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Best of the Best of 2012

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… It’s also the time of the year when various outlets such as the New York Times and Publisher’s Weekly award certain children’s books “Best of 2012”.

So who is the best of the best of 2012? Follow the links below to find out which children’s books make the cut:

Amazon’s Best Picture Books of 2012

Amazon’s Best Middle Grade Fiction of 2012

Kirkus Best Children’s Books of 2012

New York Times Best Illustrated Picture Books 2012

Publisher’s Weekly Best Children’s Fiction of 2012

Publisher’s Weekly Best Children’s Picture Books of 2012

Publisher’s Weekly Best Nonfiction Children’s Books of 2012

Last but certainly not least, Goblin Secrets by William Alexander was named the National Book Award Winner in Young Literature for 2012. All National Book Award Winners can be viewed here.

REMEMBER— Winter break is near and the kids will be out of school before you know it!  Make sure you place holds on titles that may have piqued your interest by using the online catalog or by asking your friendly librarian during your next visit.


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