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Believe: A Pop-Up Book of Possibilities Cover Image
By Robert Sabuda, Robert Sabuda (Illustrator)
$27.99
ISBN: 9780763663971
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Published: Candlewick - April 9th, 2019

Consummate pop-up master Robert Sabuda offers an elegant ode to possibility that will inspire anyone setting off on a new life chapter.


The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593465271
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Published: Viking Books - March 30th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller and #1 USA Today bestseller

Amanda Gorman’s electrifying and historic poem “The Hill We Climb,” read at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, is now available as a collectible gift edition.

“Stunning.” —CNN
“Dynamic.” —NPR


I Can Do Anything! (Olivia TV Tie-in) Cover Image
By Natalie Shaw, Patrick Spaziante (Illustrator)
$3.99
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ISBN: 9781481452182
Published: Simon Spotlight - April 12th, 2016

Reach for the stars with Olivia in this adorable 8x8 storybook perfect for graduations and celebrations!

Perry is graduating from a dog-training class, which makes Olivia wonder, what does she want to be when she graduates? Should she be an astronaut or a ballerina? What about a ballet-dancing astronaut?


You Are Ready!: The World Is Waiting Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062953520
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Published: HarperCollins - April 7th, 2020

A BANK STREET BEST CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR!

With Eric Carle’s signature bright illustrations featuring an array of charming animals, You Are Ready! encourages us to be open to new possibilities and be brave in the face of the changes and challenges that life lays in front of us.


Last Day Blues (The Jitters Series #2) Cover Image
By Julie Danneberg, Judy Love (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781580891042
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Published: Charlesbridge - February 1st, 2006

Fans of First Day Jitters will love spending the last day of school in Mrs. Hartwell classroom.


Mary Engelbreit’s The World Is Yours Cover Image
By Mary Engelbreit, Mary Engelbreit (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062889942
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Published: HarperCollins - April 2nd, 2019

New York Times bestselling author and artist Mary Engelbreit shares a beautifully illustrated collection of her favorite quotes.

This keepsake book is perfect for inspiring children as they grow and learn—and it makes a lovely gift for Mary Engelbreit fans, moms and other family members, and teachers.


Miss Mink: Life Lessons for a Cat Countess Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781770499225
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Published: Tundra Books - January 15th, 2019

This whimsical collection of twenty cat-approved life lessons for living your purrfect life is accompanied by gorgeous, lushly detailed paintings.


Only One You Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780873589017
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Published: Cooper Square Pub - July 1st, 2006

There's only one you in this great big world. Make it a better place. Adri's mama and papa share some of the wisdom they have gained through the years with their eager son. Their words, simple and powerful, are meant to comfort and guide him as he goes about exploring the world. This exquisitely illustrated book explodes with color and honest insights.


The Best Thing about Kindergarten Cover Image
By Jennifer Lloyd, Qin Leng (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781897476826
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Published: Simply Read Books - June 10th, 2013

It's graduation day and Ms. Appleby asks her students, What is the best thing about Kindergarten? They all have an answer--and every answer is different. But Ms. Appleby has a secret answer that will surprise them all


One Year Wiser: 365 Illustrated Meditations Cover Image
$19.95
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ISBN: 9781910593011
Published: SelfMadeHero - November 3rd, 2015

One Year Wiser is a book of 365 inspiring meditations. On every page are words of wisdom from thinkers both ancient and modern, from the Buddha to Abraham Lincoln to Anne Frank. Brought to life by Mike Medaglia’s stunning Japanese- and Chinese-influenced artwork, the spiritual teachings that fill this book will inspire readers to make mindfulness a daily habit.


Hooray for You! Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781492675167
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - April 2nd, 2019

The perfect preschool and pre-k graduation gift, Hooray for You! is a celebration of You-Ness, the grand sum of mind, body and heart that makes every person truly unique by bestselling author Marianne Richmond.

Look in the mirror.

Love who you see.

Stand tall.

Smile big.


Wherever You Go Cover Image
By Pat Zietlow Miller, Eliza Wheeler (By (artist))
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316400022
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2015

An inspiring celebration of life and new experiences--perfect for graduations and fans of Oh, the Places You'll Go!

Roads give you chances to seek and explore. Want an adventure? Just open your door.


The World Is Waiting For You (Barbara Kerley Photo Inspirations) Cover Image
$17.95
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ISBN: 9781426311147
Published: National Geographic Kids - March 12th, 2013

"A stirring invitation to leap, dive, soar, plunge and thrill to the natural world’s wonders and glories." --Kirkus Reviews STARRED REVIEW"What do you want to be when you grow up?" is a question kids get asked over and over. But very few connections are made for kids between the present and the future.


Zen Happiness (A Stillwater Book) Cover Image
By Jon J. Muth, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781338346022
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 26th, 2019

Stillwater, the beloved Zen panda, now in his own Apple TV+ original series!

Resonant sayings to inspire happiness and mindfulness are paired with exquisite artwork by Caldecott Honor Book and New York Times Bestselling author/artist Jon J Muth.

This beautiful, small-format gift book contains twelve inspiring and affirmational sayings that take on deeper meaning wh


Thank You, Mr. Falker Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780399257629
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Published: Philomel Books - April 12th, 2012

The real-life, classic story of a dyslexic girl and the teacher who would not let her fail. A perfect gift for teachers and for reading students of any age.


Be You!  Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338572315
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Published: Orchard Books - March 3rd, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller!Creative visionary of The Word Collector, Happy Dreamer, and The Dot, #1 New York Times bestseller Peter H.


I Wish You More (Encouragement Gifts for Kids, Uplifting Books for Graduation) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781452126999
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 31st, 2015

The #1 New York Times bestselling children's book


Oh, the Places You'll Go! Lenticular Edition Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593119150
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

With a 3D lenticular cover, Dr. Seuss's wonderfully wise send-off for grads or anyone moving from one phase of life to another now LITERALLY moves!


Oh, the Places You'll Go! (Classic Seuss) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780679805274
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 22nd, 1990

Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully wise Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is the perfect gift to celebrate all of our special milestones—from graduations to birthdays and beyond!


Seuss-isms!: A Guide to Life for Those Just Starting Out...and Those Already on Their Way Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525580652
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 2nd, 2018

Dr. Seuss's New York Times Best Selling book of inspiring quotes is now available in a large-trim jacketed edition!


From Tree to Sea Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481495318
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 12th, 2019

“An original book with wide appeal.” —School Library Journal

“A delight to share again and again.” School Library Connection

Simple on the surface, this sweet story imparts important truisms about the planet we call home.” BookPage

“Thoma


Because I Had a Teacher Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781943200085
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Published: Compendium Publishing & Communications - March 1st, 2017

Dream Big, Little Pig! Cover Image
By Kristi Yamaguchi, Tim Bowers (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781402252754
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - March 15th, 2011

Inspire kids of all ages to never give up and always dream big with Dream Big Little Pig, the New York Times bestselling ice skating picture book from Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi


You Had Better Make Some Noise: Words to Change the World Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9780714876733
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Published: Phaidon Press - April 17th, 2018

A timeless collection of quotations by visionaries who have been catalysts for change - through the ages and across the globe

You Had Better Make Some Noise brings together the words of social activists, revolutionaries, artists, writers, musicians, philosophers, politicians, and more - galvanizing us all to do the same.


The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780316492713
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Published: Hachette Books - May 14th, 2019

Experience a timeless collection of wisdom on love, friendship, respect, individuality, and honesty from the beloved PBS series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

There are few personalities who evoke such universal feelings of warmth as Fred Rogers. An enduring presence in American homes for more than thirty years, his plainspoken wisdom continues to guide and comfort many.


Junie B. Jones #17: Junie B. Jones Is a Graduation Girl Cover Image
By Barbara Park, Denise Brunkus (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780375802928
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 8th, 2001

“Hilarious. Barbara Park makes reading fun.” —Dav Pilkey, author of Dog Man
 


Here And Now Cover Image
By Julia Denos, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328465641
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Published: Clarion Books - September 3rd, 2019

A stunning celebration of mindfulness, meditation, and enjoying each moment, from the team behind the award-winning Windows. This lush picture book is a fantastic tool for engaging children 3-7 who are schooling from home who are eager to feel connected to their world while managing new anxieties.


Pete the Cat's Groovy Guide to Life Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062351357
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Published: HarperCollins - April 7th, 2015

Pete the Cat’s guide to living a groovy life! Everyone's favorite cat shares his inspirational and feel-good quotes in Pete the Cat's Groovy Guide to Life—a fun graduation gift for groovy cats of all ages.


If You Hold a Seed Cover Image
By Elly MacKay (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780762447213
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Published: Running Press Kids - February 5th, 2013

Something magical happens when you plant a dream with a seed. With plenty of love and patience, they can blossom into an extraordinary gift.

To be shared with those you love and those with big dreams, this book encourages us to never give up.


Zoom Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780140557749
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Published: Puffin Books - July 1st, 1998

As seen on the SERIAL podcast, season 2, episode 1 ("Dustwun")!


Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights Cover Image
By Mikki Kendall, A. D'Amico (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780399581793
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Published: Ten Speed Press - November 5th, 2019

A bold and gripping graphic history of the fight for women’s rights by the New York Times bestselling author of Hood Feminism


Never Too Young!: 50 Unstoppable Kids Who Made a Difference Cover Image
By Aileen Weintraub, Laura Horton (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781454929178
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Published: Union Square Kids - September 4th, 2018

"Young readers are sure to find inspiration as they read about unique children from all over the world who were able to change the world around them and be encouraged to follow their dreams and fight for what is right." --Booklist


Calling All Minds: How To Think and Create Like an Inventor Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524738228
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Published: Puffin Books - April 30th, 2019

From world-renowned autism spokesperson, scientist, and inventor Temple Grandin -- a book of personal stories, inventions, and facts that will blow young inventors' minds and make them soar.


Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World without Killing Dragons (The Dare to Be Different Series) Cover Image
By Ben Brooks, Quinton Winter (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780762465927
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Published: Running Press Kids - September 25th, 2018

Boys can be anything they want to be! This timely book joins and expands the gender-role conversation and gives middle-grade boys a welcome alternative message: that masculinity can mean many things.


Dream Big, Little One (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316475099
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Published: LB Kids - October 16th, 2018

This beautifully illustrated board book edition of instant bestseller Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History showcases women who changed the world and is the perfect goodnight book to inspire big dreams.


Think Big, Little One (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316475136
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Published: LB Kids - October 1st, 2019

This board book edition of Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World by New York Times bestselling author Vashti Harrison is a beautiful first book to teach your little dreamers to follow all their biggest ideas.


Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316475174
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

The instant New York Times bestseller!
From the author of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History comes the highly anticipated follow-up, a beautifully illustrated collectible detailing the lives of women creators around the world.


Life Doesn't Frighten Me (Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781419727481
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2018

Maya Angelou’s unforgettable poem is matched with the daring art of Jean-Michel Basquiat in this powerful ode to courage
 
Shadows on the wall
Noises down the hall
Life doesn't frighten me at all
 
Maya Angelou's brave, defiant poem celebrates the courage within each of us, young and old.


The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062976581
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Published: HarperOne - October 22nd, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER · WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER  · USA TODAY BESTSELLER


Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth Cover Image
By Oliver Jeffers, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780399167898
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Published: Philomel Books - November 14th, 2017

#1 New York Times bestseller
TIME Magazine Best Book of the Year
NPR Best Book of 2017
A Boston Globe Best Book of 2017


Tomorrow I'll Be Brave Cover Image
By Jessica Hische, Jessica Hische (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524787011
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 16th, 2018

Journey through the beautifully hand-lettered messages by award-winning illustrator Jessica Hische. This uplifting and positive book - now a New York Times best seller - encourages kids to promise that tomorrow, they will try new things, do their best, and be brave.

Tomorrow I'll be all the things I tried to be today:


Tomorrow I'll Be Kind Cover Image
By Jessica Hische, Jessica Hische (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524787042
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Published: Penguin Workshop - January 14th, 2020

In a follow-up to Tomorrow I'll Be Brave, award-winning illustrator Jessica Hische brings to life another series of inspirational words and scenes with her lovely hand-lettering and adorable illustrations. This uplifting and positive book encourages kids to promise that tomorrow, they will be grateful, helpful, and kind.

Tomorrow I'll be everything


I Am Human: A Book of Empathy Cover Image
By Susan Verde, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419731655
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 2nd, 2018

I Am Love: A Book of Compassion (I Am Books) Cover Image
By Susan Verde, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419737268
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 17th, 2019

Celebrate kindness, compassion, self-care, and love in all its forms in this instant New York Times bestseller!
 
Love means showing kindness, living with gratitude, and taking care of our minds and bodies.


When You Are Brave Cover Image
By Pat Zietlow Miller, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316392525
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

An inspiring picture book affirmation about having courage even in difficult times, because some days, when everything around you seems scary, you have to be brave.