by John, Jory E JOHN

Summer Camp Critter Jitters

Animals have different anxieties about going off to summer camp.…

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by G, E G

Senorita Mariposa

Illustrations and easy-to-read text in English and Spanish follow monarch butterflies on their journey from Canada to Mexico. Includes author's note on how to help protect monarch butterflies.…

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by Kalan, Elliott, E KALAN

Sharko and Hippo

"When Sharko calls for a boat, Hippo pulls out a goat. He wants a pole, but Hippo gives him a pail. And instead of bait, a beet and a boot! Hippo's coat pockets seem to have everything except what Sharko asks for!"--Jacket flap.…

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by Handford, Martin E HANDFOR

Where's Waldo? Destination: Everywhere!

"Celebrating thirty years of "Where's Waldo?", this exclusive anniversary edition showcases Waldo's most amazing adventures. Journey with him as he revisits twelve terrific destinations, each one with a brand-new game and more searches. Wow! HAVE YOU FOUND WALDO YET?"--Back cover.…

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by Katz, Karen E325.73 KATZ

My America

"In this beautiful celebration of immigration, children from around the world tell their stories, sharing their love of where they're from and where they live now--homes old and new. As they describe the foods they eat, the languages they've learned, the sports they play, and more, the differences and similarities that…

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by Stephens, Ann Marie E STEPHEN

Arithmechicks Take Away

"The Arithmechicks have invited their new friend Mouse for a sleepover. When Mama says it's time for bed, the clever chicks decide it's time to prolong the fun instead! During the story, readers are invited to count and take away during everyone's favorite game of hide-and-seek -- and to find Mouse, who hides in a diff…

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by Griffin, Molly Beth E GRIFFIN

Ten Beautiful Things

Lily is moving into her grandmother's farm in Iowa, and she is sad about all the changes necessary in her life--but on the long drive her grandmother challenges her to find ten beautiful things that they can share together.…

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by Llanos, Mariana E LLANOS

Eunice and Kate

"Eunice and Kate live with their moms next door to each other in the heart of the city and have a lot in common--even though they have different dreams for the future: Kate wants to be an astronaut and Eunice wants to be a ballet dancer. But when they draw portraits of each other in art class, things get mixed up. Euni…

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by Wahl, Phoebe E WAHL

Backyard Fairies

A girl searches for fairies in her backyard and the woods beyond, following little clues and traces of magic.…

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by Kung, Isabella E KUNG

No Fuzzball!

Fuzzball is queen of her home, where her "subjects" do her bidding and make sure she is groomed, fed, and entertained, calling her name "nooo Fuzzball" all day long--but one day they leave the house, and when they do not return promptly Fuzzball starts to worry, and finally, in a panic, she resolves to be a more benevo…

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by Wong, Liz E WONG

I Am Not a Penguin : a Pangolin's Lament

Poor Pangolin! He's trying to explain who he is, but the other animals keep getting confused. A pangolin might be a very unusual animal, but in this very funny story of mix-ups and misunderstandings, he discovers the rarest creature of all: a friend who really listens and likes you for who you are. Includes some intere…

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by Meltzer, Brad E MELTZER

A New Day

"After Sunday quits being a day of the week, the other days of the week try out all sorts of candidates, until an act of kindness reminds them all that a little appreciation can go a long way"--…

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by Wheeler, Lisa, E WHEELER

Someone Builds the Dream

Celebrates the skilled women and men who work to see the plans of architects, engineers, and designers brought to life.…

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by Bowles, David E BOWLES

My Two Border Towns

"A boy and his father cross the United States-Mexico border every other Saturday, visiting their favorite places, spending time with family and friends, and sharing in the responsibility of community care"--…

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by Sheppard, Markette E SHEPPAR

My Rainy Day Rocket Ship

Told in rhyming text, a young African American boy, stuck inside on a rainy day, uses his imagination to create a rocket ship out of a rocking chair and takes off on an trip to a distant planet.…

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by Maier, Brenda E MAIER

The Little Blue Bridge

Loosely adapted from The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Ruby and her brothers want to cross a bridge to pick blueberries, but it is guarded by the bully Santiago--the boys manage to trick him, but clever Ruby takes a different tack, builds her own bridge, and turns Santiago into an ally and friend.…

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by Beyl, Charles E BEYL

Little Lunch Truck

Little Lunch Truck loves to bring Chef Nina's food around town, but he's nervous to meet the other trucks, diggers, and cranes and worries they won't like him.…

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by McKinlay, Megan E MCKINLA

Duck!

"When Duck runs around the farm shouting 'DUCK!' to all the other animals, the animals grow increasingly frustrated as they try to explain to Duck just which animal is which. Unfortunately, something is falling from the sky. And 'DUCK!' just isn't enough of a warning" -- Dust jacket.…

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by Faruqi, Reem E FARUQI

I Can Help

"Zahra loves spending time with Kyle at school, but when her other classmates start teasing her for helping him she starts making choices she regrets"--…

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by Howes, Katey E HOWES

Be a Maker

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text invite the reader to make everything from a tower to a charitable donation, alone or with neighbors.…

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by Zhu, Ben, E ZHU

Dessert Island

Monkey is stuck on an island made of desserts, and Fox on one made of dirt and rocks, but as time passes, fortunes change and they learn about sharing and caring.…

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by De Regil, Tania E DE REGI

A New Home

Moving to a new city can be exciting. But what if your new home isn't anything at all like your old home? Will you make friends? What will you eat? Where will you play? In a shared voice, a boy moving from New York City to Mexico City and a girl moving from Mexico City to New York City express their fears about leaving…

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by Flett, Julie E FLETT

We All Play = Kimetawanaw

"[Presents an illustrated look] that celebrates the interconnectedness of nature and the wonder of play - and includes Cree names for each animal in a glossary(3y—(BJacket flap.…

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by Higgins, Carter E HIGGINS

Circle Under Berry

"It's a puzzle. It's a read-aloud. It's a Rubik's cube on paper. This striking, delightfully different exploration of shape, color, and patterns redefines what a picture book can be. Read it once, read it ten times; see something new every time. An elegant and simple approach to explorations of profound depth, this eni…

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by Howes, Katey E HOWES

Rissy No Kissies

"A love bird who doesn't like kisses? Rissy's friends and family wonder if she's sick, confused, or rude. But kisses make Rissy uncomfortable. Can she show everyone there's not one right way to share affection?"--…

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by Srinivasan, Divya E SRINIVA

What I Am

A young narrator describes herself as many things at the same time - a girl, a granddaughter, Indian, American, both selfish and generous, mean and kind - and these seeming contradictions are precisely what makes her a unique individual.…

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by Mortensen, Lori, E MORTENS

Arlo Draws an Octopus

Arlo likes octopuses but when he tries to draw one his picture does not turn out well at all--or does it?…

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by Harris, Shawn E HARRIS

Have You Ever Seen a Flower?

A child experiences a flower by seeing its colors, smelling its fragrance, and imagining a tiny world within it.…

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by Reynolds, Peter H. E REYNOLD

The Dot

Vashti believes that she cannot draw, but her art teacher's encouragement leads her to change her mind and she goes on to encourage another student who feels the same as she had.…

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by Maier, Brenda E MAIER

The Little Red Fort

In this adaptation of the Little Red Hen fable, Ruby wants to build a fort, but her three brothers refuse to help, so when the fort is finished Ruby will not let them join her--until the boys come up with a few embellishments for the fort, like a mailbox, a garden, and a fresh coat of paint.…

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by Zhang, Gracey E ZHANG

Lala's Words

Every day, no matter how hot, Lala carries a pot of water around the corner to a patch of dirt and concrete, waters the tiny weeds sprouting there, and whispers words of encouragement to her plant friends; then, on the hottest day of all, her mother insists she stay home, but Lala worries about her friends, and whisper…

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by Stephens, Ann Marie E STEPHEN

Arithmechicks Add Up

"As the Arithmechicks slide down the slide, swing on the swings, and play hide-and-seek, they don't realize that a lonely mouse is copying them, longing to join in. However, when their basketball becomes stuck, the chicks discover that a two-inch-tall new friend is exactly what they need. In this heartwarming story, th…

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by O'Leary, Sara E OLEARY

Percy's Museum

"A young boy moves from the city, where there was always something to do and someone to do it with, to the country. His new home just isn't the same, but at least it's summertime -- flowers are blooming, baby birds are hatching, and caterpillars are transforming into butterflies. Percy tastes wild strawberries, climbs …

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by Ada, Alma Flor E ADA

Gathering the Sun : an Alphabet in Spanish and English

A book of poems about working in the fields and nature's bounty, one for each letter of the Spanish alphabet.…

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by Spires, Ashley, E SPIRES

Fairy Science : Solid, Liquid, Gassy

"Esther the fairy doesn't believe in magic. But fairies are all about magic, despite Esther's best efforts to reveal the science of their world. This time around, though, she's got her fairy pals Clover and Fig, along with trusty sidekick Albert the bird, to help create a more science-oriented entry for their school's …

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Hugo and the Impossible Thing

All the forest animals know it is impossible to make it through the Impossible Thing, but a small dog named Hugo is determined to try, inspiring hope in his friends.…

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by Swanson, Matthew, E SWANSON

Sunrise Summer

Each summer, a young girl and her family travel to remote Egegik, Alaska, where they join a salmon fishing crew.…

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by Brown-Wood, JaNay E BROWN

Amara's Farm

There are many plants on Amara's farm. Today is the day she looks for her pumpkins.…

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by Trevino, Charles E TREVINO

Seaside Stroll

A child, a doll, and an adult go for a walk on the beach one late afternoon of a cold winter day, before heading home to dinner and a bedtime story.…

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by Lil Nas X, E LIL

C is for Country

"An illustrated ABC book that makes children from all parts of America feel that they belong and can be their true selves."--…

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by Higgins, Ryan T. E HIGGINS

Norman Didn't Do It! : (yes, He Did.)

Norman, a porcupine whose best friend is a tree named Mildred, begins to feel jealous when another tree grows close to Mildred and acts out against the new tree.…

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by Grant, Jacob, E GRANT

No Pants!

When his busy father prompts him to get ready for an exciting family cookout, an exuberant young Pablo decides that he would rather not wear his pants and would have more fun finding other ways to use them.…

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by Paul, Baptiste E PAUL

Peace

"From saying hello and pronouncing your friend's name correctly to giving more than you take and saying I'm sorry, this simple concept book explores definitions of peace and actions small and big that foster it"--…

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by Hussain, Nadiya E HUSSAIN

My Monster and Me

"A touching story about a little boy whose worry monster follows him everywhere he goes. It's there when he gets dressed, when he wants to play with his toys, and even when his friends come over to visit. How can he escape his worries?"--…

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by Grimes, Nikki E GRIMES

Off to See the Sea

"The faucet flows like a waterfall, the bathroom floor is a distant shore, toy boats sail against the waves. An imagination-fueled adventure on the high seas is just what it takes to get little one clean."--Provided by publisher.…

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by Yaccarino, Dan E YACCARI

The Longest Storm

When a strange storm confines a fractured family in tight quarters, leaving them all in the dark, they must find a way to reconnect and face whatever the future brings-together.…

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by Archer, Micha E ARCHER

Wonder Walkers

"Two curious children go for a walk, asking imaginative questions about the natural beauty that surrounds them"--…

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by Meloy, Maile E MELOY

The Octopus Escapes

"An octopus is taken from his undersea home to live in an aquarium, but he soon tires of captive life"--…

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by Wilson, Karma E WILSON

Bear Can't Wait

As final preparations are being made for a long-planned surprise party, Bear gets so excited he nearly ruins everything.…

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by McGhee, Holly M. E MCGHEE

What the World Could Make : a Story of Hope

Best friends Bunny and Rabbit celebrate the changing seasons and their friendship by making memories playing in the snow, watching lilacs bloom, and romping in the autumn leaves.…

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by Bigwood, Kira E BIGWOOD

Secret, Secret Agent Guy

"When a 007-year-old embarks on a bedtime mission called Operation Lollipop, he's prepared for every eventuality-except one"--…

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by Sterer, Gideon E STERER

The Midnight Fair

"A fairground in the evening is a glowing beacon of treats and delights. Bright lights paint the midway in cotton-candy pink, lemon yellow, and candy-apple red. Alluring prizes invite folks to try a game of skill or chance. The aromas of spun sugar, warm popcorn, and baking pretzels fill the air. It is any wonder, then…

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by Anand, Shelly E ANAND

Laxmi's Mooch

After Laxmi's friend Zoe points out the hairs on her lip, Laxmi is very self-conscious until her East Indian parents help her to accept and celebrate her appearance.…

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by Farrell, Alison, E FARRELL

The Hike

"Three friends set out on a day hike to explore their local forest, intending to climb to the top of the hill, where they will plant a flag, read a poem, and release feathers into the wind." --…

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by Coulson, Art, E COULSON

Look, Grandma! Ni, Elisi!

"Bo wants to find the perfect container to show off his traditional marbles for the Cherokee National Holiday in this exploration of volume and capacity"--…

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by Bates, Amy June E BATES

When I Draw a Panda

"A girl draws an unusual panda, who comes to life and draws all sorts of whimsical things with her, from a castle to a dragon and more"--…

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by Handy, Bruce E HANDY

The Happiness of a Dog with a Ball in Its Mouth

"Starting from the happiness of waking up into a brand-new day, the picture book goes on to explore the kinds of relationships and contrasts that play out between our feelings and experiences every single day. Whether it's the nervousness of a beginning paired with the happiness of a middle; the indignity of a cut agai…

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by O'Leary, Sara E OLEARY

This is Ruby

"A picture book about a girl named Ruby, her curious nature and how her creativity allows her to connect with the world around her. "--…

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by Farrell, Alison, E FARRELL

The Hike

"The Hike is a plucky and sweet adventure story about three intrepid young female explorers set out to conquer the outdoors in their local forest. Here is the best and worst of any hike: from picnics to puffing and panting, deer-sighting to detours. This spirited picture book is filled with lyrical language that captur…

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by Richardson, Chad E RICHARD

Family Reunion

In this contemporary #OwnVoices tale, a boy is reluctant to go to his family reunion, which he's sure will be boring. Vivid, poetic language and rich illustrations bring readers along for the boy's emotional journey, as he ultimately finds himself enjoying the large and joyous gathering in spite of himself. This modern…

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by Cornwall, Gaia E CORNWAL

Jabari Tries

Jabari is making a flying machine all by himself, but when it doesn't work the way he imagined, he learns about perseverance and problem-solving.…

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by Sze, Gillian, E SZE

My Love for You is Always

As she prepares a traditional Chinese meal for her family, a mother answers her child's question: "What is love?"…

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by Feder, Tyler E FEDER

Bodies Are Cool

Illustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text celebrate bodies of all shapes, sizes, ages, and colors, with different kinds of hair, eyes, spots, scars, and more.…

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by Perkins, Mitali E PERKINS

Home is in Between

Immigrating to America, a young girl navigates between her family's Bengali traditions and her new country's culture.…

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by McMullan, Kate E MCMULLA

I'm Tough!

A tough pickup truck describes the features that help the truck haul three very different loads.…

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by Yin, Karen E YIN

Whole Whale

"One hundred unusual animals try to squeeze into the oversized pages of this raucous rhyming tale. 'But can we fit a whole blue whale?' is repeated throughout, as more animals join the melange"--Provided by publisher.…

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by Feagan, Alice E FEAGAN

The Collectors

"Winslow and Rosie are collectors who can find nearly anything. Their impressive collection of natural wonders is almost complete -- it's just missing one final piece. So the girls pack their gear and set off on a quest through the forest to find something extraordinary. Their journey takes them further than they have …

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by Perkins, Lynne Rae E PERKINS

The Museum of Everything

When the world feels too big, loud, and busy, a young girl imagines a museum where she can organize little pieces of it and wonder about them.…

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by Dapier, Jarrett E DAPIER

Jazz for Lunch!

After lunch at a very crowded jazz cafe, a boy and his Auntie Nina are inspired to create a feast of their own with such treats as Thelonious Monk Fish and Nat King Cole Slaw.…

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by Bailey, Ella E BAILEY

One Day on Our Blue Planet ... in the Ocean

"The series focused on the way our young animal friends spend a day continues with an adventurous dolphin calf, as she explores the vast Pacific ocean with her mother and meets the many wonderful water dwelling creatures that live there.…

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by Kang, Anna E KANG

Hudson and Tallulah Take Sides

A cat and dog who live on opposite sides of a fence discover that they do not have to see eye to eye on everything in order to be friends.…

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by Podesta, Lena E PODESTA

Too Crowded

Gil the Goldfish feels crowded in his small bowl with a plant, a castle, and 138 pebbles, but when he leaves his bowl in search of a better home, he learns some important lessons.…

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by Charles, Tami E CHARLES

Zuri Ray Tries Ballet

Zuri Ray loves trying extraordinary new things but when Jessie, her Best Friend From Diapers, chooses ballet Zuri Ray finds it too challenging until the teacher encourages her to be herself.…

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by Sterling, Michelle E STERLIN

When Lola Visits

"For one young girl, summer is the season of no school, of days spent at the pool, and of picking golden limes off the trees. But summer doesn't start until her Lola--her grandmother from the Philippines--comes for her annual visit. When Lola visits, the whole family gathers to cook and eat and share in their happiness…

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by Spires, Ashley, E SPIRES

Fairy Science

All the fairies in Pixieville believe in magic--except Esther. She believes in science. When a forest tree stops growing, all the fairies are stumped--including Esther. But not for long! Esther knows that science can get to the root of the problem--and its solution!…

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by Waters, Michael W. E WATERS

For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe in a Better World

Growing up, Jeremiah is puzzled by racially-motivated gun violence in and beyond his community but when he is ready to talk about it, he learns hopeful forms of activism and advocacy.…

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I Sang You Down from the Stars

A Native American woman describes how she loved her child before it was born and, throughout her pregnancy, gathered a bundle of gifts to welcome the newborn.…

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by John, Jory E JOHN

Summer Camp Critter Jitters

A variety of animals with different anxieties about going off to summer camp receive reasurrance, in this story about going to a new place.…

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by Maclear, Kyo, E MACLEAR

Hello, Rain!

A young girl experiences a rain storm from seeing the storm roll in, to splashing in the puddles, and then finally watching the sun coming back out.…

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by Zhang, Kat, E ZHANG

Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon

Amy loves craft time at school, but when her teacher asks everyone to make their own dragon, Amy feels stuck. Her first dragon has a long, wingless body, stag-like horns, and eagle claws, but her friends don't think it's a real dragon. Then she makes dragons like theirs, but none of them feels quite right - none of the…

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by Battersby, Katherine E BATTERS

Trouble

A squirrel sees nothing but trouble in a bear newcomer who has terrible teeth, knife-like claws, and an oversized appetite, while her pet mouse perceives a new neighbor who is just trying to be friendly.…

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by Morales, Yuyi E MORALES

Little Night = Nochecita

At the end of a long day, Mother Sky helps her playful daughter, Little Night, to get ready for bed.…

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by Dean, Kim, E DEAN

Pete the Cat's Groovy Imagination

When a cloudy sky ruins Pete the Cat's beach plans, a big box is all he needs to beat the rainy-day blues.…

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by McMullan, Kate E MCMULLA

I'm Mighty!

A little tugboat shows how he can bring big ships into the harbor even though he is small.…

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by Pumphrey, Jarrett E PUMPHRE

The Old Boat

"Off a small island, a boy and his grandfather set sail in their beloved fishing boat. They ride the waves, catching wants and wishes and seeing the wonders of the ocean. But soon the boy is sailing the boat himself, drifting further from shore as the waters grow muddied and turbulent. When a storm washes him ashore, h…

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by Bailey, Ella E BAILEY

One Day on Our Blue Planet : in the Outback

"From Ella Bailey's acclaimed series of children's books comes another tale of how one young animal friend spends his day. He's only a little kangaroo in the middle of the vast Australian outback, but that doesn't stop him being curious and learning all about life in his corner of our blue planet." -- Amazon.…

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by Lakshmi, Padma E LAKSHMI

Tomatoes for Neela

As Neela and her mother cook together, they find a way for Neela's grandmother, who lives in India, to share in both the love and the flavors of the day. Includes tomato facts and two recipes.…

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by King, Thomas, E KING

A Coyote Columbus Story

A trickster named Coyote rules her world, until a funny-looking stranger named Columbus changes her plans. Unimpressed by the wealth of moose, turtles, and beavers in Coyote's land, he'd rather figure out how to hunt human beings to sell back in Spain. Thomas King uses a bag of literary tricks to shatter the stereotype…

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by Gorman, Amanda, E GORMAN

Change Sings : a Children's Anthem

"As a young girl leads a cast of characters on a musical journey, they learn that they have the power to make changes--big or small--in the world, in their communities, and in most importantly, in themselves"--…

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by Kron, Kaylee E KRON

Charlie Sue & Marmaduke : a Children's Story About Grief

"Charlie Sue & Marmaduke is a poignant story of grief through the perspective of a puppy who loses her best friend and goes in search to find him. This story paints a unique picture of grief for children and provides helpful tools for parents and adults." -- Amazon.com…

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by Haack, Daniel E HAACK

Tale of the Shadow King

When a dark and mysterious Shadow King causes a fog of darkness to spread across their kingdom, the prince and the knight, now happily married, set out to find and stop him.…

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by Floca, Brian E FLOCA

Keeping the City Going

"An ode to the essential workers keeping the country operating during the COVID-19 pandemic"--…

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The Rice in the Pot Goes Round and Round

Presents a song set to the tune of "The wheels on the bus," where a multigenerational family enjoys a culturally rich meal.…

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by Rust, Kari E RUST

The House at the End of the Road

"A girl and her brother are spending summer vacation with their grandmother. Their troublemaker cousin, Robert, is there, too, and one day, he dares the kids to poke around what seems like an abandoned house. The kids have the fright of their lives when they think they see a ghost! But the ghost turns out to be Mr. Pet…

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by Zepeda, Gwendolyn E ZEPEDA

Maya and Annie on Saturdays and Sundays = Los Sabados Y Domingos De Maya Y Annie

Told in two voices and languages, Vietnamese American Annie and Hispanic American Maya attend different schools but spend nearly every weekend together, until something special happens to bring them closer together.…

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by Morales, Yuyi E MORALES

Bright Star

"A nurturing voice reassures the lonely and afraid in difficult times"--…

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by Tariq, Ambreen E TARIQ

Fatima's Great Outdoors

Excitedly joining her family for an outdoor camping trip in a Midwestern state park, Fatima Khazi helps set up a tent, build a fire, and fend off a daddy longlegs before settling down to sleep surrounded by the near-magical sounds of the forest.…

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by Ferry, Beth E FERRY

Best Friends Forever!

This ode to unconditional love is a brand new adventure for New York Times best-selling duo Stick and Stone, in which Stick searches for his family tree and discovers the importance of found family and forever friends.…

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by Spiro, Ruth E SPIRO

Made by Maxine

When Maxine's school puts on a pet parade, she creates a unique contraption to allow her very special pet fish, Milton, to participate.…

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by Miller, Pat Zietlow E MILLER

Be Strong

Not strong enough to ascend the climbing wall at school, a discouraged child returns home and learns that there are other ways to be strong, from not giving up when working for a good cause or learning a new skill to making sure that no one sits alone in the lunchroom.…

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by Lil Nas X, E LIL

C is for Country

Join Lil Nas X and Panini the pony on a joyous journey through the alphabet from sunup to sundown. Experience wide-open pastures, farm animals, guitar music, cowboy hats, and all things country.…

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by Adams, Jennifer, E ADAMS

Animal Babies Like to Play

Animal babies from Alligator to Zebra play, explore, and wonder in this celebration of children in all their glorious diversity.--…

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by Singleton, Chris, E SINGLET

Your Life Matters

Confronted with daily racism, Black children are encouraged and supported by artists, athletes, writers, performers, and leaders who tell them that their lives matter. Includes brief biographies of the famous people featured in the illustrations.…

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by Savage, Stephen, E SAVAGE

And then Came Hope

"When the ships of the harbor aren't feeling well, the hospital ship Hope comes to the rescue"--…

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by Locke, Katherine E LOCKE

What Are Your Words? : a Book About Pronouns

Ari knows a lot of words for neighbors, including the pronouns each prefers, and with help from Uncle Lior, who always asks "What are your words," figures out which pronouns--and other words--fit best today.…

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Sam & Eva

Sam does not want Eva to add to his drawing, but when the scene comes to life and gets out of control, she helps him escape.…

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by Schertle, Alice E SCHERTL

Time for School, Little Blue Truck

"Ride along to school with the #1 New York Times best-selling Little Blue Truck and meet Blue's new friend: a bright yellow school bus. Beep-beep! Little Blue Truck and his good friend Toad are excited to meet a bright yellow school bus on the road. They see all the little animals lined up in the school bus's many wind…

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by Robertson, David, E ROBERTS

On the Trapline

A picture book celebrating Indigenous culture and traditions. The Governor General Award-winning team behind When We Were Alone shares a story that honors our connections to our past and our grandfathers and fathers. A boy and Moshom, his grandpa, take a trip together to visit a place of great meaning to Moshom. A trap…

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by Harris, Meena E HARRIS

Ambitious Girl

Anyone who's ever been underestimated or overshadowed will find inspiration in this empowering new picture book from Meena Harris, New York Times-bestselling author of Kamala and Maya's Big Idea, which is based on a true story about her aunt, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and her mother, Maya Harris. When a young…

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by Andros, Camille E ANDROS

The Boy and the Sea

As a boy grows up, he returns to the seashore to ask the sea for answers to difficult questions.…

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by Luyken, Corinna E LUYKEN

The Tree in Me

Through text and illustrations of children reveling in nature, explores the various ways we as human beings are strong, creative, and connected to others. Each of us is like a tree, with roots and fruit, and an enduring link to everything else in nature.…

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by Brosgol, Vera E BROSGOL

Memory Jars

Freda uses jars to save everything from a chocolate chip cookie to the full moon, just as her grandmother saves summer blueberries. Includes a recipe for blueberry jam.…

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by Root, Andrew E ROOT

Nerdycorn

"Meet Fern! She's a smart, creative unicorn who prefers building robots and coding software to jumping through shimmering rainbows and splashing in majestic waterfalls. Even though Fern is a good friend and always willing to help others, the other unicorns tease her and call her a nerdycorn"--…

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Starting over in Sunset Park

" Jessica and her mom, Camila, must live in their cousins' crowded apartment until Camila finds work making holiday decorations and they can afford their own place. Isolated on the playground and baffled in class, unable to understand her teacher's instructions, Jessica is intensely homesick. But little by little, thin…

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by Hatke, Ben E HATKE

Julia's House Moves on

"Julia's house is restless. Julia and her family of lost creatures are ready to move on. But where will they go? And how will they get there? Don't worry--Julia has a plan for that! Julia always has a plan. But when Julia's plans all fail... What's left for her?"--Jacket flap.…

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