• The following websites and lists might help you find your new favorite books.  Friends, family, teachers, librarians, and people who know you well are also great resources for helping you find new books to try.


    Texas Bluebonnet

    Check out the Master List for this year, previous winners, and also previous lists.


    Texas 2x2 List 

    These books are for ages 2 years to 2nd grade.  Each year a new list of 20 books is chosen as the best fiction

    and non-fiction for this age group.



    Texas Library Association

    TLA encourages reading at all ages with lists for children, teens, and adults. 



    Newbery Award

    Named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery, this medal is awarded annually to the author

    of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.  Honor books are listed as well.



    Caldecott Medal

    Named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott, this medal is awarded annually

    to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Honor books are listed as well.



    Guys Read

    A web-based literacy program for boys founded by author and First National Ambassador of Young People’s

    Literature Jon Scieszka.


    What Should I Read Next?

    Type in the name of a book your like and this database will recommend similar books.


    Renegades of the Middle Grades

    These awesome authors recommend books based on genre and topic.