Since you can't judge a book by its cover, we dove deep inside the pages of dozens and dozens of books to select these winners. From warm baby kisses through first kindergarten steps to middle-school conflict resolution, each of these wonderful books will engage and inspire children.
|Babies and Toddlers|
|Preschool and Kindergarten|
|Ages 6 and Up|
|Ages 9 and Up|
About the judges: Helen Foster James, Ed.D., is an author and teaches children's literature at San Diego State University and National University. Kathleen Krull reviews children's literature for United Parenting Publications and is the author of the "Lives of …" series and other books for young readers. Peter Neumeyer, Ph.D., a former professor of English and comparative literature, is an author and translator of books for adults and children.
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