for getting into the mile-a-minute mind of a one-of-a-kind girl.” —Publishers Weekly. Grades 1–3.

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Dory Fantasmagory: The Real True Friend Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780147510686
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Published: Puffin Books - June 7th, 2016

“Follow Henrietta’s creative process as she draws the story of a girl and a three-headed monster on a quest to find…a hat. Liniers’s attention to detail, seamless incorporations of graphic-novel elements, and child-inspired art create an inventive and witty book. Concurrently published in Spanish as Escrito y Dibujado Por Enriqueta.” —Hornbook Fanfare. Grades 2–4.

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Written and Drawn by Henrietta (Toon Books) Cover Image
By Liniers (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781935179900
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Published: Toon Books - September 29th, 2015

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Escrito y Dibujado Por Enriqueta: Toon Level 3 Cover Image
By Liniers, Liniers (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781935179917
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Published: Toon Books - September 29th, 2015

“Throughout the series, Birdsall has demonstrated considerable skill at crafting a modern classic, merging modern-day wit with an old-fashioned charm. Birdsall is a master at making the everyday exciting.” —School Library Journal. Grades 4–7.

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The Penderwicks in Spring Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307930989
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Published: Yearling Books - February 23rd, 2016

“The daughter of an American father and Cuban mother, poet and novelist Engle describes her childhood living between two countries during a time of political tension for Cuba and the U.S. A 2016 Belpré Author Medal Book and a 2016 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Honor Book.” —Booklist. Grades 5–9.

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Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings: A Memoir Cover Image
By Margarita Engle, Edel Rodriguez (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781481435239
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 2nd, 2016

“California-born Mai learns the true meaning of family and friendship when she travels with her grandmother to her native Vietnam and learns about her grandfather’s fate.” —Booklist. Grades 5–8.

 

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Listen, Slowly Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062229199
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Published: HarperCollins - May 17th, 2016

“This novel in verse fictionalizes the teen years of Clara Lemlich Shavelson, the leader of the New York shirtwaist strike of 1909. Fleeing from anti-Semitic Russia, the teen and her family struggle to adapt to their new home.” —Booklist Best Books for Young Adults 2016. Grades 7 & up.

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Audacity Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780147512499
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Published: Speak - January 5th, 2016

“Multi-award-winning poet Nelson tells how growing up as a daughter of one of the first African-American officers in the Air Force influenced her artistic development. Moving to 11 locations in 10 years, Nelson, her sister and parents crossed the country, repeatedly giving the speaker in these first-person poems the full-throttle experience of being not only the new kid on the block, but often the lone African-American in her class. Nelson grippingly conveys the depth of her resulting isolation, noting the strangeness of how in Kittery Point, Maine, ‘we’re the First Negroes of everything.’ There’s also the bafflement of having meaning attached to simply being herself—for example, while standing in line to get a polio vaccine in 1955 Kansas, ‘Mrs. Liebel said we were Making History, / but all I did was sqwunch up my eyes and wince. / Making History takes more than standing in line / believing little white lies about pain.’ With sophisticated wordplay and poignantly spare description, this lyric bildungsroman creates as effective a portrait of race relations in 20th-century America as of formative moments in Nelson’s youth.” —Kirkus. Grades 6 & up.

 

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How I Discovered Poetry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780147510051
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Published: Speak - March 8th, 2016

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