(Two Lions) The Reader: Amy Hest, Lauren Castillo: A new reader trudges through deep snow with a mysterious suitcase in tow. He has something important to share with his faithful companion, who bolts ahead to wait at the top of a tall hill.

Nana in the City Hardcover by Lauren Castillo (Author) A 2015 Caldecott Honor Book In this magical picture book, a young boy spends an overnight visit with hi

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The Troublemaker by Lauren Castillo. After playing a trick on his sister by stealing her toy rabbit, a mischievous little boy wonders who the new troublemaker is when his toy raccoon disappears.

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Called a troublemaker by his human family, a reflective dog defends himself and then relates the family's adoption of an aristocratic but incompetent cat, who gives him a life purpose and new way of looking at his world.