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Trini's Big Leap

by Pallas Gates McCorquodale

Trini is bold, jumping and twirling in bright yellow boots, a floral sundress, and crimson cape. But her confidence is shaken when her attempts to build a block castle all fall flat. With a little help from friends, Trini discovers the... Read More

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Jazzy and Kettle

by Rebecca Monterusso

In "Jazzy and Kettle", two adventurous new friends help each other learn and grow. In Rick Quinn’s picture book "Jazzy and Kettle", new friends explore the area behind their houses. They climb trees, enjoy nature, and help each other... Read More

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Solar System

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Beginning from the beginning—the Big Bang, to be precise—this gorgeous exploration of our solar system is replete with informative flaps, flip-up factoids, and beautiful collages depicting the colorful night sky and life planetside.... Read More

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Taxi Ride with Victor

by Michelle Anne Schingler

With four arms and a terrible sense of direction, Victor is not the most outwardly efficient interstellar taxi driver—but he is the one you’ll most want to pick you up by the end of this zany, alien-laden, humorously detailed picture... Read More

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Moon’s First Friends

by Michelle Anne Schingler

With subtle celebrations of exploration and inventiveness, "Moon’s First Friends" works toward the Apollo 11 landing from a singular perspective: that of the moon upon which the vessel landed. The beautiful, lonely moon waits for her... Read More

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Shubh Diwali!

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Jaunty rhymes and warm, generous family activities mark the beginning of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in this picture book that’s designed to fill young eyes with wonder. Children will learn about the holiday’s exchanges of... Read More

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