Kenzie's Little Tree

Illustrated By: Emilie Leduc

In this contemplative picture book, Kenzie's mom doesn't always feel well, but Kenzie learns that she is strong—just like the little tree they plant in their yard—and that together, they can get through the hard times.

No Huddles for Heloise

Illustrated By: Udayana Lugo

In this humorous picture book, Heloise the penguin doesn't like huddling with her friends (it gives her the collywobbles), so she sets off to find others like her but discovers there's no place like home—especially when your friends support you.

Ce que Samuel sait

Illustrated By: Elena Comte

Samuel et son grand-père se rendent au parc par une journée de printemps. Papichou laisse Samuel décider ce qu’il veut porter, dans quelle direction aller et enfin, quelles fleurs rapporter à Mamichou.

Nevin Knows

Illustrated By: Elena Comte

In this sweet picture book, Nevin and Grandpa Frank are going to the park on a spring day, and Grandpa lets Nevin lead the way, from choosing what shoes to wear and which direction to walk in to deciding where to play and, finally, which flowers to bring home for Nana.

Runaway Blanket

Illustrated By: Mike Deas

In this adorable board book, a toddler is told it's time for bed, but he's not ready yet—because he saw his blanket packing up a bag…and climbing over the garden gate…and running down the road! Luckily, the child catches his blankie just in time for a cozy goodnight snuggle.

Sally's Snow Day

Illustrated By: Dawn Lo

In this playful picture book, Sally the dog gets dressed in her boots and coat to head out to the park on a winter's day. There are other pups to play with and even snowdogs to sniff before she heads home for a nap.

Hummingbird / Aamo-binashee

Translated by: Norman Chartrand

In this dual-language picture book in English and Anishinaabemowin, a child is chased by Windigo, who preys on isolation and insecurity. But Kokum calls to the child with a message of hope, and a hummingbird arrives with teachings of love and resilience.

Barefoot Skateboarders

Illustrated By: Sophie Casson

In this nonfiction picture book, the tiny village of Janwaar in Madhya Pradesh, India, gets a new skatepark, which inspires Ramkesh and all the local kids to learn how to skateboard, putting them on the map and uniting their community.

What Inspires

Illustrated By: Ellen Rooney

In this buoyant picture book, three friends go to the park and their creativity spreads to everyone around them, into dance, chalk drawings, dramatic play and, when the day is over, inspirational dreams.

Les planchistes aux pieds nus

Illustrated By: Sophie Casson
Translated by: Rachel Martinez

Cet album est inspiré d’une histoire vraie survenue à Janwaar dans le Madhya Pradesh, l’un des États les plus pauvres et les plus vastes de l’Inde, où la construction d’un planchodrome a rassemblé toute la communauté et fait la renommée du petit village lorsque les enfants se sont passionnés pour la planche à roulettes.

The Day Dancer Flew

Illustrated By: Brittany Lane

In this beautiful picture book inspired by a true story, flooding forces a child and their family to flee their farm without their beloved horse, Dancer. But the child won't give up on Dancer and finds helpers in the community who get Dancer airlifted to safety.

The Pie Reports

Despite living an ocean apart, a child connects with her grandfather over a shared love of pie and learns to hold space for him through his progressive illness.

Crow Helps a Friend

In this picture book featuring Coast Salish art and Traditional Storytelling techniques, a wood duck and a crow turn a mistake into an opportunity for friendship and growth.

Meena Can't Wait

Today Meena and her nanu (grandmother) are having a tea party with a special Bengali tea called doodh cha, and even though Meena is impatient, she learns that it’s worth the wait to make the special tea together.

My Sister and Me

Translated by: Daniel Hahn

In this playfully illustrated picture book, an older sister narrates her childhood memories in a letter to her annoying little sister, depicting the push-and-pull and the special love that exist between them.

I Love Myself

Illustrated By: Julia Vasileva

In this picture book, a child who is learning about self-love meets different challenges—like learning to ride a bike and being afraid of the dark—with the help of a cuddly creature representing their inner self.

Lost Inside My Head

By: Vigg
Translated by: David Warriner

Vincent wishes he was like everyone else, but his ADHD makes his thoughts turn to chaos…until he learns he can be himself and focus his light on what he wants to see.