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Friday, December 29, 2017

Best Kids Books for 2017!

Picture Books
Stolen Words by Melanie Florence
Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library by Carole Boston Weatherford
A Different Pond by Bao Phi
Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers
Why Am I Me? by Paige Britt
The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse by Mac Barnett
Buddy and Earl Go to School by Maureen Fergus
Now by Antoinette Portis
Town Is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz
Silent Days, Silent Dreams by Allen Say

Middle Grade Books (Ages 9-12)

Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team by Steve Sheinkin
The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore
Pablo and Birdy by Alison McGhee
A Properly Unhaunted Place by William Alexander
Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Lucky Broken Girl by Ruth Behar
The Doorman's Repose by Chris Raschka
The Secret of Nightingale Wood by Lucy Strange
The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue
Wicked Bugs by Amy Stewart

Teen Books
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins
Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham
The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco
Crossing Ebenezer Creek by Tonya Bolden
The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtueby Mackenzi Lee
Landscape with Invisible Hand by M.T. Anderson
A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge
Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World by Sarah Prager
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives by Dashka Slater