Race Cars is a children's book about white privilege. It was created to serve as a springboard for parents and educators to facilitate tough conversations with their kids about race, privilege and oppression. Race Cars tells the story of 2 best friends, a white car and a black car, that have different experiences and face different rules while entering the same race. Why is this book important?
Calling readers and daydreamers, word mavens and lovers of adventure! This celebration of the power of books is a rallying cry for letting imaginations soar.
We learn important stuff from books.
We learn to speak and think.
We learn why icebergs stay afloat . . .
and why Titanics sink.
The team behind the Newbery Medal winner and Caldecott Honor book Last Stop on Market Street and the award-winning New York Times bestseller Carmela Full of Wishes once again delivers a poignant and timely picture book that's sure to become an instant classic.
A stunning love letter to the important women who shape us -- from our own mothers and grandmothers to the legends who paved the way for girls and women everywhere.
Standing on Her Shoulders is a celebration of the strong women who influence us -- from our mothers, sisters, aunts, and grandmothers to the women who fought for equality and acceptance in the United States.
Meet Doug, an ordinary kid who doesn't like hugs, in this fun and exuberant story which aims to spark discussions about bodily autonomy and consent--from author Carrie Finison and the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of The World Needs More Purple People, Daniel Wiseman.
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 Kamala Harris, and her mother, Maya Harris.
This comical and heartfelt picture book is a winning celebration of invention, creativity, and friendship. With gorgeous underwater scenes and a crowd-pleasing tale, this is one little mermaid who is here to make a splash!
From Children's Literature Legacy Award-winning author Nikki Grimes and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon comes an adventurous bath time story.
From the Newbery Honor–winning author of Genesis Begins Again comes a shimmering picture book that shines the light on Zora Neale Hurston, the extraordinary writer and storycatcher extraordinaire who changed the face of American literature.
Zora was a girl who hankered for tales like bees for honey.
Black girl magic takes the solar system in Stella's Stellar Hair, a celebration of hair, family, and self-love from debut author-illustrator Yesenia Moises!
It’s the day of the Big Star Little Gala, and Stella's hair just isn't acting right! What’s a girl to do?
A joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to African American girls and the beauty of their curls.
This simple, playful, and beautiful board book stars four friends who celebrate the joy of their hairstyles from bouncing curls to swinging braids.
From New York Times bestselling author Livia Blackburne and illustrator Julia Kuo, here is I Dream of Popo. This delicate, emotionally rich picture book celebrates a special connection that crosses time zones and oceans as Popo and her granddaughter hold each other in their hearts forever.
I dream with Popo as she rocks me in her arms.
A picture book about what it means to be a friend from Taye Diggs and Shane W. Evans, the writer/artist team that brought us Chocolate Me! and Mixed Me.
Friends lend a hand when they can
They help blend and mend
it doesn't depend on whether you're doing wrong or right.
A friend can send or lend a shining light to a situation.
A New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller
This lyrical, stunning picture book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry, and is a celebration of diversity.
From Super Bowl champion and literacy crusader Malcolm Mitchell comes an exciting new story that shows even reluctant readers that there is a book out there for everyone!
Meet Henley, an all-around good kid, who hates to read. When he's supposed to be reading, he would rather do anything else.
Based on a viral video comes the story of one boy's positive energy and how a sunny outlook can turn everything around.
This little girl knows her hair is great just as it is. When people ask, “Why is your hair so BIG?” she answers, “Why isn’t yours?” Her hair is soft, it protects her, it’s both gentle and fierce. While some might worry about how it’s different and try to contain it, she gives it the freedom to be so extraordinary it almost has a life of its own.
A Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honor Book
Mama’s love is brighter than the sun, even on the rainiest of days.
An action-packed adventure that will inspire parents and children to embark on their very own storytelling journeys together. When Jamie and his Dad create a bedtime story, a predictable fairy tale soon transforms into an energetic, hilarious story of bears and princes jostling with broccoli-wielding frogs, evil-eyed ninja witches and jewel thief princesses.
A rollicking, rhyming, and inspirational picture book perfect for fans of Oh, the Places You'll Go! andevery child who is frustrated by what they can't do . . . YET!
New York Times bestselling author Cory Doctorow and illustrator Matt Rockefeller present a sweetly scary picture book about a girl whose monster-catching activities delay her bedtime in Poesy the Monster Slayer.
A monster slayer needs no bedtime!
Coretta Scott King 2021 Honoree
A CBC Recommended Book • A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
A New York Public Library Best Picture Book of 2020
Kirkus Starred Review
PW Starred Review
School Library Journal Starred Review
Red shoes glowing--Perched on a pedestal in the shop windowas if on a throne."I want those, Nana," Malika says, as they pass the shop."We'll see," Nana says with a wink. "Looks like you could use a new pair."Malika is delighted when Nana surprises her with a beautiful new pair of red shoes!
A universal story about speaking, listening and being heard.
A New York Times bestseller!
A visit to Washington, DC’s National Portrait Gallery forever alters Parker Curry’s young life when she views First Lady Michelle Obama’s portrait.
When Parker Curry came face-to-face with Amy Sherald’s transcendent portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama at the National Portrait Gallery, she didn’t just s
Errol’s mum is too busy to tell him a story, so she tells him he should try to make one up himself. But as soon as he starts, all the creatures in the garden overhear and they all want to be the hero! It’s the perfect story of a little boy and his big imagination.
Jabari is inventing a machine that will fly all the way across the yard! But making it go from CRASH to WHOOSH will take grit, patience, and maybe even a little help from his sister.
El and Jo are the shortest kids in class, and they're inseparable. But what happens when Jo starts to grow? This sweet picture book explores the joys and challenges of friendship and growing up. "A sweet story with emotional depth." --Kirkus
Nour loves the luminous glow she was born with, but it's only when it starts to dim that she discovers the true power of her brilliant light.
Have you ever been REALLY mad at your best friend?* "This well-crafted story is an excellent choice for those seeking books featuring conflict-resolution." -- Booklist, starred reviewIn two little houses,on two little hills,lived two best friends...So begins the story of Rita and Ralph. Every day they meet to play beneath the apple tree.
A favorite in classrooms, libraries, and homes, Children Just Like Me is a comprehensive view of international cultures, exploring diverse backgrounds from Argentina to New Zealand to China to Israel. With this brand new edition, children will learn about their peers around the world through engaging photographs and understandable text laid out in DK's distinctive style.
In this delightful story, by the same author who wrote When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree, a boy is disappointed with his grandfather's gift--until he learns he can use it to build exactly what he wanted with his own two hands, and a little help from grandpa, of course
Cece loves science! In this STEM-themed picture book, Cece asks one of life’s most pressing questions: Do dogs eat vegetables? Cece and her best friend, Isaac, head to the lab to find out.
This picture book is perfect for fans of Ada Twist, Scientist, and anyone who enjoys asking questions.
Libby loves science! In this STEM-themed picture book, a companion to the popular Cece Loves Science, Libby and her friends are put in charge of the science booth at their school fair. There’s only one problem: No one is visiting their booth! Does everyone think science is boring?
Plucky science-lover Rocket returns in another inspiring picture book about getting a community to notice the world around them, and, in this book, to CLEAN UP! their shoreline.
Inspired by the stunning visual spectacle of Walt Disney Studios' live-action film Mulan, now streaming on Disney+, comes a beautiful picture book featuring an all-new, original story.$17.99ISBN: 9781635921427Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Boyds Mills Press - March 3rd, 2020
This rhythmic showcase of dances from all over the world features children of diverse backgrounds and abilities tapping, spinning, and boogying away!$17.99ISBN: 9780062463319Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - January 14th, 2020
A beautiful journey into African American history: Discover the true meaning of being brave in this tender and whimsical picture book from Daniel Bernstrom (One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree; Gator, Gator, Gator) and Shane Evans (Chocolate Me!) that follows a grandfather and grandson traveling through time and discovering their own African American history.$17.99ISBN: 9780451480958Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020
The fourth totally awesome, funny, and incredibly informative book in the "I'm Trying to Love..." book series!
Think rocks are boring? Hard to like? Kinda just sit there, doing nothing?
Why even write a whole book about them??
Bethany Barton will tell you why . . . because we wouldn't be here if there were no rocks!$17.99ISBN: 9781481477901Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Margaret K. McElderry Books - June 16th, 2020
The precocious Sophia and her pet giraffe Noodle learn how to look at life, love, and art in this latest installment of the series that Kirkus Reviews calls “fun, clever, and empowering.”
Sophia loves her family and her wonderful pet giraffe Noodle, so when she gets an assignment to draw something she loves, she wants to make it extra special.$17.99ISBN: 9780399546099Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 26th, 2020
A storm and its sunny aftermath come to life through gorgeous art and lyrical text.
What do you do when the clouds roll in,
When the wind chimes clang and the weather vanes spin?$16.99ISBN: 9780399546723Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 14th, 2019
Daniel finds the poetry in the everyday activities of his own neighborhood, in this gorgeous companion to Ezra Jack Keats Award winner Daniel Finds a Poem.$14.99ISBN: 9781250310040Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Roaring Brook Press - July 21st, 2020
In this soothing, gentle rhyming picture book, author Jennifer Adams bids sweet dreams to the youngest readers who identify as ballerinas by day and tender, sleepy children by night. With luminous art from illustrator Alea Marley, Goodnight, Little Dancer is sure to send little ones to sleep with twirling, dancing dreams.
It's time for bed now, little dancer.$18.99ISBN: 9781561459353Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Peachtree Publishing Company - November 1st, 2020
From award-winning author-illustrator Don Tate comes the highly anticipated, remarkable, and little-known story of William Still, known as the Father of the Underground Railroad.
THREE STARRED REVIEWS
★ "Brings deserved attention to the life of a man who dedicated himself to recording the lives of others." ―Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW$17.99ISBN: 9781338574852Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Orchard Books - October 6th, 2020
Instant New York Times bestseller!
A lyrical, heart-lifting love letter to Black and brown children everywhere: reminding them how much they matter, that they have always mattered, and they always will, from powerhouse rising star author Tami Charles and esteemed, award-winning illustrator Bryan Collier.
The #1 Amazon Best Children's Book of$17.95ISBN: 9781605375823Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clavis - November 10th, 2020
At Clavis, we believe that children are beautiful and deserve our utmost respect and care. That is why we publish books to enrich their lives and help them grow up learning to know themselves, how to interact with others in a good way and how the world works.$18.95ISBN: 9781644420263Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Six Foot Press - November 17th, 2020
The worldwide adventure continues as Fleur and Julian celebrate marriage in 15 more countries that allow same-sex unions, completing the journey they started in Love Around the World (2020 Rainbow Book List).$17.99ISBN: 9780593114575Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Philomel Books - November 3rd, 2020
A celebration of the power we all have inside of us to be loving and kind, perfect for fans of The Wonderful Things You Will Be and Oh, the Places You'll Go!
It starts at the start
when you can't even talk.
Before you stand up
and learn how to walk.
Deep in your heart$18.99ISBN: 9780316440318Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2020
In this captivating reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's classic, Caldecott medalist and bestselling artist Jerry Pinkney conjures a poignant friendship story and an epic tale of redemption -- the definitive new version for our time.$17.99ISBN: 9780375822049Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 27th, 2020
Quilters and crafters rejoice! This story of a community coming together to make a quilt is a heartwarming celebration of creativity and teamwork.$17.99ISBN: 9780593222751Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Rise x Penguin Workshop - October 27th, 2020
A tornado, a blizzard, a forest fire, and a hurricane are met, in turn, with resilience and awe in this depiction of nature's power and our own.$18.99ISBN: 9781734761788Availability: BackorderedPublished: Tra Publishing - November 10th, 2020
“Kitty O’Meara…offers us wisdom that can help during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.$17.99ISBN: 9781524765620Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 27th, 2020
Celebrate first responders in this timely, action-packed picture book featuring firefighters, doctors, EMTs, and other brave helpers in action!$16.99ISBN: 9781536212389Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - October 6th, 2020
The star of Julián Is a Mermaid makes a joyful return—and finds a new friend—at a wedding to be remembered.$17.99ISBN: 9780316458863Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020
This winning tribute to the enduring love between dog and child celebrates animal adoption -- from the dog's point of view!$14.99ISBN: 9781419742385Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 2020
Discover the power of activism in this companion to New York Times bestsellers I Am Human and I Am Love!
One seed to start a garden, one note to start a melody, one brick to start breaking down walls: Every movement and moment of change starts with purpose, with intention, with one. With me. With you.
$12.99ISBN: 9781419743504Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Amulet Books - October 6th, 2020
Just in time for the 2020 election, the bestselling chapter book series continues with the newest Questioneer, Sofia Valdez
$17.99ISBN: 9780593114544Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Philomel Books - September 22nd, 2020
From Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger, the #1 New York Times bestselling team behind She Persisted, comes a new book featuring women athletes who overcame and inspired--just in time for the Olympics!$17.99ISBN: 9781680102291Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tiger Tales - September 22nd, 2020
Angry words can ruin friendships, but a gesture as simple as a smile can cause kindness to bloom and friendships to mend. Die-cut pages feature a sapling that grows into a flowering tree with each turn of the page as kindness is spread.$16.99ISBN: 9781943147724Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Innovation Press - July 7th, 2020
Frustrated by a day full of teachers and classmates mispronouncing her beautiful name, a little girl tells her mother she never wants to come back to school. In response, the girl's mother teaches her about the musicality of African, Asian, Black-American, Latinx, and Middle Eastern names on their lyrical walk home through the city.$17.99ISBN: 9781536207040Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - September 8th, 2020
From Newbery Medalist Meg Medina comes the bittersweet story of two girls who will always be each other’s número uno, even though one is moving away.
A big truck with its mouth wide open is parked at the curb, ready to gobble up Evelyn’s mirror with the stickers around the edge . . . and the sofa that we bounce on to get to the moon.$16.99ISBN: 9781536207163Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - September 8th, 2020
Jabari is inventing a machine that will fly all the way across the yard! But making it go from CRASH to WHOOSH will take grit, patience, and maybe even a little help from his sister.$16.99ISBN: 9781536201994Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - September 8th, 2020
A little girl carries a big message—and finds it thrillingly amplified by the rallying crowd around her—in an empowering story for the youngest of activists.
Mari raised her sign for everyone to see.
Even though she was small and the crowd was very big,
and she didn’t think anyone would hear,
she yelled out.$17.99ISBN: 9780399260025Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 8th, 2020
The beloved modern classic character, Molly Lou Melon, is tackling the timely topic of speaking up for yourself and others.
Molly Lou Melon's mother taught her to use her big voice for good--to speak up for what's right, for those who can't, and even when it's hard. So she does.$17.99ISBN: 9780525518778Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020
Winner of the NCTE Charlotte Huck Award!
An upbeat, empowering, important picture book from the team that created the award-winning Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
a nonstop ball of energy.
Powerful and full of light.
I am a go-getter. A difference maker. A leader.$18.99ISBN: 9781250311832Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Roaring Brook Press - August 25th, 2020
It is not the destination, but the journey.$17.99ISBN: 9781534454217Availability: BackorderedPublished: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - August 25th, 2020
A Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honor Book
Mama’s love is brighter than the sun, even on the rainiest of days.$17.99ISBN: 9781524771584Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2020
One small act of kindness can change the world. From esteemed bullying expert and author of The Invisible Boy, Trudy Ludwig and Little Elliot illustrator Mike Curato comes a tale as simple--and simply inspiring--as the golden rule.$17.99ISBN: 9780374308506Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 14th, 2020
The fourth book in the A Unicorn Named Sparkle series features pumpkins, silly adventures, and of course, a sparkly friendship — perfect for Autumn!$17.95ISBN: 9781684460755Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Capstone Editions - March 1st, 2020
Shailey loves bedtime, especially reading with her dad. But her dad starts a new job, and it gets in the way of their bedtime routine. So Shailey takes action She fires her dad, posts a Help Wanted sign, and starts interviews immediately. She is thrilled when her favorite characters from fairytales line up to apply.$7.99ISBN: 9780593375211Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 11th, 2020
When the storm subsides and the sun comes out, don't forget to look for the rainbow!$17.99ISBN: 9780451478894Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2020
An Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature Honor Book
Meet Danbi, the new girl at school!$17.99ISBN: 9781534427044Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 30th, 2020
In this wildly charming and fantastically imaginative story by the New York Times bestselling author of Creepy Carrots and Creepy Pair of Underwear, a young animal expert knows just what to do when she spots her teacher in the wild.
Miranda is an animal expert. Or at least, she watches a lot of Nature Joe. Nature Joe is incredible.$17.99ISBN: 9780358140962Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarion Books - July 7th, 2020
When something really matters, one voice can make a difference. Thisspirited, vibrant picture book celebrates diversity and encourages kids to speak up, unite with others, and take action when they see something that needs to be fixed.$17.99ISBN: 9781481477901Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Margaret K. McElderry Books - June 16th, 2020
The precocious Sophia and her pet giraffe Noodle learn how to look at life, love, and art in this latest installment of the series that Kirkus Reviews calls “fun, clever, and empowering.”
Sophia loves her family and her wonderful pet giraffe Noodle, so when she gets an assignment to draw something she loves, she wants to make it extra special.$8.99ISBN: 9780593110508Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Kokila - July 14th, 2020
A #1 New York Times Bestseller!
Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!
Featured on Good Morning America, NPR's Morning Edition, CBS This Morning, and more!$17.99ISBN: 9780525581130Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Schwartz & Wade - June 16th, 2020
In this moving story that celebrates cultural diversity, a shy girl brings her West African grandmother--whose face bears traditional tribal markings--to meet her classmates. This is a perfect read for back to school--no matter what that looks like!$18.99ISBN: 9780062978615Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - May 5th, 2020
*An Amazon Best Book of the Year*
Praised by fan-favorites including Hoda Kotb, Kim & Khloe Kardashian, and Jimmy Fallon!$17.99ISBN: 9780062946041Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Greenwillow Books - June 9th, 2020
Libby loves science! In this STEM-themed picture book, a companion to the popular Cece Loves Science, Libby and her friends are put in charge of the science booth at their school fair. There’s only one problem: No one is visiting their booth! Does everyone think science is boring?$18.99ISBN: 9780399246531Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018
A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!$17.99ISBN: 9781525301131Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Kids Can Press - April 7th, 2020
An elevator ride to a birthday party turns into a shared experience bursting with joy in this multicultural story about community, togetherness and the special feeling of belonging.Today is Olive's birthday party, and Sophie and her dad have baked cookies. Sophie's dad holds the platter so Sophie can push the elevator button for the tenth floor.$17.99ISBN: 9781534424975Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Beach Lane Books - May 19th, 2020
A busy boy and his dog learn to slow down and enjoy life together in this lyrical, rhyming picture book perfect for hurried families everywhere.
For one busy boy, life is all hurry up, hurry down, hurry round and round and round!$17.99ISBN: 9781984892706Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 9th, 2020
A fallen star and one child's kindness lead to a chain of good works that change her town from a dreary, dark place to one of dazzling brightness.$17.99ISBN: 9781534421691Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020
A New York Times bestseller!
Five starred reviews!
Named Best Book of the Year by Barnes & Noble, The New York Times/New York Public Library, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal
They All Saw a Cat meets The Important Book in this sensitive and impactful picture book about seeing the world from different$17.99ISBN: 9780062438829Availability: Special OrderPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - December 26th, 2017
Cat lovers of all ages will revel in this delightful ode to feline friends!
By bestselling author-illustrator duo Sue Stainton and Bob Staake, this companion to the wildly popular I Love Dogs! is full of hairy cats and scaredy cats, dancing cats and prancing cats—all of them ready to steal your heart through vibrant illustrations and energetic text.$17.99ISBN: 9780525553366Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Kokila - May 14th, 2019
"I love that Hair Love is highlighting the relationship between a Black father and daughter. Matthew leads the ranks of new creatives who are telling unique stories of the Black experience. We need this."
- Jordan Peele, Actor & Filmmaker$17.99ISBN: 9781481469111Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 6th, 2018
From the author and illustrator of the bestselling Not Quite Narwhal comes a sweet and funny story about remembering where you belong, no matter how far you roam, or what you’re wearing when you get there.
Harriet loves costumes. She wears them to the dentist, to the supermarket, and most importantly, to her super-special dress-up birthday party.$16.99ISBN: 9781368015905Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Disney Press - April 2nd, 2019In a Malaysian kampung, or village, lives little Aleeya and her dear Mommy sayang.$17.99ISBN: 9780425291986Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018
From the computer science nonprofit Girls Who Code comes this lively and funny story introducing kids to computer coding concepts.$18.99ISBN: 9781534418882Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - October 29th, 2019
Little Leaders meets Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls in this gorgeous nonfiction picture book that introduces readers to nineteen powerhouse Muslim women who rose up and made their voices heard.
Long ago, Muslim women rode into battle to defend their dreams. They opened doors to the world’s oldest library.$17.99ISBN: 9780062399618Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - May 2nd, 2017
A perfect read-aloud picture book by the Newbery Medal-winning and New York Times bestselling author of American Gods and Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman, and illustrated in bold colors by Divya Srinivasan.$17.99ISBN: 9781547602377Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Children's Books - September 3rd, 2019
From the creator of Perfectly Norman comes a sensitive and reassuring story about what to do when a worry won't leave you alone.
Meet Ruby--a happy, curious, imaginative girl. But one day, she finds something unexpected: a Worry.$17.99ISBN: 9781534429925Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019
A young Korean girl must come up with a clever idea to help a spirit tiger who has swallowed the sun by mistake in this fun, charming debut picture book from author-illustrator Hanna Cha.
Soe-In is a tiny child in a village full of large people.$17.99ISBN: 9781534439580Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Beach Lane Books - February 18th, 2020
Learn all about the history of voting rights in the United States—from our nation’s founding to the present day—in this powerful picture book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Pout-Pout Fish.
A right isn’t right
till it’s granted to all…
The founders of the United States declared that consent$17.99ISBN: 9780062844941Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - February 5th, 2019
A 2020 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12! With an introduction from Neil DeGrasse Tyson about the importance of kid-like curiosity, this lyrical picture book biography on the beloved astrophysicist and host of Cosmos is the perfect gift for young astronomers and fans of all ages. This nonfiction picture book is an excel$17.99ISBN: 9781481416283Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 17th, 2017
Harold and the Purple Crayon meets Tom and Jerry in this sweet and funny picture book about a boy and girl who must balance their creativity and figure out how to cooperate after their drawings come to life.
When Sam starts drawing a super cool velociraptor, Eva decides to join in. But Sam isn’t too happy about the collaboration.$15.99ISBN: 9780062396945Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - May 7th, 2019
A picture book for expectant fathers and already-fathers everywhere—a perfect gift for Father's Day and baby showers.
In this touching celebration of fatherhood, the close bond between parent and child comes to life with heartwarming resonance.$17.99ISBN: 9780525553410Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Kokila - May 14th, 2019
A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo.
When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her.$16.99ISBN: 9780763690458Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2018
Winner of a 2019 Stonewall Book Award
In an exuberant picture book, a glimpse of costumed mermaids leaves one boy flooded with wonder and ready to dazzle the world.$18.99ISBN: 9780062888785Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - January 28th, 2020
Lyrical, inspiring, and affecting text paired with bright, appealing illustrations make Ready to Fly perfect for aspiring ballerinas everywhere who are ready to leap and to spread their wings!$17.99ISBN: 9781524740740Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - July 2nd, 2019
A New York Times bestseller!
A confident little boy takes pride in his first day of kindergarten, by the Newbery Honor-winning author of Crown.
The morning sun blares through your window like a million brass trumpets.It sits and shines behind your head--like a crown. Mommy says that today, you are going to be the King of Kindergarten!$18.99ISBN: 9780316431279Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019
In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: precious time together.
Today would be special. Today would be splendid. It was Saturday! But sometimes, the best plans don't work out exactly the way you expect....$18.99ISBN: 9780316431248Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018
In this remarkable author-illustrator debut that's perfect for fans of Last Stop on Market Street and Extra Yarn, a generous woman is rewarded by her community.$18.99ISBN: 9781481448314Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Beach Lane Books - January 12th, 2016
From the mother-son duo behind the New York Times bestselling A Bucket of Blessings comes a zany picture book about a wild ride on a tuk tuk taxi in India!
This picture book brings an international twist to the beloved nursery rhyme, The Wheels on the Bus, by bringing you aboard a busy three-wheeled taxi in India!$18.99ISBN: 9781626727465Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019
Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner
“A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff.” —The New York Times Book Review$17.99ISBN: 9780062839930Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - June 4th, 2019
This resonant and award-winning picture book tells the story of one girl who constantly gets asked a simple question that doesn’t have a simple answer. A great conversation starter in the home or classroom—a book to share, in the spirit of I Am Enough by Grace Byers and Keturah A. Bobo.$17.99ISBN: 9780735229860Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dial Books - March 13th, 2018
From New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory and the infinite power of the imagination.
A 2019 Pura Belpré Honor Book for Illustration
Every kid in Lola's school was from somewhere else.
Hers was a school of faraway places.
$17.99ISBN: 9780062657763Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Greenwillow Books - February 6th, 2018
Daria Peoples-Riley’s debut picture book is a celebration of individuality, self-expression, and dance. Fans of Misty Copeland’s Firebird and Matt de la Peña’s Last Stop on Market Street will want to read it over and over again.$17.99ISBN: 9780062657770Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Greenwillow Books - July 30th, 2019
It’s game day! In this action-packed picture book from Daria Peoples-Riley, the creator of the acclaimed This Is It, a young basketball player gets ready for a neighborhood pickup game.$17.99ISBN: 9780525579731Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019
How to get baby to sleep? Mami and Papi will try anything in this bouncy, loving, bilingual lullaby that gently says good night in both Spanish and English.
Mami starts a salsa song.
Papi keeps the beat.
Baby loves this lullaby,
moves those dancing feet.
Baila, baby, baila!
Dance, dance, dance.$18.99ISBN: 9780316404488Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 28th, 2018
A gorgeous picture book that tells a whimsical origin story of the phases of the moon, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin
Pat, pat, pat...
Little Star's soft feet tiptoed to the Big Mooncake.$17.99ISBN: 9780618265114Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Clarion Books - September 12th, 2005
Bee-bim bop (the name translates as mix-mix rice) is a traditional Korean dish of rice topped, and then mixed, with meat and vegetables. In bouncy rhyming text, a hungry child tells about helping her mother make bee-bim bop: shopping, preparing ingredients, setting the table, and finally sitting down with her family to enjoy a favorite meal.$16.95ISBN: 9780881063363Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Charlesbridge - July 1st, 1999
In this charming story about celebrating differences a Chinese-American girl wishes for a garden of bright flowers instead of one full of bumpy, ugly, vegetables.$17.99ISBN: 9781534411333Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Aladdin - October 1st, 2019
A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019
Meet the funny, fierce, and fearless Amy Wu, who is determined to make a perfect bao bun today. Can she rise to the occasion?
Amy loves to make bao with her family. But it takes skill to make the bao taste and look delicious.$17.99ISBN: 9781984895240Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020
This joyous and loving celebration of family is the first-ever picture book to highlight Black nighttime hair traditions--and is perfect for every little girl who knows what it's like to lose her bonnet just before bedtime.
In my family, when the sun goes down, our hair goes up!
My brother slips a durag over his locs.
Sis swirls her hair in a wrap around her head.$16.99ISBN: 9781984895578Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - February 11th, 2020
Mechal Renee Roe, illustrator of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris's Super Heroes Are Everywhere, creates a joyful, positive, read-together book celebrating boys with natural black hair that will have kids everywhere chanting: "I am born to be awesome!"$16.99ISBN: 9781984895547Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019
Mechal Renee Roe, illustrator of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris's Super Heroes Are Everywhere, creates a joyful, positive, read-together book celebrating girls with natural black hair that will have kids everywhere chanting: "I love being me!"
Full 'fro, cute bow! I love being me! Smart girl, cool curls! I love being me!$16.99ISBN: 9780997449518Availability: Special OrderPublished: Pretty Curls Club Publishing LLC - February 13th, 2018$7.99ISBN: 9780316441193Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: LB Kids - October 15th, 2019
Princesses with curls wear pearls. Princesses with head wraps take long naps. And princesses with teeny-weeny Afros wear teeny-weeny bows.$17.99ISBN: 9781534425361Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019
A New York Times bestseller!
Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!
Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
Recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literary Work
From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes a pow$18.99ISBN: 9780399257742Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2015
#1 New York Times Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller
Winner of the Newbery Medal
A Caldecott Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book
$17.99ISBN: 9780062798602Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - July 9th, 2019
A picture book for magical yet imperfect girls everywhere, written by debut author Ashley Franklin and perfect for fans of such titles as Matthew A. Cherry's Hair Love, Grace Byers's I Am Enough, and Lupita Nyong'o's Sulwe.$12.99ISBN: 9781945635182Availability: Special OrderPublished: Encantos - August 28th, 2019
Tomba-la-ca, tomba-la-ca, tomba-la Come enter into the creepy-crawly, mischievous and mysterious world of Skeletitos, where being on the other side of life is never an excuse for not having a good time Inspired by the beautiful Mexican calavera art by Jose Guadalupe Posada, Skeletitos is a celebration of the ordinary and the completely extraordinary.$16.99ISBN: 9780061731822Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Greenwillow Books - August 27th, 2019
Explore the four seasons in Spanish and English with this brightly illustrated bilingual picture book from Ginger Foglesong Guy and René King Moreno.$17.99ISBN: 9781481461917Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 25th, 2018
Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award and the Margaret Wise Brown Prize
Five starred reviews!
Selected as a Best Book of 2018 by The Boston Globe, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and BookPage
“Empathetic, poetic, and a joy to look at, cute kitty and all.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred revi$17.99ISBN: 9780316519007Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
A powerful, vibrantly illustrated story about the first day of school--and two sisters on one's first day of hijab--by Olympic medalist and social justice activist Ibtihaj Muhammad.$17.99ISBN: 9781250295088Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Roaring Brook Press - April 23rd, 2019
Written by Bea Birdsong and illustrated by Nidhi Chanani, I Will Be Fierce is a powerful picture book about courage, confidence, kindness, and finding the extraordinary in everyday moments.
Today, I will be fierce!$17.99ISBN: 9780593120057Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Schwartz & Wade - September 24th, 2019
An accessible picture book that oh-so-simply and graphically introduces the term "refugee" to curious young children to help them better understand the world in which they live.$17.99ISBN: 9780062687760Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - May 15th, 2018
From New York Times bestselling author Nick Ortner comes a beautiful picture book that will help children discover calm through the magic of mindful breathing:
Do YOU have the magic breath?
Let’s see…Take a deeeeeep breath in…and BLOW it out…$17.99ISBN: 9781481462730Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 11th, 2018
An ALA Notable Book
A New York Public Library Best Book for Kids
A Bookpage Best Book
“This fine book provides not only exposure to art…but also an example of a boy—a boy of color, a boy in America—with a passion for fine art.” —The New York Times
“The prosaic world of the city boy we meet&hell$17.99ISBN: 9781481472609Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Beach Lane Books - August 27th, 2019
Gender-creative Riley knows just what to wear for every occasion during a busy week with family and friends in this sweet and timely picture book from Elana K. Arnold and Linda Davick.
Riley wears whatever clothes feel right each day. On Monday, Riley feels shy and wears a bunny costume to school. On Tuesday, a scary trip to the dentist calls for a super hero cape.$17.99ISBN: 9780062447623Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - October 8th, 2019
* 4 Starred Reviews *
* An Indie Next List Pick *
“Playful, bold, and, much like its subject, full of grace.” —Jillian Tamaki, Caldecott Honor winner for This One Summer$17.99ISBN: 9781481420495Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Beach Lane Books - January 30th, 2018
Learn all about Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors, in this lush picture book from bestselling mother/son duo Surishtha Sehgal and Kabir Sehgal.
Spring is here, and it’s almost time for Holi, the Indian Festival of Colors. Siblings Mintoo and Chintoo are busy gathering flowers to make into colorful powders to toss during the festival.$17.99ISBN: 9781481497176Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 10th, 2019
“Breathtaking.” —School Library Connection
“Enchanting art.” —Publishers Weekly
Journey meets Pearl in this transcendent picture book about a mermaid finding her forever home, created by the author of Strictly No Elephants, Lisa Mantchev, and The Bear and the Piano author-illustrat$17.99ISBN: 9781534421677Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019
An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A New York Times Best Children’s Book of 2019
An NYPL Best Book of 2019
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019
A School Library Journal Best Picture Book of 2019
A BookPage Best Picture Book of 2019
A Horn Book Fanfare Selection of 2019
In his eagerly a$17.99ISBN: 9781481467070Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 5th, 2017
“Through appealing digitally rendered illustrations and upbeat rhyming text, Clickard celebrates the life of Chen in a way that entertains and informs.” —School Library Journal
“A fascinating historical character is presented in terms easy for young children to appreciate.” —Kirkus Reviews
In this inspiring, mouthwater$17.99ISBN: 9780062573032Availability: Special OrderPublished: HarperCollins - May 1st, 2018
“Cheery and affirming.” —Kirkus
From Grammy Award–winning musician and TV host Tim Kubart and illustrator Lori Richmond comes a lively picture book debut that reassures children that it’s okay to make mistakes!$17.99ISBN: 9781481441797Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018
Pack your toothbrushes, but leave your pajamas and pillows behind for this one-of-a-kind bedtime story from Ida, Always author Caron Levis and bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham. And whatever you do…DON’T YAWN!
Gabby Wild has had enough of bedtime.$18.99ISBN: 9781534411050Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Aladdin - May 22nd, 2018
A day at the beach becomes a lesson in sibling bonding for Gideon in this magical picture book.
Every summer, Gideon and his younger sister Audrey build a sand castle—together. But this summer, everything changes. Gideon is going to build the most spectacular sandcastle anyone on the beach has ever seen.$17.99ISBN: 9781481467322Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Aladdin - May 1st, 2018
From the coauthor of Dork Diaries comes a witty and engaging picture book about a prankster who wants to pull off the best prank of all—pranking the Tooth Fairy!
Kaylee loves pulling pranks: from dropping water balloons on passers by to even tricking Santa Claus, she’s a prize-winning prankster!
But is she the Princess of Pranks? No!$17.99ISBN: 9781499806823Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: little bee books - August 14th, 2018
Rice from Heaven is a true story about compassion and bravery as a young girl and her community in South Korea help deliver rice via balloons to the starving and oppressed people in North Korea.
"We reach a place where mountains become a wall. A wall so high, no one dares to climb.$18.99ISBN: 9781419721373Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harry N. Abrams - September 6th, 2016$17.99ISBN: 9780399549045Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018
An Instant New York Times Bestseller!
In their first collaboration since the Newbery Medal- and Caldecott Honor-winning Last Stop on Market Street, Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson deliver a poignant and timely new picture book that's sure to be an instant classic.$18.99ISBN: 9781419737046Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019
An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!
An instantUSA TodayandWall Street Journalbestseller!
The newest picture book from the creators of Iggy Peck, Architect; Rosie Revere, Engineer; and Ada Twist, Scientist stars Sofia Valdez, a community leader who stands up for what she believes in!
$8.99ISBN: 9781536205527Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Candlewick - March 12th, 2019
Join Baby and his doting mama at a bustling southwest Nigerian marketplace for a bright, bouncy read-aloud offering a gentle introduction to numbers.
Market is very crowded.
Mama is very busy.
Baby is very curious.$18.95ISBN: 9781572842243Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Agate Bolden - October 10th, 2017
Winner of the 2018 Kirkus Prize for Young Readers
A Newbery Honor Book
A Caldecott Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book
An Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award Book
An Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor Book
A Society of Illustrators Gold Medal Book$7.99ISBN: 9780316454292Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: LB Kids - March 5th, 2019
A vibrant, playful verse that celebrates a beautiful brown baby's sweet little knees, for fans of Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes.
I've searched the world and seven seas.Never have I seen such charming knees.
$7.99ISBN: 9780316454322Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: LB Kids - March 5th, 2019
A vibrant, playful verse that celebrates a beautiful brown baby's adorable little toes, for fans of Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes.
Who do you suppose has such fine toes?So brown and sweet. Who could have such darling feet?$7.99ISBN: 9780062884633Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperFestival - July 14th, 2020
The perfect Halloween gift for your baby or toddler!
With My Baby Loves Halloween, celebrate all the lovely things that Baby discovers about Halloween:
Baby loves the crisp autumn air.
Baby loves candles in pumpkins that grin.
Baby loves candy...$7.99ISBN: 9780062884626Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperFestival - September 17th, 2019
In the My Baby Loves Christmas board book, celebrate all the lovely things that baby discovers about Christmas.
Baby loves candy canes wrapped in bows.
Baby loves jingle bells.
Baby loves snow. . . .$7.99ISBN: 9780140501735Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Puffin Books - September 30th, 1976
A picture book classic!
One of School Library Journal’s "Top 100 Picture Books" of all time (2012)
One of the National Education Association’s "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children."$17.99ISBN: 9780399173844Availability: BackorderedPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 14th, 2017
Caldecott Honor-winner Rachel Isadora’s stunning oil paintings illustrate this delightful bedtime tale, set on the African plains.
$14.99ISBN: 9781433830747Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Magination Press - April 21st, 2020
Finalist in the International Latino Book Awards$17.99ISBN: 9781624145797Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Page Street Kids - September 18th, 2018
When a song whispers in Khalida's ear late one night, she is determined to catch it. But the next day, no matter how hard she tries, bad timing and a busy schedule get in the way of her creative pursuit. Khalida longs for time to sit at the piano and make her own music and refuses to give up on her quest. When she finally succeeds, we discover the power of a captivating melody.$16.99ISBN: 9780762457823Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Running Press Kids - October 3rd, 2017
An empowering picture book for all kids that demonstrates to children that they can be real-life superheroes and that all kids have what it takes to be brave.
Superheroes seek adventure, never give up, and stay calm when others are
afraid. Superheroes are brave. But they aren't the only ones.