“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.”
“This is a picture book meant for adults . . .”
The Secret Life of Whales is a huge blue book with a shimmery cover. It starts off by explaining that whales belong to the Cetacean family and are either Baleen whales or toothed whales.
“The international flavor of this book actually makes the world feel like a wonderful place to be. These are real people, and they are shown here as happy to be alive.”
Lobe Your Brain is a colorful book about how your brain works. Although it is laid out like a 32-page picture book, it’s really for older kids, ages five and up.
Pop-Up Moon is gorgeously illustrated by Annabelle Buxton with stunning paper-engineering by Olivier Charbonnel.
“A beautiful book with ingeniously engineered pop-up pages.”
A stunning, trilingual love poem written to the U.S.A. is America My Love, America My Heart.
“A model of how not to write history for young people.”
Aah, chickens. What a weird and wacky world they are with their strutting, gobbling, pecking, crowing, molting, and roosting.
“An important addition to the growing collection of picture book biographies of women you should know about but probably don’t.”
“‘The whole country knew and still knows: through his lifetime of service to humanity, Thurgood Marshall earned himself the highest tribute.’”
“Little Audrey’s Daydream: The Life of Audrey Hepburn, would make a nice choice for a young person doing a biography on a famous or influential person.”
“Modern Art Explorer is a successful and fun journey into the world of modern art whether you are a new explorer or well-traveled art-lover, young person or seasoned adventurer.”
“What is helpful . . . is the reminder that ‘we do not march alone.’”
“James seems to be making his own promise as well—to continue to be a solid role model for children— in showing the way to becoming a good person and citizen of the world.”
“Sally Lloyd-Jones does a brilliant job of distilling the principles of book writing into concepts accessible little ones ages four to eight years old—and making it hilariously fun.
“Bound to be an instant favorite.”
“For those looking for an easy introduction to the idea that women can make art, this book is a solid offering. For those wanting more, the search is still on.”
“Doesn’t convey the real challenges or inspiring successes of a driven athlete, though it hopes to do both.”