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Collection: School Picture Books

From first-day anxieties to class projects, from court-ordered busing to the legacy of residential schools, here is a selection of books from our collection about the longing to learn around the world. These titles are only a small sample of what you can find in our full collection. To see more, use the search box to type “school,” ”teacher,” “kindergarten,” or “grade.”

Seeds of freedom


by Hester Bass and Earl B. Lewis

Mention the Civil Rights era in Alabama, and most people recall images of terrible violence. But something different was happening in Huntsville. For the citizens of that city, creativity, courage, and cooperation were the keys to working together to integrate their city and schools in peace. In an engaging celebration of this lesser-known chapter in American and African-American history, author Hester Bass and illustrator E. B. Lewis show children how racial discrimination, bullying, and unfairness can be faced successfully with perseverance and ingenuity


Many of the cover images on this site are from Google Books.