Little People, Big Dreams: Evonne Goolagongby Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara Year Published: 2020
"Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream."
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Readby Rita Lorraine Hubbard Year Published: 2020
What Gritty Kids Do When No One is Lookingby Jim Grant and Caleb Grant Year Published: 2016
An easy guide for kids to overcome obstacles. 13 characteristics to grit in everyday life.
Whoever You Areby Mem Fox Year Published: 2006
"Every day all over the world, children are laughing and crying, playing and learning, eating and sleeping. They may not look the same. They may not speak the same language. Their lives may be quite different. But inside, they are all alike."
A Rainbow of Friendsby P.K. Hallinan Year Published: 2005
Change Singsby Amanda Gorman Year Published: 2021
A lyrical picture book debut from #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long. I
"I can hear change humming In its loudest, proudest song. I don't fear change coming, And so I sing along. In this stirring, much-anticipated picture book by presidential inaugural poet and activist Amanda Gorman, anything is possible when our voices join together."
Hokusai: He saw the world in a waveby Susie Hodge Year Published: 2021
"Have you ever wondered exactly what your favorite artists were looking at to make them draw, sculpt, or paint the way they did? In this charming illustrated series of books to keep and collect, created in full collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can see what they saw, and be inspired to create your own artworks, too. In What the Artist Saw: Hokusai, meet groundbreaking Japanese artist Hokusai. Step into his life and learn what led him to create more than 30,000 works of art, including his famous woodcut views of The Great Wave off Kanagawa and Mount Fuji. Discover how he planned to live to 110 and even produced the first ever pieces of manga! Have a go at making your own printed artworks."
We All Belong: A Children's Book about Diversity, Race and Empathyby Nathalie Goss & Alex Goss Year Published: 2020
'We all Belong' is a beautifully written and illustrated children's picture book that celebrates the diversity in a caring group of children.
Playing at the Border. A Story of Yo-Yo Maby Joanna Ho Year Published: 2021
A picture book biography about the musician Yo-Yo Ma, immigration, and using music to build bridges.
Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award Honor * Featured in Book Riot’s Must Read September 2021 List
Room For Everyoneby Naaz Khan Year Published: 2021
East Africa is presented richly and distinctly in López’s dynamic artwork, but the overall experience of riding and building community on the daladala is not only accessible, but easily familiar to much of the world in this charming story.
Superheroes Without Capesby Federica Magrin Year Published: 2019
Discover the Super Powers of 20 Famous People, and Find Your Own, Too!
Stacy's Extraordinary Wordsby Stacey Abrams Year Published: 2021
"#1 New York Times bestseller and NAACP Image Award winner! The debut picture book from iconic voting rights advocate and bestselling author Stacey Abrams is an inspiring tale of determination, based on her own childhood."
Sulweby Lupita Nyongo Year Published: 2019A beautiful story that will inspire children to see their unique beauty.Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
Recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literary Work
Mother Goose Goes to Indiaby Kabir Sehgal and Surishtha Sengal Year Published: 2017
The Candy Dishby Kobi Yamada Year Published: 2021
This is a delightful story of a child and a curious little candy dish that holds a special treat every day. It is an invitation to enjoy each moment and discover gratitude.
Just Ask! Be Different, Be Brave, Be Youby Sonia Sotomayor Year Published: 2019
ABOUT JUST ASK!
Justice Sonia Sotomayor and award-winning artist Rafael Lopez create a kind book about the differences that make each of us unique. In Just Ask, United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor celebrates the different abilities all people have.
A #1 New York Times bestseller!
Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award!
The World Needs More Purple Peopleby Kristen Bell & Benjamin Hart Year Published: June 2, 2020
- Ask Questions!
- Laugh A lot!
- Use Your Voice All the Time
- Work Hard
- Just be you!
The Invisible Stringby by Patrice Karst Year Published: October 30, 2018
A beautfiul picture boook describing how we are always connectedto those we love.
"An Invisible String made of love. Even though you can't see it with your eyes, you can feel it deep in your heart, and know that you are always connected to the ones you love."
When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death (Dino Life Guides for Families)by by Laurie Krasney Brown Year Published: 1998Straightforward and compassionate, When Dinosaurs Die explains death, dying, and coping with grief and loss in simple and accessible language for young kids and families.
Sitting Still Like a Frog Activity Book: 75 Mindfulness Games for Kidby Eline Snel Year Published: April 9, 201975 fun mindfulness games and activities to teach children ages 4-8 to calm themselves down, focus, be attentive to people around them, and to feel more peaceful.
Today I Feel Silly: And Other Moods That Make My Dayby by Jamie Lee Curtis Year Published: July 31, 2007This fun book helps kids explore, identify, and, even have fun with their ever-changing moods.
The Day You Beginby by Jacqueline Woodson Year Published: August 28, 2018"There will be times when you walk into a room
and no one there is quite like you."
This story explores the many reasons we all feel different. Maybe it's how you look or talk, or where you're from; maybe it's what you eat, or something just as random. And that sometimes, when we reach out and begin to share our stories, others will be happy to meet us halfway.
The Smile That Went Around the Worldby by Patrice Karst Year Published: July 4, 2014What starts out as a simple gift, soon turns into a chain-reaction of smiles and kindness in this heart-warming story about a smile...that went around the world.
I Think, I Am!: Teaching Kids the Power of Affirmationsby Louise Hay and Kristina Tracy Year Published: October 15, 2008
“Your thoughts create your life!” This is the message that Louise Hay has been teaching people throughout the world for more than 27 years. Now, children can learn and understand the powerful idea that they have control over their thoughts and words, and in turn, what happens in their life.
The Legend fo Spookley the Square Pumpkinby Joe Troiano Year Published: 2003One day in the pumpkin patch
the strangest little pumpkin hatched....
Spookley the Pumpkin was different. All the other pumpkins teased him, until Spookley proved that being different can save the day!
Feathers for Peacockby Jacqueline Jules Year Published: 2016
You Be Youby Linda Kranz Year Published: 2011
In You Be You, the companion book to Only One You, inquisitive Adri has been out exploring our colorful world on his own. Join him as he notices that there are so many fish in the deep blue sea and that each fish has something special to share. The pages are filled with brand new fish that bring the message of opposites, diversity and acceptance to life. We will know that beauty is all around us if we only stop, observe and truly listen. You Be You inspires readers to always be themselves.
I Am Human: A Book of Empathyby Susan Verde Year Published: 2018I Am Human shows that it’s okay to make mistakes while also emphasizing the power of good choices by offering a kind word or smile or by saying “I’m sorry."
Your Fantastic Elastic Brain:Stretch it, Shape itby JoAnn M. Deak Year Published: 2010
Great book to teach growth mindset!
Did you know you can stretch and grow your own brain? Or that making mistakes is one of the best ways your brain learns?
Just like how lifting weights helps your muscles get stronger, trying new things without giving up strengthens your brain.
Written by an educator and psychologist, this fun and engaging introduction to the anatomy and functions of the brain will empower each young reader to S-T-R-E-T-C-H and grow their fantastic, elastic brain!
Moody Cow Meditatesby Kerry MacLean Year Published: 2009
Peter the cow is having a BAD day. After missing the bus and wiping out on his bike he loses his temper and gets in trouble. To make matters worse all the other kids are teasing him, calling him Moody Cow. Peter's day just seems to get worse until his grandfather comes over and teaches him how to settle his mind and let go of his frustration through a simple and fun exercise. With full color illustrations by the author, Moody Cow Meditates is a wonderful book for parents and children to share together.
Degrees and Certifications:Last Modified on September 13, 2022