Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner
Over the snow, the world is hushed and white, but under the snow is a secret world of squirrels and snowshoe hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many others who live outside in the woods during the winter.
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Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard
Children help their grandmother make fry bread, a depiction of a modern Native American family.
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Because of An Acorn by Lola M. Schaefer and Adam Schaefer
Because of an acorn, a tree grows, a bird nests, a seed becomes a flower. Wander down the forest path to learn how every tree, flower, plant, and animal connect to one another in spiraling circles of life. An acorn is just the beginning.
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A Spoonful of Frogs by Casey Lyall
A witch's favorite treat is frog soup. Luckily, it's healthy and easy to make. To give it that extra kick and a pop of color, the key ingredient is a spoonful of frogs. But they are also the hardest to get into the cauldron! What is a poor witch to do?
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Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner
Celebrates the forms of life that live above and under a pond, including turtles, red-winged blackbirds, blue herons, minnows, frogs, and catfish.
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My City Speaks by Darren Lebeuf
A young girl explores her city with her father, taking in all its sensory details. Her city speaks to her in so many ways.
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The Hidden Rainbow by Christine Matheson
Uncover the rainbow of colors hidden in a garden, which helps flowers bloom and bees find food.
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Bathe the Cat by Alice B. McGinty
Dad has posted a list of chores for the family to do before grandma comes, including bathing the cat; but the cat does not want a bath, so she mixes up the instructions, and soon the family is mowing the floor, vacuuming the lawn, mopping the baby--and the house is in chaos.
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Bird Builds a Nest by Martin Jenkins
It's time for Bird to build her nest! Follow her as she pulls a worm out of the ground, lifts some twigs that are just the right size, and pushes the twigs into place. Uh-oh! One of the twigs falls to the ground! But after a day of hard work, Bird's nest is ready and waiting. Can you guess what it's waiting for?
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Knight Owl by Christopher Denise
After achieving his dream of becoming a knight, a small owl protects the castle from a hungry dragon.
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Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring by Kenard Pak
A young boy watches how nature changes from winter into spring.
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Saturday by Oge Mora
When all of their special Saturday plans go awry, Ava and her mother still find a way to appreciate one another and their time together.
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The First Day of Winter by Denise Fleming
A snowman comes alive as the child building it adds pieces during the first ten days of winter.
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Around the Table that Grandad Built by Melanie Heuiser Hill
A family gathers with friends and neighbors to share a meal around a table that is full of associations of how every member contributed to the meal.
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The Leaf Thief by Alice Hemming
Squirrel enjoys looking at the beautiful, colorful leaves, but everyday more and more disappear which makes him think someone is stealing them.
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Federico and the Wolf by Rebecca J. Gomez
Federico rides his bicycle to the market for Abuelo's groceries and stands up to a hungry wolf.
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Grandad's Camper by Harry Woodgate
A child who enjoys Grandad's stories of his travels and adventures with Gramps persuades him to fix up their old camper and take another trip, in honor of Gramps.
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Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao by Kat Zhang
Amy is determined to make a perfect dumpling like her parents and grandmother do, but hers are always too empty, too full, or not pinched together properly.
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Home Is In Between by Mitali Perkins
Shanti misses the warm monsoon rains in India. Now in America, she watches fall leaves fly past her feet. Still, her family's apartment feels like a village: Mama cooking luchi, funny stories in Bangla, and Baba's big laugh. But outside, everything is different - trick-or-treating, ballet class, and English books. Back and forth, Shanti trudges between her two worlds. She remembers her village and learns her new town. She watches Bollywood movies at home and Hollywood movies with her friends. She is Indian. She is also American. How should she define home?
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A Big Bed for Little Snow by Grace Lin
Little Snow loves the new big, soft bed Mommy made him for the long, cold winter nights. But Mommy says this bed is for sleeping, not jumping! What happens when he can't resist jump, jump, jumping on his new fluffy, bouncy bed?
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We All Play = Kimêtawânaw by Julie Flett
From hiding and hopping, to swimming and squirting, this book reminds readers how animals play just like we do. This picture book is based on the Cree teaching of wahkohtowin, interconnectedness and play, and includes the English and Cree names of the animals in the book, all of whom are from 'Turtle Island' (North America).
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