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Gift Guide--New Picture Books

New picture books for ages 3-7!

Impossible Moon By Breanna J. McDaniel, Tonya Engel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Breanna J. McDaniel, Tonya Engel (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534478978
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - June 14th, 2022

A young girl undertakes an impossible trip to the moon, makes friends with the stars, and brings back something priceless in this gentle and lyrically told picture book about family, history, and memory.

Grana used to tell the best stories, and Mable used to long to soar through the heavens. Nowadays, Grana mostly lies in bed and Mable stays close to home.


Still This Love Goes on By Buffy Sainte-Marie, Julie Flett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Buffy Sainte-Marie, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$18.95
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ISBN: 9781771648073
Published: Greystone Kids - September 27th, 2022

A New York Times / New York Public Library Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2022

"A love letter to family, home, and Indigenous traditions ... This story reminds readers of the joy we experience upon returning to those whom we love and who love us."--Kirkus ★ Review


Magnolia Flower By Zora Neale Hurston, Loveis Wise (Illustrator), Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063098312
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Published: Amistad Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

From beloved African American folklorist Zora Neale Hurston comes a moving adaptation by National Book Award winner and #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist and Antiracist Baby, Ibram X.


Drawing Outdoors By Jairo Buitrago, Elisa Amado (Translator), Rafael Yockteng (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jairo Buitrago, Elisa Amado (Translator), Rafael Yockteng (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771648479
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Published: Greystone Kids - May 3rd, 2022

This inspired story about the magic of art, nature, and educators is a breath of fresh air."
--Booklist

"Full of wonder... Schoolhouse bliss."
--Kirkus STARRED Review

Let's all draw dinosaurs ... outdoors


Mama's Home By Shay Youngblood, Lo Harris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shay Youngblood, Lo Harris (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593180228
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Published: Make Me a World - October 18th, 2022

A gorgeously illustrated picture book that is a powerful love letter to chosen families and the village that raises us. A young girls basks in the love of her community--which includes not only her mother but the many different women who make up her world.


A Billion Balloons of Questions By Amy B. Moreno, Carlos Velez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amy B. Moreno, Carlos Velez (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781782507765
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Published: Floris Books - September 13th, 2022

A curious bilingual child experiences her many questions as vibrant, characterful balloons in this warm and funny picture book - with questions in English and Spanish.


I Love You Because I Love You By Muon Thi Van, Jessica Love (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Muon Thi Van, Jessica Love (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062894595
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 18th, 2022

Author Muợn Thị Văn and Stonewall Book Award-winning artist Jessica Love detail all the big and small reasons why we love the people we do within a call-and-response picture book that features families across the spectrum.

“I love you because you tell the best stories.

Because I love you, my best story is you.


Will It Be Okay? By Crescent Dragonwagon, Jessica Love (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
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ISBN: 9781951836504
Published: Cameron Kids - September 6th, 2022

Author Crescent Dragonwagon and Julián Is a Mermaid illustrator Jessica Love pair up in this powerful new edition of a classic picture book that asks a tough question and answers it with humanity, humor, and grace

In this beautiful new edition of a timeless picture book classic, a child asks, Will it be okay? That bee sting, that thunderstorm, those powerful feel


I'll Take Care of You By Maria Loretta, Nicoletta Bertelle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maria Loretta, Nicoletta Bertelle (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781737603238
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Published: Blue Dot Kids Press - April 12th, 2022

Warm, vibrant illustrations combine with the steady reassurance "I'll take care of you" to introduce children to the cycles of nature and the gift of nurturing.


Star Fishing By Sang-Keun Kim Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419751004
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - February 22nd, 2022

A sleepless night turns into a marvelous adventure through the stars in this dreamy bedtime story

It’s the kind of night when you just can’t fall asleep.
You feel as though everyone in the world is asleep but you.
   
“Oh, I see a light!
Is somebody awake?”
   
Brimming with w


Revenge of the Raccoons By Vivek Shraya, Juliana Neufeld (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vivek Shraya, Juliana Neufeld (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771474382
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Published: Owlkids - October 18th, 2022

Rebellious raccoons take back the city in a hilarious urban romp by bestselling author and performer Vivek Shraya


Somebody to Love: The Story of Valerie June's Sweet Little Baby Banjolele By Valerie June Hockett, Marcela Avelar (Illustrator) Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9781737382973
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Published: Third Man Books - November 1st, 2022

Grammy nominated musician Valerie June's Somebody to Love: The Story of Valerie June's Sweet Little Baby Banjolele is a children's book based on the story of how June wrote the song "Somebody to Love" from her album Pushin' Against a Stone. In the book, Valerie is a child given a toy banjolele. A banjolele is a very unique four-stringed musical instrument.


Build a House By Rhiannon Giddens, Monica Mikai (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rhiannon Giddens, Monica Mikai (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536222524
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

Grammy Award winner Rhiannon Giddens celebrates Black history and culture in her unflinching, uplifting, and gorgeously illustrated picture book debut.

I learned your words and wrote my song. I put my story down.


I Love My Body Because By Shelly Anand, Nomi Ellenson, Erika Rodriguez Medina (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534494954
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2022

All Are Welcome meets Bodies Are Cool in this picture book that shows us what makes every body special.

Everybody has a body and every body is good. Your body takes you where you want to go. Your body is your first home. And your body is different from everyone else’s body!


Brown Is Beautiful: A Poem of Self-Love By Supriya Kelkar, Noor Sofi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Supriya Kelkar, Noor Sofi (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374389529
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 4th, 2022

For fans of Hair Love and Eyes that Kiss in the Corners, here is an empowering picture book about recognizing the beauty around you and within you by award-winning author Supriya Kelkar and rising star illustrator Noor Sofi.


Brown is beautiful.


Mama and Mommy and Me in the Middle By Nina LaCour, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nina LaCour, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536211511
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Published: Candlewick - March 29th, 2022

A little girl stays home with Mama when Mommy goes off on a work trip in this tender, inviting story that will resonate with every child who has missed a parent.


Bathe the Cat By Alice B. McGinty, David Roberts (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alice B. McGinty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$17.99
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ISBN: 9781452142708
Published: Chronicle Books - February 8th, 2022

Cats + water: What could go wrong? This riotous romp of a picture book follows a frantic family as they try to get some chores done—with no help from the family cat, who keeps scrambling the list of chores to hilarious effect.


The World Belonged to Us By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399545498
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 10th, 2022

Two children’s book superstars—#1 New York Times bestseller Jacqueline Woodson, the author of The Day You Begin, and Leo Espinosa, the illustrator of Islandborn­—join forces to celebrate the joy and freedom of summer in the city, which is gloriously captured in their rhythmic text and lively art.


My Poet By Patricia MacLachlan, Jen Hill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Patricia MacLachlan, Jen Hill (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062971142
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 6th, 2022

Inspired by the life and craft of Mary Oliver, My Poet celebrates the joy of connecting perception and experience with words, with glowing artwork by Jen Hill and profound text by Newbery Medal-winning author Patricia MacLachlan.


Endlessly Ever After: Pick YOUR Path to Countless Fairy Tale Endings! By Laurel Snyder, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laurel Snyder, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452144825
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 19th, 2022

This funny, original, choose-your-path picture book of fractured fairy tales will charm any young fan of the genre, putting the power of storytelling right in the reader's hands!
 

Grab your basket and your coat.


Me Gusta By Angela Dominguez Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250818546
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - September 6th, 2022

A stunning bilingual picture book that celebrates Latinx families by highlighting moments of connection and delight and feelings of safety and home, even through challenges and difficult times.

Me gusta your smile, tu sonrisa,
and your hugs, tus abrazos.

Me gusta when we explore this spectacular world, el mundo,


Together We Ride By Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator), Valerie Bolling Cover Image
By Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator), Valerie Bolling
$16.99
ISBN: 9781797212487
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 26th, 2022

Hair Love meets bike rides in this loving portrait of a father-daughter relationship.

Learning to ride is no easy feat! But with a little courage, a guiding hand from her dad, and an enthusiastic bark from her pup, one brave girl quickly learns the freedom that comes from an afternoon spent outside on a bike.


Stella Keeps the Sun Up By Clothilde Ewing, Lynn Gaines (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Clothilde Ewing, Lynn Gaines (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534487857
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - March 8th, 2022

In this incandescently fun, hijinks-filled picture book, a young girl schemes to keep the sun up in the sky so she never has to go to bed.

If Stella had her way, she would stop sleeping on her sixth birthday. Because sleep is boring. And there are so many better things you could be doing. And Stella is tired of being tired. So she comes up with a plan.


Mermaid Kenzie: Protector of the Deeps By Charlotte Watson Sherman, Geneva Bowers (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781635923100
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Published: Astra Young Readers - January 18th, 2022

Kenzie turns her fierce love for the ocean into action, resourcefully cleaning up the beach after her mermaid-tail swimsuit tangles in floating plastic bags.


Friends By Daniela Sosa, Daniela Sosa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Daniela Sosa, Daniela Sosa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665911474
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 6th, 2022

Celebrate the wonder of new friends, old friends, and everything-in-between friends in this joyful, resonant picture book.

There are many kinds of friends—old friends, new friends, friends that last a lifetime—and the day to make new friends is always near, if you look. This story celebrates all of them: who they are, where we find them, and what we count on them for.


Berry Song By Michaela Goade Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316494175
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 19th, 2022

An Indie Bestseller!

Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade's first self-authored picture book is a gorgeous celebration of the land she knows well and the powerful wisdom of elders.


On an island at the edge of a wide, wild sea, a girl and her grandmother gather gifts from the earth.


Together We Drum, Our Hearts Beat as One By Willie Poll, Chief Lady Bird (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Willie Poll, Chief Lady Bird (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781551528892
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 11th, 2022

In this beautifully illustrated book, a determined young Anishnaabe girl in search of adventure goes on a transformative journey into a forest on her traditional territory. She is joined by a chorus of women and girls in red dresses, ancestors who tell her they remember what it was like to be carefree and wild, too.


Punky Aloha By Shar Tuiasoa, Shar Tuiasoa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shar Tuiasoa, Shar Tuiasoa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063079236
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Published: HarperCollins - June 7th, 2022

Meet Punky Aloha: a girl who uses the power of saying "aloha" to experience exciting and unexpected adventures!

Punky loves to do a lot of things—except meeting new friends. She doesn’t feel brave enough.


Be a Good Ancestor By Leona Prince, Gabrielle Prince, Carla Joseph (Illustrator) Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781459831407
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - May 17th, 2022

Rooted in Indigenous teachings, this stunning picture book encourages readers of all ages to consider the ways in which they live in connection to the world around them and to think deeply about their behaviors.


Music Is in Everything By Ziggy Marley, Ag Jatkowska (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ziggy Marley, Ag Jatkowska (Illustrator)
$16.95
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ISBN: 9781617759437
Published: Akashic Books - November 22nd, 2022

A picture book based on Ziggy Marley's popular song celebrating music's many forms, from the sounds of ocean waves to laughter in the family kitchen.

"Some songs do not make the transition to picture books; this one elevates the form. A beautiful addition to any library."
--School Library Journal


Wombat Said Come In By Carmen Agra Deedy, Brian Lies (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Agra Deedy, Brian Lies (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781682633212
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Published: Margaret Quinlin Books - October 6th, 2022

A kindhearted wombat offers refuge to a parade of animal friends during an Australian bushfire in a delightful new picture book from New York Times best-selling creators Carmen Agra Deedy and Brian Lies.


Nigel and the Moon By Antwan Eady, Gracey Zhang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Antwan Eady, Gracey Zhang (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063056282
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 15th, 2022

From debut author Antwan Eady and artist Gracey Zhang comes a glowing tale about the young dreaming big. A perfect story to demonstrate how pride in where we come from can bring a shining confidence.

When Nigel looks up at the moon, his future is bright. He imagines himself as…an astronaut, a dancer, a superhero, too!


Luminous: Living Things That Light Up the Night By Julia Kuo, Julia Kuo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julia Kuo, Julia Kuo (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781771648882
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Published: Greystone Kids - November 22nd, 2022

In this "surprisingly simple yet mesmerizing introduction to a wonder of the natural world" (Kirkus STARRED Review), kids aged 4 to 8 will marvel at the science of bioluminescence through stunning images of glowing creatures and other organisms.

When it's dark out, we need light to see. But what if your body could make its own light?


The Lights That Dance in the Night By Yuval Zommer Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593563137
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2022

In the next picture book from the creator of the holiday hit The Tree That's Meant to Be, the northern lights bring wonder and joy to all the creatures who bask in their mysterious glow.

From tiny specks of dust to gleaming rays in the dark, the northern lights travel across the Arctic, uniting every creature in a celebration over land and sea.


Ada and the Galaxies By Alan Lightman, Olga Pastuchiv, Susanna Chapman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536228632
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Published: MIT Kids Press - October 11th, 2022

Stargazers rejoice! In his first book for children, renowned physicist Alan Lightman and collaborators, with help from the Hubble telescope, light up the night sky.


I'm Not Small By Nina Crews, Nina Crews (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nina Crews, Nina Crews (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063058262
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 17th, 2022

What makes you big? What makes you small? From acclaimed author-illustrator Nina Crews comes a picture book that introduces young children to the concepts of size and comparisons. A great choice for emerging readers, school classrooms, and storytime sharing.


A Library By Nikki Giovanni, Erin K. Robinson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nikki Giovanni, Erin K. Robinson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358387657
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Published: Versify - September 27th, 2022

In this lyrical picture book, world-renowned poet, New York Times bestselling author, and Coretta Scott King Honor winner Nikki Giovanni and fine artist Erin Robinson craft an ode to the magic of a library as a place not only for knowledge but also for imagination, exploration, and escape.


Namaste Is a Greeting By Suma Subramaniam, Sandhya Prabhat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Suma Subramaniam, Sandhya Prabhat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217834
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

Discover namaste’s many meanings in a simple, lyrical text, paired with a charmingly detailed visual narrative about a little girl’s kindness.

Namaste calms your heart when things aren’t going right.
Namaste is saying “You matter.”


Sweet People Are Everywhere (Children Around the World Books, Diversity Books) By Alice Walker, Quim Torres (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alice Walker, Quim Torres (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781734761818
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Published: Tra Publishing - November 2nd, 2021

“Deepened and expanded by its illustrations, this is a stunning introduction to the true meaning of a global community.”—School Library Journal

 They are all over the globe.


The Me I Choose To Be By Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, Regis and Kahran Bethencourt (By (artist)) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316461542
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2021

In this "exquisite" (Shelf Awareness) "affirming" (Kirkus), and "empowering visual essay" (Publishers Weekly) the bestselling author of I Love My Hair! joins forces with the dynamic photography duo behind Glory to create a stunning celebration of the many things you can be!

What will you choose to be? 


Laxmi's Mooch By Shelly Anand, Nabi H. Ali (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shelly Anand, Nabi H. Ali (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815651
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Published: Kokila - March 2nd, 2021

A joyful, body-positive picture book about a young Indian American girl's journey to accept her body hair and celebrate her heritage after being teased about her mustache.


Carla and the Christmas Cornbread By Carla Hall, Cherise Harris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carla Hall, Cherise Harris (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534494695
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - November 2nd, 2021

In this heartwarming tale inspired by her childhood, superstar chef and TV host Carla Hall shares the story of young Carla, who eats a sugar cookie meant for Santa on the night before Christmas and tries to make things right.

Christmas is Carla’s favorite holiday of the year.


Bright Star By Yuyi Morales Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443284
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 7th, 2021

A Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book
Winner of the Tomás Rivera Mexican Children’s Book Award

Inspiring, reassuring, and beautifully illustrated, this new story from the creator of the New York Times bestseller Dreamers is the perfect gift for every child.


Bodies Are Cool By Tyler Feder, Tyler Feder (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tyler Feder, Tyler Feder (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593112625
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - June 1st, 2021

This cheerful love-your-body picture book for preschoolers is an exuberant read-aloud with bright and friendly illustrations to pore over.
 


We All Play By Julie Flett, Julie Flett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Flett, Julie Flett (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771646079
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Published: Greystone Kids - May 25th, 2021

From beloved author and illustrator Julie Flett comes a joyous new book about playtime. An adorable gift for babies, toddlers, and kids up to age 7 to cozy up with this winter


It Fell from the Sky By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534457621
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

From the creators of the critically acclaimed The Night Gardener and Ocean Meets Sky comes a whimsical and elegantly illustrated picture book about community, art, the importance of giving back—and the wonder that fell from the sky.

It fell from the sky on a Thursday.

None of the insects know where it came from, or what it is. Some say it’s an egg.


Oona By Kelly DiPucchio, Raissa Figueroa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kelly DiPucchio, Raissa Figueroa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062982247
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 12th, 2021

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! 


Amara and the Bats By Emma Reynolds, Emma Reynolds (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emma Reynolds, Emma Reynolds (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534469013
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

Environmental activism gets a nocturnal twist in this utterly charming picture book about a young girl and her mission to save the bats!

Amara loves bats! Her favorite thing to do is to collect bat facts and watch the amazing mammals fly at night by her house.


Playing at the Border: A Story of Yo-Yo Ma By Joanna Ho, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062994547
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Published: HarperCollins - September 28th, 2021

The New York Times bestselling author of Eyes That Kiss in the Corners, Joanna Ho, delivers a poignant picture book biography about the musician Yo-Yo Ma, immigration, and using music to build bridges.

Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award Honor * Featured in Book Riot’s Must Read September 2021 List


When Langston Dances By Kaija Langley, Keith Mallett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kaija Langley, Keith Mallett (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534485198
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Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - September 7th, 2021

A young Black boy dreams of dancing in this exuberant, buoyant picture book celebrating the beauty of dance, and the wonder of Black Boy Joy—perfect for fans of Firebird and Crown!

Langston likes basketball okay, but what he loves is to dance—ever since he saw the Alvin Ailey Dance Company perform.


Eyes That Kiss in the Corners By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062915627
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

A New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller · A Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year · A School Library Journal Best Book of 2021 · Included in NPR’s 2021 Books We Love List · Featured in Forbes, Oprah Daily, The Cut, and Book Riot · Golden Poppy Book Award Winner · Featured in Chicago Public Library’s Best Books of 2021


Dad Bakes By Katie Yamasaki Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324015413
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Published: Norton Young Readers - October 26th, 2021

Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2021

Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2021

An Amazon Best Children's Book of 2021

A New York Public Library Best Book of 2021


Off to See the Sea By Nikki Grimes, Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492638292
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - January 12th, 2021

From Children's Literature Legacy Award-winning author Nikki Grimes and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon comes an adventurous bath time story.


Dream Street By Tricia Elam Walker, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tricia Elam Walker, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525581109
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - November 16th, 2021

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMESFIVE STARRED REVIEWS
 


Mr. Watson's Chickens By Jarrett Dapier, Andrea Tsurumi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jarrett Dapier, Andrea Tsurumi (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452177144
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 5th, 2021

Interrupting Chicken meets Click, Clack, Moo in this zany classic-in-the-making!

With rollicking rhythms, nonsensical refrains, and too many chickens to count, this modern classic will inspire unstoppable giggles and endless rereads. Bawka-bawka!


African Proverbs for All Ages By Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Nelda LaTeef, Nelda LaTeef (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250756060
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - November 30th, 2021

African Proverbs for All Ages is a beautifully-illustrated, engaging picture book about the power of proverbs, how they evolve over time, and the wisdom of various cultures in Africa.
It has been said that a proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.


The Big Bath House By Kyo Maclear, Gracey Zhang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kyo Maclear, Gracey Zhang (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593181959
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Published: Random House Studio - November 16th, 2021

A joyful celebration of Japanese cultural traditions and body positivity as a young girl visits a bath house with her grandmother and aunties


¡Vamos! Let's Cross the Bridge (World of ¡Vamos!) By III Raúl the Third, III Raúl the Third (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358380405
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Published: Versify - October 12th, 2021

Winner of the Pura Belpré Medal! A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book!


The Rice in the Pot Goes Round and Round By Wendy Wan-Long Shang, Lorian Tu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Wendy Wan-Long Shang, Lorian Tu (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338621198
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Published: Orchard Books - June 1st, 2021

Sing along to this delicious twist on "The Wheels on the Bus" and celebrate the food, laughter, and love of a multigenerational family meal!

* "Artfully brings an authentic expression of family love...an utterly charming [twist] to a familiar tune." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

The rice in the pot goes round and round,

Round and round, r


Tomatoes for Neela By Padma Lakshmi, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593202708
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 2021

Padma Lakshmi, bestselling author and host of Bravo's Top Chef and Hulu's Taste the Nation, and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator Juana Martinez-Neal team up in this celebration of food and family.
 


Watercress By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446247
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Published: Neal Porter Books - March 30th, 2021

Caldecott Medal Winner
Newbery Honor Book
APALA Award Winner

A story about the power of sharing memories—including the painful ones—and the way our heritage stays with and shapes us, even when we don’t see it. 


New England Book Award Winner
A New York Times Best Children’s Book of the Year


I Sang You Down from the Stars By Tasha Spillett-Sumner, Michaela Goade (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316493161
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

New York Times bestseller!

A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book

This unique baby book sings with Native cultural detail, while striking a universal chord in its celebration of the blossoming of love that comes with expecting and welcoming a new baby--with art by New York Times bestselling illustrator and Caldecott Medalist Michaela


Change Sings: A Children's Anthem By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203224
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

A lyrical picture book debut from #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long
 
"I can hear change humming
In its loudest, proudest song.
I don't fear change coming,
And so I sing along."
 


When We Are Kind / Nihá'ádaahwiinít'íigo By Monique Gray Smith, Nicole Neidhardt (Illustrator), Mildred Walters (Translator) Cover Image
By Monique Gray Smith, Nicole Neidhardt (Illustrator), Mildred Walters (Translator)
$21.95
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ISBN: 9781459827530
Published: Orca Book Publishers - October 13th, 2020

"Notably centering Indigenous families and characters of color in personal and communal activities--and encouraging readers to evaluate their actions toward others."--Publishers Weekly


Animals Brag about Their Bottoms By Maki Sato, Brian Bergstrom (Translator) Cover Image
By Maki Sato, Brian Bergstrom (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781771647106
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Published: Greystone Kids - September 29th, 2020

For fans of Taro Gomi's Everyone Poops and Matthew Van Fleet's Tails, this cheeky, whimsical picture book for ages 3-7 inspires self-love and body positivity, plus a whole lot of laughter and fun


Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light (The Coco and Bear Series) By Apryl Stott, Apryl Stott (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Apryl Stott, Apryl Stott (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534462380
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 27th, 2020

A New York Times bestseller​!
“It’s impossible to resist [this book’s] big-hearted appeal.” —BookPage

A little girl and her friend Bear learn the true meaning of selfless kindness in this sweet, stunningly illustrated debut picture book.

Bear is sad.


Jabari Tries By Gaia Cornwall, Gaia Cornwall (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gaia Cornwall, Gaia Cornwall (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536207163
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Published: 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.


The Little Mermaid By Jerry Pinkney Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316440318
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Published: 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.