Black Boy, Black Boy by Ali Biko Sulaiman Kamanda and Jorge Angelo Redmond illustrator Ken Daley from Sourcebooks eXplore Amazon Barnes & Noble IndieBound
Don’t Hug the Quokka! by Daniel Errico illustrator Mia Powell foreword Karen Rayne, PhD from Magination Press That quokka may be cute, but does it want a hug? The quokka says No! In Don’t Hug The Quokka! young readers get a lighthearted and friendly introduction to the concept of consent, learning that even the most adorable creatures … Continue reading Don’t Hug the Quokka!
B Is for Broadway:Onstage and Backstage from A to Z by John Robert Allman illustrator Peter Emmerich from Doubleday From the creators of A Is for Audra: Broadway's Leading Ladies from A to Z ! From AUDITIONS to ZIEGFELD, grab a ticket to this smash-hit, rhythmic alphabet book featuring your favorite performers, creators, songs, and shows from … Continue reading B Is for Broadway: Onstage and Backstage from A to Z
Pura’s Cuentos: How Pura Belpré Reshaped Libraries with Her Stories by Annette Bay Pimentel illustrator Magaly Morales from Abrams Books for Young Readers A lyrical, vibrant tribute to the amazing life and legacy of Pura Belpré, a lauded storyteller, librarian, and pioneer of bilingual storytimes. Pura’s abuela always has a cuento to share. She crows ¡Qui-qui-ri-quí! for Señor … Continue reading Pura’s Cuentos: How Pura Belpré Reshaped Libraries with Her Stories
Families Grow by Dan Saks illustrator Brooke Smart from Rise x Penguin Workshop A rhyming, light-hearted celebration of the different ways a family can grow. A wish began your journey And now that you are here Our family has grown with love With love for you, my dear. This warm appreciation of love invites the youngest … Continue reading Families Grow
It’s Raining Tacos! by Parry Gripp illustrator Peter Emmerich from HarperCollins Wildly fun and full of laugh-out-loud antics, this interactive sing-along is a zany romp sure to capture fans of Giraffes Can’t Dance and Dragons Love Tacos. Shell we dance? Taco-bout irresistible! Jam out to the catchy, toe-tapping tune “Raining Tacos” from YouTube sensation Parry Gripp, featuring … Continue reading It’s Raining Tacos!
Families Can by Dan Saks illustrator Brooke Smart from Rise x Penguin Workshop A rhyming, light-hearted celebration of the wonderful differences that make each family unique. A family can be Any kind of number Maybe there’s one parent Strong like thunder This charmingly heartfelt board book is for families: families who cook together and families who sing … Continue reading Families Can
B Is for Ballet: A Dance Alphabet by John Robert Allman illustrator Rachel Dean from Random House An A–Z celebration of the world of ballet, from the renowned American Ballet Theatre. A is for arabesque, B is for Baryshnikov, and C is for Coppélia in this beautifully illustrated, rhyming A–Z of ballet terminology, stars, dances, positions, creators, … Continue reading B Is for Ballet: A Dance Alphabet (American Ballet Theatre)
Boys Dance! by John Robert Allman illustrator Luciano Lozano from Random House A lively and encouraging picture book celebrating boys who love to dance, from the renowned American Ballet Theatre. Boys who love to dance are center stage in this encouraging, positive, rhyming picture book about guys who love to pirouette, jeté, and plié. Created in partnership … Continue reading Boys Dance! (American Ballet Theatre)
Families Belong by Dan Saks illustrator Brooke Smart from Rise x Penguin Workshop A rhyming, light-hearted celebration of families being – and belonging – together. Families belong Together like a puzzle Different sized people One big snuggle This deliciously warm board book is an appreciation of the unconditional love and comfort shared within a family. Through a handful … Continue reading Families Belong
Papa, Daddy, and Riley by Seamus Kirst illustrator Devon Holzwarth from Magination Press Riley is Papa’s princess and Daddy’s dragon. She loves her two fathers! When Riley’s classmate asks her which dad is her real one, Riley is confused. She doesn’t want to have to pick one or the other. Families are made of love in this heartwarming story that … Continue reading Papa, Daddy, and Riley
A is for Audra:Broadway’s Leading Ladies from A to Z by John Robert Allman illustrator Peter Emmerich from Doubleday From Audra McDonald to Liza with a “Z,” here is a showstopping alphabet book featuring your favorite leading ladies of the Broadway stage! This book is first in a series followed by 2021’s B Is for Broadway: Onstage … Continue reading A is for Audra: Broadway’s Leading Ladies from A to Z
The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived by Daniel Errico illustrator Shiloh Penfield from Schiffer Publishing Cedric grew up poor and honest on a pumpkin farm, and dreamt of becoming a knight. One day he showed his courage by tricking a would-be carriage thief, and earned the chance to make his dream come true! After years of training, … Continue reading The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived
The Gift of Ramadan by Rabiah York Lumbard illustrator Laura K. Horton from Albert Whitman Sophia wants to fast for Ramadan this year. She tries to keep busy throughout the day so she won’t think about food. But when the smell of cookies is too much, she breaks her fast early. How can she be part … Continue reading The Gift of Ramadan
Honeysmoke: A Story of Finding Your Color by Monique Fields illustrator Yesenia Moises from Imprint / Macmillan A young multiracial girl looks around her world for her color. She finally chooses her own, and creates a new word for herself―honeysmoke. Simone wants a color. She asks Mama, “Am I black or white?” “Boo,” Mama says, just like mamas … Continue reading Honeysmoke