Newbery Awards

Last Stop On Market Street

This 2016 Newbery Award, written by Matt de la Pena and illustrated by Christian Robinson offers a look at diversity, inequity, and happiness through the inquisitive eyes of CJ. When taking a ritual Sunday walk with his Nana, CJ questions the fairness of his surroundings. Why does he have to take the bus when his friends… Continue reading Last Stop On Market Street

Owner's Pick


One of my favorite books as a child was the Jumbo Coloring Book. The giant, undemanding illustrations were inviting allowing a child to easily interact. The simplicity of Words written and illustrated by the wonderful Christoph Niemann . If you're not familiar with Niemann's name, you might be by his work. He implements doodles into whimsical pop art… Continue reading WORDS