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Bear Sees Colors

Karma Wilson

Colors are everywhere! Can you find colors just like Bear? From the yellow of honey to the green of mint tea, young readers are invited to join Bear and his friends as they walk through the forest and uncover a rainbow of fun. This is the first in a new concept series from the New York Times bestselling creators of Bear Snores On. Ages 2 to 6.

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The Book of Secrets: Mister Max, Book 2

Cynthia Voigt

In Mister Max: The Book of Lost Things, Max Starling proved that he is more than a detective, he’s a Solutioneer. His reputation for problem-solving has been spreading - and now even the mayor wants his help. Someone is breaking windows and setting fires in the old city, but the shopkeepers won’t say a word about the culprits. Why are they keeping these thugs’ secrets? When the mayor begs for help, Max agrees to take the case, putting himself in grave danger. It’s a race to catch up with the vandals before they catch him. Meanwhile, Max is protecting secrets of his own. His parents are still missing, and the cryptic messages he gets from them make it clear - it’s going to be up to Max to rescue them. Ages 10 to 15.

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Rex Wrecks It!

Ben Clanton

Gizmo, Sprinkles, and Wild are fed up. Every time they build something with their blocks, Rex wrecks it! Whether it’s an out-of-this-world rocket, a magical heart, or the biggest, strongest, most awesome castle ever, Rex sends it crashing down with a “Rawr!” (and sometimes a sheepish“Rawry!”?). Isn’t there any way to make playtime fun for everyone? With Rex-size humor, Ben Clanton explores the challenges of friendship, the benefits of working together, and the joys of destruction. Ages 3 to 7.

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What's So Yummy?: All About Eating Well and Feeling Good

Robie Harris

Gus, Nellie, and baby Jake can’t wait to go on a picnic! In the morning the family heads to their community garden, then to the farmer’s market and the grocery store to gather vegetables, fruit, meat, and other fresh and delicious foods. Readers follow them through the day as they go home to prepare, cook, and pack up the goodies, then cap their day by eating a yummy meal in the park and flying a kite together. Funny, accessible, family-filled illustrations; conversations between Gus and Nellie; and matter-of-fact text combine to show young children how food fuels our bodies — and help them see how healthy eating and drinking, and being active, can make them feel their best for a day full of fun. Ages 3 to 8.

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You are Not My Friend, But I Miss You

Daniel Kirk

When two friends - a sock monkey and a plush toy dog - get into an argument during playtime, Monkey gets his feelings hurt and proclaims, "You are not my friend!" But when he takes his ball to find someone new to play with, he quickly learns that maybe he hasn't been a very good friend, either. Bestselling author/illustrator Daniel Kirk uses his trademark illustrations to convey the important message that sharing and other acts of friendship are two-way streets. Ages 3 to 7.

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