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June 10, 2024

How Do You Spell Unfair? by Carole Boston Weatherford

In this award-winning picture book, we learn about MacNolia and her fight for the National Spelling Bee championship as a Black girl in 1936.

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June 4, 2024

Light and Air by Mindy Nichols Wendell

Light and Air follows its 11-year-old protagonist through a rocky path of tuberculosis and family upheaval.

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June 3, 2024

Built to Last by Dan Santat and Minh Lê

In this beautiful picture book, two boys want to build something that will last, but their final product is not what they first expect.

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May 31, 2024

The Inventions of God (and Eva) and The Stories of God (and Kiki) by Dave Connis

The Inventions of God (and Eva) and The Stories of God (and Kiki) show the delight God has in children, whether their interests are STEM-related…

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May 30, 2024

Magnolia Wu Unfolds It All by Chanel Miller

Magnolia Wu finds adventure in her own neighborhood while chasing down the owners of orphan socks. Magnolia Wu Unfolds It All by Chanel Miller. Philomel,…

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May 29, 2024

What the World Eats: A Roundup of Global Food Books

If you’re traveling the world with us this summer, consider looking for one of the books below, like What the World Eats, in your local library and reading/eating through it with your children!

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May 29, 2024

*Because Barbara: Barbara Cooney Paints Her World by Sarah Mackenzie

Barbara Cooney’s passion for beauty still inspires many, and the result is this lovely picture book honoring her legacy.

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May 28, 2024

*Wang Mingdao by Simonetta Carr

The latest volume of the Christian Biographies series introduces Wang Mingdao, a father of the Chinese evangelical church, to young readers.

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May 27, 2024

Kailani’s Gift by Dorian Lazo Gilmore-Young

Kailani’s Gift features a young girl who wants to honor her grandparents for their 50th wedding anniversary by learning tinikling.

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