“Did you know it’s all right to wonder? There are all kinds of wonderful things!” In A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister Rogers, readers will be delighted to find 75 beloved songs collected from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood & The Children’s Corner. Luke Flowers’ illustrations add color and whimsy to Fred Rogers’ lyrics with friendly families and bold adventures depicted alongside the poems. A new generation is invited to learn empathy and question life’s mysteries. This treasury captures nuggets of wisdom for readers young and old. (Quirk Books, $19.99) Ages 6+. Michelle Allen

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By Fred Rogers, Luke Flowers (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781683691136
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Published: Quirk Books - March 19th, 2019

“You were born to be so many things,” Peter Reynolds writes in his uplifting new picture book. On double page-spreads, he encourages readers to “be curious, “be okay being alone,” and “be okay with reaching out for help.” Bright and whimsical illustrations accompany each message. Perfect for commencement or graduation, Be You! (Orchard, $17.99) is full of invaluable advice for young readers embarking on new adventures. Ages 3-7. Elli Bloomberg

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ISBN: 9781338572315
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Published: Orchard Books - March 3rd, 2020

The year 1968 was one of the most fraught, tumultuous years in recent U.S. history. But when sisters Delphine, Vonetta and Fern hop on a plane to Oakland, CA, they’re not concerned with social issues but with re-uniting with their mother. They haven’t seen her since she abandoned them and moved across the country, and will spend One Crazy Summer (Harper Collins, $6.99) getting to know her and uncovering the secrets of their pasts. Rita Williams-Garcia’s award-winning novel is an engaging journey through histories both political and familial. Ages 11-13
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ISBN: 9780060760908
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Published: Quill Tree Books - December 27th, 2011