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"An eight-year-old girl decides to make a list of all the things she likes and dislikes about dealing with her autistic brother"--
Beautiful but vain Ivy locks away her infant daughter, Snow, because she is born with a skin disorder, and later forces her to write children's books until Snow escapes and finds shelter in the forest, in this story based on the Grimm fairy tale.
"A wordless picture book in which two friends follow a young fox deep into the woods and discover a wondrous and magical world"--
Three children can't play outside because of the rain-- and discover they can have fun inside, too.
Eric and his best friend Tommy decide to play a trick on his little sister Julieta, who believes she is going to see a dragon during the school trip to the museum.
"A wild, nameless girl the townspeople call Wee Sister Strange roams through forests and marshes and bogs in search for a bedtime story."
This is a very old story, one that has entertained people all over the world for hundreds of years. A young couple invites a stranger to share their meal. As he leaves, his parting words reward their generosity in an amazing way. News of their changed status travels fast and prompts a greedy merchant to seek out the stranger in the hope of gaining a similar reward for himself. But, of course, the result is very different. This tale encourages readers to think about the nature of giving and receiving. It is set here in Afghanistan and retold for young people by the Afghan storyteller and teacher Palwasha Bazger Salam. --publisher
Mimi is disappointed when she learns that her family won't make their annual trip to Puerto Rico. She doesn't want to miss her parranda, but her friends have a plan.
Bilingual Spanish-English Mexican folktale. In the Spring of Creation, the animals gather around a newly arrived creature and decide that it is funny and cute--a joke of Mother Nature--and work together to save this first human child from extinction.
When the eyes, mouth, arms, legs, and stomach are created they all want to be the boss, but with a little help from their Creator they learn to work together. Based on a West African myth.--publisher