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Book Lovers Central: Kids

Find your next favorite book with these resources for readers.

Book Trailers for Kids

 

Keep an eye on this space for trailers about some of the newest and best books out there for kids!  A new trailer will be posted every month, so check back often.

Check out The Last Wild by Piers Torday.

 

New Picture Books

 

The newly released Picture Books are here!  Click on the "moving" book covers below to check out the whole list. 

New Kid's Books

Recently released books are waiting to be discovered.  Click on the book covers below to find your next great read.

Awards: Kids

 

Explore these award websites for some of the best books written for children!

 

Caldecott Medal
This award honors the illustrator who has made the best contribution to American literature for children.

Colorado Children's Book Award
The Colorado Children's Book Award is given annually to one picture book and one junior book.  All voting is done by Colorado children!

Coretta Scott King Awards
The Coretta Scott King Awards were established to honor excellence among African-American children's book authors and illustrators.  The awards include the John Steptoe Award for new talent.

Newbery Medal
An annual award for the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

Pura Belpré Medal
Given to a Latino or Latina author or illustrator, the award celebrates the best portrayals of Latino culture in books for children and youth.

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
An award for books in the beginning reader category that demonstrate imagination and creativity and inspire children to read.

 

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Brochures: Kids

 

Click the links below for printable copies of our reading list brochures.

Popular Genres: Kids

Check our catalog for new books in popular genres by following the links below. 

 

Fiction

Adventure

Fantasy

Historical

Inspirational

Mystery

Science Fiction

 

Non-Fiction

Biographies

History

Science

 

NoveList K-8 Plus

TumbleBooks

Tumble Book Library

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

The TumbleBookLibrary provides enrichment to students who are reading independently with a variety of high interest material. It also provides support to students who require skill building with a variety of exercises that can be matched with other areas of the curriculum. In general, TumbleBooks are a great addition to a reading program that can be worked on independently by each student or by the whole class. It has been exceptionally well received by ESL and Special Education teachers.

The TumbleBookLibrary collection may be accessed online from your school, library or from home.

The TumbleBookLibrary has a selection of children's favorite story books. Old time favorites such as "The Paper Bag Princess" by Robert Munsch, as well as favorite fairy tales such as "Jack and the Beanstalk" and "Old Mother Hubbard" come to life in an educational and interactive way. Other titles include: "Diary of a Worm," “How I Became a Pirate,” "Miss Malarkey Doesn't Live in Room 10," "One Duck Stuck," and "Tops and Bottoms."