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I AM ME by Jennifer B Leese, art by C Iannaccone-Littlest Angels Nica Jolee has her daddy’s freckles and her mommy’s button nose. This heartwarming children’s picture book teaches your child that even though they may look or act like members of their family; they are still themselves … special and unique, and there is no one else in the whole wide world just like them.
LILLY LOLLER’S ALWAYS LATE by Janean Nusz, art by Melina Benini- Chapbooks for Tweens An alliterative story- Poor Lilly, she’s always late! Late, late, late! Find out what life is like for Lilly as she lolls, lags, and lingers. Discover how you can be less like Lilly and laugh a little, too, with this tongue twisting story.
ANGEL DONOR by Jennifer Gladen art by Samantha Bell- Health & Hygiene Olivia never asked to have a disease like Biliary Atresia. It made her liver sick and only a transplant will make her better. After waiting several months and close to losing hope, she gets the call she’s been waiting for. The journey of her life is about to begin.
ABC’s of Health & SAFETY Melissa Abramovitz, art by Alex Morris -Health & Hygiene From active aerobics to heart-healthy habits to zoo zone zeal, this delightfully rhyming ABC book introduces kids to health and safety basics in a fun way. They’ll learn about everything from keeping the grubbies away to kitchen safety to the importance of a healthy weight through familiar (and some new!) alphabet-linked words.
WHISTLING DIXIE Dixie Phillips, art by Laureen Caponigro -Littlest Angels Dixie lacks confidence, but she steals the show when her grandmother comes to her rescue and helps her discover a creative way to tackle stage fright. Dixie’s example provides the stepping-stones timid children need to gain self-confidence and is sure to help little ones overcome foolish fears.
THE PLUMBER AND THE WISHING WELL hardcover and softcover Author Liam Maher, artist Gin May- Chapbooks for Tweens The plumber has lost his job and worries he won’t be able to buy gifts for his children. Find humour and magic mixed in with surprises. The illustrations by Gin May are magnificent and gives one a sense of Christmas warmth and cheer.
THE FIRST AMERICANS by Kelly Bakshi -Academic Wings Would you use a buffalo bladder as a canteen or wear a coat made out of seal skin? Native Americans cleverly used everything in their environment in order to survive. They created games, recipes, tools, and homes based on their surroundings. A word search review game is included.
ONE LARGE PEANUT BUTTER SANDWICH TO GO by Linda Derkez, art by David Fielding- Littlest Angels Scotty is in the habit of walking around with his food, leaving crumbs all over, rather than sitting at the table to eat. Mom is in the habit of letting him. One day Mom decides to use her imagination to fix this growing problem.
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Growing Up Dreams by Susan Berger and illustrated by Samantha Bell
The Odd Chick by Mary Esparza-Vela and illustrated by Kevin Collier
Children’S poetry, ACTIVITIES, SHORT STORIES, and articleS:
“I’m Growing Up,” poetry by Guy Belleranti – how quickly the time passes by.
“Is It Friday Yet?” poetry by Alicia Z. Klepeis – The excitement of the approaching end of the week.
“Activities to Make Reading Fun,” by Kathy Stemke – having fun with language is the key to unlocking the world of reading to your child.
“Too Much Trouble,” by Juliana M. Jones and illustrated by Nancy Miller – the growing responsibility of getting older.
“Maid for Make Believe,” by Caroline Yu and illustrated by Clara Batton Smith – the magic of pretend brings to friends closer together.
“Read Aloud Tips for Preschoolers: Put Some Pizzazz in Reading Aloud,” by Dorit Sasson – how to connect to the story by acting it out.
“Encouraging Your Reader,” by Vanessa Fortenberry – tips on how to encourage and instill the love of reading.
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