Red - Jan De Kinder | In this poignant story, a girl finds it funny when her classmate starts blushing on the school playground. Her friends laugh along with her, but one student takes the teasing too far. Torn between her sympathy for her classmate and her fear of the bully, the girl must make a difficult choice. This heartfelt book will inspire readers to find the courage to take a stance against bullying and show compassion towards others.
With energetic mixed-media collages that perfectly suit the story, this book will inspire readers to embrace their mistakes and unleash their creativity. | Just Like I Wanted by Elinoar Keller, Naama Peleg Segal, Aya Gordon-Noy
Just for Today - Bimba Landmann, Saint John XXIII | Known fondly as "The Good Pope," John XXIII was recently canonized as a saint, and his daily Decalogue continues to be a source of inspiration and comfort for people the world over. In this lovely picture book, graceful illustrations connect the text to everyday life, showing how the statements apply to school, family, and friendships. The pairing of Saint John XXIII's cherished words and Bimba Landmann's symbolic artwork instills readers…
Roger is Reading a Book - Koen Van Biesen | All Roger wants is some peace and quiet so he can read his book. Unfortunately, the girl in the apartment next door has hobbies of her own — very loud hobbies! But when Roger gives the girl a book of her own, she discovers that reading can be just as much fun as playing basketball or banging a drum. This playful and engaging read-aloud from an award-winning Belgian author shows readers that shared activities can lead to rewarding friendships.
Animal Supermarket - Giovanna Zoboli, Simona Mulazzani | Where do animals get their food? At the grocery store, of course! At the animal supermarket, polar bears happily prowl the seafood section, cats stock up on bottles of milk, and mice crowd around the cheese counter. From the award-winning duo who created I Wish I Had. and The Big Book of Slumber (both Eerdmans) comes another imaginative story that will delight animal lovers of all ages.