Books for Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Every May we celebrate the rich history and culture of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. Browse a curated selection of fiction and nonfiction books by AANHPI creators that we think your students will love. Find our collection of titles here: Elementary School

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Books for Black History Month

Join Penguin Random House Education in celebrating the contributions of Black authors and illustrators. In honor of Black History Month in February, we are highlighting essential fiction and nonfiction to be shared and discussed by students and teachers alike. Black History Month – Elementary Explore additional books by Black creators that will educate, empower, and

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Books for Native American Heritage Month

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month this November, Penguin Random House Education is highlighting the stories of our authors and illustrators who represent the Indigenous Experience. Using #StoriesoftheLand, #NativeAmericanbooks, and #Indigenousreads, join us in putting a spotlight on the rich and diverse stories showcasing the important contributions and experiences of Native people. Here is

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Behind the Scenes with DK Eyewitness: 35 Years and One Brand New Encyclopedia of Everything

By Rebecca Tseng Brand new this fall, Eyewitness Encyclopedia of Everything—yes, everything!—is the ultimate compendium to discovering our extraordinary world. This next-generation, all-encompassing encyclopedia for kids ages 9+ bursts with breathtaking photography and is packed with the topics young readers love most (we know because we asked them!): the mysteries of space and beyond, the

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FROM THE PAGE: An Excerpt from Baba’s Gift

Baba’s Gift is a radiant celebration of a Persian father’s love of family, from his boyhood in Iran to his new life in America. Baba enchants his six daughters with his stories, transporting them to his childhood in Iran as they play on the flowering vines of the Persian carpet in California. He tells the story

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2023 Elementary School Collection

The Penguin Random House Education Elementary School Collection features outstanding fiction, nonfiction, and picture books from the Penguin Young Reader’s, Random House Children’s, and DK publishing divisions, as well as children’s publishers distributed by Penguin Random House. Explore online or download this valuable resource to discover great books in specific topic areas such as: Leveled

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2022 Elementary Education Collection

The Penguin Random House Elementary Education Collection features outstanding fiction, non-fiction, and picture books from the Penguin Young Reader’s and Random House Children’s publishing divisions, as well as children’s publishers distributed by Penguin Random House. Explore online or download this valuable resource to discover great books in specific topic areas such as: Leveled Readers, Inclusive

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Elementary School Students ReadThe 1619 Project: Born on the Water and Meet with the Book’s Creators

According to a report in Chalkbeat, elementary school students at P.S. 125 in Harlem recently read The 1619 Project: Born on the Water and had the opportunity to meet with the books’ co-authors, Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson. Born on the Water is a lyrical picture book in verse that chronicles the consequences of slavery and

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PRH Education Delivers Classroom Libraries

A few weeks ago Penguin Random House Education ventured out to Brooklyn, New York to hand deliver our new Classroom Libraries directly to P.S. 273 Wortman. The Brooklyn school reached out to us to help support their students’ literacy growth with Classroom Libraries earlier this summer. When we learned they had no way to move

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Books for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, and we are sharing books from AAPI creators to be read and celebrated by students all year long.   Danbi Leads the School Parade This book introduces readers to an irresistible new character who learns to navigate her two cultures and realizes that when she opens

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