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Staff Favorites for Youth: Best of 2020

Favorite Books of 2020

The Westport Library Youth Services staff has picked our favorite kids and teen books from 2020! Read them for free with your Library Card!
Link to Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel by James Patterson in the Catalog
Link to Class Act by Jerry Craft in the Catalog
Link to I am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes in the Catalog
Link to The rise and fall of Charles Lindbergh by Candace Fleming in the Catalog
Link to Burn by Patrick Ness in the Catalog
Link to Wink by Rob Harrell in the Catalog
Link to Before the Ever After by Jacqueline Woodson in the Catalog
Link to Red Shoes by Karen English in the Catalog
Link to One Last Shot by John David Anderson in the Catalog
Link to Flowers in the gutter : the true story of the Edelweiss Pirates, teenagers who resisted the Nazis by K. R. Gaddy in the Catalog
Link to All Along the River by Magnus Weightman in the Catalog
Link to The thief knot : a Greenglass House story by Kate Milford in the Catalog
Link to Prairie Days by Patricia MacLachlan in the Catalog
Link to Things You Can't Say by Jenn Bishop in the Catalog
Link to The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune in the Catalog
Link to Scritch Scratch by Lindsay Currie in the Catalog
Link to The Colossus of Roads by Christina Uss in the Catalog
Link to The next president : the unexpected beginnings and unwritten future of America's presidents by Kate Messner in the Catalog
Link to The Girl Who Speaks Bear by Sophie Anderson in the Catalog
Link to Poisoned water : how the citizens of Flint, Michigan, fought for their lives and warned the nation by Candy J. Cooper in the Catalog
Link to The List of Things that will not change by Rebecca Stead in the Catalog
Link to The Night is for Darkness by Jonathan Stutzman in the Catalog
Link to Katie Woo's Neighborhood: The Best Baker by Fran Manushkin in the Catalog
Link to Prairie Lotus by Linda Sue Park in the Catalog
Link to The Only Black Girls in Town by Brandy Colbert in the Catalog
Link to Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy : a graphic novel by Rey Terciero in the Catalog
Link to Cleo Porter and the Body Electric by Jake Burt in the Catalog
Link to You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson in the Catalog
Link to Above the rim : how Elgin Baylor changed basketball by Jen Bryant in the Catalog
Link to Kodi. Book 1. by Jared Cullum in the Catalog
Link to Here in the Real World by Sara Pennypacker in the Catalog
Link to The Barren Grounds by David A. Robertson in the Catalog
Link to Love by Sophia by Jim Averbeck in the Catalog
Link to Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You A Remix of the National Book Award–winning Stamped from the Beginning by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi in the Catalog
Link to The Great Pet Heist by Emily Ecton in the Catalog
Looking for adult and teen recommendations? Check out this list of 50 favorites from The Westport Library Staff