The Best Children's Books of The Year: Holiday Gift Edition2021

Given by Children's Book Committee, Bank Street College Center for Children's Literature

31 Works 5,493 Books 231 Reviews 4.1

Notable titles that have captured the attention of Children's Book Committee members just in time for the holidays!

Categories:
Years:
All, 2023 (37), 2022 (39), 2021 (31), 2020 (35)
WorkCategoryYear
Big Brain Book: How It Works and All Its Quirks by Leanne Boucher Gill PhD
Ages 12 to 142021
Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes
Ages 12 to 142021
The Republic of Birds by Jessica Miller
Ages 12 to 142021
Ancestor Approved: Intertribal Stories for Kids by Cynthia Leitich Smith
Ages 12 to 142021
How Do You Live? by Genzaburō Yoshino
Ages 12 to 142021
One Great Lie by Deb Caletti
Ages 14 and Up2021
Blackout by Dhonielle Clayton
Ages 14 and Up2021
In the Same Boat by Holly Green
Ages 14 and Up2021
A Pho Love Story by Loan Le
Ages 14 and Up2021
Gone to the Woods: Surviving a Lost Childhood by Gary Paulsen
Ages 14 and Up2021
All Kinds of Other by James Sie
Ages 14 and Up2021
Woodland Dance! by Sandra Boynton
Ages 5 and Under2021
Yes & No by Elisha Cooper
Ages 5 and Under2021
Bubbles . . . Up! by Jacqueline Davies
Ages 5 and Under2021
Off to See the Sea by Nikki Grimes
Ages 5 and Under2021
Daddy (Leslie Patricelli board books) by Leslie Patricelli
Ages 5 and Under2021
Mommy (Leslie Patricelli board books) by Leslie Patricelli
Ages 5 and Under2021
Milo Imagines the World by Matt de la Peña
Ages 6 to 92021
A day for rememberin' : the first Memorial Day by Leah Henderson
Ages 6 to 92021
Eyes That Kiss in the Corners by Joanna Ho
Ages 6 to 92021
The Last Straw: Kids vs. Plastics by Susan Hood
Ages 6 to 92021
Maybe Maybe Marisol Rainey (Maybe Marisol, 1) by Erin Entrada Kelly
Ages 6 to 92021
The Boy Whose Head Was Filled with Stars: A Story about Edwin Hubble by Isabelle Marinov
Ages 6 to 92021
Someone Builds the Dream by Lisa Wheeler
Ages 6 to 92021
Once Upon a Camel by Kathi Appelt
Ages 9 to 122021
Being Clem (The Finding Langston Trilogy) by Lesa Cline-Ransome
Ages 9 to 122021
The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera
Ages 9 to 122021
Merci Suárez Can't Dance by Meg Medina
Ages 9 to 122021
Planet Ocean: Why We All Need a Healthy Ocean by Patricia Newman
Ages 9 to 122021
The One Thing You'd Save by Linda Sue Park
Ages 9 to 122021
Butterfly for a King: Saving Hawaiis Kamehameha Butterflies by Susan L. Roth
Ages 9 to 122021

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