Children - Social Issues

Rosie the Runaway Raccoon

Not So Serious Jack Series Book 6
By Jack Thompsen

Rosie the Runaway Raccoon: Not So Serious Jack Series (Volume 6) by Jack Thompsen is a heartwarming and delightful storybook for children with a beautiful message. Rosie the Raccoon wants to run in the town race. She knows she can keep up a fast pace....

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A Dog’s Journey
By William Klenk

Woof is a mutt. He doesn’t think he’s very attractive, but he does believe he has a loving family. After all, they do call him all kinds of names, like Shut Up and Stupid Dog. It makes him feel special. What he doesn’t understand is...

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Regina and Renita Tackle Nasty Nate's Nasty Ways!

By Renita Deloatch, Regina Deloatch

It’s fascinating to find a book that serves two very different purposes. Regina and Renita Tackle Nasty Nate's Nasty Ways! is a beautifully illustrated book for children in Grades K-5 that deals with the all-important issue of bullying. But it is also a very clever...

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Rude Rutherford Robin

By Sally Lee Baker

Rude Rutherford Robin by Sally Lee Baker is a fun read which emphasizes the letter ‘r’. Riley Rat finds Rutherford Robin rude and tells that to Rachel Rattlesnake. Rutherford Robin calls Riley Rat a rodent and Rachel Rattlesnake a reptile, and they both are angry....

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Rocky

The Rockefeller Christmas Tree
By Jennie E. Nicassio

Little Rocky is a Norway Spruce tree. He’s not as big as the other trees in the forest. Nor is he as strong, and his branches are bent the wrong way and his needles are seldom green. All Rocky wanted was to be chosen as...

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Rascalville

By Shalah Collins

Rascalville by Shalah Collins is the story of how a group of children cope with a terrible event. Jake is late meeting his friends in their treehouse in New York City. The temperatures are rising fast and they need to decide what they are going...

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Run, Jeremiah Run!

The Also Rans Series
By Mabel Elizabeth Singletary

We are all different. When you meet others, are you interested in getting to know them, or do you shun them because of their differences? In Run, Jeremiah Run! The Also Rans Series by Mabel Elizabeth Singletary, children will learn about hope, inspiration, and challenges...

Rice & Rocks

By Sandra L. Richards

Rice and Rocks by Sandra L. Richards is a stunning, heartwarming children's book about a young boy named Giovanni. Giovanni's family always has Jamaican stewed chicken with rice and beans, or what Giovanni calls rice and rocks, every Sunday. But this time, Giovanni has friends...

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Rufus Finds a Home

Stories for the Early Years (Book 2)
By Theodore Jerome Cohen

Books written for the very young - mostly meant to be read aloud and to have their illustrations presented each step along - like Rufus Finds a Home by Theodore Jerome Cohen, are individually appreciated for their particular cogency of content, attentiveness of voice, and...

Roxie the Doxie Finds Her Forever Home

By Jody A. Dean, Ph.D.

Roxie the Doxie Finds Her Forever Home is a children's animal picture book written by Jody A. Dean, Ph.D. and illustrated by Susie Lee Jin. Roxie knew it was going to be a very special day when her foster mom, Dawn, woke her up that...

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