This indispensable selection guide brings together information on nearly 25,000 of the best fiction and nonfiction for children in preschool through grade 6. Fully updated, including thousands of new entries published since the previous edition, it is an invaluable resource for making sure your children's collection is one your young patrons—and their parents and teachers—will enjoy. As always in the Best BookS≪/b> series, the authors have carefully culled the most trusted professional review sources to identify the most highly recommended new books for children. Brief annotations, bibliographic data, grade level appropriateness, and review citations help you identify books of high quality, while the book's topical arrangement makes it easy to create theme- and genre-based reading lists. New features include indication of titles available in audio and, where available, lexiles.