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If You Lived 100 Years Ago
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What a difference 100 years has made! Back at the turn of the century there were no televisions, airplanes, computers, plastics, movies with sound, or space travel; there were only about 8,000 automob…
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Growly’s adventure has taken him far from home in search of C.J., his grandfather’s long-lost friend who disappeared over The Precipice. Now, the desperate quest continues as Growly, Chippy, and Tully…
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Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business
Caps for Sale is a timeless classic beloved by of the most popular picture books ever published!

Children will delight in following the peddler’s efforts to outwit the monkeys and will a…
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The Mouse and the Motorcycle (Ralph S. Mouse, #1)
"Pb-pb-b-b-b. Pb-pb-b-b-b." With these magic vocables, Ralph the mouse revs up a dream come true--his very own motorcycle. Living in a knothole in a hotel room, young Ralph has seen plenty of families…
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Strega Nona
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When Strega Nona leaves him alone with her magic pasta pot, Big Anthony is determined to show the townspeople how it works.
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Stuart Little
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A paperback edition of E.B. White's classic novel about one small mouse on a very big adventure! With black and white illustrations.

Stuart Little is no ordinary mouse. Born to a family of humans, he l…
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Kitten's First Full Moon
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The nationally bestselling picture book about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk, written by the celebrated author and illustrator Kevin Henkes, was awarded a Caldecott Medal.

From one of the most …
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Owl Moon
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Late one winter night a little girl and her father go owling. The trees stand still as statues and the world is silent as a dream. Whoo-whoo-whoo, the father calls to the mysterious nighttime bird.

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The Little House
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· 39310 Ratings
Virginia Lee Burton won the Caldecott Medal in 1943 for her memorable picture book The Little House, a poignant story of a cute country cottage that becomes engulfed by the city that grows up around i…
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
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· 17042 Ratings
Joseph had a little overcoat, but it was full of holes--just like this book! When Joseph's coat got too old and shabby, he made it into a jacket. But what did he make it into after that? And after tha…
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The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born. He patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when he is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an…
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Tikki Tikki Tembo
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Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo-
chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo!

Three decades and more than one million copies later children still love hearing about the boy with the long name who fell down the well. …
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The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales
A revisionist storyteller provides his mad, hilarious versions of children's favorite tales in this collection that includes "Little Red Running Shorts", "The Princess and the Bowling Ball", "Cinderum…
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Mr. Popper's Penguins
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The Poppers unexpectedly come into possession of a penguin, then get a penguin from the zoo who mates with the first penguin to have 10 baby penguins. Before long, something must be done before they e…
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The Little Book of Sloth Philosophy

Relax, unwind and soak up the wisdom of the sloth with the slowest page turner you’ll ever read.

From tidying and Hygge, to living Lagom, the endless pressure to be happier, live better, sleep soundly,…

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A Sloth's Guide to Mindfulness
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· 662 Ratings
A beautifully illustrated book of mindfulness that will help readers discover the path to a peaceful phioslothical life.

Follow a serene and smiley sloth through a series of light meditations and daily…
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The Night Watchman
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· 11810 Ratings
Based on the extraordinary life of National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich’s  grandfather who worked as a night watchman and carried the fight against Native dispossession from rural North D…
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The Very Embarrassing Book of Dad Jokes: Because Your Dad Thinks He's Hilarious
A collection of "side-splitting" jokes collected from dads around the world, all of whom think they are hilarious
Why did the banana go to the doctors?
Because he wasn't peeling very well!

Proving the…
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I Funny: A Middle School Story (I Funny, #1)
Jamie Grimm is a middle schooler on a mission: he wants to become the world's greatest standup comedian--even if he doesn't have a lot to laugh about these days. He's new in town and stuck living with…
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I Even Funnier (I Funny, #2)
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Middle schooler Jamie Grimm has big dreams of being the best stand-up comic in the world – and he won't let the fact that he's in a wheelchair get in his way.

After winning the New York state finals in…
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Savvy (Savvy, #1)
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For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. They each possess a "savvy" -a special supernatural power that strikes when they turn thirteen. Grandpa Bomba moves mountains, her o…
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