New Books, New Opportunities: The Best of 2017 Picture Books

Academic Article


  • The Book Lovers are back again with their favorite picture books from 2017! In addition to presenting a strong rationale for using pictures books and read aloud in P-6 classrooms, the authors also argue the importance of choosing physical books over e-books to captivate children. Categories this year include Children’s Literature, Beloved Authors and Illustrators, Just for Laughs, Poetry, Biographies, Social Studies/Civic Education, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Books, Mindfulness, Health, and Wellness, Science, and Math. In addition to the latest book titles a brief summary and practical ideas for classroom use are shared.
  • Published In


  • Children's Literature, Read Aloud, Elementary
  • Author List

  • Hill K; Ponder J; Summerlin J
  • Start Page

  • 23
  • End Page

  • 40
  • Volume

  • 3
  • Issue

  • 1