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“Together the author and illustrator have woven a powerful message, truly an anthem that children—and their parents—will want to sing loudly.”

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The tall and thin book, Nano: The Spectacular Science of the Very (Very) Small, draws us in with its warm cover of yellow, red, and teal.

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“Instead of focusing on the discrimination Beatrice faced, both words and pictures show the difficulties without focusing on them.

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The big colorful book of A History of Music for Children grabs your attention with its orange, oversized cover.

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Brayden Speaks Up: How One Boy Inspired the Nation by Brayden Harrington is a story of perseverance, hope and triumph—a firsthand account told in third person—through the voice of a boy wh

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“This book will certainly inspire many new questions.”

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“This is a picture book meant for adults . . .”

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The Secret Life of Whales is a huge blue book with a shimmery cover. It starts off by explaining that whales belong to the Cetacean family and are either Baleen whales or toothed whales.

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“The international flavor of this book actually makes the world feel like a wonderful place to be. These are real people, and they are shown here as happy to be alive.”

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Lobe Your Brain is a colorful book about how your brain works. Although it is laid out like a 32-page picture book, it’s really for older kids, ages five and up.

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Pop-Up Moon is gorgeously illustrated by Annabelle Buxton with stunning paper-engineering by Olivier Charbonnel.

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“A beautiful book with ingeniously engineered pop-up pages.”

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A stunning, trilingual love poem written to the U.S.A. is America My Love, America My Heart.

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“A model of how not to write history for young people.”

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Aah, chickens. What a weird and wacky world they are with their strutting, gobbling, pecking, crowing, molting, and roosting.

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“An important addition to the growing collection of picture book biographies of women you should know about but probably don’t.”

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“‘The whole country knew and still knows: through his lifetime of service to humanity, Thurgood Marshall earned himself the highest tribute.’”

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Little Audrey’s Daydream: The Life of Audrey Hepburn, would make a nice choice for a young person doing a biography on a famous or influential person.”

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Modern Art Explorer is a successful and fun journey into the world of modern art whether you are a new explorer or well-traveled art-lover, young person or seasoned adventurer.”

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“What is helpful . . . is the reminder that ‘we do not march alone.’”

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“James seems to be making his own promise as well—to continue to be a solid role model for children— in showing the way to becoming a good person and citizen of the world.”

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“Sally Lloyd-Jones does a brilliant job of distilling the principles of book writing into concepts accessible little ones ages four to eight years old—and making it hilariously fun.

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“Bound to be an instant favorite.”

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“For those looking for an easy introduction to the idea that women can make art, this book is a solid offering. For those wanting more, the search is still on.”

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“Doesn’t convey the real challenges or inspiring successes of a driven athlete, though it hopes to do both.”

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