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The King County Library System (KCLS) has released its 2023 Best Books list. The annual list reveals KCLS’ top 125 books of the year and includes 25 titles in each of the following categories:

mostra'n més fiction, nonfiction, children, teen — and, new this year — audiobook.

Best Books are nominated by KCLS librarians and staff members who, collectively, read thousands of books each year. A selection committee then reviews the submissions and determines the final list. The 156 nominations received this year span a range of genres, from history to fantasy and science fiction.

“KCLS is thrilled to present our 2023 Best Books list," stated KCLS Director of Collection Management Services Tracey Thompson. "We’re pleased to offer the new audiobook category this year, and we hope you enjoy all of these fantastic titles as much as we did!” mostra'n menys

Categories:
Tots, Audiobooks (25), Children's Books (221), Fiction Books (378), Nonfiction Books (320), Teen Books (220)
Years:
Tots, 2023 (25), 2022 (25), 2021 (25), 2020 (25), 2019 (25), 2018 (26), 2017 (25), 2016 (25), 2015 (20)
Announced:
desembre 2023: 2023 Recent
ObraAny
An American Story de Kwame Alexander
2023
The Yellow Handkerchief (El Pañuelo Amarillo) de Donna Barba Higuera
2023
In the Night Garden de Carin Berger
2023
Woo Hoo! You're Doing Great! de Sandra Boynton
2023
The Universe in You: A Microscopic Journey de Jason Chin
2023
Global: One Fragile World. an Epic Fight for Survival. de Eoin Colfer
2023
We Still Belong de Christine Day
2023
Spanish Is the Language of My Family de Michael Genhart
2023
I'm From de Gary R. Gray Jr.
2023
Remember de Joy Harjo
2023
My Powerful Hair de Carole Lindstrom
2023
Once Upon a Book de Grace Lin
2023
The Lost Year: A Survival Story of the Ukrainian Famine de Katherine Marsh
2023
Mexikid: A Graphic Memoir de Pedro Martin
2023
Just Jerry: How Drawing Shaped My Life de Jerry Pinkney
2023
My Baba's Garden de Jordan Scott
2023
Stickler Loves the World de Lane Smith
2023
Simon and the Better Bone de Corey R. Tabor
2023
Parachute Kids: A Graphic Novel de Betty C. Tang
2023
The Manifestor Prophecy de Angie Thomas
2023
A Land of Books: Dreams of Young Mexihcah Word Painters de Duncan Tonatiuh
2023
Bea Wolf de Zach Weinersmith
2023
The Dark Lord's Daughter de Patricia C. Wrede
2023
Nell Plants a Tree de Anne Wynter
2023
Slowly Slowly de Toni Yuly
2023
Unfadeable de Maurice Broaddus
2022
Little Monarchs de Jonathan Case
2022
Isla to Island de Alexis Castellanos
2022
Karthik Delivers de Sheela Chari
2022
Swim Team de Johnnie Christmas
2022
Cornbread & Poppy de Matthew Cordell
2022
Valentina Salazar is not a Monster Hunter de Zoraida Córdova
2022
Patchwork de Matt de la Peña
2022
The Tide Pool Waits de Candace Fleming
2022
Mina de Matthew Forsythe
2022
The 1619 Project: Born on the Water de Nikole Hannah-Jones
2022
H Is for Harlem de Dinah Johnson
2022
Jennifer Chan Is Not Alone de Tae Keller
2022
Marshmallow Clouds: Two Poets at Play among Figures of Speech de Ted Kooser
2022
Freewater de Amina Luqman-Dawson
2022
Honestly Elliott de Gillian McDunn
2022
Frizzy de Claribel A. Ortega
2022
Violet and Jobie in the Wild de Lynne Rae Perkins
2022
School Is Wherever I Am de Ellie Peterson
2022
Endlessly Ever After: Pick YOUR Path to Countless Fairy Tale Endings! de Laurel Snyder
2022
The Last Mapmaker de Christina Soontornvat
2022
Powwow Day de Traci Sorell
2022
I Love You Because I Love You de Muon Thi Van
2022
Kapaemahu de Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu
2022
The Year We Learned to Fly de Jacqueline Woodson
2022
Amari and the Night Brothers de B. B. Alston
2021
The In-Between de Rebecca K. S. Ansari
2021
She Persisted: Maria Tallchief de Christine Day
2021
Milo Imagines the World de Matt de la Peña
2021
The Sea-Ringed World: Sacred Stories of the Americas de Maria Garcia Esperon
2021
Starfish de Lisa Fipps
2021
Twenty-One Steps: Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier de Jeff Gottesfeld
2021
Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance de Nikki Grimes
2021
The Shark Book de Steve Jenkins
2021
The Legend of Auntie Po de Shing Yin Khor
2021
The Rock from the Sky de Jon Klassen
2021
Over the Shop de JonArno Lawson
2021
Allergic de Megan Wagner Lloyd
2021
Too Bright to See de Kyle Lukoff
2021
We Wait for the Sun de Katie McCabe
2021
Bright Star de Yuyi Morales
2021
Outside, Inside de LeUyen Pham
2021
Time for Kenny de Brian Pinkney
2021
Hard-Boiled Bugs for Breakfast: And Other Tasty Poems de Jack Prelutsky
2021
Your Mama de NoNieqa Ramos
2021
The Floating Field: How a Group of Thai Boys Built Their Own Soccer Field de Scott Riley
2021
Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued de Peter Sís
2021
Wishes de Muon Thi Van
2021
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre de Carole Boston Weatherford
2021
Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston de Alicia D. Williams
2021
The One and Only Bob de Katherine Applegate
2020
I Am Every Good Thing de Derrick Barnes
2020
Fighting Words de Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
2020
This Old Dog de Martha Brockenbrough
2020
Shirley Chisholm Is a Verb de Veronica Chambers
2020
Overground Railroad de Lesa Cline-Ransome
2020
Hello, Neighbor!: The Kind and Caring World of Mister Rogers de Matthew Cordell
2020
Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera de Candace Fleming
2020
Bedtime for Sweet Creatures de Nikki Grimes
2020
When Stars Are Scattered de Victoria Jamieson
2020
When You Trap a Tiger de Tae Keller
2020
We Dream of Space de Erin Entrada Kelly
2020
Antiracist Baby de Ibram X. Kendi
2020
Don't Check Out This Book! de Kate Klise
2020
The Cat Man of Aleppo de Irene Latham
2020
We Are Water Protectors de Carole Lindstrom
2020
Lift de Minh Lê
2020
Prairie Lotus de Linda Sue Park
2020
Black Brother, Black Brother de Jewell Parker Rhodes
2020
The List of Things That Will Not Change de Rebecca Stead
2020
Nana Akua Goes to School de Tricia Elam Walker
2020
Echo Mountain de Lauren Wolk
2020
Before the Ever After de Jacqueline Woodson
2020
I Can Be Anything: (Guessing Game Book, Bedtime Book for Toddlers) de Shinsuke Yoshitake
2020
The Moon Keeper de Zosienka
2020
The Undefeated de Kwame Alexander
2019
B is for Baby de Atinuke
2019
New Kid de Jerry Craft
2019
When Sadness is at Your Door de Eva Eland
2019
Sal and Gabi Break the Universe de Carlos Hernandez
2019
¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market (English and Spanish Edition) de Raul Gonzalez Iii
2019
Sauerkraut de Kelly Jones
2019
A Place to Belong de Cynthia Kadohata
2019
Dragon Pearl de Yoon Ha Lee
2019
Pilu of the Woods de Mai K. Nguyen
2019
Princess Puffybottom . . . and Darryl de Susin Nielsen
2019
A Wolf Called Wander de Rosanne Parry
2019
My Footprints de Bao Phi
2019
Tallulah the Tooth Fairy CEO de Tamara Pizzoli
2019
Hey, Water! de Antoinette Portis
2019
My Papi Has a Motorcycle de Isabel Quintero
2019
The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon: The True Story of Alan Bean de Dean Robbins
2019
Another de Christian Robinson
2019
Pay Attention, Carter Jones de Gary D. Schmidt
2019
Who Wet My Pants? de Bob Shea
2019
Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You de Sonia Sotomayor
2019
Llama Destroys the World (A Llama Book, 1) de Jonathan Stutzman
2019
Other Words for Home de Jasmine Warga
2019
The Roots of Rap: 16 Bars on the 4 Pillars of Hip-Hop de Carole Boston Weatherford
2019
A Stone Sat Still de Brendan Wenzel
2019
Vincent Comes Home de Jessixa Bagley
2018
Hedgehog Needs a Hug de Jen Betton
2018
Be Prepared de Vera Brosgol
2018
The Wild Robot Escapes de Peter Brown
2018
Aru Shah and the End of Time de Roshani Chokshi
2018
The Journey of Little Charlie de Christopher Paul Curtis
2018
Love de Matt de la Peña
2018
Coco Can't Wait de Tarō Gomi
2018
Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees de Thor Hanson
2018
We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices de Wade Hudson
2018
I Walk with Vanessa: A Story About a Simple Act of Kindness de Kerascoët
2018
Fur, Feather, Fin―All of Us Are Kin de Diane Lang
2018
A Big Mooncake for Little Star de Grace Lin
2018
Drawn Together de Minh Lê
2018
Julián Is a Mermaid de Jessica Love
2018
Alma and How She Got Her Name de Juana Martinez-Neal
2018
Bob de Wendy Mass
2018
I Just Ate My Friend de Heidi McKinnon
2018
Dreamers de Yuyi Morales
2018
A Gift from Abuela de Cecilia Ruiz
2018
Amal Unbound de Aisha Saeed
2018
The Cardboard Kingdom de Chad Sell
2018
Baby Monkey, Private Eye de Brian Selznick
2018
The Girl Who Drew Butterflies: How Maria Merian's Art Changed Science de Joyce Sidman
2018
Harbor Me de Jacqueline Woodson
2018
Front Desk de Kelly Yang
2018
Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets de Kwame Alexander
2017
Wishtree de Katherine Applegate
2017
Grand Canyon de Jason Chin
2017
She Persisted de Chelsea Clinton
2017
Big Cat, Little Cat de Elisha Cooper
2017
Wolf in the Snow de Matthew Cordell
2017
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors de Drew Daywalt
2017
Star-Crossed de Barbara Dee
2017
The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! de Carmen Agra Deedy
2017
Windows de Julia Denos
2017
Moto and Me: My Year as a Wildcat's Foster Mom de Suzi Eszterhas
2017
When's My Birthday? de Julie Fogliano
2017
Scar Island de Dan Gemeinhart
2017
Real Friends de Shannon Hale
2017
The Good for Nothing Button de Charise Mericle Harper
2017
Egg de Kevin Henkes
2017
All's Faire in Middle School de Victoria Jamieson
2017
Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean's Most Fearless Scientist de Jess Keating
2017
Lost and Found Cat: The True Story of Kunkush's Incredible Journey de Doug Kuntz
2017
Train I Ride de Paul Mosier
2017
A Different Pond de Bao Phi
2017
The Three Billy Goats Gruff de Jerry Pinkney
2017
Orphan Island de Laurel Snyder
2017
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground de Rita Williams-Garcia
2017
Beyond the Bright Sea de Lauren Wolk
2017
Thunder Boy Jr. de Sherman Alexie
2016
Ms. Bixby's Last Day de John David Anderson
2016
The Girl Who Drank the Moon de Kelly Barnhill
2016
King Baby de Kate Beaton
2016
The White Cat and the Monk: A Retelling of the Poem "Pangur Bán" de Jo Ellen Bogart
2016
Leave Me Alone! de Vera Brosgol
2016
The Wild Robot de Peter Brown
2016
Raymie Nightingale de Kate DiCamillo
2016
Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book!) de Julie Falatko
2016
Some Kind of Courage de Dan Gemeinhart
2016
The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog de Adam Gidwitz
2016
Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics de Chris Grabenstein
2016
Garvey's Choice de Nikki Grimes
2016
Full of Beans de Jennifer L. Holm
2016
We Found a Hat de Jon Klassen
2016
When the Sea Turned to Silver de Grace Lin
2016
Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph de Roxane Orgill
2016
The Best Man de Richard Peck
2016
Pax de Sara Pennypacker
2016
Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete Poems de Bob Raczka
2016
School's First Day of School de Adam Rex
2016
Are We There Yet? de Dan Santat
2016
Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White de Melissa Sweet
2016
The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes de Duncan Tonatiuh
2016
Freedom in Congo Square de Carole Boston Weatherford
2016
It's Only Stanley de Jon Agee
2015
Circus Mirandus de Cassie Beasley
2015
Vegetables in Underwear de Jared Chapman
2015
Last Stop on Market Street de Matt de la Peña
2015
Stick and Stone de Beth Ferry
2015
Lost in the Sun de Lisa Graff
2015
Red: A Crayon's Story de Michael Hall
2015
Roller Girl de Victoria Jamieson
2015
The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects de Paul B. Janeczko
2015
28 Days: Moments in Black History that Changed the World de Charles R. Smith Jr.
2015
Earmuffs for Everyone!: How Chester Greenwood Became Known as the Inventor of Earmuffs de Meghan McCarthy
2015
Firefly Hollow de Alison McGhee
2015
Echo de Pam Muñoz Ryan
2015
The Bear Ate Your Sandwich de Julia Sarcone-Roach
2015
Supertruck de Stephen Savage
2015
Everybody Sleeps (But Not Fred) de Josh Schneider
2015
One Family de George Shannon
2015
Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure de Nadja Spiegelman
2015
Ask Me de Bernard Waber
2015
Gone Crazy in Alabama de Rita Williams-Garcia
2015

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