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Kidsreads.com Reviewers Pick Their Favorite Books of 2012

Recently, we asked our reviewers to provide us with a list of some of their favorite books from 2012. Though it was difficult to narrow down, each reviewer chose up to 10 books that he or she enjoyed the most this year. Take a look and see if any of their selections match yours --- and which titles you may want to consider reading in the future. Please note that due to personal and professional commitments, some reviewers were not able to participate in this feature.


Benjamin Boche

  • COLD CEREAL by Adam Rex
    Ever wonder why your chocolatey, sugar-coated cereal tastes so good? No, it's not the ingredients listed on the box! It's something much, much worse.
     
  • THE HEROES GUIDE TO SAVING YOUR KINGDOM by Christopher Healy
    Finally, the chance to hear Prince Charming's side of the story. It's just as you suspect: all the Disney princesses are a bunch of whiners.  
     
  • ARTEMIS FOWL: THE LAST GUARDIAN by Eoin Colfer
    Say goodbye to boy-genius Artemis Fowl in an action-packed thrill ride.  
     
  • THE VENGEKEEP PROPHECIES by Brian Farrey
    A new fantasy adventure that just might make you forget about Harry Potter

Alexis Burling

Fiction

  • WONDER by R.J. Palacio
     
  • THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN by Katherine Applegate
     
  • AFTER ELI by Rebecca Rupp
     
  • MY MIXED-UP BERRY BLUE SUMMER by Jennifer Gennari
     
  • GLORY BE by Augusta Scattergood
     
  • THE STORY OF THE BLUE PLANET by Andri Snaer Magnason

Nonfiction


Norah Piehl


Chris Shanley-Dillman