It's time for the Cybils Awards. These are awards for children and young adult books nominated by the internet community for awards, and then short listed by a committee. Then we may get to vote on the final award--that's still coming up.
I'm too late posting this to encourage any of you to nominate your favorite books of 2007. ( I did slip under the wire with a few nominations of my own.)
But if you click the Cybils in the side-bar, you'll find out what books others have nominated and how you can participate in voting.
It's also a great place to look for Christmas presents for kids in your life. These are books recommended by readers. The lists, in a variety of categories from fantasy to fact, poetry to picture book, include a wide array of selections. While I'm familiar with some (or have at least read reviews of them in Horn Book or other places), there are some new discoveries, too.