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Goose

Laura Wall

Sophie loves to dress up and play with her dolls and swing on the swings, but she wishes she had a friend to join in the fun. Then one day Sophie meets Goose. HONK! The two become fast friends. But when it's time for Goose to fly away, can Sophie find a way to make him stay?

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Island of Shipwrecks

Lisa McMann

Alex and his friends from Artimé are stranded on a newly discovered island after barely surviving a storm that destroys their ship. And it turns out they’re not alone…Back in Quill, his twin, Aaron’s, power base grows as he aligns himself with an unlikely ally. Together, the two enact a drastic, risky plan to finally conquer Artimé—a plan that could ultimately leave everyone in both Artimé and Quill in far more danger than Aaron realizes. Ages 8 to 12.

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Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome

Robby Novak and Brad Montague

In his Guide to Being Awesome, Robby Novak, ten-year-old YouTube sensation known as Kid President, pulls together lists of awesome ideas to help the world, awesome interviews with his awesome celebrity friends (he has interviewed Beyoncé), and a step-by-step guide to make pretty much everything a little bit awesomer. Grab a corn dog and settle in to your favorite comfy chair. Pretend it's your birthday! (In fact, treat everyone like it's THEIR birthday!) Kid President is here to spread love and inspire the world. Ages 8 and up.

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Naptime with Theo and Beau

Jessica Shyba

The only thing better than naptime is naptime with a friend. Theo, the puppy (part-Boxer, part-Shepherd, part-Labrador, part-Shar-Pei) was rescued by Beau, a twenty-three-month-old toddler, and his family from an animal shelter in Santa Cruz. The two of them instantly became best friends. At naptime, Theo waits for Beau to fall asleep, then curls up next to him—a beautiful image of friendship and trust. Theo and Beau are already a viral sensation thanks to the "unbearably adorable," "utterly charming" photos that author (Beau’s mother) Jessica Shyba has been posting on her popular blog Momma’s Gone City. Ages 2 to 5.

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Red: A Crayon's Story

Michael Hall

Red has a bright red label, but he is, in fact, blue. His teacher tries to help him be red (let’s draw strawberries!), his mother tries to help him be red by sending him out on a playdate with a yellow classmate (go draw a nice orange!), and the scissors try to help him be red by snipping his label so that he has room to breathe. But Red is miserable. He just can’t be red, no matter how hard he tries! Finally, a brand-new friend offers a brand-new perspective, and Red discovers what readers have known all along. He’s blue! Ages 4 to 8.

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