The Bagel King by Andrew Larsen
Woodrow at Sea by Wallace Edwards
The Day Dad Joined My Soccer Team by Maureen Fergus and Mike Lowery
Steel Drums by Patricia Lakin
Ebb & Flow by Heather Smith
All the Stars Denied by Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Bank Street College of Education’s annual list of the “best of the best” children’s books published in the previous year has arrived and we’re congratulating six Transatlantic clients for making the 2019 edition!

In the Under Five category
THE BAGEL KING by Andrew Larsen (Kids Can Press)
WOODROW AT SEA written and illustrated by Wallace Edwards (Pajama Press)

In the Five to Nine category
THE DAY DAD JOINED MY SOCCER TEAM by Maureen Fergus (Kids Can Press)

In the Nine to Twelve category
STEEL DRUMS (Made by Hand series) by Patricia Lakin (Aladdin/Simon & Schuster)
*EBB & FLOW by Heather Smith (Kids Can Press), starred for “Outstanding Merit”

In the Fourteen and Older category
ALL THE STARS DENIED by Guadalupe García McCall (Tu Books/Lee & Low Books), highlighted for diversity

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