Thursday, October 31, 2013

2013 Best Books Lists

Welcome to the time of year when Best Books lists start popping up left and right. In order to have all the lists in one place, I will update this blog entry with Best Books lists from October 31 until late January 2014. 

We kick off the BEST OF season with The New Times Best Illustrated Children's Books of 2013




My Brother's Book by Maurice Sendak



Ballad by Blexbolex


Jemmy Button by Jennifer Uman and Valerio Vidali



The Dark by Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen.



Holland by Charlotte Dematons


Journey by Aaron Becker


Fog Island by Tomi Ungerer 


Jane, the Fox, and Me by Franny Britt


Locomotive by Brian Floca 


Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson 

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image credit: Peter Ardito

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The nominated titles for the Clip Carnegie and Kate Grenaway Medals were announced on November 5. The shortlist will be announced on March 18, 2014. 
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It is hard for me to post links to Amazon (I only buy books from independent booksellers), but...




*Middle grade


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Click here to read about the Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12. 

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(Updated on 1/2/14) 


1 comment:

  1. I need to catch up on a couple on this list... Very excited to see those "best of" lists popping up! They're my favorites. As always, I'm grateful for your book trailers. Thanks so much!

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