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The Children’s Book Committee’s 2017 Best Book List Is Now Available!

April 11, 2017


The Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2017 Edition includes more than 600 titles chosen by the Children’s Book Committee as the best of the best published in 2016. In choosing books for the annual list, committee members consider literary quality and excellence of presentation as well as the potential emotional impact of the books on young readers. Other criteria include credibility of characterization and plot, authenticity of time and place, age suitability, positive treatment of ethnic and religious differences, and the absence of stereotypes.

We are very pleased to announce The Best Children’s Books of the Year is back in print! Purchase a print copy of the 2017 Edition for your collection for $10.00 (plus $3.00 shipping). Please contact to place your order.

PDFs of the 2017 list by age range are available online.

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