ALA Notable Books for Children
2014 (Younger Readers)
The adventures of Beekle : the unimaginary friend
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2014 (Younger Readers)
The baby tree
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Beautiful moon : a child's prayer
 by Tonya Bolden ; illustrated by Eric Velasquez
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Blizzard.
 by John Rocco
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2014 (Younger Readers)
A boy and a jaguar
Click to search this book in our catalog   written by Alan Rabinowitz ; illustrated by C tia Chien
2014 (Younger Readers)
The Chicken Squad.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Doreen Cronin ; illustrated by Kevin Cornell Atheneum Books
School Library Journal Gr 2-4-The four intrepid chicks, plus one deadpan dog detective, are back in their second adventure, this time confronted by t...More
 
2014 (Younger Readers)
A dance like starlight : one ballerina's dream
 by Kristy Dempsey ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Publishers Weekly Growing up in 1950s Harlem, a girl dreams of being a ballerina, despite the huge obstacles of segregation and poverty. She's ...More
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Dory
 by Abby Hanlon
Publishers Weekly Dory's nickname, "Rascal," is an immediate tip-off to the six-year-old's personality, but there's more to Dor...More
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Draw!
Click to search this book in our catalog   Raul Colon ; illustrated by Raul Colon
School Library Journal PreS-Gr 3-Using watercolor and colored pencils, Colon has created a wordless book (based on his childhood) that speaks volum...More
2014 (Younger Readers)
Early Bird
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2014 (Younger Readers)
The farmer and the clown
 Marla Frazee
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2014 (Younger Readers)
The farmer's away! Baa! Neigh!
 Anne Vittur Kennedy
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Feathers : not just for flying
Click to search this book in our catalog   Melissa Stewart ; illustrated by Sarah S Brannen
2014 (Younger Readers)
Firebird.
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Firefly July : a year of very short poems
 selected by Paul B Janeczko ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Flashlight
 by Lizi Boyd
Publishers Weekly Boyd follows Inside Outside (2013) with another wordless picture book, this one about a boy's nocturnal backyard explorations....More
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Fox's garden.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Princesse Camcam
Publishers Weekly Starred Review. An act of tender compassion is given (and repaid) in secret during an icy winter night in this memorable addition ...More
2014 (Younger Readers)
Froodle.
Click to search this book in our catalog   Antoinette Portis
 
2014 (Younger Readers)
Gaston
 Kelly DiPucchio ; illustrated by Christian Robinson
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Green is a chile pepper : a book of colors
 by Roseanne Greenfield Thong ; illustrated by John Parra
School Library Journal Thong uses rhyming quatrains to explore colors through elements of culture: yellow masa or corn mash, and green chili peppers...More
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Handle with care : an unusual butterfly journey
Click to search this book in our catalog   Loree Griffin Burns ; Photographs by Ellen Harasimowicz
2014 (Younger Readers)
Have you seen my dragon?
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Hi, Koo! : a year of seasons
 presented by Koo and Jon J Muth
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2014 (Younger Readers)
The iridescence of birds
 Patricia MacLachlan ; illustrated by Hadley Hooper
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Little Roja Riding Hood
Click to search this book in our catalog   Susan Middleton Elya ; illustrated by Susan Guevara
2014 (Younger Readers)
Little Melba and her big trombone
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Katheryn Russell-Brown ; illustrations by Frank Morrison
 
2014 (Younger Readers)
Mama built a little nest
 Jennifer Ward ; illustrated by Steve Jenkins
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2014 (Younger Readers)
The most magnificent thing
 written and illustrated by Ashley Spires
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Mr. Putter & Tabby turn the page
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2014 (Younger Readers)
My teacher is a monster! (no, I am not)
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Nana in the city
 by Lauren Castillo
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Naptime
 Iris de Mo y ; translation by Shelley Tanaka
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2014 (Younger Readers)
The noisy paint box : the colors and sounds of Kandinsky's abstract art
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by Mary GrandPre
Publishers Weekly "Is it a house?" "Is it a flower?" "What's it supposed to be?" When an aunt gives Moscow schoolb...More
2014 (Younger Readers)
The pigeon needs a bath!
Click to search this book in our catalog   words and pictures by Mo Willems
 
2014 (Younger Readers)
Queen Victoria's bathing machine
 words by Gloria Whelan ; pictures by Nancy Carpenter
Publishers Weekly Queen Victoria is ready to break free from the constraints of life at the top (including literal ones, like corsets) and take a s...More
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Sam and dave dig a hole.
 Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Shh! We Have a Plan.
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Star stuff : Carl Sagan and the mysteries of the cosmos
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Tap tap boom boom
 Elizabeth Bluemle ; illustrated by G Brian Karas
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Telephone
 by Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Jen Corace
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Tiny Creatures The World of Microbes.
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Viva Frida!
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Waiting is not easy!.
 by Mo Willems
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Water rolls, water rises
 by Pat Mora and Meilo So
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2014 (Younger Readers)
Weeds find a way
Click to search this book in our catalog   Cynthia Jenson-Elliott ; illustrated by Carolyn Fisher
2014 (Younger Readers)
Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold
Click to search this book in our catalog   Written by Joyce Sidman and illustrated by Rick Allen
 
2014 (Younger Readers)
Work : an occupational ABC
 Kellen Hatanaka
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2014 (Younger Readers)
You are small.
 
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Absolutely almost
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lisa Graff
2014 (Middle Readers)
Arcady's goal
Click to search this book in our catalog   written and illustrated by Eugene Yelchin
 
2013
Angel Island : gateway to Gold Mountain
 Russell Freedman ; Chinese poems translated by Evans Chan
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Before after.
 by Matthias Aregui and Anne-Margot Ramstein
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Brown girl dreaming.
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2014 (Middle Readers)
The Boundless
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2015
The case of the vanishing little brown bats : a scientific mystery
 Sandra Markle
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Chasing cheetahs : the race to save Africa's fastest cats
 written by Sy Montgomery ; photographs by Nic Bishop
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Dare the wind
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2014 (Middle Readers)
El deafo.
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Eye to eye : how animals see the world
 Steve Jenkins
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2014 (Middle Readers)
The fourteenth goldfish
 Jennifer L Holm
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Freedom Summer : the 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Half a chance
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2014 (Middle Readers)
The great Greene heist
 Varian Johnson
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Harlem hellfighters
 by J Patrick Lewis ; illustrated by Gary Kelley
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Hello, i'm johnny cash.
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Hidden : a child's story of the Holocaust
Click to search this book in our catalog   written by Lo c Dauvillier ; illustrated by Marc Lizano ; color by Greg Salsedo ; translated by Alexis Siegel
 
2014 (Middle Readers)
Hope is a Ferris wheel
 a novel by Robin Herrera
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2014 (Middle Readers)
I lived on Butterfly Hill
 Marjorie Agos n ; translated by EM O'Connor ; illustrated by Lee White
Publishers Weekly Agosin's rich, expansive novel, based on true events in Chile during the 1970s, covers three turbulent years in Celeste Marco...More
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Josephine : the dazzling life of Josephine Baker
Click to search this book in our catalog   words by Patricia Hruby Powell ; pictures by Christian Robinson
2014 (Middle Readers)
Kinda Like Brothers.
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Low riders in space
 by Cathy Camper ; illustrated by Raul Gonzalez III
Publishers Weekly Camper's (Bugs Before Time) rocket-powered graphic novel stars a deliciously improbable trio: Lupe Impala, a beautiful mechanic...More
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2014 (Middle Readers)
The Luck Uglies
 Paul Durham ; illustrations by P tur Antonsson
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Mikis and the donkey
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Bibi Dumon Tak ; illustrated by Philip Hopman ; translated by Laura Watkinson
2014 (Middle Readers)
The misadventures of the family Fletcher
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Mysterious patterns : finding fractals in nature
 Sarah C Campbell ; photographs by Sarah C Campbell and Richard P Campbell
Publishers Weekly The husband-and-wife team behind Growing Patterns: Fibonacci Numbers in Nature (2010) demystify the concept of fractals, which ma...More
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2014 (Middle Readers)
A Moose Boosh: A Few Choice Words About Food.
 by Eric-Shabazz Larkin
Publishers Weekly In his first book as both author and artist, Larkin assembles more than 40 food-themed poems that range from the political to the p...More
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Neighborhood sharks : hunting with the great whites of california's farallon islands.
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Nest
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Once upon an alphabet.
 by Oliver Jeffers
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Rain Reign.
 by Ann M. Martin
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2014 (Middle Readers)
Separate is never equal : sylvia mendez and her family's fight for desegregation.
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2014 (Middle Readers)
The red pencil : a novel told in poems, pictures, and possibilities
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Shane Evans
 
2014 (Middle Readers)
Sisters
 Raina Telgemeier
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2014 (Middle Readers)
A snicker of magic
 by Natalie Lloyd
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