Children's Book Gift Set
Children's Book Gift Set
A pair of beautiful children's books by our favorite authors and illustrators
Choose one hardcover and one paperback book to complete a perfect gift for any child.
HARDCOVER BOOKS TO CHOOSE FROM:
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña & Christian Robinson
- Winner of the 2016 Newbery medal
- A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book
- A 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book
- A New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of 2015
Every Sunday after church, CJ and his grandma ride the bus across town. But today, CJ wonders why they don't own a car like his friend Colby. Why doesn’t he have an iPod like the boys on the bus? How come they always have to get off in the dirty part of town? Each question is met with an encouraging answer from grandma, who helps him see the beauty—and fun—in their routine and the world around them.
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison (available Dec. 5)
Featuring forty trailblazing black women in American history, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of breaking boundaries and achieving beyond expectations. Illuminating text paired with irresistible illustrations bring to life both iconic and lesser-known female figures of Black history such as abolitionist Sojourner Truth, pilot Bessie Coleman, chemist Alice Ball, politician Shirley Chisholm, mathematician Katherine Johnson, poet Maya Angelou, and filmmaker Julie Dash.
Juna's Jar by Jane Bahk & Felicia Hoshino
Sometimes a simple, everyday object can take you away on great adventures. Coupled with dreamy watercolor illustrations by Felicia Hoshino, Juna's Jar is a heart-warming and whimsical tale about the power of the imagination.
All the Way To Havana by Margarita Engle & Mike Curato
Together, a boy and his parents drive to the city of Havana, Cuba, in their old family car. Along the way, they experience the sights and sounds of the streets―neighbors talking, musicians performing, and beautiful, colorful cars putt-putting and bumpety-bumping along. In the end, though, it’s their old car, Cara Cara, that the boy loves best. A joyful celebration of the Cuban people and their resourceful innovation.
PAPERBACK BOOKS TO CHOOSE FROM:
Callaloo: A Jazz Folktale by Marjuan Canady & Nabeeh Bilal (in English or Spanish)
Callaloo: A Jazz Folktale follows Winston, a young inner city boy who goes to Brooklyn, NY to get ingredients for his Aunt's callaloo dinner when he magically is transported to the Caribbean island of Tobago. Here, he encounters mythical folkloric characters that roam the island. Winston's fears and fantasies fuse together as his dreams become reality. He must find his way out of this haunting paradise to make it back home.
Ladder To the Moon by Maya Soetoro-Ng & Yuyi Morales
Little Suhaila wishes she could have known her grandma, who would wrap her arms around the whole world if she could, Mama says. And one night, Suhaila gets her wish when a golden ladder appears at her window, and Grandma Annie invites the girl to come along with her on a magical journey
Visiting Langston by Willie Perdomo
It's a special day when a little girl and her father go to visit the house where the great poet Langston Hughes lived―especially when the little girl is a poet herself!