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84

My Hands

It's not just the opposable thumbs, its also the conceptual mind that drives them.
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You will never look at your hands the same way again, after grasping Aliki's perspective on their amazing features, versatility and utility.

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84

Henry Reed’s Baby-Sitting Service

Henry juggles the problems of baby-sitting.
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Henry anticipates trouble in his jobs as a baby sitter, and comes up with honest, thoughtful solutions for unexpected events and mistakes.

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71

Barrilete: A Kite for the Day of the Dead

Top Children's Books show the positive, even when facing death.
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In  Guatemala, specially made kites are flown to celebrate the lives of deceased love ones.

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70

Jenny’s In The Hospital

The best children's books fore-warn chidren about new experiences.
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Jenny's hospital visit gently introduces young readers to the hospital environment and its procedures.

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66

My Working Mom

Great kids books can present a great general principle in a fantasy example.
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Without being too sentimental, Glassman presents the idea that a woman's family life and career (as a witch) combine to form her overall, good character.

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64

November Boots

Great children's books show rather than tell.
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A boy seeks rain puddles to splash in, but Nature has her own agenda.

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Itchy, Itchy Chicken Pox

Cover image of boy scratching his chicken pox.
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The story shows that the nasty symptoms of Chicken Pox, and some treatments, are a temporary nuisance.

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Marianthe’s Story – Painted Words and Spoken Memories

children's book cover image: Marianthe's Story
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A narration of how non-English Maranthe uses her art to 'speak' to her class.

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43

Cousins

Amado utterly confuses moral principles and behavior creating a story of no use to children.
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A young girl commits three disparate errors described as sins and then in guilt finds absolution in the church, in her apology and in her family.

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We Are Best Friends

children's book / cover image / We Are Best Friends
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Robert's friend recently moved away, and he gains comfort by writing.

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