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Lulu Is A Rhinoceros by Jason Flom, Allison Flom

Lulu Is A Rhinoceros by Jason Flom, Allison Flom is a cute, silly story of a dog who thinks she is a rhino, even though the world sees her as a bull dog. Lulu is a bulldog who sees herself … Continue reading

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A Literary Tea by Alison Walsh

A Literary Tea: Party Blends and Treats for Alice, Bilbo, Dorothy, Jo, and Book Lovers Everywhere by Alison Walsh is a collection of literary-inspired recipes of savories, breads, and desserts, which are inspired by familiar children’s classics. Enjoy a Beorn’s Honey … Continue reading

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Love and Ruin by Paula McLain

Love and Ruin by Paula McLain is a historical fiction book that focuses on on Ernest Hemingway’s third wife, Martha Gellhorn. Martha was a respected and celebrated person with many accomplishments. She was a war correspondent for 60 years, and an author in … Continue reading

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Hedgehog! by Ashlyn Anstee

Hedgehog! by Ashlyn Anstee is a cute story of the consequences of not sharing, especially when you have a lot, and you could share. The story shows kids that by refusing to share and hoarding resources, you may actually hurt yourself … Continue reading

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Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed

Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed is an eye-opening and riveting story.  Amal loves learning, knows that freedom lies within the pages of books, and dreams of being a teacher. Those dreams are dashed when a run-in with the village’s most … Continue reading

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Carlos the Chameleon A Story to Help Empower Children to Be Themselves by Alice Reeves

Carlos the Chameleon A Story to Help Empower Children to Be Themselves by Alice Reeves is part of the Truth and Tales series whose goal is to eradicate prejudices and encourage acceptance of others. Carlos is a beautiful emerald green chameleon … Continue reading

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Molly the Mole A Story to Help Children Build Self-Esteem by Alice Reeves

Molly the Mole: A Story to Help Children Build Self-Esteem by Alice Reeves is part of the Truth and Tails series, specifically regarding Self-Esteem. Molly is feeling sad because she is comparing herself to her friends. She does not think she … Continue reading

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The Sound of Freedom by Kathy Kacer

The Sound of Freedom by Kathy Kacer is a middle-grade novel about a Jewish family in Krakow, Poland in 1936. Life has become increasingly dangerous, as the violence and persecution of Jews increase. Anna is afraid if they don’t escape … Continue reading

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Seed School by Joan Holub

Seed School by Joan Holub is a great reference story to teach kids about plants and how they grow. The book introduces several early scientific concepts to elementary age children. The seeds in the book are learning from Ms Petal what it means … Continue reading

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P.S. I Miss You by Jen Petro-Roy

P.S. I Miss You by Jen Petro-Roy is a captivating and authentic story of a young girl as she writes letters to her sister about the issues of their lives. Evie’s voice drives the action in a way that feels real … Continue reading

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