A lyrical picture book debut from inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long
"I can hear change humming
In its loudest, proudest song.
I don't fear change coming,
And so I sing along."
“(Jill) Biden’s anecdotal portrait of her spouse’s early years spotlights his competitiveness and risk-taking…his role as a peacemaker, devoted brother, and defender of bullied peers…and reveals how…high school, when he became a star athlete and class president, paved the way for leadership roles in college and beyond.” —Publishers We
Discover the incredible story of a young daughter of immigrants who would grow up to be the first woman, first Black person, and first South Asian American ever elected Vice President of the United States in this moving picture book biography of Kamala Harris.
When Kamala Harris was young, she often accompanied her parents to civil rights marches—so many, in fact, that w
A picture book about Champ and Major, President-elect Joe Biden's two adorable dogs! Major will be the first shelter dog in the White House, and Champ can't wait to show him around.
From Vice President Kamala Harris comes a picture book with an empowering message: Superheroes are all around us--and if we try, we can all be heroes too. Now a #1 New York Times bestseller!
The inspiring story of Vice President Kamala Harris told in the new Who HQ NOW format for trending topics.
A timely picture book biography about Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman in Congress, who sought the Democratic nomination to be the president of the United States.
A New York Times Best Illustrated Book
Critically acclaimed author Jabari Asim and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator E. B. Lewis give readers a fascinating glimpse into the boyhood of Civil Rights leader John Lewis.
In this stirring picture book about social justice activism and the power of introverts, a quiet girl's artwork makes a big impression at a protest rally.
With a spare, inspiring text and gorgeous watercolor illustrations, this is a timeless and important book for activists of all ages. This hardcover picture book is perfect for sharing and for gifting.
Sometimes people march
to resist injustice,
to stand in solidarity,
to inspire hope.
Just in time for Presidents' Day and the 2020 election! Proficient readers will enjoy hunting down the TRUTH about several of our U.S. presidents in this book, part of an innovative new series.
Packed with facts, kids will love learning about elected leaders from around the world, from Barack Obama to Nelson Mandela, and how they came to power.
With this nonfiction politics book, children will learn about where and how democracy began and how it has developed over the years.
Help your little one dream big with a Little Golden Book biography all about the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg! The perfect introduction to nonfiction for preschoolers!
From Gold Star father and beloved Democratic National Convention speaker Khizr Khan comes a book for young people about the Constitution—what it says and why it matters for everyone.
A little girl carries a big message—and finds it thrillingly amplified by the rallying crowd around her—in an empowering story for the youngest of activists.
Mari raised her sign for everyone to see.
Even though she was small and the crowd was very big,
and she didn’t think anyone would hear,
she yelled out.
From campaigns to voting booths, from local elections to national races, this fun and fact-filled book--now in chapter book format!--celebrates the fundamental American idea that "we the people" get to decide who runs the show.
In this chapter book filled with fun facts and historical trivia about first ladies from Martha Washington to Melania Trump, civic-minded young readers learn just how important it is to "Remember the ladies!" and all they have done for America.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and award-winning artist Rafael Lopez create a kind and caring book about the differences that make each of us unique.
A #1 New York Times bestseller!
Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award!
A lyrical picture book biography of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton, co-founder and director of the first private orphanage in New York City and wife of founding father Alexander Hamilton.
From the Constitution to abolition, from voting to civil rights, this chapter book for civic-minded young readers filled with fun facts and historical trivia shows how America got the nickname "land of the free."
Get to know celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—in the first picture book about her life—as she proves that disagreeing does not make you disagreeable!
Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spent a lifetime disagreeing: disagreeing with inequality, arguing against unfair treatment, and standing up for what’s right for people everywhere.
In 1789, George Washington became the first president of the United States. He has been called the father of our country for leading America through its early years. Washington also served in two major wars during his lifetime: the French and Indian War and the American Revolution.
A clever, funny, and informative look at the pets--from Calvin Coolidge's wallaby to Teddy Roosevelt's flying squirrels--that have passed through the White House gates. Perfect for fans of I Am George Washington and So You Want to Be President?
The 2020 Election is here! And so is this book, which tells young readers all about presidential campaigns and American politics--complete with stickers, activities, and a color-your-own Electoral Map poster!
We're excited to have another wonderful picture book from a local author on our shelves! This colorful and inspiring story is based on a viral video of preschooler Ayaan and his daily affirmations. Family members turned his story into a lovely book, especially focused on problem solving with a great attitude. This book is perfect for celebrating big milestones or moments when you may need a pick-me-up.
Request a copy signed by Zulekha Holder-Young!
In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: precious time together.
Today would be special. Today would be splendid. It was Saturday! But sometimes, the best plans don't work out exactly the way you expect....
$7.99ISBN: 9781547603145Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Children's Books - October 6th, 2020
This beautifully written, emotional debut perfect for fans of Lynda Mullaly Hunt or Ali Benjamin tells the story of a girl, her special needs brother, and the summer they will never forget.
"An engaging, honest book." --Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Newbery Honor-winning author of The War That Saved My Life$17.99ISBN: 9780525518778Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020
Winner of the NCTE Charlotte Huck Award!
An upbeat, empowering, important picture book from the team that created the award-winning Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
a nonstop ball of energy.
Powerful and full of light.
I am a go-getter. A difference maker. A leader.$17.99ISBN: 9781481451482Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 22nd, 2020
“This amusing picture book encourages imagination and individuality.” —Booklist
From the acclaimed author and illustrator of The Big Umbrella comes a delightful celebration of creativity and gumption about a girl and her panda that’s Calvin and Hobbes meets If You Give a Mouse a Cookie!
Sometimes when they say to d$17.99ISBN: 9780544813762Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarion Books - March 12th, 2019In this empowering picture book with a STEM focus, Charlotte, a budding bunny scientist, ignores the doubters and confidently finds a cure to the mysterious malady affecting the forest.
The animals of the forest are all getting sick and no one can figure out why.$16.99ISBN: 9780593175255Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020
How would you spend five million dollars in 30 days? A billionaire's wallet, a bizarre challenge, and an unlikely friendship send two kids on a wild adventure. From the author of The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl.$17.95ISBN: 9781324005193Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Norton Young Readers - January 7th, 2020
A young girl turns her imagination into action in this beautifully crafted and intricately designed debut picture book.
When is an old truck something more? On a small, bustling farm, a resilient and steadfast pickup works tirelessly alongside the family that lives there, and becomes a part of the dreams and ambitions of the family’s young daughter.$17.99ISBN: 9780062995926Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Greenwillow Books - September 1st, 2020
“A spellbinding, heart-stopping adventure.” —Booklist (starred review)
“A dreamily written, slyly educational, rousing maritime adventure.” —New York Times Book Review$7.99ISBN: 9780062893260Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - September 22nd, 2020
“Bella, Bella, Bella! A wonderful, funny, heartfelt tale of a very good ‘bad’ dog, and her enduring quest for that thing we all seek: a place to call home. I loved this book! I love Bella!” —Garth Stein, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of Racing in the Rain$17.99ISBN: 9780593116296Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 8th, 2020
A picture book biography by an award-winning team about the first woman to ride a motorcycle around the world$17.99ISBN: 9781534421691Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020
Christian Robinson hits the perfect balance of charm and inspiration while still having total kid appeal, all in one book! You Matter is his second offering as author/illustrator and his best creation yet. It is perfect for any and every occasion! -- Johanna