Great New Children’s Books for Younger Readers

Book List , Kids

Sing, Aretha, Sing!

Title: Sing, Aretha, Sing!
By: Abdurraqib, Hanif
Published: 2021

Suggested ages are from the publisher or each item's library catalog record.

Ages 6 to 8


Shuri: Defender of Wakanda

Title: Shuri: Defender of Wakanda
By: Afram, Pamela
Published: 2022

Ages 5 to 7


The Great Zapfino

Title: The Great Zapfino
By: Barnett, Mac
Published: 2022

Ages 3 to 8


Together We Ride

Title: Together We Ride
By: Bolling, Valerie
Published: 2022

Ages 3 to 5


Frank and the Bad Surprise

Title: Frank and the Bad Surprise
By: Brockenbrough, Martha
Published: 2022

Ages 6 to 9


African Proverbs for All Ages

Title: African Proverbs for All Ages
By: Cole, Johnnetta Betsch, compiler
Published: 2021

Ages 4 to 8


Where Is Bina Bear?

Title: Where Is Bina Bear?
By: Curato, Mike
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 8


Your Friend, Parker

Title: Your Friend, Parker
By: Curry, Parker and Jessica
Published: 2022

Ages 6 to 8


Knight Owl

Title: Knight Owl
By: Denise, Christopher
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 8


Our Fort

Title: Our Fort
By: Dorléans, Marie
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 8


Jack Knight's Brave Flight

Title: Jack Knight's Brave Flight
By: Esbaum, Jill
Published: 2022

Ages 7 to 10


Rodney Was a Tortoise

Title: Rodney Was a Tortoise
By: Forler, Nan
Published: 2022

Ages 3 to 7


Mina

Title: Mina
By: Forsythe, Matthew
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 8


Kicks

Title: Kicks
By: Garrett, Van G.
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 7


Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas

Title: Ablaze with Color: A Story of Painter Alma Thomas
By: Harvey, Jeanne Walker
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 8


Big As a Giant Snail

Title: Big As a Giant Snail
By: Keating, Jess
Published: 2021

Ages 5 to 8


Listen to the Language of the Trees

Title: Listen to the Language of the Trees
By: Kelley, Tara
Published: 2022

Ages 4o 8


The Depth of the Lake and the Height of the Sky

Title: The Depth of the Lake and the Height of the Sky
By: Kim, Jihyun
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 7


Molly on the Moon

Title: Molly on the Moon
By: Kowal, Mary Robinette
Published: 2022

Ages 3 to 6


The Blur

Title: The Blur
By: Lê, Minh
Published: 2022

Ages 3 to 7


Mommy's Hometown

Title: Mommy's Hometown
By: Lim, Hope
Published: 2022

Ages 3 to 7


Carrimebac: The Town That Walked

Title: Carrimebac: The Town That Walked
By: Moore, David Barclay
Published: 2022

Ages 6 to 9


Kick Push

Title: Kick Push
By: Morrison, Frank
Published: 2022

Ages 3 to 6


The Legend of Gravity

Title: The Legend of Gravity
By: Palmer, Charley
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 8


Hidden Animal Colors

Title: Hidden Animal Colors
By: Park, Jane
Published: 2022

Ages 5 to 9


Climb On!

Title: Climb On!
By: Paul, Baptiste
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 8


Beauty Woke

Title: Beauty Woke
By: Ramos, NoNieqa
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 7


Grandparents Day!

Title: Grandparents Day!
By: Ransom, Candice
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 6


Jeff Goes Wild

Title: Jeff Goes Wild
By: Rozelaar, Angie
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 8


Who Are Your People?

Title: Who Are Your People?
By: Sellers, Bakari
Published: 2021

Ages 4 to 8


Mother Goose Goes to India

Title: Mother Goose Goes to India
By: Sehgal, Kabir and Surishta
Published: 2021

Ages 0 to 8


Endlessly Ever After

Title: Endlessly Ever After
By: Snyder, Laurel
Published: 2022

Ages 5 to 8


Even Robots Aren't Perfect

Title: Even Robots Aren't Perfect
By: Thomas, Jan
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 8


Love in the Library

Title: Love in the Library
By: Tokuda-Hall, Maggie
Published: 2022

Ages 6 to 9


Big Truck, Little Island

Title: Big Truck, Little Island
By: Van Dusen, Chris
Published: 2022

Ages 3 to 7


Herizon

Title: Herizon
By: Vandever, Daniel W.
Published: 2021

Ages 3 to 8


The Year We Learned to Fly

Title: The Year We Learned to Fly
By: Woodson, Jacqueline
Published: 2022

Ages 5 to 8


I Won't Give Up My Rubber Band

Title: I Won't Give Up My Rubber Band
By: Yoshitake, Shinsuke
Published: 2022

Ages 5 to 8


Emile and the Field

Title: Emile and the Field
By: Young, Kevin
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 8


Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome

Title: Amy Wu and the Warm Welcome
By: Zhang, Kat
Published: 2022

Ages 4 to 8


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