ALA Notable Books for Children
2017 (Younger Readers)
Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Diane Stanley
2017 (Younger Readers)
Ada Twist, Scientist
Click to search this book in our catalog   Andrea Beaty
School Library Journal K-Gr 2-Ada Marie Twist is an inquisitive African American second grader and a born scientist. She possesses a keen yet peculia...More
 
2017 (Younger Readers)
Before Morning
 Joyce Sidman
Publishers Weekly In a book-length poem, Newbery Honor recipient Sidman (Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night) expresses a heartfelt wish for a ...More
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2017 (Younger Readers)
Best Frints in the Whole Universe
 Antoinette Portis
Publishers Weekly On Planet Boborp, "teef are long and tempers are short," yet two lookalike pink and purple aliens "have been best fr...More
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2017 (Younger Readers)
Counting
Click to search this book in our catalog   Fleur Star
2017 (Younger Readers)
Coyote Moon
Click to search this book in our catalog   Maria Gianferrari
Book list This striking book celebrates the life of coyotes without dismissing their predatory nature. The coyote on the front cover is on the hunt, ...More
 
2017 (Younger Readers)
Fabulous Frogs
 Martin Jenkins
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2017 (Younger Readers)
Go, Otto, Go!
 David Milgrim
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2017 (Younger Readers)
Good Night Owl
Click to search this book in our catalog   Greg Pizzoli
Publishers Weekly Pizzoli's picture books can feel a little like Twilight Zone light: a cat who wishes away his family (Templeton Gets His Wish),...More
2017 (Younger Readers)
The Great Pet Escape
Click to search this book in our catalog   Victoria Jamieson
School Library Journal Gr 1-3-George Washington, or "GW" for short, may look like a sweet, innocent classroom hamster, but little do the se...More
 
2017 (Younger Readers)
Horrible Bear!
 Ame Dyckman
Publishers Weekly With wit and tenderness, Dyckman and OHora, the duo behind 2015's Wolfie the Bunny, introduce two creatures who are absolutely ...More
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2017 (Younger Readers)
A Hungry Lion; or, A Dwindling Assortment of Animals.
 Lucy Ruth Cummins
School Library Journal K-Gr 3-With its macabre humor and delightfully scribbly illustrations, this tale is sure to delight a wide audience of childre...More
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2017 (Younger Readers)
The Infamous Ratsos.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Kara LaReau
2017 (Younger Readers)
Leave Me Alone!
Click to search this book in our catalog   Vera Brosgol
Book list It's time for Granny to knit new winter sweaters for her gigantic family, but every time she tries to get started, her grandchildren ma...More
 
2017 (Younger Readers)
The Night Gardener.
 Terry Fan
Publishers Weekly Brothers Terry and Eric Fan set their first story in a dreary town and imagine what happens when it is transformed by a gardener...More
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2017 (Younger Readers)
Old Dog Baby Baby
 Julie Fogliano
Book list *Starred Review* Two picture-book luminaries pair up in this sweet story about a beloved old pet and a crawling baby. Rhyming text describe...More
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2017 (Younger Readers)
Oops, Pounce, Quick, Run! An Alphabet Caper.
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2017 (Younger Readers)
Over the Ocean.
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2017 (Younger Readers)
A Piece of Home.
 Jeri Watts
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2017 (Younger Readers)
Puddle
 Hyewon Yum
Publishers Weekly It's raining, it's pouring, it's boring. "There's nothing to do. Nothing!" gripes Yum's unnamed hero....More
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2017 (Younger Readers)
Rudas: Ninos Horrendous Hermanitas.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Yuyi Morales
School Library Journal PreS-Gr 2-Niņo is back in this rollicking adventure, but he takes backseat to the Rudas: his mischievous little sisters. The m...More
2017 (Younger Readers)
Schools First Day of School.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Adam Rex
Book list *Starred Review* First-day jitters are a frequent picture-book topic, but this one has a surprising twist: the nervous one is the school bu...More
 
2017 (Younger Readers)
Thunder Boy Jr
 Sherman Alexie
Publishers Weekly Echoes of Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian resonate in this vibrant first-person tale, illustrated in a...More
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2017 (Younger Readers)
Elephant and Piggie Like Reading! We Are Growing!
 Mo Willems
School Library Journal K-Gr 2-An exciting thing is happening. The grass is growing! One blade grows tall, another grows curly, and two grow pointy. A...More
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2017 (Younger Readers)
We Found a Hat
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jon Klassen
School Library Journal PreS-Gr 3-In this capper to Klassen's delightfully sly "Hat" trilogy," two wide-eyed tortoises covet a 10-g...More
2017 (Younger Readers)
Weekends with Max and His Dad.
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2017 (Younger Readers)
When Andy Met Sandy.
 Tomie dePaola
Book list In this first Andy and Sandy book, geared toward emerging independent readers, Andy arrives at the playground thinking, Today I have the pl...More
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2017 (Younger Readers)
Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln?
 Kate DiCamillo
School Library Journal Gr 1-4-Baby Lincoln has grown tired of living under the constant direction of her older sister Eugenia and has finally said en...More
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