Most Anticipated: Our Fall 2020 Books for Young Readers Preview
New books for young readers...and readers of all ages!
Kid Sterling: Books on Jazz and Justice
Christine Welldon introduces her debut novel, Kid Sterling, and she marks its release with a list of inspiring books that addresses the problems of racism …
2020 Sheila Barry Award Shortlist
Picture Book Sneak Peek: Summer Feet, by Sheree Fitch and Carolyn Fisher
Summer starts HERE with this glorious celebration of childhood...and filthy feet.
Launchpad: Grandmother School, by Rina Singh and Ellen Rooney
"How great a treat it will be to read this book in a grandmother’s lap."
Launchpad: Weekend Dad, by Naseem Hrab and Frank Viva
A picture book about what happens when parents separate, and the new reality of having two homes.
Launchpad: Born, by John Sobol and Cindy Derby
A beautiful story celebrating the ordinary miracle of life.
Children's Books That Will Make You Laugh and/or Cry
"I wanted to write a story that was sad and messy and hopeful and loving all at the same time."
Notes From a Children's Librarian: Books That Make the List
Great mentor texts for the writing and reading curriculum.
Launchpad: West Coast Wild Babies, by Deborah Hodge
"There are a growing number of books for young children that celebrate and encourage an appreciation for the natural world. I am happy to add to this …