These links relate to the literature of North America.

Canadian Review of Materials
Used internationally to select Canadian children's and young adult literature. Freely available site from the
University of Manitoba. New books are listed weekly.
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Kentucky Bluegrass Award
Annual award for the best book selected by students of Kentucky.

Georgia Children's Book Awards
Georgia, USA conference on children's literature

YALSA Book Awards and Booklists
Excellent lists of books, films, etc. and a link to the free Teen Book Finder app.

Canadian Children's Literature/
The predecessor of Jeunesse with links to the Centre for Research in Young People's Texts and Cultures; free
access is offered to a thirty year archive. Bilingual French-English site by the University of Winnipeg.

Jeunesse
Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures is an interdisciplinary, refereed academic journal with an international scope.

ALSC
Association of Library Service to Children, a division of ALA. Links to booklists, kids' websites and awards and grants.

Parents Magazine
Best children's books by age.

ALAN Picks Archives
Archive of book picks from Assembly of Literature for Adolescents of the NCTE - "a monthly book review
column compiled and edited by Drs. James Blasingame of Arizona State University and Bryan Gillis of Kennesaw State University"

Booklist Online: Arts Books
Top 10 Arts Books for Youth 2009

American Booksellers Association
The Winter 09/10 children's indie next list

Booklist Online: Religion
Top 10 Religion Books for Youth 2009

Booklist Online: Historical fiction
Top 10 Historical Fiction Books for Youth 2013

GraphicNovelReporter
Best-of lists for 2009, 2010 and 2011

Kirkus Review: children
Best of children's books 2012

Kirkus Reviews: Best teen list
Best teen books of 2012

Library Journal: Best YA 2011
Reviews of best YA literature for adults 2011

Library Journal: Best YA 2012
Reviews of best YA literature for adults 2012

New York Public Library: Kids!
Booklists, ebooks and websites from NYPL for children up to Grade 6.

NY Times Best Illustrated Books 2009
The best illustrated children's books of 2009. This has occurred every year since 1952.

NY Times Best Illustrated Books of 2012
Slide show of the best illustrated children's books of 2012.

NY Times: Notable books by year
Search many lists of 100 notable books from the New York Times.

Publishers Weekly: Bestselling children's books of 2012
Publishers Weekly has many booklist of best children's books. Search fro "best children's books" within the website.

School Library Journal: Best adult books for teens
This list of best adult books for teens is from December, 2011. Search within the site for many other booklists including "best adult books for teens" and "best books".

School Library Journal: Best books
Best children's books for 2012 from the School Library Journal.

VOYA magazine: Booklists
VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates) library journal has many useful booklists, such as Perfect Tens and Tp shelf Middle School Fiction.

Amazon Best Books Lists


American Booksellers Association Indie Bound
This link is to the web site that lists in Indie Next lists each month.

Booklist Online Read Alert: Top
Special Edition: Top of the list and Editor's choice

Quill and Quire (Canada): The 15 books that mattered
Canadian book review site with lists for children and young adults.

Planetizen: Top ten books 2012
Top ten booklist for 2012; top ten booklists for 10 years on the themes of urban planning and design.

Publishers Weekly: Best summer reads 2013 for chldren
Best summer reads for 2013; links to many other genre booklists and picture books.