The LITA Committee Recognizing Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction presents the 2019 Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction Notable Lists. The lists are composed of notable children’s and young adult science fiction published in 2018, organized in three age-appropriate categories. The annotated lists are posted on the Science Fiction Notables website. The Golden Duck Notable Picture Books List is selected from books intended for pre-school children and very early readers, ages up to 6 years old. Recognition is given to the author and the illustrator. Bitty Bot’s Big Beach Getaway by Tim McCanna. Illustrated by Tad Carpenter. Paula Wise-man/Simon & Schuster. Breaking News: Alien Alert by David Biedrzycki. Charlesbridge. Doll-E 1.0 by Shanda McCloskey. Little, Brown YR. If You Had a Jetpack by Lisl H. Detlefsen. Illustrated by Linzie Hunter. Knopf. Little Robot Alone by Patricia MacLachlan and Emily MacLachlan Charest. Illustrated by Matt Phelan….