• I AM... Positive Affirmations for Brown Boys

    Ayesha Rodriguez

    Paperback (Jaye Squared Youth Empowerment Services, May 17, 2016)
    In this book for boys, author Ayesha Rodriguez uses rhyming verses, followed by a positive affirmation. I am and the words that follow are powerful. Repeated affirmations will build up your child’s self-esteem and transform his sense of self!
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  • Strictly No Elephants

    Lisa Mantchev, Taeeun Yoo

    Hardcover (Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, Oct. 27, 2015)
    “A sunny, smart, tongue-in-cheek tale.” —The New York Times Book Review “Sweet and affirming.” —Kirkus Reviews “With a gentle message of inclusion and helping others, this title reaches beyond a mere friendship story.”—School Library Journal “Heartening.”—Booklist In this bestselling and internationally beloved picture book, the local Pet Club won’t admit a boy’s tiny pet elephant, so he finds a solution—one that involves all kinds of unusual animals.Today is Pet Club day. There will be cats and dogs and fish, but strictly no elephants are allowed. The Pet Club doesn’t understand that pets come in all shapes and sizes, just like friends. Now it is time for a boy and his tiny pet elephant to show them what it means to be a true friend. Strictly No Elephants has been sold around the world and is heralded as a pitch-perfect book about inclusion. Imaginative and lyrical, this sweet story captures the magic of friendship and the joy of having a pet.
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  • Splat the Cat: I Scream for Ice Cream

    Rob Scotton

    Paperback (HarperCollins, April 21, 2015)
    Join Splat and his class on a field trip to an ice cream factory in this delectable I Can Read book from New York Times bestselling author-artist Rob Scotton. Splat can barely sit still during the bus ride. He's imagining the mountain of ice cream he thinks he'll get to eat! But when Splat gets there, that mountain becomes more of an avalanche. It's up to Splat and his classmates to save the day!Beginning readers will practice the –eam sound in this easy-to-read addition to the Splat series. Splat the Cat: I Scream for Ice Cream is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.
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  • Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes

    James Dean, Eric Litwin

    Hardcover (HarperCollins, March 2, 2010)
    Don't miss the first and bestselling book in the beloved Pete the Cat series! Pete the Cat goes walking down the street wearing his brand-new white shoes. Along the way, his shoes change from white to red to blue to brown to WET as he steps in piles of strawberries, blueberries, and other big messes!But no matter what color his shoes are, Pete keeps movin' and groovin' and singing his song...because it's all good. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes asks the reader questions about the colors of different foods and objects—kids love to interact with the story.The fun never stops—download the free groovin’ song.Don't miss Pete's other adventures, including Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, Pete the Cat Saves Christmas, Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses, Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues, Pete the Cat and the New Guy, Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie, Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes, Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party, and Pete the Cat: Crayons Rock!
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  • Welcome Little One

    Sandra Magsamen

    Board book (Sourcebooks Wonderland, Dec. 26, 2015)
    Handpicked by Amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading.A USA Today Bestseller! The perfect baby shower gift, birthday gift, or for simply expressing the love you have for the little ones in your lives! On the day you were born,it was love at first sight.We welcomed you, little one,and held you so tight. For parents, the arrival of a newborn child is an event that offers the promise of never-ending love. Filled with lively illustrations and heartfelt rhyming text, Welcome Little One allows parents and children to celebrate and cherish their bond.
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  • The Best Chef in Second Grade

    Katharine Kenah, Abby Carter

    Paperback (HarperCollins, July 29, 2008)
    Everyone is good at something—even Ollie!Ollie is not the best at anything in second grade, but he does love to cook. When the famous Chef Antonia comes to visit, he can't wait! Will he finally be the best in the class?“The episode’s mouthwatering climax and resolution will guarantee smiles of contentment all around,” says Kirkus ReviewsThe Best Chef in Second Grade is a Level Two I Can Read book, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.
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  • You Matter

    Christian Robinson

    Hardcover (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, June 2, 2020)
    A New York Times bestseller! They All Saw a Cat meets The Important Book in this sensitive and impactful picture book about seeing the world from different points of view by Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honoree Christian Robinson.In this full, bright, and beautiful picture book, many different perspectives around the world are deftly and empathetically explored—from a pair of bird-watchers to the pigeons they’re feeding. Young readers will be drawn into the luminous illustrations inviting them to engage with the world in a new way and see how everyone is connected, and that everyone matters.
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  • It's a Busload of Pigeon Books!

    Mo Willems

    Hardcover (Hyperion Books for Children, April 9, 2013)
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  • Let's Go for a Drive!

    Mo Willems

    Hardcover (Hyperion Books for Children, Oct. 2, 2012)
    Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.Gerald and Piggie are best friends.In Let's Go for a Drive! Gerald and Piggie want to hit the road! But the best-laid plans of pigs and elephants often go awry.
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  • Busy Noisy Farm: Interactive Children's Sound Book

    Julia Lobo, Tracey Tucker

    Hardcover (Cottage Door Press, Oct. 15, 2015)
    With the look and feel of a classic children's book, Busy Noisy Farm is a first look and listen around the farm. As you read the story, you will see picture icons that cue little ones to find the buttons and play the sound effects. Hear 10 different sounds as the farmer rides his tractor around the farm, looking for a missing pig. Noisy Farm helps to promote matching and fine motor skills, encourages listening skills, and reinforces language and literacy skills. This 11 x 11 soundbook has a unique wooden overlay on the sound module. The pages are sturdy board book pages to stand up to toddler use! Enjoy the many farm animals in this story, the cow, the horse, the rooster and the ducks!
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  • Apples and Pumpkins

    Anne Rockwell, Lizzy Rockwell

    Paperback (Aladdin, Sept. 11, 2012)
    A young girl spends a glorious fall day picking apples and searching for the perfect pumpkin in this refreshed classic."When red and yellow leaves are on the trees," a little girl goes with her parents to a farm where they pick apples and choose "the best pumpkin of them all." Back home, she helps to carve a grinning jack-o'-lantern face on the big orange pumpkin, which guards their doorstep on halloween night while her mother hands out shiny red apples and she and her father go trick-or-treating with the neighborhood ghosts and goblins.Bold, autumn-colored paintings and a simple but lively story capture a little girl's joy and satisfaction as she shares in the excitement of the fall season.
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  • Kindergarten Thinking and Reasoning

    Highlights Learning

    Paperback (Highlights Learning, Feb. 5, 2019)
    A unique blend of age-appropriate tracing and writing activities are combined with puzzles to make learning fun while helping kindergarteners build logic and critical thinking skills and develop lifelong learning confidence.Developing good thinking and deductive reasoning skills is an important step toward success in school, and Highlights (TM) infuses Fun with a Purpose® into this essential learning activity. With vibrant art and engaging prompts, Thinking and Reasoning exposes kindergarteners to concepts such as sequencing and grouping and sorting through appealing activities and fun puzzles, including That's Silly!(TM) and Hidden Pictures® puzzles.
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