Hattie Harmony: Worry Detective

Hattie Harmony: Worry Detective

Always finding the perfect thing to say or do to calm her friends' anxieties, Hattie Harmony wonders if she can help herself when her own fears start to bubble up, in this humorous book that introduces young readers to the importance of self-care.

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The Coquies Still Sing

The Coquies Still Sing

Co-quí, co-quí! The coquí frogs sing to Elena from her family’s beloved mango tree—their calls so familiar that they might as well be singing, “You are home, you are safe.” But home is suddenly not safe when a hurricane threatens to destroy everything that Elena knows.

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Berry Song

Berry Song

As a young Tlingit girl collects wild berries over the seasons, she sings with her Grandmother as she learns to speak to the land and listen when the land speaks back.

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Keepunumuk

Keepunumuk

Told in a Native tradition, this Wampanoag story of Weechumun (corn) and the first Thanksgiving shows how the Native people, who already lived on the land where the pilgrims settled, helped them survive their first winter.

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Just Like Jesse Owens

Just Like Jesse Owens

As a boy, Andrew Young learned a vital lesson from his parents when a local chapter of the Nazi party instigated racial unrest in their hometown of New Orleans in the 1930s. While Hitler's teachings promoted White supremacy, Andrew's father, told him that when dealing with the sickness of racism, "Don't get mad, get smart." To drive home this idea, Andrew Young Senior took his family to the local movie house to see a newsreel of track star Jesse Owens racing toward Olympic gold, showing the world that the best way to promote equality is to focus on the finish line. The teaching of his parents, and Jesse Owens' example, would be the guiding principles that shaped Andrew's beliefs in nonviolence and built his foundation as a civil rights leader and advisor to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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I'll Take Care of You

I'll Take Care of You

A tiny seed finds itself lost in the world, but with care from the Sky, Earth, and Sun it grows up to be a beautiful apple tree. When the tree meets a bird in need of help, it offers its branches as shelter and shows little readers the magic of being cared for and taking care.

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How Old is Mr. Tortoise?

How Old is Mr. Tortoise?

This funny picture book invites children to Mr. Tortoise's birthday party where they, along with Mr. Tortoise's friends, must solve the mystery of how old he is since he cannot remember.

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Thank You for the Little Things

Thank You for the Little Things

This gentle, uplifting picture book shows young readers how to focus on the little ways that life goes right, teaching them how to celebrate the small things that bring joy and happiness.

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A Library

A Library

In what other place can a child "sail their dreams" and "surf the rainbow" without ever leaving the room? This ode to libraries is a celebration for everyone who loves stories, from seasoned readers to those just learning to love words, and it will have kids and parents alike imagining where their library can take them.

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The Monster on the Bus

The Monster on the Bus

Cassius and Angelique are riding the bus on the first day of school, but in order to make it to school on time, they must outsmart a wild cast of characters.

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Listen Up, Louella

Listen Up, Louella

EXTREMELY excited to be at Roar Scout Camp, Louella the elephant is so busy having fun that she doesn't pay attention to those around her until her new friends show her the importance of listening and playing together.

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