Best Children's Books of 2013

Best Children's Books of 2013
Posted by Barbara Raab on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 3:14pm

Best Children’s Books of 2013

At the end of each year various newspapers and children’s book review journals publish lists of the best books of the year in different categories.  The Wilmington Memorial Library and/or the Merrimack Valley Consortium have lots of copies of most of these wonderful books.  Click on the below links to view the lists in our catalog and place a hold on any that are not currently available in Wilmington. 


Best Fiction 2013

Flora & Ulysses book cover

These chapter books are primarily targeted at middle grade readers, grades 3-5.  The list includes the 2014 Newbery award winner Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo.

View Best Children's Fiction 2013 in catalog


Best Nonfiction 2013

Locomotive book cover

From books about animals to biographies of Albert Einstein, Willie Mays and Teddy Roosevelt to books about how toilets work, these nonfiction books appeal to kids of different ages.  2014 Caldecott Award winner Locomotive by Brian Floca is included on this list.

View Best Children's Nonfiction 2013 in catalog