For the fall 2020 back to school season, I asked children’s bookstore staffers to share their children’s book recommendations, published in 2020, for early readers, middle grade and young adult. Below are recommendations from Bunnie Hilliard, owner, shop girl and book curator, Brave + Kind Bookshop in Decatur, Georgia, Maureen Palacios, owner, Once Upon a Time in Montrose, California and Bryan Loar, general manager, Cover to Cover Children’s Books in Columbus, Ohio. Early Reader Books Scholastic The Great Bunk Bed Battle by Tina Kügler, Fox Tails series (Scholastic). “Sharing a bunk bed, fox kit siblings Fritz and Franny think their side of the bunk is best and squabble about who is right in this delightfully fun romp of a series by talented Geisel Medal honor author/illustrator Tina Kügler. Young readers ...read more...