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:
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.
4. Saturday by Oge Mora
[Little, Brown | Grades K-2]
Because love is bigger than disappointment.
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.
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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