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189 Canaries
In a cozy room in northern Germany, a yellow canary sings rolling melodies to the miners and carpenters of the...
Animals, Books in Translation, Emigration/Immigration, European, History, Songs & Music
9 Kilometers
"As a young boy walks nine kilometers to school, he travels through the mountain and rain forest landscapes of southern...
A Bird Or Two
Simple text and bright illustrations describe the work of French painter, Henri Matisse, particularly his joyful use of color.
Juvenile Nonfiction
A Different Story
Large or small, busy or calm, flying or sinking, even creatures as different as a rhinoceros and a rhinoceros beetle...
A Girl Called Problem
In 1967 Tanzania, when President Nyerere urges his people to work together as one extended family, the people of Litongo...
A Good Day
"The tiger has a plan to escape from the zoo and find his real home -- all he needs is...
A Head Full of Birds
"School is a lonely place for Nanette until she meets Noah, who understands how her unusual ideas make the world...
A Perfect Spot
A ladybug needs a safe place to lay her eggs, but where can she find an open spot? Katydids flutter...
A Plan for the People
"This biography follows Nelson Mandela from his work with the African National Congress, to his imprisonment on Robben Island, to...
Juvenile Nonfiction
A Pond Full of Ink Juvenile Nonfiction
A River of Words
2009 Caldecott Honor Book An ALA Notable Book A New York Times Best Illustrated Children s Book A Charlotte Zolotow...
Juvenile Nonfiction
A Story Like the Wind
As a group of refugees huddles together in a rubber dinghy, one of them uses his violin to weave their...
A Story That Grows
Illustrations and easy-to-read text demonstrate that bedtime stories are as unique as the parents and children who share them.
Bedtime, Books in Translation, Family, Family Life, JUVENILE FICTION, Writers & Books
A Well-Mannered Young Wolf
"A hilarious story about why manners matter" One morning, a young wolf eagerly sets out on his first hunting trip....