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Little Books, Big Feelings

A Place Inside of Me
Elliott, Zetta

2021 Caldecott Honor Book

Caldecott Honor Book
Today Show Best Book for the Holidays
ALA Notable Book for All Ages

ALSC Notable Children's Book
NCTE Notable Poetry Book

Evanston Public Library's Top 100 Great Book for Kids
Nerdy Award Winner for Single Poem Picture...

Item No. 9780374307417
$17.99
A Friend for Henry
Bailey, Jenn
2020 Schneider Family Honor Book

In Classroom Six, second left down the hall, Henry has been on the lookout for a friend. A friend who shares. A friend who listens. Maybe even a friend who likes things to stay the same and all in order, as Henry does. But on a day full of too close...

Item No. 9781452167916
$16.99
A Stone Sat Still
The brilliant follow-up to the Caldecott Honor-winning and New York Times bestselling picture book They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel!

A Stone Sat Still tells the story of a seemingly ordinary rock--but to the animals that use it, it is a resting place, a...

Item No. 9781452173184
$17.99
After the Fall
Santat, Dan

From the New York Times-bestselling creator of The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend comes the inspiring epilogue to the beloved classic nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty.

Everyone knows that when Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. But what...

Item No. 9781626726826
$17.99
All Around Us
Gonzalez, Xelena

All Around Us begs to be shared over and over.--Yuyi Morales
A transcendent, perfectly gorgeous book.--Naomi Shihab Nye
ALSC Notable Children's Book

2018 Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book2018 American Indian Youth Literature Award: Picture Book Honor...

Item No. 9781941026762
$17.95
And the People Stayed Home
O'Meara, Kitty
"Kitty O'Meara...offers us wisdom that can help during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. She is challenging us to grow."--Deepak Chopra, MD, author, Metahuman

"Kitty O'Meara is the poet laureate of the pandemic"--O, The Oprah Magazine

"An eloquent,...

Item No. 9781734761788
$18.99
Blue
Seeger, Laura Vaccaro

How many shades of blue are there?

There's the soft blue of a baby's cherished blanket, the ocean blue of a romp in the waves, the chilly blue of a cold winter's walk in the snow, and the true blue of the bond that exists between children and animals.

In this simple, sumptuously...

Item No. 9781626720664
$17.99
Breathing Makes it Bettter
O'Leary, Wendy
Winner of the 2019 Moonbeam Children's Mind, Body, Spirit Bronze Medal and a 2020 Mom's Choice Awards(R) Gold Recipient!

An engaging and interactive story showing children ages 3-6 the power of breath when dealing with new and difficult emotions.

Read aloud and breathe along...

Item No. 9781611804690
$16.95
Crankenstein
Berger, Samantha
The perfect cure for a cranky kid, illustrated by the #1 New York Times bestselling and Caldecott-winning artist, Dan Santat.
BEWARE OF CRANKENSTEIN! He's a little monster of crankiness that no one can destroy! MEHHRRRR!!! He may look like any ordinary boy, but when...
Item No. 9780316126564
$16.99
Cry Heart But Never Break
Ringtved, Glenn

Aware their grandmother is gravely ill, four siblings make a pact to keep death from taking her away. But Death does arrive all the same, as it must. He comes gently, naturally. And he comes with enough time to share a story with the children that helps them to realize the value of loss to life...

Item No. 9781592701872
$16.95
Daniel Finds a Poem
Archer, Micha
Stunning collage art full of rich color, glorious details, and a sense of wonder--reminiscent of the work of Ezra Jack Keats--illustrate this delightful story celebrating the poetry found in the world around us.

What is poetry? Is it glistening morning dew? Spider thinks so. Is it crisp leaves...

Item No. 9780399169137
$16.99
Evelyn Del Ray is Moving Away
Medina, Meg

The 2020 Jumpstart Read for the Record Selection (2.24 million readers) * An American Library Association Notable Children's Book * A Publisher's Weekly Best Children's Book of the Year * A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of the Year * A School Library Journal Best Book...

Item No. 9781536207040
$17.99
Happy Hippo Angry Duck
Boynton, Sandra
Are you HAPPY AS A HIPPO?
Or ANGRY AS A DUCK?
Maybe SAD AS A CHICKEN?
(Can you sadly say CLUCK CLUCK?)

Bestselling author Sandra Boynton is back in this all-new board book about moods. Boynton's clever animals exemplify a wide range of emotions in this hilarious story...

Item No. 9781442417311
$5.99
Here and Now
Denos, Julia
A stunning celebration of mindfulness, meditation, and enjoying each moment, from the team behind the award-winning Windows. This lush picture book is a fantastic tool for engaging children 3-7 who are schooling from home who are eager to feel connected to their world while managing...
Item No. 9781328465641
$17.99
Here and Now (Board Book)
Denos, Julia
From the team behind Ezra Jack Keats Honor winner Windows comes Here and Now. At turns wise and playful, this accessible, beautifully illustrated read soothes like a modern Goodnight Moon. Now in a padded board book format!

Here and now . . .

You may be...

Item No. 9780358452096
$9.99
Hurry Up! A Book about Slowing Down
Dopirak, Kate
A busy boy and his dog learn to slow down and enjoy life together in this lyrical, rhyming picture book perfect for hurried families everywhere.

For one busy boy, life is all hurry up, hurry down, hurry round and round and round! That is until he takes a big breath...and a big break......

Item No. 9781534424975
$17.99
I Am Human
Verde, Susan
Embrace empathy with the instant #1 New York Times bestselling companion to I Am Love and I Am Peace!

Being human means we are full of possibility. We learn, we dream, we wonder at the world around us. But we also make mistakes and can feel fearful or sad.

From...

Item No. 9781419731655
$14.99
I Am the Storm - Autographed
Stemple, Heidi E y
A tornado, a blizzard, a forest fire, and a hurricane are met, in turn, with resilience and awe in this depiction of nature's power and our own.

In the face of our shifting climate, young children everywhere are finding themselves subject to unfamiliar and often frightening extreme...

Item No. 9780593222751
$17.99
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I Go Quiet
Ouimet, David
Here is the story of an introverted girl, hiding in silence in a world that seems overpowering and hostile. In the power of imagination and the pages of books, she sees possibilities for herself and discovers a place where her words ring loud and true.

David Ouimet's exquisite debut translates...

Item No. 9781324004431
$18.95
I Talk Like a River
Scott, Jordan
Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award

What if words got stuck in the back of your mouth whenever you tried to speak? What if they never came out the way you wanted them to?

Sometimes it takes a change of perspective to get the words flowing.

A New York...

Item No. 9780823445592
$18.99
I Talk Like a River - Autographed
Jordan Scott & Sydney Smith

Autographed by both author Jordan Scott and illustrator Sydney Smith

2021 Schneider Family Book Award Winner
...

Item No. 74234175
$18.99
In My Anaana's Amautik
Sammurtok, Nadia

The far north has never felt so deliciously warm. -- ★Kirkus Reviews


Readers will carry this gorgeous book close to their hearts.-- ★School Library Journal


Just right for bedtime, it's an...

Item No. 9781772272529
$16.95
Jabari Jumps
Cornwall, Gaia
Working up the courage to take a big, important leap is hard, but Jabari is almost absolutely ready to make a giant splash.

Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He's finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he's a great jumper, so he's not...

Item No. 9780763678388
$16.99
Jabari Jumps (Softcover)
Cornwall, Gaia
"This simple and sincere tale of working up courage to face fears makes quite a splash." -- Kirkus Reviews

Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He's finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he's a great jumper, so he's not scared at all. "...

Item No. 9781536202908
$7.99
Layla's Happiness
Tallie, Mariahadessa Ekere

Affirmations of black childhood abound, and whimsical wishes float like dandelion fluff. Equally as imaginative as the lyrical text, Corrin's boldly colored, textured illustrations beautifully capture the buoyant spirit of Layla, a brown girl exuding confidence, comfortable in her own...

Item No. 9781592702886
$17.95