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PimaLib_RayB said:

After reading Loving: A Photographic History of Men in Love 1850s-1950s, I did not think there would ever be another book of the same caliber to grace…

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PimaLib_SarahB said:

I loved this book before I even read it! Like the main character, I was often asked the rude question, "what are you?" by people curious about my race.…

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PimaLib_NormS said:

In America, a certain percentage of the population loves nothing more than to hop in a car and hit the road to see this big, beautiful land of ours. Author…

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PimaLib_JeanSC said:

Looking into the eyes of the hippo, alligator, zebra, tiger and monkey on the cover of On the Way Home creates anticipation – you just know there’s going to…

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PimaLib_JeanSC said:

Don’t you just love browsing the children’s shelves and discovering an award-winning picture book you somehow missed along the way? This Lithuanian fable won…

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PimaLib_NormS said:

“Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad” by Gordon H. Chang is full of facts about the building of…

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PimaLib_TaylorJ said:

A beautiful, gentle story about how we can show up for each other. I love how Jenny’s friend doesn’t try to fix Jenny’s sadness, but honors that “being sad is…

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PimaLib_TeneciaP said:

Hair plays a central role in many cultures. This wonderful picture book highlights how taking care of their hair brings a Sikh father and his daughter…

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PimaLib_JeanSC said:

Some picture books are simply absurd, but I’m recommending Toasty anyway. Toasty -- yes, a piece of toast -- wants to be a dog. Seriously? How far-fetched…

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PimaLib_TeneciaP said:

I was in love from the book's dedication, which in part reads "I dedicate this book to all Black children to remind them of their worth", to the very last…

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PimaLib_AmyM said:

Hilariously dry humor permeates this graphic novel book #1 about Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark. The Bad Guys are off to do some good and…

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PimaLib_AmyM said:

This beautiful picture book tells the story about Areli as she grows up, her immigration journey to America and her assimilation to life in NY. Areli Morales…

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PimaLib_MaureenK said:

An excellent introduction to the difference between facts and opinions, and how confusing the two can play out.

PimaLib_JeanSC said:

When your early reader wants to explore beyond the “readers shelf,” look for Joy by Yasmeen Ismail among the picture books. With text reminiscent of Dr. Seuss,…

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PimaLib_NormS said:

The popularity of home DNA genealogy testing has exploded in the last decade or so. People are understandably curious about who they are and from where…

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PimaLib_JeanSC said:

Why Do We Cry? This picture book points out a good number of reasons. Here’s my favorite: “Often, we cry when we run into a wall. When that happens, we don’t…

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