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“A gentle tale of inclusion and fairness that children will clearly understand.”
—Booklist (starred review)

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Together We Grow

Written by Susan Vaught
Illustrated by Kelly Murphy
Published by Simon & Schuster

A storm drives all the farm animals indoors except for a lonely fox family. The barn isn’t their home. But where will they go for safety?

This stunning picture books explores themes of acceptance and belonging:

Large or small,
Short and tall,
There is room,
There is room,
There is room
For us all.

Primary ISBN: 9781534405868
Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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Setting: Barnyard

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: n/a

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