Featured Picture Books

14 Cows for America

14 Cows for America

Carmen Agra Deedy
illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez

14 Cows for America

In June of 2002, a very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya. An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people. A gift is about to be bestowed upon the American men, women, and children, and he is there to accept it. The gift is as unexpected as it is extraordinary.

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Dangerous Jane

Dangerous Jane

Suzanne Slade
illustrated by Alice Ratterree

Dangerous Jane

Jane’s heart ached for the world, but what could she do to stop a war?

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Seven and a Half Tons of Steel

Seven and a Half Tons of Steel

Janet Nolan
illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez

Seven and a Half Tons of Steel

The USS New York is big like other navy ships, and it sails like other navy ships, but there is something special about this navy ship.

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