Picture Books By Topic: cities

A Little at a Time

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By: David A. Adler
Illustrated by: Paul Tong
Description: A young boy visits his grandfather in the city and asks many questions like "how did that tree get so tall" and "how did you get so smart Grandpa." He answers patiently, along with "a little at a time."
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A Chair for My Mother

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By: Vera Williams
Description: Grandparents, families, cooperation, saving, goal-setting A girl, her mother, and grandmother all contribute coins to the coin jar that will buy a new chair for mama after a fire destroys their possessions.
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The Honeybee Man

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By: Lela Nargi, Krysten Brooker
Description: Fred is an urban beekeeper who shares the fruits of his work with neighbors. Information about beekeeping and bees is included.
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Last Stop on Market Street

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By: Matt de la Peῆa, Christian Robinson
Description: Multi-cultural (Af. Am.), grandson and grandma, city living, jealousy, thankfulness, volunteerism
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My Teacher

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By: James Ransome
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Nana in the City

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By: Lauren Castillo
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Description: Young boy visits Nana’s home in the big city and is initially frightened.
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Paris Hop

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By: Margie Blumberg
Illustrated by: Renee Andriani
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Description: A grandmother and granddaughter have travel adventures in Paris.
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