New Picture Books

“Reading is the gateway for children that makes all other learning possible.” – Barack Obama

 

You're SO Amazing! (What Happened to You? #2) By James Catchpole, Lucy Catchpole, Karen George (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316506571
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2024

In this authentic and humorous picture book, a child with a limb difference is tired of being told how amazing he is for doing normal things.

Joe and his friend Simone are practicing their best playground tricks, but everyone keeps saying how amazing Joe is, even when he tries to let Simone be the star.


Like Father, Like Son: A Picture Book By Lesléa Newman, AG Ford (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lesléa Newman, AG Ford (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419740213
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2024

For fathers and sons everywhere, Like Father, Like Son is a warm, universal picture book from a New York Times bestselling and award-winning team celebrates everything that makes dads special.
 
My daddy teaches me each day,
To be strong in a gentle way.
 
And every single day I’m glad
That I’m his s


A Sundae with Everything on It By Kyle Scheele, Andy J. Pizza (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kyle Scheele, Andy J. Pizza (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797221625
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 16th, 2024

Calling all fans of Andy J. Pizza's Creative Pep Talk podcast and Kyle Scheele's TikTok!


My Lost Freedom: A Japanese American World War II Story By George Takei, Michelle Lee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By George Takei, Michelle Lee (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593566350
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2024

A moving, beautifully illustrated true story for children ages 6 to 9 about growing up in Japanese American incarceration camps during World War II—from the iconic Star Trek actor, activist, and author of the New York Times bestselling graphic memoir They Called Us Enemy.


Penelope's Balloons By Brooke Bourgeois Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781454951827
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Published: Union Square Kids - April 16th, 2024

From a dynamic debut creator, here is a charming and endearing picture book about an elephant's quest for acceptance--destined to become a modern classic.


Signs of Hope: The Revolutionary Art of Sister Corita Kent By Mara Rockliff, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mara Rockliff, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419752216
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2024

Signs of Hope is a picture book biography of groundbreaking artist, teacher, and Catholic nun Corita Kent from critically acclaimed author Mara Rockliff, with stunning full-color art from Caldecott Honor winner Melissa Sweet.
 
Let Corita teach you how to see the world in a whole new way!
 
Sister Corita Kent, the “pop art nun,&rdq


Merdaddy By Wednesday Kirwan, Wednesday Kirwan (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063280274
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 16th, 2024

An ode to parent-child bonding, imagination, the ocean, and bath time! Perfectly pitched for even the youngest readers, Merdaddy is a sweet young picture book with a gentle, genuinely surprising twist that will charm fans of Oona and Julián Is a Mermaid.


Churro Stand: A Picture Book By Karina N. González, Krystal Quiles (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781951836955
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Published: Cameron Kids - April 16th, 2024

From award-winning author-illustrator duo Karina N.


Finding Grateful By Dianne White, Faith Pray (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dianne White, Faith Pray (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797211237
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 16th, 2024

A heartfelt picture book that celebrates embracing the moment and finding gratitude right here, right now.

What does grateful look like? How does it feel? How do you find it?


Next Level: A Hymn in Gratitude for Neurodiversity By Samara Cole Doyon, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781668936832
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - April 16th, 2024

From the award-winning team behind Magnificent Homespun Brown, Samara Cole Doyon and Coretta Scott King Award Honoree Kaylani Juanita, comes a song of gratitude for those who see the world in a different way.