Book Reviews

Spirit of the Cheetah A coming-of-age story about developing patience, grace, and swiftness. Questing
We All Play A celebration from an indigenous perspective of the kinship between children and animals. Play
The Neighborhood Surprise An affirmation of respect for vegetarians and vegans in the form of a going-away party. Hospitality
Infinity A thought-provoking and visually fascinating exploration of what lies beyond knowing. X-The Mystery
The Tree in Me A poetic portrayal of how trees let us look deeply into things and their interrelationships. Connections
Breaking Waves A richly sensory and meditative book inspired by the artist's time on the rocky shores of Prouts Neck, Maine. Attention
I Sang You Down from the Stars A soulful book about the deep and mysterious connections between a mother and her child. Love
We Are a Garden A tribute to the many migrants who have made the United States their home. Unity
Is Was A gateway between present and past that shows their intimate connection. Being Present
Keeping the City Going Resilient exceptions to pandemic stillness from a Caldecott-Medal winning author and illustrator. Gratitude
Shaped by Her Hands The story of an internationally renowned Tewa potter who perfected a firing technique for crafting shiny, black pots. Beauty
Uncle Bobby's Wedding A love-filled story about the meaning of family. Love
Can I Sit with You? A heartwarming story about empathy, friendship, and loyalty. Hospitality
Nicky & Vera A child's-eye view of what it means to follow your convictions despite danger. Compassion
Wonder Walkers A luxuriant invitation to greet the outdoors with curiosity. Wonder
Bear Outside A tale about confidence taking the form of a brave ursine companion. Imagination
Home Is in Between An endearingly relatable tale about developing the ability to navigate between two cultures. Connections
The Lost Package A story about how kindness and empathy help a package reach its destination at long last. Kindness
Daisy A warthog's discoveries about inner beauty and friendship. Imagination
The Snail with the Right Heart A story about uniqueness, gender, love, and the grandeur of the universe. Reverence