Special Topics and Celebrations

I Am the Storm

Families find joy in preparedness and resilience while experiencing extreme weather due to climate change. Recommended for ages 3-6.

   
I Am the Storm

Jane Yolen
(Juvenile Picture Books - EJ Yolen)

Families find joy in preparedness and resilience while experiencing extreme weather due to climate change. Recommended for ages 3-6.


Resiliency

After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again

Humpty Dumpty is afraid of climbing back up after falling off of the wall but is determined to be closer to the birds. Recommended for ages 3-6.

   
After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again

Dan Santat
(Juvenile Picture Books - EJ Santat)

Humpty Dumpty is afraid of climbing back up after falling off of the wall but is determined to be closer to the birds. Recommended for ages 3-6.


Resiliency

A Chair for My Mother

After losing all their furniture in a fire, a girl helps her mother and grandmother save up money to buy a comfortable chair. Recommended for ages 3-6.

   
A Chair for My Mother

Vera B. Williams
(Juvenile Picture Books - EJ Williams)

After losing all their furniture in a fire, a girl helps her mother and grandmother save up money to buy a comfortable chair. Recommended for ages 3-6.


Resiliency

Golden Threads

When a fox washes up on a distant shore, a young girl who is recovering from an injury and her grandfather mend the tattered toy with golden thread, patience, and love. Inspired by the Japanese art form of Kintsugi (Golden Joinery). Recommended for ages 3-6.

   
Golden Threads

Suzanne Del Rizzo
(Juvenile Picture Books - EJ Del Rizzo)

When a fox washes up on a distant shore, a young girl who is recovering from an injury and her grandfather mend the tattered toy with golden thread, patience, and love. Inspired by the Japanese art form of Kintsugi (Golden Joinery). Recommended for ages 3-6.


Resiliency

Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music

Inspired by the life of Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, this story follows a young girl who dreams of playing the drums in a time when only boys are drummers in 1920s Cuba. Recommended for ages 6-9.

   
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music

Margarita Engle
(Juvenile Picture Books - EJ Engle)

Inspired by the life of Millo Castro Zaldarriaga, this story follows a young girl who dreams of playing the drums in a time when only boys are drummers in 1920s Cuba. Recommended for ages 6-9.


Resiliency

The Most Magnificent Thing

A girl sets out to create something magnificent but gets upset when things don’t turn out the way she planned. With a little help from a friend and a new perspective, her invention becomes a success. Recommended for ages 3-6.

   
The Most Magnificent Thing

Ashley Spires
(Juvenile Picture Books - EJ Spires)

A girl sets out to create something magnificent but gets upset when things don’t turn out the way she planned. With a little help from a friend and a new perspective, her invention becomes a success. Recommended for ages 3-6.


Resiliency

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