• Danza!: Amalia Hernández and El Ballet Folklórico de México

    By Duncan Tonatiuh

    Ill. by Duncan Tonatiuh

    Read by Adriana Sananes

    A celebration of Amalia Hernández and the rich history of dance in Mexico.

    "This energetic adaptation of Duncan Tonatiuh’s book honoring Mexican dance-legend Amalia Hernández begins, fittingly, with a blast of horn-driven Mexican folk music as animated dancers rendered in Tonatiuh’s signature drawing style whirl across the screen." - Booklist

    Released October 10, 2017
    English

  • Freedom in Congo Square

    By Carole Boston Weatherford

    Ill. by R. Gregory Christie

    Read by J.D. Jackson

    Six more days to Congo Square.

    "In rhyming couplets, Weatherford vividly describes each day of nonstop work under a 'dreaded lash' until Sunday, when slaves and free blacks could assemble in Congo Square...The poetry is powerful and evocative, providing a strong and emotional window into the world of the slave. Christie's full-bleed paintings are a moving accompaniment...Weatherford and Christie dazzlingly salute African-Americans' drive to preserve their dignity and pride." - Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

    Released July 25, 2017
    English

  • 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 December 30, 2016
    English

  • 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.

    "Adriana Sanane's vibrant voice celebrates the story, and lively background music adds the finishing touches...The heroine’s tenacity in the face of naysayers will inspire all dreamers, and the illustrator’s smile-inducing cameo on the last page emphasizes the universality of Millo’s story...For those looking for more nonfiction titles about female musical powerhouses." - School Library Journal, starred review

    Released May 24, 2016
    English

  • 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

    3 STARS "...this portrait of the life and times of a little-known artist is recommended." - Video Librarian, Starred Review

    Released April 19, 2016
    English

  • 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!

    "De la Pena's lyrical prose paired with Christian Robinson's bright and cheerful illustration's enhance narrator Arnell Powell's vibrant reading and energetic , jazzy background music and urban sound effects. A tender and warm celebration of diversity, community, and family bonds." - Booklist (Video Review)

    Released April 5, 2016
    English

  • The Man with the Violin

    By

    Ill. by Dusan Petricic

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

    "I want to read it over and over again. I want for others to read it. I want for schools and libraries to use it to teach music appreciation. I want it to get attention, lots of attention, because that's what it deserves." - Reading and Sharing

    Released October 21, 2014
    English