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PW’s Best Children’s Books of 2016 Announced

Titles featured on the picture books list include

  • Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph by Roxane Orgill, illus. by Francis Vallejo (Candlewick)
  • The Journey by Francesca Sanna (Flying Eye)
  • Leave Me Alone by Vera Brosgol (Roaring Brook Press)

Featured middle-grade books include:

  • The Best Man by Richard Peck (Dial)
  • Ghost by Jason Reynolds (Atheneum/Dlouhy)
  • The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill (Algonquin Young Readers)

Featured YA novels include:

  • Beast by Brie Spangler (Knopf)
  • The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge (Amulet)
  • Umbecoming by Jenny Downham (Scholastic/Fickling)

View the complete lists here.

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