Newsbee’s antennae beam when he finds books to bee-light young readers, and adults who share his Picks with students, children or grandchildren. He’s thrilled to share his “Monumental March Picks,” books certain to move you, make you more mindful and motivate you to live the values the main characters model. Page On! Enjoy!

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Picture book perfection, that’s “Love,” a glorious book by Matt De La Peña, a treasure that celebrates relationships, in good times and in our not-so-great moments. Through thick and through thin, people on its pages pull together because of the tie that binds. Emotion-laden illustrations by Loren Long show the sad-happy reactions on characters’ faces in scenes set in a variety of seasons and locales.

The opening of the book celebrates birth, parents standing over the crib of their newborn, bathed in love for the blessing of their baby. The story then moves through day-to-day experiences, the affection and fun of family times, the peace found in lying alone in a field, the agony of arguments, the sorrow felt in a fire that robs a family of their home, the joy of fishing with Grandpa and joining in a backyard game of horseshoes.

Dark times may occur in “Love,” the book’s pages reflecting downturns, but love and continued do-good attitudes triumph — a heartwarming message in a stellar example of the best picture books have to offer.

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For writers there’s nothing better than words — an endless supply to mine. Jerome, the boy in “The Word Collector,” loves words too; in fact he collects them in this clever new book by Peter Reynolds.

Words charmed Jerome, like “wonder” for a starter, and who could pass over “certain words that caught his attention,” like Peru, or “ . . . words that popped off the page like “emerald,” from “The Wizard of Oz.”

Jerome didn’t always know the meaning of words he liked, but “they were marvelous to say,” like “effervescent” and “vociferous.” Jerome’s collection grew massive, and one day while transporting them, his words took a nosedive, scattering like leaves in the wind. His words got mixed-up, resulting in Jerome putting words together in ways he wouldn’t have thought of before for poems and songs.

Like all collectors, it didn’t take long for Jerome to have a collection conundrum, in a picture book with a lovely conclusion about sharing what you treasure most with the world. Don’t neglect undressing this picture book — remove its dust jacket for a peek at a cover that’s more fun than a jar of jellybeans.

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She’s busy and organized, Ophelia Delphinium Fidgets, the charming fairy heroine in “Granted,” by David Anderson.

Ophelia was discovered in a Delphinium blossom and now lives in the fairy-kingdom of Haven, where each bitty flitter has a job. Ophelia is a granter, an honored position, one of a select few in the fay assigned to grant human wishes — requests made with wishbones, coins in a fountain and candles on a birthday cake.

The fairies receive many wishes, revealed when the Great Tree in the glade sheds its leaves, each wish bearing a person’s name. Alas, the number of wishes that can be granted is being drastically reduced because magic is “ebbing.”

With only 12 in the latest leaf-shed, Ophelia lucks out when her boss Barnabus, the head of the Granters Guild, assigns Agent Ophelia her first mission, to make a 13-year-old’s wish for a bike come true.

After a lecture by Squint and being outfitted with high-tech gizmos to assure her mission will be as safe as possible, Ophelia’s off on a high-flying adventure, her best friend Charlie sending her off with good tidings.

There’s much to love about “Granted,” a fantasy that allows readers to feel the magic of flight and empathize with Ophelia as she undertakes her goodwill journey. The foot-tall wonder faces tough decisions and must employ survival tactics to accomplish her goals. This exhilarating read has much to say about the folly of selfishness, and the difference between our wants and needs.