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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Book Lists 2012!

One of my favorite things about the end of the year is all the Best Of lists that come out. This year I'm bringing you book news from all over--the Bestest Books of 2012.

Parenting Magazine: Best Children's Books of 2012 to Give as Gifts
(as opposed to keep for ourselves?)

The New York Times: Notable Children's Books of 2012

Kirkus Reviews: Best Children's Books of 2012

Publishers Weekly: Best Books of 2012: Children's Fiction
Publishers Weekly: Best Books of 2012: Children's Nonfiction
Publishers Weekly: Best Books of 2012: Children's Picture Books

Amazon.com Editors' Picks: Best Books of 2012: Middle Grade
Amazon.com Editors' Picks: Best Books of 2012: Teen 
Amazon.com Editors' Picks: Best Books of 2012: Picture Books

Goodreads: The 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards

Wondering where the overlap is? Here's a list of books that appeared on more than one list:

Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead


The Fault in Our Stars by John Green



The One & Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate



Son by Lois Lowry


This Is Not My Hat  by J. Klassen




Who Could That Be at This Hour? by Lemony Snicket



Wonder by R.J. Palacio



So, what are you still doing reading blogs, then? Don't you have some holiday shopping to do? Or at least a trip to the library? Get going. 

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