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Ralphy Raccoon: A Business Tale By Ted Hsu
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Ralphy Raccoon has just graduated from school and is ready to begin a new life—one that he believes will be fun and easy. He doesn’t know that success takes a lot of hard work. Ralphy... More > starts down the path of an entrepreneur, beginning his own business. Over the years he faces many failures and setbacks, from bad and unscrupulous employees to trouble with the government of the Raccoon Republic. With each experience, he learns an important lesson about life. He discovers, the rewards of hard work, the wisdom that comes from personal struggle, and the curious recurring patterns of life. Slowly but surely, he learns the value of never giving up and always giving his best. Entrepreneurship is a critical, rarely taught, subject for everyone to be familiar with especially starting with school aged children. In this story, a young raccoon sets out to become an entrepreneur and learns five “secret” rules for success in business.< Less
Joaquín the Hairless Dog By Teresa Pérez
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The origins of Joaquín, a dog whose condition leads him to a life of international travel and adventure.
Nona Zuppa & the Pasta Parade By Gera DiSanto
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Nona Zuppa is the oldest living pasta maker. She makes homemade pasta and sauce every day for lunch out of her famous food truck, The Pasta Parade, and she has to get up very early in order to make... More > it on time. But what happens one day when her alarm clock doesn’t ring and Nona Zuppa gets up late? Oh no, what will people do for lunch if she can’t make pasta and sauce? Nona rushes to her truck—only to find that the pasta has already been made! When the same thing happens again on the following day, she knows something strange is going on. Could there be mysterious pasta-making elves in Nona Zuppa’s truck? In this children’s tale, a pasta maker who runs a food truck encounters a mystery when she arrives in the morning to find her pasta already made.< Less
A little Bit About Maycee By Maycee Garcia
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The 5 year old author of this book was born with Symbrachydactyly, a congenital limb deficiency where one of her hands did not develop. Physical differences can be a distraction in school, so when... More > she started Kindergarten, her parents wanted a way to introduce her, and her "little hand", to her class. She decided to write this book on her father's laptop. This simple book began to inspire more and more people, young and old, as people heard about it and saw it for themselves.< Less