HOW HIGH THE MOON, by Karyn Parsons, Little, Brown Young Readers , Hachette Book Group Canada

To Kill a Mockingbird meets One Crazy Summer in this powerful, bittersweet debut about one girl's journey to reconnect with her mother and learn the truth about her father in the tumultuous times of the Jim Crow South. "Timely, captivating, and lovely. So glad this book is in the world." --Jacqueline Woodson, author of Brown … Continue reading HOW HIGH THE MOON, by Karyn Parsons, Little, Brown Young Readers , Hachette Book Group Canada

DIANA DANCES, by Luciano Lozano, Annick Press

A picture book star is born! Diana is struggling in school. She's bored. She can't concentrate. And she really doesn't like math. Diana visits the doctor after her mother receives a call from a concerned school teacher, but the family doctor finds nothing amiss. It's only when Diana hears the soft musical notes filling the … Continue reading DIANA DANCES, by Luciano Lozano, Annick Press

THE AU PAIR, by Emma Rous, PenguinRandomHouse

Seraphine Mayes and her twin brother Danny were born in the middle of summer at their family’s estate on the Norfolk coast. Within hours of their birth, their mother threw herself from the cliffs, the au pair fled, and the village thrilled with whispers of dark cloaks, changelings, and the aloof couple who drew a … Continue reading THE AU PAIR, by Emma Rous, PenguinRandomHouse

ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE GARDEN, by Rafael Yockteng, Groundwood Books House of Anansi Press

  From one of the great creative teams in picture books, On the Other Side of the Garden is about a city girl learning to accept the change brought about by her parents’ separation when she is taken to her grandmother’s house in the country and befriended by an owl, a frog and a mouse. … Continue reading ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE GARDEN, by Rafael Yockteng, Groundwood Books House of Anansi Press