Notable and Award Winning Books
Association for Library Service to Children
- Notable Children's Books - ALSC's list of award winning books, sorted by reading level
- Newbery Medal and Newbery Honor Books - winners from 1922 to the present
- Geisel Award (that's Dr. Seuss!) - given to the year's best books for beginning readers
- Silbert award - the year's best informational (non-fiction) books
American Library Association
- Coretta Scott King Award - given annually to best books by African American authors and illustrators, 1970-present
- The Edgar Awards (juvenile winner) - given to the year's best mystery
International Reading Association
- Children's Choices Reading List - A reading list with a twist! Since 1974, a published list of books where children themselves evaluate the books and write reviews of their favorites.
- Teacher's Choices Reading List - Since 1989,Teachers’ Choices project has developed an annual annotated reading list of new books that will encourage young people to read.
Please keep in mind, these lists recommend books at a variety of age appropriate levels. The only way to be sure that a book is appropriate for your child is to read ahead, or along with your child.