Lasting Connections: 2016

Each January in Book Links, a partner list to Booklist’s Books for Youth Editors’ Choice selections is published. “Lasting Connections” highlights Booklist’s top 30 choices for the K–8 classroom, all published in the previous year and all selected for their natural connections across the curriculum and to the Common Core State Standards.


by Kwame Alexander

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Gorillas Up Close

by Christena Nippert-Eng


Steamboat School

by Deborah Hopkinson / Ron Husband


The Poet’s Dog

by Patricia MacLachlan


What to Do with a Box

by Jane Yolen / Chris Sheban

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