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Holding onto community and memories as gentrification changes a young girl’s neighborhood

Naomi lives on 11th Street and loves everything there—pizza by the slice, laundromat by the pound, a corner bodega (grocery store), and bustling cars. In the center of it all, there was even nature...

“The Barnabus Project” is a creative new twist on a timeless tale of misfit...

Barnabus lives in a secret lab with other misfit toys underneath a strip mall and the Perfect Pet Store. With nothing to look forward to except being fed peanuts and cheese by faceless Green...

“Grandpa Grumps” is a children’s book that grandchildren and their immigrant grandparents can identify...

In the children’s book, Grandpa Grumps, by Katrina Moore and illustrated by Xindi Yan, Daisy prepares for Yeh-Yeh’s (Grandpa’s) visit from China by making a list. Plans include having tea parties, drinking hot cocoa,...

A girl’s journey in Sudan exposes young readers to resilience and courage

Newbery Medalist, Linda Sue Park, teams up with Coretta Scott King Award Winner, Brian Pinkney, to adapt her widely-acclaimed middle grade book, A Long Walk From Water. Young readers will step into the footsteps...

A story that will help children recognize metaphorical “monsters” in others and within themselves

In the children’s book, My Big Bad Monster by A.N. Kong, a monster spawns from the wall of a girl’s bedroom uttering unintelligible ZZZZZPT sounds and scribbles on her drawings. It grows as the...

“A Big Mooncake for Little Star” is the perfect bedtime story

In A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin, Little Star loves doing special things, like baking, with her mama. Soon it will be the Harvest Moon Festival and they have been making...