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A spoonful of frogs / Brosgol, Vera

Young readers will have a hopping good time in this hilarious story about a witch who is having a hard time wrangling a bunch of frogs into her frog soup until she comes up with a surprising solution.

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Ali and the sea stars / Reid, Gillian

Children with disabilities -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Friendship -- Fiction.
Musicals -- Fiction.
Picture books for children.
Theater -- Fiction

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Almost time / Karas, G. Brian

Ethan eagerly anticipates making maple syrup with his father, but it will not be time until the days are warmer, the nights shorter, and Ethan's loose tooth falls out.

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Because you are / Myers, Nneka.

Written as a letter to her younger self, Because You Are captures hard-earned lessons about growing up, being joyful and loving yourself, from celebrated author, organizer and advocate Jael Richardson. These lessons are brought to life on the page with lively and tender illustrations by Nneka Myers.

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Blanket / Ohi, Ruth

The first wordless picture book by Ruth Ohi tells a gentle, touching tale. Cat and Dog construct a blanket fort where they can read stories and make shadow puppets. Cat learns coping mechanisms with Dog's assistance till the melancholy begins to fade.

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Butterflies are pretty ... gross! / Mosco, Rosemary

Butterflies -- Fiction.
Picture books for children.

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Emi isn't scared of monsters / Tysoe, Alina.
Emi is not scared of monsters
Emi is not afraid of the dark and whatever monsters patrol the halls of her home--in fact she has a plan and the equipment to catch them (if only she can stay awake).

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French toast / Thisdale, François

The story of a girl who feels as though her cultural identity makes her quite different from others. Phoebe, who is half Jamaican and half French, dislikes being called French Toast by her classmates since it seems to point out how her skin color.

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Goodnight, Butterfly / Burach, Ross

Butterfly wakes up while Porcupine is having breakfast, and Porcupine tries to explain what it means to be nocturnal and Butterfly considers the advantages of a nighttime life while trying to get back to sleep.

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I want to be mad for a while / Saltzberg, Barney

Sometimes it helps when we talk. Sometimes there's nothing to say. I just need a little alone time to make the mad go away. Discover a universally relatable story about one little cat who just wants to be MAD... at least for a little while.