A debut YA graphic novel details the quietly courageous lives of two Indigenous teenage girls living in the city of Winnipeg.
- November 19, 2021| |
Desperate to save his sick mother, an 11-year-old ventures into the remote Wild Horse Forest to search for a mythical figure rumoured to have the power to cheat death.
Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch by Heidi Tyline King. Illustrated by Ekua HolmesNovember 16, 2021| |
This heartfelt picture book biography illustrated by the Caldecott Honoree Ekua Holmes, tells the story of MaVynee Betsch, an African American opera singer turned environmentalist and the legacy she preserved.
- November 5, 2021| |
Former first lady Michelle Obama had an idea. A big, inspiring, and exciting idea! She would grow the largest kitchen garden ever at the White House.
- October 29, 2021| |
Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in U.S. history. Grades 3-6.
Opening the Road: Victor Hugo Green and His Green Book by by Keila V. Dawson. Illustrated by Alleanna HarrisOctober 22, 2021| |
This picture book about The Green Book tells the story of the man behind it and how this travel guide opened the road for a safer, more equitable America.
- October 19, 2021| |
A picture book about immigration, Watch Me is based on the author's father's own story.
- October 15, 2021| |
A young girl must find a way to help her family survive in a desolate and impoverished Bolivian silver mining community in this eye-opening tale of resilience.
- October 12, 2021| |
In Meg Medina’s follow-up to her Newbery Medal–winning novel, Merci takes on seventh grade, with all its travails of friendship, family, love—and finding your rhythm.
- October 8, 2021| |
A lively, rhythmic picture book about a little girl visiting her grandfather who is a pregonero—a singing street vendor in Cuba—and helping him sell his frutas.
- October 5, 2021| |
A young Dominican American girl in New York City moves from jealousy to empathy as her parents babysit children whose families work overnight shifts in this honest and warm picture book debut.
- October 1, 2021| |
An imaginative adaptation of the beloved text from 1 Corinthians 13 (NIrV) that reminds readers young and old just how powerful the gift of love really is.
- September 28, 2021| |
In the first picture book written by a DACA Dreamer, Areli Morales tells her own powerful and vibrant immigration story.
- September 24, 2021| |
A powerful depiction in a children’s picture book of the everyday struggles faced by undocumented immigrants and their families.
- September 21, 2021| |
An 11-year-old boy must help keep his family together when his mother is deported to Mexico.
- September 14, 2021| |
From the New York Times best-selling author behind The Quiet Book comes a mindful contemplation on the many ways nature affects our everyday lives, even when we’re stuck inside.
- September 3, 2021| |
The parables and teachings of Jesus are brought to life in this stunning picture book from award-winning author and illustrator John Hendrix.
- August 31, 2021| |
Joanna Gaines and illustrator Julianna Swaney celebrate how creativity and acceptance can come together to make for a bright and beautiful adventure.
- August 17, 2021| |
In this poignant, perceptive, witty novel, Gary D. Schmidt brings authenticity and emotion, weaving in themes of grief, loss, redemption, achievement, and love.
Loretta Little Looks Back: Three Voices Go Tell It by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Illustrated by Brian PinkneyAugust 10, 2021| |
From a bestselling and award-winning husband-and-wife team comes an innovative, beautifully illustrated novel for 8- to 12-year-olds that delivers a front-row seat to the groundbreaking moments in history that led to African Americans earning the right to vote.
Tani’s New Home: A Refugee Finds Hope and Kindness in America by Tanitoluwa Adewumi. Illustrated by Courtney DawsonAugust 3, 2021| |
Tani Adewumi's moving true story of immigrating to America, developing his talent for chess, and finding a new home.
- July 27, 2021| |
Whether it’s a supersonic sandwich maker or a 12-tailed dragon, Sicily Bridges can make almost anything from materials she finds around her apartment complex.
- July 20, 2021| |
A child-friendly introduction to mindfulness.
- July 12, 2021| |
Throughout the Bible, stars are often used as a reminder of God’s awesome power shown through his beautiful and awe-inspiring creation.