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Officer Buckle and Gloria
by Peggy Rathmann Illustrated by Peggy Rathmann

Officer Buckle's safety presentation at Napville Elementary School is always ignored. It's so dull, in fact, that it puts audiences to sleep. Z Z Z z z z z...

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by David Wisniewski Illustrated by David Wisniewski
Retold from traditional sources and accompanied by David Wisniewski's unique cut-paper illustrations, Golem is a dramatic tale of supernatural forces invoked to save an oppressed people. It also offers a thought-provoking look at the consequences of unleashing power beyond human control.
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by Paul O. Zelinsky Illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky

Surely among the most original and gifted of children's book illustrators, Paul O. Zelinsky has once again with unmatched emotional authority, control of space, and narrative capability brought forth a unique vision for an age-old tale.

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Snowflake Bentley
by Jacqueline Briggs Martin Illustrated by Mary Azarian

From the time he was a small boy, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles. And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystal.

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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
by Simms Taback Illustrated by Simms Taback

Joseph had a little overcoat, but it was full of holes — just like this book! When Joseph's coat got too old and shabby, he made it into a jacket. But what did he make it into after that? And after that?

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The Three Pigs
by David Wiesner Illustrated by David Wiesner

This picture book begins placidly (and familiarly) enough, with three pigs collecting materials and going off to build houses of straw, sticks, and bricks. But the wolf s huffing and puffing blows the first pig right out of the story . . . and into the realm of pure imagination.

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My Friend Rabbit
by Eric Rohmann Illustrated by Eric Rohmann
When Mouse lets his best friend, Rabbit, play with his brand-new airplane, trouble isn't far behind. From Caldecott Honor award winner Eric Rohmann comes a brand-new picture book about friends and toys and trouble.
2003 Caldecott Award Winner
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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
by Mordicai Gerstein Illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein
In 1974, French aerialist Phillippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky. This true account captures the magic of his daring feats, which were performed a quarter of a mile off the ground.
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Kitten's First Full Moon
by Kevin Henkes

From one of the most celebrated and beloved picture book creators working in the field today comes a memorable new character and a suspenseful adventure just right for the very youngest. It is Kitten's first full moon, and when she sees it she thinks it is a bowl of milk in the sky. And she wants it. Does she get it?

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Cover image for The Hello, Goodbye Window
The Hello, Goodbye Window
by Norton Juster Illustrated by Chris Raschka
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Cover image for Flotsam
by David Wiesner Illustrated by David Wiesner

A science-minded boy goes to the beach equipped to collect and examine flotsam — anything floating that has been washed ashore. Bottles, lost toys, small objects of every description are among his usual finds.

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret
by Brian Selznick Illustrated by Brian Selznick

Caldecott Honor artist Brian Selznick's lavishly illustrated debut novel is a cinematic tour de force not to be missed!

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The House in the Night
by Susan Marie Swanson Illustrated by Beth Krommes

A spare, patterned text and glowing pictures explore the origins of light that make a house a home, in this bedtime book for young children.

Full color.

2009 Caldecott Medal Winner

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