The Best, Notable, and Recommended from 2010

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The Best, Notable, and Recommended from 2010


Recommended resources for children were compiled by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), and for young adults by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), divisions of the American Library Association (ALA).

NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOKS

April and Esme, Tooth Fairies. Bob Graham. Ill. Bob Graham. Candlewick. 978-07636-4683-7.

Back of the Bus. Aaron Reynolds. Ill. Floyd Cooper. Philomel. 978-0-399-25091-0.

Big Red Lollipop. Rukhsana Khan. Ill. Sophie Blackall. Viking. 978-0-670-06287-4.

Bink and Gollie. Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhce. Ill. Tony Fucile. Candlewick. 978-0-7636-3266-3.

Chalk. Bill Thomson. Ill. Bill Thompson. Marshall Cavendish. 978-0-7614-5526-4.

City Dog, Country Frog. Mo Willems. Ill. Jon J. Muth. Hyperion. 978-1-4231-0300-4.

Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin. Duncan Tonatiuh. Ill. Duncan Tonatiuh. Abrams. 978-0-8109-3872-4.

Fiesta Babies. Carmen Tafolla. Ill. Amy Cordova. Tricycle Press. 978-1-58246-319-3.

Grandma's Gift. Eric Velasquez. Ill. Eric Velasquez. Walker. 978-0-8027-2082-5

Hip-Pocket Papa. Sandra Markle. Ill. Alan Marks. Charlesbridge. 978-1-57091-708-0

Interrupting Chicken. David Ezra Stein. Ill. David Ezra Stein. Candlewick. 978-0-7636-4168-9

In the Wild. David Elliott. Ill. Holly Meade. Candlewick. 978-0-7636-4497-0

Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! Grace Lin. Ill. Grace Lin. Little, Brown. 978-0-316-0-2452-5

LMNO Peas. Keith Baker. Ill. Keith Baker. Beach Lane. 978-1-4169-914i-0.

Pecan Pie Baby. Jacqueline Woodson. Ill. Sophie Blackall. Putnam. 978-0-399-23987-8.

Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes. Salley Mavor. Ill. Salley Mayor. Houghton Mifflin. 978-0-618-73740-6.

The Quiet Book. Deborah Underwood. Ill. Renata Liwska. Houghton Mifflin. 9780-547-21567-9.

Rubia and the Three Osos. Susan Middleton Elya. Ill. Melissa Sweet. Hyperion. 978-1-4231-1252-5.

A Sick Day for Amos McGee. Philip C. Stead. Ill. Erin E. Stead. Roaring Brook/ Neal Porter. 978-1-59643-402-8.

Tuck Me In! Dean Hacohen. Ill. Sherry Scharschmidt. Candlewick. 978-0-7636-4728-5.

We Are in a Book! Mo Willems. Ill. Mo Willems. Disney/Hyperion. 978-1-4231-3308-7.

Yucky Worms. Vivian French. Ill. Jessica Ahlberg. Candlewick. 978-0-7636-4446-8.

Middle Readers

Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring. Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan. Ill. Brian Floca. Roaring Brook/ Neal Porter. 978-1-59643-338-0.

The Bat Scientists, Mary Kay Carson. Ill. Tom Uhlman. Houghton Mifflin. 978-0-547-19956-6.

Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave. Laban Carrick Hill. Ill. Bryan Collier. Little, Brown. 978-0-316-10731-0.

The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester. Barbara O'Connor. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 978-0-374-36850-0.

Growing Patterns: Fibonacci Numbers in Nature. Sarah C. Campbell. Ill. Sarah and Richard P. Campbell. Boyds Mills. 978-1-59078-752-6.

Guyku: A Year of Haiku for Boys. Bob Raczka. Ill. Peter H. Reynolds. Houghton Mifflin 9?8-0-547-24003-9.

The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe. Loree Griffin Burns. Ill. Ellen Harasimowicz. Houghton Mifflin. 978-0-547-15231-8.

Kakapo Rescue: Saving the World's Strangest Parrot. Sy Montgomery. Ill. Nic Bishop. Houghton Mifflin. 978-0-618-49417-0.

Me, Frida. Amy Novesky. Ill. David Diaz. Abrams. 978-0-8109-8969-6.

Nic Bishop Lizards. Nic Bishop. Ill. Nic Bishop. Scholastic. 978-0-545-20634-1.

The Night Fairy. Laura Amy Schlitz. Ill. Angela Barrett. Candlewick. 978-0-7636-3674-6.

Ninth Ward. Jewell Parker Rhodes. Little, Brown. 978-0-316-04307-6.

!Ole! Flamenco. George Ancona. Ill. George Ancona. Lee & Low. 978-1-60060-361-7.

One Crazy Summer. Rita Williams-Garcia. Harper/Amistad. …

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