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Words to Make a Friend: A Story in Japanese and English

When a young Japanese girl moves into her new house, she is happy to see a girl her age playing in the snow just outside her window. The only problem is the Japanese girl doesn't speak English and the American girl doesn't speak Japanese. But each girl's love of the snow teaches them that they don't need to speak the same language to have fun!

Words to Make a Friend: A Story in Japanese and English

Donna Jo Napoli
(Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Nap)

When a young Japanese girl moves into her new house, she is happy to see a girl her age playing in the snow just outside her window. The only problem is the Japanese girl doesn't speak English and the American girl doesn't speak Japanese. But each girl's love of the snow teaches them that they don't need to speak the same language to have fun!


Winter Favorites

Under the Snow

Animals in forests, ponds, and fields survive the winter and the snow by slowing down their metabolisms and resting in in such places as burrows, nests, stone fences, at the bottom of ponds, under leaves, or in the mud.

Under the Snow

Melissa Stewart
(Juvenile Picture Books Nonfiction - Ej 591.43 Ste)

Animals in forests, ponds, and fields survive the winter and the snow by slowing down their metabolisms and resting in in such places as burrows, nests, stone fences, at the bottom of ponds, under leaves, or in the mud.


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A Polar Bear in the Snow

Follow a magnificent polar bear through a fantastic world of snow and shockingly blue sea. Over the ice, through the water, past Arctic animals and even a human... where is he going?

A Polar Bear in the Snow

Mac Barnett
(Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Bar)

Follow a magnificent polar bear through a fantastic world of snow and shockingly blue sea. Over the ice, through the water, past Arctic animals and even a human... where is he going?


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Snow

As snowflakes slowly come down, one by one, people in the city ignore them, and only a boy and his dog think that the snowfall will amount to anything.

Snow

Uri Shulevitz
(Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Shu)

As snowflakes slowly come down, one by one, people in the city ignore them, and only a boy and his dog think that the snowfall will amount to anything.


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The Storyteller's Candle/La Velita de los Cuentos

During the early days of the Great Depression, New York City's first Puerto Rican librarian, Pura Belpré, introduces the public library to immigrants living in El Barrio and hosts the neighborhood's first Three Kings' Day fiesta.

The Storyteller's Candle/La Velita de los Cuentos

Lucia Gonzalez
(Espanol Juvenil - Espanol Ej Gon)

During the early days of the Great Depression, New York City's first Puerto Rican librarian, Pura Belpré, introduces the public library to immigrants living in El Barrio and hosts the neighborhood's first Three Kings' Day fiesta.


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You're Snug With Me

A mother polar bear answers the questions of her two curious cubs about what lies beyond their cozy winter den as they wait for spring to arrive.

You're Snug With Me

Chitra Soundar
(Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Chi)

A mother polar bear answers the questions of her two curious cubs about what lies beyond their cozy winter den as they wait for spring to arrive.


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No Two Alike

Follows a pair of birds on a snowflake-filled journey through a winter landscape, where everything everywhere, from branches and leaves to forests full of trees, is unique.

No Two Alike

Keith Baker
(Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Bak)

Follows a pair of birds on a snowflake-filled journey through a winter landscape, where everything everywhere, from branches and leaves to forests full of trees, is unique.


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