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Dorothy and the Glasses (Spanish)

Ivona Brezinova (author), Mentor Llapashtica (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854689

Mommy, Daddy, and Dorothy's brother, Martin, all wear glasses. But not Dorothy. She knows that glasses make people see better, and she wants to see better, too. Never mind that she can see perfectly without them. She feels like an outsider in her own family, and so she draws glasses on her face and on all her toys. But when she tries on her Daddy's glasses, she gets a big surprise!

The Dark (Spanish)

Rouzanna Baghdasaryan (author), Manana Morchiladze (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854849

Jonah, like many little boys, is afraid of the dark. His older brother, Gor, and his baby sister, Arpi, share the bedroom with Jonah. But it's still a scary place at night, what with monsters under beds and on chairs, and who knows what's lurking in the spooky cupboard? But when Gor promises Jonah his favorite toy soldier if he'll just try not to be afraid, Jonah is too excited to sleep. Will the scary dark keep Jonah in his bed?

The Icicle (Spanish)

Valery Voskoboinikov (author), Anne Linnamagi (illlustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854559

Alex loves his mother very much and today is her birthday. He bundles up and sets out to find a job. He'll try anything to earn enough money for a present: bang his saucepan to the beat with street musicians, wash a car, anything!-until he discovers the perfect present to bring home to her...

A Mango For Grandpa (Ukrainian)

Caroline Hudicourt (author), Ismer Saincilus (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854139

Grandpa had 27 grandchildren, all who loved him, and shared the mangoes he brought home every day. Grandpa and mangoes always brightened the day. But grandpa was getting sick, losing his memory and the ability to even cut the mangoes. He was slowing leaving his grandchildren.

The Dark (Albanian)

Rouzanna Baghdasaryan (author), Manana Morchiladze (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854771

Jonah, like many little boys, is afraid of the dark. His older brother, Gor, and his baby sister, Arpi, share the bedroom with Jonah. But it's still a scary place at night, what with monsters under beds and on chairs, and who knows what's lurking in the spooky cupboard? But when Gor promises Jonah his favorite toy soldier if he'll just try not to be afraid, Jonah is too excited to sleep. Will the scary dark keep Jonah in his bed?

The Doll's Nose (Albanian)

Miranda Haxhia (author), Ursula Kohrer (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854214

Mary wants to play with her friends Clara and Ana, but they're playing with their dolls, and Mary doesn't have a doll. Her mother suggests that she make one using wool and cotton and other things that they have around the house. So Mary makes a beautiful doll, but then she realizes: Her doll has to breathe, and how will it sneeze? What can she use for her lovely doll's nose?

The Icicle (Albanian)

Valery Voskoboinikov (author), Anne Linnamagi (illlustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854030

Alex loves his mother very much and today is her birthday. He bundles up and sets out to find a job. He'll try anything to earn enough money for a present: bang his saucepan to the beat with street musicians, wash a car, anything!—until he discovers the perfect present to bring home to her. . .

The Littlest One (Albanian)

Halya Kruk (author), Manana Morchiladze (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854290

It is very difficult to be the youngest, littlest one in the family. Yurchyk's sister and brother are too old to play with him now; they prefer to do other things. And his parents are too busy. His companion is just a puppy, a little dog named Klapovukh. Yurchyk's father says that being big isn't just about growing taller but about doing big things! It takes courage to do big things: Is little Yurchyk brave enough?

To Have a Dog (Albanian)

Ivona Brezinova (author), Zaur Deisadze (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950178

Matthew wanted only one thing on Earth: a dog. He lived in a children's home, and they weren't allowed to have a real dog. The toy dog he got for Christmas was broken; the other animals he tried out as pets didn't live up to his expectations. He never ever thought about wanting a Mother or a Father but one day when a couple comes to adopt him he decides to keep an open mind...

A Mango for Grandpa (Czech)

Caroline Hudicourt (author), Ismer Saincilus (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854719

Grandpa had 27 grandchildren, all who loved him, and shared the mangoes he brought home every day. Grandpa and mangoes always brightened the day. But grandpa was getting sick, losing his memory and the ability to even cut the mangoes. He was slowing leaving his grandchildren.

Moush Wants to Get Lost (Czech)

Rouzanna Baghdasaryan (author), Yulia Lushnikova (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950604

Moush is having a bad day. His sister yelled at him and his mother scolded him. He hides in the closet and decides to run away from home. He begins to prepare by collecting things to take with him: his favorite coat, his schoolbag. But can he take from his home everything he would like to have with him?

A Mango For Grandpa (Russian)

Caroline Hudicourt (author), Ismer Saincilus (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854122

Grandpa had 27 grandchildren, all who loved him, and shared the mangoes he brought home every day. Grandpa and mangoes always brightened the day. But grandpa was getting sick, losing his memory and the ability to even cut the mangoes. He was slowing leaving his grandchildren.

Ben's Big Dig

Daniel Wakeman (illustrator), Dirk Van Stralen (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551433844

If you dug a hole to the other side of the earth, where do you think you would end up? In this wordless picturebook, pictures tell Ben's story of a midnight journey through the center of the earth and the surprising journey home. Ben's mother has dropped him off for a visit with his grandmother, a woman with a penchant for baking. Ben feels lost and lonely until he discovers a chest full of mining gear. He embarks on an adventure that will make him grateful for the hundreds of pies stacked in his grandmother's kitchen.

Ronny (Armenian)

Nenad Vujadinovic (author), Emil Für (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781601950079

Times are hard for Mommy, Daddy, and Ivan. They live in a tiny apartment and only have room for an imaginary dog, Ronny, who behaves badly--especially at night. They love him, anyway. One day they are able to move to a larger apartment and have room for The Real Ronny! A real dog! He's wonderful, of course. And they love him. But sometimes you can't help missing the things you left behind.

The Icicle (Armenian)

Valery Voskoboinikov (author), Anne Linnemagi (illustrator)

Publisher: International Step by Step Association ISBN: 9781931854375

Alex wants to buy his mother a birthday present, but all he has is a frying pan! He bangs on it with a street orchestra to earn money, but the musicians chase him away. When Alex fills his frying pan with soapy water to earn money washing cars, that doesn't work either. Finally, with great ingenuity Alex brings his mother a charming and original gift!

Sammy's Moving

Kathleen Urmston, Karen Evans (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578740598

Sammy doesn't know where to turn in the confusion of a family move.

Sammy's Special Day

Kathleen Urmston (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578744220

Its time to celebrate Sammy's birthday! Readers will enjoy seeing what gifts Sammy's family gives him.

I See Sammy

Kathleen Urmston (author), Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611812404

Students can now enjoy Sammy, the adorable pup, from the very first time they pick up a leveled book. We are proud to introduce a Level 1/A Sammy book!

Just Like Dad

Monica Hiris (author), Paul Drzewiecki (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781879835764

The main character wants to be just like his father.

Just Like Mom

Monica Hiris (author), Holly Sierra (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781578740888

Enjoy this story about a mom and her son on a camping trip.

Family Soccer

Diana Geddes (author), Kate Salley Palmer (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781879835689

Guess who scores the goal in this family game of soccer.

Gifts for Dad

Kathleen Urmston, Karen Evans (authors), Kate Salley Palmer (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781879835221

Young readers will appreciate the humor in this story long before the main characters realize the laugh they have coming. This is a warm, loving family story about good intentions.

Hayfa's Hats

John Parker (author), Elaine Nicholas (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781611810530

Hayfa is off to the market to sell hats for her sick father. But will a pesky camel keep her from bringing home any money?

Emma's Question

Catherine Urdahl (author), Janine Dawson (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580891462

A question scritches and scratches at the back of Emma's throat. Emma is a curious kid. She loves to ask questions - and she loves the silly answers that her grandmother always gives. But now Emma has a very important question, one that she is bursting to ask, one that scritches and scratches at the back of her throat. Her grandmother is sick and has to stay in the hospital. Emma wonders if Grandma will still be able to read to her kindergarten; if she will still make up funny stories over bagels on Wednesdays; if she will still be able to watch her after school. But mostly Emma wonders if Grandma is going to die. Emma's Question helps families to answer the question that all kids face at one time or another. Geared toward young children, the story uses gentle humor and simple explanations to describe what is happening to Grandma in the hospital. Funny, sweet illustrations show the depth and closeness of Emma and Grandma's relationship. Dealing With Loss, Family, Intergenerational

Super Sam

Lori Ries (author), Sue Ramá (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580891714

Sam is a super brother. He can run. He can leap. He can climb tall cliffs! But when his baby brother gets hurt, Super Sam must try his hardest to save the day. This simple, charming story and its bold, energetic illustrations are just right for lap sharing and story hour.