Children

Celebrate Mom with Books

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, let’s highlight some picture books that star our #1 fans – moms!

Islandborn by Junot Diaz

Book Review: Islandborn by Junot Díaz

Published on March 13, Junot Díaz´s long awaited first book for children is a love letter to the children-both young and old- who carry in themselves the memories of the places that have shaped them and their communities.

Boy in Cape Jumping

Books and Active Kids

Active kids love to run and explore the world around them. But how can you read a story when your kid is always on the move? 

Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match

Children's Books Featuring Biracial and Multiracial Families

It's especially important  in our current cultural climate that children not only see themselves in the books they read, but also that they read about children different from them. Below are some examples of books in NPL's collection in which biracial and multiracial children take center stage.

potted plants

Ready, Set, Grow!

The sun is out and it's getting warmer so that can only mean one thing: spring is on its way! Here are a few activities and books you and your little one can enjoy to get you out and into the garden.

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