Notable Children's Book2011

Given by Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

Other Names: Notables, ALA Notable Children's Book
69 Works 60,759 Books 5,035 Reviews 4.1
Each year a committee of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best in children's books. According to the Notables Criteria, "notable" is defined as: show more Worthy of note or notice, important, distinguished, outstanding. As applied to children's books, notable should be thought to include books of especially commendable quality, books that exhibit venturesome creativity, and books of fiction, information, poetry and pictures for all age levels (birth through age 14) that reflect and encourage children's interests in exemplary ways. show less
Categories:
All, All Ages (39), Middle Readers (161), Older Readers (173), Younger Readers (232), Zelinsky Edition (1), [2017], All Ages, 2017 (1), illustration (1), No Category (2,154)
Years:
All, 2024 (103), 2023 (97), 2022 (124), 2021 (93), 2020 (115), 2019 (109), 2018 (96), 2017 (95), 2016 (116), 2015 (105), 2014 (93), 2013 (79), 2012 (102), 2011 (69), 2010 (73), 2009 (74), 2008 (76), 2007 (94), 2006 (100), 2005 (78), 2004 (61), 2003 (66), 2002 (88), 2001 (72), 2000 (70), 1999 (61), 1998 (41), 1997 (59), 1996 (74), 1995 (65), 1993; Older Readers, 1995 (1), 1994; Older Readers, 1995 (1), 1994 (69), 1993 (60), 1992 (1), 1991 (4), 1990 (3), 1987 (1), 1986 (2), 1984 (2), 1983 (1), 1981 (1), 1980 (1), 1976 (2), 1973 (1), 1971 (1), 1940-1970 (1), 1970 (1), 1969 (2), 1966 (1), 1965 (2), 1964 (3), 1963 (1), 1961 (1), 1960 (2), 1959 (1), 1940-1959 (1), 1958 (2), 1955 (2), 1954 (1), 1952 (1), 1951 (1), 1950 (1), 1942 (1), 1941 (1)
Announced:
January 24: 2024 Recent
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Ole! Flamenco by George Ancona
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The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
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Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
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LMNO Peas by Keith Baker
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They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
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Lizards by Nic Bishop
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A Time of Miracles by Anne-Laure Bondoux
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The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe by Loree Griffin Burns
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Growing Patterns by Sarah C. Campbell
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The Bat Scientists by Mary Kay Carson
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Farm by Elisha Cooper
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Trickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection (Fulcrum Press) by Matt Dembicki
2011
Bink and Gollie by Kate DiCamillo
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In the Wild by David Elliott
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Rubia and the Three Osos by Susan Middleton Elya
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The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette's Journey to Cuba by Margarita Engle
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Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine
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90 Miles to Havana by Enrique Flores-Galbis
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Lafayette and the American Revolution by Russell Freedman
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Yucky Worms by Vivian French
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A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz
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April and Esme Tooth Fairies by Bob Graham
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Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring by Jan Greenberg
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Tuck Me In! by Dean Hacohen
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Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave by Laban Carrick Hill
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Turtle in Paradise by Jennifer L. Holm
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Bones: Skeletons and How They Work by Steve Jenkins
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Big Red Lollipop by Rukhsana Khan
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Shadow by Suzy Lee
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Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! by Grace Lin
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Hip-Pocket Papa by Sandra Markle
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Departure Time by Truus Matti
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Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes by Salley Mavor
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Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot by Sy Montgomery
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Black Elk's Vision: A Lakota Story by S.D. Nelson
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Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. Neri
2011
Me, Frida by Amy Novesky
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The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester by Barbara O'Connor
2011
How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships by Robin Page
2011
Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus
2011
GUYKU: A Year of Haiku for Boys by Bob Raczka
2011
Ruth and the Green Book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey
2011
Fever Crumb by Philip Reeve
2011
Back of the Bus by Aaron Reynolds
2011
Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes
2011
The Dreamer by Pam Muñoz Ryan
2011
The Night Fairy by Laura Amy Schlitz
2011
Meanwhile by Jason Shiga
2011
Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman
2011
Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature's Survivors by Joyce Sidman
2011
Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reverso Poems by Marilyn Singer
2011
Shake, Rattle & Turn That Noise Down!: How Elvis Shook Up Music, Me & Mom by Mark Alan Stamaty
2011
A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead
2011
Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein
2011
We Shall Overcome: A Song That Changed the World by Stuart Stotts
2011
Fiesta Babies by Carmen Tafolla
2011
Smile by Raina Telgemeier
2011
Nothing by Janne Teller
2011
Chalk by Bill Thomson
2011
Saltypie: A Choctaw Journey from Darkness into Light by Tim Tingle
2011
Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin by Duncan Tonatiuh
2011
The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood
2011
Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
2011
Grandma's Gift by Eric Velasquez
2011
Countdown by Deborah Wiles
2011
City Dog, Country Frog by Mo Willems
2011
We Are in a Book! by Mo Willems
2011
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
2011
Pecan Pie Baby by Jacqueline Woodson
2011

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