MORE 'BEST-BOOKS' POSTS
Don't worry if you missed some of these picture books this year. Clocking at around 32 pages, you should be able to catch up quickly!
Today, I celebrate both the books that I loved and the books that my fellow, trusted librarians loved. It's not complete, but it is reliable.
I love great nonfiction for kids, but I do miss stuff sometimes. Consider this a jumping off point for some of the best informational texts for older kids coming out in 2023.
These are the nonfiction picture books closest to my heart. The ones that I truly feel did their jobs the best. Agree! Disagree! Debate! It's wide open.
Today, I'm celebrating those biographies that focus on their subjects with a bit of creativity. The ones that could only tell their tales their own particular ways. Biographies for the masses! Biographies for the kids.
I hope you're ready for A LOT of science and nature books today, because this is definitely my longest list to date. Full of incredible titles!
Today's titles may do a lot of things, but bore you? Never but ever. And for fun, I'm just putting it all together here. The picture books, the older fiction, the nonfiction, the comics, you name it.
These days, kids say "comics" and "graphic novels" interchangeably and maybe it's time for adult to do the same. Today, we look at those comics and gns that stood out this year.
Today there are creepy novels, high fantasy world-building titles, comics, early chapter books, and even the odd spate of magical realism thrown in for spice. Every last one? Worth a kid's time.
We see so little science fiction in a given year that I just feel an overwhelming urge to sing its praises. And today I'm getting ready to belt one out.