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Lindström, Eva, 1952- author, illustrator.
The story of two wolves, one pig, and a bridge, and what it means to embrace the absurd twists and turns that life sometimes has in store.
Busy Betty & the circus surprise
Witherspoon, Reese, 1976-, author
Busy Betty has always been busy. Every day she wakes up with a million questions and a billion ideas! And today she has an amazing idea: she's throwing her mom a birthday party. Shhh... It's a surprise! Then Betty and her best friend, Mae, have the best idea of all: What if they threw Mom a circus surprise party?! It will be the greatest day in the history of the universe! Everything is perfect until Betty realizes--oh, no!--Mom's birthday isn't today... it's next month. Whatever will they do with their circus surprise now?
Kendi, Ibram X., auteur
On ne naît pas bébé antiraciste, on le devient. Un bébé antiraciste est élevé pour faire évoluer la société. Apprenons-nous à être racistes ou antiracistes? Heureusement, il y beaucoup de choses que nous pouvons faire pour faire de l’équité une réalité. Ouvrir nos yeux et voir toutes les couleurs de peau, en parler et aller à l’encontre de politiques racistes constituent de bons moyens de combattre le racisme. Nous avons le pouvoir de transcender les idées reçues et d’œuvrer pour le bien. De ne pas juger un livre selon son apparence et de le lire jusqu’à la fin.
Gastaldi, Federico, author, illustrator.
A young boy grieves when his pet fish dies, but his heart is full of the good memories he had with his fish friend.
Cutie mark mix-up
West, Alexandra, author
Sunny Starscout and Hitch Trailblazer's cutie marks get switched in an all-new adventure in Maretime Bay
I love everything about me
Scipio, Fatima, author
There are a million and seven things to love about you! ...your hair, no matter the 'do (or doesn't do!) ...the colors you wear (from green to tangerine!) ...and the adventures you love (especially birthdays and bikes!) Delight in all the neat, sweet, and amazingly off-beat things that make your child incredible. With bouncy rhymes by Fatima Scipio and delightful illustrations by Paige Mason, this bright, exuberant picture book is perfect for bedtimes, happy days, or times they need cheer. But most of all, I Love Everything About Me celebrates a child's sense of adventure, curiosity, and just being their most amazing selves.
Jedi brave in every way
Soule, Rosemary, author.
Always there, the light is. The Jedi carry it with them. Beloved Jedi Master Yoda teaches Jedi Younglings and Padawans of every species, including fan-favourite Wookiee Burryaga, to overcome their fears in this timeless tale for children. Set in the era of the High Republic, this beautifully-illustrated book teaches empowering lessons through the lens of familiar, lovable characters.
Lawrence & Sophia
Cronin, Doreen, author.
"Lawrence stays close to home because out there is too big and loud. Sophie stays high up in the tree branches because down there is too dark and dangerous. When they meet and become friends, they find ways to enjoy each other's company without leaving their own safe spots, until a storm comes, and both are so worried about the other that they are finally able to take a huge, scary leap into the unknown. Together they feel brave, and the future is suddenly a lot more interesting."-- Provided by publisher.
Lost inside my head
Vigg, 1972- author, illustrator.
"Vincent wishes he was like everyone else, but his ADHD makes his thoughts turn to chaos...until he learns he can be himself and focus his light on what he wants to see"-- Provided by publisher.
The museum of nothing
Guarnaccia, Steven, author, illustrator.
There is so much more to nothing than you think! Join Oona and Otto on a tour of the funny, fascinating Museum of Nothing in this imaginative read-aloud from noted designer Guarnaccia. This museum proudly displays every kind of nothing. There's the Hall of Holes (donut, button, black), the Zero Wing, the Nobody Room--where the Invisible Man is the star attraction--and more.
Jasinski, Jen Fier, author.
Explore the workings of a grand piano through the eyes of a young musician preparing for recital. The cumulative structure should satisfy curious readers interested in how pianos function, from the pedal pressed to the ground to the keys that hoist the hammers. It's sure to be a musical treat for students, teachers, and music enthusiasts alike.
Brantley-Newton, Vanessa, author, illustrator.
A little girl struggling to find her place within her family is shown how special she is through a set of nesting dolls.
The only way to make bread
Quintero, Cristina, author.
An "exploration of all kinds of breads, from sourdough to bannock to bao, that will tickle your taste buds and warm your heart"-- Provided by publisher.
Sam the Sloth and the poop that wouldn't come : a book about constipation and having patience on the potty.
"What can you do when it's hard to poop? Sam the Sloth doesn't like using the bathroom, Sometimes it takes too long, and sometimes it's even a little scary! Luckily , Sam's mom has a lot of great ideas to help things along. Featuring a fun, engaging story with adorable illustrations, this book follows Sam, helping toddlers learn about constipation and different games to play in the bathroom"--Page  of cover
Tokyo Night Parade
Takahashi, J. P., author
"The Night Parade is about to begin . . . The ground thunders in Tokyo. A gust of wind blows. The pitter patter of paws and claws draws closer. The air is thick with swirling, swooping demons. It's Eka's favorite evening of the year, the one night she refuses to miss. But it's become harder to travel to Japan now that she's living across the world in New York. Unsure of when she can return next to see her yokai friends, Eka tries to forget that this could be her last parade for some time. Instead, she'll march, sing, dance, hoot, and screech until sunrise. Because on this night, there's no time to waste--the Night Parade awaits"--Provided by publisher.