CCBC Choices2012

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
245 Works 129,254 Books 10,509 Reviews 4.0
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
Ten Little Puppies/Diez perritos by Alma Flor Ada
2012
Roots and Blues: A Celebration by Arnold Adoff
2012
My Name Is Mina by David Almond
2012
Zahraʼs Paradise by Amir
2012
Pick-Up Game: A Full Day of Full Court by Marc Aronson
2012
Samantha on a Roll by Linda Ashman
2012
Anna Hibiscus' Song by Atinuke
2012
Good Luck, Anna Hibiscus! by Atinuke
2012
Have Fun, Anna Hibiscus! by Atinuke
2012
The No 1 Car Spotter by Atinuke
2012
My Cat Isis by Catherine Austen
2012
The Little Little Girl with the Big Big Voice by Kristen Balouch
2012
Let's Look at Dinosaurs (Let's Look At...(Candlewick Press)) by Frances Barry
2012
Naamah and the Ark at Night by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
2012
Little Mouse's Big Secret by Eric Battut
2012
I Am J by Cris Beam
2012
King Jack and the Dragon by Peter Bently
2012
While You Are Sleeping: A Lift-the-Flap Book of Time Around the World by Durga Bernhard
2012
Chime by Franny Billingsley
2012
Fortune Cookies by Albert Bitterman
2012
Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition by Karen Blumenthal
2012
The Unforgotten Coat by Frank Cottrell Boyce
2012
Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
2012
Queen of Hearts by Martha Brooks
2012
Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol
2012
America Is Under Attack: September 11, 2001: The Day the Towers Fell by Don Brown
2012
Pablo Neruda: Poet of the People by Monica Brown
2012
Mouse & Lion by Rand Burkert
2012
Night Flight: Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic by Robert Burleigh
2012
Lighthouse Christmas by Toni Buzzeo
2012
Spunky Tells All by Ann Cameron
2012
Grandpa's Girls by Nicola I. Campbell
2012
The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
2012
First Day on Earth by Cecil Castellucci
2012
Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite by Anna Harwell Celenza
2012
The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon
2012
The Swimming Lesson (Cork and Fuzz) by Dori Chaconas
2012
Fabulous: A Portrait of Andy Warhol by Bonnie Christensen
2012
Job Site by Nathan Clement
2012
If I Could Fly by Judith Ortiz Cofer
2012
The Money We'll Save by Brock Cole
2012
Crouching Tiger by Ying Chang Compestine
2012
Sylvia & Aki by Winifred Conkling
2012
Little Pig Joins the Band by David Hyde Costello
2012
Lexie by Audrey Couloumbis
2012
Farmyard Beat by Lindsey Craig
2012
Where I Belong by Gillian Cross
2012
Mine! by Shutta Crum
2012
Chirchir Is Singing by Kelly Cunnane
2012
The Voyage of Turtle Rex by Kurt Cyrus
2012
Gaia Warriors by Nicola Davies
2012
The Little Yellow Bottle by Angèle Delaunois
2012
Let The Whole Earth Sing Praise by Tomie dePaola
2012
Clink by Kelly DiPucchio
2012
North: The Amazing Story of Arctic Migration by Nick Dowson
2012
Nursery Rhyme Comics: 50 Timeless Rhymes from 50 Celebrated Cartoonists by Chris Duffy
2012
My Name Is Elizabeth! by Annika Dunklee
2012
Mitchell's License by Hallie Durand
2012
RRRalph by Lois Ehlert
2012
No Ordinary Day by Deborah Ellis
2012
Hurricane Dancers: The First Caribbean Pirate Shipwreck by Margarita Engle
2012
What's Special About Me, Mama? by Kristina Evans
2012
Underground: Finding the Light to Freedom by Shane W. Evans
2012
Sidekicks by Jack D. Ferraiolo
2012
Sapphique by Catherine Fisher
2012
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart by Candace Fleming
2012
Shout! Shout It Out! by Denise Fleming
2012
Hidden by Helen Frost
2012
The Big Baby Book by Guido Van Genechten
2012
Emma Dilemma by Kristine O'Connell George
2012
Back to School Tortoise by Lucy M. George
2012
Beyond Bullets: A Photo Journal of Afganistan by Rafal Gerszak
2012
Around the World on Eighty Legs: Animal Poems by Amy Gibson
2012
Clancy & Millie and the Very Fine House by Libby Gleeson
2012
Then by Morris Gleitzman
2012
When Bob Met Woody: The Story of the Young Bob Dylan by Gary Golio
2012
Sister Mischief by Laura Goode
2012
Say Hello to Zorro! by Carter Goodrich
2012
Dog in Boots by Greg Gormley
2012
The Great Migration: Journey to the North by Eloise Greenfield
2012
Three by the Sea by Mini Grey
2012
Loon Baby by Molly Beth Griffin
2012
The Fabulous Flying Machines of Alberto Santos-Dumont by Victoria Griffith
2012
Planet Middle School by Nikki Grimes
2012
Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gulledge
2012
Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream by Jenny Han
2012
The Big Crunch by Pete Hautman
2012
How Dalia Put a Big Yellow Comforter Inside a Tiny Blue Box: And Other Wonders of Tzedakah by Linda Heller
2012
Junonia by Kevin Henkes
2012
Little White Rabbit by Kevin Henkes
2012
Fox on the Ice / mahkesís mískwamíhk e-cípatapít by Tomson Highway
2012
With a Name like Love by Tess Hilmo
2012
Watch Me Grow!: A Down-to-Earth Look at Growing Food in the City by Deborah Hodge
2012
Dot by Patricia Intriago
2012
Invisible Inkling by Emily Jenkins
2012
Small, Medium, Large: A Book About Relative Sizes by Emily Jenkins
2012
Toys Come Home by Emily Jenkins
2012
Can We Save the Tiger? by Martin Jenkins
2012
Time for a Bath by Steve Jenkins
2012
Time to Eat by Steve Jenkins
2012
Time to Sleep by Steve Jenkins
2012
Ones and Twos by Marthe Jocelyn
2012
Silhouetted by the Blue by Traci L. Jones
2012
Ten Little Caterpillars by Bill Martin, Jr.
2012
Red Sled by Lita Judge
2012
The New Kid by Mavis Jukes
2012
Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm by Jon Katz
2012
My Princess Boy by Cheryl Kilodavis
2012
999 Tadpoles by Ken Kimura
2012
I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
2012
Anton Can Do Magic by Ole Könnecke
2012
Estie the Mensch by Jane Kohuth
2012
The Grand Plan to Fix Everything by Uma Krishnaswami
2012
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhhà Lại
2012
Monday is One Day by Arthur Levine
2012
Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories by Kelly Link
2012
Want to Go Private? by Sarah Darer Littman
2012
Polka Dot Penguin Pottery by Lenore Look
2012
Legend by Marie Lu
2012
Mangaman by Barry Lyga
2012
Angry Young Man by Chris Lynch
2012
All the Water in the World by George Ella Lyon
2012
Which Side Are You On?: The Story of a Song by George Ella Lyon
2012
Listen to the Silent Night by Dandi Daley Mackall
2012
Camo Girl by Kekla Magoon
2012
The Orphan: A Cinderella Story from Greece by Anthony Manna
2012
Family Pack by Sandra Markle
2012
Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy by Albert Marrin
2012
Little Monsters: The Creatures that Live on Us and in Us by Albert Marrin
2012
These Hands by Margaret H. Mason
2012
The Goodbye Cancer Garden by Janna Matthies
2012
Bumped by Megan McCafferty
2012
Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe Garcia McCall
2012
The Incredible Life of Balto by Meghan McCarthy
2012
The Many Faces of George Washington: Remaking a Presidential Icon (Exceptional Social Studies Titles for Intermediate Grades) by Carla Killough McClafferty
2012
Don't Expect Magic by Kathy McCullough
2012
Me . . . Jane by Patrick McDonnell
2012
The Cats in the Doll Shop by Yona Zeldis McDonough
2012
If Rocks Could Sing: A Discovered Alphabet by Leslie McGuirk
2012
Never Forgotten (Junior Library Guild Selection) by Patricia C. Mckissack
2012
Tia Isa Wants a Car by Meg Medina
2012
The Apothecary by Maile Meloy
2012
Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner
2012
A House in the Woods by Inga Moore
2012
Jam & Honey by Melita Morales
2012
The Bravest Woman in America by Marissa Moss
2012
Nurse, Soldier, Spy: The Story of Sarah Edmonds, a Civil War Hero by Marissa Moss
2012
The Scar by Charlotte Moundlic
2012
Freshman: Tales of 9th Grade Obsessions, Revelations, and Other Nonsense by Corinne Mucha
2012
Pearl Verses the World by Sally Murphy
2012
Apple Pie ABC by Alison Murray
2012
We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart by Walter Dean Myers
2012
The Honeybee Man by Lela Nargi
2012
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
2012
Mimi by John Newman
2012
Orani: My Father's Village by Claire A. Nivola
2012
Sea of Dreams by Dennis Nolan
2012
There Is No Long Distance Now: Very Short Stories by Naomi Shihab Nye
2012
Little Treasures: Endearments from Around the World by Jacqueline K. Ogburn
2012
Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
2012
Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver
2012
The Third Gift by Linda Sue Park
2012
Kokeshi Kimono Book by Annelore Parot
2012
Brother Sun, Sister Moon by Katherine Paterson
2012
Lucky for Good by Susan Patron
2012
Secrets at Sea by Richard Peck
2012
A Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis by Matt de la Peña
2012
Around the World by Matt Phelan
2012
Bird in a Box by Andrea Davis Pinkney
2012
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star by Jerry Pinkney
2012
I'll Be Watching by Pamela Porter
2012
Billions of Years, Amazing Changes: The Story of Evolution by Laurence Pringle
2012
Lemonade: and Other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word by Bob Raczka
2012
A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka
2012
A Little Bitty Man and Other Poems for the Very Young by Halfdan Rasmussen
2012
The Twelve Days of Christmas by Jane Ray
2012
Stars by Mary Lyn Ray
2012
Words in the Dust by Trent Reedy
2012
Jane Austen: A Life Revealed by Catherine Reef
2012
I'm Here by Peter H. Reynolds
2012
Lily Renée, Escape Artist: From Holocaust Survivor to Comic Book Pioneer by Trina Robbins
2012
Blackout by John Rocco
2012
One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street by Joanne Rocklin
2012
Fox and Hen Together by Beatrice Rodriguez
2012
Bone Dog by Eric Rohmann
2012
The Rain Train by Elena de Roo
2012
Scrawny Cat by Phyllis Root
2012
I Must Have Bobo! by Eileen Rosenthal
2012
The Mangrove Tree: Planting Trees to Feed Families by Susan L. Roth
2012
Divergent by Veronica Roth
2012
Dorje's Stripes by Anshumani Ruddra
2012
I Will Come Back for You: A Family in Hiding During World War II by Marisabina Russo
2012
Subway Story by Julia Sarcone-Roach
2012
Where's Walrus? by Stephen Savage
2012
Drawing from Memory by Allen Say
2012
Let's Go See Papá! by Lawrence Schimel
2012
Bluefish by Pat Schmatz
2012
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
2012
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
2012
The Great Wall of Lucy Wu by Wendy Wan Long Shang
2012
A Dog Is a Dog by Stephen Shaskan
2012
The Lucky Kind by Alyssa Sheinmel
2012
Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature by Joyce Sidman
2012
Yuvi's Candy Tree (Israel) by Lesley Simpson
2012
Aliens of Vacation by Clete Barrett Smith
2012
The Christmas Coat: Memories of My Sioux Childhood by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
2012
Nothing Like a Puffin by Sue Soltis
2012
Binky Under Pressure by Ashley Spires
2012
The Silver Bowl by Diane Stanley
2012
A Zeal of Zebras: An Alphabet of Collective Nouns by Woop Studios
2012
Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade by Melissa Sweet
2012
Soldier Bear by Bibi Dumon Tak
2012
Lost and Found: Three by Shaun Tan (Lost and Found Omnibus) by Shaun Tan
2012
Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor
2012
Terezin: Voices from the Holocaust by Ruth Thomson
2012
Diego Rivera: His World and Ours by Duncan Tonatiuh
2012
Press Here by Hervé Tullet
2012
A Storm Called Katrina by Myron Uhlberg
2012
Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu
2012
The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred by Samantha R. Vamos
2012
The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales by Chris Van Allsburg
2012
Queen of the Falls by Chris Van Allsburg
2012
Irena's Jars of Secrets by Marcia K. Vaughan
2012
Island's End by Padma Venkatraman
2012
The Queen of France by Tim Wadham
2012
Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku by Lee Wardlaw
2012
My Uncle Martin's Words for America: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Niece Tells How He Made a Difference by Angela Farris Watkins
2012
Far from Shore: Chronicles of an Open Ocean Voyage by Sophie Webb
2012
Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley
2012
Should I Share My Ice Cream? by Mo Willems
2012
Now Is the Time for Running by Michael Williams
2012
The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps by Jeanette Winter
2012
The Watch That Ends the Night: Voices from the Titanic by Allan Wolf
2012
Following My Paint Brush by Gita Wolf
2012
Blink & Caution by Tim Wynne-Jones
2012
Level Up by Gene Luen Yang
2012
Warp Speed by Lisa Yee
2012
Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin
2012
The Star Maker by Laurence Yep
2012
Meadowlands: A Wetlands Survival Story by Thomas F. Yezerski
2012
Ten Birds by Cybele Young
2012
The House Baba Built: An Artist's Childhood in China by Ed Young
2012
The Twins' Blanket by Hyewon Yum
2012
How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr
2012
All These Things I've Done by Gabrielle Zevin
2012

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