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I Will Come Back for You: A Family in Hiding During World War II

By: Marisabina Russo
illustrated by: Marisabina Russo

What was it like to grow up Jewish in Italy during World War II? Sit with a little girl as her grandmother tells the story of her childhood in Rome, of being separated from her father, and of going into...

The Prince Who Ran Away

By: Anne Rockwell
illustrated by: Fahimeh Amiri

On a night more than two thousand years ago, a prince was born in India. He could have been the most powerful rajah in all the world. But instead, the prince chose to become a common beggar, seeking a...

Cassie's Word Quilt

By: Faith Ringgold
illustrated by: the author

In this 32-page lap book we join Cassie, the main character from the picture book Tar Beach. As she takes us on a tour of her home, neighborhood, and school, dozens of new words are introduced with simple...


Only Passing Through

By: Anne Rockwell
illustrated by: Gregory Christie

A powerful picture book biography of one of the abolitionist movement's most compelling voices.Sojourner Truth traveled the country in the latter half of the 19th century, speaking out against slavery....

Tar Beach

By: Faith Ringgold

Illus. in full color. "Ringgold recounts the dream adventure of eight-year-old Cassie Louise Lightfoot, who flies above her apartment-building rooftop, the 'tar beach' of the title, looking down on...

The Very Best Hanukkah Gift

By: Joanne Rocklin

Hanukkah is here at last, and Daniel Bloom couldn’t be more excited. It’s time for candle lighting and storytelling and presents. Time for chocolate gelt and dreidel games and . . . green latkes?...


I Will Come Back for You: A Family in Hiding During World War II

By: Marisabina Russo
illustrated by: Marisabina Russo

What was it like to grow up Jewish in Italy during World War II? Sit with a little girl as her grandmother tells the story of her childhood in Rome, of being separated from her father, and of going into...

Cures for Heartbreak

By: Margo Raab

"IF SHE DIES, I'll die," are the words 15-year-old Mia Perlman writes in her journal the night her mother is diagnosed with cancer. Nine days later, Mia's mother is dead, and Mia, her older sister,...

A Girl and a Dragon (Disney Princess)

By: RH Disney
illustrated by: RH Disney

Disney Princess fans love Mulan! The brave princess who joined the Chinese army to protect her father--with the help of a funny little dragon--is coming to Platinum Edition Blu-Ray and DVD. This activity...