Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: 2022 Bluestem Award Nominees

Caruso, Nick, author.

"An illustrated guide to whether or not various animals pass gas, infused with humor and scien...

Marciano, Johnny, author.

Klawde, the exiled ruler of the planet Lyttyrboks, and Raj, who just moved from Brooklyn to tiny El...

Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957- author.

Ten-year-old Liam and his two younger sisters, precocious third-grader Dakota and second-grader Izz...

Clark-Robinson, Monica, author.

1963, Birmingham, Alabama. After hearing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speak, thousands of African Ame...

DiCicco, Joan, author.

"The biography of Garrett A. Morgan, an African American entrepreneur and prolific inventor, w...

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills), author.

Piano-prodigy Isabella, eleven, whose black father and white mother struggle to share custody, neve...

French, Jess

In this informative book on recycling for children, you will find everything you need to know about ...

Gidwitz, Adam, author.

After encountering a Jersey Devil while on a field trip to the Pine Barrens, Elliot and his new fri...

Glaser, Karina Yan, author.

Told that they will have to move out of their Harlem brownstone just after Christmas, the five Vand...

Greenwald, Tom, 1962- author.

"Undead and on the run! Arnold Z. Ombee has escaped a secret government lab that's develo...

Hubbard, Rita L., author.

"A picture book biography sharing the inspiring and incredible true story of the nation's...

Lai, Remy, author, artist.

"Sometimes life isn't a piece of cake.. When Jingwen moves to a new country, he feels lik...

Levine, Karen, 1955-

A biography of a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust, told in alternating chapters with an account...

Lopez, Silvia, 1950- author.

With a gift for fine art and a lifelong love of nature, Daniele paints magnificent animal subjects ...

Lord, Cynthia, author.

On the last night of summer, Emma and her Maine game warden father rescue a small domestic rabbit s...

Mian, Zanib, author.

"Imaginative Omar goes through the ups and downs of starting a new school and making new frien...

Park, Linda Sue, author.

In Dakota Territory in the 1880s, half-Chinese Hanna and her white father face racism and resistanc...

Ponti, James, author.

In Washington, D.C., twelve-year-old Florian Bates, a consulting detective for the FBI, and his bes...

Sumner, Jamie, author.

Twelve-year-old Ellie, who has cerebral palsy, finds her life transformed when she moves with her m...

Warga, Jasmine, author.

Sent with her mother to the safety of a relative's home in Cincinnati when her Syrian hometown...