Staff Picks

Kids: 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

April Staff Picks List

  • The Kissing Hand

  • Bear's Busy Family: La Familia Ocupada de Oso

  • Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

  • A Seed is a Start

  • Love Makes a Family

  • I Sang You Down from the Stars

  • Good Night Gorilla

  • The Circus Ship

  • The Bad Seed

  • Fifteen Animals

  • The Snowy Day

  • Mother Bruce

  • Please Baby Please

  • Who? A Celebration of Babies

  • The Alphabet Tree

  • Splash

  • Adventures with Barefoot Critters

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  • Jamberry

  • Monsters at the End of This Book

Teens: YA Arab American Heritage Month

April Staff Picks List

  • Nayra and the Djinn

  • The Next New Syrian Girl

  • The Shape of Thunder

  • Squire

  • Thunderbird

  • Something More

  • Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners

  • Mirage

  • We Hunt the Flame

  • All-American Muslim Girl

  • Bright Red Fruit

  • It Won't Always Be Like This: A Graphic Memoir

  • Ida in the Middle

  • A Guide to the Dark

  • Travelers Along the Way

  • Huda F Are You?

  • As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow

Adults: Growing a Garden

April Staff Picks List

  • Illinois, Indiana, & Ohio Month-By-Month Gardening: What to do Each Month to Have a Beautiful Garden All Year

  • The Complete Gardener

  • Grow Great Vegetables in Indiana

  • Go Native! Gardening with Native Plants and Wildflowers in the Lower Midwest

  • The Botanical Bible: Plants, Flowers, Art, Recipes & Other Home Remedies

  • The Science of Gardening: Discover How Your Garden Really Grows

  • Vegetables Love Flowers: Companion Planting for Beauty and Bounty

  • Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables From Your Home Garden All Year Around

  • Tiny Space Gardening: Growing Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs in Small Outdoor Spaces (With Recipes)

  • Starting & Saving Seeds: Grow the Perfect Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, and Flowers for Your Garden

  • Grow Great Grub: Organic Food From Small Spaces

  • Grow What You Love: 12 Food Plant Families to Change Your Life

  • Gardening Complete: How to Best Grow Vegetables, Flowers, and Other Outdoor Plants

  • The Kitchen Garden