Great Reads

Online Storybooks | Preschool – 7th Grade | 8th – 12th Grade

Online Storybooks

BookFlix ebooks for kidsBookFLIX An interactive, online collection of books and educational activities for children preschool to second grade.
BookFLIX — Access from home with your Lincolnwood Library card.

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International Children’s Library
A collection of digitized books from a wide variety of countries in their native language.

MyMediaMall eBooks & eAudiobooks for kids and teensMyMediaMall Kids | MyMediaMall Teens
Visit our eReading Rooms for kids and teens. Choose titles by reading level, age group or interest.

TumbleBooks, eBooks for KidsTumbleBooks
TumbleBooks Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books.


Preschool – 7th Grade

Bluestem Award
The award is designed for students in grades 3-5 who are ready for longer titles than found on the Monarch list, but not quite ready for the sophistication of some of the Rebecca Caudill titles.

Caldecott Medals
The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Monarch Award
A K-3 children’s choice book award from the Illinois School Library Media Association. Read the books on the list and than vote for your favorite book!

Newbery Medals
The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children’s book published the previous year.

Book reviews and book summaries of young adult fiction, adult, and children’s books. Updated monthly.
Outside the Library, this database is only available to Lincolnwood Library card holders.

Rebecca Caudill Award
An Illinois award for outstanding literature for young people sponsored by the Illinois Reading Council, the Illinois School Library Media Association, and the Illinois Association of Teachers of English.

Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in the United States.

Grades 8-12

Abraham Lincoln Illinois H.S. Book Award
The Abraham Lincoln Award is awarded annually to the author of the book voted as most outstanding by participating students in grades nine through twelve in Illinois.

Bloggers, writers, and readers helping teen guys find the books THEY want to read.

Book reviews and book summaries of young adult fiction, adult, and children’s books. Updated monthly.

Outstanding Books for College-Bound
“Books on this list offer opportunities to discover new ideas, and provide an introduction to the fascinating variety of subjects within an academic discipline,” according to the American Library Association.

An online book community encouraging girls to read, reflect, and reach out. Each month a new book is featured on the site with author interviews, playlists, party ideas, and discussion questions.

Reading Rants
A Website featuring out of ordinary booklists for teens.
A Website for teens where you can find teen written reviews, author interviews, keep up on new book releases, and win prizes.