Best Of Submissions
The BEST OF co-sponsored lists submission process closed on July 8, 2022. Submissions for the 2024 Best Of lists will open next summer.
The BEST OF lists are educator and student-targeted, and aim to be a helpful resource in and outside of the classroom. The Children’s Book Council accepts submissions for our annual co-sponsored lists every June. Each list has different requirements and shipping deadlines, so please read carefully the Call for Submissions for each list to prepare for next year’s title submissions.
2023 Submissions closed on July 8, 2022
Submissions for the 2024 Best Of lists will open next summer.
Email Jena.Groshek@cbcbooks.org with questions about all BEST OF lists.
ELIGIBILITY (2023 Lists)
Only submissions from trade publishing companies or divisions will be accepted. Titles must be published in this calendar year. Some exceptions can be made for books published in October – December of the previous year, contact Jena for details.
The Spreadsheet must be completed and emailed from June 1 through July 8, but books do not need to be shipped at this time. Shipping instructions will come after submissions.
Read the submission calls to prepare for this year:
- 2023 Notable Social Studies Submissions (NSSTB)
- 2023 Outstanding Science Submissions (OSTB)
- 2023 Best STEM Submissions (BSB)
HOW TO SUBMIT
CBC Associate Members: $75 $60 per title, per list
Non-Member Publishers: $300 $250 per title, per list
Please contact Jena.Groshek@cbcbooks.org for any questions regarding the co-sponsored BEST OF lists.
PUBLISHERS: Learn more about the benefits of membership here.
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