Great booklists organized by category and reading level brought to you by the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. You can search their site for books too.
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. Current and past winners are available at this site.
See the list of Caldecott Medal Books at Bedford Public Library.
Coretta Scott King Book Award
An award (or awards) is given to an African American author and an African American illustrator for an outstandingly inspirational and educational contribution given by the American Library Association.
See the list of Coretta Scott King Books at Bedford Public Library.
International Children's Digital Library
The world's largest collection of children's literature available freely on the Internet. Read entire books from the computer screen in many different languages. Provided by The International Children's Digital Library Foundation, a public, nonprofit corporation.
Reading lists, series books, classic titles and the newest titles all are part of Kidsreads.com along with trivia games, contests, author interviews and author biographical information.
Lexile Framework for Reading
Find the right book for you! Enter your Lexile measure, select your interests, and find books you'd like to read! Whether you're reading for school or for pleasure, you can use this site to build a custom reading list on the subjects that interest you the most.
Awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished American book for children. Current and past winners are available at this site.
See the list of Newbery Medal Books at Bedford Public Library.
Novelist for Kids (library card required for access)
Discover the fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles to use in your classroom.
Series for Kids
Links to kids book in series available at Bedford Public Library.
Online storytime and reading activities from the KidSpace site at Internet Public Library.
Watch and listen to famous people reading children's books aloud.
Online stories, games and activities, reading lists and more. From the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County.
Texas Bluebonnet Award
The Texas Bluebonnet Award reading program encourages Texas children to read more books. Students choose an annual award winner. Get the list of current nominees, past winners and booklists.
Access the current list of Bluebonnet Books at Bedford Public Library.