Barnes & Noble Booksellers Pick 's Best Books for Young Readers - The B&N Kids BlogFor generations, young people all over the world have taken an interest in social justice and found the courage to fight for their own rights and the rights of others. And if you have younger readers, our list of similarly themed picture books is here! Add to Bag. Front Desk , by Kelly Yang This big-hearted novel follows Mia, a young immigrant who lives at a motel where her parents are employed. Mia works at the front desk and uses her new-found writing voice to stand up for herself, her family, and the other immigrants and guests at the motel. Amal stands up to the powerful estate in order to change her future and the community she lives in.
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When the world feels chaotic, retreat into the pages of books packed with sage wisdom, revitalizing friendships, adventure, fantasy, inventions, monsters both friendly and menacing , and calls to action. Books remind us of our best selves and our highest aspirations and they give kids roadmaps for their present and future lives. We here at Brightly also encourage you to read along with your kids and talk about books together. Bryan is a good kid who usually avoids drama and focuses on the things he loves, namely comics and superheroes. The world is a pretty divisive place these days, and finding ways to talk to kids about politics, social change, prejudice, racism, and the path to justice can be challenging.
But what titles shined above the rest? Add to Bag. Monstrous Devices , by Damien Love Damien Love splashed onto the middle grade scene this year with his adventurous, sensitive debut Monstrous Devices. This modern fairy tale continues the story of wild robot Roz, who readers first met after she arrived on a remote island and befriended the animals there. Now, she must survive her time in the so-called civilized world as she works to return to her island. This story, inherently about what happens when technology and nature meet, brings to mind a written WALL-E —a story sure to charm kids as well as adults.