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Granny left me a rocket ship / Barron, Ashley

After Granny dies, she leaves something behind for everyone in the family. She leaves Father her tuba and Mother her locket. Sister receives her microscope and brother her record collection. But our main character receives something special that unlocks cherished memories of Granny through a world of imaginative play.

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The Big Cheese / John, Jory

"The Big Cheese is the best at everything, and brags about it, too. When the annual Cheese-cathlon comes around, the Big Cheese is prepared to win, as always. But what happens when the quiet new kid, Wedge Wedgeman, comes out on top? Is a slice of humility all the Big Cheese needs to discover that some things are better than being the best?"--

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Too much : my great big native family / George, Bridget

When Russell tries to share exciting news with his large, Native family, he struggles with being heard, but after he ventures out on his own he realizes how much he loves his family.

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One giant leap / Lam, Thao
1 giant leap
"An astronaut is getting ready to explore a new world. Boots? Check. Gloves? Check. And a helmet, of course. They take their first step outside ... and discover a strange new world with towering hills to climb, fantastical beasts to meet, and a raging storm to overcome. Will they make it back to their ship safely? A child's excitement for a snowy day transforms a walk to school into a wonder-filled trek through an imaginary world"--

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Zahra's blessing : a Ramadan story / Mirza, Manal.

Zahra wishes for a sister, never dreaming that volunteering with her mother at a refugee shelter might make her wish come true.

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If you want to be a butterfly / Van, Muon

Which comes first-the butterfly or the egg? Embark on a bouncy, playful, and poetic journey back in time through the life cycle of one of Earth's most beautiful insects that ends ... at the beginning! From acclaimed author Muon Thi Van comes an innovative exploration of a butterfly's life cycle in reverse.

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The plant rescuer / Rivera, Matthew (Children'S Books Illustrator)

"A young boy learns to care for his own plant, proudly taking after his gardener father."--

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Leo and the pink marker / Foster, Mariyka

Leo enjoys doodling with his pink marker and when his moms are busy with work, he adds some vibrant pink touches to various items that lead to a colorful surprise.

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Lights along the river / Gendron, Sabrina

The Lamondins have lived along the waters of Georgian Bay and the Magnetawan River for generations. They are a M├ętis family who love music, dancing, and being outdoors, and Patsy ponders how electricity will change all of their daily lives. What she knows for sure is that, whatever changes, she will always feel she belongs here.

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The pie reports / Lowe, Hayley

A love of pie brings a young girl and her grandfather together through good times and bad in this moving story about connection and compassion. This gentle story celebrates the special bond between a child and her grandparent and shows the lengths we can go to connect to our loved ones through distance and illness.