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LARC Mocks: 2020 Non-Fiction

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


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