Picture Books

Kids Have Germs!

Books are a great way to talk with children about current events, news, and tougher topics.  The news surrounding COVID-19 is a perfect example!  The […]

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Stonewall Book Awards 2020

The Stonewall Book Awards were first established in 1971 to celebrate and honor GLBTQIA+ literature and in 2010 the award expanded to include a category […]

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Coretta Scott King Awards 2020

Another award given out this month was the Coretta Scott King awards.  This group of awards recognizes African-American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for […]

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Pura Belpré Awards 2020

Pura Belpré was the first Latina librarian at the New York Public Library.  The Pura Belpré awards were created in 1996 to honor her legacy […]

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Caldecott Awards 2020

This week was a big week in children’s literature! The annual Youth Media Awards given out by the American Library Association were announced! All through […]

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Favorite Picture Books of 2019

2019 has been a great year for picture books – interactive high-five competitions, wordless science fiction, celebrations of food and history, sports, silly animals—it was […]

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Youth Media Awards 2019

Every year librarians and other professionals gather at the ALA Midwinter Conference to celebrate the best of the best in children’s literature. Other stuff happens […]

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