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Are you looking for short books to read to your big person? Look no further than these great recommendations: best short books for every fourth and fifth grader! A Library card and PIN will be required to access many of the resources listed. Need help with your card or PIN? Contact your nearest location or call 419-259-5200. Need a new card?
While he has never minded being the smallest in his family, Ravi notices one day that his short arms can’t reach the monkey bars. He also can’t seem to find anyone during hide-and-seek, and he’s too small to ride the big slide. But he can ROAR LIKE A TIGER! Oh my!
For lovers of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, this is the story of a caterpillar who must be patient while trying to metamorphosize!
There is a boy with a heart so big that his feelings glow from his cheeks, spill from his eyes and jump in his chest! When the people he loves have a hard day, he feels their emotions, too. He tries hard to bury his feelings, then realizes they should be celebrated.
A collection of poetry about girls of all kinds: happy, sad, scared, powerful, girls who love their bodies, girls that don’t, country, girls, city girls, girls who love their mothers, and girls who wish they had fathers. This book invites readers to reach deeply to find themselves and each other.
A cute story by the author of the Mr. Lemoncello series, about a girl in a stroller who refuses to take a nap. She meets many people along her walk who would love to trade places with her. What happens when there are no more naps? Will there be an extra nap to spare?
A book exploring how family and community come together to shape the wonderful people our children are bound to become.
Spot the clues that Maestro Mouse leaves behind as he is getting ready for a symphonic surprise! What do you think he is up to?