• Peterrific

    by Victoria Kann Year Published: 2017

    "In Peterrific, readers can follow Peter's own adventures as he builds a tower of blocks all the way to the moon."

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  • Bread for Words

    by Shana Keller Year Published: 2020

    "Frederick Douglass knew where he was born but not when. He knew his grandmother but not his father. And as a young child, there were other questions, such as Why am I a slave? Answers to those questions might have eluded him but Douglass did know for certain that learning to read and to write would be the first step in his quest for freedom and his fight for equality. Told from first-person perspective, this picture-book biography draws from the real-life experiences of a young Frederick Douglass and his attempts to learn how to read and write. "

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  • Snow Dance

    by Peggy Thomas Year Published: 2008

    "In this illustrated children's book, Ruthie would rather go sledding than go to school. When she asks both children and adults how they might spend a snow day, they begin to envision fantastic alternatives to their usual routines. Ruthie teaches them her newly invented song and snow dance to help make their wishes come true. Even those in non-snowy climates will appreciate the longing for an unexpected vacation from work and school."

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  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    by Sheri Dean Year Published: 2010
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  • Leopold's Long Awaited Leap Year Birthday

    by Dawn Desjardin Year Published: 2008

    "Leopold and his parents wait patiently for his first birthday, February 29th, but it just never seems to come. Finally, the wise old doctor considers the calendars, clocks and seasons ..."

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  • If you give a Dog a Donut

    by Laura Numeroff Year Published: 2011

    "If you give a dog a donut, he’ll ask for some apple juice to go with it. When you give him the juice, he’ll drink it all up. Then, before you can say “woof” . . . Dog is off on a backyard adventure!"

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  • Alice Across America

    by Sarah Glenn Marsh Year Published: 2020

    "Writer Sarah Glenn Marsh and illustrator Gilbert Ford's Alice Across America is a nonfiction picture book account of maverick Alice Ramsey, the first woman to drive a car across America in 1909."

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  • The Poppy Lady

    by Barbara E. Walsh Year Published: 2012

    "When American soldiers entered World War I, Moina Belle Michael, a schoolteacher from Georgia, knew she had to act. Some of the soldiers were her students and friends. Almost single-handedly, Moina worked to establish the red poppy as the symbol to honor and remember soldiers."

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  • Finklehopper Frog

    by Irene Livingston Year Published: 2008

    "Finklehopper Frog worries that the local bullies might make fun of his favourite hat at the town picnic. Should Finklehopper stay home and avoid the confrontation altogether? Meanwhile his pal Ruby Rabbit is up against some taught competition in the annual hopping race. ..."

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  • My Creature Teacher

    by Laura Leuck Year Published: 2004

    "The young monster from My Beastly Brother returns in this story that takes him to school where he learns to appreciate his creature teacher."

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