#CYBILS2023 Picture Book Recommendations from Sam Richardson

Is there any better way to introduce the new Board Book/Fiction Picture Book Chair than with a list of her favorite books? We think not.

Meet Sam Richardson, Board Book / Fiction Picture Book Chair

Sam may be a new category chair, but she has been emersed in this category for several years. She brings with her the diverse experiences of being a Kindergarten teacher, fitness instructor, group counselor for children of domestic abuse, and adaptability! As an Air Force spouse, Sam has moved around a lot and taught at many schools.  At every stop, Sam brings with her a love of reading and a passion for connecting kids and families with great books.

Sam’s Picks

This category has two divisions: Board Books and Fiction Picture Books. And Sam has recommendations for each!

Board Books

Fiction Picture Books

Sam’s Other Nomination Nods

All of Sam’s recommendations are in the picture book family. This group includes the nonfiction picture books she hopes get nominated in October.

Got recommendations? We’d love to hear about them.

Click this link to recommend books for our Eligible in 2023 Idea Boards.