When Aidan Became a Brother

Aidan, a transgender boy, experiences complicated emotions as he and his parents prepare for the arrival of a new baby.

When Aidan Became a Brother

Kyle Lukoff
(Juvenile Picture Books - Ej Luk)

Aidan, a transgender boy, experiences complicated emotions as he and his parents prepare for the arrival of a new baby.


Banned Books for Kids

  • Hatchet


  • When Aidan Became a Brother


  • This Day in June


  • Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry


  • The Breakaways


  • Prince & Knight


  • Melissa (George)


  • This Day in June


  • Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice


  • Melissa (George)


  • New Kid


  • A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo


  • Hatchet


  • When Aidan Became a Brother


  • Stamped (For Kids) : Racism, Antiracism, and You


  • The Adventures of Captain Underpants


  • The Breakaways


  • Stamped (For Kids) : Racism, Antiracism, and You


  • The Family Book


  • I Am Jazz!


  • The Giver


  • A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo


  • Drama


  • Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice


  • Prince & Knight


  • And Tango Makes Three


  • I Am Jazz!


  • Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag


  • Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag


Finding Home

For Ashley, moving to Bloomington, Indiana, is especially hard but with time, prayer, a few surprises, and especially the love of her family, she finally feels at home.

Finding Home

Karen Kingsbury, Tyler Russell
(Juvenile Fiction - J Kingsbu)

For Ashley, moving to Bloomington, Indiana, is especially hard but with time, prayer, a few surprises, and especially the love of her family, she finally feels at home.


Indiana Connections

  • The Season of Styx Malone


  • The Beef Princess of Practical County


  • Mail Order Ninja Vol. 1


  • The Best At It


  • Running Out of Time


  • The Teacher’s Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts


  • Here Lies the Librarian


  • Ruthie’s Gift


  • Finding Home


  • Christmas After All: The Diary of Minnie Swift


  • The Dark Didn’t Catch Me


  • Good night, Indiana University


  • Honey


  • The School at Crooked Creek


  • Tracking Daddy Down


  • A Place Called Freedom


  • Salt: A Story of a Friendship in a Time of War


  • 13: A Novel


  • Rosetown


Tracking Daddy Down

Daredevil 11-year-old Billie has an exciting summer, in spite of her overprotective stepfather, when she figures out where her father and uncle are hiding after robbing a bank and enlists her cousin's help in convincing them to surrender.

Tracking Daddy Down

Marybeth Kelsey
(Juvenile Fiction - J Kelsey)


Daredevil 11-year-old Billie has an exciting summer, in spite of her overprotective stepfather, when she figures out where her father and uncle are hiding after robbing a bank and enlists her cousin's help in convincing them to surrender.

Indiana Connections

  • Finding Home


  • The Season of Styx Malone


  • Mail Order Ninja Vol. 1


  • Salt: A Story of a Friendship in a Time of War


  • Ruthie’s Gift


  • Rosetown


  • 13: A Novel


  • Honey


  • The School at Crooked Creek


  • Tracking Daddy Down


  • Running Out of Time


  • The Dark Didn’t Catch Me


  • Here Lies the Librarian


  • Good night, Indiana University


  • The Best At It


  • The Beef Princess of Practical County


  • The Teacher’s Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts


  • Christmas After All: The Diary of Minnie Swift


  • A Place Called Freedom


Good night, Indiana University

A perfect bedtime book for Indiana University alumni and their young ones, take a stroll through IU Bloomington's campus as the sun sets to visit Sample Gates, Dunn's Woods, Memorial Stadium, and many more campus landmarks. IU fans will enjoy this simple story while sharing a little bit of the campus memories with each other!

Good night, Indiana University

Joey B. Lax Salinas
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 917.72 Rat)

A perfect bedtime book for Indiana University alumni and their young ones, take a stroll through IU Bloomington's campus as the sun sets to visit Sample Gates, Dunn's Woods, Memorial Stadium, and many more campus landmarks. IU fans will enjoy this simple story while sharing a little bit of the campus memories with each other!


Indiana Connections

  • Honey


  • The Beef Princess of Practical County


  • Mail Order Ninja Vol. 1


  • Running Out of Time


  • Good night, Indiana University


  • Christmas After All: The Diary of Minnie Swift


  • The Teacher’s Funeral: A Comedy in Three Parts


  • Finding Home


  • Ruthie’s Gift


  • 13: A Novel


  • Tracking Daddy Down


  • Salt: A Story of a Friendship in a Time of War


  • Here Lies the Librarian


  • The Season of Styx Malone


  • The Dark Didn’t Catch Me


  • A Place Called Freedom


  • The School at Crooked Creek


  • The Best At It


  • Rosetown


They Set the Fire

From bestselling author Daniel Kraus, They Set the Fire is the thrilling, magical, life-giving conclusion to the fabulous Teddies Saga, a dark existential take on the classic "toys come to life" story. Recommended for ages 7–12.

They Set the Fire

Daniel Kraus
J Kraus
Series: Teddies Saga

From bestselling author Daniel Kraus, They Set the Fire is the thrilling, magical, life-giving conclusion to the fabulous Teddies Saga, a dark existential take on the classic "toys come to life" story. Recommended for ages 7–12.


Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice

After discussing the police shooting of a local Black man with their families, Emma and Josh know how to treat a new student who looks and speaks differently than his classmates. Includes an extensive note to caregivers that provides general guidance about addressing racism with children, child-friendly vocabulary definitions, conversation guides, and a link to additional online resources for caregivers and teachers. 

Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice

Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard, Jennifer Zivoin
- illustrator
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 305.8 Cel)

After discussing the police shooting of a local Black man with their families, Emma and Josh know how to treat a new student who looks and speaks differently than his classmates. Includes an extensive note to caregivers that provides general guidance about addressing racism with children, child-friendly vocabulary definitions, conversation guides, and a link to additional online resources for caregivers and teachers. 


Banned Books for Kids

  • Stamped (For Kids) : Racism, Antiracism, and You


  • This Day in June


  • Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag


  • I Am Jazz!


  • A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo


  • Prince & Knight


  • The Adventures of Captain Underpants


  • I Am Jazz!


  • Drama


  • Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry


  • Prince & Knight


  • The Giver


  • Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice


  • Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag


  • New Kid


  • The Family Book


  • Stamped (For Kids) : Racism, Antiracism, and You


  • Melissa (George)


  • Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice


  • Hatchet


  • And Tango Makes Three


  • When Aidan Became a Brother


  • Melissa (George)


  • When Aidan Became a Brother


  • The Breakaways


  • This Day in June


  • The Breakaways


  • A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo


  • Hatchet


Stamped (For Kids) : Racism, Antiracism, and You

A chapter book adaptation of Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix. Kids will discover where racist ideas came from, identify how they impact America today, and meet those who have fought racism with antiracism. Along the way, they'll learn how to identify and stamp out racist thoughts in their own lives. 

Stamped (For Kids) : Racism, Antiracism, and You

Jason Reynolds, Ibram X Kendi, Sonja Cherry Paul
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 305.896 Che)

A chapter book adaptation of Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix. Kids will discover where racist ideas came from, identify how they impact America today, and meet those who have fought racism with antiracism. Along the way, they'll learn how to identify and stamp out racist thoughts in their own lives. 


Banned Books for Kids

  • The Family Book


  • I Am Jazz!


  • A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo


  • This Day in June


  • The Breakaways


  • Stamped (For Kids) : Racism, Antiracism, and You


  • Hatchet


  • Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag


  • Melissa (George)


  • When Aidan Became a Brother


  • This Day in June


  • Stamped (For Kids) : Racism, Antiracism, and You


  • I Am Jazz!


  • The Adventures of Captain Underpants


  • Melissa (George)


  • A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo


  • Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry


  • Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice


  • Prince & Knight


  • Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice


  • And Tango Makes Three


  • Hatchet


  • The Breakaways


  • Prince & Knight


  • Drama


  • Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag


  • New Kid


  • The Giver


  • When Aidan Became a Brother


Hatchet

After a plane crash, 13-year-old Brian spends 54 days in the Canadian wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce. 

Hatchet

Gary Paulsen
(Juvenile Fiction - J Paulsen)

After a plane crash, 13-year-old Brian spends 54 days in the Canadian wilderness, learning to survive initially with only the aid of a hatchet given him by his mother, and learning also to survive his parents' divorce. 


Banned Books for Kids

  • Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice


  • The Family Book


  • The Adventures of Captain Underpants


  • A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo


  • The Giver


  • Prince & Knight


  • Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag


  • Drama


  • Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry


  • Prince & Knight


  • Stamped (For Kids) : Racism, Antiracism, and You


  • This Day in June


  • Stamped (For Kids) : Racism, Antiracism, and You


  • I Am Jazz!


  • This Day in June


  • The Breakaways


  • Hatchet


  • When Aidan Became a Brother


  • Hatchet


  • A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo


  • Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice


  • And Tango Makes Three


  • Melissa (George)


  • Melissa (George)


  • The Breakaways


  • Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag


  • New Kid


  • I Am Jazz!


  • When Aidan Became a Brother


I Am Jazz!

Jazz had known she was a girl since she was two years old. After going to a doctor and learning more about transgender identities, Jazz's family becomes better able to understand and support their daughter. Based on the true story of coauthor Jazz Jennings.

I Am Jazz!

Jessica Herthel, Jazz Jennings
(Juvenile Nonfiction - J 306.768 Her)

Jazz had known she was a girl since she was two years old. After going to a doctor and learning more about transgender identities, Jazz's family becomes better able to understand and support their daughter. Based on the true story of coauthor Jazz Jennings.


Banned Books for Kids

  • Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry


  • The Giver


  • Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag


  • Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice


  • Hatchet


  • The Family Book


  • A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo


  • Hatchet


  • The Breakaways


  • Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag


  • New Kid


  • The Adventures of Captain Underpants


  • Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice


  • When Aidan Became a Brother


  • A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo


  • Drama


  • I Am Jazz!


  • Melissa (George)


  • When Aidan Became a Brother


  • This Day in June


  • Stamped (For Kids) : Racism, Antiracism, and You


  • Prince & Knight


  • This Day in June


  • Prince & Knight


  • Stamped (For Kids) : Racism, Antiracism, and You


  • The Breakaways


  • And Tango Makes Three


  • I Am Jazz!


  • Melissa (George)


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