The books listed feature complex, mixed-race characters and relatable plots perfect for people of any racial identity (and age).
Juneteenth, declared a federal holiday in 2021, has long been celebrated by African American communities. Why June 19th? Juneteenth celebrates the day (June 19, 1865) that General Gordon Granger arrived … Continued
From a day at home doing chores to going to a Pride parade, these picture books celebrate LGBTQ+ families of all shapes and sizes. For more titles focused on LGBTQ+ … Continued
Developing one’s identity is a crucial part of childhood. Letting kids choose how they express that identity is just as vital. These freedoms help kids develop interests, gain confidence, be … Continued
From lyrical picture books and nursery rhymes to novels in verse, here is a list of poetry books for you to share with your readers.
April 30th is Día! El día de los niños/El día de los libros, or Children’s Day/Book Day, is a celebration of children, books, and literacy. We’re so excited to celebrate and share diverse books, languages and cultures this month—and all year long! The following titles are recommended for children from birth to grade 2.
The following picture books showcase the experiences, challenges, and accomplishments of children with disabilities.
Celebrate Women’s History Month with biographies for children that highlight a variety of remarkable and determined women.
Some children may be interested in learning about the senses by reading informational texts, and some prefer reading picture books centered on a character’s experiences. There are even books with sensory experiences like different textures to touch. Here are six books that explore our senses, all available through Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.