Kids & Parents
Learn, imagine, discover, create!
Find books, websites, homework help, and fun activities that inspire learning, spark curiosity and discovery, and connect kids and parents in the Ypsilanti community to each other and library resources. For kids 5 and under, check out the Little Ones page!
Other Library Resources for Kids
Great books written by African American authors and published within the last 2 years. Some authors you may have heard of before, others may be brand new to the scene! The collection has many age ranges inside.Go to List
South Asia is made up of countries including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Iran, and the Maldives. This collection of books celebrates authors from this beautiful region that is also known for being the home of the Himalayan Mountains.Go to List
Enjoy this collection of books written by Southeast Asian authors. This region includes countries of impressive diversity in culture, religion, and history: Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.Go to List
Enjoy this great collection of books written by authors from Western Asia. This region includes Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Georgia, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. You’ll find beautiful picture books that touch a range of topics as well as books for older children written with a West Asian voice.Go to List
Celebrating neurodiversity recognizes and brings awareness to brain diversity. Down syndrome, Autism, ADHD, Emotional Dysregulation, Anxiety, Learning Challenges and others disorders can be included in this discussion. This collection of books introduce kids to this dialogue. Reading about neurodiversity develops empathy, acceptance and can create a safe space for children to ask questions.Go to List
Graphic novels for kids and teens by BIPOC authors.Go to List
Mindfulness and meditation are powerful life tools to introduce to our children. These tools promote emotional balance, self esteem, confidence, and so much more. Enjoy these picture books together to introduce mindfulness and meditation in a fun and accessible way.Go to List