Picture Books

I’ll help you find wonderful picture books of all kinds, especially stories that include people of faith and people with disabilities.



Teaching children with children’s books

Teaching children with children’s books

Guest post by Angela Isaacs, author of I Pray Today and Goodnight Jesus. I’m a bookworm – reading is my superpower. Whenever I tackle a new task, I turn to books. When I took up gardening, I cleared out our public library. When my husband and I were catechumens,...
I Pray Today: A board book for giving and for reading

I Pray Today: A board book for giving and for reading

As far as I’m concerned, a book is the perfect gift for every occasion. And if the occasion is a baby shower or a baptism or a toddler’s birthday, I Pray Today, is the perfect gift. The names on the cover of I Pray Today might look familiar to you. The book was...
The United States v. Jackie Robinson: Court martial of an American hero

The United States v. Jackie Robinson: Court martial of an American hero

With so many famous people, we know just one story. At least, that’s true for me. I know about Paul Revere’s famous ride, and Betsy Ross’s famous flag. I know that Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon, and that Jackie Robinson was the first Black...
14 picture books with disabled characters

14 picture books with disabled characters

I thought it was hard to find picture books about people celebrating Easter. It’s just as hard to find picture books about people with disabilities. Take a look at the picture at the top of this post – see those three big stacks of books? Those are the picture books...
My Three Best Friends and Me, Zulay: Pink sneakers and a white cane

My Three Best Friends and Me, Zulay: Pink sneakers and a white cane

Wow. Just wow. My Three Best Friends and Me, Zulay is so wonderful, so amazing, I hardly know where to begin. So let’s begin with Zulay. Zulay is a cheerful, bouncy, friendly girl who is in the first grade. When she tells you what’s going on around her, she talks...
The William Hoy Story: A baseball biography

The William Hoy Story: A baseball biography

It had never occurred to me to wonder why umpires use hand signals to make calls in baseball games. Of course they’re important. How else can the people in the stands, and the players in the outfield, know what the calls are? It seems like they must have always been...

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