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"a warm story with a fresh spin on the much-trodden subject."

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Mona Lisa and the Others is one of the best introductory art history books on the market for young readers.

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"For all the young children who don't want to go to sleep, The Midnight Babies acts out their fantasies of staying awake."

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“the best thing about Juneteenth is the joyful tone of the narrative, which is conveyed by the artwork. The illustrations are colorful, vibrant, and clear.”

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"A pitch-perfect view of family from a child's sensibility."

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"A lovely intergenerational story of how to find fun in hard work and how helping others often ends up helping yourself."

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"With a light tone and engaging art, McCloskey has put together a book that will encourage both a love of reading and an excitement about discovering the natural world."

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"a fun, interactive read that will have children growling and roaring with delight . . . this story invites children to have fun with language itself."

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The addition of The Museum of Lost Teeth to any child’s collection is a no-brainer. It’s sweet. It’s funny. Adults will be happy to read it over and over.

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Jane Yolen won hearts with Owl Moon, published in 1987. Since then she has written hundreds of books, including the bestselling rhyming picture book series How do Dinosaurs .

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“an invitation to the world of books: words on a page, pages in a book, and books on a shelf in a library waiting to be discovered, picked up, and read.”

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Traveling Rose is about a stuffed bunny with OCD. Her first book is called Unraveling Rose.

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“Friendship and the idea of new and exciting possibilities open wide the imagination and the idea that if there is something you want to learn, it can be discovered through reading.”

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“It was love at first sight for this magnifique book.”

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So Much Snow is simple visual storytelling at its finest. Perfect for that panacea every elementary school kid yearns for: the first snow day of the school year!

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“a fresh and entertaining read.”

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The most colorful book on the bookshelf might just be Hana’s Hundreds of Hijabs.

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David Almond, a seasoned author with many books to his credit, and Laura Carlin, an equally prolific illustrator, are teamed up in this strange little story about having the courage to try new thin

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Enthusiasts of books for children will be quite familiar with the work of author/illustrator Ruth Krauss.

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The Wolf’s Story is a fairy tale classic with a hilarious twist—if you’re old enough to get it.”

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“The spare, evocative text paired with the warm art has the feel of a classic, as the book is sure to become.”

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“exciting and fun . . . a pitch-perfect image of a classroom election. With this story, young readers will be inspired to rock that vote as soon as they’re given the chance.”

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“the understated text allows the art to shine . . . a lovely way to show how everyone has something to offer.”

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“there is a sense of exuberance in both rhyme and illustration. It’s that energy that makes the book fresh and fun."

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