Recommended titles for February 15, 2020

Recommended Titles this Week
Posted on 02/15/2020
Open book wonderIt Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity
By Theresa ThornCover of It Feels Good to Be Yourself

This sweet, straightforward exploration of gender identity will give children a fuller understanding of themselves and others. Written by the mother of a transgender child and illustrated by a non-binary transgender artist, this picture book provides young readers and parents alike with the vocabulary to discuss this important topic with sensitivity.


Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story
By Kevin Noble Maillardcover of Fry Bread

Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal and A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner, Fry Bread depicts a modern Native American family in their daily life through lively and powerful verse and vibrant pictures.

A Map Into The World
By Kao Kalia YangCover of A Map Into the World

Explore the seasons of change with Paj Ntaub, a young Hmong American girl, who moves into a new home with her family. Pat Ntaub encounters both birth and death and seeks a way to share the beauty of the world with a grieving neighbor.