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By Clare, Peshastin Library 

September is National Library Card Sign-Up month! Celebrate with one of these great picture books celebrating libraries and the power of reading. To learn more about National Library Card Sign-Up Month, check out this blog post.

Planting Stories:   the Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré  by Anika Aldamuy Denise, illustrated by Paola Escobar (also available as a read-along movie and  in Spanish)

The Library Book by Tom Chapin and Michael Mark, illustrated by Chuck Groenink

We are in a Book by Mo Willems (also available in Spanish)

The Not So Quiet Library by Zachariah OHora

The Midnight Library by Kazuno Kohara

Dreamers by Yuyi Morales (also available as an ebook, audiobook, movie, and in Spanish)

A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston (also available in Spanish)

Schomburg: The Man Who Built A Library by Carole Boston Weatherford, illustrated by Eric Velásquez (also available as a read-along movie)

Waiting For The Biblioburro / Esperando el Biblioburro by Monica Brown, illustrated by John Parra

The New liBEARian by Alison Donald, illustrated by Alex Willmore (also available as an ebook, audiobook, and read-along movie)

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