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Cocoa magic

Cocoa magic

Bradley, Sandra, author.
2022

"Eight-year-old Daniel loves helping his Great-Uncle Lewis, a chocolatier, and he secretly gifts chocolates to classmates who need cheering up. When Uncle Lewis goes away, Daniel's loneliness is obvious--and it turns out his "secret" gift-giving has been obvious too. His classmates respond with a bounty of small gifts to lift his spirits. Includes an author's note about empathy and acts of kindness."-- Provided by publisher.

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Construction workers and what they do

Construction workers and what they do

Slegers, Liesbet, author, illustrator.
2022

An enlightening and informative book about construction workers and what they do. For children ages 5 years and up. A construction worker builds houses. First the ground is made even, and then a layer of concrete is poured over it. Now the construction worker can get started. He builds the walls and makes sure they're straight. When that's done, he adds a roof, doors, and windows. But there's still a lot more to be done inside . . .

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Dragon noodle party : a story of Chinese zodiac animals

Dragon noodle party : a story of Chinese zodiac animals

Compestine, Ying Chang, author.
2022

The animals of the zodiac gather one by one to make long life noodles for Snake's birthday.

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Elephant's big solo

Elephant's big solo

Kurpiel, Sarah, author.
2022

Elephant's reluctance to perform at the class recital leads her to make new discoveries about her talents.

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Love from Matilda

Love from Matilda

Dahl, Roald, author.
2022

Matilda discovers different ways one can experience love, whether in a favorite book, with friends and family, or in the unlikeliest of places.

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Poppies, poppies everywhere!

Poppies, poppies everywhere!

Leduc, Denise, author
2022

On a fall day Charlotte wants to go to the playground, but Grandma has other plans. Grumpy and reluctant, Charlotte trudges along. When Grandma pins a red flower on Charlotte?s coat, Charlotte starts to become curious. She then begins to learn more about Remembrance Day while participating in her first Remembrance Day service

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Ride, roll, run : time for fun!

Ride, roll, run : time for fun!

Bolling, Valerie, author.
2022

Bright sun, School's done! Step, push. Glide, whoosh! This energetic picture book celebrates community and milestones big and small, following children as they make their way home from school through their vibrant neighborhood.

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The science of light : things that shine, flash, and glow

The science of light : things that shine, flash, and glow

Peot, Margaret, author, illustrator.
2022

"Dramatic paintings reveal the sources of light, both natural and manmade, and encourage children to look around and observe"-- Provided by publisher.

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The sour grape

The sour grape

John, Jory, author
2022

Holding a bunch of grudges, Sour Grape finds the tables turned when a friend holds a grudge against him, making him realize how unfair grudges can be--and how much sweeter life can be with a little compassion and gratitude.

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TA-DA! : a story of egg donation

TA-DA! : a story of egg donation

Kay, Ella (Children's author), author
2022

"A curious little girl loves to ask questions. Most of all, she loves to hear how she was made with the help of an egg donor! A quirky, funny, and celebratory story that teaches kids about one of the many ways babies join a family. Inspired by the author's own experiences, this joyful picture book is a great way to introduce kids to the concept of egg donation."-- Provided by publisher.

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What little boys are made of : a modern nursery rhyme

What little boys are made of : a modern nursery rhyme

Hill, Susanna Leonard, author.
2023

From soaring imaginations to endless determinations, little boys are made up of all different kinds of combinations!

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While you sleep

While you sleep

Maruno, Jennifer, 1950- author.
2022

As the day ends and a little girl is put to sleep by her mother, night-helper bunnies work their magic to tidy and polish the world. These helpers paint flowers, dust butterflies, and charge rainbows to make the world a beautiful place to wake up to.

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