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Big Bold Beautiful Me

September 2022
written by Jane Yolen & Maddison Stemple-Piatte

Kids will delight in reading Big, Bold, Beautiful Me and find themselves marching along and standing side-by-side protagonists just like them who portray body positivity in a loud, proud, and very fun way.

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An upbeat, uncomplicated ode to bodies that are big, thick, broad, and boundless... Children celebrate their abundant bodies, from their hair to their feet.

~ Kirkus Reviews

Body positivity shines through a jaunty rhyming text… As the expressive children, one by one, gather to play at a nearby park, readers may well be feeling the cheerful undercurrent of affirmation and support.

~ Publishers Weekly

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Cooler than Lemonade:

A Story about Great Ideas and How They Happen

March 2023
written by Harshita Jerath

A inspiring story about discovering ideas in unexpected places, never giving up, and finding the perfect recipe for success!


One scorching summer day, Eva comes up with a great idea: a lemonade stand! But when she sees that Jake across the street has his own stand, and he's giving away free cookies, Eva knows she needs another idea to keep people lining up...

When she takes a moment to be creative again and makes a batch of delicious Kulfi ice cream, she discovers fresh inspiration - and a new way to succeed!

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An immersive read-aloud that will have readers impressed by Eva's perseverance and can-do spirit.

~ Kirkus Reviews

"This story provides a positive characterization of a young girl who is motivated and determined... This book would prove to be a fun read for any aspiring young entrepreneur."


~ School Library Connection

The whimsical illustrations highlight Eva’s thought processes, showing how her new ideas snap, sizzle, and sprout. The book is a visual treat ...and the message about persevering is inspiring. 


~ Booklist

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Potatoes for Pirate Pearl

September 2023
written by Jennifer Concepcion

Potatoes for Pirate Pearl is about a pirate who's sick of hardtack biscuits and ends up on Farmer Fay's potato farm. Accompanied by her parrot Petunia, Pirate Pearl learns how potatoes are planted, grown, and harvested—and discovers they're the perfect provision for her next voyage. 


Etta Extraordinaire

October 2023
written by Roda Ahmed and Charnaie Gordon 

Meet Etta!

Etta was born to be a shining star. When Etta discovers her school is hosting a talent show, she wants to share her many talents with the world. Even though she has never performed onstage before, all Etta needs to do is make a plan. (Etta always has a plan!)

And in 1, 2, 3, 4 steps, she’s ready for her big performance on the big stage in front of a BIG audience.

Or is she?

Find out how Etta beats her worries, with the help of her loving family, in this joyful story!

A to Z Animal Mysteries

Book 1: The Absent Alpacas

July 2023
written by Kayla Whaley

A to Z Animal Mysteries is a new spin-off of Ron Roy's original A to Z Mysteries series which follows Abigail "Abbi" Wallace and her friends Daniel and Lydia as they track animal facts and solve mysteries that correspond with each letter of the alphabet, starting with the first book, The Absent Alpacas.


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Book 2: Bats in the Castle

September 2023
written by Kayla Whaley

Abbi, Lydia, and Daniel love to watch bats flying around their neighborhood after sunset. Nature is so cool! But then they hear an unnatural sound in Abbi's home. Is it a ghost? Or something scarier? With help from her trusty dog Barkley, Abbi and her friends will shine a light on the truth!

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