Listen

English 4-8 years Mindfulness Hearing Interracial Families City Living Gabi Snyder & Stephanie Graegin summary Listen is a story that covers both mindfulness and the science of hearing. Living in a busy and bustling city, a young girl takes a moment to really hear each sound as it passes around her throughout the day. I…

Going Up!

Written by: Sherry J. Lee Illustrated by:Charlene Chua  For ages: 4-8 years  Language: English Topics Covered: Community, Friendship, Parties, Apartments, City Living, Pets. Summary:  Going Up! is absolutely adorable, and takes place the majority of the time in an apartment building elevator! A young girl and her dad have been invited to Olive the poodle’s birthday party on…

Our Big Little Place

Written by: James A. Conan Illustrated by: Nicolle LaLonde For ages: 4-8 years Language: English  Topics Covered: City Life, Interracial Families, Friends, Apartment Life, Pets, Imagination. Summary:  This book follows a child as they talk about their life in an apartment building.  Sometimes their parents talk about how small it is, but their home is perfect to our narrator.  The apartment…

The Street Beneath My Feet

Written by: Charlotte Guillain Illustrated by: Yuval Zommer For ages: 4-9 years Language: English Topics Covered: STEM, City Living, Country Living, Nature, Natural World, Exploration.  Summary: This is a really cool book that folds out to 8 feet long! This unique perspective about what is underneath the ground we walk on everyday gives two perspectives- one of what’s under the ground…