Top 20 Books of 2017: 15-11

#20-16 | #15-11 | #10-6 | #5-1 15. You Don’t Want a Unicorn! by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Liz Climo [Little, Brown | Grades K-2] Because you will never look at a pink cupcake the same way again. -John Click here for additional resources from Watch. Connect. Read. 14. One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by […]

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Unicorn

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15. You Don’t Want a Unicorn! by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Liz Climo [Little, Brown | Grades K-2]

Because you will never look at a pink cupcake the same way again. -John

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One Last Word

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14. One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance by Nikki Grimes [Bloomsbury | Grades 4-7]

Because it is the most unique and inspiring poetry collection of the year. -John

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House

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13. This House, Once by Deborah Freedman [Atheneum | Grades K-2]

Because this book, wow. -John

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Hey

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12. Hey Black Child by Useni Eugene Perkins, illustrated by Bryan Collier [Little, Brown | Grades K-3]

Because Collier’s illustrations illuminate Perkins’s powerful poem. -John

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Princess Cora

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11. Princess Cora and the Crocodile by Laura Amy Schlitz, illustrated by Brian Floca [Candlewick Press | Grades 1-3]

Because being a princess (or a kid, for that matter) means that sometimes you need to let your inner crocodile out. -Travis

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