Saturday, December 14, 2019

50+ Children's Picture Books from 2019-2020

from Julie Flett's Birdsong (2019)
These books simply caught and held my interest.

1.    Albee, Sarah. (2019). North America: A Fold-out Graphic History. Greenbelt, MD: What on Earth Books.
2.    Barnes, Derrick. (2019). The King of Kindergarten. Illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. New York: Nancy Paulsen Books.
3.    Beaty, Andrea. (2019). Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers) Illustrated by David Roberts. New York: Harry N. Abrams.
4.    Beaty, Andrea. (2019). Sofía Valdez, presidenta tal vez / Sofia Valdez, Future Prez. Illustrated by David Roberts. New York: Harry N. Abrams.
5.    Bryant, Jen. (2019). Feed Your Mind: A Story of August Wilson. Illustrated by Cannaday Chapman. New York: Harry N. Abrams.
6.    Charles, Tami. (2020). Freedom Soup. Illustrated by Jacqueline Alcántara. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.
7.    Cline-Ransome, Lesa. (2020). The Power of Her Pen: The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne. Illustrated by John Parra. New York: Simon & Schuster.
8.    Cooper, Elisha. (2019). River. New York: Orchard Books.
9.    Copper, Susan. (2019). The Shortest Day. Illustrated by Carson Ellis. Somerville, MA: Candlewick.
10.DiCicco, Joan. (2019). The Unstoppable Garrett Morgan: Inventor, Entrepreneur, HeroIllustrated by Ebony Glenn. New York: Lee & Low Books.
11.Engle, Margarita. (2019). Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln. Illustrated by Rafael López. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
12.Flett, Julie. (Cree-Métis). (2019). Birdsong. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Kids.
13.Gonzalez, Maya Christina. (2019). They, She, He easy as ABC. Illustrated by Matthew SG.  San Francisco, CA: Reflection Press.
14.Gravel, Lisa. (2019). What is a Refugee? New York: Random House.
15.Gray, Caitlin. (2019). Serena: The Littlest Sister. Illustrated by Monica Ahanonu. New York: Page Street Kids.
16.Greenfield, Eloise. (2019). The Women Who Caught The Babies: A Story of African American Midwives. Illustrated by Daniel Minter.  Carrboro, NC: Alazar Press. (For middle school and older).
17.Hale, Christy. (2019). Todos Iguales / All Equal: Un Corrido De Lemon Grove/A Ballad of Lemon Grove. New York: Chidlren’s Book Press/Lee & Low Books.
18.Hegedus, Bethany. (2019). Rise!: From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou. Illustrated by Tonya Engle. New York: Lee & Low Books.  (For middle school and older).
19.Hopkins, Lee Bennet (2019). I Remember: Poems and Pictures of Heritage. New York: Lee & Low Books.
20.Leung, Julie. (2019). Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist. Illustrated by Chris Sasaki. New Yoirk: Schwartz & Wade.
21.Lukoff, Kyle. (2019). When Aidan Became a Brother. Illustrated by Kaylani Juanita. New York: Lee & Low Books.
22.Lyons, Kelly Starling. (2020). Dream Builder: The Story of Architect Philip Freelon. Illustrated by Laura Freeman. New York: Lee & Low Books.
23.Maclear, Kyo. (2019). It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way. Illustrated by Julie Morstad. New York: HarperCollins.
24.Maillard, Kevin Noble. (Seminole Nation). (2019). Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story. Illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal.  New York: Roaring Brook Books.
25.Méndez, Yamile Saied. (2019). Where Are You From? Illustrated by Jaime Kim. New York: HarperCollins.
26.Méndez, Yamile Saied. (2019). ¿De dónde eres?: Where Are You From? Illustrated by Jaime Kim. New York: HarperCollins.
27.Mora, Oge. (2019). Saturday. New York: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.
28.Muhammad, Ibtihaj. (2019). The Proudest Blue: The Story of Hijab and Family. Illustrated by  S. K. Ali Hatem Aly. New York: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers .
29.Paul, Miranda and Paul Baptiste. (2019). I Am Farmer: Growing an Environmental Movement in Cameroon. Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon. Minneapolis, MN: Millbrook Press.
30.Perkins, Mitali. (2019). Between Us and Abuela: A Family Story from the Border.  Illustrated by Sara Palacios. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
31.Quintero, Isabel. (2019). My Papi Has a Motorcycle. Illustrated by  Zeke Peña.  New York: Kokila.
32.Quintero, Isabel. (2019). Mi papi tiene una moto.  Illustrated by  Zeke Peña.  New York: Kokila.
33.Ransome, James E. (2019). The Bell Rang. New York:  Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books.
34.Robeson, Susan. (2019).  Grandpa Stops a War. Illustrated by Rob Brown. New York: Triangle Square.
35.Robeson, Theresa. (2019). Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom. Illustrated by Rebecca Huang. New York: Sterling Children’s Books.
36.Robertson, Joanne (Atikameksheng Anishnawbek). (2019). The Water Walker / Nibi Emosaawdang. Translated by Shirley Williams and Isadore Toulous. Toronto, ON: Second Story Press.
37.Robinson, Christian. (2019). Another. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers.
38.Rogers, Lisa. (2019). 16 Words: William Carlos Williams and "The Red Wheelbarrow.” Illustrated by Chuck Groenink. New York: Random House.
39.Rosenstock, Barb. (2019). Prairie Boy: Frank Lloyd Wright Turns the Heartland into a Home. Illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal. Honesdale, PA: Calkins Creek
40.Russell-Brown, Katheryn. (2020). Voice Named Aretha. Illustrated by Laura Freeman,. New York: Bloomsbury Children's Books.
41.Smith, Sydney. (2019). Small in the City. New York: Holiday House.
42.Sotomayor, Sonia. (2019). Just Ask! Be Different, Be Brave, Be You. Illustrated by Rafael López. New York: Philomel Books 
43.Sotomayor, Sonia. (2019). ¡Solo pregunta!: Sé Diferente, Sé Valiente, Sé Tú. Illustrated by Rafael López. New York: Philomel Books.  
44.Thorn, Theresa. (2019). It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity. Illustrated by Noah Grigni. New York: Henry Holt and Co.
45.Tucker, Zoë. (2019). Greta and the Giants: inspired by Greta Thunberg's stand to save the world. Illustrated by Zoe Persico. London: Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
46.Wilson, Janet. (2019). Our Future: How Kids Are Taking Action. Toronto, ON: Second Story Press.
47.Winter, Jeanette. (2019). Our House Is on Fire: Greta Thunberg's Call to Save the Planet. New York: Beach Lane Books.
48.Winter, Jonah. (2019). Thurgood. Illustrated by Bryan Collier.  New York: Random House.
49.Wittenstein, Barry. (2019). A Place to Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Speech that Inspired a Nation. Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. New York: Neal Porter Books.
50.Yang, Kao Kalia. (2019). A Map into the World. Illustrated by Seo Kim. Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books.
51.Zunon, Elisabeth. (2019). Grandpa Cacao: A Tale of Chocolate, from Farm to Family. Illustrated by New York: Bloomsbury Children's Books.


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