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A medal presented annually to the illustrator of the most distinguished American picture book for children published in the United States in the preceding year.
Coretta Scott King Author Award
Presented annually to an African American author and an Afican American illustrator for an outstandingly inspirational and educational contribution published during the previous year.
The Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature (High School)
The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.
Newbery Medal and Honor
A medal presented annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children published in the United States in the preceding year.
BOOKS IN A SERIES
A database which allows you to search by author, title, series and categories from Kent District Library.
RECOMMENDED TITLES BY AGE AND TOPIC
A variety of books lists recommended for children from award winning titles to notable books to blogs with book reviews.
Various lists of recommended reading for teens from great graphic novels to college bound lists to picks for reluctant readers.
Books lists celebrating diversity with links from Belpré Award winners to GLBTQ titles to books that address the experiences of those with disabilities.
A site devoted to encouraging boys to become readers with blogs about getting guys to read and great recommendations.
Under the children's section see the most popular picture books, chapter books, teen books and series.
We've compiled the following list of sites that offer recommendations for diverse titles.
PARENTS' PICKS FOR KIDS
A keyword-searchable database of over 4000 picture books; includes ability to search by category with such topics as community and customs to diseases and disorders.
Includes information about why and how to use language skills (talking and listening, reading, and ...) from the U.S. Department of Education.
A comprehensive site from WETA public broadcasting to help parents launch their young readers.
Scholastic has put together a site with seven tips to help parents spark the love of reading with their children.