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Children's Picture Books - Top 10
TIME FOR SCHOOL, LITTLE BLUE TRUCK by Alice Schertle. Illustrated by Jill McElmurry. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Blue gives a friend a ride to school.
THE PIGEON HAS TO GO TO SCHOOL! by Mo Willems. (Hyperion)
Pigeon deals with the anxieties of going to school for the first time.
THE DAY YOU BEGIN by Jacqueline Woodson. Illustrated by Rafael López. (Nancy Paulsen)
A group of school children embrace their differences.
YOU MATTER by Christian Robinson. (Atheneum)
How we all relate and contribute to the world around us.
SCHOOL'S FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL by Adam Rex. Illustrated by Christian Robinson. (Roaring Brook)
Even the schoolrooms have the jitters on the first day of classes.
WE DON'T EAT OUR CLASSMATES! by Ryan T. Higgins. (Disney-Hyperion)
Penelope Rex must control her urge to eat the children in her class.
ALL ARE WELCOME by Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman. (Knopf)
A celebration of kindness, inclusivity and diversity at a school.
THE WONDERFUL THINGS YOU WILL BE by Emily Winfield Martin. (Random House)
A celebration of future possibilities.
DRAGONS LOVE TACOS by Adam Rubin. Illustrated by Daniel Salmieri. (Dial)
What to serve your dragon-guests.
HOW TO CATCH A UNICORN by Adam Wallace. Illustrated by Andy Elkerton. (Sourcebooks Wonderland)
Children attempt to capture the mythical creature.
Children's Middle Grade (Hardcover) - Top 10
WONDER by R.J. Palacio. (Knopf)
A boy with a facial deformity starts school.
REFUGEE by Alan Gratz. (Scholastic)
Three children in three different conflicts look for safe haven.
GROUND ZERO by Alan Gratz. (Scholastic)
Parallel storylines of Brandon and Reshmina take place on Sept. 11th, in 2001 and 2019.
BLACK BOY JOY edited by Kwame Mbalia. (Delacorte)
Seventeen stories that celebrate the joys of Black boyhood.
ALI CROSS: LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON by James Patterson. (jimmy patterson)
Ali investigates the shooting of new friend, Zoe.
THE ONE AND ONLY BOB by Katherine Applegate. Illustrated by Patricia Castelao. (HarperCollins)
In this sequel to "The One and Only Ivan," Bob sets out on a dangerous journey in search of his long-lost sister.
BEST NERDS FOREVER by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein. (jimmy patterson)
As a ghost, Finn attempts to solve his own murder.
THE OFFICIAL HARRY POTTER BAKING BOOK by Joanna Farrow. (Scholastic)
Forty-three tasty recipes inspired by the Harry Potter films.
THE ICKABOG by J.K. Rowling. (Scholastic)
A fearsome monster threatens the kingdom of Cornucopia.
AMARI AND THE NIGHT BROTHERS by B.B. Alston. (Balzer + Bray)
Amari Peters competes for a spot at the Bureau of Supernatural Affairs.
Young Adult Books (Hardcover) - Top 10
ONE OF US IS LYING by Karen M. McManus. (Delacorte)
For five students, a detour into detention ends in murder.
STAMPED by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi. (Little, Brown)
An exploration of racism and antiracism in America.
THE HATE U GIVE by Angie Thomas. (Balzer + Bray)
A 16-year-old girl sees a police officer kill her friend.
REALM BREAKER by Victoria Aveyard. (HarperTeen)
A small band of misfits attempt to save Allward.
LORE by Alexandra Bracken. (Disney-Hyperion)
To get revenge for her family's murder, Lore must re-enter a hunt know as the Agon.
GOOD GIRL, BAD BLOOD by Holly Jackson. (Delacorte)
Pip investigates the disappearance of her friend.
THESE VIOLENT DELIGHTS by Chloe Gong. (Margaret K. McElderry)
A reimagining of Romeo and Juliet set in 1920s Shanghai.
FIREKEEPER'S DAUGHTER by Angeline Boulley. (Holt)
Daunis investigates a deadly new drug being distributed in her tribal community.
SMALL FAVORS by Erin A. Craig. (Delacorte)
Mythic monsters have returned to destroy Amity Falls and Ellerie must protect her farm and siblings.
ACE OF SPADES by Faridah Abike-Iyimide. (Feiwel & Friends)
An anonymous texter known as Aces reveals secrets about an elite private school’s only two Black students.
Children's Series - Top 10
HARRY POTTER by J.K. Rowling. (Scholastic)
A wizard hones his conjuring skills in the service of fighting evil.
DIARY OF A WIMPY KID written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. (Amulet)
The travails and challenges of adolescence.
THE TWILIGHT SAGA by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown)
Vampires and werewolves and their intrigues in high school.
PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion)
A boy battles mythological monsters.
SHADOW AND BONE TRILOGY by Leigh Bardugo. (Square Fish)
The basis of the Netflix series; previously titled "The Grisha Trilogy."
AWESOME FRIENDLY KID written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. (Amulet)
Rowley Jefferson chronicles his life story and adventures.
WINGS OF FIRE by Tui T. Sutherland. (Scholastic)
Only the five dragonets of destiny can unite the seven warring dragon tribes.
CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS written and illustrated by Dav Pilkey. (Scholastic)
Boys and their principal fight evil.
THE LAST KIDS ON EARTH by Max Brallier. Illustrated by Douglas Holgate. (Viking)
Jack and his friends fight for their lives through the zombie apocalypse.
FOLK OF THE AIR by Holly Black. (Little, Brown)
Jude’s quest to become the first mortal queen of the High Court of Faerie.