CCBC Choices2008

Given by Cooperative Children’s Book Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison (CCBC)

Other Names: Cooperative Children's Book Center Choice Award, Cooperative Children's Book Center Choice Book
265 Works 283,968 Books 11,656 Reviews 4.2
CCBC CHOICES is an annual list of recommended books for children and young adults selected by the librarians at the Cooperative Children’s Book Center, a library of the School of Education at the show more University of Wisconsin-Madison.

[1987-2015: category designations not yet entered]
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Categories:
All, ? (2), Activities (37), Activities, 1983; Activities, 1984 (1), Biography (21), Biography and Autobiography (16), Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir (31), Books for Babies (9), Books for Beginning Readers (20), Books for Newly Independent (3), Books for Newly Independent Readers (15), Books for Newly Independent Readerssurely (1), Books for the Youngest (96), Concept Books (59), Contemporary People, Places, and Events (14), Contemporary People, Places, and Issues (17), English / Canada (1), Exceptional Children (5), Fiction for Children (204), Fiction for Middle Readers (48), Fiction for Older Children (12), Fiction for Older Readers (63), Fiction for Older Readers, 1980, New Editions, 1983 (1), Fiction for Teenagers (42), Fiction for Young Adults (173), Fiction for Young Readers (22), Fiction for Younger Readers (25), Fiction for the Younger Reader (14), Folklore (45), Folklore, Mythology and Traditional Literature (23), Folklore, Mythology, and Traditional Literature (6), Historical People, Places, and Events (94), Historical People, Places, and Events, 2016; The Arts, 2016 (1), History, People and Places (127), History, People and Places, 1984; History, People and Places, 1985 (1), Issues in Today's World (23), New Editions (17), Noteworthy New Editions of Classic Novels (2), Picture Books (164), Picture Books for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers (101), Picture Books for Babies, Toddles, and Preschoolers (2), Picture Books for School-Age Children (102), Picture Books for School–Age Children (29), Picture Books for School–Age Children, 2017 (1), Picture Books for Young Children (85), Picture Books, 1984; Picture Books, 1985 (1), Poetry (71), Recursively added (1), Recursively included (2), Science, Technology and the Natural World (12), Science, Technology, and the Natural World (63), Seasons and Celebrations (60), Seasons and Celebrations, 1980; New Editions, 1985; 2005 (1), Technology (4), The Arts (74), The Natural World (68), Understanding Oneself and Others (54), No Category (7,091)
Years:
All, 2024 (239), 2023 (211), 2022 (273), 2021 (239), 2020 (244), 2019 (252), 2018 (243), 2017 (246), 2013; 2016 (1), 2016 (257), 2015 (253), 2014 (222), 2013 (244), 2012 (245), 2011 (235), 2010 (229), 2009 (209), 2008 (265), 2007 (242), 2003, 2006 (1), 2006 (236), 2005 (227), 2004 (205), 1988, 2000, 2003 (1), 2003 (192), 1985; 2003 (1), 2002 (185), 2001 (181), 1983; 2000 (1), 2000 (207), 1991, 1998 (1), 1985; 1998 (2), 1998 (292), 1997 (240), 1996 (224), 1992, 1995 (1), 1995 (196), 1994, 2010 (1), 1994 (186), 1984; 1993 (1), 1993 (150), 1981; 1992 (1), 1992 (171), 1991 (172), 1983; 1991 (1), 1981; 1991 (1), 1990, 2004 (1), 1989, 1990 (1), 1990 (231), 1983; 1990 (1), 1988, 1989 (1), 1989 (245), 1988, 2001 (1), 1981; 1988 (1), 1988 (210), 1987, 2003 (1), 1987 (212), 1986 (178), 1985 (137), 1984 (117), 1983 (158), 1982 (131), 1981 (113), 1980- (1), 1980 (103)
Announced:
January 18: 2024 Recent
WorkYear
Still My Grandma by Veronique Van Den Abeele
2008
Up Close: Frank Lloyd Wright by Jan Adkins
2008
Working With Fractions by David A. Adler
2008
Previously by Allan Ahlberg
2008
Miss Crandall's School for Young Ladies & Little Misses of Color by Elizabeth Alexander
2008
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
2008
I'm Not Scared! (Baby Owl) by Jonathan Allen
2008
Capoeira: Game! Dance! Martial Art! by George Ancona
2008
Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate
2008
Babies in the Bayou by Jim Arnosky
2008
Artist to Artist: 23 Major Illustrators Talk to Children About Their Art by Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
2008
Up, Down, and Around by Katherine Ayres
2008
New Clothes for New Year's Day by Hyun-joo Bae
2008
A Nickel, A Trolley, A Treasure House by Sharon Reiss Baker
2008
Fox by Kate Banks
2008
Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood by Ibtisam Barakat
2008
The Secret of the Painted House by Marion Dane Bauer
2008
Muckrakers: How Ida Tarbell, Upton Sinclair, and Lincoln Steffens Helped Expose Scandal, Inspire Reform, and Invent Investigative Journalism by Ann Bausum
2008
At Night by Jonathan Bean
2008
Frida: Viva La Vida! Long Live Life! by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand
2008
Spiders by Nic Bishop
2008
Baby's Day: Easy-Open Board Book (Easy-Open) by Michel Blake
2008
Let's Play: Easy-Open Board Book (Easy-Open Board Books) by Michel Blake
2008
Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts
2008
M.L.K. Journey of a King by Tonya Bolden
2008
The John Hancock Club by Louise Borden
2008
Stick by Steve Breen
2008
Bronzeville Boys and Girls by Gwendolyn Brooks
2008
Mistik Lake by Martha Brooks
2008
The Way (Darby Creek Exceptional Titles) by Joseph Bruchac
2008
Let it Shine: Three Favorite Spirituals by Ashley Bryan
2008
Stealing Home: Jackie Robinson: Against the Odds by Robert Burleigh
2008
Edwardo: The Horriblest Boy in the Whole Wide World by John Burningham
2008
Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion by Loree Griffin Burns
2008
The Nature of Jade by Deb Caletti
2008
Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You by Peter Cameron
2008
Duck & Company (Holiday House Reader: Level 2) by Kathy Caple
2008
Re-Gifters by Mike Carey
2008
Emi and the Rhino Scientist by Mary Kay Carson
2008
Some Dog! by Mary Casanova
2008
Beige by Cecil Castellucci
2008
The Plain Janes by Cecil Castellucci
2008
The Magic Rabbit by Annette Leblanc Cate
2008
Gator by Randy Cecil
2008
Good Sports (Cork and Fuzz) by Dori Chaconas
2008
Pennies in a Jar by Dori Chaconas
2008
Peiling and the Chicken-Fried Christmas by Pauline Chen
2008
Louder, Lili by Gennifer Choldenko
2008
One Whole and Perfect Day by Judith Clarke
2008
No Talking by Andrew Clements
2008
Jack's Talent by Maryann Cocca-Leffler
2008
The Forever Dog by Bill Cochran
2008
Fred Stays with Me! by Nancy Coffelt
2008
Naomi and Ely's No Kiss List by Rachel Cohn
2008
Good Enough To Eat by Brock Cole
2008
Gregor and the Code of Claw by Suzanne Collins
2008
Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party by Ying Chang Compestine
2008
Hey Batta Batta Swing!: The Wild Old Days of Baseball by Sally Cook
2008
The Castle Corona by Sharon Creech
2008
Only You by Robin Cruise
2008
Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
2008
The Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming by Laurie David
2008
White Owl, Barn Owl by Nicola Davies
2008
Night of the Soul Stealer (The Last Apprentice, Book 3) by Joseph Delaney
2008
Iris, Messenger by Sarah Deming
2008
The Silenced by Jim DeVita
2008
Great Joy by Kate DiCamillo
2008
I'd Really Like to Eat a Child by Sylviane Donnio
2008
Penguin by Polly Dunbar
2008
Sacred Leaf by Deborah Ellis
2008
This Way, Ruby! by Jonathan Emmett
2008
Ten Old Men and a Mouse by Cary Fagan
2008
Olivia Helps with Christmas by Ian Falconer
2008
The Land of the Silver Apples by Nancy Farmer
2008
Touching Snow by M. Sindy Felin
2008
Jamie and Angus Together by Anne Fine
2008
Armando and the Blue Tarp School by Edith Hope Fine
2008
The Icebound Land by John Flanagan
2008
The Fabled Fourth Graders of Aesop Elementary School by Candace Fleming
2008
Beetle Bop by Denise Fleming
2008
Dadblamed Union Army Cow by Susan Fletcher
2008
Thank You Bear by Greg Foley
2008
Who Was First?: Discovering the Americas (Bank Street College of Education Flora Stieglitz Straus Award (Awards)) by Russell Freedman
2008
Hear Us Out!: Lesbian and Gay Stories of Struggle, Progress, and Hope, 1950 to the Present by Nancy Garden
2008
Into the Woods by Lyn Gardner
2008
Leaving the Nest by Mordicai Gerstein
2008
The Many Rides Of Paul Revere by James Cross Giblin
2008
Moxy Maxwell Does Not Love Stuart Little by Peggy Gifford
2008
My America by Jan Spivey Gilchrist
2008
Another Book About Design: Complicated Doesn't Make It Bad by Mark Gonyea
2008
An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming [Young Adult Adaptation] by Al Gore
2008
"The Trouble with Dogs," Said Dad by Bob Graham
2008
Dimity Dumpty: The Story of Humpty's Little Sister by Bob Graham
2008
Orange Pear Apple Bear by Emily Gravett
2008
Pink by Nan Gregory
2008
The Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
2008
Night Night, Baby Bundt: A Recipe for Bedtime by Jamie Harper
2008
The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County by Janice N. Harrington
2008
Only One Neighborhood by Marc Harshman
2008
Split Screen: Attack of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies / Bride of the Soul-Sucking Brain Zombies by Brent Hartinger
2008
Owen & Mzee : The Language of Friendship by Isabella Hatkoff
2008
Full House by Pete Hautman
2008
A Good Day by Kevin Henkes
2008
Remembering Mrs. Rossi by Amy Hest
2008
Babymouse, Skater Girl by Jennifer L. Holm
2008
Camp Babymouse by Jennifer L. Holm
2008
CCBC Choices 2008 by Kathleen T. Horning
2008
Little Rabbit's Christmas by Harry Horse
2008
Clancy the Courageous Cow by Lachie Hume
2008
Terrible Storm by Carol Otis Hurst
2008
A Second Is a Hiccup: A Child's Book of Time by Hazel Hutchins
2008
Freak Show by James St. James
2008
Repossessed by A. M. Jenkins
2008
What Happens on Wednesdays by Emily Jenkins
2008
Dogs and Cats by Steve Jenkins
2008
Living Color by Steve Jenkins
2008
Hair Dance! by Dinah Johnson
2008
One Thousand Tracings: Healing the Wounds of World War II by Lita Judge
2008
Badger's Fancy Meal by Keiko Kasza
2008
Kimchi & Calamari by Rose Kent
2008
Undercover by Beth Kephart
2008
Good as Lily by Derek Kirk Kim
2008
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
2008
The Snow Baby: The Arctic Childhood of Robert E. Peary's Daring Daughter by Katherine Kirkpatrick
2008
Dreamquake by Elizabeth Knox
2008
Today And Today by Issa Kobayashi
2008
The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World by E. L. Konigsburg
2008
Snow Day! by Lester L. Laminack
2008
Letter on the Wind: A Chanukah Tale by Sarah Marwil Lamstein
2008
Red Spikes by Margo Lanagan
2008
Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy
2008
Magic's Child by Justine Larbalestier
2008
Sticky Burr: Adventures in Burrwood Forest by John Lechner
2008
The Zoo by Suzy Lee
2008
Papa and the Pioneer Quilt by Jean Van Leeuwen
2008
Rainstorm by Barbara Lehman
2008
This Strange New Feeling by Julius Lester
2008
Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine
2008
At Gleason's Gym by Ted Lewin
2008
Mini Mia and Her Darling Uncle by Pija Lindenbaum
2008
Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
2008
Little (Grrl) Lost by Charles de Lint
2008
Yellow Flag by Robert Lipsyte
2008
Calendar by Myra Cohn Livingston
2008
How to Be a Baby . . . by Me, the Big Sister (How To Series) by Sally Lloyd-Jones
2008
Old Penn Station by William Low
2008
Houdini: The Handcuff King by Jason Lutes
2008
Boy Toy by Barry Lyga
2008
One Million Men and Me by Kelly Starling Lyons
2008
A Box Full of Kittens by Sonia Manzano
2008
What if Someone I know Is Gay?: Answers to Questions about Gay and Lesbian People (Plugged In) by Eric Marcus
2008
Out of the Egg by Tina Matthews
2008
Has Anyone Seen My Emily Greene? by Norma Fox Mazer
2008
The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean
2008
The All-I'll-Ever-Want Christmas Doll by Patricia C. Mckissack
2008
A Friendship for Today by Patricia C. Mckissack
2008
A Song for Harlem (Scraps of Time) by Patricia C. Mckissack
2008
How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin? by Margaret McNamara
2008
Playground Day by Jennifer Merz
2008
When the Shadbush Blooms by Carla Messinger
2008
Old Mother Bear by Victoria Miles
2008
Another Day in the Milky Way by David Milgrim
2008
Poems in Black & White by Kate Miller
2008
Miss Spitfire: Reaching Helen Keller by Sarah Miller
2008
Brave Story by Miyuki Miyabe
2008
Hero by Perry Moore
2008
Little Night / Nochecita by Yuyi Morales
2008
The Snows by Sharelle Byars Moranville
2008
Wake Up Engines by Denise Dowling Mortensen
2008
The Off Season by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
2008
Harlem Summer by Walter Dean Myers
2008
What They Found: Love on 145th Street by Walter Dean Myers
2008
Walker Evans: Photographer of America by Thomas Nau
2008
My Mommy is Magic by Carl Norac
2008
How to Steal a Dog by Barbara O'Connor
2008
The Shadow Speaker by Nnedi Okorafor
2008
Twilight Hunt: A Seek-and-Find Book (Seek-And-Find Books) by Narelle Oliver
2008
Who's Hiding? by Satoru Onishi
2008
Mokie and Bik by Wendy Orr
2008
The Cheese by Margie Palatini
2008
Tap Dancing on the Roof by Linda Sue Park
2008
Tamar by Mal Peet
2008
Pierre in Love by Sara Pennypacker
2008
Pictures from Our Vacation by Lynne Rae Perkins
2008
Mouse Guard, Volume 1: Fall 1152 by David Petersen
2008
grl2grl: Short fictions by Julie Anne Peters
2008
Clarabelle: Making Milk and So Much More by Cris Peterson
2008
Skelly the Skeleton Girl by Jimmy Pickering
2008
Little Red Riding Hood by Jerry Pinkney
2008
Freak by Marcella Pixley
2008
Ginger and Petunia by Patricia Polacco
2008
Granddad's Fishing Buddy by Mary Quigley
2008
The Purple Balloon by Chris Raschka
2008
My Way/A mi manera: A Margaret and Margarita Story / Un cuento de Margarita y Margaret (Spanish Edition) by Lynn Reiser
2008
Red Glass by Laura Resau
2008
Pssst! by Adam Rex
2008
The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
2008
Mama's Milk by Michael Elsohn Ross
2008
Every Season by Shelley Rotner
2008
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
2008
Delicious: The Art and Life of Wayne Thiebaud by Susan Goldman Rubin
2008
Hidden on the Mountain: Stories of Children Sheltered from the Nazis in Le Chambon by Karen Gray Ruelle
2008
Saints of Augustine by P. E. Ryan
2008
Vulture View by April Pulley Sayre
2008
Dragon Dancing by Carole Lexa Schaefer
2008
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz
2008
Starring Miss Darlene by Amy Schwartz
2008
Where in the Wild?: Camouflaged Creatures Concealed... and Revealed by David M. Schwartz
2008
Cowboy and Octopus by Jon Scieszka
2008
Oye, Celia! by Katie Sciurba
2008
Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
2008
One Boy by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
2008
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
2008
Rabbit's Gift by George Shannon
2008
My Mother the Cheerleader by Robert Sharenow
2008
I'm The Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry
2008
Keeping Corner by Kashmira Sheth
2008
My Dadima Wears a Sari by Kashmira Sheth
2008
Unwind by Neal Shusterman
2008
This is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness by Joyce Sidman
2008
Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa: School Days by Erica Silverman
2008
This is a Poem that Heals Fish by Jean-Pierre Siméon
2008
Maybelle in the Soup by Katie Speck
2008
Where I Live by Eileen Spinelli
2008
The Case of the Left-Handed Lady by Nancy Springer
2008
The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Peter Sís
2008
Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson by Sue Stauffacher
2008
Leaves by David Ezra Stein
2008
Waking Up Wendell by April Stevens
2008
The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
2008
101 Ways to Dance by Kathy Stinson
2008
Helen Keller: Her Life in Pictures by George Sullivan
2008
The Arrival by Shaun Tan
2008
Five Nice Mice In Concert (from Dolly Parton's Imagination Library) by Chisato Tashiro
2008
When a Monster Is Born by Sean Taylor
2008
The Wakame Gatherers by Holly Thompson
2008
The New Policeman by Kate Thompson
2008
Origins by Kate Thompson
2008
Dragon's Egg by Sarah L. Thomson
2008
Gai See: What You See in Chinatown by Roseanne Thong
2008
Hair for Mama by Kelly Tinkham
2008
7 Days at the Hot Corner by Terry Trueman
2008
Faith and Doubt: An Anthology of Poems by Patrice Vecchione
2008
Birmingham, 1963 by Carole Boston Weatherford
2008
Max Counts His Chickens, 1 2 3 by Rosemary Wells
2008
Red Moon at Sharpsburg by Rosemary Wells
2008
Jazz Baby by Lisa Wheeler
2008
Piglet and Papa by Margaret Wild
2008
Woolvs in the Sitee by Margaret Wild
2008
Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity by Mo Willems
2008
My Friend is Sad by Mo Willems
2008
There Is a Bird on Your Head! by Mo Willems
2008
Four Feet, Two Sandals by Karen Lynn Williams
2008
The Tale of Pale Male by Jeanette Winter
2008
Parrotfish by Ellen Wittlinger
2008
Look! Seeing the Light in Art by Gillian Wolfe
2008
Someone Named Eva by Joan M. Wolf
2008
Animal Poems by Valerie Worth
2008
Rex Zero and the End of the World by Tim Wynne-Jones
2008
So Totally Emily Ebers by Lisa Yee
2008
Who Likes Rain? by Wong Herbert Yee
2008
Here's A Little Poem: A Very First Book of Poetry by Jane Yolen
2008
The Little Red Fish by Tae-Eun Yoo
2008
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac by Gabrielle Zevin
2008
A Father Like That by Charlotte Zolotow
2008

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