Not sure what book you want to read next?  Take a look at these:


Award Winners

Caldecott Medal

Given to an illustrator of a children's book.

Newbery Medal

Given to an author of a children's book.

Geisel Award

Given to an author and illustrator of a beginnning reader book.

Sibert Informational Book Medal

Given to the author and illustrator of an informational book.

Coretta Scott King Award

Given to an African-American author and an African-American illustrator.

Children's Notable List

Books, videos, software, and recordings picked by the American Library Association.

Great Books

Graded Reading Lists:

First Grade Reading List

Second Grade Reading List

Third Grade Reading List

Fourth Grade Reading List

Fifth Grade Reading List

Sixth through Eighth Grade Reading List

Alphabet Books

Animal Stories

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Read Alikes


Great Listening

Guys Read

Historical Fiction

Kids Non-Fiction

Kids Sports Section


Non-Traditional Gender Roles

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Read Alikes

Scary Stories

Short Stories

Tween Chick Lit and Romance

Youth Inspirational Books

Reading Resources:

Bookie Woogie

Check it out!  Children's book reviews by a local author/illustrator and his kids!


A great resource for book recommendations, series lists, summaries and discussion guides for ALL AGES!

GHAPS Online Catalog

Search here to see if your school has a book.

AR BookFinder

You can look here for Accelerated Reader titles.

Association for Library Service to Children Recommended Book Lists

Book lists on a variety of topics from manners to dealing with tragedy.

What Do I Read Next?

A great resource for book recommendations, series lists, summaries and award lists for ALL AGES!

KDL What's Next Database

A great site that lists books in series that is connected into our own catalog!


Helps find authors of similar writing styles to the ones you like!

The Best Children's Books

Great book lists sorted by topic and reading level developed by teachers. 


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