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The Couch Potato follows a technology loving potato who enjoys sitting on the couch at home, watching the many screens around him. But when the electricity goes out, he ventures out into the world and learns some important lessons about balancing screen time with playtime. 📸 @babiestobookworms
Hang out with your pal-tato, The Couch Potato!
Feeling fried? Peel yourself on the couch and meet your new pal-tato! The winning fourth picture book from the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of The Bad Seed, The Good Egg, and The Cool Bean, Jory John and Pete Oswald, will get you and your kids moving! 📸 @childrenslitlove
Other Words for Home
New York Times bestseller and Newbery Honor Book! A gorgeously written, hopeful middle grade novel in verse about a young girl who must leave Syria to move to the United States, perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Aisha Saeed. Jude never thought she’d be leaving her beloved older brother and father behind, all the way across the ocean in Syria. But when things in her hometown start becoming volatile, Jude and her mother are sent to live in Cincinnati with relatives. At first, everything…
A strong choice for independent reading, both for summer reading and homeschooling, as well as in the classroom, Jacob Have I Loved has been lauded as a cornerstone young adult novel and was ranked among the all-time best children's novels in a survey published by School Library Journal. 📸 @shaelyncherie
Newbery Medal Winner
Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang, New Kid is a timely, honest graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real, from award-winning author-illustrator Jerry Craft. 📸 @jessreadit
We Love Ramona Quimby!
Four beloved Ramona books in one fun box! The appeal of Beverly Cleary’s stories about the wonderful, blunderful Ramona Quimby has never faded. Each new generation feels connected to Ramona’s unique way of looking at the world as she tries to adjust to new teachers, feels jealous about Susan's curls, and is secretly pleased by Yard Ape's teasing. The scrapes she gets herself into—like wearing pajamas to school or accidentally making egg yolk shampoo—are funny and heartwarming, and sometimes…
More Ramona for all!
Whether a long-time fan of Beverly Cleary or a newcomer to her award-winning books for children, this eight-book box set of the complete Ramona Quimby series will be a perfect addition to any bookshelf. Kids everywhere feel connected to Ramona's unique way of looking at the world as she tries to adjust to new teachers, encounters bullies at school, and puts up with her bossy older sister. The scrapes she gets herself into—like wearing pajamas to school or accidentally making egg yolk…
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Not only does Robinson write a funny and entertaining children's novel, she manages to critique everything from the education system to religion to gender stereotypes. It's an incredibly progressive book for being published in 1972; so many of the lessons and critiques hold up in today's society. 📸 @onthe.bl
The Couch Potato by Jory John and Pete Oswald
The dynamic duo who created THE BAD SEED, THE GOOD EGG, and THE COOL BEAN are back with a new book that encourages kids to get off the couch and into the world! 📸 @librarymombooks
50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition
This beautiful commemorative picture book edition of the Caldecott Honor title Frog and Toad Are Friends is the perfect way to celebrate Frog and Toad’s 50th anniversary! This handsome edition features matte paper, remastered artwork, and a green ribbon book marker. It makes a lovely gift for collectors, fans of children’s literature, and anyone and everyone who loves Frog and Toad! First published in 1970, Frog and Toad Are Friends was the first of the four beloved Frog and Toad books. This…
Sometimes People March
This book right here is everything right now! Sometimes People March is just what I needed to help show my son how people have marched for change and resisted to demand change throughout history. I really love that #TessaAllen included a description of the movements, marches, and key figures in her book. This is one you'll want to revisit time and time again. 📸 @readlikearockstar
Ramona Quimby by Beverly Cleary
I’m so happy to see the beloved Ramona series is back and better than ever, with all-new reimagined covers to capture the hearts of a new generation of Beverly Cleary lovers. Grab the first 4 books in Volume 1 of The Ramona Collection now, and jump into some rambunctious adventures with your kids and your favorite characters from Klickitat Street. 📸 @raisingwhasians
By NBA Champion LeBron James!
Just a kid from Akron, Ohio, who is dedicated to uplifting youth everywhere, LeBron James knows the key to a better future is to excel in school, do your best, and keep your family close. I Promise is a lively and inspiring picture book that reminds us that tomorrow’s success starts with the promises we make to ourselves and our community today. 📸 @helpingkidsrise
Happy Latinx Heritage Month!
Happy Latinx Heritage Month! Here are two #ownvoices books we're celebrating with. Where Are You From? A story of belonging and being proud of where you're from. Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre. This is a picture book bio of Pura Belpre, the first Puerto Rican librarian in New York City. She championed bilingual literature and shared "story seeds" from homeland so they could grow and live on forever. 📸 @helpingkidsrise