Lists and Suggestions for Kids


Category: awards

List: Monarch Award Nominees 2019

Doerrfeld, Cori, author, illustrator.

"When Taylor's block castle is destroyed, all the animals think they know just what to do,...

Heder, Thyra, author, illustrator.

Told from the perspective of both the girl, Nia, and her pet turtle, Alfie, and describes what happe...

Higgins, Ryan T., author, illustrator.

When the class pet bites the finger of Penelope, a tyrannosaurus rex, she finally understands why sh...

Lin, Grace, author, illustrator.

Reimagines the cycles of the moon as a mother bakes a Big Moon Cake and, despite Mama's request...

Maier, Brenda (Brenda J.), author.

In this adaptation of the Little Red Hen fable, Ruby wants to build a fort, but her three brothers r...

Martinez-Neal, Juana, author, illustrator.

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Percival, Tom, 1977- author, illustrator.

Norman is thrilled to discover he grew a pair of wings overnight, but his excitement turns to doubt ...

Woodson, Jacqueline, author.

Other students laugh when Rigoberto, an immigrant from Venezuela, introduces himself but later, he m...

Faruqi, Saadia, author.

When Yasmin's father explains to her about explorers and maps, Yasmin decides to make a map of ...

Selznick, Brian, author, illustrator.

Baby Monkey, private eye, will investigate stolen jewels, missing pizzas, and other mysteries--if he...

Blabey, Aaron, author, illustrator.

The Bad Guys, Mr. Wolf, Mr. Shark, Mr. Snake, and Mr. Piranha, want to be heroes, and they decide th...

Barnes, Derrick D., author.

Celebrates the magnificent feeling that comes from walking out of a barber shop with newly-cut hair....

Valdez, Patricia, author.

Looks at the inspiring story of Joan Procter, a pioneering female scientist who loved reptiles....

Yousafzai, Malala, 1997- author.

Malala's first picture book will inspire young readers everywhere to find the magic all around ...

Burcaw, Shane, author.

A picture book answering the questions young children ask Shane Burcaw about his wheelchair and life...

Ben-Barak, Idan, author.

Min is a microbe. She is small. Very small. In fact, so small that you'd need to look through a...

Maynard, Thane, author.

Describes the life of Fiona, a baby hippopotamus who was born prematurely and raised by humans at th...

Eaton, Maxwell, author, illustrator.

Did you know that polar bears smell seals through the ice and snow in order to find and eat them? Di...

Kensky, Jessica, author.

When he is paired with a girl who has lost her legs, Rescue worries that he isn't up to the tas...

Eggers, Dave, author.

In this fascinating, fun take on nonfiction, uniquely American in its frank tone and honest look at ...