• CHILDREN'S

    CROWN

    OCT. 10, 2017

CHILDREN'S

CROWN

by Derrick Barnes ; illustrated by Gordon C. James

One of the best reads for young black boys in years, it should be in every library, media center, and, yes, barbershop. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    FAR APART, CLOSE IN HEART

    MARCH 7, 2017

CHILDREN'S

FAR APART, CLOSE IN HEART

by Becky Birtha ; illustrated by Maja Kastelic

With more than 2.7 million American children experiencing the incarceration of a parent, this book is a necessary one. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    LITTLE PIG SAVES THE SHIP

    MAY 2, 2017

CHILDREN'S

LITTLE PIG SAVES THE SHIP

by David Hyde Costello ; illustrated by David Hyde Costello

Here’s hoping Little Pig will take his time growing up and gift readers with a few more tales of being smallest. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    LITTLE FOX IN THE FOREST

    FEB. 28, 2017

  • CHILDREN'S

    LINES

    SEPT. 5, 2017

CHILDREN'S

LINES

by Suzy Lee ; illustrated by Suzy Lee

Readers are transported into a wintry wonderland of exuberant bliss in this picture book that speaks to those who like to... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    HEY BLACK CHILD

    NOV. 14, 2017

CHILDREN'S

HEY BLACK CHILD

by Useni Eugene Perkins ; illustrated by Bryan Collier

All black children need to know Perkins’ prideful poem, possibly by heart, because it’s really that doggone good. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    AFTER THE FALL (HOW HUMPTY DUMPTY GOT BACK UP AGAIN)

    OCT. 3, 2017

CHILDREN'S

AFTER THE FALL (HOW HUMPTY DUMPTY GOT BACK UP AGAIN)

by Dan Santat ; illustrated by Dan Santat

A validating and breathtaking next chapter of a Mother Goose favorite. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    IN YOUR HANDS

    SEPT. 12, 2017

CHILDREN'S

IN YOUR HANDS

by Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney

Insightful, poignant, groundbreaking—and a reminder that the lives of all children are also in our hands. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    TRIO

    OCT. 19, 2017

CHILDREN'S

TRIO

by Andrea Wisnewski ; illustrated by Andrea Wisnewski

Lovely to look at, a pleasure to read aloud, and offering plenty of details to pore over, Trio’s story seems destined to... Full review >

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