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Best Picture Books of 2022 About Families

  • CHILDREN'S

    TÍA FORTUNA'S NEW HOME

    JAN. 25, 2022

CHILDREN'S

TÍA FORTUNA'S NEW HOME

by Ruth Behar ; illustrated by Devon Holzwarth

A nostalgic glimpse at a little-known but rich culture within the broader Jewish American community. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    FARMHOUSE

    SEPT. 13, 2022

CHILDREN'S

FARMHOUSE

by Sophie Blackall ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall

A lovely, tender reimagining of people in a long-past time and place. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    JIGSAW

    JULY 5, 2022

CHILDREN'S

JIGSAW

by Bob Graham ; illustrated by Bob Graham

A celebration of small miracles and the hope that makes them happen. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    PLAYTIME FOR RESTLESS RASCALS

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

PLAYTIME FOR RESTLESS RASCALS

by Nikki Grimes ; illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon

A stunning, warm story about the many ways that play sparks joy. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    A DAY FOR SANDCASTLES

    MAY 10, 2022

CHILDREN'S

A DAY FOR SANDCASTLES

by JonArno Lawson ; illustrated by Qin Leng

A wondrous wordless picture book that will make readers want to grab a sand bucket and head to the beach. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    SEE YOU SOMEDAY SOON

    JUNE 14, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE RAINBOW PARADE

    MAY 31, 2022

CHILDREN'S

THE RAINBOW PARADE

by Emily Neilson ; illustrated by Emily Neilson

An exploration of community and belonging that’s highly recommended for all families and all bookshelves. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    MAMA'S HOME

    OCT. 18, 2022

CHILDREN'S

MAMA'S HOME

by Shay Youngblood ; illustrated by Lo Harris

Unique and universally resonant, this fascinating tribute is one to share. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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