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.

407 items

Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Above the Rim
How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball
Book - 2020 Abrams Books for Young Readers E 796.323092 B35B
All Because You Matter Book - 2020 Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc E CHAR
All Thirteen
The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team
Book - 2020 Candlewick Press J 796.525095 S71A
Almost American Girl
An Illustrated Memoir
Graphic Novel - 2020 Balzer + BrayHarper Alley, imprints of HarperCollins Publishers GRAPHIC YA 305.906912 H11A
A Place Inside of Me
A Poem to Heal the Heart
Book - 2020 Farrar Straus Giroux E ELLI
A Polar Bear in the Snow Book - 2020 Candlewick Press E BARN
A Way With Wild Things Book - 2020 Bloomsbury Children's Books E THEU
A Wish in the Dark Book - 2020 Candlewick Press J FIC SOON
Becoming Muhammad Ali
A Novel
Book - 2020 Little, Brown and CompanyHoughton Mifflin Harcourt J FIC PATT
Before the Ever After Book - 2020 Nancy Paulsen Books J FIC WOOD
Black Brother, Black Brother Book - 2020 Little, Brown and Company J FIC RHOD
Black Is A Rainbow Color Book - 2020 Roaring Brook Press E JOY
Box
Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom
Book - 2020 Candlewick Press J 306.362092 B87W
Brother's Keeper Book - 2020 Holiday House J FIC LEE
Catherine's War Graphic Novel - 2020 Harper Alley, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers GRAPHIC J BILL
Crossings Book
Digging for Words
José Alberto Gutiérrez and the Library He Built
Book - 2020 Schwartz & Wade Books E 027.086148 K96D
Dragon Hoops Graphic Novel - 2020 First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press GRAPHIC YA 796.323 Y22D
Echo Mountain Book - 2020 Dutton Children's Books J FIC WOLK
Efrén Divided
A Novel
Book - 2020 Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers J FIC CISN
Elatsoe Book - 2020 Levine Querido YA FIC LITT
Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away Book - 2020 Candlewick Press E MEDI
Exquisite
The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks
Book - 2020 Abrams Books for Young Readers E 811.54 B87S
Fighting Words Book - 2020 Dial Books for Young Readers J FIC BRAD
From the Desk of Zoe Washington Book - 2020 Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers J FIC MARK
Go With the Flow Graphic Novel - 2020 First Second GRAPHIC J WILL
Home Base
A Mother-daughter Story
Book - 2020 Holiday House E TATE
Honeybee
The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera
Book - 2020 Holiday House E 595.799 F59H
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 J 629.454 R67H
I Am Every Good Thing Book - 2020 Nancy Paulsen Books E BARN
If You Take Away the Otter Book - 2020 Candlewick Press E 599.7695 B93I
I Talk Like A River Book - 2020 Neal Porter BooksHoliday House E SCOT
Julián at the Wedding Book - 2020 Candlewick Press E LOVE
Khalil and Mr. Hagerty and the Backyard Treasures Book - 2020 Candlewick Press E SPRI
King and the Dragonflies Book - 2020 Scholastic Press J FIC CALL
Land of the Cranes Book - 2020 Scholastic Press J FIC SALA
Letters From Cuba Book - 2020 Nancy Paulsen Books J FIC BEHA
Lift Book - 2020 Disney Hyperion E LE
Lupe Wong Won't Dance Book - 2020 Levine Querido J FIC HIGU
Mañanaland Book - 2020 Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc J FIC RYAN
Me & Mama Book - 2020 Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers E CABR
Nana Akua Goes to School Book - 2020 Schwartz & Wade Books E WALK
'Ohana Means Family Book - 2020 Holiday House E LOOM
Once Upon An Eid
Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices
Book - 2020 Amulet Books J FIC ONCE
One Little Bag
An Amazing Journey
Book - 2020 Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc E COLE
Our Friend Hedgehog
The Story of Us
Book - 2020 Alfred A. Knopf J FIC CAST
Outside in Book - 2020 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt E UNDE
Overground Railroad Book - 2020 Holiday House E CLIN
Poisoned Water Book
Prairie Days Book - 2020 Margaret K. McElderry Books E MACL
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