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Favorite read-aloud books chosen by kids, as well as favorite videos and DVDs
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Favorites from McLean Library Children's Collection

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Big Yellow Sunflower - Frances Barry
Call Number: Children’s Collection | PZ7 .B2792 Bi 2008
ISBN: 140630672X
Publication Date: 2008
Fold-out book.

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Chrysanthemum - Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
Call Number: Children's Collection / SB457 .H512
ISBN: 0688147321
Publication Date: 1996-09-20
Chrysanthemum loves her name, until she starts going to school and the other children make fun of it

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Down to Earth - Michael J. Rosen
Call Number: Children’s Collection | SB457 .D748r 1998
ISBN: 0152013415
Publication Date: 1998-03-15
Forty-one authors and illustrators of books for children share their gardening experiences. Includes various activities and recipes related to gardening.

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Green Thumbs - Laurie M. Carlson; Laurie Carlson
Call Number: Children’s Collection | SB457 .C27 1995
ISBN: 155652238X
Publication Date: 2003-09-01
A kid's activity guide to indoor and outdoor gardening for ages 3-9.

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I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato - Lauren Child (Illustrator)
Call Number: Children’s Collection | SB457 .C438
ISBN: 9780763611880
Publication Date: 2000-08-28
Ages 4 - 8.

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If I Were a Tree - Dar Hosta (Illustrator)
Call Number: Children’s Collection | SB457 .H831 2007
ISBN: 0972196730
Publication Date: 2007-05-01
Brings trees alive with vibrant color and cut paper. [Dar Hosta] pays homage to their importance in our day to day lives, and encourages thoughtful readers to imagine how it would be to be a tree. (jacket flap)

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Inch by Inch - David Mallett; Ora Eitan (Illustrator); Mallett
Call Number: Children's Collection / SB457 .M3104
ISBN: 9780064434812
Publication Date: 1997-04-11

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Our Apple Tree - Gorel Kristina Naslund; Kristina Digman (Illustrator); Chris Wormell
Call Number: Children’s Collection | SB457 .N150
ISBN: 1596430524
Publication Date: 2005-08-01
See how amazing an apple tree really is

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Plants that never ever bloom - Heller, Ruth
Call Number: Children's Collection / QK505.5 .H45 1984
ISBN: 0590724975
Publication Date: 1984

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The Lorax - Dr. Seuss (Illustrator)
Call Number: Children’s Collection | SB457 .G313
ISBN: 0394823370
Publication Date: 1971-08-12

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The Old Tree - Ruth Brown (Illustrator)
Call Number: Children's Collection / SB457 .B882
ISBN: 9780763634612
Publication Date: 2007-08-28

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There's a Hair in My Dirt! - Gary Larson
Call Number: Children's Collection / PS3562 .A75225 T47 1999
ISBN: 0060932740
Publication Date: 1999-10-06


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