“a man who shared his creativity with the world and modeled how to live an authentic life in full view, placing importance on nurturing curiosity, and forever focusing on seeing the beauty
Invisible Things is not your average picture book. Instead of 32 pages, there are 52. Instead of one main character, there are several, and not who you might think.
"The best pages in this book focus on these strange, improbable ideas, many linked to flight."
“integrates frontier history, solid writing, and brilliant illustrations and mixes that together with imaginative fun, quirky problem-solving resourcefulness, big picture ambition and human
"Budding astronomers will savor each page and read this book over and over again."
“Even with its problems, the book is colorful, handy, and good for any budding gardener, scientist, botanist, or biologist.”
No World Too Big is a colorful compendium of compelling stories about 24 brave young people who have each done something extraordinary to raise awareness of climate change
The Library of Congress was started when Thomas Jefferson sold his entire library to the U.S. Government. He was a lifelong reader.
“beautiful . . . contrasting images of stars and outer space.”
“Elijah Pierce had no formal art training.
“The general message in LGBTQ+ Families is that all types of families exist, and they are formed in many different ways.”
From the old-timey end papers (streets in New York) to the muted blue color of the book cover, the story of Madame Alexander: The Creator of the Iconic American Doll, is rooted in history.
“Anne Innis Dagg is a worthy subject for a picture book and this story may inspire readers to look for more information about her.”
“With A Life of Service: The Story of Senator Tammy Duckworth, Soontornvat and Phumiruk have inspired young readers to ‘break barriers and defy expectations,’ to soar, to not waste
The Secret Life of Butterflies is a gorgeous book with a blue cover loaded with Monarch butterflies.
“Every science classroom would benefit from having a copy of Up Your Nose.
“cursory and sloppy . . . ill-conceived”
This book introduces a young child (ages 4–7) to Charles Dickens. It starts with his birth and childhood.
“As much a panda story as a panda program story, Bei Bei Goes Home tugs at the heart strings while informing the intellect.”
“Together the author and illustrator have woven a powerful message, truly an anthem that children—and their parents—will want to sing loudly.”
The tall and thin book, Nano: The Spectacular Science of the Very (Very) Small, draws us in with its warm cover of yellow, red, and teal.
“Instead of focusing on the discrimination Beatrice faced, both words and pictures show the difficulties without focusing on them.
The big colorful book of A History of Music for Children grabs your attention with its orange, oversized cover.
Brayden Speaks Up: How One Boy Inspired the Nation by Brayden Harrington is a story of perseverance, hope and triumph—a firsthand account told in third person—through the voice of a boy wh
“This book will certainly inspire many new questions.”