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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood by Fred Rogers
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WINNER 29,860 votes
Fred Rogers is having a moment. The beloved children’s TV icon was the subject of a 2018 documentary film and a 2019 feature film starring Tom Hanks. Now comes A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, an illustrated treasury of all the classic songs from the TV show, reimagined as poems for the shorter set. Funny, sweet, silly, and sincere, these poems and songs have an essential decency that will outlast us all.

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood by Fred Rogers
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The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad
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How to Read a Book by Kwame Alexander
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It's Not Hansel and Gretel by Josh Funk
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Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard
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What If Everybody Thought That? by Ellen Javernick
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Vacation for Dexter! by Lindsay Ward
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The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander
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Rosie the Dragon and Charlie Make Waves by Lauren H. Kerstein
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Snow Globe Wishes by Erin Dealey
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