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There are too many good books out there for you to spend all your time glued to your computer screen!

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Pages with Booklists based on Authors, Favorite Characters, Age, and Genre. Not all books on these reading lists are owned by the library.  Lists are provided for information purposes only.

  • Powerful Reading Lists
    http://www.hpl.lib.tx.us/youth/lists.html
    Links to reading lists from the Houston Public Library, Houston Independent School District, Houston Area Independent Schools Library Network, etc.  Many lists are developed based on grade level.  
  • Salt Lake County Library Booklists
    http://www.slco.lib.ut.us/slcolist.htm
    Titles in these bookslists were selected by the Staff of the Salt Lake County Library System.  Children's booklists were developed based on grade level.
  • Caldecott Award Medal Booklist
    http://www.booksite.com/texis/scripts/bookletter/ showfab.html?sid=6713&qlname=CALDECOTT
    List of Caldecott Award Medal books, including current year's honor books.  Prepared by the Staff of the Marion & Ed Hughes Public Library
  • Newbery Award Medal Booklist
    http://www.booksite.com/texis/scripts/bookletter/ showfab.html?sid=6713&qlname=NEWBERY
    List of Newbery Award Medal books, including current year's honor books.  Prepared by the Staff of the Marion & Ed Hughes Public Library
  • Texas Bluebonnet Award Booklist
    http://www.booksite.com/texis/scripts/bookletter/ showarchive.html?sid=6713&nlid=46bc85574
    List of Bluebonnet Award books, including current year's honor books.  Prepared by the Staff of the Marion & Ed Hughes Public Library

Books and Reading in General

  • The Internet Public Library Youth Section
    http://ipl.sils.umich.edu/youth/
    An on-line story hour and other goodies.
  • The Children's Literature Web Guide
    http://www.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/index.html
    On-line stories, kids' writing, and info about books, authors, book awards, and storytelling.
  • Fairrosa Cyber Library of Children's Literature
    http://www.fairrosa.info/
    Reviews, lists, and information about all kinds of books for young people.
  • Kids on the Web
    http://www.zen.org/%7Ebrendan/kids.html
    Children write stories and post them for everyone to read.
  • Scoop
    http://www.friend.ly.net/scoop/index.html
    Almost everything about books and authors for young people. Includes an Interactive Reading Adventure, Readers Top Ten List and Author/Illustrator interviews.