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Books in Grace-picture Books series

  • Clickety Clack

    Robert Spence, Amy Spence, Margaret Spengler

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, April 26, 1999)
    A train-ride adventure has the very patient Driver Zach picking up groups of very silly passengers, including dancing ducks, talking yaks, and two packs of elephants that really start a ruckus when two mischievous mice climb aboard.
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  • Where O Where Is Huggle Bear?

    Katherine Sully, Janet Samel

    Board book (Parragon Inc, Sept. 20, 2012)
    It's bedtime, but Huggle Buggle Bear is hiding as usual! Join in on the search as the cuddly toys join in the fun. A perfect bedtime story for early readers.
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  • Grandma Summer

    Harley Jessup

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, June 1, 1999)
    Ben and his grandma come to stay in a creaky old house by the sea where they spend their days exploring the beach and the icy surf, playing checkers, and snuggling in together to wait out a storm.
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  • Say Please, Little Bear

    Peter Bently

    Hardcover (Parragon Books, Oct. 1, 2011)
    Little Bear gets a lesson from Daddy Bear in learning to be polite and share in this whimsical tale from Peter Bently. This warm story delivers an important message in a playful manner, making it ideal for early learners. The adorable illustrations and easy-to-read text will make it a favorite for children to read aloud with adults or as a practice book for independent readers.
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  • My Dog Is Lost

    Ezra Jack Keats

    Paperback (Puffin, June 1, 1999)
    Two days after arriving in New York from Puerto Rico, eight-year-old Juanito, who speaks no English, loses his dog and searches for it all over the city making new friends along the way.
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  • Rise of the Lioness: Restoring a Habitat and its Pride on the Liuwa Plains

    Bradley Hague

    Hardcover (National Geographic Children's Books, Sept. 13, 2016)
    Poaching and war damaged an isolated wilderness in West Zambia, reducing its lion population to just one: Lady, the last lioness. Witness Lady's fight for survival in this evocative narrative on the decline, fall, and rebirth of the Liuwa Plains. Follow Lady as she grapples with a landscape altered by human hands and discover how both Lady and humankind restore balance to the environment. More than a story about one brave lion, The Lioness offers a great introduction to life science by looking at the workings of an ecosystem, the methods of scientists and environmentalists, and explaining the interconnection between the plant, animal, and human systems.
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  • Hello Sun!

    Hans Wilhelm

    Hardcover (First Avenue Editions, Aug. 2, 2003)
    Upon feeling a sunbeam for the first time, a young hedgehog decides to build a treehouse so that he can see the sun itself, and, despite teasing and a bet with a wily fox, he finds a way to get the job done.
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  • My First French / English Word Book

    Venice Shone

    Hardcover (Orchard Books, )
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  • Muddypaw's First Christmas

    Paul Bright, Simon Mendez

    Hardcover (Parragon Books, July 12, 2012)
    It's Christmas time for Ben and his lovable but mischievous dog Muddypaws! Can Muddypaws wait to find out what gifts are underneath the Christmas tree? Any family with a pet will appreciate the trials and joys of Christmas together, and kids will love the adventures of Muddypaws in this spirited holiday tale.
  • The House Book

    Keith DuQuette

    Hardcover (Putnam Juvenile, May 24, 1999)
    Rhyming text celebrates the many parts of a house, from the floor and its welcome mat to the walls, windows, stairs, and roof
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  • A B C Pop

    Rachel Isadora

    Hardcover (Viking Juvenile, May 1, 1999)
    Paying homage to pop art masters Lichtenstein, Warhol, and Oldenburg, an alphabet book packs a good deal of punch with its bright depictions of everyday objects, from "airplane," to "Zing! Zoom! Zap!"
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  • Once Upon a Twice

    Denise Doyen, Barry Moser

    Paperback (Dragonfly Books, Aug. 27, 2013)
    This cautionary tale for mice, reminiscent of Lewis Carroll’s Jabberwocky!, was a 2010 E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor Award winner. What will happen to the brave mouse Jam when he breaks the rules and goes for a moonlit adventure against the advice of the elder mice?Award-winning illustrator Barry Moser has created a dark and vivid mouse world to complement Denise Doyen's clever nonsense words and rhyming prose that will keep kids on the edge of their seats. A rollicking yarn with a classic feel that is sure to please children AND adults.
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