Children and Books — Perfectly Matched

The New York Times has its 25 Best Children’s Books list for 2020.  Looking for a perfect holiday gift for a special child?  Why not consider sharing one of these titles?

Picture Books

  • Scott’s I Talk Like a River
  • Blackall’s If You Come to Earth
  • Pinkney’s The Little Mermaid
  • Tamaki’s Our Little Kitchen
  • Underwood’s Outside In
  • Berry’s The Story About Afiy
  • Alzauner’s The Strange Birds of Flannery O’Connor
  • Yoshitake’s There Must Be More Than That!
  • Van den Ende’s The Wanderer
  • Decur’s When You Look Up
  • Robinson’s You Matter

Middle Schoolers

  • Patterson & Alexander’s, Becoming Muhammad Ali
  • Shulevitz’s, Chance: Escape from the Holocaust
  • Craft’s Class Act
  • Pinkney’s Loretta Little Looks Back
  • Munoz-Ryan’s Mañanaland
  • Grossman’s The Silver Arrow
  • Watson’s Ways to Make Sunshine
  • Entrada-Kelly’s We Dream of Science
  • Jamison & Mohmad’s When Stars Are Scattered

Young Adult

  • Woodson’s Before the Ever After
  • Luen-Yang’s Dragon Hoops
  • Sayer’s Everything Sad is Untrue: A True Story
  • Hudson & Hudson’s The Talk: Conversations About Race, Love & Truth
  • Hesse’s When They Left
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About Pat Solin

Patricia Smith Solin worked with her son, Michael, on creating posts and maintaining the technical aspects of the RFL Association website & Facebook posts. She was the school librarian for 10 years at Riverton Public School (NJ) and contributes articles for the Gaslight News, the official publication of the Historical Society of Riverton.