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New Children's Picture Books

My Little Book of Tractors by Rod Green

my little book of tractors

Describes a variety of tractors and how they are used, including farm tractors, loaders, excavators, and bulldozers.

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What Do You Do with a Problem? by Kobi Yamada

what do you do with a problem

What do you do with a problem? Especially one that follows you around and doesn't seem to be going away? Do you worry about it? Ignore it? Do you run and hide from it? This is the story of a persistent problem and the child who isn't so sure what to make of it. The longer the problem is avoided, the bigger it seems to get. But when the child finally musters up the courage to face it, the problem turns out to be something quite different than it appeared. This is a story for anyone, at any age, who has ever had a problem that they wished would go away. It's a story to inspire you to look closely at that problem and to find out why it's here. Because you might discover something amazing about your problem... and yourself. What are problems for? They challenge us, shape us, push us, and help us to discover just how strong and brave and capable we really are. Even though we don't always want them, problems have a way of bringing unexpected gifts.

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Now by Antoinette Portis


Follow a little girl as she takes you on a tour through all of her favorite things, from the holes she digs to the hugs she gives.

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Bertolt by Jacques Goldstyn


This is a charming, touching story about an imaginative boy whose best friend is an oak tree named Bertolt. The boy admits to being an outlier among his peers, but insists that while he is alone, he is never lonely. Being independent suits him, and he considers his difference to be his advantage.

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Another Way to Climb a Tree by Elizabeth Garton Scanlon

another way to climb a tree

When Lulu's feeling well, she climbs every tree in sight. But when Lulu's sick, all she has is her imagination and a shadow.

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Grandma Forgets by Paul Russell

grandma forgets

Grandma is a little more forgetful than she used to be. She can't remember how the family used to gather for Sunday lunch or how she used to drive to the beach in her sky-blue car. She makes up new rules for old games and often hides Dad's keys. But that's okay--it just means her family has to make new memories for her! An uplifting story about a family bound by love no matter what else might be forgotten.

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This Beautiful Day by Richard Jackson

this beautiful day

Undaunted by the rainy weather, three children take their happiness outside and seem to chase the clouds away as they jump, skip, and dance together.

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Someone Like Me by Patricia MacLachlan

someone like me

In this semi-autobiographical picture book, author Patricia MacLachlan relates what it might take to grow up to become a writer.

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Mama Lion Wins the Race by Jon J. Muth

mama lion wins the race

Mama Lion, Tigey, the Flying Pandinis, and the Knitted Monkeys compete in a road race, and when the Pandinis stop to help Mama Lion, she is happy to return the favor.

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Dog On a Frog? by Kes Gray

dog on a frog

In this hilarious sequel to Frog on a Log?, frog decides that he does not want to sit on a log, and he definitely does not want a dog to sit on a frog! So he changes the rules. Now, dogs sit on logs, and cats sit on gnats! But what will frog decide to sit on now?

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Billy Bloo is Stuck in Goo by Jennifer Hamburg

billy bloo

Told in rhyme, a parade of characters tries to help Billy Bloo free himself from the goo, but only manages to get trapped in the goo instead.

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Welcome to Alola! by Maria S. Barbo

welcome to alola

When Ash and Pikachu arrive in the brand-new region of Alola, they meet and catch some amazing new Pokémon.

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