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Kids Review: Lala's Words: A Story of Planting Kindness (Gracey Zhang)

About This Book: From debut author-illustrator Gracey Zhang comes a timeless and timely picture book that celebrates the unassuming power of kind words. Oh, there goes Lala! She carries a pot of water around the corner, down the block, and over the fence, to a patch of dirt and concrete where...
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Kids Review: Only My Dog Knows I Pick My Nose (Lauren Tarshis)

About This Book: A hilarious and tender picture book perfect for fans of No, David that insightfully explores the inner world of a child. The picture book debut from the New York Times bestselling author of I Survived, Lauren Tarshis! To the outside world, it might look like you do everything...
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Kids Review: If You Miss Me (Jocelyn Li Langrand)

About This Book: A healing story of loss and love, this beautiful picture book reminds us that the people who mean the most to us are always with us. Charlie loves to dance her way through life with her grandma. They may not always be together, but each time they part...
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