The shopping season is upon us, and let’s admit it, even the most prepared shopper can use a little bit of help sometimes We’ve already posted our Holiday Gift Guide, which includes many of our favorites from this year. But there are so many books to choose from. Maybe you are looking for an award-winner, or something named on a “Best of 2012″ list by a major book review publication–or how about those few books that fit into all three of those categories? Here are a few other sources that may provide just the inspiration you need to choose a book gift for a young reader in your life.
These immensely readable books have all been School Library Journal Best Books of the Year.
The Schneider Family Book Award is given to books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience.
Kirkus Reviews has just added their favorite children’s books for 2012 to this list.
Perhaps you’d like a book for a tween reader featuring families worth reading about.
These YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults may not be 2012 releases, but they’ve got wide appeal!
How about a book for a teen guy who is a reluctant reader?
Celebrate baseball! Books about either playing or simply loving the game.
And after all that shopping, here’s a little something for you too: books for teens that will appeal to adults