The Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) released its CCBC Choices list, which included Lend a Hand (by John Frank, illus. London Ladd), Little Melba and her Big Trombone (by Katheryn Russell-Brown, illus. Frank Morrison), Flora and the Penguin (by Molly Idle), The Hula-Hoopin’ Queen (by Thelma Lynne Godin, illus Vanessa Brantley Newton), and The Most Magnificent Thing (by Ashley Spires).
CCBC Choices is an annual list of children’s books that are considered the “best-of-the-year” for various categories including “Understanding Oneself and Others” and “Historical People, Places and Events.”
The complete list of books can be found here.