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Check out the list of best illustrated books for kids ages 6-7.
 
Subway
by Christoph Niemann
Simple, rhyming text follows two boys and their father as they spend a rainy day riding the various lines of the New York City subway system.
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Henry in Love
by Peter McCarty
Henry is a bit of a dreamer and not much of a talker.Then there's Chloe, who says what she thinks and knows how to turn a spectacular cartwheel.

This is the story of how one blueberry muffin makes all the difference.

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A Sick Day for Amos McGee
by Philip C. Stead Illustrated by Erin E. Stead

Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos McGee’s case, all sorts of species, too!

Every day, Amos spends time with each of his friends at the zoo, running races with the tortoise, keeping the shy penguin company, and reading bedtime stories to the owl.

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Big Red Lollipop
by Rukhsana Khan Illustrated by Sophie Blackall

This wise picture book offers a compassionate and humorous look at the challenges two sisters face in a new culture.

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Busing Brewster
by Richard Michelson

Brewster is excited about starting first grade...until Mama announces that he'll be attending Central — a school in the white part of town. Mama says they have art and music and a library bursting with books, but Brewster isn't so sure he'll fit in.

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Children Make Terrible Pets
by Peter Brown

Check out this rollicking, humorous, and heartwarming twist on the classic "first pet" story about a young bear and her favorite pet boy!

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Here Comes the Garbage Barge!
by Jonah Winter
In 1987, Islip, New York, having no place for its 3,168 tons of garbage, loaded it onto a barge that set out on a 162-day journey along the east coast, around the Gulf of Mexico, and to Belize in search of a place willing to accept its smelly cargo.
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