Fall 2023 Book Buzz Editor's Preview | Picture Books from Carolrhoda Books and Millbrook Press

The Lerner Podcast

Sep 5 2023 • 16 mins

Join us to learn about our forthcoming picture books from Lerner Publishing Group!

Small Shoes, Great Strides: How Three Brave Girls Opened Doors to School Equality
A powerful true story about three Black girls—Leona Tate, Gail Etienne, and Tessie Prevost—who courageously integrated a New Orleans school on November 14, 1960. Award-winning author Vaunda Micheaux Nelson brings this little-known event in the Civil Rights Movement to light.

A young girl hears messages that she's too sensitive and needs to change. The messages travel into her body, and she ultimately changes the negative comments into an affirmation that being sensitive is her strength.

The Knight of Little Import
Charlie is a young knight who can't find a single beast to slay. Until . . . she discovers there are monsters all around, and only she knows what to do to help her town of Little Import!

Light the menorah! Enjoy the eight days of Hanukkah in this dino-sized celebration from Lisa Wheeler and Barry Gott.

Dino Board Books
There's tons of dino-fun for everyone in this high-energy board book series. Dinosaurs face off on the field, battle on the court, and rally in the rink.

From the Tops of the Trees, Spanish and Hmong
A powerful true story of a young girl who has never known life outside a refugee camp and a father determined to help her dream beyond the fences that confine them, now in Spanish and Hmong.

Piece by Piece: Ernestine's Gift for President Roosevelt
During the Great Depression, Ernestine Guerrero's family didn't have much. This is the true story of a resourceful Mexican American teen who made a remarkable gift to thank President Roosevelt for the food aid that helped them survive!

The Power of Snow
Experience a snowstorm through playful verse and the power of exponential growth! Clever rhymes and dynamic illustrations combine in a fun winter readaloud that introduces the key math concept, starting with two and ending with an astonishing 16,384!

I Ship: A Container Ship's Colossal Journey
Engines ahead! Come aboard a container ship and voyage across oceans to deliver goods to people who need them. Highly engaging text and delightfully detailed illustrations will appeal to a wide range of readers!

El campo flotante (The Floating Field): Cómo un grupo de niños tailandeses construyó su propio campo de fútbol (How a Group of Thai Boys Built Their Own Soccer Field)
On a tiny Thai island without room for a soccer field, a group of resourceful teen boys works together to build a floating field so they can play the game they love. Now in Spanish!

Music credits:
"Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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