MDPLS Staff Picks: Books for Kids

Given by Miami-Dade Public Library System

245 Works 31,118 Books 2,241 Reviews 4.3

Recommended by Adriana Garcia from Miami Beach Regional Library ('22-'23) and Mary Burns from Northeast Dade – Aventura Branch. ('20-'21)

In partnership with The Children's Trust

Years:
Alle, 2024 (15), 2023 (59), 2022 (60), 2021 (60), , 2020 (51)
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Something: One Small Thing Can Make a Difference af Natalee Creech
2024-012024
Something, Someday af Amanda Gorman
2024-012024
Tomorrow Is New Year's Day: Seollal, a Korean Celebration of the Lunar New Year af Aram Kim
2024-012024
Hiawatha and the Peacemaker af Robbie Robertson
2024-012024
Playing with Lanterns af Yage Wang
2024-012024
Blue: A History of the Color as Deep as the Sea and as Wide as the Sky af Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond
2024-022024
Ketanji Brown Jackson: A Justice for All af Tami Charles
2024-022024
When the Schools Shut Down: A Young Girl's Story of Virginia's "Lost Generation" and the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Decision af Yolanda Gladden
2024-022024
Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement af Angela Joy
2024-022024
Jerry Changed the Game!: How Engineer Jerry Lawson Revolutionized Video Games Forever af Don Tate
2024-022024
Courage in Her Cleats: The Story of Soccer Star Abby Wambach af Kim Chaffee
2024-032024
The Green Piano: How Little Me Found Music af Roberta Flack
2024-032024
The Astronaut With a Song for the Stars: The Story of Dr. Ellen Ochoa af Julia Finley Mosca
2024-032024
Pura's Cuentos: How Pura Belpré Reshaped Libraries with Her Stories af Annette Bay Pimentel
2024-032024
Bessie the Motorcycle Queen af Jr. Charles R. Smith
2024-032024
The Rabbi and the Reverend: Joachim Prinz, Martin Luther King Jr., and Their Fight against Silence af Audrey Ades
2023-012023
Freedom Soup af Tami Charles
2023-012023
Seven Special Somethings: A Nowruz Story af Adib Khorram
2023-012023
Friends Are Friends, Forever af Dane Liu
2023-012023
Song in a Rainstorm: The Story of Musical Prodigy Thomas "Blind Tom" Wiggins af Glenda Armand
2023-022023
Moving Forward: From Space-Age Rides to Civil Rights Sit-Ins with Airman Alton Yates af Chris Barton
2023-022023
Sonny Rollins Plays the Bridge af Gary Golio
2023-022023
We Wait for the Sun af Katie McCabe
2023-022023
Fearless Heart: An Illustrated Biography of Surya Bonaly af Frank Murphy
2023-022023
She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein af Lynn Fulton
2023-032023
Niki Nakayama: A Chef's Tale in 13 Bites af Debbi Michiko Florence
2023-032023
A Perfect Fit: How Lena “Lane” Bryant Changed the Shape of Fashion af Mara Rockliff
2023-032023
Finding My Dance af Ria Thundercloud
2023-032023
One Wish: Fatima Al-Fihri and the World's Oldest University af M. O. Yuksel
2023-032023
Acorn Was a Little Wild af Jen Arena
2023-042023
Wild is the Wind af Grahame Baker-Smith
2023-042023
I Hear You, Forest (Sounds of Nature) af Kallie George
2023-042023
Our Planet! There's No Place Like Earth af Stacy McAnulty
2023-042023
Look and Listen: Who's in the Garden, Meadow, Brook? af Dianne White
2023-042023
Old Friends af Margaret Aitken
2023-052023
All the Love on This Island (Disney Princess) af Natalie Davis
2023-052023
A Grand Day af Jean Reidy
2023-052023
Bubbie & Rivka's Best-Ever Challah (So Far!) af Sarah Lynne Reul
2023-052023
Abuela’s Super Capa af Ana Siqueira
2023-052023
Our Shed: A Father-Daughter Building Story af Robert Broder
2023-062023
When Your Daddy's a Soldier af Gretchen Brandenburg McLellan
2023-062023
My Dad af Susan Quinn
2023-062023
Beautiful You, Beautiful Me af Tasha Spillett-Sumner
2023-062023
I Sang You Down from the Stars af Tasha Spillett-Sumner
2023-062023
When PB Met J af Katelyn Aronson
2023-072023
The Kindest Red af Unknown Author
2023-072023
A Hundred Thousand Welcomes af Mary Lee Donovan
2023-072023
Almost Always Best, Best Friends af Apryl Stott
2023-072023
Hair to Share af Sylvia Walker
2023-072023
Puppy Bus af Drew Brockington
2023-082023
Lupe Lopez: Rock Star Rules! af e.E. Charlton-Trujillo
2023-082023
Tomatoes in My Lunchbox af Costantia Manoli
2023-082023
Time for School, Little Blue Truck af Alice Schertle
2023-082023
This Is a School af John Schu
2023-082023
La Guitarrista af Lucky Diaz
2023-092023
Mi Ciudad Sings af Cynthia Harmony
2023-092023
Mariana and Her Familia af Mónica Mancillas
2023-092023
Plátanos Are Love af Alyssa Reynoso-Morris
2023-092023
Lola Out Loud: Inspired by the Childhood of Activist Dolores Huerta af Jennifer Torres
2023-092023
A Day With No Words af Tiffany Hammond
2023-102023
Mighty Mara (Mighty Mara, 1) af Carina Ho
2023-102023
My City Speaks af Darren Lebeuf
2023-102023
Talking is Not My Thing af Rose Robbins
2023-102023
Listen: How Evelyn Glennie, a Deaf Girl, Changed Percussion af Shannon Stocker
2023-102023
The Best Kind of Mooncake af Pearl AuYeung
2023-112023
They're Heroes Too: A Celebration of Community af Pat Brisson
2023-112023
Keepunumuk: Weeâchumun's Thanksgiving Story af Danielle Greendeer
2023-112023
Thank You for the Little Things af Caryl Hart
2023-112023
Empanadas for Everyone af Jackie Azua Kramer
2023-112023
Twelve Dinging Doorbells af Tameka Fryer Brown
2023-122023
The Hanukkah Hunt (Ruby Celebrates!) af Laura Gehl
2023-122023
Carla and the Christmas Cornbread af Carla Hall
2023-122023
My Diwali Light af Raakhee Mirchandani
2023-122023
We Want Snow: A Wintry Chant af Jamie A. Swenson
2023-122023
Felíz New Year, Ava Gabriela! af Alexandra Alessandri
2022-012022
Nian, The Chinese New Year Dragon af Virginia Loh-Hagan
2022-012022
Peace af Miranda Paul
2022-012022
Martin Rising: Requiem For a King af Andrea Davis Pinkney
2022-012022
Peace Train af Yusuf Islam
2022-012022
The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver af Gene Barretta
2022-022022
Mamie on the Mound: A Woman in Baseball's Negro Leagues af Leah Henderson
2022-022022
Sprouting Wings: The True Story of James Herman Banning, the First African American Pilot to Fly Across the United States af Louisa Jaggar
2022-022022
One Step Further: My Story of Math, the Moon, and a Lifelong Mission af Katherine Johnson
2022-022022
Bread for Words: A Frederick Douglass Story af Shana Keller
2022-022022
Breaking the Ice: The True Story of the First Woman to Play in the National Hockey League af Angie Bullaro
2022-032022
Shaped by Her Hands af Anne Harber Freeman
2022-032022
Queen of Tejano Music: Selena af Silvia Lopez
2022-032022
Fly, Girl, Fly!: Shaesta Waiz Soars around the World af Nancy Roe Pimm
2022-032022
June Almeida, Virus Detective!: The Woman Who Discovered the First Human Coronavirus af Suzanne Slade
2022-032022
Dear Little One af Nina Laden
2022-042022
My Friend Earth: (Earth Day Books with Environmentalism Message for Kids, Saving Planet Earth, Our Planet Book) af Patricia MacLachlan
2022-042022
Does Earth Feel?: 14 Questions for Humans af Majewski Marc
2022-042022
Hike af Pete Oswald
2022-042022
Fatima's Great Outdoors af Ambreen Tariq
2022-042022
The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read af Rita Lorraine Hubbard
2022-052022
Dinner on Domingos af Alexandra Katona
2022-052022
Superhero Gran af Timothy Knapman
2022-052022
Our Favorite Day af Joowon Oh
2022-052022
The Remember Balloons af Jessie Oliveros
2022-052022
Hello, Baby! I'm Your Mom af Eve Bunting
2022-062022
Wild About Dads af Philip Bunting
2022-062022
Wherever You'll Be af Ariella Prince Guttman
2022-062022
My Papi Has a Motorcycle af Isabel Quintero
2022-062022
Girl Dad af Sean Williams
2022-062022
The Ocean Calls: A Haenyeo Mermaid Story af Tina Cho
2022-072022
The Ocean Lives There: Magic, Music, and Fun on a Caribbean Adventure (Ages 4-8) af M.J. Fievre
2022-072022
Little Wonder af Claire Keane
2022-072022
Hey! A Colorful Mystery af Kate Read
2022-072022
Jules vs. the Ocean af Jessie Sima
2022-072022
How to Spot a Best Friend af Bea Birdsong
2022-082022
Becoming Vanessa af Vanessa Brantley-Newton
2022-082022
I'm Afraid Your Teddy Is in the Principal's Office af Jancee Dunn
2022-082022
Little Bat in Night School af Brian Lies
2022-082022
My First Day af Nguyen Quang Phung
2022-082022
Tía Fortuna's New Home: A Jewish Cuban Journey af Ruth Behar
2022-092022
Paletero Man af Lucky Diaz
2022-092022
A Song of Frutas af Margarita Engle
2022-092022
Areli Is a Dreamer: A True Story by Areli Morales, a DACA Recipient af Areli Morales
2022-092022
Coquí in the City af Nomar Perez
2022-092022
A Friend for Henry af Jenn Bailey
2022-102022
Aaron Slater, Illustrator af Andrea Beaty
2022-102022
We Want to Go to School!: The Fight for Disability Rights af Maryann Cocca-Leffler
2022-102022
I Am Odd, I Am New af Benjamin Giroux
2022-102022
You Are Enough: A Book About Inclusion af Margaret O'Hair
2022-102022
Around the Table That Grandad Built af Melanie Heuiser Hill
2022-112022
If Animals Tried to Be Kind (If Animals Kissed Good Night) af Ann Whitford Paul
2022-112022
Over the River and Through the Wood af Emma Randall
2022-112022
Group Hug af Jean Reidy
2022-112022
We Give Thanks af Cynthia Rylant
2022-112022
Snow Falls af Kate Gardner
2022-122022
May Your Life Be Deliciosa af Michael Genhart
2022-122022
Latkes And Applesauce: A Hanukkah Story af Fran Manushkin
2022-122022
It's Diwali! af Kabir Sehgal
2022-122022
The People Remember af Ibi Zoboi
2022-122022
Imagine [picture book] af John Lennon
2021-012021
The Bear and the Star af Lola M. Schaefer
2021-012021
Every Month Is a New Year: Celebrations Around the World af Marilyn Singer
2021-012021
Binny's Diwali af Thrity Umrigar
2021-012021
Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and You af Carole Boston Weatherford
2021-012021
Mae Among the Stars af Roda Ahmed
2021-022021
The Undefeated af Kwame Alexander
2021-022021
This Is Your Time af Ruby Bridges
2021-022021
Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment af Parker Curry
2021-022021
Grandpa Stops A War af Susan Robeson
2021-022021
Jane Goodall: A Champion of Chimpanzees (I Can Read Level 2) af Sarah Albee
2021-032021
Before She Was Harriet af Lesa Cline-Ransome
2021-032021
One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia af Miranda Paul
2021-032021
Margaret and the Moon af Dean Robbins
2021-032021
Hedy Lamarr's Double Life: Hollywood Legend and Brilliant Inventor af Laurie Wallmark
2021-032021
The Rhythm of the Rain af Grahame Baker-Smith
2021-042021
My Head in the Clouds af Danielle Chaperon
2021-042021
A Stone Sat Still af Brendan Wenzel
2021-042021
Thunder Underground af Jane Yolen
2021-042021
The Whole Wide World and Me af Toni Yuly
2021-042021
Grandpa's Stories af Joseph Coelho
2021-052021
Aprendo de Abuelita (I Learn from My Grandma) af Lorraine Harrison
2021-052021
Looking For Yesterday af Alison Jay
2021-052021
Thank You, Omu! af Oge Mora
2021-052021
Lillian's Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 af Jonah Winter
2021-052021
My Day with the Panye af Tami Charles
2021-062021
Eyes That Kiss in the Corners af Joanna Ho
2021-062021
The Better Tree Fort af Jessica Scott Kerrin
2021-062021
My Cat Looks Like My Dad af Thao Lam
2021-062021
I Love You, Daddy (Peter Rabbit) af Beatrix Potter
2021-062021
Fussy Flamingo af Shelly Vaughan James
2021-072021
The Bear and the Fern af Jay Miletsky
2021-072021
The Elephant Keeper: Caring for Orphaned Elephants in Zambia (CitizenKid) af Margriet Ruurs
2021-072021
Anonymouse af Vikki Vansickle
2021-072021
I Am Not a Penguin: A Pangolin's Lament af Liz Wong
2021-072021
A Thousand White Butterflies af Jessica Betancourt-Perez
2021-082021
Lena's Shoes Are Nervous: A First-Day-of-School Dilemma af Keith Calabrese
2021-082021
The Name Jar af Yangsook Choi
2021-082021
Superhero vs. School af Ethan Long
2021-082021
The Secret Life of Squirrels af Nancy Rose
2021-082021
Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure (Sesame Street Scribbles) af Sesame Workshop
2021-082021
Across the Bay af Carlos Aponte
2021-092021
Sharuko: El Arqueólogo Peruano Julio C. Tello / Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello (Spanish and English Edition) af Monica Brown
2021-092021
A Girl Named Rosita: The Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblazer! af Anika Aldamuy Denise
2021-092021
¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat (World of ¡Vamos!) af Raúl The Third Iii
2021-092021
All the Way to the Top: How One Girl's Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything af Annette Bay Pimentel
2021-102021
Okay Kevin : a story to help children discover how everyone learns differently af James Dillon
2021-102021
Don't Hug Doug (He Doesn't Like It) af Carrie Finison
2021-102021
We're All Wonders af R. J. Palacio
2021-102021
Greta Thunberg (Volume 40) (Little People, BIG DREAMS, 40) af Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
2021-102021
The World Needs More Purple People af Kristen Bell
2021-112021
Peyton Picks the Perfect Pie: A Thanksgiving Celebration af Jack Bishop
2021-112021
Pearl and Squirrel Give Thanks af Cassie Ehrenberg
2021-112021
Kind: A Book about Kindness af Alison Green
2021-112021
If Animals Gave Thanks (If Animals Kissed Good Night) af Ann Whitford Paul
2021-112021
I Love You More Than Christmas af Ellie Hattie
2021-122021
The Eight Knights of Hanukkah af Leslie Kimmelman
2021-122021
A Sled for Gabo af Emma Otheguy
2021-122021
When the Snow Is Deeper Than My Boots Are Tall af Jean Reidy
2021-122021
Archie Celebrates Diwali af Mitali Banerjee Ruths
2021-122021
The Day War Came af Nicola Davies
2020-012020
The Hawk and the Dove af Paul Kor
2020-012020
Grandad Mandela af Zindzi Mandela
2020-012020
Moon Wishes af Patricia Storms
2020-012020
Peace and Me af Ali Winter
2020-012020
Let the Children March af Monica Clark-Robinson
2020-022020
Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968 af Alice Faye Duncan
2020-022020
Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History af Vashti Harrison
2020-022020
Carter Reads the Newspaper af Deborah Hopkinson
2020-022020
So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth's Long Walk Toward Freedom af Gary D. Schmidt
2020-022020
Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life af Jenna Bush Hager
2020-032020
Superheroes Are Everywhere af Kamala Harris
2020-032020
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World af Susan Hood
2020-032020
Born to Ride: A Story About Bicycle Face af Larissa Theule
2020-032020
Astro Girl af Ken Wilson-Max
2020-032020
My Papa is a Princess af Doug Cenko
2020-062020
Saturday af Oge Mora
2020-062020
To the Moon and Back for You af Emilia Bechrakis Serhant
2020-062020
You're Missing It! af Brady Smith
2020-062020
The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota's Garden af Heather Smith
2020-062020
Arnie Goes to Camp (Picture Puffins) af Nancy Carlson
2020-072020
This Beach Is Loud! (Little Senses) af Samantha Cotterill
2020-072020
Possum and the Summer Storm af Anne Hunter
2020-072020
Summer Sun Risin' af W. Nikola-Lisa
2020-072020
Water Can Be . . . af Laura Purdie Salas
2020-072020
The King of Kindergarten af Derrick Barnes
2020-082020
Hair Love af Matthew A. Cherry
2020-082020
Sulwe af Lupita Nyong'o
2020-082020
M Is for Melanin: A Celebration of the Black Child af Tiffany Rose
2020-082020
Brown Sugar Babe af Charlotte Watson Sherman
2020-082020
Carmela Full of Wishes af Matt de la Peña
2020-092020
Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré af Anika Aldamuy Denise
2020-092020
Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln af Margarita Engle
2020-092020
Mango, Abuela, and Me af Meg Medina
2020-092020
Soldier for Equality: José de la Luz Sáenz and the Great War af Duncan Tonatiuh
2020-092020
Can I Play Too? (Little Senses) af Samantha Cotterill
2020-102020
Nope. Never. Not For Me! (Little Senses) af Samantha Cotterill
2020-102020
Last to Finish: A Story About the Smartest Boy in Math Class (Adventures of Everyday Geniuses) af Barbara Esham
2020-102020
Look Up! af Jung Jin-ho
2020-102020
My Brother Charlie af Holly Robinson Peete
2020-102020
Already a Butterfly: A Meditation Story af Julia Alvarez
2020-112020
Pete the Cat: Falling for Autumn af James Dean
2020-112020
Hurry Up!: A Book About Slowing Down af Kate Dopirak
2020-112020
My Mindful Walk with Grandma af Sheri Mabry
2020-112020
Right Now af Jessica Olien
2020-112020
My Family Celebrates Kwanzaa af Lisa Bullard
2020-122020
Christmas Cheer for The Grouchy Ladybug af Eric Carle
2020-122020
I Wish It Would Snow! af Sarah Dillard
2020-122020
Santa Rex af Molly Idle
2020-122020
Hanukkah Hamster af Michelle Markel
2020-122020
Good Night, Wind af Linda Elovitz Marshall
2020-122020

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