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Snowy Valentine

When Jasper Bunny goes in search for the perfect Valentine’s Gift for his wife, Lilly, he turns to his neighbors for ideas. Each of them has created something special for their loved ones, but these unique gifts don’t seem to be the right fit for his love and in his pursuits, he encounters tricksters and […]

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Name That Dog

This picture book doesn’t need explanation to give you an idea of the storyline—finding a new name for your new puppy. That is exactly how the idea and the book were birthed. When author Peggy Archer created a poem about her new puppy she embarked on doing that very same thing for a variety of […]

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Raise Your Hand

It’s scary to speak up. And when you raise your hand in class and give the wrong answer, it makes you think twice about speaking up again. This is how eleven-year-old Alice Paul Tapper felt when she raised her hand in school. After ruminating on this embarrassing classroom situation she talked with her mom who […]

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Life As A Barnacle

What would make you happy? This is the question that little barnacle Abraham ponders as he floats out and looks for a place to stick. As he meets other barnacles in oyster colonies, on piers, and along the bottom of a boat he is tempted to stay but decides to continue on his journey towards […]

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Berkley: A Nose Tale

Berkley’s a basset hound with a shockingly big nose. While Berkley doesn’t mind it—it allows him to inhale scents he likes such as smelly socks—his unusual snout seems to a bit of a nuisance for his owner Jeremy. That is until Berkley’s special gift helps Jeremy’s friend Becky when she needs it most. I absolutely […]

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The Bad Seed

We’ve all been bad seeds. Sometimes words hurt us. Some days we feel alone. Sometimes we feel like failures. And somehow we all make mistakes. And sometimes it just feels good to be bad. A little sunflower seed is the star of this book by Jory John and illustrated by Pet Oswald. This seed shows […]

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