EVIE’S FIELD DAY is a story about winning and losing, and a decision between a chance at a trophy or an opportunity to be a good friend.
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Claire Annette Noland – Evie’s Field Day
The Ocean Calls
The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story author: Tina Cho; illustrator: Jess X. Snow THE OCEAN CALLS: A HAENYEO MERMAID STORY features the free diving grandmas (Haenyeo) in the Korean province of Jeju whose livelihood consists of harvesting sea life from the ocean....
The picture book, LET’S DANCE, is a rhythmic celebration of dance and diversity.
The Fabled Life of Aesop
THE FABLED LIFE OF AESOP is the story of a slave using his gift to speak truth to power and liberate himself. It will give you a new perspective on the fables you’ve heard your whole life. THE FABLED LIFE OF AESOP has received several starred reviews and was hailed by School Library Journal as “amazing” and “a remarkable book.”
YOU MATTER is a picture book that blends self-love with different viewpoints of space and time, inviting the reader to engage with our world in new ways and see how everyone is connected and that everyone matters.
You Are Your Strong
YOU ARE YOUR STRONG is a picture book that reassures kids that they can handle big emotions and the benefits of developing inner strength and self-confidence. YOU ARE YOUR STRONG is also a 2020 Teacher’s Choice Awards Winner.
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