Children's Books from 2017

Find 2017 books for kids and tweens age 2 through 12 right here: picture books, chapter books, young adult novels, graphic novels, and nonfiction. The most recent releases are at the top. For more great kids' books, check out our list of New Children's Books of 2018.

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A dad's witty guide to the world his baby's been born into.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2017)
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Our planet tells its own history in fun, kid-friendly way.
By Stacy McAnulty
(2017)
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Jubilant celebration of girls' hairstyles, hair textures.
By Sharee Miller
(2017)
(2017)
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Sensitive fantasy graphic novel explores gender roles.
By Molly Ostertag
(2017)
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Crushes and middle school drama continue in popular series.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2017)
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Fun, lively tale of 12-year-old girl's cool summer.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2017)
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Riveting, intricately detailed, Africa-influenced fantasy.
By Tochi Onyebuchi
(2017)
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Young man shares info about disability with honesty, humor.
By Shane Burcaw
(2017)
(2017)
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Inspirational bios of trailblazing African-American women.
By Vashti Harrison
(2017)
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Fast-paced, fun adventure about kid magician finding home.
By Neil Patrick Harris
(2017)
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Sensitive fantasy graphic novel explores gender roles.
By Molly Ostertag
(2017)
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Kids aim to foil villain's plans in quirky retro romp.
By Nicholas Gannon
(2017)
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Dark, violent retelling of creepy legend has gorgeous art.
By Jay Asher, Jessica Freeburg
(2017)
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Joyous charmer of a book celebrates a whole day of yeses.
By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2017)
(2009)
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Motivational poem brought to life in full color.
By Useni Eugene Perkins
(2017)
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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 Book Poster Image
Stunning collection spotlights more bold girls and women.
By Francesca Cavallo, Elena Favilli
(2017)
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Retro art, collage bring fond school-day lyrics to life.
By Jack White
(2017)
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Condensed telling of movie misses some of the magic.
By Kim Smith
(2017)
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Engaging picture bio of Indian hero, nonviolence pioneer.
By Brad Meltzer
(2017)
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Charming, twisty caper about kid pickpockets in France.
By Colin Meloy
(2017)
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Slow start, but much intrigue in supervillain/hero tale.
By Marissa Meyer
(2017)
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Gentle bio of "Charlotte's Web" author is full of charm.
By Barbara Herkert
(2017)
(2017)
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Boy and girl team up to find new fates in magical adventure.
By Cassie Beasley
(2017)
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Inspiring, thoughtful text on American ideals, government.
By Khizr Khan
(2017)
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Lush, dark fantasy has magical teens, ghosts, the undead.
By Tahereh Mafi
(2017)
(2017)
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Harsh but hopeful story about brave girl defying Taliban.
By Deborah Ellis
(2017)
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Strong Native American teen guide shines in lively history.
By Brad Meltzer
(2017)
(2017)
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Funny, milder 12th tale plumbs travel fears on Xmas holiday.
By Jeff Kinney
(2017)
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Helpful American Girl guide for girls starting puberty.
By Valorie Lee Schaefer
(2017)
(2012)
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Kicky tween thriller deals with themes of abandonment.
By Jake Burt
(2017)
(2017)
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Dystopian mind-control tale grows even more complicated.
By Joey Graceffa
(2017)
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Suspenseful WWI family drama has feel of a classic.
By Lucy Strange
(2017)
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Quirky take on identity is surprising and funny.
By Mike Jung
(2017)
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First-rate, spellbinding story of misfit girl who's magic.
By Jessica Townsend
(2017)
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Teen elves face cosmic peril, crushes in epic installment.
By Shannon Messenger
(2017)
(2017)
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Vibrant, touching story of lovelorn teen finding his voice.
By Pablo Cartaya
(2017)
(2017)
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Gripping, unnerving story of teen boy contemplating revenge.
By Jason Reynolds
(2017)
(2017)
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Kids battle monsters in fun, heroic, action-packed saga.
By Zack Loran Clark, Nick Eliopulos
(2017)
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Wordplay and cleverness abound in funny poems for kids.
By Chris Harris
(2017)
(2017)
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Tender, wise look at tested friendship amid paranormal plot.
By Jennifer Weiner
(2017)
(2017)
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Winning combination of action and humor in fun fantasy.
By Cressida Cowell
(2017)
(2017)
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Peril, appealing characters fill rich, imaginative fantasy.
By Mira Bartok
(2017)
(2017)
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Empowering tale of pursuing dreams, honoring heritage.
By Mitali Perkins
(2017)
(2017)
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Girl hopes for tiny live gift in gentle holiday story.
By An Swerts
(2017)
(2017)
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Baby animals call all things Mama in cute word lesson.
By Jimmy Fallon
(2017)
(2017)
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Holiday havoc and merry mayhem when dinosaurs are guests.
By Molly Idle
(2017)
(2017)
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Elves compete to make Santa new sleigh in imaginative tale.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2017)
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Rudolph can't turn off his light in cute bedtime tale.
By Denise Brennan-Nelson
(2017)
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Pretty art, wordless ride are fun backdrop to famous carol.
By Susan Jeffers
(2017)
(2017)
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Nutcracker and girl are drummers in jazzy holiday update.
By T. E. McMorrow
(2017)
(2017)
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Heavy on the coding, lighter on the action this time.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2017)
(2017)
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Superpowered tweens vs. mad scientist in exciting sequel.
By Lisa McMann
(2017)
(2017)
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Doomsday-thwarting excitement in a banana-yellow ship.
By Rick Riordan
(2017)
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Quirky, whimsical, insightful look at passing moods.
By Lemony Snicket
(2017)
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Simple, kid-friendly rendering of Jesus' birth and message.
By Cynthia Rylant
(2017)
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Dad comes through in sweet Christmas tale.
By Liz Climo
(2017)
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Nobel winner tells what inspired activism in relatable tale.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2017)
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Exciting memoir rockets future astronauts to space.
By Scott Kelly
(2017)
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Compelling tale of teen literacy volunteer in 1961 Cuba.
By Katherine Paterson
(2017)
(2017)
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Distrust and nonstop peril make for thrilling adventure.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2017)
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Encouraging Humpty Dumpty story helps kids face fears.
By Dan Santat
(2017)
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Girl serenades the moon in dreamy, nearly wordless book.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2017)
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The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse Book Poster Image
Quirky and drily witty tale of animals swallowed by wolf.
By Mac Barnett
(2017)
(2017)
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Cute but thin picture book inspired by sci-fi TV series.
By Jason Rekulak
(2017)
(2017)
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Rogue robots, realistic friendships in smart series launch.
By Jarrett Lerner
(2017)
(2017)
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Kids battle fake-news-posting villains in exciting episode.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2017)
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Babysitter stories are wacky but weird.
By Isla Fisher
(2017)
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Thrilling end hints at more adventures for brave friends.
By Ben Hatke
(2017)
(2017)
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The Period Book: A Girl's Guide to Growing Up Book Poster Image
Very informative -- but limited -- sex ed book for girls.
By Karen Gravelle
(2017)
(2017)
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Readers choose heroes' fate in wildly creative fantasy.
By James Riley
(2017)
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Exciting, easy-to-read bio expands on Broadway hit.
By Pam Pollack, Meg Belviso
(2017)
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Ada shows courage in riveting English wartime sequel.
By Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
(2017)
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Charming, must-read story of friendship and self-acceptance.
By Kat Yeh
(2017)
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Engaging, spooky sequel has lots of charm and chills.
By Kate Milford
(2017)
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Big-hearted graphic novel explores Indian culture.
By Nidhi Chanani
(2017)
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Neighbors build playground together in cheery teamwork tale.
By Hillary Clinton
(2017)
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Picture book bio of blues great has dazzling art.
By Michael James Mahin
(2017)
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Screen-addicted bird ignores real-life pal in funny story.
By Aaron Reynolds
(2017)
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Magical story and art take readers on island adventure.
By Peter Sis
(2017)
(2017)
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Scrambled letters make funny poems even sillier.
By Shel Silverstein
(2017)
(2017)
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Poetic call to be proud of your heritage in a diverse world.
By Mark Gonzales
(2017)
(2017)
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Inspiring, fresh take on the welcoming Statue of Liberty.
By Dave Eggers
(2017)
(2017)
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Moving story of boy losing his home and finding resilience.
By Kate Messner
(2017)
(2017)
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Found Mark Twain fairy tale made vibrantly new and classic.
By Mark Twain, Philip C. Stead
(2017)
(2017)
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Moving, gentle friendship story tackles anti-Muslim bigotry.
By Katherine Applegate
(2017)
(2017)
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Modern update improves empowering sex ed classic.
By Karen Gravelle
(2017)
(2017)
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Teen heroes spy on court of Louis XIV in gripping volume.
By Kevin Sands
(2017)
(2017)
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Girl learns teamwork on track, at home in engaging sequel.
By Jason Reynolds
(2017)
(2017)
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Sweet tale of friendship in luscious fall country setting.
By Mike Curato
(2017)
(2017)
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Princesses team up to fight sneaky monster in funny romp.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2017)
(2017)
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Funny, affecting graphic novel shows power of positivity.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2017)
(2017)
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Rousing finale to scary ghost series sure to satisfy fans.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2017)