The Garden in my Mind by Stephanie McCumbee and Lisa M. Griffin
Maci and Trey love to have a good time, but sometimes get in trouble. Their teacher reminds them that “flowers fade every time a bad choice is made.” This causes Maci and Trey to think about their actions and the idea of a “garden growing in their head” shows the importance of making positive choices.
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A to Z Mysteries: The Empty Envelope by Ron Roy
A Properly Unhaunted Place by William Alexander
A is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara
A is for Activist is an ABC board book written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and everything else that activists believe in and fight for. The alliteration, rhyming, and vibrant illustrations make the book exciting for children, while the issues it brings up resonate with their parents’ values of community, equality, and justice. This engaging little book carries huge messages as it inspires hope for the future, and calls children to action while teaching them a love for books–