Are You Eating Candy without Me? By Draga Jenny Malesevic & Charlotte Bruijn

Back of Book:Four different children from three different families ponder what the adults in their lives do during the day. Are they jumping on trampolines? Are they eating cake and ice cream while riding birthday ponies? Are they eating candy with other adults? After a series of hilariously illustrated and wildly imaginative scenarios, readers learnContinue reading “Are You Eating Candy without Me? By Draga Jenny Malesevic & Charlotte Bruijn”

The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story By Tina Cho & Jess X. Snow

Back of Book:Dayeon wants to be a haenyeo just like Grandma. The haenyeo dive off the coast of Jeju Island to pluck treasures from the sea–generations of Korean women have done so for centuries. To Dayeon, the haenyeo are as strong and graceful as mermaids. To give her strength, Dayeon eats Grandma’s abalone porridge. SheContinue reading “The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story By Tina Cho & Jess X. Snow”

Brick by Brick By Heidi Woodward Sheffield

Back of Book:Papi is a bricklayer, and he works hard every day to help build the city, brick by brick. His son, Luis, works hard too–in school, book by book. Papi climbs scaffolds, makes mortar, and shovels sand. Luis climbs on the playground and molds clay into tiny bricks to make buildings, just like Papi.Continue reading “Brick by Brick By Heidi Woodward Sheffield”

What I Like Most By Mary Murphy & Zhu Cheng-Liang

Back of Book:A little girl observes, one by one, things that give her pleasure — the apricot jam on her toast, the light-up shoes that make her feet bounce, the sparkling river, the pencil whose color comes out like a ribbon. But even after the jar becomes empty, and the shoes grow too small, andContinue reading “What I Like Most By Mary Murphy & Zhu Cheng-Liang”

The Bar Mitzvah Boys By Myron Uhlberg

Back of Book: Grandpa was never bar mitzvahed; it was wartime, and life was difficult. It’s been a regret his whole life. Many years later, it’s his grandson’s time to go through the Jewish ritual of coming of age. The father suggests that they be bar mitzvahed together. They study together, recite together, and celebrateContinue reading “The Bar Mitzvah Boys By Myron Uhlberg”

A Crazy-Much Love by Joy Jordan-Lake

Back of Book: How MUCH is the crazy-much love?” This simple question is answered as two parents recount the journey of adopting their daughter and the many milestone moments that follow. From the child’s first bath and first time riding a tricycle, all the way to her boarding that big yellow bus, the crazy-much loveContinue reading “A Crazy-Much Love by Joy Jordan-Lake”

Five Minutes: (That ‘s a Lot of Time) (No, It’s Not) (Yes, It Is) By by Audrey Vernick and Liz Garton Scanlon

Back of Book: Families everywhere will recognize themselves in this clever, hilarious, and completely irresistible picture book. Five minutes is a lot of time… or is it? Well, it depends on what you’re doing, of course! Follow one little boy and his family on a very busy day, as he discovers that sometimes five minutesContinue reading “Five Minutes: (That ‘s a Lot of Time) (No, It’s Not) (Yes, It Is) By by Audrey Vernick and Liz Garton Scanlon”