Books for Kids

Book Awards for Youth

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Every year, hundreds of avid readers of children’s and teen books gather in January to hear the announcements of the most coveted prizes in literature for youth: the Newbery, the Caldecott, the Printz and more. The American Library Association’s Youth Media Awards event will be presented in Philadelphia this year, ...Read More

What do I read next?

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Looking for some great reading suggestions? Just finished a book and want another like it? If you need help selecting your next book, NoveList can help you locate books by genre, interest, age level, “appeal factors” or read-alike suggestions.

90-Second Newbery

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Tuesdays, November 26 and December 10, 4 p.m. Readers to Writers will film a “90-second Newbery.” The group will script and act out a rendition of a favorite Newbery Award winner. This film adaptation of the book will be submitted to a national contest! For children, grades 4-6. Presented with ...Read More

Good reading for Black History Month

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Celebrate the rich history of African-Americans by checking out one of the great books for school-age children on our Black History Month booklist.