What were our favorite books of 2016?


There were so many great books this year that it is hard to choose.

The Children’s Librarians put together this list of some of our favorites of 2016.

Picture Books:
King Baby: Kate Beaton
Penguin Problems: Jory John
A Well-Mannered Young Wolf: Jean Leroy
School’s First Day of School: Adam Rex
Also an Octopus: Maggie Tokuda-Hall
Nanette’s Baguette: Mo Willems
They All Saw a Cat: Brendan Wenzel



Chapter Books:
Soar: Joan Bauer
The Wild Robot: Peter Brown
Unbound: Ann Burg
Counting Thyme: Melanie Conklin
Some Kind of Happiness: Claire Legrand
The Best Man: Richard Peck
The Hidden Oracle: Rick Riordan
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: J.K. Rowling & Jack Thorne
Wolf Hollow: Lauren Wolk
A Dragon’s Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans: Laurence Yep

The Secret Subway: Shana Corey
When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Julie Fogliano
Vietnam: A History of the War: Russell Freedman
The Tree in the Courtyard: Jeff Gottesfeld
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Made Her Mark: Debbie Levy

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