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A young girl reflects on a year of exploring and laughing with her beloved Grandpa, remembering many special moments as she seeks a way to honor him after his death.
Meet Mimi Lee: she has a three-step plan for training her parents to be PERFECT. It's simple, even if mom and dad don't always get the hang of it. But Mimi knows she’s succeeded when her parents FINALLY let her get the new puppy she’s wanted. Then the mischievous dog arrives, reversing the roles . . . and Mimi discovers that being trained is very hard work, indeed. -- publisher
As the seasons turn, Maisie rides her bull in and out of Dada's tall tales. Her Mama wears linen and plays the viola. Her Dada wears kente cloth and plays the marimba. They come from different places, but they hug her in the same way. And most of all, they love her just the same. A joyful celebration of a mixed-race family and the love that binds us all together.
"Aidan, a transgender boy, experiences complicated emotions as he and his parents prepare for the arrival of a new baby"--|cProvided by publisher
When the Lago family's new couch accidentally falls off their car, it's found by Llama, who discovers how much fun a couch can be.
In this illustrated picture book, a young child can hear color and is enamored with his grandmother's beaded necklace, in spite of the reservations of those around him.--Provided by publisher
When Gideon decides that he is going to build the most spectacular sandcastle anyone has ever seen without the help of his little sister Audrey, his day at the beach becomes a lesson in sibling bonding.
Matilda's picky parents refuse to try new foods, so Matilda teaches herself to cook.
"A young girl wakes her father by informing him that she is King Alice, then draws him and other family members into her imaginative activities, from writing a book to a sleepover with fairies."--|c(Source of summary not specified)
In pursuit of a film career, Carmen enters a commercial contest and enlists her little brother, Eduardo, as her cinematographer, but her plan takes a surprising turn.