Best of Mackin

Best of Mackin is a collection of the “Best of the Best” PK-12 age-appropriate, starred reviewed titles. All selections have been culled from the highly acclaimed review sources listed below and placed in one convenient location for you to make the very best selections for your libraries and students.

  • AudioFile
  • Booklist
  • Horn Book Magazine
  • Kirkus Reviews
  • Library Media Connection
  • Publishers Weekly
  • School Library Journal
  • Voice of Youth Advocates

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All of Mackin’s recommended book lists are prepared by our in-house librarians and educators, who are dedicated to providing the very best selections available based on the parameters provided by the organizations, librarians, and teachers requesting the title lists. Please understand, however, that all titles provided on our requested or standing lists are options for the purchaser to consider and are not guaranteed to fulfill the exact needs or requirements of every school, classroom, or library. We understand and respect that the purchaser will make the final selections most appropriate for their students. Mackin does not serve as the decision-maker or the authority regarding the titles that should or should not be purchased for any school, library, or classroom.