Best Children’s Books of the Year

Best Children’s Books of the Year Archive

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.

Print Editions Published Before 2010