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May B.

By: Caroline Starr Rose

I've known it since last night:It's been too long to expect them to return. Something's happened."If May is a brave, stubborn fighter, the short, free-verse lines are one-two punches in this Laura Ingalls...

The Friendly Book

By: Margaret Wise Brown
illustrated by: Garth Williams

This whimsical collection of poems and stories by Margaret Wise Brown is back in print in its original format—the Little Golden Book. Garth Williams' artwork shines here, with the friendliest bunnies,...

Once Upon a Twice

By: Denise Doyen;illustrated by Barry Moser

A cautionary tale for mice reminiscent of Carroll’s Jabberwocky!Out in the open, in the clear,Where any wisenmouse would fear,Jam licks his paw, he grooms an ear,And never hears approaching hisssss...


Never Forgotten

By: Patricia C. McKissack

A 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Honor BookThis gorgeous picture book by Newbery Honor winner Patricia C. McKissack and two-time Caldecott Medal-winning husband-and-wife team Leo and Diane Dillon is sure...

Must Be Santa

By: Tim Moore
illustrated by: Pete Whitehead

Who's got a beard that's long and white?Santa's got a beard that's long and white!Who comes around on a special night?Santa comes around on a special night!Special night, beard that's white!Must be Santa!...

The Night Before Christmas

By: Clement C. Moore; illustrated Corinne Malvern

This 1949 Little Golden Book edition of the famous poem, The Night Before Christmas, was a staple in the Golden Book line for many years. Recently found in the Golden Books archives, Corinne Malvern's...


A Dazzling Display of Dogs

By: Betsy Franco (poems)
illustrations by: Michael Wertz

From the award-winning team behind A Curious Collection of Cats comes a new collection of visual poems celebrating all things canine—from obedience school, to backyard break outs, to flatulent Fidos....

Paper Covers Rock

By: Jenny Hubbard

"In the tradition of John Knowles's A Separate Peace."--Publisher Weekly, Starred"One of the best young adult books I've read in years."--Pat ConroyWilliam C. Morris Debut Award FinalistAt the beginning...

The Dancing Pancake

By: Eileen Spinelli
illustrated by: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

DELICIOUS PANCAKES!!FREE!!ALL YOU CAN EAT!!COME TO OURNEW GRAND OPENING! The grand opening of the Dancing Pancake isn't the only new thing in Bindi's life: new friends, a new apartment, maybe even...