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ENH291: Browse Children's Books from the Library

Print books available in the library

Sam!

Sam! is an important addition to a list of books that help children and adults discuss gender identity.

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners

This lyrical, stunning picture book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes.

The 1619 Project: Born on the Water

The 1619 Project's lyrical picture book in verse chronicles the consequences of slavery and the history of Black resistance in the United States.

The Hike

The Hike is a plucky and sweet adventure story about three intrepid young female explorers who set out to conquer the outdoors in their local forest. Features a glossary and scientific backmatter.

My Two Border Towns

A picture book debut by an award-winning author about a boy's life on the U.S.-Mexico border, visiting his favorite places on The Other Side with his father, spending time with family and friends, and sharing in the responsibility of community care.

The Water Lady

This inspiring picture book tells the true story of a woman who brings desperately needed water to families on the Navajo reservation every day.

Laxmi's Mooch

A joyful, body-positive picture book about a young Indian American girl's journey to accept her body hair and celebrate her heritage after being teased about her mustache.

The Three Billy Goats Buenos

Humor abounds in this masterfully-bilingual twist on "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" that dares to ask the question- why is that troll so grumpy anyway?

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In My Mosque

Don't miss out on this beautiful celebration of Islam and mosques as spaces for spiritual gathering! Step in and discover all the rituals and wonder of the mosque in this lyrical debut picture book from M. O Yuksel, with gorgeous artwork from New York Times bestselling illustrator Hatem Aly. 

Browse more children's literature from the library's ebook database and print collection.

eBooks available online

Asian American Folktales (ebook)

This book gathers together a selection of more than 30 Asian American folktales and groups them in thematic sections on origins; heroes, heroines, villains, and fools; society and conflict; and the supernatural.

Mommy Goose (ebook)

Illustrated with art-quality photographs of more than one hundred new hand-carved and -painted works by renowned folk artist Minnie Adkins, this enchanting book introduces readers of all ages to the whimsical world of Mommy Goose and shares her love of the rare music of Appalachian speech and of words in general.

Affrilachian Tales (ebook)

Folktales from the African American Appalachian tradition. 

Native American Folktales (ebook)

This book collects 31 of the most important Native American folktales drawn from the major Native American cultural and geographical areas and are organized in sections on origins; heroes, heroines, villains, and fools; society and conflict; and the supernatural.

Moroccan Folktales (ebook)

Jilali El Koudia presents a cross section of utterly bewitching narratives. Filled with ghouls and fools, kind magic and wicked, eternal bonds and earthly wishes, these are mesmerizing stories to be savored, studied, or simply treasured.

The Hunter Maiden: Feminist Folktales from around the World (ebook)

These folktales stand as a testament to the girls across histories and cultures who don't just save their own days--they save the world, too. 

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