Best Children’s Books, June 2020

By BookPage

By BookPage

Together We Grow

Susan Vaught and Kelly Murphy

$17.99 $16.55

Together We Grow delivers a poignant message about embracing those who are different and caring for neighbors during difficult circumstances.

When the Storm Comes

Linda Ashman and Taeeun Yoo

$17.99 $16.55

When the Storm Comes considers how various creatures, including humans, respond to dangerous weather, offering a satisfying story about the power of community.


Yasmeen Ismail and Jenni Desmond

$16.99 $15.63

In Joy, author Yasmeen Ismail and illustrator Jenni Desmond winningly capture kittenhood for an aptly titled read-aloud.

Brave Like That

Lindsey Stoddard

$16.99 $15.63

Brave Like That is a nuanced and realistic story of a boy realizing that what he wants for himself is different than what other people may want for him.

Summer and July

Paul Mosier

$16.99 $15.63

Summer and July reads like a classic coming-of-age story in the best way, as two girls confront challenges and emerge from their summer together transformed.

Prairie Days

Patricia MacLachlan and Micha Archer

$17.99 $16.55

Prairie Days is a vibrant celebration of daily life on a prairie farm featuring spectacular illustrations from Micha Archer.

Orphan Eleven

Gennifer Choldenko

$16.99 $15.63

Orphan Eleven is an action-packed, rollicking roller coaster of a read with a real-life backstory that elevates it to a compelling triumph.