Books for Holidays: MLK Day, Chinese New Year, and More

Our resident literacy expert, Jill, recommends books to use in the classroom to celebrate MLK Day, National Hobby Month, and Chinese New Year.

Five Favorite Books for Snow Days

With 5-8 inches of snow headed our way, we put together a list of our 5 favorite books to read on snow days.

Book List: 13 Funny Middle Grade Books with Diverse Characters

A list of diverse middle grade humor books that are written by an author of color and/or feature a main character of color.

Book List: Children’s Books About Transracial Adoption

A list of children’s, middle grade, and young adult books that deal with transracial adoption in some way.

How diverse is the NYPL’s 100 Great Children’s Books list?

Tu Books Publisher Stacy Whitman looks at how many diverse titles made the New York Public Library’s list of 100 Great Children’s Books from the Last 100 Years.

5 Books for Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), we’ve rounded up five books that celebrate Hispanic culture and heritage.

Five Picture Books to Celebrate Women’s Equality Day

Celebrate Women’s Equality Day with these five children’s books from Lee & Low Books.

5 Books that Build Confidence in African American Children

In the wake of the Trayvon Martin case, here are five recommended books that build confidence in African American children.

Book List: Picture Books About Travel

A roundup of picture books that will take you around the world.

Holocaust Picture Books: An Annotated List

An annotated list of recommended picture books about the Holocaust by Keith Schoch of


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