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Most Joyous Picture Books of 2021

  • CHILDREN'S

    WE ALL PLAY

    MAY 25, 2021

CHILDREN'S

WE ALL PLAY

by Julie Flett ; illustrated by Julie Flett

Simple text and bold, graphic illustrations celebrate our interconnection with the creatures who share our world. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    ROOM FOR EVERYONE

    OCT. 26, 2021

CHILDREN'S

ROOM FOR EVERYONE

by Naaz Khan ; illustrated by Mercè López

Khan and López take readers on a uniquely East African journey toward a global sense of compassion and inclusion. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    TO CARNIVAL!

    APRIL 1, 2021

CHILDREN'S

TO CARNIVAL!

by Baptiste Paul ; illustrated by Jana Glatt

A must-have picture book that educates while it thoroughly entertains. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MY FIRST DAY

    FEB. 16, 2021

CHILDREN'S

MY FIRST DAY

by Phùng Nguyên Quang & Huynh Kim Liên ; illustrated by Phùng Nguyên Quang & Huynh Kim Liên

Enthralling, uplifting: a celebration of everyday heroes’ journeys in the quest for education and learning. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    BEST DAY EVER!

    JUNE 29, 2021

CHILDREN'S

BEST DAY EVER!

by Marilyn Singer ; illustrated by Leah Nixon

An exuberant dog’s-eye view of friendship and forgiveness. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MEL FELL

    FEB. 2, 2021

CHILDREN'S

MEL FELL

by Corey R. Tabor ; illustrated by Corey R. Tabor

Encourages children to feel brave, to try, and to believe they can soar. Full review >

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