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A House For Hermit Crab (Hardcover)
Carle, Eric
Eric Carle's magnificent collage illustrations invite readers and viewers on a breathtaking underwater tour where brilliantly-colored sea creatures dazzle and delight the eye. His modern-day fable is both wise and simple; based on the true habits of the hermit crab, it not only introduces young...
Item No. 9780887080562
A New Kind of Wild
Hoang, Zara Gonzalez
This sweet author-illustrator debut celebrates imagination, the magic of friendship, and all the different ways we make a new place feel like home.

For Ren, home is his grandmother's little house, and the lush forest that surrounds it. Home is a place of magic and wonder, filled with all...

Item No. 9780525553892
Everything Naomi Loved-Autographed
Yamasaki, Katie

Honking cars, pizza by the slice, Hair by Carmen, the corner bodega--and Naomi's best friend, Ada.

But 11th Street begins to change. Shops close, buildings are torn down...

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Going Down Home with Daddy
Lyons, Kelly Starling
Set at one young boy's annual family reunion, this Caldecott Honor-winning picture book is a rich and moving celebration of Black history, culture, and the power of family traditions.

"On reunion morning, we rise before the sun. Daddy hums as he packs our car with suitcases and a...

Item No. 9781561459384
Grandma's Records
Velasquez, Eric

Coretta Scott King and John Steptoe New Talent Award winner Eric Velasquez shines in the perfect picture book to read with grandparents.

Every summer, Eric goes to live with his grandmother in El Barrio (Spanish Harlem) while his parents work. Through the long hot days,...

Item No. 9780802776600
Here and There
Smith, Tamara Ellis
Can you hear the music all around you? In this touching picture book, Ivan finds healing and hope in nature's music and beauty while experiencing the early stages of his parents' separation. When he realizes that birds sing their enchanting songs both here at his mom's house and there at his dad's...
Item No. 9781782857419
Lippert, Tonya
In the brown house, Claire and Wes were home. But home turned to nowhere and nowhere turned to anywhere. Then somewhere finally came, and finally, always.

This lyrical story is timely and thoughtful, depicting the life of two children thrust into homelessness and uncertain housing...

Item No. 9781433836862
Home is a Window
Ledyard, Stephanie
A family learns what home really means, as they leave one beloved residence and make a new home in another.

A Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People

Home can be many things--a window, a doorway, a rug . . . or a hug. At home, everything always feels the same:...

Item No. 9780823441563
Díaz, Junot
From New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz comes a debut picture book about the magic of memory and the infinite power of the imagination.

A 2019 Pura Belpré Honor Book for Illustration

Every kid in Lola's school was from somewhere...

Item No. 9780735229860
Mama's Home
Youngblood, Shay
A gorgeously illustrated picture book that is a powerful love letter to chosen families and the village that raises us. A young girl basks in the love of her community--which includes not only her mother but the many different women who make up her world.

Home can be a blue house with...

Item No. 9780593180228
Mommy's Hometown
Lim, Hope
When a young boy and his mother travel overseas to her childhood home in Korea, the town is not as he imagined. Will he be able to see it the way Mommy does?

This gentle, contemplative picture book about family origins invites us to ponder the meaning of home. A young boy loves listening...

Item No. 9781536213324
My Papi Has a Motorcycle
Quintero, Isabel
A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo.

When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also...

Item No. 9780525553410
Denisevich, Kasya
Neighbors is a contemplative picture book about the lives of our neighbors--who are all around us and ever-present, yet somehow surprisingly elusive.

They're everywhere: next door, above, and even below. More often than not, they are a mystery, a presence suggested by low hums...

Item No. 9781452177755
No Place Like Home
Ghosh, Ronojoy
A hilarious story about finding your place in the world

George is a bit of a grump. He doesn't like ice cream, his tiny house, or the crowded city he lives in. Perhaps he would be happier if he could find a place that truly feels like home. And so George decides to go exploring...


Item No. 9780802855220
On the Trapline
Robertson, David A
A picture book celebrating Indigenous culture and traditions. The Governor General Award--winning team behind When We Were Alone shares a story that honors our connections to our past and our grandfathers and fathers.


A boy and Moshom,...

Item No. 9780735266681
Place Hand Here - Autographed
Yamasaki, Katie

A young boy passes a painting of a hand on a wall in his neighborhood and watches others placing their own hands against it. The act means something different for each of them...

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Stella's Starliner
Wells, Rosemary
Though she is teased about her silver trailer home, a little girl never loses sight of life's true gifts in Rosemary Wells's sensitive, ultimately uplifting story.

Stella lives in a sparkling home on wheels that's as silver as a comet in the sky. Inside are lots of cupboards and hiding...

Item No. 9780763614959
The Blue House
Wahl, Phoebe
In the tradition of Virginia Lee Burton's The Little House comes a heartfelt story about a father and son learning to accept the new while honoring and celebrating the old.

For as long as he can remember, Leo has lived in the blue house with his dad, but lately the neighborhood is...

Item No. 9781984893369
The Bright Side
Otis, Chad
This endearing picture book about making the most of any situation is also a heartfelt and meaningful portrait of houselessness that's just right for young children.

Sometimes it's hard to stay positive: when you live in an old school bus instead of a normal house; when you have mostly...

Item No. 9780593530627
The Coquies Still Sing
González, Karina Nicole

Pura Belpré Honor Book for Children's Text
Pura Belpré Honor Book for Children's Illustration
Chicago Public Library Best Picture Books of 2022

Bank Street College of Education Children's Book Committee's Best Children's Books of the Year 2023
New York Public...

Item No. 9781250787187
Cot in the Living Room
Burgos, Hilda Eunice

A young Dominican American girl in New York City moves from jealousy to empathy as her parents babysit children whose families work overnight shifts in this honest and warm picture book debut.

Night after night, a young girl watches her mami set up a cot in the living room...

Item No. 9780593110478
Fox and the Forest Fire
Popovici, Danny
A story of hope and friendship, in which resilience trumps tragedy in the wake of a forest fire.

After moving from the city, one boy discovers his new home in the woods isn't so bad--there is friendship in the midst of the forest. But when he spots a fire on the horizon that soon engulfs...

Item No. 9781797202822
One Day House
Durango, Julia

Wilson dreams of all the ways he can help improve his friend Gigi's house so that she'll be warm, comfortable, and happy.

One day, friends and neighbors from all over come to help make Wilson's plans come true. Everyone volunteers to pitch in to make Gigi's house safe, clean, and...

Item No. 9781580897099
Right Place HB
Masini, Beatrice

A lonely squirrel goes searching for a new home, only to discover that the best place is one where the whole community can live together. Joining Barefoot's acclaimed collection of social-emotional titles, this tale offers the perfect opportunity to start conversations about coping with...

Item No. 9781782859819
This House is Home
Kerbel, Deborah
An empowering story about coming to terms with change through creative problem solving
Lily's family is happy in their old green house at the end of the lane, but progress soon encroaches. When Grandma refuses to sell their home to developers, the city just builds around them. Soon...
Item No. 9781771473804