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The Rock from the Sky Cover Image
By Jon Klassen, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536215625
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Published: Candlewick - April 13th, 2021

Look up! From the Caldecott Medal–winning creator of the Hat Trilogy comes a new deadpan gem.

There is a spot.
It is a good spot.
It is the perfect spot to stand.
There is no reason to ever leave.
But somewhere above there is also a rock.
A rock from the sky.


Yang Warriors Cover Image
By Kao Kalia Yang, Billy Thao (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781517907983
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - April 13th, 2021

Award-winning author Kao Kalia Yang delivers an inspiring tale of resourceful children confronting adversaries in a refugee camp

After lunch the Yang warriors prepare for battle. They practice drills, balance rocks on their heads, wield magical swords from fallen branches.


Hello, Rain! Cover Image
By Kyo Maclear, Chris Turnham (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452138190
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 13th, 2021

A picture book celebrating all the reasons to love the rain! Flowers bloom in the garden. Umbrellas bloom on the streets. There are puddles for jumping and, later, a cozy home for hot chocolate and books.

• The ultimate rainy day read!
• Full of bright, eye-catching illustrations
• From international acclaimed writer Kyo Maclear and printmaker Chris Turnham


Delicious!: Poems Celebrating Street Food around the World Cover Image
By Julie Larios, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534453777
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Published: Beach Lane Books - April 13th, 2021

Journey around the world with this poetry collection celebrating delicious international street food!

The world is a delicious place!


Three Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823449231
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Published: Neal Porter Books - April 13th, 2021

A heartwarming story of a three-legged dog who follows his nose all over the city, out to the country, and into the arms of a new friend.

One, two, three...
One, two, three...
Every day was a skip
And a hop
For Three.


Amira's Picture Day Cover Image
By Reem Faruqi, Fahmida Azim (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823440191
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Published: Holiday House - April 13th, 2021

Ramadan has come to an end, and Amira can't wait to stay home from school to celebrate Eid. There's just one hiccup: it's also school picture day. How can Amira be in two places at once?


Regina Is NOT a Little Dinosaur Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593127285
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - April 13th, 2021

Meet a young dinosaur seeking her independence in this hilarious picture book from the author of WOLF CAMP and SWEETY.


Girls and Boys Come Out to Play Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823447138
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Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - April 13th, 2021

Mother Goose herself invites kids to come out to play with all their favorite nursery rhyme characters in this popular Mother Goose rhyme.

Girls and boys, come out to play,
The moon doth shine as bright as day.


The House of Grass and Sky Cover Image
By Mary Lyn Ray, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536200973
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Published: Candlewick - April 13th, 2021

A luminous picture-book tribute to house and home gently evokes the passage of time, the solace of memory, and the joys of preservation and renewal.


Yes & No Cover Image
By Elisha Cooper, Elisha Cooper (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250257338
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 13th, 2021

From Caldecott Honor author/illustrator Elisha Cooper comes Yes & No, a timeless tale of friendship, adjusting your perspective, and the joys (and trials) of siblinghood.

Good morning, good morning. It's time to wake up!


Bad Cat! Cover Image
By Nicola O'Byrne, Nicola O'Byrne (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536217285
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Published: Nosy Crow - April 13th, 2021

Fluffykins is a perfect cat. He wouldn’t do anything naughty . . . would he? But what’s this? He’s knocked over the flowers, tangled up all the yarn, bent the blinds, and scratched the sofa . . . and he won't apologize. What a bad cat! Whatever will Fluffykins do next?


On the Other Side of the Forest Cover Image
By Nadine Robert, Gérard DuBois (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771647960
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Published: Greystone Kids - April 13th, 2021

What's on the other side of the forest? A young rabbit and his father are determined to find out in this modern picture book that feels like a classic, calling to mind the tender work of Beatrix Potter.


Hear My Voice/Escucha mi voz: The Testimonies of Children Detained at the Southern Border of the United States Cover Image
By Warren Binford (Compiled by), Michael Garcia Bochenek (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781523513482
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 13th, 2021

The moving stories of children in migration—in their own words.

"In Spanish and in English, a devastating first-person account of children’s experiences in detention at the southern U.S. border....


What Happened to You? Cover Image
By James Catchpole, Karen George (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780571358304
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Published: Faber & Faber - April 6th, 2021

Imagine you were asked the same question again and again throughout your life . . .
Imagine if it was a question that didn't bring about the happiest of memories . . .


Anita and the Dragons Cover Image
By Hannah Carmona, Anna Cunha (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781911373636
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Published: Lantana Publishing - April 6th, 2021

Anita watches the dragons high above her as she hops from one cement roof to another in her village in the Dominican Republic. But being the valiant princesa she is, she never lets them scare her. Will she be brave enough to enter the belly of the beast and take flight to new adventures?


Grandad's Camper Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499811933
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Published: little bee books - April 6th, 2021

"As warm and friendly as a kind grandparent." Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

"An effective tool for teaching empathy, and the intergenerational bond at the story's center is a heartstrings puller.


I Sang You Down from the Stars Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316493161
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

This unique baby book sings with Native cultural detail, while striking a universal chord in its celebration of the blossoming of love that comes with expecting and welcoming a new baby--with art by New York Times bestselling illustrator and Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade
  As she waits for the arrival of her new baby, a mother-to-be gathers gifts to create a sacred


Your Mama Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328631886
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Published: Versify - April 6th, 2021

A sweet twist on the age-old “yo mama” joke, celebrating fierce moms everywhere with playful lyricism and gorgeous illustrations. Perfect for Mother’s Day.

Yo’ mama so sweet, she could be a bakery. She dresses so fine, she could have a clothing line. And, even when you mess up, she’s so forgiving, she lets you keep on living.


My Dad Cover Image
By Susan Quinn, Marina Ruiz (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780711255340
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Published: words & pictures - April 6th, 2021

My Dad is a beautifully illustrated, stereotype-busting celebration of all the everyday things one child's dad does to make him so wonderfully, daddish-ly awesome!

He may not be a superhero, or an astronaut, or a secret agent… but my dad is still the best dad in the world!

From baking cookies and gardening to playing make-believe and


An Emotional Menagerie: Feelings from A to Z Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781912891245
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Published: School of Life - April 6th, 2021

An imaginative and engaging exploration of childhood emotions through poetry and evocative illustration.

Emotions are like animals:
No two are quite the same.
Some are quiet; some are fierce;
And all are hard to tame.


Don't Throw It Away Cover Image
By Keb' Mo', Charlie Astrella (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781486721092
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Published: Flowerpot Press - April 6th, 2021

'Cause it's a beautiful world. Baby, don't you throw it away.


The Story of Baldomera Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9788418133695
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Published: Nubeocho - April 6th, 2021

Baldomera, the donkey, became famous worldwide when a video of her reunion with her owner after three months of confinement due to COVID-19 went viral. The colorful illustrations and simple yet playful text make this a perfect read-aloud for story time.


Welcome Home, Whales Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781733121286
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Published: Blue Dot Kids Press - April 6th, 2021

A boy dreams of a whale's call as she returns to a bay recently restored by conservation efforts to introduce her new calf to the world.

Winner of the Wilderness Society Environment Award for Children's Literature

Beautifully tender, moving, and even hopeful." --Kirkus Reviews


Lobstah Gahden: Speak Out Against Pollution with a Wicked Awesome Boston Accent! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728232461
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - April 6th, 2021

With pictures from the illustrator behind Last Week Tonight's A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, this delightfully punny story about ocean life, conservation, and cooperation is perfect for sparking conversations in the classroom and at home.


The Farmer and the Circus (The Farmer Books) Cover Image
By Marla Frazee, Marla Frazee (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534446212
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Published: Beach Lane Books - April 6th, 2021

The farmer follows his new friends to the circus in this whimsical and touching conclusion to the trilogy from two-time Caldecott Honor medalist Marla Frazee that began with the beloved The Farmer and the Clown.

The little clown and monkey miss their friend the farmer. They spend their days playing farmer together, until one day they get a surprise.


A Year in Our New Garden Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781782507093
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Published: Floris Books - April 6th, 2021

Anna and Benjamin's family have just moved to a new house and can't wait to turn their messy yard into a beautiful garden, but first they must plan, plant and learn how to care for it.

With the help of their neighbor Louis, the children grow beautiful flowers and tasty vegetables and discover the amazing wildlife living in their new garden.


A Mother Is a House Cover Image
By Aurore Petit, Aurore Petit (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781776573233
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Published: Gecko Press - April 6th, 2021

A mother is a nest, a mirror, a moon. The baby sees their mother in every aspect of their day. As the pages go by, the child grows. The mother who was a refuge becomes a road, a story, and a show. On the final page, the child is ready to take their first steps.


Too Crowded Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728222387
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - April 6th, 2021

A hilarious, heartwarming picture book with subtle lessons about the importance of sharing, home, and friendship.


The Little Butterfly That Could (Butterfly Series) Cover Image
By Ross Burach, Ross Burach (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338615005
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Published: Scholastic Press - April 6th, 2021

WHAT IF I CAN'T?

“Will elicit plenty of giggles." -- Kirkus Reviews

Which way to the flowers?

That way.


Adventures with My Daddies Cover Image
By Gareth Peter, Garry Parsons (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781682632819
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - April 1st, 2021

A diverse family embarks on a series of whimsical adventures in this Own Voices bedtime read aloud, perfect for LGBTQ+ and adoptive families

"Vivid, imaginative storytelling...a relatable tale for children of adopted, blended, and LGBTQ+ families." --Booklist


Watercress Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446247
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Published: Neal Porter Books - March 30th, 2021

Gathering watercress by the side of the road brings a girl closer to her family's Chinese Heritage.


Fatima's Great Outdoors Cover Image
By Ambreen Tariq, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984816955
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Published: Kokila - March 30th, 2021

An immigrant family embarks on their first camping trip in the Midwest in this lively picture book by Ambreen Tariq, outdoors activist and founder of @BrownPeopleCamping


Toot & Puddle: How Does Your Garden Grow? Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593124666
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 30th, 2021

Bestselling and beloved characters Toot and Puddle return twenty-five years after their debut with a brand-new story full of the same charm and whimsy that originally made they so popular.


Zonia's Rain Forest Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536208450
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Published: Candlewick - March 30th, 2021

A heartfelt, visually stunning picture book from Caldecott Honor and Robert F. Sibert Medal winner Juana Martinez-Neal illuminates a young girl’s day of play and adventure in the lush rain forest of Peru.


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Bear Can't Wait (The Bear Books) Cover Image
By Karma Wilson, Jane Chapman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481459754
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - March 30th, 2021

Bear tries his best to be patient in this newest addition to the bestselling Bear Books series.

Patience might be a virtue but waiting is so hard! On a beautiful sunny afternoon, Bear can’t sit still because he’s got a surprise planned for his good friend Hare. He hustles and bustles and scuttles about.


It Was Supposed to Be Sunny (Little Senses) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553472
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Published: Dial Books - March 30th, 2021

A perfectly planned birthday party goes awry in this gentle story about adapting to the unexpected, written for kids on the autism spectrum and called “brilliant” and “engaging” by autism specialist Tony Attwood


We Became Jaguars Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Woodrow White (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452183930
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 30th, 2021

Revel in the breathtaking fantasticality of We Became Jaguars—a picture book from bestselling author Dave Eggers.


The King's Golden Beard Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662650390
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Published: mineditionUS - March 30th, 2021

Who's to blame when a vain, heedless king meets his comeuppance? He is, of course! Fans of Tomi Ungerer's mischievous humor and Jon Agee's sly morality tales will be delighted by this hilarious read-aloud about a long, long beard and its short-sighted royal owner, by a popular Belgian illustrator, designer, and animation whiz.


The Happiness of a Dog with a Ball in Its Mouth Cover Image
By Bruce Handy, Hyewon Yum (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781592703517
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - March 30th, 2021

Starting from the happiness of waking up into a brand-new day, the book goes on to explore the kinds of relationships and contrasts that play out between our feelings and experiences. These contrasts play out beautifully across the page from left to right, and across a couple of long gatefold pages.


Tyrone O’Saurus Dreams Cover Image
By James Howe, Randy Cecil (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536210873
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Published: Candlewick - March 30th, 2021

In a follow-up to the beloved Brontorina, a young dinosaur finds unexpected support for his secret dream: to defy expectations and become a dancer.


Raj and the Best Vacation Ever! Cover Image
By Sebastien Braun, Sebastien Braun (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536217056
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Published: Templar - March 30th, 2021

Raj and his dad are back! And they know they're going to have the best vacation ever.


The Duck Who Didn't Like Water Cover Image
By Steve Small, Steve Small (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534489172
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - March 30th, 2021

See a duck take to the water of friendship in this gorgeously warm, funny book about the joy of making an unexpected connection.

Duck is not like other ducks. Duck doesn’t like water and is perfectly fine alone, thank you very much. But then, one dark and stormy night, an outgoing, water-loving, and very lost Frog turns up at Duck’s door.


Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419750915
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 23rd, 2021

A New York Times bestseller!

"[Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn] has a big heart." —New York Times

From bestselling superstar duo Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham comes a delightful kitty and unicorn story that celebrates the magic of friendship—and being exactly who you want to be!


Kitty thinks she might be a unicorn. 


In My Mosque Cover Image
By M. O. Yuksel, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062978707
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Published: HarperCollins - March 23rd, 2021

"This marvelous, welcoming book on mosques, Muslims, and Islam is a must, offering foundational knowledge on the world’s second largest religion." —School Library Journal (starred review)


The Little Library (Mr. Tiffin's Classroom Series) Cover Image
By Margaret McNamara, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525578338
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - March 23rd, 2021

Mr. Tiffin and his students from the perenially popular How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? and The Dinosaur Expert are back in this picture book about a wood-working project that helps a young student become a book lover.


A Cat With No Name: A Story About Sadness (What a Feeling) Cover Image
By Kochka, Marie Leghima (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780711258655
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Published: words & pictures - March 23rd, 2021

A beautiful picture book with a sensitive story and a valuable insight into the feeling of sadness and the beauty of precious memories. 

One day, Olive sees a little cat at the window with no collar or name. Her parents say if the cute cat chooses to stay, they can keep her, but she might have a home to go back to.


Something's Wrong!: A Bear, a Hare, and Some Underwear Cover Image
By Jory John, Erin Kraan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374313883
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 23rd, 2021

A hilarious picture book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Jory John, paired with new illustrator Erin Kraan, about a bear whose friends help him make it through a bad day!


Someone Builds the Dream Cover Image
By Lisa Wheeler, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781984814333
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Published: Dial Books - March 23rd, 2021

Buildings, bridges, and books don't exist without the workers who are often invisible in the final product, as this joyous and profound picture book reveals from acclaimed author of The Christmas Boot Lisa Wheeler and New York Times bestselling illustrator of Love Loren Long

All across this great big world, jobs are getting done


What the Road Said Cover Image
By Cleo Wade, Lucie de Moyencourt (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250269492
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 23rd, 2021

What the Road Said is the New York Times-bestselling comforting and uplifting picture book from bestselling poet and activist Cleo Wade.

Which way do I go?
That is your choice to make,
said the Road.

But what if I go the wrong way?
The Road curved a little,
almost as if it was giving me a hug, and said,


Blue Floats Away Cover Image
By Travis Jonker, Grant Snider (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419744235
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 23rd, 2021

A little iceberg strikes out on a big journey in this new picture book that explores the wonders of the water cycle

Little Blue lives at the North Pole with his parents until, one day, he floats away and strikes out on his own. Along the way, Blue encounters new things (sharks) and beautiful things (sailboats).


Dear Teacher,: A Celebration of People Who Inspire Us Cover Image
By Paris Rosenthal, Holly Hatam (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063012745
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Published: HarperCollins - March 16th, 2021

From the #1 New York Times bestselling team behind Dear Girl, and Dear Boy, comes a heartfelt thank-you letter written to educators, coaches, leaders, role models, mentors, and heroes everywhere!


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The Tree in Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593112595
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Published: Dial Books - March 16th, 2021

A stunning and sensitive portrait of the strength within each of us and the nourishment we receive from the natural world, by the New York Times bestselling creator of the acclaimed My Heart and The Book of Mistakes


My Day with the Panye Cover Image
By Tami Charles, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763697495
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Published: Candlewick - March 16th, 2021

A young girl in Haiti is eager to learn how to carry a basket to market in an exuberant picture book with universal appeal.

“To carry the panye, we move gracefully, even under the weight of the sun and the moon.”


If You Go Down to the Woods Today (Brown Bear Wood) Cover Image
By Rachel Piercey, Freya Hartas (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419751585
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Published: Magic Cat - March 16th, 2021

Journey through a magical woodland, with poems to read and things to find

My woodland’s full of animals,
of every different kind.
So shall we stay here for a while
and see what we can find?
Experience the everyday wonder of nature in this first book of poetry, exploring a magical woodland year.


Carpenter's Helper Cover Image
By Sybil Rosen, Camille Garoche (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593123201
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - March 16th, 2021

A warm, wonderful picture book that gently reminds us of the importance of respecting our natural world and highlights the joys and rewards of helping others.

Join a girl as she helps a mama and papa bird build a nest in her bathroom, hatch their eggs, and teach their babies to fly away.


Dragon World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780744027655
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Published: DK Children - March 16th, 2021

I Do Not Like Yolanda Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735266513
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Published: Tundra Books - March 16th, 2021

Bianca likes stamps and writing letters and going to the post office. . . she does not like Yolanda, who works there. A relatable story about facing your fears and giving people a second chance for fans of Miss Nelson Is Missing and My Teacher is a Monster.


The Boy in the Orange Cape Cover Image
By Adam Ciccio, Emmanuel Volant (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781605375991
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Published: Clavis - March 16th, 2021

A warmhearted conversation starter of a book. - Kirkus Reviews

"Encouraging forgiveness and celebrating strength in numbers, this cheerful book's illustrations include surreal touches and muted colors, easing the audience into their messages." - Foreword Reviews


A Teacher Like You Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534111134
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - March 15th, 2021

Because I'm New Cover Image
By Brad Sneed, Brad Sneed (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534110717
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - March 15th, 2021

A new baby in the family means a lot of changes--from late night diaper changes to learning new ways to play--but in this sweet offering from Brad Sneed, baby tells their older sibling just what to expect. This is a heartfelt celebration of those first months with baby and the genesis of the sibling bond.


The Big House and the Little House Cover Image
By Yoshi Ueno, Emiko Fujishima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140497
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Published: Levine Querido - March 9th, 2021

Little Mouse and Big Bear live on opposite ends of the same road, and they both would like a friend. But every morning, Little Mouse and Big Bear pass by each other, unnoticed. Until one day, their eyes meet!


I'll Meet You in Your Dreams Cover Image
By Jessica Young, Rafael Lopez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316453288
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021

A heartwarming text honoring the ever-evolving relationship of a parent and child across time, with visually striking art by bestselling and award-winning artist Rafael López. Each evening when the sun has set, as nighttime casts a starry net, I'll hitch a ride on moonbeams, and meet you in your dreams. This poetic and tender story celebrates


Can I Sit with You? Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452164649
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 9th, 2021

The story of a girl and a dog who discover how life transforms and expands with someone by your side.


Kiyoshi's Walk Cover Image
By Mark Karlins, Nicole Wong (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781620149584
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Published: Lee & Low Books - March 9th, 2021

Where do poems come from? This beautiful picture book about a young aspiring poet and his grandfather shows that the answer lies all around us--if we take the time to look.


Dreams for a Daughter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534451988
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021

This stunning and empowering picture book from a New York Times bestselling author and an acclaimed illustrator celebrates a Black mother’s hopes and dreams for her daughter.

As I cradle you, look in your eyes,
your gaze says softly,
I want to know everything.
I promise to show you all that I can.


This love letter from mother to daughter inspir


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Out of Nowhere Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534481008
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021

This charming and timeless tale of a beetle searching for a missing friend gently shows that true friendship endures through even the biggest of changes.

Beetle and Caterpillar are best friends. Every day, they sit together on a big rock, sharing a picnic and looking out over the forest.


More Than Fluff Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593179055
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021

A fresh, funny, and timely picture book about a fuzzy chick navigating autonomy and consent. The perfect conversation starter on the topic for young children.


Kafka and the Doll Cover Image
By Larissa Theule, Rebecca Green (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593116326
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 9th, 2021


 


The Electric Slide and Kai Cover Image
By Kelly J. Baptist, Darnell Johnson (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781643790527
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Published: Lee & Low Books - March 2nd, 2021

Kai is the only member of his family who can't get the dance steps to the Electric Slide right. But Kai is determined to bust a move in this fun and sweet celebration of African American families.


Rissy No Kissies Cover Image
By Katey Howes, Jess Engle (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541597983
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - March 2nd, 2021

A lovebird who doesn't like kisses?


Impossible Cover Image
By Isol, Elisa Amado (Translator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781773064345
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Published: Groundwood Books - March 2nd, 2021

A funny story about a seemingly impossible child and his desperate parents, who enlist the help of a specialist with unexpected results ...


MII Maanda Ezhi-Gkendmaanh / This Is How I Know: Niibing, Dgwaagig, Bboong, Mnookmig Dbaadjigaade Maanpii Mzin'igning / A Book about the Seasons Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781773063263
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Published: Groundwood Books - March 2nd, 2021

In this lyrical story-poem, written in Anishinaabemowin and English, a child and grandmother explore their surroundings, taking pleasure in the familiar sights that each new season brings.


Into the Wild Cover Image
By Robert Vescio, Mel Armstrong (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781913639167
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Published: New Frontier Publications - March 2nd, 2021

Roman is a lone wanderer and the wild is his to explore. Yet despite his amazing adventures and fascinating discoveries, Roman is still searching for something. Is being alone really the only choice for a wanderer? This charming tale explores the beauty of nature and friendship.


Follow That Food! (Waffles + Mochi) Cover Image
By Christy Webster, Michelle Obama (Introduction by), Sarah Rebar (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593425527
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

Waffles + Mochi is an all-new children’s show from President Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, Higher Ground Productionscoming to Netflix in March 2021!
 


Laxmi's Mooch Cover Image
By Shelly Anand, Nabi H. Ali (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815651
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Published: Kokila - March 2nd, 2021

A joyful, body-positive picture book about a young Indian American girl's journey to accept her body hair and celebrate her heritage after being teased about her mustache.