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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Is It Tu B'Shevat Yet? book

board Books

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

chapter Books

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

picture Books

animals · grandpa · snow · winter · nature
Finding a Dove for Gramps
picture book
The Bar Mitzvah Boys
animals
Whose Tail?
animals
Whose Nose?
imagination · vacation
Imagination Vacation
Little Red Riding Hood stories · fractured fairy tales
Little Red Rhyming Hood
science · female role models
Always Looking Up
astronauts · outer space
A Trip Into Space
This Is a Sea Cow book
3.0
animals
This Is a Sea Cow
Ghastly Ghosts book
3.5
death · scary noises · ghosts
Ghastly Ghosts
A Friendship Yarn book
5.5
friendship
A Friendship Yarn
picture book
Shubh Diwali!
mental illness · grandpa
The Day Abuelo Got Lost
Operation Photobomb book
3.0
animals · mischief
Operation Photobomb
Winter Cats book
4.3
being different · cats
Winter Cats
foxes · animals · friendship · good behavior
Stop, Fox!
starting school · facing fears · self-discovery · friendship
Brown Bear Starts School
grandma · family · love
It's Good to Have a Grandma
grandparents · grandpa · family · love
It's Good to Have a Grandpa
birds · feeling scared · animals · facing fears · friendship
Hide and Peek (Animal Time: Time to Read, Level 1)
animals · detectives
Whose Feet?
the beach · the ocean · nature · weather · explorers · numbers
Summer at the Seashore
animals · detectives
Whose Ears?
counting · animals · nature · colors · weather
Spring in the Woods
art · artists · self-discovery
Pencil's Perfect Picture
jobs and careers · nature · America · famous places
If I Were a Park Ranger
making friends · friendship · animals · being different
The Kid and the Chameleon (Time to Read, Level 3)
frogs and toads · self-discovery · music · animal sounds · hard work
Frankie Frog and the Throaty Croakers
Noah Noasaurus book
4.0
friendship · dinosaurs · feelings and emotions
Noah Noasaurus
moving · family · strength · immigration
Mango Moon
religion · culture · holidays
The Gift of Ramadan
being famous · new babies · siblings · family · love
I Used to Be Famous
police · detectives · sleuthing
The Case of the Missing Painting
friendship · toys · music
Playdate
sleep · friendship · being different · problem solving
The Kid and the Chameleon Sleepover (Time to Read, Level 3)
nature · weather · clouds · stars
Picture the Sky
hope · plants · gardening · trees
Leaf Man
weather · nature · the world
The Earth Gives More
Lumber Jills book
5.5
history · female role models · trees · hard work
Lumber Jills
Dad and Me in the Morning book
4.8
nature · sign language · dads · explorers · disabilities · love
Dad and Me in the Morning
animal sounds · farms · silly · animals
The Wind Plays Tricks
moving · history · making friends · facing fears
Wagons Ho!
counting · numbers · trees · nature · the environment
This Tree Counts!
explorers · adventure · bugs and insects
The Bug Girl
African Americans · history · culture
Follow Me Down to Nicodemus Town
America · problem solving · African Americans
Fearless Mary
snow · sports · animals · winter
Teach Your Giraffe to Ski
holidays · Christmas · trees
The Queen and the First Christmas Tree
the zoo · construction · animals · trucks · tractors
Construction Zoo
feelings and emotions · anger · problem solving · imagination
My Quiet Ship
dinosaurs · numbers · counting
Counting Dinos
anxiety · dance · feelings and emotions
Pilar's Worries
holidays · counting · numbers · fall
Pumpkin Countdown
holidays · Halloween · monsters · school
Fright School
growing up · trees · food · animals · silly
Half a Giraffe?
wishes · kindness · dragons
The Boy from the Dragon Palace
silly · dogs · food · pets
Fred Pudding
teamwork · moving · community · transportation
The Wheels on the…Uh-Oh!
imagination · the world · gardening
There's a Hole in My Garden
farms · apples · counting · numbers
Apple Countdown
being yourself · bears · imagination · animals
Delivery Bear
First Snow book
4.8
snow · winter · friendship
First Snow
holidays · religion
Is It Rosh Hashanah Yet?
love · religion · kindness · diversity
A Church for All
war · school · diversity · World War 2
Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code
death · bereavement · coping with death · family · feelings and emotions
One Wave at a Time
pets · dogs
Lazybones
friendship · art · dogs
Emma and Muse
My Hair is a Garden book
4.3
hair · being yourself · African Americans · being different
My Hair is a Garden
counting · elephants · bedtime · sleep
Fred and the Bedtime Elephants
moms · helping others · consequences
The Strongest Mom
health · sleep · good behavior · food
Miss Fox's Class Shapes Up
adoption · family history · new babies · siblings · jealousy
Just Right Family
Peace Week in Miss Fox's Class book
4.3
helping others · kindness · friendship
Peace Week in Miss Fox's Class
good behavior · kindness · lying
Miss Fox's Class Gets It Wrong
bedtime · sleep · silly · animals
Once Upon a Zzzz
That Fruit Is Mine! book
5.5
animals · elephants · food · nature · teamwork
That Fruit Is Mine!
being famous · birthdays · courage · facing fears
I Am Famous
sports · games · change · being yourself · baseball · rules
Anybody's Game
money · entrepreneurship · problem solving
Miss Fox's Class Earns a Field Trip
Mary Had a Little Lab book
5.3
nursery rhymes · Female Scientists · engineering · pets · fixing mistakes · sheep · inventions
Mary Had a Little Lab
sports · diversity · history · African Americans · perseverance · baseball · 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
Christmas · health
Finding Christmas
animals · friendship
Elephants Walk Together
animals · wolves · good behavior · manners · making friends
The Wolf Who Learned to Be Good
disabilities · alphabet (ABCs) · reading
The Alphabet War
home · sleep · animals
Don't Wake the Yeti!
friendship · pirates · Halloween
Trick ARRR Treat: A Pirate Halloween
love · baby animals · animals
Warts and All
sexual abuse · shyness · secrets · sex · abuse
Not in Room 204
dogs · silly · pets
Bob's Rock
food · family · grandma · hard work
Applesauce Day
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
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 · bunnies · bears · silly
Bunnybear
holidays · religion
Is It Purim Yet?
water · fish · swimming · sharks
Swimming with Sharks
The Nian Monster book
5.5
Chinese New Year
The Nian Monster
word play · writing · helping others
Where Are the Words?
writing · letter writing · friendship
From Here to There
problem solving · cats · home · mischief
Drat That Fat Cat!
JP and the Stinky Monster book
3.8
siblings · family · jealousy · monsters · new babies
JP and the Stinky Monster
Peaceful Piggy Meditation book
4.0
yoga · feelings and emotions · pigs
Peaceful Piggy Meditation
pigs · yoga · the body
Peaceful Piggy Yoga
bedtime · courage · money · facing fears
Goodnight Bob
religion · fall · holidays
Is It Sukkot Yet?
making friends · starting school · school
It's the First Day of Kindergarten, Chloe Zoe!
trucks · hard work
Dump Truck Duck
Grumpy Pants book
4.5
feelings and emotions · anger · animals · choosing cheeriness
Grumpy Pants
non-traditional families · family · diversity · love
All Kinds of Families
dads · bedtime · getting ready for bed · family
With Dad, It's Like That
grandpa · Parkinson's disease · perseverance · choosing cheeriness
A Day with Parkinson's
history · sleuthing · rescue · detectives
How Kate Warne Saved President Lincoln
One More Dino on the Floor book
3.5
dance · dinosaurs
One More Dino on the Floor
Friends book
4.5
friendship · making friends · animals · starting school · being different
Friends
The Cow Who Climbed a Tree book
5.9
siblings · trying new things · being yourself · trees · being different
The Cow Who Climbed a Tree
The William Hoy Story book
5.3
sign language · games · baseball
The William Hoy Story
friendship · animals · baby animals
Next to You
being yourself · adventure · bedtime · being different · explorers · fixing mistakes · getting dressed · happiness · mischief
Unstoppable Max
making friends · school · friendship · valentines
It's Valentine's Day, Chloe Zoe!
sports · yoga · dance · animals
Yoga for Kids
Hanukkah · holidays
Is It Hanukkah Yet?
Christmas · pigs · holidays
A Homemade Together Christmas
museums · art · mischief · dogs
Madame Martine Breaks the Rules
depression · feelings and emotions
The Color Thief
Dia de Los Muertos book
6.3
Dia de los Muertos · day of the dead
Dia de Los Muertos
I Will Fight Monsters for You book
4.8
making friends · monsters · bedtime
I Will Fight Monsters for You
holidays · food · religion
Is it Passover Yet?
animals · parties · silly
Party Croc!
feelings and emotions · kindness · animals
Meditation Is an Open Sky
diversity · courage · African Americans · jobs and careers
Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America
snow · animals · winter · nature
Sugar White Snow and Evergreens
anxiety · feelings and emotions
When I Feel Worried
civil rights movement · slavery · school
With Books and Bricks
music · adventure · community
City Street Beat
Paris · pets · getting lost · the world · dogs · animals
Madame Martine
The Princess Who Had No Kingdom book
6.0
kindness · princesses · fairy tales
The Princess Who Had No Kingdom
Snow Dog, Sand Dog book
4.3
imagination · problem solving · seasons · pets · nature · dogs
Snow Dog, Sand Dog
culture · home · diversity · New York · African Americans
Sugar Hill
Halloween · holidays · problem solving · witches
Skeleton for Dinner
feelings and emotions · choosing cheeriness · school
Theo's Mood
Hanukkah · holidays · family
The Eighth Menorah
Olympics · history · diversity · sports
Touch the Sky
Rapunzel book
4.3
fairy tales · princesses
Rapunzel
Smelly Bill book
4.5
dogs
Smelly Bill
helping others · holidays · animals
Squirrel's New Year's Resolution
Martin Luther King, Jr. · African Americans · historical figures · slavery
Climbing Lincoln's Steps
Abraham Lincoln
Finding Lincoln
Duck for Turkey Day book
5.0
Thanksgiving · diversity · being different
Duck for Turkey Day
When Posey Peeked at Christmas book
4.6
Christmas · mice
When Posey Peeked at Christmas
culture · diversity · holidays
Shanté Keys and the New Year's Peas
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 Americans
Grandmama's Pride
Kwanzaa · siblings · holidays · Africa
Seven Spools of Thread
When I Feel Angry book
4.5
tantrums · anger
When I Feel Angry
the world · diversity · friendship
All Kinds of Children
Ian's Walk book
4.3
autism · disabilities
Ian's Walk
Dia de los Muertos · day of the dead
The Spirit of Tio Fernando: A Day of the Dead Story
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
Carles Ballesteros
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
Janice Levy
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
Lesley Ely
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
Loretta Lopez
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 Arisa
Miguel Benitez
Morella Fuenmayor
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 Dunbar
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
Roseanne Greenfield Thong
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
Teresa Miawer
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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