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Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story

Arun Gandhi

At Grandfather Gandhi’s service village, each day is filled, from sunrise to sunset, with work that is done for the good of all. The villagers vow to live simply and non-violently. Arun Gandhi tries very hard to follow these vows, but he struggles with one of the most important rules: not to waste. Ages 4 to 8.

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Dog Man

Dav Pilkey

George and Harold have created a new hero who digs into deception, claws after crooks, and rolls over robbers. When Greg the police dog and his cop companion are injured on the job, a life-saving surgery changes the course of history, and Dog Man is born. With the head of a dog and the body of a human, this heroic hound has a real nose for justice. But can he resist the call of the wild to answer the call of duty? Ages 7 and up.

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Furthermore

Tahereh Mafi

Yearning to find her missing father, 12-year-old Alice Alexis Queensmeadow embarks on an adventure to find him by traveling through the mythical, upside-down, dangerous land of Furthermore along with a boy named Oliver, whose own magical ability is based in lies and deceit. Ages 9 to 12.

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The Snurtch

Sean Ferrell

Some days are Snurtch days. Ruthie is having one of those. Ruthie has a problem at school. It is not the students. It is not the classroom. It is not the reading or the writing or the math. It is something scribbly, scrunchy, grabby, burpy, and rude. It is the Snurtch. From the team behind I Don’t Like Koala, this clever picture book takes a discerning look at the challenges of behaving and controlling your emotions—especially when your own personal monster keeps getting in the way. Ages 4 to 8.

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They All Saw a Cat

Brendan Wenzel

In simple, rhythmic prose and stylized pictures, a cat walks through the world, and all the other creatures see and acknowledge the cat. This glorious celebration of observation, curiosity, and imagination shows readers the many lives of one cat, and how perspective shapes what we see. When you see a cat, what do you see? Ages 3 to 5.

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