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2020 (Younger Readers)
Across the Bay
Click to search this book in our catalog   Carlos Aponte

Book list Carlitos lives with his mother and his abuela in Cataño, Puerto Rico. Though he's happy in his ...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
Art This Way
Click to search this book in our catalog   Tamara Shopsin

Kirkus Take a peek at art from a variety of different literal and metaphorical angles.Veritably daring reader...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
At the Mountains Base
Click to search this book in our catalog   Traci Sorell.

Book list A group of women gather in a cabin to sing and pray for the safe return of one of their kin, a pilo...More

 
2020 (Younger Readers)
B Is for Baby
 Atinuke

Book list This clever story puts the focus on the letter B. In fact, it's the key element that moves the ...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
The Balcony
 Melissa Castrillon

Horn Book Castrillón presents an almost-wordless story of a child uprooted by a family move from the country...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Bear Came Along
 Richard T. Morris

Publishers Weekly What begins as a solo log ride down a river for Bear turns into a group adventure as new fo...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
The Bell Rang
Click to search this book in our catalog   James E. Ransome

Kirkus A girl's family life and plantation routines are interrupted when three enslaved boys run away. Mo...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border
Click to search this book in our catalog   Mitali Perkins

School Library Journal PreS-Gr 2—A story of family strength and unity overcoming fences along the Mexic...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
A Big Bed for Little Snow
Click to search this book in our catalog   Grace Lin

Publishers Weekly This companion to A Big Mooncake for Little Star, for which Lin won a Caldecott Honor, star...More

 
2020 (Younger Readers)
The Bluest of Blues: Anna Atkins and the First Book of Photographs.
 Fiona Robinson

Book list Cyanotypes, or sun prints, are blue-toned photographic prints created by placing an object on chemi...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Brown: My Alter Ego Is a Superhero
 Hakon Ovreas

Kirkus Bullies spur a lad and two new friends to dress up as secret superheroes in this trilogy opener from N...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
The Book Hog
 Greg Pizzoli

Publishers Weekly The Japanese word tsundoku describes books that have piled up in a home without being read....More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
The Book Rescuer: How a Mensch from Massachusetts Saved Yiddish Literature for Generations to Come.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Sue Macy

School Library Journal Gr 1–4—Aaron Lansky could not forget what his grandmother told him as a ch...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
Carter Reads the Newspaper
Click to search this book in our catalog   Deborah Hopkinson

School Library Journal Gr 1-3-A picture book biography about how Carter G. Woodson became known as the "...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
Chick and Brain: Smell My Foot!
Click to search this book in our catalog   Cece Bell

Kirkus A comedic duo stars in their first comica playful homage to the Dick and Jane books. Brain certainly l...More

 
2020 (Younger Readers)
Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carre?layed the Piano for President Lincoln.
 Margarita Engle

Kirkus Venezuelan pianist Teresa Carreo performs for President Abraham Lincoln amid a raging Civil War in Eng...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Dinosaur Feathers
 Dennis Nolan

Kirkus Viewers get ringside seats as dinosaurs march past in an evolutionary parade, giving way to their mode...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Do Fish Sleep?
 Jens Raschke

Publishers Weekly This heartrending story by German writer Raschke is narrated by 10-year-old Jette, who desc...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Double Bass Blues.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Andrea J. Loney

Book list Young Nic plays an epic bass solo with his school orchestra and then travels across town to jam w...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
Field Trip to the Moon
Click to search this book in our catalog   John Hare

School Library Journal PreS-Gr 2-Hare's picture book debut is a winner. His wordless tale in acrylic pain...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
Firefighters Handbook.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Meghan McCarthy

Kirkus A pictorial guide for fostering future firefighters.With a friendly "welcome!" the book ushe...More

 
2020 (Younger Readers)
Flubby Is Not a Good Pet
 J. E. Morris.

Kirkus Meet Flubby, a quintessential cat. Flubby, a rotund gray-and white cat with stubby legs, seems unimpre...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story
 Kevin Noble Maillard

Book list Fry Bread celebrates the thing itself and much, much more. The simplicity of the ingredients, reade...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Going Down Home with Daddy
 Kelly Starling Lyons

School Library Journal Gr 2-5-Inspired by the author's family heritage and traditions, this title follows...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Grandpa's Top Threes.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Wendy Meddour

Kirkus A gentle look at grief.This quiet picture book starts with Henry, a little chatterbox, talking in a ga...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
Hey, Water!
Click to search this book in our catalog   Antoinette Portis

Horn Book In this playful and informative book, a girl named Zoe speaks directly to water while considering i...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
How to Read a Book
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kwame Alexander

Book list Come, let your fingers wonder as they wander through this engaging and mesmerizing ode to reading...More

 
2020 (Younger Readers)
It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way
 Kyo Maclear

Kirkus Pencil in hand, faced with an unjust world, Gyo Fujikawa created a new future.At 5, Japanese American ...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Just Right: Searching for the Goldilocks Planet.
 Curtis Manley

Publishers Weekly Readers join a brown-skinned girl with a polka-dotted backpack as she asks questions about ...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
The Last Peach
 Gus Gordon

Book list Do you dare to eat a peach? Certainly the endpapers of this book, which illustrate a variety of mou...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Lets Scare Bear
Click to search this book in our catalog   Yuko Katakawa.

School Library Journal PreS-Gr 1—Based on a form of Japanese storytelling, this visually engaging story...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
Lion of the Sky: Haiku for All Seasons.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Laura Purdie Salas

Publishers Weekly Organized in four sections beginning with spring, Salas's lovely haiku are written in t...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
Lucas Bridge El Puente de Luca
Click to search this book in our catalog   Mariana Llanos

Kirkus Luca and his family self-deport to Mexico after receiving a letter. Because neither Luca's mother ...More

 
2020 (Younger Readers)
The Many Colors of Harpreet Singh
 Supriya Kelkar

Kirkus Indian American Harpreet Singh is a practicing Sikh and has a different color patka, or head covering,...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
A Map into the World
 Kao Kalia Yang

School Library Journal Gr 2–5—The world can be a lonely and confusing place, but with the right c...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Moth
 Isabel Thomas

Book list Over Egnéus' truly engrossing collage illustrations, Thomas takes the complicated concept of ev...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
My Footprints
Click to search this book in our catalog   Bao Phi

Book list Thuy is bullied at school. Whether it's her Vietnamese heritage, the fact of her two mothers, o...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
My Grandma and Me
Click to search this book in our catalog   Mina Javaherbin

Book list The author reminisces about her grandmother, with whom she spent a childhood in Iran. Short vignett...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
My Papi Has a Motorcycle.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Isabel Quintero

Book list Daisy Ramona loves riding on the back of her papi's motorcycle. After a long day of work, Papi ...More

 
2020 (Younger Readers)
A New Home
 Tania de Regil

School Library Journal PreS-Gr 1-This debut picture book features a boy in New York City who learns he will b...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Nyas Long Walk: A Step at a Time.
 Linda Sue Park
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2020 (Younger Readers)
One Fox: A Counting Book Thriller
 Kate Read

Book list Mixed media, collage, and paintings illustrate the tale of a sly and very hungry fox who's scou...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Julie Leung

Publishers Weekly In 1919, a boy and his father emigrate from China to the United States. There, the child is...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre
Click to search this book in our catalog   Anika Aldamuy Denise

School Library Journal K-Gr 3-A picture book biography of one of the most significant and inspiring figures i...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
Pokko and the Drum
Click to search this book in our catalog   Matthew Forsythe

Horn Book The biggest mistake Pokko's parents ever made was giving her a drum," begins this story ab...More

 
2020 (Younger Readers)
The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family
 Ibtihaj Muhammad

Kirkus A young girl admires her older sister's "first-day hijab" in this team effort by hijabi ...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom
 Teresa Robeson

Book list To have a girl child in China at the turn of the last century was not considered fortunate for most...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Saturday.
 Oge Mora

Publishers Weekly Ava’s mother works six days a week, so Saturday, their only day together, “was ...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Sing a Song: How Lift Every Voice and Sing Inspired Generations
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kelly Starling Lyons

Book list In 1900, a girl learned a hymn written by her school principal, James Weldon Johnson, and she sang ...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
Small in the City
Click to search this book in our catalog   Sydney Smith

Book list A boy feels small in a big city. He gets off a train, and the simple first-person narrative explain...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
A Stone Sat Still
Click to search this book in our catalog   Brendan Wenzel

School Library Journal K-Gr 4—Wenzel scores another hit with this engaging and though-provoking compani...More

 
2020 (Younger Readers)
Stop! Bot!
 James Yang

Publishers Weekly The action in this urban interlude unfolds in front of a city apartment building whose narr...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Stormy: A Story about Finding a Forever Home.
 Guojing

Kirkus This wordless story details the developing friendship between a homeless dog and a kind, patient young...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Thinker: My Puppy Poet and Me.
 Eloise Greenfield

Horn Book Greenfield presents poems from new puppy Thinker's and young owner Jace's points of view. T...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Todos Iguales All Equal: Un Corrido De Lemon Grove A Ballad of Lemon Grove
Click to search this book in our catalog   Christy Hale

School Library Journal Gr 3–6—It is 1930, and young student Roberto Álvarez loves school in Lemon...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
?Vamos! Let?s Go to the Market.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Raul Gonzalez

Horn Book Colors by Elaine Bay. Little Lobo and his dog Bernabi deliver goods to their friends in the mercado...More

2020 (Younger Readers)
What Is Given from the Heart.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Patricia C. McKissack

Publishers Weekly James Otis and his mother don't have much. Daddy died last April-he didn't even &qu...More

 
2020 (Younger Readers)
When Aidan Became a Brother
 Kyle Lukoff

School Library Journal PreS-Gr 2—This well-illustrated and sweet family tale centers on the experiences...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
When Spring Comes to the DMZ
 Uk-Bae Lee.

Publishers Weekly Created after the truce that ended the Korean War in 1953, the Korean demilitarized zone sp...More

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2020 (Younger Readers)
Why?
 Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Kirkus A patient bear deftly answers most of a childlike rabbit's many "whys."As the two friend...More

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