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    It Will be Okay: Trusting God Through Fear and Change

    Lysa TerKeurst

    eBook (Thomas Nelson, Oct. 14, 2014)
    In the end, it will be okay because God is always with us.Whether we like it or not, growing up brings change. For many children, this conjures up fears that are sometimes real and sometimes imagined. How can kids learn that even when they face new and unfamiliar situations, they don't have to be afraid? Little Seed and Little Fox are facing changes and brand new circumstances--and they don't like it one bit! Through this unlikely friendship, children will discover that no matter how new or fearful their circumstances, God is always with them. The whimsical art by Natalia Moore will put a smile on kids' faces and put their minds at ease. Just as Little Seed and Little Fox learn to trust that the Farmer is good and kind, children will also learn to trust God. This is a helpful resource for children who:are struggling with anxiety or fearhave recently suffered the loss of a loved oneare facing bullying or are having a hard time following a moveWritten by New York Times bestselling author Lysa TerKeurst, It Will Be Okay will help kids discover that, in the end, it really will be okay because we have a God who is good and kind and always with us.
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    Mac and Cheese

    Sarah Weeks, Jane Manning

    eBook (HarperCollins, Nov. 15, 2011)
    Written in the style of P. D. Eastman’s classic Big Dog . . . Little Dog, this modern-day alley-cat odd couple will delight beginning readers. Mac loves to run and play, but Cheese likes lazy lounging. When Mac's hat blows away, will Cheese sit there like a lump or spring into action to save it?Mac and Cheese is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.Plus don't miss these other funny I Can Read favorites from Sarah Weeks and Jane Manning: Mac and Cheese and the Perfect PlanBaa-Choo!Drip, DropPip Squeak
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    The Best Seat in Second Grade

    Katharine Kenah, Abby Carter

    eBook (HarperCollins, June 28, 2011)
    Sam has the best seat in second grade—right next to George Washington, the class pet! This I Can Read story is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 5 to 7 who are ready to read independently. It’s a fun way to keep your child engaged and as a supplement for activity books for children.Sam brings his hamster buddy on the class field trip to the science museum…but disaster strikes when George jumps from Sam’s pocket into the museum’s Hamster Habitat.“Carter’s expressive watercolor illustrations help bring the kids in room 75 and their furry pet to life,” commented Kirkus.This Level Two I Can Read is geared toward kids who read on their own but still need a little help.
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    Big Sisters Are the Best

    Fran Manushkin, Kirsten Richards

    eBook (Picture Window Books, April 1, 2014)
    Becoming a big sister is an exciting time full of smiles, smells, hugs, and kisses.
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    I'm NOT just a Scribble...

    Diane Alber

    eBook (Diane Alber Art LLC, Nov. 20, 2017)
    Scribble, the book's main character, never thought he was different until he met his first drawing. Then, after being left out because he didn't look like everyone else. Scribble teaches the other drawings how to accept each other for who they are. Which enables them to create amazing art together!
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    Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business

    Esphyr Slobodkina

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Sept. 1, 1987)
    Caps for Sale is a timeless classic beloved by millions...one of the most popular picture books ever published! This picture book is an excellent choice to share at home or in the classroom, as children love chanting along with the naughty monkeys.Children will delight in following the peddler’s efforts to outwit the monkeys and will ask to read it again and again. Caps for Sale is an excellent easy-to-read book that includes repetition, patterns, and colors, perfect for early readers.This tale of a peddler and a band of mischievous monkeys is filled with warmth, humor, and simplicity and also teaches children about problem and resolution.This classic picture book will be appreciated as a birthday, baby shower, or graduation gift!
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    Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Whose Birthday Is It?

    Disney Book Group, Sheila Sweeny Higginson, Disney Storybook Art Team

    eBook (Disney Press, Feb. 5, 2013)
    Today is somebody's birthday, but Mickey can't figure out whose it is. Could it be Daisy's? Perhaps he should get her a new hair bow. Maybe it's Pluto's and Mickey can get him a bone. Young readers will have great fun following Mickey on this birthday-themed treasure hunt. Will he find the perfect present in time for the big Clubhouse birthday celebration?
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    Little Blue Truck

    Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry

    eBook (HMH Books for Young Readers, Dec. 6, 2010)
    "Neigh!" said a horse."Quack!" said a duck."Beep!" said the friendlyLittle Blue Truck.Little Blue Truck is a joyful cacophony of animal and truck sounds that will have youngsters beeping and quacking—and begging for one more go-round! Along the way, readers see that it pays to be kind to our animal friends . . . if we show a friendly respect to others, we’re more likely to get help when we’re, say, stuck in the muck in a truck. Jill McElmurry’s gouache illustrations of wild-eyed farm animals and country roads are warm and wonderful, suiting the cheerfully rhyming text to a T. Beep!
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    How to Catch a Monster

    Michael Yu, Rachel Yu, June Yu, Eric Yu

    language (Fat Moon Books, Dec. 26, 2013)
    FREE for Kindle Unlimited members! This book features vivid, full-color layouts with Kindle Text Pop-UpEric hates taking a bath. Eric hates brushing his teeth. Eric hates putting on his pajamas. Let's face it, Eric hates getting ready for bed.Thankfully, Eric's mom and dad have the perfect plan to help their little boy. Find out what a plate of chocolate chip cookies and a monster has to do with it.How to catch a monster is a fun and beautifully illustrated book with a surprisingly sweet ending that all readers will surely enjoy. this charming children's story that is sure to become a favorite.If you enjoy this book, please check out One Little Dragon. It’s our family favorite.Also from Eric Yu POOGY the PENGUIN. It’s our family favorite.Also https://www.amazon.com/Poogy-Penguin-Learns-How-Save-ebook/dp/B07W7C57HJ/Reviews:"This actually brought a tear to my eye reading this to my two year old.""My favorite thing about this book were the awesome illustrations. Wow! Loved the vivid colors and textures. One of the most professional looking indie ebooks I've seen and on par (or above) with published children's books. The story was cute and also so much better than most indie ebooks. I can see kids asking for this story to be read many times and wanting a monster of their own!""This is such a clever book! My kids constantly ask me to read it over and over again. The pictures are amazing and the best part is the surprise ending!""This is an endearing story of a boy and his 'monster'/dad and their time together every night. It is a great read."
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    Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes

    James Dean, Kimberly Dean

    eBook (HarperCollins, Oct. 4, 2016)
    From the bestselling Pete the Cat series, help Pete and his friends find the missing cupcakes!Pete the Cat and his friends are busy as can be baking cupcakes for a party, and Pete can’t wait to perform with his groovy band. But some of the cupcakes have gone missing! Who could have taken them?In this picture book adventure by New York Times bestselling authors James and Kimberly Dean, Pete and the gang solve the mystery of the missing cupcakes and learn that it’s cool to be kind.The Pete the Cat fun never stops—watch the groovin’ video online!Don't miss Pete's other adventures, including Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, 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, and Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party.
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    The Amazing Spider-Man: This is Spider-Man

    Marvel Press, Thomas Macri

    eBook (Marvel Press, April 24, 2012)
    This is The Amazing Spider-Man introduces readers ages 4-6 to the world of Marvel's most popular Super-Hero, Peter Parker, otherwise known as the amazing Spider-Man! The Marvel Heroes of Reading line of early readers is designed to offer reluctant readers, specifically boys, books that they will want to read by featuring characters they love. The series is broken into three levels that invoke the rigorous training courses their favorite Marvel heroes must engage in to perfect their super powers. In reading this series, boys will prefect their own power to read.
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    Pete the Cat: Out of This World

    James Dean

    eBook (HarperFestival, June 20, 2017)
    Blast off into space with New York Times bestselling author and artists James Dean and everyone’s favorite cat-stronaut, Pete the Cat, in Pete the Cat: Out of This World.When Pete heads off to space camp, he gets to float in zero gravity, build rockets, and even goes on an extraordinary interstellar mission that is out of this world—literally. Houston, ready to rock out with Pete the Cat!
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    Zack's Alligator

    Shirley Mozelle, James Watts

    eBook (HarperCollins, Feb. 23, 2016)
    When Bridget the alligator arrives in the mail, she's only the size of a key chain. But after Zack soaks her in water, she grows into a real live alligator!Bridget wrestles the garden hose and swings from the monkey bars. And what other alligator can do cartwheels? Bridget the alligator is the silly, sassy star of this funny Level Two I Can Read, geared toward kids who can read on their own but still need a little help.
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    ABC See, Hear, Do: Learn to Read 55 Words: Alphabet, Letter Sounds, and Phonics Made Easy for Beginning Readers Ages 3-5, Ages 5-7, Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st Grade

    Stefanie Hohl

    eBook (, Jan. 31, 2017)
    ABC See, Hear, Do: Learn to Read 55 Words, a Mom's Choice Award Gold Medal Winner and a Reading With Your Kids Certified Great Read, teaches letter sounds, phonics, and early reading skills. This exciting new method of teaching reading combines visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learning styles to help increase phonemic awareness. The combination of cute animal pictures with fun hand motions helps young children easily remember each letter sound. After learning only four letter sounds, your child can start blending words together. The visual cues and hand movements help hold children’s interest in sounding out words. This method is simple, engaging, and effective. Great for homeschoolers, teachers, speech language pathologists, and parents, especially when combined with ABC See, Hear, Do’s other resources. Best for ages 2-6.
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    Don't Feed The WorryBug

    Andi Green

    eBook (Monsters In My Head LLC, April 6, 2016)
    2019 Child Mind Institute Pick for Best Children's Books For Helping Kids Understand Anxiety. Say hello to Wince, one of the biggest worriers you will every meet. From cookies to homework to the weather, Wince worries about everything. And when Wince starts to worry, his WorryBug appears. At first the WorryBug is small and non-threatening, but the more Wince Worries the more his WorryBug grows. Don't Feed The WorryBug is great story to start the conversation on worry and anxiety. Help your kids learn it's OK to have worries, but don't let those worries, aka the WorryBug, grow and take over your life.
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    Five Fin-tastic Stories

    Nickelodeon Publishing

    language (Nickelodeon Publishing, Aug. 3, 2015)
    Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 will jump into reading with Nickelodeon’s Bubble Guppies! This collection features five Step into Reading leveled readers: Big Truck Show!, Giddy-Up, Guppies!, The Big Magic Show!, The Spring Chicken!, and The Best Doghouse Ever! Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story. For children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories. For children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help.
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    Not a Box

    Antoinette Portis

    eBook (HarperCollins, Dec. 7, 2010)
    Don't miss this wholly original celebration of the power of imagination, winner of a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award. This picture book has visual humor and simple dialogue that will delight fans of Mo Willems and Crockett Johnson. A box is just a box...unless it's not a box. From mountain to rocket ship, a small rabbit shows that a box will go as far as the imagination allows.Inspired by a memory of sitting in a box on her driveway with her sister, Antoinette Portis captures the thrill when pretend feels so real that it actually becomes real—when the imagination takes over inside a cardboard box, and through play, a child is transported to a world where anything is possible.After reading this book aloud, continue the fun by drawing shapes like a triangle or circle, and asking your child what the shape is NOT!
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    The Bad Seed

    Jory John, Pete Oswald

    eBook (HarperCollins, May 8, 2018)
    A New York Times bestseller!Amazon Prime's Most Read Title of 2019!An Amazon Best Children's Book of the Month from the New York Times bestselling author of the Goodnight Already! seriesThis is a book about a bad seed. A baaaaaaaaaad seed. How bad? Do you really want to know? He has a bad temper, bad manners, and a bad attitude. He’s been bad since he can remember! This seed cuts in line every time, stares at everybody and never listens. But what happens when one mischievous little seed changes his mind about himself, and decides that he wants to be—happy?With Jory John’s charming and endearing text and bold expressive illustrations by Pete Oswald, here is The Bad Seed: a funny yet touching tale that reminds us of the remarkably transformative power of will, acceptance, and just being you. Perfect for readers young and old, The Bad Seed proves that positive change is possible for each and every one of us.
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    Anna Kang, Christopher Weyant

    eBook (Two Lions, Sept. 1, 2018)
    Winner of the Christopher AwardEraser is always cleaning up everyone else’s mistakes. Except for Ruler and Pencil Sharpener, none of the other school supplies seem to appreciate her. They all love how sharp Pencil is and how Tape and Glue help everyone stick together. Eraser wants to create so that she can shine like the others. She decides to give it a try, but it’s not until the rubber meets the road that Eraser begins to understand a whole lot about herself.Inspired by a school essay their daughter Kate wrote in the third grade, the author and illustrator behind Theodor Seuss Geisel Award–winner You Are (Not) Small have created a desktop drama about figuring out who you are, finding happiness, and the importance of second, third, and maybe even fourth chances.
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    Pete the Cat: Sir Pete the Brave

    James Dean

    eBook (HarperCollins, June 28, 2016)
    New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings readers a new story about the most gallant cat around—Pete! This time Pete is a knight on an adventure to save a pal in Pete the Cat: Sir Pete the Brave.When Lady Callie, the most awesome harpist in all the land, goes missing, it’s up to Sir Pete to save her. But when he ends up trapped in a dragon’s lair, Lady Callie might have to do the saving.Pete the Cat: Sir Pete the Brave is a My First I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for shared reading with a child.
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    I Am Yoga

    Susan Verde, Peter H. Reynolds

    eBook (Abrams Books for Young Readers, Sept. 8, 2015)
    An eagle soaring among the clouds or a star twinkling in the night sky . . . a camel in the desert or a boat sailing across the sea—yoga has the power of transformation. Not only does it strengthen bodies and calm minds, but with a little imagination, it can show us that anything is possible.New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds and author and certified yoga instructor Susan Verde team up again in this book about creativity and the power of self-expression. I Am Yoga encourages children to explore the world of yoga and make room in their hearts for the world beyond it. A kid-friendly guide to 17 yoga poses is included.
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    Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues

    James Dean, Kimberly Dean

    eBook (HarperCollins, Oct. 6, 2015)
    Bedtime is always fun with this hilarious bedtime story from Kimberly and James Dean’s New York Times bestselling Pete the Cat series.Pete the Cat and his friends are having so much fun playing and surfing in the sun, they don't want the day to end. Pete has an idea—how about a sleepover? Groovy!As the night gets later, it's time for bed. This cool cat needs to catch some ZZZs, but Pete's friends aren't ready to go to sleep just yet. Then Pete has another idea—a bedtime story! But will it work?The musical text and comforting repetition are perfect for nighttime read-alouds. Kids will be eager to snuggle under the covers and drift off to sleep to this bedtime story along with Pete’s really cool friends.Don't miss Pete's other adventures, including Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, 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 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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    Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map

    James Dean

    eBook (HarperFestival, March 7, 2017)
    New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings us a fun, epic sea adventure with Captain Pete in Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map!When Captain Pete discovers a treasure map, he and his crew are ready to set out and sail the seas to find the buried gold and jewels. But they weren’t expecting to find a giant sea monster along the way!
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    Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker

    Christianne C. Jones, Richard Watson

    eBook (Picture Window Books, April 1, 2014)
    Lacey Walker loves to talk. She talks all day, and sometimes all night. But when she loses her voice, Lacey learns the importance of listening.