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Bank Street Children's Book Committee's Best Books of 2014 for Children Under Five

Baby and Me Cover Image
By Nosy Crow, Emma Dodd (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763665449
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Nosy Crow - July 23rd, 2013

Simple daily routines of baby care provide an interactive touch-and-feel experience.  

 


Baby Parade Cover Image
By Rebecca O'Connell, Susie Poole (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780807505090
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - March 1st, 2013

Babies ride, crawl, stand, and walk with their families in this happy parade. 

 


Bye-Bye Baby Brother! Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763662417
Availability: Special Order
Published: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2013

Sometimes it's hard to share Mom, especially with a sibling.  


The Children Who Loved Books Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781610671453
Availability: Special Order
Published: Kane/Miller Book Publishers - June 1st, 2013

A family that loves reading discovers that they don't need to own books in order to love them.

 


Cub's Big World Cover Image
By Sarah L. Thomson, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544057395
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2013

There's an exciting world beyond the comfort of home - but it is too big and is mom too far away to keep cub safe? 

 


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The Day My Mom Came to Kindergarten Cover Image
By Maureen Fergus, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781554536986
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Kids Can Press - March 1st, 2013

When she tags along with her daughter, Mom learns that kindergarten is hard work, but worth it. 

 


Dee Dee and Me Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823425242
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Holiday House - September 1st, 2013

Will Hannah be able to find herself or will she remain dominated by her big sister's bossy personality? 

 


Don't Eat the Baby Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780670785131
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 16th, 2013

Tom's new baby brother is "cute enough to eat," but that is exactly what Tom is afraid of. 

 


Everyone Can Learn to Ride a Bicycle Cover Image
By Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780375870071
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - April 9th, 2013

A father and a daughter choose a bike, try training wheels, and then risk a few spills.

 


Lost Cat Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780547974583
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2013

Slipper's long journey to find a new family after she is lost is an immensely satisfying story.

 


Loula Is Leaving for Africa Cover Image
By Anne Villeneuve, Anne Villeneuve (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781554539413
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Published: Kids Can Press - September 1st, 2013

Loula decides to leave her super-annoying brothers behind and sets out on a surprising adventure. 

 


Lullaby (For a Black Mother) Cover Image
By Langston Hughes, Sean Qualls (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780547362656
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 19th, 2013

A mother enfolds her baby in a song of the night and the stars.  

 


Missing Mommy: A Book about Bereavement Cover Image
By Rebecca Cobb, Rebecca Cobb (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780805095074
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Henry Holt & Company - April 2nd, 2013

The barest of pastel drawings convey the emotional range of a young child processing his mother's death.

 


Nurse Clementine Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763663827
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Published: Candlewick - February 12th, 2013

Clementine Brown uses her new first-aid kit to bandage her parents and her dog, but her brother resists until he really needs her help.

 


Peanut and Fifi Have a Ball Cover Image
By Randall De SÈVe, Paul Schmid (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780803735781
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Dial Books - April 18th, 2013

Although she cannot entice Peanut to share her special toy, Fifi's imaginative ideas spark an extraordinary adventure for both siblings. 

 


There, There Cover Image
By Sam Mcbratney, Ivan Bates (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763667023
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Published: Templar - September 10th, 2013

Hansie Bear knows just what to do when his dad gets a thorn in his foot.

 


Trixie Ten Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805095203
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Henry Holt & Company - February 5th, 2013

Trixie, the tenth sister in a noisy collection of siblings, craves silence.  When she finds it, she is not so sure it's the perfection she expected. 

 


Vampire Baby Cover Image
By Kelly Bennett, Paul Meisel (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780763646912
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Published: Candlewick - July 9th, 2013

Big brother is certain that his baby sister - who chomps everything in sight - must be a vampire, so he tries to find the right home for her. 

 


Wait! Wait! Cover Image
By Hatsue Nakawaki, Komako Sakai (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781592701384
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - July 9th, 2013

When a toddler's encounters with creatures in the outside world elude her reach, her father's presence provides reassuring constancy.

 


What's in There?: All About Before You Were Born (Let's Talk about You and Me) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763636302
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 24th, 2013

The facts of pregnancy and birth are presented clearly and simply.

 


When a Dad Says
By Douglas Wood, Jennifer A. Bell (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780689875328
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2013

In many words and actions, fathers demonstrate their love.

 


When Charley Met Grampa Cover Image
By Amy Hest, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763653149
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Published: Candlewick - September 10th, 2013

Henry wants Grandpa to meet and like his new puppy, Charley.

 


Xander's Panda Party Cover Image
By Linda Sue Park, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780547558653
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Published: Clarion Books - September 3rd, 2013

Xander Panda plans a party, and the guest list keeps expanding...and expanding...and expanding.

 


You Can Do It! (I Like to Read) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780823425228
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Published: Holiday House - January 15th, 2013

A determined alligator wants to win a race but needs some help from a friend.

 


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