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By Selina Alko (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780545399968 | Orchard Books, January 5, 2016, cover price $17.99

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Product Description: A delightful holiday offering no matter what you celebrate in December!I am a mix of two traditions. From Daddy Christmas and Hanukkah Mama. How lucky am I? Holiday time at Sadie's house means golden gelt sparkling under the Christmas tree, candy canes hanging on eight menorah branches, voices uniting to sing carols about Macabees and the manger, and latkes on the mantel awaiting Santa's arrival...read more

Hardcover:

9780375860935, titled "Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 11, 2012, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A delightful holiday offering no matter what you celebrate in December!

Library:

9780375960932, titled "Daddy Christmas & Hanukkah Mama" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 11, 2012, cover price $19.99

School and Library:

9780805092134 | Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, August 21, 2012, cover price $17.99

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Product Description: It's no secret that little girls love playing dress up, but the little girl in this book ditches her princess duds in favor of costumes inspired by great women in history.Now dressing up is an adventureWhen, every day of the week,I am a daring new dame!From Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to chef extraordinaire Julia Child to queen of jazz Ella Fitzgerald, our protagonist pays homage to the women who came before her and imagines herself in their shoes...read more

Hardcover:

9780375860928, titled "Every-Day Dress-Up" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 11, 2011, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: It's no secret that little girls love playing dress up, but the little girl in this book ditches her princess duds in favor of costumes inspired by great women in history.

Library:

9780375960925, titled "Every-Day Dress-Up" | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 11, 2011, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: It's no secret that little girls love playing dress up, but the little girl in this book ditches her princess duds in favor of costumes inspired by great women in history.

In this delightfully engaging picture book, our narrator, big brother, uses his boundless imagination to wonder what his new sibling will look like.Baby brother or sister, will you look like me? I blend from semisweet darkDaddy chocolate bar and strawberry cream Mama’s milk.My hair is soft crunchy billows of cotton candy.I’m your peanut butter big-brother-to-be.Selina Alko’s lyrical and jazz-like text, matched with the vibrant energy of her illustrations, perfectly captures the excitement of a new baby for an older sibling, while celebrating the genuine love of family.Selina Alko is the illustrator of My Taxi Ride and My Subway Ride. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Sean Qualls, who is also an illustrator, and their two children.From the Hardcover edition.

Hardcover:

9780375856273 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 10, 2009), cover price $16.99

Library:

9780375956270 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, March 10, 2009, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In this delightfully engaging picture book, our narrator, big brother, uses his boundless imagination to wonder what his new sibling will look like.

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Product Description: Did you ever wonder how your state got its name?From Alabama to Wyoming, GREETINGS FROM THE 50 STATES covers the origin of each state's name, official and unofficial nicknames, and the year it was granted statehood. Behind each state's name is a story of how Americans felt about the land they settled, how they connected to its history and geography, and how they recognized its unique character...read more
By Selina Alko (illustrator) and Sheila Keenan

School and Library:

9780439834391 | Scholastic, September 1, 2008, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Did you ever wonder how your state got its name?

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Illustrations and rhythmic text describe the sights and sounds of a taxi ride in New York City.

Hardcover:

9781423600732 | 1 edition (Gibbs Smith, September 5, 2006), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Illustrations and rhythmic text describe the sights and sounds of a taxi ride in New York City.

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Relates the sights and sounds of a subway ride through the boroughs of New York City.

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9781586853570 | Gibbs Smith, August 1, 2004, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Relates the sights and sounds of a subway ride through the boroughs of New York City.

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Celebrates the wonders of God's creations through illustrations of two hymns.

Hardcover:

9780784714409 | Standard Pub, July 1, 2004, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Celebrates the wonders of God's creations through illustrations of two hymns.

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Product Description: Formerly a URJ Press tite. Just the way to end the day! With Good Night, Lilah Tov, going to bed does not have to be a chore any longer. This book from Michelle Abraham teaches toddlers about mitzvot and the Sh’ma, the prayer recited at the end of the day...read more

Paperback:

9780807407844 | Urj Pr, November 1, 2001, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Formerly a URJ Press tite.

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Product Description: Formerly a URJ Press title. Good Morning, Boker Tov is a perfect way to begin the day. Michelle Abraham’s book is chock-full of colorful pictures by illustrator Selina Alko and easy-to-read text that expresses one of the essential Jewish values: being thankful for all that we have...read more

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9780807407837 | Urj Pr, November 1, 2001, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Formerly a URJ Press title.

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Product Description: Jewish tradition teaches that a Jew should recite 100 blessings each day. This second volume of the beautiful and successful The God Around Us is a wonderful place for children, their families, and their teachers to get started! Each page provides a new scene of wonder and a corresponding blessing in Hebrew with English translation and transliteration...read more
By Selina Alko (illustrator) and Mira Pollak Brichto

Hardcover:

9780807407387 | Urj Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Jewish tradition teaches that a Jew should recite 100 blessings each day.

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Simple poems are paired with prayers in Hebrew and English
By Selina Alko (illustrator) and Mira Pollak Brichto

Hardcover:

9780807407011 | Revised edition (Urj Pr, August 1, 1999), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Simple poems are paired with prayers in Hebrew and English

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