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This Is a Poem That Heals Fish: An Almost Unbearably Wonderful Picture-Book About How Poetry Works Its Magic
This Is a Poem That Heals Fish: An Almost Unbearably Wonderful Picture-Book About How Poetry Works Its Magic

“A poem … is when you are in love and have the sky in your mouth.”

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Are You An Echo: The Remarkable Story of the Forgotten Young Woman Who Became Japan’s Most Beloved Children’s Poet
Are You An Echo: The Remarkable Story of the Forgotten Young Woman Who Became Japan’s Most Beloved Children’s Poet

A celebration of indiscriminate empathy and a sensitive reminder that the tragic and the transcendent can coexist.

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The Best Children’s Books of 2016
The Best Children’s Books of 2016

From love to mortality to the lives of Einstein and Louise Bourgeois, by way of silence and the color of the wind.

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Six Dots: The Remarkable Life and Legacy of Child Inventor Louis Braille, Illustrated
Six Dots: The Remarkable Life and Legacy of Child Inventor Louis Braille, Illustrated

How a tenacious boy created one of the most life-changing inventions in human history.

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Friend of Foe?: A Lovely Illustrated Fable About Making Sense of Otherness
Friend of Foe?: A Lovely Illustrated Fable About Making Sense of Otherness

A playful illustrated inquiry into whether mutual attentiveness is enough to dissolve enmity into friendship.

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We Found a Hat: Jon Klassen’s Minimalist, Maximally Wonderful Parable of Transforming Covetousness into Generosity and Justice
We Found a Hat: Jon Klassen’s Minimalist, Maximally Wonderful Parable of Transforming Covetousness into Generosity and Justice

“We found a hat. We found it together. But there is only one hat. And there are two of us.”

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