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  1. Abe’s Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

    Grades: 1–3
    Author: Doreen Rappaport / Illustrator: Kadir Nelson

    From the time he was a young boy roaming the forests of the unsettled Midwest, Abraham Lincoln knew in his heart that slavery was deeply wrong. The passion for humanity that defined Lincoln'.s life shines through in this portrait of a truly great American president. Paperback Formats Available for Schools Only.

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  2. All Because You Matter

    Grades: PreK–3
    Author: Tami Charles / Illustrator: Bryan Collier

    A lyrical, heart-lifting love letter to black and brown children everywhere: reminding them how much they matter, that they have always mattered, and they always will, from powerhouse rising star author Tami Charles and esteemed, award-winning illustrator Bryan Collier. Discover this poignant, timely, and emotionally stirring picture book, an ode to black and brown children everywhere that is full of hope, assurance, and love. Tami Charles pens a poetic, lyrical text that is part love letter, part anthem, assuring readers that they always have, and always will, matter. This powerful, rhythmic lullaby reassures readers that their matter and their worth is never diminished, no matter the circumstance: through the joy and wonder of their first steps and first laughter, through the hardship of adolescent struggles and the pain and heartbreak of current events, they always have, and always will, matter. Accompanied by illustrations by renowned artist Bryan Collier, a four-time Caldecott Honor recipient and a nine-time Coretta Scott King Award winner or honoree, All Because You Matter empowers readers with pride, joy, and comfort, reminding them of their roots and strengthening them for the days to come. Lyrical, personal, and full of love, All Because You Matter is for the picture book audience what The Hate U Give was for YA and Ghost Boys was for middle grade: a conversation starter, a community touchstone, and a deep affirmation of worth for the young readers who need it most.

  3. All The Colors Of The Earth

    Grades: PreK–4
    Author: Sheila Hamanaka / Illustrator: Sheila Hamanaka

    Inspired by her own two children's multi-ethnic heritage, Ms. Hamanaka uses soaring text and beautiful art to celebrate the glorious diversity of children laughing, loving and glowing with life.

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  4. Ant And The Grasshopper, The

    Grades: PreK–2
    Author: Rebecca Emberley / Illustrator: Ed Emberley

    Awards: ALA Notable Video;Publishers Weekly, Starred Review;Kirkus, Starred Review

    While hard at work, an ant hears the musical sounds of clickety, click, chirrup in the distance. Come along as she explores this joyful noise.

    "King's narration is a fresh as the story." - Audiofile
    "Offering a funky twist on a well-known tale...Highly recommended." - ***1/2 Video Librarian
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  5. Art

    Grades: PreK–2
    Author: Patrick McDonnell / Illustrator: Patrick McDonnell

    Awards: Earphones Award

    Children are introduced to the imaginative world of art and how a picture really can be worth a thousand words.

    "...the book swings to life in this musical be-bop film." - ALA Notable Video Committee
    "...the story takes flight with the innovations of Bobby McFerrin's narration...the story just soars.: - AudioFile
    "Liverly and engaging, this film is a perfect choice to encourage young viewers to create their own materpieces." - Booklist
    Author Interview Available
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    Grades: PreK–5

    • MISS NELSON HAS A FIELD DAY - written by Harry Allard and illustrated by James Marshall, narrated by Diana Canova
    • CRAZY HAIR DAY - written and illustrated by Barney Saltzberg, narrated by Zach Braff
    • WILL I HAVE A FRIEND? - written by Miriam Cohen and illustrated by Lillian Hoban, narrated by David de Vries
    • Interview with Barney Saltzberg
    • Crazy Hair Day Song

  7. BE KIND

    Grades: K–1
    Author: Pat Zietlow Miller / Illustrator: Jen Hill

    When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate wants to make her feel better, wondering: What does it mean to be kind? From asking the new girl to play to standing up for someone being bullied, this moving story explores what kindness is, and how any act, big or small, can make a difference?or at least help a friend. With a gentle text from the award-winning author of Sophie's Squash, Pat Zietlow Miller, and irresistible art from Jen Hill, Be Kind is an unforgettable story about how two simple words can change the world.

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    Grades: PreK–4

    • AMAZING GRACE - written by Mary Hoffman, illustrated by Caroline Binch, narrated by Alfre Woodard
    • BRAVE IRENE - written and illustrated by William Steig, narrated by Lindsay Crouse
    • WILFRID GORDON McDONALD PARTRIDGE - written by Mem Fox, illustrated by Julie Vivas, narrrated by Mem Fox

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  9. Be You!

    Grades: K–3
    Author: Peter H. Reynolds / Illustrator: Peter H. Reynolds

    Discover a joyful reminder of the ways that every child is unique and special, from the beloved creator of The Dot, Happy Dreamer, and New York Times bestseller, The Word Collector. Here, Reynolds reminds readers to "be your own work of art." To be patient, persistent, and true. Because there is one, and only one, YOU.

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  10. Bear Has A Story To Tell

    Grades: PreK–0
    Author: Philip C. Stead / Illustrator: Erin E. Stead

    Awards: ALA Notable Recording;New York Times Children's Bestseller;School Library Journal, Starred Review;Publisher's Weekly, Starred Review

    In this endearing tale of friendship, animals are helped by Bear to get ready for winter. But will they be awake long enough for him to tell his story?

    "Narrator Mike Birbiglia oozes 'bearness' " - AudioFile
    "...expertly produced, and their tone matches and honors this tender story of woodland friendship." - School Library Journal
    Author Interview Available
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