What better gift to give than one that can be shared again and again? If you’re looking for a great book for your child to read this winter break, I highly recommend the books on the lists below.
Guide Book to Gift Books (2013 update)
This is a 27 page annotated listing of books that would make great gifts for children of all ages and is issued by the highly reputable Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books.
2013 Books Buying Guide (Reading Rockets)
Lots of things go away quickly. But stories and books have sticking power and can be shared time and time again. Try a new story, revisit an old favorite. How about a story of fact or perhaps a fantasy? Stories can be read alone, together, aloud or quietly. Pick up a book for yourself and your favorite child this season.
ALA Notable Children’s Books 2013– nominees
Amazon Best Books of the Year (Board Books)
Amazon Best Books of the Year (Children’s Picture Books)
Amazon Best Books of the Year (Chapter Books Ages 6-8)
Amazon Best Books of the Year (Fiction Ages 9-12)
Goodreads (picture books)
Goodreads (middle grade & children’s)
Publisher’s Weekly Best Children’s Books (Picture Books)
Publisher’s Weekly Best Children’s Books (Fiction Books)
Publisher’s Weekly Best Children’s Books (Nonfiction Books)