Picture Books

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Yuyi Morales

Picture Books

An illustrated picture book autobiography in which award-winning author Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story.

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Thank you, Omu!

Oge Mora

Picture Books

When the aroma of Omu's homemade stew fills the air, her neighbors arrive, one by one, for a taste until all is gone except for her generous spirit.

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Jan Brett

jE Brett
Picture Books

The coat of a huge wooly musk ox named Cozy is the winter home for a growing number of Alaskan animals who mostly get along.

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All of Jan Brett's picture books, which are chock-full of intricate and richly-detailed illustrations, are cozy, and most take place in winter, but this is her newest book, sure to please children and introduce them to Alaskan animals. -Anne W

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The Adventures of Beekle: the Unimaginary Friend

Dan Santat

jE Santat
Picture Books

An imaginary friend waits a long time to be imagined by a child and given a special name, and finally does the unimaginable--he sets out on a quest to find his perfect match in the real world.

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A fantastic book that will leave you with a case of the warm and fuzzies. -Victoria

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A Child of Books

Oliver Jeffers

jE Jeffers
Picture Books

A young reader introduces a boy to the many imaginative worlds that books bring to life.

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There are so many Jeffer's books I love. This was the first one I ever picked up and instilling the love of reading in a child and showing them the possibilities books have to transform their lives is perhaps one of the most important messages I glean from this one. -Victoria

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Should I Share my Ice Cream?

Mo Willems

jREADER Willems, Mo
Picture Books

Gerald must decide if he should share his ice cream before it's too late.

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Mo Willems is one of my all-time favorite authors! Piggie and Gerald are characters most all K-3rd graders can identify with and though I have many favorites in this series, this is definitely up there! -Victoria

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The Book of Mistakes

Corinna Luyken

jE Luyken
Picture Books

"As an artist creatively incorporates her slipups into a drawing, readers see the ways in which 'mistakes' can provide inspiration and opportunity, and reveal that both the art and artist are works-in-progress"--

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This is a whimsical foray into artistic expression with a lesson that teaches children that a mistake can be just as important as something intentional. -Victoria

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Little Red Riding Sheep

Linda Ravin Lodding

jE Lodding
Picture Books

Arnold the sheep wants to play Little Red Riding Hood, and he has suggestions on how to make the story better.

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A fractured Fairytale at it's best. Kindergarten through third grade will find this hilarious! -Victoria

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One Snowy Morning

Kevin Tseng

jE Tseng
Picture Books

A squirrel and a chipmunk spot an odd assortment of objects stuck into a big pile of snow and set out to discover how each can be used.

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Adorable woodland creatures find a snow-shaped structure with various objects they find hilarious uses for. This is laugh-out-loud! For preschoolers to early elementary ages. -Victoria

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The Undefeated

Kwame Alexander

jE Alexander
Picture Books

"The Newbery Award-winning author of The Crossover pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree"--

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Stunning tribute to Black excellence with rich and beautiful illustrations. Perfect for a 4-9 year old. -Victoria