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101 Great Books for Kids

It’s here!

Introducing the 2022 Great Books for Kids List!

Once again the hardworking library workers of Evanston Public Library have spent their entire year culling through thousands of brand new children’s books, just so that they could give you the best of the best.


The Blueberry Award

The Blueberry Award is a brand new children’s book prize in its inaugural year. The Blueberry is given to the children’s book that best engenders a love of nature in children ages 3 – 10.

Catalog-linked booklist | Printable brochure

Spectacular Staff Recommendations

EPL Collection Development Manager Betsy Bird writes about all things kid lit on her School Library Journal sponsored blog A Fuse#8 Production.

EPL Children’s Librarian Brian Wilson (aka Mr. Brian) reviews some of his favorite picture books for kids at Mr. Brian’s Picture Book Picks.

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.

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