National Awards/Recommended List

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National Council of Teachers of English Award for Poetry for Children 2020

Notable Poetry Books

Notable Verse Books

Nerdy Book Club
2019 Nerdies


Fiction Picture Books

Nerdy Book Club
2019 Nerdies


Nonfiction Picture Books

Nerdy Book Club
2019 Nerdies

Early Readers and Early Chapter Books

Nerdy Book Club
2019 Nerdies

Poetry and Novels

Nerdy Book Club
2019 Nerdies

Graphic Novels

Nerdy Book Club
2019 Nerdies

Long Form Nonfiction

Nerdy Book Club
2019 Nerdies

Middle Grade Fiction

Nerdy Book Club
2019 Nerdies

Young Adult Fiction

Notable Children’s Books in the Language Arts

2019 Books

2018 Books

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People

Kindergarten to Second

Third to Fifth

Sixth to Eighth

Ninth to Twelfth

YALSA Excellence in
Nonfiction for Young Adults

2020 Winner, Finalists, &
Nominations

YALSA Best Fiction for
Young Adults

Best Fiction for Young
Adults 2020

YALSA Best Fiction for
Young Adults

Great Graphic Novels for
Teens 2020