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Our collection of picture books featuring Black and Indigenous people and People of Color (BIPOC) is available to the public. *Inclusion of a title in the collection DOES NOT EQUAL a recommendation.* Click here for more on book evaluation.


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The Amazing Erik

2014

by Mike Huber and Joseph Cowman

"Sometimes when children are sad, it can be difficult for them to imagine ever feeling happy again. Playing at the water table is fun. But Erik thinks getting splashed is not fun. When his sleeve gets wet, Erik gets sad, and he can't imagine ever being happy again. Then, with a classmate by his side, Erik becomes absorbed by a new idea : to make the water disappear. As it vanishes, Erik discovers his happiness has reappeared, like magic. Airdah -taroo! This story provides a helpful reminder to children that sadness is a temporary feeling. The book contains a page of information to help you connect the story to children's experiences, which makes it a great teaching tool for your classroom or child care setting."--

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Once upon a magic book

2018

by Lily Murray and Katie Hickey

Get ready for a fantastic search-and-find puzzle adventure through 13 magical worlds! In an old toyshop, Sophie and Jack find a dusty book with a glowing key. They turn the key and WHOOSH! They're inside the book, at the start of a wonderful adventure. But how will they ever get out again? Follow them on their journey, from fairytale forests to pirate islands. Complete the puzzles on every page to help them escape the book ... but watch out for the wicked witch!

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