Child Readers Advisory

What should you read next?

Below are lists of book recommendations for children. Click on the link to find a list and those in our collection.

Caldecott Winners– This children’s book award is given to illustrators for the most outstanding contribution to children’s book illustrations.

Newbery Winners– This award is given to the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature.

Belpre Award– Named for Pura Belpre, the first Latina librarian in the New York Library, the award is given every year to a Latino/Latina author and illustrator whose work best affirms, presents, and culture in children and youth litterature.

Carnegie Medal– This award honors the most outstanding video production for children.

Geisel Award– Named for Theodore Geisel, commonly known as Dr. Seuss, the Geisel Award is given annually to the author and illustrator with the most oustanding work for early readers.

Oddessy Award– Awarded to the producer of the most outstanding contribution to children’s audiobooks.

Robert Siebert Award– Awarded to the author and illustrators with the most distinguished contribution to informational books for children.

Wilder Award– This award honors author and illustrators whose work, published in the United States, has made a lasting contribution to children’s literature.

Amelia Bloomer Project– Feminist literature for ages birth through 18.  Browse lists of books that feature strong female characters who face a number of different challenges.  The Amelia Bloomer Project features both fiction and non fiction titles.