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Best Picture Books of 2014 That Celebrate Diversity

  • CHILDREN'S

    ASHLEY BRYAN'S PUPPETS

    JULY 8, 2014

CHILDREN'S

ASHLEY BRYAN'S PUPPETS

by Ashley Bryan ; illustrated by Ashley Bryan ; photographed by Ken Hannon

A stunning work of creative genius sure to captivate the young and lend pure delight to beachcombers of any age. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    GRANDFATHER GANDHI

    MARCH 11, 2014

CHILDREN'S

GRANDFATHER GANDHI

by Arun Gandhi ; Bethany Hegedus ; illustrated by Evan Turk

Never burdened by its message, this exceptional title works on multiple levels; it is both a striking introduction to a... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    CALL ME TREE / LLÁMAME  ÁRBOL

    OCT. 1, 2014

CHILDREN'S

CALL ME TREE / LLÁMAME ÁRBOL

by Maya Christina Gonzalez ; illustrated by Maya Christina Gonzalez

An exquisitely crafted call to honor ourselves, one another and the natural world. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    SUMMONING THE PHOENIX

    APRIL 1, 2014

CHILDREN'S

SUMMONING THE PHOENIX

by Emily Jiang ; illustrated by April Chu

From the booming paigu to the delicate strings of the ruan, the lutelike pipa and the yangqin, or hammered “butterfly harp,”... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

    FEB. 1, 2014

CHILDREN'S

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

by H. Chuku Lee ; illustrated by Pat Cummings

This lovely reimagining of an old tale affirms the browning of American’s contemporary young readership Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    AT THE SAME MOMENT, AROUND THE WORLD

    MARCH 11, 2014

  • CHILDREN'S

    LITTLE MELBA AND HER BIG TROMBONE

    JULY 1, 2014

CHILDREN'S

LITTLE MELBA AND HER BIG TROMBONE

by Katheryn Russell-Brown ; illustrated by Frank Morrison

Readers will agree that “Melba Doretta Liston was something special.” (Picture book. 4-8) Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    SEPARATE IS NEVER EQUAL

    MAY 6, 2014

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