Children's Books

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

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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.

A historically accurate but relatively gentle introduction to the Holocaust for elementary-age readers.--Miriam Aronin, Booklist

Author and illus-tra-tor do not deny Miep Gies's extra-or-di-nary hero-ism but frame it as a nat-ur-al response to the events of her life and the depth of her emo-tion-al involve-ment in her Jew-ish com-pa-tri-ots' tragedy.--Emily Schneider, Jewish Book Council

A solid, additional title that can serve as an introduction to Holocaust literature.--Kathleen Isaacs, School Library Journal

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Being You: A First Conversation About Gender

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Based on the research that race, gender, consent, and body positivity should be discussed with toddlers on up, this read-aloud board book series offers adults the opportunity to begin important conversations with young children in an informed, safe, and supported way.

Developed by experts in the fields of early childhood and activism against injustice, this topic-driven board book offers clear, concrete language and beautiful imagery that young children can grasp and adults can leverage for further discussion.

While young children are avid observers and questioners of their world, adults often shut down or postpone conversations on complicated topics because it's hard to know where to begin. Research shows that talking about issues like race and gender from the age of two not only helps children understand what they see, but also increases self-awareness, self-esteem, and allows them to recognize and confront things that are unfair, like discrimination and prejudice.

This second book in the series begins the conversation on gender, with a supportive approach that considers both the child and the adult. Stunning art accompanies the simple and interactive text, and the backmatter offers additional resources and ideas for extending this discussion.

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9780593382646
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Bench

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex's first children's book, The Bench, beautifully captures the special relationship between father and son, as seen through a mother's eyes. The book's storytelling and illustration give us snapshots of shared moments that evoke a deep sense of warmth, connection, and compassion.

This is your bench
Where you'll witness great joy.
From here you will rest
See the growth of our boy.

In The Bench, Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, touchingly captures the evolving and expanding relationship between father and son and reminds us of the many ways that love can take shape and be expressed in a modern family.

Evoking a deep sense of warmth, connection, and compassion, The Bench gives readers a window into shared and enduring moments between a diverse group of fathers and sons--moments of peace and reflection, trust and belief, discovery and learning, and lasting comfort.

Working in watercolor for the first time, Caldecott-winning, bestselling illustrator Christian Robinson expands on his signature style to bring joy and softness to the pages, reflecting the beauty of a father's love through a mother's eyes.

With a universal message, this thoughtful and heartwarming read-aloud is destined to be treasured by families for generations to come.

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Beyond the Pond

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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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Bicycle Bash

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Richard Scarry meets Nana In the City in this bicycle themed seek-and-find adventure.

Imagine visiting Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory--but for bikes! This is a seek-and-find/activity book rife with quirky illustrations that hits the sweet spot of every reader from the youngest to the oldest! The wheels keep turning in Cycle City, and it's finally time for the annual Bicycle Bash, where one and all can ride their bikes indoors. Etta's been specially invited by her Aunt Ellen to attend! But why does Aunt Ellen need a list of Etta's friends?

Taking place in the Bicycle Museum, this celebration rolls out bicycles of all kinds--from low riders to tricycles to bone shakers. The Museum even has lanes and tracks indoors so that everyone, Giraffe and Mouse alike, can ride their bikes anywhere. After a full day of riding through the museum halls, Etta pedals out to find a special surprise--her own birthday bash with her best friends! Follow Etta along her first bike tour with this delightfully detailed seek-and-find adventure.

- BELOVED WORLDWIDE: The companion book, Cycle City, was published in seven foreign countries! Don't miss out on the favorite biking book of ciclistas worldwide!
- FUN SEEK AND FIND: Alison Farrell's colorful, vibrant village will delight all kids who loved Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go and Busytown books and thrill parents hoping for the same idea plus a hip design aesthetic.
- DETAIL-RICH: There's so much to see on each page! From mini conversations between town denizens to countless biking encounters outside the narrative, young readers will delight in rereading this book in order to see the many enticing, funny sights of this little town.
- A TREAT FOR BICYCLE LOVERS: Big, small, fancy, historic--the many different kinds of bikes in this book are a feast for the eyes.

Perfect for:

- Fans of Richard Scarry
- Fans of seek-and-find books
- Families and friends who enjoy bike riding together
- Parents looking for a lighthearted picture book their kids can spend hours with
- Aunts looking for a picture book that portrays niece/nephew relationships
- Parents, grandparents, and other family members looking for a lightly educational picture book
- Fans of museums

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9781452174624
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Bienvenido chiquito

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¡Disfruta de este bestseller de USA Today ya disponible en español, perfecto para hablantes de español fluidos o estudiantes en español!

¡El libro español perfecto para bebés, regalo de baby shower, regalo de cumpleaños, o simplemente para expresar el amor que tienes por el pequeño en tu vida.

Te damos la bienvenida, pequeño, el día que naciste y fue amor a primera vista

Para todos los padres, un niño ofrece la promesa de un amor interminable. Lleno de ilustraciones animadas y hermoso texto, Bienvenido Chiquito permite a padres e hijos celebrar y apreciar su vínculo en la lengua española.

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9781492691372
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Big Bed for Little Snow

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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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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? Anxious? 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, teaching children about identifying emotions and self-regulation, and coping strategies for dealing with difficult days and anxiety
  • Gifts for kids at birthdays, Christmas, Easter, and more!
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    Big Book of Beasts

    $19.95

    In The Big Book of Beasts Yuval Zommer's wonderful illustrations bring to whimsical life some of the grizzliest, hairiest, bravest, wiliest, and most fearsome beasts in the animal kingdom. Brimming with interesting facts from beast consultant Barbara Taylor, this charming picture book is a beautiful way for parents to introduce young children to the animal world--and for older children to learn by themselves.

    In the first pages children learn that beasts are wild animals that can't be tamed and that they all defend themselves in different ways. As the book continues young readers meet specific beasts, including armadillos, bears, tigers, and the Tasmanian devil. The Big Book of Beasts also approaches the world of beasts thematically, looking at mythical beasts, Ice Age beasts, beasts on your street, and how to save beasts in danger of extinction.

    The funny and conversational text, amazing facts, and glorious and quirky pictures will draw in young children over and over again.

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    9780500651063
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    Big Book of Big Animals

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    From the mighty elephant to the amazing colossal squid, open the huge fold-out pages to reveal some of the tallest, longest and heaviest animals in the world-and discover the biggest animal that's every lived.
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    9780794530518
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    Big Book of Big of Big Bugs

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    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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    Big Book of Stars and Planets

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    9780794533724
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    Big Book of Superman

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    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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    Big Book of the Blue

    $19.95

    Following the wild success of The Big Book of Bugs and The Big Book of Beasts, The Big Book of the Blue is the third installment in Yuval Zommer's beloved series. Alongside everything the young oceanographer needs to know, Zommer's charming illustrations bring to life some of the slipperiest, scaliest, strangest, and most monstrous underwater animals.

    The book opens by explaining how different types of animals are able to breathe and survive underwater, and the different families to which they belong. Subsequent pages are dedicated to specific creatures, including sea turtles, whales, sharks, stingrays, and seahorses, and show varied life in specific habitats, such as a coral reef or deep sea bed. The Big Book of the Blue also explores the underwater world thematically, looking at animals in danger, learning how to spot creatures at the beach, and discovering how to do our part to save sea life. Beautiful and filled with fascinating facts, young, curious readers won't be able to tear their eyes away from the page.

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    9780500651193
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    Big Dinosaur Sticker Book

    $8.99
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    9780794537692
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    Big Dog and Little Dog Getting in Trouble

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    From New York Times best-selling author Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog Man, comes a charming board book series for toddlers about two canine companions who can't resist mischief!

    When canine companions Big Dog and Little Dog play a little too roughly with the couch cushions, they learn that best friends have to be great at sharing--in this case, sharing the blame!

    With simple text, graphic illustrations, and tongue-in-cheek humor, Dog Man creator Dav Pilkey taps into the joys of childhood friendships through his tales of two lovable dog pals.

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    9780358513155
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    Big Dog and Little Dog Making a Mistake

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    From New York Times best-selling author Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog Man, comes a charming board book series for toddlers about two canine companions who can't resist mischief!

    Big Dog and Little Dog are going for a walk. They spot a kitty. Is that a kitty? Uh oh, it looks like Big Dog and Little Dog are in for a smelly surprise!

    With simple text, graphic illustrations, and tongue-in-cheek humor, Dog Man creator Dav Pilkey taps into the joys of friendship through his tales of two lovable dog pals.

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    9780358513162
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    Big Dog and Little Dog Wearing Sweaters

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    From New York Times best-selling author Dav Pilkey, creator of Captain Underpants and Dog Man, comes a charming board book series for toddlers about two canine companions who can't resist mischief!

    It's wintertime, and Little Dog is snug in his red doggy sweater. Big Dog wants a sweater, too! Their search may lead to some messy drawers, but who could mind when Big Dog looks so cute in his new duds?

    With simple text, graphic illustrations, and tongue-in-cheek humor, Dog Man creator Dav Pilkey taps into the joys of friendship through his tales of two lovable dog pals.

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    9780358513148
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    Bird House

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    A grandmother and grandchild nurse an injured bird together in this touching story about caring for all creatures, the wonder of nature, and letting go

    On a snowy day, a grandmother and grandchild find an injured bird. They take it home and care for it until it can fly around the living room. It is fantastic--just like everything at Abuela's house! But a fantastic moment is also bittersweet, for the little bird's recovery means that it's time to let it fly free. Drawing inspiration from a formative childhood experience, Blanca Gómez crafts a deceptively simple story that is morally and emotionally resonant and is brimming with love, wonder, and a deep respect for the natural world.

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    9781419744082
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    Birds Board Book

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    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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    9780062573056
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    Bizz Buzz Boss

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    Little Spider lives a peaceful life in a peaceful corner of the garden. Every day, she is soothed by the gentle sounds of the other creatures around her. But every day, Bossy Bee arrives to shatter the peace and quiet. Bossy Bee has no time for anyone else. She thinks she is the most important and busiest creature in the garden. But then the others play a trick on her, and she comes to see that the other garden creatures also have useful jobs. "A bossypants bee learns a lesson about the value of the contributions of others. ... Useful information and important insightdelivered in mediocre verse and via gender stereotype." --Kirkus Reviews (U.S.) "Bizz Buzz Boss encourages children to step outdoors to learn about, and appreciate, this complex community. Highly recommended." --Reading Time (Australia) "Bizz Buzz Boss is a didactic tale suited for sharing with young audience." --ReadPlus (U.K.)
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    9781760360566
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    Blancanieves y los Siete Enanitos

    $14.99
    Una versión magníficamente ilustrada de un relato clásico de la literatura infantil, con solapas que levantar y páginas troqueladas. Vive con Blancanieves su encuentro con los siete enanitos, la trampa de la manzana envenenada y el emocionante momento en que el príncipe la salva. Una introducción maravillosa a este cuento adorado por generaciones de pequeños lectores.
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    9780794546175
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    Blanket: Journey to Extreme Coziness

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    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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    Blueberries for Sal

    $18.99
    Caldecott Honor Book

    What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? A beloved classic is born!

    Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother a picking blueberries to can for the winter. But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she discovers a mama bear preparing for her own long winter. Meanwhile Sal's mother is being followed by a small bear with a big appetite for berries! Will each mother go home with the right little one?

    With its expressive line drawings and charming story, Blueberries for Sal has won readers' hearts since its first publication in 1948.

    The adventures of a little girl and a baby bear while hunting for blueberries with their mothers one bright summer day. All the color and flavor of the sea and pine-covered Maine countryside.
    -School Library Journal, starred review.

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    9780670175918
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    Blueberry Cake

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    In the tradition of Blueberries for Sal, author of I Wish It Would Snow! Sarah Dillard presents a witty and whimsical tale of a young bear who can't get enough of his favorite treat!

    There's nothing Little Bear loves more than delicious, delectable blueberries. And one of the very best ways to eat blueberries is in Mama's sweet, scrumptious blueberry cake. But when Little Bear goes to pick berries so Mama can fix him a treat, he can't resist eating them all! Can Little Bear figure out how to save some yummy blueberries, or will he once again come home empty handed and never get any blueberry cake?

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    9781534451346
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