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The Final Chapter

March 11, 2021

Annie Barrows is the author of Ivy + Bean Get to Work. Ivy and Bean are best friends. They attend a Career Fair at school. They learn about jobs adults can have. But the girls are interested in just one…


Daring to Discover

February 9, 2021

Suzanne Slade has written a new picture book. It’s called June Almeida, Virus Detective! Almeida was a scientist. She identified the first coronavirus in humans. That was in 1964. From an early age, Almeida loved science. When she grew…


Colorful Memories

October 15, 2020

Sili Recio grew up in the Dominican Republic. She has written a picture book. It is called If Dominican Were a Color. It is based on her childhood memories. The book describes the country’s culture. It describes the different colors…


On Point

September 10, 2020

In Bunheads, ballerina MISTY COPELAND tells the story of how she fell in love with dance. As a girl, Copeland was shy. She was afraid of talking in front of people. Dance helped her get past her fears. “Ballet gave…


Feeling Good

September 10, 2020

DERRICK BARNES feels Black boys are represented unfairly in the United States. He wrote I Am Every Good Thing to change that. The book is narrated by a young Black boy. He is confident and proud. Barnes wants readers to…


A Family Affair

March 20, 2020

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton have teamed up to write a picture book called Grandma’s Gardens. The main character is Grandma Dorothy. She’s Hillary’s mom and Chelsea’s grandmother. “I learned a lot about gardening from my mom,” Hillary told TFK Kid…


Fighting for Change

February 21, 2020

As a child, Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins set aside her wheelchair and climbed the steps of the United States Capitol on her knees. Her actions sent a message: Pass the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Lawmakers listened. Today, the ADA makes public…


Fact or Opinion?

January 10, 2020

What’s the difference between a fact and an opinion? Sometimes, it can be hard to tell them apart. Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots is a new picture book. It teaches kids about facts and opinions. The book uses robots to…


Dare to Ask

September 20, 2019

SONIA SOTOMAYOR is a U.S. Supreme Court justice. She has written a kids’ book called Just Ask! It is about kids who have differences that can make life challenging. Sotomayor knows what it is like to feel different. She…


Little Libraries

September 13, 2019

Not all libraries are in big buildings. Some libraries are very small. In fact, a LITTLE FREE LIBRARY can be the size of a birdhouse. Some are even built inside the trunks of old trees. A Little Free Library…