Twinkle Twinkle Little Kid
Written by Drew Daywalt and illustrated by Molly Idle | Philomel Books | August 3, 2021 | 9780399171321 | Hardcover | $17.99
A wonderful new picture book that brings wishes alive through its magical and glowing illustrations. The opening spread begins with the dark night sky and a charming little boy named Clyde sitting all alone next to a large tree. He notices a beautiful bright star all alone in the sky. He makes a wish but doesn’t anticipate what will happens next. The star actually shows up in his bedroom, surprising the young boy and revealing that she has made her very own wish as well! Read more.
Maya and the Robot
Written by Eve L. Ewing and illustrated by Cristine Almeda | Kokila | July 13, 2021 | 9781984814630 | Hardcover | $16.99
Maya is like most kids nervous about entering the fifth grade. New beginnings are always exciting and nerve wracking. But Maya is also entering a new world without her two best friends at her side, friends who have been with her in every class together since kindergarten! Maya starts to feel lost, until she discovers an old robot (yes, a ROBOT) in a convivence store’s closet. She gets to work, tuning up this new discovery, and finds that new opportunities for friendships and connections abound. She thought she found the perfect science fair project; little did she know that she would find so much more! Read More