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Picture Books

I love you, baby burrito book cover

I love you, baby burrito

Angela Dominguez

jE Domingue
Picture Books, Read Woke

"From Pura Belpre honoree Angela Dominguez, Love You Baby Burrito is a modern classic picture book celebrating the act of swaddling a newborn into a baby burrito." -- Provided by publisher.

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Angela Dominguez's latest book is beyond adorable. Karen G. and I were "oohing" over it when it first came in. I can't wait to share it in Book Babies soon! Anyone who's ever burritoed a baby owes this one a read. -Casey

Rocket says clean up! book cover

Rocket says clean up!

Nathan Bryon

jE Bryon
Kids, Picture Books

While visiting her grandparents, who run whale-watching tours in Jamaica, Rocket sees first-hand how plastic is harming ocean creatures, and organizes a crew to clean up the local beach.

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The earth book book cover

The earth book

Todd Parr

jE Parr
Picture Books, Kids

Simple text and illustrations show how children can help protect the Earth.

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Our house is on fire : Greta Thunberg's call to save the planet book cover

Our house is on fire : Greta Thunberg's call to save the planet

Jeanette Winter

jE Winter
Kids, Picture Books

Tells the story of Greta Thunberg, a Swedish teenage climate activist who has sparked a worldwide student movement and is demanding action from world leaders who refuse to address climate change.

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We are water protectors book cover

We are water protectors

Carole Lindstrom

jE Lindstro
Picture Books, Kids

Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all... When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people's water, one young water protector takes a stand to defend Earth's most sacred resource. Inspired by the many indigenous-led movements across North America, this bold and lyrical picture book issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth's water from harm and corruption.

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Our little kitchen book cover

Our little kitchen

Jillian Tamaki

jE Tamaki
Picture Books, Diverse Characters, Poetry

"A crew of resourceful neighbors comes together to prepare a meal for their community. Includes a recipe and an author's note about the volunteering experience that inspired the book"--

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Picture book perfection, made to be shared! -Casey

There is a rainbow book cover

There is a rainbow

Theresa Trinder

ON ORDER BOOK
Picture Books

In a time of pandemic, two children try to navigate social distancing, distance learning, and the other challenges of 2020, with the help of family, friends, and the rainbow that unites them.

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It's so quiet book cover

It's so quiet

Sherri Duskey Rinker

ON ORDER BOOK
Picture Books

Little mouse cannot sleep because it is too quiet--but when he really listens he finds to night is full of all sorts of sounds, so many if fact that it is too noisy to sleep.

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Out of nowhere book cover

Out of nowhere

Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

ON ORDER BOOK
Picture Books

A beetle courageously sets out in search of his best friend--a caterpillar that arrived out of nowhere and vanished without warning.

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IN MY MOSQUE. book cover

IN MY MOSQUE.

M. O YUKSEL

ON ORDER BOOK
Read Woke, Picture Books

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