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The legend of the gathers

protectors of light
Set in Corning in the year 1880 and follows the adventures of young Jacklyn "Jack" Styles and a rather curious pug named Fetch as they discover mysterious lights appearing throughout Corning.

A spider named Itsy

"Why did Itsy Bitsy make his famous journey? . . . Steve Light's . . . artwork spins a backstory of unexpected friendship. Itsy Bitsy sits at home, drinking tea, all alone . . . Everyone knows the rhyme 'The Itsy Bitsy Spider.' We know about the climb up the waterspout, the washout, the return of the sun, and the determined climb back up the spout--again. Generations of children have sung this beloved verse and mastered its accompanying twisty finger play. But what sent the tiny spider on his upward trek to begin with? What happened along the way--and where is Itsy now?"--Provided by publisher.

Saint Ivy

kind at all costs
"Ivy Campbell has always been a good kid . . . Ivy is 100 percent supportive when her mom decides to be a gestational surrogate, carrying and giving birth to her friends' baby. But when Ivy finds out the surrogacy treatment worked and her mom is pregnant . . . she's shocked that she's jealous and worried about what others will think . . . Ivy is determined to prove to herself that she's just as unselfish as she's always believed, and she gets the chance to do that when she receives an anonymous email from someone who needs her help"--Provided by publisher.

Lila Greer, teacher of the year

When Lila, a worrier, moves to a new town, the what ifs only grow, and she feels alone and invisible until her teacher finds a creative and kind way to make Lila feel welcome and open to new experiences, a lesson that will stay with her long after second grade.

Something, someday

Reveals how even the smallest gesture can have a lasting impact on the world's biggest problems.

Mermaid and pirate

"An encounter between a brown mermaid and pirate launches a humorous tale of friendship that shows how kindness and empathy go beyond words"--Provided by publisher.

I like to share!

Celebrates the importance of sharing and the happiness that comes from giving back.

Simple acts of kindness

500+ ways to make a difference
A collection of more than five hundred simple acts of kindness.

Just one little light

Reminds readers that even one small act of kindness can provide a glimmer of hope and bring about change.

My wish for the world

Delivers a hopeful message about all the ways we can wish for kindness in the world around us, such as caring for those who need help.


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