Grace Goes to Washington
"This is a great book that not only teaches about our governmental checks and balances, but it also highlights the importance of kindness and making others feel included." --Breanna L ODay, on Amazon
CCS Presents: Harriet Tubman: Toward Freedom
Coming June 15, 2021
★"Throughout the book, faces—young and old, with dark skin and light skin, with dreadlocks and pigtails—assure readers that this is a book meant for them, as are the freedom, power, and unlimited possibilities that drawing offers: 'Let those worlds inside your pen out!'"
Watch Out for Wolf!
"Children will enjoy the characters and the twist at the end of this fun read-aloud." --SLJ
Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker (Book 1)
"I fell in love with the unsinkable Beatrice Zinker-an unflappable, creative, and funny problem-solver with a big heart."--Ann M. Martin, New York Times bestselling author and Caldecott Honor winner
"A kind child in a book for middle-grade readers? There's no downside to that."--Kirkus Reviews
Thomas Paine and the Dangerous Word
★"Thomas Paine, author of the pamphlet Common Sense, which rallied the Colonists to break from England, gets a strong, smart treatment here."
National Council for Social Studies Notable Book of 2019
2019 Bank Street Best Children's Books
The Very Fluffy Kitty, Papillon
"You don't have to love cats to enjoy this simple tale with endearing illustrations, but it may help. A fun choice for storytime." --SLJ
How This Book Was Made
"Barnett and Rex, no strangers to metafiction, have outdone themselves in terms of tongue-in-cheekiness... Young audience members will love every over-the-top moment."
―The Horn Book
"The artwork, as in all the Mother Bruce books, is exquisite, in the same league as any of the great children's classics: rich in detail, deft, smooth, elegant, and expressive. Part Are You My Mother? part The Odd Couple, all delightful."―Kirkus
The Doll People Set Sail, Book 4
★"Once again, the shared values of Doll Power, friendship, and familial love bridge the differences between the plastic, modern Funcrafts and the fragile, ancient Dolls."
Who Named Their Pony Macaroni? Poems About White House Pets
"A popular topic explored with humor and respect for its furred, feathered, and four- (more or less) legged cast." --Kirkus
Duck, Duck, Moose!
"Emerging readers will easily join in the fun. The page design allows for a well-paced and entertaining read-aloud . . . Fun, fun, fun!"
The Mortification of Fovea Munson
An Indies Introduce pick
A Summer 2018 Kids' Indie Next List pick
"Equal parts screwball comedy, coming-of-age story, and tearjerker-I loved, loved, loved it!"--Varian Johnson, author of The Parker Inheritence
"Hilarious and disgusting in equal measure. In other words, exactly what you've been waiting for."--Adam Gidwitz, Newbery Honor-winning author of The Inquisitor's Tale
She Did It! 21 Women Who Changed the Way We Think
"A rich and multilayered celebration of women's innovation and perseverance."--PW
Rules of the House
★"Kids will eat this up—while hoping, of course, not to get eaten themselves."