Kid’s Booklists

Finding the perfect book for your child’s age and interests can be difficult. Our children booklists can help. Sorted by reading level, topic, fairytales and even local authors — there is sure to be something perfect for children and parents to enjoy together. Browse the lists below and search our online catalog help you find something in your area of interest!


The Eerie Elementary series  ER CHAB                  
The Notebook of  Doom series  ER CUMM                 
Andrew Lost series  ER GREE                   
My Weird School series  ER GUTM                  
The Princess in Black series  ER HALE                   
Bunjitsu Bunny series  ER HIMM                  
Secret Agent Jack Stalwart series  ER HUNT                   
Lego series books  ER LEGO                   
Marvel Super Heroes  ER MARV                  
Galaxy Zack series  ER ORYA                  
The Magic Tree House series  ER OSBO                   
Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot series  ER PILK                     
DC Super Heroes  ER SUPE                    
Black Lagoon Adventures  ER THAL

The Copernicus Legacy series  J ABBO                      
The  Vega Jane series  J BALD                      
Peter and the Starcatchers series  J BARR                      
Bridget Wilder, Spy series  J BERN                      
The Secret Series  J BOSH                      
The Lightning Catcher series  J CAME                      
The 13th Reality series  J DASH                      
FunJungle series  J GIBBS                     
Moon Base Alpha series  J GIBBS                     
Spy School series  J GIBBS                    
Theodore Boone Kid-Lawyer series  J GRIS                      
Children of Exile series  J HADD                    
Missing series  J HADD                    
Under Their Skin series  J HADD                    
The Infinity Ring series  J INFI                        
Zodiac Legacy series  J LEE                        
The Treasure Hunters series  J PATT                      
Joey and Johnny: The Ninjas series  J SERW                    
Geronimo Stilton series  J STIL                       
The 39 Clues series  J THIR

Early Readers
Young Cam Jansen series (AR 2.3-3.4)  ER ADLE
Fly Guy series (AR 1.0-1.9)  ER ARNO
Jack Book series (AR 1.2-1.8)  ER BARN
Berenstain Bears early reader series (AR 1.0-1.9)  ER BERE
Bad Guys series (AR 2.4-2.7)  ER BLAB
Clifford early reader series (AR 0.4-2.7)  ER BRID
Unicorn and Yeti series (AR1.8-2.0)  ER BURN
Buzz Beaker series (AR 1.9-2.4)  ER BUZZ
Biscuit series (AR 1.0-1.9)  ER CAPU
Minnie and Moo series (AR 2.0-3.2)  ER CAZE
Cork and Fuzz series (AR 2.2-3.0)  ER CHAC
Sounds Like Reading (AR 1.8-2.4)  ER CLEA
Mercy Watson series   (AR 2.6-3.0)  ER DICA
Owl Diaries series (AR2.7-3.2)  ER ELLI
Olivia series (AR 1.4-2.2)  ER FALC
Danny the Dinosaur and other books by Syd Hoff (AR 1.0-2.9)  ER HOFF
Pinkalicious series (AR 1.6-2.9)  ER KANN
My First I Can Read titles (AR 0.9-1.6)  ER I CAN
Robin Hill School series (AR 1.2-2.2)  ER MCNA
Little Bear series (AR 1.4-3.1)  ER MINA
Fancy Nancy series (AR 1.8-2.9)  ER OCON
Magic Tree House series (AR 2.6-4.1)  ER OSBO
Junie B. Jones series (AR 2.6-3.0)  ER PARK
Dragon series (AR 2.6-3.2)  ER PILK
Annie and Snowball series (AR 2.1-3.0)  ER RYLA
Henry and Mudge series (AR 2.1-2.9)  ER RYLA
Mr. Putter and Tabby series (AR 1.9-3.5)  ER RYLA
Splat the Cat series (AR 1.8-2.5)  ER SCOT
Nate the Great series (AR 2.0-3.2)  ER SHAR
Black Lagoon series (AR 1.2-2.4)  ER THAL
Oliver & Amanda series (AR 2.1-2.4)  ER VAN
Dragon Masters series (AR 2.5-3.1)  ER WEST
Elephant and Piggie series (AR 0.5-1.3)  ER WILL
Haggis and Tank series (AR 2.5-3.1)  ER YOUN

J Graphic Novels
Babymouse series (AR 1.8-2.6)  J GRAPHIC BABY
Babysitters Club series (AR 2.2-3.2)  J GRAPHIC BABY
Big Nate series (AR 2.3-3.3)  J GRAPHIC BIG
Dog Man series (AR 2.3-2.7)  J GRAPHIC DOG
Hilo series (AR 2.2-2.5)  J GRAPHIC HILO
Lunch Lady series (AR 2.2-3.0)  J GRAPHIC LUNC
Mighty Jack series (AR 2.1-2.5)  J GRAPHIC MIGH
Mr. Pants series (AR 2.3-2.5)  J GRAPHIC MR
Narwhal and Jelly series (AR 2.4-2.8)  J GRAPHIC NARW
Poptropica series (AR 2.3-3.0)  J GRAPHIC POPT
Squish series (AR 2.1-2.8)  J GRAPHIC SQUI
Zita the Spacegirl series (AR 2.1-2.5)  J GRAPHIC ZITA

J-Fact Series (click on title for call #)
All About Winter (AR 1.0 – 1.4)
Blastoff Readers Level 1 (AR 1.0 – 1.9)
Blastoff Readers Level 2 (AR 2.0 – 2.9)
Pebble Plus: Dinosaurs (AR 2.4 – 2.6)
Your Body (AR 0.8 – 1.0)

Early Readers
Ivy and Bean series (AR 3.1-3.9)  ER BARR
Humphrey’s Tiny Tales series (AR 3.1-3.3)  ER BIRN
Arthur Chapter Book series (AR 2.9-3.8)  ER BROW
Bad Kitty series (AR 3.2-4.5)  ER BRUE
Eerie Elementary series (AR 3.3-3.6)  ER CHAB
The Last Firehawk series (AR 3.1-3.7)  ER CHAR
Heidi Heckelbeck series (AR 3.1-3.8)  ER COVE
Chicken Squad series (AR 3.2-4.2)  ER CRON
Notebook of Doom series (AR 3.2-3.6)  ER CUMM
Mermaid Tales series (AR 3.6-4.4)  ER DADE
My Weird School series (AR 3.5-4.4)  ER GUTM
Princess in Black series (AR 3.0-3.2)  ER HALE
Ready Freddy series (AR 2.9-3.4)  ER KLEI
Katie Kazoo series (AR 2.9-3.7)  ER KRUL
Rainbow Magic series (AR 2.3-5.4)  ER MEAD
Storm Cliff Stables (AR 2.6-3.7)  ER MULL
Pony Girls series (AR 2.6-3.7)  ER MULL
Nancy Clancy series (AR 3.2-4.3)  ER OCON
Magic Tree House series (AR 2.6-5.6)  ER OSBO
Amelia Bedelia series (AR 3.7-4.5)  ER PARR
Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot series (AR 2.9-4.0)  ER PILK
A to Z Mysteries (AR 3.2-4.0)  ER ROY

J Fiction
Cam Jansen series (AR 3.2-3.9)  J ADLE
American Girl series (AR 3.5-6.9)  J AMER
Mac B. Kid Spy series (AR 3.5-3.7)  J BARN
Humphrey Adventures (AR 3.1-4.4)  J BIRN
Classic Starts series (AR 3.6-5.0)  J CLAS
Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew series (AR 3.1-4.0)  J KEEN
Judy Moody series (AR 3.0-3.7)  J MCDO
Stink series (AR 3.0-3.7)  J MCDO
Puppy Place series (AR 3.5-4.5)  J MILE
Whatever After series (AR 2.8-3.5)  J MYLN
American Chillers series (AR 3.4-5.7)  J RAND
Percy Jackson & the Olympians (AR 4.1-4.7)  J RIOR
Dork Diaries series (AR 3.8-4.8)  J RUSS
Wayside School series (AR 3.3-3.9)  J SACH
Cupcake Diaries series (AR 3.8-4.9)  J SIMO
Geronimo Stilton series (AR 2.6-5.1)  J STIL
I Survived series (AR 3.8-5.1)  J TARS
39 Clues series (AR 4.0-5.3)  J THIR

Young Adult Fiction
I Funny series (AR 3.9 – 4.5)  YA Patterson, J.

J Fact Books (click on title for call #)
Animals of Snow and Ice
(AR 3.5 – 4.1)
Blastoff Readers Level 4 (AR 2.7-4.4)
Extreme Machines (Read Me!) (AR 3.1-3.7)
First Facts Extreme Planet (AR 3.3-4.1)
Magic School Bus series (AR 2.0-4.7)
Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales (AR 2.3-3.8)
National Geographic Kids Readers level 3 (AR 3.7-4.6)
Pilot Horse Breed Roundup (AR 4.4-5.4)
Prepare to Survive (AR 4.0-4.7)
Smithsonian Little Explorer (AR 4.1-5.0)

J Fiction
Chronicles of Prydain (AR 5.2-6.2)  J ALEX
Tales From the Frog Princess series (AR 4.8-6.0)  J BAKE
Dear Dumb Diary series (AR 5.7-5.9)  J BENT
Magisterium series (AR 5.2-5.6)  J BLAC
Land of Stories (AR 5.0-6.1)  J COLF
The Dark is Rising Sequence (AR 5.3-6.2)  J COOP
How to Train Your Dragon series (AR 6.2-6.9)  J COWE
The Familiars series (AR 5.5-6.6)  J EPST
Warriors series (AR 5.4-6.3)  J HUNT
Redwall series (AR 5.4-6.3)  J JACQ
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series (AR 5.2-5.8)  J KINN
Chronicles of Narnia (AR 5.4-5.9)  J LEWI
Beyonders series (AR 5.1-5.4)  J MULL
Fablehaven series (AR 4.8-5.6)  J MULL
Story Thieves series (AR 4.8-5.6)  J RILE
Heroes of Olympus series (AR 4.5-5.2)  J RIOR
Harry Potter series (AR 5.5-7.2)  J ROWL
Ever After High series (AR 4.6-5.2)  J SELF
Mysterious Benedict Society series (AR 5.6-6.3)  J STEW

Young Adult
Seeds of America trilogy (AR 5.2-5.4)  YA Anderson, L.
Darkest Minds series (AR 5.7-5.9)  YA Bracken, A.
Artemis Fowl series (AR 5.0-6.6)  YA Colfer, E.
Hunger Games series (AR 5.3)  YA Collins, S.
Maze Runner series (AR 5.0-5.7)  YA Dashner, J.
Brotherband Chronicles (AR 5.5-6.1)  YA Flanagan, J.
Rangers Apprentice series (AR 5.8-7.0)  YA Flanagan, J.
Inkheart series (AR 5.4-5.6)  YA Funke, C.
Alex Rider series (AR 4.8-5.6)  YA Horowitz, A.
Howl’s Castle series (AR 5.4-6.0)  YA Jones, D.
Lorien Legacies (AR 4.4-5.7)  YA Lore, P.
Ascendance series (AR 5.0 – 5.6)  YA Nielsen, J.
Bartimaeus series (AR 5.7 – 5.9)  YA Stroud, J.
Lockwood & Co. series (AR 5.1-5.3)  YA Stroud, J.
A Twisted Tale series (AR 4.0-6.0)  Various Authors

J Fact/Non-Fiction Books (click on title for call #)
African-American Biographies (AR 5.5 – 7.7)
World Book’s Animals of the World (AR 5.6 – 6.5)
Velocity Classified (AR 5.3 – 5.8)
Wicked History (AR 5.3 – 7.4)

J Fiction
Little Women (AR 7.9)  J ALCO
Peter Pan (AR 7.2)  J BARR
The Wonderful Wizard of OZ (AR 7.0)  J BAUM
The Incredible Journey (AR 7.6)  J BURN
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (AR 7.8)  J CARR
The Fowl Twins (AR 7.5)  J COLF
Incident at Hawk’s Hill (AR 7.2)  J ECKE
The Jungle Book (AR 7.5)  J KIPL
White Fang (AR 7.4)  J LOND
Invasion of the Overworld (AR 7.0)  J MINE
The Book of Dragons (AR 7.4)  J NESB
Black Beauty (AR 7.7)  J SEWE

Young Adult
Anne of Green Gables (AR 7.3)  YA Montgomery, L.
The Inheritance Cycle (AR 5.6-7.8)  YA Paolini, C.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (AR 7.2)  YA Rowling, J.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (AR 7.2)  YA Rowling, J.
H.I.V.E. series  (AR 6.8-7.7)  YA Walden, M.
Snow White and Rose Red (AR 7.1)  YA Wrede, P.

Jurassic Park (AR 7.3)  FICTION Crichton, M.
The African Queen (AR 7.9)  FICTION Forester, C.
Horatio Hornblower series (AR 7.2-7.8)  FICTION Forester, C.
Brave New World (AR 7.5)  FICTION Huxley, A.
The Beekeeper’s Apprentice (AR 7.0)  FICTION King, L.
The Time Machine (AR 7.4)  FICTION Wells, H.G.

J Fact
History’s Mysteries: Curious Clues, Cold Case, and Puzzles from the Past (AR 7.9)  J 031.02 JAZY
The Big Book of Monsters: The Creepiest Creatures from Classic Literature (AR 7.3)  J 398.2454 JOHN
The Blue Marble: How a Photograph Revealed Earth’s Fragile Beauty (AR 7.1)  J 525 NARD
Phineas Gage: A Gruesome But True Story About Brain Science (AR 7.4)  J 616.8 FLEI
Fourth Down and Inches: Concussions and Football’s Make-or-Break Moment (AR 7.9)  J 617.1027 MCCL
First Flight Around the World (AR 7.7)  J 910.41 GROV
Titanic: Voices From the Disaster (AR 7.4)  J 910.45 HOPK
The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, & The Fall of Imperial Russia (AR 7.2)  J 923.147 ROMA
Powwow: A Celebration Through Song and Dance (AR 7.3)  J 970.1 PHEA

Chasing Lincoln’s Killer
(AR 7.5)  364.1524 L37C
Laughing at my Nightmare (AR 7.0)  920.9081 B947L
Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing (AR 7.8)  927.84 J81A
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up For Education and Was Shot by the Taliban (AR 7.1)  954.9 Y82I
The Great Fire (AR 7.6)  977.311 M978G            

J Fiction
Red Badge of Courage (AR 8.0)  J CRAN
The Three Musketeers (AR 11.3)  J DUMA
The Wind in the Willows (AR 8.2)  J GRAH
Call of the Wild (AR 8.0)  J LOND
The Tales of Beedle the Bard (AR 8.3)  J ROWL
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander (AR 8.8)  J ROWL
Quidditch Through the Ages (AR 8.2)  J ROWL
Heidi (AR 8.2)  J SPYR
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (AR 8.1)  J TWAI
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (AR 10.0)  J VERN
The Swiss Family Robinson (AR 10)  J WYSS

Young Adult
The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume 1: The Pox Party (AR 8.0)  YA Anderson, M.
Pride and Prejudice (AR 12.0)  YA Austen, J.
Anne of Avonlea (AR 8.6)  YA Montgomery, L.
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood (AR 8.6)  YA Pyle, H.
Around the World in 80 Days (AR 9.6)  YA Verne, J.
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (AR 8.1)  YA Wiggin, K.

Emma (AR 9.3)  FICTION Austin, J.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (AR 8.8)  FICTION Doyle, A.
Les Miserables (AR 9.8)  FICTION Hugo, V.
1984 (AR 8.9)  FICTION Orwell, G.
Contact (AR 9.4)  FICTION Sagan, C.
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde (AR 9.5)  FICTION Stevenson, R.
Uncle Tom’s Cabin (AR 9.3)  FICTION Stowe, H.

J Fact
Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How Women Won the Right to Vote (AR 8.3)  J 324.62 ZIME
Elephant Talk: The Surprising Science of Elephant Communication (AR 8.8)  J 599.67 DOWN
A Passion for Victory: The Story of the Olympics in Ancient and Early Modern Times (AR 9.3)  J 796.48 BOBR
Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-maker’s Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty (AR 8.4)  J 923.273 FRAN
Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought Different (AR 8.2)  J 923.873 JOBS
Guts & Glory: The American Civil War (AR 9.3)  J 973.7 THOM

Artificial Intelligence: Building Smarter Machines
(AR 8.6)  006.3 M172A
Women in Pants: Manly Maidens, Cowgirls, and Other Renegades (AR 10.0)  305.4 S644W
Stolen Justice: The Struggle for African American Voting Rights (AR 9.6)  324.624 G624S
Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland (AR 9.0)  614 W184W
American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race (AR 9.2)  629.4 B858A
A Dog in the Cave: The Wolves Who Made Us Human (AR 9.5)  636.7 F947D
Bootleg, Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition (AR 9.1)  973.915 B658B

Below are books that have been made into a movie or TV series. They are listed in alphabetical order by the author or call number.

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs  jP BARR | Movie: Same Title
Madeline  jP BEME| Movie: Same Title               
Boss Baby  jP FRAZ | Movie: Same Title
The Story of Ferdinand  jP LEAF| Movie: Ferdinand
Tales of Peter Rabbit and His Friends  jP POTT | Movie: Peter Rabbit  
Where the Wild Things Are  jP SEND| Movie: Same Title 
The Cat in the Hat  jP SEUS | Movie: Same Title  
Horton Hears a Who!  jP SEUS| Movie: Same Title                
How the Grinch Stole Christmas  jP SEUS | Movie: The Grinch | Movie: Same Title
The Lorax  jP SEUS | Movie: Same Title
The Polar Express  jP VAN | Movie: Same Title
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day  jP VIOR | Movie: Same Title

Shrek! JIF STEI | Movie: Shrek
The Velveteen Rabbit
  JIF WILL | Movie: Same Title
Jumanji  JIF VAN | Movie: Same Title
Zathura: A Space Adventure  JIF VAN | Movie: Zathura

Little Women  J ALCO | Movie: Same Title
The Black Cauldron  J ALEX | Movie: Same Title
Meet Kit  J AMER | Movie: Kit Kittredge, An American Girl
The One and Only Ivan  J APPL | Movie: Same Title
Mr. Popper’s Penguins  J ATWA | Movie: Same Title
Tuck Everlasting  J BABB | Movie: Same Title
The Indian in the Cupboard  J BANK | Movie: Same Title
Peter Pan and Wendy  J BARR | Movie: Peter Pan
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz  J BAUM | Movie: The Wizard of Oz
 A Bear Called Paddington  J BOND | Movie: Paddington
The Collected Tales Nurse Matilda  J BRAND | Movie: Nanny McPhee
The Incredible Journey  J BURN | Movie: Homeward Bound
A Little Princess  J BURN | Movie: Same Title
The Secret Garden  J BURN | Movie: Same Title
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland  J CARR | Movie: Alice in Wonderland
Ramona series  J CLEA | Movie: Ramona and Beezus
Pinocchio  J COLL | Movie: Same Title
How to Train Your Dragon  J COWE | Movie: Same Title
The BFG  J DAHL | Movie: Same Title
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory  J DAHL | Movie: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory | Movie: Same Title
Fantastic Mr. Fox  J DAHL | Movie: Same Title
James and the Giant Peach  J DAHL | Movie: Same Title
Matilda  J DAHL | Movie: Same Title
The Witches  J DAHL | Movie: Same Title
Because of Winn-Dixie  J DICA | Movie: Same Title
Flora & Ulysses: the Illuminated Adventures
J DICA | Movie: Flora & Ulysses
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, A princess, Some soup, and a Spool of Thread  J DICA | Movie: The Tale of Despereaux
The Spiderwick Chronicles  J DITE | Movie: Same Title
The Neverending Story  J ENDE | Movie: Same Title
Harriet, the Spy  J FITZ | Movie: Same Title
Old Yeller  J GIPS | Movie: Same Title
The Phantom Tollbooth  J JUST | Movie: Same Title
Nancy Drew series  J KEEN | Movie: Same Title
Escape to Witch Mountain  J KEY | Movie: Same Title
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series  J KINN | Movies: Same Titles
The Jungle Book  J KIPL | Movie: Same Title
Lassie Come-Home  J KNIG | Movie: Same Title | Movie & TV Show: Lassie
Guardians of Ga’Hoole  J LASK | Movie: Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole
A Wrinkle in Time  J LENG | Movie: Same Title
Ella Enchanted  J LEVI | Movie: Same Title
The Chronicles of Narnia series
  J LEWI | Movies: Same Titles
The Voyages of Dr. Dolittle  J LOFT | Movie: Same Title | Movie: Dolittle
Call of the Wild  J LOND | Movie: Same Title
White Fang  J LOND | Movie: Same Title
The Giver  J LOWR | Movie: Same Title
The Willoughbys  J LOWR | Movie: Same Title
Sarah Plain and Tall
  J MACL | Movie: Same Title
The Baby Sitters Club  J MART | Movie & TV Show: Same Title
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer  J MCDO | Movie: Same Title
Winnie-the-Pooh  J MILN | Movie: The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh | Movie: Same Title
Anne of Green Gables  J MONT | Movie: Same Title | TV Show: Anne With an E
Shiloh  J NAYL | Movie: Same Title
The Borrowers 
J NORT | Movie: Same Title
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH  J OBRI | Movie: The Secret of NIMH
My Friend Flicka  J OHAR | Movie: Flicka
Nim’s Island  J ORR | Movie: Same Title
Bridge to Terabithia  J PATE | Movie: Same Title
The Adventures of Captain Underpants
J PILK | Movie: Captain Underpants
Pollyanna  J PORT | Movie: Same Title
The True Meaning of Smekday  J REX | Movie: Home
The Lightning Thief  J RIOR | Movie: Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
Harry Potter series
 J ROWL | Movies: Same Titles
 J SACH | Movie: Same Title
Bambi: A Life in the Woods
  J SALT | Movie: Bambi
The Invention of Hugo Cabret 
J SELZ | Movie: Hugo
Black Beauty  J SEWE | Movie: Same Title
Series of Unfortunate Events
 J SNIC | Movie & TV Show: Same Title
Here Be Monsters!
 J SNOW | Movie: The Boxtrolls
Heidi  J SPYR | Movie: Same Title
The Hobbit
 J TOLK | Movie: Same Title
Mary Poppins  J TRAV | Movie: Same Title
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer  J TWAI | Movie: Tom and Huck | Movie: Tom Sawyer
Journey to the Center of the Earth
 J VERN | Movie: Same Title
Charlotte’s Web  J WHIT  | Movie: Same Title
Stuart Little  J WHIT | Movie: Same Title
Little House series  J WILD | TV Show: Little House on the Prairie

Aladdin: A Story from Arabian Nights  J 398.2 ALAD | Movie: Aladdin
The Little Mermaid  J 398.2 ANDE | Movie: Same Title
The Snow Queen  J 398.2 ANDE  | Movie: Frozen
Beauty and the Beast  J 398.2 BEAU | Movie: Same Title
Cinderella  J 398.2 CIND | Movie: Same Title
Little Red Riding Hood  J 398.2 LITT | Movie: Hoodwinked | Movie: Red Riding Hood
  J 398.2 RAPU | Movie: Tangled
Sleeping Beauty
 J 398.2 SLEE | Movie: Same Title | Movie: Maleficent
Snow White  J 398.2 SNOW | Movie: Snow White and the Seven Dwarves | Movie: Mirror Mirror

First awarded in 1938 the Caldecott Medal is given each year to the illustrator of the most distinguished American picture book for children published during the preceding year. The winning book chosen by a committee of librarians in the American Library Association.


2023 Hot Dog illus. by Doug Salati

2022 Watercress  illus. by Jason Chin  jP Wang
2021 We Are Water Protectors illus. by Michaela Goade  jP LIND
2020 Undefeated illus. by Kadir Nelson  J 811.6 KWAM
2019 Hello Lighthouse illus by Sophie Blackall  jP BLAC
2018 Wolf in the Snow illus. by Matthew Cordell  jP CORD
2017 Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat illus. by Javaka Steptoe  J 927.5 BASQ
2016 Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear illus. by Sophie Blackall  J 599.78 MATT
2015 The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend illus. by Dan Santat  jP SANT
2014 Locomotive illus. by Brain Floca  J 625.1 FLOC
2013 This is Not My Hat illus. by Jon Klassen  jP KLAS
2012 A Ball for Daisy illus. by Chris Raschka  jP RASC
2011 A Sick Day for Amos McGee illus. by Erin Stead  jP STEA
2010 The Lion and the Mouse illus. by Jerry Pinkney  jP PINK
2009 The House in the Night illus. by Beth Krommes  jP SWAN
2008 The Invention of Hugo Cabret illus. by Brian Selznick  J FICTION SELZ
2007 Flotsam illus. by David Wiesner  jP WIES
2006 Hello, Goodbye Window illus. by Chris Raschka  jP JUST
2005 Kitten’s First Full Moon illus. by Kevin Henkes  jP HENK
2004 Man Who Walked Between the Towers illus. by  Mordicai Gerstein  J 791.34 GERS
2003 My Friend Rabbit illus. by Eric Rohmann  jP ROHM
2002 The Three Pigs illus. by David Wiesner  jP WIES
2001 So You Want to be President? illus. by David Small  J 923.173 ST G
2000 Joseph Had a Little Overcoat illus. by Simms Taback  jP TABA
1999 Snowflake Bentley illus. by Mary Azarian  J 925.51 BENT
1998 Rapunzel illus. by Paul Zelinsky  J 398.2 RAPU
1997 Golem illus. by David Wisniewski  J 398.2 WISN
1996 Officer Buckle and Gloria illus. by Peggy Rathmann  jP RATH
1995 Smoky Night illus. by David Diaz  JIF BUNT
1994 Grandfather’s Journey illus. by Allen Say  jP SAY
1993 Mirette on the High Wire illus. by Emily Arnold McCully  JIF MCCU
1992 Tuesday illus. by David Wiesner  jP WIES
1991 Black and White illus. by David Macaulay  JIF MACA
1990 Lon Po Po illus. by Ed Young  J 398.2 YOUN
1989 Song and Dance Man Stephen Gammell  jP ACKE
1988 Owl Moon illus. by John Schoenherr  jP YOLE
1987 Hey, Al illus. by Richard Egielski  jP YORI
1986 The Polar Express illus. by Chris Van Allsburg  jP VAN
1985 Saint George and the Dragon illus. by Trina Schart Hyman  J 3982. GEOR
1984 The Glorious Flight illus. by Alice & Martin Provensen  J 926.2913 BLER
1983 Shadow illus. by Marcia Brown  (out of print)
1982 Jumanji illus. by Chris Van Allsburg  JIF VAN
1981 Fables illus. by Arnold Lobel   jP LOBE
1980 Ox-Cart Man Barbara Cooney  jP HALL
1979 The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses illus. by Paul Goble  JIF GOBL
1978 Noah’s Ark illus. by Peter Spier  jP SPIE
1977 Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions illus. by Leo & Diane Dillon  J 960 MUSG
1976 Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears:  A West African Tale illus. by Leo & Diane Dillon  JIF AARD
1975 Arrow to the Sun: A Pueblo Indian Tale illus. by Gerald McDermott  J 398.2097 MCDE
1974 Duffy and the Devil illus. by Margot Zemach  (out of print)
1973 The Funny Little Woman illus. by Blair Lent   jP MOSE
1972 One Fine Day illus. by Nonny Hogrogian  jP HOGR
1971 A Story, A Story, An African Tale illus. by Gail E. Haley  jP HALE
1970 Sylvester and the Magic Pebble illus. by William Steig  jP STEI
1969 The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship illus. by Uri Shulevitz  jP RANS
1968 Drummer Hoff illus. by Ed Emberley  jP EMBE
1967 Sam, Bangs & Moonshine illus. by Evaline Ness  jP NESS
1966 Always Room for One More illus. by  Nonny Hogrogian  jP LEOD
1965 May I Bring a Friend? illus. by Beni Montresor  jP DE R
1964 Where the Wild Things Are illus. by Maurice Sendak  jP SEND
1963 The Snowy Day illus. by Ezra Jack Keats  jP KEAT
1962 Once a Mouse illus. by Marcia Brown  jP BROW
1961 Baboushka and the Three Kings illus. by Nicolas Sidjakov  jP ROBB
1960 Nine Days to Christmas illus. by Marie Hall Ets  (out of print)
1959 Chanticleer and the Fox illus. by Barbara Cooney  jP COON
1958 Time of Wonder illus. by Robert McCloskey  jP MCCL
1957 A Tree is Nice illus. by Marc Simont  jP UDRY
1956 Frog Went A-Courtin’ illus. by Feodor Rojankovsky  jP LANG
1955 Cinderella; or The Little Glass Slipper illus. by Marcia Brown  J 398.2 CIND
1954 Madeline’s Rescue illus. by Ludwig Bemelmans  jP BEME
1953 The Biggest Bear illus. by Lynd K. Ward  jP WARD
1952 Finders Keepers illus. by Nicolas Mordvinoff  (out of print)
1951 The Egg Tree illus. by Katherine Milhous  jP HOLIDAY MILH
1950 Song of the Swallows illus. by  Leo Politi  JIF POLI
1949 The Big Snow illus. by Berta & Elmer Hader  jP HADE
1948 White Snow, Bright Snow illus. by Roger Duvoisin  jP TRES
1947 The Little Island illus. by Leonard Weisgard  jP BROW
1946 The Rooster Crows illus. by Maud & Miska Petersham  jP PETE
1945 Prayer for a Child illus. by Elizabeth Orton Jones  (out of print)
1944 Many Moons  illus. by Louis Slobodkin  jP THUR
1943 The Little House illus. by Virginia Lee Burton  jP BURT
1942 Make Way for Ducklings illus. by Robert McCloskey  jP MCCL
1941 They Were Strong and Good illus. by  Robert Lawson  JIF LAWS
1940 Abraham Lincoln illus. by  Ingri & Edgar Parin d’Aulaire  J 923.173 LINC
1939 Mei Li illus. by  Thomas Handforth  (out of print)
1938 Animals of the Bible illus. by Dorothy P. Lathrop  J 220.8 LATH

J Fiction
Little Women (AR 7.9)  J ALCO
Mr. Popper’s Penguins (AR 5.6)  J ATWA
Tuck Everlasting (AR 5.0)  J BABB
Peter Pan (AR 7.2)  J BARR
The Indian in the Cupboard (AR 4.6 – 5.2)  J BANK
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (AR 7.0)  J BAUM
A Bear Called Paddington (AR 4.7)  J BOND
A Little Princess (AR 6.0)  J BURN
The Secret Garden (AR 6.3)  J BURN
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (AR 7.4)  J CARR
Pinocchio (AR 5.3)  J COLL
Matilda (AR 5.0)  J DAHL
A Christmas Carol (AR 6.7)  J DICK
The Hundred Dresses (AR 5.4)  J ESTE
The Black Stallion (AR 5.2 – 6.7)  J FARL
My Side of the Mountain (AR 5.2)  J GEOR
Old Yeller (AR 5.0)  J GIPS
The Wind in the Willows (AR 8.2)  J GRAH
Raggedy Ann Stories (AR 5.1 – 5.7)  J GRUE
Misty of Chincoteague (AR 5.3)  J HENR
The Phantom Tollbooth (AR 6.7)  J JUST
Jungle Book (AR 7.4)  J KIPL
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (AR 4.7)  J KONI
A Wrinkle in Time (AR 4.7)  J LENG
The Chronicles of Narnia (AR 5.4 – 5.9)  J LEWI
Pippi Longstocking series (AR 5.2 – 5.4)  J LIND
The Call of the Wild (AR 8.0)  J LOND
Betsy-Tacy series (AR 4.0 – 5.5)  J LOVE
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series (AR 4.9 – 5.5)  J MACD
Sarah, Plain and Tall (AR 3.4)  J MACL
Five Children and It (AR 5.7)  J NESB
Island of the Blue Dolphins (AR 5.4)  J ODELL
My Friend Flicka (AR 6.0)  J OHAR
The Yearling (AR 5.0)  J RAWL
Where the Red Fern Grows (AR 4.9)  J RAWL
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (AR 5.1)  J ROBI
The Little Prince (AR 5.0)  J SAIN
Bambi: A Life in the Woods (AR 4.9)  J SALT
The Cricket in Times Square (AR 4.9)  J SELD
Black Beauty (AR 7.7)  J SEWE
Heidi (AR 8.2)  J SPYR
Treasure Island (AR 8.3)  J STEV
Gulliver’s Travels (AR 13.5)  J SWIF
The Hobbit (AR 6.6)  J TOLK
Mary Poppins series (AR 4.2 – 6.1)  J TRAV
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (AR 8.1)  J TWAI
Around the World in Eighty Days (AR 9.6)  J VERN
Charlotte’s Web (AR 4.4)  J WHIT
Little House in the Big Woods (AR 5.3)  J WILD

Juvenile Illustrated Fiction
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (AR 11.0)  JIF IRVI

J Picture
Miss Nelson series  jP ALLA
Various Titles by Mitsumasa Anno  jP ANNO
Ten, Nine, Eight  jP BANG
Madeline series  jP BEME
Little Gorilla  jP BORN
Various Titles by Jan Brett  jP BRET
The Snowman  jP BRIG
Arthur series  jP BROW
Goodnight Moon  jP BROW
Babar series  jP BRUN
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel  jP BURT
Katy and the Big Snow  jP BURT
Various Titles by Eric Carle  jP CARL
Miss Rumphius  jP COON
Various Titles by Donald Crews  jP CREW
Andy and the Lion  jP DAUG
May I Bring a Friend?  jP DE R
Various Titles by Lois Ehlert  jP EHLE
Drummer Hoff  jP EMBE
Happy Lion  jP FATI
Ask Mr. Bear  jP FLAC
Story About Ping  jP FLAC
The Patchwork Quilt  jP FLOU
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge  jP FOX
Corduroy  jP FREE
Millions of Cats  jP GAG
Various Titles by Paul Galdone  jP GALD
Little Toot  jP GRAM
Chrysanthemum  jP HENK
Julius, the Baby of the World  jP HENK
Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse  jP HENK
Frances series  jP HOBA
Grace series  jP HOFF
One Fine Day  jP HOGR
Rosie’s Walk  jP HUTC
Ben’s Trumpet  jP ISAD
Mama, Do You Love Me?  jP JOOS
Various Titles by Ezra Jack Keats  jP KEAT
Carrot Seed  jP KRAU
The Story of Ferdinand  jP LEAF
Frederick  jP LION
The Poky Little Puppy  jP LOWR
George and Martha series  jP MARS
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom  jP MART
Brown Bear, Brown Bear  jP MART
Various Titles by Robert McCloskey  jP MCCL
Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine  jP NESS
Various Titles by Bill Peet  jP PEET
The Little Engine That Could  jP PIPE
Tale of Peter Rabbit  jP POTT
Curious George series  jP REY
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt  jP ROSE
Where the Wild Things Are  jP SEND
Various Titles by Dr. Seuss  jP SEUS
Doctor De Soto  jP STEI
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day  jP VIOR
Various Titles by Bernard Waber  jP WABE
Mouse Paint  jP WALS
Biggest Bear  jP WARD
The Napping House  jP WOOD
Crow Boy  jP YASH
Seven Blind Mice  jP YOUN

Dinosaur Thunder  jP BAUE
Dini Dinosaur  jP BEAU
When Dinosaurs Came With Everything  jP BROA
Marlo and the Dinosaurs  jP BROW
No T-Rex in the Library  jP BUZZ
No Honking Allowed  jP CALM
Dad and the Dinosaur  jP CHOLD
Rory the Dinosaur  jP CLIM
My Dinosaur is More Awesome  jP COST
Dinosaur Rocket  jP DALE
Little Grunt & the Big Egg  jP DE PA
Play with Your Food  jP DERR
Crunch the Shy Dinosaur  jP DUNL
How to Grow a Dinosaur  jP ESBA
Dinosaurs Love Underpants  jP FREE
Three Little Dinosaurs  jP FUGE
Dinotrux  jP GALL
Duck, Duck, Dinosaur  jP GEOR
Rappy the Raptor  jP GUTM
Three Little Dinosaurs  jP HARR
Stegothesaurus  jP HEOS
Cap’n Rex & His Clever Crew  jP HERZ
We Don’t Eat Our Classmates  jP HIGG
Camp Rex  jP IDLE
Never Follow a Dinosaur  jP LATI
Groovy Joe: Ice Cream and Dinosaurs  jP LITW
Mamasaurus  jP LOMP
Samanthasaurus Rex  jP MAND
Too Many Dinosaurs  jP MAYE
I’m Big  jP MCMU
Dinosaurumpus  jP MITT
Dino Duckling  jP MURR
Doris the Bookasaurus  jP MURR
Down at the Dino Wash Deluxe  jP MYER
Linus the Vegetarian T-Rex  jP NEYB
If I Had a Triceratops  jP OCON
Dinosaur Countdown  jP OLDL
Dino Pets  jP PLOU
Three Triceratops Tuff  jP SHAS
Dogosaurus Rex  jP STAN
Super Saurus & the Egg  jP UNDE
Don’t Forget Dexter  jP WARD
Dino-Dancing  jP WHEE
Dino-Football  jP WHEE
How to Raise a Dinosaur  jP WING
How Do Dinosaurs . . .  series  jP YOLE

Ivy & Bean Break the Fossil Record  ER BARR
Dinodino’s Dinosaur Adventures  ER BORD
Rappy  ER GUTM
Danny & the Dinosaur  ER HOFF
Escape of the Deadly Dinosaur  ER HUNT
Duck, Duck, Dinosaur  ER I CAN
Dino Files  ER MCCA
Dinosaurs Before Dark  ER OSBO
The Itchy Book  ER PHAM

The Chronicles of Prydain series  J FIC ALEX
Ever Afters series  J FIC BACH
Tale of the Wide-Awake Princess series  J FIC BAKE
Sisters Grimm series  J FIC BUCK
Kat Incorrigible series  J FIC BURG
Storybound series  J FIC BURT
Fairy Tale Reform School series  J FIC CALO
Land of Stories series  J FIC COLF
Wizards of Once series  J FIC COWE
The Descendants series  J FIC DE L
The Spiderwick Chronicles series  J FIC DITE
Familiars series  J FIC EPST
Archie Greene series  J FIC EVER
Mouseheart series  J FIC FIEL
The Wizard’s Dog series  J FIC GALE
Castle Glower series  J FIC GEOR
A Tale Dark and Grimm series  J FIC GIDW
Ever After High series  J FIC  HALE
Princess Curse  J FIC HASK
Unseen World of Poppy Malone series  J FIC HARP
Hero’s Guide series  J FIC HEAL
Emily Windsnap series  J FIC KESS  
Suddenly Supernatural series  J FIC KIMM
Longburrow series  J FIC  LARW
Mice of the Round Table series  J FIC LEUN
The Princess Tales series  J FIC  LEVI
Ratscalibur  J FIC LIEB
Valiant  J FIC  MCGU
Whatever After series  J FIC MLYN
The Unicorn in the Barn  J FIC OGBU
Pip Bartlett’s Guide to . . series  J FIC PEAR
Witch Wars series  J FIC POUN
Half Upon a Time series  J FIC RILE
100 Dresses series  J FIC SCHM
The Imaginary Veterinary series  J FIC SELF
(Fairly) True Tales  series  J FIC SHUR
Never Girls series  J FIC THOR
The Prince Problem  J FIC VAND
Phoenix Rising trilogy   J FIC VERR
Books of Elsewhere series  J FIC WEST
Adventurer’s Guide series  J FIC WHIT
Enchanted Forest Chronicles series  J FIC WRED

2021 See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog by David LaRochelle  ER LARO
2020 Stop! Bot! by James Yang  jP YANG
2019 Fox the Tiger by Corey R. Tabor  ER I CAN
2018 Charlie & Mouse by Laurel Snyder  ER SNYD
2017 We Are Growing by Laurie Keller  ER KELL
2016 Don’t Throw It to Mo! David A. Adler  ER ADLE
2015 You Are (Not) Small by Anna Kang  jP KANG
2014 The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli  jP PIZZ
2013 Up, Tall and High! by Ethan Long  jP LONG
2012 Tales for Very Picky Eaters by Josh Schneider  ER SCHN
2011 Bink and Gollie by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee  ER DICA
2010 Benny and Penny in the Big No-No! by Geoffrey Hayes  ER HAYE
2009 Are You Ready to Play Outside? by Mo Willems  ER WILL
2008 There Is a Bird on Your Head by Mo Willems  ER WILL
2007 Zelda and Ivy: The Runaways by Laura McGee Kvasnosky  ER KVAS
2006 Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas by Cynthia Rylant  ER RYLA

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Anderson, John David
Granted  J ANDE
Ms. Bixby’s Last Day  J ANDE
Sidekicked  J ANDE

Aylesworth, Jim
The Gingerbread Man 
Naughty Little Monkeys  jp AYLE
Old Black Fly  jP AYLE

Bridwell, Norman
The Clifford series

Cabot, Meg
Allie Finkle’s Rules for Girls  J CABO
From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess  J CABO
The Abandon Trilogy  YA Cabot, M.
The Princess Diaries  YA Cabot, M.

Cummings, Troy
The Notebook of Doom series  ER CUMM
Can I Be Your Dog?  jP CUMM
The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out! (Big Time)  jP CUMM
I Found a Kitty!  jP CUMM

Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker
The War That Saved My Life
The War I Finally Won  J BRAD
Fighting Words  J BRAD
Ballerino Nate     jP BRAD

Davis, Jim
Garfield Books  J GRAPHIC DAVI
Garfield Books  741.59 D262

Dotlich, Rebecca Kai
The Knowing Book  jP DOTL
Race Car Count  jP DOTL
What Can a Crane Pick Up?  jP DOTL

Finley, Martha
A Life of Faith: Millie Keith  J FINL
A Life of Faith: Violet Travilla  J FINL

Fleming, Candace
Bulldozer’s Big Day
Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!  jP FLEM
Ben Franklin’s in My Bathroom!  J FLEM
Strongheart: Wonder Dog of the Silver Screen  J FLEM
The Family Romanov  J 923.147 ROMA
Presenting Buffalo Bill  J 923.973 BUFF
Amelia Lost  J 926.1913 EARH

Frost, Helen
Applesauce Weather
Salt: A Story of Friendship in a Time of War  J FROS
When My Sister Started Kissing  J FROS

Green, John
The Fault in Our Stars
 YA Green, J.
Looking for Alaska  YA Green, J.
Paper Towns  YA Green, J.
Turtles All The Way Down  YA Green, J.

Gruelle, Johnny
Raggedy Ann & Andy stories  J GRUE

Haddix, Margaret Peterson
Children of Exile series  J HADD
The Greystone Secrets series  J HADD
The Missing series  J HADD
The Shadow Children series  J HADD
Summer of Broken Things  YA Haddix, M.
Full Ride  YA Haddix, M.

Hatke, Ben
Little Robot  J GRAPHIC HATK
Zita the Spacegirl  J GRAPHIC ZITA

Hodges, Margaret
Saint Patrick and the Peddler
  J 398.2 HODG
Merlin and the Making of a King  J 398.2 ARTH
The Wee Christmas Cabin  J HOLIDAY PICTURE HODG

Hoose, Phillip
Hey, Little Ant  jP HOOS
Attucks!: Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City  J 796.323 HOOS
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice  J 923.673 COLV
The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club  J 940.53 HOOS

Kasza, Keiko
The Dog Who Cried Wolf 
A Mother for Choco  jP KASZ
My Lucky Day  jP KASZ
The Wolf’s Chicken Stew  jP KASZ

Lasky, Kathryn
Guardians of Ga’Hoole series
Horses of the Dawn series  J LASK
Wolves of the Beyond series  J LASK

Lewis, J. Patrick
Face Bug: Poems
 J 811.54 LEWI
Everything is a Poem: The Best of J. Patrick Lewis  J 811.54 LEWI
The World’s Greatest: Poems  J 811.54 LEWI

Magoon, Kekla
Robyn Hoodlum Adventures
The Season of Styx Malone  J MAGO
Light it Up  YA Magoon, K.

Martin, Laura
Edge of Extinction series  J MART
Float  J MART

Mullin, Mike
Ashfall Trilogy
  YA Mullin, M.
Surface Tension  YA Mullin, M.

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds
Faith, Hope, and Ivy June      J NAYL
The Shiloh series      J NAYL

Niven, Jennifer
All the Bright Places  YA Niven, J.
Breathless  YA Niven, J.
Holding Up the Universe  YA Niven, J.

Peet, Bill
Cock-a-doodle Dudley
Huge Harold  jP PEET
No Such Things   jP PEET

Powell, Nate
March series (co-written with John Lewis)  YA GRAPHIC Lewis, J.

Reed, Lynn Rowe
Bear’s Big Breakfast
Color Chaos!  jP REED
Benny Shark Goes to Friend School  jP REED

Riley, James Whitcomb
Riley Child-Rhymes
 J 811.4 RILE
The Best Loved Poems of James Whitcomb Riley  IND CIRC 811.4 R573B
The Best of James Whitcomb Riley  IND CIRC 811.4 R573M

Root, Phyllis
Anywhere Farm  jP ROOT
One Duck Stuck  jP ROOT
Scrawny Cat  jP ROOT
Paula Bunyan  jP ROOT

Sayre, April Pulley
Ant! Ant! Ant!
Eat Like a Bear  jP SAYRE
Go, Go, Grapes  jP SAYRE
Full of Fall  J 525.5 SAYR
Warbler Wave  J 598.8 SAYR
Here Come the Humpbacks!  J 599.5 SAYR

Schaefer, Lola M.
Mittens series
Frankie Stein  jP SCHA
One Special Day  jP SCHA

Slonim, David (author & illustrator)
He Came With the Couch  jP SLON
I Loathe You  jP SLON
Patch  jP SLON

Stratton-Porter, Gene
Girl of the Limberlost  IND CIRC 813.52 S911G

First awarded in 1922 the Newbery Medal became first children’s book award in the world. Chosen by a committee of librarians in the American Library association the medal is awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

2023 Freewater by Amina Luqman-Dawson J LUQM

2022 The Last Cuentista by Donna Barba Higuera (AR 5.0)  J HIGU
2021 When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller (AR 4.1)  J KELL
2020 New Kid by Jerry Craft (AR 2.9)  J GRAPHIC CRAF
2019 Merci Suárez Changes Gears by Meg Medina (AR 4.6)  J MEDI
2018 Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly (AR 4.7)  J KELL
2017 The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Regan Barnhill (AR 4.8)  J BARN
2016 Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena (AR 3.3)  jP DE L
2015 The Crossover by Kwame Alexander (AR 4.3)  YA Alexander, K.
2014 Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo (AR 4.3)  J DICA
2013 The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate (AR 3.6)  J APPL
2012 Dead End in Norvelt by Jack Gantos (AR 5.7)  J GANT
2011 Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool (AR 5.3)   J VAND
2010 When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (AR 4.5)  J STEA
2009 The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (AR 5.1)  YA Gaiman, N.
2008 Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! by Laura Amy Schlitz (AR 5.6)  J 812.6 SCHL
2007 The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron (AR 5.9)  J PATR
2006 Criss Cross by Lynne Rae Perkins (AR 5.5)  J PERK
2005 Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata (AR 4.7)  YA Kadohata, C.
2004 The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo (AR 4.7)  J DICA
2003 Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi (AR 5.0)  J AVI
2002 A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park (AR 6.6)  J PARK
2001 A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck (AR 4.5)  J PECK
2000 Bud Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis (AR 5.0)  J CURT
1999 Holes by Louis Sachar (AR 4.6)  J SACH
1998 Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse (AR 5.3)  J HESS
1997 The View From Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg (AR 5.9)  J KONI
1996 The Midwife’s Apprentice by Karen Cushman (AR 6.0)  J CUSH
1995 Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech (AR 4.9)  J CREE
1994 The Giver by Lois Lowry (AR 5.7)  J LOWR
1993 Missing May by Cynthia Rylant (AR 5.3)  J RYLA
1992 Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (AR 4.4)  J NAYL
1991 Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli (AR 4.7)  J SPIN
1990 Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (AR 4.5)  J LOWR
1989 Joyful Noise: Poems For Two Voices by Paul Fleischman (No AR)  J 811.54 FLEI
1988 Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman (AR 7.7)  J 923.173 LINC
1987 The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleishman (AR 3.9)  J FLEI
1986 Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan (AR 3.4)  J MACL
1985 The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley (AR 7.0)  J MCKI
1984 Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary (AR 4.9)  J CLEA
1983 Dicey’s Song by Cynthia Voigt (AR 5.0)  YA Voigt, C.
1982 A Visit To William Blake’s Inn by Nancy Willard (AR 4.5)  J 811.54 WILL
1981 Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson (AR 5.7)  J PATE
1980 A Gathering of Days by Joan W. Blos (AR 6.7)  J BLOS
1979 The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin (AR 5.3)  J RASK
1978 Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (AR 4.6)  J PATE
1977 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor (AR 5.7)  J TAYL
1976 The Grey King by Susan Cooper (AR 6.2)  J COOP
1975 M.C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton (AR 4.4)   J HAMI
1974 The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox (AR 6.0)   J FOX
1973 Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George (AR 5.8)   J GEOR
1972 Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien (AR 5.1)  J OBRI
1971 Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars (AR 4.9)  J BYAR
1970 Sounder by William H. Armstrong (AR 5.3)   J ARMS
1969 The High King by Lloyd Alexander (AR 6.1)  J ALEX
1968 From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg (AR 4.7)  J KONI
1967 Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt (AR 6.6)  J HUNT
1966 I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borten De Trevino (AR 6.5)  J TREV
1965 Shadow of a Bull by Maia Wojciechowska (AR 5.2)  J WOJC
1964 It’s Like This, Cat by Emily Cheny Neville (AR 4.7)  J NEVI
1963 A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (AR 4.7)  J LENG
1962 The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare (AR 5.0)  J SPEA
1961 Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell (AR 5.4)  J ODEL
1960 Onion John by Joseph Krumgold (AR 4.5)  J KRUM
1959 The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare (AR 5.7)  J SPEA
1958 Rifles for Watie by Harold Keith (AR 6.1)  J WATI
1957 Miracles on Maple Hill by Virginia Sorenson (AR 4.9)  J SORE
1956 Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham (AR 4.1)  J LATH
1955 The Wheel on the School by Meindert De Jong (AR 4.7)  J DE J
1954 And Now Miguel by Joseph Krumgold (AR 4.8)  J KRUM
1953 Secret of the Andes by Ann Nolan Clark (AR 4.7)  (out of print)
1952 Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes (AR 6.0)  (out of print)
1951 Amos Fortune, Free Man by Elizabeth Yates (AR 6.5)  J 923.673 FORT
1950 The Door in the Wall by Marguerite De Angeli (AR 6.2)  J DE A
1949 King of the Wind by Marguerite Henry (AR 5.4)  J HENR
1948 The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene Du Bois (AR 6.8)  J DU B
1947 Miss Hickory by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey (AR 5.9)  J BAIL
1946 Strawberry Girl by Lois Lenski (AR 4.8)  J LENS
1945 Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson (AR 6.4)  J LAWS
1944 Johnny Tremain by Ester Forbes (AR 5.9)  J FORB
1943 Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray (AR 6.5)  J GRAY
1942 The Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds (AR 5.1)  J EDMO
1941 Call It Courage by Armstrong Sperry (AR 6.2)  J SPER
1940 Daniel Boone by James Daugherty (AR 7.7)  (out of print)
1939 Thimble Summer by Elizabeth Enright (AR 5.7)  J ENRI
1938 The White Stag by Kate Seredy (AR 6.6)  J SERE
1937 Roller Skates by Ruth Sawyer (AR 6.3)  J SAWY
1936 Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Brink (AR 6.0)  J BRIN
1935 Dobry by Monica Shannon (AR 5.6)  (out of print)
1934 Invincible Louisa by Cornelia Meigs (AR 8.0)  J 928.1 ALCO
1933 Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze by Elizabeth Forman Lewis (AR 6.4)  J LEWI
1932 Waterless Mountain by Laura Adams Armer (AR 5.6)  (out of print)
1931 The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth (AR 5.9)  J COAT
1930 Hitty, Her First Hundred Years by Rachel Field (AR 7.1)  J FIEL
1929 The Trumpeter of Krakow by Eric P. Kelly (AR 7.1)  J KELL
1928 Gay-neck, the Story of a Pigeon by Dhan Gopal Mukerji (AR 6.5)  (out of print)
1927 Smoky, the Cowhorse by Will James (AR 6.5)  J JAME
1926 Shen of the Sea by Arthur Bowie Chrisman (AR 5.4)  J CHRI
1925 Tales From Silver Lands by Charles Finger (AR 6.2)  (out of print)
1924 The Dark Frigate by Charles Hawes (AR 6.7)  J HAWE
1923 The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting (AR 5.7)  J LOFT
1922 The Story of Mankind by Hendrick Willem Van Loon (AR 9.9)  J 909 VAN

Mommy, Mama, and Me  jP NEWM                  
Daddy, Papa, and Me  jP NEWM                  
Clive series  jP SPAN                    
Rosa series  jP SPAN
Pride Colors  jP STEV                  

Neither  jP ANDE                   
What Riley Wore  jP ARNO                   
Real Sisters Pretend  jP DOWD
Jacob’s New Dress  jP HOFF                   
Jacob’s Room to Choose  jP HOFF                   
The True Adventures of Esther the Wonder Pig  jP JENK                  
Julian is a Mermaid   jP LOVE                    
The Family Book  jP PARR                   
It’s Okay to Be Different  jP PARR                   
My Footprints  jP PHI                       
Stella Brings the Family  jP SCHI                     
Jack (Not Jackie)  jP SILV                      
Introducing Teddy  jP WALT                   
Home At Last  jP WILL                    

Donovan’s Big Day  JIF NEWM
Heather Has Two Mommies  JIF NEWM                 
In Our Mothers’ House  JIF POLA                   
And Tango Makes Three  JIF RICH                    

The Accidental Adventures of India McAlister  J AGEL                      
Alan Cole is Not a Coward  J BELL                       
Drum Roll, Please  J BIGE
Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World  J BLAK                       
The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James  J BLAK                       
Felix YZ  J BUNK
Hurricane Child  J CALL                       
Star-Crossed  J DEE                         
The Lotterys Plus One  J DONO
George  J GINO                      
The Whispers  J HOWA                    
The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher  J LEVY                       
This Would Make a Good Story Someday  J LEVY                       

Who Are You?: The Kid’s Guide to Gender Identity  J 305.3 PESS             
It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity  J 305.3 THOR
Rainbow: A First Book of Pride  J 306.76 GENH         
Sewing the Rainbow: The Story of Gilbert Baker and the Rainbow Flag  J 306.76 PITM           
The Stonewall Riots: Coming out in the Streets  J 306.76 PITM           
Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag  J 306.76 SAND          
Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution.  J 306.76 SAND
I Am Jazz  J 306.77 HERT
We Belong Together: A Book About Adoption and Families  J 362.734 PARR

Mars Needs Moms  jP BREA
Clink  jP DIPU
Boy + Bot  jP DYCK
Toys in Space  jP GREY
Wendel’s Workshop  jP RIDD
Robot Zot!   jP SCIE
Robot Zombie Frankenstein!  jP SIMO
Earth to Clunk  jP SMALL
Mr. Wuffles!  jP WIES
Doug Unplugged  jP YACC

Flat Stanley series  ER BROW
Andrew Lost series  ER GREE
My Weird School series  ER GUTM
LEGO Star Wars series  ER LEGO
Marvel Superhero series  ER MARV
Rabbids Invasion series  ER RABB
Star Wars series  ER STAR

Cleopatra in Space series  J GRAPHIC CLEO
Hilo: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth  J GRAPHIC HILO
Leave it to Pet series  J GRAPHIC LEAV
Binky the Space Cat series  J GRAPHIC SPIR
Star Wars Jedi Academy  J GRAPHIC STAR
Stone Rabbit series  J GRAPHIC STON
Zinc Alloy series  J GRAPHIC ZINC
Zita the Spacegirl series  J GRAPHIC ZITA

Franny K. Stein series  J BENT
NERDS series  J BUCK
Wondla series  J DITE
Ember series  J DUPR
George series  J HAWK
Infinity Ring series  J INFI
Galaxy’s Most Wanted series  J KLOE
A Wrinkle in Time series  J LENG
Space Taxi series  J MASS
The True Meaning of Smekday  J REX

Avalon series  YA Arnett, M.
Ship Breaker  YA Bacicaglupi, P.
Engtangled series  YA Capetta, A.
The Hunger Games series  YA Collins, S.
House of the Scorpion series  YA Farmer, N.
Lorien Legacies  YA Lore, P.
The Giver Quartet  YA Lowry, L.
Maximum Ride series  YA Patterson, J.
Virals series  YA Reichs, K.
Cryptid Hunters  YA Smith, R.
H.I.V.E. series  YA Walden, M.
The Uglies series YA Westerfeld, S.
The 5th Wave series  YA Yancey, R.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy  FICTION Adams, D.
Ender Wiggins series  FICTION Card, O.

Baby Feminists  BOARD jP BABB                 
Feminist Baby  BOARD jP BRAN                
An ABC of Equality  BOARD jP EWIN                
Antiracist Baby  BOARD jP KEND                
I Look Up To . . . series  BOARD jP MEMB               
All Kinds of People  BOARD jP ROTN                     

Neither  jP ANDE
What Riley Wore  jP ARNO
My Three Best Friends and Me, Zulay  jP BEST
Woke: A Young Poet’s Call to Justice  jP BROW
Woke Baby  jP BROW
Mixed: A Colorful Story  jP CHUN
Let the Children March  jP CLAR
The Belonging Tree  jP COCC
The Day the War Came  jP DAVI
Henry the Boy  jP FELD
I Will Dance  jP FLOO
If You’re Going to a March  jP FREE
Lovely  jP HONG
Jacob’s New Dress  jP HOFF
Intersection Allies: We Make Room for All  jP JOHN
Happy in Our Skin  jP MANU
Hands Up!  jP MCDA
Lubna and Pebble  jP MEDD
Where Are You From?  jP MEND
It’s Okay to Be Different  jP PARR
Love the World  jP PARR
All Are Welcome  jP PENF
Say Something!  jP REYN
Greta and the Giants: Inspired by Greta Thunberg’s Stand to Save the World  jP TUCK

Something Happened in Our Town: A Child’s Story About Racial Injustice  JIF CELA
Wherever I Go  JIF COPP
Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop   JIF DUNC
I Am Not a Number  JIF DUPU                  
Go Show the World: A Celebration of Indigenous Heroes  JIF KINE
Heather Has Two Mommies  JIF NEWM
And Tango Makes Three  JIF RICH
As Fast as Words Could Fly  JIF TUCK
Blacksmith’s Song  JIF VAN
Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965  JIF WINT                   

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus  J BOWL                     
Maybe He Just Likes You  J DEE
George  J GINO                      
Revenge of the Red Club  J HARR                     
Song for a Whale  J KELL
Amina’s Voice  J KHAN
Me and Banksy  J KYI
A Good Kind of Trouble  J RAME
Black Brother, Black Brother  J RHOD                   
Betty Before X  J SHAB                    
Clean Getaway  J STON
Roll With It  J SUMN
The Inside Battle  J SUMR
Property of the Rebel Librarian  J VARN
Harbor Me  J WOOD
Front Desk  J YANG                   

When Stars Are Scattered  J GRAPHIC JAMI
Go With the Flow  J GRAPHIC WILL

Nevertheless, We Persisted: 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage  J 170 NEVE
Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights  J 303.4 SAND
Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change  J 303.4 STEVE
Who Are You?: The Kid’s Guide to Gender Identity  J 305.3 PESS           
It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity  J 305.3 THOR
This Book is Anti-Racist  J 305.8 JEWE
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You  J 305.8 REYN
We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices  J 305.8 WE               
Rainbow: A First Book of Pride  J 306.76 GENH
Sewing the Rainbow: The Story of Gilbert Baker and the Rainbow Flag  J 306.76 PITM
The Stonewall Riots: Coming Out in the Streets  J 306.76 PITM
I Am Jazz  J 306.77 HERT          
Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation  J 323 TONA
We Are the Change: Words of Inspiration From Civil Rights Leaders  J 323 WE A
Women Win the Vote!: 19 for the 19th Amendment  J 324.62 KENN
Marley Dias Gets It Done: And So Can You!  J 361.2 DIAS
You Are Mighty!: A Guide to Changing the World  J 361.2 PAUL             
All The Way to the Top: How One Girl’s Fight for Americans With Disabilities Changed Everything  J 362.4 PIME
Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You  J 362.4 SOTO             
The Standing Rock Sioux Challenge the Dakota Access Pipeline  J 917.84 MACD
HerStory: 50 Women and Girls Who Shook Up the World  J 920.72 HALL           
People of Peace  J 923.6 MIRZ
Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girl’s Rights  J 954.9 YOUS
Strong Voices: Fifteen American Speeches Worth Knowing  J 973 STRO