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To Recap: The Top 10 Posts of 2016

Unconventional

Just for fun, here are the 10 most popular posts of the year all together in one place: #10. The Geisel Award Infographic #9. Gallery: The Art of the Picture Book Barcode 2016 #8. The Most Annoying Board Book Ever #7. Top 10 Circulated Fiction Books 2016 #6. The ‘What Are Kids Checking Out?’ List #5. Everything You Need to Know […]

Top 20 Books of 2016: 5-1

Top 20 Books of 2016

#20-16 | #15-11 | #10-6 | #5-1 5. Ms. Bixby’s Last Day by John David Anderson [Walden Pond Press | Grades 4-7] Click here for additional resources from Watch. Connect. Read. Because it’s the sadhappiest book of 2016. 4. Ghost by Jason Reynolds [Simon & Schuster | Grades 5-9] Click here for additional resources from Watch. Connect. Read. Because […]

Top 20 Books of 2016: 10-6

Top 20 Books of 2016

#20-16 | #15-11 | #10-6 | #5-1 10. The Thank You Book by Mo Willems [Disney-Hyperion | Grades K-2] Click here for additional resources from Watch. Connect. Read. Because it ended on a high note. 9. It Is Not Time for Sleeping by Lisa Graff, illustrated by Lauren Castillo [Clarion Books | PreK-1] Click here for additional resources […]

Top 20 Books of 2016: 15-11

Top 20 Books of 2016

#20-16 | #15-11 | #10-6 | #5-1 15. Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean -Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe [Little, Brown | Grades 2-5] Click here for additional resources from Watch. Connect. Read. Because it shows the artist as a child but doesn’t sugarcoat. 14. Pax by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Jon Klassen [Balzer + Bray […]

Top 20 Books of 2016: 20-16

Top 20 Books of 2016

  #20-16 | #15-11 | #10-6 | #5-1 After a year on the shelf, the Top 20 Books list is back with a vengeance. John Schumacher and I Google Doc’ed like madmen to bring you our favorite books of 2016 for grades K-6. We’ll blab (briefly) about the books here, but be sure to visit Watch. Connect. Read. […]

2016 Children’s Lit: The Year in Miscellanea

misc

It’s time to take a look back at the year that was in children’s lit miscellanea. (Read previous Year in Miscellanea Posts: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008) Best Appearance of Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri in a Picture Book: Because of Thursday by Patricia Polacco A complete win for the chef. Not only does he show up toward the end […]

Top 10 Posts of 2015: #1

Special

Gallery: The Art of the Picture Book Barcode

Top 10 Posts of 2015: #2

Salisbury Quote

The Wildest Children’s Books of 2015

Top 10 Posts of 2015: #3

TT

The Real Age of Children’s Literature Characters

Top 10 Posts of 2015: #4

Nighttime Ninja

Top 10 Circulated Picture Books of 2015

Top 10 Posts of 2015: #5

One Star Review Guess Who

One Star Review Guess Who? (#36)

Top 10 Posts of 2015: #6

Rabbit

GOODNIGHT, SOON: The (Questionable) Ethics of a Bestselling Bedtime Book

Top 10 Posts of 2015: #7

Clifford

The Authoritative Guide to Children’s Books Turned Into TV Shows

Top 10 Posts of 2015: #8

Obama Story Time

What’s Your Storytime FAIL?

Top 10 Posts of 2015: #9

Top 10 Piles

The Top 10 Piles of Books at My House