It's the 50 Year Anniversary of the Moon Landing!

Papa Put a Man on the Moon Cover Image
Phrases of the Moon: Lunar Poems Cover Image
Armstrong Special Edition : The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon (Mouse Adventures) Cover Image
Earthrise: Apollo 8 and the Photo That Changed the World Cover Image
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Cover Image
The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon: The Story of Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins Cover Image
Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 Cover Image
When We Walked on the Moon: Discover the dangers, disasters, and triumphs of every moon mission Cover Image
Moon Mission: The Epic 400-Year Journey to Apollo 11 Cover Image
Go for the Moon: A Rocket, a Boy, and the First Moon Landing Cover Image
Apollo: A Graphic Guide to Mankind's Greatest Mission Cover Image
Moon Playing Cards: Featuring photos from the archives of NASA Cover Image
Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist Cover Image
Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances Cover Image
Moon! Earth's Best Friend (Our Universe #3) Cover Image
Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream Cover Image
Rocket to the Moon!: Big Ideas that Changed the World #1 Cover Image
Hello, World! Moon Landing Cover Image
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 10:30am

Join us for a special story time with new kids' books publisher, Clever Publishing!

Clever Publishing is dedicated to creating a wonderful world of experiences for children and their families. The bright, colorful pages and interactive formats introduce children to early learning skills in the most playful and entertaining ways. Learning has never been so enjoyable!

Members of the Clever team will be reading from a selection of their delightful titles including: Where Birdie Lives, At the Zoo, In the Park, and Things That Vroom!

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:30am

Join us to celebrate the launch of  A LIKKLE MISS LOU: How Jamaican Poet Louise Bennett Coverley Found Her Voice. Listen to a reading and get a signed copy to  celebrate the 100th birthday of this Caribbean icon who would later influence the language and music of Jamaica.  Join in song, games, rhymes, story, and reading from the Land of Wood and Water.
10:30-11:30am Story Time
11:30am-12:30pm Meet n' Greet

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:30pm

Join us for a reading and signing of Kate Phillippo's new release!

Phillippo follows a diverse group of Chicago students through the processes of researching, applying to, and enrolling in public high school, finding that the students are powerful policy actors who carry out and redefine competitive choice. Phillippo challenges meritocratic and market-driven notions of opportunity creation for young people and raises critical questions about the goals we have for public schooling.


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Books Matter

The Best Kid Lit on Bias, Diversity and Social Justice

This recommended collection of books is representative of the excellent anti-bias and multicultural literature available for educators and parents of young children through age twelve. All the titles in Books Matter have been reviewed by ADL staff and are frequently updated with new and noteworthy books.

Irma Black Award Semi-Finalist Package 2019


The Irma Simonton Black and James H. Black Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature (Irma Black Award) goes to an outstanding book for young children—a book in which text and illustrations are inseparable, each enhancing and enlarging on the other to produce a singular whole. The Irma Black Award is unusual in that children are the final judges of the winning book.

Price: $60.00