Notable Children's Book2015

Given by Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

Other Names: Notables, ALA Notable Children's Book
105 Works 61,035 Books 4,834 Reviews 4.2
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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I Lived on Butterfly Hill by Marjorie Agosín
2015
The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
2015
The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
2015
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett
2015
Telephone by Mac Barnett
2015
The Witch's Boy by Kelly Barnhill
2015
El Deafo by Cece Bell
2015
The Baby Tree by Sophie Blackall
2015
Tap Tap Boom Boom by Elizabeth Bluemle
2015
Beautiful Moon by Tonya Bolden
2015
Kinda Like Brothers by Coe Booth
2015
Flashlight by Lizi Boyd
2015
My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.) by Peter Brown
2015
Caminar by Skila Brown
2015
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus by Jen Bryant
2015
Handle With Care: An Unusual Butterfly Journey (Nonfiction - Grades Prek-4) (Junior Library Guild Selection) by Loree Griffin Burns
2015
Fox's Garden by Princesse Camcam
2015
Mysterious Patterns: Finding Fractals in Nature by Sarah C. Campbell
2015
Lowriders in Space by Cathy Camper
2015
Nana in the City by Lauren Castillo
2015
Draw! by Raul Colon
2015
Firebird by Misty Copeland
2015
The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure by Doreen Cronin
2015
Hidden: A Child's Story of the Holocaust by Loïc Dauvillier
2015
Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes by Nicola Davies
2015
A Dance Like Starlight: One Ballerina’s Dream by Kristy Dempsey
2015
Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio
2015
Mikis and the Donkey by Bibi Dumon Tak
2015
The Luck Uglies by Paul Durham
2015
The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life by Lois Ehlert
2015
Nest by Esther Ehrlich
2015
The Whispering Town by Jennifer Elvgren
2015
Little Roja Riding Hood by Susan Middleton Elya
2015
Take Away the A by Michaël Escoffier
2015
Dare the Wind: The Record-breaking Voyage of Eleanor Prentiss and the Flying Cloud by Tracey Fern
2015
Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald
2015
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming
2015
The Farmer and the Clown by Marla Frazee
2015
Angel Island: Gateway to Gold Mountain by Russell Freedman
2015
Because They Marched: The People's Campaign for Voting Rights That Changed America by Russell Freedman
2015
Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff
2015
Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon
2015
Work: An Occupational ABC by Kellen Hatanaka
2015
Shh! We Have a Plan by Chris Haughton
2015
Portraits of Hispanic American Heroes by Juan Felipe Herrera
2015
Hope Is a Ferris Wheel by Robin Herrera
2015
The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm
2015
Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems by Paul B. Janeczko
2015
Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for All the Letters by Oliver Jeffers
2015
Eye to Eye: How Animals See The World by Steve Jenkins
2015
Weeds Find a Way by Cindy Jenson-Elliott
2015
The Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson
2015
You Are (Not) Small by Anna Kang
2015
The Farmer's Away! Baa! Neigh! by Anne Vittur Kennedy
2015
A Moose Boosh: A Few Choice Words About Food by Eric-Shabazz Larkin
2015
The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher by Dana Alison Levy
2015
Harlem Hellfighters by J. Patrick Lewis
2015
Have You Seen My Dragon? by Steve Light
2015
Nine Open Arms by Benny Lindelauf
2015
A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
2015
Half a Chance by Cynthia Lord
2015
Skylark by Patricia MacLachlan
2015
The Case of the Vanishing Little Brown Bats: A Scientific Mystery (Junior Library Guild Selection) by Sandra Markle
2015
Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin
2015
Chasing Cheetahs: The Race to Save Africa's Fastest Cat by Sy Montgomery
2015
Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales
2015
Water rolls, water rises = El agua rueda, el agua sube by Pat Mora
2015
Naptime by Iris De Moüy
2015
Hi, Koo!: A Year of Seasons by Jon J. Muth
2015
How I Discovered Poetry by Marilyn Nelson
2015
Hello, I'm Johnny Cash by G. Neri
2015
The Turtle of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye
2015
The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel
2015
The Red Pencil by Andrea Davis Pinkney
2015
Froodle by Antoinette Portis
2015
Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell
2015
West of the Moon by Margi Preus
2015
A Boy and a Jaguar by Alan Rabinowitz
2015
Before After by Anne-Margot Ramstein
2015
Blizzard by John Rocco
2015
The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky's Abstract Art by Barb Rosenstock
2015
Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California's Farallon Islands by Katherine Roy
2015
Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi by Susan Goldman Rubin
2015
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone by Katheryn Russell-Brown
2015
Mr. Putter & Tabby Turn the Page by Cynthia Rylant
2015
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat
2015
The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin
2015
Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold by Joyce Sidman
2015
Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos by Stephanie Roth Sisson
2015
The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires
2015
Three Bird Summer by Sara St. Antoine
2015
Feathers: Not Just for Flying by Melissa Stewart
2015
This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki
2015
Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
2015
Green Is a Chile Pepper: A Book of Colors by Roseanne Greenfield Thong
2015
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh
2015
A Time to Dance by Padma Venkatraman
2015
Mama Built a Little Nest by Jennifer Ward
2015
Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine by Gloria Whelan
2015
Revolution by Deborah Wiles
2015
The Pigeon Needs a Bath! by Mo Willems
2015
Waiting Is Not Easy! by Mo Willems
2015
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
2015
Arcady's Goal by Eugene Yelchin
2015
Early Bird by Toni Yuly
2015

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