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Top 20 Books of 2019: 15-11

20-16 | 15-11 | 10-6 | 5-1

15. Infinite Hope: A Black Artist’s Journey from World War II to Peace by Ashley Bryan [Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books (Simon & Schuster) | Grades 5 and Up]

Because love, creativity, and art can overcome the darkness of war. -Travis

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14. My Heart by Corinna Luyken [Dial Books (Penguin) | Grades K-2]

Because my heart wants to give a copy to your heart. -John

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13. Guts by Raina Telgemeier [Graphix (Scholastic) | Grades 3-7]

Because it talks about a topic that few comics are willing to talk about. -Travis

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12. Some Places More Than Others by Renee Watson [Bloomsbury | Grades 4-8]

Because Amara takes us on an interesting and inspiring tour of Harlem. -John

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11. Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams [Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books (Simon & Schuster) | Grades 4-8]

Because self love can be the hardest to find. -Travis

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20-16 | 15-11 | 10-6 | 5-1

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.