Children's Books

Bear and the Duck

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$17.99

One late winter day, a strange noise startles Bear out of his slumber. Grumpily searching for the source, he finds Duck, trapped in the thicket--but not for long. Bear frees Duck with a few scoops of his big paws, and their friendship begins. The more time the two spend swimming, exploring, and telling stories, the less Bear wants to go back to his lonely old life. As spring turns to summer, and summer turns to fall, what else will change?

Stunning woodcut engravings illustrate this gentle story about kindness, the four seasons, and the joy of an unexpected friend.

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9780802855558
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Behind the Bookcase: Miep Gies, Anne Frank, and the Hiding Place

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$7.99

Anne Frank's diary is a gift to the world because of Miep Gies. One of the protectors of the Frank family, Miep recovered the diary after the family was discovered by Nazis, and then returned it to Otto Frank after World War II. Displaced from her own home as a child during World War I, Miep had great empathy for Anne, and she found ways--like talking about Hollywood gossip and fashion trends--to engage her. The story of their relationship--and the impending danger to the family in hiding--unfolds in this unique perspective of Anne Frank's widely known story.

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Bell Rang

$17.99
Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019

A young slave girl witnesses the heartbreak and hopefulness of her family and their plantation community when her brother escapes for freedom in this brilliantly conceived picture book by Coretta Scott King Award winner James E. Ransome.

Every single morning, the overseer of the plantation rings the bell. Daddy gathers wood. Mama cooks. Ben and the other slaves go out to work. Each day is the same. Full of grueling work and sweltering heat. Every day, except one, when the bell rings and Ben is nowhere to be found. Because Ben ran. Yet, despite their fear and sadness, his family remains hopeful that maybe, just maybe, he made it North. That he is free.

An ode to hope and a powerful tribute to the courage of those who ran for freedom, The Bell Rang is a stunning reminder that our past can never be forgotten.

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Beyond the Pond

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$17.99

A stunning picture book about the power of imagination, perfect for fans of Extra Yarn and Journey, from debut author-illustrator Joseph Kuefler.

Just behind an ordinary house
filled with too little fun,
Ernest D. decides that today will be the day he explores the depths of his pond.

Beyond the pond, he discovers a not-so-ordinary world that will change him forever.

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Bienvenido chiquito

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$10.99

Enjoy this USA Today bestseller now available in Spanish, perfect for fluent Spanish-speakers or Spanish-language learners!

The perfect baby shower gift, birthday gift, or for simply expressing the love you have for the little one in your life!

On the day you were born, it was love at first sight.
We welcomed you, little one, and held you so tight.

For all parents, the arrival of a newborn child is an event that offers the promise of never-ending love. Filled with lively illustrations and beautifully translated text, Bienvenido chiquito allows parents and children to celebrate and cherish their bond in the Spanish language!

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Big Bear Hug

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$9.99
A huge bear is wandering through the forest - but wait a minute! Who's that he's hugging? A beaver? And a moose? And a bird? And a tree?

Welcome to the world of Big Bear Hug, a contemporary fable about a bear who has an appetite for hugging everything in sight - even creatures that bears have been known to eat. One day, the benevolent bear meets up with a human. This human proceeds to do something the bear cannot understand: he raises his axe and begins to cut down a tree. Suddenly the bear doesn't feel like hugging anymore and must make a difficult decision on how to stop this destruction in his forest.

The environmental message of Big Bear Hug is both funny and powerful, while simple enough to engage very young children and show them the awesome power of a hug.

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Big Bed for Little Snow

$18.99
A companion to the Caldecott Honor book A Big Mooncake for Little Star!

A heartwarming and tender picture book introducing readers to their first snow, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin.
When it was quiet, Little Snow grinned and then jumped, jumped, jumped!
Little Snow loves the new big, soft bed Mommy made him for the long, cold winter nights. But Mommy says this bed is for sleeping, not jumping! What happens when he can't resist jump, jump, jumping on his new fluffy, bouncy bed?
Bestselling and award-winning author Grace Lin artfully introduces young readers to their first snow through striking illustrations and heartwarming moments.

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9780316478366
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Big Bird's Big Bad Day: A Story about Turning Frowns Upside Down

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$10.99

In this little picture book about big feelings, learn how Big Bird and his Sesame Street friends turn frowns upside down!

It's not a great day for Big Bird, and everything is going wrong... but would should he do about it? He doesn't understand the way he's feeling. Is he blue? Disappointed? Sad? Maybe Elmo and his friends can help! In this sweet and inspiring story about emotions and friendship, Big Bird learns how to talk about those confusing moods and feelings and turn them around, realizing maybe the big bad day isn't so bad after all! This new social emotional Sesame Street book teaches children not only how to understand their feelings, but also how to self-soothe and help themselves feel better.

For Big Bird, today was a very bad day,
But soon he found out how to make it okay!

The best Big Bird and Elmo book for:
  • Children and toddlers ages 3-7
  • Parents and educators looking for books on social emotional learning and teaching children about identifying emotions and self-regulation
  • Gifts for kids at birthdays, Christmas, Easter, and more!
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    Big Book of Big of Big Bugs

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    $14.99
    From an amazing stick insect longer than your arm to gigantic spiders as big as a dinner plate, this book's huge fold-out pages let readers discover how big some of the biggest bugs in the world really are.
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    9780794533007
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    Big Book of Superman

    $16.99
    The Big Book of Superman is an ideal introduction to this iconic super hero, perfect for young fans (ages 4 and up)!

    Using easy-to-understand text illustrated with classic DC comics art, this thoroughly engaging book covers everything readers need to know, from Superman's Kryptonian roots to his amazing superpowers; from his Justice League pals (including Batman and Green Lantern) to arch-enemy Lex Luthor; and many of his most impressive feats. Beautifully packaged with a printed-foil cover, this is a must-have for every young super hero fan's bookshelf!

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    9781941367452
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    Birds

    $17.99

    In what the New York Times Book Review calls "a perfect book," a little girl watches birds from her window and dreams she can fly. A board book edition of the critically acclaimed picture book from the award-winning husband-and-wife team of Kevin Henkes and Laura Dronzek. An ALA Notable Book.

    Birds "will resonate with the youngest children," said School Library Journal. With a fine eye for detail, a girl observes and describes birds--their sizes, their colors, their shapes, the way they move and appear and disappear, and how they are most like her. She imagines what it would be like if clouds looked like birds, or if she could ask the birds questions. Though she can't fly, the girl can do one thing birds do--she can sing. Vibrant and lively paintings accompany a text pitched precisely to preschoolers in this husband-and-wife collaboration. This board book edition offers a fresh perspective and a new point of view to very young children. Booklist said, "Together, the words and pictures create a book that will enchant preschool audiences again and again."
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    9780061363047
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    Blanket: Journey to Extreme Coziness

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    $16.99
    Learn how to become one with your blanket in this quirky and hilarious picture book from Loryn Brantz, bestselling author of Feminist Baby.
    Behold, the powers of your blanket are REAL.
    From the best-selling author of Feminist Baby, Feminist Baby Finds Her Voice, and Feminist Baby! He's a Feminist Too! comes a witty and charming picture book about discovering the power of your blanket. Readers will learn how to make their own snuggly, cuddly cocoon and all the things you can do when you feel safe and warm. Your blanket might take you to space, under the deep blue sea, or anywhere you can imagine. But what happens when you leave your blanket? Not knowing is scary, but also exciting!
    This adorable and exuberant story is filled with open-ended questions that encourage readers to be true to themselves, both inside and outside of their blankets.
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    9780759554795
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    Bold, Brave Bunny

    $17.99

    * An Amazon Best Book of 2020 So Far * A Junior Library Guild Selection *

    "An enjoyable tale of the marvels of adventuring and the comfort of home." --Kirkus

    Hop along with Teetu, the bold, brave bunny, as he finds his way in this imaginative tale from New York Times bestselling author Beth Ferry (Stick and Stone) that reminds us that it's splendid to see the world, but that it's even more wonderful to go home, and share it with the ones you love.

    B is for brave.

    B is for bold.

    B is not only for...bunnies.

    After his brothers and sisters ruin his favorite alphabet book, Teetu the bunny has had enough of his big bunny family! When he sneaks off into the night, what he discovers is more marvelous than he ever dreamed.

    He sees animals and trees and beauty and moonlight, and puts his adventures into a new book he creates all by himself. But soon Teetu tires of being alone, and just as it gets to be too much...a big fluffy surprise comes to save the day!

    This heartwarming picture book from Beth Ferry and debut illustrator Chow Hon Lam makes for a perfect Easter and year-round gift. Plus, hidden animal surprises in the art will delight readers as they discover them in every repeat reading.

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    9780062850317
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    Bon Voyage, Mister Rodriguez

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    A growing number of curious children discover their village's most enigmatic figure has an unexpectedly beautiful job to do in what The New York Times praises as "bewitching"

    Every afternoon at four o'clock, Mister Rodriguez steps out of a narrow laneway and strolls through the street. The village children watch him go, ever more curious about the enigmatic old man with the bushy white mustache. Some say they've seen him float above the ground. Others say he played a piano without touching a single key. The truth, though, is more beautiful than any of the children could have imagined.

    Author Christiane Duchesne and TD Canadian Children's Literature Award-winning illustrator François Thisdale bring a touching story to life with delicacy and heart.

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    9781772780895
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    Bookmarks Are People Too!

    $5.99
    Hank stars the same Hank as in the bestselling Hank Zipzer series, only this time he's in 2nd grade! Hank is a kid who doesn't try to be funny, but he somehow always makes the kids in his class laugh. He's pretty bad at memorizing stuff, and spelling is his worst subject. (But so are math and reading!) In the first book in this new series, Hank's class is putting on a play, and Hank wants the lead part: Aqua Fly. But he freezes in his audition and can only buzz like a fly. His teacher creates a special part for Hank, a silent bookmark. This may seem like an insignificant role, but when his enemy, Nick McKelty, freezes during the performance, it's up to Hank to save the play!
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    9780448479972
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    Bookstore Cat

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    $17.99

    An irresistible and engaging picture book perfect for story time, and for cat and bookstore lovers alike!

    The bookstore cat is an adorable . . .

    bossy . . .

    cuddly cat.

    He is everything from intelligent and loyal to naughty and vocal! But most of all, the bookstore cat is a well-loved (and well-read) kitty. Follow his funny antics from A to Z through a day in his bustling, book-filled shop.

    The Bookstore Cat is based on a Victorian parlor game, The Minister's Cat, in which players try to think of adjectives to describe the cat in alphabetical order. Readers can extend the fun of the book by playing their own version of the game.

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    9780062894342
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    Born Curious: 20 Girls Who Grew Up to Be Awesome Scientists

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    $19.99
    "An inspiring look at women who realized curiosity plus tenacity equals success." --Kirkus Reviews
    "[A] captivating compendium." --Publishers Weekly

    Discover the histories of twenty incredible female scientists in this inspiring biography collection from beloved author Martha Freeman and Google Doodler Katy Wu.

    Why do galaxies spin the way they do?
    What's the best kind of house for a Komodo dragon?
    Can you cure malaria with medicine made from a plant?

    The scientists and mathematicians in Born Curious sought answers to these and many other fascinating questions. And it's lucky for us they did. Without their vision, insight, and hard work, the world would be a sicker, dirtier, and more dangerous place.

    The twenty groundbreaking women--including Rosalind Franklin, Marie Tharp, Shirley Anne Jackson, and more--came from all kinds of backgrounds and had all kinds of life experiences. Some grew up rich. Some grew up poor. Some were always the smartest kid in class. Some struggled to do well in school. But all had one thing in common: They were born curious. Are you curious, too? Read on.

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    9781534421530
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    Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story

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    A heartbreaking but essential perspective on war and survival.--starred, Kirkus Reviews

    In this deeply moving nonfiction picture book, award-winning author Caren Stelson brings Sachiko Yasui's story of surviving the atomic bombing of Nagasaki and her message of peace to a young audience.

    Sachiko's family home was about half a mile from where the atomic bomb fell on August 9, 1945. Her family experienced devastating loss. When they returned to the rubble where their home once stood, her father miraculously found their serving bowl fully intact. This delicate, green, leaf-shaped bowl--which once held their daily meals--now holds memories of the past and serves as a vessel of hope, peace, and new traditions for Sachiko and the surviving members of her family.

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    9781541521483
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    Box Turtle

    $17.99
    An irresistibly cute story about finding the confidence to be yourself, starring a turtle in search of the perfect shell.

    Terrance the turtle was born without a shell, so he uses a cardboard box instead. Terrance loves his box. It keeps him dry on soggy days, safe from snooping strangers, and is big enough to cozy up with a friend. But when another turtle points out that Terrance's shell is, well, weird, he begins to wonder whether there might be a better shell out there...

    Eventually, and through much trial and error, Terrance learns that there's nothing wrong with being different--especially when it comes to being yourself.

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    9780735230507
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    Boxitects

    $17.99
    A STEAM-centered, adorably illustrated picture book about Meg, a brilliant and creative boxitect who creates extraordinary things out of ordinary cardboard boxes.

    Meg is a brilliant and creative boxitect. She loves impressing her teacher and classmates with what she makes out of boxes. But there's a new kid at Maker School: Simone. Simone is good at everything, and worst of all, she's a boxitect too. When the annual Maker Match is held, Meg and Simone are paired as a team but can't seem to stop arguing. When their extraordinary project turns into a huge disaster, they must find a way to join creative forces, lift each other up, and work together.

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    9781328477200
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    Brave Princess and Me

    $18.95
    In 1943, the Second World War is raging, and the Nazis have taken control of most of Europe--including Athens, where Princess Alice of Greece lives. Princess Alice is kind and accepting of different types of people. Something the Nazis are not. Born deaf, she knows what it is like to be discriminated against.

    With the arrival of the Nazis, all the Jews living in Greece are in danger, including young Tilde Cohen and her mother.. On the run, they must find a safe place to hide. When they arrive, unannounced, on Princess Alice's doorstep and beg her to hide them, the princess's kindness is put to the test. Will she risk her own life to save theirs.

    Includes a special section, with photographs, about Princess Alice. A real-life hero, Alice was the mother of the United Kingdon's Prince Philip, grandmother of Prince Charles, and the great-grandmother of Princes William and Harry.

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    9781772601022
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    Bugs Everywhere

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    There are bugs everywhere! Some of them live in jungles, some of them underwater, and some certainly live in your house. And all of them are fascinating! Britta Teckentrup's work will enthral budding entomologists. This nonfiction volume from a much-loved illustrator simply sparks with personality and is chock-full of weird and wonderful facts about all kinds of creepy-crawlies.
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    9781536210422
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    Busy Creature's Day Eating

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    Mo Willems delivers a smorgasbord of hunger, hubris, regret, and redemption as a Busy Creature hilariously chomps and chews its way through the alphabet now in board book format.
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    9781368041294
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    Button Book

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    $16.99
    This silly and sweet picture book introduces young children to colors through humor and clever interactive elements. For fans of Hervé Tullet's Press Here.

    Here's a button. I wonder what happens when you press it?

    Follow a group of animal friends as they discover a collection of mysterious buttons, all of which do different things!

    From a blue singing button to a purple tickle button, from a rude sound button to a mysterious white button, there's only one way to find out what they do: press them all! And thankfully, there's even a sleeping button to lull the animals to sleep after a busy day.

    A lively introduction to colors and shapes, The Button Book is the perfect interactive book for storytime (and bedtime!).

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    9780735267152
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    Can You Guess?: Animals with The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    $8.99
    Spot the animals in this guessing-game board book featuring The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

    Which animal has wrinkly gray skin and a long trunk? It's an elephant! Try to guess which animal will appear on the next page from the colorful close-ups and clever clues from The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Eric Carle's beautiful classic illustrations bring the animals to life on the page!

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    9781524786366
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