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Book Recommendations

 

Check out these lists of books you might like, based on genre! Many of these lists were created to help you get started with our Reading Patch Club.

 

Also check out our lists on Select Reads! These lists link to our catalog to give you quick access to finding items.

 

Awards

Newbery Medal -- This honor is awarded yearly for "the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children," and has been since 1922.

Caldecott Medal -- This honor has been awarded every year since 1938 for "the most distinguished American picture book for children."

Coretta Scott King Award -- This award goes to outstanding African American authors & illustrators that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture.

Pura Belpre Award -- This award goes to Latino/Latina writers and illustrators whose work best celebrates the Latino cultural experience.

National Book Award -- This is an American literary prize administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization. This list shows the children's and young people's winners.

2x2 Reading List --  Put out every year by the Texas Library Association, this reading list is for children from two years old to second grade.

Texas Bluebonnet Award -- Schoolkids all across Texas vote every year for the Bluebonnet winner from a list chosen by librarians.

 

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