“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.”
“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.”