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Handout for 2019 BOOKS I LOVE Presentation

Collection by John Schu

John Schu
My Jasper June - Laurel Snyder - Hardcover Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Library Books, Roman Jeunesse, Science Fiction, Laurel, Social Themes, Touching Stories

My Jasper June

“This book is a treasure—a touching story of friendship, loss, and finding beauty in the everyday, with characters who stay with you long after you’ve turned the final page. I absolutely loved it.”—R. J. Palacio, New York Times bestselling author of Wonder Laurel Snyder, author of Orphan Island, returns with another unforgettable story of the moments in which we find out who we are, and the life-altering friendships that show us what we can be. The school year is over, and it is summer in…

Told in lively and powerful verse by debut author Kevin Noble Maillard, Fry Bread is an evocative depiction of a modern Native American family, vibrantly illustrated by Pura Belpre Award winner and Caldecott Honoree Juana Martinez-Neal. Al Jazeera, Family Traditions, Amelie, Childrens Books, Nativity, The Book, My Books, Story Books, Fries

Cover Reveal: Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard and Juana Martinez-Neal

Hello, Kevin Noble Maillard! Kevin Noble Maillard: Hello, Mr. Schu! Thanks for sharing our book on your site. Hello, Juana Martinez...

From award-winning actor Maulik Pancholy comes a hilarious and heartfelt middle grade debut about a gay Indian American boy coming into his own. Perfect for . Free Pdf Books, Free Ebooks, New Books, Books To Read, Children's Books, It Pdf, Seventh Grade, Big Hugs, Biographies

The Best At It by Maulik Pancholy

Hello, Maulik Pancholy! Welcome to Watch. Connect. Read.! I am a huge fan of yours and The Best At It . I could not put it down. Rahul, Che...

Availability: Where are you from? / by Yamile Saied Méndez ; illustrated by Jaime Kim. Good Books, Books To Read, Free Books, Mighty Girl, Children's Picture Books, First Girl, Biographies, Read Aloud, Libros

Yamile Saied Méndez » Where Are You From?

Releasing on June 4th, 2019Amazon | Goodreads | HarperCollins This resonant picture book tells the story of one girl who constantly gets asked a simple question that doesn’t have a simple answer. A…

February - Spotlight on My Papi Has a Motorcycle with Author Isabel Quintero & Illustrator Zeke Peña Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Children Play, Second Grade Books, Love Letter To Her, Good Books, My Books, Reading Books, Chapter Books

My Papi Has a Motorcycle

About My Papi Has a Motorcycle A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo. When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she’s always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her. But as the sun sets purple-blue-gold behind Daisy Ramona and her papi, she knows that the love she feels will always be…

More to the Story (Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers), by Hena Khan Latest Books, New Books, Books To Read, School Newspaper, Four Sisters, Muslim Family, English Book, Reading Groups, Books For Teens

More to the Story by Hena Khan

Greetings from nErDcamp in Parma, Michigan! An advance reader's copy of Hena Khan's More to the Story is inside my backpack. I...

Strange Birds: A Field Guide To Ruffling Feathers - Hardcover - (September Random House, New Books, Good Books, Library Books, Children's Book Awards, Ruffled Feathers, Fiction, Bird Book, Book Categories

Strange Birds

About Strange Birds From the award-winning author of The First Rule of Punk comes the story of four kids who form an alternative Scout troop that shakes up their sleepy Florida town. “Writing with wry restraint that’s reminiscent of Kate DiCamillo… a beautiful tale.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review!) When three very different girls find a mysterious invitation to a lavish mansion, the promise of adventure and mischief is too intriguing to pass up. Ofelia Castillo (a budding journalist)…

Read "Sing a Song How Lift Every Voice and Sing Inspired Generations" by Kelly Starling Lyons available from Rakuten Kobo. Just in time for the anniversary of the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing"--this stirring book celebrates the Black . Jackie Robinson, Black National Anthem, Old Boy, The Great Migration, Trade Books, Emotion, Elementary Music, Children's Literature, Black History

Sing a Song

About Sing a Song “Lyons delivers the history of a song that has inspired generations of African-Americans to persist and resist in the face of racism and systemic oppression. . . . A heartfelt history of a historic anthem.”– Publishers Weekly Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us. Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us. In Jacksonville, Florida, two brothers, one of them the principal of a segregated, all-black school, wrote the song “Lift…

Revisiting once again the world of Raymie Nightingale, two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo turns her focus to the tough-talking, inescapably tenderhearted Beverly.Beverly put her foot down on the gas. They went faster still. New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Reading Books, Lost Girl, Victor Hugo, Minneapolis, Bingo, Louisiana

Beverly, Right Here by Kate DiCamillo

HAPPY MONDAY! Candlewick Press released the BEST press release today. I think it is going to make you SMILE and CHEER and then SMILE and C...

“Hair Love” is a heartfelt animated short film that centers around the relationship between an African-American father, his daughter Zuri, and the most daunting task a father could ever come Literacy Skills, Early Literacy, Books To Read, My Books, Fiction And Nonfiction, Preschool Books, Working With Children, Library Books

Hair Love | Meet author Matthew Cherry & illustrator Vashti Harrison

Former NFL wide receiver Matthew A. Cherry and New York Times bestselling illustrator Vashti Harrison share their new picture book, HAIR LOVE!Learn more abou...

The Bridge Home (Penguin) Four determined homeless children make a life for themselves in Padma Venkatraman’s stirring middle-grade debut. Read Aloud Books, Good Books, Free Books, Book Cover Design, Book Illustration, Illustrations, Book Lists, Book Lovers, Childrens Books

The Bridge Home

About The Bridge Home “Readers will be captivated by this beautifully written novel about young people who must use their instincts and grit to survive. Padma shares with us an unflinching peek into the reality millions of homeless children live every day but also infuses her story with hope and bravery that will inspire readers and stay with them long after turning the final page.”–Aisha Saeed, author of the New York Times Bestselling Amal Unbound Four determined homeless children make a…

Caldecott Honoree Mora (Thank You, Omu!, returns in this sophomore offering about a mother and daughter’s special Saturday. You Matter, Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Young Children, Rhode Island, New York Times, New Books, Good Books, Library Books


In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds th...

Read "Infinite Hope A Black Artist's Journey from World War II to Peace" by Ashley Bryan available from Rakuten Kobo. Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award Recipient of a Bologna Ragazzi Non-Fiction Special Mention Hon. Hole In The Sky, Good New Books, Coretta Scott King, History Magazine, Book Creator, Fallen Book, Dating World, Got Books, Children's Books

Infinite Hope: A Black Artist's Journey from World War II to Peace by Ashley Bryan

Award-winning author and illustrator Ashley Bryan is one of the most inspiring, talented, and genuine people I have ever met. He puts his h...

The End of Something Wonderful: A Practical Guide to a Backyard Funeral by Stephanie V. Lucianovic and George Ermos Coping With Loss, Sterling Publishing, Laughing And Crying, Chapter Books, Get Excited, Nonfiction Books, Book Publishing, Grief, Funeral

The End of Something Wonderful: A Practical Guide to a Backyard Funeral by Stephanie V. W. Lucianovic and George Ermos

Hello, Stephanie V. W. Lucianovic! Welcome to Watch. Connect. Read. I loved meeting you during a school visit last year in California, and ...