Review Index

Board Books

Alphablock by Christopher Franceschelli/Illustrated by Peskimo

Ball by Mary Sullivan

Cradle Me by Debby Slier

Fuzzy Yellow Ducklings by Matthew Van Fleet

A Good Day by Kevin Henkes

It’s Ramadan, Curious George by Hena Khan/Illustrated by Mary O’Keefe Young

Joshua by the Sea by Angela Johnson/Illustrated by Rhonda Mitchell

Learn the Alphabet with Northwest Coast Native Art by Native Northwest

Mini Myths: Be Patient, Pandora! by Joan Holub/Illustrated by Leslie Patricelli

Music Is… by Brandon Stosuy/Illustrated by Amy Martin

My Heart Fills With Happiness by Monique Gray Smith/Illustrated by Julie Flett

Nosh, Schlep, Schluff: BabYiddish by Laurel Schyner/Illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke

Orange Pear Apple Bear by Emily Gravett

Play * Learn * Do: Let’s Bake a Cake! Text and Interactive Conception by Anne-Sophie Baumann/Illustration by Hélène Convert/Paper Engineering by Audrey Simon Maillot

Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children by Sandra L. Pinkney/Photographs by Myles C. Pinkney

Strawberries Are Red by Petr Horáček

Ten, Nine, Eight by Molly Bang

This is Not a Book by Jean Jullien

What Do You See? written by Kyla Ryman/Featuring artwork by Wangechi Mitu

We Sang You Home by Richard Van Camp/Illustrated by Julie Flett

Picture Books

Ada’s Ideas by Fiona Robinson

Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine by Laurie Wallmark/Illustrated by April Chu

Ace Dragon LTD. by Russell Hoban/Illustrated by Quentin Blake

All the Way to Havana by Margarita Engle/Illustrated by Mike Curato

Always by Emma Dodd

Always Anjali by Sheetal Sheth/Illustrated by Jessica Blank

The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch by Chris Barton/Illustrated by Don Tate

Apple Pie 4th of July by Janet S. Wong/Illustrated by Margaret Chodos-Irvine

Ask Me by Bernard Waber/Illustrated by Suzy Lee

At the Same Moment, Around the World by Clotilde Perrin

Auntie Yang’s Great Soybean Picnic by Ginnie Lo/Illustrated by Beth Lo

Awake Beautiful Child by Amy Krouse Rosenthal/Illustrated by Gracia Lam

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson/Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

The Bear Report by Thyra Heder

Bee-bim Bop! by Linda Sue Park

Before After by Anne-Margot Ramstein & Matthias Arégui

Bernice Gets Carried Away by Hannah E. Harrison

Beyond the Pond by Joseph Kuefler

A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts/Illustrated by Noah Z. Jones

Billy and Goat at the State Fair by Dan Yaccarino

The Black Snowman by Phil Mendez/Illustrated by Carole Byard

The Book Itch: Freedom, Truth & Harlem’s Greatest Bookstore by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson/Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

Brick by Brick by Charles R. Smith Jr./Illustrated by Floyd Cooper

A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams

Chicken in the Kitchen by Nnedi Okorafor/Illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini

The Circus Ship by Chris Van Dusen

City Shapes by Diana Murray/Illustrated by Bryan Collier

Dear Dragon by Josh Funk/Illustrated by Rodolfo Montalvo

Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin by Duncan Tonatiuh

Dim Sum for Everyone! by Grace Lin

Don’t Call Me Grandma by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson/Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon

Drum Dream Girl by Margarita Engle/Illustrated by Rafael López

Everyone Loves Bacon by Kelly DiPucchio/Illustrated by Eric Wight

Exclamation Mark by Amy Krouse Rosenthal/Illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld

Fishing with Grandma by Susan Avingaq & Maren Vsetula/Illustrated by Charlene Chua

Float by Daniel Miyares

Flotsam by David Wiesner

Follow the Drinking Gourd by Jeanette Winter

The Fox and the Star by Coralie Bickford-Smith

Freedom in Congo Square by Carole Boston Weatherford/Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras by Duncan Tonatiuh

The Girl with a Brave Heart: A Tale from Tehran by Rita Jahanforuz/Illustrated by Vali Mintzi

Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors by Hena Khan/Illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini

The Good Little Book by Kyo Maclear/Illustrated by Marion Arbona

Growing Up Pedro by Matt Tavares

Guess Who, Haiku by Deanna Caswell/Illustrated by Bob Shea

Happy to be Nappy by bell hooks/Illustrated by Chris Raschka

A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love by Michelle Edwards/Illustrated

Have You Seen Elephant? by David Barrow

Here I Am by Patti Kim/Illustrated by Sonia Sánchez

Hiawatha and the Peacemaker by Robbie Robertson/Illustrated by David Shannon

Hermelin the Detective Mouse by Mini Grey

Hooray for Fish! by Lucy Cousins

Horrible Bear! by Ame Dyckman/Illustrated by Zachariah OHora

I Am Not a Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer/Illustrated by Gillian Newland

I Like Myself! by Karen Beaumont/Illustrated by David Catrow

I Need a Lunchbox by Jeannette Caines/Illustrated by Pat Cummings

If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson

It’s Tough to Lose Your Balloon by Jarrett J Krosoczka

Jingle Dancer by Cynthia Leitich Smith/Illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu

Joelito’s Big Decision by Ann Berlak/Illustrated by Daniel Camacho/Translated by José Antonio Galloso

Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell/Illustrated by Christian Robinson

Just a Minute by Yuyi Morales

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña/Illustrated by Christian Robinson

Latkes, Latkes Good to Eat: A Chanukah Story by Naomi Howland

Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century by Carole Boston Weatherford/Illustrated by Raul Colón

Let’s Celebrate Diwali by Anjali Joshi/Illustrated by Tim Palin

A Letter for Leo by Sergio Ruzzier

Lift Your Light a Little Higher: The Story of Stephen Bishop: Slave-Explorer by Heather Henson/Illustrated by Bryan Collier

Little Melba and Her Big Trombone by Katheryn Russell-Brown/Illustrated by Frank Morrison

Look What Brown Can Do! by T. Marie Harris/Illustrated by Neda Ivanova

Maddi’s Fridge by Lois Brandt/Illustrated by Vin Vogel

Martin de Porres: The Rose in the Desert by Gary D. Schmidt/Illustrated by David Diaz

Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans by Phil Bildner/Illustrated by John Parra

Math Curse by Jon Scieszka/Illustrated by Lane Smith

Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines by Jeanne Walker Harvey/Illustrated by Dow Phumiruk

Milky Way by Mamta Nainy/Illustrated by Siddhartha Tripathi

Mission to Space by John Herrington

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown

Mole Music by David McPhail

Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe

My Blue is Happy by Jessica Young/Illustrated by Catia Chien

My Two Blankets by Irena Kobald/Illustrated by Freya Blackwood

New York is My Playground, Photographs by Jane Goodrich/Written by Bob Raczka

NightLights by Lorena Alvarez Gómez

Oh No, Astro! by Matt Roeser/Illustrated by Brad Woodard

The Only Child by Guojing

Outside Over There by Maurice Sendak

Owen by Kevin Henkes

People by Peter Spier

A Piece of Home by Jeri Watts/Illustrated by Hyewon Yum

Quackers by Liz Wong

The Quickest Kid in Clarksville by Pat Zietlow Miller/Illustrated by Frank Morrison

Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe

Ragweed’s Farm Dog Handbook by Anne Vittur Kennedy

Real Sisters Pretend by Megan Dowd Lambert/Illustrated by Nicole Tadgell

Remy and Lulu written by Kevin Hawkes/Illustrated by Kevin Hawkes and Hannah E. Harrison

Rex Wrecks It by Ben Clanton

Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey/Illustrated by Floyd Cooper

Salsa by Jorge Argueta/Illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh

The Sea Tiger by Victoria Turnbull

Shark Detective by Jessica Olien

Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story by Paula Yoo/Illustrated by Lin Wang

Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson/Illustrated by Sydney Smith

Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat Ella Fitzgerald by Roxane Orgill/Illustrated by Sean Qualls

So Much by Trish Cooke/Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

Specs for Rex by Yasmeen Ismail

Supertruck by Stephen Savage

Surfer of the Century by Ellie Crowe/Illustrated by Richard Waldrep

Take a Picture of Me, James VanDerZee! by Andrea J. Loney/Illustrated by Keith Mallett

Take Away the A by Michaël Escoffier/Illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo

Talkin’ About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman by Nikki Grimes/Illustrated by E.B. Lewis

Teeny Tiny Toady by Jill Esbaum/Illustrated by Keika Yamaguchi

That Book Woman by Heather Henson/Illustrated by David Small

The Tea Party in the Woods by Akiko Miyakoshi

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy by Tony Medina and Various Artists

This Day in June by Gayle E. Pitman/Illustrated by Kristyna Litten

Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas by Gwendolyn Hooks/Illustrated by Colin Bootman

Today is the Day by Eric Walters/Illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes

Too Many Mangos by Tammy Paikai/Illustrated by Don Robinson

Too Many Tamales by Gary Soto/Illustrated by Ed Martinez

Town Is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz/Illustrated by Sydney Smith

Toys Meet Snow by Emily Jenkins/Illustrated by Paul O. Zelinksy

The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank’s Window by Jeff Gottesfeld/Illustrated by Peter McCarty

Two Mice by Sergio Ruzzier

Where’s Halmoni? by Julie Kim

Virgil and Owen by Paulette Bogan

Voice of Freedom Fannie Lou Hamer: Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by Carole Boston Weatherford/Illustrated by Ekua Holmes

Water is Water by Miranda Paul/Illustrated by Jason Chin

What Can You Do With a Paleta? by Carmen Tafolla/Illustrated by Magaly Morales

When Marian Sang by Pam Muñoz Ryan/Illustrated by Brian Selznick

When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop by Laban Carrick Hill/Illustrated by Theodore Taylor III

When the Slave Esperança Garcia Wrote a Letter by Sonia Rosa/Illustrated by Luciana Justiniani Hees

Where Do We Go When We Disappear? by Isabel Minhós Martins/Illustrated by Madalena Matoso

Where’s Walrus? and Penguin? by Stephen Savage

Wiggle by Doreen Cronin/Illustrated by Scott Menchin

Wild by Emily Hughes

Wild Berries by Julie Flett

Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World’s Fastest Woman by Kathleen Krull/Illustrated by David Diaz

The World in a Second by Isabel Minhós Martins/Illustrated by Bernardo P. Carvalho

Zombie in Love by Kelly DiPucchio/Illustrated by Scott Campbell

Beginning Readers/Chapters

Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret by Bob Shea

Ellie Ultra: An Extra-Ordinary Girl by Gina Bellisario/Illustrated by Jessika von Innerebner

Good Crooks: Missing Monkey! by Mary Amato/Illustrated by Ward Jenkins

The Great Pet Escape by Victoria Jamieson

Jasmine Toguchi: Mochi Queen by Debbi Michiko Florence/ Illustrated by Elizabet Vuković

Katie Fry Private Eye: The Lost Kitten by Katherine Cox/Illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton

Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! by Grace Lin

Sarla in the Sky by Anjali Joshi/Illustrated by Lisa Kurt

The Stories Julian Tells by Ann Cameron/Illustrated by Ann Strugnell

Written and Drawn by Henrietta by Liniers

Middle Grade

A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord

Cakes in Space by Philip Reeve/Illustrated by Sarah McIntyre

Calvin Coconut: Trouble Magnet by Graham Salisbury/Illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers

Eagle Song by Joseph Bruchac/Illustrated by Dan Andreasen

Etched in Clay: The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet by Andrea Cheng

Ghost by Jason Reynolds/Jacket Illustrations by Vanessa Brantley Newton

The Honest Truth by Dan Gemeinhart

Patina by Jason Reynolds/Jacket Illustrations by Vanessa Brantley Newton

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

Young Adult

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans by Don Brown

My Seneca Village by Marilyn Nelson

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness