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Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain
by Verna Aardema
Large Softcover
Retail Price: $6.99 
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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
A West African Tale
by Verna Aardema
Large Softcover
Retail Price: $6.99 
"In this Caldecott Medal winner, Mosquito tells a story that causes a jungle disaster. "Elegance has become the Dillons' hallmark. . . . Matching the art is Aardema's uniquely onomatopoeic text . . . An impressive showpiece." -Booklist, starred review.  [ more ]

  
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
by Pam Adams
Large Softcover
Retail Price: $6.99 
In this famous series, magical die-cutting draws the reader from page to colorful page. Soon, the story can be read -- or more probably sung -- by heart.  [ more ]

  
black is brown is tan
by Arnold Adoff
Large Softcover
Retail Price: $5.95 
Brown-skinned momma, the color of chocolate milk and coffee pumpkin pie, whose face gets ginger red when she puffs and yells the children into bed. White-skinned daddy, not white like milk or snow, lighter than brown, With pinks and tiny  [ more ]

  
Brothers of the Knight
by Debbie Allen
Large Softcover
Retail Price: $6.99 
In this contemporary retelling of "The Twelve Dancing Princesses, " an African-American reverend in Harlem endeavors to discover why the shoes of his 12 sons are worn to pieces every morning. For ages 5 and up.  [ more ]

  
Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen
Large Softcover
Retail Price: $6.99 
Sassy is a long-legged girl who always has something to say. She wants to be a ballerina more than anything, but she worries that her too-large feet, too-long legs, and even her big mouth will keep her from her dream.  [ more ]

  
The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen
Large Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
For over one hundred years "The Ugly Duckling" has been a childhood favorite, and Jerry Pinkney's spectacular new adaptation brings it triumphantly to new generations of readers.With keen emotion and fresh vision, the acclaimed artist captures the essence of the  [ more ]

  
Sosu's Call by Meshack Asare
Large Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
"Genuine and moving with an endearing, exciting story children will love, Sosu's Call offers a glimpse into the lagoon-side world of a little boy named Sosu. His legs don't work quite as well as the other children's, and Sosu's life  [ more ]

  
When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry...
by Molly Garrett Bang
Large Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
This thoughtful story, told through vibrant illustrations, addresses one of the most difficult challenges facing parents: what do you do when your child becomes angry? When a little girl named Sophie gets angry, she goes outside and runs. She cries,  [ more ]

  
The Three Billy-Goats Gruff
by Val Biro
Large Softcover
Retail Price: $4.99 
The three Billy Goats live on a stony mountain, but across the valley they can see a lovely green grass meadow, which is where they want to go. The only way to get there is by the old bridge. But  [ more ]


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