Best Books For Kids & Teens

Best Books for Kids & Teens is your guide to the best new Canadian books, magazines, audio and video for children and teens. Whether you’re stocking a bookshelf in a classroom, library or at home, every title in this guide has been given the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s stamp of approval.

Expert committees of educators, booksellers, school and public librarians from across Canada have handpicked the materials listed below. Committees look for excellence in writing, illustration or performance. Most importantly, these committees focus on selecting materials that will appeal to children and young adults.

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The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is not accepting submissions at this time. The next call for submissions — for the fall 2020 edition — will be posted at the end of February 2020. For the fall 2020 edition, our committees will only be evaluating books/resources published between July 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020.


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