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- Review: I'll Love You Till the Cows Come Home by Kathryn Cristaldi - I don't think I can put this one into my own words any better than they did in the synopsis: it's Guess How Much I Love You but with funnies.
- Review: Tomorrow Is Waiting by Kiley Frank - Colorful illustrations and empowering, encouraging words of overcoming obstacles.
- Review: Crab Cake: Turning the Tide Together by Andrea Tsurumi - This was a total winner for me and I'll definitely be watching for more picture books from this author!
- Voting for the 2019 Epic Reads Book Shimmy Awards is open through December 13! The awards recognize the "best and most feels-inducing YA books the year" (source) and include 20 categories such as Cover Lust, We Need Diverse Books, and Squad Goals.
- 2020 Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Award finalists announced - the award (part of the ALA Youth Media Awards) recognizes the "best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a Nov. 1 – Oct. 31 publishing year" (source).
- 2020 William C. Morris YA Debut Award finalists announced - the award (also part of the ALA Youth Media Awards) recognizes books "published by a first-time author writing for teens and celebrating impressive new voices in young adult literature" (source).
- 100 Scope Notes's 2019 Children’s Lit: The Year in Miscellanea - this has some of the best accolades I've ever seen. Gems include "Best Use of Children’s Literature in a Meme," "Cover Trope of the Year," and "Best Feeling Book of 2019, and by 'Best Feeling' I Don’t Mean the Book That Makes You Feel the Best, But the Book That Literally Just Feels Really Cool in a Tactile Way" (source).
- Air & Space Magazine's Best Children’s Books of 2019 announced - featuring "aviation- and space-themed books for young readers" (source).
- Book Riot's Best Books of 2019 announced - including Young Adult selections.
- Imagination Soup's Best Children’s Nonfiction Books of 2019 announced.
- NPR (National Public Radio)'s Book Concierge of 2019 announced - featuring an incredible interactive menu of mix-and-match options, including Kids' Books and Young Adult.
- The New York Times's 25 Best Children's Books of 2019 announced - featuring Picture Books, Middle Grade, and Young Adult selections.
- Smithsonian's 10 Best Children's Books of 2019 announced - featuring "strange animals, mouth-watering foods and biographies of unsung heroes" (source).