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The Best Picture, Children's, and Middle-Grade Books of 2020

The 40 Best Children's Books of 2020, According to the Goodreads Users Who Read Them

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Every Fall, Goodreads users vote on their favorite new reads of the year in the Goodreads Choice Awards, and the kids' categories for 2020 were incredibly stacked. Of the 20 books nominated in the Best Picture Books category, Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi took the top spot, and of the 20 competing in the Best Middle Grade & Children's category, The Tower of Nero by Rick Riordan was declared the winner. But all of the nominees are worth checking out!

Keep scrolling to shop and learn more about the 40 nominees that make up the best picture, children's, and middle-grade books of 2020, according to Goodreads users.

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