Told with beautiful simplicity and effortless rhyme, a flock comes together, one starling at a time, making a new whole. This is a counting book that reads like a classic bedtime story.
A sentence you'll never hear again: I want to be a turtle named Truman! Bravery can come in all shapes, sizes, ... or species! An important tool for any parent or classroom teaching courage.
— Lindsay A.
Meet Amani, brought to beautiful life by Zachariah's text - imbued with fatherly love - and Bobo's gorgeous illustrations! Watch Amani in full bloom under the night moon as she plays hide and seek with her friends in the warm glow of community. The night thanks Amani for her brightness. We thank Zachariah for this sparkling debut and serious source of self-love and local pride! It belongs in every house and hand.
Everyone has a passion, and this little one happens to have a passion for math. She'll help you see its magic and inspire you to find and follow your own interests, even if - especially if - they're different than your friends' and family's! A sweet story with lovely line drawings, a unique and warm palette, and great, informative, math-y fun back matter...
Claris is back, and as exceptionally charming and stylish as ever!! Launched into a Fashion Week adventure in Paris, she shows us what it means to appreciate the important things: fun journeys, good friends, and the beauty of an incredible city (and its top fashion!). An absolute delight from start to finish!
Renowned author Ann Patchett teams up with the illustrator of the Fancy Nancy books for this charming story about three lambs. When they mistakenly overhear “lambslide” they are determined to create one at their farm. A gentle story on how to accomplish a big dream while considering the impact on those around them.
Abner and Ian need you help getting right side up! Eggers and Park have created a clever and hysterical duo to read about. My new favorite book to shake, turn, and move!
— Lindsay A.
Follow a well-loved stroller as it moves from family to family, sharing their adventures, in a story that reminds us that giving to is often easier that giving up the things we outgrow.
This is a book I NEEDED as a child. I have never identified so much with a character as I have with Edie. She shows you that being yourself can sometimes lead to uncomfortable or overwhelming feelings and that's okay!
— Lindsay A.
Wait a minute... am I really a marshmallow or are marshmallows just like you and me?! Well, either way, if you didn’t already LOVE fluffy, sweet marshmallows you will after reading this fun, sweet, delightfully illustrated story!
Ever wonder what the next day will bring? Well, Dave Eggers does, too, and he shares his optimistic imaginings in this sweet selection. Follow a little adventurer who travels through the watercolor world around him, interacting with the magical, musical, and mundane. Perfect for teaching prediction, calming anxiety about what's to come, setting intentions for a good tomorrow,, and remembering that the most important ingredient to a great day is... YOU!
Kwame Alexander's lyrical poem about the grace, strength, and excellence of Black Americans is matched in beauty by Kadir Nelson's illustrations. An inspirational text for any reader, and a lovely, educational pick for poetry month, too!
Making friends can be scary and hard; this book helps. Rasmus and Rosie's friendship is one of encouragement and loyalty. This does a beautiful job of showing that sometimes taking a risk can produce magical things.
What a sweet, lively story that encourages using your imagination, creative play, and going on an adventure right in your room! I love it!
A beautiful depiction of friendship and creation. I'm incredibly jealous of Sylvia's talent for crafting the most beautiful poems. You NEED this book (and Shel the dog) in your life!
Dwell on the dreamy watercolors as Ida goes for a whale ride that takes her away from the world, but at the same time allows her to really understand it. Reassuring text creates the perfect opportunity to ponder big questions together with a small child.
Max is a soccer expert! He knows to pick the dandelions in the field (so as not to be left to distract other kids), he knows what NOT to bring to the soccer field (sea shell collection, etc.) and he sure knows how to have FUN! There might be a few things Max is missing, but he's got plenty of time to learn. I love Max and all the little "Maxes" out on the field.
Before Coco Chanel was one of the most iconic and influential figures in the history of fashion, she was a girl growing up in France bursting with imagination and talent. This gorgeously illustrated picture book shows how she took inspiration from the world around her to revolutionize the design of women's clothing, which would impact the landscape of the industry forever.
A beautiful book about friendship told with a perfect child's point of view. Henry may be on the autism spectrum, but his search for a true friend is universal.
Christian Robinson has created an impressive picture book, featuring a story told solely through his recognizable and iconic illustrations. His simple but playful premise takes you on a journey that will spark the imagination of any reader, and leave you wanting to travel through the pages of this wonderful book again and again!