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Rex and Lilly : Playtime

cGreat Childrens books do more than present every day occurrences.
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Lilly doesn't want to be copied; Rex finds he enjoys dancing; and, both play baseball in their swim suits.

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The Berenstain Bears Go To The Doctor

The Berenstain Bears get a check up and their shots.
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The cubs learn that a visit to the doctor is useful, not frightening.

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Second Grade Rules, Amber Brown

cover image / children's book / Second Grade Rules
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Eventually, Danziger's narration brings untidy second grader, Amber Brown, around to winning the tidy desk award.

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My Rows and Piles of Coins

Earned wealth should not be belittled through acts of charity.
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An African boy works to earn a bike, pays for it, but his having earned it is then dismissed when the money is returned, converting his work into the 'higher' ideal of a charity effort.

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Chin Chiang and the Dragon’s Dance

cover image / children's book / Chin Chiang and the Dragon's Dance
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Chin Chiang fears performing the Dragon Dance, but does it anyway, with vague support from an old woman.

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Arthur and the True Francine

children's books / cover image / Arthur and the True Francine
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After Muffy admits to cheating from Francine's test, Francine resumes their friendship.

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Frindle

Good Children's Books do not present words as wholly arbitrary.
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Nick makes up a new word for "pen", and believes its wide acceptance 'proves' words are mere convention.

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Can You Catch Josephine

children's book / cover image / Can You Catch Josephine
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Not only did Daniel have to catch his stowaway cat, he had to face the principal.

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Glasses For DW

children's book / cover image / Glasses For DW
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A sticker book in which DW wants glasses, and Marc Brown has Arthur saying they are needed to correct mis-perceptions.

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Heather Hits Her First Home Run

children's book / cover image / Heather Hits Her First Home Run
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Four times Heather closes her eyes, swings and misses the Tee ball, but the fifth time, eyes closed she hits an out a the plate home run.

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