Nicole and Matthew share a selection of the books they’ve recommended most this year.
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BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:
- Lil Libros written by Patty Rodriguez and Ariana Stein, illustrated by Citlali Reyes
- ABC For Me: ABC What Can I Be?: YOU Can Be Anything YOU Want To Be, From A To Z by Sugar Snap Studio, Jessie Ford
- Our Little Adventures: Stories Featuring Foundational Language Concepts for Growing Minds by Tabitha Paige
- Future Baby (series) by Lori Alexander – Future President, Future Engineer, Future Astronaut
- Your Name is a Song by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow illustrated by Luisa Uribe
- We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade
- Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration by Samara Cole Doyon; illustrated by Kaylani Juanita
- Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away by Meg Medina; illustrated by Sonia Sanchez
- Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World by Elena Favilli
- Woke: A Young Poet’s Call To Justice by Mahogany L. Browne, Elizabeth Acevedo, and Olivia Gatwood; illustrated by Theodore Taylor, III
- Dictionary For A Better World: Poems, Quotes, And Anecdotes From A To Z by Irene Latham and Charles Waters; illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini
- Girls Who Build: Inspiring Curiosity and Confidence to Make Anything Possible by Katie Hughes
- A Kids Book About (series) – A Kids Book About Systemic Racism by Jordan Thierry, A Kids Book About Feminism by Emma Mcilroy, A Kids Book About Shame by Jamie Letourneau, A Kids Book About Depression by Kileah McIlvain, and more
- Maya and the Rising Dark by Rena Barron
- From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks
- BenBee And The Teacher Griefer: The Kids Under the Stairs by K.A. Holt
- A Wish In The Dark by Christina Soontornvat
- Three Keys by Kelly Yang
- Go with the Flow by Karen Schneemann, Lily Williams
- Twins by Varian Johnson and Shannon Wright
- Dungeon Critters by Natalie Riess and Sara Goetter
- Class Act by Jerry Craft
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