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2017 Top of the List: Editors’ Choice

Committed to providing a broad selection of outstanding books that mixes popular appeal with literary excellence, the Books for Youth Booklist’s editorial staff has chosen the titles below as best-of-the-year nonfiction and fiction books and picture books.
Included here are the editors’ choices for adult titles as well.

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      Exit West: A Novel

      by Mohsin Hamid

      Jun 2017

      Adult Crossover High Plus

      Fiction
      In an unnamed city teetering on the brink of civil war, a young couple embarks on a furtive love affair.

      Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism

      by Marc Aronson

      May 2017

      History High

      Youth Nonfiction, Older Readers
      Packed with dramatic photos, posters, and maps, this compelling book captures the fascinating story of photojournalism in modern times. Note to reader. Appendices. Cast of characters. Time line. Authors' notes. Sources. Notes. Bibliography. Web resources. Index. Black-and-white photographs.

      Strange the Dreamer

      by Laini Taylor

      May 2017

      High-Interest High Plus

      Youth Fiction, Older Readers
      The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around—and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly.

      Train I Ride

      by Paul Mosier

      May 2017

      Advanced Readers

      Youth Fiction, Middle Readers
      Rydr is on a train heading east, leaving California. Her gramma can't take care of her anymore, so she's traveling to Chicago to live with a relative she's never met.
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