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Best Picture Books of 2020 About Small People in a Big World

  • CHILDREN'S

    NO VOICE TOO SMALL

    SEPT. 22, 2020

CHILDREN'S

NO VOICE TOO SMALL

edited by Lindsay H. Metcalf , Keila V. Dawson & Jeanette Bradley ; illustrated by Jeanette Bradley

Never too soon to start stirring things up: “We may be small / but / we / can / ROAR!” Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    WHERE ARE YOU, AGNES?

    MAY 1, 2020

  • CHILDREN'S

    I AM EVERY GOOD THING

    SEPT. 1, 2020

CHILDREN'S

I AM EVERY GOOD THING

by Derrick Barnes ; illustrated by Gordon C. James

The title says it all: Black boys are “every good thing.” Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE OCEAN CALLS

    AUG. 4, 2020

CHILDREN'S

THE OCEAN CALLS

by Tina M. Cho ; illustrated by Jess X. Snow

The sea, with equal parts danger and thrill, makes an exciting training ground for a young haenyeo diver. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    HIKE

    MARCH 17, 2020

CHILDREN'S

HIKE

by Pete Oswald ; illustrated by Pete Oswald

Like the woods, this book is an immersive experience that invites repeated visits. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    HOW TO SOLVE A PROBLEM

    APRIL 7, 2020

CHILDREN'S

HOW TO SOLVE A PROBLEM

by Ashima Shiraishi ; illustrated by Yao Xiao

Both a riveting narrative and an excellent guide for young readers to try, try again. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    A WAY WITH WILD THINGS

    MARCH 3, 2020

CHILDREN'S

A WAY WITH WILD THINGS

by Larissa Theule ; illustrated by Sara Palacios

A quiet, contemplative story that reminds readers to pause and enjoy the view. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    DANDAN'S DREAM

    SEPT. 30, 2020

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