August Picture Book Event!

August Picture Book Event!

Saturday, August 20th at 1:00PM EST

Find All the Colors of Your Confidence!

These illustrative picture books are filled to the brim with wonderful characters and journeys to delight every reader's spirit! Discover phenomenal picture books about kids who grow up to be strong in spite of any hardship or uncertainty.


With some wonderfully outstanding creators at the forefront of this Books of Wonder picture book panel, join us to meet Tony-award winning producer ASHLEE LATIMER, four-time Caldecott Honoree BRYAN COLLIER, beloved children's animator CHAD OTIS, and USA Book News Best Books finalist BRYNNE BARNES!

  • Francis Discovers Possible, by ASHLEE LATIMER! When a classmate sneers at Francis for being 'fat,' her day instantly sours. Yet when her Baba points at all the wonders of a brand-new word 'possible' readers will find that her world lights up anew. 

  • Black Girl Rising, by BRYNNE BARNESBlack girlhood is beautiful! In this deeply moving celebration and rallying cry, Black Girl Rising alchemizes the sorrow and strength of the past into the brilliant gold of the future, sweeping young readers of all backgrounds into a lyrical exploration of what it means to be Black, female, and glorious!

  • Music is a Rainbow, by BRYAN COLLIER! A young boy remembers watching his father read the paper and sip a cup of coffee. He remembers his sweet momma, who lovingly pressed away the wrinkles on his clothes. Then one day, his father is gone and his momma falls ill. But through his love of music — spun throughout this gorgeous narrative -— he feels his father’s warm hugs and his mother’s kisses. 
  • A Little Ferry Tale, by CHAD OTIS! Little Ferry feels like no one notices her. She isn’t strong like Tugboat or fast like Speedboat or graceful like Sailboat... but Little Ferry is special, too! Jump aboard and see how Little Ferry manages to save the day!

Saturday, August 20th at 1:00PM EST via Crowdcast!

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