Eyes That Kiss in the Corners

You Matter

I can’t imagine sharing a more beautiful or timely book than this one today. You Matter is a beautiful book that speaks directly to the listener’s heart. Addressing the reader in a humorous way, Christian Robinson manages to inspire a sense of belonging in all of us (including both dinosaurs and asteroids!) ensuring that all…

I Am Brown

Written by: Ashok Banker Illustrated by: Sandhya Prabhat For ages: 3 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: POC-Centric Narratives, Self-Esteem, Social-Emotional Learning, Diversity, Empowerment, Own Voices.  Summary:  Folx, this book is beautiful inside and out.  I Am Brown is a celebration of the many complex and intersecting identities of having brown skin, and it is stunning.  Told solely in…

Professor Astro Cat’s Deep Sea Voyage

Written by: Dr. Dominic Walliman  Illustrated by: Ben Newman For ages: 7 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Nature, Natural World, Ocean, Sea Life, Pint-Sized Professor, STEM, Biology, Environmental Activism, Pollution, Self-Empowerment.  Summary:  This is the newest installment of the incredible Professor Astro Cat series!  Grab your nearest ocean enthusiast and settle in for 60+ pages of aquatic adventure.  So this…

Muslim Girls Rise

Written by: Saira Mir Illustrated by: Aaliya Jaleel For ages: 8-13 years Language: English Topics Covered: Muslim Women, Trailblazers, Historical Figures, Self-Empowerment, Feminism, Sports, Culture & Identity, Global Community, Own Voices.  Summary:  This book is a lovely book, almost anthology-like, of 18 Muslim girls (and women) that are changing the world and blazing trails.  Some are well-known public figures like…

This Book is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work

Written by: Tiffany Jewell Illustrated by: Aurélia Durand For ages: YA middle grades and up Language: English Topics Covered: BIPOC Narratives, Social Justice, Activism, Anti-Racism, Anti-Bias, Education, Community Organizing, Self-Empowerment, Self-Reflection, Race Theory, Own Voices. Summary:  Alright so we might be a little late on this book coming out, but our lives are a bit wonky (just like everyone else’s!) and…

Jamie and Bubbie: A Book About Pronouns [Cover Reveal!]

Written by: Afsaneh Moradian  Illustrated by: Maria Bogade For ages: 3 years and up Language: English Topics Covered: Gender Identity, Pronouns, Self-Empowerment, Growing Up, Family, Community.  Summary: We are excited to be able to reveal the cover of this new book, Jamie and Bubbie!  This story is the second installment in the adventures of Jamie, also seen in the book Jamie is Jamie. Jamie…