Children's Resources

Award Winners

  • Caldecott Medal - awarded to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children

  • Newbery Medal - awarded to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children

  • Coretta Scott King Award - honors African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults

  • (Theodor Seuss) Geisel Award - awarded to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year

Recommended Reading

Teen Resources

Award Winners

  • Michael L. Printz Award - awarded to a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature

  • Margaret A. Edwards Award - honors an author, as well as a specific body of his or her work, for significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature

  • Cybils Awards (awards chosen by young adult book bloggers for literary merit and mass appeal

Recommended Reading

Summer Reading Program

The Summer Reading Program is held for 6 weeks during the summer.


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children's area

Internet Safety

  • do not give out personal information

  • do not respond to hostile messages, comments, or email

  • never agree to meet in person with someone you met online

  • never write something about someone that you wouldn't say to their face

  • never post a photo or write something that you wouldn't mind your mother -- or grandmother -- seeing

  • once you put something out into cyberspace, you can't take it back (even if you delete it, it's still there)

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