For Parents

Helpful Sites & Great Lists

  • For grades K-8, check out NoveListK-8 to find read-alikes, genres, book descriptions, and titles in a series. Use your library card number to log in from home.
  • Find e-books for kids at Tumblebooks. Use your library card number to log in from home.
  • Common Sense Media has detailed book reviews and ratings for ages preschool to teens.
The 2022 juvenile and young adult award books are available not only at the library this year; all titles are Read more
Caldecott Medal

Caldecott Medal“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. ”

~ ALSC ~ Association for Library Services to Children

Newbery Medal

newberry medal“The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.”

~ ALSC ~ Association for Library Services to Children

Coretta Scott King Award

coretta-king-seal“The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.  The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and honors his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King, for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace and world brotherhood.”

~ ALA ~ American Library Association