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The Stories of Nine Native Americans (From Indigenous peoples perspective.) Hard Facts. Real Lives. Lots of Adventure. Its like… Chicken soup –for the Native Soul.View this book in our catalog.
As Long as the Rivers Flow
Zitkala– Sa, Native American Activist, Author, Musician, and Artist. -A rare bird who was offered rare opportunities for her time, and beyond.View this book in our catalog.
Red Bird Sings: The Story of Zitkala-Sa
With the presidential election happening later this year, now is the perfect time to learn about our previous Commanders in Chief. Featuring marvelous illustrations from Gerald Kelley, this is a great introduction to the presidents.View this book in our catalog.
Grover Cleveland, Again!
The story of Ezra Jack Keats and creation of the book, The Snowy Day. For 20 years, he fostered his dream about writing and illustrating a book about a boy in a red snowsuit. A rewarding book about pursuing your dreams.View this book in our catalog.
A Poem for Peter
Have you ever wondered what the social life of a shark is like? Or which shark has the best bark? You’ll learn all that and more in this beautiful book.View this book in our catalog.
Smart About Sharks
Have you ever wondered what astronauts do with their dirty clothes? Or whether spiders can spin webs in zero gravity? Check out this amazing book to find out!View this book in our catalog.
Professor Astro Cat's Frontiers of Space
A folk remedy for cold days, spent inside. I loved this story as a child. With that sentiment I brought this book home to share with my daughter… rekindling a lineage of joy in the process.View this book in our catalog.
( heart :) Breathe in the New Year with the Family… and a book!View this book in our catalog.
WOAH! I delighted in the quiet power of “The Forest.” The design is so engaging. -Open Curiosity… the reader is invited to explore; connecting touch and wild imagination.View this book in our catalog.
Descriptive. Simple. Twists of fate, with Poetic Illustrations to boot! (or to bottle:)View this book in our catalog.
The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles
Rhyming, imagination, adventure, and Spanish accents are all part of this rambunctious kitty boy's tale.View this book in our catalog.
Rupert has big plans for a visually stimulating picture book. He also has two very talkative friends. Comedy ensues in another hilarious book by Ryan T. Higgins.View this book in our catalog.
Tons of fun, and funny too! BOING!!!View this book in our catalog.
Each of us has an invisible bucket. When it is full, we feel great and when it is empty, we feel awful, Join Felix as he begins to see everything he says or does has an impact not only on his bucket, but on someone else’s bucket as well.View this book in our catalog.
How Full is Your Bucket?
It’s January 1st and Squirrel wants to make a resolution. She visits all of her friends and soon discovers the true meaning of the word.View this book in our catalog.
Squirrel's New Year's Resolution
View a variety of nature’s creatures in their habitats under the snow in winter. So much is taking place out of sight!View this book in our catalog.
Under the Snow
Nanette goes to the bakery on her own for the first time to get the baguette…. Is she successful?View this book in our catalog.
Prairies, meadows and woodlands all bloom in their own majestic way. This book is filled with breathtaking photographs that capture much of what we might miss on nature’s journey.View this book in our catalog.
A robot is thrown off course when he sees her. He has never seen such beauty, and his robot body is soon met with errors and programming malfunctions. When he goes to bring her a gift, she’s gone!View this book in our catalog.
Robot in Love
Little Star and her Mother bake an enormous Mooncake which tempts her in the middle of the night to take a nibble. I wouldn’t be able to resist it either. Little Star!View this book in our catalog.
A Big Mooncake for Little Star
A perfect choice for those beginning chapter books. Fun stories focusing on friendship and crafts, plus large print and lots of illustrations.View this book in our catalog.
The Un-Friendship Bracelet
Meet Fergus and his new friend Zeke. This is a sweet and simple series for early chapter book readers.View this book in our catalog.
Fergus and Zeke
Colorful illustrations accompany these easy chapter books with adventures about Judy Moody and her friends.View this book in our catalog.
Amy Namey in Ace Reporter
Joss, a cosmic pie deliverer, is having a bad day. A cataclysmic event disintegrated his favorite planet Earth and made his best friend disappear! A wonderfully wacky story full of science, heart, and so many pies.View this book in our catalog.
Pi in the Sky
Journey through history with Patrick and Beth. In this first of the series, Patrick and Beth find a mysterious letter and embark on a quest in the time of Leif Erikson in search of a Viking sunstone.View this book in our catalog.
Voyage with the Vikings
Twelve-year-old Eliot isn’t looking forward to spending summer with his Uncle Earl on Point Aconi in Nova Scotia. This author’s artwork and creative use of text describes the experiences Eliot encounters.View this book in our catalog.
Vera desperately wants to fit it and make friends. She begs her mom to let her go to camp just like everyone else. But soon after her arrival, reality sinks in and she figures out that fitting in can be hard.View this book in our catalog.
The Coffin Maker loses his family to sickness that has spread through Allora. A lonely boy follows a bird into his home one day and the two find that life can be magical again. Beautifully written prose by a first-time published author.View this book in our catalog.
The Boy, the Bird, & the Coffin Maker