Outstanding Backlist

Old Man of the Sea

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

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

The Pirate Tree

Notable Awards

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

Vote!: Women's Fight for Access to the Ballot Box

Notable Awards

  • 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 Key from Spain: Flory Jagoda and Her Music

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

  • Sydney Taylor Honor Book, Runner-up, 2020
  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2020

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

Let 'Er Buck!: George Fletcher, the People's Champion

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

  • Orbis Pictus Recommended Book, Commended, 2020
  • ALA Notable Children's Books, Winner, 2020
  • NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books, Winner, 2020
  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2020
  • Kirkus Best Children's Books, Winner, 2019

Lion of the Sky: Haiku for All Seasons

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

  • NCTE Notable Poetry Books, Winner, 2020
  • 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
  • Kirkus Best Children's Books, Winner, 2019

Flower Talk: How Plants Use Color to Communicate

Notable Awards

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

Solutions for a Cleaner, Greener Planet: Environmental Chemistry

Notable Awards

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

The Wolf in Underpants

From the Series The Wolf in Underpants

Notable Awards

  • 2020 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominee, Nominated, 2020

No More Excuses: Dismantling Rape Culture

Starred Reviews

Notable Awards

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