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Top 20 Books of 2020: The Full List

The Top 20 Children’s Books of 2020 list, all in one place.

Our 2021 Mock Caldecott Results!

Over the past month, K-3rd grade students have been reading, evaluating, and comparing some of the best picture books of the year during our 2021 Mock Caldecott unit. Last week all 200+ students voted for the book they thought most deserved to win the Caldecott Medal. And the winners of our 2021 Mock Caldecott voting are […]

Top 20 Books of 2020: 5-1

Counting down the top 20 children’s books of the year. Today is #5-1

Top 20 Books of 2020: 10-6

Counting down the top 20 children’s books of the year. Today is #10-6

Top 20 Books of 2020: 15-11

Counting down the top 20 children’s books of the year. Today is #15-11

Top 20 Books of 2020: 20-16

Counting down the top 20 children’s books of the year. Today is #20-16

2021 Caldecott Medal Predictions

My predictions for 2021 Caldecott glory

2020 Children’s Lit: The Year in Miscellanea

It’s time to take a look back at the year that was in children’s lit miscellanea.

Top 10 Posts of 2019: #1

From December 23rd to January 3rd, I’m counting down the most popular 100 Scope Notes posts of 2019. The countdown ends today with . . . The Most Astonishingly Unconventional Children’s Books of 2019

2020 Geisel Award Predictions

Here are my picks for 2020 Geisel glory.

2020 Caldecott Medal Predictions

Which books will win Caldecott? Here are my predictions.

Top 20 Books of 2019: The Full List

Our Top 20 Books of 2019 in one list.

Top 20 Books of 2019: 5-1

Counting down the Top 20 Books of 2019.

Top 20 Books of 2019: 10-6

Counting down the Top 20 Children’s Books of 2019.

Top 20 Books of 2019: 15-11

Counting down the Top 20 Children’s Books of 2019.