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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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Here Comes Jack Frost

One cold morning, a lonely boy wishes for something to do. Then someone who knows what winter is all about comes to play.

   
Here Comes Jack Frost

Kazuno Kohara
(Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Koh)

One cold morning, a lonely boy wishes for something to do. Then someone who knows what winter is all about comes to play.


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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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The Snowman

A wordless story. The pictures have the hazy softness of air in snow. A little boy rushes out into the wintry day to build a snowman, which comes alive in his dreams that night. The boy invites him home and in return is taken on a flight high above the countryside.

   
The Snowman

Raymond Briggs
(Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Bri)

A wordless story. The pictures have the hazy softness of air in snow. A little boy rushes out into the wintry day to build a snowman, which comes alive in his dreams that night. The boy invites him home and in return is taken on a flight high above the countryside.


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Bear Snores On

On a cold winter night many animals gather to party in the cave of a sleeping bear, who then awakes and protests that he has missed the food and the fun.

   
Bear Snores On

Karma Wilson
(Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Wil)

On a cold winter night many animals gather to party in the cave of a sleeping bear, who then awakes and protests that he has missed the food and the fun.


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