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Squid and Pickles

Jeff Dinardo (author), John Abbott Nez (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163069

Helen and Ethan have a big surprise planned for Roy. Will he learn that manners matter? Character concept: Respect: Use good manners.

Let's Bee Friends

Anna Prokos (author), Mattia Cerato (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163052

Why is Bear bothered by Bee when she can be a sweet friend? Character concept: Trustworthiness: Be a good friend.

Boris and Stella and the Perfect Gift

Dara Goldman (author), Dara Goldman (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627530477

Boris is a musician, playing the songs he learned growing up in Russia. Stella is a baker, baking cakes and pastries like her father used to back in Italy. Boris and Stella live in the city and are best friends. They like movies, hats, and each other. At holiday time, Stella wants to give Boris the perfect present for Hanukkah. She wants him to know how special he is. Boris wants to give Stella the perfect present for Christmas: she means so much to him. But perfect presents cost money and their bank savings contain very little. To make their dreams of perfect presents come true, Boris and Stella each sacrifice something very special. In a nod to O. Henrys The Gift of the Magi comes this tender story celebrating traditions, friendships, and gifts from the heart.

Getting Ready to Camp

Sara A. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743908658

Introduce young readers to division with this engaging title! Knowing how to use division makes planning a camping trip much easier! This book will excite readers by using practice problems, vibrant images, and helpful mathematical diagrams to improve their division and STEM skills. Meet a family of three who makes 12 smores, then divides 12 by three, giving each family member four smores! Meet five friends who have ten hot dogs, then divide ten by five, giving each friend two hot dogs! Division can help families and friends make things even on a camping trip and can help children in daily life.

Black Beauty's Early Days in the Meadow

Anna Sewell (author), Jane Monroe Donovan (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627535861

One of the most popular animal stories of all time, Anna Sewell's Black Beauty was first published in 1877. Drawn from the original text and intended for even the youngest of horse lovers, Black Beauty's Early Days in the Meadow depicts the first few months of the horse's life as a foal frolicking in the meadow. Artist Jane Monroe Donovan renders the classic story in lush oil paintings that convey a pastoral world of green fields and shady trees, while tenderly capturing the special love between mare and foal. The perfect harmony of words and pictures proves once again that the simplest messages are often the strongest. Readers will relish the sweetness of life in the meadow and the companionship of family and friends.

Redheaded Robbie's Christmas Story

William Luttrell (author), Luc Melanson (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627535939

One student from Mrs. Wallace's second grade class will be chosen to tell a special Christmas story at the school assembly. When Redheaded Robbie's name is pulled from the hat, the class groans. Poor Robbie! Whenever he is excited or nervous, his words come out all twisted and confused. How will he be able to tell his Christmas story at the assembly? Won't everyone laugh? With a little help from some friends, Robbie learns that it is not so much how a person speaks but what is said that matters the most.

Small, Medium & Large

Jane Monroe Donovan (author), Jane Monroe Donovan (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585366248

It is the season of Christmas, and that means it is time to trim the tree, decorate the halls, and, most importantly of all, write to Santa with a heartfelt wish for the perfect present. While other children may be dreaming of new toys under the tree or stockings filled with treats, one little girl simply asks Santa for a friend to share her holiday. But this is a pretty tall order for the jolly old man. Can Santa make her Christmas wish come true? Readers of all ages will be cheered to see that Santa manages to find not just the perfect present, but three special gifts. Charming artwork brings to life the joy felt in making snow angels, the satisfaction of a rousing snowball fight, the pleasure of baking holiday cookies, and finally, the inner peace one feels sitting quietly in front of a warm fire - all the more special when done with a new friend. Jane Monroe Donovan has illustrated numerous titles for Sleeping Bear Press, including Black Beauty's Early Days in the Meadow; the bestselling Winter's Gift; and all of the "Likes to Say" books. Jane makes her home in Pinckney, Michigan.

The Aminal

Lorna Balian (author), Lecia Balian (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724373

Patrick finds an "aminal" and on the way home, he describes it to his friends who think he has a giant aminal/monster and they need to save him.

The Bremen Town Musicians

Brian Wildsmith (author), Brian Wildsmith (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724328

A retelling of the Grimm Brother's beloved tale about five animals who travel together to Bremen, and encounter an unexpected result along the way.

The Big Box

Suzanne I. Barchers (author), Mattia Cerato (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529185

The friends find a treasure that doesn't belong to them. Should they keep it? Or should they try to find the owner? Character concepts: Being responsible, being honest, working together

Fun in the Mud

Anna Prokos (author), Dave Clegg (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163021

Will Pig learn to share or will he hog all the mud to himself? Character concept: Fairness: Take turns and share.

Lying Around

Anna Prokos (author), Diane Greenseid (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163045

Will Leon get away with lying or will his friends discover the truth? Character concept: Trustworthiness: Be honest.

The Magic Words

Anna Prokos (author), Hector Borlasca (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163076

Old Scruff is having it rough until two sly cats teach him new tricks. Character concept: Respect: Say please and thank you.

Space Cat

Jeff Dinardo (author), Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163083

When Dog is down on Cat's plans, will Cat give up or keep after her dream? Character concept: Responsibility: Never give up.

Miss Moo Goes to the Beach

Jeff Dinardo (author), Dave Clegg (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163090

Will a trip to the beach be a blast or a bummer when Miss Moo brings all the wrong things? Character concept: Responsibility: Think before you act.

Helping Hands

Anna Prokos (author), Nathan Jarvis (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163106

Ocho is the best at helping others. But who will help him when he needs it? Character concept: Caring: Be kind.

Turbo Turtle to the Rescue

Jeff Dinardo (author), Jim Paillot (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163113

Will Turbo Turtle be able to help the bunny troop in time? Character concept: Caring: Help people in need.

Silly Tilly and the Royal Rules

Barbara Bakowski (author), Sachiko Yoshikawa (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163120

Will Princess Tilly learn from Prince Willy why castle rules are cool? Character concept: Citizenship: Obey rules.

The Clean Team

Anna Prokos (author), Debbie Palen (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163137

Will Neat Nick have to clean up the streets all by himself or will Sloppy Joe learn to change his ways? Character concept: Citizenship: Protect the environment.

Hungry Fox and the Midnight Pies

Jeff Dinardo (author), Will Terry (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163465

When Fox smells yummy pies, will he use common sense or will his senses get him in trouble? Personal Health: The Five Senses.

Bobby's Big Bear Hunt

Gwendolyn Hooks (author), Alessia Girasole (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163472

When Bobby goes off on his own, his sister decides to teach him a lesson. Safety: Buddy Systems.

Not So Fast!

Anna Prokos (author), Constanza Basaluzzo (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163489

When four friends head off to the park, careful planning rules the day. Safety: Bike Safety.

A Zany Zoo Day

Barbara Bakowski (author), Mike Brownlow (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163502

Mom is in for a surprise when a trip to the zoo brings out the animal in everyone! Fitness: Staying Flexible.

The Lucky Day Picnic

Barbara Bakowski (author), Steve Cox (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163519

Ricky Raccoon's picnic turns into a fun feast when friends bring their favorite snacks. Nutrition: Healthy Snacks.

The Runner King

Jeff Dinardo (author), Jui Ishida (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163526

Will the townspeople outsmart the evil king? Or will he outrun everyone to control his kingdom? Nutrition: Energy Foods.