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The Paper-Flower Tree: An Illustrated Ode to the Courage of Withstanding Cynicism and the Generative Power of the Affectionate Imagination
The Paper-Flower Tree: An Illustrated Ode to the Courage of Withstanding Cynicism and the Generative Power of the Affectionate Imagination

A lovely reminder that we perceive the world not as it is but as we are.

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The Gold Leaf: An Enchanting Modern Fable About Possessiveness Redeemed by Unselfish Appreciation of Life’s Shared Wonder
The Gold Leaf: An Enchanting Modern Fable About Possessiveness Redeemed by Unselfish Appreciation of Life’s Shared Wonder

A gentle reminder that the most beautiful things in life belong to no one and to everyone.

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The Best Children’s Books of 2016
The Best Children’s Books of 2016

From love to mortality to the lives of Einstein and Louise Bourgeois, by way of silence and the color of the wind.

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The Polar Bear: An Empathic Illustrated Invitation into the World of One of Our Planet’s Most Vulnerable Creatures
The Polar Bear: An Empathic Illustrated Invitation into the World of One of Our Planet’s Most Vulnerable Creatures

A largehearted celebration of the science behind the life and times of the Arctic’s furry monarch.

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Roland: A Charming Vintage Illustrated Ode to the Imagination and the Animating Power of Kindness
Roland: A Charming Vintage Illustrated Ode to the Imagination and the Animating Power of Kindness

A story of wistfulness and whimsy, told with scruffy tenderness.

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Bertolt: An Uncommonly Tender Illustrated Story about Love, Loss, the Life-Saving Power of Trees, and Learning How to Savor Unlonely Solitude
Bertolt: An Uncommonly Tender Illustrated Story about Love, Loss, the Life-Saving Power of Trees, and Learning How to Savor Unlonely Solitude

Wisdom on mortality and the aliveness of the heart from an ancient tree and the boy who loved it.

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This Is a Poem That Heals Fish: An Almost Unbearably Wonderful Picture-Book About How Poetry Works Its Magic
This Is a Poem That Heals Fish: An Almost Unbearably Wonderful Picture-Book About How Poetry Works Its Magic

“A poem … is when you are in love and have the sky in your mouth.”

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The Greatest Science Books of 2016
The Greatest Science Books of 2016

From the sound of spacetime to time travel to the microbiome, by way of polar bears, dogs, and trees.

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Chirri & Chirra: A Japanese Parallel Love Letter to the Natural World and the Whimsical World
Chirri & Chirra: A Japanese Parallel Love Letter to the Natural World and the Whimsical World

A vital and vitalizing reminder that sweetness, kindness, and goodwill are irrepressibly alive in the wilderness of the human spirit, though we might sometimes get lost in the forest before rediscovering them.

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What Color Is The Wind? A Most Unusual Serenade to the Senses, Inspired by a Blind Child
What Color Is The Wind? A Most Unusual Serenade to the Senses, Inspired by a Blind Child

An imaginative invitation to empathy and self-expansion.

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