Jan/Feb Releases to Check Out!

Check out these fresh Solutionary Stories, hot off the presses!

Here on Solutionary Stories, we aim to highlight new books as they come out throughout the year. Again, these are illustrated, inclusive nonfiction children's books about "solutionaries" helping people, animals & the planet.


Here's our first batch to check out for 2021 (we're so excited!).


January Releases


Jump At The Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston


From the Newbery Honor-winning author of Genesis Begins Again comes a shimmering picture book that shines the light on Zora Neale Hurston, the extraordinary writer and storycatcher extraordinaire who changed the face of American literature.



Opening the Road: Victor Hugo Green and His Green Book


In the first picture book about the creation and distribution of The Green Book, author Keila Dawson and illustrator Alleanna Harris tell the story of the man behind it and how this travel guide opened the road for a safer, more equitable America.



My Little Golden Book About Frida Kahlo


This Little Golden Book captures the essence of Frida Kahlo for the youngest readers. From overcoming illness, to being one of only a handful of girls at her school in Mexico, to having her paintings hanging in museums, this is an inspiring read for future trailblazers and their parents!



Together We March: 25 Protest Movements That Marched Into History


March through history and discover twenty-five groundbreaking protest movements that have shaped the way we fight for equality and justice today in this stunningly illustrated, sweeping middle grade book!




February Releases


Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre


Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history. This picture book sensitively introduces young readers to this tragedy and concludes with a call for a better future.



Cougar Crossing: How Hollywood's Celebrity Cougar Helped Build a Bridge for City Wildlife


Discover the amazing true story of P-22, the wild cougar living in the heart of Los Angeles, who inspired people to come together in support of building a huge wildlife crossing to save L.A. cougars and other urban wild animals.




Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers


Discover how 40 influential Latinas became the women we celebrate today! In this collection of short biographies from all over Latin America and across the United States, Juliet Menéndez explores the first small steps that set the Latinitas off on their journeys. With gorgeous, hand-painted illustrations, Menéndez shines a spotlight on the power of childhood dreams.



Have we missed any January/February-released Solutionary Stories?

Please let us know!