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Where the Wild Things Are

children's book - cover image - Where the Wild Things Are - Sendak
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In this multiple award winner, Max is sent to his room for wild behavior, where he fantasizes becoming King of Wild Things before returning to where "someone loved him best of all."

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14

The Berenstain Bears Don’t Pollute (Anymore)

children's book - cover image - The Berenstain Bears Don't Pollute (Anymore) - Berenstain
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"Professor Factual" offers no facts, but his claims are sufficient argument for the Bears to join the Earthsavers Club.

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14

Show; Don’t Tell! — Secrets of Writing

children's book - cover image - Show; Don't Tell! - Nobisso
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A confusion of Greek Chorus characters tell us —they do not show us— that writers should use nouns and adjectives to show, rather than tell, the reader.

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Black is Brown is Tan

children's book - cover image - Black is Brown is Tan
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An interracial family does things families do, while readers focus 'admiringly' on the color blending.

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13

Whispering Wind

children's book - cover image - Whispering Wind
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This is an aboriginal warning to girls, in which Whispering Wind's innocence is taken, when a warrior charms her, steals her away to the village of the man-wolves, and 'ravages' her.

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Noah’s Ark

children's book - cover image - Noah's Ark - Spier
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God drowns all that do not obey Him, warning only the obedient and pastoral Noah to build a large boat to save his family and mating pairs of all animals.

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Book of Bible Stories — New International Version

Book of Bible Stories - dePaola
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Thirty-seven prominent biblical stories are told in simple words, but are best read critically by those over 12, with adult assistance.

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