2020 Children’s Books Staff Picks

BEST CHILDREN’S BOOK OF 2020! Click the title to request your book.

Picture Books: 

  1. I Talk Like A River by Jordan Scott
  2. If You Come to Earth by Sophie Blackall
  3. The Little Mermaid by Jerry Pinkey
  4. Our Little Kitchen by Jillian Tamaki
  5. Outside In by Deborah Underwood
  6. The Wanderer by Peter Van Den Ende
  7. You Matter by Christian Robinson

Middle Grade:

  1. Becoming Muhammed Ali by James Patterson and Kwame Alexander
  2. Chance by Uri Shulevitz
  3. Class Act by Jerry Craft
  4. Loretta Little Looks Back by Andrea David Pinkney
  5. Mañanaland by Pam Muñez
  6. The Silver Arrow by Lev Grossman
  7. Ways to Make Sunshine by Renée Watson
  8. We Dream of Space by Erin Entrada Kelly 
  9. When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed

Mikaela’s 2020 Children’s Picks (in no particular order)

  1. The Magical Yet by Angela DiTerlizzi
  2. If You Come to Earth by Sophie Blackall
  3. While We Can’t Hug by Eoin Mclaughlin
  4. The Barnabas Project by Devin Fan, Eric Fan, and The Fan Brothers
  5. You Matter by Christian Robinson
  6. Survivors of the Holocaust by Kath Shackleton
  7. The Next President by Adam Rex and Kate Messner
  8. Be Amazing by Desmond is Amazing
  9. How to Make a Better World by Keilly Swift
  10. The Box Turtle by Vanessa Roeder

Top checkouts of 2020 – Picture Books