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After the fall (how Humpty Dumpty got back up again) After the fall (how Humpty Dumpty got back up again) / a story by Dan Santat

After falling off the wall, Humpty Dumpty is very afraid of climbing up again, but is determined not to let fear stop him from being close to the birds.


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All are welcome All are welcome / Alexandra Penfold ; Suzanne Kaufman

Illustrations and rhyming text follow a group of children through a day in school where they learn from each other's traditions.


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Alma and how she got her name Alma and how she got her name / Juana Martinez-Neal

When Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela asks her father why she has so many names, she hears the story of her name and learns about her grandparents.


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Annie and Snowball and the Book Bugs Club : the ninth book of their adventures Annie and Snowball and the Book Bugs Club : the ninth book of their adventures / Cynthia Rylant
Annie and Henry join the summer reading club at the library, and vow to be "Book Bugs" for life.

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Bear came along Bear came along / Richard T. Morris ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham

An assortment of animals living separate lives discover they need each other when they have a chance encounter on a river.


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Buzz Boy and Fly Guy Buzz Boy and Fly Guy / Tedd Arnold
Buzz creates a comic book that features Buzz Boy and Fly Guy as the superheroes.

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Can an aardvark bark? Can an aardvark bark? / Melissa Stewart ; illustrated by Steve Jenkins

"A non-fiction look at the sounds that animals make and the reasons behind them."--


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Captain Awesome. Captain Awesome and the ultimate spelling bee Captain Awesome. Captain Awesome and the ultimate spelling bee / Stan Kirby
Captain Awesome is up against Miss Stinky Pinky in the second grade spelling bee.

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Cat the Cat, Who is That? Cat the Cat, Who is That? / Mo Willems

An exuberant cat introduces readers to her friends


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Dancing Dinos at the Beach Dancing Dinos at the Beach / Sally Lucas

The dancing dinosaurs come out of their book and have fun cavorting on the beach.


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The Day the crayons quit The Day the crayons quit / Drew Daywalt
When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them.

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Dragons Love Tacos Dragons Love Tacos / Adam Rubin
Explores the love dragons have for tacos, and the dangers of feeding them them anything with spicy salsa.

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Eyes that kiss in the corners Eyes that kiss in the corners / Joanna Ho ; illustrated by Dung Ho

"A young Asian girl notices that her eyes look different from her peers'. They have big, round eyes and long lashes. She realizes that her eyes are like her mother's, her grandmother's, and her little sister's. They have eyes that kiss in the corners and glow like warm tea, crinkle into crescent moons, and are filled with stories of the past and hope for the future. Drawing from the strength of these powerful women in her life, she recognizes her own beauty and discovers a path to self-love and empowerment"--


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Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl! Fly Guy Meets Fly Girl! / Tedd Arnold

When Fly Guy meets Fly Girl, he is amazed and smitten


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Frog and Toad Together Frog and Toad Together / Arnold Lobel
Five further adventures of two best friends as they share cookies, plant a garden, and test their bravery.

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A frog's life A frog's life / Irene Kelly ; illustrated by Margherita Borin

An introduction to the world's frog species covers the basics of a frog's life cycle, different hunting techniques, preferred foods, body types, and methods of defense.


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Gilbert and the lost tooth Gilbert and the lost tooth / Diane deGroat
When Gilbert loses his tooth, the reader finds out just how resourceful the Tooth Fairy can be.

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Hello, I'm here! Hello, I'm here! / poem by Helen Frost ; photographs by Rick Lieder

A poetic text and wonderfully intimate photographs follow a newborn sandhill crane as it takes its first steps into the world. Will my legs hold me? What if I fall? Peek in as a sandhill crane hatchling makes its first wobbly stand and takes its first steps alongside its brother. With their parents close by, they flap their wings and dance before enjoying a buggy treat. Someday they will fly with the majestic cranes overhead, but for now, Mama's soft feathers beckon. With a lyrical narrative and lovely photo illustrations, this latest venture from an acclaimed creative team makes a perfect new baby gift -- and will appeal to bird lovers, too.


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How Rocket Learned to Read How Rocket Learned to Read / Tad Hills
A little yellow bird teaches Rocket the dog how to read by first introducing him to the "wondrous, mighty, gorgeous alphabet."

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I am enough I am enough / Grace Byers ; pictures by Keturah A. Bobo

Shares a story of loving who you are, respecting others and being kind to one another.


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I want to be a doctor I want to be a doctor / Laura Driscoll ; illustrated by Catalina Echeverri
Explains what a doctor is and what their responsibilities are, including helping people who are sick or hurt.

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I want to be a veterinarian I want to be a veterinarian / Laura Driscoll ; illustrated by Catalina Echeverri

Explains what a veterinarian is and what their responsibilities are, including helping animals who are sick or hurt.


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If Rocks Could Sing : A Discovered Alphabet If Rocks Could Sing : A Discovered Alphabet / Leslie McGuirk

Displays photographs of rocks that resemble the letters of the alphabet and objects represented by each letter.


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If sharks disappeared If sharks disappeared / Lily Williams

"A nonfiction picture book tracing the repercussions of what would happen if sharks disappeared from our planet"--


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In the past In the past / David Elliott ; illustrated by Matthew Trueman

Chronically organized by epoch, a poetic introduction to the dinosaur world illuminates a host of creatures both novel and familiar, ranging from the mysterious trilobite to the famed Tyrannosaurus rex.


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Inch and Roly and the very small hiding place Inch and Roly and the very small hiding place / Melissa Wiley
Roly finds Inch hiding in a hole to avoid a bird, but as she and other creatures dive into the same hole to be safe, the hiding place becomes more and more dangerous.

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Jabari jumps Jabari jumps / Gaia Cornwall

"Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He's finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he's a great jumper, so he's not scared at all. "Looks easy," says Jabari, watching the other kids take their turns. But when his dad squeezes his hand, Jabari squeezes back. He needs to figure out what kind of special jump to do anyway, and he should probably do some stretches before climbing up onto the diving board. In a sweetly appealing tale of overcoming your fears, newcomer Gaia Cornwall captures a moment between a patient and encouraging father and a determined little boy you can't help but root for."--Amazon.com.


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Just a little sick Just a little sick / Mercer Mayer

Little Critter, who is sick, looks forward to a day home from school and plans a day of fun, but when his mother makes him stay in bed and takes him to the doctor, he looks forward to returning to school so he can see his friends.


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La la la La la la / Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Jaime Kim

Follows a singing girl's fruitless search for a friend in her world, until one night when her song is finally heard by someone who understands.


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Ling & Ting : Not Exactly the Same! Ling & Ting : Not Exactly the Same! / Grace Lin

Ling and Ting are identical twins that people think are exactly the same, but time and again they prove to be different.


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Little Mouse Gets Ready Little Mouse Gets Ready / Jeff Smith

Little Mouse gets dressed to go to the barn with his mother, brothers, and sisters.


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Little Roja Riding Hood Little Roja Riding Hood / Susan Middleton Elya
A rhyming twist on the classic fairy tale in which a little girl saves her grandmother from a wolf. Includes glossary of Spanish words.

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Mae among the stars Mae among the stars / Written by Roda Ahmed ; illustrated by Stasia Burrington

Inspired by the story of Mae Johnson, the first African American woman in space. When little Mae was a child, she dreamed of dancing in space. She imagined herself surrounded by billions of stars, floating, gliding, and discovering.


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Malala's magic pencil Malala's magic pencil / Malala Yousafzai

The author presents her story and life philosophy, describing how she wished for a magic pencil that she would use to fix the world's problems, and how she realized that even if she never found the pencil, she could still have a positive impact.


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Moldylocks and the Three Beards Moldylocks and the Three Beards / Noah Z. Jones
After falling through the refrigerator into the Land of Fake Believe, Princess meets a girl named Moldylocks who takes her to the home of the Three Beards for chili--but when the Beards capture her friend, Princess must come up with a plan to save her.

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Nino wrestles the world Nino wrestles the world / Yuyi Morales
Lucha Libre champion NiƱo has no trouble fending off monstrous opponents, but when his little sisters awaken from their naps, he is in for a no-holds-barred wrestling match that will truly test his skills.

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Otto's Orange Day : a Toon book Otto's Orange Day : a Toon book / Frank Cammuso

After a genie fulfills Otto the cat's wish by turning the whole world orange, Otto realizes that his favorite color is not the best color for everything.


Bookjacket for  Owly & Wormy, friends all aflutter!

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Owly & Wormy, friends all aflutter! Owly & Wormy, friends all aflutter! / Andy Runton
Good friends Owly and Wormy are disappointed when their new plant attracts fat, green, bug-like things, instead of butterflies, until a metamorphosis occurs.

Bookjacket for  Pete the Cat : I Love My White Shoes

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Pete the Cat : I Love My White Shoes Pete the Cat : I Love My White Shoes / story by Eric Litwin
Pete the Cat gets into colorful adventures while out walking in his new white shoes.

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Pink is for boys Pink is for boys / Robb Pearlman ; illustrated by Eda Kaban

A celebration of how colors are for everyone depicts characters engaging in their favorite activities.


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Princess Posey and the First Grade Parade Princess Posey and the First Grade Parade / Stephanie Greene

Posey's fear of starting first grade is alleviated when her teacher invites the students to wear their most comfortable clothes to school on the first day.


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Same, same, but different Same, same, but different / Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw
Pen pals Elliott and Kailash discover that even though they live in different countries--America and India--they both love to climb trees, own pets, and ride school buses.

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Saturday Saturday / Oge Mora

When all of their special Saturday plans go awry, Ava and her mother still find a way to appreciate one another and their time together.


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A seal named Patches A seal named Patches / Roxanne Beltran and Patrick Robinson

Scientists Roxanne Beltran and Patrick Robinson set off on a polar adventure, traveling to Antarctica to study the lives of Weddell seals. By finding Patches, a wily seal they've been tracking since birth, they'll be able to learn a lot about how much the seals get to eat and how many pups they raise. A Seal Named Patches takes young readers to the very bottom of the globe, where they meet the animals that live in cold, icy conditions. Through photos and real-life stories, young readers will learn about how scientists do fieldwork, the challenges of researching animals in harsh climates, what it's like to fly in a helicopter over Antarctica.


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The Secret Chicken Society The Secret Chicken Society / Judy Cox

When Daniel's third-grade class raises baby chicks for a class project and he takes the five chickens home for the summer, he is surprised when one of them turns out to be a rooster. Nice read-aloud or beginning chapter book.


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Soccer on Sunday Soccer on Sunday / Mary Pope Osborne
"Jack and Annie search for the fourth secret of greatness for Merlin the Magician in Mexico City at the 1970 World Cup Games. They hope to learn something new from soccer player great, Pele"-- Provided by publisher.

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Sofia Valdez, future prez Sofia Valdez, future prez / Andrea Beaty ; illustrated by David Roberts

When her abuelo is injured at the local landfill, second-grader Sofia is determined to transform the dangerous Mount Trashmore into a park, taking on City Hall in the process.


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The Three ninja pigs The Three ninja pigs / Corey Rosen Schwartz
In this twist on "The Three Little Pigs" tale, Pig One and Two neglect their ninja school martial arts training and are no match for the wolf, but Pig Three's practice and dedication saves the day. Includes glossary of Japanese martial arts terms.

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You will be my friend! You will be my friend! / Peter Brown
Lucy, a young bear, starts her day determined to make a new friend but her enthusiasm leads to all sorts of problems until, just as she is about to give up, an unexpected friend finds her.

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Young Cam Jansen and the Speedy Car Mystery Young Cam Jansen and the Speedy Car Mystery / David Adler

Cam Jansen uses her photographic memory at the school Green Fair to solve a mystery involving a missing electric car.


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Your pajamas are showing! Your pajamas are showing! / Michel-Yves Schmitt
"What if you woke up one morning and could turn invisible? Would you fight crime? Save the world? If you're like Leopold, you'd rather play tricks on your big sister and steal her caramels! But being invisible isn't all it's cracked up to be. Leopold can make his body disappear, but not his clothes. How will he pull his pranks with his pajamas showing? Is he brave enough to play his tricks in the nude? Maybe the right magic word is all he needs!
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