Best Books for Kids 2017


  The best books of the year for children of all ages hand-picked by independent booksellers nationwide!

The books highlighted on these pages here were hand selected by independent children's booksellers all across the nation with the assurance that they will become treasured read-alouds, timeless classics or favorites for the finicky young adults in your family. Even though all kinds of media are vying for our children's attention these days, here is a treasure trove of literature to keep young imaginations engaged with the world around them. Though we carry some in the store we don't have them all but we're always happy to order anything in for you to look at! 

Simply click here for the entire catalog or follow the links below for specific sections. We also have old fashioned paper catologs in the store. Let us know if you'd like one. Enjoy!

Award Winners                          Babies & Toddlers

Diverse Characters                    Early Reader & Chapter Books

Great & Graphic                         Indies Introduce

Middle Grade Fiction                  Middle Grade Non-Fiction                    

Picture Books                             Non-Fiction Picture Books                   

YA & Teen Fiction                        YA & Teen Non-Fiction