ALA Notable Books for Children 2017

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: 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. According to ALSC policy, the current year’s Newbery, Caldecott, Belpré, Sibert, Geisel, and Batchelder Award and Honor books automatically are added to the Notable Children’s Books list.

A Piece of Home

by Jeri Watts / Hyewon Yum

$5.00

Before Morning

by Joyce Sidman / Beth Krommes

$12.00

Booked

by Kwame Alexander

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Coyote Moon

by Maria Gianferrari / Bagram Ibatoulline

$12.00

Esquivel!: Space-Age Sound Artist

by Susan Wood / Duncan Tonatiuh

$12.00

Fabulous Frogs

by Martin Jenkins / Tim Hopgood

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Freedom in Congo Square

by Carole Boston Weatherford / R. Gregory Christie

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Full of Beans

by Jennifer L. Holm

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Ghost

by Jason Reynolds

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Giant Squid

by Candace Fleming / Eric Rohmann

$12.00

Good Night Owl

by Greg Pizzoli

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Horrible Bear!

by Ame Dyckman / Zachariah OHora

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I Am Not a Number

by Jenny Kay Dupuis / Gillian Newland

$12.00

Pax

by Sara Pennypacker / Jon Klassen

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Puddle

by Hyewon Yum

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School’s First Day of School

by Adam Rex / Christian Robinson

$12.00

Steamboat School

by Deborah Hopkinson / Ron Husband

$5.00

The Lie Tree

by Frances Hardinge

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The Secret Keepers

by Trenton Lee Stewart / Diana Sudyka

$15.80

The Sound of Silence

by Katrina Goldsaito / Julia Kuo

$12.00

The Water Princess

by Susan Verde / Peter H. Reynolds

$12.00

They All Saw a Cat

by Brendan Wenzel

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Thunder Boy Jr.

by Sherman Alexie / Yuyi Morales

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We Found a Hat

by Jon Klassen

$12.00

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