New Titles 9/3/2022

Youth Titles
Posted on 09/03/2022
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A Boy Named Isamu: A Story of Isamu Noguchicover of A Boy Named Isamu
by James Yang

Available as: Print Book

Follow the Japanese American artist, Isamu Noguchi, as a young boy while he spends the day wandering through an outdoor market, through the forest, and then by the ocean. The reader will be able to see this picture book through the eyes of a young artist as the pages bring his vision to life. The colorful pages will speak to children in a way they can relate to, and will be an enjoyable read for everyone.


cover of Thank You, NeighborThank You, Neighbor
by Ruth Chan

Available as: Print Book

Set out on a fun walk with the narrator and her dog as they get their daily exercise. Along the way, they stop to greet the people in their neighborhood- from the mail carrier, the bus driver, sanitation worker, grocery clerks and more. Whether listening, asking, helping or just saying hello, we learn that it is our patience and kindness that make a neighborhood feel like home. This book gently reminds its readers to slow down and be grateful for all the people, places, and things around us.


Just Help!: How to Build a Better Worldcover of Just Help! How to Build a Better World
by Sonia Sotomayor

Available as: Print Book

Every night when Sonia goes to bed, Mami asks her the same question: How did you help today? Sonia wants to help her community, just like Mami does, so she always makes sure she has a good answer to Mami’s question. In a story inspired by her own family’s desire to help others, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor takes young readers on a journey through a neighborhood where kids and adults, activists and bus drivers, friends and strangers all help one another to build a better world for themselves and their community.