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Since the beginning of time and the formation of the family as a unit, parents have faced the daunting task of enforcing bedtime even as their drowsy-eyed children argue that they’re simply “not sl

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“. . . a Christmas book with a twist to delight audiences young and old.”

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Christmas is known for lots of things: giving, receiving, long-time-no-see faces, egg nog, hot chocolate, and shredding wrapping paper to get to the wonderful gift inside.

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“. . . a great addition to any child’s personal library.”

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“. . . a smart book that is also a powerful teaching tool.”

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“Children will relate to this dazzling little book in their own ways, while adults will likely marvel that the author and illustrator have expressed so much joy with so few words.”

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“Bravo to Jeanette Winter for this magical little book humming with hope.”

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“The message: Too many sweets can make you sick. . . .

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“Happy provides ample opportunities for extensive discussion about the expression of emotions—a true, potentially interactive delight for young readers and their caregivers.”

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“The lyrical text and colorful illustrations of Emily and Carlo will capture the hearts of young picture book readers.”

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“In this story the author captures the chaotic life of most children and their parents.

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“Some African American families today broom jump at their weddings in memory of their slave history.

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“We can all use a comforting story of love, even—or especially—if it is ripped from a brutal past.”

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“Which Side Are You On? provides an educational opportunity through a dramatic and enjoyable story.

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“Written in kid-speak, this story is sure to amuse and delight the picture book group.”

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Remember Goodnight Moon? Margaret Wise Brown’s classic bedtime tale, published in the late 1940s? Pictures by Clement Hurd?

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". . . a gripping story few children today."

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“With a flurry of snipping and clipping, Levi Strauss produces pants that last and last.

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The Fate of Achilles looks into the opposing forces of human strength and courage versus war and greed.

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“This story offers elementary-school educators a lovely opportunity to share an uplifting story set in Kenya. . . .

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True to all Scooby-Doo mysteries, A Very Scary Valentine’s Day follows a pattern similar to the other books in the series.

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What can you say about a retelling of the Cinderella story starring ponies?

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This puffy-reinforced-cover board book counts all the ways that a little girl loves up her baby—her little stuffed animal puppy.

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And I Love You is a spare, simple, and tender book about a mommy cat and her kitten.

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