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Whose Home Is It?

by Michelle Anne Schingler

This cute, informative board book with pop-up panels reveals the wilderness homes of varied creatures. In it: a little snail wishes he had a covered space to reside in, but every possibility he encounters is already occupied, from a... Read More

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Morning Puppa

by Michelle Anne Schingler

This rhyming story of a puppy whose teacup has gone missing, imperiling his morning ritual, follows along as he searches for clues—and instead finds everything else, and everyone else, missing, too! His tummy rumbles, and his worry... Read More

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A Sky-Blue Bench

by Danielle Ballantyne

Aria, a young girl in Afghanistan and an amputee, is nervous about going back to school. With all the benches being burned for warmth during the war, the girls in her school have no choice but to sit on the floor, which is unbearable for... Read More

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Portrait of the Son

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Though he lives in a mansion filled with grand works of art, a fortunate man considers his greatest treasure to be his son. The two go on imaginative adventures through the painted worlds, and his son grows up to be kind and brave. After... Read More

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Circle Round

by Danielle Ballantyne

A cogent message of love and acceptance is portrayed through the spare language and delicate watercolor illustrations of this diverse picture book. Children playing in a park gradually join together to form a single playful “circle,”... Read More

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