Top 20 Books of 2017: 10-6

#20-16 | #15-11 | #10-6 | #5-1 10. Why Am I Me? by Paige Britt, illustrated by Selina Alko and Sean Qualls [Scholastic Press | Grades Pre-K-3] Because it celebrates curiosity, a hard-to-answer question, diversity, you, and me in a beautiful and genuine way. -John Click here for additional resources from Watch. Connect. Read. 9. The Good for […]

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Why Am I Me

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10. Why Am I Me? by Paige Britt, illustrated by Selina Alko and Sean Qualls [Scholastic Press | Grades Pre-K-3]

Because it celebrates curiosity, a hard-to-answer question, diversity, you, and me in a beautiful and genuine way. -John

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9. The Good for Nothing Button! (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!) by Charise Mericle Harper and Mo Willems

Because pressing a red button has never been this much FUN. -John

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8. Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Gordon C. James [Agate Bolden | Grades K-3]

Because it’s a life-affirming breath of fresh air in book form. -Travis

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7. Real Friends by Shannon Hale, illustrated by LeUyen Pham

Because (to steal a line from Ursula Nordstrom) Shannon Hale is a former child and she hasn’t forgotten a thing (LeUyen Pham too). -Travis

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6. I’m Just No Good at Rhyming by Chris Harris, illustrated by Lane Smith

Because it’s the most inventive poetry book of the year. -Travis

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