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Ways of Seeing

In this picture book, a cheerful first grader — who happens to be blind — navigates through her day with her friends at her side.

Crazy All the Time

A new picture book from the cartoonist Roz Chast supplies a laugh for every hour of the day.

Reaching for Beauty

Picture-book biographies of the painter Benny Andrews and the soprano Leontyne Price trace their paths from African-American childhoods in the segregated South to international acclaim.

‘Isabel’s War,’ by Lila Perl

This novel’s 12-year-old heroine, growing up in 1940s New York, finds World War II a nuisance, until she meets a refugee.

Children’s Voices

Dave Eggers illustrates a collection of stories written by members of a Detroit charter school’s writing club.

Children’s Voices

Dave Eggers illustrates a collection of stories written by members of a Detroit charter school’s writing club.

A Parent’s Return from War

A new picture book captures the powerful scene of a soldier’s arrival home from a child’s point of view.

A Parent’s Return from War

A new picture book captures the powerful scene of a soldier’s arrival home from a child’s point of view.

Notable Children’s Books of 2014

The best in picture books, middle grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction, selected by the children’s book editor of The New York Times Book Review.

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