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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
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
Loretta tries hard to come up with the perfect gift for her beloved baby cousin, Gabe, but on his first birthday she learns she has already given him something special.-- |cProvided by Publisher
A student who uses a wheelchair finds a way to see her dog each day in school. Includes author's note about therapy dogs.
A handbook for youngsters that includes such instructions as "pour your monster a nice big glass of healthy, crunchy, oozy bug juice slimed with ooey-gooey snail trails to calm him."
Singer, dancer, actress, and costume designer Carmen puts on a show every night for her exhausted parents, who would like Carmen to share the stage with her biggest fan, her little brother Eduardo.
Expecting a dog for her birthday, a girl is upset and furious when she gets a tortoise instead, but soon learns that even a tortoise can be a good pet.