Best of 2016: Picture Books (Part 1)

The time has come, the Walrus said, to talk of…picture books!?! Yes, picture books! This genre has been SO strong this year- whether the form of debuts, or published works from established authors and illustrators, I have been continuously surprised and delighted by my reading in this epic field. The titles on this list are ones that have either excelled […]

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Best of 2016: Children’s Fiction

Another tremendous year of reading! A year in which middle grade fiction, with its incredible and nuanced tales and characters, really floored me. Bravo! Thank you to all of the authors for bringing such wonderful stories to us readers. In no particular order, I present my picks for best of children’s fiction- including middle grade lit and graphic novels- of […]

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