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Being Home

Traci Sorell

On a day filled with anticipation, a young Cherokee girl bids farewell to her familiar city life and documents the changing landscape through drawings as her family moves to their ancestral land and embraces their new home.

Books by Horseback : a librarian’s brave journey to deliver books to children

Emma Carlson Berne

A young librarian rides a pack horse through the mountains to deliver books to children in Appalachia during the Great Depression. Includes historical note on the packhorse library project.

Code Name Kingfisher

Liz Kessler

While helping her father empty her beloved grandmother’s house, 13-year-old Liv finds an old chest that reveals Oma’s involvement in the Dutch resistance during WWII and learns what it means to be brave and go above and beyond to offer someone else a life of dignity, happiness and freedom.

Dinosaurs in Trucks, because Hey, Why Not?

Sandra Boynton

Find out what happens when you suddenly give some dinosaurs their very own trucks in this hilarious rhyming board book from bestselling author Sandra Boynton.

The Hiding Place: a graphic novel

Mario DeMatteo

The incredible true story of Corrie ten Boom, and her faith in the face of evil, is now a visually stunning graphic novel for ages 8-12. Through more than 900 engaging, full-color panels, this real-life heroine comes to life-showing a new generation how even in the most desperate, loneliest, and darkest times, faith, hope, and love will ultimately triumph.

The Juneteenth Cookbook : recipes and activities for kids and families to celebrate

Alliah L. Agostini

The Juneteenth Cookbook introduces the history of Juneteenth to kids through vibrant recipes, activities, and games drawn from Black American cultural traditions.

The One and Only Family

Katherine Applegate

Ivan has been happily living in a wildlife sanctuary, with his friend Ruby next door in the elephant enclosure, frequent visits from his canine friend Bob, and his mate Kinyani by his side. And in the happiest turn of all, Ivan and Kinyani have welcomed a set of twins to their family!

Peaches

Gabriele Davis

A young Black girl pays homage to her late Mama and brings solace to her family through a treasured family recipe. Includes a recipe for peach cobbler.

Summer is Here

Renee Watson

Follows a young girl enjoying fun and exciting activities on a perfect summer day.