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The Maggie B.

One needs to have a comfortable 'place' in their lives.
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This simple story is literary art for children at bedtime:  every child should have a 'life' on their own Maggie B.

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85

Cocoa Ice

How cocoa & ice, though a continent apart, enable mutual trade to mutual benefit.
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We see how the lives of two girls from Santo Domingo and Maine, respectively, are connected through the trade of ice and chocolate treats!

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Emily

Emily Dickinson's poetry emerges from the mysterious mind that only she truly knows.
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The beauty and mystery of life and art are brought together when a little girl presents lily bulbs to Emily, and in return receives a poem and a wish for understanding: "Perhaps in time they both will bloom."

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The Itsy Bitsy Spider – Sing Along

Try, try and try again, till itsy bitsy's up a tree.
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The itsy bitsy spider is undaunted by a fan, a mouse, a cat & a rocking chair, as she purposefully makes her way to the top of a tree to spin her web. Iza's troupe of gentle singers complement the poem perfectly.

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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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Helen Keller : A Determined Life

Hellen Keller proved that being human requires human thinking.
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This is a factual, but no less inspiring, telling of an incredible mind awakening —it should be on every child's bookshelf!

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Fog Cat

Gentle treatment of animals often reaps the best rewards.
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Hannah's thoughtful determination not only wins the friendship of Fog Cat, but also wins the best gift Fog Cat could possibly give her.

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You Are Special, Little One

Each child should still think he is special, despite being one among billions.
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Each of twelve animal parents (one human) say why they love their offspring, "forever and always".

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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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Frog and Toad Together

True friendship requires justice, by each.
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Five carefully themed stories present slavish adherence to plans, foolish impatience with Nature, the nature of will power, integrity in bravery, and loss of friends through one-up-man-ship.

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