Each year, librarians at Chicago Public Library read a lot of children's books to determine which titles are the best of the best for children in Chicago. Here, we present to you our selection of Best of the Best fiction published in 2020 for kids in 4th through 8th grade. The video below features librarians sharing more details about ten of these titles, including ways to use them in the classroom or at book club, accompanying activities and other similar books you might enjoy.
View the full, annotated list of Best Fiction for Older Readers.
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