Books We Love
We work with lots of amazing books and love to take the opportunity to highlight our favorites. Each month, our literacy team selects a few of our favorite books to share with our community. We will be sharing amazing books for a wide age range. We will also use this space to highlight the voices and stories of those from historically marginalized groups. You can donate any of these titles and previous Books We Love using our Book Wish List.
I Love You, Baby Burrito
by Angela Dominquez (Author/Illustrator), Roaring Brook Press (Publisher)
From bestselling artist Angela Dominguez, I Love You, Baby Burrito is an essential new-baby board book that uses simple Spanish to tell a newborn how much they're loved.
Come and Join Us: 18 Holidays Celebrated Around the World
By Liz Kleinrock (Author), Chaaya Prabhat (Illustrator), HarperCollins (Publisher)
Who says the holidays only happen in the winter? Every day’s a holiday when you live in a world as diverse as ours! From Juneteenth to Vesak, and Yom Kippur to Día de las Muertos, the festivities never end.
This book is useful for discussing holidays in the classroom and can be an enjoyable resource for making sure no one holiday is more valued than the other.
Shira and Esther’s Double Dream Debut
by Anna E. Jordan (Author), Chronicle Books (Publisher)
The switcheroo fun of The Parent Trap meets the showbiz spirit of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel in this timeless coming-of-age story about family, friendship, and following your dreams.
By Terry J. Benton-Walker (Author), Tor Teen (Publisher)
Terry J. Benton-Walker's contemporary fantasy debut, Blood Debts, is "an extravaganza from start to finish" (Chloe Gong) with powerful magical families, intergenerational curses, and deadly drama in New Orleans.