After a dynamic and diverse year of nonstop reading and library collection development, we are excited to share our picks for the Best Books of 2018. Read these 20 books and you will have a vivid and meaningful snapshot of the year in books for children and adults. The choices are our own, but we greatly benefitted from superb resources like School Library Journal Best Books 2018, NPR’s Book Concierge, Amazon’s Best Books of 2018, Goodreads Choice Awards, and excellent lists published by the New York Times and Washington Post, among others. All titles are available for checkout in our library, and each title would make an excellent anytime gift of reading.
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