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Top 20 Books of 2019: 5-1

This is it, our five favorite books of 2019. If you missed any, you can catch up here:

20-16 | 15-11 | 10-6 | 5-1

5. Beverly, Right Here by Kate DiCamillo

[Candlewick Press | Grades 5 and Up]

Because even Beverly Tapinski can open up the suitcase of her heart.

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4. Saturday by Oge Mora

[Little, Brown | Grades K-2]

Because love is bigger than disappointment.

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3. Small in the City by Sydney Smith

[Neal Porter Books/Holiday House | Grades K-2]

Because as soon as you finish this book, you’ll want to begin it again.

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2. New Kid by Jerry Craft

[HarperCollins | Grades 3-7]

Because it’s honest and it’s hilarious – what else does a reader need? -Travis

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1. Another by Christian Robinson

[Atheneum (Simon & Schuster) | Grades K-2]

Because Christian Robinson has created a cinematic experience full of cosmic questions. -Travis & John

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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.