• CHILDREN'S

    EACH KINDNESS

    OCT. 2, 2012

CHILDREN'S

EACH KINDNESS

by Jacqueline Woodson & illustrated by E.B. Lewis

Something of the flipside to the team’s The Other Side (2001), this is a great book for teaching kindness Full review >

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    MADDI'S FRIDGE

    SEPT. 1, 2014

CHILDREN'S

MADDI'S FRIDGE

by Lois Brandt ; illustrated by Vin Vogel

A thoughtful and well-executed look at the challenge of childhood hunger. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    JANINE.

    MARCH 1, 2015

CHILDREN'S

JANINE.

by Maryann Cocca-Leffler ; illustrated by Maryann Cocca-Leffler

An optimistic but nevertheless real solution to a common school problem. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    IF YOU PLANT A SEED

    MARCH 3, 2015

CHILDREN'S

IF YOU PLANT A SEED

by Kadir Nelson ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson

Though the message is as old as time, its delivery here is fresh and sweet as August corn Full review >

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    STEPPING STONES

    OCT. 18, 2016

CHILDREN'S

STEPPING STONES

by Margriet Ruurs ; illustrated by Nizar Ali Badr ; translated by Falah Raheem

An astonishing book that allows the humanity of refugees to speak louder than politics and introduces readers to one of... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    FRIENDS

    MARCH 1, 2016

CHILDREN'S

FRIENDS

by Aiko Ikegami ; illustrated by Aiko Ikegami

The message of inclusion is often seen in picture books, but sharing food to make friends is a gentle suggestion that may... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    PANCHO RABBIT AND THE COYOTE

    MAY 7, 2013

CHILDREN'S

PANCHO RABBIT AND THE COYOTE

by Duncan Tonatiuh ; illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh

An incandescent, humane and terribly necessary addition to the immigrant-story shelf Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    I'M NEW HERE

    AUG. 4, 2015

CHILDREN'S

I'M NEW HERE

by Anne Sibley O'Brien ; illustrated by Anne Sibley O'Brien

Whether readers are new themselves or meeting those who are new, there are lessons to be learned here about perseverance,... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    A BIKE LIKE SERGIO'S

    OCT. 4, 2016

CHILDREN'S

A BIKE LIKE SERGIO'S

by Maribeth Boelts ; illustrated by Noah Z. Jones

Embedded in this heartwarming story of doing the right thing is a deft examination of the pressures of income inequality on... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    SIDEWALK FLOWERS

    MARCH 17, 2015

CHILDREN'S

SIDEWALK FLOWERS

by JonArno Lawson ; illustrated by Sydney Smith

Bracketed by beautiful endpapers, this ode to everyday beauty sings sweetly. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MY THREE BEST FRIENDS AND ME, ZULAY

    JAN. 13, 2015

CHILDREN'S

MY THREE BEST FRIENDS AND ME, ZULAY

by Cari Best ; illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Blind and sighted kids alike will enjoy this cheery outing, which appropriately treats learning to use a white cane with the... Full review >

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