Good Reads for Kids

What’s new on the Children’s Shelves?

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Picture Books


Crankee Doodle

by Tom Angleberger

J E ANG

Goodnight Already!

by Jory John & Benji Davies

J E JOH

Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads

by Bob Shea 

J E SHE

Edie’s Ensembles

by Ashley Spires

J E SPI

Here Comes Santa Cat

by Deborah Underwood

J E UND


Fiction Books


Dorko the Magnificent

by Andrea Beaty

J FIC BEA

A Summer of Sundays

by Lindsay Eland

J FIC ELA

By the Grace of Todd

by Louise Galveston

J FIC GAL

Fire and Ice

by Shannon Hale

J FIC SPI

Thea Stilton and the Missing Myth

by Thea Stilton

J PBK STI

 

The Contract

by Derek Jeter

J I JET

 

Captain Awesome Gets Crushed

by Stan Kirby

J I KIR

Mr. Putter & Tabby Turn the Page

by Cynthia Rylant

J ICR RYL


Nonfiction Books


Because They Marched: The People’s Campaign for Voting Rights That Changed America

by Russell Freedman

J 323.1196 FRE

Try This!: 50 Fun Experiments for the Mad Scientist in You

by Karen Romano Young

J 507.8 YOU

Creature Features: 25 Animals Explain Why They Look the Way They Do

by Steve Jenkins & Robin Page

J 591.4 JEN

Lance Dragon Defends His Castle with Simple Machines

by Eric Braun

J 621.8 BRA

The Dark Side

by Daniel Lipkowitz

J 688.725 LIP

Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan & Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan

by Jeanette Winter

J 921 WIN


Graphic Novels


Pirates of the Silver Coast

by Scott Chantler

J GN FIC CHA

Explorer: The Hidden Doors

edited by Kazu Kibuishi

J GN FIC EXP

The Sound of Thunder

by J. Torres & Faith Erin Hicks

J GN FIC TOR


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AWARD BOOKS

Caldecott Medal Books

This award is for artists

 who illustrate American

 picture books for children!

Geisel Award

Books

Named for Theodor Geisel

 (Dr. Seuss), this new award

 is beginning reader books!

Newbery Award

 Books

The Newbery is awarded to

 great children’s books!

Young Hoosier

 Book Award

Find out which books have

 won or been nominated for

 Indiana’s own book award.

BOOK REVIEWS

World of Reading

Book reviews written by

 and for kids from around

 the world!

BookHive

Written by library people,

 these reviews cover all types

 of kids’ books, including

 picture books!

BookAdventure

This website helps you find

interesting books to read at

 your grade or reading level.