Becoming a Butterfly

Becoming a Butterfly

Purchase Becoming Vanessa, written and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton, at Bookmarks. This story will help kids just starting school transform from timid caterpillars into beautiful butterflies so they can love who they are. On Vanessa’s first day of...
Friendship Flags

Friendship Flags

Purchase Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds at Bookmarks. From National Book Award finalist and #1 New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds comes a novel told in ten blocks, showing all the different directions kids’ walks home can take. This story was going to...
Sound Wave Whale

Sound Wave Whale

Purchase Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly at Bookmarks. In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the Schneider Family Book Award-winning story of a deaf girl’s connection to a whale whose song can’t be heard by his...
Kindness Coupons

Kindness Coupons

Purchase The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser at Bookmarks. The Vanderbeekers have always lived in the brownstone on 141st Street. It’s practically another member of the family. So when their reclusive, curmudgeonly landlord decides not to...
Whimsical Maps

Whimsical Maps

Purchase Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky at Bookmarks // By Kwame Mbalia. Winner of a Coretta Scott King Author Honor Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents Kwame Mbalia’s epic fantasy, a middle grade American Gods set in a richly-imagined world...
Pandemic Journal

Pandemic Journal

Purchase Anne Frank’s Diary: The Graphic Adaptation at Bookmarks // By Anne Frank (text by), David Polonsky (illustrator), Ari Fulman (adapted by) A timeless story rediscovered by each new generation, The Diary of a Young Girl stands without peer. For both young...