What Do I Read Next?
Take a look at the following booklists, award winners, and reading resources for some new ideas!
- 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.
Find-a-Book -- Search Tool for Students
Create a custom reading list based on Lexile range and personal interests.
- 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.
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Book reviews and book summaries of young adult fiction, adult, and children's books. Updated monthly.
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- 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.
BookFLIX is an interactive, online collection of books and educational activities for children preschool to second grade.
BookFLIX -- click here to access from home with a Lincolnwood Library card.
- International Children's Library
A collection of digitized books from a wide variety of countries in their native language.
Tumblebook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books.