Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Notable Children's Books

Recognizes the best in children’s books from the past year, as chosen by the ALSC Notable Childrens Books Committee.

88 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Above the Rim
How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball
Book - 2020 Abrams Books for Young Readers Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
All Because You Matter Book - 2020 Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc Easy Picture Book
All Thirteen
The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team
Book - 2020 Candlewick Press Children's Nonfiction Book
Almost American Girl
An Illustrated Memoir
Graphic Novel - 2020 Balzer + BrayHarper Alley, imprints of HarperCollins Publishers Teen Graphic Novel
A Place Inside of Me
A Poem to Heal the Heart
Book - 2020 Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers Easy Picture Book
A Polar Bear in the Snow Book - 2020 Candlewick Press Easy Picture Book
A Way With Wild Things Book - 2020 Bloomsbury Children's Books Easy Picture Book
A Wish in the Dark Book - 2020 Candlewick Press Children's Fiction Book
Becoming Muhammad Ali
A Novel
Book - 2020 Jimmy Patterson Books, Little, Brown and Company Children's Fiction Book
Before the Ever After Book - 2020 Nancy Paulsen Books Children's Fiction Book
Black Brother, Black Brother eBook - 2020 Little, Brown and Company Children's Fiction eBook
Black Is A Rainbow Color Book - 2020 Roaring Brook Press Easy Picture Book
Box
Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom
Book - 2020 Candlewick Press Children's Nonfiction Book
Brother's Keeper Book - 2020 Holiday House Children's Fiction Book
Catherine's War Graphic Novel - 2020 Harper Alley, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers Children's Graphic Novel
Crossings
Extraordinary Structures for Extraordinary Animals
Book - 2020 Beach Lane Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division Easy Nonfiction Book
Digging for Words
Josâe Alberto Gutiâerrez and the Library He Built
Book - 2020 Schwartz & Wade Books Children's Nonfiction Book
Dragon Hoops Graphic Novel - 2020 First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press Teen Graphic Novel
Echo Mountain Book - 2020 Dutton Children's Books Children's Fiction Book
Efrén Divided
A Novel
eBook - 2020 Harper Children's Fiction eBook
Elatsoe Book - 2020 Levine Querido Teen Fiction Book
Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away Book - 2020 Candlewick Press Easy Picture Book
Exquisite
The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks
Book - 2020 Abrams Books for Young Readers Children's Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Fighting Words Book - 2020 Dial Books for Young Readers Children's Fiction Book
From the Desk of Zoe Washington Book - 2020 Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Children's Fiction Book
Go With the Flow Graphic Novel - 2020 First Second Children's Graphic Novel
Home Base
A Mother-daughter Story
Book - 2020 Holiday House Easy Picture Book
Honeybee
The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera
Book - 2020 Neal Porter Books, an imprint of Holiday House Children's Nonfiction Book
How We Got to the Moon
The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure
Book - 2020 Crown Books for Young Readers Children's Nonfiction Book
I Am Every Good Thing Book - 2020 Nancy Paulsen Books Easy Picture Book
If You Take Away the Otter Book - 2020 Candlewick Press Easy Nonfiction Book
I Talk Like A River Book - 2020 Neal Porter Books, Holiday House Easy Picture Book
Julian at the Wedding Book
Khalil and Mr. Hagerty and the Backyard Treasures Book - 2020 Candlewick Press Easy Picture Book
King and the Dragonflies Book - 2020 Scholastic Press Children's Fiction Book
Land of the Cranes Book - 2020 Scholastic Press Children's Fiction Book
Letters From Cuba Book - 2020 Nancy Paulsen Books Children's Fiction Book
Lift Book - 2020 Disney Hyperion Easy Picture Book
Lupe Wong Won't Dance Book - 2020 Levine Querido Children's Fiction Book
Mañanaland Book - 2020 Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc Children's Fiction Book
Me & Mama Book - 2020 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Easy Picture Book
Nana Akua Goes to School Book - 2020 Schwartz & Wade Books Easy Picture Book
'Ohana Means Family Book - 2020 Holiday House Easy Picture Book
Once Upon An Eid
Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices
Book - 2020 Amulet Books Children's Fiction Book
One Little Bag
An Amazing Journey
Book - 2020 Scholastic Press Easy Picture Book
Our Friend Hedgehog
The Story of Us
Book - 2020 Alfred A. Knopf Children's Fiction Book
Outside in Book - 2020 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Easy Picture Book
Overground Railroad Book - 2020 Holiday House Easy Picture Book
Poisoned Water
How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned the Nation
Book - 2020 Bloomsbury Children's Books, Bloomsbury Publishing Inc., part of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc Children's Nonfiction Book
Prairie Days Book - 2020 Margaret K. McElderry Books Easy Picture Book
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