It's a fun time of year--lots of "best of the best" year-end round up lists are out.
Check out a few of these lists...are any of the titles familiar to you? If not, now's a great time to read some reviews! You'll be ready with some fresh books the next time someone needs a recommendation!
Horn Book Fanfare
New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books
School Library Journal
Publishers Weekly (scroll down for youth titles)
Amazon: Picture Books, Middle Readers, and Teen.
Books that are on at least three of those lists?
Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: Kingdom on the Waves
Our White House
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes
We Are the Ship
Check out the Best Of page at Chicken Spaghetti.