Charlesbridge publishes high-quality books for children, with a goal of creating lifelong readers and lifelong learners. Our books encourage reading and discovery in the classroom, library, and home. We believe that books for children should offer accurate information, promote a positive worldview, and embrace a child's innate sense of wonder and fun. To this end, we continually strive to seek new voices, new visions, and new directions in children's literature.

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Under the Freedom Tree book

board Books

adventure · the moon · outer space
Eight Days Gone
rescue · writing
Bambino and Mr. Twain
opposites · baby animals · dogs
Puppy Talk: Opposites
numbers · animals · culture
Count with Me
dogs · opposites · friendship
Puppy Talk
Baby Loves Coding book
computers · math · science · problem solving
Baby Loves Coding
So Light, So Heavy book
opposites · animals · problem solving
So Light, So Heavy
So Far Up book
opposites · quests · animals
So Far Up
family history · dads · love
From Father to Father
family history · love · moms
From Mother to Mother
Alphabet Trucks book
vehicles · alphabet (abc's) · trucks · hard work
Alphabet Trucks
Baby Loves Structural Engineering! book
building · science · vocabulary · math
Baby Loves Structural Engineering!
Baby Loves Green Energy! book
math · science · vocabulary · environment
Baby Loves Green Energy!
doctor · courage · bravery
Leo Gets a Checkup
hide-and-seek · science
Baby Loves Quantum Physics!
fall · science · shapes · leaves · colors
Leaf Jumpers
birthdays · counting · party
Birthday Party Counting
construction · trucks · alphabet (abc's) · rocks
Construction Alphabet
counting · food · America
The Very Berry Counting Book
colors · party · America
Parade Colors
colors · nature · birds
Baby's Birds and Colors
Old Manhattan Has Some Farms book
New York · food · farm · music
Old Manhattan Has Some Farms
Baby Animals Take a Bath book
elephants · baby animals · snow · animals · bath time
Baby Animals Take a Bath
nap · animals · sleep · baby animals
Baby Animals Take a Nap
vehicles · trucks · rhyming · coping with failure · dogs
Truck Stuck
Easter · holidays · bunny · counting
Easter Counting
flowers · valentines · shapes
Valentine's Shapes
Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering! book
flight · science · airplanes · diversity
Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering!
Baby Loves Quarks! book
science · blocks
Baby Loves Quarks!
holidays · Christmas · colors · counting
Christmas Colors & Counting
Thanksgiving · numbers · counting
Thanksgiving Counting
fall · Halloween · colors
Halloween Colors
animals · family · opposites
My First Book of Animal Opposites
animals · hugs · the world · kisses
My First Book of Animal Hugs and Kisses
bedtime · animals · babies
Baby Animals Day and Night
Global Baby Bedtimes book
the world · babies · diversity
Global Baby Bedtimes
animals · silly · the world
My First Book of Funny Animals
The Marvelous Toy book
magic · toys · art
The Marvelous Toy
animals · growing up · moms · parents
Baby Pig Pig Walks
babies · animals · animal sounds
Baby Pig Pig Talks
the world · animals · animal sounds · family
My First Book of Wild Animals
animals · baby animals · family · the world
My First Book of Baby Animals
the world · diversity · babies
Global Baby Boys
the world · babies · diversity
Global Baby Girls
colors · the world · butterfly · counting
Butterfly Colors and Counting
America · babies · diversity
American Babies
diversity · babies · the world
Global Babies
the world · fact filled · diversity
To Be a Kid
bugs · ants · butterfly · counting
The Icky Bug Counting Board Book
counting · trying new things · interactive
Busy Fingers
The Ocean Alphabet Board Book book
alphabet (abc's) · the ocean · fish
The Ocean Alphabet Board Book
mice · bugs · problem solving
Shoo Fly!
The Icky Bug Alphabet Board Book book
interactive · alphabet (abc's) · bugs
The Icky Bug Alphabet Board Book
baby animals · animals
Baby Animals Black and White
boats · food · beach
Going Lobstering
sports · animals · America · baseball
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
whales · the ocean · the world
Hello, Baby Beluga
bedtime · stars · wish
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Baby Loves Gravity book
explorers · science · vocabulary · math
Baby Loves Gravity
Hello, Bumblebee Bat book
animals · interactive · bats
Hello, Bumblebee Bat

chapter Books

history · slavery
Under the Freedom Tree
history · important historical figures · activism
After Gandhi
Native Americans · family history · siblings · non-traditional families · foster care
Beyond the Green
nature · animal sounds · travel · journeys
Belle's Journey
lying · history · consequences
important historical figures · music · diversity · history
Struttin' With Some Barbeque
manners · America · school
Ellie May on Presidents' Day
mental illness · family · diversity · loneliness · death
Someone Else's Shoes
Tiger Boy
Candy Bomber
silly · holidays · friendship
Ellie May on April Fool's Day

picture Books

spanish · science
Not a Bean
biography · science
Mario and the Hole in the Sky
biography · America
The Superlative A. Lincoln
bugs · alphabet (abc's)
Not a Butterfly Alphabet Book
detectives · animals
Whose Footprint Is That?
dance · culture
Under the Mambo Moon
Dog and Rabbit
making friends
music · friendship
Vole and Troll
counting · math
How Many?
good behavior · magic
Alice and Greta
I Am Someone Else
friendship · animals · abuse
Hey, Dog
school · culture
Back to School
biography · music
Sonny's Bridge
strength · sports · history
Girls with Guts!
toys · jobs · inventions
art · immigration
Anya’s Secret Society
butterfly · science · animals
Butterflies in Room 6
history · the ocean · animals
Ocean Emporium
America · China · adventure · kindness
Mountain Chef
birthdays · friendship · kindness
Cavekid Birthday
shapes · numbers · math
Which One Doesn't Belong?
problem solving · self-discovery · courage
Priscilla and the Hollyhocks
birthdays · animals · farm
The Piñata That The Farm Maiden Hung
math · winter · Spring · science
Snowman - Cold = Puddle
science · animals · alphabet (abc's)
The Crab Alphabet Book
farm · friendship · birthdays · spanish
The Piñata That the Farm Maiden Hung
outer space · the moon · adventure
Daring Dozen
alphabet (abc's) · animals · science
The Sea Mammal Alphabet Book
starting school
Lola Goes to School
the ocean · animals · science
family · humor · monsters
Alfred's Book of Monsters
Martin Luther King, Jr. · civil rights movement · history · important historical figures · activism
The Cart That Carried Martin
interactive · history · music · historical fiction
Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite
community · Native Americans · vocabulary
We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga
Olive the Sheep Can't Sleep book
bedtime · sheep · animals · sleep
Olive the Sheep Can't Sleep
self-discovery · outer space · explorers · the world
To the Stars!
Muslim · friendship · Jewish · holidays
A Moon for Moe and Mo
outer space · China · the moon · holidays
The Shadow in the Moon
community · family · new baby
First Laugh--Welcome, Baby
chocolate · animals · food · nature · teamwork
No Monkeys, No Chocolate
activism · the world · nature · animals
Red Alert
Someone New book
friendship · immigration · making friends · culture
Someone New
immigration · diversity · moving · school
I'm New Here
inventions · flight · perseverance · historical fiction
Up & Down
the ocean · adventure · inventions · explorers
Flying Deep Climb Inside Deep Sea Submersible ALVIN
jealousy · new baby · siblings · twins · babies
Poppy's Best Babies
making friends · cats · home · pets
Lola Gets a Cat
animals · problem solving · the ocean · rescue · whales
Trapped! A Whale's Rescue
fact filled · animals · nature · home
A House in the Sky
boats · vehicles · alphabet (abc's) · rhyming · transportation
Alphabet Boats
explorers · music · science · outer space
Hey Ho, to Mars We'll Go!
families · animals · animal homes · new baby
A Place to Start a Family
World War 2 · letter writing · reading
Write to Me
nature · history · animals · sun · trees
Stretch to the Sun
hugs · bedtime · baby animals · bees · non-fiction · families · fact filled · science · bugs · animals
Bugs Don't Hug
science · rescue · the world
Captain Raptor and the Perilous Planet
costume · getting dressed · friendship · pets
Maya Papaya and Her Amigos Play Dress-up
numbers · counting · penguins · the ocean · animals
Five Flying Penguins
snow · adventure · journeys · school
Captain's Log: Snowbound
superheroes · family · friendship · superpowers · love
Max and the Superheroes
rhyming · babies · growing up · home · families · pooping · birthdays · hugs · new baby · moms · dads · parents · trying new things
Baby's Firsts
trains · bedtime · rhyming
Night Train, Night Train
water · silly · moving · animals
Octopus Escapes!
music · biography · based on a true story · historical figures
Melvin the Mouth
the zoo · nursery rhymes · parody
Old Macdonald Had A... Zoo?
helping others · home
The One Day House
grandma · rhyming · family
Grandma's Tiny House
starting school · emotions · school
A New School Year
Little Pig Saves the Ship book
boats · grandpa · pigs · rescue · being yourself
Little Pig Saves the Ship
fractured fairy tales · cooking
Princess and the Peas
poetry · gardening · flowers
Lola Plants a Garden
poetry · vegetables · health
Fresh-Picked Poetry
African American
Waiting for Pumpsie
languages · Jewish · history
The Language of Angels
gardening · explorers · science
Karl, Get Out of the Garden!
historical figures · activism · female role models · biography · based on a true story
Malala: Activist for Girls’ Education
friendship · shadows · holidays
Groundhog's Runaway Shadow
kisses · art
What Color is a Kiss?
Newspaper Hats book
grandpa · grandparents · Alzheimer's
Newspaper Hats
babies · swimming · dads
Leo Can Swim
rhyming · monsters · friendship
Gabe and Goon
getting lost · news and reporting · bears
Breaking News: Bears to the Rescue
science · vegetables · alphabet (abc's)
Never Insult a Killer Zucchini
art · recycling · museum
Kenya's Art
Groundhog's Dilemma book
weather · winter · lying · holidays
Groundhog's Dilemma
animals · vocabulary
A Tower of Giraffes
nature · new baby
Spit & Sticks
rhyming · sports · detectives
Clothesline Clues to Sports People Play
writing · bunny · friendship · jealousy · fixing mistakes · admitting you are wrong · being famous · stuffed animal friends
Poppy's Best Paper
fact filled · butterfly · counting
Butterfly Counting
immigration · America · farm
In the New World
respect · reading · love
The Boy & the Book
environment · explorers · water
John Muir Wrestles a Waterfall
detectives · fractured fairy tales · nursery rhymes
The Crown Affair
horses · culture · history
Decorated Horses
imagination · adventure · classic literature · cats
Alice in Wonderland
rules · the zoo · listening
Field-Trip Fiasco
Alphabet Trains book
vehicles · alphabet (abc's) · trains · rhyming · transportation
Alphabet Trains
fact filled
Tooling Around
bears · news and reporting · hibernation · punny
Breaking News: Bear Alert
Little Pig Joins the Band book
Little Pig Joins the Band
rain · poetry
One Big Rain
identity · jobs · being yourself
Of Course They Do!
bears · fact filled
Wild About Bears
babies · music · making friends
Leo Loves Baby Time
Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas book
Chinese New Year · China · bears · fairy tales
Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas
Lola Reads to Leo book
new sibling · babies · new baby
Lola Reads to Leo
art · museum · being yourself · culture · emotions · finding your passion · colors
The Art Collector
animals · farm · cooking · food
The Cazuela That The Farm Maiden Stirred
Fiona's Luck book
St. Patrick's Day
Fiona's Luck
What Really Happened to Humpty? book
sleuthing · nursery rhymes · detectives
What Really Happened to Humpty?
Christmas · penguins · holidays · friendship · snow · helping others · bunny
The Little Red Elf
The Patch
Lola at the Library book
Lola at the Library
grandpa · Jewish
Too Young for Yiddish
First Day Jitters book
starting school
First Day Jitters
rhyming · spiders · perseverance
The Itsy Bitsy Spider
getting lost · pets · rhyming · dogs
Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone?
vocabulary · food · science
Our Food

Authors & Illustrators

Alan Marks
Alice B. McGinty
Allen Young
Amiko Hirao
Amy Huntington
Ana Camilla Silva
Ana Palmero Cáceres
Anastasia Suen
Andy Robert Davies
Anita Sanchez
Anna Alter
Anna Harwell Celenza
Anna McQuinn
Anna Wright
Ann Broyles
Anne Sibley O'Brien
Anne Sol
Annette Bay Pimentel
Anne Wilson
April Pulley Sayre
Aurelia Fronty
Barbara Barbieri McGrath
Barney Saltzberg
Barry Wittenstein
Bianca Diaz
Bob Kolar
Bob Raczka
Carmella Van Vleet
Carmen Saldaṅa
Carole Gerber
Caroline Arnold
Carrie A. Pearson
Catherine Barr
Catherine Stock
Cathy Breisacher
Charles Nurnberg
Charlotte Zolotow
Chris Barton
Chris Hsu
Christa Holtei
Christina Matula
Christopher Danielson
Claudia Guadalupe Martínez
Clementina Almeida
C W Bowie
Cyd Moore
Cynthia Grady
Daniel Miyares
Darrin Lunde
Dave Szalay
David Biedrzycki
David Clark
David Hyde Costello
David L. Harrison
David McPhail
David Michael Slater
Dawn Cooper
Debbie Gonzales
Deborah Hembrook
Don Brown
Don Tate
Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
Eileen R. Meyer
Elana Azose
Elizabeth Rusch
Ellen Jackson
Ellen Wittlinger
Émilie Vast
Eric Puybaret
Erin Dionne
Eve Bunting
Fabricio VandenBroeck
Frané Lessac
Frank W. Dormer
Fred Willingham
Giles Laroche
Gloria Respress-Churchwell
Grace Lin
Grace Zong
Hazel Mitchell
Heather L. Montgomery
Hillary Homzie
H.P. Wood
Irene Chan
Iza Trapani
Jack Norworth
Janay Brown-Wood
Jane Breskin Zalbin
Jan Wahl
J C Coates
Jeanie Franz Ransom
Jeannie Brett
Jeffrey Ebbeler
Jennifer Black Reinhardt
Jerry Pallotta
Joe Rhatigan
John D Ivanko
Jonathan Nelson
Joy Newton
Judy Love
Julia Durango
Julie Danneberg
Justina Chen Headley
Karla Gudeon
Kate Endle
Kate Garchinsky
Katherine Blanc
Kathryn Heling
Kathy Sullivan
Keith Mallett
Kelly Murphy
Kelsey Oseid
Kevin O'Malley
Kristen Remenar
Larry Day
Laura Freeman
Laura González
Laura Purdie Salas
Lee Bennett Hopkins
Leeza Hernandez
Leslie Evans
Lewis Carroll
Linda McReynolds
Linda Trice
London Ladd
Maria Mola
Marie-Sabine Roger
Marilyn Grohoske Evans
Marsha Diane Arnold
Mary Ann Fraser
Matt Faulkner
Maya Ajmera
Mehrdokht Amini
Melissa Stewart
Micha Archer
Michael Emberley
Michael O. Tunnell
Michelle A. Cusolito
Michelle Schaub
Mika Song
Mitali Perkins
Mitch Vane
Nancy Bo Flood
Nancy Raines Day
Natasha Yim
Nathaniel Lachenmeyer
National Wildlife Federation
Neil Waldman
Nicole Gsell
Nicole Wong
Oriol Malet
Owen Swan
Pamela R. Levy
Patricia Hruby Powell
Patricia J Wynne
Patrick O'Brien
Pearl Lee
Peggy Tagel
Perry Edmond O'Brien
Phil Cummings
Phyllis Limbacher Tildes
P. I. Maltbie
Priscilla Burris
Rachel Himes
Rafael López
Ralph Masiello
Ranida T. McNeally
Raphaele Frier
Rebecca Bond
Rebecca Gibbon
Renne Benoit
Richard Michelson
Rich Lo
Rita Gray
Rob Bierregaard
Robbin Gourley
Rob Bolster
Robert Burleigh
Rocio Bonilla
Roland Garrigue
Rosalind Beardshaw
Rosalinde Bonnet
Rose Ann Tahe
Ruth Hearson
Ruth Spiro
Ryan O'Rourke
Ryan O Rourke
Sallie Wolf
Sally Derby
Samantha R Vamos
Sam Streed
Sandra Markle
Sarah S Brannen
Sebastià Serra
Sharlee Glenn
Shennen Bersani
Stephanie Fizer Coleman
Stephen Axelsen
Stephen Stone
Steve Cox
Steve Jenkins
Steven J. Simmons
Susan Eaddy
Susan Lendroth
Susan Middleton Elya
Susanne Strasser
Susan Swan
Susan VanHecke
Susie Brooks
Suzanne Morris
Suzanne Slade
Teresa Bateman
Teresa Martinez
Tom Leonard
Tom Paxton
Tony Johnston
Traci Sorell
Wendell Minor
Yevgenia Nayberg
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