Best Books for Children 2022
One of my favorite ways to start the New Year is curled up with a good book (or two)! And what a great way to spark a love of reading and learning with the best children's books! Did you know, there are over 30,000 children's books published every year! At Wash with Water, we have compiled our favorite children's books for 2022 -enjoy washies!
FOREST Fisherman Finn and his dog, Skip, are out enjoying the beautiful rainforests of central America, when they discover that a lot of the trees seem to be missing. The next morning, they wake up to find several animals in their camp looking for food. Finn and Skip start to wonder what is going on and set off to uncover the truth. This lighthearted story with an important message is a wonderful introduction for little readers on the devastating effects of deforestation and how they can work to protect the environment around them.
WHY NOT YOU? Emboldening text encourages children to follow their dreams in this uplifting new story from celebrity popstar Ciara and pro quarterback Russell Wilson. With its inclusive illustrations and affirming words, little readers will be ready to conquer any obstacle that comes their way.
THE GREEN PLANET by Leissa Stewart-Sharpe & Kim Smith
Our green planet is truly a thing of wonder and you’ll be surprised at everything that goes on in the world of plants. In The Green Planet, Leissa Stewart-Sharpe gives a glimpse into their hidden life and all the different ways plants smell, touch, taste, hear, and – that’s right – talk!
THE GOOD TURN by Sharna Jackson
11-year-old Josephine Williams is desperate to explore the world. There’s only so much you can discover from your internet browser! And when she learns about a woman who started the first Girl Scout troop for Black girls, Josephine becomes determined to start her own troop. So, she and her friends Margot and Wesley head out to earn their camping badges. But on the way, they find themselves in an abandoned factory and a curious old photograph.