I want to offer the users a way to select a range of months within a year. The selected months are used to display a table of data. The control should be placed above the table and since vertical space is limited, it shouldn't take up much vertical space.
I thought about a list of checkboxes:
 January  February  March  April  May  June  July  August  September  October  November  December
That has as problem that it is not clear which months are selected. It offers the possibility that people could select a broken range (which is allowed but most likely not wanted).
An other option could be a multiselect control like the one found in Chosen
That does seem a little overkill for just twelve options.
What control could I use?