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The 2017-2018 Selections Are Here!

May 25th, 2017 | Posted by etownsend in General

Find them below!       PDF versions for ROW age-level group book lists available below. Discussion questions will be online in early June.
Links to TeachingBooks.net resources at the end of each age-level group.

Want to find the books for a specific age level group? Click on the appropriate group written in BLUE below!

[Preschoolers|Primary|Intermediate|Middle School|High School]

 


Books for Babies, Toddlers and PreschoolersBabies, Toddlers and Preschoolers[top]

PDF version of ROW 2017-2018 Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers list

Across the Year: For each month, the committee has selected one or more poems from this collection that tie in thematically to the books chosen. Poem titles and page numbers or book section are cited below.

Goodnight Songs: A Celebration of the Seasons by Margaret Wise Brown. Illustrated by Twelve Award-Winning Picture Book Artists. Sterling, 2015

September:
We Sang You Home by Richard Van Camp. Illustrated by Julie Flett. Orca, 2016

 Rudas: Niño’s Horrendous Hermanitas by Yuyi Morales. A Neal Porter Book / Roaring Brook Press, 2016

Poem: “To a Child”

October:
My Heart Fills with Happiness by Monique Gray Smith. Illustrated by Julie Flett. Orca, 2016

Good Night, Bat! Good Morning, Squirrel! by Paul Meisel. Boyds Mills Press / Highlights, 2016

Poem: “Fall of the Year”

November:
Owl Sees Owl by Laura Godwin. Illustrated by Rob Dunlavey. Schwartz & Wade, 2016

Sleep Tight Farm: A Farm Prepares for Winter by Eugenie Doyle. Illustrated by Becca Stadtlander. Chronicle, 2016

Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie. Illustrated by Yuyi Morales.  Little, Brown, 2016

Poem: “Quiet in the Wilderness”

December:
Tickle My Ears by Jörg Mühle.  Translated from the German by Catherine Chidgey. U.S. edition: Gecko Press, 2016

First Snow by Bomi Park. U.S. edition: Chronicle, 2016

Poem: “Cherry Tree” and “Advice to Bunnies”

January: 
Music Is … by Brandon Stosuy. Illustrated by Amy Martin. Little Simon, 2016

1 Big Salad: A Delicious Counting Book by Juana Medina. Viking, 2016

 Marta! Big & Small by Jen Arena. Illustrated by Angela Dominguez. Roaring Brook Press, 2016

Poem: “Snowfall” and “Winter Adventure”

February:
Old Dog Baby Baby by Julie Fogliano. Illustrated by Chris Raschka. A Neal Porter Book / Roaring Brook Press, 2016

Looking for Bongo by Eric Velasquez. Holiday House, 2016

Poem: “The Kitten’s Dream”

March:
Babies Don’t Walk, They Ride! Kathy Henderson. Illustrated by Lauren Tobia. U.S. edition: Templar Books / Candlewick Press, 2016

Rescue Squad No. 9 by Mike Austin. Random House, 2016

The Airport Book by Lisa Brown. A Neal Porter Book / Roaring Brook Press, 2016

April:
Snail & Worm: Three Stories About Two Friends by Tina Kügler. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016

Alan’s Big, Scary Teeth by Jarvis. U.S. edition: Candlewick Press, 2016

Poem: “Buzz, Buzz, Buzz” and “Bunny Jig”

May:
When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes. Illustrated by Laura Dronzek. Greenwillow / HarperCollins, 2016

 A Morning with Grandpa by Cynthia Liu. Illustrated by Christina Forshay. Lee & Low, 2016

Every Day Birds by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater. Illustrated by Dylan Metrano. Orchard / Scholastic, 2016

Poem: “Love Song of the Little Bear” and “The Song of the Tiny Cat”

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Summer 2018
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Primary (K-12) Category IconPrimary (Grades K-2)[top]

PDF version of ROW 2017-2018 Primary (K-2) list

September: 
Excellent Ed by Stacy McAnulty. Illustrated by Julia Sarcone-Roach. Alfred A. Knopf, 2016

School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex. Illustrated by Christian Robinson. A Neal Porter Book / Roaring Book Press, 2016

October:
When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson. Illustrated by Julie Flett. Highwater Press, 2016

Little Cat’s Luck by Marion Dane Bauer. Illustrated by Jennifer A. Bell. Simon & Schuster, 2016

November:
The Hole Story of the Doughnut by Pat Miller. Illustrated by Vincent X. Kirsch. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016

Maybe Something Beautiful: How Art Transformed a Neighborhood by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell.  Illustrated by Rafael López. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016

December:
The Princess and the Warrior by Duncan Tonatiuh. Abrams, 2016

Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass by Dean Robbins. Illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko. Orchard / Scholastic, 2016

January: 
The Infamous Ratsos by Kara LaReau. Illustrated by Matt Myers. Candlewick Press, 2016

The Cow Who Climbed a Tree by Gemma Merino. U.S. edition: Albert Whitman, 2016

February:
The Quickest Kid in Clarksville by Pat Zietlow Miller.  Illustrated by Frank Morrison. Chronicle, 2016

A Bike Like Sergio’s by Maribeth Boelts. Illustrated by Noah Z. Jones. Candlewick Press, 2016

March:
When Green Becomes Tomatoes: Poems for All Seasons by Julie Fogliano. Illustrated by Julie Morstad. A Neal Porter Book / Roaring Brook Press, 2016

The Sound of Silence by Katrina Goldsaito. Illustrated by Julia Kuo. Little, Brown, 2016

April:
Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer. Nancy Paulsen Books / Penguin, 2016

Freedom in Congo Square by Carole Boston Weatherford. Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. little bee, 2016

May:
Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super–Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris Barton. Illustrated by Don Tate. Charlesbridge, 2016

Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea. (A Narwhal and Jelly Book) by Ben Clanton. Tundra Books, 2016

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Summer 2018
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Icon for the Intermediate (Grades 3-5) readersIntermediate (Grades 3-5)[top]

PDF version of ROW 2017-2018 Intermediate (Gr 3-5) list

September:
Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina. Candlewick Press, 2016

Book Uncle and Me by Uma Krishnaswami. Illustrated by Julianna Swaney. Groundwood, 2016

October:
In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall. Amulet/Abrams, 2015

I Am Not a Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer. Illustrated by Gillian Newland. Second Story Press, 2016

November:
The Sound of All Things by Myron Uhlberg. Illustrated by Ted Papoulas. Peachtree, 2016

Esquivel! Space–Age Sound Artist by Susan Wood. Illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh. Charlesbridge, 2016

December:
Shadows of Sherwood (A Robyn Hoodlum Adventure) by Kekla Magoon. Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 2016

A Boy Named Queen by Sara Cassidy. Groundwood, 2016

January: 
A Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Illustrated by Lou Fancher and Steve Johnson. Viking, 2016

Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan. A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book / Atheneum, 2016

February:
Catching a Storyfish by Janice N. Harrington. WordSong / Highlights, 2016

Some Writer! The Story of E. B. White by Melissa Sweet. Afterword by Martha White. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016

March:
When the Sea Turned to Silver by Grace Lin. Little, Brown, 2016

Giant Squid by Candace Fleming. Illustrated by Eric Rohmann. A Neal Porter Book / Roaring Brook Press, 2016

April:
Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer by Diane Stanley. Illustrated by Jessie Hartland. Simon & Schuster, 2016

Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems by Bob Raczka. Roaring Brook Press, 2016

May:
Garvey’s Choice by Nikki Grimes. WordSong / Highlights, 2016

One Half from the East by Nadia Hashimi. HarperCollins, 2016

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Summer 2018
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Books for Middle School AgeMiddle School [top]

PDF version of ROW 2017-2018 Middle School list

September: 
It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas. Clarion, 2016

October:
Riding Chance by Christine Kendall. Scholastic Press, 2016

Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk. Dutton Books for Young Readers, 2016

November:
We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler by Russell Freedman. Clarion, 2016

December:
The Inquisitor’s Tale, Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam Godwitz.  Illustrated by Hatem Aly. Dutton, 2016

January: 
The Bitter Side of Sweet by Tara Sullivan. Putnam, 2016

February:
Ghost (Track, Book 1) by Jason Reynolds. A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book / Atheneum, 2016

Unidentified Suburban Object by Mike Jung. Arthur A. Levine Books / Scholastic, 2016

March:
The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge. Amulet / Abrams, 2016

April:
Finding Wonders: Three Girls Who Changed Science by Jeannine Atkins. Atheneum, 2016

May:
Lowriders in Space (Lowriders, Book 1) by Cathy Camper. Illustrated by Raul the Third. Chronicle Books, 2014

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 Summer 2018
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High School[top]

PDF version of ROW 2017-2018 High School list

September: 
March: The Trilogy by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin. Illustrated by Nate Powell. Top Shelf, 2014-16

October:
Burn Baby Burn by Meg Medina. Candlewick Press, 2016

November:
Sabotage: The Mission to Destroy Hitler’s Atomic Bomb by Neal Bascomb. Arthur A. Levine Books / Scholastic, 2016

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys. Philomel, 2016

December:
Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin. Balzer + Bray / HarperCollins, 2016

When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore. Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin’s Griffin, 2016

January: 
On the Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis. Amulet / Abrams, 2016

Playing for the Devil’s Fire by Phillippe Diederich. Cinco Puntos Press, 2016

February:
Radical by E.M. Kokie. Candlewick Press, 2016

Watched by Marina Budhos. Wendy Lamb Books / Random House, 2016

March:
The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry. Viking, 2016

April:
To Stay Alive: Mary Ann Graves and the Tragic Journey of the Donner Party by Candlewick Press, 2016

Scythe (Arc of the Scythe, Book 1) by Neal Shusterman.  Simon & Schuster, 2016

May:
Great American Whatever by Tim Federle. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2016

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon. Delacorte, 2016

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