Matt de la Peña is the Newbery Medal–winning author of Last Stop on Market Street. He is also the author of the award-winning picture books Carmela Full of Wishes, Love, and A Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis, and seven critically acclaimed young adult novels. Matt teaches creative writing and visits schools and colleges throughout the country. You can visit Matt at mattdelapena.com, or follow him on Twitter and Instagram @mattdelapena.
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Mother’s Day is coming up on May 14! Celebrate the moms, grandmothers, aunts, and everyone who had a hand in raising you to be the unique person you are today. Give mom a gift she’ll love, or help little ones say thank you for all the love and care she gives. Check out the books
Entrepreneur, FUBU founder, and Shark Tank fan fave Daymond John introduces kids to basic ideas about money and starting their own business in this accessible picture book! Little Daymond sees something he really wants to buy! But he doesn’t have enough money. His mom points out that he does have talents and he can use them to solve problems. Inspired by his own
All the highs and lows of having a bossy, protective, and loving older sibling are depicted in this heartwarming picture book by a critically acclaimed author and award-winning illustrator. Meet Lee, a little boy who won’t give up until he learns how to sew, and Zora, the sister who watches him try–and ultimately succeed! “I know big sisters.
Check out this amazing Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month Activity Booklet from Random House Children’s Books. It is filled with fun activities like making your own decorations, learning new palabras (words), mazes, and more! Activities are in both Spanish and English. To access, click the image below!
When a new family moves in, the whole neighborhood comes together to celebrate their diverse community in this uplifting new book from the bestselling creators of All Are Welcome! Let’s go walking down our street. Friends and neighbors here to greet. There are oh so many folks to meet. We all are neighbors here. Moving to
In this diverse picture book, a young immigrant from South Korea finds community and friendship in an apartment house filled with other newly arrived kids. When Jae looks out the window of his new home, he wishes he could still see his old village, his old house, and his old friends. But his new apartment
This illuminating and defining picture book biography illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Christian Robinson, tells the story of little Eunice who grew up to become the acclaimed singer Nina Simone and her bold, defiant, and exultant legacy. Check out the book trailer below! Also Illustrated by Christian Robinson…
National Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month is a period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States during which time we honor the contributions and influence of Latinx/Hispanic Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage. The commemoration begins each year on September 15, the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa
This month, the Penguin Random House Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Outreach committee is happy to share a special Q&A with editor Kwame Mbalia about his anthology, BLACK BOY JOY! What gave you the idea to create this anthology? How did you go about choosing which contributors you wanted to participate? This
Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex’s first children’s book, The Bench, beautifully captures the special relationship between father and son, as seen through a mother’s eyes. The book’s storytelling and illustration give us snapshots of shared moments that evoke a deep sense of warmth, connection, and compassion. This is your bench Where you’ll witness great joy.
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