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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.

June

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We are the Rainbow: The Colors of Pride
by Claire Winslow (Author), Riley Samels (Illustrator), Sunbird Books (Publisher)

What does the rainbow mean to you? Learn the meanings behind the colors of the LGBTQ+ pride flag! Shaped pages reveal each color of the rainbow as you read.

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It's Pride, Baby!
by Allen R. Wells (Author), Dia Valle (Illustrator), Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Publisher)

 A joyful picture book debut that encourages kids to take pride in themselves and know that they are loved no matter what.

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As You Walk on By
by Julian Winters (Author), Viking Books for Young Readers (Publisher)

The Breakfast Club meets Can't Hardly Wait with an unforgettable ensemble cast in another swoony YA contemporary from award-winning author Julian Winters!

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Jamie
by L.D. Lapinski (Author), Yellow Jacket (Publisher)

Jamie is a humorous and uplifting middle-grade novel about making your own place in a world that doesn't think you fit in even if it means changing the system.

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