Children’s Picture Books for Pride

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

Poetry Month!

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.

Celebrate Día: Books for Kids Birth – Grade 2

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.


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.

Graphic Novels by Black Creators

Graphic novels remain an incredibly popular format among young readers. Their rich, vivid imagery supports reading comprehension. The text often includes challenging vocabulary. Reluctant readers can find them more approachable … Continued