Recommended books by Suzanne Lang

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Product picture for Grumpy Monkey by Suzanne Lang
Book › Hardcover
The hilarious New York Times bestselling picture book about dealing with unexplained feelings...and the danger in suppressing them!

Jim the chimpanzee is in a terrible mood for no good reason. His friends can't understand it--how can he be in a bad mood when it's SUCH a beautiful day? They encourage him not to hunch, to smile, and to do things that make THEM happy. But Jim can't take all the advice...and has a BIT of a meltdown. Could it be that he just needs a day to feel...
Book cover from Families, Families, Families! by Suzanne Lang
Book › Hardcover
No matter your size, shape, or pedigree--if you love each other, you are a family!


Moms, dads, sisters, brothers — and even Great Aunt Sue — appear in dozens of combinations, demonstrating all kinds of nontraditional families! Silly animals are cleverly depicted in framed portraits, and offer a warm celebration of family love.

From School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 1—Imagine a house with many rooms, whose walls each have a different color or wallpaper, accenting a...
Book cover from Christopher Wool by Katherine Brinson
Book › Hardcover
At the heart of Christopher Wool’s creative project, which spans three decades of highly focused practice, is the question of how a picture can be conceived, realized and experienced today. Engaging the complexities of painting as a medium, as well as the anxious rhythms of the urban environment and a wide range of cultural references, his agile, largely monochrome works propose an open-ended series of responses to this central problem. Published on the occasion of the artist’s...
Book cover from The Original Cowgirl: The Wild Adventures of Lucille Mulhall by Heather Lang
Book › Hardcover
Who says girls can’t be cowboys? Lucille Mulhall wasn’t like most girls in the 1890s. She didn’t give a lick about sewing or cooking or becoming a lady. Lucille had her heart set on roping and riding. At a time when most women couldn’t vote or own property, Lucille never let society’s expectations or the dangers of roping and riding stop her from pursuing her passion. Traveling around the country, she broke records and thrilled crowds with her daring acts. Soon cowboys, ranch hands,...
Book cover from Hooray for Kids by Suzanne Lang
Book › Hardcover
Every kid is a one-of-a-kind kid!

Suzanne and Max Lang (Families, Families, Families!) bring us another joyful ode to diversity in this zippy rhyming celebration of kids of all stripes. Whether you’re a play-a-lot-of-ball kid, a hang-out-at-the-mall kid, a bake-delicious-pie kid, or an always-asking-why kid . . . when you read this book, you’ll be a laughing-till-you-cry kid! Children can find themselves in the hilarious menagerie and recognize their friends and classmates. The...
Book cover from A Grimm Imagination: Reimaginings of the Brothers Grimm (Downtown Writers Group Collection) (Volume 1) by Downtown Writers Group
Book › Paperback
A collection of short stories inspired by Grimm's Fairy Tales. Snow-White and Rose-RedThe Wedding of Mrs. FoxLittle Red Riding HoodThe Fisherman's WifeThe Singing BoneThe Six ServantsRumpelstiltskinThe Blue LightThe Owl
Book cover from Librarium (Downtown Writers Group short story collection) by Downtown Writers Group
Book › Paperback
The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library is delighted to be celebrating the 200th anniversary of their founding! In 200 years libraries have changed a lot. We have moved from a small collection in a law office to 12 branches across the county. We still provide books for free but we also offer public computers, classes, and other great programs.The Downtown Writers Group is celebrating with this collection of short stories each featuring a library in one form or another.
Book cover from The Gettysburg Address: Perspectives on Lincolns Greatest Speech by Downtown Writers Group
Book › Audio CD
It remains without question the most memorable and memorized speech in American history. On November 19, 1863, in 272 words delivered among the freshly dug graves of Union dead upon the country's bloodiest battlefield, Abraham Lincoln redefined American liberty and forever altered the course of the nation.

This volume aims to place the Gettysburg Address in its full context, examining both its influences and impacts, and approaching it from a number of modern perspectives. Never...
Audiobook cover from All Kinds of Families by Suzanne Lang
Book › Board book
From the creators of the picture-book sensation Grumpy Monkey comes a hilarious celebration of families of all stripes!

Lots of nontraditional family structures are celebrated in this super-fun and super-accessible board book! Kids will love finding their own family represented, no matter if they have two moms, one grandpa, or just a cousin named Doug.

The brilliant creative team behind Grumpy Monkey wanted a simple book they could use to talk with their kids about the...