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Best Picture Books of 2022 About Nature

  • CHILDREN'S

    STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING

    NOV. 8, 2022

CHILDREN'S

STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING

by Robert Frost ; illustrated by P.J. Lynch

Lovely pictures newly elucidate this renowned, euphonious work. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    APPLE AND MAGNOLIA

    FEB. 8, 2022

CHILDREN'S

APPLE AND MAGNOLIA

by Laura Gehl ; illustrated by Patricia Metola

What’s not to love about this endearing and effervescent picture book? Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    BERRY SONG

    JUNE 14, 2022

CHILDREN'S

BERRY SONG

by Michaela Goade ; illustrated by Michaela Goade

A touching story of familial love and of respect and gratitude for the bounty of the land. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    MAGNOLIA FLOWER

    SEPT. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

MAGNOLIA FLOWER

by Zora Neale Hurston ; adapted by Ibram X. Kendi ; illustrated by Loveis Wise

An artfully rendered tale of life and love that also conveys an essential but often overlooked chapter in U.S. history. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    LISTEN TO THE LANGUAGE OF THE TREES

    MARCH 1, 2022

CHILDREN'S

LISTEN TO THE LANGUAGE OF THE TREES

by Tera Kelley ; illustrated by Marie Hermansson

Smart, concise explanations of a tricky topic leave readers only wanting to learn more. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE DEPTH OF THE LAKE AND THE HEIGHT OF THE SKY

    APRIL 19, 2022

CHILDREN'S

THE DEPTH OF THE LAKE AND THE HEIGHT OF THE SKY

by Kim Jihyun ; illustrated by Kim Jihyun

A simple yet marvelous musing on the beauty of the great outdoors. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    SO MUCH SNOW

    NOV. 1, 2022

  • CHILDREN'S

    STILL THIS LOVE GOES ON

    SEPT. 27, 2022

CHILDREN'S

STILL THIS LOVE GOES ON

by Buffy Sainte-Marie ; illustrated by Julie Flett

This story will remain in readers’ hearts long after this book is shelved. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    MOONLIGHT

    AUG. 23, 2022

CHILDREN'S

MOONLIGHT

by Stephen Savage ; illustrated by Stephen Savage

A stunning bedtime tale infused with a bit of suspense. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    DARK ON LIGHT

    DEC. 6, 2022

CHILDREN'S

DARK ON LIGHT

by Dianne White ; illustrated by Felicita Sala

Lilting, haunting, rhyming, and as unforgettable as a dream the daylight just can’t quite erase. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    SNOW ANGEL, SAND ANGEL

    JAN. 4, 2022

CHILDREN'S

SNOW ANGEL, SAND ANGEL

by Lois-Ann Yamanaka ; illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky

A wonderful recognition of land, culture, family, and heritage. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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