With just over a month until year's end, some great lists are starting to pop up.
Elizabeth Bluemle of ShelfTalker has put together a list of books that received starred reviews in major publications this year: The Stars So Far--Updated.
Publisher's Weekly announced their Best Books 2013 lists: Children's Fiction, Children's Picture, Children's Nonfiction.
The New York Times published their choices for the 10 Best Illustrated Children's Books of the year.
The National Book Foundation announced the Finalists for the 2013 National Book Award for Young People's Literature.
And if you just can't get enough lists, check out Heavy Medal (don't skip the comments), Calling Caldecott, and A Fuse 8 Production for more great book recommendations.