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Practice makes perfect —Holabird, Katharine, author.

"Angelina and her cousin Henry are paired to dance together at Chipping Cheddar's Summer Festival. At first their dance is a mess, but after a lot of practice and patience, they learn to make their dance perfect (or clos...

You can do it! : a little book about the big power of perserverance —Manning, Craig (Author), author.

When Elmo tries to write his name but keeps messing up the letters, his mom reminds him that it's okay! He might not know how to write his name yet, but with more practice, he can do it. Elmo and his Sesame Street friend...

I promise —James, LeBron, author.
Book + Audio
2020
Availability: 4 of 9

NBA champion and superstar LeBron James pens a slam-dunk picture book inspired by his foundation's I PROMISE program that motivates children everywhere to always #StriveForGreatness. Just a kid from Akron, Ohio, who is d...

Kamala and Maya's big idea —Harris, Meena, author.

"One day, Kamala and Maya had an idea. A big idea: they would turn their empty apartment courtyard into a playground! This is the uplifting tale of how the author's aunt and mother first learned to persevere in the face ...

What the Road said —Wade, Cleo, author.

"It's okay to be afraid or to sometimes wander down the wrong path. Bestselling poet and activist Cleo Wade's What the Road Said features illustrations by Lucie de Moyencourt and encourages us to lead with kindness and c...

Jabari tries —Cornwall, Gaia, author, illustrator.

Jabari is making a flying machine in his backyard! "It'll be easy. I don't need any help," he declares. But it doesn't work! Jabari is frustrated. Good thing Dad is there for a pep talk and his little sister, Nika, is th...

Ada Twist, scientist —Beaty, Andrea, author.

Ada Twist is a very curious girl who shows perseverance by asking questions and performing experiments to find things out and understand the world.

Rosie Revere, engineer —Beaty, Andrea, author.

A young aspiring engineer must first conquer her fear of failure.

Let's go to taekwondo! : a story about persistence, bravery, and breaking boards —Kim, Aram, author, illustrator.

Yoomi loves studying taekwondo and wants to earn a yellow belt, but she is afraid to break a board until Grandma comes to the rescue. Includes facts about taekwondo and glossary of basic Korean terms.

Rad! —Bustard, Anne, 1951- author.

"Esther, Chester, Hester, and Sylvester are stoked to shred at the skate park! But unlike his daring brothers and sisters, Lester is a total fraidy-cat. Skateboarding doesn't come easily to him-and with only nine lives t...

The magic trick —Roth, Megan, author.

"With the help of Mr. Gruber and a new magic kit, Paddington becomes Paddington the Magnificent"-- back cover.

You can do it, Noisy Nora! —Wells, Rosemary, author, illustrator.

Noisy Nora is learning to play the violin. Her family begs her to stop but Nora is determined. She won't give up until she can play a special song.

Princess Faith's garden surprise —Young, Jeanna Stolle, 1968-

Princess Faith and her sisters have to make several attempts before succeeding at getting an old garden to bloom again, in this version of the parable of the sower and the seed. Includes note about the parable and its me...

Lucy tries basketball —Bowes, Lisa, author.

Lucy and friends are out on the playground when they spot Ava playing basketball with her cousin Jermaine, a professional player. Jermaine calls the kids over for a lesson on the fundamentals of the game and to play thre...

SumoKitty —Biedrzycki, David, author, illustrator.

A hungry cat gets a job hunting mice at a sumo training center (heya), but once the mice are gone he continues to stuff himself until he is too fat to chase the mice that have returned--so he decides to train with the su...

The donkey egg —Stevens, Janet, author, illustrator.

After fast-talking Fox leaves him with a large, green egg, Bear spends minutes, hours, days, and weeks lovingly caring for it with the help of his neighbor Hare.

The dog who wanted to fly —Stinson, Kathy, author.

"Who says dogs can't fly? Meet Zora: a dog with a big dream and an even bigger personality. All Zora wants to do is learn how to fly so she can catch that pesky squirrel in her yard. But try as she might to prove to her ...

Nutty study buddies —Nawrocki, Michael, author.

Michael learns that-- like the Thessalonians in the Bible-- he will prosper if he works hard when Pearl the 2,000-year-old squirrel helps him study for his math test.

Why should I walk? I can fly! —Ingalls, Ann, author.

Watercolor illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow a baby bird as it tries, fails, and tries again to fly.

Clorinda takes flight —Kinerk, Robert.

Using determination and vision, Clorinda the cow and her friend Hop the pig build a variety of flying machines, hoping to fulfill her desire to take flight.

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