by Carson Ellis (2015) Home might be a house in the country, an apartment in the city, or even a shoe. Home may be on the road or the sea, in the realm of myth, or in the artist's own studio. A meditation on the concept of home.
by Keith Negley (2019) Inspired by the true story of Mary Edwards Walker, a trailblazing doctor who bucked the gender expectations of her time, this is a fresh, charming picture book about a young girl who decides to wear what she wants: pants!
by Michael Hall (2015) A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times–bestselling creator Michael Hall. Funny, insightful, and colorful, the story is about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may come your way.
by Felicita Sala (2019) In each apartment, someone is preparing a special dish to share with their neighbours. Written and magnificently illustrated by Felicita Sala, this glorious celebration of community is filled with recipes from all over the world and simple instructions perfect for young chefs.
by Juana Martinez-Neal (2018) Alma Sofia Esperanza José Pura Candela has way too many names: six! In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin stories or names.
by Clotilde Perrin (2014) Discover Benedict drinking hot chocolate in Paris, France; Mitko chasing the school bus in Sofia, Bulgaria; and Khanh having a little nap in Hanoi, Vietnam! Clotilde Perrin takes readers eastward from the Greenwich meridian, from day to night, with each page portraying one of (the original) 24 time zones.
by Vashti Harrison (2017) Featuring forty trailblazing black women in American history, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of breaking boundaries and achieving beyond expectations.
by Malala Yousafzai, Kerascoët (Illustrator) (2017) This beautifully illustrated volume tells Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai's story for a younger audience and shows them the worldview that allowed Malala to hold on to hope even in the most difficult of times.
Our bodies might all differ in shape, and form, and frame, but think how dull the world would be if we were all the same… Celebrate difference and diversity with this wonderful and beautiful book that tells children it’s OK to be different – in fact it’s perfect to be different.
by Nicola Davies, Rebecca Cobb (Illustrator) (2018) A moving, poetic narrative and child-friendly illustrations follow the heartbreaking, ultimately hopeful journey of a little girl who is forced to become a refugee.
Babies may be born in different countries, look a little different and have different needs, but one thing that most have in common are ten fingers and ten toes. This is the uniting theme of this perfect first book for sharing.
by Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (2016) Scientist Ada has a boundless imagination and has always been hopelessly curious. Not afraid of failure, she embarks on a fact-finding mission and conducts scientific experiments, all in the name of discovery.
by Laurent Moreau (2015) Animals of all kinds take center stage in this unique exploration of a very unusual family. Readers of all ages will delight in Laurent Moreau's richly rendered, thought-provoking illustrations, and then they will entertain perhaps the most wildly illuminating question of all: What makes you special?
by Jeanne Walker Harvey, Dow Phumiruk (Illustrator) (2017) From her first experiments with light and lines to the height of her success nationwide, this is the story of an inspiring American artist: the visionary artist-architect who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
by Kobi Yamada, Gabriella Barouch (Illustrations) (2019) Kobi Yamada has written a story about the unbound potential you hold inside. With striking, realistic illustrations, it's a reminder that you were meant for incredible things. And maybe, just maybe, you will exceed your wildest dreams.
by Mac Barnett illustrated by Jon Klassen (2014) Meet Triangle. He is going to play a sneaky trick on his friend, Square. Or so Triangle thinks. . . . With this first tale in a trilogy, partners in crime Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen will have readers wondering just who they can trust in a richly imagined world of shapes.
by Mac Barnett illustrated by Jon Klassen (2014) This book is about Square. Square spends every day taking blocks from a pile below the ground to a pile above the ground. This book is also about Square's friend Circle. Circle thinks Square is an artistic genius. But is he really?
by Mac Barnett illustrated by Jon Klassen (2014) This book is about Circle. This book is also about Circle’s friends, Triangle and Square. Creators Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen come full circle in the third and final chapter of their clever shapes trilogy.