December 2019 Celebrate Inspiration

Books of the Month

Text copyright © 2019 by Mo Willems. Illustrations copyright © 2019 by Amber Ren. Images reproduced with permission of the publisher, Hyperion Books for Children an imprint of Disney Book Group.


Score by Mo Willems; performance by Amber Ren (Hyperion Books for Children an imprint of Disney Book Group)

Celebrate the arts and creativity with this ode to the many people that inspire and contribute to bringing music to life.

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Sal and Gabi Break the Universe

By Carlos Hernandez (Disney Hyperion, an imprint of Disney Book Group)

At his new Miami school, Salvador Vidón meets Gabi Reál, with whom he soon shares his secret: he can open portals into other universes.

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Hey, Kiddo

By Jarrett J. Krosoczka (Graphix, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc.)

In this raw graphic memoir, Jarrett J. Krosoczka shares his day-to-day life with his grandparents and his difficult interactions with his heroin-addicted mother.

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Reading and Literacy in December