Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: 2024 Monarch Award Nominees

Abe, Momoko.

"An avocado faces an identity crisis when it doesn't know if it's a fruit or a veget... More

Ben-Barak, Idan.

Two aliens are on their way to a party when their space ship breaks down. They ask for help from th... More

Castillo, Lauren.

When a storm separates Hedgehog from her lifelong friend, Mutty, she bravely sets out to find him a... More

Ferry, Beth.

No-nonsense Captain Swashby is used to the sea meeting all of his needs and when, after his retirem... More

Franklin, Ashley.

Tameika is excited to audition for the school's Snow White musical, but when she overhears her... More

Frost, Maddie.

"Capybara will do anything for his friends. But it's exhausting--and when Capybara meets ... More

Gardner, Kate.

"Taking kids on an imaginary trek through different landscapes and seasons, How to Find a Fox ... More


"In this heartwarming, wordless picture book that's perfect for dog lovers, a woman visit... More

Keating, Jess.

"Dr. Sugar Glider is back to help animals with problems large and small! A sloth with algae on... More

Morris, J. E.

"When a flock of ducks arrives at an unsuspecting turtle's pond, the turtle is mistaken f... More

Nyong'o, Lupita.

When five-year-old Sulwe's classmates make fun of her dark skin, she tries lightening herself ... More

Percival, Tom.

Meesha doesn't know quite what to do, what to say, or when to say it, and she struggles readin... More

Pizzoli, Greg.

Do YOU like PIZZA? Because right now, somewhere in the world, someone is eating it. Did you know th... More

Prahin, Andrew.

Mouse lives in constant fear of the cat and is searching for a better life so she sets off in her s... More

Rubin, Sean.

"A deeply moving nonfiction picture book about the 9/11 Survivor Tree and the spirit of Americ... More

Shea, Bob.

"A lazy alligator comes up with a plan to lure his prey by opening up a restaurant for birds--... More

Tabor, Corey R.

"...follow Mel on her journey from downward fall to triumphant flight in this tale of self-con... More

Underwood, Deborah.

When Ogilvy moves to a new town, he discovers that bunnies who wear dresses play ball and knit sock... More

Wheeler, Lisa.

Celebrates the skilled women and men who work to see the plans of architects, engineers, and design... More

Zhang, Kat.

Amy is determined to make a perfect dumpling like her parents and grandmother do, but hers are alwa... More