It's the giving season, and Shelf Awareness is here to help you find sure-to-be-winner gifts for the kids, tweens, and teens in your life. For the kid who loves trains, planes, and automobiles, Transported by Matt Ralphs, illustrated by Rui Ricardo, "is an exciting and educational examination of the 50 most significant vehicles in human history." If you want to show your love and affirm a little one, Vashti Harrison's Big is an "inspiring and deeply moving picture book." And we have some great options for history buffs: the "engaging and cleverly compiled guide to North American and Mesoamerican Indigenous innovation," Indigenous Ingenuity by Deidre Havrelock and Edward Kay, as well as Susan Goldman Rubin's powerhouse The Women Who Built Hollywood.
Our Writer's Life feature spotlights young chef, social entrepreneur, and food justice advocate Michael Platt, and we interview the editors of the long-running, bestselling Brain Quest brand. Plus, check out our recent round-up of cookbooks for kids!