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Tiny Pie

The exuberant story of a hungry little elephant girl whose parents are busy throwing a party for adults. Undeterred—like the best of heroines—she soon discovers a mouse hole rampant with culinary activity and learns that small... Read More

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Kamik

An Inuit grandfather’s fond recollections of the bravery of his former sled dogs make for constructive lessons to his grandson, who’s raising his own unruly pup. Patience and positive reinforcement are the overall advice he lends,... Read More

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Construir Una Carretera

Building a highway is the focus of this educational, Spanish-language title. Activities depicted include staking the land, machines excavating earth, dumping cement, rolling the pieces smooth, and sealing them with hot tar. With... Read More

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Brief Thief

A very smart and funny story about privacy and responsibility that, as the publisher suggests, shows kids the ultimate respect. Who hasn’t done something they knew wasn’t right and been bothered by a little voice in their heads? This... Read More

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How To

Another stunner from the gifted Julie Morstad. How To relays visual instructions on such events as washing your socks (stand in a puddle), watching the wind (fly kites), disappearing (hide behind a curtain), and watching where you’re... Read More

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Three Years and Eight Months

Simultaneous with the attack on Pearl Harbor (in 1941) was the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong. While working in a military station, two Chinese boys assist in the war effort by securing medical supplies for the underground fighters and... Read More

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The Cats on Ben Yehuda Street

A Tel Aviv neighborhood comes to life through the story of its many homeless cats and their effects on two elderly neighbors. Are the felines a nuisance, companions to be treasured, or something in between? A beloved pet goes missing,... Read More

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