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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
A Friend for Henry
Bailey, Jenn
A heartwarming picture book that explores the experience of autism and the power of friendship.

A 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...

Item No. 9781452167916
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
All Around Us
González, Xelena

Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor, Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)
American Indian Youth Literature Award, American Library Association (ALA)
International Latino Book Award, Latino Literacy Now
Skipping Stones Honor Award, Skipping Stones Magazine

Item No. 9781941026762
And the People Stayed Home
O'Meara, Kitty
*2021 FAPA President's Book Awards Silver Medalist

*Smithsonian Magazine's Ten Best Children's Books of 2020

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

"Kitty O'Meara... is challenging us to grow."--Deepak Chopra, MD, author, Metahuman


Item No. 9781734761788
Doerrfeld, Cori

In this stunning story from New York Times bestselling creator Cori Doerrfeld, a child and their grandfather take a walk in the woods and discover more about themselves.

Finn is in a horrible mood and doesn't want to talk about it. After some persuading, though, they agree to...
Item No. 9780316312264
Paglia, Isabella
A sensitive book about reaching out to a new friend, perfect for fostering social-emotional learning.

One day a mysterious box arrives in the woods. Bear, Fox, Rabbit, Squirrel, and Owl can all see that something--someone--is hiding inside. But why won't that someone come out? Maybe the...

Item No. 9780802855923
Johnson, Kevin

A young child learns that even superheroes hurt too in this heartrending story about loss and love, written by debut author Kevin Johnson and illustrated by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Kitt Thomas.

When a child loses the person in his life that he loves more than...

Item No. 9781250840509
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
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 of...
Item No. 9781536207040
Goodbye: A First Conversation about Grief
Ralli, Jessica

A picture book edition of the board book about grief, offering adults the opportunity to begin important conversations with young children in an informed, safe, and supported way.

Developed by experts in the fields of early childhood and activism against injustice, this topic...

Item No. 9780593662380
Happy Hippo Angry Duck
Boynton, Sandra
Bestselling author Sandra Boynton's board book tackles the concept of moods with her charming, trademark sense of humor.

Clever animals exemplify a wide range of emotions in this hilarious story about different feelings. Young readers are sure to giggle as interactive text asks them if...

Item No. 9781442417311
Here and Now
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.

Here and now . . .

You may be reading a...

Item No. 9781328465641
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 . . ....

Item No. 9780358452096
How Do You Feel?
Rockwell, Lizzy
Do you feel happy? Sad? Silly? Angry? This simple book helps children and parents talk about feelings, and includes a Feelings Faces Poster!

With simple, sparse language, and bright, expressive illustrations, Lizzy Rockwell introduces very young readers to a wide range of emotions...

Item No. 9780823440511
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
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.


Item No. 9781419731655
I Am Human BD
Verde, Susan
Embrace empathy with even the tiniest humans in this board book edition of the instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

From the bestselling team that created I Am Yoga and I Am Peace comes a hopeful celebration of the human family, which affirms that although we may...

Item No. 9781419746734
I Am Quiet
Powers, Andie
Goodreads Best Children's Book of 2022
Kid's Indie Next List Pick

Emile is not shy--he is quiet.

Emile may seem timid and shy on the outside, but on the inside he is bustling with imagination. While grownups and even other kids may see Emile as the shy kid who doesn't raise his...

Item No. 9781611809848
I Feel Safe
McPhail, David
Thunder cracks. Lightning flashes. The lights go out. But Mommy, Daddy, Grandma and Grandpa help a young girl feel safe. What makes you feel safe?

The storm is very scary! Then Grandma lights candles, Grandpa plays his guitar, Mommy makes cocoa, Daddy brings out some biscuits . . . and...

Item No. 9780823450725
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
I Talk Like a River
Jordan Scott and Sydney Smith

Winner of the Schneider Family Book Award
Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winner

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...

Item No. 9780823445592
I Talk Like a River - Autographed

2021 Schneider Family Book Award Winner

Item No. 74234175
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
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