Check out the 2006 Graphic Spotlight from Kirkus. Graphic novels appropriate for teens are scattered among those that are not, and if you are looking for titles for children, scroll all the way down to page 22. Keep an eye out for their Best of 2006 Children’s Books list that will be released in early December.
Amazon has announced their Best of 2006: Books. Scroll all the way to the bottom past the adult fiction and nonfiction, and you will find the top picks for picture books, middle readers, and teens.
I agree with a handful of their choices, but other ones have me scratching my head. I think all of them are nice books, but top of the year? I’m just not sure.