Project Transformation Booklist

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Order books from their selection, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to them.  

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A Kids Book About Voting By Next Up Cover Image
By Next Up
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593957172
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: DK Children - September 24th, 2024

This book explains what voting is, how it works, and examines its influence through the lens of American history. It also challenges kids to wonder: why is it important? and who do you think should be able to vote?


Accordionly: Abuelo and Opa Make Music By Michael Genhart, Priscilla Burris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Genhart, Priscilla Burris (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781433830747
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Magination Press - April 21st, 2020

Finalist in the International Latino Book Awards


Hair Love By Matthew A. Cherry, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553366
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

A New York Times Bestseller and tie-in to Academy-Award Winning Short Film "Hair Love"
 
"I love that Hair Love is highlighting the relationship between a Black father and daughter. Matthew leads the ranks of new creatives who are telling unique stories of the Black experience. We need this."


Just Like Rube Goldberg: The Incredible True Story of the Man Behind the Machines By Sarah Aronson, Robert Neubecker (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sarah Aronson, Robert Neubecker (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781481476683
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beach Lane Books - March 12th, 2019

Discover how Rube Goldberg followed his dreams to become an award-winning cartoonist, inventor, and even an adjective in the dictionary in this inspiring and funny biographical picture book.

Want to become an award-winning cartoonist and inventor? Follow your dreams, just like Rube Goldberg! From a young age, Rube Goldberg had a talent for art.


Lucia the Luchadora By Cynthia Leonor Garza, Alyssa Bermudez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781576878279
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: POW! Kids Books - March 7th, 2017

Lucía zips through the playground in her cape just like the boys, but when theytell her "girls can't be superheroes," suddenly she doesn't feel so mighty.


More-igami By Dori Kleber, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dori Kleber, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536209716
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 17th, 2019

A creative young boy with a passion for practicing origami finds a surprising source of encouragement on his diverse city block.


Mr. Lincoln's Way By Patricia Polacco, Patricia Polacco (Illustrator) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780425288313
Availability: Not currently available
Published: Puffin Books - February 7th, 2017

The touching story of a school principal and the bully whose life he'll change, by beloved New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Patricia Polacco.


Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters By Michael Mahin, Evan Turk (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Mahin, Evan Turk (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481443494
Availability: Backordered
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 5th, 2017

An Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winner
A New York Times Best Illustrated Book
An NPR Best Book of the Year
A Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book
A Parents’ Choice Gold Award Winner


A picture book celebration of the indomitable Muddy Waters, a blues musician whose fierce and electric sound laid the groundwork for what would become rock and roll.



Ravi's Roar (Big Bright Feelings) By Tom Percival Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781547607235
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - December 8th, 2020

From the creator of Ruby Finds a Worry, a clever take on temper tantrums in a story about controlling big angry feelings.


Ravi's Roar (Big Bright Feelings) By Tom Percival Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547603008
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - February 4th, 2020

From the creator of Ruby Finds a Worry, a clever take on temper tantrums in a story about controlling big angry feelings.


Speak Up By Miranda Paul, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Miranda Paul, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358140962
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Clarion Books - July 7th, 2020

When something really matters, one voice can make a difference.


The Dot (Creatrilogy) By Peter H. Reynolds, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780763619619
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 15th, 2003

With a simple, witty story and free-spirited illustrations, Peter H. Reynolds entices even the stubbornly uncreative among us to make a mark — and follow where it takes us.

Her teacher smiled. "Just make a mark and see where it takes you."


The Dot By Peter H. Reynolds, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536218091
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - May 31st, 2022

With a simple, witty story and free-spirited illustrations, Peter H. Reynolds entices even the stubbornly uncreative among us to make a mark — and follow where it takes us.

Her teacher smiled. "Just make a mark and see where it takes you."


The Rabbit Listened By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735229358
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - February 20th, 2018

A moving and universal picture book about empathy and kindness, sure to soothe heartaches big and small—now a New York Times bestseller and a perfect gift for any special occasion


The Rabbit Listened By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735229358
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Dial Books - February 20th, 2018

A moving and universal picture book about empathy and kindness, sure to soothe heartaches big and small—now a New York Times bestseller and a perfect gift for any special occasion


The Seed of Compassion: Lessons from the Life and Teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama By His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Bao Luu (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525555148
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kokila - March 24th, 2020

For the first time ever, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate His Holiness the Dalai Lama addresses children directly, sharing lessons of peace and compassion, told through stories of his own childhood.


Ways to Make Sunshine (A Ryan Hart Story #1) By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547600564
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 28th, 2020

From Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Renée Watson, the first book in a young middle grade series about Ryan Hart, a girl who is pure spirit, kindness, and sunshine.


Ways to Make Sunshine (A Ryan Hart Story) By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781547606658
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 27th, 2021

From Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Renée Watson comes the first book in a young middle grade series about Ryan Hart, a girl who is pure spirit, kindness, and sunshine.


Ways to Make Sunshine (A Ryan Hart Story #1) By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781547600564
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 28th, 2020

From Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Author Award winner Renée Watson, the first book in a young middle grade series about Ryan Hart, a girl who is pure spirit, kindness, and sunshine.


Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It By JoAnn Deak, Sarah Ponce (Illustrator) Cover Image
By JoAnn Deak, Sarah Ponce (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780982993804
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little Pickle Press - December 13th, 2010

Learn how much your brain can grow! The perfect introduction to growth mindset, Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape It is:


I Dream of Popo By Livia Blackburne, Julia Kuo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Livia Blackburne, Julia Kuo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250249319
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 5th, 2021

From New York Times bestselling author Livia Blackburne and illustrator Julia Kuo, here is I Dream of Popo. This delicate, emotionally rich picture book celebrates a special connection that crosses time zones and oceans as Popo and her granddaughter hold each other in their hearts forever.

I dream with Popo as she rocks me in her arms.


Be Kind By Pat Zietlow Miller, Jen Hill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Pat Zietlow Miller, Jen Hill (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626723214
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 6th, 2018

A New York Times bestseller!

“These days, it seems more important than ever for books to show young people how to act with thoughtfulness, civility, and kindness.” —The New York Times Book Review

When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate wants to make her feel better, wondering: What does it mean to be kind?


Because By Mo Willems, Amber Ren (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Amber Ren (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368019019
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - March 5th, 2019

Big Feelings (An All Are Welcome Book) By Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525579748
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2021

The newest picture book from the creators of All Are Welcome to help children navigate BIG FEELINGS!

In their bestselling picture book All Are Welcome, Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman celebrate kindness, inclusivity, and diversity. Now with Big Feelings, they help children navigate the emotional challenges they face in their daily lives.