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Children's Books

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In this Scottish folk song, a generous family always has room for another person and invites in everyone who passes by.

A small boy observes the polite behavior of people around him and discovers that he is big enough to use good manners too.

A stirring poetic tribute to the beauty and wonder of America's symbols, history, landscape.

When the king orders a boy to make him a huge wardrobe out of the clouds in the sky, the boy warns him that it is more than he needs but the king does not listen.

Under the sea, a crab follows its heart and its calling, bringing everyone together in the wake of a disaster.

Other students laugh when Rigoberto, an immigrant from Venezuela, introduces himself but later, he meets Angelina and discovers that he is not the only one who feels like an outsider.

With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself.

G-L

The mayor of the noisy city of La Paz institutes new laws forbidding all singing, but a brave little rooster decides he must sing, despite the progressively severe punishments he receives for continuing to crow. 

The goal of the author is to help children to become better listeners.

A powerful celebration of Black boyhood, countering many of the negative messages that a racist society puts forth about African American boys. 

During a war, a mother and her two children set out on a search for a new home--a journey filled with both uncertainty and hope.

As he makes his rounds, a night watchman hears birds calling, insects buzzing, and vehicles roaring by, while a stray kitten keeps him company.

A slyly humorous, high-energy cautionary tale depicts a team of tiny but mighty Little Guys who create an unstoppable army before causing their forest creature neighbors to worry when they amass more than they need.

Following their teacher's lead, Llama Llama speaks to Gilroy Goat and tells him he should not act like a bully on the playground.

M-R

A well-mannered little boy has permission to bring his animal friends to visit the king and queen.

As a child Great-aunt Alice resolved that when she grew up she would go to faraway places, live by the sea in her old age, and do something to make the world more beautiful--and she does all those things, the last being the most difficult of all.

A young boy is depicted doing a variety of naughty things for which he is repeatedly admonished, but finally he gets a hug.

During a Fourth of July picnic, a group of children display how easy it is to share things, including a pie, a jump rope, and a hug.

Illustrates situations in which a child is selfish and ruins everyone's fun, but readers can lift the flap and see how well everyone gets along when children share, take turns, and play fair.

An illustrated bedtime prayer which gives thanks for the many aspects of a child's world.

A young aspiring engineer must first conquer her fear of failure.

S-Z

When a little boy stops to show a building doorman his new "bot," it floats up out of his hands and the kind doorman runs up to each floor of the building to try and catch it, with help from the building's residents.

In this wordless picture book, Sheep goes to great lengths to surprise Giraffe with a lovely red sweater.

When the aroma of Omu's homemade stew fills the air, her neighbors arrive, one by one, for a taste until all is gone except for her generous spirit.

Momo can't wait to use the red boots and umbrella she received on her birthday.  All she needs now is a rainy day! 

While holding his friend Owl's red balloon, Monkey accidentally pops it then tries to substitute other objects before confessing his deed.

When a wolf cub and little girl are lost in a snowstorm they must find their way home.

Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, We Are Water Protectors issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water from harm and corruption.