Children’s Picture Book

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    The book of rules

    Gehrlein, Brian, author.

    Presents a series of rules the reader must follow to avoid being eaten by Dennis the monster, including sitting on the floor crisscross-applesauce, making a fish face, and preparing to listen mindfully.....

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    George and his nighttime friends

    Ratanavanh, Seng Soun, 1974- author, illustrator.

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    Happy Diwali!

    Mathur, Sanyukta, author.

    "Follows a little girl from dawn to dusk as she draws rangolis to welcome guests, cooks puris and chana masala, dresses up in beautiful colors, participates in the puja, and lights the diyas in honor of Diwali: the Hindu festival of lights"--Provided by publisher.....

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    Sometimes when I'm mad

    Serani, Deborah, 1961- author.

    Anger is often an overwhelming emotion for children. Using gentle and straightforward language, Sometimes When I'm Mad describes a child's experience with anger and the many ways it can surface, along with ways children can use anger management techniques. A special section for adults offers more information on how anger is expressed by children of varying ages and discusses how to help children manage and express their anger in healthy ways. Especially useful for counselors, social workers, teachers, parents, and any other adults caring for children who struggle with anger.....

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    Where snow angels go

    O'Farrell, Maggie, 1972- author.

    "Sylvie wakes one night, suddenly, without knowing why. Then she sees the most spectacular sight - a pair of wings, enormous in size, made of the softest snow-white feathers imaginable. An angel in her bedroom--a Snow angel! He tells her that he is here to look after her, for Sylvie is not as well as she seems. Many months later, as Sylvie recovers from her illness, she longs to see her snow angel again. He saved her life! There is so much she wants to tell him, so much she wants to know! Will he ever come back to her? And how can Sylvie make sure that everyone she loves has their own snow angel, to keep them safe, too?"--Provided by publisher.....

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    Soul food Sunday

    Bingham, Winsome, author.

    Granny teaches her young grandson how to cook the family meal, in this celebration of food, traditions, and gathering together at the table. Includes recipe for baked macaroni and cheese.....

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    My key

    Amal (Amal Karzai), author.

    When two ordinary objects land on a city sidewalk, a little girl?́?s dull day becomes an odyssey of new places and unusual faces. Led far away on a dragon boat, she makes use of her found objects to get past the locked library doors, where erudite elephants open her eyes to the beauty of books and faraway lands. Faced with fantastic animals and discoveries, has she found the secret to make dull days a thing of the past?....

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    Colossal cranes

    Mitton, Tony, author.

    Rhyming text and illustrations describe different kinds of cranes.....

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    The sour cherry tree

    Hrab, Naseem, author.

    After her grandfather's death, a young girl explores her Baba Bozorg's house. As the girl wanders through the house, almost idly, her Baba Bozorg's house stands in for the man himself, with each object she describes standing as a touchstone to a memory, and each memory serving as a window into the relationship between the child and her grandfather. As she looks through its rooms, the things she sees and the object she touches bring to life memories of the man she knew, and also the man she didn't know.....

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    Buffalo wild!

    Havrelock, Deidre, author.

    "Since Declan was born, his kokum has shared her love of Buffalo through stories and art. But Declan longs to see real Buffalo. Then one magical night, herds of the majestic creatures stampede down from the sky. That's when things really get wild"--Provided by publisher.....

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