Best Books for 2017!

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Cheryl Yanek

Many top book awards have been recently named! Check out these lists for lots of great new ideas for books to read. 

The library has purchased many of these books - check out our display areas on the 7th floor for some of these award-winning titles.


Amazon's Best Books of 2017

Search "The Best Kids' Books" to view categories - i.e., Young Adult, Ages 9-12, etc.


Horn Book Fanfare 2017: Best Books of the Year for Children and Teens

Search by Picture Books, Fiction, Nonfiction


NPR's Book Concierge: Guide to 2017's Great Reads

Check out the kids' book category.


American Library Association Notable Children's Books

Categories include younger readers, middle readers, older readers, and all ages.


New York Times Notable Children's Books of 2017

Search by Picture Books, Middle Grade, and Young Adult


New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2017

Adult-level best books of 2017.


New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2017


School Library Journal's Best of 2017

Search by Picture Book, Chapter Books, Middle Grade, Young Adult, and Nonfiction Titles.


Goodreads Readers' Choice Awards: Best Books of 2017

Search by category, including Young Adult, Young Adult Fantasy, Middle Grade and Children's, Picture Books.


William C. Morris Debut YA Award

Awarded to excellent new voices in Young Adult literature.

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