2012 Best: Nat'l Book Award, Outdoor Books, WaPo, and More
2012 Best: NYC and LA Libraries, Science Books, Comics

2012 Best: Science, Comics, You Name It

Recent additions to Chicken Spaghetti's Best Children's Books of 2012: A List of Lists and Awards include two favorite annual roundups, National Science Teachers Association (NSTA): Outstanding science trade books for students K-12 and Good Comics for Kids' gift guide. One newsworthy announcement today was the New York Times Book Review: Notable Children's Books of 2012.

School Library Journal begins announcing its best-of-2012 list this evening on Twitter

Also newly added to the Chicken Spaghetti list:

Abby the Librarian (blog): Nonfiction

Boing Boing Gift Guide (long list includes several children's books)

Columbus Dispatch

Costa Children's Book Award shortlist (UK)

Cuyahoga County Public Library. Kudos to the snappy-looking design of this guide.

Drawn Blog: "Favourite comics, art books, and more" list includes some titles for kids (Canada)

Irish Book AwardsScroll down on the page for the children's book categories. See also the shortlists for senior and junior categories of children's books. 

Kirkus Reviews

Slate (one picture book on list; rest of books for adults) 


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