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LARC Mocks: 2020 Non-Fiction

Working list of starred reviews to be considered for the Mock Caldecott and Newbery Award

Non-fiction

Please alpha by author. If title is already on the list, please add abbreviation and date to it. (PW = Publishers Weekly, SLJ = School Library Journal, HB = Horn Book, Kirkus = K, Booklist = BL The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books = BCCB (feel free to add other journal titles and abbreviations)

Abery, Julie.  The Old Man and the Penguin: A True Story of True Friendship.  BL 11/1/20

Alexander, Lori.  A Sporting Chance: How Ludwig Guttmann Created the Paralympic Games.  K 3/1/20, HB 7-8/20

Alko, Selina.  Joni: The Lyrical Life of Joni Mitchell.  BL 10/15/19

Allen, Tessa. Sometimes People March. PW 7/6/2020

Alznauer, Amy.  The Boy Who Dreamed of Infinity: A Tale of the Genius Ramanujan.  BL 2/1/20, K 2/15/20, PW 3/9/20, BL 10/15/20

Anderson, Beth. Lizzie Demands a Seat!: Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights  K 12/1/19

Auld, Mary.  How to Build an Orchestra. K 10/1/20, BL 11/1/20

Barnes, Derrick.  Who Got Game?  Baseball: Amazing but True Stories  SLJ 2/20, BL 3/1/20

Barretta, Gene.  The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver.  BL 12/1/19, SLJ 12/19

Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.  How Women Won the Vote: Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and Their Big Idea.  BL 6/1-15/20

Barton, Chris  All of a Sudden and Forever: Help and Healing After the Oklahoma City Bombing  K 11/15/19, SLJ 1/20

Barton, Bethany.  I'm Trying to Love Rocks.  K 4/1/20, SLJ 5/20

Bascomb, Neal.  The Racers: How an Outcast Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Challenged Hitler's Best.  BL 9/1-15/20

Batten, Mary. Life in a Frozen World: Wildlife of Antarctica.  SLJ 9/20

Ben-Barak, Idan.  There's A Skeleton in You.  K 8/1/20

Bennett, Sophia.  Women's Art Work: More Than 30 Female Artists Who Changed the World.  BL 5/1/20

Berne, Jennifer. On Wings of Words: The Extraordinary Life of Emily Dickinson  K 1/1/20, PW 1/6/20

Bolden, Tonya. Strong Voices: Fifteen American Speeches Worth Knowing  K 10/15/19, SLJ 1/20

Blumenthal, Karen.  Jane against the World: Roe v. Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights.  BL 2/15/20

Brennan, Shawn.  Our Solar System: The Sun and Our Solar System.  4/1/20

Brian, Rachel  Consent (For Kids!): Boundaries, Respect, and Being in Charge of You  K 12/1/19, BL 1/1-15/20

Brian, Rachel.  The Worry(less) Book: Feel Strong, Find Calm, and Tame Your Anxiety!  K 5/15/20

Bridges, Ruby.  This Is Your Time.  K 11/1/20, BL 11/1/20

Brimmer, Larry Dane.  Finding a Way Home: Mildred and Richard Loving and the Fight for Marriage Equality.  BL 11/1/20

Brown, Don. Machines That Think!  K 1/1/20, SLJ 2/20

Brown, Monica.  Sharuko: El arqueologo peruano Julio C. Tello/Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello.  BL 6/1-15/20, HB 7-8/20

Brown, Tami Lewis.  Perkin's Perfect Purple: How a Boy Created Color With Chemistry.  K 8/1/20

Brown, Monica.  Sharuko: El Arqueologo Peruano Julio C. Tello/Peruvian Archaeologist Julio C. Tello.  SLJ 6/20

Browne, Mahogany.  Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice.  SLJ 4/20

Bruchac, Joseph.  One Real American: The Life of Ely S. Parker, Seneca Sachem and Civil War General.  BL 8/1/20

Bryant, Jen.  Above the Rim: How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball.  BL 9/1-15/20

Buckley, James. It's a Numbers Game! Basketball: The Math Behind..  SLJ 4/20

Bulion, Leslie.  Amphibian Acrobats.  BL 3/1/20

Burgess, Matthew. Drawing on Walls: A Story of Keith Haring. PW 4/6/20, BL 6/1-15/20, SLJ 6/20

Burleigh, Robert.  Tiny Bird: A Hummingbird's Amazing Journey.  3/15/20

Burns, Loree Griffin.  You're Invited to a Moth Ball: A Nighttime Insect Celebration.  K 3/1/20

Cappiello, Katie.  Now That We're Men: A Play and True Life Accounts of Boys, Sex & Power.  BL 1/1-15/20

Carmichael, L.E.  The Boreal Forest: A Year in the World's Largest Land Biome  K 2/1/20

Chambers, Veronica.  Finish the Fight!  The Brave and Revolutionary Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote.  BL 6/1-15/20, K 7/1/20

Chin, Jason.  Your Place in the Universe.  K 5/1/20, SLJ 7/20, PW 8/10/20

Cole, Henry  Nesting  K 11/15/19

Cole, Joanna.  The Magic School Bus Explores Human Evolution.  BL 5/15/20

Colella, Jill.  Let's Explore Strawberries!  4/1/20

Cooper, Candy.  Poisoned Water:  How the Citizens of Flint, Michigan, Fought for Their Lives and Warned a Nation.  4/1/20, SLJ 4/20, PW 4/20/20

Copeland, Cynthia L. CUB  K 9/15/19​

Cordell, Matthew.  Hello, Neighbor! The Kind and Caring World of Mr. Rogers.  K 3/15/20, 3/15/20, SLJ 4/20

Cortez, Rio.  The ABCs Of Black History.  K 10/15/20

Davies, Nicola.  GROW: Secrets of our DNA.  K 7/1/20, PW 7/20/20, SLJ 9/20

de Miguel, Berta & others.  Immigrant Architect: Rafael Guastavino and the American Dream.  4/15/20

DeSaix, Deborah Durland & Karen Gray Ruelle.  Peter's War: A Boy's True Story of Survival in World War II Europe.  BL 3/1/20

Dionne, Evette.  Lifting As We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box.  K 3/1/20, 4/15/20, SLJ 4/20

Dobell, Darcy.  The World of Whales: Get to Know the Giants of the Ocean  K 2/1/20

Donohue, Moira Rose.  Tree Frogs: Life in the Leaves.  BL 2/1/20

Dorion, Christiane.  Darwin's Rival: Alfred Russel Wallace and the Search for Evolution  K 3/15/20, BL 4/1/20

Dorion, Christiane.  Into the Forest.  BL 11/1/20

Duffield, Katy S.  Crossings: Extraordinary Structures for Extraordinary Animals.  K 8/1/20, SLJ 9/20

Dumas, Marti.  Women in the Old West.  BL 10/1/20

Eaton III, Maxwell  The Truth About Butterflies.  K 3/15/20

Einhorn, Kama.  Go, Goats!  BL 2/1/20

Einhorn,  Kama.  Tiger Time!  BL 4/1/20

Eli, Adam.  Pocket Change: The New Queer Conscience. 4/1/20

Elleman, Barbara.  The Worlds of Tomie dePaola: The Art and Stories of the Legendary Artist and Author.  BL 10/15/20

Elliott, David.  In the Woods.  BL 3/1/20, HB 3-4/20

Elliott, Zetta.  Say Her Name  SLJ 12/19

Feder, Tyler.  Dancing at the Pity Party  SLJ 2/20, PW 2/24/20, BCCB 4/20, BL 4/15/20, HB 5-6/20

Fishman, Seth.  The Ocean in Your Bathtub.  SLJ 4/20

Fleischer, Jeff.  Votes of Confidence, 2nd Edition: A Young People's Guide to American Elections.  BL 2/15/20

Fleischman, Paul. Alphamaniacs: Builders of 26 Wonders of the World.  K 2/15/20, BCCB 4/20

Fleming, Candace  Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera  K 11/15/19, SLJ 1/20, SLJ 1/20, BL 2/1/20, BCCB 2/20, HB 3-4/20

Fleming, Candace.  The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh.  PW 12/23/19, BL 1/1-15/20, BCCB 1/20, HB 01-02/20

Fliess, Sue.  Flash and Gleam: Light in Our World.  3/15/20

Florian, Douglas.  Ice! Poems About Polar Life.  K 11/1/20

Freitas, Donna.  The Big Questions Book of Sex and Consent.  7/1/20

Frenchh, Jess.  Forests: Uncover the facts, Be Inspired, Make a Difference. K 8/15/20

Friddell, Claudia & Stacy Innerst.  Saving Lady Liberty: Joseph Pulitzer's Fight for the Statue of Liberty.  4/15/20

Fulton, Kristen.  Flight for Freedom: The Wetzel Family's Daring Escape from East Germany.  BL 2/15/20

Gaddy, K. R. Flowers in the Gutter: The True Story of the Teenagers Who Resisted the Nazis  SLJ 1/20

Gansworth, Eric.  Apple: Skin to the Core.  BL 8/1/20

Gallo, Ana.  Pets and  Their Famous Humans.  K 3/15/20

Gianferrari, Maria. Whoo-Ku Haiku: A Great Horned Owl Story. HB 5-6/20

Giannella, Valentina & Luica Esther Maruzzelli.  Green Nation Revolution: Use Your Future to Change the World.  BL 11/1/20

Gibbons, Gail.  Migration.  SLJ 8/20

Gill, Joel Christian.  Fights: One Boy's Triumph over Violence  SLJ 1/20

Goldstone, Lawrence.  Stolen Justice: The Struggle for African American Voting Rights  SLJ 12/19

Golio, Gary.  Dark Was the Night: Blind Williw Johnson's Journey to the Stars.  K 6/15/20, PW 11/16/2020

Grace, N.B.  Mummies and Murder: Bodies in the Swamp.  4/1/20

Greenberg, Jan.  World of Glass: The Art of Dale Chihuly.  K 3/15/20

Grove, Tim. Star-Spangled: The Story of a Flag, a Battle, and the American Anthem.  K 2/15/20

Grunbaum, Mara.  Octopuses: Clever Ocean Creatures.  BL 2/1/20

Gurtler, Janet ed.  You Too?: 25 Voices Share Their #MeToo Stories  SLJ 2/20

Harrison, Vashti with Johnson, Kwesi  Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History  K 12/1/19

Hasak-Lowy, Todd.  We Are Power: How Nonviolent Activism Changes the World.  BL 2/1/20, SLJ 2/20

Heinecke,  Liz Lee.  The Kitchen Pantry Scientist: Chemistry for Kids: Homemade Science Experiments and Activities Inspired by Awesome Chemists, Past and Present.  SLJ 6/20

Herrington, Lisa M.  Kangaroos: Amazing Jumpers.  BL 2/1/20

Hickman, Pamela.  Birds.  K 6/15/20

Hirsch, Rebecca E.  Where Have All the Bees Gone?  BL 12/1/19

Hopkins, Lee Bennett.  I Remember: Poems and Pictures of Heritage.  BL 3/1/20

Hopkinson, Deborah  We Had to be Brave: Escaping the Nazis on the Kindertransport  K 11/1/19

Hubbard, Rita Lorraine.  The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read.  BL 11/1/19, PW 11/18/19, K 12/1/19, SLJ 1/20

Hudson, Wade & Hudson.  The Talk: Conversations About Race, Love & Truth.  K 7/15/20, BL 8/1/20

Humphreys, Jessica Dee.  The International Day of the Girl: Celebrating Girls Around the World.  K 7/1/20, BL 8/1/20

Iftin, Abdi Nor.  Call Me American: The Extraordinary True Story of a Young Somali Immigrant.  BL 6/1-15/20, BCCB 6/20

Isabella, Jude.  Bringing Back the Wolves: How a Predator Restored an Ecosystem  K 12/15/19

Jacobs, Robin. Earth Shattering Events: Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Cyclones, Tsunamis and Other Natural Disasters  SLJ 5/20

Jamieson, Victoria.  When Stars Are Scattered.  K 2/15/20

Janisch, Heinz.  Hans Christian Andersen: The Journey of His Life.  K 6/1/20, SLJ 9/20

Jarrow, Gail.  Blood and Germs: The Civil War Battle Against Wounds and Disease.  K 8/1/20

Jarvinen, Aino and Laura Merz. 1,001 Creatures. PW 10/26/20

Jenkins, Tommy.  Drawing the Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Voting in America  SLJ 1/20

Jenkins, Steve.  Solar System: By the Numbers.  SLJ 6/20

Jenner, Emily. Coronavirus: A Book for Children. BCCB 6/20

Jewell, Tiffany. This Book is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How To Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work  K 10/1/19, PW 12/2/19, SLJ 1/20

Joseph, Frederick.  The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person.  BL 12/1/20

Kaner, Etta.  Pretty Tricky: The Sneaky Ways Plants Survive.  K 6/15/20, BL 10/15/20

Keating, Jess.  Ocean Speaks: How Marie Tharp Revealed the Ocean's Biggest Secret.  SLJ 5/20

Kelsey, Elin.  A Last Goodbye.  K 2/15/20

Kim, Eun-Ju. Plastic: Past Present, and Future. PW 10/28/19

Knutsen, Julie.  Born in 1918: Fred Korematsu and Jackie Robinson.  4/1/20

Krull, Kathleen.  The Only Woman in the Photo: Frances Perkins &  Her New Deal for America.  BL 11/15/19

Krull, Kathleen.  Fly High, John Glenn: The Story of an American Hero.  BL 12/1/19, SLJ 1/20

Kunkel, Angela Burke.  Digging for Words: Jose Alberto Gutierrez and the Library He Built.  K 7/1/20

Kusaba, Yoshimi.  The World's Poorest President Speaks Out.  K 7/15/20

Kyi, Tanya Lloyd.  This is Your Brain on Stereotypes: How Science is Tackling Unconscious Bias. K 7/1/20

Lady Gaga and Born This Way Foundation Reporters.  Channel Kindness: Stories of Kindness and Community.  BL 8/1/20

Langley , Sharon and Amy Nathan. A Ride to Remember: A Civil Rights Story. PW 11/18/19, K 12/1/19

Laroche, Giles.  Lost Cities.  SLJ 4/20

Latham, Irene.  This Poem is a Nest.  K 8/1/20

Latham, Irene and Charles Waters. Dictionary for a Better World: Poems, Quotes, and Anecdotes from A to Z. PW 12/2/19

Latham, Irene and Karim Shamsi-Basha.  The Cat Man of Aleppo.  BL 2/1/20, PW 3/2/20

Lawson, Jamie.  Rainbow Revolutions: Power, Pride, and Protest in the Fight for Queer Rights.  BL 5/15/20

Leon, Amyra.  Concrete Kids.  BL 8/1/20

Levine, Sara.  Eye by Eye: Comparing How Animals See.  SLJ 9/20

Lloyd, Clare.  Sports Heroes.  4/1/20

London, Martha.  Pro Athlete Pay Equity.  BL 10/1/20

Lowry, Lois.  On the Horizon  K 2/1/20

Lynn, Jacque.  Space Matters.  K 8/15/20

Macfarlane, Robert. The Lost Spells. PW 9/28/20

Mackay, Jean.  The Nature Explorer's Sketchbook.  K 10/1/20

Macy, Sue.  Breaking Through: How Female Athletes Shattered Stereotypes in the Roaring Twenties.  BL 11/15/19

Madan. Vikram. A Hatful of Dragons And More Than 13.8 Billion Other Funny Poems.  K 3/15/20

Maraniss, Andrew.  Singled Out: The True Story of Glenn Burke.  BL 10/15/20

Markle, Sandra.  The Great Bear Rescue: Saving the Gobi Bears.  K 7/15/20

Marsh, Sarah Glenn.  Alice Across America:  The Story of the First Women's CrossCountry Road Trip  SLJ 2/20

Marsh, Sarah Jane.  Most Wanted: The Revolutionary Partnership of John Hancock and Samuel Adams  K 12/15/19

Matheson, Anne.  The Forest Man: The True Story of Jadav Payeng.  4/15/20

McGill, Erin. If You Want a Friend in Washington: Wacky, Wild & Wonderful Presidential Pets.  K 4/15/20, BL 5/1/20, SLJ 6/20

Meltzer, Brad & Josh Mensch.  The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington  SLJ 1/20

Meltzer, Brad.  I Am Anne Frank.  BL 10/15/20

Messner, Kate.  The Mayflower.  K 5/15/20

Messner, Kate.  Tracking Pythons: The Quest to Catch an Invasive Predator and Save an Ecosystem  K 1/1/20

Messner, Kate.  The Next President: The Unexpected Beginnings and Unwritten Future of America's Presidents.  BL 2/15/20, ​SLJ 3/20,
                              HB 3-4/20

Montgomery, Heather.  Who Gives a Poop? Surprising Science From One End to the Other.  K 7/1/20

Montgomery, Sy.  Becoming a Good Creature.  K 8/1/20, SLJ 9/20

Montgomery, Sy. Condor Comeback.  K 5/15/20, PW 5/18/20, BL 8/1/20

Moore, Kate.  The Radium Girls: Young Readers' Edition: The Scary but True Story of the Poison That Made People Glow in the Dark.  K 6/1/20, 7/1/20

Mortensen, Lori. Nonsense: The Curious Story of Edward Gorey  K 1/1/20, SLJ 2/20

Murphy, Aunty Joy and Andrew Kelly. Birrarung Wilam: A Story from Aboriginal Australia. PW 6/29/20

Murrie, Matthew & Steve Murrie.  The Screaming Hairy Armadillo and 76 Other Animals with Weird, Wild Names.  BL 5/15/20

Nickel, Sandra.  Nacho's Nachos: The Story Behind the Worlds' Favorite Snack.  K 4/15/20

Naujokaits, Pranas.  The Challenger Disaster: Tragedy in the Skies.  SLJ 9/20

Nayeri, Daniel.  Everything Sad is Untrue (A True Story).  K 5/15/20

Nye, Bill.  Bill Nye's Great Big World of Science.  K 9/15/20

Nye, Naomi Shihab.  Cast Away: Poems for Our Time.  BL 12/1/19, K 11/1/19, SLJ 1/20, BCCB 2/20

Nye, Naomi Shihab.  Everything Comes Next: Collected and New Poems.  K 8/1/20, SLJ 9/20

O'Brien, Cynthia.  Encyclopedia of the American Indian  SLJ 12/19

Opie, David.  All the Birds in the World.  K 3/15/20, 4/15/20, PW 5/18/20, SLJ 6/20

Otis, Cindy L. True or False: A CIA Analyst's Guide to Spotting Fake News. PW 5/11/20

Ottaviani, Jim   Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier  K 11/1/19, PW 12/2/19, BL 1/1-15/20

Peterson, Christy.  Into the Deep: Science, Technology, and the Quest To Protect the Ocean ​SLJ 3/20

Peterson, Ellie.  The Reason for the Seasons  SLJ 2/20

Pheasant-Neganigwane, Karen.  Pow-wow: A Celebration Through Song and Dance ​SLJ 3/20

Pincus, Meeg.  Winged Wonders: Solving the Monarch Migration Mystery  K 2/1/20

Poliquin, Rachel.  Ostriches.  BL 1/1-15/20

Powell, Patricia Hruby.  Lift as You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker.  BL 6/1-15/20

Rae, Rowena. Rachel Carson and Ecology for Kids: Her Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities and Experiments.  4/1/20

Rao, Anuradha. One Earth: People of Color Protecting our Planet. PW 3/9/20

Rappaport, Doreen. Ruth Objects: The Life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. PW 11/11/19

Read,  Jennifer.  50 Animals That Have Been to Space.  SLJ 8/20

Reid, Megan.  Althea Gibson: The Story of Tennis' Fleet-of-Foot Girl SLJ 12/19

Renauld, Laura  Fred's Big Feeling: The Life and Legacy of Mister Rogers  K 11/1/19

Reynolds, Jason & Ibram X. Kendi.  Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remiz of the National Book Award-Winning Stamped from the Beginning  SLJ 1/20, BL 1/1-15/20, PW 1/31/20

Ritchie, Scot.  Follow Your Breath!: A First book of Mindfulness.  SLJ 9/20

Rocco, John.  How We Go to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure.  BL 9/1-15/20, PW 9/28/20

Rosen, Michael.  The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II  K 6/1/20

Rosenstock, Barb.  Leave It To Abigail!: The Revolutionary Life of Abigail Adams  SLJ 1/20

Ruppert, Anne & Kate Messner. Forensics: Super Science and Curious Capers for the Daring Detective in You.  SLJ 5/20

Rusch, Elizabeth. The Big One: The Cascadia Earthquakes and the Science of Saving Lives.  SLJ 8/20

Rusch, Elizabeth.  You Call This Democracy? How to Fix Our Government and Deliver Power to the People.  K 1/15/20

Russell-Brown, Katheryn  A Voice Named Aretha  SLJ 12/19, K 12/1/19

Russell-Brown, Katheryn. She Was the First! The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm. K 6/1/20

Sabic-El-Rayess & Laura L. Sullivan.  The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival.  BL 10/15/20

Safina, Carl.  Beyond Words: What Wolves and Dogs Think and Feel (A Young Reader's Adaptation).  K 3/1/20

Sanche, Heather. The Life of Buddha.  K 3/1/20

Sanders, Jessica.  Love Your Body.  BL 2/15/20

Sayre, April Pulley.  Being Frog  K 10/15/19, BCCB 1/20

Sayre, April Pulley.  Cityscape: Where Science and Art Meet.  SLJ 4/20

Sayre, April Pulley.  Feel the Fog.  K 7/1/20, BL 9/1-15/20

Sayre, April Pulley.  Seagulls Soar  K 2/1/20

Shiraishi, Ashima.  How to Solve a Problem: The Rise (and Falls) of a Rock-Climbing Champion.  K 2/15/20, PW 3/2/20

Shulman, Mark.  I Voted: Making a Choice Makes a Difference.  BL 12/1/19

Shulevitz, Uri.  Chance: Escape from the Holocaust.  K 7/15/20, PW 7/13/20, BL 8/1/20

Siegel, Rebecca.  To Fly among the Stars: The Hidden Story of the Fight for Women Astronauts.  BL 12/1/19

Singh, Simran Jeet. Fauja Singh Keeps Going: The True Story of the Oldest Person to Ever Run the Marathon. PW 9/14/20

Silverman, Buffy  On A Snow-Melting Day: Seeking Signs of Spring  K 11/1/19

Singh, Rina.  111 Trees:  How One Village Celebrates the Birth of Every Girl.  BL 10/15/20

Slade, Suzanne.  Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks  SLJ 2/20, HB 7-8/20

Smalls, June. She Leads: The Elephant Matriarch.  K 3/15/20

Smith, James Otis.  Black Heroes of the Wild West.  BL 9/1-15/20

Smith, Emma Bland.  Claude: The True Story of a White Alligator.  K 5/15/20

Smith, Emma Bland.  The Pig War: How a Porcine Tragedy Taught England and America to Share.  BL 11/1/20

Sonenshine, Randi  The Nest That Wren Built  K 12/1/19

Sook, Kim Hyun and Ryan Estrada.  Banned Book Club. PW 12/16/19

Soontornvat, Christina.  All Thirteen: The Incredible Cave Rescue of the Thai Boys' Soccer Team.  BL 8/1/20, SLJ 9/20

Spencer, Sophia with Margaret McNamara. The Bug Girl (A True Story). PW 3/9/20

Stelson, Caren.  A Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story.  K 3/1/20, HB 7-8/20

Stevenson, Noelle.  The Fire Never Goes Out: A Memoir in Pictures.  BL 5/15/20

Stevenson, Robin.  Pride: The Celebration and the Struggle  SLJ 2/20

Swanson, Jennifer.  Beastly Bionics: Rad robots, Brilliant Biommcry and Incredible Inventions Inspired by Nature. SLJ 6/20

Tate, Don.  William Still and His Freedom Stories: The Father of the Underground.  K 10/15/20

Tentler-Krylov, Victoria.  Building Zaha: The Story of Architet Zaha Hadid.  BL 12/1/20

Terry-Brown, Robin.  Breaking The News: What's Real, What's Not, and the Why the Difference Matters.  K 8/15/20

Testa, Hannah.  Taking on the Plastics Crisis.  BL 8/1/20

Thomas, Isabel.  Exploring the Elements: A Complete Guide to the Periodic Table.  K 10/15/20, BL 12/1/20

Tolan, Sandy.  The Lemon Tree (Young Readers' Edition): An Arab, A Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East.  K 8/15/20

Tonatiuh, Duncan.  Feathered Serpent and the Five Suns: A Mesoamerican Creation Myth.  K 7/15/20, BL 8/1/20, PW 10/12/20

Tovar, Virgie. The Self-Love Revolution: Radical Beauty Positivity for Girls of Color. PW 4/20/20

Tunnell, Michael O.  Desert Diary: Japanese American Kids Behind Barbed Wire.  SLJ 8/20

Turk, Evan. A Thousand Glass Flowers: Marietta Barovier and the Invention of the Rosetta Bead. PW 6/29/20

Ulmer, Mikaila.  Bee Fearless: Dream Like a Kid.  K 7/15/20, BL 9/1-15/20

Unwin, Cyndy.  Birds of Paradise: Winged Wonders.  BL 2/1/20

Van Draanen, Wendelin.  Hope in the Mail: Reflections on Writing and Life.  BL 12/1/19

Vermond, Kira.  Trending: How and Why Stuff

Vitale, Paola. Who Will It Be?: How Evolution Connects Us All.  SLJ 5/20

Wagnon, Brad.  The First Fire: A Cherokee Story.  K 7/15/20

Wallace, Sandra Neil & Rich Wallace.  The Teachers March!  How Selma's Teachers Changed History.  BL 6/1-15/20, K 7/15/20, PW 8/24/2020

Ward, Jennifer. How to Find a Bird. HB 7-8/20

Watson, Bruce.  Freedom Summer for Young People: The Violent Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy.  BL 9/1-15/20

Watson, Galadriel.  Running Wild: Awesome Animals in Motion.  K 2/15/20

Weatherfod, Carole Boston. Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom. PW 1/31/20, SLJ 2/20, HB 3-4/20, BCCB 5/20

Weatherford, Carole Boston.  RESPECT: Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul.  SLJ 8/20, BL 8/1/20

Weisman, Kay.  If You Want to Visit a Sea Garden.  SLJ 8/20

Weiss, Elaine. The Woman's Hour:  Our Fight for the Right to Vote. 6/20 BCCB

Williams, Rachel.  Slow Down: 50 Mindful Moments in Nature.  K 8/1/20

Winter, Jonah.  Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children.  BL 12/1/19, K 11/1/19

Winter, Jonah.  Oil.  BL 3/1/20

Worthey, Diane.  In One Ear and Out the Other: Antonia Brico and Her Amazingly Musical Life.  BL 10/15/20

Yang, Gene Luen.  Dragon Hoops.  BL 2/15/20, HB 5-6/20

Yang, Kao Kalia.  The Most Beautiful Thing.  K 8/1/20

Yellowhorn, Eldon & Kathy Lowinger.  What The Eagle Sees: Indigenous Stories of Rebellion and Renewal  SLJ 1/20