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  • Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People
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    Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People

    Paperback. PreK - 2. Describes the life and times of the Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet.

    $2.785 needed

  • Drawn Together
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    Drawn Together

    Paperback. PreK - 2. A boy and his grandfather cross a language and cultural barrier using their shared love of art, storytelling, and fantasy.

    $2.789 needed

  • Frida
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    Paperback. PreK - 2. Discusses the childhood of Frida Kahlo and how it influenced her art.

    $2.804 needed

  • Because Dragons Love Milk (Traditional Chinese and English)
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    Because Dragons Love Milk (Traditional Chinese and English)

    Paperback. PreK - 2. It's bedtime and Tycho is worried about the monsters in his room, particularly the dragon, a T-Rex, and an alligator. But his wise and loving father knows just how to handle the scary monsters and make sure that Tycho's sleep is sweet and peaceful. Introduce your young precious ones to BECAUSE DRAGONS LOVE MILK, a new classic book they'll hold in their hearts forever. Book is written to read smoothly in both languages, so that it's a bilingual book for children.

    $2.387 needed

  • Amigo
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    Paperback. PreK - 2. Meet Tony and Charlie, two amigos who play soccer and learn to score a gol while speaking español!

    $2.382 needed

  • Princess Hair
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    Princess Hair

    Paperback. PreK - 2. Little girls pretending to be princesses celebrate the different shapes, textures, and styles of their black hair.

    $2.384 needed

  • Come On, Rain
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    Come On, Rain

    Paperback. PreK - 2. A young girl eagerly awaits a coming rainstorm to bring relief from the oppressive summer heat.

    $2.783 needed

  • Jingle Dancer
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    Jingle Dancer

    Paperback. PreK - 2. Jenna, a member of the Muscogee, or Creek, Nation, borrows jingles from the dresses of several friends and relatives so that she can perform the jingle dance at the powwow. Includes a note about the jingle dance tradition and its regalia.

    $2.782 needed

  • Mommy's Khimar
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    Mommy's Khimar

    Paperback. PreK - 2. A young Muslim girl puts on a head scarf and not only feels closer to her mother, she also imagines herself as a queen, the sun, a superhero, and more.

    $2.785 needed

  • Bilal Cooks Daal
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    Bilal Cooks Daal

    Paperback. PreK - 2. Six-year-old Bilal introduces his friends to his favorite dish--daal!--in this charming picture book that showcases the value of patience, teamwork, community, and sharing. Six-year-old Bilal is excited to help his dad make his favorite food of all-time: daal! The slow-cooked lentil dish from South Asia requires lots of ingredients and a whole lot of waiting. Bilal wants to introduce his friends to daal. They've never tried it! As the day goes on, the daal continues to simmer, and more kids join Bilal and his family, waiting to try the tasty dish. And as time passes, Bilal begins to wonder: Will his friends like it as much as he does$2 This debut picture book by Aisha Saeed, with charming illustrations by Anoosha Syed, uses food as a means of bringing a community together to share in each other's family traditions.

    $2.387 needed

  • Las tortillas son redondas / Tortillas Are Round
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    Las tortillas son redondas / Tortillas Are Round

    Paperback. PreK - 2. A little girl discovers things that are round, square, and rectangular in her Hispanic American neighborhood.

    $2.783 needed

  • Violet's Music
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    Violet's Music

    Paperback. PreK - 2. From the days she banged her rattle in the crib, Violet has been looking for friends to share her love of music.

    $2.782 needed

  • Ming Goes to School
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    Ming Goes to School

    Paperback. PreK - 2. Ming goes to preschool, where she bravely plays all kinds of games with new friends and old, but she is still not quite ready for the big red slide.

    $1.982 needed

  • Amazing Grace
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    Amazing Grace

    Paperback. PreK - 2. Although a classmate says that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is black, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do.

    $2.385 needed

  • My Name Is Yoon
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    My Name Is Yoon

    Paperback. PreK - 2. Disliking her name as written in English, Korean-born Yoon, or "shining wisdom," refers to herself as "cat," "bird," and "cupcake," as a way to feel more comfortable in her new school and new country.

    $3.206 needed

  • Opuestos: Mexican Folk Art Opposites in English and Spanish
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    Opuestos: Mexican Folk Art Opposites in English and Spanish

    Paperback. PreK - 2. Introduces opposites using painted wooden folk art animal sculptures made by artisans from Oaxaca, Mexico.

    $2.387 needed

  • Lola At the Library
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    Lola At the Library

    Paperback. PreK - 2. Every Tuesday Lola and her mother visit their local library to return and check out books, attend story readings, and share a special treat.

    $2.785 needed

  • Bigmama's
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    Paperback. PreK - 2. Visiting Bigmama's house in the country, young Donald Crews finds his relatives full of news and the old place and its surroundings just the same as the year before.

    $2.381 needed

  • Lola Reads to Leo (Leo Can)
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    Lola Reads to Leo (Leo Can)

    Paperback. PreK - 2. Lola reads story books to her new baby brother Leo, and even though Mommy and Daddy are busy, they still have time to read to Lola at bedtime.

    $2.787 needed

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