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"How do I get to school? While lots of students hop on a bus, on my way to school explores some alternative methods used by kids around the world, including subways, bikes, and boats. it's a transportation treat for young readers, narrated in 1st-person by a fellow student and accompanied by bright, full-color illustrations that embrace diversity" --|cProvided by publisher
Joins the MVP Kids as they learn wise sayings from grandparents.
A young girl, still reeling from her dog's death, finds solace while picking up stones on the beach during her family's vacation.
Beauregard has always had big dreams. He wanted to travel the world and see all the sites, but how could he possibly go around the globe if he was too scared to fly? With the help of one cardboard box and some amazing new friends, Beauregard goes on the adventure of a lifetime and realizes he is actually pretty brave after all!
Follow a girl, accompanied by her teddy bear, as she dreams about the wide and wonderful world. Cozy scenes of pajamas and bedtime make this a perfect story to share at the end of the day.--Provided by publisher.
"When bold, adventurous Sylvia Rose dances through the forest, the woodland creatures just have to dance too. Enchanted, they beg her to visit them every day. But the lovely, heartbroken cherry tree is too deeply rooted to dance, much less to fulfill its dream of seeing the wide world beyond the forest. Determined to help, Sylvia Rose enlists the animals to uproot the glorious tree, and the girl and the tree set off globetrotting together, seeing the wonders of the world from the Eiffel Tower to the Sydney Opera House."--Book jacket
Join in a multicultural celebration of unity and diverse friendships all around the world as we read and sing along with joy, love, and peace!-- dust jacket
A young boy follows his imagination from the pyramids of Egypt to the moon, and back again. Along the way he learns that there are always stories to discover, to dream about, and to share
Falling asleep wondering why he doesn't have a fur coat like the stuffed animals on his bed, Noah dreams that these animals are real and each explains the unique qualities of their fur to him.
"Meet Josephine: a spirited and curious girl, a big sister, and a human being. She's also a mammal, an animal, and a living thing--all identities she explores with readers in this simple informational picture book. Josephine presents her family (and herself) as examples of human beings, and then familiar creatures like her dog and her mom (and herself) as mammals. Next, she adds whales, lobsters, hummingbirds, and elephants (and herself) as examples of animals. Finally, she shares examples of living things, including moose, foxes, butterflies, flowers, and bugs ... and, of course, herself!"--Amazon