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Dial publishes books for two through teen that aim to entertain, enrich, and encourage our readers. We care deeply about diversity and about artistic excellence, and we’re proud of the many awards that have highlighted our focus on these priorities. Recent awards include Newbery Honors for Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson and The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley; the Printz Medal for I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson; the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award to Jerry Pinkney for lifetime achievement; a Caldecott Honor for One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo and David Small; a Coretta Scott King Honor for How I Discovered Poetry by Marilyn Nelson; and a Sibert Honor for Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom by Lynda Blackmon Lowery.

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Red House, Tree House, Little Bitty Brown Mouse book

board Books

airplanes · biography
I am Unstoppable
Love Makes a Family book
4.5
LGBTQ · non-traditional families · helping others · family · love
Love Makes a Family
Snowmen at Night Lap Board Book book
4.5
winter · animals · snow
Snowmen at Night Lap Board Book
game · baby animals · animals
Hello, Baby Animals
Room on the Broom book
5.3
holidays · Halloween · rhyming · witch · friendship
Room on the Broom
dads · food · building · love
Ladybug Girl and Her Papa
Thanksgiving · gratitude · family
Ladybug Girl Gives Thanks
witch · Halloween · counting · surprises
Seven Orange Pumpkins Board Book
winter · snow · dogs
Ladybug Girl: Ready for Snow
bedtime · getting ready for bed · dogs
Ladybug Girl Says Good Night
King Jack and the Dragon Board Book book
5.0
dragons · bedtime · imagination
King Jack and the Dragon Board Book
food · flowers · love · moms
Ladybug Girl and Her Mama
hide-and-seek · imagination · game · dogs
Ladybug Girl Plays
Snowmen All Year book
5.0
snow · friendship · winter · Spring
Snowmen All Year
emotions · happiness · dogs
Ladybug Girl Feels Happy
Room on the Broom book
4.9
Halloween · holidays · witch
Room on the Broom
friendship · imagination · adventure · dogs
Ladybug Girl Loves...
dogs · costume · adventure · getting dressed · female role models
Ladybug Girl Dresses Up!
Fuzzy Yellow Ducklings book
5.0
animals · touch-and-feel · colors · shapes
Fuzzy Yellow Ducklings
imagination · making friends · dogs
Ladybug Girl Makes Friends

chapter Books

camping · friendship · mischief
To Night Owl from Dogfish
detectives · mystery · sharks · sleuthing · the ocean
Secrets from the Deep
mythology · animals · imagination · culture
Sasquatch and the Muckleshoot
grandpa · friendship · princesses
Hamster Princess: Little Red Rodent Hood
fixing mistakes · family · consequences
Tumble & Blue
dragons · quests · problem solving · imagination
The Basque Dragon
friendship · adventure · school · problem solving
Tale of a Scaredy-Dog
outer space · making friends · writing · family
See You in the Cosmos
family history · adoption · Jewish · religious
The Length of a String
family · letter writing · making friends · being yourself
You May Already Be a Winner
animals · secret · nature · rescue · sports
The Creature of the Pines
superpowers · imagination · magic · siblings
The Last Battle
America · civil rights movement · war · mystery
The Not-So-Boring Letters of Private Nobody
happiness · yoga · mindfulness
This Moment Is Your Life (and So Is This One)
twins · monsters · opposites · game
Monster Mayhem
bravery · adventure · monsters · magic · courage
Where the Woods End
problem solving · princesses · bravery · siblings
Whiskerella
homelessness · Native Americans · culture · starting school
Two Roads
making friends · school · art
The Curse of Einstein’s Pencil
self-discovery · imagination · friendship
Confessions of an Imaginary Friend
princesses · rescue · magic
Giant Trouble
lions · library · mystery · New York · sleuthing · detectives
Into the Lions Den
superpowers · magic · siblings · imagination
Brothers Unite
mice · stealing · rescue · resolving conflict · princesses
Ratpunzel
superpowers · imagination · magic · siblings
In The Trenches
princesses · bravery · quests · mice · rescue
Of Mice and Magic
Appleblossom the Possum book
6.8
Best Children's Books by Age · Age 8 · 100 Hidden Gem · animals · 2019 Chapter Book Summer Reading List · teamwork · dance · trying new things · problem solving · baby animals · siblings · rescue
Appleblossom the Possum
friendship · making friends · imagination · school
Dory and the Real True Friend

picture Books

confidence · African American
The Night Is Yours
autism · emotions
This Beach Is Loud!
I Am Not a Fish! book
3.0
punny · fish · vocabulary · fact filled · the ocean · being yourself
I Am Not a Fish!
kindness · pets
I Am a Wolf
astronaut · the moon
Papa Put a Man on the Moon
gardening · adventure · friendship
The Little Green Girl
The Panda Problem book
4.5
silly · adventure · bears
The Panda Problem
How To Two book
4.5
making friends · counting · community
How To Two
poetry · writing · friendship · nature
Poetree
friendship · change · kindness
Lubna and Pebble
sharing · friendship · animals
Not Your Nest!
sports · biography · historical figures
I Am Billie Jean King
activism · love · family
Hands Up!
My Heart book
5.4
empathy · children's books for adults · rhyming · love · kindness
My Heart
parents · self-discovery · love
Tomorrow Is Waiting
The Little Red Stroller book
5.0
families · community · diversity
The Little Red Stroller
High Five book
4.0
interactive · competition · rhyming · animals
High Five
hide-and-seek · animals · alphabet (abc's)
Animalphabet
reading · spelling · alphabet (abc's)
The Alphabet Book with No Pictures
growing up · dinosaurs · making friends
How to be a T. Rex
making friends · problem solving · bears
Lucy and the String
Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse book
6.2
bullying · kindness · empathy · 2019 Picture Book Summer Reading List · being nice · diversity · imagination · friendship · horses
Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse
bath time · animals · silly
Walrus in the Bathtub
monsters · mythology · farm
El Chupacabras
historical figures · heroes · strength · activism
I Am Gandhi
Pet Dad book
4.0
pets · dads · family
Pet Dad
Friends Stick Together book
5.0
friendship · animals · kindness
Friends Stick Together
Islandborn book
4.5
family history · family · immigration · school · teachers
Islandborn
school · listening · poetry
Did You Hear What I Heard?
stealing · rhyming · silly
Rhyme Crime
The Wall in the Middle of the Book book
5.8
2019 Picture Book Summer Reading List · books · knights · resolving conflict · monsters
The Wall in the Middle of the Book
Niblet & Ralph book
3.4
cats · friendship · opposites · problem solving
Niblet & Ralph
biography · historical figures · the moon · outer space
I Am Neil Armstrong
fish · pets · inventions · school
Made by Maxine
food · rescue · silly
How to Eat Pizza
historical figures · biography · female role models
I Am Sonia Sotomayor
activism · biography · African American · historical figures
I Am Harriet Tubman
being yourself · helping others · friendship
Can Somebody Please Scratch My Back?
snow · winter · siblings · owls
A Song for Snow
innovation · imagination
Sarabella's Thinking Cap
rhyming · counting · dogs
Found Dogs
imagination · crayons · colors
Splat!
African American · America · history · fact filled
Blue Sky White Stars
The Giant Jumperee book
4.0
mystery · helping others · animals · sleuthing
The Giant Jumperee
The Book of Mistakes book
5.5
100 Hidden Gem · problem solving · adventure · fixing mistakes
The Book of Mistakes
friendship · helping others · fish
Flash the Fish
moms · bedtime · kisses
Mama's Kisses
Charlotte and the Rock book
5.9
pets · 2019 Picture Book Summer Reading List · friendship · love · rocks
Charlotte and the Rock
dance · music · poetry
Feel the Beat
Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing book
4.3
non-fiction · artists · art · imagination · perseverance · activism
Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing
bravery · shadows · imagination · shyness
Smoot
Elvis Presley's Love Me Tender book
5.0
babies · music · family
Elvis Presley's Love Me Tender
cats · being yourself · school
Here Comes Teacher Cat
Daddy Honk Honk! book
5.0
dads · new parents · parents · friendship · canada · foxes · babies · families · non-traditional families · love · helping others · new baby · adoption
Daddy Honk Honk!
artists · art · finding your passion
Keith Haring
cancer · kisses · facing fears · love
Cancer Hates Kisses
I Am Jim Henson book
3.0
biography · historical figures · artists
I Am Jim Henson
Black Belt Bunny book
3.9
ninja · bunny · food · trying new things
Black Belt Bunny
grandpa · museum · explorers
Ladybug Girl's Day Out with Grandpa
historical figures · Native Americans · biography
I Am Sacagawea
bravery · stuffed animal friends · bedtime · getting lost
Bedtime for Yeti
Little Big Girl book
5.5
new baby · siblings
Little Big Girl
mythology · heroes · history
Jason and the Argonauts
Teacup book
5.0
immigration · travel · the ocean · home · moving · loneliness · belonging
Teacup
Here Comes Santa Cat book
5.3
cats · Santa Claus · Christmas
Here Comes Santa Cat
being yourself
A Perfect Mess
friendship · making friends · dogs
Maggi and Milo Make New Friends
The Forgetful Knight book
4.0
dragons · knights · adventure
The Forgetful Knight
Captain Jack and the Pirates book
4.5
imagination · pirates · sharing · adventure
Captain Jack and the Pirates
food · Jewish · families
More Than Enough
magic · adventure · imagination · families
The Magical Fantastical Fridge
Super Jumbo book
5.0
heroes
Super Jumbo
mythology · poetry · word play
Echo Echo
music · resolving conflict · monsters · friendship
The Monster Next Door
Every Color book
4.8
colors · adventure · the world
Every Color
biography · historical figures · America
I Am George Washington
valentines · kindness · cats
Here Comes Valentine Cat
Santa Claus · holidays · Christmas · wish
The Christmas Boot
Martin Luther King, Jr. · biography · activism · historical figures · African American
I Am Martin Luther King, Jr
biography · historical figures · science · female role models
I Am Jane Goodall
pets · dogs · friendship
The Best Days Are Dog Days
growing up · birthdays · friendship
The Importance of Being 3
siblings · growing up · the world
Hoot and Peep
chickens · library · libraries · problem solving
Chicken Story Time
winter · monsters
The Thing about Yetis
robots
Robo-Sauce
mice · trees · Christmas · Santa Claus · holidays
Merry Christmas, Mr. Mouse
friendship · animals · making friends
Dewey Bob
picture book
Mama’s Nightingale
fall · nature · trees
My Leaf Book
friendship · adventure · kindness · problem solving
Ladybug Girl and the Best Ever Playdate
Dilly Dally Daisy book
4.5
imagination · silly · time · swimming
Dilly Dally Daisy
Bernice Gets Carried Away book
5.9
Preschool · 100 Hidden Gem · kindness · empathy · 2019 Picture Book Summer Reading List · being nice · sharing · choosing cheeriness · helping others · birthdays
Bernice Gets Carried Away
the moon · friendship · nature · bedtime
The Moon Is Going to Addy's House
My Cousin Momo book
4.8
family · trying new things · making friends
My Cousin Momo
cats · teeth · fairies
Here Comes the Tooth Fairy Cat
Once Upon a Cloud book
4.5
clouds · moms · love
Once Upon a Cloud
dogs · sleep · bedtime · rhyming
It's Only Stanley
biography · historical figures · baseball
I Am Jackie Robinson
bunny · siblings · holidays · Easter
Betty Bunny Loves Easter
famous people · female role models · historical figures · acting · biography
I Am Lucille Ball
Boo-La-La Witch Spa book
5.0
Halloween · witch · rhyming · silly
Boo-La-La Witch Spa
I Am Helen Keller book
5.8
disabilities · historical figures · famous people · activism · female role models
I Am Helen Keller
weather · history · science
Boy, Were We Wrong about the Weather!
Catch That Cookie! book
5.8
100 Hidden Gem · sleuthing · baking · teachers · holidays
Catch That Cookie!
I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo! book
4.3
facing fears · animals · cows · animal sounds
I Am Cow, Hear Me Moo!
historical fiction · biography · historical figures · America · slavery · history
I Am Abraham Lincoln
Extraordinary Jane book
4.5
the circus · animals · self-discovery
Extraordinary Jane
female role models · activism · historical fiction · African American
I Am Rosa Parks
Christmas · snow · trees · holidays
The Last Christmas Tree
Three Bears in a Boat book
4.5
boats · forgiveness · siblings · bears · adventure
Three Bears in a Boat
winter · snow · dogs · imagination
Skippyjon Jones, Snow What
The Book with No Pictures book
5.5
Preschool · The Ultimate Grade-By-Grade Guide to Books · humor · silly · word play · rhyming
The Book with No Pictures
I Am Amelia Earhart book
4.8
famous people · historical figures · airplanes · biography · female role models
I Am Amelia Earhart
I Am Albert Einstein book
4.3
historical figures · famous people · biography · science · inventions
I Am Albert Einstein
costume · dogs · being yourself · Halloween
Ladybug Girl and the Dress-Up Dilemma
How to Cheer Up Dad book
5.5
choosing cheeriness · dads · helping others
How to Cheer Up Dad
Bits & Pieces book
4.5
cats · adventure · explorers
Bits & Pieces
Christian · cats · holidays · Christmas
Christmas Cat
snow · imagination · dogs · problem solving
Ladybug Girl and the Big Snow
witch · Halloween · counting
Ten Orange Pumpkins
anger · parenting · emotions
No Fits, Nilson!
Let's Go, Hugo! book
6.1
Age 5 · Best Children's Books by Age · 100 Hidden Gem · facing fears · friendship · 2019 Picture Book Summer Reading List · bravery · Paris · humor · trying new things
Let's Go, Hugo!
Follow Follow book
5.5
fractured fairy tales · fairy tales · poetry
Follow Follow
holidays · Christmas · family · Santa Claus
Little Santa
Snowmen at Work book
4.5
snow · jobs
Snowmen at Work
historical figures · America · inventions · history
Electric Ben
This Monster Needs a Haircut book
4.9
haircut · monsters
This Monster Needs a Haircut
One Cool Friend book
4.8
pets · penguins · good behavior · manners
One Cool Friend
gardening · self-reliant princesses · princesses
Dangerously Ever After
nursery rhymes · silly · bunny
Little Bunny Foo Foo
getting lost · dogs · camping · explorers
Ladybug Girl and Bingo
Dragons Love Tacos book
5.1
Kindergarten · The Ultimate Grade-By-Grade Guide to Books · 100 Classic · party · dragons · food
Dragons Love Tacos
America · nature · environment · camping
The Camping Trip That Changed America
rhyming · love · moms · grandma · female role models
All about Grandmas
new baby · family · trying new things
Now That I’m Here
culture · family · diversity
The Great Big Book of Families
holidays · Christmas · I Spy
The Twelve Days of Christmas
imagination · resolving conflict · admitting you are wrong · problem solving
Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad
The Amazing Adventures of Bumblebee Boy book
4.3
brothers · superpowers · imagination · siblings · adventure
The Amazing Adventures of Bumblebee Boy
swimming · dogs · water · rescue · the ocean
Ladybug Girl at the Beach
imagination · friendship · making friends
Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy
Ladybug Girl book
3.5
adventure · imagination · costume · superpowers · dogs
Ladybug Girl
The Gruffalo book
5.3
Preschool · monsters · imagination · animals · lying · The Ultimate Grade-By-Grade Guide to Books · 100 Classic · mice
The Gruffalo
getting lost · helping others · nature · animals
Where's My Mom?
individuality · race · perseverance · australia
The Pumpkin Runner
The Wide-mouthed Frog book
5.0
picture book
The Wide-mouthed Frog
dreams · self-discovery · journeys · cats · tigers
Heart of a Tiger
Amazing Grace book
5.6
empathy · 2019 Picture Book Summer Reading List · confidence · activism · school · race
Amazing Grace
Red Riding Hood book
4.8
fairy tales
Red Riding Hood
dads · family · love
Hair Love

Authors & Illustrators

Aaron Meshon
Abby Hanlon
Abdul-Razak Zachariah
Adam Gidwitz
Adam Rubin
Amy Bates
Andrea Tsurumi
Angela Dominguez
Ann Dee Ellis
April Halprin Wayland
Axel Scheffler
Barb Rosenstock
Bethany Barton
B J Novak
Blanca Gomez
Brad Meltzer
Breanna J McDaniel
Caralyn Buehner
Caroline Binch
Charlotte Salter
Christopher Eliopoulos
Claire Keane
Claudia Rueda
Cori Doerffeld
Cori Doerrfeld
Corinna Luyken
Crash McCreery
Daniel Egneus
Daniel Salmieri
Dashka Slater
David Small
David Soman
Deborah Underwood
Deborah Zemke
Edwidge Danticat
Elanna Allen
Elissa Brent Weissman
Elvis Presley
Erica Sirotich
Erin Eitter Kono
Fred Blunt
Fred Koehler
Gideon Sterer
Gus Gordon
Holly M. McGhee (a.k.a. Hallie Durand)
Hannah Harrison
Harlan Coben
Hatem Aly
Helen Oxenbury
Holly Goldberg Sloan
Holly Hatam
Ida Pearle
Isabel Roxas
Jack Cheng
Jacky Davis
James Marshall
Jane Godwin
Janice Nadeau
Jay Fleck
Jerry Pinkney
Jesse Casey
Jessica Reid Sliwerski
Jill Esbaum
Jon Agee
Jonathan Lambert
Jon Burgerman
Jory John
Josee Masse
Joseph Bruchac
Joshua Furst
Judy Schachner
Julia Donaldson
Juli Brenning
Junot Diaz
Justin LaRocca Hansen
Kadir Nelson
Kate Beasley
Kate Mcmullan
Kathleen V. Kudlinski
Katie Kath
Katy Wu
Kay Haring
Kay Winters
Keith Faulkner
Kelly Leigh Miller
Keturah A. Bobo
Kiley Frank
Kristi Valiant
Kristy Dempsey
Laurel Long
Leah Tinari
Leo Espinosa
Leslie Staub
Libby VanderPloeg
Linda Fairstein
Lindsay Ward
Lisa Anchin
Lisa Wheeler
Lita Judge
Liz Climo
Lorinda Bryan Cauley
Marcy Campbell
Mariam Gates
Marilyn Singer
Mark Buehner
Mark Fearing
Marsha Diane Arnold
Maryann Macdonald
Mary Hoffman
Matthew A Cherry
Matthew Landis
Matthew Van Fleet
Matt Hunt
Matt Ottley
Meg Wolitzer
Michael Kaplan
Michelle Cuevas
Michelle Robinson
Mika Song
Mike Lowery
Monica Wellington
Mordecai Gerstein
Pascal Campion
Patrice Barton
Paul Kor
Peter Bently
Peter Raymundo
Rebecca Young
Robert Byrd
Robert Neubecker
Roni Schotter
Rosalinde Bonnet
Ros Asquith
Ruth Spiro
Ryan North
Samantha Berger
Samantha Cotterill
Sandy Asher
Sarah Green
Sarvinder Naberhaus
Sebastià Serra
Shahrzad Maydani
Shane W. Evans
Sharon King-Chai
Shauna Lavoy Reynolds
Sophie Beer
Stephane Jorisch
Stephanie Graegin
Stephen Krensky
Stephen Savage
Stephen W. Martin
Steve Breen
Sydney Smith
Tao Nyeu
Toni Buzzeo
Ursula Vernon
Valeria Docampo
Vanessa Roeder
Vashti Harrison
Vin Vogel
Wendy Meddour
Zachariah OHora
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