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Children's Picture Books - Top 10
THE GOOD EGG by Jory John. Illustrated by Pete Oswald. (HarperCollins)
An egg who is good to others learns to be good to itself.
THE BAD SEED by Jory John. Illustrated by Pete Oswald. (HarperCollins)
A sunflower seed learns to change his ways.
THE WONDERFUL THINGS YOU WILL BE by Emily Winfield Martin. (Random House)
A celebration of future possibilities.
HOW TO CATCH A LEPRECHAUN by Adam Wallace. Illustrated by Andy Elkerton. (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky)
This is the year you'll finally catch a leprechaun.
DRAGONS LOVE TACOS by Adam Rubin. Illustrated by Daniel Salmieri. (Dial)
What to serve your dragon-guests.
P IS FOR PTERODACTYL by Raj Haldar and Chris Carpenter. Illustrated by Maria Tina Beddia. (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky)
Exploring mischievous words that ignore the rules of phonetics and spelling.
SAY SOMETHING! by Peter H. Reynolds. (Orchard)
Children express themselves through words, actions and creativity.
THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT by Drew Daywalt. Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. (Philomel)
Problems arise when Duncan’s crayons revolt.
THE BOOK WITH NO PICTURES by B. J. Novak. (Dial)
Silly songs and sound effects.
ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER by Andrea Beaty. Illustrated by David Roberts. (Abrams)
A young inventor learns to fail better.
Children's Middle Grade (Hardcover) - Top 10
WONDER by R.J. Palacio. (Knopf)
A boy with a facial deformity starts school.
MERCI SUÁREZ CHANGES GEARS by Meg Medina. (Candlewick)
Eleven-year-old Merci tackles the pressures of school and her home life.
MAX AND THE MIDKNIGHTS by Lincoln Peirce. (Crown)
When Max’s uncle Budrick is kidnapped by King Gastley she forms the Midknights to rescue him.
DOG DIARIES by James Patterson with Steven Butler. Illustrated by Richard Watson. (jimmy patterson)
A "Middle School" story told by Rafe's dog, Junior.
BLENDED by Sharon M. Draper. (Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy)
Isabella lives between the two households of her divorced parents.
LITTLE LEADERS by Vashti Harrison. (Little, Brown)
The biographies of 40 African-American women who made a difference.
WOMEN IN SCIENCE by Rachel Ignotofsky. (Ten Speed)
Fifty women who have transformed science and technology.
REFUGEE by Alan Gratz. (Scholastic)
Three children in three different conflicts look for safe haven.
THE CROSSOVER by Kwame Alexander. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
A hoops prodigy's family story, told in verse.
GAME OF STARS by Sayantani DasGupta. (Scholastic)
Kiran returns to the Kingdom Beyond to do battle with the evil Serpent King.
Young Adult Books (Hardcover) - Top 10
THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas (Balzer & Bray)
A 16-year-old girl sees a police officer kill her friend.
FIVE FEET APART by Rachael Lippincott with Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis. (Simon & Schuster)
Stella and Will are in love, but they can't get within five feet of each other.
ON THE COME UP by Angie Thomas. (Balzer + Bray)
Bri strives to become a hip-hop star despite numerous obstacles.
DEAR EVAN HANSEN: THE NOVEL by Val Emmich with Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul. (Poppy)
When one of Evan's letters to himself is accidentally found on a suicide victim, the victim's family assumes that he was a close friend.
THE FORK, THE WITCH, AND THE WORM by Christopher Paolini with Angela Paolini. (Knopf)
Three stories set in the magical world of Alagaësia.
GIRLS OF PAPER AND FIRE by Natasha Ngan. (jimmy patterson)
Lei is forced to be a concubine for the king in the Hidden Palace.
THE WICKED KING by Holly Black. (Little, Brown)
In this sequel to "The Cruel Prince" Jude secretly controls King Cardan and runs his kingdom.
KING OF SCARS by Leigh Bardugo. (Imprint)
King Nikolai struggles to maintain order in the kingdom of Ravka as a demon inside of him threatens to take control.
CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE by Tomi Adeyemi. (Holt)
Zélie fights to restore magic to the land of Orďsha.
TWO CAN KEEP A SECRET by Karen M. McManus. (Delacorte)
Ellery Corcoran investigates the mysteries of Echo Ridge.
Children's Series - Top 10
DOG MAN by Dav Pilkey. (Scholastic)
A dog's head is combined with a policeman’s body to create this hybrid supercop hound.
DIARY OF A WIMPY KID written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. (Amulet)
The travails and challenges of adolescence.
WINGS OF FIRE by Tui T. Sutherland. (Scholastic)
Only the five dragonets of destiny can unite the seven warring dragon tribes.
VEGA JANE by David Baldacci (Scholastic)
Trapped in a desolate village by a beast-filled forest, the title character and her cohort battle a vicious foe in the world beyond.
HARRY POTTER by J.K. Rowling. (Scholastic)
A wizard hones his conjuring skills in the service of fighting evil.
CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey. (Scholastic)
Boys and their principal fight evil.
WHO WAS/IS...? by Jim Gigliotti and others; various illustrators. (Penguin Workshop)
Biographis unlock legendary lives.
DORK DIARIES by Rachel Renée Russell. (Simon & Schuster)
Nikki Maxwell navigates the halls of middle school.
TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE by Jenny Han. (Simon & Schuster)
A girl faces budding love, a widower father and the trials of getting into and ready for college.
FUNJUNGLE by Stuart Gibbs. (Simon & Schuster)
Teddy Fitzroy solves mysteries at the nation's largest zoo-theme park.