Book Lists for Kids

2014 Children's Choice

Children's Choices is a project of the International Reading Association and the Children's Book Council. Voted on by 10,000 school children from all over the United States, these books are their favorite newly published titles.

BEGINNING AND YOUNG READERS (Grade K - 2)

Call Number
Author
Title
  Samantha Vamos Alphabet Trucks
E PARISH Herman Parish Amelia Bedelia's First Library Card
Philippa Pearce Amy's three Best Things
E RUZZIER Sergio Rullier Bear and Bee
E WILLEMS Mo Willems A Big Guy Took My Ball
  Kathy Brodsky A CatFish Tales
  Ethan Long Chamelia and the New Kid in Class
E DRUMMOND Ree Drummond Charlie Goes to School
E HENRY Jed Henry Cheer Up, Mouse!
E DODD Emma Dodd Cinderelephant
E HALE Bruce Hale Clark the Shark
E DAYWALT Drew Daywalt The Day the Crayons Quit
  Tedd Arnold Dirty Gert
E KANN Victoria Kann Emeraldalicious
E CARLE Eric Carle Friends
  Edward Gibbs I Spy Pets
E KIRK Daniel Kirk Library Mouse: Home Sweet Home
E LATIMER Alex Latimer Lion vs. Rabbit
E HEOS Bridget Heos Mustache Baby
  Al Yankovic My New Teacher and Me!
E GREENE Rhonda Gowler Greene No Pirates Allowed! Said Library Lou
E OBYRNE Nick Bromley Open Very Carefully: A Book with Bite
E COUSINS Lucy Cousins Peck, Peck, Peck
  Rob Scotton Splat and the Cool School Trip
E PINKNEY Jerry Pinkney The Tortoise& the Hare
  Sandra Markle What If You Had Animal Teeth?

 

MIDDLE READERS (Grades 3 - 4)

Call Number Author Title
  James Sturm Adventures in Cartooning: Characters in Action
  Eleanor May Albert Is NOT Scared
J LOOK Lenore Look Alvin Ho: Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night
J PARISH Herman Parish Amelia Bedelia Means Business
J PARISH Herman Parish Amelia Bedelia Unleashed
J 636.08 GOL Meish Goldish Animal Control Officers to the Rescue
J BRUEL Nick Bruel Bad Kitty School Daze
Charise Mericle Harper Bean Dog and Nugget: The Ball
  Cherise Mericle Harper Bean Dog and Nugget: The Cookie
E SHANNON David Shannon Bugs in My Hair!
Stephen Person Cougar. A Cat With Many Names
Nicola Davies Deadly! The Truth Abiout the Most Dangerous Creatures on Earth
J HOLM Jennifer L. Holm Extreme Baby Mouse
  Maxwell Eaton The Flying Beaver Brothers: Birds vs. Bunnies
. Maxwell Eaton The Flying Beaver Brothers and the Mud-Slinging Moles
E LYONS Kelly Starling Lyons Hope's Gift
. Frank Viva A Long Way Away
. Paul Fleischman The Matchbox Diary
E SCILLIAN Devin Scillian Memoirs of a Hamster
E HAMBURG Jennifer Hamburg A Mouse That Says Moo
E TONATIUH Duncan Tonatiuh Pancho Rabbit and the Coyote
E KESSLER Liz Kessler Poppy the Pirate Dog
. Joyce Markovics Ringtail: Miner's Cat
. Michael Sandler The Rock
J 745.5 JOC Martha Joselyn Sneaky Art: Crafty Surprises to Hide in Plain Sight
. Meish Goldish Soldiers' Dogs
. Megan McDonald Stink and the Freaky Frog Freakout
. Meish Goldish Surf Dog Miracles
. H. Joseph Hopkins The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever
. Mari C. Schuh Troy Polamalu
E BERRY Lynne Berry What Floats in a Moat?
   

ADVANCED READERS (Grades 5 - 6)

Call Number Author Title
J MARCIANO John Bemelmans Marciano 9 Lives of Alexander Baddenfield
Paul Pope Battling Boy
J 92 FRANKLIN Russell Freedman Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty
J PHELAN Matt Phelan Bluffton: My Summers with Buster Keaton
J SAVAGE J. Scott Savage Case File 13: Zombie Kid
. Jane B. Mason A Dog and His Girl Mysteries #1: Play Dead
. J. Scott Savage Far World: Air Keep
. Jennifer L. Holm Game On!
. Ruth Owen Half-Human Monsters and Other Fiends
J MCMULLAN Kate McMullan Hit the Road, Helen!
J SPINELLI Jerry Spinelli Hokey Pokey
. DK Publishing It Can't Be True!
. Tyler Whitesides Janitors: Care of the Broomstaff
HOOPLA Jeremy Salane Lawless
YA F RUTH Greg Ruth The Lost Boy
. Natalie Lunis Lost Cities
. Josh Schneider The Meanest Birthday Girl
YA F STINE R.L. Stine A Midsummer Night's Scream
YA F SEDGWICK Marcus Sedgwick Midwinterblood
. DK Publishing Mind Benders: Brain-Boggling Tricks, Puzzles, and Illusions
J SACKETT Frances Sackett The Misadventures of the Magician's Dog
J PECK Richard Peck The Mouse With the Question Mark Tail
. Michael Burgan Mummy Lairs
. National Geographic National Geographic Kids Almanac 2014
. Kathy Furgang National Geographic Kids Everything Money
. James Spears National Geographic Kids Everything Pets
. Emily Krieger National Geographic Kids Myths Busted!
J WESTON Robert Paul Weston Prince Puggly of Spud and the Kingdom of Spiff
J CHAINA Soman Chaina The School for Good and Evil
. Chris A. Bolton Smash: Trial by Fire
J GRAFF Lisa Graff A Tangle of Knots
J PASTIS Stephan Pastis Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

Read more about the Children's Choice Awards at the
International Reading Association's
site.

 


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