Outstanding Backlist

A Map into the World

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

  • Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book, Commended, 2020
  • ALA Notable Children's Books, Winner, 2020
  • MIBA Midwest Connections Pick, Winner, 2019
  • Kirkus Best Children's Books, Winner, 2019

Nature's Ninja: Animals with Spectacular Skills

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2020

Hello

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

  • Kirkus Best Children's Books, Winner, 2019

Stage Dreams

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

  • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, Winner, 2020
  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2020

Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, Winner, 2020
  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2020
  • Kirkus Best Middle-Grade Book, Winner, 2019
  • Booklist Top of the List 2019, Winner, 2019

Thanku: Poems of Gratitude

Notable Awards

  • ALA Notable Children's Books, Winner, 2020
  • NCTE Notable Children's Book in the Language Arts, Winner, 2020
  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2020

Growing Up Gorilla: How a Zoo Baby Brought Her Family Together

Notable Awards

  • 2021 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books Finalist, Short-listed, 2021
  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2020

Summer Green to Autumn Gold: Uncovering Leaves' Hidden Colors

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

  • AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books Longlist, Long-listed, 2020

The American Dream?: A Journey on Route 66 Discovering Dinosaur Statues, Muffler Men, and the Perfect Breakfast Burrito

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2020
  • NPR Best Books of the Year, Winner, 2019

The Spacesuit: How a Seamstress Helped Put Man on the Moon

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2020

Sincerely, Harriet

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

  • YALSA Great Graphic Novels for Teens, Winner, 2020
  • Kirkus Best Middle-Grade Book, Winner, 2019

I Am Farmer: Growing an Environmental Movement in Cameroon

Notable Awards

  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2020

The Woolly Monkey Mysteries: The Quest to Save a Rain Forest Species

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

  • NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Books, Winner, 2020
  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2020