• Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters

    By Michael Mahin

    Ill. by Evan Turk

    Read by Damany Jackson

    A celebration of the blues musician whose fierce, electric sound laid the groundwork for rock & roll

    NPR Best Books of 2017 List; A New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2017; Parents' Choice Awards Gold Award Winner; Junior Library Guild Selection, Fall 2017 - Awards

    Released Tue Jul 10 00:00:00 UTC 2018

  • Freedom in Congo Square

    By Carole Boston Weatherford

    Ill. by R. Gregory Christie

    Read by J.D. Jackson

    Six more days to Congo Square.

    "Transcendent and inspiring, the program communicates an important facet of African American culture with panache and is a perfect pairing with the award-winning book. Ideal for school and public library settings." - School Library Journal, Starred Review

    Released Tue Jul 25 00:00:00 UTC 2017

  • Groundhog Day!

    By Gail Gibbons

    Ill. by Gail Gibbons

    Read by Qarie Marshall

    Shadow or No Shadow

    Learn why we ask a groundhog to predict the weather in this colorful explanation of the holiday!

    "Kids will enjoy this introduction to a fun, if minor, winter holiday." - Booklist

    Released Fri Dec 30 00:00:00 UTC 2016

  • Drum Dream Girl

    By Margarita Engle

    Ill. by Rafael López

    Read by Adriana Sananes

    How One Girl's Courage Changed Music

    A young girl fulfills her dreams in this video treatment of the acclaimed Pura Belpré Award winner.

    Winner of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children's Video; Pura Belpré Illustrator Award and Author Award; Official Selection for the San Diego Latino Film Festival 2017 - Awards

    Released Tue May 24 00:00:00 UTC 2016

  • Funny Bones

    By Duncan Tonatiuh

    Ill. by Duncan Tonatiuh

    Read by Armando Duran

    Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras

    Discover the little-known story of Mexican artist José Guadalupe Posada in this 2016 Sibert winner.J

    2016 Sibert Award Winner; Pura Belpré (Illustrator) Honor Book; New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2015. - Awards

    Released Tue Apr 19 00:00:00 UTC 2016

  • Last Stop on Market Street

    By Matt de la Peña

    Ill. by Christian Robinson

    Read by Arnell Powell

    Join young CJ on a memorable ride as the 2016 Newbery winner comes to life in this dynamic video!

    2016 Newbery Medal Winner, Caldecott Honor Book, A 2016 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book, A New York Times Book Review Notable Children’s Book of 2015, A Wall Street Journal Best Children’s Book of 2015 - Awards

    Released Tue Apr 05 00:00:00 UTC 2016

  • The Man with the Violin

    By Kathy Stinson

    Ill. by Dusan Petricic

    Read by George Newbern

    Who is playing that beautiful music in the subway? And why is nobody listening?

    Starred review. "This story can be watched again and again to recover a child’s awareness in the delight of the nonroutine." - School Library Journal (video review)

    Released Tue Oct 21 00:00:00 UTC 2014

  • The Museum

    By Susan Verde

    Ill. by Peter H. Reynolds

    Read by Elizabeth Cottle

    When I see a work of art, something happens in my heart!

    Four stars. “A refreshing, infectious tale that imaginatively captures one youngster’s excitement over art, this is highly recommended.” - Video Librarian

    Released Tue Sep 09 00:00:00 UTC 2014