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Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest

Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest

by: Gerald McDermott

Raven, the Native American Trickster, feels sorry for those who have to live in darkness, and he decides to help.  He flies over valleys, mountains, and lakes, and discovers that light is being hidden in the house of the Sky Chief.  Using his cleverness, Raven finds a way to bring light to the world.

Age Range: 4 to 8 years old



From Head to Toe by Eric Carle

Age Range: For Infants or Children   in Preschool      Join in with a host of elephants, monkeys, and other animals as they wiggle, stomp, thump, and bend across the pages of this wonderful “I-Can-Do” book! 

  From Head to Toe    




It’s Okay To Be Different by Todd ParrAge Range: 4 – 6 year olds                It’s okay to be a different color.  It’s okay to dance by   yourself.  It’s okay to wear glasses.  It’s okay to have a pet worm….It’s okay to be different! 

It's Okay to Be Different

I Like Myself! by Karen Beaumont                                   

 Age Range: 3 – 7 years old                 High on energy and imagination, this ode to self-esteem encourages kids to appreciate everything about themselves—inside and out. Messy hair? Beaver breath? So what! Here's a little girl who knows what really matters. 

I Like Myself!

Parts  by Tedd ArnoldAge Range: 3 – 8 years old      First, his hair started falling out. Then skin started peeling from his toes. Some stuffing came out of his belly button, and a piece of something gray and wet-his brain?-fell out of his nose. Is this normal? Or is this boy coming unglued? With a perfect combination of humor and grossness, this look at one boy's farfetched fears will have readers laughing their heads off 



Im as Quick as a Cricket by Audrey WoodAge Range: 3 – 7 years old      A celebration of a child's growing self-awareness, and a prime example of how books can contribute to this.

I'm as Quick as a Cricket


My Many Colored Days by Dr. SeussAge Range: For Infants or Children in Preschool      This rhyming story describes each day in terms of a particular color which in turn is associated with specific emotions.

     My Many Colored Days


Busy Toes by C. W. BowieAge Range: For Infants or Children in Preschool       A playful list of some of the many things that toes can do, from waving and tickling to splashing and squishing.

Busy Toes


Whoever You Are by Mem FoxAge Range: 3 – 7 Years old      Every day all over the world, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning, eating and sleeping. They may not look the same or speak the same language. Their lives may be quite different. But inside, they are alike.

     Whoever You Are

Mommy’s Hands by Kathryn LaskyAge Range: 3 – 7 Years old      To a small child, a mother's hands are almost magical. Mommy's hands can draw and bake, comfort and cuddle, point out the stars in the night sky and plant a beautiful garden. This charming book, told from the point of view of three different young children, is sure to bring smiles of joy and recognition to both moms and their little ones.

  Mommy's Hands

Growing Like Me by Anne RockwellAge Range: For Infants and Children in preschool      Everything in nature grows up—just like you and me!
It's springtime, and the local pond is bursting with new life. Shiny black pollywogs are growing into fat frogs, and baby robins hatch from pale blue eggs. The blackberry bushes are full of sweet, juicy berries, and new monarch butterflies emerge from their cocoons. Listen closely, and you can hear the cheeping ducklings announcing, "Spring is here!"
Anne Rockwell and Holly Keller, two beloved children's book creators, team up to celebrate this season of growth

     Growing Like Me



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