Caribbean Booklist for Kids!

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Come to the warmth and joy of beautiful beaches, bustling outdoor markets, and glorious carnivals! Enjoy the Caribbean islands in books and music from the many rich cultures based in the Caribbean islands.

Great Books by Floyd Cooper

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Celebrate Floyd Cooper Day by reading great books written and/or illustrated by award winner Floyd Cooper. In early May Children’s Book Week will honor the work of the late Floyd Cooper, who illustrated and/or wrote many noteworthy books for young audiences. Cooper received two Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards, a Caldecott Honor, among many other accolades.

Suggested ages come from the publisher or the book’s catalog record.

Easter Booklist

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Read about the cat who wishes to deliver Easter eggs, find out who the Easter Bunny’s assistant is, what is inside the eggs two different bunnies discover, how the next Easter Bunny is chosen, and learn about the tradition of painting eggs. And if you wish to find Christian Easter books, we’ve got those too! Multiple books in our collection give attention to the last week of Jesus’ life, starting with Palm Sunday and progressing through the last supper, his betrayal by Judas to his crucifixion. And then most significant of all in the Christian faith, his rising from the dead and ascension to Heaven.

Chag Pesach Semeach – Passover books for everyone !

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Check out Mollie Bass’s Passover selections for kids! Mollie is the early childhood coordinator at JRC, the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation in Evanston. Evanston Public Library is grateful for her supporting for sharing the best books for kids about Passover with the families of Evanston.

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