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Little Books, Big Feelings

A Place Inside of Me
Elliott, Zetta

2021 Caldecott Honor Book

Caldecott Honor Book
Today Show Best Book for the Holidays
ALA Notable Book for All Ages

ALSC Notable Children's Book
NCTE Notable Poetry Book

Evanston Public Library's Top 100 Great Book for Kids
Nerdy Award Winner for Single Poem Picture...

Item No. 9780374307417
A Friend for Henry
Bailey, Jenn
A heartwarming picture book that explores the experience of autism and the power of friendship.

A 2020 Schneider Family Honor Book

In Classroom Six, second left down the hall, Henry has been on the lookout for a friend. A friend who shares. A friend who listens. Maybe even a...

Item No. 9781452167916
A Stone Sat Still
The brilliant follow-up to the Caldecott Honor-winning and New York Times bestselling picture book They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel!

A Stone Sat Still tells the story of a seemingly ordinary rock--but to the animals that use it, it is a resting place, a...

Item No. 9781452173184
And the People Stayed Home
O'Meara, Kitty
*2021 FAPA President's Book Awards Silver Medalist

*Smithsonian Magazine's Ten Best Children's Books of 2020

"Kitty O'Meara is the poet laureate of the pandemic"--O, The Oprah Magazine

"Kitty O'Meara... is challenging us to grow."--Deepak Chopra, MD, author, Metahuman


Item No. 9781734761788
Doerrfeld, Cori

In this stunning story from New York Times bestselling creator Cori Doerrfeld, a child and their grandfather take a walk in the woods and discover more about themselves.

Finn is in a horrible mood and doesn't want to talk about it. After some persuading, though, they agree to...
Item No. 9780316312264
Johnson, Kevin

A young child learns that even superheroes hurt too in this heartrending story about loss and love, written by debut author Kevin Johnson and illustrated by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Kitt Thomas.

When a child loses the person in his life that he loves more than...

Item No. 9781250840509
Cry Heart But Never Break
Ringtved, Glenn

Aware their grandmother is gravely ill, four siblings make a pact to keep death from taking her away. But Death does arrive all the same, as it must. He comes gently, naturally. And he comes with enough time to share a story with the children that helps them to realize the value of loss to life...

Item No. 9781592701872
Goodbye: A First Conversation about Grief
Ralli, Jessica
A picture book edition of the board book about grief, offering adults the opportunity to begin important conversations with young children in an informed, safe, and supported way.

Developed by experts in the fields of early childhood and activism against injustice, this topic-driven...

Item No. 9780593662380
Goodbye: A First Conversation About Grief - Autographed

Autographed by Megan Madison

Developed by experts in the fields of early childhood and activism against injustice, this topic-driven board book offers clear, concrete language and compelling imagery to introduce the concept of grief. This book aims to normalize the topic...

Item No. 40844578
Happy Hippo Angry Duck
Boynton, Sandra
Bestselling author Sandra Boynton's board book tackles the concept of moods with her charming, trademark sense of humor.

Clever animals exemplify a wide range of emotions in this hilarious story about different feelings. Young readers are sure to giggle as interactive text asks them if...

Item No. 9781442417311
How Do You Feel?
Rockwell, Lizzy
Do you feel happy? Sad? Silly? Angry? This simple book helps children and parents talk about feelings, and includes a Feelings Faces Poster!

With simple, sparse language, and bright, expressive illustrations, Lizzy Rockwell introduces very young readers to a wide range of emotions...

Item No. 9780823440511
Hurry Up! A Book about Slowing Down
Dopirak, Kate
A busy boy and his dog learn to slow down and enjoy life together in this lyrical, rhyming picture book perfect for hurried families everywhere.

For one busy boy, life is all hurry up, hurry down, hurry round and round and round! That is until he takes a big breath...and a big break......

Item No. 9781534424975
I Am Human BD
Verde, Susan
Embrace empathy with even the tiniest humans in I Am Human, a board book edition of the instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

"An age-appropriate and hopeful look at what it means to be a connected human on this planet." ―School Library Journal


Item No. 9781419746734
I Am Quiet
Powers, Andie
Goodreads Best Children's Book of 2022
Kid's Indie Next List Pick

Emile is not shy--he is quiet.

Emile may seem timid and shy on the outside, but on the inside he is bustling with imagination. While grownups and even other kids may see Emile as the shy kid who doesn't raise his...

Item No. 9781611809848
I Feel Safe
McPhail, David
Thunder cracks. Lightning flashes. The lights go out. But Mommy, Daddy, Grandma and Grandpa help a young girl feel safe. What makes you feel safe?

The storm is very scary! Then Grandma lights candles, Grandpa plays his guitar, Mommy makes cocoa, Daddy brings out some biscuits . . . and...

Item No. 9780823450725
I Go Quiet
Ouimet, David
Here is the story of an introverted girl, hiding in silence in a world that seems overpowering and hostile. In the power of imagination and the pages of books, she sees possibilities for herself and discovers a place where her words ring loud and true.

David Ouimet's exquisite debut translates...

Item No. 9781324004431
I Talk Like a River
Jordan Scott and Sydney Smith

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winner

What if words got stuck in the back of your mouth whenever you tried to speak? What if they never came out the way you wanted them to?

Sometimes it...

Item No. 9780823445592
I Talk Like a River - Autographed

2021 Schneider Family Book Award Winner

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In My Anaana's Amautik
Sammurtok, Nadia

"The far north has never felt so deliciously warm." -- ★Kirkus Reviews

"Readers will carry this gorgeous book close to their hearts."-- ★School Library Journal

"Just right for bedtime, it's an...

Item No. 9781772272529
Jabari Jumps
Cornwall, Gaia
Working up the courage to take a big, important leap is hard, but Jabari is almost absolutely ready to make a giant splash.

Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He's finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he's a great jumper, so he's not...

Item No. 9780763678388
Jabari Jumps (Softcover)
Cornwall, Gaia
"This simple and sincere tale of working up courage to face fears makes quite a splash." -- Kirkus Reviews

Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He's finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he's a great jumper, so he's not scared at all. "...

Item No. 9781536202908
Layla's Happiness
Tallie, Mariahadessa Ekere
★ 2020 Ezra Jack Keats Award Winner for Illustration
★ 2020 Ezra Jack Keats Honor for Writing
★ A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of 2020

"Affirmations of black childhood abound, and whimsical wishes float like dandelion fluff. Equally as imaginative as...

Item No. 9781592702886
Looking for Smile
Tarlow, Ellen
In this sweet and gentle picture book, Bear wakes one day to find his Smile gone and enlists his friends to help him find it.

Bear and Smile are always together. They wake up together, swim by the waterfall together, and eat honey together. But one day, Bear wakes up and Smile is nowhere...

Item No. 9781534466197
Lost and Found
Tan, Shaun
A collection of three jaw-dropping stories: The Red Tree, The Lost Thing, and The Rabbits, by New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Shaun Tan

A girl finds a bright spot in a dark world. A boy leads a strange, lost creature home. And a group of peaceful...
Item No. 9780545229241
Lots of Feelings
Rotner, Shelley

You can read a book, but did you know that you can also read a face?

A face can tell you what someone is feeling. In this expressive photo-essay, simple text and photographs introduce basic emotions - happy, grumpy, thoughtful, and more - and how people show them.


Item No. 9780761323778