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I'm not scared, you're scared book cover

I’m not Scared, YOU’RE Scared

by Seth Myers E MEYERS, S. Is it okay to be afraid? Comedian and late night television host Seth Meyers, will immediately trap his new preschool audience with his first picture book, I’m Not Scared, YOU’RE Scared.  Bear will not admit he is afraid of just about everything. When rabbit suddenly needs rescuing, Bear overcomes…

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Jewish-American heritage books

Jewish American Heritage Month

May is Jewish American Heritage Month The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Jewish Americans who helped form the fabric of American history, culture and society. Learn…

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The Best Sukkot Pumpkin Ever book cover

The Best Sukkot Pumpkin Ever by Layla Steinberg 

A simple picture book about the Jewish harvest holiday of Sukkot. Many families celebrate by building and decorating a hut called a sukkah.  Micah and his family visit a pumpkin patch to find the best pumpkin for their sukkah, during their search he learns that the ripe pumpkin would also help feed people in a…

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How to feed your parents / by Ryan Miller ; illustrated by Hatem Aly

How to Feed Your Parents by Ryan Miller

Matilda Macaroni’s food fussy parents will only eat six things that are either take-out, frozen, or prepackaged.  After tasting Grandma Macaroni’s jambalaya, Matilda is willing to sample sushi and pork paprikash.  Matilda’s newly opened palate will no longer allow her to eat only nuggets and noodles at home. With the help of grandma, she begins…

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Pablo and Birdy book cover

Pablo and Birdy by Alison McGee

Welcome to the island of Isla where an infant and a mute, flightless parrot arrive in a child’s inflatable pool after a storm. The islanders have kept Pablo and Birdy safe ever since. Ten years have passed and suddenly brought some very strong winds of change. Pablo becomes desperate to learn about his origins. Will…

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The Jumbies book cover

The Jumbies by Tracey Baptiste

Are you looking looking for a modern folk tale where ancient creatures with yellow glowing eyes hide in the forest?  If I perked your interest you will want to learn more about Jumbies, evil blood sucking spirits that steal the children of Trinidad.  In this exciting adventure, eleven-year old Corrine must protect her father and…

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