Enough! 20 Protesters Who Changed America (Crown Books) by Emily Easton and illustrated by Ziyue Chen introduces U.S.’s most influential protestors, including Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King, Jr., and transgender activist Jazz Jennings.
The Stuff Of Stars
The Stuff Of Stars (Candlewick) by Marion Dane Bauer and illustrated by Ekua Holmes beautifully explains the history of the universe in poetic (and kid-friendly) verse. A wild journey from the Big Bang to when the Earth ultimately gave birth to us. — DA
Plum (Simon & Schuster) by Will & Grace star Sean Hayes and his husband, composer Scott Icenogle, is the story of how the Nutcracker’s Sugar Plum Fairy got her wings. Plum’s strength may lead her to the family she’s always dreamed of. —DA
Julián Is a Mermaid
Julián Is a Mermaid (Candlewick) by Jessica Love is a gorgeous story of a nonbinary child who, with the help of their Hispanic grandma, reimagines themself as a mermaid. It suggests anyone can be anything — as long as they have enough imagination. — DA