Best children’s books of 2021

Out of all the children's books published in 2021, our editors picked the top 20 books of the year for readers of all ages and the top 20 in each category. Congratulations to Kate DiCamillo on The Beatryce Prophecy, our pick for the best children's book of 2021. Looking for more? Browse all of the best books of 2021

Best Children's Books by Age
Best of the Year by Category
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Big Shot Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 16
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$3.00(72 used & new offers)
Ages: 9 - 12 years

The 1619 Project: Born on the Water
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$12.74(49 used & new offers)
Ages: 7 - 10 years

Change Sings: A Children's Anthem
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$4.44(87 used & new offers)
Ages: 4 - 8 years

Aaron Slater, Illustrator (The Questioneers)
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$11.58(55 used & new offers)
Ages: 5 - 7 years

Cat Kid Comic Club: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #1): From the Creator of Dog Man
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$2.25(126 used & new offers)
Ages: 7 years and up

Out of My Heart
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$8.71(54 used & new offers)
Ages: 10 years and up

Daughter of the Deep
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$5.89(68 used & new offers)
Ages: 10 years and up

Time For School, Little Blue Truck
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$4.60(70 used & new offers)
Ages: 4 - 7 years

Construction Site: Road Crew, Coming Through! (Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site)
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$10.38(49 used & new offers)
Ages: 2 - 4 years

Woodland Dance! (Boynton on Board)
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$2.70(59 used & new offers)
Ages: 0 - 4 years