The Best Children's Books of the Year, 2010-2014

One of the most comprehensive annotated book lists for children, aged infant through 16. The Committee reviews over 6,000 titles annually for accuracy and literary quality and considers their emotional impact on children. The best 600 books published each year, both fiction and nonfiction, are listed with annotations, according to age and category.

Below are the past editions that are currently available online. Reference copies of editions published in print before 2010 may be found in the Bank Street College Library.

Under Five

20142013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Five to Nine

20142013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Nine to Twelve

20142013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Twelve to Fourteen

20142013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Fourteen and Up

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Special Interests

2011 | 2010