Building a Home Library 2016

The ALA–Children’s Book Council (CBC) Joint Committee, with cooperation from ALSC’s Quicklists Consulting Committee, have created these bibliographies to provide guidance to parents, grandparents, and others interested in assembling a high-quality library for their children at home.

Brown Girl Dreaming

by Jacqueline Woodson

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by Pam Muñoz Ryan

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El Deafo

by Cece Bell / David Lasky

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Firefly Hollow

by Alison McGhee / Christopher Denise

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Goodbye Stranger

by Rebecca Stead

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It’s Only Stanley

by Jon Agee

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Last Stop on Market Street

by Matt de la Peña / Christian Robinson

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by Gordon Korman

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Mother Bruce

by Ryan T. Higgins

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by Sara Pennypacker / Jon Klassen

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Roller Girl

by Victoria Jamieson

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The Crossover

by Kwame Alexander

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The Dark

by Lemony Snicket / Jon Klassen

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The Hired Girl

by Laura Amy Schlitz

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The Jumbies

by Tracey Baptiste

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The Night World

by Mordicai Gerstein

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Trombone Shorty

by Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews / Bryan Collier

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