Download a PDF of the USBBY's 2022 Outstanding International Books List

The 42 international books selected this year by the United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) range from picture books and poetry to nonfiction and novels. Download a PDF of the full list.


The United States Board on Books for Young People (USBBY) launched its annual Outstanding International Books list to celebrate and elevate the most exemplary international titles that U.S. publishers and distributors bring in from the rest of the world each year.

The 42 titles on the 2022 Outstanding International Books List (OIB) are significant for both their exceptional quality and globe-spanning origins. Access the downloadable pdf here.




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