Summer 2022 Picks for Kids

43 Books Found

  • The 1619 Project: Born on the Water

    Illustrated by Nikkolas Smith | Stymied by her unfinished family tree assignment for school, a young girl seeks Grandma's counsel and learns about her ancestors, the consequences of slavery, and the history of Black resistance in the United States.

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  • Animal Talk: Mexican Folk-Art Animal Sounds in English & Spanish

    Esculturas de madera de Oaxaca por Rubi Fuentes y Efrain Broa | Texto bilingüe con ilustraciones de artesanía popular sobre los sonidos de los animales. Provee una guía de pronunciación.

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  • Cannonball

    Illustrated by Josh Morgan | Determined to execute the perfect cannonball dive, a boy tries to follow everyone's advice but finally hears Nan, an expert and former champion, who advises doing it his own way.

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  • Chasing Bats and Tracking Rats

    Illustrated by Cornelia Li | A gripping book with STEAM and social justice themes proving cities can be surprisingly wild places—and why understanding urban nature matters. Full title: Chasing Bats and Tracking Rats: Urban Ecology, Community Science, and How We Share Our Cities.

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  • Crab Cake: Turning the Tide Together

    Under the sea, a crab follows its heart and its calling, bringing everyone together in the wake of a disaster.

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  • Diario de Greg: Con el agua al cuello

    Greg y su familia se embarcan en unas vacaciones que no salen según lo planeado.

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  • Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea

    Provides a top-to-bottom look at the ocean, from birds and waves to thermal vents and ooze.

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  • Hello, Puddle!

    Illustrated by Luisa Uribe | A nonfiction picture book exploring a deceptively simple but unexpectedly crucial resource for wildlife: puddles!

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  • Jabari salta

    Traducción de Georgina Lázaro | Jabari terminó sus clases de natación con el apoyo de su papá. ¿Estará listo para superar su miedo y saltar del trampolín?

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  • La joven aviadora: Aída de Acosta sube muy alto

    A pesar de su corta edad, Aída echa a volar sus sueños para convertirse en la primera mujer piloto de aeronaves motorizadas.

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  • La primera regla del punk

    Malú lucha por defender su derecho de libre expresión y resguardar su nueva creación musical.

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  • La trenza o el viaje de Lalita

    Ilustrado por Clémence Pollet | El primer día de la escuela de Lalita es muy especial, después de que ella y su madre, Smita, huyen de su pueblo en busca de un futuro mejor.

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  • Lety alza su voz

    El refugio de animales donde Lety es voluntaria ofrece un concurso de escritura. Ella está decida a participar y ganar a pesar de que el inglés no es su idioma materno.

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  • Lottie & Walter

    Lottie secretly knows there is a shark in the pool waiting to eat her, until her new walrus friend, Walter, helps her to conquer her fear.

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  • Merci Suárez se pone las pilas

    Merci se siente aislada como estudiante becada en una escuela privada y a la vez se preocupa cuando su querido abuelo Lolo empieza a actuar fuera de lo normal.

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  • Narval: Unicornio marino

    El simpático Narval y su mejor amigo Medu embarcan en varias aventuras explorando el océano y conociendo a sus vecinos marinos.

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  • Nibi Emosaawdang / The Water Walker

    Translated by Shirley Williams and Isadore Toulouse | This is the story of determined Ojibwe grandmother (Nokomis) Josephine Mandamin and her great love for nibi (water).

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  • Noah's Seal

    While Nana fixes their sailboat, which will take them out to sea where the seals live, Noah builds his very own seal friend on shore until a storm blows in and he must take cover.

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  • Off to See the Sea

    Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon | An imagination-fueled adventure on the high seas is just what it takes to get this little one clean.

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  • The Old Boat

    Off a small island, an old boat sets sail and a young boy finds home. Together, boy and boat ride the shifting tides, catching wants and wishes until fate calls for a sea change.

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  • One Million Oysters on Top of the Mountain

    Illustrated by Miren Asiain Lora | Translated from the Spanish by Lawrence Schimel | Told in a conversational style, this scientific journey describes how one million oysters can land on top of a mountain.

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  • Pool

    Two shy children meet at a noisy pool and dive beneath the crowd into a magical undersea land, where they explore a fantastical landscape and meet various creatures.

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  • Pool Party

    Art by Anne Bentley | With swimsuits, splashes, and cannonballs, time in the pool means fun for all.

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  • Rescatando palabras

    Ilustrado por Paola Escobar | José tiene una manera muy particular de rescatar a los libros y compartir su amor por la lectura con su comunidad colombiana. Título completo: Rescatando palabras: José Alberto Gutiérrez y la biblioteca que creó.

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  • The Rhythm of the Rain

    While playing in a pool on the side of the mountain, Isaac follows the water to a river, a waterfall, and the great ocean, in a book that celebrates the water cycle.

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  • Rosa Pionera y las remachadoras rechinantes

    Ilustrado por David Roberts | Rosa tiene una idea para crear un gran invento y hacer volar a la tía que vino de visita.

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  • Sail Away

    Art by Ashley Bryan | A celebration of mermaids, wildernesses of waves, and the creatures of the deep through poems.

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  • Saving American Beach

    Illustrated by Ekua Holmes | Biography of MaVynee Betsch, an African American opera singer turned environmentalist who worked to preserve American Beach, Florida, as a landmark. Full title: Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch.

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  • Shark Lady

    Illustrated by Marta Álvarez Miguéns | Chronicles the life and career of Eugenie Clark, an ichthyologist who overcame many obstacles to study and dispel myths about sharks. Full title: Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist.

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  • Sharuko

    Illustrated by Elisa Chavarri | The story of Julio C. Tello, considered to be the founder of modern Peruvian archaeology and the most distinguished Indigenous social scientist of the 20th century. Full title: Sharuko: El Arqueólogo Peruano / Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello.

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  • Show Us Where You Live, Humpback

    Illustrated by Sakika Kikuchi | Swimming, singing, and blowing bubbles... Children and baby whales love many of the same things!

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  • Sobreviví los ataques de tiburones de 1916

    Ilustrado por Scott Dawson | Chet creía haber encontrado el lugar perfecto en Nueva Jersey para nadar durante el verano, hasta que se encuentra con un gran tiburón blanco.

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  • Story Boat

    Illustrated by Rashin Kheiriyeh | When a sister and brother are forced along with their family to flee their home, they learn to make a new home for themselves—wherever they are.

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  • They Say Blue

    A young girl describes where she finds colors in both the world around her and beyond what she can see.

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  • Tiburón grande, tiburón pequeño

    Ilustrado por Tim Budgen | ¡Aunque sean de tamaños diferentes, los tiburones grandes y pequeños tienen algo importante en común...hambre! Explora los opuestos con un animal asombroso.

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  • The Tide Pool Waits

    Illustrated by Amy Hevron | Twice a day when the tide goes out, an astonishing world is revealed in the tide pools that form along the Pacific Coast.

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  • Un día en la playa

    Traducción de Teresa Farran Vert | El pequeño cocodrilo se divierte mucho en su día de paseo a la playa.

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  • Water Is Water: A Book About the Water Cycle

    Illustrated by Jason Chin | A spare, poetic picture book exploring the different phases of the water cycle in surprising and engaging ways.

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  • Water Land: Land and Water Forms Around the World

    Based on Montessori teachings, die-cut pages identify and contrast types of water bodies and their corresponding land masses to help young readers understand how connected the earth and the water really are.

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  • The Water Princess

    Illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds | The story of one young girl's quest to bring clean drinking water to her African village.

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  • We Are Water Protectors

    Illustrated by Michaela Goade | When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people's water, one young water protector takes a stand to defend Earth's most sacred resource.

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  • The Whales on the Bus

    Illustrated by Nick Sharratt | Set to the familiar tune, text and illustrations follow animals on various vehicles, including a tiger in a glider doing loop-the-loops and goats on boats singing "yo, ho, ho" all day long.

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  • ¡Solo ayuda!: Cómo construir un mundo mejor

    Ilustrado por Angela Dominguez | Cada mañana la pequeña Sonia se preparaba para responder a su mamá sobre cómo ayudar a su comunidad.

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