Don’t Let Them Disappear: 12 endangered species across the globe

Don’t Let Them Disappear: 12 endangered species across the globe By Chelsea Clinton This junior non-fiction picture book focuses on twelve endangered animals and is full of interesting animal facts.  For instance, did you know that a group of pandas is called “an embarrassment of pandas”; that whale sharks never sleep; and that the birds […]

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Once Upon a Star: a poetic journey through space

Once Upon a Star: a poetic journey through space By James Carter A beautiful book.  Children and adults alike will appreciate the spectacular images.  The pictures clearly describe the words on each page, providing much opportunity to point out and discuss the shapes, colors and objects of the universe with younger children; yet, are thoughtful […]

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The Day You Begin

The Day You Begin By:  Jacqueline Woodson This gorgeous picture book should be shared with every child.  Children overcome feeling different from their peers in this inclusive story.  One young girl stays home over the summer to care for her sister while her classmates tell the class about their wonderful vacations.  A young boy from […]

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Dreamers

Dreamers By:  Yuyi Morales Based on her experience of leaving Mexico for the United States in 1994 with her young son, Caldacott Honor artist, Yuyi Morales, tells about the challenges and wonders of living in a new country.  The mother in the story struggles to understand the language and the rules in the strange new […]

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