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Children's Picture Books

Big Tractor by Nathan Clement

big tractor

Farmer uses his tractor, Ol' Partner, to do all of his important farm chores, including planting, cultivating, and harvesting.

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Tickle Monster by Édouard Manceau

tickle monster

At bedtime, a brave child makes a monster disappear by tickling its various parts, such as its teeth so it cannot bite, and the parts transform into new objects that create a non-threatening scene.

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When Sophie's Feelings are Really Really Hurt by Molly Bang

when sophie's feelings are really really hurt

Sophie is hurt when the other children laugh at her painting of her favorite tree--but when she explains her painting everybody understands what she was trying to do.

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Dog's Colorful Day by Emma Dodd

dog's colorful day

In this colorful story of a sloppy dog, you can count on a happy ending.

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Thankful by Eileen Spinelli


Combines rhymes and illustrations to convey the importance of being thankful for everyday blessings

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I Used to Be Afraid by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

i used to be afraid

A novelty picture book exploring the many forms fear can take and the importance of overcoming it

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Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues by Kimberly and James Dean

pete the cat bedtime blues

Pete the Cat wants to go to sleep, but his animal friends want to stay up and play

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Holey Moley by Lois Ehlert

holey moley

After digging holes and munching on crawly bugs, a chubby mole settles in her cozy burrow for winter. Includes glossary identifying all of the different worms, caterpillars, moths, and butterflies included in the illustrations.

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Mixed Me by Taye Diggs

mixed me

Told in rhyming text, Mike is a mixed-race boy, completely comfortable with his identity and his parents--and his wild, curly hair.

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Scaredy-cat, Splat! by Rob Scotton

scaredy-cat splat

Splat the cat accidently succeeds in being the scariest cat in the class for Halloween.

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Little Elliot, Big Family by Mike Curato

little elliot big family

At Mouse's house, Elliot the elephant finds more than a friend--he finds a family.

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Thank You and Good Night by Patrick McDonnell

thank you and good night

Maggie hosts a pajama party at which Clement, Alan Alexander, and Jean play a variety of fun games, tire themselves, and drift off to sleep, but not before sharing their gratitude.

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