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Albert Whitman and Company

We've been publishing award-winning children’s books since 1919. Often known for The Boxcar Children Mysteries, Albert Whitman's picture books, novels, nonfiction and special interest titles delight children and teens of all backgrounds and experiences. Our books treat their readers in a caring and respectful manner, helping them to grow intellectually and emotionally.

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Most Recent Book
Is It Tu B'Shevat Yet? book

board Books

bugs · nature · explorer
Bugs
rocks · nature · explorer
Rocks
trucks · vehicles · colors · explorer
Let's Watch the Trucks!
ducks · animal sounds · animals · explorer
Let's Feed the Ducks!
nature · the world · weather · environment · water
Water
leaves · the world · trees · science
Leaves
yoga · emotions · interactive
Belly Breathe
babies · interactive · vocabulary
I Am a Baby
bedtime · interactive · getting ready for bed · lift-the-flaps
Good Night, Pepe & Millie
babies · dogs · friendship
Go Baby! Go Dog!
lift-the-flaps · game · friendship · hide-and-seek
Play Hide-and-Seek with Pepe & Millie
lift-the-flaps · getting dressed · interactive
A Day with Pepe & Millie
interactive · party · babies
Baby Party
babies · silly · friendship
Baby Parade
kisses · love · family · rhyming
A Kiss Means I Love You
helping others · emotions · sharing · happiness
Show Me Happy
family · animals · love
Will You Still Love Me?
Look Who's There book
4.3
animals · nature · environment · animal homes
Look Who's There
You Push, I Ride book
5.0
board book
You Push, I Ride
colors · shapes · counting · numbers · rhyming
This Book

chapter Books

African American · female role models
Ice Breaker
choose your own adventure · mystery
The Great Spy Showdown
starting school · superpowers · school · math · problem solving · making friends
Freddie Ramos Adds It All Up
science · inventions · school · problem solving
If the Hat Fits
magic · school · party · horses · siblings
Sasha and Puck and the Cordial Cordial
summer · camping · friendship
The Girls of Firefly Cabin
disabilities · families · parents
The Sound of Silence
mystery · detectives · beach · sleuthing · animals
The Sea Turtle Mystery
mystery · detectives · sleuthing
The Yellow House Mystery
adventure · rescue · the world
Defied
magic · luck · mystery
Sasha and Puck and the Potion of Luck
mystery · detectives · sleuthing · history
The Hundred-Year Mystery
detectives · sleuthing · mystery · summer
Mystery Ranch
making friends · problem solving · sleuthing · mystery
The Day of the Dead Mystery
resolving conflict · facing fears · history · America
Dust of Eden
music · self-discovery · perseverance
Lord of the Mountain
detectives · stealing · mystery · sleuthing
Midnight Reynolds and the Agency of Spectral Protection
detectives · adventure · death · sleuthing
The Tragically True Adventures of Kit Donovan
friendship · mystery · problem solving · sleuthing
Midnight at the Haunted Hotel
detectives · mystery · sleuthing · problem solving
Surprise Island (The Boxcar Children: Time to Read, Level 2)
making friends · sleuthing · mystery · problem solving · monsters
The Legend of the Howling Werewolf
superpowers · admitting you are wrong · problem solving
Freddie Ramos Hears It All
shadows · mystery · secret · divorce
Room of Shadows
bunny · mystery · making friends · sleuthing · moving
The Trail of the Ghost Bunny
robots · competition · sleuthing · mystery · detectives
The Robot Ransom
nature · problem solving · moving
Under the Ashes
mindfulness · yoga · emotions
Mindful Me
sleuthing · baking · detectives · mystery
The Doughnut Whodunit
sleuthing · mystery · teamwork · detectives
Dog-Gone Danger
inventions · science · rescue · detectives
Escaped
baseball · America · nature
Rooting for Rafael Rosales
science · inventions · adventure · monsters · rescue
Pursued
New York · problem solving · helping others
Freddie Ramos Rules New York
detectives · sleuthing · mystery · moving · explorer
The Secret of the Shadow Bandit
dragons · imagination · mystery · detectives · friendship
The Dragon Waking
sleuthing · adventure · mystery · detectives · death
The Lost Cipher
doctor · animals · emergencies · helping others
Baaad Sheep
sleuthing · rescue · mystery · detectives
Kelsey the Spy
music · self-discovery · friendship · explorer · adventure
Dreambender
detectives · sleuthing · rescue · teamwork · mystery
The Mystery of the Zorse's Mask
helping others · emergencies · animals · doctor
Urgency Emergency! Humpty's Fall
change · civil rights movement · activism · friendship · diversity
Night on Fire
friendship · teamwork · detectives · sleuthing · mystery
The Curious Cat Spy Club
helping others · animals · doctor · emergencies
Urgency Emergency! Little Elephant's Blocked Trunk
helping others · problem solving · stealing · snow
Freddie Ramos Stomps the Snow
emergencies · animals · doctor · helping others
Urgency Emergency! Itsy Bitsy Spider
helping others · animals · emergencies · doctor
Urgency Emergency! Big Bad Wolf
mystery · sleuthing · problem solving
Twelve Minutes to Midnight
water · bullying · swimming · courage
Freddie Ramos Makes a Splash
helping others · superpowers · problem solving
Freddie Ramos Springs Into Action
helping others · rescue · courage
Freddie Ramos Zooms to the Rescue
problem solving · helping others · superpowers
Freddie Ramos Takes Off
classic chapter · vehicles · sleuthing · trains · brothers · families
The Boxcar Children

picture Books

animals · grandpa · snow · winter · nature
Finding a Dove for Gramps
imagination · vacation
Imagination Vacation
animals
Whose Tail?
animals
Whose Nose?
science · female role models
Always Looking Up
fractured fairy tale
Little Red Rhyming Hood
astronaut · outer space
A Trip Into Space
animals · mischief
Operation Photobomb
animals · fact filled
This Is a Sea Cow
ghosts · Halloween
Ghastly Ghosts
mental illness · grandpa
The Day Abuelo Got Lost
friendship
A Friendship Yarn
grandma · family · love · playing
It's Good to Have a Grandma
grandparents · grandpa · family · love · playing
It's Good to Have a Grandpa
starting school · facing fears · self-discovery · friendship
Brown Bear Starts School
foxes · animals · friendship · good behavior
Stop, Fox!
birds · scared · animals · facing fears · friendship
Hide and Peek (Animal Time: Time to Read, Level 1)
counting · animals · nature · colors · weather
Spring in the Woods
interactive · animals · detectives
Whose Ears?
animals · interactive · detectives
Whose Feet?
beach · the ocean · nature · weather · explorer · numbers
Summer at the Seashore
art · artists · self-discovery
Pencil's Perfect Picture
being famous · new baby · siblings · family · love
I Used to Be Famous
moving · family · strength · immigration
Mango Moon
mystery · police · detectives · sleuthing
The Case of the Missing Painting
sleep · friendship · being different · problem solving
The Kid and the Chameleon Sleepover (Time to Read, Level 3)
frogs · self-discovery · music · animal sounds · hard work
Frankie Frog and the Throaty Croakers
making friends · friendship · animals · being different
The Kid and the Chameleon (Time to Read, Level 3)
playing · toys · music
Playdate
dinosaurs · good behavior · emotions
Noah Noasaurus
jobs · nature · America · famous places
If I Were a Park Ranger
Muslim · holidays · culture · traditional culture · religious
The Gift of Ramadan
history · female role models · trees · hard work
Lumber Jills
weather · nature · rhyming · the world
The Earth Gives More
animal sounds · farm · silly · animals
The Wind Plays Tricks
moving · history · making friends · facing fears
Wagons Ho!
counting · numbers · trees · nature · environment
This Tree Counts!
holidays · rhyming · Jewish
Around the Passover Table
dads · explorer · disabilities · love
Dad and Me in the Morning
folk lore · dreams · trees
Leaf Man
nature · weather · clouds · stars
Picture the Sky
explorer · adventure · bugs
The Bug Girl
African American · history · historical fiction · culture
Follow Me Down to Nicodemus Town
based on a true story · America · problem solving · African American
Fearless Mary
snow · sports · animals · winter
Teach Your Giraffe to Ski
dinosaurs · numbers · fact filled · counting
Counting Dinos
holidays · Christmas · trees
The Queen and the First Christmas Tree
the zoo · construction · animals · trucks · tractor
Construction Zoo
emotions · anger · problem solving · imagination
My Quiet Ship
problem solving · dance · emotions
Pilar's Worries
growing up · trees · food · animals · silly
Half a Giraffe?
holidays · counting · numbers · rhyming · fall
Pumpkin Countdown
silly · dogs · food · pets
Fred Pudding
teamwork · moving · community · transportation
The Wheels on the…Uh-Oh!
imagination · the world · mystery · gardening
There's a Hole in My Garden
farm · apples · counting · numbers
Apple Countdown
being yourself · bears · imagination · animals
Delivery Bear
First Snow book
4.8
snow · winter · friendship · rhyming
First Snow
wish · kindness · dragons
The Boy from the Dragon Palace
holidays · Halloween · monsters · rhyming · school
Fright School
Jewish · holidays · religious
Is It Rosh Hashanah Yet?
love · religious · kindness · diversity
A Church for All
death · bereavement · coping with death · family · problem solving · emotions
One Wave at a Time
friendship · art · dogs
Emma and Muse
being yourself · African American · being different
My Hair is a Garden
pets · playing · dogs
Lazybones
war · school · diversity · World War 2
Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code
being famous · birthdays · courage · facing fears
I Am Famous
money · entrepreneurship · problem solving
Miss Fox's Class Earns a Field Trip
counting · elephants · bedtime · sleep
Fred and the Bedtime Elephants
sports · game · change · being yourself · baseball · rules
Anybody's Game
adoption · family history · new baby · siblings · jealousy
Just Right Family
bedtime · sleep · silly · animals
Once Upon a Zzzz
pets · fixing mistakes · making friends · sheep · inventions
Mary Had a Little Lab
animals · elephants · food · nature · teamwork
That Fruit Is Mine!
moms · helping others · consequences · problem solving
The Strongest Mom
good behavior · kindness · lying
Miss Fox's Class Gets It Wrong
health · playing · sleep · good behavior · food
Miss Fox's Class Shapes Up
helping others · kindness · friendship
Peace Week in Miss Fox's Class
sports · diversity · history · African American · perseverance · baseball · biography · courage · finding your passion
Charlie Takes His Shot
bullying · making friends · belonging · kindness
Nobody Knew What to Do
winter · snow · trees · food
Maple Syrup from the Sugarhouse
animals · wolves · good behavior · manners · making friends
The Wolf Who Learned to Be Good
animals · friendship
Elephants Walk Together
Christmas · health
Finding Christmas
disabilities · alphabet (abc's) · reading
The Alphabet War
friendship · pirates · Halloween
Trick ARRR Treat: A Pirate Halloween
love · baby animals · animals
Warts and All
home · sleep · animals
Don't Wake the Yeti!
food · family · grandma · hard work
Applesauce Day
shyness · secret · sex · abuse
Not in Room 204
dogs · silly · pets
Bob's Rock
The Sheep Who Hatched an Egg book
4.4
helping others · friendship · animals · sheep · birds
The Sheep Who Hatched an Egg
Please Please the Bees book
5.0
bees · animals · food · bears
Please Please the Bees
Two of Everything book
5.5
mystery · imagination · magic
Two of Everything
pigs · kisses · school
Our Principal Promised to Kiss a Pig
homelessness · history · slavery · America
Dorothea Lange
Bunnybear book
3.8
belonging · being yourself · bunny · bears · silly
Bunnybear
holidays · Jewish · religious
Is It Purim Yet?
The Nian Monster book
5.5
Chinese New Year
The Nian Monster
water · fish · swimming · sharks
Swimming with Sharks
writing · letter writing · friendship
From Here to There
word play · writing · helping others
Where Are the Words?
problem solving · adventure · cats · home · mischief
Drat That Fat Cat!
bedtime · courage · money · facing fears
Goodnight Bob
JP and the Stinky Monster book
3.8
siblings · family · jealousy · monsters · new baby
JP and the Stinky Monster
yoga · emotions · pigs
Peaceful Piggy Meditation
pigs · yoga · the body · interactive
Peaceful Piggy Yoga
Jewish · religious · fall · holidays
Is It Sukkot Yet?
making friends · starting school · school
It's the First Day of Kindergarten, Chloe Zoe!
Grumpy Pants book
4.5
emotions · anger · animals · choosing cheeriness
Grumpy Pants
trucks · rhyming · hard work
Dump Truck Duck
families · diversity · love
All Kinds of Families
grandpa · Parkinson's · perseverance · choosing cheeriness
A Day with Parkinson's
dads · bedtime · getting ready for bed · family
With Dad, It's Like That
history · sleuthing · rescue · detectives
How Kate Warne Saved President Lincoln
game · teamwork · baseball
The William Hoy Story
The Cow Who Climbed a Tree book
5.9
siblings · trying new things · being yourself · 2019 Picture Book Summer Reading List · trees · being different
The Cow Who Climbed a Tree
friendship · animals · baby animals
Next to You
Friends book
4.5
friendship · making friends · animals · starting school · being different
Friends
One More Dino on the Floor book
3.5
dance · interactive · playing · dinosaurs
One More Dino on the Floor
being yourself · adventure · bedtime · being different · explorer · fixing mistakes · getting dressed · happiness · mischief · playing
Unstoppable Max
making friends · school · friendship · valentines
It's Valentine's Day, Chloe Zoe!
sports · yoga · dance · animals
Yoga for Kids
Christmas · pigs · holidays
A Homemade Together Christmas
Jewish · Hanukkah · holidays
Is It Hanukkah Yet?
emotions · problem solving · happiness · stealing
The Color Thief
museum · art · mischief · dogs
Madame Martine Breaks the Rules
animals · party · silly
Party Croc!
emotions · feel good · kindness · animals
Meditation Is an Open Sky
I Will Fight Monsters for You book
4.8
making friends · monsters · bedtime
I Will Fight Monsters for You
Jewish · holidays · food · religious
Is it Passover Yet?
diversity · courage · African American · jobs
Gordon Parks
emotions · animals · problem solving
When I Feel Worried
snow · animals · winter · nature
Sugar White Snow and Evergreens
Paris · pets · getting lost · the world · dogs · animals
Madame Martine
The Princess Who Had No Kingdom book
6.0
2019 Picture Book Summer Reading List · kindness · princesses · fairy tales
The Princess Who Had No Kingdom
civil rights movement · slavery · school
With Books and Bricks
music · adventure · community
City Street Beat
Snow Dog, Sand Dog book
4.3
imagination · problem solving · seasons · pets · nature · dogs
Snow Dog, Sand Dog
culture · home · diversity · New York · African American
Sugar Hill
Halloween · holidays · problem solving · witch
Skeleton for Dinner
emotions · choosing cheeriness · school
Theo's Mood
Hanukkah · Jewish · holidays · family
The Eighth Menorah
Olympics · history · diversity · sports
Touch the Sky
helping others · holidays · animals
Squirrel's New Year's Resolution
Smelly Bill book
4.5
dogs
Smelly Bill
Martin Luther King, Jr. · African American · historical figures · slavery
Climbing Lincoln's Steps
Duck for Turkey Day book
5.0
Thanksgiving · diversity · being different
Duck for Turkey Day
Abraham Lincoln
Finding Lincoln
When Posey Peeked at Christmas book
4.6
Christmas · mice
When Posey Peeked at Christmas
diversity · holidays · traditional culture
Shanté Keys and the New Year's Peas
biography · female role models · historical figures
An Apple for Harriet Tubman
entrepreneurship · money · grandpa
Rock, Brock, and the Savings Shock
Grandmama's Pride book
5.5
grandma · civil rights movement · diversity · African American
Grandmama's Pride
Kwanzaa · siblings · holidays · africa
Seven Spools of Thread
the world · diversity · friendship
All Kinds of Children
Ian's Walk book
4.3
disabilities
Ian's Walk
self-discovery · diversity · being different · being yourself
Black, White, Just Right
How the Second Grade Got $8,205.50 to Visit the Statue of Liberty book
4.5
famous places · money · being famous · entrepreneurship
How the Second Grade Got $8,205.50 to Visit the Statue of Liberty

Authors & Illustrators

Abby Levine
Adriana Santos
A. Hultquist
Aiko Ikegami
A. LaFaye
Alessandra Psacharopulo
Alexandra Bye
Alexandra Davis
Alex Willmore
Alicia DesMarteau
Alina Chau
Alison Formento
Alleanna Harris
Ana Crespo
Andrea J Loney
Andrea Wang
Andrew Fusek Peters
Angela Shelf Medearis
Angel Chang
Anna Forlati
Ann Dixon
Anne Kennedy
Anneliese Mak
Anne Vittur Kennedy
Anne Yvonne Gilbert
Ann Hassett
Ann Malaspina
Anthony VanArsdale
Anuska Allepuz
Ashley Crowley
Barbara Bakos
Barbara Reid
Barry Gott
Becky Birtha
Becky Cattie
Becky Ray McCain
Ben F. Stahl
Bill Slavin
Bistra Masseva
Carl DiRocco
Carmen Saldaṅa
Carole Boston Weatherford
Caroline Crowe
Caroline Starr Rose
Carol Lawrence
Carol Roth
Carolyn Arcabascio
Cassandra Federman
Catherine Holt
Catherine Stier
Cecilia Puglesi
Charlene Chua
Cheryl Lawton Malone
Chiara Galletti
Chitra Soundar
Chris Barash
Chris O'Leary
Christiane Engel
Christopher Edge
Cindy Rankin
Claire Almon
Claire Freedman
Claire Lordon
Claire Messer
Claudia Ranucci
Colin Bootman
Colin Jack
Cornelia Maude Spelman
Cozbi A. Cabrera
Cynthia Ellingsen
Daniel Howarth
Daniel Minter
Daniel Nayeri
Daniel Postgate
Danni Gowdy
David Cunningham
Denise Holmes
Derek Sullivan
Diane Burton Robb
Diane De Anda
Diane Mayr
Diane Paterson
Dirk Gringhuis
Dosh Archer
Eileen Spinelli
Elaine Kiely Kearns
Ela Smietanka
Elizabeth Van Steenwyk
Erica-Jane Waters
Erica Sirotich
Eric Futran
Eric Pinder
Eric Velasquez
Estrela Lourenço
Felicia Sanzari Chernesky
Filippo Vanzo
Francesco Zito
Francisca Marquez
Freya Hartas
Gail Piazza
Gail Piernas-Davenport
Gary Urey
Gayle E. Pitman
Gemma Merino
George Hallowell
Gerald Kelley
Gertrude Chandler Warner
Gideon Kendall
Glennette Tilley Turner
Grayson Towler
Gretchen Ellen Powers
Hallee Adelman
Heather Lang
Hilary McKay
Holly Thompson
Irene Trivas
Jacqueline Jules
Jaime Zollars
James Stewart
Jamey Christoph
Jami Gigot
Jane Smith
Janet Lawler
Janett Nolan
Jan Smith
Jennifer Thorne
Jess Golden
Jez Tuya
Joan Holub
Joanie Stone
Joanne Lew-Vriethoff
Jo de Ruiter
Jodie Parachini
Jodi McKay
John Hassett
John Joven
Jordi Solano
Jorge Monlongo
Joseph Bruchac
Juliana Motzko
Julia Patton
Junissa Bianda
Kalli Dakos
Karen Ritz
Karin Littlewood
Kathi Ember
Kathleen Kemly
Kathryn Madeline Allen
Kathryn Mitter
Kathy Parkinson
Katie Hickey
Kelly Starling Lyons
Ken Lamug
Kerry Lee MacLean
Kurtis Scaletta
Laura Gehl
Laura Hughes
Laura K. Horton
Laure Fournier
Lauren L Wohl
Laurie Lazzaro Knowlton
Laurie Lears
Leslie Kimmelman
Lezlie Evans
Lily Toy Hong
Linda Joy Singleton
Lindsay Dale-Scott
Lisa J Amstutz
Lisa Moser
Liz Amini-Holmes
Lizzy Doyle
L. Kate Deal
Lorena V Pajalunga
Lori Haskins Houran
Louise Pigott
Luisa Uribe
Luke Flowers
Lynne Avril
Lyona
Maddie Frost
Magali Le Huche
Margaret Read MacDonald
Margery Cuyler
Margot Apple
Marguerite W. Davol
Maria Luisa Di Gravio
Mariko Nagai
Marina Aizen
Marion Eldridge
Martine Perrin
Maryann Cocca-Leffler
Maryann Macdonald
Mary Gehr
Matthew Rivera
Megan E Bryant
Michael Garton
Michael Oechsle
Miguel Benitez
Myron Uhlberg
Nadine Brun-Cosme
Nancy Churnin
Nancy Cote
Nancy Lemon
Nancy Viau
Natalie Moore
Nathan Zimelman
Nicola Kent
Nicole Tadgell
Norma Simon
Olga Demidova
Paco Sordo
Pat Miller
Patricia Bailey
Patricia J. Miranda
Patricia Lakin
Patrick Corrigan
Petros Bouloubasis
Polly Peters
Priscilla Burris
Rabiah York Lumbard
Rachel Benge
Rahele Jomepour Bell
Rebecca Gizicki
Rebecca O'Connell
R Gregory Christie
Richard Smythe
Robert E. Wells
Robert G. Steele
Ronald Kidd
Rose Viña
Ruth Symes
Sachiko Yoshikawa
Sally Rippin
Santi Balmes
Sarah Gibb
Sarah Glenn Marsh
Sarah Green
Sarah S Brannen
Sarah Snow
Sean Callahan
Sean Julian
Shane Clester
Shannon Riggs
Sheila Bair
Sheri Mabry
Silvia Lopez
Sonia Sanchez
Stacy Peterson
Sue Cornelison
Sue Fliess
Sue Tarsky
Susan Keeter
Susan Swan
Susie Hammer
Susie Poole
Suzanne Slade
Sydney Hanson
Talitha Shipman
Tami Charles
Tammie Lyon
Tara Luebbe
Teresa Bateman
Todd Leonardo
Tracy Newman
Ursula Jones
Valentina Belloni
Victoria M Sanchez
Virginia Howard
Viviane Elbee
Wendy McClure
Whitney Stewart
Will Terry
YaYo Kawamura
Yee Von Chan
Ziyue Chen
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