Evanston Public Library 101 Great Books for Kids2018

Given by Evanston Public Library

Other Names: 101 Great Books for Kids
101 Works 35,516 Books 1,974 Reviews 4.2
Every year, the 101 committee is made up of any Evanston Public Library staff member interested in participating, whether or not their job is specifically aimed at working with kids or not. After show more all, we were all kids ourselves once.



We urge you to stop by our library whenever we’re open to request any of the titles you would like to see. They represent some of the best books of the year and should not be missed.



All 101 books on the list are appropriate for readers two to twelve.
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Categories:
All, Comics and Graphic Novels (74), Early Chapter Books (6), Easy Books (5), Easy and Early Chapter Books (50), Fairytales, Folktales, and Religious Tales (46), Fiction (140), Middle Grade Fiction (23), Nonfiction (76), Nonfiction Picture Books (68), Nonfiction for Older Readers (31), Picture Books (152), Poetry (31), Poetry and Short Stories (5)
Years:
All, 2023 (101), 2022 (101), 2021 (101), 2020 (101), 2019 (101), 2018 (101), 2017 (101)
WorkCategoryYear
Sanity & Tallulah by Molly Brooks
Comics and Graphic Novels2018
Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol
Comics and Graphic Novels2018
Lowriders Blast from the Past by Cathy Camper
Comics and Graphic Novels2018
Illegal by Eoin Colfer
Comics and Graphic Novels2018
Monster Mayhem by Christopher Eliopoulos
Comics and Graphic Novels2018
Sci-Fu by Yehudi Mercado
Comics and Graphic Novels2018
The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell
Comics and Graphic Novels2018
Small Things by Mel Tregonning
Comics and Graphic Novels2018
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
Comics and Graphic Novels2018
Kick It, Mo! by David A. Adler
Easy and Early Chapter Books2018
Houndsley and Catina and Cousin Wagster by James Howe
Easy and Early Chapter Books2018
Power Forward by Hena Khan
Easy and Early Chapter Books2018
They Didn't Teach THIS in Worm School! by Simone Lia
Easy and Early Chapter Books2018
Min Makes a Machine by Emily Arnold McCully
Easy and Early Chapter Books2018
Fox & Chick: The Party: and Other Stories by Sergio Ruzzier
Easy and Early Chapter Books2018
Baby Monkey, Private Eye by Brian Selznick
Easy and Early Chapter Books2018
The Tiger Prince by Jiang Hong Chen
Fairytales, Folktales, and Religious Tales2018
The Dragon Slayer: Folktales from Latin America by Jaime Hernandez
Fairytales, Folktales, and Religious Tales2018
Never Satisfied: The Story of The Stonecutter by Dave Horowitz
Fairytales, Folktales, and Religious Tales2018
The Little Red Fort by Brenda Maier
Fairytales, Folktales, and Religious Tales2018
Ramayana: An Illustrated Retelling by Arshia Sattar
Fairytales, Folktales, and Religious Tales2018
Der Froschkönig by Sybille Schenker
Fairytales, Folktales, and Religious Tales2018
King of the Birds by Alexander Utkin
Fairytales, Folktales, and Religious Tales2018
Rebound by Kwame Alexander
Fiction2018
The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M. T. Anderson
Fiction2018
Small Spaces by Katherine Arden
Fiction2018
The Button War: A Tale of the Great War by Avi
Fiction2018
Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake
Fiction2018
Marcus Vega Doesn't Speak Spanish by Pablo Cartaya
Fiction2018
Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi
Fiction2018
The Journey of Little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis
Fiction2018
Louisiana's Way Home by Kate DiCamillo
Fiction2018
The Stone Girl's Story by Sarah Beth Durst
Fiction2018
The Jamie Drake Equation by Christopher Edge
Fiction2018
The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson
Fiction2018
The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon
Fiction2018
The Mad Wolf's Daughter by Diane Magras
Fiction2018
The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl by Stacy McAnulty
Fiction2018
Dear Sister by Alison McGhee
Fiction2018
Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina
Fiction2018
The Book of Boy by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
Fiction2018
Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Fiction2018
My Year in the Middle by Lila Quintero Weaver
Fiction2018
Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson
Fiction2018
Front Desk by Kelly Yang
Fiction2018
Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein by Linda Bailey
Nonfiction2018
Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain by Cheryl Bardoe
Nonfiction2018
Do Not Lick This Book by Idan Ben-Barak
Nonfiction2018
Irving Berlin, the Immigrant Boy Who Made America Sing by Nancy Churnin
Nonfiction2018
Marley Dias Gets It Done and So Can You! by Marley Dias
Nonfiction2018
The Truth About Bears: Seriously Funny Facts About Your Favorite Animals (The Truth About Your Favorite Animals) by Maxwell Eaton III
Nonfiction2018
This Is the Nest That Robin Built by Denise Fleming
Nonfiction2018
Lovely Beasts: The Surprising Truth by Kate Gardner
Nonfiction2018
The Mushroom Fan Club by Elise Gravel
Nonfiction2018
My Family Divided: One Girl's Journey of Home, Loss, and Hope by Diane Guerrero
Nonfiction2018
Mallko & Dad by Gusti
Nonfiction2018
The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler by John Hendrix
Nonfiction2018
Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness by Anastasia Higginbotham
Nonfiction2018
Spooked!: How a Radio Broadcast and The War of the Worlds Sparked the 1938 Invasion of America by Gail Jarrow
Nonfiction2018
The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self by Katty Kay
Nonfiction2018
Frenemies in the Family: Famous Brothers and Sisters Who Butted Heads and Had Each Other's Backs by Kathleen Krull
Nonfiction2018
Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years by Stacy McAnulty
Nonfiction2018
Dreamers by Yuyi Morales
Nonfiction2018
The Girl With a Mind for Math: The Story of Raye Montague by Julia Finley Mosca
Nonfiction2018
The Eye That Never Sleeps: How Detective Pinkerton Saved President Lincoln by Marissa Moss
Nonfiction2018
Thirty Minutes Over Oregon: A Japanese Pilot's World War II Story by Marc Tyler Nobleman
Nonfiction2018
Otis and Will Discover the Deep: The Record-Setting Dive of the Bathysphere by Barb Rosenstock
Nonfiction2018
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science by Joyce Sidman
Nonfiction2018
Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles by Patricia Valdez
Nonfiction2018
Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery by Sandra Neil Wallace
Nonfiction2018
The Stuff of Stars by Marion Dane Bauer
Picture Books2018
I Am a Cat by Galia Bernstein
Picture Books2018
My Hair Is a Garden by Cozbi A. Cabrera
Picture Books2018
The Patchwork Bike by Maxine Beneba Clarke
Picture Books2018
Imagine! by Raul Colon
Picture Books2018
Can I Be Your Dog? by Troy Cummings
Picture Books2018
Love by Matt de la Peña
Picture Books2018
The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld
Picture Books2018
Ocean Meets Sky by Terry Fan
Picture Books2018
A House That Once Was by Julie Fogliano
Picture Books2018
Ducks Away! by Mem Fox
Picture Books2018
The Honeybee by Kirsten Hall
Picture Books2018
A Parade of Elephants by Kevin Henkes
Picture Books2018
We don't eat our classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
Picture Books2018
The Funeral by Matt James
Picture Books2018
Julián Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love
Picture Books2018
Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal
Picture Books2018
The Field by Baptiste Paul
Picture Books2018
Jerome By Heart by Thomas Scotto
Picture Books2018
Blue by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Picture Books2018
First Laugh--Welcome, Baby! by Rose Ann Tahe
Picture Books2018
Teddy's Favorite Toy by Christian Trimmer
Picture Books2018
This Is My Eye by Neela Vaswani
Picture Books2018
Hello Hello by Brendan Wenzel
Picture Books2018
The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson
Picture Books2018
In the Past: From Trilobites to Dinosaurs to Mammoths in More Than 500 Million Years by David Elliott
Poetry2018
Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship by Irene Latham
Poetry2018
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy by Tony Medina
Poetry2018
Vivid: Poems & Notes About Color by Julie Paschkis
Poetry2018
Sakura's Cherry Blossoms by Robert Paul Weston
Poetry2018
Seeing into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright by Richard Wright
Poetry2018

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