Keats’s Neighborhood: an Ezra Jack Keats treasury

Ezra Jack Keats is widely acknowledged as one of the first people to feature realistic, friendly, multi-ethnic urban settings in his picture books-forever changing the landscape of children’s literature in the process. Now this beautiful collection brings...

Mrs. Katz and Tush by Patricia Polacco.

In this special Passover story, Larnel Moore, a young African-American boy, and Mrs. Katz, and elderly Jewish woman, develop an unusual friendship through their mutual concern for an abandoned cat named Tush. Together they explore the common themes of suffering and...