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Abuela Abuela / Arthur Dorros ; illustrated by Elisa Kleven
While riding on a bus with her grandmother, a little girl imagines that they are carried up into the sky and fly over the sights of New York City. In a fantastic daydream, Rosalba imagines that she and her grandmother take a journey over Manhattan. They fly high above the city among flocks of birds and observe the city's parks, rivers, landmarks, and streets. Splendid collages transform the city into a rich mosaic of buildings, people, and places.

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Bark, George Bark, George / Jules Feiffer

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Bayou magic Bayou magic / Jewell Parker Rhodes
Visiting her grandmother in the Louisiana bayou, ten-year-old Maddy begins to realize that she may be the only sibling to carry on the gift of her family's magical legacy.

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The Book with no pictures The Book with no pictures / B.J. Novak
"In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what"--

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Chicka chicka boom boom Chicka chicka boom boom / Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault ; illustrated by Lois Ehlert
When all the letters of the alphabet race on another up the coconut tree, will there be enough room?

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Clementine Clementine / Sara Pennypacker ; pictures Marla Frazee
While sorting through difficulties in her friendship with her neighbor Margaret, eight-year-old Clementine gains several unique hairstyles while also helping her father in his efforts to banish pigeons from the front of their apartment building.

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Diary of a fly Diary of a fly / Doreen Cronin ; pictures by Harry Bliss
A young fly discovers, day by day, that there is a lot to learn about being an insect, including the dangers of flypaper and that heroes come in all shapes and sizes.

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The Great fuzz frenzy The Great fuzz frenzy / written by Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel ; illustrated by Janet Stevens
When a tennis ball lands in a prairie dog town, the residents find that their newfound frenzy for fuzz creates a fiasco.

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Guess how much I love you Guess how much I love you / Sam McBratney ; illustrated by Anita Jeram
During a bedtime game, every time Little Nutbrown Hare demonstrates how much he loves his father, Big Nutbrown Hare gently shows him that the love is returned even more.

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I ain't gonna paint no more! I ain't gonna paint no more! / Karen Beaumont ; illustrated by David Catrow
In the rhythm of a familiar folk song, a child cannot resist adding one more dab of paint in surprising places.

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I went walking I went walking / written by Sue Williams ; illustrated by Julie Vivas
During the course of a walk, a young boy identifies animals of different colors.

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Ish Ish / Peter H. Reynolds
Ramon loses confidence in his ability to draw, but his sister gives him a new perspective on things.

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Ivy + Bean doomed to dance Ivy + Bean doomed to dance / written by Annie Barrows ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Second-grade best friends Ivy and Bean beg for ballet lessons, then, when they are cast as squids in their first recital, scheme to find a way out of what seems to be boring, hard, and potentially embarrassing.

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Knuffle Bunny Knuffle Bunny / Mo Willems
After Trixie and daddy leave the laundromat, something very important turns up missing.

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Let's get cracking! Let's get cracking! / Cyndi Marko
Gordon Blue and his brother Benny, unlikely superheroes, must save Fowladelphia from Granny Goosebumps, who has filled the city with cookies that cause innocent chickens' feathers to fall off.

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Lyle, Lyle, crocodile Lyle, Lyle, crocodile / Bernard Waber
Lyle is perfectly happy living with the Primms on East 88th St. until irritable Mr. Grumps next door changes all that.

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My brother Charlie My brother Charlie / written by Holly Robinson Peete and Ryan Elizabeth Peete with Denene Millner ; pictures by Shane W.
A girl tells what it is like living with her twin brother who has autism and sometimes finds it hard to communicate with words, but who, in most ways, is just like any other boy. Includes authors' note about autism.

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My name is Yoon My name is Yoon / Helen Recorvits ; pictures by Gabi Swiatkowska
Disliking her name as written in English, Korean-born Yoon, or "shining wisdom," refers to herself as "cat," "bird," and "cupcake," as a way to feel more comfortable in her new school and new country.

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The Napping house The Napping house / Audrey Wood ; Don Wood
In this cumulative tale, a wakeful flea atop a number of sleeping creatures causes a commotion, with just one bite.

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The One and only Ivan The One and only Ivan / Katherine Applegate ; illustrations by Patricia Castelao
When Ivan, a gorilla who has lived for years in a down-and-out circus-themed mall, meets Ruby, a baby elephant that has been added to the mall, he decides that he must find her a better life.

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One green apple One green apple / Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Ted Lewin
While on a school field trip to an orchard to make cider, a young immigrant named Farah gains self-confidence when the green apple she picks perfectly complements the other students' red apples.

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Pax Pax / Sara Pennypacker ; [illustrated by Jon Klassen]
"After being forced to give up his pet fox Pax, a young boy named Peter decides to leave home and get his best friend back"--

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Ramona the pest Ramona the pest / Beverly Cleary ; illustrated by Tracy Dockray
Ramona starts kindergarten where her good intentions and uncontrollable curiosity lead her to be labeled a pest.

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Salsa stories Salsa stories / stories and linocuts by Lulu Delacre
A collection of stories within the story of a family celebration where the guests relate their memories of growing up in various Latin American countries. Also contains recipes.

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The Stories Julian tells The Stories Julian tells / Ann Cameron ; illustrated by Ann Strugnell
Relates episodes in seven-year-old Julian's life which include getting into trouble with his younger brother Huey, planting a garden, what he did to try to grow taller, losing a tooth, and finding a new friend.

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Where the sidewalk ends Where the sidewalk ends
"Shel Silverstein's masterful collection of poems and drawings is at once outrageously funny and profound. This special edition has twelve extra poems that did not appear in the original collection." -- cover.
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