Reading Recommendations and More from Beanstack
- Novelist K-8 (Library card required)
Novelist K-8 is the kids’ version of Novelist, the readers’ advisory database that lets you find great books you’ll love to read. Find books that are similar to ones you’ve already read, look up favorite authors, or get a list of all the books in your favorite series.
- Reading Beyond
For anyone interested in discovering books for children reading at an advanced level, the Reading Beyond lists are the resource for you! Created and periodically updated by the ALA-CBC (American Library Association & Children’s Book Council) Joint Committee, this resource provides support for young people reading at an advanced level and “celebrates the power of books to lift and expand children’s minds, providing reading experiences beyond levels and limits.” – Susan Polos and Janet Wond, 2017/2018 Committee co-chairs.
- Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award
- Black-Eyed Susan Book Award
- The Newbery Medal
Awarded by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.
- The Caldecott Medal
Awarded by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.
- ALCS’s Children’s Notable Lists
Links to current and past ALSC Children’s Notable Lists, including books, recordings, videos and computer software.